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Privacy Policy


Vigilant Biosciences, Inc. ("Vigilant," "we," or "us") takes the privacy and protection of your personal information very seriously. By visiting the Vigilant website located at http://www.vigilantbiosciences.com (the “Website”), you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What This Privacy Policy Covers


This Privacy Policy describes Vigilant’s use of Personal Information and Anonymous Information that Vigilant collects when you visit and use the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the use of your Personal Information by third parties that Vigilant does not own or control, or to individuals that Vigilant does not control or manage.

“Personal Information” is information about you that is personally identifiable to you like your name, address, e-mail address or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

“Anonymous Information” is information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information. Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons.

Vigilant collects and uses Personal Information and Anonymous Information as described in this Privacy Policy from the visitors to the Website. Vigilant is the owner of all information collected on the Website.

BY USING THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTING PERSONAL INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION ACCORDING TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF USE LOCATED HERE. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED BY VIGILANT IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS COLLECTED AS WELL AS OTHER COUNTRIES (INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES) WHERE LAWS REGARDING PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY.

Personal Information Vigilant Collects


The Personal Information that Vigilant gathers from you helps Vigilant learn more about the visitors to the Website. Vigilant collects the following Personal Information that you submit voluntarily:

When you request to receive information about Vigilant, Vigilant will collect the information that is contained in your e-mail or that you enter into the respective request form on the Website and the fact that you are interested in receiving information about Vigilant.

When you contact Vigilant by sending an e-mail, Vigilant will collect any information that is contained in your e-mail, including without limitation, any attachments that you send to Vigilant.

When you submit information to Vigilant about your employment history, publications lists or other information including Personal Information in connection with applying for employment with Vigilant, we may use this information for purposes of determining your qualifications and may contact third parties to verify its validity.

Personal Information Collected Via Technology


We may track the total number of visitors to the Website and the number of visitors to each page of the Website. As you use the Website, certain information may also be collected passively, including your Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and operation system.

The Website may use cookie technology to identify users who have previously visited so the user is recognized upon return, thereby saving them time while on our Website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Website. Once the user closes the browser, the cookie simply terminates. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use the Website. A cookie may be placed by Vigilant, or by vendors or service providers who work with Vigilant or Vigilant’s licensees or partners.

Personal Information from Other Sources


Vigilant may receive Personal Information about you from third parties. Vigilant may add this information to the information it already has collected from you via the Website.

Use of Other Information Vigilant Collects



In general, Personal Information you submit to Vigilant is used by Vigilant either to provide you with the information you have requested, product information, to improve the Website and to better tailor the features, performance and support of the Website, and to offer you additional information or opportunities.

Vigilant may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. Vigilant may use this Anonymous Information for any purpose, including to analyze usage patterns so that it may enhance the Website. Vigilant reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in its discretion.

Feedback



If you provide any feedback to Vigilant, Vigilant may use and disclose such feedback for any purpose; however, Vigilant will not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. Vigilant will collect and own any information contained in such feedback but will treat Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Personal Information



Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Vigilant does not trade, rent or share your personal Information with third parties, unless you ask or authorize Vigilant to do so.

Vigilant may provide your Personal Information to third party vendors or service providers who work on behalf of or with Vigilant to provide some of the services and features of the Website and to help Vigilant communicate with the visitors to the Website. However, these vendors and service providers do not have any independent right to share this information (except pursuant to a legal requirement such as a subpoena or warrant).

Vigilant may share some or all of your Personal Information with any current or future companies controlling, controlled by or under common control with Vigilant, including joint venture partners.

If Vigilant goes through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Information will likely be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Vigilant or its assets may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Any successor entity will be bound by this Privacy Policy. You hereby consent to Vigilant sharing your Personal Information under the above circumstances.

Vigilant may disclose your Personal Information if Vigilant believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with laws and regulations or government authorities (such as reporting safety data to the United States Food and Drug Administration), to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Vigilant, or to protect and defend the rights or property of Vigilant, visitors to the Website or other third parties.

Choices Regarding Personal Information



Vigilant may send you service-relate announcements such as but not limited to, notices of any updates to its Website and services, Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, when it is necessary to so do. You may not opt out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature, but if you do not wish to receive these announcements, you have the option to request the deletion of your e-mail address from Vigilant’s database. When Vigilant deletes this information about you, it will be deleted from the active databases but may remain in Vigilant’s archives.

You may review and correct any of the Personal Information that you have provided to Vigilant by updating your contact information directly by contacting Vigilant at info at VigilantBiosciences dot com.

Links to Other Sites



The Website may contain links to other web sites that are not owned or controlled by Vigilant. The provision of such links is for your convenience, and does not signify Vigilant’s endorsement of such web sites or locations or their content. Vigilant has no control over, does not review and is not responsible for the privacy policies of or content displayed on such other web sites. Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to any other web sites.

Privacy of Minors



Vigilant does not intentionally collect or maintain information from those visitors to the Website who are under 18 years old.

Security and Confidentiality



Vigilant has put in place commercially reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information it collects online. However, no company, including Vigilant, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy



This Privacy Policy is a living document, and Vigilant reserves the right to modify it at any time. Vigilant will post any material changes that it makes to this Privacy Policy, the Website, and other places it deems appropriate so that you are aware of what Personal Information Vigilant collects, how Vigilant uses it and under what circumstances, if any, Vigilant discloses it. Vigilant encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, and your continued use of the Website will be subject to the then-current Privacy Policy.

Contact Vigilant



If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact Vigilant at info at VigilantBiosciences dot com.

This Privacy Policy was last updated March 1st, 2011.