Effective date: May 4, 2020
COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY.
Metavention, Inc. (“Metavention”, “Company”, “we”, or “us”) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
THE PERSONAL INFORMATION Metavention COLLECTS.
The list below details the categories of Personal Information that we collect and have collected over the past 12 months:
- Contact data: such as name, title, address, phone number, mailing address, and email.
- Web analytics: such as web page interactions, referring webpage/source through which you access the Website, non-identifiable request IDs, statistics associated with the interaction between device or browser and the Website.
- Device/IP information: such as IP address and type of device/operating system/browser used to access the Website.
- Other identifying information that you voluntarily choose to provide: such as Personal Information in emails or letters you send to us.
How Metavention May collect personal INFORMATION.
Metavention collects Personal Information about you from the following categories of sources, including, but not limited to:
- Directly from you: We may collect Personal Information that you provide directly to Metavention from sources, such as this Website, telephone, email, or online interfaces.
- Automated data: We may collect Personal Information through automated technologies (e.g., cookies). We use these technologies to collect information about your equipment, browsing actions, and other patterns, and information about your computer and internet connection (e.g., IP address, operating system, and browser type).
OUR COMMERCIAL OR BUSINESS PURPOSES FOR COLLECTING Personal INFORMATION.
Metavention may keep and use Personal Information collected from you through this Website for the following uses:
- To provide you with access to this Website.
- To respond to your requests.
- To personalize your access to our Website.
- To develop records (including records of your Personal Information).
- To contact you with pertinent information about products, clinical trials, or important safety information, and about products and services of ours and of others.
- For analytical purposes and to research, develop, and improve programs, products, services, and content.
- To remove your personal identifiers. Once we have de-identified information, it is considered non-personal information and we may treat it like other non-personal information.
- To protect someone’s health, safety, or welfare.
- To protect our rights or property.
- To comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process, such as preventing, detecting and investigating security incidents and potentially illegal or prohibited activities.
How Metavention May use non-personal information.
Non-personal information is information that has been aggregated, de-identified or anonymized and therefore can no longer be used to identify you or be tied to you. Metavention may use such aggregated, de-identified or anonymized data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze, build and improve the Website and promote our business, provided that we will not share such data in a manner that could identify you.
Sharing personal information with THIRD PARTIES.
Your Personal Information may be shared with a physician or other healthcare provider, if you request to be put in contact with a physician or other healthcare provider, if you are seeking information about a clinical trial, if you are seeking more information about whether a product or service may be right for you, or if you or someone else’s safety or wellbeing is in question.
We also may share your Personal Information with marketing analytics providers (e.g. Google Analytics) to manage our marketing and advertising activities; advertising service providers to provide you with targeted advertisements; and analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of our Website. Visit Google’s webpage at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites to learn more about how Google uses information from sites or apps that use their services.
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your Personal Information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; or if we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case Personal Information held by us about you may be one of the transferred assets.
We may be required by law to share your Personal Information with a third party, including government and/or law enforcement agencies, in response to a warrant, subpoena, court order, law or regulation. In addition, we may decide to cooperate with government or law enforcement authorities to investigate and prosecute harmful or allegedly illegal activities.
We may also share your Personal Information in ways we believe are consistent with FDA and other governmental guidance, directions, regulations, and laws (e.g., HIPAA), where applicable.
Depending on your browser, you may decline our cookies. You can still use our Website if you decline our cookies, but some parts of our Website may not work properly by doing so.
Please refer to your browser Help instructions to learn more about managing cookies and visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/
NOTE: We do not control any of the above links and are not responsible for any choices you make based on information found on these websites or using these mechanisms or the continued availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
STORING AND PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
We may store, collect, transfer and process your Personal Information in a country other than your country of residence. The data protection and other laws of countries to which your information may be transferred may be different in your country. By submitting your Personal Information, you agree to any transfer, storing or processing.
Metavention has put in place technical and organizational safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your Personal Information. We seek to protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access, use or disclosure, by using appropriate security technologies and procedures, such as encryption and access controls and limitations, based on the type of Personal Information and how we are processing that data.
Metavention takes precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized access or disclosure. However, no data transmission over the internet is certain to be secure and we cannot guarantee its security. You should also help protect your data by appropriately limiting access to your computer or device and browser. If you are uncertain or have any concerns about how information volunteered by you will be kept, used or disclosed, do not volunteer that information.
This Website is not targeted to children under the age of 16 and Metavention does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information about such children. If we discover that a child has provided us with Personal Information online through this Website, we will take delete this information as quickly as possible. If you believe we may have received Personal Information from a child under the age of 16, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may revoke your consent for the receipt of communication that we send to you at any time by contacting us directly.
You should note that his will not affect all communications from us, for example, we are legally required to provide notices such as notification of a data breach in which case you should expect to receive a notification via email. It is important that the Personal Information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep let us know if your Personal Information changes.
You may make a request to access, correct, or delete your Personal Information or otherwise object to our processing of such Personal Information by contacting us directly. We will respond to reasonable requests in accordance with applicable law and subject to legal and contractual restrictions. We will not discriminate against you for exercising these rights.
There may be times where we cannot grant you access to the Personal Information we hold. For example, if such disclosure would interfere with the privacy of others or if it would result in a breach of confidentiality. We will provide written explanation for our refusal to grant access.
CALIFORNIA RESIDENT RIGHTS.
If you are a California resident, you have the rights set forth in this section. Please see the “Exercising Your Rights” section below for instructions regarding how to exercise these rights.
Please note that we may process Personal Information of our customers’ end users or employees in connection with our provision of certain services to our customers. If we are processing your Personal Information as a service provider, you should contact the entity that collected your Personal Information in the first instance to address your rights with respect to such data.
You have the right to request certain information about our collection and use of your Personal Information over the past 12 months. In response, we will provide you with the following information:
- The categories of Personal Information that we have collected about you.
- The categories of sources from which that Personal Information was collected.
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling your Personal Information.
- The categories of third parties with whom we have shared your Personal Information.
- The specific pieces of Personal Information that we have collected about you.
If we have disclosed your Personal Information to any third parties for a business purpose over the past 12 months, we will identify the categories of Personal Information shared with each category of third party recipient. If we have sold your Personal Information over the past 12 months, we will identify the categories of Personal Information sold to each category of third party recipient.
You have the right to request that we delete the Personal Information that we have collected about you. Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), this right is subject to certain exceptions: for example, we may need to retain your Personal Information to provide you with an action you have requested. If your deletion request is subject to one of these exceptions, we may deny your deletion request.
Exercising Your Rights
To exercise the rights described above, you or your Authorized Agent (defined below) must send us a request that (1) provides sufficient information to allow us to verify that you are the person about whom we have collected Personal Information, and (2) describes your request in sufficient detail to allow us to understand, evaluate and respond to it. Each request that meets both of these criteria will be considered a “Valid Request.” We may not respond to requests that do not meet these criteria. We will only use Personal Information provided in a Valid Request to verify your identity and complete your request. You do not need an account to submit a Valid Request.
We will work to respond to your Valid Request within 45 days of receipt. We will not charge you a fee for making a Valid Request unless your Valid Request(s) is excessive, repetitive or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that your Valid Request warrants a fee, we will notify you of the fee and explain that decision before completing your request.
You may submit a Valid Request using the following methods:
You may also authorize an agent (an “Authorized Agent”) to exercise your rights on your behalf. To do this, you must provide your Authorized Agent with written permission to exercise your rights on your behalf, and we may request a copy of this written permission from your Authorized Agent when they make a request on your behalf.
Personal Information Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In
We will not sell your Personal Information, and have not done so over the last 12 months. To our knowledge, we do not sell the Personal Information of minors under 16 years of age.
We Will Not Discriminate Against You for Exercising Your Rights Under the CCPA
We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under the CCPA. We will not deny you our services, charge you different prices or rates, or provide you a lower quality of services if you exercise your rights under the CCPA.
Other State Law Privacy Rights
California Resident Rights
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to contact us to prevent disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes; in order to submit such a request, please contact us at email@example.com.
Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites and web applications and services that you do not wish such operators to track certain of your online activities over time and across different websites. Our Website does not support Do Not Track requests at this time. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you can visit www.allaboutdnt.com.
Nevada Resident Rights
If you are a resident of Nevada, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of certain Personal Information to third parties who intend to license or sell that Personal Information. You can exercise this right by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Nevada Do Not Sell Request” and providing us with your name and email address. Please note that we do not currently sell your Personal Information as sales are defined in Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A.
10900 73rd Avenue N., Suite 101
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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