Information We Collect
When you interact with us through the Site, we may automatically collect the following information from you:
- Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser-plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
- Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from this site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
VectivBio may collect Personal Data that you voluntarily provide through the Site such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, CV and professional information.
You can use the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain services of VectivBio.
VectivBio may also work with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical services, advertising networks, analytics providers and search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.
Our use of your Personal Data
VectivBio processes data provided by you for the purpose of (a) responding your queries, doubts, suggestions or complaints sent to the email addresses provided on the Site; (b) maintaining our relationship with you if you are a supplier or a business partner; (c) to consider your application for employment if you apply for a job posting on this Site; (d) internal business purposes, (e) provide you with information about VectivBio; and (f) to improve the functionality or the content of our website.
The Personal Data provided will be stored until the data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are collected, subject to local laws and legitimate business needs. At the end of the storage period, VectivBio will delete your Personal Data in a manner designed that it cannot be reconstructed or read.
Legal basis for processing Personal Data
In certain jurisdictions, such as the Member States of the European Union, we are required to identify the legal bases for processing Personal Data. We process Personal Data:
- To perform contracts with you or to take steps at your request prior to entering into such contract;
- To comply with a legal obligation;
- To meet our legitimate business interests.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data
VectivBio is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Affiliates: VectivBio may share personal data about you with other VectivBio affiliates where necessary to fulfil a legitimate business purpose or to comply with applicable legal requirements.
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, consultants, service providers, business partners and other related third parties: VectivBio, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining database, processing payments, and analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of this Site. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with your Personal Data that they need to perform their specific function. Furthermore, we will carefully check and select such third party and will exercise necessary and appropriate supervision in order to ensure the security control of the entrusted data.
Legal Requirements: VectivBio may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of VectivBio, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of visitors of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and compliance risk management and also exchanging information with regulatory and health authorities for the purposes of adverse event and product quality issue reporting.
VectivBio operates on a global basis, and your Personal Data may be transferred, accessed and stored globally as necessary for the uses stated in this Policy. We have taken appropriate safeguards to protect your Personal Data when it is transferred to a country whose laws may not afford your Personal Data the same level of protection, ensuring that all applicable laws and regulations are complied with in connection with such transfers. By using the Site, you consent to the transfer of your Personal Data to countries outside your country of residence.
VectivBio takes reasonable and appropriate physical, administrative and technical safeguards to protect your Personal Data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free, and we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure. Any transmission of data is at your own risk. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to VecivBio via the Internet.
In some jurisdictions (for example, the Member States of the European Union) you may be entitled to certain rights in and to your Personal Data, subject to certain conditions and exceptions contained in applicable law. These rights may include the following: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of your Personal Data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of your Personal Data; (iii) the right to data portability; and (iv) the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your Personal Data with the data protection authority of your country. If you wish to exercise one of the abovementioned rights, please use the contact information below.
Links to Other Web Sites
Access to Information; Contacting VectivBio
Please keep in mind that you will be the one solely responsible for providing us with your correct and updated personal information. To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable and appropriate steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site.
You may contact us as follows: [email protected]
In operating this Site, we may use a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your browser when you access the Site.
Mandatory cookies are required in order to guarantee the functionality of the Site. They do not require your consent. This Site uses the following mandatory cookies:
Non-mandatory cookies enhance the visitor-friendliness for returning visitors. They require your consent. By means of non-mandatory cookies, it is possible to recognize that a visitor has previously visited the Site. For instance, our Site may set a cookie on your browser that allows you to access the Site without needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit to the Site. The purpose of non-mandatory cookies particularly is to analyze the use of the Site more accurately. This Site uses the following non-mandatory cookies:
- Font Awesome cookie – used for icons on the website (record current session information, but do not use permanent cookies)
- Google analytics – _ga cookie is used to distinguish users (expiration time: 2 years)
- Google analytics – _gat cookie is used to throttle request rate (expiration time: 10 minutes)
You may at any time, by configuring your browser accordingly, activate, deactivate or delete cookies. The necessary steps vary depending on the browser. You may disable cookies as follows:
- Internet Explorer: Select “Tools button” and then select “Internet options”. Select “Privacy” tab and under “Settings” move the slider to the top to block all cookies (or the bottom to allow all cookies), and then select OK.
- Google Chrome: Click on an “Information icon” on left side of an URL input, click on a cookie and then click on button “Remove”.
- Mozilla Firefox: Click on an “Information icon” on a left side of URL input, click on right pointed arrow, then click on “More information”. Choose “Security” and then “view cookies”. Click on “Remove selected” or “Remove all”.
- Safari: Within Safari click the “Safari” menu and choose “Preferences”. Click “Privacy” and then “Manage Website Data”. Remove stored cookies and data: Click “Remove all” or click on selected data and then choose “Remove”
On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for more information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site’s features. Deactivating cookies may limit the technical functions and ease of use.