Effective as of August 2022
Personal Information We Collect
Information you provide to us. Personal information you provide to us through the Service or otherwise includes:
- Business and personal contact information, such as your first and last name, email, phone number, and company name.
- Content you choose to upload to the Service, such as text, along with the metadata associated with the files you upload.
- Feedback or correspondence, such as information you provide when you contact us with questions, feedback, or otherwise correspond with us online.
- Demographic Information,such as your city, state, country of residence, postal code, and age.
- Usage information, such as information associated with any content you upload to the websites or otherwise submit to us, and information you provide when you use any interactive features of the Service.
- Marketing information, such as your preferences for receiving communications about our publications, and details about how you engage with our communications.
Information we obtain from other third parties. We may receive personal information about you from third-party sources, such as Intrado. For example, a business partner may share your contact information with us if you have expressed interest in learning specifically about our products or services, or the types of products or services we offer. We may obtain your personal information from other third parties, such as marketing partners, publicly-available sources and data providers.
Cookies and Other Information Collected by Automated Means
We, our service providers, and our business partners may automatically log information about you, your computer or mobile device, and activity occurring on or through the Service, including but not limited, your computer or mobile device operating system type and version number, manufacturer and model, device identifier (such as the Google Advertising ID or Apple ID for Advertising), browser type, screen resolution, IP address, the website you visited before browsing to our website, general location information such as city, state or geographic area; information about your use of and actions on the Service, such as pages or screens you viewed, how long you spent on a page or screen, navigation paths between pages or screens, information about your activity on a page or screen, access times, and length of access; and other personal information. Our service providers and business partners may collect this type of information over time and across third-party websites.
On our webpages, this information is collected using cookies, browser web storage (also known as locally stored objects, or “LSOs”), web beacons, and similar technologies, and our emails may also contain web beacons.
How We Use Your Personal Information
To operate the Service. We use your personal information to:
- provide, operate and improve the Service
- provide information about our research and development
- communicate with you about the Service, including by sending you announcements, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages
- understand your needs and interests, and personalize your experience with the Service and our communications
- provide support and maintenance for the Service
- to respond to your requests, questions and feedback
For research and development. We analyze use of the Service to analyze and improve the Service, including by studying user demographics and use of the Service.
To send you marketing and promotional communications. We may send you Protara-related marketing communications as permitted by law. You will have the ability to opt-out of our marketing and promotional communications as described in the Opt out of marketing section below.
To comply with law. We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities.
For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety. We may use your personal information and disclose it to law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties as we believe necessary or appropriate to: (a) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); (b) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the Service; and (c) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
With your consent. In some cases we may specifically ask for your consent to collect, use or share your personal information, such as when required by law.
To create anonymous, aggregated or de-identified data. We may create anonymous, aggregated or de-identified data from your personal information and other individuals whose personal information we collect. We make personal information into anonymous, aggregated or de-identified data by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use this anonymous, aggregated or de-identified data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service and promote our business.
How We Share your Personal Information
Professional advisors. We may disclose your personal information to professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety. We may share your personal information for the compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes described above.
Business transfers. We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our business or assets, including your personal information, in connection with a business transaction (or potential business transaction) such as a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy or dissolution.
In this section, we describe the rights and choices available to all users.
Opt out of marketing communications. You may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email, or by contacting us at info@Protaratx.com. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.
Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
Choosing not to share your personal information. Where we are required by law to collect your personal information, or where we need your personal information in order to provide the Service to you, if you do not provide this information when requested (or you later ask to delete it), we may not be able to provide you with our services. We will tell you what information you must provide to receive the Service by designating it as required at the time of collection or through other appropriate means.
Other sites, mobile applications and services
The Service may contain links to other websites, mobile applications, and other online services operated by third parties. These links are not an endorsement of, or representation that we are affiliated with, any third party. In addition, our content may be included on web pages or in mobile applications or online services that are not associated with us. We do not control third party websites, mobile applications or online services, and we are not responsible for their actions. Other websites, mobile applications and services follow different rules regarding the collection, use and sharing of your personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the other websites, mobile applications and online services you use.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We employ a number of organizational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we collect. However, security risk is inherent in all internet and information technologies and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
International data transfers
We are headquartered in the United States and have service providers in other countries, and your personal information may be transferred to the United States or other locations outside of your state, province, or country where privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your state, province, or country. By providing your personal information, where applicable law permits, you hereby specifically and expressly consent to such transfer and processing and the collection, use, and disclosure set forth herein. We safeguard and enable the global transfer of personal information in a number of ways.
The Service is not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from, anyone under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We will delete such information from our files as soon as reasonably practicable. We encourage parents with concerns to contact us.
RESIDENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
Protara complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and respects the privacy rights of individuals with regards to their personal data. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) explains the legal basis of personal data we may collect from you and how we use it, as well as your rights as a data subject under the GDPR regime (article 13 GDPR). If you have questions about how we process your personal information, you may contact us at the address listed below in the section titled “HOW TO CONTACT US”. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to them in the GDPR.
Lawful basis of processing
The following table explains the legal basis of processing your personal data under article 6 GDPR, for the purposes described in section “HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION” of this Policy.
|PROCESSING PURPOSE||LAWFUL BASIS|
|Operation of the Service||Processing activities constitute our legitimate interests. We consider and balance the potential impact on your rights before we process your personal information for our legitimate interests.|
|Response to your requests, questions and feedback||Data collected through the submission of contact forms are processed upon your express consent. You may freely revoke your consent by contacting us at the address listed below in the section “HOW TO CONTACT US”. Kindly be informed that any processing of personal data prior to the revocation of consent is deemed lawful.|
|Marketing and promotional communications||We rely on your consent to send you marketing and promotional communications. Please refer to the Section “YOUR CHOICES” above, should you wish to opt-out from receiving marketing-related emails.|
|Compliance with laws/Compliance, fraud prevention and safety||We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to comply with our legal obligations|
|Business transfers||In the occasion of a business transfer, any processing of your personal data will rely on our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal information for activities where our legitimate interests are overridden by the impact on you.|
RETENTION OF DATA
DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
You may exercise the following data subject rights, to the extent applicable:
- Right of access, so as to be informed of the personal data we process, the purpose of processing and the recipient of data.
- Right to rectification, for the correction of any inaccurate information about you.
- Right to erasure (right to be forgotten), so as to ensure the erasure of your personal data from our files, so long as its processing is no longer necessary or obligatory for the compliance with a legal obligation of Protara or the defense of a lawful interest before the Court.
- Right to restriction of processing, in case the accuracy of your personal data is disputed.
- Right to data portability, so as to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- Right to object, if you no longer wish your personal data to be processed for direct marketing purposes. Please note that your personal data is not subject to profiling by Protara.
To exercise those rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer at: Protata.DPO@protaratx.com.We will make all reasonable efforts to address your request within a period of one (1) month from receipt of the request. However, if it is impossible to meet this deadline due to the complexity of your request or the number of simultaneous requests, we will timely inform you within same deadline for the reasons of the delay and will make all reasonable efforts to address your request without undue delay and, in any case, within a period of two (2) more months.
We reserve the right not to satisfy your request, if manifestly unfounded or excessive, and will notify you accordingly. Nevertheless, you have the right to lodge a complaint before the Competent Data Protection Authority.
A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor‘s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. Browser web storage, or LSOs, are used for similar purposes as cookies. Browser web storage enables the storage of a larger amount of data than cookies. A “web beacon,” also known as a pixel tag or clear GIF, is typically used to demonstrate that a webpage was accessed or that certain content was viewed, typically to measure the success of our marketing campaigns or engagement with our emails and to compile statistics about usage of our websites.
Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively ‘cookies’) are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie.. By virtue of their operation, cookies fall under the following categories:
“Technically necessary cookies”: Technically necessary cookies are used to store information or access information stored in your device, in order to transmit a network communication or provide an information society service requested by the user/subscriber. We also use technically necessary cookies to enable your connection and save your Service preferences (e.g. language, search history, IP address).
Consent of users is not required for the placement of technical cookies, since the provision of the Service would not be feasible without technical cookies.
Please see below the details of technically necessary cookies which are in use:
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary.”
The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional.”
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance.”
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics.”
This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other.”
This cookie is used by the website’s WordPress theme. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time.
Τhird-party cookies collect anonymous, aggregated statistical data regarding the way you use the Service, such as the pages visited more often, the page from which you visited the Service, the type of browser in use, etc. These aggregated data cannot identify users.
We use third party cookies for the sole purpose of analyzing the Service’s traffic and to improve its performance. When you first visit the Service, your consent is required for the use of third-party cookies, by virtue of the provisions of applicable laws. Your cookie settings are available anytime and you may freely amend and/or revoke your consent to the use of third-party cookies, whereas the cookie notice pops-up every fifteen (15) days.
Please see below details on the third-party cookies which are in use:
The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
Google – Analytics
Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
Google – Analytics
Set by Google to distinguish users.
Google – Analytics
Matamo Server Traffic Tracking
WPMU Dev / Matamo
Matamo Server Traffic Tracking
|WPMU Dev / Matamo|
Information on Google Analytics service (with anonymization features)
Should you which to reject the collection of your data Google Analytics, please install the following feature on your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Control cookies through your browser
Users may change their browser settings in relation to the acceptance of cookies. Depending on your browser, you may choose either to automatically accept all cookies default setting), to receive a notice or to block the use of all cookies.
Instruction for each browser are available at the following links:
How to Contact Us
Please direct any questions or comments about this Policy or privacy practices to:
Ex-USA to our Data Protection Officer at: Protara.DPO@protaratx.com
You may also write to us via postal mail at:
Protara Therapeutics, Inc.
Attn: Legal Department – Privacy
345 Park Ave South, 3rd Floor
NY, NY 10010