November 2017

The privacy of your personal data is important to Gene42. This notice (the “Policy”) describes Gene42’s privacy policy as it pertains to the website located at gene42.com (the “Website”).

  1. Information We Collect. Gene42 may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable and other information at certain points throughout the Website. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address and other information. In addition to the information you knowingly provide, Gene42 collects the domain names and IP addresses of its visitors, along with usage statistics (e.g., types of web browsers and operating systems used) and browsing history. This data is used to more efficiently operate Gene42’s business, promote our services and administer the Website. Gene42 may combine this information with the personally identifiable and other information it collects.

    Gene42 also collects any information you may choose to provide in your communications with us. Please do not send us any confidential information. Gene42 does not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services.

  2. 16 or Under. We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

  3. How Gene42 Uses Your Information. Gene42 may use your information (i) to provide you with personalized content; (ii) to process and respond to inquiries; (iii) for the purposes for which you provided the information; (iv) to improve the content and navigability of the Website; (v) to alert you to new features, special events, and service offerings; and (vi) to enforce the Policy.

  4. Information Sharing with Third Parties. Gene42 may disclose your personally identifiable information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of events, information about our services, and other important information, or (iv) for other purposes disclosed at or before the time the information is collected. If you tell us you wish to attend an event, your name and organization may appear on a list which we provide to other delegates at the event. We may also share your information when legally required to do so.

  5. How We Collect Information. In addition to the methods described above, we and our service providers collect information using cookies, web beacons, pixel tags or similar digital marker technologies. These methods permit us to collect various types of information, including which pages you visit, which of our newsletter articles you clicked on, and other information. We and our service providers use this information to monitor and improve our website and to show you advertisements about Gene42 when you visit other sites.

  6. How We Protect Information. Gene42 attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Gene42 has implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures to protect your personal information.

  7. How You Can View Or Update Your Personal Information. To ensure that you have as much control over your personally identifiable and other information as possible, you may update your information by contacting us as provided in the “Contacts” section below. We will use reasonable efforts to process any change you make; provided, however, that requests to delete information are subject to Gene42’s internal reporting and retention policies and all applicable legal obligations.

  8. International Transfers. We are a company based in Canada, but do business internationally. Your data might be passed on to our offices, which are in countries outside the European Union, including Canada. The Website is hosted on servers in the United States. Neither Canada nor the United States have sought nor received a finding of “adequacy” from the European Union under Article 45 of the GDPR. Gene42 relies on derogations for specific situations as set forth in Article 49 of the GDPR. In particular, Gene42 collects and transfers to Canada and the United States personal data only: with your consent to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of Gene42 in a manner that does not outweigh your rights and freedoms. Gene42 endeavors to apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data and to use it only consistent with your relationship with Gene42 and the practices described in this Policy.

  9. Changes to This Policy. We recognize that information privacy is an ongoing responsibility, and so we will from time to time update this Policy as we undertake new personal data practices or adopt new privacy policies. Changes to this Policy are effective as of the effective date listed above, and indicates the last time this Policy was revised or materially changed.

  10. Links. The Website may contain links to third-party websites. Gene42 is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

  11. Contacts. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us using our Contact Form, or by post to Attention: Gene42.com Privacy Questions at 51 Wolseley Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1A4.