Last Updated: November 19, 2023
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BioRaptor’s mission is to let you extract actionable insights from all your bioprocess data sources and to serve as the operating system for biotechnology.
1. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT, WHY WE COLLECT IT, AND HOW IT IS USED
(i) We Process the Following Personal Information:
(a) Information provided through the Website. When you use the Website, we may collect and process your full name and email address. for example, when you send us a request for a demo or contact us.
(b) Information automatically collected. We automatically collect certain information through your use of BioRaptor's Services and Website, such as cookie, pixels, tracking technologies and similar identifiers (“Technologies”), your Internet protocol (IP) address, and other device identifiers that are automatically assigned to your device, browser type and language, geo-location information, hardware type, operating system, internet service provider and other information about actions taken through the use of the Services and Website.
(c) Information from Other Sources. BioRaptor also obtain information about you from other sources, including publicly - or commercially- available information, and through third-party data platforms, partners and service providers.
(d) Information you provide to us in person. For example, when you visit one of our exhibition booths or attend one of our events and you provide us with your contact details. We will use this information to answer your inquiries or provide additional information to you.
(e) Information we collect from online interactions. For example, if you attend a webinar, contact us via social media, or otherwise interact with our business, including as a representative of a current/prospective customer, supplier, or partner, we track and make a record of those interactions, which may contain your contact details, such as full name, email address, messages and any other information that you decide to provide us with.
(ii) We process information for the following purposes:
(a) To provide you with the Services. We will use the information, including, without limitation, for the following purposes: (i) allow you to create an account; (ii) to provide you the Services and to process your requests; (iii) communicate with you about your use of the Services and for support purposes; (iv) fulfill any instruction and/or request made by you in the context of the Services; (v) send you push notifications and/or emails and notifications regarding your account or certain features of the Services, including, updates pertaining to your subscription, and related to the services we provide you with; (vi) to personalize your experience with our Services; (vii) to generally administer and improve the Services.
(b) To allow you to make use of our Website. We will use your information to allow you to make use of our Website, including (i) if you request a demo/whitepaper or to be contacted, we will use your personal data to process and answer your request; (ii) to analyze your use of our Website and to improve our Website; and (iii) to customize your experience.
(c) For Administrative Purposes. BioRaptor uses your information (i) to respond to your questions, comments, and other requests for customer support or information, including information about potential or future services; (ii) to provide you with BioRaptor’s Services; (iii) for internal quality control purposes; (iv) to establish a business relationship; (v) to generally administer the BioRaptor Services.
(d) To Market our Website and Services. BioRaptor use information to market the BioRaptor Services. Such use includes (i) notifying you about offers and services that may be of interest to you; (ii) developing and marketing new products and services, and to measure interest in BioRaptor's services; (iii) other purposes disclosed at the time you provide information.
(e) Security purposes. Some of the abovementioned information will be used for detecting and taking steps to prevent and prosecute fraud or other illegal activity; to identify and repair errors; to conduct audits; and for security purposes. Information may also be used to comply with applicable laws, with investigations performed by the relevant authorities, law enforcement purposes, and/or to exercise or defend legal claims.
(f) De-identified and Aggregated Information Use. In certain cases, we may or will anonymize or de-identify your Information and further use it for internal and external purposes, including, without limitation, to analyze and improve BioRaptor services (including through the use of artificial intelligence) and for research purposes. We will use this anonymous or de-identified information and/or disclose it to third parties without restrictions (for example, in order to improve our services and enhance your experience with them and/or to develop new product features and improve existing offerings).
(iii) The lawful bases we rely on for processing personal information are (if and when applicable):
(a) The data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data;
(b) Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract;
(c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject; and/or
(d) Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interest.
2. HOW WE PROTECT AND RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATIONֿ
2.1. Security. We have implemented and maintain reasonable technical, organizational and security measures designed to protect your information. However, please note that we cannot guarantee that the information will not be compromised as a result of unauthorized penetration to our servers. As the security of information depends in part on the security of the computer, device or network you use to communicate with us and the security you use to protect your user IDs and passwords, please make sure to take appropriate measures to protect this information.
3. HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We share your information as follows:
3.1. The information BioRaptor gathers is shared with our partners and other third parties if needed.
3.2. We use third party service providers to process your information for the purposes outlined above, including, without limitation:
3.2.1. With AWS cloud service for hosting purposes;
3.2.2. With websites and web content creation platforms in order to help us manage our Website;
3.2.3. With email providers, marketing, CRM, other similar tool providers;
3.2.4. With analytic companies, in order to help us understand and analyze information we collect in accordance with this policy;
3.3. To the extent necessary, with regulators, courts, banks or competent authorities, to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules (including, without limitation, federal, state or local laws), and requests of law enforcement, regulatory and other governmental agencies or if required to do so by court order, as well as for internal compliance procedures and to protect the safety, security, and integrity of BioRaptor, our Services, customers, employees, property, and the public..
3.4. Where you have otherwise provided your consent to us for sharing or transferring your information.
4. YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS
4.1. The following rights (which may be subject to certain exemptions or derogations) shall apply to certain individuals (some of which only apply to individuals protected by specific laws):
i. You have the right to withdraw consent to the processing, where consent is the basis of processing.
ii. You have the right to access the personal information that we hold and request further details about how we process it, under certain conditions.
iii. You have the right to demand rectification of inaccurate personal information about you. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
iv. You have the right to object to unlawful data processing under certain conditions.
v. You have the right to the erasure of past data about you (your “right to be forgotten”) under certain conditions.
vi. You have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal information, under certain conditions, if you believe we have exceeded the legitimate basis for processing, the processing is no longer necessary, or if you believe your personal information is inaccurate.
vii. You have the right to data portability of personal information concerning you that you provided us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, subject to certain conditions.
viii. The personal information we collect is not used for automated decision-making and profiling, except for automated processes in the context of marketing. As stated above, you can opt out of direct marketing by contacting BioRaptor directly or following the instructions through the unsubscribe options in our email messages.
4.2 . You can exercise your rights by contacting us at https://www.bioraptor.ai/. You may use an authorized agent to submit a request on your behalf if you provide the authorized agent written permission signed by you. To protect your privacy, we may take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request. Subject to legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honor your request promptly in accordance with applicable law or inform you if we require further information in order to fulfill your request. When processing your request, we may ask you for additional information to confirm or verify your identity and for security purposes before processing and/or honoring your request. We reserve the right to charge a fee where permitted by law, for instance if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. In the event that your request would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others (for example, would impact the duty of confidentiality we owe to others) or if we are legally entitled to deal with your request in a different way than initial requested, we will address your request to the maximum extent possible, all in accordance with applicable law.
4.3 . Marketing emails – opt-out: You may choose not to receive marketing email of this type by sending a single email with the subject "BLOCK" to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the email must come from the email account you wish to block OR if you receive an unwanted email from us, you can use the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of the email to opt out of receiving future emails, and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt.
5. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
(a) We store the personal data with the following storing companies: AWS – North Virginia – US.
(b) In order to run our business and provide our Website and Services to you, we transfer personal data to certain countries around the world, including to our affiliates and service providers, many of whom are located outside of your jurisdiction. Therefore, your personal data may be processed in countries with privacy laws that are different from privacy laws in your country. Whenever we make such transfers, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to implement an appropriate level of protection to your personal data by implementing at least one of the following safeguards:
i. making sure the destination country has been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data; and/or
ii. by executing implement data onward transfer instruments such as data processing and protection agreements.
6.USE BY CHILDREN
We do not offer our products or services for use by children and, therefore, we do not knowingly collect information from, and/or about children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, do not provide any information to us without the involvement of a parent or a guardian. In the event that we become aware that you provide information in violation of applicable privacy laws, we reserve the right to delete it. If you believe that we might have any such information, please contact us at email@example.com.
7. INTERACTION WITH THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS.
We enable you to interact with third party websites, mobile software applications and products or services that are not owned, or controlled, by us (each, a “Third Party Service”). We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Third Party Services. Please be aware that Third Party Services can collect information from you. Accordingly, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each Third Party Service.
8. ANALYTIC TOOLS/COOKIES
If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding our compliance with this notice and the data protection laws, or if you wish to exercise your rights, we encourage you to first contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.