Privacy policy

Last updated: December 20, 2011

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. (“collaborativedrug.com”, “CDD”, or the “Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your information. This Privacy Policy describes Collaborative Drug Discovery’s information practices. By visiting and/or using collaborativedrug.com, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Personal Information Collected
  2. Online Session Information Collected
  3. User List And Testimonials
  4. Use Of The Collected Information
  5. Disclosure Of Your Information To Protect Our Rights Or If Required By Law
  6. Access Or Correct Your Information
  7. User Data
  8. Security
  9. Policy Changes
  10. Contacting Us

Personal Information Collected

Collaborative Drug Discovery offers a variety of services that are collectively referred to as the “Service.” Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. collects information from individuals who visit the Company’s website (“Visitors”) and individuals who register to use the Service (“Users”).

When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Service or registering to use the Service, Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. requires you to provide the Company with contact information, such as name and email address (“Required Contact Information”), and optional information such as organization name and phone number (“Optional Contact Information”). When purchasing the Service, Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. requires you to provide the Company with financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, and the number of employees within the organization that will be using the Service (“Billing Information”). When using two-factor authentication, Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. requires you to provide the Company with a phone number that will be used to perform second-factor authentication (“Second-factor authentication information”).

Our site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors and Users should consult these other sites’ privacy notices, because CDD has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties once they visit them.

Online Session Information Collected

When you navigate the Company’s website, Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons. Online Session Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s site (such as Web pages viewed and links clicked).

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. uses cookies to make interactions with the Company’s website easy and meaningful. When you visit the Company’s website, collaborativedrug.com’s servers send a cookie to your computer. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you. They merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. by contacting us or registering for an account or to get more information, you remain anonymous to the Company.

If you have chosen to identify yourself to Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc., the Company uses cookies containing encrypted information to allow the Company to uniquely identify you. Each time you log into the Service, a cookie containing an encrypted, unique identifier that is tied to your account is stored by your browser. These cookies allow the Company to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the Service and to process your online transactions and requests. Cookies are required to use the Service.

The Company is especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in cookies. For example, the Company does not store account usernames or passwords in cookies. If you disable your Web browser’s ability to accept cookies, you will be able to navigate the Company’s website, but you will not be able to successfully use the Service.

Collaborative Drug Discovery uses Web beacons (operated by the Company or by third-party providers like Google and Constant Contact) alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Users’ and Visitors’ usage of the Company’s website and interaction with emails from the Company. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer such as: cookies, past visits to a particular Web site tied to the Web beacon, and a description of a Web site tied to the Web beacon. For example, Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. may place Web beacons in marketing emails that notify the Company when you click on a link in the email that directs you to the Company’s website.

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. engages third parties to track and analyze non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Company’s website. Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. may also use other third-party cookies and Web beacons to track the performance of Company advertisements. The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after the Company receives it. This Privacy Statement does not cover the use of third party cookies and Web beacons.

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. records information that the browser sends whenever Users sign in and use the Service. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, the date and time of the request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify user accounts.

User List And Testimonials

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. posts a list of Users and testimonials on the Company’s website that contain information such as User full names and titles. This list could also be used for marketing purposes via other media. The Company obtains the consent of each User prior to posting any information on such lists or before posting testimonials.

Use Of The Collected Information

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. may use log information for auditing purposes and sometimes for troubleshooting purposes.

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. sometimes uses the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We may also use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer you products, programs, or services.

Agents and contractors of Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc.

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of interest to you. If you have signed up to receive our e-mails and prefer not to receive marketing information from this site, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided on any marketing e-mail you receive.

Disclosure Of Your Information To Protect Our Rights Or If Required By Law

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. reserves the right (and you authorize Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc.) to share or disclose your personal information when the Company determines, in its sole discretion, that the disclosure of such information is necessary or appropriate:

  • To enforce our rights against you or in connection with a breach by you of this Privacy Policy or Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc.’s Terms of Use;
  • To prevent prohibited or illegal activities; or
  • When required by any applicable law, rule regulation, subpoena or other legal process.

Access Or Correct Your Information

Access to personally identifiable information that is collected from our site may be accessible for a limited period of time from the point of collection. For example, if you created a password-protected account within our site, go back to that portion of the site to review the information you provided.

You may also send an e-mail or letter to the following e-mail or street address requesting access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, and e-mail address you use for said service.

Collaborative Drug Discovery
1633 Bayshore Highway, Suite 342
Burlingame, CA 94010
info@collaborativedrug.com

To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

User Data

Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. Users use the Service to host data and information (“User Data”). Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such User Data except as approved by the owner of the data, or as may be required by law. Selected and audited CDD staff may access individual records of User Data with user approval for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issues, or supsected violation of the Collaborative Drug Disovery Terms of Use.

The User can request Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. to delete their account for the Service, the data will be permanently expunged from Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. primary production servers and further access to the User accounts will not be possible. However, log information and other non-personally identifiable information may remain on our production servers indefinitely. The User data may also remain on a backup server or media. Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. keeps these backups to ensure our continued ability to provide the Service to the Users in the event of malfunction or damage to our primary production servers.

Security

As described in Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. Security Practices, the Company has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and privacy, and correctly use the information we collect online.

Users are responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of their collaborativedrug.com usernames and passwords.

Policy Changes

We update this Privacy Policy periodically. The date last revised appears at the top of the Policy. Changes take effect immediately upon posting.

Our intent is to make changes only when it will allow us to improve the reliability and value of the services we provide; or improve the level of privacy protection and confidentiality we support. We intend to maintain the highest possible standards for privacy protection that are consistent with the services we provide.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions comments, concerns or feedback regarding this Privacy Policy or any other privacy concern, send an e-mail to privacy@collaborativedrug.com or a letter to Collaborative Drug Discovery, 1633 Bayshore Highway, Suite 342, Burlingame, CA 94010.