This Policy does not apply to any third-party websites, services, or applications (including those of our Partners) even if accessible through the Services.
When you use the Services, you consent to our collection, use, disclosure, and protection of information about you as described in this Policy.
ThinkGenetic is a corporation registered in Wilmington, Delaware and headquartered in Waynesboro, VA, USA. We have appointed Len Barker at ThinkGenetic (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) as our nominated representative to keep this Policy accurate and up to date.
This policy contains the following sections:
- What is ThinkGenetic?
- What information do we collect?
- How we use this information
- Why and how we share your information
- How we protect your information
- Your rights
- Links on our website
- California Privacy Rights
- Changes to policy
- Contact information
What is ThinkGenetic?
ThinkGenetic, Inc. is a digital health company specializing in finding individuals at risk of rare genetic conditions.
What information do we collect?
Information provided to us when interacting with our Services
Typically, prospective customers of ThinkGenetic will either directly or indirectly provide information to us. The types of information include (but are not limited to):
- Contact information, such as name, job title, email address, phone number); nature of inquiry or area of business interest; collected through web-forms, email or over the phone
Information we may automatically collect when you interact with our Services
When you use the ThinkGenetic website, certain information may be collected to analyze how you and others interact with the site. We use this information to make ongoing improvements to the overall user experience for our services. To achieve this we may use third-party services. The information we collect may include:
- Your IP address
- Location information (based on your IP address)
- Type of browser you use (eg: Chrome or Safari)
- Number of sessions per browser on each device
- Type of device (eg: Samsung) and operating system (eg: Android)
- Referrer information (eg: Facebook, Twitter)
- Time zone
- User preferences
- Web pages visited
We may (without limitation) de-identify, aggregate and analyze information collected through our services for our own internal research and marketing purposes. Aggregated data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature.
Purposes for which we will use your personal information
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we may use your personal data, and which legal grounds we rely on to do so. Where appropriate, we have also identified the legitimate interest. Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful reason, depending on our specific purpose and interest.
|Purpose/Activity||Data type||Lawful basis for processing & basis of legitimate interest|
|To register you as a new customer||(a) Identity (b) Contact||Performance of a contract with you|
|To process and deliver your order including: (a) Manage payments, fees and charges (b) Collect and recover money owed to us||(a) Identity(b) Contact(c) Financial (d) Transaction(e) Marketing and Communications||(a) Performance of a contract with you (b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to recover debts due to us)|
|To enable you to participate in a prize draw or competition; or to complete a survey||(a) Identity(b) Contact(c) Profile(d) Usage(e) Marketing and Communications||(a) Performance of a contract with you (b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them and grow our business)|
|To administer and protect our business and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)||(a) Identity(b) Contact(c) Technical||(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganization or group restructuring exercise) (b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation|
|To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you||(a) Identity(b) Contact (c) Profile(d) Usage (e) Marketing and Communications(f) Technical||Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)|
|To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences||(a) Technical(b) Usage||Necessary for our legitimate interests (to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy)|
|To make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods, services or information (eg: articles) that may be of interest to you||(a) Identity(b) Contact(c) Technical(f) Marketing and Communications||Necessary for our legitimate interests (to develop our products/services and grow our business)|
Cookies are small amounts of information that are sent to and stored on your computer. They are used to identify you when you visit the Website, and to make your use of it more convenient. Cookies are used to remember usernames, passwords and preferences and to deliver a faster and more personalized service. If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, you can disable some or all cookies in your internet browser. Turning cookies off, however, may mean you will be unable to enjoy this Website to its fullest, as some parts of it may become inaccessible or fail to function properly.
If you decide to stop using the Website and Services by unsubscribing to our email communications or deleting your account, you may also want to delete any cookies that we have placed on any device used to access the Website and Services.
How we use the information we collect
We, and third-party services we use, may use the information collected to provide our Services to you as described in this Policy.
Examples of how we may use your information:
- Deliver services
- Respond to queries about our Services
- Analyze how you interact with our Services so we can learn how to improve them
- To update you on changes to our Services
- To inform you of case studies and updates to our Services that you subscribe to receive
If and when you subscribe to some of our services, we may use technology to help build a profile with the information you provide. When subscribing to a Service like this, you expressly consent for us to process your information and use it to update you about Service updates and information regarding our Services.
If you wish to unsubscribe you can do so by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the communication we send you, or by emailing us at email@example.com.
Why and how we share your information
We may share your information with third-party service providers that help us operate our business; such as client management record providers, accounting services and email hosting providers.
If required by law, or as needed to protect our users and services.
We may share information when we believe that doing so is necessary to protect, enforce, or defend the rights, privacy, safety, or property of ThinkGenetic and our employees.
We may disclose or transfer your information to a third party if we sell, transfer, divest, or disclose all or a portion of our business or assets to another company in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, transaction, or proceeding or take steps in anticipation of such a transaction.
Otherwise with your consent or at your direction
In addition to the sharing described in this Policy, we may share information about you with third parties whenever you consent to or direct such sharing.
How we protect your information
To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure to your information, we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information you provide to us via the Website.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and while we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information.
You have the right to request a copy of the Personal Information you have provided and to request correction or deletion of such Personal Information. We may first require you to prove your identity with a copy of two pieces of approved identification such as a passport and drivers license. Then we will supply, correct or delete Personal Information you have provided on our files. In addition, you may request the restriction of processing of your Personal Information.
If you wish to complain about the processing of the information you have provided then please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rights for California residents
California residents have the right under certain circumstances to request information from us regarding the sharing of certain categories of “personal information” (as defined by applicable California law) during the prior year to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
We do not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes unless we have your explicit permission. For any questions regarding this, please contact us at the information below.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Under the CCPA, you have rights with respect to your personal information. This includes the:
Right to Know
- You can request information about, and access to, personal information that we have collected, disclosed, or sold in the past 12 months, including the categories of:
- information collected;
- sources from which the personal information is collected;
- personal information that we have sold or disclosed about you for a business purpose;
- third parties with whom we share personal information;
- the business or commercial purpose for collecting the information; and
- the specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you.
Right to Deletion
- You can request that we delete your personal information; subject to certain exemptions.
- Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Personal Information. (We do not and will not sell your personal information, as defined by the CCPA).
- Right to Non-Discrimination for Exercising your Rights.
Requests to delete your account or unsubscribe can be made via the Website and in response to most notification messages you receive from us.
Additionally, we are required to inform California residents of the following:
- Sale of Personal Information: we do not and will not sell your personal information.
- Financial Incentives: we do not offer financial incentives for personal information.
- Categories of Personal Information Collected: The following categories of information cover the personal information that we intend to collect from our users with their consent in the future:
- Electronic network activity
- Geolocation data
- Employment-related information
- Education information
- Information Shared for a Business Purpose: We may share any of the above categories of information with our service providers for business purposes in order to provide the Services to you. We do not disclose your personal information to Third Parties (as defined in the CCPA) without your consent.
- Categories of Sources: The information that we collect comes from you, for example, through emails and surveys
- Business Purpose: We collect information from you in order to provide ThinkGenetic services.
Links on our Website
There may be links on our Website to third-party websites, over which we have no control. We accept no responsibility or liability for any third-party practices on third-party websites. We advise you to carefully read third-party privacy statements prior to the use of any third-party website.
Change of Control
If the ownership of our business changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner so they can continue to operate the Website and provide the Services. The new owner will be obliged to comply with this Policy.
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
Retention of information
We will keep your personal information for as long as you wish to remain on our database to receive the benefits of our Services. You can edit or update your Personal Information at any time, or ask for your Personal Information to be deleted from our database whenever you wish, or ask a question about this Policy, by emailing us at: email@example.com.
Changes to Policy
We may revise this Policy at any time by amending this page and we encourage you to check this page from time to time. Where the changes are material, we will notify you of the changes by email or in another appropriate manner, such as when you next interact with the Website.
ThinkGenetic, Inc. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registered office: 1834 Mount Vernon St, Waynesboro, VA 22980
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What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
Like most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.
Analytical: These cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.
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