PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: October 21, 2020

 

Welcome to the website (the “Site”) of Mission BioCapital LP (together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, “we,” “us,” or “our”). We are a venture capital firm focused on making pivotal early-stage investments in life sciences companies and we support entrepreneurs through a unique combination of shared lab spaces, capital investment and access to strategic partners (the “Services”).

 

This Privacy Policy explains what Personal Information (defined below) we collect from or about visitors to the Site, how we use and share that information, and your choices concerning our data practices. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and forms part of our Terms of Use. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to certain Personal Information collected in connection with the Services, including information from or about our investors, which is governed by a separate privacy notice and applicable agreements, as required by applicable law.

 

Before using the Site or submitting any Personal Information to us, please review this Privacy Policy carefully and contact us at Compliance@missionbiocapital.com if you have any questions. By using the Site, you agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not access the Site, or submit any Personal Information to us.

 

  1. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect information that alone or in combination with other information in our possession could be used to identify you (“Personal Information”) as follows:

Personal Information You Provide: We collect Personal Information when you complete a form on the Site, sign up for our newsletters or mailing list, log in with your username and password, email us from the Site, attend an event we host or sponsor, complete a survey, or otherwise interact with us through the Site. The Personal Information collected during these interactions may vary based on what you choose to share with us, but it will generally include name, email, phone number and company.

Personal Information Included In Your Job Application:  We collect Personal Information when you fill out an application for employment, submit your resume or CV, or otherwise inquire about employment with us, in one of our Labs, or with one of our portfolio companies via the Site. The Personal Information collected will include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, education information and credentials, employment history and references, and any other information you choose include in your resume or application.

Referral Information From Third Parties:  When you take advantage of the referral links and information offered on this Site, we may receive certain information from the third parties to whom we have referred you.  This information generally includes referral codes used to confirm that we are the source of the referral, but it does not contain Personal Information.

Personal Information We Collect Through Our Social Media Pages: We have pages on social media sites like Twitter and LinkedIn (“Social Media Pages”). When you interact with our Social Media Pages, we will collect Personal Information that you elect to provide to us, such as your contact details. In addition, the companies that host our Social Media Pages may provide us with aggregate information and analytics regarding the use of our Social Media Pages.

Personal Information We Receive Automatically From Your Use of the Site: When you visit, use, and interact with the Site, we may receive certain information about your visit, use, or interactions. For example, we may monitor the number of people that visit the Site, peak hours of visits, which page(s) are visited, the domains our visitors come from (e.g., google.com, yahoo.com, etc.), and which browsers people use to access the Sites (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.), broad geographical information, and navigation pattern. In particular, the following information is created and automatically logged in our systems:

  • Log data: Information that your browser automatically sends whenever you visit the Site (“log data”). Log data includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type and settings, the date and time of your request, and how you interacted with the Site.

  • Cookies: Please see the “Cookies” section below to learn more about how we use cookies.

  • Device information: Includes name of the device, operating system, and browser you are using. Information collected may depend on the type of device you use and its settings.

  • Usage information: We collect information about how you use our Site, such as the types of content that you view or engage with, the features you use, the actions you take, and the time, frequency, and duration of your activities.

 

Cookies: We use cookies to operate and administer our Site, gather usage data on our Site, and improve your experience on it. A “cookie” is a piece of information sent to your browser by a website you visit. Cookies can be stored on your computer for different periods of time. Some cookies expire after a certain amount of time, or upon logging out (session cookies), others survive after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date set in the cookie (as determined by the third party placing it), and help recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again (persistent cookies). For more details on cookies please visit All About Cookies.

 

Our use of cookies falls into the following categories:

 

  • Strictly Necessary: We use cookies that are strictly necessary to provide users with services available through our Site. These cookies are necessary for users to access our features, log-in to secure areas, and navigate the Site. Without these cookies, basic functions of our Site would not work.

  • Analytics/Performance: We use analytics cookies to allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site (including the number of page views, number of visitors, time spent on each page, and the information entered into forms). This helps us improve the way our Site works and your experience on it, for example, by understanding which pages are visited most often and making sure visitors can find what they need easily.

  • Functionality Cookies: We use functionality cookies to enhance the performance and functionality of the Site. These cookies are not essential for using and navigating the Site. However, without these cookies, you will not be able to use certain functionalities offered on our Site.

  • Marketing and Advertising: We use cookies and pixels from third parties that enable such parties to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Site and also allow us to analyze the performance of our ads.

 

 

Strictly necessary cookies are necessary to provide the Site to you. We use such cookies without your prior consent. All other cookies are dropped after you have consented via a cookie banner.

 

We may change our use of cookies over time, but our use of cookies will generally fall into the above categories. Please visit this page regularly so that you are aware of any changes.

 

On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive a notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:

 

 

Please note that if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site and you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of the Site.

 

Advertising networks may use cookies to collect Personal Information. Most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s online resources at http://www.networkadvertising.org and follow the opt-out instructions there.

 

If you access the Site on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through the settings.

 

Email Pixels: We may use pixels in our email campaigns that allow us to collect your email and IP address as well as the date and time you open an email or click on any links in the email.

 

Analytics: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use the Site and enhance your experience when you use the Site. For more information on how Google uses this data, go to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

 

Online Tracking and Do Not Track Signals: We and our third-party service providers may use cookies or other tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing activities over time and across different websites following your use of the Site.

 

Our Site currently does not respond to “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signals and operates as described in this Privacy Policy whether or not a DNT signal is received. If we do respond to DNT signals in the future, we will update this Privacy Policy to describe how we do so.

 

  1. HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use Personal Information for the following purposes:

 

  • To respond to your inquiries, comments, feedback, or questions;

  • To send administrative information to you, for example, information regarding the Site and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies;

  • To analyze how you interact with the Site;

  • To maintain and improve the content and functionality of the Site;

  • To prevent fraud, criminal activity, or misuses of the Site, and to ensure the security of our IT systems, architecture, and networks;

  • To comply with legal obligations and legal process and to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you, or other third parties; and

  • For purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy.

 

Aggregated Information: We may aggregate Personal Information and use the aggregated information to analyze the effectiveness of our Site, to improve and add features to our Site, and for other similar purposes. In addition, from time to time, we may analyze the general behavior and characteristics of users of our Site and share aggregated information like general user statistics with prospective business partners. We may collect aggregated information through the Site, through cookies, and through other means described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Marketing: We may use your Personal Information to contact you to tell you about information, news, events, or services we believe may be of interest to you. For instance, if you elect to provide your email, we may use that information to send you promotional newsletters. You may opt out of receiving emails by following the instructions contained in each promotional email we send you. In addition, if at any time you do not wish to receive future marketing communications, you may contact us. If you unsubscribe from our marketing lists, you will no longer receive marketing communications, but we will continue to contact you regarding administrative matters and to respond to your requests.

 

  1. SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In certain circumstances we may share your Personal Information without further notice to you, unless required by the law, as set forth below:

 

  • Vendors and Service Providers: To assist us in meeting business operations needs and to perform certain services and functions, we may share Personal Information with vendors and service providers, including providers of hosting services, cloud services, and other information technology services, event management services, email communication software and email newsletter services, advertising and marketing services, customer relationship management and customer support services, and web analytics services.

  • Business Transfers: If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of all or a portion of our assets, or transition of service to another provider (collectively a “Transaction”), your Personal Information and other information may be shared in the diligence process with counterparties and others assisting with the Transaction and transferred to a purchaser, successor, or affiliate as part of that Transaction along with other assets.

  • Legal Requirements: If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) prevent fraud, (iv) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Services, or the public, or (v) protect against legal liability.

  • Affiliates: We may share Personal Information with our current and future affiliates, meaning an entity that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Mission BioCapital. Our affiliates may use the Personal Information we share in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

  • Other Third Parties: As a part of the Services, your Personal Information may be shared with our strategic partners, portfolio companies, investors, community members, and/or third parties to whom we make referrals.  We may share your information with such third parties at your request or direction, or we may facilitate such sharing as a part of your participation in certain aspects of the Services or by providing referral links to third parties.  

 

  1. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS DISCLOSURES

If you are a California resident and wish to opt out of sharing your Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us and clearly state your request, including your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number. Please see the “Your Choices” section of this Privacy Policy for additional information.

 

  1. CHILDREN

Our Site is not directed to children who are under the age of 13. Company does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Information to us through the Site please contact us and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

 

  1. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The Site may contain links to other websites and services not operated or controlled by us, including social media services (“Third Party Sites”). The information that you share with Third Party Sites will be governed by the specific privacy policies and terms of service of the Third-Party Sites and not by this Privacy Policy. By providing these links we do not imply that we endorse or have reviewed these sites. Please contact the Third-Party Sites directly for information on their privacy practices and policies.

 

  1. SECURITY

You use the Site at your own risk. We implement commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and organizational measures to protect Personal Information transmitted via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. E-mail sent to or from us may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via the Site or e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Information to us via the Internet. In addition, we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site, or third-party websites.

  1. INTERNATIONAL USERS

By using our Service, you understand and acknowledge that your Personal Information will be transferred from your location to our facilities and servers in the United States.

  1. YOUR CHOICES

In certain circumstances, providing Personal Information is optional. However, if you choose not to provide Personal Information that is needed to use some features of the Site or Services, you may be unable to use those features. You can also contact us to ask us to change, update, or correct your Personal Information.

  1. CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

The Site and our business may change from time to time. As a result, we may change this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will post an updated version on this page, unless another type of notice is required by applicable law. By continuing to use our Site or providing us with Personal Information after we have posted an updated Privacy Policy, or notified you by other means if applicable, you consent to the revised Privacy Policy and practices described in it.

  1. CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information practices, please feel free to contact us at Compliance@missionbiocapital.com.   

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