Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.
1. What personal information do we collect?
Medicenna collects personally identifiable information (i.e. information from which you can be identified, such as name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address) only when it is asked for and/or you voluntarily submit it to us on this website. Medicenna does not collect personal health information.
2. Why is personal information collected?
We may use the information for the following purposes:
(a) to respond to your requests;
(b) to improve our level of service and the content of our website;
(c) to provide you with tips, helpful information, product news, and updates;
(d) to notify you of new Medicenna events;
(e) to detect and protect Medicenna and other third parties against error, fraud, theft and other illegal activities, and to audit compliance with Medicenna policies and contractual obligations;
(f) to engage in business transactions, including the purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization or financing involving Medicenna;
(g) as permitted or required by law; and
(h) for any other purpose to which you consent.
You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at email@example.com
3. How Is Your Personal Information Collected?
We use different methods to collect personal information from and about you including through:
(a) Direct interactions.
You may give us your identity, and contact information by filling in contact forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise.
(b) Automated technologies or interactions.
As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect technical personal information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal information by using cookies, pixels, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive technical personal information about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies.
4. Disclosure of personal information
We may disclose your personal information to the following third parties in the following circumstances:
(a) Disclosure to Service Providers
We may disclose your personal information to other companies that provide services on our behalf, including cloud service providers that host or process your personal information on our behalf. We will only provide those companies the information they need to perform their duties and deliver the service and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
(b) Disclosure to Affiliates
We may disclose your personal information to any of the companies and business entities that form part of the Medicenna group (i.e. Medicenna Therapeutics Inc. (British Columbia), Medicenna Biopharma Inc. (Delaware) and Medicenna Biopharma Inc. (British Columbia)) in order to serve you better and to provide you with information about our affiliates’ products and services.
(c) Disclosure in Business Transfers
(d) Law Enforcement and Legal Disclosure
Medicenna may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where Medicenna has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, or to Medicenna’s legal counsel.
If you would prefer for us NOT to share your information as described above in sections 3(b) or 3(c), simply inform us (see “additional information” below).
5. What Non-Personally Identifiable Information Do We Collect?
Medicenna also collects non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to track data, such as the total number of visits to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, and the domain names of our visitors’ internet service providers.
6. Why is Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected?
We use this information, which remains in aggregate, non-personally identifiable form, to understand how our visitors use our website so that we may improve our website and the services we offer.
7. IP Information, Third Party Cookies, and Marketing Services
(a) Internet Protocol (IP)
(c) Third Party Vendors
Medicenna uses third-party vendor remarketing tracking cookies including the Google Ads, Facebook remarketing cookie, Twitter pixel, and Linkedln pixel. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the Internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN), Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. As always, we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other third-party remarketing system. The third-party vendors, including Google, whose services we use – will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. This allows us to make special offers and continue to market our services to those who have shown interest in our service. You may opt out of the automated collection of information by third-party ad networks for the purpose of delivering advertisements tailored to your interests, by visiting the consumer opt-out page for the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and edit or opt-out your Google Display Network ads preferences at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.
(d) Social Media Pixels
Medicenna has social media channels that utilize first and third-party vendor remarketing tracking cookies, including the Google Ads tracking cookie, Facebook, and LinkedIn remarketing cookies. This means we will show ads to you across the Internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN), Facebook, and Linkedln. This data may also be shared with trusted third party vendors that utilize this data to create promotion campaigns for other related companies. As always, we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other third party remarketing system. The first and third-party vendors, including Google, whose services we use —will place cookies on web browsers in order to serve ads based on past visits to our website. This allows us to make major announcements and continue to market our services to those who have shown interest in our service. You may opt out of the automated collection of information by third-party ad networks for the purpose of delivering advertisements tailored to your interests, by visiting the consumer opt-out page for the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and edit or opt-out your Google Display Network ads’ preferences at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.
8. Access to Your Personal Information
Upon your written request, subject to certain exceptions, Medicenna will inform you of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information. You have a right to access and rectify the information held about you. Access requests should be sent to us using the contact information below.
9. Storage of Personal Information
Your personal information is stored in secured locations and on servers controlled by Medicenna or its service providers, located either at our offices or at the offices of our service providers in Ontario.
Our service providers may be located outside of your jurisdiction and may be required to disclose your personal information under the laws of their jurisdiction. As the case may be, we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that your information will not be used for purposes not relevant to the object of your file or communicated to third parties without your consent except when authorized by the law. You may contact us for information about our policies and practices regarding service providers to whom we have transferred your personal information and their locations.
10. Protection of Your Personal Information
To help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, Medicenna employs administrative and technological safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of your personal information. Where personal information is sent to a third party for processing, we obtain a commitment from such third party, that all customer information is subject to adequate security safeguards and will not be used for any purpose other than to provide services on our behalf. We operate secure data networks protected by password protection systems.
11. How Long Will We Retain Your Personal Information?
We will only retain your personal information for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal information for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.
In some circumstances we will anonymise your personal information (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
12. E-Mail Communications
14. Additional Information
Should you have any question about this statement, want to be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information, or have us modify such information in our records, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the relevant supervisory authority for personal information protection issues. In Canada, you can contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”), see: https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/contact-the-opc/ or the relevant provincial privacy commissioner for your province of residence. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the supervisory authority so please contact us in the first instance.