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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes the privacy practices of Circular Genomics, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Circular Genomics”, “we”, “us” or “our”), including but not limited to, those applicable to our research, services, the website maintained by Circular Genomics at www.circulargenomics.com (“Website”), and any other websites, platforms or apps maintained by Circular Genomics (collectively, the “Services”). This Policy does not apply to Circular Genomics’s clinical trials, including our mental health research registry, and the term “Services” should not be interpreted to refer to any such clinical trial(s).

‍Protecting the privacy and security of your personal information is important to Circular Genomics. This Policy is designed to help you understand what data Circular Genomics may collect and how Circular Genomics uses, discloses, and safeguards that data. We may change this Policy at any time by updating it on our Website. The revised version will be effective when it is posted. If we materially change the ways in which we use or disclose personal information previously collected from you through the Services, we will notify you through the Website, by email, or other communication. 

Personal Information We Collect

When you use the Services, Circular Genomics may collect the personal information you provide us, including personal information you may provide us in order to access specific information.  When you submit your information through the Services, we may ask you for your name and email address.  If you are interested in one of our clinical trials, you will be asked to sign an Informed Consent and provide certain additional information. We do not use your personal information to assess your eligibility for a clinical trial unless and until we first obtain approval through an Informed Consent.

In addition to the above, as you use the Services, certain passive information may also be collected, including internet protocol addresses, cookies, navigational data, the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the browser software you use and your operating system, the date and time you access the Services, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Services.

We may also collect personal information if we conduct or sponsor surveys, business or marketing events, when you apply for employment or consulting roles and when you contact us via e-mail for information or assistance. In these instances, we may ask you for your name, email address, phone number, state of residence and/or mailing address. Your phone number will not be shared with any 3rd party provider.

We and our third-party partners collect information using cookies, pixel tags, or similar technologies. Our third-party partners, such as analytics and advertising partners, may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across different services. Cookies are small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to our Services. Please review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn how you may modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies from the Service, you may not be able to utilize the features of the Service to their fullest potential.

 

Use of Personal Information

We may use the personal information we collect in the following ways:

• To communicate with you, provide you with updates and other information relating to our Services, provide you information that you may request, respond to comments and questions and otherwise provide support. 

• To provide, maintain, improve and enhance our Services.

• To personalize your experience on our Services such as by providing tailored content and recommendations.

• To find and prevent fraud and abuse, and respond to trust and safety issues that may arise.

• To measure interest in our Services and business, perform internal quality control, and send communications regarding the Services and our business.

• To generate anonymized, aggregate data containing only de-identified, non-personal information that we may use for public health, research, and analytics.

• For compliance purposes, including enforcing our terms of service and legal rights or as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any judicial process or governmental agency.

• For marketing and advertising purposes, such as developing and providing promotional and advertising materials that may be relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.

• For other purposes disclosed to you at the time you provide personal information or with your consent.

If you are interested in one of our clinical trials, you will be asked to sign an Informed Consent and provide certain additional information.  We do not use your personal information to assess your eligibility for, or other purposes related to, a clinical trial unless and until we first obtain approval through an Informed Consent.

 

Disclosure of Personal Information

We disclose the personal information we collect in the following ways:

‍Vendors and Service Providers

‍We may disclose personal information we receive to vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of our Services.

‍Marketing

‍We do not rent, sell, or share personal information with non-affiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.

‍Analytics Partners

‍Circular Genomics may also use Google Analytics or other analytics services to collect and process information regarding visitor behaviour and visitor demographics on our Services and to develop the Services. You can learn more about Google’s practices by visitinghttps://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

‍Advertising Partners

‍We work with third-party advertising partners to show you ads that we think may interest you. Some of our advertising partners are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (https://optout.networkadvertising.org) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (https://optout.aboutads.info). If you do not wish to receive personalized ads, please visit their opt-out pages to learn about how you may opt out of receiving web-based personalized ads from member companies. You can access any settings offered by your mobile operating system to limit ad tracking, or you can install the AppChoices mobile app to learn more about how you may opt out of personalized ads in mobile apps.

‍As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures

‍We may access, preserve, and disclose your personal information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to (a) comply with any laws or law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (b) respond to your requests; or (c) protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety. For the avoidance of doubt, the disclosure of your information may occur if you post any objectionable content on or through the Services.

‍Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers

‍We may transfer your personal information to service providers, advisors, potential transactional partners, or other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our assets. The use of your information following any of these events will be governed by the provisions of this Policy in effect at the time the applicable information was collected.

‍Consent

‍We may also disclose your personal information with your permission.

Users outside of the United States

Circular Genomics is based in the United States of America (US). The Website is directed towards users who reside in the US. If you are outside of the US, by submitting personal information to us, you are consenting to the collection, storage and processing of that information in accordance with this Policy. 

Security

Circular Genomics is committed to protecting the security of your personal information and we have implemented security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. While we have implemented security measures, please keep in mind that perfect security does not exist and no storage or transmission of information is guaranteed to be completely secure. If you have reason to believe that the security of your communications or personal information has been compromised, please immediately notify us by email (see the Contact Us section below).

User Choices and Changing Your Information 

If you decide that you do not want your personal information used for the purposes described in this Policy, you may contact us (see the Contact Us section below) to request removal of your personal information from our database. You may also contact us to correct or update any personal information you have provided us. You may also “opt-out” of receiving e-mails and other communications from us by using the unsubscribe feature that may be included in the e-mails we send or by contacting us.  Even if you opt out of receiving promotional messages from us, you may continue to receive administrative messages from us.

Minors

Circular Genomics does not intend, and the Services are not designed to, attract or collect any personal information from or about children under the age of 18. If you believe that a child may have provided personal information to us, please contact us (see the Contact Us section below).

Third Party Websites

The Services may include hyperlinks to websites or other content maintained or controlled by others. Circular Genomics is not responsible for such websites or other content and this Policy does not apply to such websites or their content.

Contact Us

Circular Genomics, Inc.
5901 Indian School Rd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87110

info@circulargenomics.com

Terms of Use

Effective date: August 2023

The www.circulargenomics.com website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Circular Genomics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together with its successors and assigns, “Circular Genomics”, “we”, “us” or “our”). The Site, together with any of our related sites, mobile applications or software tools, are collectively referred to herein as the “Services”. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES. By using the Services in any manner, you (the “user”, “you” or “your”) agree to this Legal Notice & Terms of Use (as they may be amended from time to time, the “Terms”), including any additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein or available by hyperlink. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Services. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of the Terms or any such additional terms and conditions or policies at any time, and we will post the Terms (or such additional terms and conditions or policies) as so modified on the Site. Please check these Terms and any such additional terms and conditions or policies referenced herein periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to the Terms or any such additional terms and conditions or policies referenced herein will mean you accept those changes.

USE OF SITE AND CONTENT

The materials on the Services are provided by Circular Genomics for your personal information, education and communication and are subject to these Terms. The Site contains materials and information relating to Circular Genomics, its products and services. The materials and information may be in the form of data, text, images, graphics, illustrations and animations, icons, registered and unregistered trademarks, photographs, audio clips and video clips, music, sounds, pictures, webcasts, software, or other forms known or later created or invented (collectively “Content”). In using the Services, the respect of Circular Genomics’s intellectual property rights, as outlined below, is expected. Any unauthorized use of Content may violate copyright, trademark, privacy, communications and other laws, and any such use may result in your personal liability and may be subject to civil and/or criminal prosecution.

COPYRIGHT

All content on the Services, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images, is the property of Circular Genomics or its content suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The collection, arrangement, and assembly – that is, the “compilation” – of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of Circular Genomics and its suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The content on the Services may be used as a personal resource provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices or markings. The foregoing limited right does not grant you any ownership in any Content. Except as expressly provided herein, nothing contained in these Terms may be construed as conferring to you (by implication, estoppel, or otherwise) any other right or license to any Content under any copyright or any other intellectual property rights. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, display, or performance, of the content on the Services is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Circular Genomics. Users of the Services are not permitted to modify, distribute, transmit or create derivative works of any material found on the Services for any personal or commercial purposes.

APPLICABLE LAWS

The Services are controlled and operated by Circular Genomics from its offices within the State of New Mexico, U.S.A. Circular Genomics makes no representation that the Content is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the Services from territories where the Content, or any part, is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Services from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Users may not use or export the information in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations.

LINKS TO/FROM OTHER WEBSITES

The Services may contain links to third party sites, which are neither under the control of, nor maintained by, Circular Genomics. These links are provided for convenience. These links are not, and should not be construed as, an endorsement by Circular Genomics, or as an incorporation by reference of any materials on such third-party websites into the Services. Access to any other Internet site linked to the Services is at the user’s own risk. Circular Genomics is not responsible for the content of any linked website. Circular Genomics is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these third-party websites. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, revocable right to create hyperlinks to the Site provided that the links: (a) are only to the homepage of the Site located at www.circulargenomics.com; (b) incorporate only text and do not use any trademarked or copyrighted material; and (c) are not operated for any commercial purposes; and further provided that the links and related content on your website (a) do not suggest any affiliation with Circular Genomics or cause confusion among consumers; (b) do not portray Circular Genomics or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner; (c) do not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, politically partisan, or otherwise controversial; and (d) contain materials appropriate for all ages of the general public.

CHILDREN

The Services are not intended for use by children. If you are under 13, you may not submit or post any information or material on or through the Services or otherwise provide such information to Circular Genomics, including but not limited to personally identifiable information.

TERMINATION

We may terminate a user’s ability to use the Services in our sole and absolute discretion and for any reason. We may terminate your use of the Services for reasons that include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) violation of these Terms; (2) abuse of resources on which the Services rely or attempt to gain unauthorized entry to the Services; or (3) as required by law, regulation, court or governing agency order. Our termination of any user’s access to the Services may be effected without notice and, on such termination, we may immediately bar any further access to the Services. We shall not be liable to any user or other third party for any termination of that user’s access to the Services.

REGULATORY APPROVAL

Except as otherwise expressly indicated by us in writing: (i) the technologies and products shown, described or discussed on the Service are for informational purposes only and have not been approved for human use by any regulatory agency, including without limitation the United States Food and Drug Administration, and (ii) no portion of the Services is intended to constitute a representation or claim as to the efficacy, safety or benefits of our products or services for any human, clinical or medical use. No information contained on the Services is intended to be used for the purpose of medical diagnosis or treatment.

INDEMNIFICATION

Each user shall indemnify, defend and hold Circular Genomics its affiliates, and its and their respective, directors, officers, employees, members, partners, stockholders and agents harmless from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, and liabilities including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of that user’s acts or omissions, including claims arising out of that user’s use of the Services; his or her submission, posting or transmission of any information on or through the Services or his or her violation of the Terms.

DISCLAIMER

Circular Genomics does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted access to the Services, and operation of the Services may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. When you access the Services through a mobile device, your wireless service carrier’s standard charges, data rates and other fees may apply, and Circular Genomics shall have no liability whatsoever for such charges, rates or other fees.

THE SITE AND OTHER SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY CIRCULAR GENOMICS ON AN “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. CIRCULAR GENOMICS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY CONTENT OR COMMUNICATIONS ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES. Circular Genomics MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THE SERVICES. Circular Genomics WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, AND DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

SUBMISSIONS

We welcome your comments and feedback regarding the Services. Any comments, feedback, ideas, suggestions, data or other information submitted by you to us through the Services or any related communication channel is referred to herein as “Feedback”. By submitting Feedback to us, you acknowledge and agree that: (i) such Feedback does not contain information that is confidential or proprietary to you; (ii) we are not under any obligation of confidentiality to you, express or implied, with respect to such Feedback; (iii) we may use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Feedback for any purpose; (iv) we may have something similar to the Feedback already under consideration or in development; and (v) such Feedback is hereby assigned to us. Please do not send us any information or materials through the Services that you do not wish to be subject to the terms of this paragraph. The legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright of such Feedback are the full responsibility of the person submitting such Feedback.

TRADEMARKS

Circular Genomics is the owner of the trademarks “Circular Genomics” and any of logo of Circular Genomics set forth on the Services. Other trademarks, logos and service marks used on the Serivces are the property of Circular Genomics or of third parties. No use may be made of any trademarks, logos or service marks on the Services without the prior written consent of Circular Genomics or of the third party that owns the trademark, logo or service mark.

PRIVACY

Circular Genomics agrees to treat your private personally identifiable information in accordance with the terms of our then current privacy policy, which is incorporated herein for all purposes, and which is available for review at www.circulargenomics.com/privacy.

GENERAL INFORMATION

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between each user and Circular Genomics and govern each user’s use of the Services, superseding any prior agreements. The Terms and the relationship between each user and Circular Genomics shall be governed by the laws of the State of New Mexico without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and each party shall submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Bernalillo County, New Mexico. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect. Nothing herein shall be deemed to create an agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship of any kind between Circular Genomics and any user.

SURVIVAL

The provisions above listed under the headings “COPYRIGHT”, “APPLICABLE LAWS”, “LINKS TO/FROM OTHER WEBSITES”, “TERMINATION”, “INDEMNIFICATION” “DISCLAIMER”, “SUBMISSIONS”, “TRADEMARKS” and “GENERAL INFORMATION” shall survive any termination or expiration of these Terms with respect to any user.

HISTORICAL MODIFICATIONS

The current version of these Terms became effective on the date first set forth above. We may have updated these Terms from time to time. If you would like to review prior versions of these Terms, please contact us through the “Contact Us” page on the Site.

 

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