1. What does this Privacy Policy cover?
  2. What information does Rebus Biosystems collect, and how is it used and shared? 
  3. What are cookies and how do we use them and other technology?
  4. How does Rebus Biosystems protect personal information? 
  5. How long does Rebus Biosystems retain my personal information? 
  6. What are my choices concerning my personal information?
  7. What is Rebus Biosystems’ policy on kids’ privacy? 
  8. Access, objection, deletion and correction
  9. Your California Privacy Rights
  10. Cross-border transfer of personal information 
  11. Right to Lodge Complaints
  12. Changes to our Privacy Policy
  13. Contacting us

 

Rebus Biosystems, Inc. (“Rebus Biosystems”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of those who entrust us with their personal information. “Personal information” means any information pertaining to an identified or identifiable individual and may include, for example, email addresses, contact details and any similar information provided to us in the course of our business operations. Personal information that is de-identified or anonymized is not considered personal information. This Privacy Policy details our commitment to your privacy. 

 

  1. What does this Privacy Policy cover?

Rebus Biosystems has developed an automated platform for spatial omics.  This Privacy Policy describes our privacy practices regarding personal information we receive through our website (the “Site”). 

By using or visiting the Site or otherwise interacting with us, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy periodically, as it may be updated from time-to-time. 

 

  1. What information does Rebus Biosystems collect, and how is it used and shared? 

For the 12-month period prior to the data of this Privacy Policy, we explain here what categories of personal information we have collected, where we got it from, and with whom we have shared it:  

Category of Personal Information Collected  Source  Purpose for Collection  Categories of Recipients 

 

Contact information: such as name, address, and phone number.  Site visitors, client contacts, including employees and representatives we work with provide this information when they visit the Site, call us, or otherwise interact with us. 

 

To communicate with and respond to our clients or potential clients about our products, including validation of identity or to meet legal obligations.   We may share this information with select marketing or other service providers and partners.  
Browsing information: such as your IP address, MAC address or other device identifier, the kind of browser or computer you use, pages and content that you visit on the Site, what you click on, the state and country from which you access the Site, date and time of your visit, and web pages you linked to our Site from.  Our Site and your interactions with the Site, including through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies explained further below.  To evaluate usage of the Site and improve performance; to protect the security and integrity of the Site and our business, such as preventing fraud, hacking, and other criminal activity or to meet legal obligations.      Our service providers who help us with fraud protection and website analytics.  
Recruitment and Job Application information: such as name, address, and phone number, or information on a resume or a curriculum vitae.   Site visitors or job applicants.   To consider you for an employment position or to respond to an employment inquiry.    Our service providers who help us with employee matters or job fulfillment.  

 Rebus Biosystems will only use personal information for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy. In some jurisdictions, individuals may have the right to withdraw consent from certain uses. If you reside in such jurisdictions, you may have additional rights that are detailed in sections 8 and 9.   We may use service provider to provide some of our services.  In all cases, any service providers will be contractually limited in the way they may use personal information maintained by Rebus Biosystems, including requirements that such information be maintained in a confidential and secure manner. 

In Connection with Business TransfersIn the event that a division, a product or all of Rebus Biosystems is bought, sold or otherwise transferred, or is in the process of a potential transaction, personal information will likely be shared for evaluation purposes and included among the transferred business assets, subject to client contractual requirements and applicable law. 

To Comply with Laws: Rebus Biosystems may also disclose specific personal information when such disclosure appears necessary to comply with applicable law, a subpoena in the course of managing a dispute, governmental inquiry or other litigation process. We may also disclose information to our accountants, auditors, agents, lawyers and other advisors in connection with the enforcement or protection of our legal rights or to protect the interests or safety of our clients, our clients’ customers or employees or others, in accordance with or as authorized by law. 

 

  1. What are cookies and how do we use them and other technologies? 

A cookie is a small piece of information that a website, online application, or email may save to your browser or your computer’s hard drive for use in subsequent visits to the website or online application. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether. If you reject cookies, you may not be able to participate in certain activities or receive a promotion tailored to you. Rebus Biosystems does not control and does not guarantee the effectiveness of browser-based tools for managing cookies. 

Rebus Biosystems may use Google Analytics to evaluate use of the Site for our internal purposes such as evaluating usages of the Site. To learn how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit: “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners 

Any and all personal information collected on the Site will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, reused, rented, disclosed, or loaned to third parties, except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. 

Do Not Track (DNT): This is a privacy preference that users can set in some web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by websites and online services. At the present time, the World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, has not yet established universal standards for recognizable DNT signals, and therefore Rebus Biosystems  and the Site do not recognize DNT. 

 

  1. How does Rebus Biosystems protect personal information? 

Where applicable, Rebus Biosystems uses industry-standard technology in connection with the Site to help protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.  

 

  1. How long does Rebus Biosystems retain my personal information? 

Personal information that we collect, access or process will be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes for which it was collected, unless otherwise authorized or required by law. Personal information that is no longer required to fulfil the identified purposes will be destroyed, erased or de-identified. 

 

  1. What are my choices concerning my personal information?  

We do not sell, rent, or share your personal information.  Rebus Biosystems may, subject to applicable laws, use personal information from our Site users, our clients, and their employees to contact them about our Site, including to provide them with information on additional products from Rebus Biosystems that may be of interest to them.  You may exercise choices regarding these communications as follows: 

  • Mail marketing, Telephone marketing, Surveys and Quality control communications. You may decide that you prefer Rebus Biosystems not to use your personal information to promote new and/or additional products and/or services which may be of interest to you and refuse that we contact you by mail or telephone for marketing purposes or by email or telephone for quality control purposes. If this is the case, you may advise us by contacting customer service or contacting us using the information detailed in the Contacting Us section below. 
  • Emails/Commercial Electronic Communications. You can always limit the communications that Rebus Biosystems sends to you. To opt-out of commercial emails, simply click the link labeled “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” at the bottom of any commercial electronic communication we send you. Please note that even if you opt-out of promotional communications, we may still need to contact you with important information about your account. 

 

  1. What is Rebus Biosystems’ policy on kids’ privacy? 

Our Site is not directed toward children and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information online from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If Rebus Biosystems  learns that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personal information online without parental consent, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any personal information we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the information detailed in the Contacting Us section below. 

 

  1. Access, Objection, Correction and Deletion

In certain jurisdictions, you may have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether your personal information is being processed, information about the purposes of that processing, and information about the recipients to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed. You may also have the right to receive a copy of the personal data you have provided and/or request its deletion. 

Our clients are responsible for managing any request made by their employees regarding access to and rectification of their personal information that is transferred to us. However, if you have questions about your rights, please feel free to contact using the contact information detailed in the Contacting Us section below. 

 

  1. Your California Privacy Rights

California law permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. This request is free and may be made once a year. Currently, however, we do not disclose personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing.   

Currently, Rebus Biosystems does not meet the requirements for compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act.  However, we are happy to answer questions that California residents may have about our privacy practices and can be reached as described below, Contacting Us.   

 

  1. Cross-border transfer of personal information

In some cases, personal information that we process, including information from our clients and their employees and/or customers located in various countries, including in Canada, the EU and Switzerland or relative to queries or visitors to the Site may be transferred to the United States or other countries that may not have data privacy laws that provide the same protection as the countries where you reside. You understand that your personal information may therefore be transferred, processed and stored outside of your country of residence, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable in such foreign jurisdictions. 

 

  1. Right to Lodge Complaints

We are transparent about the ways in which we collect and use personal information, and welcome your questions and concerns. If you have any concern or complaint about the way we handle your personal information, please contact us as described below. To the extent you believe we have not addressed your concerns or otherwise choose to do so, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the country where you reside and/or in the United States.  For information on how you can file a privacy complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, please visit: https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/ 

 

  1. Changes to our Privacy Policy

Rebus Biosystems will review and update its Privacy Policy as required to keep current with rules and regulations, new technologies and security standards. We will post those changes on the Site and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. In certain cases and if the changes are material, we will provide written notice to clients directly by email or otherwise. 

This policy is effective October 19, 2020. 

 

  1. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or to request a copy of this Privacy Policy in another format you may contact us using the information below.  

Rebus Biosystems, Inc. 
Attn: Legal 
2255 Martin Avenue 
Suite F 
Santa Clara, CA 95050 
408.988.2700 
Info@rebusbio.com