Privacy Policy

Pillar Biosciences, Inc. Privacy Policy

This Pillar Biosciences, Inc. Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains the policies and practices that Pillar Biosciences, Inc. (“Pillar”) has developed to safeguard personal information and to comply with applicable data protection laws. Please read this notice carefully to understand what information we collect and how we use it. Our online privacy practices are governed by the laws of the United States and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which may differ from privacy laws in your state or home country. By submitting your personal information to us through the Pillar website (“Site”), you consent to the use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with applicable U.S. Federal and State laws and with this Privacy Policy. We may change our Privacy Policy at any time. Your use of the Site and your continued use of the Site, after we publish our changes, indicates your acceptance of these terms.

Personal Information

We will only collect Personal Information about you that is necessary for one or more of our legitimate business purposes, or is required by law. We collect Personal Information directly from you when you register with the Site, subscribe to online services, or otherwise provide information directly to us. When we collect your Personal Information, we will take reasonable steps to advise you of what Personal Information we are collecting and the purposes for which we are collecting the Personal Information. We will use such Personal Information only for stated primary or related secondary purposes. We generally avoid collecting sensitive personal information, such as health data (“Sensitive Personal Information”), through our Site. If we collect Sensitive Personal Information, we will obtain your explicit consent to collect Sensitive Personal Information through our Site. The following are examples of Personal Information that we may collect directly from you: Name; Contact details (e-mail address, telephone number, mailing address etc.); Username and password; and Communication preferences.

Other Information that we may collect when you visit our site

We use a variety of common, automated data collection technologies, such as internet tags or cookies to assess how our Site is used, to personalize your experience, and to deliver content tailored to your interests. Some of the information is collected through other technologies and services, such as Google Analytics and HubSpot. The following are some examples of Other Information: Device ID, including IP address; Browser and device information, including operating system; Aggregated information such as “click stream” information such as entry and exit points for the Site (including referring URLs or domains), certain Site traffic statistics, page views, and impressions; Geolocation (if using a mobile application and you consent to providing it); and Other information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies described in more detail later in this Privacy Policy.

Data Enhancement

In addition, we may collect information about you from publicly-available sources, third parties, and directly from you through your interactions with us.

How we use information we collect

We may use information we collect in a variety of ways and for several purposes, including the following: To communicate with you, including by mail, telephone, facsimile, e-mail, mobile alerts and SMS text messaging; To notify you of our new products and services and to provide you with product news and updates, promotional materials or newsletters, tips, or other helpful information; To seek your views on our products and services; For marketing purposes; For purposes of customized proposals; For data collection and analysis; To monitor our regulatory compliance; To respond to your request for information and/or proposals; To improve the Site, our products or to personalize our communications; To create a profile about you to match you with education/awareness programs, collaboration opportunities or obtain services from you; To consider your application for employment; To improve our level of service; and For any other purposes that may be detailed on this Site.

How we share your personal information with others

Your privacy is very important to us. We will not sell your Personal Information. We will not otherwise disclose your Personal Information without your consent, except where such disclosure is reasonably necessary for normal business operations and such disclosure is in accordance with all applicable data protection and privacy laws.

European data protection laws

If you are a resident of Europe or otherwise entitled to such additional rights under applicable law, you may have certain rights regarding access to and use of your Personal Information, including the right to withdraw consent.

Our security measures

We have implemented reasonable safeguards designed to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of Personal Information provided or collected through the Site.  Unfortunately, no system or online transmission of data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and you should always take appropriate security measures to protect your Personal Information, including ensuring that you have up-to-date antivirus software. We retain your Personal Information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it has been collected.

Links to other sites

Our Site may feature links to third-party websites that we believe you might find useful and informative. We do not endorse or recommend these websites’ content or services, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of the operators of these other websites.  We encourage you to be aware of and read the privacy notice of each website you visit. When you link these third-party websites, please remember that you are bound by the privacy policy of the third-party.