Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Protagen AG (collectively, “us”, “we” or “Protagen”) considers your privacy a high priority. This privacy statement explains what information Protagen AG gathers from you through this web site, its subdomains and mobile versions (the “Web Site”) and how we may use it. By using the Web Site you indicate your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, do not use or access the Web Site.

1. How we gather and use personal data

1.1 General Information about your visit to our website

Protagen obtains individualized as well as non-individualized, generic information about your visit to our Web Site, including your IP address, browser type and language, access time and referring website through the use of certain technology in order to enable you to view and browse our website.

Protagen obtains individualized as well as non-individualized, generic information about your visit to our Web Site, including your IP address, browser type and language, access time and referring website through the use of certain technology in order to enable you to view and browse our website. The information we collect from the Web Site may be collected and transferred and the Web Site may be viewed and hosted in countries that do not have laws regulating the use and transfer of such data, in particular in countries outside the European Union. Your information may be transferred and hosted anywhere in the world.

1.2 Use of Cookies

Protagen obtains generic information about your visit to our Web Site through the use of cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data which are sent by a web site to your web browser and are stored on your computer. The generic information about your visit to our Web Site is aggregated and used by Protagen for statistical tracking purposes. We use this information to understand general traffic patterns on our Web Site and to gauge and improve the Web Site’s effectiveness. The information is not used for individual identification and Protagen AG in no way relates your personal information to these traffic pattern statistics.

If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you may configure your web browser to either request your specific acceptance of a cookie or disable cookies entirely. You will still be able to fully navigate our web site if you choose to refuse or disable cookies.

1.3 Information you provide to us on a voluntary basis

We may obtain further personally identifiable information about you through our Web Site or other services from information that you voluntarily supply, in particular where you

  • Contact us with individual requests using the contact-us forms throughout our website.
  • Provide us information regarding your career at Protagen.

Note: our forms use Mollom anti-spam protection. See Mollom's "Web service privacy policy" for details.

Prior to providing such further information on a voluntary basis you will have to declare your personal consent regarding the further collection, processing and use of personal data you provide to us as described in Clause 1.4 of this Privacy statement.

We will use this information only for the purpose for which it was supplied to us.

Where you provide us with information regarding your career at Protagen, using the contact-us feature on our website you consent to the storage and use of your data for the purposes of considering you for employment or such other services as requested by you.

We also may share the personally identifiable information and aggregated information we collect from the Web Site as described under Clause 1.3 of this statement with third parties in connection with administration of the Web Site or to make transmissions to you or in response to any legal process, such as a request by law enforcement, a court order or subpoena, or to protect the integrity of the Web Site if we believe that a user has committed unlawful or otherwise harmful acts.

1.4 Declaration of consent

Where you have to declare your consent to the further use of your personal data as described under Clause 1.3 of this statement you will have to declare the following:
* If you contact us with individual requests using the contact-us forms on our website: "Please send me the information I have requested using this contact us form. I hereby consent to the collection, processing and use of my personal data such as my name, email address for purposes of answering to my request by Protagen according to the provisions of the Data Privacy Statement."
* if you provide us information regarding your career at Protagen using the contact-us feature on our website: "I hereby declare my consent to the collection, processing and use of my personal data such as my name, my contact details and employment related information for purposes of my application at Protagen according to the provisions of the Data Privacy Statement."

Where you have to declare your personal consent the content of the consent as you declare it will always be accessible for you to view, download and print out.

Where you have to declare your personal consent you may revoke the declared consent at any time with effect for the future at no charge in written or oral form towards the address mentioned on the relevant website.

2. Our Commitment to Data Security

Protagen protects this website and its other systems with technical and organisational measures designed to prevent loss, damage, access, alteration or circulation of user data by unauthorized persons. Despite constant control and protection measures, full protection against all risks will not be achievable; therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.

3. Right to request information

According to the Data Protection Laws the user is entitled to the right to request information regarding recorded data relating to the user as well as to the right to correct, delete or block recorded data. Respective requests can be asserted to webmaster@protagen.com for data privacy (for further contact information please see below under Clause 6. of this statement).

4. Further Acknowledgements

This Web Site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Protagen is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Web Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Web Site.

5. Revisions to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or otherwise update this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes or updates are effective immediately after we give notice of the change or update, which we may do so by revising the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy or by otherwise posting the changes or updates on the Web Site or by email or conventional mail, and/or by other means that provides reasonable notice. Your use of the Web Site after such notice is posted means that you accept these changes or updates. You agree that Protagen shall not be liable to you for any damages that might result from any changes to the Privacy Policy.

6. How to Contact Us

Requests regarding the collection, processing and use of personal data, further information as well as the right to request information according to Clause 4 of this privacy statement can be addressed – also via email - to the contact person for data privacy: webmaster@protagen.com

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