Vault Bioventures’ Privacy Policy

Effective Date: June 5, 2018


Vault Bioventures (collectively, “Vault Bioventures”, “Vault Bio”, “Vault”, “us” or “we”) is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, collected via this website or 3rd party websites or applications that post a link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, “the Online Channels”).

Information we collect

Vault Bioventures collects personal data in certain instances, including, but not limited to, when you contact us through any of our contact forms, register for Vault Bioventures’ newsletters and alerts, sign up for conferences and events, connect with us on social media, and/or participate in public user posting areas (such as blogs, forums, surveys, social media, etc). The personal data collected may include, but is not limited to information that you provide, such as your name, physical location, address, e-mail address, telephone number (office, home, cell, or fax number) and background information required to apply for a job.

We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Online Channels. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, location based information, beacon technology, pixels or clear gifs, and other technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) used on Online Channels. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Online Channels, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Online Channels. The information automatically collected may be associated with any personal data you have provided.

Use of information

The collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the Online Channels. We may keep your personal data on file and use it to contact you. Vault Bioventure’s use of your personal data includes, but is not limited to: fulfilling your requests for information, personalizing content that you view or receive on the Online Channels, evaluating and improving your browsing experience, distributing newsletters and alerts to you, recruiting and evaluating job applicants, analyzing the Online Channels’ performance and function, publishing your comments, preventing malicious activity, complying with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations, enforcing Vault Bioventures’ agreements, and satisfying other requests you may have.

Vault Bioventures may use first and third party Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies to manage Online Channels and collect analytics about how you use them. The information provided throughout this Privacy Policy about cookies also applies to our use of all tracking technologies. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more details regarding our use of cookies.

Our Online Channels do not collect personal data about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services, except those Online Channels & accounts directly controlled by Vault.

Use of information collected via mobile devices

In connection with mobile applications, Vault Bioventures may use third party service providers to analyze non-personally identifiable user activity, monitor usage, market and advertise. None of these third party service providers gathers information in a manner intended to identify any particular user personally.

We do not share your viewing history or trends with other users or any external third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates or third party service providers of Vault Bioventures).

Data recipients and international data transfers

Personal data collected on the Online Channels may be transferred across our organization, as well as to our third party service providers located throughout the world, including in countries where the local law may grant you fewer rights than you have in your own country. Additionally, the Online Channels may be viewed and hosted by Vault Bioventures and our third party service providers anywhere in the world. Where required by law, we have put in place legal mechanisms designed to ensure adequate data protection of your personal data that is processed by Vault Bioventures and third- party service providers, including the transfer of your personal data to countries other than the one in which you reside. By using any of the Online Channels and providing information on any of them, you voluntarily consent to such trans-border transfer and hosting of such information.

Vault Bioventures will not intentionally disclose or transfer (and will take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personal data to third parties without your consent, whether for such third parties’ own marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows: Vault Bioventures may provide access to your personal data to third party service providers engaged by Vault Bioventures to provide services related to the Online Channels, provided that such third-party service providers will first agree to maintain the strict confidentiality of such information and provide the same level of data security as provided by Vault Bioventures.

We also may share your personal data with third party service providers who perform services and functions on our behalf to support our interactions with you, including, for example, our web development company, advertising agency, or PR company communicating with you on our behalf. These third party service providers are not permitted to use or disclose your personal data except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.

We may disclose or transfer your personal data in the event of a re-organization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, or other transfer or disposition of all or any portion of our business.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • If we are required to do so by law or legal process;
  • When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical or financial harm due to illegal activity;
  • If disclosure is necessary to protect the vital interests of a person;
  • To enforce our Terms of use;
  • To protect our property, services and legal rights;
  • To prevent fraud against Vault Bioventures, our subsidiaries, affiliates and/or business partners;
  • To support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions; or
  • To comply with any and all applicable laws.

User forums

You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. Vault Bioventures is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Online Channels.

Link to third-party Online Channels

Vault Bioventures may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave the Online Channels. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Vault Bioventures of the third party, the third- party website, or the information contained therein, and Vault Bioventures shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those Online Channels.

Social networking

The Online Channels may allow you to sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with Vault Bioventures. The Online Channels also may allow you to log in to a Vault Bioventures account using certain social network account credentials.

We use Google Analytics to track social shares made at our website. Google automatically collects and stores certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy:

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to like/share/recommend our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy:

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy:

We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy:

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy:

By associating your social network account with Vault Bioventures, we may access information that you have made available in your public profile for that social network account including but not limited to your settings, email address, real name, profile picture, gender, and location. We use the information we receive from your social network account in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy.


Vault Bioventures follows accepted standards of information security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Authorized Vault Bioventures personnel and third party service providers may be provided access to personal data. These personnel are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite any and all precautions, Vault Bioventures cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.

Data retention policy

We may retain personal data regardless of the relationship in order to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies. Vault Bioventures will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information upon your request. For requests for access, corrections, or deletion, please refer to the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Policy.

Child Privacy

Vault Bioventures does not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone under thirteen (13) years of age.

Your rights

Depending on local law, you may have the right to request access to, or request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.

If you would like to make a request to access, review, or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact us at [email protected] Your country laws may prevent us from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request depending upon the circumstances and the request. We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests where they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.

In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.

You may unsubscribe from mailing lists at any time.

California privacy rights

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83(c)(2), Vault Bioventures does not share your personal data with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing use.

Consent & Changes to Privacy Policy

By using the Online Channels, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Online Channels. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will make every effort to alert you to any such changes when updating this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal data that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominently posting information about the changes on our Online Channels.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Vault Bioventures
12555 High Bluff Dr Suite 300,
San Diego, CA 92130
+1 855 483 4838
[email protected]