Effective Date: January 14, 2021
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We do not intentionally gather personal information from visitors who are under the age of 16. If a child under 16 submits personal information to Vera Therapeutics and we learn that the personal information is the information of a child under 16, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any personal information from a child under 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may collect personal information about you that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data. We may also collect anonymous means data that is not associated with or linked to your personal information.
We may collect information as described below:
Information You Provide to Us
Personal information that you may provide through the Website or Services or otherwise communicate with us includes:
Information Collected Automatically
We may automatically log information about you and your computer or mobile device when you access our Website. For example, we may log your operating system name and version, manufacturer and model, device identifier, browser type, screen resolution, the website you visited before browsing to our Website, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times, general location information such as city, state or geographic area, and information about your use of and actions on our Website. We collect this information about you using cookies. Please refer to the Cookies and Similar Technologies section for more details.
To make our Website and Services more useful to you, our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) collect information from you, including your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
What are cookies?
Session (Transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
Persistent (Permanent or Stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. they are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.
Cookies We Use
Our Website uses the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
|Type of cookie||Purpose|
|Essential Cookies||These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Website and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.|
|Functionality Cookies||These cookies allow our Website to remember choices you make when you use our Website. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-select your preferences every time you visit our Website.|
|Analytics and Performance Cookies||These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Website and how users use our Website. The information gathered may include the number of visitors to our Website, the websites that referred them to our Website, the pages they visited on our Website, what time of day they visited our Website, whether they have visited our Website before, and other similar information. We use this information to help operate our Website more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information, monitor the level of activity on our Website, and improve the Website.
We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here and about how Google protects your data here. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Website by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here.
|Social Media Cookies||These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our Website or Services or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.|
You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help” “tools” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our Website. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device and you may need to log in every time you visit our Website.
Do Not Track Signals
Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not currently respond to do not track signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
In general, we use your personal information to provide our Services, respond to requests that you make or to aid us in serving you better. We may use your personal information to:
Creation of Anonymous Information
We may create anonymous data records from personal information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this information to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Website navigation. We reserve the right to use anonymous, aggregated and other de-identified information for any purpose and to disclose such data to third parties in our sole discretion.
Third Party Service Providers
In addition to your choices in connection with cookies (see Cookies and Similar Technologies), you have several choices regarding use of information with respect to our Website and Services:
Changing or Deleting Your Personal Information
You may request deletion of your personal information by us, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request, but please note that we may be required to keep such information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled certain requirements). When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives. We may also retain your information for fraud or similar purposes.
Opting out of marketing communications
If you have consented to receive marketing emails, you may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email, or by contacting us at email@example.com. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.
Choosing Not To Share Your Personal Information
Where we are required by law to collect your personal information, or where we need your personal information in order to provide the Services to you, if you do not provide this information when requested (or you later ask to delete it), we may not be able to provide you with the Services. We will tell you what information you must provide to receive the Services by designating it as required in the Services or through other appropriate means.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We take a number of organizational, technical and physical measures designed to protect the personal information we collect, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no security safeguards are 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
Vera Therapeutics is headquartered in the U.S. and operates a U.S. Website subject to U.S. laws, including those governing the privacy and security of your information. When we obtain personal information about you, we may process the information outside of the country in which you are located, including in the European Union and the United States. The countries in which we process the information may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you are located. We will protect your information as described in this Privacy Notice.
Vera Therapeutics, Inc.
170 Harbor Way, 3rd Floor
South San Francisco, CA 94080