Information Collected from You
Only when you specifically request it will the information that we collect be used to respond to your questions and/or requests and to notify visitors about new content or services on our Web sites. If you decide you no longer wish to receive postal mailings and/or e-mails from us, please let us know by sending an e-mail to us at email@example.com to tell us that you no longer wish to receive postal mail and/or e-mail. Please provide us with your exact name, postal address, an/or e-mail address. We will be sure your name is removed from our mailing list.
As many other companies do, we measure the performance of our Web site to improve and customize it to better serve your needs. During your visit, we automatically collect the following information about your computer and your visit:
- The domain and host from which you access the Internet
- The Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site, if applicable
- The date and time you arrived at our site and how long you spent on the site and which pages you visited
- Your Internet protocol (IP) address and
- Your computer's operating system and browser software
We may use third parties to manage these performance measurements, and to provide other services related to the operation and maintenance of this Web site. In such cases, these third parties may have access to personal information. These third parties are required to follow our privacy standards and to use such personal information only in order to fulfill their responsibilities to us.
You may have the option to register on our site. If you do, we may retrieve your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. Nothing will happen if you choose not to submit this information, except that you may not obtain the functionality or receive information you requested.
At any time, upon your request, we will delete or modify personal information that you provided earlier. We will use personal information only for the purpose indicated to you when you provided it. We will not disclose, sell, rent or exchange this information to any other organization or entity unless you are first notified and expressly agree to it, or as otherwise required by law.
In addition to the uses and disclosures set forth above, we may also release personal information to third parties to comply with applicable legal requirements, such as in responding to a search warrant, subpoena, or court order, or complying with a statute, regulation, or other law; in special situations, such as in response to a physical threat to you or to others, or to protect our property or to otherwise defend or assert our legal rights; or in ways that we believe are consistent with government regulations, guidance, directions, and laws applicable to Idenix. In addition, we may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting Web site visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior that is harmful to other visitors or is illegal. We will not sell, exchange, or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition. Furthermore, we may also de-identify your personal information and use such de-identified information for product development and other business purposes. We may share such de-identified information with third parties that provide data analysis and other services to us. However, in no event shall we rent or sell such de-identified information to such third parties.
What About Security?
Maintaining security of personally identifiable information has our highest priority. We follow strict security procedures for safeguarding information and preventing unauthorized access. We protect information in our high-security data center and adhere to strict computer security standards. We have put in place privacy protection control systems designed to ensure that information about you remains safe and secure. Only authorized Idenix employees are permitted to have access to this information and such access is limited by need.
You may disable the cookie feature on your computer or set it to alert you when cookies are being sent by using the preferences on your browser. If you choose to disable cookies, however, we may not be able to provide you with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on our Web site.
How to Contact Us
If you have questions or concerns about this site, please send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Update: February 1, 2011