Privacy & Cookies Statement


Privacy Policy

 

Opsona Therapeutics Limited, (“Opsona” or “we”) respect and protect your right to privacy in relation to your use of this website (the “Site”).  We have adopted the following policy to safeguard your personal information and to protect its confidentiality.  Any information which is provided by you to Opsona via this Site or otherwise will be treated in accordance with the new standards introduced by the European data protection law, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 and/or such amending or replacement legislation as may be adopted in Ireland from time to time.  Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those other websites.

WE ADVISE YOU TO READ THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT PRIOR TO USING THE SITE.  IF YOU DISAGREE WITH ANY ASPECT OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT OR DO NOT READ THE PRIVACY STATEMENT IN FULL YOU SHOULD NOT USE THIS SITE.  YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE WILL BE DEEMED ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT.

 

1.      Why we process your data, the lawful basis for processing your data and who we share it with
 

A. For our customers, contractors, consultants, collaborators, partners etc, we process your data:

  • in order to provide you with our services or obtain services from you
  • managing and administering you or your organisation's business relationship with Opsona Therapeutics Limited
  • for processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing and collection and support services
  • In order to do the following activities which is not an exhaustive list:
    • Request for tenders, name address, titles, phone number
    • Supply chain shipments of materials to clinical sites, preclinical sites
    • CVs consultants to meet selection and auditing requirements
    • Consultants personal details including DOB, Passport details for travel and hotel accommodation
    • Patient anonymised data electronically and manual including patient ID, age, sex, ethnicity. Data needed for eCRF clinical database and
    • Trial Master File and Pharmacovigilance and Serious Adverse Event reporting
    • Insurance details
    • Contracts including email, address, titles, name, and bank details for payment purposes
    • Shareholder agreement including address, titles, name,
    • Business cards from third parties including name, email, phone
    • number, company address as part of business development transactions

 

The legal basis for the processing of this data is that it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party.

There may also be limited circumstances where our legal basis for processing is your consent (where we have sought it and you have provided it to us), in which case you can withdraw your consent at any time.

Our IT administrator and service provider may have access to this data. We may also send you emails through our email service provider. They may only process this data for the purpose of providing us with their services, and no other purpose.

We will retain this data for the legally required period of time.

B. For our potential, current and past clients, we process data:

  • in order to market the services of our Company
  • to provide you with updates and newsletters to which you have subscribed
  • to answer any queries you may have in relation to the Company
  • to  provide information to new customers via our website
  • in order to develop our lead asset OPN-305 through the development process
  • to meet regulatory obligations

 

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the administration and operation of our services as well as our legitimate interest in developing our compounds. 

We will retain this data for the legally required period of time.

 

2. Information received from third parties and the source of that data

We may obtain personal data relating to you where that information is publicly available and/or it was provided to us by another person on your behalf.

3. Transfers of data outside the European Economic Area

In certain circumstances, we may transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). We     will only transfer your data where the EU Commission has decided that the third country in question ensures an adequate level of protection in line with EU data protection standards, or where there are appropriate safeguards in place to protect your personal data.

4. Your rights relating to personal data

You have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

  • Right to access the data - you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.
  • Right to rectification- you have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you be corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.
  • Right to erasure - you have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.
  • Right to restriction of processing or to object to processing - you have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.
  • Right to data portability - you have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine readable format.

In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at info@opsona.com

If we are processing personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.

If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that we can rectify the situation.

You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Office of the Data Protection Commission.

5. Requirement to process personal data

If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we cannot provide our services and engage with you for the activities.

 

6. Automated decision-making and profiling

 We do not use any personal data for the purpose of automated decision-making or profiling.

 

SALE OF BUSINESS

We reserve the right to transfer information (including your personal data) to a third party in the event of a sale,   merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of the Opsona provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Statement and provided that the third party only uses your personal data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

 

SECURITY

We take security seriously and we take precautions to keep your personal information secure. We have put in place appropriate electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. However, due to the open communication nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that information stored on our servers, will be free from unauthorised access by third parties.

 

DISCLAIMER

OPSONA, ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SERVANTS AND AGENTS, AFFILIATES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN RESPECT OF ANY CLAIMS, EMERGENCIES, DEMANDS, CAUSES OF ACTION, DAMAGES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE LEGAL FEES AND COSTS OF PROCEEDINGS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE AND/OR DISSEMINATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION RELATING TO YOU IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND YOUR CONSENTS.

 

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT

Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this Site so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.  If at any time we decide to use personal data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Site, Privacy Statement , or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.

 

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS

If you wish to contact us to discuss any matter in relation to this Privacy Statement or our processing of your personal data, please feel free to contact us by email at info@opsona.com

 

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

This Privacy Statement and any matter relating to the Site shall be governed by the laws of Ireland and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ireland.

 


Cookie Policy

In common with many websites, we use “cookies” to help us gather certain information from visitors to our Site. A cookie is a small data file that our server sends to your browser when you visit the Site. The use of cookies helps us to assist your use of certain aspects of the Site.
No personal information is recorded, and the cookie is automatically deleted when you log out or close your browser. You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this Site.


Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while user is browsing a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

 


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First or Third Party

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Purpose

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Further information is available about these cookies here:
http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html


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First or Third Party

This is a cookie placed on your device by us

Purpose

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