Privacy Policy

Our Policy:

Welcome to the web site (the “Web Site”) of Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. (“Company”, “we”, “us” and/or “our”). This Web Site is operated by Company and has been created to provide information about our company (the “Company Services”) to our Web Site visitors (“you”, “your”). This Privacy Policy sets forth Company’s policy with respect to information including personally identifiable data (“Personal Data”) and other information that is collected from Web Site visitors.

Information We Collect:

When you interact with us through the Web Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:

Personal Data That You Provide Through the Web Site:

We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries. Wherever Company collects Personal Data we make an effort to provide a link to this Privacy Policy.

By voluntarily providing us with Personal Data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data to this Web Site, you acknowledge and agree that such Personal Data may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of Company and the authorized third parties referred to herein located in the United States.

Other Information:

Non-Identifiable Data:

When you interact with Company through the Web Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, does not identify you individually. Company may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by Company affiliates, agents or service providers. This Web Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Web Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Web Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.

This Web Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.  (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses cookies to help the Web Site analyze how users use the Web Site.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Web Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Web Site, compiling reports on activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:

Company may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Web Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Web Site, to better understand our users and to improve the Company Services. The Company and its affiliates may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future communications. In addition, if at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or you wish to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, please contact us as indicated below.

If Company intends on using any Personal Data in any manner that is not consistent with this Privacy Policy, you will be informed of such anticipated use prior to or at the time at which the Personal Data is collected.

Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:

Company is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:

Business Transfers:

As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.

Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties:

The Company, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.

Legal Requirements:

Company may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Company, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Web Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.

Your Choices:

You can use the Web Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain Company Services.

Exclusions:

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any Personal Data collected by Company other than Personal Data collected through the Web Site. This Privacy Policy shall not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to Company through this Web Site or through any other means (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”). All Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Company shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.

Children:

Company does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Data through the Web Site. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Data on this Web Site without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to Company through this Web Site, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

Links to Other Web Sites: 

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Web Site. This Web Site may contain links and/or references to Third Party Services. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to the Third Party Service. The links from this Web Site do not imply that Company endorses or has reviewed the Third Party Services. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.

Security:

Company takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Web Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Web Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Company via the Internet.

Other Terms and Conditions:

Your access to and use of this Web Site is subject to the Terms of Use.

Changes to Company’s Privacy Policy:

The Web Site and our business may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for Company to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Company reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated below. Your continued use of the Web Site after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

Access to Information; Contacting Company:

To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Web Site.

Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about Company’s Privacy Policy or the information practices of this Web Site.

You may contact us as follows: contact@ocerainc.com.

October 2015