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Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine. We are committed to protecting your privacy as well as enhancing your online search convenience as you peruse this website or any online communications from the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine.  Unless required by law or as otherwise provided herein, the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine will employ these protocols to protect your privacy.

Information We Collect

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s website and online resource professionals, including third-party suppliers who have nondisclosure agreements with the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine, may collect information that fosters greater search convenience and allows content and navigation review and improvement. This information is stored on servers located in the United States. By using the website and other the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine online resources, you freely and expressly give the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine your consent to retain information and data on U.S.-based servers.

Subscribers, Visitors

When you sign up to receive information from the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine, you are asked to provide personal information, including your name, postal address, email address, and a telephone number.

You may be asked to complete an online form that collects information about demographics, medical interests and information preferences, along with other information that will help the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine improve services, website design and content.

When registering for an event, you may be asked to provide debit or credit card information. This information will be used to complete a financial transaction and, as a result, will be shared with financial institutions that facilitate the transaction.

 

Social Media Users

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s website includes links to social media and other online communities, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Should you connect to these features, the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine will collect your IP address and will be able to identify which pages you visit, whether you download any information, and how long you spend on the page. The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine uses tools that enable you to switch from the website to social media smoothly. These tools, including widgets, may be hosted by a third party in which case your interactions will be governed by the privacy policy of the third-party provider.

Survey Participants

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine may ask you to participate in a survey. Participation in any of our surveys is voluntary. Your personal information will be used to contact you and provide researchers with a better understanding of who you are. Your survey responses will be linked to your personal information, which will assist researchers if they need to contact you in the future to clarify a response or follow-up after more time has passed. Your personal information will not be released to the general public. The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s surveys reveal only aggregated, non-personal information.

Tools We Use

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine uses cookies.

Cookies allow us to collect and store information about your computer that we use to enhance your website experience. Cookies keep track of how frequently you visit our website/online communications from your computer. That information helps us improve future content and ease-of-use so the website evolves to be more valuable as an information resource.

You may set your web browser to let you know when you receive a cookie. You also may change the settings on your web browser to clear or disable cookies. If you decide not to accept cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s website.

Cookies we use include:

  1. Cookies that help us improve website performance. These cookies let us know how frequently you visit the website. These cookies don’t store information that includes your name, email address, or passwords.
  2. We use cookies that help us improve the function of the website. For example, we may store identifying information such as your name and email address so that you don’t have to refill forms each time you want to download new information or volunteer for an event.

How We Use Your Information

When you send an email to the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine, your email address and other information you provide is used to answer your email. Your email then may be stored on the website server. Your information may be used to help us provide additional information based on your interests.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine may use your contact information to issue or follow up on a survey or provide information that you’ve indicated you would like to receive.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine uses collected information to improve services and enhance your use of the website. This information also may be used to provide information through email newsletters that we believe may be of interest to you.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine generates information in aggregate, such as the total number of website visits or how many minutes visitors spend on a topic. Specific visitors are not identified in these reports.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine uses information gathered from website analytics, which may include user IP addresses, to help diagnose issues with its servers or to optimize the website.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine gathers demographic information to help improve website content and make your user experience responsive.

All information and metrics gathered by the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine are proprietary property of the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine.

Who Sees Your Personal Information

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine employees and trusted business partners who work with or on behalf of the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine and are subject to specific nondisclosure (confidentiality) agreements may have access to personal information you provide.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine will not provide or sell to any third party your personal information and will keep all of your information confidential, subject to:

  • Certain information may be transferred to trusted affiliates or unaffiliated third parties that help the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine provide services that enhance your ability to use the website and allow you to receive additional information on topics that may interest you.
  • Co-promotion activities with an ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine partner, in which case, your name, email address, and mailing address may be shared. The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine requires that any partner of a co-promotion maintains your information in confidence and uses the information solely for purposes that support the mission and vision of the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine. You may opt-out of partner promotions here.
  • The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine may share aggregated, non-personally identifying information obtained from surveys in order to assist researchers, policy makers, industry leaders, and inform the general public.

Except as provided herein, the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine will not provide any of your personal information to any third parties without your consent.

Website Links

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine provides links to other websites as a convenience for you. Please exercise caution when visiting any linked websites. Linked websites have separate terms of use, site security protection, and privacy statements. Please read them and ensure you are comfortable with them before you share your information.

When you visit or make purchases through linked websites or other social media sites, you may be asked to provide personal information, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and/or debit or credit card information. Please note that in such cases, you are providing information to them and the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine has no control over their use of your information. The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine cannot accept responsibility or liability for their information collection, use, disclosure, or the security of your personal information.

Forums and Chat Rooms

Any information you post in forums or other public areas of the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s website or the Internet becomes public information. Please exercise caution when disclosing your personal information in these public areas.

You may request removal of any personal information from the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s community forums here. Please note, the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine may be unable to eliminate all web/Internet exposure.

Legal Access to Your Information

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine may access, store and share your personal information with companies, organizations, governmental entities or individuals if our legal counsel believes, in good faith, that the law requires us to do so. This may include, but is not limited to, responding to court orders or other legal processes, including law enforcement requests.

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine may access, preserve and share your personal information as necessary to defend the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine against any legal claim.

How to Opt-out or Unsubscribe

When you sign up to receive the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s information, you may receive email newsletters, information, and specific promotions offered through the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine or a partner organization. Although we always attempt to match you with information you will find helpful, we recognize you may wish to opt-out or unsubscribe.

To unsubscribe from the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine’s newsletters and mailings, simply update your preferences through the links provided in the documents or let us know here.

To receive information from the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine but ensure your personal information is never shared with another information resource partner, such as a disease-based organization, let us know here.

 

Data Security

When you contact the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine online through the website, your personal transmissions are encrypted and all of your personal information is protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), the industry standard for encrypting personal information. Your name, mailing address, and credit card numbers will be encrypted.

Children Under 13

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine does not seek to collect personal information from children. If the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine becomes aware that personal information from any child under the age of 13 has been collected, the ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from its database.

Revisions

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review this page frequently for the latest information on our privacy practices.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact:

The ARM Foundation for Cell and Gene Medicine

ATTN: Legal Department

1900 L Street NW

Suite 735

Washington, DC 20036

E-mail: info@thearmfoundation.org

 

Thank you for taking the time to review our Privacy Policy. We are very committed to honoring your confidential information, and we will be eager to answer any questions you may have regarding our procedures.