ALVEO TECHNOLOGIES ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Last Revised on 4/25/2020

This Privacy Policy for Alveo Technologies (“Company”, “we”, “us” “our”) describes how we collect, use and disclose information about users of the Company’s website (www.alveotechnologies.com), the be.well  Analyzer diagnostic device, applications, services, tools and features (collectively, the “Services”).  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “you” and “your” means you as the user of the Services.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.  BY USING, ACCESSING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY OF THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO THE USE OF YOUR INFORMATION IT DESCRIBES AND TO THE OTHER TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS AND USE THE SERVICES.

1. UPDATING THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time in which case we will update the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make changes that are material, we will use reasonable efforts to attempt to provide notice to you and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent. Notice may be by email to you at the last email address you provided us, by posting notice of such changes on the Services, or by other means, consistent with applicable law. However, it is your sole responsibility to review the Privacy Policy from time to time to view any such changes.  The updated Privacy Policy will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the updated Privacy Policy.  If you do not accept and agree to this Privacy Policy, including any changes, PLEASE DO not access or use the Services.

2. COMPANY’S COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION

In order to provide you with particular services, we may ask you to provide us with certain details or information about you. Information that you submit through our Services may include:

  • Basic profile details about you (or the user, if different), including name, birthday, phone number, email address, username, password, user profile picture, and relationship to others if applicable.
  • Location information, specifically your precise location, which is collected by your device’s GPS feature.
  • Information about your symptoms, such as headache, fever, chills, muscle aches, sore throat, congestion, runny nose, cough, difficulty breathing, decrease in appetite, or decrease in energy.
  • Swab information, including your nasal fluid sample and any DNA or other information used to make a diagnosis.
  • Information sent through messages or inquiries, including any details you provide to us through a “Contact Us” form or other message.

Some features on the Services may require you to enter certain information in order to submit a form or otherwise use a feature. You may elect not to provide this information, but doing so may prevent you from using or accessing these features.

We also automatically collect certain information about your interaction with the Services (“Usage Data”). To do this, we may use cookies or other tracking technologies (“Tracking Technologies”). Usage Data may include:

  • Unique device identifier
  • Device type, such as your phone, computer, or tablet
  • IP address
  • Date and time stamps, such as the date and time you first accessed the Services
  • Operating system
  • Log data
  • Precise location, determined by GPS

We may also obtain information about you from outside sources. Such information may include:

  • Information we collect about you from other sources, such as:
    • Job application information, including your contact information and resume, which we receive when you apply to our postings on third-party websites (e.g. Indeed).

Any information we receive from outside sources will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and any other applicable terms or policies. We are not responsible or liable for the accuracy of the information provided to us by third parties and are not responsible for any third party’s policies or practices.

3. HOW THE COMPANY USES YOUR INFORMATION

We use your information we collect in order to:

  • Analyze information about your potential condition and provide you with potential diagnoses and, where applicable, treatment plans;
  • Provide you with the Services, as well as any Alveo products and services you request;
  • Communicate with you about the Services, your account, any health and/or diagnostic information we’ve collected about you, or your transactions with us, and to send you details or updates about features of the Services or changes to our policies;
  • Promote public health and disease prevention by sharing anonymized information with public health organizations, such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC);
  • Engage in internal research and development to improve our products and Services;
  • Process your application for employment;
  • Detect, investigate and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal;
  • Enforce any applicable terms;
  • Provide customer service or support;
  • Comply with any legal obligations or respond to legal proceedings;
  • Promote the Services;
  • Personalize content and experiences, and to deliver customized advertisements;
  • Optimize or improve the content, products, services, and features of the Services;
  • Personalize and improve the Services and user experiences, to increase the functionality and user friendliness of the Services, to deliver content or features that match user profiles or interests;
  • Monitor and analyze the Services usage and trends and otherwise measure the effectiveness of the Services; and
  • Send you offers and promotions for our other products and services.

4. HOW THE COMPANY SHARES YOUR INFORMATION

In certain circumstances, the Company may share your information with third parties. Such circumstances may include:

  • With vendors or other service providers, such as
    • Payment processors
    • Data analytics vendors
    • Security vendors
  • With healthcare professionals, such as nurses, physicians, and pharmacists, in order to analyze your symptoms and swab sample and provide you with diagnostic information
  • With research institutions in order to support health or disease research, clinical trials, or other health-related publications, studies, or research and development
  • With public health and other governmental entities, such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) or National Institutes of Health (NIH), to track outbreaks and support public health efforts
  • With our affiliates or otherwise within our corporate group
  • With third parties for marketing purposes
  • To comply with applicable law or any obligations thereunder, including cooperation with law enforcement, judicial orders, and regulatory inquiries
  • In connection with an asset sale, merger, bankruptcy, or other business transaction
  • To enforce any applicable terms of service
  • To ensure the safety and security of the Company and/or its users
  • When you request us to share certain information with third parties, such as through your use of social media widgets or login integrations
  • With professional advisors, such as auditors, law firms, or accounting firms

You acknowledge that such sharing of information may occur in all of the aforementioned circumstances and is permitted by and subject to this Privacy Policy.

5. COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Do Not Track Signals

Your browser settings may also allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites. Like many websites, our website is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” signals, you can visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

You may control the way in which your devices permit the use of Tracking Technologies. If you so choose, you may block or delete our cookies from your browser; however, blocking or deleting cookies may cause some of the Services, including any portal features and general functionality, to work incorrectly.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you may be able to configure your browser settings to use the Services without some cookie functionality. You can delete cookies manually or set your browser to automatically delete cookies on a pre-determined schedule.  For example, in the Internet Explorer menu bar, select: Tools àInternet OptionsàBrowsing HistoryàDelete to view manual and automatic options.

To opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, click here.

We may also use Flash cookies (also known as “persistent identification elements” or “local shared objects”) on certain pages. Because Flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings, you may click here to adjust your preferences. You can also identify Flash cookies running on your computer by visiting the Flash Player folder. Flash cookies, or LSO files, are typically stored with a “.SOL” extension. Please note that if you block cookies, some functions otherwise available on the Services may be unavailable, and we may not be able to present you with personally-tailored content.

If you have questions regarding the specific information about you that we process or retain, as well as your choices regarding our collection and use practices, please contact us using the information listed below.

6. SOCIAL FEATURES

Certain features of the Services permit you to initiate interactions between the Services and third-party services or platforms, such as social networks (“Social Features”). Social Features include features that allow you to click and access the Company’s pages on certain third-party platforms, such as LinkedIn, and from there to “like” or “share” our content on those platforms. Use of Social Features may entail a third party’s collection and/or use of your data. If you use Social Features or similar third-party services, information you post or otherwise make accessible may be publicly displayed by the third-party service you are using. Both the Company and the third party may have access to information about you and your use of both the Services and the third-party service.

7. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND LINKS

Our Services may contain links to other online platforms operated by third parties. We do not control such other online platforms and are not responsible for their content, their privacy policies, or their use of your information. Information you provide on public or semi-public venues, including information you share on third-party social networking platforms (such as LinkedIn) may also be viewable by other users of the Services and/or users of those third-party online platforms without limitation as to its use by us or by a third party. Our inclusion of such links does not, by itself, imply any endorsement of the content on such platforms or of their owners or operators except as disclosed on the Services. We expressly disclaim any and all liability for the actions of third parties, including but without limitation to actions relating to the use and/or disclosure of personal information by third parties. Any information submitted by you directly to these third parties is subject to that third party’s privacy policy.

8. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The Services are not intended for use by children under 13 years of age.

9. DATA SECURITY

Please note that any information you send to us electronically, while using the Services or otherwise interacting with us, may not be secure when it is transmitted to us. We recommend that you do not use unsecure channels to communicate sensitive or confidential information to us. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and we cannot guarantee “perfect security.” Any information you send us through any means is transmitted at your own risk.

10. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Sharing for Direct Marketing Purposes

California law permits users in California to request certain details about how their “personal information” (as defined in California Civil Code Section 1798.83) is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. To the extent we have shared personal information in this way, California users may, under certain circumstances, request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the information listed below. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per California resident each year.

11. INTERNATIONAL USERS

The Services are designed for users in the United States only. Please do not use the Services if you are outside the United States.

12. HOW TO CONTACT US

Should you have any questions about our privacy practices or this Privacy Policy, please email us at [email protected] or contact us at 1000 Atlantic Ave. Suite 114, Alameda, CA 94501, by phone at 510.749.4895 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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