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  • Privacy Policy

    Last modified September 8, 2016

    Agenus recognizes the importance of helping medical discoveries reach patients and physicians faster.  In order to accomplish our goals, we emphasize operating with transparency and respecting the privacy of all.  Accordingly, we have adopted the following privacy policy to tell you how we use and share the Personal Information we collect on our website, www.agenusbio.com (the Site). When we refer to ourselves as “we,” “us” or “Agenus” we mean Agenus Inc.

    BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY policy AND Consent to the TRANSFER AND processing of your information in the United states, AS FURTHER DESCRIBED IN “International Transfer of Information” BELOW.

    Information We Collect and Use

    Other Uses of Personal Information

    How We Share Personal Information

    Clinical Research

    Updating Your Information and Preferences

    Third Party Sites

    How We Protect Children’s Privacy

    Updates To This Privacy Policy

    Contact Us

    Information We Collect and Use

    We collect and use three categories of information from the Site: (1) information you provide to us (2) information we may obtain from third parties and (3) information we collect automatically.

    1. Personal Information That You Provide To Us

    Personal Information” is information that can be reasonably used to identify you as an individual person.  We may collect the following types of Personal Information.

    • When you submit information through our contact us page, [insert link to Contact page] we may collect any contact information that you choose to give us, including your name, title, company, phone number, and email and physical addresses, which we will use to communicate with you and otherwise fulfill the purpose of the contact submission, such as sending you investor information if you request it.
    • If you register for an account through our investor page, [insert link to Investors page] we collect your name, email and password, which we use to administer the account and communicate with you. We may also collect additional information you choose to submit, including your occupation, phone number, physical address, fax number, personal website and social media profile pages, which we use to better understand and engage with our investors.
    • If you submit a job application with Agenus online, we will collect Personal Information including your contact details, work history, employment needs and interests, and anything you submit in connection with the job for which you are applying.

    Personal Information We May Obtain from Third Parties

    We collect Personal Information from a few third party sources.
    • From Business Partners. We may partner with other companies and individuals with respect to particular products or services (“Partners”). Partners include our co-promotion partners for services that we jointly develop or market. We may receive information from our Partners about your use of co-branded services.
    • Single Sign-On. Our web site allows you to use third-party platforms to access certain services. For example, our job application page allows you to auto-fill information through a third-party platform such as LinkedIn.  Also, our investor resources site is managed through Business Wire, another third party provider.  When you login to a third party platform through our Site, you allow us to access and collect any information from your third-party platform account permitted under the settings and privacy policy of that platform.
    • Third Party Sharing Tools. We may provide functionality on the Site that will allow others to share content with you through third party sharing tools, such as widgets, tools or buttons.  If someone chooses to use sharing functions to refer our content, products or services to you, we will use your Personal Information and the information provided to share content only.  We will not access, store or use the Personal Information of individuals who did not directly provide that information.

    Information We May Collect Automatically

    Other Data” is information that is anonymous, aggregated, de-identified or otherwise does not reveal your identity.  We do not consider Other Data to be Personal Information.  However, if we link Other Data together in a way that allows us to identify individuals or combine it with Personal Information, we will treat the combined data as Personal Information.

    We use certain types of technologies on our Site to collect Other Data.

    • Cookies and Other Technologies. We use cookies, tracking pixels and other technologies to collect information about your device or your use of the Site to better understand, customize and improve on our user experience.  For example, we are able to offer our visitors a more customized, relevant experience on our sites by remembering login information and cookies allow us to do that.

    Most Internet browsers allow you to remove or manage cookie functions and adjust your privacy and security preferences.  For information on how to do this, access the “help” menu on your Internet browser, or visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies  [insert link to www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies].  Please note, however, that disabling our cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of all of the features of our Site.

    • Logging Technology. Agenus maintains web server logs that record data about visitors to our Site.  As you use this Site, we may track certain Other Data, including total number of visits, length of visit, requests by page, internet protocol (“IP”) addresses, user statistics (browser and operating systems) and referring sites.  We use web server logs to analyze traffic, to help improve our Site, and to reach new and potential applicants for our clinical trials.
    • Website Analytics. We use third party analytics providers such as Google Analytics to help us evaluate and measure the use and performance of our Site.  To opt-out of the aggregation and analysis of data collected about you on our Site by Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
    Other Ways We Use Personal Information

    In addition to the above, we also may use your Personal Information to:

    • operate our business, deliver our products and services and for any other lawful, legitimate business purposes;
    • better understand how our products and services impact you and those you care for, to evaluate, track and respond to safety concerns;
    • create, improve and develop our products and services;
    • comply with our regulatory monitoring and reporting obligations including those related to adverse events, clinical trials and patient safety;
    • support research and development, as well as academic research;
    • preventing, investigating or providing notice of fraud, unlawful or criminal activity, or unauthorized access to or use of Personal Information, our Site or data systems or to meet legal obligations; and
    • investigate and resolve disputes and security issues.
    How We Share Your Personal Information

    Agenus may share your Personal Information in the following ways.

    • In Connection with Business Transfers. If we sell or transfer all or part of our business or assets to another entity in connection with a sale, merger, divestment, or reorganization, we may share your Personal Information in that transfer, subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.
    • With Service Providers. We may retain other companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf (“Providers”).  Examples of Providers include data analytics firms, marketing or advertising providers, content and support providers, email vendors, web hosting and development companies. For instance, we use iCIMS to manage our job application administration system and they may have access to our job applicant’s data. We require these Providers by contract to protect your Personal Information in accordance with applicable law.
    • With Business Partners. As above, Partners include our co-promotion partners for services that we jointly develop or market.  Some Partners may collect information on our behalf on our Site.  Partners may be provided with access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions.
    • To Comply with Law or to Protect. Agenus complies with legal, judicial and regulatory requests for information.  Agenus may disclose Personal Information to protect the safety, rights, or property of our customers, the public or Agenus.

    International Transfer of Information

    If you choose to provide us with Personal Information, Agenus may transfer that information to its affiliates and subsidiaries or to other third parties, across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.  If you are visiting our web site from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from US law, please note that you are transferring your personally identifiable information to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU.  By providing your Personal Information you consent to:

    • The use of your personally identifiable information for the uses identified above in accordance with this privacy policy; and
    • The transfer of your personally identifiable information to the United States as indicated above.
    Clinical Research

    We conduct, sponsor and support clinical research.  Our use of Personal Information collected during such clinical research is not governed by this Privacy Policy.  If you are a clinical research participant and have questions regarding the use of Personal Information collected during clinical research, please contact us at clinicalaffairs@agenusbio.com  or the study site at which you are participating in the research.

    Updating Your Information and Preferences

    You may update your Personal Information and your communications preferences in a number of ways.

    • If you have an account with us, please log into your account and make the appropriate updates.
    • If the information was provided in connection with a clinical trial, your information can be updated by sending an e-mail to us at clinicalaffairs@agenusbio.com.
    • You may always contact us for assistance webmaster@agenusbio.com if you have any issues updating your information or communication preferences.

    Notice to California Residents 

    California law permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.  Generally speaking, we do not disclose personal information to third parties for that purpose.  However, if you would like to make a request to review information regarding such disclosures, if any exist, please contact us at webmaster@agenusbio.com. 

    Third Party Sites

    Please note that the Site contains links to several other websites, content or services that are owned or controlled by third parties and not Agenus.  Please be aware that Agenus is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites other than its own.  To learn more about the third parties’ practices, please read their privacy policies and terms.

    How We Protect Children’s Privacy

    Agenus is concerned about the safety and security of children.  Our Site is not targeted to or intended for use by children.  Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect personal information from children.

    Updates to This Privacy Policy

    From time to time, we may update and post revisions to this Privacy Policy.  Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy.  If we change our information handling practices in a way that materially affects how we handle your Personal Information, we will provide you notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective.  We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

    Contact Us

    Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your Personal Information or require assistance in managing your choices.

    Agenus Inc.
    3 Forbes Road
    Lexington, MA 02421-7305

    Phone: 781.674.4400
    Email: webmaster@agenusbio.com