Terms and Conditions
Please Read Carefully Prior to Using This Website
Effective Date: January 1, 2022
Ocugen, Inc. with registered offices at 263 Great Valley Way, Malvern, PA 19355 (hereinafter “Ocugen” or “we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of visitors to its websites and values the confidence of its customers, partners, patients, and employees.
Data Collection and Use
When you voluntarily submit your personal data (including, but not necessarily limited to, your name, address, telephone number, and email address), Ocugen stores and processes this information in an electronic database. Ocugen also stores and processes information that your computer or mobile device provides to us in connection with your use of the Website, such as your IP address and unique device identifier.
Some of the categories of information that we collect are special categories of personal data (also known as sensitive personal information). In particular, we process information about your relationship to Ocugen products or programs, which might reveal sensitive information about your health. We will ask for your consent before we collect sensitive personal information. However, where you voluntarily provide sensitive personal information, we will assume that you have given us consent to process that information within the context it was submitted.
Ocugen uses this information as a means to contact you to obtain additional information if needed to fulfil your request, improve this site, administer your participation in a company activity (like a clinical trial) or provide you with information or communications that you have requested or additional information which Ocugen believes may be of interest to you.
In accordance with applicable law, Ocugen’s legal grounds for processing your personal data are that the processing is:
- Necessary for Ocugen’s legitimate interests, including for the purposes described above, to tailor Ocugen’s communications to you and continue to enhance and improve Ocugen’s services;
- Necessary for compliance with Ocugen’s legal obligations; or
- Carried out with your consent or at your direction, which you will be free to revoke, although in that event it may be necessary to retain some information to comply with our legal obligations or protect our rights and interests.
If you do not provide certain information to us, we may, in some circumstances, be unable to comply with our obligations or provide you with the services that you request. We will tell you about the implications of not providing certain information.
We are committed to maintaining your trust, and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share the information we collect. We share your personal data with the following third parties:
Authorized U.S., and other foreign third-party vendors and service providers. We share your information with third-party vendors and service-providers that help us with specialized services, including billing, payment processing, customer service, email deployment, business analytics, marketing, advertising, performance monitoring, hosting, and data processing.
Corporate affiliates. We share your information with our corporate affiliates that are subject to this policy for the purposes set out above.
Business transfers. We may share your information in connection with a completed or proposed corporate transaction, such as the sale of all or part of Ocugen, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Legal purposes. We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or government inquiries, or as otherwise may be required or permitted by applicable law, and to protect and defend the rights, interests, health, safety, and security of Ocugen, our affiliates, users, or the public.
With your consent or at your direction. We may share information for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect the information or pursuant to your consent or direction. Where you choose to post information in the form of public comments this information shall be accessible by members of the public.
Furthermore, Ocugen shares aggregated, non-personally identifiable statistical and other information about users to third parties for legitimate business purposes, including commercial purposes, but in such cases will not identify you or any other specific individual.
At this time, our Website does not use any other cookies and other tracking technologies to automatically collect information about how you use the Website.
Some web browsers transmit “do not track” signals to websites. We don’t take action in response to these signals. You can learn more about do not track at allaboutdnt.com.
International Data Transfers
Ocugen is a company based in the U.S., and your use of our Website and Service will involve the transfer, storage, and processing of your personal data in U.S. Ocugen only transfers your personal data to a third party or overseas when it is satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect the integrity and security of any information being processed, in compliance with applicable privacy and data protection laws.
For individual residents in the EEA, Switzerland, and United Kingdom only: Some of these recipients of the information we collect are located outside of the EEA, Switzerland, or United Kingdom, including in countries that may not provide the same level of data protection as in your country. Ocugen shall take appropriate steps to ensure that such recipients are bound to duties of confidentiality and we implement measures such as Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the relevant data protection authorities to ensure that any transferred personal data, remains protected and secure.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent, unless permitted by law. If we learn that a minor has provided us with personal information, we will delete it in accordance with the applicable law.
Visitors below the age of majority in your jurisdiction must obtain permission from their parent or guardian before registering on this Website, sending any personal data, participating in online discussions, or submitting content to this Website. Ocugen may restrict the ability of any visitor to submit content or to access any part of the Website at Ocugen’s sole discretion.
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to request opting out of receiving commercial email messages from us. You can exercise this right by following the instructions contained in those email messages.
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to object to or request restriction of processing of your personal data, and the right to request access, rectification, erasure and portability of your own personal data. Where Ocugen is using your information on the basis of your consent, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Requests should be submitted in writing to the address listed below in the “Contact Information” section. We will contact you if we need additional information from you in order to honor your requests.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your data protection authority and, where provided for under the applicable law, demand compensation for the damages that you have suffered as a result of unlawful processing of your personal data.
A list of all EU data protection authorities, and their individual contact details, is available on the European Data Protection Board website at: https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en
Ocugen will apply reasonable and appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards designed to protect the information collected through its websites against loss, interference, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Ocugen also maintains reasonable procedures to help ensure that such data is reliable for its intended use and is accurate complete and current, and it seeks to ensure its service providers do the same. However, please be aware that there is always some risk involved when submitting data over the Internet. We cannot guarantee the security of our database is 100% safe from illegal tampering or “hacking.”
Ocugen will keep your personal data for a reasonable period of time that enables us to communicate with you, provide you with any services you request, maintain business records for audit purposes or to meet recordkeeping requirements under the law, defend or bring any legal claims and deal with any queries or complaints you may have.
Links to Third Party Sites
We may use third-party APIs, which may allow third parties to collect personal information about you for various purposes, such as to conduct analytics, create content, otherwise streamline the Services. For more information about our use of APIs, contact us as described below.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about how your personal data is handled on this Website, you may contact us at:
263 Great Valley Way
Malvern, PA 19355
Ocugen can change this policy anytime, so you may wish to check it each time you visit our Website.
Notice to California Residents – Your California Privacy Rights
Under the CCPA, California residents have certain rights to transparency and to access and delete personal information. You or your authorized agent may exercise these rights by contacting us as set forth under “Contact information” above.
We will not charge you different prices or provide different quality of services unless those differences are related to your information or otherwise permitted by law. Once we receive you request, we may verify it by requesting information sufficient to confirm your identity, including by asking you for additional information. If you would like to use an agent registered with the California Secretary of State to exercise your rights, we may request evidence that you have provided such agent with power of attorney or that the agent otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests to exercise rights on your behalf.