PRIVACY POLICY

Seroba Life Sciences (‘Seroba’ or ‘we’ or ‘us’) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to its website www.seroba-lifesciences.com (the ‘Site’) as well as the privacy of persons or companies who interact with Seroba, provide data to Seroba about their company, products, or people, including confidential or personal data. This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) sets out the terms on which Seroba processes any personal data that we collect from you or that you provide to Seroba or that we hold about you as a result of having interacted with you. By using the public Site or the Limited Partner section of the Site, or by emailing us, giving us your business card, phoning or mailing us, you consent to such processing.

1. The information Seroba collects

You are not required to provide any personal or business information through this Site or via email, mail or other method. However, you may choose to do so by, for example, signing up for our Newsletter, or by contacting a member of our Team via the Team Page, sharing your business card at an event, or by submitting information about your company or an innovative life science product that you are developing by electronic, telephonic, ordinary mail or by any other means.  In addition, we sometimes hold Personal Data of contacts who have been introduced to us by other contacts in our corporate network, via websites, social media etc., or through life sciences or other industry blogs, newsletters and media.

2. How Seroba uses this information

Seroba will use the information you provide on the relevant sections of the Site or by electronic, telephonic or other means, (i) to provide you with access to content either through the download of materials or where appropriate by enabling you to access the section of the website dedicated to Limited Partners, (ii) in order to provide you with relevant updates or news selected by Seroba, (iii) in order to evaluate investment opportunities that you have offered to Seroba for evaluation; (iv) in order to improve the user experience of our website and help us to understand our visitor profile and interest in our business.

Seroba will only disclose your information to third parties where you have given your consent, or where third parties are contracted by us to help us with managing  data, or where Seroba is required to do so by law or by a regulatory body, or where it is necessary for the purpose of, or in connection with, legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend Seroba’s legal rights and, as the case may be, those of its partners and staff members.

Where Seroba enters into due diligence for the purposes of evaluating life science opportunities presented to it for investment, Seroba will if requested sign the Seroba Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with the entity or individual offering the investment opportunity.  You may view an example of Seroba’s NDA here.

We use personal data that we collect to fulfil contractual or regulatory obligations, for communication purposes and to maintain and expand our network.  This includes sending updates about Seroba’s news, invitations to events and meetings, and to communicate, interact and correspond with our network generally on a day to day basis for legitimate business reasons via electronic, telephonic or postal means.  We rely on our legitimate interests in maintaining business relationships and communicating with our contacts as a business contact, about our Seroba activities, events and news.  We consider that our legitimate interests are in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and with all of our contacts’ legal rights and freedoms.

3. Where Personal Data is stored.

Seroba stores data on our own servers in Ireland and on Microsoft365’s servers within Europe.

4. How long do we keep Personal Data?

Personal data will be saved for the specified purposes mentioned above for as long as each contact continues to be a business contact.  Our contacts can opt-out at any time, if they no longer wish to receive communications from us.  Our contacts can also ask us to change or completely delete their personal data any time.

5. Logs and Cookies

Seroba is collecting and processing information regarding the browsing by visitors on the Site via its logging systems.  In addition, Seroba uses two types of cookies on the Site.

Strictly necessary cookies – Some of the cookies on the Site are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features.  This includes accessing secure download areas of the Site.
Performance cookies – Some of the cookies on the Site collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from webpages.

6. IP addresses

When you visit the Site, Seroba’s server will record your IP address together with the date, time and duration of your visit. An IP address is an assigned number, which allows your computer to communicate over the Internet. It enables Seroba to identify which organisations have visited the Site.  Seroba uses this information to compile statistical data on the use of the Site to track how users navigate through the Site in order to enable Seroba to evaluate and improve the Site and understand the interest areas of visitors and the types of visitors who use our Site.

7. Emails
All email messages sent to and from Seroba may be monitored to ensure compliance with internal policies, for IT security purposes and to protect Seroba’s interests.  Emails and attachments received may be stored in soft or hard copy.  You can view our Email Disclaimer here.

8. Security

Seroba uses up-to-date data storage and security techniques to protect your personal and business data from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All Seroba’s employees and any relevant third parties it engages to process your personal and business data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your data.

9. Your rights

You have the right to ask what personal data Seroba holds about you and to have any inaccurate information about you corrected. You also have the right to object to receiving marketing materials at any time.  You also have the right to be forgotten as outlined in the GDPR.  You can contact us any time at unsubscribe@seroba-lifesciences.com to make any specific requests or simply ask questions about the data we hold about you.

10. Contact information

The processing of personal data in the framework of this Site and through any of our communications channels is carried out under the authority of Seroba Life Sciences (“Seroba”), with registered offices at 6 Northbrook Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, D06 PH32, Ireland, being the data controller.

11. Prefer not to receive mails from us in future?

If you currently receive marketing information from Seroba which you would prefer not to receive in the future, please email us at unsubscribe@seroba-lifesciences.com

12. Like to sign up to receive our news?

If you don’t yet receive any news from us and would like to sign up for this, or if you unsubscribed in the past and would like to sign up again to receive our news in the future, you can do so here