Last Updated: May 11, 2023
By using our Services (as defined below), you agree that your personal information will be handled as described in this Policy.
Table of Contents
1. Scope of this Policy
Except as otherwise described below, this Policy applies to the personal information Histogen collects and processes related to visitors of our website where this Policy is posted, including www.Histogen.com (the “Site”); individuals who otherwise interact or engage with us; individuals who register for or participate in our events and webinars, surveys, and research conducted by us;; and individuals who communicate or otherwise interact or engage with us or our services (collectively referred to as the “Services”).
2. Personal Information We Collect
As further described below, we may collect personal information directly from you, automatically through your use of our Services, and from other, third-party sources. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may combine the personal information we collect from publicly available or third-party sources.
Personal Information We Collect Directly From You. While the personal information we collect varies depending upon your use of our Services and our interactions with you, in general, we may collect the following personal information directly from you:
- Contact Information. When you contact us, including if you sign up for email alerts to learn more about our Services, we may collect your name, address (including city, state, and zip code), email, and phone number, as well as your message or the nature of your inquiry, and any other information you so choose to provide.
- Professional Information. If applicable, we may also collect information related to your job title, company name, business email, and business phone number.
- Communications and Interactions. When you email, call, or otherwise communicate with us and with members of our team, we may collect and maintain a record of your contact details, communications, and our responses.
- Events and Other Requests. We may also collect information related to your participation in our events, as well as other requests you submit to us related to our Services. For example, if you register for or attend an event or webinar that we host or sponsor, we may collect personal information related to your registration for, or participation in, such event.
- Preferences. We also may collect information about your preferences, including communications preferences, preferences related to your use of our Services, and any other preferences or requests you provide when interacting with us.
- Business Development Information. To assess and pursue potential business opportunities, we may collect and receive personal information about current, former, and prospective customers, vendors, and business partners including name, company information, contact details, and communications records.
3. How We May Use Personal Information
We may collect, use, disclose and otherwise process the personal information we collect for the following purposes:
- Services and Support. To provide and operate our Services, provide troubleshooting and technical support, respond to your inquiries, communicate with you about the Services, and to otherwise run our day-to-day operations.
- Analytics and Improvement. To better understand how users access and use the Services, and for other research and analytical purposes, such as to evaluate and improve the Site, our Services, and business operations, to develop our Services and its features, and for internal quality control and training purposes.
- Communicate With You. To respond to your inquiries, send you requested materials and newsletters, as well as information and materials regarding our Services and offerings. We may also use this information to send administrative information to you, for example, information regarding the Services and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
- Marketing and Promotions. For marketing and promotional purposes. For example, to send you promotional information about our Services, including information about Histogen events, webinars, presentations, and new offerings, as well as any other information that you sign up to receive.
- Planning and Managing Events. For event planning and other management-related purposes, such as registration, attendance, connecting you with other event attendees, and contacting you about relevant events and Services.
- Compliance and Legal Process. To comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; to respond to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request, whether formal or informal, from law enforcement or a governmental authority.
- Auditing, Reporting, and Other Internal Operations. To conduct financial, tax and accounting audits; audits and assessments of our operations, privacy, security and financial controls, risk, and compliance with legal obligations; our general business, accounting, record keeping and legal functions, and to maintain appropriate business records and enforce company policies and procedures.
- General Business and Operational Support. To assess and implement mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, bankruptcies, and other business transactions such as financings, and to administer our business, accounting, auditing, compliance, recordkeeping, and legal functions.
4. How We May Disclose Personal Information
We may disclose the personal information we collect for the purposes described above and as follows:
- Affiliates, Subsidiaries, and Business Partners. We may disclose the personal information we collect to our corporate affiliates and subsidiaries. Histogen also partners with other businesses to offer Services, and we may disclose personal information to those business partners.
- Vendors and Services Providers. We may disclose the personal information we collect to vendors and service providers who perform functions on our behalf, such as IT and website hosting, marketing and marketing research providers, customer support, data storage, data analytics providers, auditors, consultants and legal counsel.
- Marketing and Analytics Providers. We may also disclose your personal information, such as device and browsing, and activities and usage information, to marketing data analytics providers, and other companies who provide marketing or analytics services on our behalf. For more information see the “Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms” section below.
We may also disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:
- To Operate Our Business. We may disclose personal information to our business partners, affiliates and subsidiaries, service providers, and other vendors in order to operate our business and provide our Services.
- In Support of Business Transfers. If we or our affiliates are or may be acquired by, merged with, or invested in by another company, or if any of our assets are or may be transferred to another company, whether as part of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding or otherwise, we may disclose or transfer the personal information we have collected from you with or to the other company. We may also disclose certain personal information as necessary prior to the completion of such a transaction or other corporate transaction such as a financing or restructuring, to lenders, auditors, and third-party advisors, including attorneys and consultants.
- Compliance and Legal Obligations. To comply with our legal and compliance obligations and to respond to the legal process. For example, we may disclose information in response to subpoenas, court orders, and other lawful requests by regulators and law enforcement.
- Aggregate and Deidentified Information. Notwithstanding anything else in this Policy, we may use, disclose, and otherwise process aggregate and deidentified information related to our business and the Services with third parties for quality control, analytics, research, development, and other purposes.
- Other Disclosures. We may disclose personal information in other ways not described above that we notify you of or that we obtain your consent for.
5. Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
Cookies. “Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers we transfer to your device’s hard drive through your web browser for tracking purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Services, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process, support the security and performance of the Services, or allow us to track activity and usage data within the Services.
Pixel Tags. Pixel tags (sometime called web beacons or clear GIFs) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. While cookies are stored locally on your device, pixel tags are embedded invisibly within web pages and online content. We may use these, in connection with our Services to, among other things, track the activities of users, and help us manage content and compile usage statistics. We may also use these in our emails to let us know when they have been opened or forwarded, so we can track response rates and gauge the effectiveness of our communications.
6. Your Privacy Choices
We make available several ways for you to manage choices about your personal information, including preferences regarding cookies, whether you want to receive marketing and promotional emails from us, and other choices regarding personal information.
- Cookie Settings. To prevent cookies from tracking your activity on our Site or visits across multiple websites, you can set your browser to block certain cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. You can also delete cookies. The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your device from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to delete cookies. Visitors to our Site who disable cookies will be able to browse the Site, but some features may not function.
- Marketing Communications. You can opt out of receiving certain marketing emails and related communications from us by using the unsubscribe feature in any such email we may send you.
7. Children’s Information
Our Services are not designed for children, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are a parent or legal guardian and you believe we have collected your child’s information in violation of applicable law, please contact us using the contact information below.
8. External Links and Features
Our Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites or features. Any access to and use of such linked websites or features is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third parties. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third parties, including their collection of your personal information. You should review the privacy policies and terms for any third parties before proceeding to those websites or using those features.
We have implemented safeguards that are intended to protect the personal information that we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our efforts, no data security measures can guarantee security.
10. Changes to this Policy
The Policy is current as of the date set forth above. We may change, update, or modify this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post any updates to this Policy here. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices regarding our use of the personal information we previously collected, we will endeavor to provide you with notice, such as by posting prominent notice on our Site.
11. Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy or our privacy practices, you may contact us using the information provided below:
10655 Sorrento Valley Road,
San Diego, CA 92121