PRIVACY AND COOKIES

This privacy notice details how we use the information you provide when using our website and how we use cookies on our website.
We are committed to safeguarding your personal information in line with all applicable laws.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Laws.

Definitions

“Applicable Law” means (a) any law, statute, regulation, byelaw or subordinate legislation in force from time to time to which a Party is a subject and/or in any jurisdiction that our services are performed in; (b) the common law and laws of equity as applicable to the Parties from time to time; (c) any binding court order, judgment or decree; (d) any applicable industry code, policy or standard; (e) any applicable direction, policy, rule or order that is binding on a party and that is made or given by any regulatory body having jurisdiction over a Party or any of that Party’s assets, resources or business;

“Data Protection Laws” means any Applicable Law relating to the processing, privacy, and use of Personal Data, including (a) in the United Kingdom, (i) the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, SI 2003/2426, and any laws or regulations implementing Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or Directive 2002/58/EC (ePrivacy Directive); and/or (ii) the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), and/or any corresponding or equivalent national laws or regulations (Revised UK DP Law) (b) in member states of the European Union, the Data Protection Directive or the GDPR, once applicable, and the ePrivacy Directive, and all relevant member state laws or regulations giving effect to or corresponding with any of them; and (c) any judicial or administrative interpretation of any of the above, any guidance, guidelines, codes of practice, approved codes of conduct or approved certification mechanisms issued by any relevant Supervisory Authority;

“Data” means information which is stored electronically, on a computer, or in certain paper-based filing systems;

“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Data Subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person and where referred to in this policy includes special categories of Personal Data.

Collecting personal data
We may collect personal information in connection with job applications within the careers section of our site. For the job application, you will be required to send an email to jobs@achillestx.com providing your name (first and last name) and email address in order for us to contact you in relation to the job you are applying for. We also request a CV and covering letter to accompany your application but please note, we do not require any additional personal data within your CV and covering letter beyond your name, contact phone number and contact email.
If you choose to get in touch with us via our contact page, you will be required to complete an electronic submission form providing your name, contact email address, contact phone number and any other information you deem relevant. By voluntarily clicking the submit button the details above will be sent to us and we will collect the information you choose to provide within the form which will be used to send you the information you have requested.
None of the information above will be retained in databases on our website. We will not share your information with any third parties or use it to send you unsolicited communications from us.
Requesting information we hold about you
The Data Protection Laws give you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Data Protection Law. You also have the right to rectify Personal Data where it is no longer correct.

If you have submitted information to us, you may get in contact via email, dataprotection@achillestx.com at any time to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you and to have any mistakes corrected or apply any updates.

Protecting your personal information and data retention
Personal information disclosed to us is not retained within databases on our website. It is kept secure, accurate and up to date within our GDPR compliant systems. We retain this information inline with our Data Retention Policy for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Third party website links
We may direct you to third party websites from content within our site.
Linked sites will have their own privacy notices, policies and use of cookies which we suggest you review in order to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing personal information.

Please note, we cannot be held responsible for the content of linked websites, any use of these sites, or the privacy practices of these websites.

Children
Whilst this site does not contain explicit or sensitive content, it is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years old and wish to contact us, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.

Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Our website uses Google Analytics cookies. Information specific to Google Analytics can be found in the next section, including tools to prevent Google Analytics using cookies and tracking your site usage.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 8–11, Safari, Firefox and Opera.

Do Not Track (DNT) browser setting
DNT is a feature offered by some browsers which, when enabled, sends a signal to websites to request that your browsing is not tracked, such as by third party advertising networks, social networks and analytics companies.
This website does not currently respond to DNT requests, however, you may opt-out of tracking on this website, including analytics, by following the instructions to opt-out of cookies above

A uniform standard has not yet been adopted to determine how DNT requests should be interpreted and what actions should be taken by websites and third parties.

We will continue to review DNT and other new technologies and may adopt a DNT standard in the future.

Right to Lodge a Complaint with Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”)
If you have any complaints about the way in which we process your Personal Data please do contact us, as set out below. Alternatively, you have the right to lodge a formal complaint with the ICO.

Consent
By using our website, you consent to the processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy notice.

Contacting us
If you have any questions specifically about this Privacy notice or our privacy practices please email dataprotection@achillestx.com

or write to us at:

Achilles Therapeutics Ltd, Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2FX.

Changes to this Privacy notice
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy notice at any time and will post any revisions on this page.

Privacy notice review and effective date: 25 May 2018