NeoStem
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Suite 350
New York, New York 10170
Telephone: 1.212.584.4180

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets forth NeoStem®’ policy with respect to the Personal Data that is collected from End Users online through the Site. All capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meaning attributed to them in the Terms of Use.

By voluntarily providing us with your Personal Data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data to this Site, you acknowledge and agree that such Personal Data may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of NeoStem® and the authorized third parties referred to herein located in the United States and in other countries. This Privacy Policy applies only to Personal Data that we receive online via the Site.

Information That You Give Us

We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily choose to register for use of this Site or use certain Services at this Site or contact us with comments or inquiries. We use the Personal Data that we collect in order to respond to submissions you make to the Site and address issues related thereto. We also use Personal Data provided to the Site in our efforts to improve the Services available at the Site.

Passively Collected Information

When you interact with NeoStem® through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. NeoStem® may (i) share such information with third parties such as vendors or business partners, (ii) store such information itself, and/or (ii) include such information in databases owned and maintained by NeoStem®’ affiliates, agents, service providers or business partners. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.

Aggregated Personal Data

In an ongoing effort to better understand our End Users, NeoStem® might analyze the Personal Data that is provided to the Site in aggregate form. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. NeoStem® may share this aggregate data with third parties including its affiliates, agents and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

Cookies

In operating this Site, we may use a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your computer when you access a Web site. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and help us analyze Site usage more accurately. In all cases in which we use cookies, we will not collect Personal Data except with your permission. On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site’s features.

Use of Personal Data

NeoStem® uses the Personal Data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided For instance, we will use the Personal Data you input during the registration process to administer access to the Site and to respond to the submissions made to the Site. NeoStem® and its affiliates also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us improve the Content and functionality of the Site, to better understand the End Users of our Site and to improve our Services. If NeoStem® intends on using any Personal Data in any manner that is not consistent with this Privacy Policy, you will be informed of such anticipated use prior to or at the time at which the Personal Data is collected.

Sharing Personal Data

NeoStem® is not engaged in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without notice to you including those set forth below. Agents, Consultants, Affiliates, Business Partners: NeoStem®, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions, or engages in collaborative business relationships. Examples of tasks that might be performed by third parties include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. Collaborative business relationships might include co-marketing activities or promotional programs that involve third parties. When we employ or engage with another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.

Legal Requirements

NeoStem® may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a legal obligation, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NeoStem®, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (d) protect against legal liability.

Business Transfers

As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.

Your Choices

As outlined in this Privacy Policy, you can always choose not to provide your Personal Data to the Site, however doing so may prevent you from obtaining certain information or using other valuable Services.

Children

NeoStem® does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13 through this Site. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any Personal Data. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provider Personal Data on this Site without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to NeoStem® through this Site, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Privacy Policy applies only to this Site and not to any Third Party Sites or any other NeoStem® Sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection and distribution practices.

Unsolicited Information

This Privacy Policy shall not apply to any unsolicited information you provide to the Site.

Security

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect Personal Data provided to this Site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to NeoStem® or to any other party via the Internet.

OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the Terms of Use, which is hereby incorporated by reference.

Amendments to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time. We will notify you of any amendment to this Privacy Policy and its effective date by sending a message directed to the e-mail address that you provided when you registered to receive Services through this Site, such as our newsletter. If you use the Site after the amended Privacy Policy has become effective, you will be deemed to have agreed to the amended Privacy Policy.

Access to Information

To keep your Personal Data accurate, current and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site.

How to Contact Us

Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the information practices of NeoStem® with respect to Personal Data collected from this Site.

You may contact us as follows: webmaster@neostem.com

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