Last Revision Date: July 25th, 2018
Not Intended for Minors
Adults or guardians may purchase products or services on behalf of their children, but this Site is not designed or intended for use by children under the age of 18. Our DNA test kits and any other products or services advertised on this Site are intended to be purchased, registered, and interpreted by adults. Moreover, we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from anyone under the age of 18. You must be 18 years of age or older to submit registration information or saliva samples. If you believe that a minor of whom you are a parent or guardian has registered or otherwise provided Personal Information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make reasonable efforts to remove all Personal Information related to the minor.
When you submit a saliva sample to us for DNA analysis, we extract DNA from the sample and analyze it to deliver your genetic report. The results of this DNA analysis are stored with your Personal Information in order to deliver the Services.
In addition, Nutrition Genome may collect information from your computer or Internet device to conduct statistical analysis of the use of this Site.
Use of Information
The Personal Information Nutrition Genome collects may be used for the following purposes:
- To deliver the Services.
- To comply with any requests from you, including requests to complete a transaction, to receive certain information, or to share content from this Site with another individual.
- To better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services.
- To communicate with you about products or services that you might find interesting.
- To tailor your experience on our Site.
- To process refunds and returns, subject to our policies as described in our Terms and Conditions of Use.
- To track and confirm online orders.
Nutrition Genome may combine the Personal Information you share through this Site with other information you share with us, both online and offline. For example, we will combine your registration information with the results of the DNA testing of your saliva sample. Nutrition Genome uses this consolidated Personal Information to deliver the Services and to communicate information to you.
Sharing with Third Parties
Nutrition Genome may share your Personal Information with outside third parties solely for the following purposes:
- To fulfill orders.
- To schedule and facilitate deliveries, as applicable.
- To conduct technical maintenance of this Site and other Nutrition Genome platforms.
- To facilitate a merger, consolidation, transfer of control, or other corporate reorganization in which Nutrition Genome participates.
- To facilitate a financing agreement in which the assets implicated include Nutrition Genome’s technical or information resources.
- Where required by applicable laws, government regulations, court orders, subpoeanas, or search warrants.
- Where needed for corporate audits or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat.
We will not sell your Personal Information to any third parties. We will not provide your Personal Information to any insurance company or employer.
You should be aware that by using the Services, you may discover information about yourself and/or family members that may be upsetting or cause anxiety. In the event of a data breach, it is possible that your Personal Information could be disclosed to unauthorized persons. You should carefully consider these risks before deciding whether to use the Services.
Ownership and Use of Submitted Samples and Information.
As described in our Terms and Conditions of Use, all samples submitted to us become the property of Nutrition Genome and cannot be returned. As a result, you assign all right and title to your submitted sample to us. Nutrition Genome reserves the right to store all information you provide to us or that we derive from testing of your sample for various purposes including strengthening correlations between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP’s) and health conditions. Individuals provided with access to your information for such internal research purposes will not be provided with access to your name or other contact information.
This Site may use social plugins (e.g., the Facebook “Like” button) to enable you to easily share information with others. When you visit this Site, the operator of the social plugin may be able to place a cookie on your computer, enabling that operator to recognize individuals who have previously visited this Site. If you are logged into the associated social media web site (e.g., Facebook) while browsing on this Site, the social plugin allows that social media web site to receive information that you have visited this Site. The social plugin may also allow the social media web site to share information about your activities on this Site with other users of their social media web site. For more information about the information shared via a particular social media plugin, you should refer to that social media site’s privacy statement.
Do Not Track Signals
Certain Web browsers and other programs may be used to signal your preferences to Nutrition Genome about how or whether Nutrition Genome or third parties may collect information about your online activities. Currently, Nutrition Genome does not respond to such signals.
Use of Personal Information for Marketing
Nutrition Genome will not sell or transfer your Personal Information to any nonaffiliated entity for its own, independent direct marketing use unless we provide clear notice to you and obtain your explicit consent.
Nutrition Genome may use third-party advertising companies to place ads on other Web sites. These companies may use data about your visits to this Site and other web sites in order to measure advertising effectiveness and to provide advertisements about our goods and services that may be of interest to you. To opt out of such advertising, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info.
In addition, we may share non-identified information with third party partners who link to our site concerning whether a referral has led to a purchase.
Nutrition Genome takes steps to protect Personal Information we access or receive from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. Nevertheless, Nutrition Genome is unable to guarantee the security of your Personal Information and disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability and damages caused by loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. You should consider the risk of a data breach before using the Services.
Notice, Choice and Control
If you opt-in for particular services or communications, you will be able to unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by following the instructions included in each communication or contacting Nutrition Genome at email@example.com.
International Transfers of Your Personal Information
Nutrition Genome is located in the state of California in the United States. Any Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to and stored in the United States. Please be aware that US laws governing the privacy and security of your Personal Information may be different from the laws where you reside or from which you are accessing the Services. By submitting your Personal Information to us, you are agreeing to the Processing of your Personal Information in the United States.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not disclose your Personal Information to third parties for their own, independent direct marketing purposes.