We have created this privacy statement (also referred to as a “privacy policy”) in order to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with this website. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use, and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices, and our customers’ needs.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you visit this website, you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.

Registration Information

When you register to receive news from us, you will provide us information about yourself. This information will be used only by MI Bioresearch in order to communicate with you directly. This will never be used for any other purpose without your consent.

Email Information

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone. Notwithstanding the foregoing, email is not recognized as secure communication forms.  Please do not send any information you consider private to us by email.

Use of Cookies

This website may send a “cookie” to your computer.  A cookie is a small piece of data sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.  Cookies do not damage your system.  Cookies allow us to recognize you as a user when you return to this website using the same computer and web browser.  We use cookies to identify which areas of this website you have visited.  We also may use this information to better personalize the content you see on this website.  We do not store unencrypted personally identifiable information in the cookies.  We also do not link non-personal information from cookies to our personally identifiable information.

To help us optimize this website, we may allow other authorized third-parties to place or recognize unique cookies on your browser.  Any information provided to third-parties through cookies will not be personally identifiable information, but may provide general segment information to enhance your user experience by providing more relevant marketing.  Third-party services and tools we use and which may send cookies to users of this website, and to collect certain information from users, include:

Google Analytics: Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this website.  We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this website.  Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this website, rather than your name or other identifying information.  You can review Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.  We do not combine the information collected through Google Analytics with Personally Identifiable Information.  Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this website, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google.  Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this website is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.  You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to the website by disabling cookies on your browser (see below).

Adobe Creative Cloud (Typekit): The Adobe Creative Cloud (Typekit)is operated by Adobe.  The Adobe Creative Cloud (Typekit) collects anonymous data (ad views, analytics, browser information, cookie data, date/time, serving domains, interaction data and page views), pseudonymous data (IP Address (EU PII), Device ID (EU PII), PII (name, address, phone number, email address, EU- IP address, EU-unique device ID ), sensitive (financial information). Aggregate and anonymous data is shared by Adobe with 3rd parties.  The Adobe Creative Cloud (Typekit) privacy policy can be found at:  http://www.adobe.com/privacy/policies/typekit.html.

DoubleClick: Google operates DoubleClick, which collects anonymous data (ad views, analytics, browser information, cookie data, date/time, demographic data, hardware/software type, internet service provider, interaction data, page views, and serving domains), pseudonymous data (IP Address (EU PII), search history, location based data, and Device ID (EU PII)), and PII (name, address, phone number, email address, login, EU- IP address, and EU-unique device ID).  DoubleClick’s privacy policy can be found at:  http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. DoubleClick shares aggregate data, anonymous data, PII data and sensitive data with 3rd parties. We do not combine the information collected through DoubleClick with personally identifiable information.

LinkedIn Ads and LinkedIn Analytics: LinkedIn Ads is operated by LinkedIn.  LinkedIn Ads and LinkedIn Analytics collects anonymous data (ad views, analytics, browser information, cookie data, hardware/software type, internet service provider, interaction data, page views, and serving domains), pseudonymous data (IP Address (EU PII)), Location Based Data, Device ID (EU PII), and PII (name, address, phone number, email address, login). Aggregate and anonymous data is shared by LinkedIn with 3rd parties.  LinkedIn’s privacy policy for LinkedIn Ads and LinkedIn Analytics can be found at:  https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

CallRail: CallRail collects anonymous data (analytics, browser information, cookie data, interaction data), and pseudonymous data (IP Address (EU PII)). CallRail shares anonymous data with 3rd parties. CallRail’s privacy policy can be found at:  https://www.callrail.com/privacy/. We do not combine the information collected through CallRail with personally identifiable information.

Pardot: Pardot collects anonymous data (analytics, browser information, cookie data, date/time, page views), and pseudonymous data (IP Address (EU PII), location based data). Pardot shares anonymous data with 3rd parties. Pardot’s privacy policy can be found at:  https://www.pardot.com/company/legal/privacy-policy.html. If you have contacted us or subscribed to our newsletter or provided us with any of your personally identifiable information, through Pardot, we will be able to identify and track your usage of our website and your receipt and viewing of email communications that we send you.  In addition, through the Pardot platform, additional analytics will be derived from your usage of our website that will, without limitation, be translated into a lead score for the purpose of grading the level of interest you may have in our services.

Each of the above-listed services and tools is governed by the privacy policy established by the respective third-party provider.  We encourage you to refer to such policies, which are linked to above in the description of each service.

Some browsers may allow you to manage the storage of cookies on your device.  If supported by your browser, you may set your browser to refuse all cookies (or, sometimes all third-party cookies) or to alert you when a cookie is set.  However, if you select these settings, you may be unable to access certain parts of this website.  Unless you have adjusted your browser setting to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies.  For more information about how to manage your cookies preferences, use the “help” menu of your web browser or explore the customer support sections of your web browser.  To opt-out of all cookies or certain advertising cookies, visit the company website for your browser.

Here are links to some browsers’ websites:

  • Google Chrome: www.google.com
  • Internet Explorer: support.microsoft.com
  • Mozilla Firefox: support.mozilla.org
  • Safari: support.apple.com
  • Opera: www.opera.com

Do Not Track Notice

Your browser may provide you with the option to send a “Do Not Track” signal to websites you visit.  This signal is used to request that websites not send the requesting device cookies, but websites have no obligation to respond to such signal or to modify their operation.  At the current time, this website is not programmed to recognize Do Not Track signals, so this website will not treat you differently if we receive such signals from your browser and we may not comply with Do Not Track settings on your browser.

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, for providing the products and services you requested, for our marketing and promotional efforts, to improve our content and service offerings, to customize our site’s content, layout, and services, and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.

Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. Personally-identifiable information or business information will not be shared with parties except as required by law.

Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at the link provided in the communication. 

IP Addresses

IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as “traffic data” so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you.

Sharing and Selling Information

We do not share, sell, lend, or lease any of the information that uniquely identifies a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to process transactions or provide services that you have requested. We do, however, share information, including personally identifiable information, with our service providers, which may include, contractors, consultants and vendors, to help us perform statistical analysis and for the other purposes set forth in this privacy statement; unless you have opted-out of such sharing with these service providers.

How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?

You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by contacting us through our contact page at https://www.mibioresearch.com/about/contact/.

What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?

We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms of service or to protect the safety of our users and the public.  We may also disclose information, without notice, for the purpose of preventing criminal activity or disclosing criminal activity, or any other wrongful conduct.  We will also disclose your information if we believe in good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with legal process served on us or the site; and (b) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of this website, or the public.

What About Other Websites Linked to Our Website?

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our website or the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our site.

Please remember that when you use a link to go from our website to another website, our privacy policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that have a link on our website, is subject to that site’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this privacy policy. We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time with or without notice.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Please note that your information will be stored and processed on our computers in the United States. The laws on holding personal data in the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your country of residence or citizenship. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

CAN-SPAM Compliance/ Opt-In/Opt-Out

We fully comply with the federal CAN-SPAM Act. Our promotional and information emails allow visitors to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future messages. You can elect not to receive emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email or by contacting us at https://www.mibioresearch.com/about/contact/. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending messages as soon as technically feasible.

California Privacy Rights

Under Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California can obtain certain information from companies with whom they have an established business relationship.  That information is about the personally identifiable information those companies have shared with third-parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year.  The law requires companies to inform consumers about the categories of personally identifiable information shared with third parties, the names and addresses of those third-parties, and examples of the services or products marketed by those third-parties.  To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by us under Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact us through our contact page at https://www.mibioresearch.com/about/contact/.

Privacy Rights of Residents Outside of California

If you are an individual that resides outside of California, you may have certain rights under applicable data protection legislation, including the right to review and correct the personal data we hold about you.  Unless you reside in California or another jurisdiction that requires us to provide the information without charge, we may charge you a fee to receive a copy of this data.  For a copy of or reasonable access to your personal data please contact us through our contact page at https://www.mibioresearch.com/about/contact/.

Children’s Privacy Protection

We take special care to protect the privacy needs of children under the age of 13 and we encourage parents to be an active participant in their child’s online activities.  We abide by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other relevant laws.  This website does not target and is not intended for children under the age of 13, and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from them.  If we discover personal data from a child gathered through this website, we will delete that data.  This website is not intended for persons under the age of 18.  If you are under 18 you must ask a parent or legal guardian for permission prior to submitting any information to this website.

If you have knowledge that a child 13 years of age or younger has submitted personally identifiable information to us, please contact us and we will delete the PII information collected belonging to that child. You may contact us through our contact page at https://www.mibioresearch.com/about/contact/, but before any information is disclosed, the parent will be required to provide the parent’s name and email address for verification.

We will never require the disclosure of a minor’s personal information.

Acquisition or Changes in Ownership

In the event that the website (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets and may be part of those assets that are transferred.

Your Acceptance of This Privacy Policy

This is our entire privacy policy for this website and it supersedes any earlier version.  You agree to it every time you use this website.

Policy Modifications

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. However, please be assured that if the privacy policy changes in the future, we will not use the personal information you have submitted to us under this privacy policy in a manner that is materially inconsistent with this policy, without your prior consent.

Contact Information

We welcome your comments or questions regarding this privacy policy.  If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy or any other policies, you may contact us by mail or email at:

MI Bioresearch
800 Technology Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 926-0465
Contact page:  https://www.mibioresearch.com/about/contact/

Last policy revision: May 21, 2018.