Tropic Biosciences UK Ltd, with its address at Norwich Research Park Innovation Centre, NR4 7GJ, is the controller of your personal data. For any questions on how we handle your personal data, please contact us using the details in the “How To Contact US” section below.
1. Personal Data We Collect
We collect personal data in the following ways:
Communications via our Website: We collect personal data when you provide it to us through communications via our Website. This includes where you have contacted us through the “Contact Us” section on the Website and similar situations in which you have chosen to provide the information to us, including for customer services support.
- Goods or services you request: Where you request a good or service from us, we will collect your personal data in order to process your request and otherwise contact you following a purchase.
- Automated technologies or interactions: As you interact with our Website, we may automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. Please see section 3 below, for further details.
- Job applicants: We also collect and process your personal data if you apply for a position at Tropic Biosciences. We hold the applications from unsuccessful applicants for up to 6 months.
The type of personal data we may collect includes identity data (including name), contact data (including email address and telephone number), country, location, language preference, employment data (including job description), you CV and covering letter (when you apply for a position with us) and any other personal data you provide to us via the “Contact Us” section page on the Website.
2. Purposes For Processing Your Personal Data
We process any personal data you provide to us to enable us to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you, to ensure compliance with local legal and regulatory requirements and for the purposes of our legitimate business interests, including:
to enable us to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
to enable us to respond to an enquiry or other request you make when you contact us via our Website;
to notify you about changes to our service;
to enable us to issue a notice or corrective action to you in relation to any of our products or services, if required; and
to enable you to use our Website, including securely, and to improve your user experience and ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner.
A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer or mobile device by your web browser when you visit a Website. It is a tool that stores information about website visits, recognises you and your preferences each time you visit our Website, and ensures website functionality and generally improving your experience of the Website.
Tropic Biosciences uses the following categories of cookies on this Website:
Strictly Necessary Cookies: these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features. Strictly necessary cookies are also necessary for security reasons.
Functionality Cookies: these cookies are used to remember registered users to improve their user experience.
Strictly necessary cookies are necessary to provide the Website to you. We use such cookies without your prior consent. All other cookies are dropped after you have consented via the cookie banner on our Website.
(b) Opting out of cookies
You can withdraw your consent at any time, for example by deleting the cookies or by opting out via our opt-out mechanism. If you do not accept all cookies or withdraw your consent, you may still browse the Website; however, in this case you may not be able to use the full functionalities of the Website.
You may also configure the settings of your browser to activate, disable or delete cookies. Detailed instructions are provided by your browser. If you disable or delete cookies, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the Website and some services and functionalities may not work.
4. Disclosure of Your Personal Data
We may share your personal data with:
our partners which can be found on our Website https://www.tropicbioscience.com/;
a prospective seller or buyer in the event of a sale or purchase of Tropic Biosciences’ business or asset so that the buyer can continue to provide you with information and services;
our service providers that we engage to provide services for us, such as banking, legal, audit, or other service providers which assist Tropic Biosciences with its general business. Where we provide your personal data to third party services providers, they are required to keep your personal data confidential and secure, and must only use your personal data as instructed by us.
5. Storing Your Personal Data
Your personal data collected via our Website will be stored on servers located in the [UK] and will not be transferred to any location outside of the UK.
6. Data Retention
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
7. Keeping Personal Data Secure
The nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the internet and any transmission is at your own risk.
8. Your Rights
You may have the right to: request (a) access the to your personal data we hold about you; (b) request we correct any inaccurate personal data we hold about you; (c) request we delete any personal data we hold about you; (d) restrict the processing of personal data we hold about you; (e) object to the processing of personal data we hold about you; and/or (f) receive any personal data we hold about you in a structured and commonly used machine-readable format or have such personal information transmitted to another company.
We may ask you for additional information to confirm your identity and for security purposes, before disclosing information requested to you.
To exercise any of your rights in connection with your personal data, please contact us using the “Contact Us” section of the Website. We will process any request in line with any local laws and our policies and procedures. You have the right to lodge a complaint about how we process your personal data with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (https://ico.org.uk/).
9. How To Contact Us
If you have any questions about the processing of personal data via this Website, please contact us using the “Contact Us” section on the Website. If you contact us, we will do our best to address any concerns you may have about our processing of your personal data.