Phenomix Sciences, delivers information that helps inform health care providers about the underlying characteristics of chronic diseases such as obesity (the “Tests”). The Test is ordered by a healthcare provider only. Your personal physician or other licensed healthcare provider may order the Test for you. Patients provide a blood sample upon which Phenomix Sciences runs the Test and provides the healthcare provider with a test report accessible on our Provider and Patient Portals (collectively the “Services” or “Service”). This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to inform you how Phenomix Sciences, LLC (“Phenomix Sciences”) collects, uses, stores, processes and transfers your information when you access and use the Services and when you use WWW.PHENOMIXSCIENCES.COM.

Phenomix Sciences’s Notice of Privacy Practices is available here: HTTPS://PHENOMIXSCIENCES.COM/NOTICE-PRIVACY. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully. 

INFORMATION COLLECTED

PERSONAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION

Phenomix Sciences collects, stores and uses personally identifiable information including, date of birth, payment information (e.g., credit card) and contact details such as email address, phone number, shipping/billing address, and contact preferences when it is voluntarily submitted to us for purposes of considering or ordering Tests, providing the Services, when you register for updates, or when you contact us.

Phenomix Sciences may use this information to contact you for administrative communications, including contacting you by email or phone to notify you when a healthcare provider has ordered a Test on your behalf, as well as to collect payment for that Test, and/or in connection with rendering the Services, including when Phenomix Sciences sends a test result or report. We may contact you to provide you with information about Phenomix Sciences or to provide you with information which Phenomix Sciences believes may be of interest to you. We may also use the information you provide Phenomix Sciences to respond to your inquiries, provide you with technical support, remind you of our Terms of Service (WWW.PHENOMIX SCIENCES.COM/TERMS), and other policies governing the use of our Services, and/or to comply with law enforcement requests and/or legal process. In addition, Phenomix Sciences may send you promotional communications, including updates on products and services offered by Phenomix Sciences. You have the ability to opt-out of receiving promotional communications by updating your account settings or by following the unsubscribe instructions within a promotional communication.

Phenomix Sciences will not share your personal information with any other company or organization except as described in this Privacy Policy. Information about our users, including personal information, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets.

HEALTHCARE PROVIDER SERVICE INFORMATION

Healthcare providers, in each case using the Service, may provide us with information about their patients and their practices, including NPI numbers, address, phone number, email, and the name, job title, and contact information of other providers involved in an individual’s care.

AGGREGATE DATA COLLECTION

WEBSITE BEHAVIOR

Phenomix Sciences and our third party partners track visits to our website as well as to the healthcare providers and patient portals to compile anonymous aggregate statistics. Phenomix Sciences uses various technical measures to gather and anonymize statistics which masks them from being associated with any particular individual. We use this anonymous aggregated information to help us customize and continually improve our users’ experience, to provide you with access to a healthcare provider from the Provider Network Program, should you choose that option, to offer our products and services, to monitor and track our marketing programs, and to serve targeting advertising on our site and on other sites around the Internet. 

COOKIES

We may monitor the use of this Service by collecting and then de-identifying information. Data collection may occur through the use of cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser. When you visit the website again later, this cookie is returned to the site in question. In this way, the website recognizes your browser and can, for example, retain your preferences such as your choice of language. Cookies usually also have an expiration date. Some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (“session cookies”), while others stay longer on your computer, sometimes even until you delete them manually (“persistent cookies”).

We use first-party cookies, which are cookies that we place on your web browser ourselves, and third-party cookies, which are cookies that we allow third parties to place on your web browser.

We use cookies to collect information about the number of page views for this Website or to click-throughs to each web page as well as the originating domain name of a user’s Internet Service Provider. This information may be used to understand the visitor's use of the Website and Services. We will have no means reasonably available to us to ascertain the identity of individual users from the information we aggregate. 

Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited. To find out how to see what cookies have been set on your web browser, and how to reject and delete the cookies, please visit: https://www.aboutcookies.org/. Each web browser is different. For information on reviewing or deleting cookies from specific browsers, click on the appropriate browser: Firefox, Firefox IOS, Firefox Android, Safari, Safari Mobile, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera. To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. 

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. 

You can prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: HTTPS://TOOLS.GOOGLE.COM/DLPAGE/GAOPTOUT?HL=EN. For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy:  HTTPS://POLICIES.GOOGLE.COM/PRIVACY?HL=EN

DEMOGRAPHIC DATA COLLECTION BY GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can opt out of certain interest-based advertising by clicking on the “Ad Choices” icon or visiting www.optout.aboutads.info. To learn more about the use of your information for interest-based advertising, visit the Network Advertising Initiative, (http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (http://www.aboutads.com/info/choices/).You can also disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described above in the section “Google Analytics”. 

CHILDREN

We do not knowingly collect or use any personal information from any children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected any personal information from children under 13 without their parent or guardian’s consent, we will promptly remove such information from our databases. 

SECURITY MEASURES

You will be issued a secure user ID and have the opportunity to set up your password. Individuals with user IDs are solely responsible for the maintenance and security of their user ID and password. User IDs and passwords are personal and unique to each individual user and should not be shared. 

CREDENTIALS

You must ensure that you keep your user ID and password for the Services strictly confidential and that you will not share such information with any other third party. User IDs are granted to individual-named persons and may not be shared. You are responsible for any and all actions taken using your accounts and passwords, and you should immediately notify Phenomix Sciences of any unauthorized use of which you become aware. 

Information that you provide to Phenomix Sciences through our Services is encrypted using industry standard Secure Sockets Layer / Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) technology, with the exception of information you send to us via email. Your information is processed and stored on controlled servers with restricted access. Unfortunately, due to factors outside our control, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of all information you transmit, and you do so at your own risk.

LINKED WEBSITES

The Service may contain links to external websites. Phenomix Sciences does not maintain these sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites that it does not own or operate. Please refer to the specific privacy statements posted on other sites if you choose to access them from via Phenomix Sciences. 

PROVIDER AND PATIENT PORTALS

Tests and Services are ordered by healthcare providers and their authorized representatives as stated in the Terms of Service (WWW.PHENOMIX SCIENCES.COM/TERMS). The Service is used for the storage and transmission of Protected Health Information between Phenomix Sciences and healthcare providers and their authorized representatives. Phenomix Sciences’s Notice of Privacy Practices is available here: HTTPS://PHENOMIXSCIENCES.COM/NOTICE-PRIVACY. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully. Protected Health Information is used in accordance with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and applicable federal and state laws governing patient privacy. Protected Health Information may only be used by or disclosed to your healthcare provider for purposes of treatment and other authorized purposes as stated in the Terms of Service. Information accessed through use of the Service, including Protected Health Information, is secured using administrative, physical and technical safeguards. For example, the transfer of information is encrypted using industry standard Secure Sockets Layer / Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) technology and information is stored on controlled servers with restricted access. All access is password protected and each individual user has his/her own User ID and password. All access is tracked at Phenomix Sciences for security purposes. 

INDIVIDUAL CHOICES

You may choose to decline to share certain personal information with Phenomix Sciences. In some cases, we may not be able to provide you with some of the features and functionality of the Service without that information. You may amend any personal information by contacting us at SUPPORT@PHENOMIX SCIENCES.COM. You may have an opportunity to elect to receive certain communications from us. If you choose to unsubscribe from our email services at any time by following the instructions contained within the email, you will no longer receive correspondence from us. Please be aware that if you opt-out of receiving email from us, it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process your request, and you may receive promotional communications from us that you have opted-out from during that period. Additionally, even after you opt-out from receiving commercial messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us regarding the Service. 

DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE

We do not support Do Not Track. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser. For further details, visit https://www.eff.org/issues/do-not-track. 

REVOCATION OF YOUR CONSENT TO THE PROCESSING OF DATA

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we process your request may still be legally processed. Additionally, you may request that your data be removed from our systems, which we will comply with unless we are unable to do so for legal, compliance or other legitimate reasons. 

RIGHT TO FILE COMPLAINTS WITH REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the pertinent regulatory authorities. 



UPDATES

Phenomix Sciences may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. All updates will be posted on this web page (WWW.PHENOMIXSCIENCES.COM/PRIVACY). Please check the website for the most current version of our Privacy Policy. If the changes allow us to use personally identifuable information in ways that are different from the ways specified at the time the information was originally collected, our website will contain a special notice about the changes and, if required by law, would prompt you for your consent for certain changes.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please contact us with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, our use and disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email at SUPPORT@PHENOMIXSCIENCES.COM, by calling 1-877-673-0981 (toll free), or by sending us a message using the contact form on our Website.