Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Novavax respects the privacy of visitors to our website. Novavax will only collect personal information (such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) when provided to us at this website. Novavax will use this information to comply with your request for information or as otherwise disclosed to you on the website. We reserve the right to refer to such information to better understand user needs and how we can improve. We will not sell or otherwise transfer personally identifiable information provided to us at this website to any third parties.

The Novavax website uses a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a small text file that a web server gives your browser to store on your computer when you access a website. Cookies are capable of storing many types of data and may be placed on your browser by Novavax or by a third party. We use cookies to help us analyze usage of our site and traffic among our site more accurately and to provide information of interest to users. Cookies also allow us to determine how a user came to the Novavax website. Novavax will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information unless voluntarily agreed to by the user.

In addition to cookies, Novavax may collect non-personally identifiable information about how you use our website using other analysis technologies. These analysis technologies may be provided by third parties. Information that might be collected using these technologies includes, for example, pages visited on our website, the paths taken within our website and the length of time spent on our website. We use this information in the aggregate in order to better understand how to improve the quality of our websites.

As is common among Internet site operators, the Novavax website maintain web server logs. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address and collect that information in its web server logs. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer by the user’s Internet service provider. Novavax web server logs collect statistical data generated by user computers visiting our website, such as the type of web browser (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer) and operating system (e.g., Windows or Mac OS) used to access the site, the domain name of Internet service provider, the date and time of access to our site, and the pages visited. The Novavax website uses non-personally identifying web server log information for a variety of purposes including: system administration; examining overall traffic trends on our site; trouble-shooting; and gathering broad demographic information about users. No personally identifiable information is contained in these web server logs.

This Novavax website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we know to be under the age of 18.

As a convenience to our visitors, the Novavax website may contain links to websites that we believe could offer useful information. The privacy policy and provisions described here do not apply to those sites. Please contact those sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies.

Novavax may decide to modify its practices and policies, and we reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy as necessary to disclose such changes in our practices and policies. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be promptly communicated on this page. Continued use of our sites after receiving notice of a change in our Privacy Policy shall indicate consent to the use of newly submitted information in accordance with the changed, amended, or updated Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this site, or if you would like to opt out of future communications, please contact us as follows:

Novavax, Inc.
legal@novavax.com

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