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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is for www.theautismstudy.com (the "Study Website"), a website associated with a research study entitled : A Three-arm, Parallel Group, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study of the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of AB-2004 in a 13 to 17 Year-old Autism Spectrum Disorder Population (the "Study"). The Study is a clinical trial to establish the potential benefits, safety and tolerability of AB-2004 in adolescent participants with irritability associated with autism spectrum disorder.  The Study Website Is maintained by Axial Therapeutics, Inc., ("Axial," "we," or "us"), the sponsor of the Study. The purpose of the Study Website is to provide Information about the Study and to support the recruitment of participants for the Study. You should read this Privacy Policy Carefully. This Privacy Policy describes the information that we collect from you, how we use this information and how we keep information that you provide to us safe and confidential.  You should also review the Study Website Terms of Use carefully.  

The Study Website may contain links to third party websites or content that are not owned or controlled by Axial. We recommend that you read the privacy policies and terms of use associated with these third party websites carefully as well. 

About Your Privacy

Axial is aware of, and shares our visitors’ concern for privacy. This Privacy Policy is intended to give visitors to the Study Website the opportunity to learn what information we collect about them and their rights regarding that information. Axial’s policy is to use information collected from Study Website visitors only as described below and as permitted by applicable law and in accordance with this Website Privacy Policy.  Axial may disclose information when required by law, such as to comply with a valid search warrant, subpoena or court order. Axial may also use information to protect our rights or property, or in the event of a sale or transfer of control of Axial. We may also use your information in an emergency when yours or someone else’s safety is at risk.

Please be sure to read this entire Internet Privacy Statement before using or submitting information to the Study Website. By using this website, it means that you agree with the terms of this Study Website Privacy Policy.

 

Data We Collect and How We Use It

Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information and you are not required to enter any personal information in order to use the Study Website. We may collect information that you do not volunteer through the use of Cookies, Web Logs, or IP Addresses, all as described below.

The Study Website provides information, and in some cases links, that you can use to contact Study sites and recruitment personnel regarding your participation in the Study. If you choose to provide your information to third parties that you have identified through the Study Website, keep in mind that Axial does not control those third parties, their data practices or their websites, and you should review their privacy policies before sharing any personal information with them.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

IP Address

Our web server captures the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of each connection to the Study Website and the specific web pages visited during that connection. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider so you can access the Internet. It is generally considered to be non-personally identifiable information because in most cases it changes each time you connect to the Internet. IP addresses may be used to diagnose problems with our server, report aggregate information, determine the fastest route for your computer to use in connecting to the Study Website, and administer and improve the Study Website. Although the IP address and related information collected is electronically stored by Axial, no individual is authorized to access those files for any purpose other than system maintenance.

Cookies

We collect basic data about your use of the Study Website through the use of Cookies. A Cookie is a small piece of information that our server sends to your web browser when you access the Study Website. Every computer that accesses the Study Website is assigned a different Cookie. Cookies are capable of storing many types of data. Cookies may be used to help us analyze usage of the Study Website or to restrict underage use of the website. We do not link basic data from Cookies to personal information of any kind.  You don’t have to accept Cookies although if you set your browser to reject Cookies, some functions of the Study Website may not perform as intended. The Help section of your browser may tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies. To find out more about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.com.

 

Web Logs

We use standard Web Logs that record basic data about your visit to the Study Website, such as the date and time of the visit, the pages of the Study Website viewed during the visit, and the domain name of your Internet Service Provider.

We do not normally seek to identify individuals from Web Logs. However, we may use Web Logs to identify an individual whom we suspect of trying to use the Study Website in an unauthorized way. We may share our Web Logs with law enforcement agencies if we believe there has been a violation of computer security or related laws.

Children

Axial does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age through the Study Website. However, if the parent or the guardian of a child under 13 believes that the child has provided us with personally identifiable information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us to request that this information is deleted from our files. Anyone under 18 years old should seek their parent’s or guardian’s permission prior to using or disclosing any personal information on the Study Website.

Security

We take reasonable steps to keep the Study Website safe and secure. You should keep in mind, however, that website and no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from a website may not be secure, and you should take special care in deciding what information you send to any third party via email, especially if it involves your health information.

Data Retention

We will only retain your information 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.

We will securely destroy your information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations when it is no longer needed.

Future Updates

If we make changes to this privacy policy, we will post new information on this page for your convenience. The date of the most recent update is at the top of this page. Please check this Internet Privacy Statement regularly for any changes.

Questions

Questions about the Study Website Privacy Policy please contact: jeffrey@axialtx.com

 

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