SIGA Technologies (“SIGA”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy.
This Privacy Notice explains the practices that SIGA follows in connection with the Personal Data that we collect through this website and when you contact us directly. If you want to understand how SIGA manages Personal Data in relation to our clinical research, you may find it in our Clinical Research Privacy Notice.
When we make updates to our Privacy Notice we will update the effective date to reflect the date of the changes.
What is Personal Data?
In the context of the work that SIGA performs, Personal Data refers to any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual such as a name, email, mailing address or phone number.
How we collect and process Personal Data
If you choose to provide your name, and e-mail address to us, you will be identifying yourself. We will use your contact information to respond to your request.
If you would like to receive news and information about SIGA you may sign up for our newsletter or email updates. You may opt-out of these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email that you receive from us.
Legal basis for processing Personal Data
SIGA will not process (i.e. which includes to disclose, share, or otherwise disseminate) your Personal Data unless we have a legal justification to do so. SIGA will only process your Personal Data:
- If you have provided such information, thereby giving consent for the purpose of communicating with you;
- If we need your Personal Data to perform a contractual obligation to which you are a party or where you have requested us to complete a contractual request;
- If we need to process your Personal Data to fulfill our legal and regulatory obligations;
- If we have a legitimate interest that will not put your fundamental rights and freedoms at risk. Such legitimate interests include monitoring activity on our website to improve the functionality of the website, identification and investigation of fraud or other impermissible use activity on our website, and participation in judicial proceedings to defend or pursue a legal claim or to prosecute illegal acts.
How we share Personal Data
Our policy is not to make your Personal Data available to anyone other than our staff and agents, which includes third-party data management vendors that process Personal Data on our behalf and under our instructions.
When we are required to do so under applicable laws and regulations, we disclose your Personal Data to law enforcement, regulatory bodies or courts.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by our website. They are used to make our website work or work more efficiently.
IP Addresses and Log File Data
The IP address is the location of your computer or network on the Internet. We log your IP address for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.
Personal Data Protection
SIGA is committed to protecting the Personal Data we collect, process and disclose about you. We maintain appropriate safeguards and take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data, ensure that we limit its use and that we disclose it only to the parties that have a legitimate reason to have access to it.
We ensure that all the parties that we disclose your Personal Data to, internal and external to SIGA, have contractual obligations in place to protect the security and the confidentiality of your Personal Data.
Our website has a number of security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Computer systems have restricted access limited only to those persons and organizations necessary to its proper functioning. This access applies to all electronic and physical security measures.
Links To Other Websites
Personal Data Transfers
Your Personal Data will be transferred to systems that reside primarily in the US but also in other countries around the world.
We have implemented legal data transfer mechanisms such as Standard Contractual Clauses with the parties that reside in the EU or the UK and that will transfer Personal Data to SIGA outside of their jurisdiction.
Personal Data Retention
SIGA will not retain your contact information after your request has been fulfilled. Such information will be removed within a reasonable period of time.
For the purpose of communicating with you through our newsletter and update emails, we will retain your Personal Data for the period of time that you wish to receive news and information about SIGA and 2 years after you unsubscribe. Once you unsubscribe other than a limited use archival copy for a limited amount of time, we will not process your Personal Data.
Rights You May Exercise About Your Data
Subject to any exceptions provided by law, you have the right to request access to, update or deletion of your Personal Data.
You also have the right to request restriction of or object to the processing of your Personal Data. And you have the right to request to have your data transferred to another organization in a commonly used format.
On each particular case we will inform you of the consequences of your request and if there are any exceptions to honoring your requests based on legal or contractual requirements.
To submit any request to exercise your rights concerning your Personal Data you may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EU/UK Individuals – Right To Lodge A Complaint With A Supervisory Authority
If you reside in the EU or UK and want to lodge a complaint with a Supervisory Authority (Data Protection Authority) you may do so in the Member State where you reside, where you work or where you may have experienced an issue with the processing of your Personal Data.
Pursuant to Article 27 of the UK GDPR, SIGA has appointed EDPO UK Ltd as its UK GDPR representative in the UK. You can contact EDPO UK regarding matters pertaining to the UK GDPR:
- by using the EDPO online request form: https://edpo.com/uk-gdpr-data-request/
- by writing to EDPO UK at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BY, United Kingdom.
Children’s Privacy Statement
To help ensure the safety and privacy of children, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. We do not knowingly allow children under the age of 13 to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information through our website. The website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed it to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age-related information is requested.
If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Data from a user under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Notice, the Personal Data that we collect and process, the practices of this website or your interactions with SIGA, please contact us at email@example.com.
Latest update: July 14, 2021