Access and use of the Web site www.transgene.fr (“Site”) is subject to these “Terms of Use”. Please read and review these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this Site. By accessing or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to these Terms of Use without limitation. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use this Site.

  1. Use of the Site.

Information provided on this Site is for general informational purposes only.

Except for personal data which are subject to our Privacy Policy Statement below, any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques or other information, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be freely used, reproduced, disclosed, published, broadcasted and otherwise disposed of by Transgene or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products.

  1. Intellectual Property.

This Site is owned and operated by Transgene.

The Site and its content, including without limitation any drawing, article, information, text, document, diagram, image, picture, video, audio and any other material contained herein (“Materials”), are subject to copyright, author rights, neighboring rights and/or other property rights protection according to French and international laws and treaties on intellectual property and privacy protection. Such Materials, whether or not followed with © symbol, are either the property of Transgene or of third parties that have granted to Transgene the rights and licenses to use them herein.

The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site, whether or not followed with a™ or ® symbol, are registered and common law Trademarks of Transgene and others. Nothing contained on the Site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the express written consent of the Trademark owner. The use or misuse of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as expressly permitted herein, is strictly prohibited. Transgene will enforce intellectual property rights to the fullest extent available at law, including seeking legal prosecution.

Where the Site expressly permits the download and/or copy of certain Materials, you are permitted to download and/or copy such Materials for non-commercial and personal use provided that (i) you do not remove or alter any copyright and proprietary notices and (ii) you may not thereafter recopy, reproduce or otherwise distribute such Materials. Except as provided above, copy, distribution, reproduction, representation, adaptation, modification, publication, transmission, translation, display, download, upload sale, and any other disposal of any Materials or portion thereof, as well as of the presentation and the organization of the Site, in any form, on any medium and by any means whatsoever, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Transgene.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, Trademarks, copyrights or any other intellectual property rights.

  1. Content.

This Site may contain general information relating to medical and health issues. Such information is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by a doctor or other qualified health care professional. You should not use or rely upon the information contained herein for diagnosing a health problem or disease or to prescribe or use any medication. You should always consult a doctor or other qualified health care professional for medical advice or information about diagnosis and treatment.

The Site may contain expert or other third-party opinions, including extracts from press articles. Such information reflects the views and opinions of the author and not necessarily the views and opinion of Transgene.

The Site may contain links or references to other Web sites of third parties. Such links are provided for convenience only. Transgene has no control over and has not reviewed such third party Web sites and disclaims any liability in connection with the content thereof. Access to and use of other Web sites through the links on this Site are at your own and sole risk.

  1. Limitation of Liability.

While Transgene uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, Transgene makes no warranties or representations of any kind as to its accuracy, currency or completeness.

You agree that access to and use of this Site and the content therein is at your own risk. Transgene disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Neither Transgene nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any damage, including direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages, arising out of your access to, or use of the Site or any content thereof, including any errors or omissions.

Transgene makes no warranties or representations that the Site is free from errors, viruses or other harmful materials, nor that it will run without disruption. Transgene assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to or use of the Site or your downloading of any Materials.

  1. Forward-looking Information.

The Site contains forward-looking statements about Transgene’s activities, financial and operating performance, research and clinical development plans for its product candidates and prospects that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from the expectations and projections set forth in those statements. The occurrence of any of these risks could have a significant negative impact on Transgene’s activities, prospects, financial situation, results and development. Transgene’s ability to commercialize its products may be impacted by the following, as well as other, factors: positive pre-clinical data may not be predictive of human clinical results, the success of clinical studies, the capacity to manufacture clinical and commercial lots of our products according to Good Manufacturing Practices and/or in sufficient quantities, the ability to obtain financing and/or partnerships for product development and commercialization and marketing approval by government regulatory authorities.

For further information on the risks and uncertainties related to Transgene’s business, please refer to the Risk Factors (<<Facteurs de Risque>>) section of the <<Document de Référence>>, available on the Site and on the AMF website (http://www.amf-france.org).

Information, especially financial information, provided on the Site shall not be considered to be a public offering, nor does it constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe to Transgene’s shares or any other securities issued by Transgene.

  1. Privacy Policy Statement.

Transgene may collect certain information about you in the course of your use of this Site and otherwise in your interaction and correspondence with our personnel. We take privacy and security of your information seriously and will only use such personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy. By using the Transgene Site and submitting your information to us, you allow to use your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish such personal data be collected, retained and/or used according to the following conditions, please promptly inform the Webmaster at webmaster@transgene.fr or privacy@transgene.fr.

What personal information do we collect and process?

Personal data collected through connection to the Site may, in particular, come from the registration of a user’s IP address through each connection; the automatic (login) or voluntary registration of a user’s basic contact and identification information (such as name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail, company address or any other information the user agrees to submit); participation in chat rooms, studies, online surveys; the request for further information on Transgene, including press releases or marketing and advertising materials; or the subscription to newsletters or any other type of application form.

We may also collect and process your personal information when we correspond with you (you, as supplier/investor or a prospective supplier/investor) through our newsletters or our purchasing platform. We also collect and process for recruitment purposes any personal information (such as past employments, qualifications, education etc.) that you choose to submit to us through our ‘careers’ platform linked to this Site.

Personal data collected through each connection, such as cookies (please see our cookies policy below), may also be used to help us to better understand how users navigate the Site, to collect statistics on visited pages, to monitor the running of the Site and, more generally, to improve and/or customize a user’s experience on the Site.

Personal data collected through chat rooms, online surveys, information application forms, subscriptions to newsletters, etc shall only be used to meet the purpose for which such information has been submitted and collected. Any subscription to a newsletter or placement on an investor or media e-mail list may be cancelled at any time by contacting Transgene at communication@transgene.fr.

Most of your personal information is obtained from our direct interactions with you (notably through the Site). However, there might be some situations where we collect or receive your information from third parties (for instance, for recruitment purposes, we may receive personal information from your last employer or from a recruitment specialist).

What legal basis do we have for using your personal information?  

We rely on the following legal grounds to use your data:

  • Consent – we may need your consent to use your personal information.
  • Performance of a contract – we may need to collect and use your personal information to enter into a contract with you or to perform our obligations under a contract with you.
  • Legitimate interest – we may use your personal information for Transgene’s legitimate interests.
  • Compliance with law or regulation – we may use your personal information as necessary to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

 

These legal grounds might be cumulatively applicable.

Why are such data collected and processed?

We may use your information to:

  • Engage in business, financial and/or scientific relationships with you in relation to Transgene activities; this may include sending you newsletters, updates, communications, requests for proposal that may be of interest to as an investor, a partner, a supplier ….
  • Process your job application where you have applied for a role with us.
  • Establish, exercise or defend our legal rights or for the purpose of legal proceedings.
  • Record and monitor your use of our Site or our other online services for our business purposes which may include analysis of usage, measurement of Site performance and generation of reports.
  • Use it for our legitimate business interests, such as undertaking business research and analysis,
  • Use it to look into any complaints or queries you may have.
  • Use it to prevent and respond to actual or potential fraud or illegal activities.
  • Notify you about changes/updates to our services, activities or policies,
  • Use it to perform administrative or operational tasks or as part of our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure.

 

How we may share data with third parties

Most of your personal data collected will only be used by Transgene and its affiliates and, unless otherwise specified at the time of collection, will not be disclosed to or shared with any third party for any purpose. However, we may – in some cases – share your information with certain third parties who will be subject to relevant confidentiality and security contractual obligations. Your personal data may also be transferred to partners or contractors in countries located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) where privacy laws and regulations may be different from those applicable in France. Where we transfer data to a country which has not been deemed to provide adequate or appropriate data protection standards according to European requirements, we have security measures and approved contracts in place to protect your personal data.

Security of Information- Keeping your information

Transgene has put appropriate security measures in place to safeguard your personal and other information from unauthorized access or use.

Please be however aware that users are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of their own passwords. Please immediately notify Transgene at webmaster@transgene.fr or privacy@transgene.fr, if you believe the security of any account you might have with Transgene has been compromised.

The time for which we hold your personal information may vary and will depend principally on the purpose for which we are using your personal information (e.g. information retained for as long as is necessary for the relevant purpose) and on the relevant legal obligations which may set a minimum period for which we have to keep your personal information.

Your rights – How to contact us

In accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) 2016/679/EU of 27 April 2016 “on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data » and the French law, l n°78-17 of 06 January 1978 on Information technology, data files and civil liberties as amended, you have the following rights:

a/ The right to be informed: You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we are providing you with the information in this Privacy Policy.

b/ The right of access: You have the right to obtain access to your information collected and processed by us.

c/ The right to rectification: You are entitled to have your information corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

d/ The right to erasure: This enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there is no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not an absolute right to erasure and is subject to exceptions provided by French and European laws and regulations.

e/ The right to restrict processing: under certain conditions set forth by applicable laws and regulations, you have the right to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further.

f/ The right to data portability: Under certain specific conditions (for instance, when the processing is based on consent or a contract), you have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes through other platforms.

g/ The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to certain types of processing (if you no longer want to be contacted with potential opportunities for instance). Such is right subject to exceptions provided by French and European laws and regulations.

h/ The right to lodge a complaint: You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we process your personal data with your national data protection regulator.

i/ The right to withdraw consent: If you have previously given your consent to our use of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that use of your personal data up to that point, and in limited cases permitted by law thereafter, is unlawful).

To exercise your rights, please contact Transgene at webmaster@transgene.fr or to privacy@transgene.fr and we will handle your request in a timely manner.

  1. What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small data files that many internet sites automatically download to a user’s computer, phone or tablet’s hard disk. They are primarily used in helping web sites recognize a user that has visited the web site previously such as simplifying the logging on process for registered users. They can store account and password information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. The Site uses cookies so that we can better service your return to the Site (further details on the exact cookies and their purposes are set out below).

You do not have to accept cookies, but without accepting them you may experience reduced Site functionality. If you should wish to reject the cookies then please read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can turn off the automatic download feature, should you so wish. For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

What cookies will the site use and for what purposes?

The Site uses a number of different cookies to improve the user experience and help us see what is popular:

  • Single session cookies.These enable the Site to keep track of your movement from page to page in order to ensure that you will not be asked for the same information you have previously given during your visit to the Site. Cookies allow you to proceed through the Site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. We may use the cookies to analyse user behaviour, such as which pages have been visited during the session, in order to improve your overall experience, for example enabling us to determine and display more relevant content.
  • Remember me cookies.These cookies enable the Site to remember your personal preferences such as log in details in order to improve the user experience for example by avoiding you having to re-enter these details on each visit to the Site.
  • Remember my language cookies. These enable the Site to retain your language preference for future visits in order to improve the user experience. In addition, this cookie will set the language in which the non-content aspects of emails received from the Site will be displayed in.
  • Persistent cookies.These cookies enable us to collect information such as number of visitors to the site and pages visited in order to analyse user behaviour. This information is collected in an anonymous form and will be collated with similar information received from other users to enable us to compile reports in order to develop and improve user experience by displaying more tailored and relevant content for example.

How long will the cookies remain on my computer?  

The cookies will remain in the cookies file of your browser after the closing of the browser and will become active again when the Site is reopened, until removed.  The cookie(s) can be deleted at any time by you. The cookie(s) will not collect any information when you are not accessing the Site.  

 

Third party cookies  

The single session and persistent cookies are provided on our behalf by a trusted third party service provider to aid in the reporting of user behaviour on the Site. This behaviour is analysed to provide an improved user experience. The information collected is not linked to personally identifiable information.

We also use Google Analytics help us analyse the use of the Site.  Google Analytics generate statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored by users’ web browsers on their computer.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.  Google hold this information and provide us access to it.  Google’s privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

  1. Governing Law

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site and its contents are governed by the laws of France without regard to its conflict of law principles. Any legal action or proceeding related to the Site, any content or use thereof, shall be exclusively submitted to and settled by French Courts.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining provisions.

  1. Legal Notice

Site Owner and Editor – Transgene – a French company registered with the Trade and Companies Registry of Strasbourg under number B 317 540 581with registered offices at 400, Boulevard Gonthier d’Andernach, Parc d’Innovation, CS80166, 67405 Illkirch Graffenstaden Cedex, FranceTel.: +33 (0)3 88 27 91 00

Publication Directors – Director, Communication and Investor Relations

  1. Update

Transgene reserves the right to update and post revisions to these Terms of Use. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Terms of Use. We therefore encourage users to periodically review this page to read the then current and applicable Terms of Use. Transgene reserves the right to amend or delete any Materials from the Site at any time at its discretion.