Privacy Notice


Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority.  This Statement of Privacy applies to the website and Minerva Biotechnologies and governs data collection and usage.  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to “Minerva” include and Minerva Biotechnologies.  The Minerva website is an ecommerce site.  By using the Minerva website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Minerva may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name.  If you purchase Minerva’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information.  This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.  We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Minerva.  This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses.  This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Minerva website. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Minerva’s public comment system, this information can by collected and used by others. Minerva encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Minerva so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information.  Minerva is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside the Minerva website.

Use of your Personal Information

Minerva collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested. Minerva may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Minerva and its affiliates.  Minerva may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Minerva does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. Minerva may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.  All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Minerva, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Minerva may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Minerva, in order to determine what Minerva services are the most popular.  This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Minerva to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular area. Minerva will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Minerva or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Minerva; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Minerva, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Minerva website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience.  A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server.  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.  Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.  Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Minerva services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Minerva secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.  When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as Scure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children Under Thirteen

Minerva does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.  If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Changes to this Statement

Minerva will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback.  Minerva encourages your to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Minerva is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Minerva welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy.  If you believe that Minerva has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Minerva at: Minerva Biotechnologies 40 Bear Hill Rd. Waltham, MA 02451 Tel: 781-487-0200 x103 Email: