Your Personal Information

We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. This privacy policy informs you about how we look after your personal data when you visit our website or provide contact details through our website.

Please note this website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect personal information through our website relating to children.

Who makes decisions in relation to the personal information you provide?

Adaptimmune Limited is responsible for taking decisions relating to your personal information. Contact details for Adaptimmune Limited can be found on the contact us pages of our website.

We have a Privacy Officer who is responsible for overseeing any questions relating to this policy or the processing of your personal information. Please reach out to the Privacy Officer by e-mail on privacy@adaptimmune.com.

What personal information do we collect about you?

We may collect, use, store and transfer different types of personal data about you including:

  • Your name and contact data that you provide to us
  • Your IP address or 'cookie'
  • Marketing and communications data based on your preferences in receiving information from us.

We use a database tool (IR Insight) provided by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions International Limited ("Nasdaq") to provide investor relations information to you if you have provided your contact details in order to receive such investor relations information.

We also collect aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data to monitor and obtain information on the use of our website. We may also use analytics providers such as Google Analytics to provide this aggregated data and information.

What do we do with the information you provide?

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which it was initially collected. We may use your personal data for the following reasons:

  • We may use your contact information to send you information about the website or to provide you with updates or notifications (for example, to provide you with e-mail alerts).
  • We may use your contact information to provide investor relations information, where you have opted to receive such information.
  • We may use your contact information to respond to you where a response is requested or required.

We will only use your personal information as necessary for our legitimate business interests, for example to administer the website, run our business, or keep our records updated.

We may also use this information to contact you both online and offline if required.

Is your personal information provided to anyone else?

We may share the information you provide within our group of companies, namely Adaptimmune LLC, Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc and Adaptimmune Limited. We may also provide your personal information to our subcontractors or service providers that provide website services to us. For example, your contact details will be stored by Nasdaq as part of our use of its IR Insight tool.

We may also share your personal data with third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or our assets. Those third parties may then use your personal data for the same reasons as set out in this policy.

In certain cases we may obtain your consent to share your contact details with another third party. In such circumstances we will let you know who that third party is and why we need to share your details.

Can I find out what information you hold on me?

You have the right to access your personal information that we hold. You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information. However we may charge a reasonable fee is your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. We may also refuse to comply your request in these circumstances.

Where do you store my personal data?

We may store your personal data at any of our group companies namely Adaptimmune LLC, Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc or Adaptimmune Limited. We may also transfer your personal data to third party subcontractors or website service providers to store on our behalf.

The data that we collect from you may also be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our subcontractors or suppliers. We may share, transfer or store your personal data within our group of companies, including our subsidiary Adaptimmune LLC based in Philadelphia, U.S. All of the Adaptimmune companies are subject to the same privacy rules when processing your personal data. Where we transfer your personal data to third parties outside of the EEA we will make sure that such third parties provide sufficient security and protection for your personal data and that those third parties only use your personal data to provide services on our behalf.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and applicable data protection legislation.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of the data you transmit to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

The accuracy of your personal data

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes.

You legal rights

You have certain legal rights in relation to your personal data, namely a right to request access to your personal data, a right to request correction of your personal data, a right to erasure of your personal data, a right to object to processing of your personal data, a right to request restriction of processing of your personal data, a right to request transfer of your personal data and a right to withdraw consent to processing of your personal data.

Further detail on the above rights can be found on the Information Commissioner's website: www.ico.org.

You will not have to pay a fee to exercise your legal rights. However we may charge a reasonable fee is your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. We may also refuse to comply your request in these circumstances.

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your legal right to access or exercise any other rights in relation to personal data. This is to ensure we do not give your personal data to the wrong person.

How quickly will you respond to any request?

We will endeavor to respond as soon as reasonably possible and in any event within one month of receiving a request to exercise any rights in relation to your personal information. Occasionally it may take us slightly longer if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests.

Does this privacy policy also apply to other websites?

Our website contains links to other websites, for example our Investors page. This Privacy Policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites, such as through the Investors page, you should read their privacy policies.

Adaptimmune is not responsible for the content of third party websites or for how these websites handle your personal data and your use of these websites is at your own risk.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information, in the format of letters and numbers as a small text file that is placed on your computer by web page servers. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever you visit the site in order to distinguish you from other website visitors.

We cannot read any information on your computer's hard drive through our use of cookies.

You can learn more about how to manage your cookies by visiting the Help function of your internet browser, or you can visit www.aboutcookies.org which provides detailed information on managing cookies on popular browsers.

Please be aware that parts of the site may not function correctly if you disable cookies and you may not be able use the website features to its fullest.

What do we do with your IP address and cookies?

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information and is stored as a partial identifier.

We use cookies, when applicable, to deliver content specific to your interests and when applicable to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We also use cookies to manage our website and update and track usage of parts of our website. You may set your browser to refuse cookies. If you make that choice, please understand this could affect your experience of our website.

Can I opt out?

You can opt out at any time from receiving communications from us. Please contact privacy@adaptimmune.com if you wish to opt out.

How long will you use my personal data for?

We will only hold your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was originally collected. In considering how long to retain personal data we take into account the type of personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and applicable legal requirements.

Will you make changes to this privacy policy?

We may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please frequently review our policy to keep informed with any changes, particularly before providing any personal information through the website.

This Privacy Policy was last updated in May 2018.

Contacting us with any queries

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or use of our trademarks and copyrighted material, or for any other concerns please feel free to contact us.

Complaints

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) which is the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the change to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so would be grateful if you could reach out to us first.