Privacy Policy

Achaogen has created this privacy statement (“Privacy Policy”) to explain and summarize how we collect, use and protect, or in some cases do not protect, your personal information as you interact with us online through the website (the “Website”). Achaogen reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new privacy statement at this location. Therefore, you are responsible for periodically checking the Privacy Policy for changes. Your use of the Website is governed at all times by the Achaogen Terms of Use.


Personal Information. We do not obtain personal information (e.g., name, address, email address, etc.) about you when you visit our Website unless you choose voluntarily to provide such information. Some areas of our Website request or require contact or other information. We do not share your information with any third party without your consent, except to the limited extent described below under “Use of Collected Information.”

Website Usage. Achaogen, or Achaogen authorized service providers, may observe your activities, preferences, and transactional data (such as your IP address and browser type) relating to your use of this Website. While we may collect or log this information, we generally do not identify you or match this information with your other personal information. We may use this collected or logged information to diagnose website technical problems, to facilitate your use of the site, or to track aggregate traffic patterns throughout this Website. 

Recruitment and Job Applications. You may provide us with personal information, such as that contained on a resume or a curriculum vitae, in connection with a job application or inquiry. We may use this information throughout Achaogen (worldwide) for the purpose of employment consideration or your inquiry. We may keep your information on file for future consideration.

Non-Public Areas. We will ask you to provide personal information through a registration form before providing you access to restricted areas of the Website. Regardless of any other provision of this Privacy Policy, we will permanently store any personal information provided by you via such registration form.

Children. Children under 13 should not send any information about themselves to Achaogen. If a child under 13 submits information through any part of the Website, and we learn the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible. Because we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under 13, we do not use or disclose such information to third parties. 


Certain Third Party Transactions. We may disclose personal information to third parties we engage to provide services that involve data processing on our behalf.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Bankruptcy. If Achaogen should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if Achaogen should decide to buy, sell or reorganize some part or all of its business, Achaogen may be required to disclose your personal information to prospective or actual purchasers or receive personal information from sellers. It is Achaogen’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information disclosed or received in these types of transactions.

As Required by Law and Other Extraordinary Disclosures. Achaogen may be required to disclose your personal information if it: (a) believes it is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process (such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, etc.) or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (b) would potentially mitigate our liability in an actual or potential lawsuit; (c) is otherwise necessary to protect our rights or property; or (d) is necessary protect the interest of other users of our Website.


This Website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alternation of the information under our control. However, it is not possible, and we do not, guaranty the security or integrity of information you disclose online because a sufficiently powerful attack from an unauthorized third party could compromise your data.


This Website may contain links to third-party sites, however, please be aware that Achaogen is not responsible for and cannot control the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies for these other sites, as they may differ from ours.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the Terms of Use, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, you can contact

Effective Date: June 27, 2008
Previous Modification: June 27, 2008