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This Privacy Policy describes the current policies and practices regarding the collection, use and sharing of personal information relating to your use of the www.NephPlus.com website (the “Site”). The Site has been provided for use by Tricida, Inc. (“Tricida”), a pharmaceutical company. The Site is intended only for use by Health Care Professionals (“HCPs”). The Site provides access to resources for Nephrology HCPs, including information about the Neph+ Mobile Application and a mechanism for HCPs to vote for their favorite renal equations for use in future versions of the Mobile Application.

This Privacy Policy describes: what information we collect; how information you provide may be used by Tricida and third-parties working on our behalf; your choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of such information; and, the security measures that we have implemented to protect the information.

By using this Site, you agree to our practices concerning such information, including the transfer of information pertaining to you from the country where you reside to the United States and our use tracking technologies, as described in this Privacy Policy, which forms part of our Terms and Conditions of Use. To read our Terms and Conditions of Use, click https://nephplus.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/. If you do not agree to our Privacy Policy, please do not use this Site.

Information collection

Personal information we collect

We will collect personal information about you through the Site that you provide (e.g., via an email to contact@nephplus.com), and information that may be provided by your web browser. We collect information about you when you use the Site or communicate with Tricida online, such as to send us an email message.

The Site is not designed to collect individually identifiable personal information or Protected Health Information (“PHI”) subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), or the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act, or any other type of individually identifiable information.

Please do not attempt to submit any information to the Site or to Tricida that constitutes PHI or other identifiable health information.

The types of information that may be submitted to the Site is limited to:

  • Your email address, if you elect to send us an email message
  • Your voting results for your favorite equations for possible inclusion in future versions of the Neph+ Mobile Application (we will provide a list of equations to choose from, and only retain the vote tally without any attribution of any vote to an individual visitor)
  • Your voting results for your favorite equations that are not shown in the list we provide, and that are written-in by you in the “Comments” section of the Site
  • Technical information about your browser and computer that is automatically collected when you access the Site
  • Any other personal information that you may provide to us when using the Site

We also may collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our Site; and the Internet address of the Site from which you linked directly to our Site. We may provide opportunities to contact us to ask questions or provide comments, ideas, and/or suggestions. When you communicate with us and request a response, we may ask you for additional information such as your name, email address and contact information. If we collect this type of information, we will notify you as to why we are asking for it and how this information will be used. Your provision of such information to us is entirely voluntary.

Analytics, cookies and other online tracking technologies

Like most websites, we and our service providers use cookies and other online tracking technologies to collect certain information about your interaction with our Site. We may collect your Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and other information, and analyze this information to improve our Site content, performance or for other business or marketing purposes. When you browse or use our Site, we may also collect information about the services you use, other Sites you’ve visited and personal preferences. We may use this information to analyze demographic and other trends, administer the Site, track aggregate usage of the Site.

We use cookies to understand visitor activity on our Site, and to hold certain information about your visits to help improve your experience while using the Site. A cookie is a text file sent by a web server and placed on your computer by your web browser. Cookies can be divided into two different types, session and persistent. Session cookies differ from persistent cookies primarily in that session cookies are temporary and expire and are normally deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies, by contrast, remain stored on your computer after you close your browser until they are deleted either because they expire or you delete them. We use session cookies and persistent cookies in connection with providing our Site.

None of these cookies are strictly necessary to access our Site. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set on your web browser. However, if you do not accept cookies, you certain features of our Site may not function without enabled cookies. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our Site may issue cookies when you visit. For more information about how to manage your cookies preferences, you should use the “help” menu, or explore or the customer support sections of, your browser. Please note that you need to configure each browser on each device that you use if you wish to opt-out or block some or all cookies. Some browsers may offer a “Do Not Track” feature. Because there is not yet a common understanding of how to interpret “Do Not Track” signals, the Site does not currently respond to “Do Not Track” signals, and your choices remain as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use third-party service providers, such as Google Analytics, to assist us in collecting and analyzing data about interactions with our Site. Although we use third-party service providers, we do not allow them to use personal information about the users of our Site for their own marketing purposes.

Use of personal information

The primary purposes for collecting, using, and sharing personal information about you include: to provide you with information related to our company, research, products, and therapies, and to administer and enable your use of the Site.

Purposes for using your personal information may also include, but are not limited to:

  • To contact you via email, if you have specifically provided us with this information
  • To respond to your comments and queries
  • To carry out surveys, studies, and evaluations including statistical analysis
  • To comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice, including to report adverse events to Tricida and regulators
  • In connection with the establishment and defense of legal interests
  • For our internal business purposes
  • For all other purposes to which you have agreed

Sharing personal information

We use third-party service providers to collect, store, or process your personal information and other information we collect on our Site. We also may disclose information pursuant to a request from law enforcement or pursuant to other legal or regulatory process, or as otherwise required by law, or, in our sole discretion, to protect our rights, property or interests, including to enforce this Privacy Policy or our Terms and Conditions of Use.

We may disclose your identity to any third-party who claims that any content posted or uploaded by you to this Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. Information collected from this Site may also be transferred in connection with a merger or other business combination or restructuring, bankruptcy, transfer of assets, or to our successors in interest.

Accessing your personal information used for direct marketing

California law permits Users who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third-parties for their direct marketing purposes. Tricida does not share your personal information with any third-parties for their own marketing purposes. For more information, please contact us at the email below with “California Shine the Light Privacy Request” in the subject line and your full name, email address, postal address and specific services you have used in the body of your email.

How we protect your information

While we use security measures to protect sensitive and personal information transmitted online, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Please use caution when submitting any personal or other sensitive information to us online.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We have the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we revise the updated date at the top of this page. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of this Site after the effective date of any modification to the Privacy Policy will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

Children’s information

Our Site and Service is not directed to children under the age of 13, and our Terms and Conditions of Use restrict use to individuals over the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect any information from children under 13.

Jurisdictional Limitation

Our Site is directed to residents of the United States. Residents of other countries should not use the Site or submit their information via the Site. All personal information collected through this Site will be processed in the United States consistent with United States law, and if you submit information to us on the Site, you consent to the transfer and processing of your personal information in the United States.

Data Access and Quality

We strive to make the data collected via our Site accurate, current, and complete. If you have any questions or concerns about how we manage personal information we collect about you, or if you wish to see what personal information we have about you or want us to delete your data from the program, please contact us using the details below.

Contact Us

At Tricida, we respect your privacy and the privacy of patients. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at:

Tricida, Inc.
7000 Shoreline Court
Suite 201
South San Francisco, CA 94080,

or, contact@nephplus.com,

or, (415) 429-7800