Privacy Policy

September 2022

This Privacy Policy addresses how Capstan Therapeutics (“Capstan”, “we”, “our”) handle and protect personal information collected via the Capstan website (

This website is operated by Capstan Therapeutics. By using and visiting our website and by submitting your personal information to us you agree to us using your personal information as set out in this privacy policy.

We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy policy contains important information about how we use your personal information.

Where do we collect personal information from?

We may collect personal information from different sources:

Directly from you: We may collect and may have collected personal information from you when you, for example:

  • visit and/or communicate with us through, the Site;
  • partner with us in research and/or inquire about the same;
  • register for an event sponsored or hosted by us;
  • submit a job application to us; or
  • otherwise voluntarily provide us with your personal

From third parties: We may collect and may have collected your personal information from third parties that determined you, or the entity you represent, might be interested in, for example, collaborating, partnering, or investing with us, or licensing our products.

Automatically: As is now common with most websites, our Site uses cookies to collect information about your IP address or your use of the Site. Cookies are small data files generated by a website and saved by your web browser. They are used to help users navigate websites efficiently as well as to provide information to the owner of the websites. To find out more about what cookies we use and how we use them, please see our Cookies policy here below.

What type of personal information are we collecting?

The Personal Data we may collect and may have collected varies depending on the purpose for which we are collecting your Personal Data and further information is available in the relevant Privacy Notice. This will include the following categories of Personal Data:

  • Personal identifiers and contact information, including your name, physical address, email address, phone numbers, and IP address or other unique If you are an employee of Capstan we will also collect your social security number, and passport or visa information, and information about beneficiaries, dependents and emergency contacts.
  • Internet or other electronic activity information, such as your device and browser type, your browsing and search history on our Site, and information regarding your interaction with our Site.
  • Education, professional and performance information, including employer, job title, specialty, employment history, background check information, references, membership in professional organizations, speaking engagements, and affiliations with patient advocacy organizations.

How do we use it?

We will use this information in the following ways:

  • to provide you with information that you have requested g. a newsletter, bulletins;
  • to respond to specific questions, you may raise regarding Capstan and its operating companies;
  • to provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website;

Do we pass your information to third parties?

All personal information provided to us will not be disclosed outside of Capstan except in the following two events.

We may disclose personal information to our service providers.

We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar corporate transaction. We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential.

We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.

How do we use your information?

We will only provide information to you that you have asked for via the website. How long do we keep your information?

We will keep your information for a reasonable period for the purposes set out above.


What are cookies?

We may use information obtained from cookies or similar technology. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which we download onto your computer or device when you visit our website. Therefore, when we refer to “you” in this section we mean your computer. We can recognize these cookies on subsequent visits and they allow us to remember you.

Cookies come in many forms. We have set out below the main types and categories of cookies that are used. This section refers to all types and categories of cookies and not just those we use on our website.

First and third-party cookies – whether a cookie is first-party or third-party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user, the website displayed in the URL window e.g. Third-Party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website this would be a third- party cookie.

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookie – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

How can you control the use of cookies?

You can limit online tracking by:

  • Blocking cookies in your browser. Most browsers let you remove or reject cookies, including cookies used for interest-based advertising. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit Use the following links to learn more about how to control cookies and online tracking through your browser:
    • Firefox; Chrome; Microsoft Edge; Safari
  • Blocking advertising ID use in your mobile settings. Your mobile device settings can provide functionality to limit use of the advertising ID associated with your mobile device for interest-based advertising purposes.
  • Using privacy plug-ins or browsers. You can block our websites from setting cookies used for interest-based ads by using a browser with privacy features, like Brave, or installing browser plugins like Privacy Badger, Ghostery, or uBlock Origin, and configuring them to block third party cookies/
  • Advertising industry opt out You can also use these opt out options to limit use of your information for interest-based advertising by participating companies:
    • Digital Advertising Alliance for Websites:
    • Network Advertising Initiative:
  • Platform opt-outs. Some third-party ad networks, including third-party ad servers, ad agencies, ad technology vendors and research firms, allow you to opt-out directly by using their opt-out tools. Some of these providers, and links to their opt-out tools, are:
    • Google
    • LinkedIn
    • Bing
    • Facebook

Note that because these opt out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised, you will need to opt out on every browser and device that you use.

Third Party Websites

Our website links to third party sites which we do not operate or endorse. These websites may use cookies and collect your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. This privacy policy does not apply to third party websites and we are not responsible for third party websites.

How do we protect your information?

We take measures designed to protect personal information from unauthorized disclosure. Please note that we cannot guarantee that, while we take data security seriously, the information we collect will remain absolutely secure. .

How to contact us if your information or choices change

If your personal information or your preferences change, you don’t want us to send you the information you have requested or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this privacy policy at any time. You are encouraged to review this privacy policy from time to time.