Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

Effective March 20, 2014

Akebia Therapeutics (“we” or “Akebia”) respects your privacy, and has created this Privacy Policy to describe the personal information Akebia collects about you; how we use that information; how we protect it; and the choices you may make with respect to your personal information.

This Privacy Policy reflects our policy with regard to the www.akebia.com (the “Site”).  For information on the Site’s Terms of Use, please see http://www.akebia.com/terms-of-use/.

The Site may contain links to third-party websites, content, and services that are not owned or controlled by Akebia.  Akebia is not responsible for how these properties operate or treat your personal information, so we recommend that you read the privacy policies and terms associated with those third party properties carefully.

Information We Collect and Use

Information You Provide
We collect personally identifiable information from you only if you choose to give us such information – such as such as by contacting us via email, signing up for our e-mail alerts or by using the “Contact Us” form provided on the Site.

Information Collected Automatically
We automatically collect certain information about visitors, including IP address, browser type, and the page or service you are requesting.

How We Use Personal Information

To Serve You
If you contact us via email or via our “Contact Us” form provided on our site, we will use the personal information you provide to appropriately respond to your request.  If you sign up for our e-mail alerts, we will send you the kinds of information you requested.

We also use aggregate and/or de-identified data about visitors to the Site for various business purposes including improvement activities.

How We Share Your Personal Information

With Service Providers and Business Partners:
We may retain third parties to perform services on our behalf, and we may collaborate with companies and individuals with respect to particular products or services (these third parties, collectively, “Providers”).   Depending on the nature of the relationship with these Providers, we may share with them any information you provide to appropriately respond to your request or inquiry.

To Comply with Law:
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, when we believe disclosure is necessary to comply with a regulatory requirement, judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on us, or to protect the safety, rights, or property of our customers, the public or Akebia.

In Aggregate or De-identified Form:
We may aggregate and/or de-identify data about visitors to our site for various business purposes including product and service development and improvement activities.

Security Policies

We use technical, administrative and procedural measures in an attempt to safeguard your personal and other information from unauthorized access or use. No such measure is ever 100% effective though, so we do not guarantee that your personal and other information will be secure from theft, loss, or unauthorized access or use, and we make no representation as to the reasonableness, efficacy, or appropriateness of the measures we use to safeguard such information.

Your Privacy Choices and Updates

You may update your communications preferences or unsubscribe from investor relations email alerts at any time from the page http://ir.akebia.com/alerts.cfm. Please follow the instructions on this page to update your communications preferences. To unsubscribe from investor relations email alerts, please click on the link “Unsubscribe from Investor Relations email alerts” and follow the instructions included in the email message.

You may always update your personal information and your preferences by contacting us at info@akebia.com.

Children’s Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your personal information or require assistance in managing your choices.

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc.
245 First Street , Suite 1100
Cambridge, MA 02142
USA

Tel: 617.871.2098
Fax: 617.871.2099
info@akebia.com (email)

Updates to Our Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may update and timely post revisions to this Privacy Policy. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy. If the Privacy Policy changes in a way that significantly affects how we handle personal information, we will not use the personal information we previously gathered in the manner described in the new policy without providing notice and/or obtaining your consent, as appropriate. Minor changes to the policy may occur that will not significantly affect our use of personal information without notice or consent. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. This Privacy Policy was updated as of the effective date listed above.