Privacy Statement

Acerus Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“Acerus,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to, and governs collection and use of personal information on (the “Site”). Personal information is information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular individual or household.

In certain cases your relationship with us may be governed by a particular law that requires that we use and/or disclose personal information in a different way from what is described in this privacy statement. For example, our interactions with you may be subject to health privacy laws in specific states or otherwise be subject to consents and authorizations you sign. In those circumstances, the terms of those consents and authorizations will prevail over any conflict or inconsistency with this privacy statement. Where applicable law imposes restrictions on the personal information we collect that are more restrictive than disclosed in this privacy statement, we will comply with such applicable laws.

By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Acerus may collect the following categories of personal information when you visit the Site, either directly from you or automatically, from your device:

  • Identifiers, such as e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.
  • Demographic information, such as your postal code, age, or gender.
  • Commercial preferences, interests and favorites.
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, such as your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
  • Other information that you may directly disclose through Acerus public message boards. Note that this information may be collected and used by others.

Acerus encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Acerus so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information.

Acerus is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Acerus and Acerus family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Acerus may collect and use your personal information to operate the Site and deliver the services you have requested. Acerus may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Acerus and its affiliates and to understand how you use the Site or our services. Acerus may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Acerus may also use your personal information to develop additional products or services.

Acerus may anonymize or deidentify information and use the anonymous or deidentified information for any purpose.

Acerus does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties for monetary compensation. Acerus may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Acerus may share data with trusted vendors to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Acerus, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Acerus may disclose any of the above-listed categories of personal information for a business or commercial purpose.

Acerus may keep track of the Sites and pages our customers visit within Acerus, in order to determine what Acerus services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Acerus to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Acerus Sites may disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Acerus or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Acerus; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Acerus, or the public. We may also disclose your personal information in the context of a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, financing, or sale of assets.

Use of Cookies and Other Tools

The Acerus Site use cookies and other, similar technologies, to help you personalize your online experience.

Cookies facilitate the personalization of Acerus pages as you browse and return to our Site. When we use third party cookies, these cookies may collect personal information over time and across different websites.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use all features of the Acerus services or Sites you visit.

Acerus does not respond to “do not track” signals. For more information about “do not track” you may visit

Security of your Personal Information

Acerus utilizes administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Acerus secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Acerus will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Acerus encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Acerus is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Acerus welcomes your questions and comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. You may reach Acerus by telephone at 416-679-0771.

Effective Date: July 2020


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