Privacy Policy

Last Updated: April 28, 2016

Purpose. Origin, Inc. and all of its affiliates ("Company", "we", or "us") understand that maintaining your ("you", "your", or "User") privacy is important. This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") summarizes what kind of information we may collect from you through our website, (the "Site"), how we may use your information, and what choices you have regarding your information.

You should read this Privacy Policy carefully before submitting any of your information through our Site. By using our Site and submitting any of your information through our Site you acknowledge that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.


There are different types of information we may collect through our Site, some of which may identify you personally ("personally identifiable information") and some of which is non-identifying or aggregated information. Listed below are various types of information we collect.

Information you provide voluntarily. Certain sections of our Site, such as our "Contact Us" form or "Clinical Trial" form ("Site Forms"), may permit you to voluntarily submit your personally identifiable information which can include, but not be limited to, your first and last name, email address, physical address, telephone numbers, company name, or job title. Also, if you post any other content to the Site (e.g., comments) or send any messages to us through the Site, we collect the content of those posts and messages.

Your Usage Information. We may also gather information about you automatically through our Site. Our Site uses Google Analytics which automatically collects information about your usage of our Site, including but not limited to, what pages you viewed on our Site, frequency and timing of clicks you make on webpages, frequency of your visits to our Site, dates and times of your visits to our Site, the amount of time you spend on each page of our Site, and your Internet protocol address ("IP address"). This information helps us with improving our Site and services. If you would like to learn more about how we collect this kind of information please see our Cookies Policy below. And if you would like to learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data, you may visit the following website: "How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps" accessible at the following URL:


We use the information we collect about you:

  • To present our Site and its contents ("Site Content") to you.
  • To respond to your inquiries. We may contact you in response to any questions or comments you submit through our Site. For example, if you submit information through any of our Site Forms indicating you would like to be an investigator for a clinical trial or participate in a clinical trial as a patient, we may use the information you submit to contact you.
  • To provide you with answers or services that you request from us.
  • To notify you about your participation in a clinical trial, changes to our Site or any products or services we offer or provide through our Site. Toward these ends, we may also at times send you certain transaction based e-mails that you will not have the option to opt-out from, such as an email confirming your participation in a clinical trial or e-mails advising you of changes made to our Site.
  • To evaluate and improve users’ experiences on our Site and develop new products and services.
  • To comply with any legal, regulatory, or reporting obligations.
  • To monitor, maintain, protect, fix, or troubleshoot our Site.
  • To fulfill any purpose for which you provide your information.


We do not and will not rent, lease, or sell information about you to third parties for any direct marketing purposes without your consent. We may share your information in the following circumstances:

  • Third-party service providers. At times, we may need to employ or contract with third-party companies or individuals who provide us with important services or support in connection with our Site or business such as clinical research organizations (“CROs”). We may therefore need to share your information with them so that they can perform their services for us properly. These third-party service providers will be given access to your information as may reasonably be necessary to perform their services and under reasonable confidentiality restrictions.
  • Compliance With Law or Prevent Harm. We may share your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, or legal or regulatory request, to protect the safety, rights, or property of the public, a person, us, or our Site, or to detect or prevent fraud, security or technical issues.
  • Sale, Transfer, or Reorganization of Business. We may sell all or part of our business or assets to another entity or organization as the result of a transaction such as a merger, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or acquisition. If any of the foregoing were to happen, your information may be shared as it may be among the assets or information sold or transferred.
  • Affiliated Companies. We may share information you submit to our Site, including information we automatically collect like your usage information, with our affiliated companies or that become affiliated with us. Our affiliated companies may use such information to provide us with services, analytics information, to help improve our Site, or provide their own services to you.
  • Aggregated and De-Identified Information. We may share anonymized or de-identified information gathered from our Site, which is information that does not identify any person individually, for certain business purposes including, for example, product development or to improve our Site.


We may use a technology called cookies or other similar technologies such as web session variables or Javascript on our Site. These technologies serve several purposes such as automatically collecting certain information regarding your use of our Site or improving or enhancing the functionality of our Site.

  • What Are Cookies? Cookies are a technology where our Site installs a small text file on your device or computer, or can be sent from your device or computer to us. Cookies are sometime session-based, which means they last only while your browser is open and are then automatically deleted when you close your browser, or can be persistent cookies, which last until you or your browser delete them or they expire.
  • First and Third-Party Cookies. Cookies from us that are placed on your device or computer are first-party cookies, and cookies placed on your device or computer from someone other than us are third-party cookies. Third-party cookies can be placed on your device or computer by our service providers, for example, to provide components or plug-ins or improve your experience, or our third party advertising networks may use cookies to deliver advertising to you.
  • Why We Use Cookies and Similar Technologies. We use cookies and similar technologies to perform certain functions on our Site such as permitting the Site to recognize you upon your future visits to the Site, maintaining Site security, gathering information and statistics concerning users’ usage of our Site, enabling us to provide custom-tailored experiences to users based on their preferences, or assisting us or our business partners deliver targeted advertisements. We may also use cookies and similar technologies to improve, research, and test our existing or new products and services.
  • You Consent To Our Usage of Cookies. By visiting or using our Site in any way, including submitting information through it, you consent to our use of first party and third-party cookies and other similar technologies.
  • Deleting or Flushing Cookies; Enabling "Do Not Track." Web browsers on mobile devices and other computing devices are generally set to automatically accept cookies. So when you are using our Site, cookies may automatically be installed on your device or computer. You have the option through a setting in your web browser to disable or delete cookies, but doing so might affect your ability to access or use certain features of our Site for which cookies may be necessary. Your browser may also have a “Do Not Track” feature which you can enable and that prevents cookies from being installed, but this too may affect your ability to take advantage of the full functionality or features of our Site.


We or our affiliates or service providers may have to keep copies of any information you submit for compliance or archival purposes. However, you will be able to:

  • Unsubscribe or Opt-Out of certain email communications by clicking an "unsubscribe" link provided in the emails. There may be certain emails you will not be able to opt-out from such as service-based emails or transaction-based emails (e.g., technical notices, security notices, etc.).
  • Modify, Update, Amend, or Delete your information by contacting us.

Even if you request modification or deletion of your personal information or any other content or information you provided through our Site, we may still need to maintain or store such information for backup, archival, or audit purposes, or to comply with other legal obligations. If we are not required to maintain or store your information, we will process your requests to delete your information or your opt-out requests within 3 working days from receiving the request.


  • Security. We implement commercially reasonable efforts to make sure that information collected through our Site is kept secure, such as, for example, using secured servers and “two factor authentication” for the analytics information we collect using Google Analytics. Regardless of our efforts, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure at all times. We cannot therefore guarantee that all information on or provided through our Site will be secure at all times or not capable of being accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
  • Storage and Processing. Your information may be stored or processed in the United States or in other countries in which we, our affiliates, or service providers maintain facilities. We undertake commercially reasonable efforts to have such third parties confirm to us that they will also use commercially reasonable efforts to secure access to your information. Notwithstanding that, we cannot guarantee that they will not fail at keeping your information stored securely at all times.
  • Transfer of Your Information. We may sometimes have to transfer your personal information across borders, including from the United States or your country of residence to other countries. If you are located in a country other than the United States, such as a country in Europe, that has data laws different from those of the United States, you should be aware that we may have to transfer your personal information to a country that does not have the same data protection laws as your home country.
  • You Consent To Transfer of Your Information. By visiting, using, or submitting information through our Site, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to or from the United States, or to any other country in which we or our third party affiliates, service providers, or business partners may have facilities, where your information may be further processed, and the use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.
  • Your Responsibilities Regarding Your Information and Security. It is critical for you to protect your personal information as well against unauthorized use or access. If you do not wish to have any of your information disclosed or used, you should not submit such information through our Site Forms. If you do submit any information through our Site Forms, you represent and warrant that such information will be accurate and complete. You are also responsible for controlling access to any emails or other communications between you and us at all times.


Our Site is not intended for use by children, especially those under thirteen (13) years of age. No one under eighteen (18) years of age is allowed to use our Site, provide any personal information or receive our email distributions or other communications. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from anyone under eighteen (18) years of age. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from someone under those ages, we will delete that information as quickly as we possibly can. If you believe that someone under those ages has disclosed personal information to us through our Site, please report this to us immediately by emailing us at: or calling us at +1 609.250-6008.


Our Site may contain links to other websites not maintained, owned, or operated by us. Other websites and services may also link to our Site. These third-party websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for their content or for the policies or privacy practices they apply to the handling of your personal information. We do not endorse, screen, or approve, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies or practices or the content of, other websites or services. We encourage you to be aware when you enter or leave our Site, or surf the Internet, and to read the privacy policies of each such website that you visit to learn how these websites treat your personal information.


If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or our Site you may contact us at:, calling us at +1 609.250.6008, or at our mailing address below:

Origin, Inc., 2 Research Way, Third Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA


We may change this Privacy Policy periodically, and post updated versions of it to this page. If you continue to use our Site after we post an updated Privacy Policy, it means that you agree to the updated Privacy Policy. You should periodically review the latest version of this Privacy Policy available on our Site. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy we may also provide more prominent or conspicuous notice of the changes on our Site or seek your consent.