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General Mailing Address

Alexza Pharmaceuticals
Corporate Headquarters
2091 Stierlin Court
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 944-7000 tel
(650) 944-7999 fax
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Privacy Policy

Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Alexza”) takes the privacy and protection of your personal information very seriously. By visiting the Alexza web site, located at http://www.alexza.com (the “Site”), you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This Privacy Policy describes Alexza’s use of Personal Information and Anonymous Information that Alexza collects when you visit and use the Site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the use of your Personal Information by third parties that Alexza does not own or control, or to individuals that Alexza does not control or manage.

“Personal Information” is information about you that is personally identifiable to you like your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

“Anonymous Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons.

Alexza collects and uses Personal Information and Anonymous Information as described in this Privacy Policy from the visitors of the Site.

BY USING THE SITE OR SUBMITTING PERSONAL INFORMATION THROUGH THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION ACCORDING TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF USE LOCATED AT TERMS OF USE. YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED BY ALEXZA IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS COLLECTED AS WELL AS OTHER COUNTRIES (INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES) WHERE LAWS REGARDING PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY.

Personal Information Alexza Collects

The Personal Information Alexza gathers from you helps Alexza to learn more about the visitors of the Site and Alexza’s customers. Alexza collects the following Personal Information that you submit voluntarily:

  • When you request to receive information about Alexza, Alexza will collect at the information that is contained in your e-mail or that you enter into the respective request form on the Site and the fact that you are interested in receiving information about Alexza.
  • When you contact Alexza by sending an e-mail, Alexza will collect any information that is contained in your e-mail, including, without limitation, any attachments that you sent to Alexza.
  • When you submit information to Alexza about your employment history, publications lists or other Personal Information in connection with applying for employment at Alexza, we may use this information for purposes of determining your qualifications and may contact third parties to verify its validity.

Personal Information Collected Via Technology

As you use the Site, certain information may also be collected passively, including your Internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, and operation system.

Personal Information From Other Sources

Alexza may receive Personal Information about you from third parties. Alexza may add this information to the information it has already collected from you via the Site.

Use Of Information Alexza Collects

In general, Personal Information you submit to Alexza is used by Alexza either to provide you with the information you have requested, product information, to improve the Site and to better tailor the features, performance and support of the Site, and to offer you additional information or opportunities.

Alexza may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. Alexza may use this Anonymous Information to analyze usage patterns so that it may enhance the Site. Alexza reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in it’s discretion.

Feedback

If you provide feedback to Alexza, Alexza may use and disclose such feedback for any purpose, provided Alexza does not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. Alexza will collect any information contained in such feedback and will treat the Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Alexza does not trade, rent, or share your Personal Information with third parties, unless you ask or authorize Alexza to do so.

Alexza may provide your Personal Information to third party service providers who work on behalf of or with Alexza to provide some of the services and features of the Site and to help Alexza communicate with the visitors of the Site and Alexza’s customers. However, these service providers do not have any independent right to share this information (except pursuant to a legal requirement such as a subpoena or warrant).

Alexza may share some or all of your Personal Information with its parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control (collectively, “Affiliates”) it currently has or may have in the future, in which case Alexza requires and will require its Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.

In the event Alexza goes through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your Personal Information will likely be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Alexza or its assets may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. You hereby consent to Alexza sharing your Personal Information under the above circumstances.

Alexza may disclose your Personal Information if Alexza believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Alexza; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of Alexza, the visitors of the Site, the Alexza customers, or third parties.

Choices Regarding Personal Information

Alexza may send you strictly service-related announcements (such as, but not limited to, notices of any updates to Alexza’s Site and services, Terms of Use or Privacy Policy) when it is necessary to do so. You may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature, but if you do not wish to receive these announcements, you have the option to request the deletion of you e-mail address from Alexza’s database. When Alexza deletes this information about you, it will be deleted from the active databases but may remain in Alexza’s archives.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may contain links to other web sites that are not owned or controlled by Alexza. The provision of such links is for your convenience and does not signify Alexza’s endorsement of such web sites or locations or their content. Alexza has no control over, does not review and is not responsible for the privacy policies of or content displayed on such other web sites. Please be aware that the terms of this Alexza Privacy Policy do not apply to any outside web sites.

Privacy of Minors

Alexza does not intentionally collect or maintain information from those visitors of the Site who are under 13 years old.

Security and Confidentiality

Alexza has put in place commercially reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information it collects online. However, no company, including Alexza, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement is a living document. Alexza reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If Alexza makes material changes to it Alexza will post those changes to this Privacy Policy, the Site, and other places it deems appropriate so that you are aware of what Personal Information Alexza collects, how Alexza uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, Alexza discloses it.

Contact Alexza

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This Privacy Policy was last updated in July 2008.