Privacy policy

Center for Biodefense and Global Infectious Diseases

Privacy policy

CeBGID Privacy Policy | Effective Date: October 02, 2017

The CeBGID is committed to privacy. Before providing us with any of your details, please read the following important information which concerns the protection of your personal information. The CeBGID (Gustavo Cervantes Ochoa 188. Residencial Esmeralda Norte. 28017. Colima, Mexico) and collaborators acknowledge and honor the privacy of visitors of (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes how your personal information will be treated as you use our Website. By continuing to use the Website you signify that you have read and understood this Policy.

For CeBGID Privacy Policy for data received offline in the normal course of business, please contact us.

Type of Information We Collect

Information you submit to CeBGID though the Website

You may choose to give CeBGID personal information about yourself through the Website as noted below. This is entirely optional – if you wish to contact CeBGID without revealing such personal information, please contact us as detailed below.

Through the Website, CeBGID may collect the following types of personal information:

• contact information;
• institution information;
• photos, areas of expertise;
• resume and applicant information for those applying to job openings; and
• other personal information you may provide.

If you elect to subscribe to an CeBGID enewsletter (if it is available) or provide your information to get a download of information or another web page, we will also ask you to provide at a minimum your name and email address. You will have the option to unsubscribe through the unsubscribe mechanism at the bottom of emails, or you can contact us and request to not be emailed.

Through Use of the Website

The Website also automatically collects certain information about your use of the Website, such as the device used to access the Website, location information, browsing actions and patterns on the Website, traffic data, logs, resources accessed, search queries on the Website, IP address, operating system and browser type. We may collect this information directly or through third-party technologies (e.g., Google Analytics and/or other marketing and social media scripts).

Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Tracking Technologies

With your consent, to the extent required by applicable law, the Website also uses first and third-party cookies (or other similar tracking technologies) (collectively, “Cookies”) on the Website. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website. We use the following Cookies on the Website:

Strictly Necessary Cookies - These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website, completing request on the Website.

Performance Cookies - These Cookies collect information about how you use the Website, for instance, which pages you go to most often, how long you stay and your path through the Website pages. These Cookies are only used to improve how the Website works and help us gather data to improve functionality or retention on the Website.

Functionality Cookies - These Cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (e.g., saved searches, links to relevant content), language or the region you are in, and provide enhanced, more personal features to better reflect your particular interests, priorities, and preferences. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites.

You may disable certain Cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Please refer to your browser options or other browser instructional materials to learn more about cookie management. You can also find more information about Cookies and how to manage them at

Please remember that if you disable certain Cookies, it is likely to affect how the Website works and you may not be able to access or use certain areas or functionalities on the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse all cookies, CeBGID system will place cookies when you log on to the Website, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Lastly, at this time, we do not have the capability to honor web browsers.

Sharing Your Information

The CeBGID may share your personal information with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and third-party contractors and vendors, purely for the purposes of processing such information on behalf of CeBGID to provide the Website and services requested. CeBGID will only provide your personal information to any other third parties for other purposes when you, the visitor, specifically requests information from that third party.

The CeBGID may also share personal information as authorized or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (1) protect the rights, health, safety, or property of CeBGID or others; (2) allow for lawful national security-related or law enforcement investigations; (3) comply with applicable laws, regulations, or other lawful requirements; and (4) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business.

Except as stated above, CeBGID will not transfer, exchange, license, sell, lease, or otherwise disclose your personal information without your approval; however, CeBGID may collect and/or provide aggregated and anonymized statistics about the Website to other parties.

Jobs at CeBGID

When you choose to post a resume to the careers section of the Website and apply to become part of the CeBGID team, the personal information you provide via the URL will be used solely for the purposes for which it is provided (including the processing of your application) and will be retained for such period as is necessary to comply with CeBGID legal and administrative requirements. The information collected and used while on these hosted pages is subject to the following sections of this Policy to the extent applicable to resumes: Types of Information We Collect, Use of Your Information, Sharing Your Information, Security, Transfers of Information Overseas, Security, Changes to Privacy Policy, Choice, Correcting and Updating Your Information, Contact Us.

Transfer of Information Overseas

The CeBGID is an international organization and personal information collected through the Website may be shared with affiliates, subsidiaries, and third-party contractors and vendors outside your country of residence. You acknowledge that laws on the processing and transfer of personal information in these third countries may be less protective than the privacy laws in the country where you are based.

Children's Privacy

The Website and services are not targeted at children under the age of 13. The CeBGID does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you believe we are in receipt of personal information about a child under age 13, please contact us as detailed below.


The Website is not designed to store sensitive personal information such as financial or health information, so please do not provide CeBGID with such information through the Website. CeBGID takes the security of your personal information seriously and has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security arrangements to protect your personal information, but cannot assure that these measures will be sufficient to protect against any unauthorized efforts to access such information.

Links to Third-Party Websites

Please note that this Website may contain hyperlinks to other non-CeBGID Internet websites (“Third-Party Websites”). When you use a link to visit a Third-Party Website, you will be subject to that website’s privacy and security practices, which may differ from CeBGID's practices. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policy, terms of use and security practices of the linked Third-Party Website before providing any personal information on that website. The CeBGID does not control or monitor the practices of Third-Party Websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This CeBGID Policy only applies to information collected and maintained by CeBGID. The CeBGID reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time. If CeBGID decides to make any material changes to this Policy, visitors will be notified by a prominent notice on the Website, and our organization will obtain your consent to the extent required to under applicable law. We encourage you to periodically review the Website for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Choice Correcting or Updating Your Information

You may make requests regarding the purposes your personal information is used, object to our use of your personal information, request access to your personal information to update or correct or delete it altogether. The CeBGID will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests, in accordance with applicable law. We will retain and use your information for as long as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. We also reserve the right to take reasonable steps to authenticate your identity before providing such access.

Contact Us

For questions regarding this Policy, and all other requests relating to how your personal information is processed by CeBGID, please contact us at

This Policy applies to CeBGID, and its subsidiaries and affiliates.