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Version 2.0 - June 2018

This Online Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to the use of all websites operated by Katerva, Inc. (“Katerva”), including and This Policy describes how Katerva collects your information, the kinds of information Katerva may collect, how your information is used, and with whom your information is shared, based on your interaction with our sites and the choices you make about how your information is collected and used throughout Katerva’s sites.

This Policy is intended to cover only our U.S. visitors. If you access our site from outside of the US, please be aware that your information will be transferred or processed in the United States.

By using this website, you agree to the privacy practices described in this policy. If you do not agree or do not understand these practices, you can choose not to use this site.


We collect your personal data from the following sources:

  • From the information you provide us when you use Katerva’s online sites;

  • Information you provide us via forms, applications, surveys and other online fields, such as when you subscribe to our newsletter;

  • From the information you provide us when you communicate with us by telephone, email or via our website.


We collect the following types of personal data about you:

  • Biographical and contact information, such as your name, email address, home address, job title and other biographical information;

  • Information relevant to your desire to get involved with Katerva , such as the information you provide when applying to be a researcher, expert or sponsor;

  • Information you provide related to nominating a candidate for our programs;

  • Information you submit incident to your submission for a prize or award;

  • Information about your visit including the IP address from which you access our site; browser information; computer operating system information; the date and time you access our site; the pages, files and links you visit, and the web address from which you linked to our site;

  • Through the use of “cookies”, tracking pixels, and similar. “Cookies” are small files that your browser places on your computer’s hard drive.


We use your personal information:

  • To send service notifications, to customize the advertising and content you see, to fulfill your requests, to improve the site, to conduct research, to solicit your feedback and input about the site, and to provide more relevant and effective products, services, and advertisements on or through the site;

  • To respond to your requests, including to deal with any concerns, inquiries or feedback you may have;

  • To send promotional emails about new products, special offers, or other information which we think you may find interesting;

  • To enter you into a prize or award we are sponsoring per your request;

  • For record keeping purposes, so that we have a record of your use of our sites and any information we provide you;

  • To identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs;

  • With “Cookies” that allow the Service to recognize you if you visit multiple pages during the same session, so that you don’t need to re-enter your information multiple times. Once you close your browser, session cookies expire and no longer have any effect.


We generally do not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information for marketing purposes outside of Katerva. We may share your information:

  • With our third party processors to enable us to provide you with the information or service you requested;

  • With entities affiliated with Katerva so that they can contact you regarding products or services that may be of interest to you;

  • In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims;

  • If Katerva (or substantially all of our assets) is acquired, your information would be transferred along with the other business assets as permitted by law. We may also disclose personal data about you to nonaffiliated third parties as permitted by law.


You may unsubscribe from the Katerva email list by emailing You may also request a copy of your personal information which we collected and request us to correct or delete such information by emailing We may continue to contact you via email for administrative or informational purposes, including follow-up messages regarding the administration of your account, the status of nomination forms, or other information related to your activity on Katerva’s sites.


Residents of the State of California have the right to request a list of all third parties to which a company conducting business in California has disclosed personal information during the preceding year for direct marketing purposes.

To receive this information, please contact us at: 3440 E. Spruce St, Seattle, WA 98122


Katerva contracts with companies that use cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technology for analytics and to advertise our products and services on unaffiliated websites and mobile apps. With our approval, these advertising companies may place cookies during your visit. These companies will have access to the information needed to perform their functions, but cannot use that information for any other purpose. These companies will not have access to information that can personally identify you. Katerva may use third party advertising and analytics companies to provide ads on and about our website or to improve our website function. If you prefer not to receive targeted advertising based on your use of Katerva sites, or if you do not wish to be tracked by third party analytics cookies, you have the ability to opt-out here: or You may opt out of Google Analytics here:


Katerva also allows you to share content on social media. These sites may place cookies when you use them. When you share information on social media sites, you are bound to the privacy policies and terms of use of those platforms. Katerva is not responsible for personal information posted on those sites.


We may provide links to third-party sites from our sites. This Policy applies solely to sites on the sites operated by Katerva. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to be aware when leaving our site of the privacy policies and terms and conditions of other sites that may collect your personal information.

Katerva has no control over the nature, content and availability of any linked third party sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within.


Katerva uses security measures consistent with industry best practices to protect its website, email and mailing lists. These measures include technical, procedural, monitoring and tracking steps intended to safeguard data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration or destruction. Please keep in mind, no data transmission over the Internet can be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you understand that any information that you transfer to Katerva is done at your own risk.

Every effort is made to keep the site up and running smoothly. However, Katerva takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


Katerva does not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Katerva does not intend to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.


This Policy is effective as of June 2018. We will notify you of any changes to this Policy by posting a notice on our homepage. Any changes will be effective as soon as they are published on this site.


If you have any questions about this Policy, you can contact us at:

or in writing to: 525 B Street, Suite 2200, San Diego CA 92101

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