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Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 15, 2018

At MyoKardia, Inc. (“MyoKardia”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”), we are committed to ensuring the privacy of our users. This privacy policy explains MyoKardia’s privacy practices related to MyoKardia’s website (“Website”), currently located at, and other online services owned or controlled by MyoKardia (collectively, the "MyoKardia Online Services"), including how we collect and process information about you when you visit our Website and how we use such information. It also describes the choices available to you regarding the use of, your access to, and how to update and correct your personal data. For the purposes of EU data protection laws, MyoKardia is the data controller (i.e. the company responsible for, and which controls the processing of your personal data) for the data described herein.

Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the Terms of Use.

What is Personal Data?

Personal data is information that specifically identifies an individual or information from which an individual is reasonably identifiable, such as an address, telephone number, e-mail address, and possibly date of birth, gender or geographic location (“Personal Data”).

Personal Data We Collect

You may provide Personal Data to us when you interact with us through the Website. For example, depending on the specific MyoKardia Online Services, you may provide us with Personal Data when you:

1. Contact us by email for any reason (such as to ask a question or provide us with your comments/feedback) and receive your name and email address from this contact;

2. Submit your resume or other Personal Data in response to a job opening posted on or by requesting job alerts on the MyoKardia Online Services.

You can use the Website without providing this Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain MyoKardia Services.

Wherever MyoKardia collects Personal Data we make an effort to provide a link to this Privacy Policy.

Other Data We Collect

When you interact with MyoKardia through the Website, we receive and store certain technical information, which may be collected automatically. MyoKardia may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by MyoKardia affiliates, agents or service providers. This Website may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Website, the number of visitors to each page of our Website, and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers.

Personal Data Retention

Your Personal Data may be retained where we have a legitimate interest to carry out the following purposes: (i) to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries; (ii) for business administration, including statistical analysis; (iii) to personalize your visit to the Website and to assist you while you use the Website; (iv) to improve the website by helping us understand who uses the Website; and (v) to comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice.


When you visit the MyoKardia Online Services, we and our partners use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically. This information may include your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer's operating system, the browser type, the address of a referring/exit web site, the time and date of your visit, Internet service provider (ISP), the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.) and pages visited and/or clickstream. This information is collected through the use of "cookies." A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Website gives to your browser when you access the Website. We use cookies on the MyoKardia Website to help optimize your online experience. This information is not Personal Data.

MyoKardia does not require that you accept cookies; however, some functionality on the MyoKardia Online Services may not work properly if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.

Use of Aggregate Information

Personal Data does not include “aggregate” information. Aggregate information is data we collect about a group or category of services or users, from which individual identities have been removed. In other words, information about how you use a service may be collected and combined with information about how others use the same service, but no Personal Data will be included in the resulting data. Aggregate data helps us understand trends and customer needs so that we can better consider new services and tailor existing services to customer desires. We may share aggregated information with third parties outside of MyoKardia.

Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information

MyoKardia does not sell, rent or share your Personal Data with third parties without your prior consent, except in the limited circumstances described in this Privacy Policy. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:

International Transfers

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), Personal Data collected from you, including via the Website, will be transferred to recipients in countries located outside the EEA, (including the U.S. where this Website may be hosted) which do not provide a similar or adequate level of protection to that provided by countries in the EEA. You hereby expressly consent to the transfer of your personal data to recipients, as described in this Privacy Policy, which are located outside the EEA.


MyoKardia does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Data through the Website. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Data on this Website without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to MyoKardia through this Site, please contact us at, and we will remove that Personal Data from our databases.

Links to Other Web Sites

The MyoKardia Online Services may contain links to other web sites. Any Personal Data you provide on the linked pages is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s privacy policy. Except as described above, we are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of web sites to which we link. Links from the MyoKardia Online Services to third parties or to other web sites are provided for your convenience only. We encourage you to learn about their privacy and security practices and policies before providing them with Personal Data.

Single Sign-On

You may upload your resume when you choose to apply to any job posting on our career page using sign-in services such as LinkedIn. These services will authenticate your identity, provide you the option to share certain personal data (such as your name and email address) with us, and to pre-populate our sign up form. Services such as LinkedIn give you the option to post information about your activities on this Website to your profile page to share with others within your network.

Social Media Widgets

Our Website includes social media features, such as the Facebook button, and widgets, such as the Share button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Website. These features may collect your Internet protocol address, which page you are visiting on our Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


MyoKardia takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Website may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to MyoKardia via the Internet. If you have any questions about the security of your personal Data, you can contact us at

Changes to MyoKardia’s Privacy Policy

This Website and our business may change from time to time. As a result, at times it may be necessary for MyoKardia to make changes to this Privacy Policy. MyoKardia reserves the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Website prior to the change becoming effective. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any Personal Data. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Website after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

Access to Information

Upon request MyoKardia will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your Personal Data. To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in Our possession that you have previously submitted via this Website. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

Individuals in the EEA have certain data subject rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights include the: (i) right to request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data; (ii) right to obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal data; and (iii) the right to data portability. Individuals in the EEA also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal information with their local data protection authority.

We will retain your Personal Data for as long as needed to provide you services you requested. We will retain and use your Personal Data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Contacting MyoKardia

Please contact us if you have any questions about MyoKardia’s Privacy Policy, and the information practices of this Website, or if you are based in the EEA and would like to exercise your data subject rights.

You may contact us as follows:

MyoKardia, Inc.
333 Allerton Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080