Privacy Policy

FivePrime Privacy Policy

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (“FivePrime”, “we” or “us”) owns the websites located at and (together, this “Site”). FivePrime owns or controls this Site, the computers hosting this Site, and the content provided on this Site, including text, graphics and audio and video clips. Your use of this Site is governed by the Terms of Use.

Your privacy is important to us. We provide this Privacy Policy to explain our privacy and information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used in connection with your access to and use of this Site.

“Personal Information” is information about you that is personally identifiable to you, like your name, IP address, address, e-mail address, or phone number, as well as other non-public information that we may collect or you may transmit in connection with your use of the Site.

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

We collect and use Personal Information and Anonymous Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

By submitting Personal Information through our 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.

FivePrime may process your Personal Information 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 the country you reside.

In general, we use Personal Information you submit to us either to respond to inquiries and requests that you make or to enable us to contact you. FivePrime will not collect any Personal Information about you through the Site unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you provide Personal Information to us voluntarily, the Personal Information we collect will vary, depending on how you use our site.

When you contact us by email, we may collect your name, email address and any information contained in the email you send us, as well as any documents and materials attached to your email.

We may receive Personal Information about you from via telephone, mail or other sources and we may add this information to the information we have already collected from you via our Site.

We may also collect Anonymous Information from visitors to our Site by recording their computer’s IP address, which is a number assigned to your computer when you surf the Internet. Web servers, or the computers that provide the web pages to your computer for you to view, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you use your computer to request to view a page from a server, that server logs your IP address. FivePrime does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. Your visit to the Site may be logged; however, you will remain anonymous to us unless you choose to share information with us. We may track the number of visitors that pages on our Site.

As you navigate our Site, you may encounter links to other websites. Please note that the third party owners of such sites may gather information from and about you if you click on the link to visit their site. For example, such third party sites may use “cookies” to collect and use information about you and may collect information that you submit. In these cases, those third parties may use such information in accordance with their own privacy policies, which may differ substantially from our policy. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of each and every website that collects personal information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party websites.

We will not sell or rent your Personal Information to anyone. We may send Personal Information about you to other companies or people when:

  • We have your consent to do so.
  • We need to share the information in order to provide the product, service or information you have requested.
  • We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of FivePrime to provide a product or service for you on our behalf. Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use Personal Information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us, unless they have your consent to do so.
  • We believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with applicable laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on FivePrime; or (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of FivePrime or third parties.

We may share some or all of your Personal Information with entities we may control, be controlled by or under common control with (e.g., a parent company, subsidiary or joint venture partner), in which case we will require the affiliated entity to honor this Privacy Policy.

We may use “cookies” to help us provide a better user experience by measuring which Site areas are of greatest interest. We may also use cookies when you register for further information. In this situation, a cookie will store useful information that enables our Site to remember you when you return. You may choose to disable cookies using the tools in your browser; however, by doing so you may not be able to take advantage of all of the functions of our Site.

In an endeavor to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure personal information we collect. We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk.

FivePrime incorporates security measures to protect our data from unauthorized use. Firewalls are utilized to protect our servers and network from unauthorized users accessing and tampering with files and other information that we store.

Although we exercise care to protect your information, we cannot ensure the security of any information that you disclose online and transmit to us.

We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your Personal Information. If you receive emails from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below). Despite your indicated email preferences, we may send you notices of any updates to our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. In the event you elect not to receive any future contacts from FivePrime, we will endeavor to remove your name from our contact lists; however, information is sometimes difficult, if not impossible, to remove from all data sources, and we can only promise to endeavor to remove you from any lists we control. We shall have no liability under this policy for our failure to accomplish this objective. If you have questions, you should direct them to

FivePrime does not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors to our Site who are under the age of 13.

FivePrime reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at our discretion. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here. We encourage you to visit this section of our Site regularly in order to remain informed of any changes. Changes to our Privacy Policy shall become effective as of the date they are posted to this Site.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our data collection practices, please contact us as follows:

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.
111 Oyster Point Boulevard
South San Francisco, CA 94080

LAST UPDATED: September 2013