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Welcome to the website (this "Site"). This Site is owned by Solazyme, Inc. ("we", "us", "our"). We respect your right to privacy. We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is designed to tell you about our practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that you may provide via this Site. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using or submitting information to this Site.

Your Consent

By using this Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this Site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

About Children

This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information via this Site from visitors in this age group nor will we intentionally use Personally Identifiable Information from or send marketing communications to children under age 13. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose to websites.

Personally Identifiable Information

You can visit and browse this Site without revealing Personally Identifiable Information about yourself. You may also choose to disclose Personally Identifiable Information about yourself, which may be maintained as described below. We may collect Personally Identifiable Information about you from this Site by methods including but not limited to the following:

Registration Forms - If you are offered the opportunity to enter a promotion, to become a registered user of this Site, or to opt-in to receive special notices (e.g., newsletters or tips/pointers e-mails), you must apply by filling out the registration form on this Site. This form requires certain Personally Identifiable Information that may include, without limitation, your name, email address, postal address, telephone number and/or a unique individual password.

Transactions and Activity - If you become a registered user or if you conduct transactions through this Site, this Site collects information about the transactions you engage in while on this Site. This information may include, without limitation, areas of this Site that you visit, transaction type, content that you view, download or submit, type and quantity of goods or services purchased, transaction amount, payment, shipping and billing information.

Email and other voluntary communications - You may also choose to communicate with us through email, via this Site, by telephone, in writing, or through other means. We collect the information in these communications, and such information may be Personally Identifiable Information.

Passive Information Collection

As you navigate through this Site, certain anonymous information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information) using various technologies, including but not limited to cookies, Internet tags or web beacons, and navigational data collection (e.g., log files, server logs, clickstream).

This Site may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to provide better service to Site visitors, customize this Site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve this Site for your use.

This Site uses cookies in order to manage user accounts and remarketing purposes. If you would like to opt out of certain Google cookies please click here.

Your Internet browser automatically transmits to this Site some of this anonymous information, such as the URL of the website you just came from and the Internet Protocol (IP) address and the browser version your computer is currently using. This Site may also collect anonymous information from other sources, such as cookies and Internet tags or web beacons.

A "cookie" is a small piece of data that can be sent by a web server to your computer, which then may be stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow this Site to recognize your computer while you are on this Site and help customize your online experience and make it more convenient for you. Cookies are also useful in allowing more efficient log-in for users, tracking transaction histories and preserving information between sessions. The information collected from cookies may also be used to improve the functionality of this Site.

The advertisers and/or other content providers that may appear on this Site may also use cookies that are not sent by this Site. Such ads or content may contain cookies that help track and target the interests of users of this Site in order to present "personalized" advertisements or other messages that the user might find interesting. We are not responsible for any such third party cookies.

Most web browser applications (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox) have features that can notify you when you receive a cookie or prevent cookies from being sent. If you disable cookies, however, you may not be able to use certain personalized functions of this Site.

"Internet tags" (also known as single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs, invisible GIFs, and 1-by-1 GIFs) are smaller than cookies and tell the website server information such as the IP address and browser type related to the visitor's computer. Tags may be placed both on online advertisements that bring people to this Site and on different pages of this Site. Such tags indicate how many times a page is opened and which information is consulted.

"Navigational data" (log files, server logs, and clickstream data) are used for system management, to improve the content of this Site, market research purposes, and to communicate information to visitors.

Use and Disclosure of Information

If you provide Personally Identifiable Information to this Site, we may combine such information with other actively collected information unless we specifically specify otherwise at the point of collection. We may disclose Personally Identifiable Information you provide via this Site to other affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and use it for the same or substantially similar purposes. We also may disclose Personally Identifiable Information you provide via this Site to third parties that are not affiliated with us, but only:

  • To contractors we use to support our business (such as fulfillment services, technical support, delivery services, and financial institutions) and the transactions you engage in on this Site;
  • In connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of this Site to which the information relates; or
  • To respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations.
  • The collection, use, and disclosure of information contemplated in this Privacy Policy may involve a transfer of the information to jurisdictions located outside your country of residence that may not have equivalent laws and rules regarding Personally Identifiable Information.

Access, Correction, and Deletion

To keep Personally Identifiable Information that you provide via this Site accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below and we will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession, or to delete certain information upon request (if and to the extent practicable).


This Site takes reasonable steps to protect Personally Identifiable Information as you transmit it to our Site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure.

Links to Other Websites

This Site may contain links or references to other websites to which this Privacy Policy does not apply. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

If this Privacy Policy changes, the revised policy will be posted on this Site. Please check back periodically, and especially before you provide any Personally Identifiable Information.

Application of This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected or submitted to us. Our affiliated entities or third party entities may obtain information independently from transactions and experiences with you or from other sources. This Privacy Policy does not pertain to that information.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this Site, or if you would like to opt out of future non-transactional communications from us (additional opt-out methods may also be provided via other Site functionality from time to time), please contact us as 650-780-4777.

April 2014

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