Notice of Data Collection for California Residents
Your Information. Your Rights. Our Responsibilities.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES WHAT CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE COLLECTED BY NATERA AND HOW IT IS USED AND SHARED.
Updated as of December 29, 2022
This Notice of Collection of Personal Information (“Privacy Notice”) applies to the collection of Personal Information from California residents on and after January 1, 2023. This Privacy Notice provides California residents with information and rights required by the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”). The Privacy Notice applies only to individuals residing in the State of California who are considered “consumers” under the CPRA and from whom we collect “personal information” as described in the CPRA.
Please note that this Privacy Notice does not cover information protected by the Health Information Portability & Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”), both of which Natera complies with to the extent we provide health care and testing services, as documented in our Notice of Privacy Practices.
In other words, the categories of Personal Information covered by the CPRA, and disclosed in, this Notice, are limited to information that Natera collects, discloses, shares, retains, etc. in the conduct of activities other than the provision of health care services, such as sales and marketing, and employment/HR-related activities.
This Privacy Notice also does not cover information collected as part of a clinical trial or other biomedical research study subject to or conducted in accordance with: the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the “Common Rule”); pursuant to good clinical practice guidelines issued by the International Council for Harmonisation; or pursuant to human subject protection requirements of the United States Food and Drug Administration.
Consumer: As used in this Notice, Consumer means a natural person who is a California resident, however identified, including by any unique identifier.
Personal Information: As used in this Notice, “Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with an identifiable individual or household. Personal Information does not include:
- publicly available information that is lawfully made available from federal, state, or local government records, or information that Natera has a reasonable basis to believe was lawfully made available to the general public by the Consumer or from widely distributed media, or by the Consumer;
- “Protected Health Information” (PHI) covered by HIPAA;
- nonpublic personal information under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”), as well as information exempt from the CCPA/CPRA; or
- information that is de-identified or aggregate consumer information
Sensitive Personal Information: We do not collect sensitive personal information for purposes of inferring characteristics.
All Other CPRA Definitions: All other terms used in this Notice, to include “Collect,” “Processing,” “Service Provider,” “Third Party,” “Sale,” “Share,” and “Consumer,” shall have the meanings afforded to them in the CPRA, whether or not such terms are capitalized herein, unless contrary to the meaning thereof.
Your Rights As a California Consumer
All Consumers covered by the CPRA have the following rights with regard to how Natera processes their Personal Information:
We do not provide financial incentives to Consumers who allow us to Collect, retain, Sell, or Share their Personal Information. We will describe such programs to you if and when we offer them to you. Please note that we do not provide discounts and incentives to individuals who use our products and services, which could be considered an offer of a “financial incentive” under the CPRA.
How To Contact Natera
The Contact Us page on this web site allows for you to specifically request access and information about the CPRA, the information we may have about you and how you or your agent can access this information. In addition, Natera has a toll-free phone number available for your use (877) 869-3052. You may also send your request to our physical address specified below.
We will: (i) confirm receipt of requests to know, data portability, to correct inaccurate information or to delete within ten  business days of the request; and (ii) generally respond to requests to know, data portability, to correct inaccurate information or to delete within forty-five  calendar days of the request. If we need additional time to respond to your request beyond the forty-five  calendar days, we will provide you with notice explaining the reasons we need more time, and we will then take up to an additional forty-five  calendar days to respond to your request.
If you are unable to review or access this Notice due to a disability, you may contact us at “firstname.lastname@example.org,” or by calling the toll-free number listed above, to receive this Notice in an alternative format.
Verification of Consumers Exercising Their Rights
We may ask you to provide information to aid us in verifying your identity before we comply with your request. Likewise, if you authorize an agent to make a request on your behalf, we may require you to verify/confirm that you provided the agent with permission to submit that request. In some instances, we may decline to honor your request if: i) we are unable to verify your identity; ii) unable to verify the authority of the individual representing as your authorized agent; or iii) an exception applies under the CPRA. In all cases, we will respond to your request consistent with all applicable laws.
Our Address and Contact Information is:
201 Industrial Road, Suite 410
San Carlos, CA 94070
United States of America
Tel: (650) 249-9090
Changes to this Notice
We reserve the right to amend this Notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make material changes to this Notice, we will notify you by posting an updated Notice on our website and listing the effective date of such update.