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Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website or use our service and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

Circle Surrogacy & Egg Donation ("we", "us" and "our") values your privacy. This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") applies to our website located at as well as the websites of our subsidiaries from which this Privacy Policy is linked (collectively, the "Sites") and to the services we provide (the "Services"). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide you with information concerning how we collect, use, maintain, and share your personal information in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

You can find a printable version of this Privacy Policy by clicking here.

Information We Collect and Process

We may collect one or more of the following categories of personal information about our visitors to our Sites and individuals who use or may use our Services in the future. We collect this personal information when these individuals (i) visit our Sites; (ii) request additional information about our Services; (iii) register for our Services or contact use; (iv) visit one of our facilities; or (v) otherwise interact with us.

Other Automatically Collected Information

Whether you visit our Sites, our servers automatically collect limited information about your computer when you visit our Sites. This information may include the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the IP address assigned to your computer or Internet connection, and the IP address of the website, if any, that referred you to our Sites. We use this information to understand how visitors navigate through our Sites, to enhance your experience while using our Sites, and to make the materials we post as valuable to visitors as possible.

Use of Personal Information

We process your personal information as necessary for us:

• To provide our Services;

• To fulfill our legitimate interests, including to manage our business operations;

• To take steps to prevent, detect or investigate crime, fraud, misconduct or any unlawful action or omission;

• To comply with policies and procedures under applicable regulations, guidelines or notices as well as our own policies and procedures;

• To inform you of our Services and relevant news; and

• For other purposes with notice to you and with your consent where necessary.

Disclosures of Personal Information

We do not sell your personal information. However, in order for us to provide our Services, we may share your personal information with the following categories of recipients:

• Service Providers, including those who work to enhance our Sites or Services, support our practice management software systems or other customer service-related Services, conduct due diligence, and protect the security of our systems and networks;

• Other Business Partners, including to provide our Services to you or to host events;

• Legal/Regulatory Authorities, including to respond to a subpoena or court order, judicial process, or regulatory inquiry; to defend against fraud, lawsuits, claims or other liabilities; and to prevent physical harm or financial loss in connection with any suspected or actual illegal activity.

• The categories of personal information we have collected about you.

• The categories of sources for the personal information we have collected about you.

• The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.

• Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling your personal information.

• The categories of third parties to whom we have sold or shared your personal information, if any, and the categories of personal information that we have shared with each third-party recipient.

Cross-Border Transfers

We may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction other than the one from which we have collected your personal information, including to countries that may not have the same level of protections as the country where you are located. By using our Services and our Sites, you agree to the transfer of your personal information to other jurisdictions.

Retention of Personal Information

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting, or reporting requirements, unless otherwise permitted or required by law. If we collect any biometric information about you, we will not store that information for longer than 3 years.

Security of Personal Information

The security of all personal information provided to us is important and we take reasonable steps designed to protect your personal information. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect personal information that we receive against accidental, unlawful, or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. If you have created an account with us, you are responsible for keeping confidential any usernames and passwords you use to access our Services. Do not to share this password with anyone else and not to use this password for other services or products. If you have reason to believe that your personal information is no longer secure, please immediately contact us as set forth below in the “Contact Us” section.

Your Choices & Rights

Depending upon where you reside, certain choices and rights may be available to you under applicable data protection laws. If you have questions about what rights may apply to you, please contact us.

For California Residents:

Do Not Track Our websites and apps are not designed to respond to "do not track" requests from browsers.

“Shine the Light” and “Eraser” Laws Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which we have disclosed certain information during the preceding year for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)/California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) The CCPA, as amended by the CPRA, provides California residents and/or their authorized agents with specific rights regarding the collection and storage of their personal information.

Your Right to Know: California residents have the right to request that we disclose the following information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past twelve (12) months. We may ask you to provide certain information to identify yourself so that we may compare it with our records in order to verify your request. Upon verification, we will disclose to you:

Your Right to Opt-Out of Sale or Sharing of Personal Information: Under the CCPA, as amended by the CPRA, California residents have the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information and/or the sharing of personal information with third parties for the purposes of cross-contextual behavioral advertising or profiling by submitting a request. Please note that we do not sell personal information, including the personal information of any individuals under the age of 16, nor do we share any personal information for the purposes of cross-contextual behavioral advertising.

Your Right to Limit Use of Sensitive Personal Information: California residents have the right to request that we limit our use of any sensitive personal information to those uses, which are necessary to perform the Services or for other business purposes under the CCPA, as amended by the CPRA.

Your Right to Delete: California residents have the right to request that we delete any of the personal information collected from you and retained by us, subject to certain exceptions. We may ask you to provide certain information to identify yourself so that we may compare it with our records in order to verify your request. Once your request is verified and we have determined that we are required to delete the requested personal information in accordance with the CCPA, as amended by the CPRA, we will delete, and direct our third-party service provides to delete, your personal information from their records. Your request to delete personal information that we have collected may be denied if we conclude it is necessary for us to retain such personal information under one or more of the exceptions listed in the CCPA, as amended by the CPRA.

Your Right to Correct: Under the CCPA, as amended by the CPRA, California residents have the right to request that we correct any inaccurate personal information we maintain about you, taking into account the nature of the personal information and the purposes for which we are processing such personal information. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to correct such inaccurate personal information about you.

Non-Discrimination: You will not receive any discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of your privacy rights conferred by the CCPA, as amended by the CPRA.

Verifying Your Request: Only you, or a person that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a request related to your personal information. In the case of access and deletion, your request must be verifiable before we can fulfill such request. Verifying your request will require you to provide sufficient information for us to reasonably verify that you are the person about whom we collected personal information or a person authorized to act on your behalf. We will only use the personal information that you have provided in a verifiable request in order to verify your request. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority. Please note that we may charge a reasonable fee or refuse to act on a request if such request is excessive, repetitive or manifestly unfounded.

Third-Party Links

We may provide links to other sites or resources provided by third parties. These links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party links on the Sites, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of those sites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. By accessing and using the Sites after we notify you of such changes to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have accepted such changes. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at 617-439-9900.

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