Privacy Policy

Overall Policy

Neurocrine Biosciences respects individual privacy and is committed to protecting personally identifiable information in conformity with this Privacy Policy and applicable legal standards.

This Privacy Policy sets forth the practices of Neurocrine Biosciences regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information that we may collect from you or that you may provide through this website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that may be collected by third parties that may link to this website or information that you may provide to us through means other than this website. Please read this entire Privacy Policy before using this site or submitting information to Neurocrine Biosciences through this website.

By using this website and whenever you submit information through this website, you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Types of Information Collected

Personally Identifiable Information – Neurocrine Biosciences collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, telephone number or email address, only when you voluntarily submit it. This includes information that you may provide by completing forms on this website or information you may provide when you contact us.

Cookies and Other Non-Personally Identifiable Information – While you are using this website, we automatically log information provided to us by your browser such as your IP address (a number assigned to your computer when you use the Internet) and your activity while using this website. We also collect information about your use of our site through cookies and similar technology. Cookies contain certain information that a website can then use to make communication between your browser and this site more efficient, such as by tracking site navigation and personal preferences involving dynamic site content. To enable Neurocrine Biosciences to provide customized and personalized services, we may use cookies to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us any personally identifiable information about you. However, if you choose to furnish this site with personally identifiable information, or if you provide personally identifiable information to third parties who share that information with us, that information could be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Neurocrine Biosciences reserves the right to change our use of cookies and our practices regarding linkage to personally identifiable information without any prior notification. Neurocrine Biosciences has no control over and cannot protect against the practices or policies of other websites that you may link to from this website. You can control whether to allow your browser to accept cookies and configure your browser accordingly. If you choose not to allow cookies this may affect your ability to navigate from or to this site.

Do Not Track Signals Some web browsers offer a “do not track” function that can send a signal to websites regarding the user’s privacy preferences. Our website does not respond or change its behavior in response to such signals.

How this information is used

We use both personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information we collect in a variety of ways, including the following:

  • To operate, maintain, enhance and provide all features of the website and our business, to provide services and information that you request, and to respond to comments and questions.
  • To understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our users, and to develop new products, services, features, and functionality.
  • We may use your email address or other information we collect (i) to contact you for administrative or other business purposes, (ii) to send information that you have requested or additional information which we believe may be of interest to you, and/or (iii) to send marketing communications, including updates on promotions and events, relating to products and services offered by us and by third parties we work with. Our emails to you will provide you with the ability to opt out of marketing communications.
  • We may use cookies information and automatically collected information we collect to: (i) personalize our services, such as remembering your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (ii) provide customized content and information; (iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of content on the site; (iv) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and (v) track other usage of this site.
  • We also may use your information as may be described in a notice to you at the time the information is collected, or in any other manner to which you consent.
  • We may disclose your information to our affiliates; our service providers or other third parties that may perform work for Neurocrine Biosciences; to third parties in connection with a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets; to comply with any court order, law, or legal process; to enforce this Privacy Policy, our Terms & Conditions, or other agreements; if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the integrity, security, safety, or rights of Neurocrine Biosciences or any other person or this website; or if you consent to such disclosure.

In addition, we may conduct research on users’ demographics, interests, and behavior based upon information you provide during use of our website. We may combine your information with information collected from other individuals to produce anonymous, aggregated statistical information that will not include personally identifiable information. We may use this aggregated information for our business purposes. We may also share this anonymous, aggregated information with third parties, or allow third parties to collect anonymous, aggregated information through our website. We do not have total control over these third parties or which methods they may use to collect information.

Neurocrine Biosciences does not sell any of your personally identifiable information for marketing or advertising purposes.

Storage and transfer of personally identifiable information

Neurocrine Biosciences, or in some cases its agents or service providers, may store the personally identifiable or non-personally identifiable information collected via this website in an electronic database. Neurocrine Biosciences and its agents may also exchange such information with each other or with you over the internet or over intranet systems for the purposes of processing the data, mailing information to you in response to your request, or otherwise carrying out the services described above.

Neurocrine Biosciences uses reasonable efforts to protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information collected through the website. However, there is always some risk involved when submitting data over the internet. We cannot guarantee that our website is 100% safe from illegal tampering or “hacking.” Any information that you transmit is provided at your own risk.

Information choices

If at any time you wish to stop receiving emails or other communications from us or if you have questions about our privacy practices or this Policy, please notify us at

Links to other sites

The Neurocrine Biosciences website may contain links to third party websites that we believe may offer useful information. Neurocrine Biosciences is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other websites. You should contact these sites directly for information on their privacy policies.

Children’s policy

This site is not intended or designed to attract children under 13 years of age. By using this website, you represent that you are not under 13 years of age. If we learn that a child under 13 has provided personally identifiable information on this website without his or her parent or guardian’s consent, we will delete such information from our active databases as described above.

Business transfer

Neurocrine Biosciences may, in the future, sell or otherwise transfer some or all of its assets to an affiliate or to a third party.  Your personally identifiable information and/or technical information we obtain from you via this website may be disclosed to any potential or actual purchasers of such assets and/or may be among those assets transferred.

Acceptance of terms

By using this website and voluntarily providing your personally identifiable information to us, you consent to the collection and use of such personally identifiable information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with any information and do not use this site.

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update this policy, and any such modifications, alterations, or updates will be effective upon posting.  In the event we modify this Privacy Policy, your continued use of this website will signify your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

To contact us regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please email us at

This Privacy Policy was last updated 8/10/2016.