Yemaachi Biotech

Privacy Notice

Yemaachi Biotech (“Yemaachi,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal information. This Privacy Notice outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, disclosure, and security of your personal data.

Data Controller

Yemaachi Biotech, with its registered office at 222 Swaniker Street, Abelemkpe-Accra, Ghana is the data controller responsible for the processing of your personal data.

Personal Data We Collect

We collect and process personal data necessary for the provision of our clinical research and molecular diagnostic services. This may include, but is not limited to: Personal information: We collect any personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as health information you provide to us or your clinician, or that your clinician provides to us, to facilitate our provision of services. If you are an ordering clinician or research partner, we may collect your name, phone number, place of business and other contact information you provide. Health information: When provided by clinicians or research partners, we may collect health data, including medical history, lab and other test results, and genetic information. Research participant data: If you are a research participant, we may collect your personal and health information, as well as biological samples, for research purposes. Contact information: We may collect your name, email address, phone number, and residential address for communication and research-related activities. Cookies and web analytics: We use cookies and similar technologies to improve your website experience and gather data on website usage.

Purpose of Data Collection

We process personal data for the following purposes: To perform clinical research and discovery. To provide molecular diagnostic services. To communicate with you and provide information about our services. To improve our website and enhance user experience. To comply with legal obligations and regulations.

Legal Basis for Data Collection

We process your personal data under the following legal bases: The necessity of processing for the performance of a contract (such as research agreements). Compliance with legal obligations, including HIPAA and other applicable regulations. Your explicit consent, where necessary. Legitimate interests in conducting our research and molecular diagnostic activities.

Data Sharing

Yemaachi may share your personal data with: Research partners, healthcare providers, and laboratories involved in the research and analysis process. Regulatory bodies, where required by law. Service providers and data processors, who assist us in data storage, website management, and other necessary functions. Other third parties with your explicit consent or as required by law.

International Data Transfers

Yemaachi may transfer your personal data internationally, in compliance with data protection regulations. Appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your data during such transfers.

Data Security

We implement technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We maintain ISO 27001 standards for information security.

Data Retention

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and to comply with legal requirements. Retention periods may vary based on the specific purpose.

Your Rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

Contact Information

For inquiries or to exercise your data protection rights, please contact us at:

Updates to this Privacy Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice to reflect changes in our data processing practices or legal requirements. Any updates will be posted on our website. Please review this Privacy Notice periodically to stay informed about how we protect your personal data.