Last Revised October 20, 2021

This Privacy Policy for Avidity Biosciences (“Company”, “we”, “us” “our”) describes how we collect, use and disclose information about users of the Company’s website (the “Website”) or information provided by individuals who otherwise contact us in relation to the Services. The Website and any content, tools, features and functionality offered on or through our Website are collectively referred to herein as the “Services.” For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “you” and “your” means you as the user of the Services.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. If you do not want information about you used as described in this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use the Services.


This Privacy Policy does not describe how we collect, use and disclose information about you collected offline, for example, with your involvement with a clinical trial. To understand how data about you is handled in such circumstances, please contact the appropriate third party (e.g., clinical research organization) and review the relevant documentation associated with your offline activities.


We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time in which case we will update the “Last Revised” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. We will notify you and/or take other steps as required by applicable law. The updated Privacy Policy will be effective as of the time of posting, or such later date as may be specified in the updated Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any updates to this Privacy Policy, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR CONTINUE TO USE THE SERVICES.


In order to provide you with the Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain details or information about you. Information that you submit through the Services may include:

  • Contact information, including name, phone number and email address. We collect contact information to communicate with you, provide you with the Services, personalize the Services for you, improve and enhance our Services, market to you, and conduct research and analytics;
  • Interaction and feedback regarding the Services, including responses to surveys and search queries within the Services. We collect information about your interaction and feedback regarding the Services to provide you with the Services, improve and enhance our Services, and conduct research and analytics;
  • Applicant details, including information included in your resume or CV, references, and job history. We collect applicant details to evaluate your candidacy and process your application for employment; and
  • Any other information you choose to include in communications with us, for example, when sending a message or submitting information through a webform. We use this information to facilitate your engagement with the Services, including to enable you to communicate with us about the Services, monitor and analyze trends in connection with the Services and conduct internal research and development.

Our Services may require you to enter certain information about yourself. You may elect not to provide this information, but doing so may prevent you from using or accessing the Services.

We may obtain information about you from the following third party sources:

  • Individuals who may think you are interested in receiving our Services.
  • Your employer and social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter, which is used to communicate with you, provide you and/or your employer with the Services, market to you, and explore business opportunities.
  • Business-to-Business marketing databases or other data provider companies, which is used to advertise and market our Services.
  • Career websites, such as LinkedIn, Monster, JobVite, or Indeed, which is used to process your application for employment.

We also automatically collect certain information about your interaction with the Services (“Usage Data”). To do this, we may use cookies, web beacons/clear gifs, and other tracking technologies (“Tracking Technologies”), including Google Analytics, to provide and enhance the performance of our Services, facilitate and enhance user experience, monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with the Services and conduct internal research and development. For further information about Google Analytics, please click here.  Usage Data may include:

  • Device type, such as your phone, computer, or tablet;
  • Browser type;
  • Date and time stamps, such as the date and time you first accessed the Services;
  • Operating system;
  • Log data;
  • Number of visits;
  • Language of device;
  • Geolocation; and
  • Other information regarding your interaction with the Services, such as clickstream data and ad impressions.

We use the Usage Data we collect automatically to run analytics and better understand user interaction with the Services, and improve and provide the Services. Any information we receive from outside sources will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible or liable for the accuracy of the information provided to us by third parties and are not responsible for any third party’s policies or practices. See Section 7 below for more information.

In addition to the foregoing, we may use all of the above information to comply with any applicable legal obligations, to enforce any applicable terms of service, and to protect or defend the Services, our rights, the rights of our users, or others.


In certain circumstances, we may share your information with third parties. Such circumstances may include:

  • With vendors or other service providers, including
    • Data analytics vendors;
    • Data storage providers;
    • Email vendors; and
    • Security vendors
  • Advocacy groups that we partner with or that you may be interested in learning more information about.
  • With our affiliates or otherwise within our corporate group.
  • To comply with applicable law or any obligations thereunder, including cooperation with law enforcement, judicial orders, and regulatory inquiries.
  • In connection with an asset sale, merger, bankruptcy, or other business transaction
  • To enforce any applicable terms of service.
  • To ensure the safety and security of the Company and/or its users.
  • When you request us to share certain information with third parties, such as through your use of social media widgets or login integrations.
  • With professional advisors, such as auditors, law firms, or accounting firms.

You acknowledge that such sharing of information may occur in all of the aforementioned circumstances and is permitted by and subject to this Privacy Policy and applicable law.


Do Not Track Signals

Your browser settings may also allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites. Like many websites, our Services are not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” signals, you can visit

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

You may control the way in which your devices permit the use of Tracking Technologies. If you so choose, you may block or delete our cookies from your browser; however, blocking or deleting cookies may cause some of the Services, including general functionality, to work incorrectly.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you may be able to configure your browser settings to use the Services without some cookie functionality. You can delete cookies manually or set your browser to automatically delete cookies on a pre-determined schedule. For example, in the Internet Explorer menu bar, select: Tools->Internet Options->Browsing History->Delete to view manual and automatic options. In addition, to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics, click here.


Certain features of the Services permit you to initiate interactions between the Services and third-party services or platforms, such as social networks (“Social Features”). Social Features include features that allow you to click and access the Company’s pages on certain third-party platforms, such as LinkedIn and Twitter, and from there to “like” or “share” our content on those platforms. Use of Social Features may entail a third party’s collection and/or use of your data. If you use Social Features or similar third-party services, information you post or otherwise make accessible may be publicly displayed by the third-party service you are using. Both the Company and the third party may have access to information about you and your use of both the Services and the third-party service. For more information on third-party websites, services, and platforms, see Section 7.


Our Services may contain links to other online platforms operated by third parties. We do not control such other online platforms and are not responsible for their content, their privacy policies, or their use of your information. Information you provide on public or semi-public venues, including information you share on third-party social networking platforms (such as LinkedIn or Twitter) may also be viewable by other users of the Services and/or users of those third-party online platforms without limitation as to its use by us or by a third party. Our inclusion of such links does not, by itself, imply any endorsement of the content on such platforms or of their owners or operators except as disclosed on the Services. We expressly disclaim any and all liability for the actions of third parties, including but not limited to actions relating to the use and/or disclosure of personal information by third parties. Any information submitted by you directly to these third parties is subject to that third party’s privacy policy.


Please note that any information you send to us electronically, while using the Services or otherwise interacting with us, may not be secure when it is transmitted to us. We recommend that you do not use unsecure channels to communicate sensitive or confidential information to us. Please be aware though that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and we cannot guarantee “perfect security.” Any information you send us through any means is transmitted at your own risk.


If you would like to reach out to ask questions regarding information about you that we collect or other questions about this Privacy Policy, you can email us at