Privacy Policy

The Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC), which includes the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the Oxford Vaccine Group at the University of Oxford, PATH, and the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) are committed to safeguarding the privacy of personal data. This Privacy Policy outlines the collection and use of personal information provided to TyVAC and Sabin’s Coalition against Typhoid (CaT). When information is submitted via the website and other services, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information as described herein. Data received by the CVD are shared with CaT, based at Sabin in Washington DC.

How do TyVAC and CaT collect and use your personal information?

There are many ways that individuals may interact with TyVAC and CaT. When you subscribe to the newsletter or contact us via email requesting subscription, we collect your email address and other information that you choose to provide. By signing up for the newsletter, you agree to receive information about the project and related events from TyVAC and Sabin. When you visit the website, information such as your IP address, browser type, geolocation, and pages you visit may be tracked. This information is used to analyze trends or viewing habits, monitor for abuse or malicious activity, and for website administration.

For residents of the European Union (EU), we respect your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). TyVAC and Sabin do not collect sensitive data. We do collect the personal data you provide to us through the newsletter signup and when you contact us via email, through the website, or by postal service requesting to be added to the newsletter distribution list. You have the right to review and request revisions to your information at any time. The types of data we collect are mainly driven by the extent to which you provide the information. You can assert the right to be forgotten by unsubscribing to the newsletter at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of our emails, emailing us at and or mailing us your request.

GDPR privacy rights

We will only process your information for lawful purposes under the GDPR. In most cases, the lawful basis will be your consent to be added to the distribution list or legitimate interest. Individuals residing in the EU have the right to request access to, a copy of, rectification of, restriction in the use of, or erasure of personal information in accordance with all applicable laws, and subject to the limitations outlined in the GDPR. In addition, you have the right to withdraw the consent you have given at any time. Requests sent to and will be responded to in timely manner.


We implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to us and when it is stored on Campaign Monitor.

Cookies and other technology

TyVAC and CaT’s use of cookies and other data from the website are included in Sabin’s privacy policy.

Retention and destruction of your information

We will retain your information until you unsubscribe or ask to be removed from the distribution list in order for you to continue to receive the services you requested. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of our emails or by contacting us at and

Consent for data leaving the EU and processing in the United States

The personal information we process about you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination in the United States. Transferring the data is essential to providing you the services you are requesting.

Updates to this notice

We may update or change this policy at any time. Your continued use of the website and presence on the distribution list, after any such change, indicates your acceptance of these changes.

This policy was issued on 26 September 2017 and last updated on 3 July 2018.