Privacy and Security Policy

China National GeneBank DataBase (CNGBdb) site complies with requirements for privacy and security established by China National GeneBank. This page outlines our privacy and security policy, which applies to all services provided by CNGBdb. Users’ personal information which CNGBdb collects via this site is subject to the CNGBdb Privacy and Security Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these CNGB "Terms and Conditions"

Last updated: July 2019

Please read these " Privacy and Security Policy " carefully before using this web site. Users can obtain services from the database. You should be subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions”), privacy statements ("Privacy and Security Policy") and the relevant laws and regulations of the People 's Republic of China when you obtain and use the content and services provided by this database. Please click on this link for more details on the page " Terms and Conditions ".

If you do not agree to the "Terms and Conditions" and / or the "Privacy and Security Policy", please do not access or otherwise use any of our services. Your continued use of the databases means that you have read and understood the "Terms and Conditions" and the "Privacy and Security Policy" and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions.

This policy will help you understand the following:

1. Your Visit to the CNGBdb Websites

2. What Type of Personal Information does CNGBdb collect?

3. How Does CNGBdb Use Your Personal Information?

4. How Does CNGBdb Protect Personally Identifiable Information?

5. Your Rights to pPersonal Account Information

6. Links to Associated Websites

7. Visit the Official CNGBdb Account on A Third-party Website

8. Google / Baidu analysis

9. Privacy and Security Policy Update

10. How to Contact Us about the Privacy and Security Policy of this Website?

CNGBdb understands the importance of personal information to you and will do its utmost to protect your personal information. We are committed to maintaining your trust in us and to uphold the following principles to protect your personal information.

The principle of consistency of powers and responsibilities, the principle of clear objectives, the principle of choice and consent, the principle of least sufficient, the principle of ensuring security, the principle of subject participation, and the principle of openness and transparency.

Please read and understand the Privacy and Security Policy before using our services.

Visit the CNGBdb website

Your visit to the CNGBdb websites is private and secure. When you visit the CNGBdb websites, we are concerned about privacy and committed to your privacy. We do not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you, unless you explicitly provide it to us. When you register an account or use certain services of CNGBdb, we will record the relevant personal information you provide, such as email or mobile phone number, if you know and agree. The above personal information is the basis for your access to our services. CNGBdb never collects commercial marketing or information unrelated to CNGBdb functionality

What Type of Personal Information Does CNGBdb Collect?

When you visit CNGBdb, CNGBdb will collect and store the following type of information about your visit:

  • The name of the domain and the IP address you use to access the Internet;
  • The date and time of your visit to our website;
  • All page URLs and the duration of your visit on the websites;
  • The words you searched for on our website;
  • The type and version of your Web browser and operating system;
  • Your location at the time of your visit, down to the city-level;
  • User name, email address, mobile number, etc. that you provided when you registered for CNGBdb;
  • The information which you actively published for sharing

CNGBdb platform does not involve the collection of identifiable personal information from EU users.

How Does CNGBdb Use Your Personal Information?

  • Used to send version updates and notification email;
  • Provide users with access to services;
  • Answer the inquiry request sent by the user;
  • Conduct internal data analysis to understand user needs to improve existing services;
  • Create statistics(Unrecognizable individual)
  • The platform checks if the user has followed the terms of service
  • Develop and monitor data protection activities;
  • Develop and monitor safety activities.

For the use of personal information, according to the principle of minimum authorization, we will set the minimum personal information operation authority required for different job responsibilities, and at the same time enable the authorized access operators to access only the minimum required personal information for their duties.

How Does CNGBdb Protect Personally Identifiable Information?

You do not need to provide us with personally identifiable information. If you choose to fill out and send personally identifiable information via email or the feedback form on the CNGBdb platform, we will provide you with the information or materials you need based on this information. If you do not have additional requirements, personally identifiable information will not be retained forever and will be cleared after 30 days.

1. Share and transfer

We do not share your personal information with any companies, organizations, or individuals outside of the CNGB.

Except for the following:

1) Share or transfer with your explicit consent;

2. Public disclosure

CNGBdb will only publicly disclose your personal information under the following special circumstances:

1) With your explicit consent;

2) For legal reasons: we may publicly disclose your personal information to meet any applicable law, legal process, litigation or enforceable governmental request.

Your Right to Personal Account Information

We do our best to ensure that you can successfully access, correct or cancel your account information (unless we have to retain this information for legal and regulatory reasons). In accordance with the law and common practices, you have the following rights:

1. Access / correct your personal information

You have the right to access/correct your personal account information at any time, except as required by laws and regulations. It mainly includes the following information:

Account Information: If you wish to access/correct the name, gender, experience, personal homepage, work unit, geographic location, email address in your account, you can visit the following URL:

If you are unable to access via the above link, you can always contact our administrator and we will process it as soon as possible.

2. Logout/delete account

You can choose to log out/delete the CNGBdb account. After the account is logged out/delete, it will not be recoverable. Except as otherwise provided by laws and regulations, your personal information will be deleted or anonymized, and it is recommended that you make a backup.

Statement of Linked Other Websites from CNGBdb

This privacy statement applies only to services provided by CNGBdb. Please note that CNGBdb is not responsible for the privacy of other websites linked from this website. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of the new website you are visiting.

Visit the official CNGBdb Account on A Third-party Website

CNGBdb maintains accounts on third-party websites and platforms (such as social media sites/WeChat platforms) as a tool to better interact with the public. Please ensure that the activities on these websites apply to the security and privacy policies of third party websites. It is recommended that you review the privacy policies of all websites before using them and ensure that you understand how third-party websites use your information. You can also adjust the account privacy settings of any third-party website based on your preferences.

Google / Baidu Analysis

When you browse the CNGBdb website, we use Google Analytics and Baidu Statistics to collect and temporarily store various information about user access. We do not associate any data collected with you personally.

We aggregate all access data to improve our website and provide a better user experience for our users. Summary data is only available to qualified employees of CNGBdb. You can get the Google Analytics Privacy Policy at, or you can go to Get Baidu's privacy protection statement.

Privacy and Security Policy Update

CNGBdb's privacy and security policy will be revised and updated at any time depending on the actual situation. The latest revision date will be displayed on this page.

How to Contact Us about the Privacy and Security Policy of this Website?

All inquiries about your personal information, including requests to access or correct personal information or about the Privacy, please contact