Privacy Policy

Scope of this Privacy Policy

At Zymeworks, we take your privacy very seriously and are committed to safeguarding your personal data that may enter into our possession when you visit our website. This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect, store, use, disclose or otherwise process about you and for what purposes, how we use that information, and the steps we have taken to protect that information. 

Information we collect

The type of information we collect about you depends on your interactions with us.

Information you provide to us

When you visit our website, including our social media sites, we may collect information about you including, but not limited to:

Information automatically generated

As you navigate our website, including when using a mobile device, we (and our service provider) may collect information from your computer or other device, such as your device identifier, Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser related information, pages you viewed, your search queries, information about the date and time of your requests, and other information provided by tracking technologies. Please refer to Your Privacy Choices below for more details.

How we use information we collect

We use your information in connection with the services we provide through our website, including responding to your inquiries or requests, providing and improving the content on our site, communicating information regarding our relationship to you or regarding our services, and evaluating the suitability of individuals who apply for roles at Zymeworks. 

Information we share

We will disclose personal information to third parties only in accordance with applicable laws, and appropriate safeguards will be established, where applicable, to protect your information.

We may share information with third parties to help us perform the functionalities and services on our website, protect us from cyberattacks, and comply with auditors to ensure our internal processes function as intended. 

We will also disclose information if we have reason to believe it is necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws or regulations; in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal or regulatory requests or processes; to enforce our terms and conditions; and to protect our rights, property, privacy, and safety and that of yours and others.

We may transfer your personal information, as permitted by applicable law, in connection with a merger, consolidation, sale, acquisition, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy or other change of ownership or control of Zymeworks, including any of our affiliates.

Your Privacy Choices

You have a choice in the information you share with us. If we provide you with any mailings or other communication, you can always opt out of that communication.

We may collect information about you and your computer using “cookies” or similar tracking technologies. A cookie is a small data file stored on your device by a website and allows the website to remember your actions, browser activities, and preferences. We use third-party cookies for the following purposes:

You can reject or manage cookies in your web browser setting. Please note, however, that if you disable cookies when visiting our site, your user experience will be affected. Some parts of our site may not be available, and some features may not work as designed.

Information security

We will protect all personal information we collect in accordance with this Privacy Policy and take reasonable steps to ensure that it is treated lawfully. We employ reasonable procedural and technological security measures in protecting your personal information. However, no website is entirely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted online. You should protect the account information in your possession as well.

Third-party sites

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or digital services. These are provided for your browsing convenience only and are not endorsements of the third-parties or the information presented. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to these third-party websites or services. If you choose to visit a third-party website or service, the privacy policy of that site applies.

Children Under 13

Our website is not directed or intended for children, and we will not knowingly collect information from any individual under the age of 13, or from any individual under the age of majority in their State or Province of residence without the consent of their parent or legal guardian. Please contact us immediately at if you believe we might have collected personal information from someone under the age of 13. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at our discretion. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you, either directly, where and when we are legally required to do so, or by posting a new privacy policy on our website. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon our posting on our website. Your continued use of our website after the posting of any modified Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the terms of the modified Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please send us an email at:, or write to us at:

Zymeworks Inc.
Corporate Head Office

1385 West 8th Avenue, Suite 540
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6H 3V9
Phone: (604) 678-1388
Fax: (604) 737-7077 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 6, 2020.