Privacy policy
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Privacy policy

VERSION DATE: 12TH MAY 2023 (“Effective Date”)


ABATE is a Phase 1b/2 clinical study sponsored by AC Immune SA, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The purpose of this website is to provide information to people living with Down syndrome, their families and caregivers and to support enrolment in part 2 of the ABATE study (“Study”). Contact details of investigation sites are made accessible, to allow potential participants to contact the site closest to their place if they are interested in obtaining information about the Study.


Website privacy

This website has been approved by the Ethics committee of each participating site and country and will be accessible throughout the duration of the Study.


Data Protection

The purpose of this website is to provide information relating to the ABATE Study to allow you to contact Sites closest to you if you are interested in obtaining information on the Study in view of the potential participation of people living with Down Syndrome in the Study.
No Personal Data – meaning any information that relates to an identified or identifiable living individual – will be collected by this website. This excepts the use of internet tracers (called “cookies”), which are the subject of the next section of this policy.
Any information you provide to the contact persons displayed on this website, such as the investigation sites, the principal investigators and medical personnel, shall be the recipient’s responsibility.



Although no Personal Data is directly collected by AC Immune, cookies and other tracing technologies may be applied on your device when you access this website. This is done for analytical purposes regarding the administration and use of our website, as well as to personalize or customize your use of the website.
The data that is collected may consist of IP addresses, browser type, operating system, device identifier, device model, software version, mobile or ISP carrier information, and origin and site navigation of website visitors, the domain name from which you accessed the site, times and dates you access the site, the areas or pages of the site that you visit, the amount of time you spend using the site, the number of times you return to the site, and whether you open, forward, or click-through emails.
You may opt-out of or limit the use of cookies on your device; however, if you do so, you may be unable to access certain areas of the site.


Links to Other Sites

This Website may include links to websites maintained or controlled by third parties. AC Immune does not have control over such websites, does not approve or endorse the contents of such websites, and is not responsible for such content or your use of such content.


Terms of Use

By using this website, you are agreeing to the Terms of Use, which are available at together with this Privacy Policy.


Modifications or Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change or update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new privacy policy on this website. Please keep checking this policy occasionally so that you are aware of any changes.


Use of Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. The service uses cookies to collect information about your use of our website, which may include your IP address. This data may be sent to Google’s servers in the U.S.
The following cookies are activated on our website:
• _ga (cookie used to distinguish individual users on your domain, expires after 2 years).
• _gid (cookie used to distinguish individual users on your domain, expires after 24 hours).
• _gat (cookie used to limit the number of user requests to maintain the performance of your website, expires after 1 minute)
• AMP_TOKEN (cookie containing a unique identifier assigned to each user of your domain, expires between 30 seconds and 1 year)
• gac_<property-id> (cookie containing a unique identifier that allows Google Analytics and ads to work together, expires after 90 days).
You have the right to disable non-necessary cookies and opt-out of having your data used by Google Analytics.


Use of Google fonts

Our website uses Google fonts. Similarly, to Google Analytics, your IP address may be collected and sent to Google’s servers in the USA.