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Privacy Policy

Rev. 10/20/2017

Codexis, Inc. (“Codexis”) respects the privacy of information relating to individuals and values the confidence of its employees, customers, vendors and partners.

This Privacy Policy sets forth Codexis’ practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information that you may provide through your use of this website. Please read this entire Privacy Policy before using this site or submitting information to Codexis through this website.

By using this site and whenever you submit information through this site to Codexis, you agree with the terms of Codexis’ Privacy Policy written below.

Personally identifiable information

Codexis only collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, job title, industry segment, telephone number and email address, when you voluntarily submit this information to Codexis. Codexis may collect this information through its “Contact” page and through its “E-Store” when you place an order for enzymes.

Cookies and other non-personally identifiable information

We may sometimes collect information about your usage of our site through cookies and similar technology. There are two types of cookies: session cookies (non-persistent cookies) and persistent cookies. Session cookies temporarily store non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our website in your computer’s memory. The cookie is deleted as soon as you close your browser. Persistent or permanent cookies will uniquely identify your browser and will permanently save in your computer’s memory information requested by the website.

With cookies, the information that we collect and share is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address.

We may also track the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of the website, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers.  We may ask users that have opted to receive information to complete a survey.  No personally identifiable information is gathered in any of these processes.

How Codexis uses this information

Personally identifiable information

This information may be used by Codexis to obtain more information, to improve this site, or to provide you with information that you have requested or additional information which Codexis believes may be of interest to you. Codexis does not sell any of your personally identifiable information for marketing or advertising purposes.

Cookies and other non-personally identifiable information

Cookies allow us to bring you the content and features likely to be of greatest interest to you based on your previous activities on our site. We use other non-personally identifiable information, including information obtained through surveys, to improve this site.

Storage and transfer of information

Codexis may store personally identifiable data collected via this site in an electronic database. In addition, personally identifiable data collected through the “Contact” Codexis function on this site may be stored by Codexis at, while personally identifiable data collected through Codexis’ “E-Store” may be stored by Codexis at Codexis’ “E-Store” hosting site, Codexis may also exchange such data with you over the internet or over intranet systems for the purposes of processing the data, mailing information to you in response to your request, or otherwise carrying out the services described above.  We may also release your personally identifiable data in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or applicable law or regulation.

While Codexis makes every reasonable effort to protect the personally identifiable data collected through its website, please be aware that there is always some risk involved when submitting data over the Internet. We cannot guarantee that our website is 100% safe from illegal tampering or “hacking.”

Your information choices

Personally identifiable information

If at any time you wish to stop receiving emails or other communications from us, or if you have submitted personally identifiable information through our website and would like to have that information deleted from our records, please notify us.
As a reminder to you when exchanging emails, any email that you send or receive on your employer’s email system may be the property of your employer. Consequently, your employer may have the ability to review your personal information sent via email.

Please note that although we attempt to adhere to requests to remove personal data from our records, it may not be possible to remove all copies depending on the manner in which the information was submitted to us.  In addition, we reserve the right not remove or amend information provided to us that is required to be retained by law.

Cookies and other non-personally identifiable information

Your Web browser can be set to allow you to control whether you will accept cookies, reject cookies, or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to you. If your browser is set to reject cookies, sites like ours that are cookie-enabled will not recognize you when you return to the site and some site functionality may be lost.

Links to third party sites

As a convenience to our visitors, our sites may contain links to a number of other (non-Codexis) sites that we believe may offer useful information. The privacy policy presented here does not apply to those sites. You should contact these sites directly for information on their privacy policies, confidentiality agreements, and data collection/distribution procedures.
Please note that linked non-Codexis sites may also use cookies. Codexis cannot control the use of cookies by these non-Codexis sites. In addition, when you link from a Codexis website to another website, that site may have the ability to recognize that you have come from a Codexis site. If you do not want any other websites to know that you have been on this website, we recommend that you do not use the links provided in our site.

Google analytics

We use Google Analytics to optimize traffic to and between corporate websites and integrate and optimize web pages where appropriate. “Google Analytics” is a service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”) that generates detailed statistics about a website’s traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics uses “cookies” stored on your computer to help analyze how users use our website.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website, including your IP address, will be anonymized by use of the appropriate settings and transmitted to Google servers in the United States. For more information on how IP anonymization works please see

On behalf of Codexis, Google will use the information generated by the cookies for the purpose of evaluating the use of our website, compiling reports on website activity providing us with these reports for analytical purposes.

Google may transfer this information to third parties in case of a statutory obligation or if a third party processes data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances, Google will combine or associate your IP address with other data stored at Google.

You may prevent or stop the installation and storage of cookies by your browser by downloading and installing the free Opt-out Browser Add-on available at By opting out, you may lose some functionality of our website.

By using our website you consent to the processing of any personal data Google will collect on you in the way and for the purpose as described above.

Children’s policy

Our websites are not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personal information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

Privacy policy updates

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.  If a change to this Privacy Policy results in a materially different use of your personally identifiable information provided prior to the date of the change, you may opt out of such use by providing notice to Codexis.

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