Xencor Website Privacy Policy  

Effective: April 10, 2020 

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how Xencor, Inc. (“Xencor,” “we,” “our,” “us”) collects, uses, and discloses certain personal information obtained through our website (“Site”), which is located at www.xencor.com. By visiting our Site and/or using the features made available to you on the Site, you are agreeing to the terms of this Policy. 

This Policy applies only to information collected through the Site and therefore does not apply to data we collect in other contexts 

What Information We Collect and Maintain About You 

We collect personal and other information from you directly when you provide it to us through the website. We may also automatically collect certain information about you and your computer, smartphone, or other device when you use, access, or interact with our Site.  

Personal Information. You can visit the Site without submitting any information that we can use to identify you personally. However, if you use certain features on the Site, such as the “Contact Us” feature, or when you submit an application for a position with us, you will be required to provide personal information. Such information could include, for example, your name, email address, phone number, or resume. Our online contact forms also contain a “comments” or “message” field through which you may submit additional personal information. 

Web log data.  When you use the Site, we automatically receive and record certain information from your computer (or other device) and your browser. This may include such data as your IP address and domain name, the pages you visit on the Site, the date and time of your visit, the files that you download, the URLs from the websites you visit before and after navigating to the Site, your software and hardware attributes (including device IDs), your general geographic location (e.g., your city, state, or metropolitan region), and certain cookie information (see below). To obtain such information, we may use web logs or applications that recognize your computer and gather information about its online activity. 

Cookies.  We also use cookies on the Site. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer by your web browser. A cookie allows the Site to recognize whether you have visited before and may store user preferences and other information. For example, cookies can be used to collect or store information about your use of the Site during your current session and over time (including the pages you view and the files you download), your computer’s operating system and browser type, your Internet service provider, your domain name and IP address, your general geographic location, the website that you visited before the Site, and the link you used to leave the Site. If you are concerned about having cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, allowing you to decide whether to accept it. You can also delete cookies from your computer. However, if you choose to block or delete cookies, certain features of the Site may not operate correctly. 

Web beacons.  The Site or the emails that you receive from Xencor may use an application known as a “web beacon” (also known as a “clear gif” or “web bug”). A web beacon is an electronic file that usually consists of a single-pixel image. It can be embedded in a web page or in an email to transmit information, which could include personal information. For example, it can allow an email sender to determine whether a user has opened a particular email. 

Third-party online tracking.  We also may partner with certain third parties to collect, analyze, and use some of the personal and other information described in this section. For example, we may allow third parties to set cookies or use web beacons on the Site or in email communications from us. This information may be used for a variety of purposes as discussed below (see the section entitled With whom we share your information”). 

How We Use Your Information 

Xencor uses the information that we collect for a variety of purposes. These purposes include, for example: 

  • To respond to your questions or requests concerning the Site or our business 
  • To fulfill your requests for information that you initiate;  
  • To send you information about our business and other topics that are likely to be of interest to you, including newsletters, updates, or other communications;  
  • To process your application for employment; 
  • To improve your user experience;  
  • To comply with legal and/or regulatory requirements; and  
  • To manage our business. 

In addition to the purposes above, we use the information that we collect automatically through the Site for such purposes as: 

  • Counting and recognizing visitors to the Site;  
  • Analyzing how visitors use the Site and various Site features;  
  • Improving the Site and enhancing users’ experiences with the Site;  
  • Enabling additional website analytics and research concerning the Site; and 
  • Managing our business. 

Xencor may link information gathered through the Site with information that we collect in other contexts. But in that event, we will handle the combined information in a manner consistent with this Policy. 

With Whom and Why We Share Your Information  

We share your information with other parties for a variety of purposes, as described below. 

Analytics.  We partner with certain third parties to obtain the automatically collected information discussed above and to engage in analysis, auditing, research, and reporting. These third parties may use web logs or web beacons, and they may set and access cookies on your computer or other device. In particular, the Site uses Google Analytics to help collect and analyze certain information for the purposes discussed above. You may opt out of the use of cookies by Google Analytics here. 

Your web browser may allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to online services. There is no consensus as to what these “Do Not Track” signals mean, or how to respond to them. Our Site currently does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals. For more information about “Do Not Track,” please visit www.allaboutdnt.com.  

Third-party service providers.  Xencor uses third-party service providers that perform services on our behalf, including web-hosting companies, mailing vendors, and analytics providers. These service providers may collect and/or use your information, including information that identifies you personally, to assist us in achieving the purposes discussed above. 

We may share your information with other third parties when necessary to fulfill your requests for information; to process your application for employment; or to manage our business. 

Legal purposes.  We also may use or share your information with third parties when we believe, in our sole discretion, that doing so is necessary: 

  • To comply with applicable law or a court order, subpoena, or other legal process;  
  • To investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, violations of our terms and conditions, or situations involving threats to our property or the property or physical safety of any person or third party;  
  • To establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; or 
  • To facilitate the financing, securitization, insuring, sale, assignment, bankruptcy, or other disposal of all or part of our business or assets. 

Aggregated information.  From time to time, Xencor may also share aggregated information about Site users. Such aggregated information will not identify you personally. 


You may opt out of receiving investor alert emails from us by following the instructions in those emails; by unsubscribing at https://investors.xencor.com/unsubscribe; or by emailing us at privacy@xencor.com. 

How You Can Access or Correct Your Information 

If you want to learn more about the personal information that Xencor has about you, or you would like to update or change that information, please contact us by email at privacy@xencor.com. 

External Links 

This Site may contain links to thirdparty websites. If you use these links, you will leave the Site. We have not reviewed these thirdparty sites and do not control and are not responsible for any of these sites, their content, or their privacy policy. Thus, we do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software, or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the thirdparty sites listed on our website, you do so at your own risk. 

Data Security 

We employ physical, technical, and administrative procedures to safeguard the personal information we collect online. However, no website is 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Site or to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk. 

International Users 

The information that we collect through or in connection with the Site is transferred to and processed in the United States for the purposes described above. Xencor also may subcontract the processing of your data to, or otherwise share your data with, affiliates or third parties in the United States or countries other than your country of residence. The data protection laws in these countries may be different from, and less stringent than, those in your country of residence. By using the Site or by providing any personal or other information to us, you expressly consent to such transfer and processing. 

We process the personal data of individuals in the European Union (EU), in either the role of ‘data controller’ or ‘data processor’, and we have appointed DPR Group as our Data Protection Representative in the EU for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU 2016/679, so that you can contact us directly in your home country. If we have processed or are processing your personal data, you may be entitled to exercise your rights under GDPR in respect of that personal data. Please view this summary document with instructions on how to contact Xencor through DPR Group.


Content on this Site is directed at individuals over the age of 18 and is not directed at children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. 

Changes to This Policy 

Xencor may make changes to the Site in the future and as a consequence will need to revise this Policy to reflect those changes. Xencor will post all such changes on the Site, so you should review this page periodically. If we make a material change to the Policy, you will be provided with appropriate notice.  

How to Contact Us 

Should you have any questions or concerns about this Policy, you can contact us at privacy@xencor.com or Xencor, Inc., Attn: Legal Department Privacy, 111 W. Lemon Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016.