Privacy Policy


Who we are

We organize the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meetings.   Our web address is

We are located at
The Genome Partnership
20 S. Sarah
St. Louis, MO 63108

If you have any questions about privacy and how we use data, please contact Leisa Zigman at 


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you contact us via the contact form, we use this exclusively to reply to your inquiry. This will not add you to our mailing list unless you explicitly request to be added.


For each AGBT conference, we publicly compile demographic information based on location and the company/university type. For an example of this, please visit here. We do not publish personal identifying information, and strip the infographic of specifics to maintain our attendees’ privacy. We keep your name and contact information in our records for administrative purposes. Any data collected on is not sold or used for marketing purposes.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to collect data on page-views and geological location. This is to help us better cater our content to our users and include an international audience in our conferences. This data is deleted after 26 months.

Google Analytics attributes a randomized ID number to you, so your personal privacy is maintained. We do not collect data about your personal demographics (name, age, gender), or any information that can identify you personally.


Who we share your data with

We collect registration information through Nix Conference and Meeting Management and abstract information through

We compile reports about submitted abstracts through DeciBio. See here for an example.


What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Your contact information

You can also request us to delete your contact information from our mailing list, our website, and our email system.