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Policy for the protection and management of personal data

This declaration on the protection and management of personal information describes how we, Chiesi Pharma AB, collect, store and use information about individual persons who visit this website. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO INFORMATION COLLECTED AND USED AS DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY FOR PROTECTION AND HANDLING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE AWARE THAT CHIESI PHARMA ,AT DIFFERENT TIMES AND WITHOUT NOTICE, MAY ALTER, ADJUST, ADD OR REMOVE ELEMENTS AND OTHERWISE UPDATE THIS POLICY FOR PROTECTION AND HANDLING OF PERSONAL DATA AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION. We will, however, always treat your information in accordance with the privacy policy in force at the time of collecting the information. We intend to post changes to our policy for the protection and handling of personal data on this page, so you can remain fully informed about the types of information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances it can be disclosed. Our policy for protecting and handling personal information is available on our homepage and on every page where personal information is requested. In connection with such collection points, in some cases a more detailed description of the purpose for which the personal data may be used.



  1. Our commitment to the protection and management of personal data
    By "personal information" as used under this policy for the protection and management of personal data is meant information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, date of birth, email address, postal address and telephone number. Normally, we process your personal information only in the manner described in this policy for the protection and management of personal information. However, we reserve the right to further process the data to the extent permitted or required by law, or in support of any legal investigation. The next section describes how and when we collect personal data.


  1. Intended use of personal data
    Most of our services require no registration, and you can visit our website without disclosing who you are. Some services may require you to provide personal information. In these cases, the personal information we request may be required in order for you to access certain parts of the site and for us to be able to answer your questions.

    We may collect and use personal data, for example, to provide products or services, to bill you for products and services you order, to market products and services that we believe may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes as indicated by the circumstances, or we will inform you when we collect personal data.


  1. Privacy of personal data
    We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your personal information to third parties, except in accordance with this policy for the protection and management of personal information. We may disclose your personal information to other companies within the Chiesi Group in various parts of the world where there are agreements to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the handling of personal data. Personal information may also be communicated to third parties that conduct business for us or, on our behalf, for further processing for the purposes for which the data was originally collected. Personal data can be processed in another way that complies with the law, such as service delivery, evaluation of the website usability, marketing, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use the personal data for the agreed purposes and not to sell your personal information to third parties nor disclose them to third parties except to the extent required by law, is allowed by us, or takes place in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy for protection and the the handling of personal data.

    Personal data collected can be transferred to a third party if the business activities relating to this website, or parts of the business, together with customer data, is sold, transferred or assigned. In that case, we require the buyer, or the party to whom the business would be assigned or transferred, to process the personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the handling of personal data. In addition, we may disclose personal information to third parties if we are required to do so under applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if disclosure is necessary as a basis for a legal investigation or legal proceeding here or abroad.



  1. Right of access, correction and objection
    When we process personal data, we always take reasonable steps to ensure that your information remains accurate and relevant to the purposes for which they were collected. We give you the opportunity to object to the processing of your personal data if the processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business purpose as described in this policy or our compliance with the law. In case of electronic direct marketing, if required by law we offer will you the opportunity to opt out of further advertising material or to choose to receive promotional materials. If you want to contact us about the use of your personal information or wish to object to the processing of the data, do so by e-mail at infonordic@chiesi.com. If you contact us, please indicate the name of the website where you provided your personal data and the specific data you want to correct, update or delete plus a proper identification of yourself. Requests to delete personal data depend on our obligations regarding legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention of data.


  1. Security and privacy
    To ensure the security and privacy of the personal information that we collect online, we use data networks protected, inter alia, by industry-standard firewalls and password protection. During the processing of your personal data, we take reasonable steps to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.


  1. “Cookies" and internet tags
    We may collect and process information about your visit to our site, including pages you visit, the website you came from and some of the searches you perform. We use such information as a basis to improve the content of our website and to compile statistics about individuals using our site for internal purposes and for marketing and research purposes. In connection with this, we may install "cookies” to register the user's domain name, network service provider, your operating system and the date and time of the visit. A "cookie" is a small unit of data sent to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser so that you receive notification when a request arrives for a "cookie" to save on your computer. This allows to choose whether to accept this or not. We wish to inform you that you may not be able to use all the features of your browser if you choose not to accept cookies. We may accept the help of outside parties to collect and process the data described in this section.

    Sometimes we use web beacons in the form of the Internet tags (also known as pixel tags, clear GIFs, etc.) and cookies at this site and may use tags/cookies through a partner in the form of a third party, such as a marketing company or a web analysis company that can be found abroad and that may store data collected there (including your IP address). These tags/cookies are placed on both online advertisements that bring users to the site and on different pages of the site itself. We use this technology to measure the visitors' responses to our sites and the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns (including how many times a page is opened and what information visitors look at) and to evaluate how users utilise the site. The third party or web analyst can collect data about visitors to our site and on other sites using these Internet tags/cookies, compiling reports on website activity on our behalf and perform other functions that have to do with the use of the website and of the Internet . These partners can convey such information to other parties if required by law or if they in turn hire other parties to process information on their behalf. If you want more information about Internet tags and cookies associated with online advertising, or if you do not want third parties to collect information, go to the Network Advertising Initiative website http://www.networkadvertising.org.


  1. Personal information and children
    Most of the services offered through this website is intended for persons over 18 years of age. Anyone who requests information about a medicinal product intended for use in children must be over 18 years. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal data relating to minors without the consent of a guardian (eg, a parent or legal guardian) through direct off-line contact. We will provide the parent with i) notice of the specific types of personal information collected about the minors and ii) information about the possibility of renouncing the continued collection, use or storage of such information. We follow the laws designed to protect children.


  1. Links to other sites
    This policy for the protection and management of personal information relates only to this website and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to our visitors. Our goal is that these websites should maintain a high standard. Because of the Internet's special character, we are not responsible for the standards for the protection of personal data applicable at sites we link to, and we cannot be held responsible for the contents of sites other than this one. This policy for the protection and management of personal information is not intended to apply to any linked sites that are not Chiesi sites.


  1. Contact Us
    If you have questions or complaints about our compliance with this Privacy Policy and the handling of personal data, or you would like to make recommendations or comments to help us improve the quality of the policy, please contact us via email at infonordic@chiesi.com


Updated March XX, 2016

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