First and foremost, the Alexion Site only collects your personal information if you are a medical professional and you choose to give it to us. While we retain the right to share your personal information with our corporate affiliates and with outside companies or agents working on our behalf to help fulfill our business obligations, we do not share any of your personal information with third parties for their own use unless you explicitly give us permission to do so.
Information Collected – Information You Give Us
Medical Professionals and Non-Medical Users
Automatically Collected Information
We automatically collect certain types of information whenever you interact with us on the Alexion Site and in some e-mails we may send each other. Automatic technologies we use may include, for example, web server logs and IP addresses, cookies and web beacons.
Web Server Logs and IP Addresses: An IP address is a number assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet that allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Alexion collects IP addresses to conduct system administration and report aggregate information to affiliates, business partners, and/or service providers to conduct website and Application analysis and performance reviews.
Web Beacons: On certain web pages or e-mails, Alexion may utilize a common Internet technology called a “web beacon” (also known as an “action tag” or “clear GIF technology”). Web beacons help analyze the effectiveness of websites by measuring, for example, the number of visitors to a site or how many visitors clicked on key elements of a site.
Web beacons, cookies and other tracking technologies do not automatically obtain personal information about you. Only if you voluntarily submit personal information, such as by registering or sending e-mails, can these automatic tracking technologies be used to provide further information about your use of the websites to improve their usefulness to you.
You have certain options regarding your use of the Alexion Site. For medical professionals, you could decide not to submit any personal information at all by not entering it into any forms or data fields on the Doc Check entry page and not using any available personalized services.
Use of Personal Information
Data Sharing and Transfer
Alexion may share personal information about you with various outside companies or service providers working on our behalf to help further our business requirements, such as providing customer service, sending marketing communications about our products, services and offers, and doing technological maintenance. We may also share personal information with our company’s affiliates for such purposes.
We may also disclose personal information for these purposes:
1. in connection with the sale, assignment or other transfer of the business of the site to which the data relates;
2. to respond to requests of government or law enforcement agencies or where required or permitted by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations; or
3. when needed for corporate audits or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat.
No Third-Party Direct Marketing Use: Alexion will not sell or otherwise transfer the personal information you provide to us at our Site to any third parties for their own direct marketing use unless we provide clear notice to you and obtain your explicit consent for your data to be shared in this manner.
Links to Other Sites
Links to other websites not controlled by Alexion (non-Alexion) are provided for convenience only. When you click on such a link you are leaving the aHUS Source EU website and connecting to a site that is not under the control of Alexion. Alexion is not responsible for the contents of any such site or any further links from such site. The inclusion of any link does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by Alexion. You are solely responsible for your interactions with any such site and/or any further links from such site.
Our Site is not intended or designed for children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18 you must not provide your personal information. We do not collect personal information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 18.
Safe Harbor Privacy Statement
Alexion complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries (EU) and Switzerland, respectively. Alexion has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Alexion’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
Limitation on Scope of Principles
Adherence by the Company to these privacy principles may be limited to the extent necessary to meet the Company’s regulatory, legal, governmental, or national security obligations.
Updates to Privacy Statement
How to contact Alexion
Alexion Pharma International Sàrl
34 avenue du Tribunal Fédéral
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Last updated on: March 27, 2014