Privacy Statement

 

Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH (hereafter "Boehringer Ingelheim") takes the protection of your personal data seriously. This privacy statement describes what personal data are collected by this website and how these data are processed. The nature, extent and purpose of the collection and processing of personal data depend on the actions of the user during the visit of this website. In any event, collection and processing of personal data will only take place conformable to the applicable law.

Collection, processing and storage of personal data in connection with a contact form or other requests

Personal data being collected by Boehringer Ingelheim through the contact form or other requests will be collected, processed and stored according to this Privacy Statement and exclusively for each named purpose, such as for example adverse event reporting or product complaints.

Login to Password Protected Areas

When you login to a protected area of the website or when you order information material, Boehringer Ingelheim may ask you to provide personal data (in particular full name, email address, and – where required e.g. for the purpose of the area you login to – postal address, profession and other information). Where providing such data is not mandatory for the login or order, this is indicated.
Where necessary, you can modify the data entered by editing your account/profile (in case of a password-protected area) or by sending an email to info@boehringer-ingelheim.com asking to have your account data modified.

Log data

When using the website, temporarily certain data, including data sent by your browser (IP address, cookies, referring web page, time and date, content viewed) will be stored. As far as such data is personal data, Boehringer Ingelheim will, unless you have otherwise given your consent, only use such data where required for the use of the website (including for maintenance reasons such as preventing attacks), for statistical purposes and/or to fulfil a contract with you.
Boehringer Ingelheim will also use this information in pseudonymized form in order to design and improve the website in a needs-based manner. You can find more information regarding this in the "Cookies" section.

Data Transfer to Third Parties

Boehringer Ingelheim only transfers personal data to third parties when you have expressly given your consent, when required to deliver services that you want to use, or when the data transfer is otherwise justified under the applicable law and it is made sure that your legitimate interests are observed. Boehringer Ingelheim undertakes to provide an adequate protection of personal data transferred outside of the European Union, regardless whether such data is processed by other Boheringer Ingelheim group companies or other third parties.

Information Requests; Right to Withdraw Consent

On your request, we will inform you in writing or electronically whether and what data relating to you Boehringer Ingelheim has stored and will review any requests you may have to delete, correct or block personal data.
Please send your request to:
Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
- Data Protection Officer –
Binger Straße 173
D-55216 Ingelheim am Rhein
Germany
Email: datenschutz@boehringer-ingelheim.com (link sends e-mail)

The same applies if you want to withdraw a consent you may have given to the collection and/or processing of your personal data. Such consent can be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future by mail or email to the above addresses.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to recognize your device on subsequent visits to provide information to the owners of the site.
If you do not want cookies on your computer (or other device), you can deactivate them in your browser settings. However, deactivating cookies may affect the usability and functionality of this website.
This website uses the following categories of cookies:

I. Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are used for "technical" reasons, such as re-establishing a user’s session at login if their previous session was cancelled due to user inactivity. Such cookies are not used to analyse use of our website.

II. Analytics

These cookies help us analyzing use of our website and identify options for improvement:

Adobe Analytics (Omniture)

This website uses Adobe Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (“Adobe”). Adobe Analytics uses cookies in order to analyze overall traffic and usage patterns through this website on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim. The IP address collected by the cookie is anonymized before geo-localization is performed. Adobe will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Adobe. You can prevent Adobe’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website will normally be stored on a Google server in the USA. However, if you are located within the EU or the European Economic Area, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand. In exceptional cases only, your full address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim, Google will use this information for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may prevent web usage data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie from being transmitted to Google and processed there if you download and install this Browser-Plugin.

Piwik

This website uses the web analytics service Piwik. Piwik uses cookies, to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) does not contain any personal information and will be stored for use analysis purposes on a server operated by Boehringer Ingelheim. The usage information collected by the cookie will not be forwarded to third parties. You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this website. To make that choice, please click below to receive an opt-out cookie.

Webtrends

Boehringer Ingelheim uses cookies and technology by Webtrends to analyse traffic use in order to improve our website. You can, at any time and with effect for the future, opt-out of the data collection associated with this technology. To opt out, follow this link: [https://ondemand.webtrends.com/support/optout.asp] When opting out, a cookie will be placed on your machine, with the sole purpose to prevent (for the future) that any of your actions when using your internet browser become a part of the pseudonymous usage analysis described above.

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