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Privacy Policy

Acromunity: Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes the ways in which Personal Information about individuals who use this website may be collected, stored and used by Ipsen.

This Privacy Policy describes the ways in which Personal Information about individuals (“Users”) who use this website (the “Website”) may be collected, stored and used by Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (“Ipsen,” “we,” “our,” or “us”), the data controller.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY MAY PERIODICALLY CHANGE, BE MODIFIED, OR OTHERWISE UPDATED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION. However, your Personal Information (as defined below) will always be handled in accordance with the Privacy Policy that was in effect at the time of collection.

1. Personal Information Collected:

Ipsen may collect Personal Information when you register to become a User, including your name, email address, marital and parental status, province of residence, password, and years since start of condition (“Personal Information”). If you wish to take part in the Acromunity Connections section of the website these categories of Personal Information are mandatory. No personal information is required to browse or review any other section of the site.

When you register as a User, we clearly label which information is required for registration, and which information is optional and may be given at your discretion.

 

2. Use of Personal Information:

By providing Personal Information you request Ipsen to:

  • Administer your account and store your personal preferences.     
  • Send you service communications through email (i.e., password changes).

Your Personal Information will only be processed for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Ipsen, namely providing the Acromunity Connections profile.

Your Personal Information will not be sold, shared or otherwise distributed to third parties without your consent, except where we are required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad.

Your personal information may be processed or stored by Ipsen or its affiliates outside of Canada where privacy laws may be different. Ipsen will implement appropriate safeguards to protect Your Personal Information in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.

 

3. Term of retention of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is processed and kept for no more than three years from the latter: (i) its collection or (ii) the latest contact we have with you.

 

4. Security

Your Personal Information will be stored on secure servers and maintained strictly confidential.  You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information.

 

5. Right of access, correction and objection

You have a right of access, correction, deletion, restriction and objection to the use of your Personal Information.  If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Information or exercise any of your rights regarding your Personal Information, please email us at consent@ipsen.com. If you contact us, please indicate the specific reason why you are contacting us and include a copy of a piece of identification (e.g., ID card, passport, driver’s licence), subject to applicable legal requirements. Requests to delete personal data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations imposed on us. In this case, you will be informed about this and your Personal Information will only be retained to meet those purposes.

You can contact Ipsen’s Data Privacy Manager at dataprivacy@ipsen.com to exercise your rights.

 

6. Unsubscribing

 

You can unsubscribe at any time by sending an email to consent@ipsen.com.

7. Cookies

This Website uses anonymous analytics, including cookies generated by Google Analytics. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device. Cookies are stored on the hard disk of your device without any risk of damaging it.

Cookies allow us to collect automatically certain user data during your use of the Website, such as:

  • The IP address of the User (this address, which allows access to the Internet, is assigned to the device of the User by the Internet service provider and the information, which changes according to the session of the User, is not directly personally identifiable);
  • The date and time of the visit of the User on the Website;
  • The operating system of the User’s device as well as its browser;
  • How the User accesses the Website.

The Website uses several types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website securely and use its features.

Performance cookies: These cookies collect information analytics about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from the Website. This includes analytics cookies generated by Google Analytics.

These types of cookies do not collect information that directly identifies Users, but instead make use of numbers and codes. This information is solely used to administer the Website and improve the User experience. The information is not used to create profiles on Users or to provide targeted advertising.  Ipsen will not retain the personal data collected (the cookie identifier) for longer than thirteen months.

By visiting this Website you agree to the use of performance cookies on your device.

 

 

This Privacy Policy was last modified on  March 18, 2019.

 

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Please always consult a healthcare professional if you require healthcare advice or if you have any specific concerns regarding your acromegaly, its treatment or side effects. The information provided here is not intended to replace professional advice. This website has been developed by Ipsen in collaboration with those living with acromegaly and the healthcare professionals who care for them. Ipsen would like to thank everyone for their valuable insights and stories. All names used on this website are not necessarily real names. Visit www.ipsen.ca for more information about us.


Consultez toujours un professionnel de la santé lorsque vous avez besoin de conseils en matière de soins de santé ou lorsque vous avez des préoccupations particulières concernant l’acromégalie, sa prise en charge ou ses effets secondaires. Les renseignements fournis ici ne doivent pas remplacer les conseils offerts par un professionnel. Ce site Web a été conçu par Ipsen en collaboration avec des personnes atteintes d’acromégalie et de professionnels de la santé qui s’occupent d’elles. Ipsen tient à remercier toutes les personnes qui ont participé à l’élaboration de ce site Web pour de leurs précieux commentaires et leurs témoignages. Les noms utilisés sur ce site Web peuvent être fictifs. Pour en savoir plus à notre sujet, consultez le site www.ipsen.ca

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