Privacy policy

Ferring thanks you for visiting its website. Because we are committed to respecting the privacy of our website visitors, this website Privacy Policy describes the information we may collect from you during your visit to our site, how we may use it, and how we will protect the information which you may opt to provide. This policy explains the efforts to balance our business interests in collecting and using the information we receive from you with your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information that you share with us.

Information Collected
In general, you may visit the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about you. Our servers collect the domain names, operating system in use (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) and browser (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer). This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the Site, pages viewed, etc. Ferring Pharmaceuticals uses this information to measure the use of our Site and to improve the content of our Site. E-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information such as first and last name, telephone number, and other similar information are known only when voluntarily provided by a visitor for registration or other participation of visitors in any available online interactive activities.

Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information includes your name, address, phone number, e-mail address or any other information which might reasonably be used to identify you individually. Ferring collects personally identifiable information from website visitors only when it is voluntarily provided. Ferring will not otherwise collect this information from you on our website.
At those portions of our website where we provide you with the option to input personally identifiable information, we notify you of the uses we intend to make of that information in any given instance. When Ferring receives personally identifiable information, we may use it for reasonable business purposes, just as non-Internet businesses do. For example, we may use this information to contact you, via e-mail or regular mail, to provide you with information we believe may be of interest. It might also be used for compiling data and analyses to understand and serve our customers’ needs. Data is also compiled to evaluate the use and utility of the services we provide on-line. Your information may be transferred for processing and use to Ferring facilities in other countries and regions of the world. Personally identifiable information will not be sold, rented or exchanged outside of Ferring unless the user is first notified and expressly consents to such transfer.

Use of your Information
We may use the personal information you provide for any of the following purposes:
(1) to understand the use of our Site and make improvements;
(2) to respond to specific requests from visitors;
(3) to protect the security or integrity of our Site when necessary;
(4) to send you notices and solicitations regarding Site and our businesses; and
(5) in general to promote and market products to you.

These solicitations may take the form of mailings or other couriers, telephone calls, e-mail solicitations and other methods of contact. If you do not want to receive these solicitations from us using your personally identifiable information, please notify us.

At times, we may conduct online surveys to better understand the needs and profiles of our visitors. When we conduct a survey, we will try to let you know how we will use the information at the time we collect the information from you on the Internet.”

Disclosures of your information
Unless otherwise disclosed during the collection, personally identifiable information that may be collected in connection with visitors to this Site is retained by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd do not sell, transfer or otherwise disclose this personally identifiable information outside this company, except where disclosure is required by law.

Cookies
A technology called “cookies” may be used to provide you with tailored information. A “cookie” is a tiny element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. You may be able to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Our cookies collect the operating system and browser that a visitor is using.

Choice
If you wish to stop receiving any e-mails or other consumer communications from Ferring which may be sent to you in the future based on your request for this information, or if you have submitted personally identifiable information through a Ferring website and would like to have that information deleted from our records, please notify us via the contact form on the this site. Your wishes in these matters will be honoured.

Accuracy
Ferring will make every effort to maintain the accuracy and confidentiality of any personal information you supply to us. If you wish to make additions or other corrections to the information that you have sent in, please transmit it to us via the contact form on the site.

Security
All information transmitted to this Ferring website is secure to the extent possible using existing technology. Unauthorised third parties should not be able to access it during transmission. We will store the information that you share with us securely and will take appropriate steps to protect it from unauthorised access or disclosure. While no security steps can offer 100 percent protection, we utilise state-of-the-art technology and systems to prevent unauthorised access to the information we hold. We will limit access to this information to those Ferring personnel with a need to know. We educate our staff about their duty to protect your privacy.

Children
Ferring does not intentionally collect or retain personally identifiable information about children who are younger than 18 years of age. If your child may have submitted information to us without indicating their actual age, and you would like it removed, please advise us through the contact form on the this site, and we will delete it immediately.

Changes
Any changes to this privacy policy will be communicated promptly at this location. Please check the privacy page periodically to review any changes that may have been made.

Thank you for visiting the Ferring website. We value your interest and ideas. If you have any comments or concerns regarding the use of information provided to Ferring via an Internet site, please contact us via the contact form on this site.

Access Rights
You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you. Please write to us at the following address to obtain a copy of the personal information, Ferring NV/SA, Capucienenlaan 93C, 9300 Aalst – Belgium, enclosing your postal details.