Privacy Policy

Vifor Pharma Privacy Policy for PBM Webinar Series Website

Key takeaways:

  • What personal data we collect when you use our website
  • What we do with your personal data
  • How long we store your personal data and why
  • Who may have access to your personal data
  • Your rights around your personal data


What personal data do we collect and why?


Through or in connection with this website we, Vifor Pharma Management Ltd., collect and use personal data such as name, address, telephone number, email address, company, country or other information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person as follows: 

  • To administer webinars on this website; 
  • If you send us a question or other communication, we use that information to respond to your request;  
  • Through our use of a website analytics service to track the use of the website using cookies, to help us to understand the use of our website and how we can improve it. This service involves the collection and use of the IP (internet protocol) address of your computer or device. For more information see our cookie policy. The IP address will only be used to identify you in exceptional circumstances, such as for criminal investigations.  

We have embedded Vimeo’s media player in our website. For information about the associated cookies, see our cookie policy. You can find further information on data processing by Vimeo in the Vimeo data privacy information at: https://vimeo.com/privacy.

We ask you to indicate whether you are a healthcare professional. This information is collected anonymously.

We may aggregate personal data collected through this website, for statistical purposes. 

The legal basis for the collection and use of your personal data is our legitimate interest in operating a website which allows users to view webinars.

With whom do we share your personal data?

If you send us a request in connection with this website, we may share it internally or with other companies of the Vifor Pharma Group, to collect the information required to respond to your request. You can see the location of entities of the Vifor Pharma Group at http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/global-presence

We work with third-party service providers who provide services such as technical support or data hosting. These service providers may have access to your personal data in order to provide the services.

We may also disclose your personal data to:

  • official authorities where applicable by law (e.g. reporting adverse events for pharmacovigilance), court order or other legal proceeding; and
  • our legal and other expert advisors.  

These service providers are legally bound to keep all personal data confidential and to use such information only to perform the services for which we engaged them or to comply with legal obligations.

Some of the above-mentioned parties who receive your personal data may be located outside the country where you live, including in countries not regarded by the competent authorities as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data. In such cases, we ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your personal data, such as EU standard contractual clauses or Privacy Shield Framework certification (www.privacyshield.gov). A copy of the EU standard contractual clauses may be obtained from our Data Protection Officer (GroupDPO@viforpharma.com).


How long do we store your personal data?

We store your personal data for as long as required to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy, unless a longer or shorter retention period is required or permitted by law.

What are your rights regarding your personal data?

You are entitled at any time to access your personal data that we hold. To the extent legally permissible, you can request that your data be deleted, that errors be corrected or that processing of your personal data be restricted. You can also object to our processing of your personal data.

If you would like to exercise your rights, please contact us as described in the section “How to contact us” below. You are entitled to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority. 

Links to other sites

We may provide links to other websites that we believe are useful. We cannot guarantee the standards or privacy policies of the websites to which we link. We are not responsible for the content of any website which is not owned by a Vifor Pharma Group company.

Personal data of children

This website is intended for adult use only, meaning anyone 16 years of age or older. We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 16 through this website. We assume that any person who provides their personal data through this website is at least 16 years old. If you would like to contact us about personal data that your child may have provided without your consent, please see the “How to contact us” section below. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under the age of 16, we will delete such information promptly.

Updates to this privacy policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. In this case, we will post updated versions on this page. If we make significant changes to our privacy policy, we will display a prominent notice of the change on this website so that users are aware of the change. A revised privacy policy will apply only to personal data collected after its effective date (see below).   

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy policy or if you wish to exercise your privacy rights:

  • Vifor Pharma Management Ltd.

Flughofstrasse 61
P.O. Box
CH-8152 Glattbrugg
Switzerland
Tel. + 41 58 851 80 00

(This is the “controller” of the personal data)

  • Vifor Pharma Deutschland GmbH
    Baierbrunner Strasse 29

D-81379 Munich
Germany

dataprivacy_EEArep@viforpharma.com
(This is the controller’s representative in the EU / EEA)

Effective date:11th June 2020