Shionogi Inc. – Online Privacy Notice
Effective Date: 31 May 2017
This Online Privacy Notice applies to information about you that Shionogi Inc. (“Shionogi,” “we” or “us”) may obtain when you use shionogi.com or any other website or online location that is operated by Shionogi and links to this Privacy Notice (the “Sites”). This Privacy Notice also describes how we may collect, use or share information about you; your choices regarding our use of your information; the ways in which we safeguard the information we collect; and how you may contact us regarding our privacy practices.
Information You Provide
Information Collected Automatically
In addition to information you submit to us, we may collect certain information using automated means such as cookies, web beacons and web server logs. The types of information we collect automatically may include IP addresses, device identifiers, browser characteristics, operating system details, language preferences, referring URLs, length of visits and pages viewed. We may combine this automatically collected information with other information we obtain about you.
Shionogi uses third-party web analytics services on our Sites, such as Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyze how visitors use the Sites. To learn more about opting out of data collection through Google Analytics, click here.
Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, the Sites are not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. To learn more about “Do Not Track” signals, you may wish to visit www.allaboutdnt.com.
We may use the information we collect about you for various purposes, including to:
- Personalize and improve your online experience;
- Respond to requests, comments or questions;
- Improve the Sites, our marketing efforts and other products and services we may offer;
- Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities of visitors to the Sites;
- Contact you regarding your use of the Sites or, in our discretion, changes to our policies;
- Prevent fraud or other misuse of the Sites;
- Comply with legal requirements, industry standards and our policies; or
- For any other purpose, with your consent.
In addition, we use information collected online through cookies, web beacons and other automated means for purposes such as recognizing your computer when you visit the Sites, tracking your activity as you navigate the Sites or analyzing your use of the Sites. We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide notice at the time of collection.
We may permit our agents, vendors, consultants and other service providers to access information we collect about you through the Sites to carry out work on our behalf. These third-party service providers are prohibited from using such personal information for any purpose(s) other than to provide their services we have engaged them to perform.
We also may share your information: (1) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or legal process (such as in response to a court order or subpoena); (2) to fulfill requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities; (3) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity; (4) to enforce our policies or protect legal rights, property or safety; (5) with affiliates or business partners or (6) in the event of a merger, partnership or other collaboration with another organization.
We maintain appropriate safeguards to help protect personal information collected through the Sites from loss, theft, misuse or other unauthorized access, disclosures, alteration or destruction. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard information, transmission via the Internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information collected through the Sites.
Links to Other Websites
The Sites may include links to other websites for your convenience and information. Those websites may be operated by entities not affiliated with Shionogi, and may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review. Shionogi is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any linked websites that we do not control.
The Sites are not intended for, nor targeted to, children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 13. If we learn that we have received information from a user of the Sites who is under the age of 13, we will delete the information.
You may request that we update, correct or delete your information collected through the Sites by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. To help protect your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to honoring any such requests.
Many web browsers provide options to allow you to stop accepting new cookies or to disable existing cookies. Please be aware that if you disable the cookies on your computer you may not be able to use certain features of the Sites or other websites, and disabling cookies may invalidate opt-outs that rely on cookies to function.
You may unsubscribe from receiving promotional emails from us by following the instructions provided in those email communications. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving promotional communications from us, we may continue to send you non-promotional emails, such as communications regarding our ongoing relationship with you.
Information for Users Outside the United States
If you are visiting the Sites from outside the United States, please be aware that information we collect through the Sites will be transferred to and stored on our servers in the United States. By using the Sites, you acknowledge and consent to the transfer and processing of your personal data in the United States as described in this Privacy Notice. Please be aware that the data protection laws and regulations applicable to your personal data transferred to the United States may be different from the laws in your country of residence.
Shionogi complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal data transferred to the United States from the European Union. Please click here to view our EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Statement.
Changes to This Privacy Notice
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this Privacy Notice. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice whenever you visit the Sites to stay informed about our information practices.