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Privacy Policy

ALMIRALL S.A. (“Almirall”, “we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to the safeguard of the privacy of its stakeholders and the compliance of the data protection principles and applicable laws.

This Privacy Policy establishes the basis on which any personal data we collect from you when you navigate in this site (the “Site”), or that you provide to us on a voluntary basis, will be processed by us.

For more information about this document or how we process your personal data, you can contact our Global Data Protection Officer at the e-mail address dpo.global@almirall.com



1. Who is the controller of the data you provide?

The data controller of the data you provide is Almirall S.A., a Spanish company with registered office at Ronda del General Mitre 151, -08022- Barcelona (Spain), with VAT number A58869389, registered at the Companies Registry of Barcelona at Volume 21795, Sheet 32, Page no. B-28.089 and with the Ministry for Health and Consumer Affairs Registration Number - 1889E.

You can contact Us at the telephone number (+34) 93 291 30 00.

Please note that “data controller” means the legal entity that decides the purposes and means of processing your personal data.



2. Which kind of personal data we collect and process?
We may collect and process the following data about you:

a) Information you give us. You may give us information during your registration process in the Site or whenever you fill in a form which is necessary in addition to such register (for instance, to register your project), and/or when you report a problem with our Site or send us a request in the “Contact Us” section.

In each case, we try to limit to collect the necessary information we need for the purposes to process your request in each case. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, telephone, country, city, postal address, and other information related to your project.


b) Information we collect about you. As you navigate around the Site, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information), using various technologies. We and our third-party service providers passively collect and use information in the following ways:
  • Using cookies: Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer you are using. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Site, pages visited, and language preferences. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation and to display information more effectively. We also use cookies to recognize your computer or device, which makes your use of the Site easier and makes the Site display properly on your device. In addition, we use cookies to gather statistical information about Site usage in order to continually improve its design and functionality, understand how individuals use it, and to assist us with resolving questions regarding it. Some of our cookies are managed for us by third parties. You can refuse to accept these cookies by following your browser’s instructions; however, if you do not accept them, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Site. To learn more about cookies, please take a look to our Cookies Policy
Except where expressly stated, the provision of your personal data is voluntary and does not affect the quality or use of the services offered by Almirall. However, missing or incorrect mandatory personal data may make it impossible for Almirall to provide the services you have requested.



3. For what purposes do we need your personal data?
Your personal data will be used for the following purposes:
a) To provide you with the services and contents to which you may have access through the Site, such as for instance, to be able to contact you to clarify possible doubts, discuss about the proposal you submitted in the platform and/or to contact you in case you are pre-selected to be included in the shortlist of participants that will be presenting their proposals in the Frontiers Health conference in Berlin on November 14th 2019.
b) Sending electronic communications strictly related to the Site as more fully explained in our Terms of Use.

Part of the data is collected also in order to ensure error-free provision of the Site, improve the services offered through the platform. We might also use them to have analytics about the traffic of our Site, as established in our Cookies Policy.

Your personal data will not be used for any other different purposes.



4. For how long will we keep your personal data?
The personal data you provide to us will be stored and processed until the earlier of: your request us to erase your personal data and cancel your account (as indicated in section 7 below), or until the period of time in which Almirall is obliged to comply with any legal obligation that may arise in connection with any service provided through the Site or if we identify you as an “inactive” user, as more fully detailed in our Terms of Use.



5. Which is our lawfulness to process your personal data?
The processing of your personal data for the purposes indicated above is based on your specific consent.
If you use the Site without register and log in, the lawfulness lies on the legitimate interest we have to run the Site and the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.



6. Are we going to share your personal data?
Data will not be shared with third parties other than our services providers who help us to better provide you with the services related to the Site.

Whenever information needs to be transferred to Recipients outside the European Economic Area to a country which has not received the decision of adequate level of protection issued by the European Commission, personal data will be duly protected by standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission, the relevant Privacy Shield certification or binding corporate rules of the data processor.



7. Which are your rights as data subject and how you can exercise them?
You may exercise at any time any of the following rights before Almirall in connection with the processing of your personal data:
a) Right of access: means the right to obtain access to your information that Almirall processes.
b) Right to rectification: means the right to be entitled to have your information corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
c) Right to erasure: in simple terms, it means to request the deletion or removal of the information concerning him/her where there is no compelling reason for an organisation to keep using it. This right is also known as “the right to be forgotten” and is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.
d) Right to restrict processing: means the right to ‘block’ or suppress further use of the information concerning You in certain circumstances. When processing is restricted, we inform you that Almirall can still store your information, but may not use it further.
e) Right to data portability: means the right to obtain and reuse personal data by a third party in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format in certain circumstances. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another data controller, this will only take place if it is technically feasible.
f) Right to object: means the right to object to certain types of processing, in certain circumstances.

The lawfulness of the data processing up to your consent withdrawal remains unaffected by the revocation.

If you would like to exercise any of the abovementioned rights, you can send us an electronic request to our address digital.garden@almirall.com, attaching a copy of your personal ID card/passport.

Finally, we inform you that you can contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency or any European supervisory entity for any claim arising from the processing of your personal data. You can find an updated list of such organizations by jurisdiction at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.