Data privacy

Data privacy policy of Ypsomed AG

Ypsomed AG attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data. When processing data, it is our aim to collect, process and use only such personal data as is necessary for the practical and efficient use of our Internet service.The following information provides you some idea when data is collected and stored while using our Internet service and how we use such data. We have taken both technical and organisational measures in order to observe data protection regulations.

Personal data
Personal data includes information, which can be directly or indirectly related to you or other persons. This includes names or addresses, for instance. It does not include information that cannot be directly related to specific persons.
Our Internet service can basically be used without disclosing personal data. In connection with your access to our web pages, however, data is stored on our servers for back-up purposes that may permit inference of specific or specifiable persons (e.g. IP address, date, time and sites visited). We use this data only in a non-personalised form.
In order to analyse the use of and constantly improve our Internet service we statistically analyse the "hits" on our web pages. The data gathered this way is, however, anonymous and does not relate to specific or specifiable users.

Order processing
Users have the option to order information brochures and/or sample needles via our Internet service. Whenever you place an order, we need to collect personal data before we can process the order. This data is only processed and saved to the extent necessary for order processing (see below regarding passing on of personal data). You will be asked to execute an explicit declaration of consent when completing the respective form.
Only those authorised persons, who are responsible for the technical, commercial or editorial support of our offerings are permitted to access data stored at Ypsomed AG.
Your data shall not be used to create user profiles of any kind.

Passing on of personal data to third parties
We do not routinely pass on personal data to third parties. In particular, data is not passed on to third parties for promotional purposes. When processing orders, it may be necessary to transfer personal data to third parties, e.g. for shipping. Such transfers of data are strictly limited to the processing of orders. Data shall not be forwarded to third parties for any other reason.
Insofar as we are required by law or official or judicial decree, we shall forward data to the authorities entitled to request information in each case.

Entitlement to information and deletion
You can demand that we disclose what information we have stored about you.
If you have sent us personal data, you may have this deleted by written or telephone request, if we no longer need these for permitted purposes, such as billing and accounting purposes.

Use of cookies
We do not use cookies on any of our web pages. You also have the option to deactivate the storage of cookies by configuring your browser so that it does not permit the sending of cookies or notifies you in the event that cookies are sent before they are accepted.

Children
The website of Ypsomed AG is not addressed to persons below the age of 18, nor does it specifically save information about such persons. If persons below the age of 18 send us their data, we wish to expressly point out that they must obtain prior permission of their parent or guardian. If data is sent to us without the approval of a parent of guardian, the latter shall at any time be able to retract any declarations of consent for data processing issued. Until such declarations are revoked, all other provisions of this data privacy policy shall apply, even to the use of our services by persons below the age of 18.

Changes
This data privacy policy may be subject to change at any time, in particular in relation to amendments conforming with alterations of the applicable legal situation.

Last revised: December 2007