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The documents and related graphics published on this server could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described herein at any time.

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Data Privacy

Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH (hereafter "Boehringer Ingelheim") takes the protection of your personal data seriously. This privacy statement describes what personal data are collected by this website and how these data are processed. The nature, extent and purpose of the collection and processing of personal data depend on the actions of the user during the visit of this website. In any event, collection and processing of personal data will only take place conformable to the applicable law.

Collection, processing and storage of personal data in connection with a contact form or other requests

Personal data being collected by Boehringer Ingelheim through the contact form or other requests will be collected, processed and stored according to this Privacy Statement and exclusively for each named purpose, such as for example adverse event reporting or product complaints.

Log data

When using the website, temporarily certain data, including data sent by your browser (IP address, cookies, referring web page, time and date, content viewed) will be stored. As far as such data is personal data, Boehringer Ingelheim will, unless you have otherwise given your consent, only use such data where required for the use of the website (including for maintenance reasons such as preventing attacks), for statistical purposes and/or to fulfil a contract with you.

Boehringer Ingelheim will also use this information in pseudonymized form in order to design and improve the website in a needs-based manner. You can find more information regarding this in the "Cookies" section.

Data Transfer to Third Parties

Boehringer Ingelheim only transfers personal data to third parties when you have expressly given your consent, when required to deliver services that you want to use, or when the data transfer is otherwise justified under the applicable law and it is made sure that your legitimate interests are observed. Boehringer Ingelheim undertakes to provide an adequate protection of personal data transferred outside of the European Union, regardless whether such data is processed by other Boehringer Ingelheim group companies or other third parties.

Information Requests; Right to Withdraw Consent

On your request, we will inform you in writing or electronically whether and what data relating to you Boehringer Ingelheim has stored and will review any requests you may have to delete, correct or block personal data. Please send your request to:

Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
- Data Protection Officer –
Binger Straße 173
D-55216 Ingelheim am Rhein

Email: datenschutz@boehringer-ingelheim.com

The same applies if you want to withdraw a consent you may have given to the collection and/or processing of your personal data. Such consent can be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future by mail or email to the above addresses.


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