PRIVACY AND COOKIE NOTICE
This privacy and cookie notice (“Notice”) is provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH ("Teva"). You can view a list of all the Teva affiliates at the following website: http://www.tevapharm.com. Teva is referred to in this Notice as “we”, “us” and “our.”
1. Scope of this Notice
This Notice describes how we use your personal data and your data protection rights, including a right to object to some of the processing which we carry out. More information about your rights, and how to exercise them, is set out in the “How we store your information and your rights” section. This Notice applies to personal data we collect through:
2. How we use your information
process the personal data we collect in relation to our Sites for the following purposes:
If you are relevant for conflicts of interests checks,
we will process your personal data:
If you are a healthcare professional,
we will also process your personal data:
If you are a supplier or supplier personnel,
we will process your personal data:
We also generally process personal data:
Where we collect personal data to perform our contract with you or to comply with our legal obligations, this is mandatory and we will not be able to perform the contract or we may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations to you or third parties (such as mandatory reporting, tax and accounting) without this information. In all other cases, provision of the requested personal data is optional, but this may affect your ability to receive certain services or take part in certain activities where the information is needed for those purposes.
You can find more information regarding Teva's legitimate interest balancing test by contacting us at the addresses specified in "Your Rights" section below.
Sharing Your Personal Data
Teva discloses your personal data to the following categories of recipients (in all cases, only when necessary to fulfil their functions):
our staff (including employees and external consultants), professional advisors and agents
other functions and companies in the Teva group of companies worldwide such as Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. in Israel, Teva Pharmaceuticals Europe B.V. in the Netherlands, Teva Croatia (PLIVA HRVATSKA), Teva Romania and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Ltd, who provide IT support, and other group services such as HR, Finance and other support;
third party service providers which process your personal data on behalf of Teva and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep your personal data confidential and appropriately secure, such as:
Teva does not sell, rent or distribute or make any personal data commercially available to any third party in any event.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
Information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies (or disabling future cookies) you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Site.
Teva uses the following categories of cookies on the Site:
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the Site to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Site will not then work.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information on how people use the Site. For example, we use these cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at the Site, browse or use the Site and highlight areas where we can improve such as navigation, user experience and marketing campaigns. The data collected is only used to improve how the Site works. For example we use Google Analytics to better understand how customers use the Site. If you don’t want Google Analytics to be used in your browser, you can install this Google add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en_GB.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies are set to enhance functionality and personalisation on the Site. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and to make your visits to the Site more tailored. The information these cookies collect may be non-directly identifiable
Category 4: Social Media Cookies
Where we place cookies directly, we typically keep information collected from cookies for a maximum of 6 months.
Use of Web Beacons
Some pages of our Site and e-mails we may send may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited these pages or read our e-mails. Web beacons collect only limited information which include a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides. These beacons do not carry any personal data and are only used to track the effectiveness of a particular campaign.
How we store your information
If we have a contract with you, your personal data will be retained for the duration of your contract and for an appropriate duration after its termination in your country to protect us from any legal claim.
Otherwise, your information will be retained for two years, or as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out above, in accordance with applicable laws. For more information on your particular circumstance, please contact EUPrivacy@tevaeu.com.
Teva maintains data integrity by using the relevant appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect against unauthorized or unlawful processing of personal data and/or against accidental loss, disclosure, access or accidental or unlawful destruction or misuse of personal data.
Teva’s employees and data processors who act on behalf and under the instructions of Teva are contractually bound to use these data only for purposes regarding the performance of their contractual obligations and therefore are bound to keep your personal data in confidence.
You may be entitled under applicable law to ask Teva for a copy of your information, to correct it, erase or restrict its processing. You may also have rights to object to some processing. These rights may be limited in some situations – for example, where we can demonstrate we have a legal requirement to process your personal data.
As a visitor/user of the website, you are not required to provide your personal data, unless you wish to do so. However, if you decide not to provide your personal data, we may not be able to perform the activities described under section “How we use your information”. Where you have consented to the processing of your data, you may withdraw such consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
You have an absolute right to opt-out of processing for direct marketing purposes at any time. You can do this by following the instructions in the communication where this is an electronic message or by contacting us using the details set out below. For certain Sites, you may also have an ability to change some marketing preferences online.
If you have any concerns about how we process your personal data or wish to exercise any of your rights or wish to obtain other information, such as a copy of a legitimate interests balancing test, you can get in touch with Teva’s Data Protection Office by contacting us: If you live in Europe, you can contact us at EUPrivacy@tevaeu.com. For all other regions, please contact us at IL_Privacy.Tevail@teva.co.il.
We hope that we can satisfy any queries you may have about the way in which we process your personal data. However, if you have unresolved concerns you also have the right to complain to the data protection authority in the location in which you live, work or believe a data protection breach has occurred.
Teva operates internationally and will transfer your information to the recipients set out in the ‘Sharing Your Personal Data’ section in countries outside your own country and outside Switzerland and the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including to Israel. When transferring your information to Israel, Teva relies on the European Commission’s adequacy decision with respect to the transfer of data to Israel; when transferring to other countries, Teva generally relies on Swiss and EU Commission approved standard contractual clauses. Information on the relevant mechanism can be provided upon request to EUprivacy@tevaeu.com.
Changes to this Notice
This Notice may change from time to time. Teva will place an updated version of the Notice on this page and may otherwise communicate changes as appropriate.
Updated: December 2019