Effective Date: 15/04/2021
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Most of our services do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit our site without telling us who you are. However, the access to our online training platform requires you to voluntarily provide us with Personal Information, which may include information such as your name, specialty, email address or telephone number. We may collect and use this Personal Information to provide you with products, services, and customer support, to bill you for products and services you request, to market products and services which we think may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes which are evident from the circumstances or about which we inform you when we collect your Personal Information
We may process your personal information to provide a service, such as training activities and information relating to our product and services.
In case an account to access our online training platform is created, we may collect your full name, email address, specialty, identification number, username, password and date of the creation of your account. We may also collect your telephone number if you provide it to us on an optional basis. When you access our online training platform with your account, we create a login ID and we record the date and hour in which you logged in.
When you connect to our training platform, we collect the information mentioned above, the date of your connection, the number of connections, the online training performed, the online and live webinars viewed on the platform and the assets downloaded.
In some of the circumstances above we may seek your consent for the collection and use of your Personal Information. This will be the case, for example, for the use of certain cookies, for the use of your email address [or mobile phone number] for advertising purposes, or when you subscribe to certain services (e.g., a regular newsletter). You will always have the possibility of withdrawing this consent. You can do so by contacting us at the contact information below.
The Personal Information we collect, is also used by us for internal purposes such as improving our products and promotions, managing customer accounts, learning about our customers’ needs and contacting customers for research and informational purposes.
We may process your Personal Information to meet tax, accounting and other legal obligations, for example, in the context of commercial transactions. In addition, we process your Personal Information when required by law or compelled by court order or other binding decision.
Our platform is not directed at children. However, if you are under 16, you should not provide us with Personal Information without first obtaining a parent’s or guardian’s consent or authorization.
We may share your Personal Information for the purposes mentioned above with:
other entities of the Bausch group of companies (based on standard contractual clauses);
services providers in connection with the operation of this platform and our company, including platform hosting, the provision of technology related services, payment processing and authorization, dispatch and distribution of products ordered, product return and promotional material distribution – based on Data privacy agreements;
public authorities, government regulators or other law enforcement officials and the courts, as required or permitted by law or when compelled by a binding order; and
other third parties in connection with a corporate restructuring, sale or assignment of assets, merger, or divestiture of Bausch or any of our subsidiaries or affiliated companies.
When sharing your Personal Information with entities located in countries outside the EEA or Switzerland that do not provide for an equivalent level of data protection, we will put in place contractual guarantees (i.e., model clauses approved by the European Commission) in accordance with applicable data protection law. You can use the contact information below to request more information.
We maintain appropriate technical, physical and organizational measures to protect Personal Information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. Unfortunately, no information security system can be 100% secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of the Personal Information against unpredictable loss or unauthorized access.
Subject to restrictions under applicable law, you have the right to request from us access, rectification, erasure, restriction and discontinuance of processing, and portability of your Personal Information and not to be subject to automated individual decision-making. Such requests can be addressed to the contact information below.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we collect is relevant for the purposes for which it is to be used and that the Personal Information is reliable for its intended
use and is accurate, complete and current. However, in some cases we must rely on individual users to provide and maintain accurate Personal Information. You are responsible for making sure that your information is up-to-date and accurate when you provide it to us and where our services offer you the tools to maintain your information.
Retention of Personal Information
We will only retain Personal Information for as long as we are required to do so by applicable law(s), or for as long as necessary for the purpose(s) for which it is processed. We will delete Personal Information when it is no longer needed and, in any case, upon expiration of the maximum storage term set forth in applicable law.
Links to Other Internet Websites
Germany: - Legal Entity name - Datenschutz@bausch.com
If you have any concerns or complaints about our use of your Personal Information, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at: DPO@bausch.com.
If you think that your complaint has not been adequately addressed, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority for privacy in your country.