At insideRA.ca (the “Website”), we are committed to respecting your privacy.
The Website is operated by Amgen Canada, Inc. (“Amgen’) and Pfizer Canada Inc. “(Pfizer Canada)”.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Additional Website Information
Visiting Our Website: In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or submitting any personal information. However, we collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Website. We use this information to help us understand our Website activity, and to monitor and improve our Website.
We may also use a third party to help us gather and analyze information about the areas that you visit on the Website to evaluate and improve the visitor experience and the convenience of the Website, and to help us evaluate some of the specific information related to your Website visits.
Tracer Tags & Web Beacons: We may use a technology called "tracer tags" or “Web Beacons” which are tiny graphic files embedded in a Website or e-mail that send information from your browser back to the beacon’s originating server. This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on our Website and the sites you visit before and after ours. They may also let us know if you have opened an e-mail that we sent. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor our Website and email content.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information, without your consent, except as otherwise set out herein.
Service Providers and Affiliates: We may transfer (or otherwise make available) your personal information to our affiliates and other third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we may use third party service providers to host our Website, administer certain of its services and features, respond to user enquiries, conduct user research, and manage and analyze website data. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
Your personal information may be maintained and processed by our affiliates or third party service providers in the US or other jurisdictions, WHERE IT MAY BE SUBJECT TO THE LAWS OF THAT JURISDICTION, INCLUDING LAWS REGARDING THE DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES. In addition, if you are visiting our Website from a country other than Canada, your use of the Website or any services offered on the Website will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. By using this Website or any of our services, you consent to the collection, storage, and processing of your information in Canada and in any country to which we may transfer your information in the course of our business operations.
Sale of Business: We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of Amgen or Pfizer Canada, or as part of a reorganization, stock or other sale, or other change in control.
Legal: We and our Canadian, US and other affiliates or service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by applicable Canadian, US or other law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, as part of the administration of our loss prevention program, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
Co-Branded Sites and Third Party Links: Our Website may contain links to other sites that we do not own or operate. We may also partner with other companies to provide you with content or services on a joint or "co-branded" basis. At a co-branded site you will see our logo and the logo of the co-branded partner displayed on your screen. Except as provided herein, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your consent.
Children’s Privacy: We do not seek nor will we knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. Our website content and services are intended for users over the age of 13. If we learn that an
Access to Your Personal Information
You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law.
You may request to access, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information that we have in our custody or control by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below.
Security of Personal Information
We have implemented measures designed to protect personal information in our custody and control. We maintain reasonable technical, administrative and physical safeguards, including encryption and firewalls, in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control. Unfortunately, no collection or transmission of information over the Internet or otherwise can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information.
We have personal information retention processes designed to retain your personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes stated above or to otherwise meet legal requirements.
Contacting our Privacy Officer
Please contact Amgen’s Privacy Officer if:
- you wish to access, update, and/or correct inaccuracies in your personal information, or
- you otherwise have a question or complaint about the manner in which we treat your personal information.
The contact information for Amgen’s Chief Privacy Officer is as follows:
Amgen Canada Inc.
Attention: Chief Privacy Officer
6775 Financial Drive
Telephone: (905) 285-3131
Pour la version française de l'avis sur la protection des renseignements personnels, cliquez-ici.
Last updated: March 2012.