Use and Disclosure of Your Personal data. If you do provide us with personal data, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number and other personal data, you agree that we may contact you to respond to your request and where appropriate thereafter, to provide you with products, services or information that we believe may be of interest to you including promotional or marketing material (the “Permitted Purposes”). However, you may opt out of this service at any time. Any personal data provided by you will normally be processed for these Permitted Purposes by your Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals Limited or other local Bristol-Myers Squibb company. However it may also be necessary in connection with the Permitted Purposes, for other carefully selected suppliers or partners of Bristol-Myers Squibb to have access to your personal data or for it to be transferred to or accessed by Bristol-Myers Squibb personnel outside the European Economic Area, including to the United States. At all times, personal data is treated confidentially and in accordance with applicable laws and in the manner we describe here.
Use and Disclosure of Non-Personal Data. Data that is not personal data as defined by the Data Protection Legislation, such as questions, comments, ideas and suggestions, shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and Bristol-Myers Squibb shall be free to disclose and use the same, without any obligation whatsoever to you, for any purpose and through any means.
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Information Security and Quality: We intend to protect your personal data and to maintain its quality. We implement appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive personal data, to help us to keep your personal data secure and to maintain its quality.
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Legal and Regulatory Requirements. If you use this Site to contact Bristol-Myers Squibb regarding your experience in using one of our products, we may use the information you provide in submitting reports to Government Authorities and as otherwise required of us by law. We also may use the information to contact the prescribing physician to follow up regarding an unexpected or adverse event involving use of Bristol-Myers Squibb product. You should also understand and acknowledge that Bristol-Myers Squibb may not be permitted to comply with your request to amend or remove personal data that was provided to Bristol-Myers Squibb by a health care professional or a consumer regarding an adverse drug event.
Law Enforcement. We may be required by court orders or other laws to divulge information about you to law enforcement authorities or the courts. Bristol-Myers Squibb will cooperate in responding to such requests, in accordance with the law, and will take appropriate measures to ensure that the requester understands the sensitive nature of any personal data that they may receive. We hereby expressly reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement authorities.
Online Privacy for Children. We are very concerned about protecting the privacy of children. We do not intend to collect any personal data from children under 18 years old. If a child has provided us with personal data, the parent or guardian of the child should contact Bristol-Myers Squibb Contact us to have this information deleted from our files.