SANOFI fully understands the importance of privacy and the protection of personal data in the digital era and is committed to ensure an adequate level of data protection for all persons with whom Sanofi has dealings. This includes, but not limited to, the patients and their relatives or close ones, participants in clinical trials, healthcare professionals, users of our products and services, including websites and apps users, representatives of our contractors and business partners, representatives of the scientific community etc.
This Policy is intended to apply to all processing activities SANOFI conducts towards the persons it deals with in its professional business activities, including the processing of personal data (i.e. any information, whether recorded in a material form or not, from which the identity of an individual is apparent or can be reasonably and directly ascertained by the entity holding the information, or when put together with other information would directly and certainly identify an individual) (“Personal Data”) which may be carried out by SANOFI in relation to this website (www.sanofi.ph), including affiliated or related pages, social media sites, and various other platforms (collectively, the “Site”), or otherwise.
Specific privacy and data protection information notices (“Privacy Notice”) and/or consent forms will, if necessary, be communicated to you regarding specific situations where SANOFI may process your Personal Data. These Privacy Notices shall describe in more detail how your Personal Data will be processed in relation with the processing in question. SANOFI will provide individuals the necessary consent forms in an appropriate format and manner, informing the individuals of the details related to the processing of personal information by SANOFI, whenever personal data is collected (i.e., whether manual form or the applicable webpage where personal data may either be solicited or unsolicited, as the case may be).
For the purposes of this Policy, SANOFI means sanofi-aventis Philippines Inc., Sanofi Pasteur, Inc., and/or all its affiliates.
This Policy may be modified by SANOFI, from time to time, in particular to adapt its terms to evolutions or changes of applicable legislations and/or to SANOFI’s practices. Changes will be available on this page. We invite you to check this Policy periodically.
Depending on the data processing at stake, SANOFI will generally process your Personal Data on either one of the following legal basis:
SANOFI may, on a case-by-case basis, rely on other legal grounds, such as the protection of your vital interests, in accordance with applicable data protection law, as set forth in the applicable Privacy Notice.
SANOFI may collect your Personal Data from different sources:
SANOFI may need to share your Personal Data with other third-parties, in which case you will be duly informed through the applicable Privacy Notice.In any case, SANOFI will require that such third-parties:
SANOFI is a multinational organization with affiliates, partners and subcontractors located in many countries around the world. For that reason, SANOFI may need to transfer (via access, visualization, storage, etc.) your Personal Data in other jurisdictions.
Safeguards for international transfers of Personal Data: In cases where SANOFI needs to transfer Personal Data, it shall ensure that adequate safeguards, as required under applicable data protection legislation, will be implemented.
In this respect and in particular, for intra-group transfers of Personal Data implemented for clinical studies and pharmacovigilance purposes, SANOFI has implemented and shall apply its “Binding Corporate Rules” validated by the EU Data Protection Authorities.
We have implemented a variety of technological and organizational procedures and measures to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. These measures shall take into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
For instance, we store your Personal Data on servers that have various types of technical and physical access controls, which may include, for instance, if appropriate, encryption. We may also aggregate, pseudonymize or anonymize Personal Data to ensure that no personally identifiable information is communicated to third parties.
SANOFI will retain your Personal Data only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, which in any case shall not be longer than ten (10) years.
As an exception, SANOFI may be required to retain your Personal Data for longer periods as required or permitted by law, or as necessary to protect its rights and interests. In such a case, you will be informed of the intended retention period in the applicable Privacy Notice.
You can exercise your rights as provided by data protection laws. To that end, SANOFI informs you that you are entitled:
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below and we will take necessary steps to respond as soon as possible.
You may also file a complaint before a competent data protection authority regarding the processing of your Personal Data. While we suggest that you contact us beforehand, if you wish to exercise this right, you should contact directly the competent data protection authority.
SANOFI welcomes any questions or comments you may have regarding this Policy or its implementation. Any such questions or comments, including any request pertaining to SANOFI’s use of your Personal Data should be submitted to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.