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Privacy Policy

Welcome to  www.EpilepsyAdvocate.com! This Website, located at  www.EpilepsyAdvocate.com (this "Website"), is owned by UCB, Inc.

As used in this Privacy Policy, "You" or "Your" refers to users of this Website. "We" or "Us" includes UCB, Inc. ("UCB") and its related companies, as well as any third-party vendors we hire to assist in the administration of this Website. These vendors are required to maintain the user information to which they become privy, in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and to otherwise abide by the terms of this Privacy Policy. These vendors are prohibited from using the user information for any other purpose.

Your privacy is important to Us. UCB is committed to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality regarding the personal information that we collect, use, maintain, and disclose. This Privacy Policy explains how we handle the personal information you provide to UCB within the United States. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using, or submitting information, to this Website. This Privacy Policy applies only to the use and collection of data collected by this Website and does not apply to any other data collected by UCB online or offline.

Your Consent

By using this Website, You agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever You submit information via this Website, You consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

About Children

This Website is not intended for persons under the age of 18. We will not knowingly collect information from Website visitors in this age group and You have indicated that You are age 18 or older by submitting information to Us. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose via the Internet.

Active Information Collection

This Website actively collects information from You both by asking You specific questions and by permitting You to communicate directly with Us via e-mail and feedback forms. Some of the information that You submit may be personally identifiable information (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with You, such as Your full name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and so on).

Use and Disclosure of Information

Except as otherwise stated, We may use Your information that You provide to Us to improve the content of this Website, to customize this Website to Your preferences, to communicate information requested by You for other purposes specified in this Privacy Policy and for any other purposes reasonably determined by Us.

We may disclose Your personally identifiable information to other UCB affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In addition, We may disclose Your personally identifiable information to third parties, located in the United States and/or any other country, but only

  1. to contractors We use to support our business (e.g., internet service providers, hosting companies, fulfillment services, technical support, delivery services, and financial institutions), in which case We will require such third parties to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy;
  2. in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of this Website to which the information relates, in which case We will require any such buyer to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy;
  3. where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations;
  4. to protect and defend the rights of UCB, this Website or the users of this Website;
  5. under circumstances We believe reasonably necessary to protect the personal safety of users of UCB’s products and services, this Website or the public; or
  6. as is otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Access and Correction

We will take reasonable steps to update or correct personally identifiable information in our possession that You have previously submitted via this Website, so long as You notify Us of any changes.

Security

We take reasonable steps to protect Your personally identifiable information as You transmit Your information from Your computer to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Website may not be secure, and You should therefore take special care in deciding what information You send to Us via e-mail.

Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links or references to other Websites. Please be aware that We do not control other Websites and that, in any case, this Privacy Policy does not apply to those Websites. We encourage You to read the privacy policy of every Website You visit.

Other Terms

Your use of this Website is subject to our Legal Notice.

 

Your California privacy rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of Us who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact Us.

How to Contact Us

If You have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this Website, please contact us via:

UCB, Inc.
1950 Lake Park Drive
Smyrna, GA 30080

You may contact UCBCares at 844-599-CARE (2273) or by visiting  http://ucb-usa.com/UCBCares

Comments, suggestions, or other communications sent by You to Us are deemed to be non-confidential. We have no obligations of any kind in relation to such comments, suggestions, or communications and are free to use or distribute them in any way, including in relation to the administration, update, or improvement of this Website, without compensation to the author, sender, or any other party.

No Medical Advice

UCB cannot recommend treatment or offer medical advice on personal health matters. If You have a question that relates to treatment of a personal medical condition, please contact Your physician or healthcare professional, as this individual is most familiar with Your specific medical condition and complete medical history.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Without prejudice to your rights under applicable law, We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy without prior notice to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes, and good business practices. If We change our privacy practices, an updated version of this Privacy Policy will reflect those changes and We will notify you of such changes by updating the effective date below.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 23, 2015.

International Users

This Website is intended for use only by U.S. residents and You have indicated that You are a U.S. resident by entering this Website. Personal data that You have voluntarily entered electronically is delivered to servers located in the United States. By using the Website, You consent to the transfer of any and all personal data that You provide to Us, and to our use of such personal data as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

 

Legal Notice

The UCB, Inc. ("UCB") Website is intended for use by U.S. residents only. If you are a non-US resident, please be aware that although the products discussed are registered worldwide, they may not be available in particular countries, or may be approved or cleared by a government regulatory body for sale or use with different indications, dosages and restrictions. Trademarks may also vary. Therefore, local prescribing information should always be consulted. The information contained on this site is not intended to provide or replace medical advice, or to promote any of the drugs of UCB. Although UCB will make reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, in no event shall UCB or its affiliated companies be liable in any way for errors or omissions in the contents of this Website or for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages resulting from the use of, reliance on, access to, or inability to use this information, or from any alteration to the content of this site that UCB may make at any time. The contents of this site are for informational use only. Any reproduction, retransmission, modification or use (other than for personal, non-commercial use) of its information and graphics is strictly prohibited. Any reproduction of any part of this site (including its layout) requires the prior written consent of UCB.

About

Created in 2006 by UCB, a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on immunology and neurology research and treatment, EpilepsyAdvocate is a community of people living with epilepsy, their family members, and their caregivers.

 

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