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Privacy Policy

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

As used in this Privacy Policy, "You" or "Your" refers to users of this Web site. "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 Web site. 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. This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that You may provide via this Web site. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using, or submitting information, to this Web site. This Privacy Policy applies only to the use and collection of data collected by this Web site and does not apply to any other data collected by UCB online or offline.

Your Consent

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

About Children

This Web site is not intended for persons under the age of 18. We will not knowingly collect information from Web site visitors in this age group and You have indicated that You are above the age of 18 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 Web site 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 Web site, to customize this Web site 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 Web Site 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 Web site or the users of this Web site;
  5. under circumstances We believe reasonably necessary to protect the personal safety of users of UCB, Inc.'s products and services, this Web site 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 Web site, 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 Web site 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 Web Sites

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

Other Terms

Your use of this Web site is subject to our Legal Notice.

How to Contact Us

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

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

Medical Information and Customer Service
Tel: 800-477-7877
Customer Service and Patient Assistance Press 7
Sales Representative Message Service Press 8
Medical Information Press 9
Operator Press 0

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 Web site, 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

UCB may, from time to time in its sole discretion, change or modify this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modification will be effective upon posting of the revisions on this Web site. At any given time, Your access and use of this Web site and provision of information is governed by the Privacy Policy then in effect. UCB may post changes or modifications to referenced policies and guidelines without Your approval, and may determine whether and when any such changes apply to You. Your continued use of the Web site following UCB's posting of any changes or modifications will constitute Your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Should You not wish to be bound by the modified Privacy Policy; You may not use or access the Web site.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 1, 2004.

International Users

This Web site is intended for use only by U.S. residents and You have indicated that You are a U.S. resident by entering this Web site. Personal data that You have voluntarily entered electronically is delivered to servers located in the United States. By using the Web site, 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") Web site 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 Web site 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.