The Elan.com website is an interactive online service operated by Elan Corporation, plc. Elan is a neuroscience-focused biotechnology company that conducts its business through wholly owned subsidiaries incorporated in Ireland, the U.S., and other countries. The term "Elan" is used throughout this website to collectively refer to Elan Corporation, plc and its subsidiary companies. Elan is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this site. This policy explains how Elan achieves that goal and gives you details of our privacy practices, including a) what information we collect about you when you use this site; b) how the information will be used or disclosed; and c) your rights with respect to our collection and use of your data.
What Information do we collect and why?
We may ask you to provide us with personal information in certain areas of our site on a voluntary basis.
In particular, you may be asked to provide information in the following situations:
Information Requests: If you submit an e-mail requesting information, we will use this information to respond to your request. In order to respond to your request we may make personal information that you submit in these sections available to subsidiaries of Elan and, in some circumstances to certain of our service providers. These entities may be located primarily within the U.S. and countries within the European Union.
How else does Elan use/disclose Information that it collects from this site?
Elan may also collect non-personal information, such as IP addresses, numbers of site visits and tracking patterns of page viewing in order to monitor the performance of the site and to make improvements to it.
Elan will hold all of the personal information that it collects on its computers in the Republic of Ireland. However, Elan has subsidiaries in many other jurisdictions, including in the U.S. and Europe, and information may be transferred electronically from time to time between those locations.
In addition, Elan may from time to time need to disclose your personal information to third parties located in the U.S. or in any other country, but only:
To contractors if necessary to support our business (e.g., technical support providers);
In connection with the sale, assignment or other transfer of the business of this site; or
If required to do so by applicable laws, court orders, government regulations or authorities.
- Access and Correction: You have a right to know about the personal information that Elan holds about you. You also have a right to correct, amend or delete the information that Elan holds about you if it is incorrect. If you wish to exercise these rights please contact us by post or e-mail at the address shown in the "Contact" section below
This site incorporates appropriate safeguards to protect the security, integrity, completeness, accuracy and privacy of the personal information we have collected and we have put in place reasonable precautions to protect information from loss, misuse and alteration. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as required and only authorized individuals have access to the information you provide us.
This site is not directed to children and Elan does not knowingly solicit information from any child under the age of 16. Should a child whom we know to be under 16 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that we must have parental consent before receiving his or her personal information.
Last Updated: July 28, 2011