Achillion Pharmaceuticals (Achillion) respects the privacy of visitors to its website and is committed to the protection of their personal information. This privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of the Achillion website.
Description of the information Achillion may collect on this website:
1. Personally Identifiable Information
Achillion collects personally identifiable information (i.e. information from which you can be identified, such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) only when it is asked for and/or you voluntarily submit it to us on this website. We may use the information to respond to your requests, improve our level of service and the content of our website; provide you with tips, helpful information, product news and updates; notify you of new Achillion products and services; and for our own internal purposes.
2. Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Achillion also collects non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to track data such as the total number of visits to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, and the domain names of our visitors’ internet service providers. We use this information, which remains in aggregate, non-personally identifiable form, to understand how our visitors use our website so that we may improve our website and the services we offer.
Use of IP Addresses
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a set of numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you log on to your internet service provider or through your organization’s local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). Web servers automatically identify your computer by the IP address assigned to it during your session online.
This website uses a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies help provide additional functionality to the website or help us analyze usage of the website more accurately. For instance, our server may set a cookie that keeps you from having to enter a password more than once during a visit to the website. In all cases in which cookies are used, we will not collect personally identifiable information without your explicit permission. The only personally identifiable information Achillion collects is the information you voluntarily provide.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored, if you prefer. Please refer to your internet browser’s instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this website or any other websites that you visit.
Sharing Personally Identifiable Information with Third Parties
Achillion will not sell or rent personally identifiable information to any third-party for any purpose. Sometimes selected third -parties are used by Achillion to provide us with support services in connection with our website and such parties may, from time to time, have access to your information to enable them to provide those services to Achillion. Please rest assured that all companies providing such support services are required by Achillion to meet certain standards of data protection and are prohibited from using the information for their own marketing purposes.
Links to Other Websites
This website may provide links to other Achillion and third-party websites as a service to our users. The privacy statement described here does not apply to those websites. Please ensure you check the legal and privacy statement posted on each website you link to.
We may occasionally update this legal and privacy statement. We encourage you to periodically review this legal and privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of our website constitutes your agreement to the terms and conditions for use of our website, our privacy statement and any updates.