The types of personal data that we may collect and receive while you
use the AbbVie Services are described in this section and include data
that you provide to us and data that we collect automatically when you
use the AbbVie Services and information collected from other sources.
For purposes of this Privacy Notice, “Personal Data” means
any data related to you as an identified or identifiable natural
person. Examples of Personal Data include name, address, telephone
number, and email address. When this data is combined with any data on
health or medical status, we refer to the resulting information as
“Health Data.” We collect your Health Data through AbbVie
Services only with your consent or if required by law.
Information You Provide
You do not have to register for a service or program to receive
much of the information available through AbbVie Services. However,
some of our content is available only to registered or identified
users and will require you to set up a profile or provide specific
data about yourself in order to provide you the service.
Personal Data You Submit During Registration or in Response to Questionnaires
AbbVie collects Personal Data that you provide on AbbVie Services,
for example, through an enrollment form in order to register for
AbbVie programmes and services, or if you have elected to receive
information or, if appropriate, marketing information in relation to
our products or respond to AbbVie questionnaires or surveys. This
- Contact data such as your address, phone number,
or email address
- Registration data such as your username
- Health-related, insurance and demographic
data, subject to your consent, in the context of a patient support
programme, survey or questionnaire
- Bank account and payment
details when you provide a service to AbbVie in your capacity as a
- Employment, education and other
background data when you inquire about employment with AbbVie
- Professional, clinical practice and educational data when you
participate in an AbbVie sponsored programme, research or survey in
your capacity as a healthcare professional
Personal Data You Submit During Other Interactions with AbbVie
You may contact AbbVie to ask questions, discuss your concerns, or
report issues regarding our products. If you communicate with or
request information from AbbVie, you may be prompted to provide your
contact information as well as any Health-related and/or Personal Data
that is relevant to your request.
Data That May Be Collected Automatically
When you use AbbVie Services, we also may collect certain usage and
device data automatically as described below.
We may record the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of your computer
or other electronic device when you visit the AbbVie Services. An IP
address identifies the electronic device you use to access the Sites,
which allows us to maintain communication with your computer as you
move about AbbVie Services and to customise content.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We also collect information about your use of AbbVie Services
through tracking technologies such as cookies and web beacons. A
“cookie” is a unique numeric code that is transferred to your computer
to track your interests and preferences and to recognize you as a
return visitor. A “Web beacon” is a transparent graphic image placed
on a Web site, e-mail or advertisement that enables the monitoring of
things such as user activity and site traffic. These technologies help
remember your preferences and allow us to bring you the content and
features that are likely to be of greatest interest to you on the
basis of “clickstream” data that shows your previous activities on
We use third parties to perform site analytics tracking, including
Google Analytics. If you do not want your data used by Google
Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on
at the Google Analytics opt-out page.
To learn more about cookies and other tracking technologies,
including how to disable them, please visit http://youronlinechoices.eu/.
Please note that some cookies are essential to the functioning of our
websites and deleting or disabling them will reduce the site’s functionality.
Some AbbVie Services are available either as mobile applications or
mobile sites that you can use on your mobile device. If you use a
mobile device to access and use AbbVie Services, we may collect the
following mobile-specific data in addition to the other data described
above: device or advertising ID, device type, hardware type, media
access control (“MAC”) address, international mobile equipment
identity (“IMEI”), the version of your mobile operating system, the
platform used to access or download the AbbVie Service (e.g., Apple,
Google, Amazon, Windows), location data and usage data about your
device and your use of the AbbVie Services.
Data Collected from Other Sources
We may combine data about you from a visit to one AbbVie
Service with data about you from visits to other AbbVie Services. We
may also combine data about you that is collected through the AbbVie
Services with data that we have collected offline, as well as with
data provided to us by third parties.