Eli Lilly and Company ("Lilly") respects the privacy of visitors to our websites, and as a result, we have developed this Website Privacy Statement.
This Website Privacy Statement applies only to the operation of websites and mobile applications that directly link to this statement when you click on “Privacy Statement” in the website footer or mobile application.
CONSENT TO PROCESSING IN THE UNITED STATES AND ELSEWHERE.
This site is owned and operated by Lilly in the United States, but the information you provide may be accessible to our affiliates, vendors and suppliers in other countries. If you are visiting this site from a country other than the United States, information collected from you on this site will be transferred outside of your country. The level of legal protection for personal information is not the same in all countries, however, we will take reasonable efforts and security measures as described in this Privacy Statement in an effort to keep your information secure.
PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ORIGINATING IN THE EU/EEA AND SWITZERLAND.
In addition to its internal global privacy policies, Lilly and its affiliates in the U.S. adhere to the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. Lilly may share your information collected on this site with its affiliates in the U.S. If you are a resident of an EU or EEA member country or Switzerland, see the Lilly Privacy Shield and Safe Harbor Notice available at https://www.lilly.com/privacy.aspx for more information about how Lilly and its affiliates in the U.S. process your information.
By using this site, you consent to the collection, storage, and processing of your information in the United States and in any country to which we may transfer your information in the course of our business operations.
Information We Collect
Information Routinely Collected by Our Website Technology
Web Log Data via analytics cookies. Our webserver may routinely gather web log data, sometimes from cookies on your computer, when you visit one of our websites. The webserver automatically recognizes non-personal information such as the date and time you visited our site, the pages you visited, the website you came from, the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name and address of your Internet service provider.
IP Address. We may record the Internet Protocol ("IP ") address of your computer when you visit our site. Without more information, the IP address does not identify you personally, but it is what allows us to maintain communications with your computer as you move about our site and perform other site analytics.
Information You Voluntarily Provide
You may visit most areas of this website without providing directly identifiable personal information or revealing your identity. However, in some cases you may choose to voluntarily provide Personal Information via this website. For example, in order for you to login to certain sites and applications, we partner with authentication service providers to verify your identity. In such cases, we will collect information that can identify you, such as your name, address, telephone, number, email address, and other similar information (Personal Information). In addition, depending on the services or information you are interested in receiving, we may also collect Personal Information related to health topics, products or services in which you may have an interest. You may always refuse to provide personal information to us, but this may lead to our inability to provide you with access to applications, certain information, products, or services.
How We Use Your Information
Web log, IP Address and other Information routinely collected by our webservers in connection with your visit to this website may be used to better understand your needs and general user traffic patterns, and to improve our websites and services. We may enhance or merge this information with other data we may have about you as well as with data obtained from third parties for the same purposes. We also may use your IP address to personalize content provided on the website. We retain IP addresses, and we retain them together with your Personal Information.
Information routinely collected may also be stored in databases owned and maintained by Lilly or its agents, contractors, and business partners. Lilly retains all rights to these databases and the information contained in them.
We may use your Personal Information for our general business, sales and marketing purposes, including responding to requests you may make of us. We may refer to your Personal Information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our websites, products and services. We may also use your Personal Information to contact you and/or provide you with general health information (like information on certain health conditions) as well as information on our products and services. Additionally, we may use your Personal Information to meet legal or regulatory obligations. We may enhance or merge your information with other data we may have about you as well as with data obtained from third parties for the same purposes.
Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies but allow you to modify your browser setting to block them. If you reject Cookies, however, functionality of the site may be limited or unusable, and you may not be able to take advantage of many of the site’s features. There are different methods for viewing and deleting cookies set on your machine, depending on the browser you are using. We recommend you visit the website of your web browser, where you should be able to find this information, or you can visit a site such as http://www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx.
Digital Analytics. Our webserver will install a cookie on your machine in order to aid the accuracy of our data analytics program. While a profile can be built from a user's surfing habits through the use of this cookie, the cookie itself contains no personal information. We use these profiles to establish common web browsing of our users, such as links that have been clicked or documents accessed, which helps us to maintain and enhance the service we provide. This cookie will remain on your computer indefinitely, even after you leave our site.
Sharing Your Information
We may share the information we collect through this website with our employees, agents, contractors or partners in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for or with us. These agents, contractors or partners are restricted from using this data in any way other than to perform these services. Lilly expects our employees and partners to maintain the trust placed in us by those who provide us with information by using reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards.
Lilly reserves the right to share information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law. In some circumstances, such as where national, state or company security is at issue, Lilly reserves the right to share our entire database of visitors and customers, and the associated Personal Information and other data we may have with appropriate governmental authorities.
We may also provide information to a third party 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 information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Social Media Plugins
Our websites may use Social Media Plugins to enable you to easily share information with others. When you visit our websites, the operator of the social media plugin that is on our website can place a cookie on your computer, enabling that operator to recognize individuals on their website who have previously visited our sites. If you are logged into the social media website while browsing on our website, social media plugins may allow that social media website to receive directly identifiable information about you that shows you have visited our website. Social media plugins also allow the social media website to share information about your activities on our website with other users of their social media website. Lilly does not control any of the content from social media plugins. For more information about social plugins from social media websites, you should refer to those sites’ privacy and data sharing statements.
Do Not Track
Some web browsers may transmit "do-not-track" signals to websites with which the browser communicates. Lilly webservers do not currently respond to these signals.
If you choose to share personal information, such as by sending a request, submitting personal information through an electronic form or uploading documents containing personal information, the personal information will be saved for a period of time needed to fulfill legitimate and lawful business purposes in accordance with our records retention policies and applicable laws and regulations
Areas of this website that collect Personal Information you voluntarily provide to us use reasonable security protections designed to protect this information.
This site is not intended for, or designed to attract, individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from any person under the age of 18.
Links to Other Websites
As a convenience to our visitors, our websites may contain links to a number of sites owned and operated by third parties that we believe may offer useful information. . The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to those sites. Lilly is not responsible for the collection or use of information at any third-party site. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.
Changes to Our Privacy Practices
We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do update it, for your convenience, we will make the updated statement available on this page. We will always handle your Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Statement in effect at the time it was collected. We will not make any materially different use of your Personal Information unless we notify you and give you an opportunity to object.
Under applicable laws, you may have a right to request access, correction, opposition and deletion in relation to your personal information that we hold about you and the right to set out instructions on how to handle your personal data after your death. If you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact us at the firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address indicated under the heading “Choices and Questions”.
Choices and Questions
If you voluntarily provide us with Personal Information on this website and later decide to opt-out of this decision, you may write Lilly at the email@example.com or at the address below.
If you have any other questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, please contact us by writing to:Eli Lilly and Company First Flor, Golden Oak House Ballyoaks Office Park 35 Ballyclare Drive, Bryanston 2021 SOUTH AFRICA
If you are receiving commercial emails from us you may write to the address above or follow the opt-out instructions on those emails.
Please note that you may continue to receive materials while we are updating our lists.