Effective Date: 1 April 2016


AbbVie Online Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how AbbVie Ltd in the UK (“AbbVie”) handles the personal information that you provide to us on websites controlled by AbbVie which link to this Privacy Policy (the "Website(s)").


This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information collected from you offline, to websites that do not link to this Privacy Policy, or to third-party websites to which Websites may link. Your use of Websites which link to this Privacy Policy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.


Please read this Privacy Policy before using the Website or submitting any personal information to us.


Your personal information will be retained by AbbVie for as long as necessary to fulfil the specified purpose explained on the Website and for AbbVie to comply with any applicable legal obligation.


How does this Privacy Policy define "personal data" and “sensitive personal data”?

There are two types of personal information for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998.

  1. "Personal Data" means information that identifies you or could reasonably be used to identify you and which is submitted to and/or collected by the Website and maintained by AbbVie in an accessible form. Examples of Personal Information include your name, your postal address, your email address and your telephone number.
  2. “Sensitive Personal Data” means data including, but not limited to: your ethnic origin, your religious beliefs, your physical or mental health condition, your sexual orientation.

each referred to separately as “Personal Data” or “Sensitive Personal Data” and collectively as “Personal Information”.



What types of information does AbbVie collect online?

each referred to separately as “Personal Data” or “Sensitive Personal Data” and collectively as “Personal Information”.


Does AbbVie collect “Sensitive Personal Data”?


How does AbbVie use Personal Information that I have provided?


Will AbbVie combine Personal Information I provide on a Website with other personal information about me?


What choices do I have about how AbbVie collects and uses Personal Information about me?


Does AbbVie share Personal Information with third parties?


Who will have access to Personal Information about me?


How does AbbVie secure Personal Information?


Does AbbVie transfer Personal Information to different jurisdictions?


Does AbbVie collect Personal Information relating to healthcare professionals?


How does AbbVie protect the privacy of children?


How may I correct Personal Information or delete it from current records?


Why do Websites use “cookies” and other tracking technologies?


What types of cookies and other tracking technologies do Websites use?


What choices do I have about AbbVie’s use of cookies and other tracking technologies?


How can I contact AbbVie?


How will I know whether AbbVie has updated this policy?