Privacy Policy

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LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY - May 2006.

BEFORE USING OUR SITES, PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Pfizer Canada Inc. ("Pfizer Canada") and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on our Sites. Pfizer Canada is committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and has to implement this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. Pfizer Canada complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

There may be links from this Site to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to this Site and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which this Site may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site.

Although you are not required to register to access our Sites, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Sites.

Your use of this Site signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Site. Your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

WHAT IS "PERSONAL INFORMATION"?

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number. Your preferred eye drop or gum flavour could also be personal information if it is connected to other information, like your name.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Tell Your Story forms and the like. On some of our web sites, we offer health assessment tools that ask you to provide self-assessment information. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.

HOW DOES PFIZER CANADA USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on this Site may be used for aggregate research, promotional purposes and/or for future site development. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on this Site; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

Promotional and informational offers: Sometimes we send offers to selected groups of customers. To accomplish this, we may use third parties working on behalf of Pfizer. We provide a variety of ways for you to tell us you do not want to receive such promotional or informational offers. For example, we may provide an opt-in box for customers to receive information that is sent by a third-party fulfillment house, and we make clear that, by opting in, you are submitting your data to a third-party. You can elect not to receive promotional or informational materials from us by following the instructions to opt-out as mentioned or included in each of our programs we send to you.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

Pfizer Canada will not disclose personal identifiable information that you provide on this Site to any third parties other than to a Pfizer agent, except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case Pfizer Canada may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. We may share information among companies that we own or control, and we may share information with our co-promotion partners, and companies working with Pfizer Canada, but all information we share will always be protected under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Pfizer Canada is not responsible for how other web sites treat your privacy once you leave a Pfizer site.

COOKIES

Pfizer Canada, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called "cookies" on this Site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser, however, some areas of this Site may not function properly if you do so.

IF YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL OVER THE AGE OF MAJORITY

With the permission of a visitor who is over the age of majority, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Pfizer Canada provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, s/he may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. Pfizer Canada uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted Personal Information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

RIGHT TO UNSUBSCRIBE

You can unsubscribe from communications you no longer wish to receive. We provide unsubscribe (opt-out) instructions in our communications.

You can also contact us at Privacy Officer or at the following postal address if you want to update your personal information or change your marketing preferences: Pfizer Canada Inc., 17,300 Trans-Canada Highway, Kirkland, Quebec H9J 2M5 Attention: Privacy Officer

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

Storage of Information

Personally identifiable information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Pfizer data centers (in whatever country they may be located), or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy. We have a firewall and other technology to prevent individuals from accessing information without authorization. Data centers are designed to be physically secure and protected from unauthorized access by unauthorized persons.

POLICY CHANGE

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it. Please check back from time to time to ensure you are aware of our current Privacy Policy. We appreciate your interest and hope that you enjoy visiting our Sites.

BUSINESS TRANSFERS

If we transfer a business unit (such as a subsidiary) or an asset (such as a web site) to another company, we will require it to honor the terms of the Privacy Policy.

TO CONTACT US

To contact us with questions about this Privacy Policy or about Pfizer's handling of your personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer or at the following postal address: Pfizer Canada Inc., 17,300 Trans-Canada Highway, Kirkland, Quebec H9J 2M5 Attention: Privacy Officer.

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY: By using this web site or any other Pfizer Canada website or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the web site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

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*The brand names listed above are part of the Pfizer family of trademarks. The product information provided on this site is intended only for residents of Canada. The products discussed herein may have different product composition and labeling in different countries. The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare provider, considering the unique characteristics of the patient. Pfizer Canada Privacy Policy.

DISCLAIMER

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You are about to reach pages or information intended only for residents of Canada. Other countries may have regulatory requirements or medical practices which are different than those in Canada. Therefore, this information may not be appropriate for use outside Canada.

Documents published by Pfizer Canada Inc. on the World Wide Web may not be copied other than for non-commercial individual reference with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained, and thereafter may not be recopied, reproduced or otherwise redistributed. Pfizer Canada Inc. will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on all of its websites, but Pfizer Canada Inc. makes no warranties or representations as to their accuracy. All users agree that all access and use of Pfizer websites, and the content thereof is at their own risk. Neither Pfizer Canada Inc. nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering Pfizer websites shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of access to, use of or inability to use the sites, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof.

Links to other sites

As a resource to our employees, this website may include links to other third party websites. We try to carefully choose websites that we believe are useful and meet our high standards. However, because websites can change so quickly, we cannot guarantee the standards of every website link we provide or be responsible for the content of non-Pfizer Canada Inc. sites. Links to these sites should not be taken as an endorsement of the sites or an association with their owners. Pfizer Canada Inc. encourages you to conduct your own independent review of the linked sites and read their privacy policies and terms and conditions of use statements.

Trademarks

All product names, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, are trademarks of Pfizer or its affiliates, related companies or its licensors or joint venture partners. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of slander and libel, the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statues. Further, please be advised that Pfizer actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.


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