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Welcome to www.jnj.ch! All contents of this website are legally protected by Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug, Switzerland. This website is operated by Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug and is geared toward persons living in Switzerland. This data-privacy policy applies exclusively to this website. It does not include websites that are linked to this website. Links to other websites are marked as such. Please note that we have no control over or responsibility for other websites; hence, this data-privacy policy does not apply to any other websites. We therefore suggest that you read the data-privacy policy of each website you visit.

 

Personal Data
Children and Minors

Active Transmission of Personal Information

Monitoring of Transmitted Personal Data

Passive Collection of Information

Use and  Disclosure of Information
Access and Corrections

Security

Other Terms Conditions

Amendments to this Data-Privacy Policy

Personal Data
Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug will collect and use personal data exclusively in accordance with the applicable Swiss data-privacy law. Personal data is information about your identity such as your name, address, e-mail address, mobile phone number, or date of birth. We will only process (i.e., obtain, save, use, archive, etc.) this information if you actively send it to us. Wherever possible, we let you visit our website without recording personal data. If you make data available to us, you are thereby agreeing to the provisions of this data-privacy policy.

In the terms of this data-privacy policy, Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug explains what data we record, process, and use. Please make sure that you read the policy carefully before using the website or sending personal data through the website. By using this website you agree to the terms of this data-privacy policy.

 

Personal Data and Personality Profiles Particularly Worthy of Protection
Provided we do not expressly ask you or invite you to do so, we ask that you do not send us personal data that is particularly worthy of protection – in other words, data regarding racial or ethnic origin, political persuasions, worldview notions, religious or other belief orientation, health, intimate sphere, criminal past (e.g., regarding administrative or criminal prosecutions and sanctions) or union memberships, as well as social insurance measures – or relay it to us through or with the aid of the website or through any other means.


In cases where we request or invite you, as the case may be, to convey personal data to us that is particularly worthy of protection – health data is particularly at issue –, we do so with your express consent. If we actively request the forwarding of personal data that is particularly worthy of protection, we will inform you as to which purposes this data is being processed. In forwarding personal data that is particularly worthy of protection, we will comply with Swiss data-protection provisions, and, to the extent prescribed by law, obtain your explicit consent.


We would like to point out to you that the processing of personal data may lead to personality profiles being developed. Personality profiles are a compilation of data that permits an assessment of significant aspects of the personality of a natural person. We will process and forward such personality profiles only in accordance with this data-privacy policy and inform you and obtain your consent in the event of a transfer to third parties, provided such notification and consent is required by law.

Children and Minors
If you are not yet legally an adult (under 18), please use this website only after obtaining permission from your parent or legal guardian. The protection of personal data of children and adolescents is of particular concern to us. We therefore do not knowingly collect data of minors unless their parents or legal guardians have authorized us to do so. We will delete personal data immediately if we discover that minors are providing us with personal data without the corresponding permission or data relating to such minors is provided to us by third parties.

This website is not intended for children and persons under the age of 18. We will not knowingly record any personal data about visitors under the age of 18. We recommend that parents discuss the use of the Internet and the provision of information on websites with their children. 

Active Transmission of Personal Information

We will not actively record any personal data about you on this website without your approval. Consequently, it is entirely your decision as to whether or not you wish to provide us with personal data. Like many other websites, this website will actively collect data about visitors if you are asked specific questions or if you are enabled to communicate directly by e-mail and feedback forms. Some of the information you provide may be personally ascribable information (i.e. information that can only be ascribed to you, for example, your full name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number).

In some areas of this website you may be asked to provide information in order to enable you to take advantage of the services offered (such as receiving answers to inquiries) or the opportunity to participate in a special activity. You will be informed at each data-collection point about what information is required and what information is optional.

Monitoring Transmitted Personal Data

You will always be able to check any personal data provided. This means that you can always:
 
1. obtain information about your personal data stored in our systems upon request,

2. request us to correct or update the personal data,

3. request us to delete or block personal data

Passive Collection of Information

While you browse our website, some information may be recorded passively (i.e., information is collected even though you have not actively provided it), making use of a range of technologies and methods, such as Internet Protocol addresses, cookies, Internet tags, navigation-data procurement.
 
On our website we use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number which is allocated to your computer by your internet service provider in order to enable you to access the Internet. Data is saved automatically when you browse a website, whereby it is possible that information indirectly related to your person is collected. Likewise, it is very common that such data is collected when you access websites of other providers. This includes, for example, information on the web browser you are using, the web pages visited or the duration of your visit. Where it is possible to relate this data to specific persons, we delete the data recorded soon afterwards. Otherwise, the recorded data is used anonymously in order to make improvements to the website for the users or to ensure its security and stability. Apart from that, we will not require any data from you for a visit to our website, unless you are using special services. You may therefore browse our website anonymously, as prescribed by the data-privacy law.

On this website data is recorded and used for marketing purposes. In addition, this data is used for improving the information we provide on the website, but no data is allocated to any specific user. Consequently, you can browse the website anonymously. User profiles are created exclusively under a pseudonym, using cookies.
 
A “cookie” is a small text file that is sent to your web browser by a website and helps the website to collect data about you and your preferences. “Session cookies” are small temporary text files that are deleted as soon as you close the web browser window or otherwise shut down your computer. Session cookies are used to improve the navigation on websites and to collect additional statistical data. “Permanent cookies” are small temporary text files that are deleted as soon as you close the browser window or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for a number of purposes, such as to retrieve certain information you recently used (e.g., address entries). In addition, they help to find out which of our websites are of particular interest to individual users, in order to better adapt the pages to the needs of visitors.
 
Cookies cannot damage your computer. If you nonetheless do not want to have cookies installed on your computer, you may set up your computer so that a notification is displayed which announces that cookies are to be installed. You may then decide whether you want to accept such cookies. If you do not want to have any cookies installed when using our website, please contact us by e-mail. We would like to inform you, however, that possibly not all of the functionalities of your browser will be usable without accepting cookies.
 
”Navigation data” (“log files”, “server logs” and “clickstream” data) is used for system management, improvements to the content of the website, market research purposes, and sending information to visitors.  Any person-related information will be deleted immediately. Navigation data is used on this website.

Use and Disclosure of Information
Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug will only use your personal data for the purpose of

(1) responding to your inquiries,
 
(2) sending you information related to your inquiries,

(3) providing information to Swiss or foreign group companies of the Johnson & Johnson Group of Companies for advertising their products and services as well as for the purposes of conducting market research and opinion surveys by them, and

(4) providing the services you requested.

To the extent permissible, we will disclose personal data to other group companies of the Johnson & Johnson Group of Companies, including affiliated companies abroad – and in countries that do not have adequate data privacy. However, this is subject to compliance with the requirements of Swiss data-privacy legislation on international data traffic and the written guarantee of the company concerned that the data will only be used in accordance with this data-privacy policy and for the same purposes as it is used by Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug, and in compliance with Swiss data-privacy law. Should, exceptionally, such a contractual provision not be feasible, we will disclose your data or permit access to it only if you have expressly consented to the disclosure following prior notification.


Where we disclose data to other domestic or international service providers (commissioned data processing) for the purpose of meeting obligations regarding our legal relationship with you, the service providers are not deemed third parties and are bound by contract to comply with the Swiss data-privacy law and this data-privacy policy. The Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug web server is operated by our commissioned data processor in Germany.

Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug will not store data longer than it is required. It will always handle your personal data in strict confidence.

If you wish to make use of certain personalized services, Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug will ask you for your name and, as the case may be, for additional personal information. The decision is solely yours as to whether or not you provide us with such information. However, without the information Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug will not be able to provide you with the requested service.

In certain cases Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug will supplement the personal information you have provided with data from other sources. In sending us personal information, you are giving us the right to do so. The connection and supplementation of data helps us evaluate and improve our web offerings and services. At the same time, the users’ preferences can be determined and thus the website and services of Johnson & Johnson Ltd, Zug can be adapted to the users’ specific requirements.
 
Anonymous data (data which cannot be ascribed to you) may be disclosed to companies of the Johnson & Johnson Group of Companies at any time and without prior notification and consent.

Access and Corrections
In order to ensure that your personal data is accurate, up to date and complete, please contact us as described below. We will take appropriate measures to update or correct any personal data in our possession that you previously sent to us through this website.

Security
We will take appropriate measures to protect personal data sent to our website from your computer, and to protect such information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, changes, deletion, or destruction.   Nevertheless, please note that sending data over the Internet is never entirely secure or error-free. 

 

When sending your personal data electronically via our website, a secured internet connection (SSL) will be used for the transmission to our computer. In particular, e-mails sent to or from this website may be unsecure. Please be particularly careful in deciding what information you send to us by e-mail. In addition, it is your responsibility to take corresponding safeguarding measures in the use of passwords, ID numbers, or other special access facilities on this website.

Other Terms and Conditions
The use of this website is subject to our Terms of Use.

 

 

Contact Us:
In case you have any queries, comments or concerns about this data privacy policy or the methods used on this website please contact:

 

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E-mail: DataPrivacyCH(at)its.jnj.com

Amendments to this Data-Privacy Policy
Please note that from time to time we will amend our data-privacy policy in accordance with our services and requirements, taking into account changes in legislation. Consequently, the terms set out in this data-privacy policy may be changed at any time and without prior notice at our own discretion. In order to be informed of such changes, please visit our website regularly. It is your responsibility to check this website regularly for changes, in particular before sending us personal data.
 
This data-privacy policy was last updated on Oktober 28, 2014.

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