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Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A.

 

Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 20, 2017

 

This website privacy policy (“Policy”) describes how Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. and its affiliated companies (“AAA”, “we”, “our”, “us”) collect, use and disclose information about visitors to our website. This Policy applies to any of our sites that post this Policy.

Please take a moment to read the Policy. It explains how we collect, use and disclose Personal Information (defined below) or other information that you provide to us on our website or mobile applications.

 

BY VISITING OUR WEBSITE AND/OR PROVIDING US WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR OTHER INFORMATION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT SUCH INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED FOR THE PURPOSES IDENFIED IN THIS POLICY, AND THAT COOKIES MAY BE STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR MOBILE DEVICE ON THE TERMS SET OUT IN THIS POLICY. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE MAY MODIFY THIS POLICY AT OUR DISCRETION WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION.

 

(1) WHO WE ARE & CONTACT INFORMATION

AAA is a company with registered offices at 20 Rue Diesel, 01630 Saint-Genis-Pouilly, France. We welcome your comments about this Policy. If you have any questions or comments about how we use your Personal Information or other information, or process cookies, please contact us at: E-mail: info@adacap.com; Phone: +33 (0)4 50 99 30 70

 

(2) WHAT WE COLLECT

We obtain information about you in two ways:

 

  • Information You Give Us.

 

We may collect                  information that you directly provide to us on our website. In addition, we may also collect personal information from you when you correspond with us outside the context of our site (for example, when you send us emails or letters, or by telephone). Such information may include your name, birth date, email address, mailing address, social media username, telephone number, or any other information that can be used to identify you (“Personal Information”).

 

  • Information Automatically Collected.

 

Our websites automatically log information about you and your computer or mobile device. For example, when visiting our site, our site logs your operating system type, browser type, browser language, the website you visited before browsing to our site, the pages you viewed on our site, how long you spent on a page on our site, and information about your use of and actions on our site.

 


 

(3) COOKIES

 Our website (like most websites) uses cookies.

 

  • What are Cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or mobile application. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognizes the cookies. You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, and to provide information to site administrators. We use cookies to enhance the online experience of our visitors (such as remembering your language and region) and to better understand how our site is used. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our site before or whether you are a new visitor.

The EU Directive 2009/136/EC permits us to store cookies on your computer if they are essential to the operation of our website, but it requires your permission for storage of all other non-essential cookies. Our websites use both essential cookies and non-essential cookies. We do not use cookies to track individual users or to identify them. Instead, we use cookies to gain useful knowledge about how our sites are used so that we can improve the visitor experience. By using our website, you consent to our use of essential and non-essential cookies as described by this Policy.

 

  • Types of Cookies

There are two broad categories of cookies:

First Party Cookies are served directly by AAA to your computer or mobile device. They are used only by AAA to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our site.

Third party cookies are served by a service provider on our website, and can be used by the service provider to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other sites. Third party cookies are most commonly used on our site for conducting platform analytics.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are “session cookies”, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are “permanent cookies,” meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by our website to recognize your computer or mobile device when you open your browser again.

 

  • What Cookies do we Use?

Our website uses the following types of cookies:

 

Type of cookie Purpose
Essential Cookies These cookies are essential to provide visitors with the services available through our site and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas. Without these cookies, some of the services that visitors expect would not be possible.
Analytics Cookies These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The information is aggregated and cannot be used to identify individuals. Such information includes the number of visitors to our site, the sites that referred them to our site, the search terms that led them to our site and the pages that they visited on our site. We use this information to monitor the level of activity on our site, assess our marketing activities, and help make our site more efficient.
Performance Cookies (e.g. Google Analytics, Crazy Egg) These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site so that we can track website statistics. We use Google Analytics for this purpose, and more specifically: (1) to optimize traffic to and between our websites, and (ii) integrate and optimize web pages where appropriate. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect information to identify a visitor. They collect anonymous information about website visitors to improve how our site works. More information about Google Analytics can be viewed or accessed here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies. The use of Google Analytics on our site can be avoided by installing the browser plugin available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. Google will use the information generated by the cookies to evaluate the use of our website, compile reports on website activity, and provide us with reports for analytical purposes. Google may transfer this information to third parties when it is legally required to do so or were it has engaged a third party to process data. Google will not combine or associate visitors’ IP address with other data stored by Google. By using our website, you consent to the processing of your Personal Information or other information by Google for the purposes described here.
We also use Crazy Egg, a heat mapping software, for this the following purposes: (1) to identify and authenticate users, (2) to store user preferences, (3) to test site performance, and (4) to assess usage patterns and analyze site traffic. Crazy Egg uses its own cookies. These cookies don’t collect information to identify a visitor. Crazy Egg does not link cookies to any personally identifiable information in our servers or databases. By using our website, you consent to the processing of your Personal Information or other information by Crazy Egg for the purposes described here.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow our site to remember choices visitors make (such as their region or language) to provide enhanced features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes visitors have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that can be customized. They may also be used to provide services that visitors have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. For example, if a visitor has installed Adobe Flash and views a video on our site, we store a “flash cookie” on the visitor’s computer. These cookies are used to play back video or audio content with the visitor’s preferences. The information these cookies collect cannot track visitors’ browsing activity on other websites.
Social Media Cookies These cookies are used when visitors share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on our sites, or engage with our content on or through a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that visitors have done this. This information may be linked to targeting or advertising activities.

 

  • How to Control or Delete Cookies

 You have the right to choose whether to accept cookies and we explain how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you do not accept cookies on our site, you may experience some inconvenience when using our site.

You can set your cookie preferences by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this site cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. To do so, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “help” “tools” or “edit” facility).

For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.

 

  • Pixel Tags

 We may also use pixel tags (which are also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) on our site to track the actions of visitors to our site. Unlike cookies, which are stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website, pixel tags are embedded invisibly on webpages. Pixel tags measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about usage of our site, so that we can manage our content more effectively. The information we collect using pixel tags is not linked to our users’ personal data and may be used for internal, marketing purposes only.

 

  • IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer or mobile device, including your IP address, operating system, log in times and browser type. We use this information to better understand how visitors use our site and for internal reporting purposes. We may anonymize and share this anonymized information with advertisers, sponsors and/or other businesses.

 

(4) USE OF PERSONAL DATA

 We value individual privacy and want to give you the opportunity to know what information we collect about you and how you can limit the use of such information beyond the purposes for which it was first provided to us. At all times, however, we reserve the right to disclose your information, including Personal Information, where required by law or to comply with valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order), to protect our rights or property including without limitation in the event of a change of control in our company, or during emergencies when safety is at risk.

In general terms, we do not require you to provide Personal Information or any other information to use our website. However, from time to time, we may request such Personal Information or other information from you in order to provide certain services through or on our website. In such cases, you may decline to submit Personal Information or other information to us, but that may limit your ability to use certain services through or on our website.

We may use your Personal Information or other information for the following purposes:

  • to operate, maintain, and improve our websites, products and services;
  • to respond to comments and questions;
  • to provide customer service;
  • to market products or services that we think may be of interest to you;
  • to provide you with products or services;
  • to bill you for products or services that you request;
  • to communicate promotions, upcoming events, and other news about AAA; and
  • to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.

 

(5) SHARING OF PERSONAL DATA

 We will not rent, sell or share Personal Information or other information about you with third parties except as set out in this Policy. Disclosures of your Personal Information or other information may be made under the following circumstances:

  • With your consent – For example, you may let us share your information with third parties who act on our behalf for lawful purposes that are disclosed to you at the point of collection, including for processing of website data or to assess our marketing, data management or technical support. But we will only do so in circumstances where we first obtain your consent. The use of your information will thereafter be subject to the third party’s privacy policies.
  • With our affiliates – We may disclose your information to our affiliates. But we will only do so in circumstances where such affiliates agree to treat your information in accordance with this Policy.
  • With our business partners – When we enter into a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or substantially all of our business or assets, we may disclose your data to such business partners. But we will only do so in circumstances where such business partners agree to treat your information in accordance with this Policy.
  • For legal, protection, and safety purposes, including:
    • to comply with laws or any regulatory obligations;
    • to respond to lawful requests and legal processes;
    • to protect the rights and property of AAA, our agents, customers and others; or
    • in an emergency, including protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person.

We may also share aggregated or anonymized data with others for their own uses.

 

(6) INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 Your Personal Information or other information may be collected, processed or otherwise transferred outside the country in which it was collected, including to countries where data protection and privacy laws and regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in your country. By providing your Personal Information or other information to us, you consent to such transfer, collection or processing to other countries, which includes the use of cookies as described in this Policy.

 

(7) PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

We want you to feel confident about using our website, and we are committed to protecting the Personal Information and other information we collect about you. We limit access to Personal Information and other information to employees who reasonably need access to it, to provide products or services to you, or in order to do their jobs. We have appropriate technical and organisational physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the Personal Information and other information that you provide against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.

 

(8) HOW TO EDIT, DELETE OR ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA

 You have the right to ask for a copy of any Personal Information or other information that we hold about you in our records, to correct any inaccuracies and to update any out of date information. You may at all times ask us not to send you direct marketing communications (however please note that we may continue to send you service related (i.e. non-marketing) communications, such as email updates). If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or wish to object to our use or disclosure of your Personal Information or other information, please notify us at the contact details provided above.

 

(9) RETENTION PERIOD

We will retain your Personal Information and other information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

 

(10) LINKS TO OTHER SITES

 This Policy applies only to AAA websites and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of linked websites, and this Policy is not intended to be applicable to any such websites.

 

(11) CHILDREN

This site is not directed at anyone who we know to be under the age of 18, nor do we collect any personal information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you should not use our website and should not submit any Personal Information or other information to us.

 

(12) CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

 From time to time we may change this Policy. If we make any changes, we will change the Last Updated date above. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use our site. If material changes are made to this Policy, we will notify you by email or by placing a prominent notice on the site.