1. Identification of the Website owner
GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL, S.A.
Av. Diagonal 549, 5ª planta, 08029, Barcelona (Spain)
Registered on the Companies Registry of Barcelona in volume 24901, folio 001, sheet number B-78991, entry 34.
Telephone number: +34 936 003 700
2. User acceptance
These Terms and Conditions of Use govern the access to and use of the Website at www.ferrer.com that FERRER makes available to Internet Users.
GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. may use the Website to offer services that may be subject to special conditions, which Users shall be informed of in each specific case. The access to and browsing of the Website implies the unreserved acceptance of Terms and Conditions of Use.
3. Access to the Website
This Website is intended solely for Users over the age of 18. Generally speaking, Users are not required to register in order to access and use the Website. However, registration is required for using certain services or contents.
Users’ data obtained by signing up or logging in are protected by passwords chosen by them. Users agree to keep their passwords secret and to protect them from unauthorised third-party use. Users shall notify GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. immediately of any non-consensual use of their account or any security violation of which they become aware related to the Website’s service.
GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. adopts the necessary technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of personal data and avoid their alteration, loss, unauthorised processing and/or access, in line with the state of technology, the nature of the data stored and the risks they are exposed to, pursuant to the stipulations of the General Regulations on Data Protection and all other laws in force on and Personal Data Protection in Spain.
4. Proper use of the website
The User undertakes to use the Website, its contents and services in compliance with the Law, these Terms and Conditions of Use, common decency, and law and order. The User likewise undertakes not to use the Website or the services provided through it for unlawful purposes or that go against the content of these Terms and Conditions of Use, are harmful to the interests or rights of third parties, or that could in any other way damage, disable or impair the Website or its services, or prevent its normal use by other Users.
Furthermore, the User expressly undertakes not to destroy, alter, disable or, in any other way whatsoever, damage data, programs or electronic documents that are posted on the Website.
The User undertakes not to hamper the access of other Users to the log-in page as a result of the massive consumption of the GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A.’s IT resources through which it provides its services, in addition to actions that harm, interrupt or give rise to errors on these services.
The User undertakes not to introduce programs, viruses, macros, applets, ActiveX controls or any other file or character sequence that may cause or are liable to cause any alteration to the GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A.’s IT systems or those of third parties.
Part of the Website may host advertisements or be sponsored by third parties. The advertisers and sponsors are solely liable for ensuring that materials submitted for inclusion on the Website comply with the laws that may apply in each case.
GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. may not be held liable for any error, inaccurate or false information that may be included in advertisements or the contents of its sponsors. In any event, to lodge any claim related to the advertising contents posted on this Website, Users may write to the following e-mail address: email@example.com
6. Third-party links
These Terms and Conditions of Use refer only to GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A.’s Website and content. They do not apply to third-party links or websites accessible through this Website.
Links to external websites are not controlled by GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A., which may not therefore be held liable for the content of any linked websites, or for any link on a website reached from the GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. Website, or for any changes or updates to these websites.
These links are provided for the sole purpose of informing Users about the existence of other sources of information on a particular topic, and the inclusion of a link does not imply an endorsement of the linked website by GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A.
7. Intellectual and industrial property
All contents on the Website, unless stated otherwise, are the exclusive property of GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. including, by way of example, but not limited to, the graphic design, source code, logos, texts, pictures, illustrations, photographs and other materials that appear on the Website.
Likewise, all trade names, trademarks and distinguishing marks of any other type posted on the Website are protected by Law.
GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. does not grant the User any licence or authorisation to make any personal use whatsoever of its intellectual and industrial property rights or of any other right related to its Website and the services provided on it.
Therefore, the User acknowledges that the reproduction, distribution, sale, transformation and, in general, any other form of exploitation, through whatsoever procedure, of all or part of the contents of this Website constitutes a violation of the intellectual and/or industrial rights of GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. or the holders thereof.
8. Applicable law and jurisdiction
In the event that any disputes or differences arise in the interpretation or application of these Terms and Conditions of Use, the Courts and Tribunals that, if applicable, would deal with the matter shall be those provided for by law on competent jurisdiction, which, in the case of end users, falls to the place in which an obligation must be fulfilled, or the end user’s place of residence.
The foregoing is notwithstanding the right of the Users to appeal to their local Consumer Arbitration Board.
In the event that the plaintiff were a company, both parties submit to the Courts and Tribunals of Barcelona (Spain), with express waiver of any other jurisdiction to which they may have recourse.
9. Amendments to the Terms and Conditions of Use
GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL, S.A. reserves the right to expand upon or update its Disclaimer at any time, so Users should read them from time to time.
1. Personal data protection
Users may submit their personal data to GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A., holder of TIN A-61738993 and with registered address at Av. Diagonal 549, 5ª planta, 08029, Barcelona (Spain), through the various forms posted on its website:
- Handling our contact with you
- Responding to the queries that you submit
- Reporting an adverse reaction
- Dealing with our reply accordingly
- Assigning matters to domestic or European authorities with the right expertise
Work for us:
- Managing and submitting your application
- Taking part in Ferrer’s selection processes
- Contacting you should your profile fit the job offered
Information obtained from social media:
- Having customised information sent to you based on the likes and preferences you may have stated by accessing certain sections of the website, in addition to information provided through the social media on which Ferrer has accounts, should you have checked this option
These forms contain specific information about the purposes for which your personal data may be processed, in compliance with the requirements set out in Spain’s General Regulations on Data Protection (RGPD) and any other laws in force on personal data protection. Your personal data shall be processed by GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. in the strictest confidence and for the sole purposes to which you have consented.
Your data shall not be disclosed to third parties,1 unless you have stated otherwise on the form. All personal data processed is based on you having given your consent to do so.
1 Should you consent to your personal data being assigned to other companies in the Ferrer Group, this must be stated.
2. Retention period
Your data shall be kept on record for the maximum term allowed by law in the case of pharmacovigilance and, in the case of all other data processed, for the minimum term required by law, which shall be specifically stated on each contact form, unless you consent to a longer retention period, notwithstanding their being subject to a retention period under due protection for disclosure to the authorities.
All personal data processed is based on you having given your consent to do so. You are reminded that you may withdraw your consent at any time.
3. Exercise of rights and complaints before the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD)
You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, portability of data, as well as to submit any queries or suggestions in respect of the processing of personal data by writing to the Data Protection Officer using any of the following means, along with a copy of your ID document or other means of identification:
- (i) By email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- (ii) By post addressed to GRUPO FERRER INTERNACIONAL S.A. Av. Diagonal, 549, 5ª, 08029, Barcelona (Spain).
You are entitled to submit complaints to the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD), the competent authority on data protection matters by writing a letter to its central offices.
4. The non-disclosure and security of data processed
The information received by Ferrer through this Website shall be processed in the strictest confidence.
Furthermore, FERRER hereby states and warrants that it has put all technical media in place to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorised access and theft of the data provided by users, notwithstanding its duty to inform them that online security systems are not infallible.
5. Social media
Data protection for healthcare professionals
FERRER INTERNACIONAL, S.A., hereinafter “FERRER”, shall process the personal data of healthcare professionals, either obtained directly from them of received from IQVIA Information, S.A., in accordance with the terms and conditions described in this document.
1. Data categories held by us and their legitimate use
Data provided by IQVIA Information, S.A.:
Identification details: forename and surname(s).
Work experience and academic details: specialisation, sub-specialisations, health centre.
We hold your data pursuant to the agreement we have entered into with IQVIA Information, S.A.
Other data provided directly to Ferrer: in the event you have submitted it to us
Contact details: work and/or personal email, work and/or personal telephone number.
Data inferred from medical visits: we obtain data from the contacts you have with healthcare professionals, such as medical visits, the delivery of drugs and medical devices, fees and sponsorships for attending scientific events.
2. Purposes for which we process the personal data of healthcare professionals
The data of healthcare professional shall be processed for the following purposes:
- Managing our relationship with healthcare professionals. We use the data of healthcare professionals for managing medical visits with the intention of providing information and training about our products and services, in accordance with the consent given by you.
- Sending messages. Should we have obtained your consent to do so, we shall use your data as a healthcare professional to send you administrative messages related to services provided, attendance at conferences and the sending of documents related to transfers of value.
- Inviting you to events run/sponsored by Ferrer. Whenever we have obtained your consent as a healthcare professional to do so, we may invite you to events run or sponsored by Ferrer. In such cases, pursuant to the standards on transparency to which we are subject as members of Farmaindustria, you shall be asked for additional information in order to comply with our obligations in the clauses related to data protection.
3. Recipient of the personal data
Your data shall not be disclosed to third parties, unless officially required to do so by an administrative or judicial authority, or should it be necessary to disclose them to comply with a legal obligation or to satisfy a legitimate interest. Should it be necessary to do so for our relationship with you, suppliers who render us services may have access to your data, such as travel agents and companies that run the events that you attend. FERRER may request a full list of the categories of data controllers using the means set out below.
4. Storage periods
Your data may be kept on record until you withdraw your consent.
5. Location of data processing
Your data shall be processed in the European Union. However, there is the possibility that they may be transferred to third countries for the provision of services by a supplier. In such cases, it is guaranteed that an adequacy decision of the European Commission shall be in place or a standard framework agreement, such as Privacy Shield.
6. Exercise of rights
You may exercise your rights of access to and rectification or erasure of personal data, the right of restriction and/or the portability of data, by writing to FERRER’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) using any of the following means, accompanied by a copy of a valid ID document:
- (i) An email to email@example.com.
- (ii) A letter addressed to Avenida Diagonal, 549, 5ª, 08029-Barcelona.
Should you not agree to your personal data being processed, you are entitled to file a claim with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).