Head of Communications
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With this document, Bayer (Pty) Ltd (hereinafter “us”, “our” or “we”), wishes to provide you with information on how we handle your personal data and to obtain your consent for specific purposes as outlined below.
Unless otherwise indicated in the following chapters, the legal basis for the handling of your personal data results from the fact that it is necessary to pursue our legitimate interest to promote our products and services:
We maintain a customer relationship management system where we store personal data about you:
We work together with fully independent market research agencies, who, on our behalf, conduct market research studies globally, focused on our scientific interests and products. We may share your Contact Information with these market research agencies in order to conduct market research studies that are specific to our customers.
We may use your Contact Information to communicate with you through phone calls, direct mail, e-mail or other electronic communication (e.g., fax, chats on websites, text messages, messenger messages or remote detailing/incl. customer services on demand) in order to deliver marketing/medical communications containing information about services, products or events related to your medical interest. However, marketing/medical communications via e-mail or other electronic communications (“Electronic Marketing/Medical Communications”) as well as via phone calls are subject to you providing your consent.
In order to customize our Electronic Marketing/Medical Communications to meet your needs and preferences and subject to you providing your consent, we analyze your use of our Electronic Marketing/Medical Communications, for example whether you opened and how you used our Electronic Marketing/Medical Communication (e.g. which links you clicked).
We transfer or give access to your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:
We only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for the purpose of a continuous customer relationship with you. After 2 years of inactivity, your personal data will be automatically archived for 3 years and then deleted, except where otherwise provided by law (e.g. in connection with a contractual arrangement or pending litigation).
The following rights are in general available to you according to applicable data privacy laws:
If you wish to exercise your rights, please address your request to the Data Privacy Manager email@example.com.
By your signature, you hereby authorize Bayer (Pty) Ltd (hereinafter “us”, “our” or “we”) as well as other Bayer affiliates involved in managing a service or communication towards you, to directly deliver marketing/medical communications to you through e-mails or other electronic communications containing information about services, products or events related to your medical interest (“Electronic Marketing/Medical Communications”) as well as via phone calls and to analyze your use of our Electronic Marketing/Medical Communications in order to enable a customization of Electronic Marketing/Medical Communications to meet your needs and preferences as described in the information on data privacy above.
You are free to revoke your consent at any time with future effect. Please address your declaration of revocation to the contact described in the information on data privacy section 4 above. Furthermore, every Electronic Marketing/Medical Communication we send to you includes an option for you to easily revoke your consent by clicking an unsubscribe link.