Processing of your personal data
Wilson Therapeutics AB, Reg. No. 556893-0357, Kungsgatan 3, SE-111 43 Stockholm, Sweden (the ”Company” or “we”) takes all necessary measures to make sure that personal data concerning our patients, our external partners, visitors of our website and other persons whose personal data may be subject to processing by the Company is being processed by us in a lawfully, fairly and transparent manner.
The Company is committed to protecting your personal data and it is important to the Company to ensure that your personal data is being processed in a secure way. We comply with all applicable laws and rules that exist to protect the privacy of individuals, including the Swedish Personal Data Act (1998:204), the Swedish Act on Electronic Communication (2003:389) and such other laws or regulation that implements the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, the Electronic Communications Directive 2002/58/EC and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and any changes to, amendments to or regulations that replace such laws and regulations. We use appropriate technical and organisational measures with respect to the amount and sensitivity of personal data.
Some pages on our website contain links to third party websites. These websites have their own privacy policies and the Company is not responsible for their operations or their information policies. Any user who sends information to or through these third party websites should hence review the privacy policies posted on those websites before any personal data is transferred to them.
For information on the collection, handling and storage of information obtained through cookies, see the “Cookies” section below.
What personal data do we collect and where from?
If you as a patient participates in a medical study carried out by the Company, subscribe to the Company’s press releases, contact us through the Company’s website or otherwise use our services, you may provide information to us that is considered personal data under applicable data protection laws.
The types of personal data that we collect may, depending on the context, include:
- name and contact information including address, mobile number and e-mail address;
- personal identity number;
- different kinds of demographic information;
- information about preferences and interests based on the use of the Company’s websites;
- other user-generated information that you actively choose to share through our websites; and
- genetic data or data concerning health or medical care.
We may collect your personal data from the following sources:
- any of the Company’s websites, e.g. when you subscribe to any of our newsletters, or contact us by e-mail;
- by means of forms and examination when participating in any of the medical studies carried out by the Company; and
- from third parties in the form of group companies.
Why do we process your personal data?
If you have participated in a medical study, you have entered into an agreement with the Company. As a result, we process your personal data for the purpose of carrying out the study.
In addition to processing your personal in connection to medical studies, the Company may use your personal data for other purposes, based on other legal grounds, as set out below.
- Legitimate interest: In order to be able to provide, carry out and improve our commitments and services, it is necessary for us to process personal data in some other cases as well, e.g. when analysing visits on our website for statistical purposes.
In the event that a service that we provide requires your consent, we will always explicitly ask you to give your consent to such a service and to the processing of your personal data in such a case. For example, we will ask for your consent if you would like to subscribe to any of the Company’s press releases.
Retention of personal data
The Company takes all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is processed and stored securely. Your personal data will never be stored longer than permitted by applicable law or longer than necessary to fulfil the above stated purposes. Your personal data will be processed by us during the following time periods.
- Subscriber or patient: If you have subscribed to the Company’s press releases or if you have registered for any of the Company’s digital services your personal data is saved until you unsubscribe from our services, but no later than three years after your last subscription. This does not apply if we need to save your personal data for a longer period of time due to any of the reasons stated below.
- Performance of a contract: Personal data (name, personal identity number, address, telephone number, e-mail, billing and delivery information) which is submitted to the Company in connection with the medical study you might participate in is stored for as long as necessary in order for the Company’s performance of the study.
- Consent: In cases where we process your personal data based on your consent, we will only save your personal data for as long as we still have your consent.
Transfer of personal data
- Partners outside the group of companies that the Company belongs to: Our partners, i.e. companies outside the group of companies that the Company belongs to and which are approved by the Company, may get access to your personal data for the purpose of giving you access to targeted information.
- Business transactions: If all or part of the Company’s operations is sold or integrated with any other business, operation or company, your personal data may be disclosed to our advisors, potential buyers and their advisors, and be transferred to the new owners of the operation.
- Legal obligations: Your personal data may also be disclosed for the purpose of the Company’s compliance with certain legal obligations and it may be transferred to the Police and other relevant public authorities when permitted and required by law.
The type of transfers mentioned above may only be carried out to companies within the EU or EEA (i.e. all EU member states and Iceland, Norway and Lichtenstein).
Withdrawal of consent
In the event that we process your personal data based on your consent, e.g. regarding subscription to newsletters, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org as stated below. Such withdrawal may be made in whole or in part. If you do not wish to receive press releases from us you may withdraw your consent by contacting email@example.com.
You have the right to request information about what personal data concerning you that we are processing and how it is being used by contacting us in writing (see contact details below). You are also entitled to request correction of incorrect, incomplete or ambiguous personal data concerning you by contacting customer service. For the protection of your privacy and your personal data, we may require that you identify yourself in connection with our assistance.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, you also have the right to request that your personal data be erased or that the processing of your personal data be restricted. In certain situations you also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data and request that your personal data be transmitted in an electronic format.
You may file a complaint with the Swedish Data Protection Authority (Sw. Datainspekionen) if you believe that the Company’s processing of your personal data is not carried out in accordance with applicable laws.
The Company uses so-called cookies on our websites. A cookie is a small text file sent from a website to your web browser. The cookie cannot identify you personally, but only the web browser that is installed on your computer and the web browser you use when visiting the webpage. Consequently, different cookies are saved on different computers, should you use different computers when visiting our websites. Cookies do not carry viruses and cannot destroy any other information stored on your computer.
Cookies are usually categorised based on their origin and based on whether they are stored in your web browser or not. Cookies can either be sent to you from the website you visit (i.e. first-party cookie) or from another organisation that delivers services to the current website, such as an analysts and statistical company (i.e. third-party cookies). Cookies can also be divided into session cookies and permanent cookies. A session cookie is sent to your computer so that the webpages can function properly during your visit and is not stored on your computer, but is erased when you close down your web browser. The function of a session cookie is for example that it is activated when you return to a previously visited part of the website and thus facilitates your navigation on the website. A permanent cookie, on the other hand, is stored in your web browser and thus allows a web page to recognise your computer’s IP address even if you turn off your computer or log out between visits.
The Company uses both session cookies and permanent cookies on our website.
If the changes concern processing of personal data that we carry out based on your consent, we will give you the opportunity to once again give your consent to the processing on the new terms presented.
Wilson Therapeutics AB
SE-111 43 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone +46 8 796 00 00