By accessing this website you state that you agree with this data protection statement
If you do not agree with this statement you should refrain from accessing any further pages of this website.
This statement may be updated at any time. We therefore recommend that you check this statement regularly.
Scope and purpose of this statement
BB Healthcare Trust plc, its affiliated company Bellevue Asset Management AG and their information providers undertake to protect personal data collected from the users of this website. The following information is intended to help you understand how we collect information via this website.
This statement applies in respect of all information received by BB Healthcare Trust plc in the context of use of this website. It does not apply in respect of websites that are under the control of third parties not connected with BB Healthcare Trust plc and with which the BB Healthcare Trust plc website may be linked (websites of third parties). Please refer to the data protection statements of the respective third-party websites, since BB Healthcare Trust plc is not responsible for the content or for the data protection practice of these websites and cannot exert any influence in this regard.
What information do we collect about you, and why do we do this?
When you visit the BB Healthcare Trust plc website, our web server automatically registers details about your visit (for example your IP address, the website from which you are visiting us, the type of browser software used and the website pages you are visiting, including the date and duration of your visit).
In addition we collect personal data (e.g. name, sex, address, email address, telephone number) if you provide such details to us via the website, for example if you enter them on a registration page or if you sign up for an email news service. BB Healthcare Trust plc uses your personal data:
• for technical administration purposes and for research and further development of the website,
• for customer and user administration and marketing,
• to inform you about BB Healthcare Trust plc and the companies acting on its behalf, and
• for any otherwise specified purposes.
In the context of the use of personal data, BB Biotech AG abides by the applicable laws and regulations.
How do we collect and store information about you?
BB Healthcare Trust plc uses so-called tracking technologies such as cookies and tags in order to collect information such as the information described above (see: "What information do we collect about you, and why do we do this?”) to gain a better understanding of how visitors are using the website. These technologies help us to manage the website and improve its user-friendliness.
The information about cookies contained in this section is in accordance with the EU legislation introduced in May 2011.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored in the main memory and on the hard disk of your computer when you visit certain websites. They are used to enable websites to function or to provide the owners of a website with information.
• Analysis: Analysis cookies enable us to recognize and assess visitors to our website and to record their visits. This helps us to improve the functioning of our website and to develop it further, for example by checking whether visitors to the website are able to find information easily, or by identifying the areas of the website that are of greatest interest to visitors.
• Usage preferences: Some of the cookies on our website are activated when visitors make a choice regarding their use of the website. Our website notes the presettings of the user in question. In this way we can tailor areas of our website to the individual user.
• Functional purposes: Cookies for functional purposes store information that is needed by our applications for processing and for operation. For example, if transactions or requests comprise several work sequence phases within an application, cookies are used in order to temporarily store information from each phase, which facilitates the execution of the entire transaction or request.
Your cookie presettings
In order for you to be able to make full use of the BB Biotech AG website, your computer or mobile device must accept cookies. If it does not, the website will not function properly. In addition cookies are needed for us to be able to offer you personalized functions on our websites.
Local flash memory
Some of our websites include content intended to be displayed with Adobe Flash Player, such as animations, videos and tools. The local flash memory (frequently referred to as “flash cookies”) can be used to improve your experience as a user of the website. The flash memory is stored on your device in almost exactly the same way as standard cookies, but is managed directly from your flash software.
If you would like to deactivate or delete information that is locally stored in the flash memory, please read the documentation on your flash software, which you can find at www.adobe.com. Please note that if flash cookies are deactivated it may not be possible to use some website functions.
Cookies of third parties
Changing cookie presettings
The website www.allaboutcookies.org contains instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used browsers. However, you can also use the manufacturer’s documentation for your specific software.
Further information about cookies
If you would like to know more about cookies in general and about the management of cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
So as to identify trends and improve our online service, exclusively non-personal usage data such as your IP address, the last site you visited, the browser used and the date, time etc. are evaluated on an anonymized basis. We use "Google Analytics" to do this.
Extract from the Google Analytics Conditions (section 8.1)
Who do we pass information on to that has been collected from you via BB Biotech AG?
Changes to our data protection guideline
BB Healthcare Trust plc reserves the right to make changes, adjustments and additions to this data protection guideline or to delete parts thereof, at any time and without statement of reasons. Any changes apply as of the date of publication. We therefore recommend that you check this data protection guideline at regular intervals to find out about any changes. You can access the current version of this data protection guideline via the link at the end of the individual page of our website. By visiting our website after publication of any changes you accept the new conditions for our amended data protection guideline.
Collection and use of information
Personal data: Personal data which you communicate to us via our website is used by us only in connection with your account and/or to provide you with information about BB Healthcare Trust plc. Such personal data which we are able to collect via our website includes your name, your address, your email address and your telephone number. We will not sell, pass on or lease your personal data to third parties otherwise than as described in the provisions of this data protection guideline. Please inform us if your details have changed or are incomplete, using the email address or telephone number stated below.
General information: We normally collect specific information such as how many users visit our website and the frequency of their visits. This information can also include details about the websites you have visited immediately before and after your visit to our website, about the Internet browser you use, and your IP address. If we use such data, this will be on an aggregated basis.
Data protection functions of your browser: This website may contain information, including P3P data protection guidelines ("Information concerning data protection settings"), that is aimed at ensuring consistency with the data protection settings selected by you. Although we have endeavored to ensure that the information on data protection settings contained on this website accords with this concluding online data protection statement, this online data protection statement constitutes the statement on our data protection guidelines and data protection procedures for this website which is authoritative in the event of conflict.
Service providers: For the operation of our website we can use internal and external service providers, or we can instruct other persons to carry out tasks such as sending out letters or emails in our name. These persons have access to the personal data you have provided to us via our website and this data may only be used by these persons for the purpose of carrying out their tasks. The aforementioned persons may not use your personal data for any other purposes.
Observance of applicable laws: BB Healthcare Trust plc, Bellevue Asset Management AG and their information providers do not automatically collect personal data from visitors to our website unless we are obliged to do so under relevant laws or provisions. We will not pass on personal data to other persons unless (a) we are legally obliged to do so by authorities or private agencies in the context of trials, summonses, investigations, similar processes or audits, (b) applicable laws or regulations have to be fulfilled, (c) the latter are asserted or (d) we use this information together with our affiliated enterprises or service providers in order to offer you services. In these cases, and if you authorize us to do so, we can pass on such information.
Email and marketing: BB Healthcare Trust plc, Bellevue Asset Management AG and their information providers do not sell the email addresses of their customers, neither do we make personal data available to third parties for their marketing purposes. Without your prior agreement, BB Healthcare Trust plc, Bellevue Asset Management AG and their information providers will not send you any emails unless you have given your agreement to the electronic transmission of information as part of our electronic communication system. It is part of our business policy that you can at any time terminate these programs for which your agreement has to be obtained. We recommend that you do not send us any kind of personal data via unsecured communication channels, including public electronic communication channels such as email via the Internet, since these are generally not secure.
Transfer of undertakings: In the event of the sale or merger of part or all of the business units, shares or assets of BB Healthcare Trust plc with any other business unit, we will pass on all or part of your data to this new unit so that we can continue to offer you services. You will be informed of any such events, and the new company will notify you of any amendments to this data protection policy. If the new company wishes to use your data for additional purposes, you can object to this in due course.
Although this website is not intended for children, we are concerned about the safety and data protection of children who use the Internet. We will never knowingly collect personal data from persons under 13 years without the prior verifiable agreement of the parents. If we become aware that a child of less than 13 years has provided us with personal data without the prior verifiable agreement of the parents, we will do everything possible to delete the data in question from our system. If a parent or person with custody of a child discovers that their child has provided us with personal data without the prior verifiable agreement of the parents, they should contact us.
Websites of third parties
BB Healthcare Trust plc can set up links from its website to one or more websites of third parties. BB Healthcare Trust plc has no control over these websites or their content, or over the products/services offered in these websites. Visiting and using such websites which can be accessed via these links is subject to the conditions and data protection policy of the website in question, and is at the user’s own risk. BB Healthcare Trust plc accepts no responsibility for the data protection policy and customer information of Internet websites of third parties which can be accessed via a link from our website.
If you have any questions about our data protection policy and procedures, you may contact us at:
Bellevue Advisors Limited
Henry Wood House
2 Riding House Street
W1W 7FA London