Wonder App Privacy Statement
This website (hereinafter the “Website”) is provided by Bayer Public Limited Company. (hereinafter “us” or “we”). For further information regarding the provider of the Website, please refer to our imprint.
Handling of personal data
In the following we wish to provide you with information on how we handle your personal data when you use our App. Unless otherwise indicated in the following chapters, the legal basis for the handling of your personal data results from the fact that such handling is required to make available the functionalities of the App as requested by you (Art. 6(1)(b) General Data Protection Regulation). Please note, that we or any third party do not have access to your sensitive personal data (health data) you store in your application. Any processing of your sensitive personal data is done on your device only.
Using our app
1. Accessing our App
In order to make available to you the services of our App, it will transfer the following information to us, every time you use our App:
- IP address
- Operating system information
To protect our legitimate interests, we will store such information for a limited period of time in order to be able to initiate a tracking of personal data in the event of actual or attempted unauthorized access to our servers (Art. 6(1)(f) General Data Protection Regulation).
2. App Analytics with Google
On our App we use an analytics service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (Google).
Google will analyze your use of our App on our behalf in order for us to be able to better understand how you use this App, which enables us to improve this App according to our customers’ interests. The information collected by Google in connection with your use of our App (e.g. content of our App visited by you, your language settings, your operating system, your screen resolution, etc.) will be transmitted to a server of Google in the US, where it will be stored and analyzed. The respective results will then be made available to us in anonymized form. Your usage data will not be connected to your full IP address during this process. We have activated on our App the IP anonymizing function offered by Google, which will delete the last 8 digits (type IPv4) or the last 80 bits (type IPv6) of your IP address after each data transfer to Google. Moreover, Google is [certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield], which ensures that an adequate level of data protection is maintained with respect to the processing of personal data by Google in the US.
We only analyze your use of this App, if we have obtained your prior consent upon your first access to our App or if you make use of the switch above to turn app analytics on or off (Art. 6(1)(a) General Data Protection Regulation). You may withdraw your consent at any time by using the same switch above.
3. Information on medical side effects and quality complaints
This App is not intended or designed for communications regarding medical side effects, lack of therapeutic effect, medication errors, grey market products/counterfeit medicine, incorrect or off-label use, quality complaints and/or other issues regarding the safety or quality of Bayer products. If you wish to report side effects or make a quality complaint, please contact your health care professional (e.g. physician or pharmacist), your local health authority, or use our Website for the report of undesirable side effects.
If you nevertheless report to us undesirable side effects or other issues regarding the safeness or quality of Bayer products, we will be legally bound to deal with your communication and may have to contact you for clarification purposes. Subsequently, we may have to notify the competent health authorities of the issues reported by you. In this context, your information will be forwarded in pseudonymized form, i.e. no information by which you may be directly identified will be passed on. We may also have to forward these pseudonymized notifications to our group companies and cooperation partners, to the extent these are likewise obliged to notify their respectively competent health authorities.
II. Transfer of personal data for commissioned processing
For the processing of your personal data we will to some extent use specialized service contractors. Such service contractors are carefully selected and regularly monitored by us. Based on respective data processing agreements, they will only process personal data upon our instruction and strictly in accordance with our directives.
III. Processing of personal data outside the EU / the EEA
Your personal data will in part also be processed in countries outside the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”), which may have a lower data protection level than European countries. In such cases, we will ensure that a sufficient level of protection is provided for your personal data, e.g. by concluding specific agreements with our contractual partners (copy available on request), or we will ask for your explicit consent to such processing.
B. Information regarding your rights
The following rights are in general available to you according to applicable data privacy laws:
- Right of information about your personal data stored by us;
- Right to request the correction, deletion or restricted processing of your personal data;
- Right to object to a processing for reasons of our own legitimate interest, public interest, or profiling, unless we are able to provide proof that compelling, warranted reasons superseding your interests, rights and freedom exist, or that such processing is done for purposes of the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
- Right to data portability;
- Right to file a complaint with a data protection authority;
- You may at any time with future effect withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data. For further information please refer to the chapters above describing the processing of personal data based on your consent.
If you wish to exercise your rights, please address your request to the contact indicated below. (—> C.).
C. Contact details
For any questions you may have with respect to data privacy, please contact our company data protection officer either through the email firstname.lastname@example.org or at the following address:
Data Protection Officer
Legal and Compliance Department
400 South Oak Way
Telephone: +44 (0)118 206 3000
D.Amendment of Privacy Statement
We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time. Updates of our Privacy Statement will be published on our App. Any amendments become effective upon publication on our App. We therefore recommend that you regularly visit the site to keep yourself informed on possible updates.
Last updated: 07 July 2020