Privacy Notice for California Consumers

Effective Date: January 1, 2020

This Privacy Notice for California Consumers supplements the information contained in Avanir's Privacy Policy (https://www.avanir.com/privacy) and applies solely to natural persons who are California residents (“consumers” or “you”). Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“we” or “Avanir”) adopts this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this notice. 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We may collect the following information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household (“personal information”):

  • Identifiers;
  • Financial, medical, or health insurance information;  
  • Demographics;
  • Commercial information;
  • Biometric information;
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information; 
  • Geolocation data;
  • Professional information; and
  • Education information.

SOURCES OF COLLECTION

Avanir may obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:

  • From your device or browser;
  • Directly from you when you provide information;
  • From our affiliates and business partners;
  • From data supplementation services;
  • From marketing vendors and advertising networks;
  • From social media; or
  • From healthcare providers.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use or disclose the personal information we collect for one or more of the following purposes: 

  • Providing you products and services;
  • Addressing your inquiries, concerns, and requests;
  • Analyzing use of our products and services and improving our products and services;
  • Developing new products and services;
  • Providing and personalizing our offers and services;
  • Maintaining the security of our services;
  • Complying with legal obligations; or
  • Protecting our or the rights, property, and safety of others.

SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION

Avanir may share your personal information with: 

  • Service providers;
  • Our affiliates and business partners; or
  • Law enforcement, where required by law.

We may also share your personal information with other companies, organizations or individuals outside of Avanir if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of that information is reasonably necessary to:

  • Meet applicable laws, regulations, legal processes or enforceable governmental requests 
  • Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations
  • Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues 
  • Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our users, COMPANY, or the public as required or permitted by law
  • Engage in a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of all or a portion of Avanir assets.

CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION SHARED

Avanir may disclose the following categories of personal information with the entities described above for a business purpose: 

  • Identifiers;
  • Financial, medical, or health insurance information;  
  • Demographics;
  • Commercial information;
  • Biometric information;
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information; 
  • Geolocation data;
  • Professional information; and
  • Education information.

SALES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Avanir does not sell, rent, release, disclose, disseminate, make available, transfer, or otherwise communicate a consumer’s personal information to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration except as may be permitted by CCPA.

YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES

You have the right to request that Avanir disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information:

  • Right to access personal information: You may request access to the categories and specific pieces of your personal information we hold.
  • Right to data portability: You may receive your personal information, when provided electronically, in a readily-useable format.
  • Right to deletion: You can ask us to delete your personal information we have collected.
  • Right to disclosure: You can receive additional information regarding the categories of sources from which we collect your personal information, the purposes for which we collect and share your personal information, the information of your we hold, and the categories of parties with whom we share your information.
  • Right to opt-out of sales: We do not sell your personal information as described in the CCPA and therefore we do not maintain an opt-out or opt-in process for consumers regarding the sale of personal information.
  • Right to be free from discrimination: You may freely exercise these rights without fear of being denied goods or services. We may, however, provide a different level of service or charge a different rate reasonably relating to the value of your personal information.

EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a California consumer, you may exercise your rights described above, by submitting a verifiable consumer request to us by either: 

Only you or an authorized agent may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child. 

You may only make a verifiable consumer request twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:

  • Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative of that person.
  • Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.

We may request additional information from you in order to fulfill your request. If we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you, or California law otherwise provides an exemption to us, we may not fulfill your request and will inform you of that outcome.

We will only use personal information you provide us in a verifiable consumer request to verify your identity or authority to make the request. 

CHANGES TO OUR NOTICE

Avanir reserves the right to amend this Privacy Notice for California Consumers at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this Privacy Notice for California Consumers, we will post the updated notice on the Website and update the notice's effective date. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, the ways in which Avanir collects and uses your information described below and in the Privacy Policy, your choices and rights regarding such use, or wish to exercise your rights under California law, please do not hesitate to contact us at:
Phone: 877-749-3642
Online: Privacy Request Page
Postal Address: Avanir Pharmaceuticals
Attn: Chief Privacy Officer
30 Enterprise, Suite 400
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

 

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