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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Pharmafile.com (the 'Website') is published by Samedan Ltd (registered office: First Floor, 131 Edgware Road, London, W2 2HR, England.) ('we' or the 'Publisher') in association with selected reputable Pharmaceutical/Healthcare information providers. We, the Publisher recognise the importance of protecting any information we collect about you, our Website Users and will take all reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By submitting your information to the Website, you consent to the practices described and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

The information we learn about you, our Users, will help us to enhance and develop the Website to make it a truly valuable online resource for the Pharmaceutical/Healthcare community. You may provide information by creating a Website profile, registering to access selected areas of the Website, including without limitation, the Classified Area and the Recruitment Area, or by participating in some of the features of the Website such as posting a Classified Advertisement, or opting in to receive selected information updates.

The Website does not collect personal data about you automatically through the use of 'cookies'. However, you may take advantage of an optional 'Remember Me' facility which recognises you and so avoids the necessity to log on at each visit to areas of the Website requiring registration. If you take advantage of 'Remember Me', cookies will be used. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website puts on your hard disc so it can remember information about you at a later date.
In addition, the Website offers some Additional Services, including an E-mail Alerting Service. These will not be provided unless you opt in, which you may do at registration or at any time after that. By choosing to take advantage of these services, you consent to the use of your information for the purposes of providing these services.

Use of User Information

Any personal information which we receive via the Website will be used by us only for the purposes for which it was obtained and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

There will be no disclosure of information obtained about you, the Users of the Website to any third party without your express consent except:

If required by law or to enforce the Website Terms of Use; and/or the Pharmafile Jobs Terms and Conditions; Where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate intermediaries, who will be required to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy;

To provide navigational and transactional information to our carefully chosen Website partners in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics that do not reveal a User's personal identity;

The Website uses third-party advertising companies (such as DoubleClick International TechSolutions, Ltd) to serve display advertisements when you visit the Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) about your visits to this Website and other websites in order to provide on-line advertisements about goods and services of interest to you and to measure ad effectiveness on our behalf and on behalf of advertisers. We may pass this information to DoubleClick in the USA for these purposes. To disable the DoubleClick Ad-serving cookie click here and follow the instructions.

Security of User Information

Any information collected on the Website will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purposes of the Website. It will be kept accurate and up-to-date, based on information provided and will be deleted when no longer needed. The information will be kept in a secure database and will be used solely for communications relevant to the Website, except where your express consent is granted. Users will be able to update their registration details as required.

Please be aware that identifiable personal information, including your name and e-mail address, which are voluntarily disclosed on bulletin boards or in chat areas accessible to other Users, may be collected or disclosed by other Users and we the Publisher take no responsibility for such collection and disclosure.

Users should be aware that the Privacy and Data Protection policies of other websites and companies vary and that, in using any links to other websites, or entering into correspondence or agreements with third parties including without limitation, partners, advertisers and affiliates of the Website, we the Publisher take no responsibility for the privacy policies of and usage of personal information collected by others.

Alterations to Privacy Policy

The Publisher reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be conclusive of acceptance of such modification.

Issue Date: 01.10.2009

Mission Statement
Pharmafile.com is a leading portal for the pharmaceutical industry, providing industry professionals with pharma news, pharma events, pharma service company listings and pharma jobs,
Site content is produced by our editorial team exclusively for Pharmafile.com and our industry newspaper Pharmafocus. Service company profiles and listings are taken from our pharmaceutical industry directory, Pharmafile, and presented in a unique Find and Compare format to ensure the most relevant matches