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DATA PRIVACY POLICY

As used in this Privacy Policy:

  • "Personal Data" refers to Your personal information such as but not limited to Your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, IP address, resumé, etc., that can be used to identify You;
  • "Third Parties" refers to UCB affiliated companies and third party vendors who support UCB in the frame of its business activities, such as but not limited to for the maintenance of this Website or other IT systems and/or the provision of other business support services, evaluation or technical support;
  • UCB" refers to UCB S.A., Allée de la Recherche, 60, 1070 Brussels;
  • "We" or "Us" refers to UCB;
  • "You" or "Your" refers to users of this Website.

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices regarding collection, use, and disclosure of information that You may provide via this Website. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using or submitting Personal Data to this Website. This Privacy Policy applies only to the use and collection of data collected by this Website and does not apply to any other data collected by UCB online or offline.

When You register with us, you may need to complete certain fields (some being required, others optional), and/or to choose a user name and password. If you choose to withhold any Personal Data which is required by us, it will not be possible for you to register and to obtain a response from us to your query.

The Personal Data provided by You will be used by UCB only for the purpose of responding to your query or request for information. UCB will not use your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.

If You have requested e-mail alerts, your e-mail address will be retained for the purposes of sending you the requested alerts and for no other reasons. You will have the opportunity to un-subscribe from this service by contacting us by e-mail: Investor-Relations@ucb.com or mail: UCB S.A., Allée de la Recherche 60, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium.

If you post your Personal Data as a job applicant, Your Personal Data will be used for:

  • recruitment, staffing and employment purposes;
  • reference and profile matching purposes with a view to staff job vacancies;
  • informing you of future job opportunities.

Unless you ask to remove it earlier, your data will be stored in our recruitment system for no longer than two years, extended to five years in case you have been invited to an interview by UCB or any of its affiliated companies. Should your application be successful, your data shall be processed for and included in your employment file.

UCB may pass your Personal Data to Third Parties who may be located in countries offering a lower level of protection; however UCB will take all necessary steps to ensure confidentiality of your Personal Data and treatment in accordance with the present policy and applicable data privacy laws. UCB may also have to disclose your Personal Data where required by applicable laws, court orders or government regulation.

It is your responsibility to update your Personal Data held in UCB's system. However UCB may from time to time request you to update your data.

You have the right, free of charge, to access, modify or delete your data at any time by accessing the system where available, or by contacting us by e-mail: dataprivacy@ucb.com or mail: UCB S.A., Allée de la Recherche 60, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium.

Please refer to the separate Cookie Policy for information about the use of cookies on this Website (including how to withdraw or modify Your consent to the use of cookies).

Binding Corporate Rules

To complement the UCB data privacy policy, UCB has adopted binding coporate rules (BCRs), a mechanism provided by EU law governing international transfers of personal data across all affiliates.

You will find below a summary and a full version of UCB's BCRs.