Privacy Policy

Overview

This Web Site, located at www.PBAFilm.com (the "Web Site"), is owned and operated by AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Avanir"). We recognize the importance of privacy to you and the other users of this Web Site. As a result, we have instituted this Web Site Privacy Policy, which applies only to the operation of the Web Site. Avanir is providing this notice to explain our online information practices. This Privacy Policy applies only to the use and collection of data collected by us on this Web Site and does not apply to any other data collected by us online or off-line.

In general, you may visit our Web Site and view its content while remaining anonymous by not providing any personal information. By using the Web Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and, if you provide us your personal information, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not provide us any information and do not use the Web Site.

As used in this Privacy Policy, "we" includes Avanir and any third-party vendors we hire to assist in the administration of the Web Site and/or the processing or handling of customer information. These vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality of the user information and are prohibited from using it for any purpose other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

Web Site purpose

This Web Site / blog provides information and updates for the upcoming BEYOND LAUGHTER & TEARS movie. Providing education and raising awareness of PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA), characterized as sudden, uncontrollable episodes of laughter and/or crying that occur in people with neurologic conditions or brain injuries.

Collection of nonpersonal information

Avanir may collect nonpersonally identifiable information about how you use this Web Site using analysis technologies. These analysis technologies may be provided by third parties. Information that might be collected using these technologies includes, for example, the pages you visit on this Web Site, the paths you take within this Web Site, and the length of time that you spend on this Web Site. We use this information in the aggregate in order to better understand how to improve the quality of this Web Site.

As is common among Internet site operators, the operator of this Web Site maintains Web server logs. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address and collect that information in its Web server logs. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider whenever you log onto the World Wide Web or "surf" the Internet. The Avanir Web server log collect statistical data that is generated by your computer when it visits this Web Site, such as the type of Web browser and operating system used to access the Web Site, the domain name of your Internet service provider, the date and time you access this Web Site, and the pages you visit. This Web Site uses this nonpersonally identifying Web server log information for a variety of purposes. Some of these purposes include: system administration; examination of overall traffic trends on this Web Site; troubleshooting; and the collection of broad demographic information about users of this Web Site. No personally identifiable information is contained in these Web server logs. The log files may be purged periodically, in our discretion, to maximize space on the server.

Cookies

Like many Web sites, this Web Site also uses a technology called "cookies". A cookie is a small text file that a Web server gives your browser to store on your computer when you access a Web site. Cookies are capable of storing many types of data and may be placed on your browser by Avanir. Information gathered from cookies in this way is only used on an aggregate basis. We may also use cookies to store preferences; record session information; develop information about Web Site visitors' preferences and interests; record past activity at a Web Site in order to provide better service when you return to our Web Site; or customize Web page content based on information you voluntarily provide.

In all cases in which cookies are used, however, Avanir will not use the cookie to collect personally identifiable information from this Web Site, unless you voluntarily agree to enter the information. Most Web browsers are set up to accept cookies. You can, however, reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Note, however, that some portions of this Web Site may not work properly if you refuse cookies.

Use of information

We may collect personally identifying information that you affirmatively provide to us, including, without limitation, your name, address, telephone number, and/or e-mail address and, if you are a physician, your specialty and certain generic patient and practice information.

From time to time, we may use this information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services. When you voluntarily give us your personal contact information, we may use this information to contact you directly.

We may use this information to provide you with information or as otherwise disclosed to you on the registration Web page when you submit your information to us, including, without limitation, receiving product announcements, information, and newsletters. In addition, your personally-identifying information may be shared with third parties (i) as required by law, such as when compelled by subpoena or court order, (ii) to protect and defend the rights of Avanir and its employees, the Web Site, or the users of the Web Site, (iii) as incident to a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy, or similar event, (iv) under circumstances we believe reasonably necessary to protect the personal safety of users of Avanir products, this Web Site, or the public, (v) to complete any transaction initiated by you on this Web Site or to provide services or information to you, or (vi) as is otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. The information you provide will be maintained for a commercially reasonable period of time by Avanir for administrative, liability, and archival purposes.

We may also disclose the aggregate statistical data that we collect to third parties in order to allow them to measure the effectiveness of our programs and advertisements.

Comments, e-mails, suggestions, or other communications sent by you to us are deemed to be nonconfidential (except with regard to personally identifying information included therein), and we are free to use or distribute them in any way without compensation to the author, sender, or any other party.

We might also merge the information collected through off-line sources with data collected through our Web Site into the same database.

Links

The Web site may contain links to third-party Web sites. Please recognize that we do not control these third-party Web sites and this Privacy Policy will not apply to those Web sites. You should consult each applicable privacy policy before using another linked Web site. Avanir is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content included on third-party Web sites.

Security of data stored by Avanir

Avanir has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While we make reasonable efforts to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third parties from illegally obtaining this information. You should consider any communication that you transmit to Avanir (such as personally identifiable or other data, questions or answers, comments, or suggestions) as nonconfidential and agree that Avanir shall not be liable or responsible if any information about you is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient.

Collection of personally identifying information from or about children

This Web Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18. Avanir uses reasonable efforts not to collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18.

International users

Personal data that you have voluntarily entered electronically is delivered to servers located in the United States. By using this Web Site, you consent to the transfer of this personal and nonpersonal data and to our use of such personal and nonpersonal data as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

California users

We do not disclose your personal information to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes, as governed by California Civil Code 1798.83.

Access or correction of your personally identifying information; opt out from receiving communications

You may always contact us to remove or update personally identifiable information from our database. To request a copy of your personally identifiable information stored by Avanir, please send an e-mail containing your request to privacy@avanir.com. You must provide your full name, e-mail address, and any other information reasonably requested by Avanir. You may then correct or delete such information using the procedures specified in the e-mail message.

In addition, if you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you may opt out at any time by notifying us at privacy@avanir.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Avanir may, from time to time in its sole discretion, change or modify this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modification will be effective upon posting of the revisions at www.PBAFilm.com. Avanir may post changes or modifications to referenced policies and guidelines without your approval, and may determine whether and when any such changes apply to you. Your use of the Web Sites or the services following our posting of any changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. Should you not wish to be bound by the modified Privacy Statement, do not use the Web Sites or the services.

This Agreement was last modified and is effective as of November 2015.

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