Privacy Notice



Effective Date:  29 January 2021

Purpose of this Privacy notice. 

We recognize the importance of information related to all individuals with whom we interact through this website (“you” or your”) or that share information with us. This privacy notice gives you more information about Bristol-Myers Squibb (“BMS”, “we”, “us”, “our”) practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information that you when you visit this website or when you contact us.

By continuing to use this website you accept and give consent to the terms of use of this website (legal notice) and the terms set out in this privacy notice.

When do we collect information about you?

BMS collects information about you when:

  • You visit this website.
  • You send us questions, queries or comments.
  • You request information or materials.
  • You share important information with us, such as safety and efficacy information about our products.
  • When necessary to verify your professional information or your identity for compliance, security or ID verification purposes. When doing this we may request this when responding to you when you contact us which will occur outside of this website.

Information that we collect about you

When you navigate on this website and contact us, we may ask for your personal information as described below. The type of information collected by BMS when visiting our website may include:

Contact data: if our website permits it, BMS may receive your contact information, including your name, telephone numbers, email address and / or any other information that allows us to identify you and respond to your questions if you interact with us through this website. When contacting us outside of this website, we will not collect such information. We may collect additional information required to respond to you which will occur separately.

Traffic and analytics data: when connecting to our website BMS may collect information from your computer or other devices you use, including Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, Internet Service Provider (ISP), information about the date and time of your request. We may also use certain technologies to understand from which country you connect to our website and to measure aggregate metrics about our audience. We use such information for audience measurement purposes.

Who can access your personal information?

When visiting our website, you hereby authorize BMS to collect such information about you for the purposes mentioned herein. This includes the processing, storage, collection, and archiving of such information in Bristol-Myers Squibb's databases.

Data transfer. We may allow our worldwide affiliates to access your personal information and make it available to individuals located within the BMS group of companies in order for us to conduct our regular activities.

Third parties. BMS may use approved third parties, such as consultants and service providers to support our company conducting our regular activities.

By navigating on this website, you hereby acknowledge and agree that your personal information may be shared outside of your country of residence including shared with third parties as described in this privacy notice.

How do we protect your personal information?

We implement appropriate technical and organisational controls to protect your personal information.  Where appropriate, we use encryption, pseudonymization and other methods that can assist us in securing the information you provide, including measures to restore access to your information. We also require our service providers to comply with data privacy and security requirements. We conduct regular testing and reviews of our technologies and processes, including auditing of our business partners and vendors, so that our security controls remain effective.

How long we retain your personal information

We will not retain your information for longer than it is necessary for the specific business purposes for which it was collected. When retaining and storing information about you in our systems, we have put in place specific data retention schedules in accordance with our company policy and in compliance with applicable laws.

Compliance with applicable laws.

When using information about you in the context of this website or when you contact us, we will use your information in compliance with applicable laws, including any regulatory requirements.  

Changes to this privacy notice

BMS may update this notice from time to time by posting any revisions on this website.  Please visit our website if you want to read this page, which will contain the most up to date information about how we use your personal information.

How to contact us

If you have questions about how BMS uses your personal information or if you have any concerns about how we use it or would like to express a request about how BMS uses your personal information, you can contact our Data Protection Office at DPO@bms.com.