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Privacy Policy

Pernix Therapeutics Privacy Policy

Posted on 08/27/2014

Pernix Therapeutics respects the privacy of visitors to its websites. We have developed this Privacy Policy to summarize how we collect, maintain and use personally identifiable information through our Internet sites. By using this website you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may change or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time and will post such changes on this site. Therefore, we ask you to check this Privacy Policy occasionally to be sure that you are aware of these changes. Any such changes will be effective upon posting.

Personal Information

Pernix Therapeutics may collect and process the following kinds of information:

  1. Personally identifiable information (e.g. information from which you can be identified, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth or other similar information (“Personal Information”)) when you voluntarily provide this information to us or when you give permission to others (such as your healthcare provider) to share such Personal Information with us.
  2. Non-personally identifiable information relating to such things as the total number of visits to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of our visitors and the browser version you are using, the date and time of access, the time spent on our website and the domain names of our visitors’ internet service providers.
  3. We may also request from time to time that you provide us with additional demographic or other health information through responses to questions or surveys.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Pernix Therapeutics may use Personal Information in a variety of ways. Your Personal Information may be used to respond to your inquiries or provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may be of interest to you. If you do provide Personal Information to us, you agree we may contact you through a variety of methods including e-mail, postal mail and telephone. In addition, Pernix Therapeutics may use both Personal Information and non-personally identifiable information to improve the content of our websites, to customize our websites to your preferences, to understand how our visitors use our website so that we can improve the website and the customer experience and for internal research purposes. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers and for purpose of system administration. We may also aggregate your Personal Information with other data and use such aggregated data to help us improve our products and services.

If you contact us to report on your experience, or the experiences of your patients, with the use of our medicines, we may contact you for follow up information. We may also use the information you provide to submit reports of adverse events to government agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or as otherwise required by law or government audit.

Except as specifically provided in this Privacy Policy, Pernix Therapeutics will not transfer, sell or rent Personal Information to any third party for any purpose without your consent. Pernix Therapeutics may share your information within our corporate group, including our affiliates or with co-promotion or collaboration partners. We may also transfer or share your Personal Information with third parties who provide us with services to enable them to provide such services. Such third parties have agreed that they will only use such Personal Information on behalf of Pernix Therapeutics and not for their own marketing purposes and that they will meet substantially similar standards of data protection as Pernix Therapeutics. We may also provide information from our websites in aggregate form without personally identifiable information to third parties. Any third party that receives aggregated data must agree not to attempt to re-identify the persons to whom it belongs.

Pernix Therapeutics may disclose your Personal Information to third parties:

  1. In the event that we reorganize, sell, transfer or purchase any product, or all or part of our business or assets, in which case we may share your Personal Information with prospective purchasers and other business partners and may transfer your Personal Information to the actual purchaser.
  2. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Information in order to comply with any legal obligation, in order to enforce or apply our legal notice and other agreements, to respond to authorized information requests of government authorities, the courts, law enforcement agencies, for corporate audits or to protect the rights, property or safety of Pernix Therapeutics, our investors or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction, and to respond to complaints or security threats.

You may choose to discontinue your consent to use your Personal Information by “opting out” or “unsubscribing” if you decide that you no longer want to participate in a program or receive additional information from us.

How We Protect Your Personal Information

Pernix Therapeutics takes reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information as you transmit it to our websites and to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. The data you provide us will be held on a secured web server operated by Pernix Therapeutics or a third party performing services on our behalf. Unfortunately, the confidentiality of any Personal Information or the transmission of information via the Internet or email is not completely secure or error-free, and Pernix Therapeutics cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted to us. You should also recognize that your use of the Internet and our websites is solely at your own risk.

Cookies

When you come to our website, we may obtain information about your Internet usage by using a cookie file, which is a text file stored on the hard drive of your computer. We do not collect personally identifiable information with our cookies. We use cookies to improve our website, gather aggregate usage metrics and deliver a more personalized service, including enabling us to track the interests of our users, to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, to recognize our users when they come to our websites, to store information about your preferences and allow us to customize our website in accordance with your interests, and to speed up your searches. Web browsers typically accept cookies by default but you may change the settings of your browser to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting cookies from websites. However, if you configure your browser to stop accepting cookies, you may be unable to properly use certain parts of our website.

Email

You may receive emails from Pernix Therapeutics. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the links available in our emails.

Where We Store Personal Information

Personal Information collected on our websites may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Pernix Therapeutics or its affiliates, vendors or subcontractors, or agents maintain facilities, and by using this website, you consent to any transfer, storage or processing of data within or outside of the United States and/or your country of residence. Regardless of where your data is transferred, Pernix Therapeutics will handle it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Links to Other Websites

Pernix Therapeutics websites may contain links to and from websites maintained by third parties that may provide useful information to you. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies. Pernix Therapeutics is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites. We encourage you to check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Children Under 13

Our websites are not intended or aimed at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly directly collect personally identifiable information from visitors to our website who are under the age of 13 without parental consent, nor do we market our websites to anyone under the age of 13. We ask that if you are under the age of 13 not to send any information about yourself to us. In the event that we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.

Contact Us

You may contact us to update or correct any Personal Information that you have provided to us or to opt out of services that you have signed up for at unsubscribe@pernixtx.com.