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Data Privacy


Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our products. We respect the privacy of everyone who visits this website. Chiesi Pharmaceuticals GmbH is aware of the sensitivity of information and personal data and takes data protection seriously.


Privacy notices for website visitors

To provide you an optimal online experience, we process personal data on our website. In the following, we inform you how we use, store, process, pass on and transmit your personal data while using our website.


In principle, you can visit our website without telling us who you are.


We only automatically learn the following log data that your browser transmits to us. These are:

  • the web browser you use and the screen resolution you set
  • the operating system you are using
  • the host name of the accessing computer
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the websites you have visited on our site and
  • the website from which you visit us.


The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is the protection of our legitimate interests, which are particularly presenting you a website which is optimized for your browser and enabling you to communicate between our server and your terminal device (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO). The data collected in this respect will be deleted after processing has been completed, provided that no legal retention obligations or legitimate interests prevent deletion. We also use cookies on our website to make our internet presence more user-friendly and functional. You can find out how and which cookies we process in the "Cookies" tab.


Contact us

If you contact us and within this context provide us with personal data, we may process your personal data in order to process your request.


In the case of inquiries, it may be necessary to provide your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, the reason for the/your approach and an individual message. We only process your data, which you transmit to us within the making of contact exclusively for the treatment of your request. Depending on the content of your request, the legal basis for this is, among other things, Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the aforementioned purpose to process and answer your request. If your request is aimed at concluding a contract, the legal basis for processing may be Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO.


The data will be deleted after processing unless they must be retained for documentation purposes due to a legal obligation.


Job Application

We are always interested in meeting motivated and committed people. We are pleased that you are interested in our company and are applying or have applied for a position in.


When you send us your application, we process the data you send us in connection with your application to check your suitability for a position in our company as well as to carry out the application process. The legal basis for the processing is primarily Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO (initiation of a contractual relationship).


Your personal data that you have provided to us as part of the online application process will be stored for a maximum of 12 months to safeguard legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. Our interest lies in the assertion or defense of claims. If an employment relationship is established, your data will become part of the personnel file.


If longer storage seems reasonable, we will contact you and obtain your written consent for longer storage of your data in our record database.


Newsletter service (information about our services and events)

Insofar as you have given us your consent to data processing when registering for the newsletter service, we process and store the personal data provided (usually e-mail address, name and interests if applicable, business contact data such as field of expertise, position, etc.) exclusively for the purpose of providing the newsletter service and informing you about Chiesi events, products, services and/or promotions in accordance with the newsletter service to which you have subscribed. We want to ensure that you only receive information that is of interest to you.


The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke your consent or unsubscribe at any time with future effect.


Recipient groups

To fulfill the respective purpose, we may transfer your personal data to the following categories of recipients to the extent necessary:

  • To IT service providers and/or providers of data hosting or data processing or similar services;
  • to other service providers, providers of tools and software solutions that also support us in the provision of our services and act on our behalf (including providers of marketing tools, marketing agencies, communication service providers and call centers);
  • within the Group, taking into account the permitted uses (e.g. our parent company Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.).


We only work with third parties who take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of your data. Companies that perform maintenance and services for us and could thereby gain knowledge of your personal data, are contractually bound to secrecy. If processors are used to support and fulfill the intended purposes, your data will only be disclosed to processors that have been carefully selected in advance and are contractually bound.


Transfer to third parties outside the EU/EEA

Data processing outside the EU or EEA does not take place as a matter of principle. In individual cases, your personal data may be transferred to companies and contractual partners outside the EU/EEA for the provision of our services, the operation of the website, the processing of your order, the maintenance of our IT systems and software, etc.. However, such transfer of information does not alter our obligation to protect your personal data under this Privacy Policy. If your personal data is transferred outside the EU/EEA, we will ensure an adequate level of security by transferring it to countries that have an adequate level of protection, as confirmed by the EU Commission or by entering into an appropriately worded contract between us and the legal entity outside the EU/EEA receiving the data.


Data subject rights

With regard to your data and us processing it, you have certain rights, which are of course taken into account in all our processes and play an important role to us. This gives you the right to receive information about your personal data. Furthermore, there is the right to restrict the processing, contradiction and data portability provided that the legal conditions are met. If your data is processed by us for the protection of legitimate interests, you can object this as soon as there are facts of your situation that speak against the data processing. If the data processing is carried out on the basis of your consent, you may revoke your consent anytime.


In case of doubt, we may request additional information to confirm your identity. This is a measure to protect your personal data.


Analysis on our internet site

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, small text files, which are saved on your computer and enable analysis of how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the US and saved there. To ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses, on this website we use the relevant version of Google Analytics (addition to the code of “gat._anonymizeIp()”). This means that your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The information generated in this way is used to compile reports about the use of the internet site. The IP address transferred by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged, to our knowledge, with other data captured by Google. You may refuse the saving of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can prevent the transmission to Google of data (including your IP address) related to your use of this website that is generated by the cookie and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link.


Further information concerning the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found here. For general information in regard to data protection by Google please consult Google’s Data Privacy Policy.



Cookies are small files that are stored by a web server on the user’s device. They do not allow access to the hard drive, do not execute any code, and do not transmit viruses. The data that is generated by using cookies is intended to help our users and us, for example, by

  • simplifying the use of the website. Cookies save decisions such as language selection so that these do not have to be set each time.
  • easier retrieval of interesting information. This is a result of previous use of the website, e.g., from searches.
  • collection of information about the use of the website so that it can be continually optimized. 

You can find out more about cookies on the website of the Austrian Economic Chamber. You can also find information about cookies on all normal browsers. Change the settings in your browser to stop the storage of cookies on your computer and delete any cookies stored, if you want to do this.


Web beacons and embedded scripts

Web beacons and embedded scripts are another technology that we use on our website as well as in some of our emails. Web beacons (or tags) allow websites to transmit or collect data using graphic images. We use these for our market research and to improve our website and online services and to tailor these to our users. You can switch off scripts (such as JavaScript). However, under some circumstances, this means that various pages no longer function correctly and will not be displayed in their entirety.



The following is a list of the cookies used by this Site with a description of their specific functioning: 





End session

Session cookie used to maintain an anonymous browsing session


1 year

Onetrust cookies for the acceptance of privacy cookies


1 year

Onetrust cookies for the acceptance of privacy cookies


Cookies can be accepted through the cookie banner, but you can manage their use through the Cookie Settings.


For more information about Cookies used on the Site, and to know how to block or restrict them please visit www.aboutcookies.org.   


For general legal information about Chiesi and the use of the Site please see the "Terms of Use" of the Site.


If you believe that your data will be processed contrary to applicable law or if your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in anyway, you may file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. Please click here for contact information on the Austrian Data Protection Authority.


Responsible & Contact

The responsible for the processing activities listed here is


Chiesi Pharmaceuticals GmbH
Gonzagagasse 16/16 | 1010 Vienna


If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data as well as the assertion of your data protection rights, please contact  dataprotection.cee(at)chiesi.com.


As of: March  2021