Privacy Policy

Orexigen® is committed to protecting the privacy of each user who visits our websites. It is our intention to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using information received from and about you with your reasonable expectations of privacy. The following outlines our policy regarding your use of our websites.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you visit our websites, you may provide us with two types of information: 1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and 2) deidentified website use information as you and others browse our websites.

Orexigen may enter into arrangements with other third-parties that provide services and products advertised on Orexigen websites. The registration collection pages for such offerings may include additional terms and conditions related to the use of personally identifiable information.

Personal Information

If you request company information through Orexigen websites, including but not limited to www.orexigen.com, www.contrave.com, or www.contravehcp.com, we will collect personally identifiable information you have provided such as your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. We collect certain personally identifiable information including your name, address, email address and phone number only when provided by you for the purpose of responding to your requests for information.

You may also provide personal data that may be used to evaluate your qualifications with respect to open employment positions. The personal data you provide is considered private and confidential and will be shared with only those individuals needed to assess your qualifications.

Other than as stated above, we do not intend to otherwise share your identifiable personal information with others without your permission except under the following circumstances:

  • It may be collected by a third-party vendor that acts as a hosting service for our websites.
  • This information may also be retained by an outside vendor for storage purposes.
  • We will provide your information to a third party if you specifically agree that we may provide your information to a third party.
  • We may use a third-party service provider to assist with sending information by email, mail or other means.
  • We may need to disclose your personally identifiable information when required by law or if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a court order or subpoena, to cooperate with investigations by law enforcement or regulatory authorities or to participate or cooperate with a judicial proceeding.
  • In a merger, acquisition by another company, or a sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal information will, in most instances, be transferred to the control of a third party.

Website Use Information

Similar to other commercial websites, our websites may in the future use a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs to collect information about how our websites are used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our websites, and the websites visited just before and just after our websites. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a websites. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s Web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that websites by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related Web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from Web page to Web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

We use software tools such as Web server logs to gather information about our websites users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our websites and better serve our customers. This information assists us in designing and arranging our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our websites to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our websites and evaluate our websites’ visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you although they do permit us to send focused online banner advertisements or other such responses to you.

How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?

E-mail that you may send to us, or forms that you may submit, may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Social Security or account numbers to us through an unsecured email or forms.

Once personal data is collected we transfer the data using encrypted files and store the data in protected systems.

How Long do we Store Data?

We store data so long as it is in use. For data that is no longer in use, we may retain files for up to seven (7) years, or longer if required due to a law, regulation, or legal dispute.

Links

We may refer you to websites that are directly linked to one of our websites; if you access a linked site, please note that Orexigen is not responsible for the privacy policies of the linked website. You should contact them directly for information regarding their privacy policies.

Children

We do not intentionally collect information about children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not provide us with any personal information.

We Operate in the United States

We are headquartered and operate our servers in the United States, so your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States. While the data protection, privacy, and other laws of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in your country (if located outside the U.S.), we take many steps to protect your privacy. By using our any of our websites, you understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in the United States, and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this policy.

Right to Opt-Out

If you register on one of our websites, we may send you certain notifications, advertisements, promotions, or other information. We may also send you any legally required notifications and certain notifications, including but not limited to, service related notices or notices regarding a change to any of our policies.

You can opt-out of receiving certain communications from Orexigen or its successors, including emails, mail, SMS, and phone calls relating to our products, services, programs, and/or disease awareness information. We may provide various ways to opt-out, which may include opt-out boxes on materials sent by regular mail, and unsubscribe functions in emails. We will not change your preferences without your consent.

Additional Rights to Citizens of EEA

We adhere to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rights given to the citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA) including:

  • Right of access to personal data
  • Right to rectification of personal data held where it is incorrect or incomplete
  • Right of erasure of personal data (“right to be forgotten”) if certain grounds are met
  • Right to restrict/suspend processing of personal data
  • Right to complain to a supervisory authority

At any time, individuals may request to access, correct, amend or delete information we hold by contacting us at Data Protection Officer, Legal Dept., Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., 3344 N. Torrey Pines Ct., Suite 200, La Jolla, CA 92037 or at compliance@orexigen.com.

Transfer of Personal Information of European Union Citizens

In response to the recent decision by the European Court of Justice that the Safe Harbor Framework is no longer a valid mechanism for transfer of data, we will continue to use Model Contract Clauses (processor) approved by the European Commission in connection with such transfers when appropriate. We will also continue to abide by the Safe Harbor Framework, and adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.

Future Updates

If we make changes to this privacy policy, we will post new information on this page for your convenience.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please contact us by sending a letter to: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., 3344 N. Torrey Pines Court, Ste. 200, La Jolla, CA 92037. Or, you can visit our Contact Us section for more information.

Privacy Policy

Orexigen® is committed to protecting the privacy of each user who visits our websites. It is our intention to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using information received from and about you with your reasonable expectations of privacy. The following outlines our policy regarding your use of our websites.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you visit our websites, you may provide us with two types of information: 1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and 2) deidentified website use information as you and others browse our websites.

Orexigen may enter into arrangements with other third-parties that provide services and products advertised on Orexigen websites. The registration collection pages for such offerings may include additional terms and conditions related to the use of personally identifiable information.

Personal Information

If you request company information through Orexigen websites, including but not limited to www.orexigen.com, www.contrave.com, or www.contravehcp.com, we will collect personally identifiable information you have provided such as your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. We collect certain personally identifiable information including your name, address, email address and phone number only when provided by you for the purpose of responding to your requests for information.

You may also provide personal data that may be used to evaluate your qualifications with respect to open employment positions. The personal data you provide is considered private and confidential and will be shared with only those individuals needed to assess your qualifications.

Other than as stated above, we do not intend to otherwise share your identifiable personal information with others without your permission except under the following circumstances:

  • It may be collected by a third-party vendor that acts as a hosting service for our websites.
  • This information may also be retained by an outside vendor for storage purposes.
  • We will provide your information to a third party if you specifically agree that we may provide your information to a third party.
  • We may use a third-party service provider to assist with sending information by email, mail or other means.
  • We may need to disclose your personally identifiable information when required by law or if we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a court order or subpoena, to cooperate with investigations by law enforcement or regulatory authorities or to participate or cooperate with a judicial proceeding.
  • In a merger, acquisition by another company, or a sale of all or a portion of our assets, your personal information will, in most instances, be transferred to the control of a third party.

Website Use Information

Similar to other commercial websites, our websites may in the future use a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs to collect information about how our websites are used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our websites, and the websites visited just before and just after our websites. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognize the computer used to access a websites. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s Web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that websites by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related Web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from Web page to Web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

We use software tools such as Web server logs to gather information about our websites users’ browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our websites and better serve our customers. This information assists us in designing and arranging our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our websites to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our websites and evaluate our websites’ visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you although they do permit us to send focused online banner advertisements or other such responses to you.

How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?

E-mail that you may send to us, or forms that you may submit, may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Social Security or account numbers to us through an unsecured email or forms.

Once personal data is collected we transfer the data using encrypted files and store the data in protected systems.

How Long do we Store Data?

We store data so long as it is in use. For data that is no longer in use, we may retain files for up to seven (7) years, or longer if required due to a law, regulation, or legal dispute.

Links

We may refer you to websites that are directly linked to one of our websites; if you access a linked site, please note that Orexigen is not responsible for the privacy policies of the linked website. You should contact them directly for information regarding their privacy policies.

Children

We do not intentionally collect information about children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not provide us with any personal information.

We Operate in the United States

We are headquartered and operate our servers in the United States, so your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in the United States. While the data protection, privacy, and other laws of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in your country (if located outside the U.S.), we take many steps to protect your privacy. By using our any of our websites, you understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in the United States, and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this policy.

Right to Opt-Out

If you register on one of our websites, we may send you certain notifications, advertisements, promotions, or other information. We may also send you any legally required notifications and certain notifications, including but not limited to, service related notices or notices regarding a change to any of our policies.

You can opt-out of receiving certain communications from Orexigen or its successors, including emails, mail, SMS, and phone calls relating to our products, services, programs, and/or disease awareness information. We may provide various ways to opt-out, which may include opt-out boxes on materials sent by regular mail, and unsubscribe functions in emails. We will not change your preferences without your consent.

Additional Rights to Citizens of EEA

We adhere to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rights given to the citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA) including:

  • Right of access to personal data
  • Right to rectification of personal data held where it is incorrect or incomplete
  • Right of erasure of personal data (“right to be forgotten”) if certain grounds are met
  • Right to restrict/suspend processing of personal data
  • Right to complain to a supervisory authority

At any time, individuals may request to access, correct, amend or delete information we hold by contacting us at Data Protection Officer, Legal Dept., Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., 3344 N. Torrey Pines Ct., Suite 200, La Jolla, CA 92037 or at compliance@orexigen.com.

Transfer of Personal Information of European Union Citizens

In response to the recent decision by the European Court of Justice that the Safe Harbor Framework is no longer a valid mechanism for transfer of data, we will continue to use Model Contract Clauses (processor) approved by the European Commission in connection with such transfers when appropriate. We will also continue to abide by the Safe Harbor Framework, and adhere to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.

Future Updates

If we make changes to this privacy policy, we will post new information on this page for your convenience.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please contact us by sending a letter to: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., 3344 N. Torrey Pines Court, Ste. 200, La Jolla, CA 92037. Or, you can visit our Contact Us section for more information.