Boehringer Ingelheim respects the privacy of every individual who visits our web site and we are strongly committed to protecting their personal information. Please take a moment to read the following policy statement to understand how Boehringer Ingelheim collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you provide to us on the web site.


This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.


As a visitor to Boehringer Ingelheim' web site, you are anonymous to the company. Like many other commercial web sites, Boehringer Ingelheim may use a standard technology called a "cookie" that measures the number of visitors to the different sections of the web site. Cookies are designed, generally, to collect and store the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (e.g.,, if you are connecting from an American Online account), the date and time you access Boehringer Ingelheim' site, and the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to Boehringer Ingelheim' site. Boehringer Ingelheim uses the information collected by cookies to improve its site and make it more useful to visitors. Boehringer Ingelheim' cookies do not collect personal information.


Sometimes Boehringer Ingelheim may ask you to provide specific information when you order a product online, enter a sweepstakes or otherwise contact us.


In this case, Boehringer Ingelheim needs the information, such as name, internet and/or e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, telephone number, credit card number, etc., in order to respond to your request or contact you. When obtaining information from you, Boehringer Ingelheim will ask only for the information we need to provide the product or information you have requested.


While Boehringer Ingelheim may use customer information to improve our site, or for other internal purposes, you may rest assured that Boehringer Ingelheim will never misuse the information you provide.


Boehringer Ingelheim will not ever sell or otherwise share any customer information with marketers outside Boehringer Ingelheim who may want to offer you their own products and services.


However, Boehringer Ingelheim may give such information to other companies or individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, analyzing information on our customer lists, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. In those situations, the outside party is performing work for Boehringer Ingelheim takes appropriate steps designed to ensure your information is used only to provide the services requested by Boehringer Ingelheim, and not for other purposes.


Boehringer Ingelheim may also disclose your personal information when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce our rights or with your prior consent. Boehringer Ingelheim recognizes that certain information that you provide to Boehringer Ingelheim through the web site or by other means may be of a particularly sensitive nature.


With regard to such confidential information, Boehringer Ingelheim respects the privacy rights of its customers. Boehringer Ingelheim will not share such information with anyone outside Boehringer Ingelheim, Boehringer Ingelheim will undertake its best efforts to limit disclosure to the extent permitted by law.