Privacy Policy

Rottapharm Biotech S.r.l. (“Rottapharm Biotech”) hereafter provides, with reference to Article 13 of Legislative Decree n.196/2003 (Personal Data Protection Code) and Recommendation n° 2/2001 of the Working Party set up under Article 29 of Directive 95/46/EC, certain information relating to the processing of your personal data during your visit to the website.

Collection and processing of personal data

Navigation Data
The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.
Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.
This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.
These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website. 

Data Provided Voluntarily
Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).
Certain pages of the website will ask you to provide personal information in application forms. In this case, you will be provided with information in accordance with Article 13 of Legislative Decree n.196/2003 concerning the processing of personal data in relation to every intended purpose.

Provision of data

Except for the foregoing as regards navigation data, the provision of data either to be entered in the application forms submitted to Rottapharm Biotech or referred to in contacting Rottapharm Biotech to request information, to submit your ideas or to submit your CV is optional. Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested.

Purpose of the processing and Sphere of communication

Rottapharm Biotech will process your personal data for the technical administration and maintenance of the website, for answering your request of information, for reviewing your proposals, for recruitment purposes.
Your data will be processed by employees and collaborators of Rottapharm Biotech appointed as persons in charge of the processing and data processors.
Your personal information may be processed by trusted companies that perform tasks of a technical and organizational nature on our behalf. These companies are our direct partner companies having the role of data processors. Their list is constantly updated and available on request by contacting the address below or sending an e-mail to
In particular, regarding the processing of data performed through the website, Rottapharm Biotech has appointed as data processor SMM S.r.l., the company that performs the technical management and maintenance of the website.
Other information regarding the sphere of communication and dissemination of your personal data shall be provided to you in specific areas of the website.

Processing methods

Your personal data will be processed using IT tools for the time necessary to fulfill the purposes for which such data was collected.
Specific security measures are applied to prevent the loss of data, illegal or improper utilization and unauthorized access.

Your rights

You may at any time obtain cancellation, conversion into anonymous form, copy, update, adjustment or integration, block of data processed in infringement of the law and oppose the processing as envisaged by Article 7 of Legislative Decree n.196/2003, which is shown in full below.
In order to exercise your rights, you may contact the address below or send an e-mail to

Data Controller and Data Processor

The data controller is Rottapharm Biotech S.r.l. with registered offices in Via Valosa di Sopra 9 – 20900 Monza (MB)
The data processor is SMM S.r.l. with registered offices in Corso Vercelli 9 – 20144 Milano 

Article 7 of Legislative Decree 30 June 2003 n. 196 (Right to Access Personal Data and Other Rights)

  1. A data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him exist, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form.
  2. A data subject shall have the right to be informed:
    – of the source of the personal data;
    – of the purposes and methods of processing;
    – of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means;
    – of the identification data concerning data controller, data processors and the representative designated as per Section 5(2);
    – of the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the personal data may be communicated and who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated representative(s) in the State’s territory, data processor(s) or person(s) in charge of the processing.
  3. A data subject shall have the right to obtain:
    – updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data;
    – erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
    – certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.
  4. A data subject shall have the right to object, in whole or in part,
    – on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;
    – to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or commercial communication or else for the performance of market surveys. 

Last Update: 10 December 2015