Privacy Statement


Eli Lilly Export respects the privacy of users of its Internet portals. For this, we have developed this Privacy Statement. This statement applies only to the operation of websites belonging to Eli Lilly and Company Limited and its subsidiaries ("Lilly") with a direct link to this statement when you click "private data" in the footer of the website.

Collection and processing of personal information

Through this portal, Lilly collects diverse information about its users. This collection is made in accordance with the provisions of the Swiss Act on Data Protection (DPA, SR 235.1) and the European Directive 95/46 of 24 October 1995 and any national legislation which transposed the Directive.

Identifiable information provided by the user. As the vast majority of websites, we automatically collect log information when you visit one of our sites via the computer that hosts our website (called a "server"). The server will automatically recognize some non-personal information, such as your IP address, date and time of your visit, the pages visited on our website, the website where you come from, the type of browser you are using (eg Internet Explorer), the type of operating system (eg Windows 2000), the name and address of your Internet service provider (eg AOL). If your site uses cookies (see below), the server also collects this information. We often consult these logs to learn which pages are visited in order to better understand how the site is used by our users. This is what web statistics that allow us to improve our service is called. In addition, in cases of abuse of the system, we are able to use this information in conjunction with our service provider and / or local authorities to trace the source of such abuse.

IP Address

This site uses Internet Protocol (IP) Address. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider to allow you to go on the Internet. In general, the IP address changes each time you connect to the Internet (it is a "dynamic" address). Please note that if you have a broadband connection, it is possible that your IP address or a cookie contains information that could identify you. The reason is because with some broadband connections your IP Address does not change ("static" address) and it is associated with your computer. IP addresses are collected in server logs and used as described above.


This site uses a technology called a "cookie". A cookie is a piece of information that our server sends to your computer (your file browser to be precise) when you access the website. This section details the cookies we install, how to find cookies on your computer and how to change your security settings to restrict the use of cookies. You should know that to restrict the use of cookies may affect your navigation and therefore prevent you from accessing this site (and others). We use the following types of cookies on our site.

I) Webtrends
Our server sets a cookie on your computer in order to contribute to the correctness of a program called "webtrends" (trends of the Net). Although it is possible to develop a profile of surfing habits of a surfer with the cookie, the cookie itself does not contain personal information. We use these profiles to determine traffic patterns of our users, which helps us to improve our service. This cookie remains on your computer indefinitely, even after you leave our site.
II) Session cookie
While you surf our site, we often need to store technical information about you while you move from one page to another. We use this technical information in multiple ways to improve your navigation. This cookie contains no personally identifiable information and only lasts for the duration of your visit.
III) persistent cookie or cookie login
When you enter a restricted area, we place a cookie on your computer to remember your login details. This avoids you having to enter the login on your subsequent visits information. This cookie remains on your computer indefinitely, even after you leave our site. Third party cookies on our sites. Lilly does not allow third parties to set cookies on your computer through this website unless these cookies are installed at our request, they are under our direct control and they can not be used by third parties or except as provided by this statement.

Refuse and / or control cookies

Much of this site will still be accessible if you decide not to enable cookies on your computer, but certain functions (registration as a user, for example) may not be available. There are various methods to find and delete cookies set on your computer depending on the browser you use. You will find below instructions if you use Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher. If you use another browser, we recommend going to the manufacturer's website to find the information needed. You can also go to a site such as

To find cookies with Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher:
1. Select Tools, and then
2. Internet Options
3. Click the General tab
4. Click on Settings and then on "Browsing History"
5. View Files
To control cookies with Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher:
1. Tools
2. Internet Options
3. Click on the Privacy tab
4. Click on Advanced.
5. Select "Override automatic cookie handling" and press Accept, Block or Prompt.

Use and Disclosure

Minors. Please note that this site is not intended for persons under 18 years.

Links to other sites. For the convenience of our users, this website contains links to a number of sites that may offer useful information. The policies and procedures described here do not apply to these sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their policies for data privacy, security, information collection and distribution. Lilly is not responsible for the actions and the content of third party sites.

Changes to Privacy Statement personal information from this website. We may periodically update this Privacy Statement. For your convenience, any update is shown on this page. A notice of 30 days is provided before the effective date of the new policy.

As we reserve the right to change from time to time this legal information, please visit this page regularly. This website and all its contents are protected by copyright.