Privacy Policy

1. General data privacy information

Ensuring that your personal data remains private is very important to the operators of this site. We keep your personal data confidential and in compliance with legal data protection provisions and this privacy policy.

In general, our website can be used without entering personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, postal or e-mail address) is collected on this site, this is done on a voluntary basis where possible. Without your express permission, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Please note that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to protect data completely from access by third parties.

Exercising your rights as the data subject

As the data subject, you are entitled by law to receive information about your data stored by 4SC AG free of charge at any time. You can also exercise your legal rights vis-à-vis 4SC AG at any time to have your data corrected or deleted, or to restrict processing or data transferability, and your right to object to processing in certain cases (contact information). You can also prospectively withdraw any previously granted consent at any time. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. For questions regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data, and regarding the exercise of your rights mentioned above, please contact 4SC AG under the listed contact information. This also applies to the withdrawal of any consent given with regard to the processing of your personal data. If you object to the processing of data or revoke consent, your data will no longer be processed for the respective purposes; it will be deleted/blocked unless storage is required for important reasons or due to other legal or contractual provisions. In these cases, further processing of this data for the respective purposes will be restricted.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

In accordance with Article 77 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the EU GDPR or the German Federal Data Protection Act. Please direct any complaints to the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht).

Data privacy information for reporting adverse events and product quality defects

If 4SC AG receives information relating to adverse events or product quality defects of drugs tested by 4SC AG in clinical trials, such information (including personal data) will be stored and processed in local systems for the purpose of complying with statutory reporting obligations and ensuring full resolution and examination of any adverse events and product defects. In global systems, your data will be stored in anonymized or pseudonymized form. This does not legally require consent.

2. Specific matters in connection with the use of digital services


Some pages of this website use what are called “cookies.” Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most cookies used by us are “session cookies.” These will be deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you revisit our website.

You can set your browser to notify you before a cookie is stored and permit cookies to be stored in specific cases only, to exclude the storing of cookies for specific cases or in general, or to delete cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server log files

The provider of this site automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which are transmitted automatically to us by your browser. This includes:

Browser type / browser version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of accessing computer
Time of server request

This data cannot be attributed to specific individuals and will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review this data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, the information entered in the contact form including the contact data provided by you will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for any follow-up questions you might have. We will not disclose this data to others without your express permission.

SSL encoding

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests which you send to our site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

3. Specific information regarding the application process

The controller (4SC AG, Fraunhoferstr.22, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried) collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of managing the application process in accordance with Art. 6 (1) b (if applicable, letter f) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Article 26 (1) of the German Federal Data Protection Act (new version).

Personal data will not be processed above or beyond this purpose unless you consent to such processing.

If the controller enters into an employment contract with an applicant, the data transmitted will be processed further for the purpose of managing the employment relationship in compliance with statutory provisions.

If the controller does not enter into an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents shall be automatically erased four months after the applicant has been notified of the decision that he will not be hired – provided that no other legitimate interests of the controller prevent erasure.

Other legitimate interests in this sense include, but are not limited to, the obligation to prove a fact in a procedure according to the Federal General Law on Equal Treatment.

You also have the following rights vis-à-vis the controller during the application process:

the right to access, rectification, erasure, blocking, data portability, and the right to restriction of processing. You also have the right to receive the data you have provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. And you have the right to withdraw consent and the right to object to processing.

The right to object to processing must be exercised vis-à-vis the controller. In this case, your application can no longer be considered for the application process.

4. Contact information

Please direct questions relating to data privacy and inquiries regarding the exercise of your rights to the 4SC AG Data Protection Officer, either by postal mail (4SC AG, Fraunhoferstr. 22, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany) or by e-mail to: email hidden; JavaScript is required

4SC AG reserves the right to amend this privacy statement as required to reflect changes to data protection requirements.

Martinsried, 09 April 2018.

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