When you use the AbbVie Services, we also may collect certain usage
and device information automatically as described below.
We may record the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of your computer
or other electronic device when you visit the AbbVie Services. An IP
address identifies the electronic device you use to access the Sites,
which allows us to maintain communication with your computer as you
move about AbbVie Services and to customize content.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We also collect information about your use of AbbVie Services
through tracking technologies such as cookies and web beacons. A
“cookie” is a unique numeric code that is transferred to your computer
to track your interests and preferences and to recognize you as a
return visitor. A “Web beacon” is a transparent graphic image placed
on a Web site, e-mail or advertisement that enables the monitoring of
things such as user activity and site traffic. These technologies help
remember your preferences and allow us to bring you the content and
features that are likely to be of greatest interest to you on the
basis of “clickstream” data that shows your previous activities on
For site analytics tracking, we use Google Analytics. If you do not
want your data used by Google Analytics, you can install the Google
Analytics opt-out browser add-on at the Google Analytics opt-out page.
To learn more about cookies and other tracking technologies,
including how to disable them, please visit
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. Please note that some cookies are
essential to the functioning of our websites and deleting or disabling
them will reduce the site’s functionality.
Some AbbVie Services are available either as mobile applications or
mobile sites that you can use on your mobile device. If you use a
mobile device to access and use the AbbVie Services, we may collect
the following mobile-specific information in addition to the other
information described above: device or advertising ID, device type,
hardware type, media access control (“MAC”) address, international
mobile equipment identity (“IMEI”), the version of your mobile
operating system, the platform used to access or download the AbbVie
Site (e.g., Apple, Google, Amazon, Windows), location information and
usage information about your device and your use of the AbbVie Services.
Information Collected from Other Sources
We may combine information about you from a visit to one AbbVie Site
with information about you from visits to other AbbVie Services. We
may also combine information about you that is collected through the
AbbVie Services with information that we have collected offline, as
well as with information provided to us by third parties.