Sage Therapeutics, Inc. Privacy & Cookies Policy
This website is owned and run by Sage Therapeutics, Inc., (hereinafter, “Sage Therapeutics”).
Who we are
For the purpose of applicable data protection laws, the data controller is Sage Therapeutics of 215 First Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA.
What information do we collect from you?
We may collect information about you from different sources as detailed below.
Information you give us
When you access and browse our website (including when you fill in forms on our website) and when you correspond with us by phone or email, you may give us information about yourself. The information you give us may include your name, postal address, email address, date of birth, landline and/or mobile telephone number, information about your employment (including your job title, responsibilities and employer’s details) and preferences (e.g. regarding nature of your request), as well as other personal information.
Information we collect about you
- your preferences, such as language and the region you are in,
- information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstreams to, on and from our websites; and
- length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouseovers) and methods used to browse away from the page.
Information we receive and collect from other sources:
We may receive information about you from other websites operated by Sage Therapeutics or from the other services that we provide. We also work closely with third parties such as business partners, sub-contractors, analytics providers, and search information providers, and may receive information about you from them. We may also collect information about you from publicly available sources, including publicly available content on social media.
You can read more about cookies and how to recognise them at www.aboutcookies.org.
Cookies perform many functions, such as allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that advertising that you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
|Type of cookie||What does it do?|
|Strictly necessary cookies||These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.|
|Performance cookies||These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for instance which pages you go to most often, and if you receive error messages from certain web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.|
|Functionality cookies||These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your language of choice or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of the web pages that you can customise. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on websites operated by third parties. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.|
|Targeting or advertising cookies||These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. They also remember when you have visited the website before. Sometimes we share anonymised information about your browsing activity with our advertising and creative partners. They may use this information to advertise products, which may interest you, on other websites or to assist us develop future advertising campaigns.|
How you can control cookies
How do we use your personal information?
|We may use your personal information to:||How do we use personal information for this purpose?||What is the legal basis for us processing your information in this way?|
|Provide you with goods and services||We will need to use your personal information where this is necessary for us to perform our obligations under a contract with you, for example where you have purchased services from us. Sage shares personal data with third parties in providing medical information services.||Using your personal information in this way is necessary for us to perform our contractual obligations to you.|
|Contact you for research purposes or to tell you about Sage Therapeutics’ services and goods (provided you have consented to this).||We will need to use your personal information (such as your email address or other contact details) to send you information about services and goods that you may be interested in. Please note we may also share your personal information with other entities in the Sage Therapeutics group for this purpose.||We will ask for your consent before processing your information in this way.|
|Analyse user traffic to measure use of our websites and to improve the content of our websites and our services||We may sometimes use your personal information (e.g. your IP address) to measure use of our websites and assess the effectiveness of our site pages. We may also use this personal information to improve the content of our websites and services.||It is in our legitimate interest to look at user traffic so that we can improve our websites and better meet your needs as a customer.|
|Comply with legal requirements and exercise or defend legal claims.||We may sometimes need to process personal information to comply with legal requirements to which we are subject (for example in relation to health and safety).||It is in our legitimate interests to process personal information for the purposes of exercising and defending legal claims. Processing personal information may also be necessary to ensure compliance with the Sage Therapeutics group’s legal obligations.|
|Process your personal information where this is necessary to keep our website safe and secure.||We may need to process your personal information in order to keep our website safe and secure and protect against illegal or fraudulent activity such as cyber attacks.||It is in our legitimate interests to monitor how our website is used to detect and prevent fraud, other crimes and the misuse of our website. This helps us to ensure that you can safely use our website.|
Transfers of personal information
- Sage Therapeutics companies
- Our service providers
We use other companies, agents or contractors (“Service Providers”) to perform services on our behalf or to assist us with the provision of services to you. For example, we may engage Service Providers to provide market research, marketing (including competitions), advertising, communications, training, IT, hosting and other infrastructure and data cleansing and processing services. In the course of providing such services, these Service Providers may have access to your personal information. However, the Service Providers that have access to your personal information are contractually bound only to use personal information to perform the services that we hire them to provide. We will always use our best efforts to ensure that all the Service Providers we work with will keep your personal information secure.
- Third parties permitted by law
In certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation (for example, we may be required to disclose personal information to the police, or to judicial or administrative authorities). We may also disclose your personal information to third parties in order to enforce our terms and conditions or other agreements, or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Sage Therapeutics group or the public.
- Third parties connected with business transfers
Where we store your personal information
Security of personal information
We use administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised uses, access or modifications.
Despite our best efforts, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we have strict procedures and security measures in place, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; and any transmission is at your own risk.
Third party websites and apps
You have the following rights with respect to the personal information that we hold about you.
Your right to access the information we hold about you
You can request access to the information we hold about you by contacting us using the contact details set out below. Our file of your information will usually be made available to you within 30 days, although occasionally we may not be able to give you access to the personal information we hold about you (for example, we may not be able to give you access if it would unreasonably affect someone else’s privacy or if giving you access poses a serious threat to someone’s life, health or safety). Please note that we may apply an administrative charge for providing access to your information in certain circumstances. Any such charge will be reasonable, and we will advise you of the charge and obtain your consent before providing you with access to your personal information. Please note that if you request a copy of your data using electronic means (such as email), then we will provide a copy of your information in electronic form unless you ask us to do otherwise.
Your right to have your information corrected or deleted
Your right to object to us processing your personal information
You have the right to object to us processing your personal information, even where that processing is necessary for our legitimate interests (for example, where the processing is necessary for the legitimate commercial objectives we pursue in the course of our business), including the profiling we undertake to send you personalised recommendations and similar content. You also have the right to object to any results of a processing activity that prejudice your rights and that are conducted exclusively through automated systems.
You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes, including any profiling we undertake for the purposes of direct marketing. We will in any case only send you marketing communications if you have previously agreed to this, but if you change your mind you can easily unsubscribe from our marketing communications at any time by following the instructions included in these marketing communications.
Please note that, if you have consented to receive offers from our partners, our partners are responsible for taking account of your rights, including your right to opt-out of receiving offers from them.
Your right to have your personal information transmitted to another organisation
Where we hold personal information about you with your consent or for the performance of a contract with you, you also have the right to ask us to provide you with the personal information we hold about you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, where technically feasible, to transmit that personal information to another organisation.
Making a complaint
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a local data protection authority in the EEA if you believe that we have not complied with applicable data protection laws. The local data protection authority will differ depending on the country you are in.
If you have any questions or concerns about how we treat your personal information, you wish to ask us to stop processing your personal information, or you would like to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please contact us at Privacy@Sagerx.com or by writing to us at:
Sage Therapeutics, Inc.
215 First Street
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
Attn: Data Privacy Team
Please include your reply address when you write to us.
How long do we keep your personal information?
Your personal information is stored by us and/or our Service Providers, strictly to the extent necessary for the performance of our obligations and strictly for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which the information is collected, in accordance with applicable data protection laws. When we no longer need to use your information, we will remove it from our systems and records and/or take steps to properly anonymise it so that you can no longer be identified from it (unless we need to keep your information to comply with legal or regulatory obligations to which we are subject).