Title I - PROVISIONS OF THE CODE
CHAPTER I - Promotion of Prescription-Only Medicines
7. DISTRIBUTION OF PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL FOR MEDICINES
7.1. Promotional material related to prescription-only medicines must be distributed or provided exclusively to those Healthcare Professionals that are authorized to prescribe or dispense them.
Unless authorized by the competent health authority (for example, vaccine campaigns), no promotion of medicines that can only be dispensed through facultative prescription may be carried out.
7.2. Mailing lists for sending promotional material must be kept up-to-date periodically. Requests to be removed from promotional mailing lists from Healthcare Professionals authorized to prescribe or dispense medicines must be complied with.
7.3. All promotional activities must be performed in compliance with personal data protection applicable legislation.
7.4. At international conferences and meetings organized by third parties that are attended by a large number of professionals from other countries, professionals attending the conference can be informed about a medicine that is not authorized in Spain or an indication not authorized in Spain provided that:
(i) the information created or provided is written in English or in some of the languages corresponding to the country where it is authorized, and
(ii) the item or advertising material indicates or states, at least in Spanish, with clearly visible highlighted letters in a constant, lasting and legible way, some text or warning of the following type: “this medicine is not marketed in Spain or the following countries …” or “only authorized in…” or “not authorized in Spain for the following indication…”.