Respect for the privacy of personal information about you is very important to the Company. Derma ProMedics is committed to collecting, maintaining, and securing personal information about you in accordance with this policy, as well as applicable laws, rules and regulations. This policy applies to personal information (as defined below) collected from Derma ProMedics resources and communications (such as Web sites, e-mail, and other tools) that display a link to this policy. This policy does not apply to personal information collected from offline resources and communications, except in cases where such personal information is consolidated with personal information collected by Derma ProMedics. This policy also does not apply to third-party resources to which Derma ProMedics Web sites may link, where Derma ProMedics does not control the content or the privacy practices of such resources.
Please read this policy carefully. Should you have any questions about this policy or data collection, use and disclosure practices, please contact at the address listed on this site in the section ‘Contact’. The term “personal information” as used throughout this policy, applies to any information or set of information that identifies or that is used by or on behalf of Derma ProMedics to identify an individual.
How does Company collect personal information?
Derma ProMedics collects personal information through Web sites and other resources. Derma ProMedics also offers resources in collaboration with other service providers, from which Derma ProMedics may receive personal information about users of such resources. These collaborations are governed by contracts that require personal information to be protected appropriately. Individuals may access many parts of Web sites without disclosing any personal information.
There are two methods that are used to collect personal information:
- Information that you provide: Derma ProMedics collects personal information and other data that you may enter into forms or data fields on Web sites. Such information may include, but not be limited to, contact information (such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, user ID and password), date of birth, professional credentials, hobbies and interests. Derma ProMedics may also collect health information about you that you provide by responding to questions and surveys.
2. Information collected from your computer or other electronic device: Some of Web sites and other resources use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to provide additional functionality that enables you to use these resources more effectively. Derma ProMedics uses tracking technologies in ways that do not identify you personally, such as to track accurately numbers of users or referring sites to resources. In some cases, Derma ProMedics may use tracking technologies in ways that identify you personally, but only after you have entered personal information into a form or data field on Web sites, or where Company have registered you to use resources by providing a user ID and password based on information validated through other offline interactions with you. Company may use tracking technologies to remember your personal preferences and selections, such as personal information that you have entered into data fields on Web sites, answers that you have provided in response to surveys, or sections of Web sites that you visit frequently. You may choose whether or not you want Derma ProMedics to use tracking technologies to remember you, and/or to provide additional personalized services to you. If you want to limit data collection through tracking technologies, please refer to your choices as described below.
Some of Web sites and other resources use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to provide additional functionality that enables you to use these resources more effectively. Derma ProMedics uses tracking technologies in ways that do not identify you personally, such as to track accurately numbers of users or referring sites to resources.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file that is sent by Web servers to your computer’s hard drive, where your Internet browser files are kept. Cookies enable Web sites to store small bits of information on your computer and retrieve that information at a later time. Derma ProMedics uses two types of cookies: session cookies, which are temporary cookies that are erased from your computer’s memory when you close your Internet browser or turn your computer off, and persistent cookies, which exist on your computer’s hard drive until they expire, unless you delete them at an earlier time.
Why do you collect, use and disclose personal information?
Derma ProMedics collects personal information as necessary to enable individuals to register for, customize and personalize certain of Derma Paramedics resources and communications. Derma ProMedics uses personal information collected to provide products, services and features that individuals have requested; for example, educational literature and related information about Derma ProMedics products, e-mail programs, tools, quizzes, questionnaires, and surveys. Derma ProMedics analyzes personal information collected to identify and offer additional services and promotions that Company believe you might find interesting. Derma ProMedics evaluates use of some resources and communications with non-identifiable information only. Derma ProMedics also may use personal information to audit its resources for authorized access and security.
Does this site consolidate personal information?
Consistent with the purposes identified and standards set within this policy and other applicable privacy notices that have been provided, in some cases Derma ProMedics consolidates and uses personal information that individuals share with Derma ProMedics through various services and channels, such as the telephone, surveys, Web sites and other resources and communications, in order to enhance the quality of services that Company offer.
What choices do I have about how this site collects, uses and discloses personal information about me?
You have three categories of choices. These include:
1. No personal information collection: You may choose not to provide any personal information to Derma ProMedics by electing not to enter any personal information into a form or data field on Web sites, and by not using any personalized services provided by resources. However, some of resources are available only to individuals who provide personal information or who use personalized services.
2. Limitations and options regarding uses and disclosures for other purposes: Some Derma ProMedics resources may request your permission to use and disclose personal information about you in order to add you to contact lists, and to identify and offer additional services and promotions that Company believe you might find interesting. You can limit the use of personal information about you by checking or un-checking options provided at the time that you enter that information.
Who will have access to personal information about me?
Personal information about you will be accessible to Derma ProMedics, including its subsidiaries, divisions and groups worldwide, and to individuals and organizations that use personal information solely for and at the direction of Derma ProMedics. Uses and disclosures of personal information by external individuals and organizations acting on Derma ProMedics behalf are governed by contracts that require personal information to be protected appropriately. Personal information about you only will be used and disclosed by Derma ProMedics and individuals and organizations working on its behalf, in a manner consistent with this policy, other applicable privacy notices, and as explicitly permitted or required by applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Is my personal information shared with third parties?
In general, Derma ProMedics does not give or sell personal information about you to third parties. However, circumstances may arise where Derma ProMedics may, for business reasons, decide to reorganize or divest its business through sale, merger or acquisition. In these circumstances, personal information may be shared with actual or prospective purchasers. Derma ProMedics will obtain written assurances that personal information will be protected appropriately in these circumstances. Except where explicitly permitted or required by law, or provided in this policy, personal information about you will not otherwise be shared without your permission.
How is my personal information secured?
Derma ProMedics will take reasonable steps to protect personal information as it is transmitted from your computer to resources and servers, as well as to protect personal information in its possession from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. It is your personal responsibility to secure your own copies of your passwords and related access codes for resources.
How do you protect the privacy of children?
In general, Derma ProMedics Web sites are not directed at children and most of the services that Company offer are designed for individuals who are 18 years of age or older.
How will I know if this policy is updated?
Derma ProMedics may update this policy periodically. Derma ProMedics reserves the right to modify, add/or remove portions of this privacy statement at its discretion. If Company decides to change this policy, Company will post those changes at this site so you always will know what information Company gather, how Company might use that information, and whether Company will disclose it to anyone. This policy was last updated on December 15, 2010