Last Amended 7 june 2013
SPD is committed to protecting your personal privacy. For the purposes of data protection law, SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH is the company that controls the processing of your personal data on this Site. SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH and its affiliates use third parties to operate this Site, including Peer 1 Hosting.
If you do not agree with any term in this Statement, please do not provide any Personal Information (defined below under “Collection of Personal Information”) on this Site or when requesting Services.
Please be aware that if you choose not to provide Personal Information, or do not consent to use of your Personal Information, you may not be able to do certain things, including without limitation access particular areas of the site, enter a sweepstake or contest, request samples, receive a response newsletter or other communication from SPD, have access to Services and/or send SPD e-mails to SPD.
Collection of Personal Information Provided Voluntarily
When using this Site or Services, SPD may collect some or all of this Personal Information. SPD will not collect any Personal Information unless you provide this information voluntarily.
SPD does not intentionally collect or retain Personal Information about children who are younger than 18 years of age. If your child may have submitted information to us without indicating their actual age and you would like it removed, please contact us and we will delete it (See “Who to Contact” below).
How SPD Uses Your Information
When you supply Personal Information on this Site or when requesting Services, SPD will use it for the specific purpose for which it was collected and you consent to such use, including without limitation as follows:
By using this Site and/or any Services, you agree that SPD may ask third party companies to process or analyse data collected, including your Personal Information, to understand and serve customers’ needs.
If you subscribe to an email newsletter or request information from SPD, you consent to SPD sending you information and/or offers about SPD products and/or Services that SPD believes may be of interest to you, or to invite you to participate in research, promotion or other activities related to our products (including without limitation testimonials about our products). You may opt out of being contacted by SPD at any time. (See "Who to Contact" below for details of how to unsubscribe.)
If you request a product or Service from SPD, you consent to SPD using your Personal Information and sharing this with suppliers and other third party companies to complete your request, (including without limitation to allow delivery of the product or Service). SPD does not authorise these suppliers and third parties to use your Personal Information in any other way.
Please note that SPD will release your Personal Information if required to do so by law, or by search warrant, subpoena or court order. Your Personal Information may be accessible to law enforcement and security authorities under local law in certain countries.
Other Information SPD May Collect
This Site may also collect information from you that is not personally identifiable. For example, SPD may track information about the date and time visitors access our site, the type of web browser they used, and the Site from which they connected to the site using Cookies.
In addition, SPD is constantly trying to improve how it promotes its Site. To help SPD do this, it may measure the effectiveness of the web presence by finding out when you accessed the Site, and what you clicked on within the site. Site measurement statistics may be used to personalise your Site experience, as well as to evaluate, anonymously, statistics about usage of the Site. Information about your computer, such as your IP address (a number assigned to your computer whenever you surf the Internet), the type of Internet browser you are using and the type of operating system you are using, may also be collected and linked to your Personal Information. This is to ensure that the site presents the best web experience for visitors, and that it is an effective information resource.
Some of the pages you visit may also collect information through the use of pixel tags (also called “clear gifs”) that may be shared with third parties which directly support SPD’s promotional activities and Site development. For example, Site usage information about visits to the site may be shared with a third party advertising agency to better target internet banner advertisements on the site. The information collected through the use of these pixel tags is not personally identifiable although it could be linked to your Personal Information.
Finally, SPD may supplement the information that you provided with other information held or that is received from third parties. SPD does this to provide more targeted products and services to meet your needs.
Links to Other Sites
SPD may provide links to other sites as a courtesy to our users. However, SPD is not responsible for the content or operation of these other sites. SPD cannot guarantee the privacy policies of these other sites and we recommend you consult the privacy policies of such sites directly before use.
Agents and Service Providers
SPD sometimes employs other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf in different countries. They may need access to your Personal Information, but solely in order to perform their functions.
Transfer of Information Outside Your Country of Residence
Any information you provide may be transferred outside of your country of residence to SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH, its affiliates or third party companies retained by SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH, its affiliates and their suppliers. These third party companies include Peer 1 Hosting companies in the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the United States of America. By using this Site and/or Services, you agree to this transfer of your Personal Information across borders.
Security of Information
SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH and its affiliates take reasonable precautions to keep your Personal Information secure. All personally identifiable information is subject to restricted access, which is password protected and shielded from the outside world by a firewall to prevent unauthorised access, modification or misuse. While no security measures can offer 100% protection, SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmbH and its affiliates have in place security policies that are intended to ensure, as far as possible, the security and integrity of all our information, including your Personal Information.
Who to Contact
If you have product related enquiries please contact the Careline. This is operated by SPD’s affiliated company, SPD Development Company Limited in the UK. The Careline contact details are shown on the Site of your country of residence under Contacts. Please be ready to quote the lot number from the product pack. Calls to the Careline may be monitored or recorded for quality control purposes and your personal data may be collected as outlined above.
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