Date of last modification: November 10, 2022
Collection of personal information
Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We may collect the information you voluntarily provide us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Tell Your Story forms, comments, and the like. On some of our Sites, we offer health assessment tools that ask you to provide self-assessment information. We may also ask you to provide additional information, such as your email address if you want to obtain other services or information, participate in a contest or resolve complaints or concerns.
How does Company use information gathered about online visitors?
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us in tailoring the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns of page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
Promotional and informational offers
With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by the Company, provided notice of this fact is made available online. If visitors object to such use for any reason, they may prevent that use, either by email request or by modifying the registration information provided. The Company uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt out, please get in touch with us as described below.
Disclosure of information
In common with many website operators, the Company may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Sites. Cookies are small data files downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular website. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Sites may not function properly if you do so.
Protection of children online
The Company considers protecting children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor allow them to become registered users of or request information through our Sites or help-seeking information lines.
Additional terms for certain websites
The following additional information applies to our Sites that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Sites, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service you requested. However, portions of our Sites are restricted to specific individuals such as healthcare professionals, patients rostered with specific physicians or our prescription drug patients. We may require these individuals to register upon entry by providing us with certain information.
Protection of information
Our commitment to security
We have implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. The Company applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.
Storage of information