Privacy Statement

PRIVACY STATEMENT

SHINE Medical Technologies, headquartered in the United States (the “Company”), has created this privacy policy for www.gearedupdesign.com/projects/shinemed (the “Site”) in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the Company’s information gathering and dissemination practices for the information collected through this Site. We encourage you to read this Policy before using this Site. Your use of this Site signifies that you agree with all terms of this Policy, so please do not use this Site if you disagree with any part of this Policy.

I. SHINE Medical Technologies’ Collection and Use of Information

A. Personally Identifiable Information

We will collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, postal address, and telephone number when you provide such information via the website, as when you contact customer service, email us or otherwise interact with this website. We may use your personally identifiable information for all legal purposes, which may include, but are not limited to, responding to your requests, processing your transactions, or for administrative purposes such as tracking which parts of the Site are of interest to you. We may also use your personally identifiable information for internal business purposes, such as optimizing Site experiences and analyzing and managing our business.

Note Regarding Use of this Site by Children
This Site is not directed at children and we request that children do not provide personally identifiable information through the Site.

B. Passive Collection of Non-Personal Information

This Site often requires the use of encrypted or non-encrypted cookies. Cookies are data that a web server transfers to an individual’s computer for record keeping purposes. Cookies are an industry standard used by most websites and help facilitate users’ ongoing access to and use of a particular website, for example by providing information used to deliver content specific to your interests and for other purposes, such as security and other account administrative functions, and which may track personal identifying information.

Cookies do not cause damage to your computer systems or files, and only the website that transferred a particular cookie to you can read, modify or delete such cookie. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there are simple procedures in most browsers that allow you to delete existing cookies, to automatically decline cookies or to be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer of particular cookies to your computer. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. You should note, however, that declining cookies may make it difficult or impossible for you to use portions of the Site.

Some uses of cookies in connection with the Site may be under the control of unaffiliated entities that the Company retains for the management of certain programs and fulfillment of specific visitor/customer requests. The Company requires these entities to confine their use of cookies to the uses permitted by this Policy, but the Company cannot be responsible for third party uses of cookies.

The Site may use so-called “pixel tags”, “web beacons”, “clear GIFs” or similar means (collectively, “Pixel Tags”) to compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates. Pixel Tags allow us to count users who have visited certain pages of the Site, to deliver branded services and to help determine the effectiveness of promotional or advertising campaigns. When used in HTML-formatted email messages, Pixel Tags can tell the sender whether and when the email has been opened.

The Site also collects “referrers” information, IP addresses and various environmental variables.

  • A “referrer” is information the web browser passes along to our web servers that references the URL from which you came.
  • The “IP address” is a number used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you.
  • “Environmental variables” include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed this site, type of web browsers and operating system or platform used, the Internet address of the website you left to visit this Site, the names of the pages you visit while at this Site and the Internet address of the website you then visit.

This information is collected for the Company’s internal use such as to enhance website security, to detect broad demographic trends, to assist the Company in providing content tailored to your interests and to otherwise enhance your experience on this Site. This information may also be shared with third parties on an aggregate and non-personally identifiable basis. Information will be collected, entirely or in part, via Google Analytics, a summary of which may be viewed here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

II. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

The Company may share personally identifiable information, including information that you provide on the Site, with third parties as described below. You should also be aware that this means that we may transfer information to any country in the world, including the USA and other countries that do not offer the same level of data protection as the country where you reside.

A. Affiliated Entities

We may share any information, including personally identifiable information that you provide on the Site, with our subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide, for the purposes described in Section I(A).

B. Service Providers

We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and this Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending emails, customer service and order fulfillment. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes.

C. Other Disclosures

Personally identifiable information of any individual user may be shared with other companies outside the Company: (i) as permitted by law, (ii) in the event of a transfer of ownership, assets or a bankruptcy of the Company, (iii) where we determine that disclosure of specific information is necessary to comply with the request of a law enforcement or regulatory agency or other legal process, or (iv) to protect the interests or safety of the Company or other visitors to this Site.

III. LINKS AND THIRD PARTIES’ PRIVACY PRACTICES

This Site may contain links to other sites that are not operated by the Company. THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRIVACY PRACTICES OR THE CONTENT OF SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING WEBSITES OPERATED BY AFFILIATED ENTITIES. We provide such links only as a convenience and the inclusion of a link on the site does not imply endorsement of the linked site by the Company. If you provide any personally identifiable information through any such third party website, your transaction will occur on such third party’s website (and not on this site) and the personally identifiable information you provide will be collected by and controlled by the privacy policy of that third party. The Company recommends that you review the privacy policy of third party websites arrived at from links on this Site.

IV. SECURITY

This Site has security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personally identifiable information under its control. The Company employs security measures consistent with standard industry practice to help protect against public access to personally identifiable and account activity information collected on and used by the Company at this Site.

VI. UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The Company reserves the right to make changes in this Privacy Policy. In the event that The Company makes a material change to this Privacy Policy, it will be posted here. We encourage you to check this page regularly since your continued use of this site following any changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such change. In the event that the Company makes a material change to this Privacy Policy, a notice will be posted regarding such a change.

VII. GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, USA, without regard to its choice of law provisions.

VIII. CONTACTING SHINE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, you may contact:

SHINE Medical Technologies
Website Customer Care
2555 Industrial Drive
Monona, WI 53713
608.210.1060
877.512.6554