I. SHINE Medical Technologies’ Collection and Use of InformationA. 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.
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 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.
VII. GOVERNING LAW
VIII. CONTACTING SHINE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES