Personally Identifiable Information
Terumo collects personally identifiable information, i.e., information from which you can be identified, such as name, address, telephone number or email address, only when you voluntarily provide such information and submit to its use on this site. We may use the information to respond to your requests, improve our level of service and the content of our Site; provide you with tips, helpful information, product news and updates; notify you of new Terumo products and services; seek your views on our products and services; and for our own internal purposes.
No Information Collected From Children
This Site is intended and designed to be utilized by adults and is not directed toward children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 are authorized to use the Site only with the express consent of a parent or guardian. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, Terumo does not knowingly collect any information via this Site from visitors under the age of 13. To use our Website, we must obtain the consent of your parent or legal guardian if (i) you are under the age of majority and (ii) such consent is a requirement in the jurisdiction of your residence. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child where parental confirmation was required, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child where we should have obtained parental consent, please contact us at Privacy@terumomedical.com and we will work with you to get this information deleted from our records.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Terumo also collects non-personally identifiable information in aggregate form to track data such as the total number of visits to our Sites, the number of visitors to each page of our Sites, and the domain names of our visitors’ internet service providers. We use this information, which remains in the aggregate form, to understand how our visitors use our Sites so that we may improve them and the services we offer. We may also share this information with subsidiaries and affiliates of Terumo and with other third parties. NO PERSONNALY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES.
Use of IP Address
This Site uses a technology called “cookies” to facilitate the delivery of services to you and to understand and preserve your personal preferences. Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your browser from a website that are stored in text files on your device (e.g., your PC, laptop or mobile). Cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site or help us analyze usage of the Site more accurately. For instance, our server may set a cookie that keeps you from having to enter a password more than once during a visit to the Site. In all cases in which cookies are used, we will not collect personally identifiable information without your permission. The only personally identifiable information Terumo collects is the information you voluntarily provide. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet Browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored, if you prefer. Please refer to your Internet Browser’s instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this Site or any other websites that you visit.
Passive Data Collection
This Site uses analytics tools and other third party technologies, such as Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics, to collect non-personal information in the form of various usage and user metrics when you use this Site. These tools and technologies collect and analyze certain types of information, including cookies, IP addresses, device and software identifiers, referring and exit URLs, onsite behavior and usage information, feature use metrics and statistics, and other similar information.
The third party analytics companies who collect information on our Sites and other online products and/or services may combine the information collected with other information they have independently collected from other websites and/or other online or mobile products and services relating to your activities across their network of websites as well as online and/or mobile products and services. Many of these companies collect and use information under their own privacy policies.
In addition to our use of technologies, we may permit certain third-party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to you based on your use of our Site and to otherwise collect and use data about your use of our Sites (referred to as “Retargeting” or “Remarketing”). For more information about this practice, please see the “Third Party Advertising Technologies” section below.
Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines, and Restrictions. You may opt-out of Google Analytics Remarketing by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.
You may view a list of other third party service providers who collect information, and/or opt-out of such collection of information about you, by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
Third Party Advertising Technologies
In addition to using cookies and related technologies as described above, we also may permit certain third party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to users and to collect and use other data about their activities on our Sites (e.g., to allow them to tailor ads on third party services). These companies may deliver ads that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behavior. These companies may use information about user behavior in order to provide customized advertisements across various services and products. In the course of providing these services, products or placing advertisements, these third-party companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your computer, and may record information to these cookies based upon your activities on any of our Sites and on third-party websites. Each of these companies uses this cookie information according to their own privacy and security policies. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out of Google Analytics Remarketing or any other third party service provides as indicated in this Policy. Please note this does not opt you out of being delivered advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.
How we protect your personal information
Terumo will not rent or sell personally identifiable information to any third party for any purpose. However, sometimes selected third parties provide Terumo with support services in connection with its Sites and such parties may, from time to time, have access to your information to enable them to provide those services to Terumo. Please rest assured that all companies providing such support services are required by Terumo to meet the same standards of data protection as Terumo and are prohibited from using the information for their own marketing purposes.
In certain special cases, we may disclose your personally identifiable information, such as in the following circumstances:
- When we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to you, or who is otherwise injuring or interfering with Terumo’s rights, property or operations, other users of this Site or anyone else could be harmed by such activities; or
- To comply with applicable laws, or in response to any demand by law enforcement authorities in connection with a criminal investigation, or civil or administrative authorities in connection with a pending civil case or administrative investigation.
Cross-Border Transfers of Data
Accuracy and Updates to Information
Terumo wants to ensure that the information it utilizes is accurate and current. To review and update your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terumo takes security seriously and uses reasonable and appropriate data protection measures to reduce the risk of misuse, alteration, accidental destruction or loss, and unauthorized disclosure or access to our systems and data. We follow industry standards and best practices to protect your personal data during transmission and after it is received. However, no methodology is 100% secure and absolute security cannot be guaranteed.
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