Germany

Menarini Diagnostics Germania is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Menarini Diagnostics Germania site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Menarini Diagnostics Germania site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Menarini Diagnostics Germania collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Menarini Diagnostics Germania also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Menarini Diagnostics Germania. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Menarini Diagnostics Germania for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Menarini Diagnostics Germania site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Menarini Diagnostics Germania public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Menarini Diagnostics Germania does not read any of your private online communications.

Menarini Diagnostics Germania encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Menarini Diagnostics Germania so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Menarini Diagnostics Germania is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Menarini Diagnostics Germania and Menarini Diagnostics Germania family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Menarini Diagnostics Germania collects and uses your personal information to operate the Menarini Diagnostics Germania Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Menarini Diagnostics Germania also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Menarini Diagnostics Germania and its affiliates. Menarini Diagnostics Germania may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Menarini Diagnostics Germania does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Menarini Diagnostics Germania may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Menarini Diagnostics Germania may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Menarini Diagnostics Germania, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Menarini Diagnostics Germania does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Menarini Diagnostics Germania keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Menarini Diagnostics Germania, in order to determine what Menarini Diagnostics Germania services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Menarini Diagnostics Germania to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Menarini Diagnostics Germania Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Menarini Diagnostics Germania or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Menarini Diagnostics Germania; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Menarini Diagnostics Germania, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Menarini Diagnostics Germania Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Menarini Diagnostics Germania pages, or register with Menarini Diagnostics Germania site or services, a cookie helps Menarini Diagnostics Germania to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Menarini Diagnostics Germania Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Menarini Diagnostics Germania features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Menarini Diagnostics Germania services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Menarini Diagnostics Germania secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Menarini Diagnostics Germania secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Menarini Diagnostics Germania will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Menarini Diagnostics Germania encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Menarini Diagnostics Germania is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Menarini Diagnostics Germania welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Menarini Diagnostics Germania has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Menarini Diagnostics Germania at l.giuntini@vargroup.it. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.