Shiners International Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, "Shiners") operate a variety of websites designed to provide you with services ranging from valuable health resources to corporate news and product information. Whether you are a patient, healthcare provider, customer or job applicant, respect for the privacy of your personal information is very important to us. This policy describes how we handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. Shiners' websites that display this policy are committed to collecting, maintaining and securing your personal information in strict accordance with the terms of this policy.
The information we receive depends on what you do when you visit our site. When you visit Shiners' site, Shiners will not collect personally identifiable information about you unless such information is provided voluntarily. In general, you can use many of our websites without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information. However, in the event you decide not to provide us with personally identifiable information that may be requested through the Shiners' site, you may be unable to receive certain information.
If you visit our website to browse, or to read: Users should also be aware that, where permitted by law, non-personally identifiable information and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of Shiners' internet service or through the use of "cookies." We collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site. We use "cookies" to facilitate your navigation through our websites, as well as tracking the number of users, remembering whether you have identified yourself as a resident of a particular country or region, and as a healthcare or other professional, and for recalling certain customizations or preferences that you have specified.
What is a "cookie"?
If you choose to identify yourself such as by sending us an email, requesting further information or services, registering: Shiners' primary purpose in collecting and processing your personally identifiable information is to provide you with the services you request. In some cases, Shiners may also request to use your personally identifiable information for the purposes of providing you with additional information about our products and services or to send information to you on other products and services that may be of interest to you. If so, we will state in the area of our websites where we collect information for these additional purposes and will allow you to choose not to be contacted or receive additional information. Shiners allows you to decide whether you want your personally identifiable information to be used for the purpose of providing you with additional information about our products and services. Shiners will use personal information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or authorized by the individual. The personally identifiable information that you provide will be available to Shiners, its advisors and consultants or companies working on Shiners' behalf. Shiners will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any parties other than these entities, except as required by law, or unless we have obtained your consent.
Children's Online Privacy.
Shiners' websites are not directed at children and the services offered on our websites are designed for individuals who are 18 years of age or older.
Links and Third-Party Websites.
Many of Shiners' websites contain links or references to third-party websites. This policy does not cover the practices of those websites. Accessing these sources requires that you leave Shiners' websites. Shiners does not control the content of these third-party websites, and Shiners is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Please review the privacy policies on each website that you visit.
The statement and the policies outlined in this statement are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.