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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy explains how we handle the personal information that you provide to us on web sites controlled by Sartorius Biohit (including its subsidiaries and affiliates) which link to this Privacy Policy (referred to as "Sartorius Biohit web site(s)"). We have implemented this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.  Unless otherwise specifically noted this Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information collected from you by other channels or to Sartorius Biohit web sites that do not link to this Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Policy before using Sartorius Biohit web sites or submitting personal information to us.

By accessing to Sartorius Biohit web sites, your access indicates that you accept the terms of our Privacy Policy. By providing information to Sartorius Biohit trough Sartorius Biohit web sites, you acknowledge and give your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

 

What information do we collect?

In general, you can visit Sartorius Biohit web site without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), such information will only be used to support your relationship with Sartorius  Biohit and its subsidiaries, authorized Sartorius Biohit distributors and, if necessary, with Sartorius Biohit's subcontractors.

When you register with Sartorius Biohit web site we will ask you for contact information (e.g. email address) and your demographic information (such as postcode, industry and job function).

We may ask you to provide information on a voluntary basis in order to get a clearer picture our users. However, for some additional information registration is required. It is then entirely up to you whether you are happy to give us this information, however, you may not be able to access all information on the site without registering first.

 

What use is made of this information?

Since we are constantly endeavoring to achieve a continuous process of improvement in both our product and service offerings and your own experience with our websites, we conduct statistical analyses of the above-mentioned general data. However, we may need to share your information with our subsidiaries, authorized Sartorius Biohit distributors or with subcontractors in order to provide the information or services that you requested. We will not provide your personal information to any such party unless they commit to respect the confidential nature of your personal information and to use such information only in connection with the collaboration with us. We do not share, sell, or lease personal information about you to any other parties for their marketing use. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research or to provide you with marketing information we think would be of particular interest.

 

Newsletters

We offer free electronic newsletter to our members, sent to the email you provide during registration. You may remove yourself from this mailing list by replying to a newsletter with “unsubscribe” in the subject box.

 

IP Addresses

We use IP addresses for purposes of system administration, to analyse trends, administer the site and track user's movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

 

Submitting Material

By submitting material to any of our servers, for example, by e-mail or via the Sartorius Biohit World Wide Web pages, you agree that: (1) the material will not contain any item that is unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication; (2) all reasonable efforts have been used to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting any material; (3) you own the material submitted or have the unlimited right to provide it to Sartorius  Biohit and Sartorius Biohit may publish the material free of charge: and (4) you, having submitted the material, agree not to take action against Sartorius Biohit in relation to the material submitted and agree to indemnify Sartorius Biohit if any third party takes action against Sartorius Biohit in relation to the material submitted.

 

Links to Third Party Sites

Sartorius Biohit assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third party sites to which the site is linked. The presence of such links does not indicate approval or endorsement of any material contained on any linked site.

 

Security

We have taken commercially reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access and use of your personal information.  We have for example taken technical and organizational steps to protect the personal data which you provided us. Our employees and third parties who are involved in data processing are obliged to respect the confidential nature of your personal data.

Your personal information will be password protected. You should take appropriate measures to protect the secrecy of your password, and if you share a computer then you should remember to sign out and close the browser window when finished with a Sartorius Biohit session.

Although we will exercise reasonable care in providing the secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet.

While we strive to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. Our policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and therefore beyond our control, and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation.

 

Changes

We may change this Privacy Policy or any part of it, or change, modify or withdraw access to Sartorius Biohit web sites or the content of Sartorius Biohit web site's pages at any time with or without a notice.

 

Contacting Sartorius Biohit

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, would like to update your information, or stop receiving communications from us, please contact us at:


Sartorius Biohit Liquid Handling Oy
Laippatie 1
00880 Helsinki
FINLAND

Email: info@biohit.com

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 4th of September, 2008.