Some of the information we keep on our server is information that you volunteer to provide through forms and some is collected automatically. Unless you volunteer to submit personal data yourself, Applied Medical will not collect any personal information.
In General. While Applied Medical does not generally require that you provide us with personally identifiable information in order to visit and use the Applied Medical Sites, in order to purchase products or participate in some other functionality of the Applied Medical Sites (such as filling out a contact form, requesting price lists, sales contract, or catalogs; registering for training; or submitting ideas), we may enable you to provide or post personal information about yourself and/or information that could reasonably be used to contact you or to identify you personally, such as first and last name, email address, mailing address, fax number, account number, medical specialty, title, telephone number, and hospital/facility information (collectively, "Personal Information"). If you choose not to provide Personal Information or other information to us, you may not be able to participate in certain functionalities of the Applied Medical Sites. If we combine any demographic or other information we collect about you with Personal Information about you, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information.
Individuals Under 13 Years of Age. The Applied Medical Sites are open to all individuals. We do not knowingly collect or permit the collection, storage or use of any Personal Information from anyone under 13. If you are a parent or guardian who knows or has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted Personal Information or other information without your permission, upon request, we will promptly: (a) provide direct notice to you indicating what, if any, Personal Information of your child has been collected and how it has been used and/or disclosed; (b) remove your child’s Personal Information or other information from our database, cease the use of such information and direct any other party with access to such information to do the same; and (c) notify you of our compliance with the above.
Consent to Processing. The Applied Medical Sites are administered from in the United States and the Sites may be replicated to various locations around the world to offer better performance to you. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect may be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the Sites, or providing us with any information, you understand and expressly consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States, where privacy laws may not necessarily be as comprehensive as those in your country.
Functionality on the Applied Medical Sites may permit interactions between the Sites and third-party websites, enabling you to “like,” “share,” or otherwise post content to third-party websites or applications. If you choose to do so, shared information (including any Personal Information) may become public, including being visible on the Sites. The third-party social network websites or applications may allow us to collect and share (or the third party to share) information about you, including Personal Information. We may also receive information about you if other users of social network websites give us access to profiles and you are a “friend” or other connection, or if information about you is otherwise accessible through your social network or interactive webpage or application.
During your visit, Applied Medical automatically collects and stores the domain and host from which you access the internet, the internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Applied Medical Sites (if applicable), the date and time you arrived at the Applied Medical Sites, how long you spent on the site, which pages you visited, your internet protocol (IP) address, the location of any device used to access the Applied Medical Sites, and your computer's operating system and browser software.
The technologies used on the Applied Medical Sites to collect Use Information, including Device Identification, may include:
"Cookies" (which may be HTML files, Flash files or other technology) are small text files that help store user preferences and activity. A Cookie is placed on a Device when it is used to visit the Sites or otherwise access our online offerings. Cookies may be used for many purposes, such as remembering you and your preferences, tracking your visits to our webpages and customizing your Site experience. If you choose to disable cookies on your Device, some features of the Sites or our online offerings may not function properly.
“Sessions” are semi-permanent interactive information interchanges between two or more communicating devices. A session is established and later taken down. An established session may involve more than one message in each direction. A session is typically, but not always, stateful, meaning that at least one of the communicating parts needs to save information about the session history in order to be able to communicate. A session is the basic requirement to perform connection-oriented communications. An HTTP exchange between a browser and a remote host may include an HTTP cookie, which identifies state, such as a unique session ID, information about the user's preferences or authorization level.
“Web beacons” (also known as image tags, pixel tags, GIFS or web bugs) are small pieces of code used to collect advertising data, such as counting page views, promotion views or advertising responses. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to the Applied Medical Sites, to monitor how users navigate the Sites, to count how many sent emails were actually opened or to determine whether content sent was actually viewed.
An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Applied Medical Sites, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your Device from our server or a third-party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Sites, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.
This website processes the following cookies:
|Name||Type||(third party) Recipient||Purpose||Domain||Expires||Opt-out|
|Locale||strictly necessary, preferences||Applied Medical||Used to determine preferred localized version of the Applied Medical website.||www.appliedmedical.com||Session||Not Possible|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||strictly necessary||Applied Medical||Used to distinguish active visitor sessions.||www.appliedmedical.com||Session||Not Possible|
|ArraAffinitySameSite||strictly necessary, preferences||Microsoft Azure||Used for networking (loadbalancer) purposes.||www.appliedmedical.com||Session||Not Possible|
|ArraAffinity||strictly necessary, preferences||Microsoft Azure||Used for networking (loadbalancer) purposes.||www.appliedmedical.com||Session||Not Possible|
|_hjid||statistics, marketing||Hotjar||Used to distinguish users visiting the Applied Medical website.||www.appliedmedical.com||365 days||Possible|
|_ga||statistics, marketing||Google Analytics||Used to distinguish users visiting the Applied Medical website.||www.appliedmedical.com||730 days||Possible|
Taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, Applied Medical shall implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk. In assessing the appropriate level of security, account shall be taken of the risks that are presented by processing, in particular from accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to Personal Data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.
Applied Medical will not otherwise sell, rent, publish or exchange your personally identifiable information to any other organization or entity unless you are first notified and expressly agree to it, or as otherwise required by law.
Applied Medical or any of its assets, including the Applied Medical Sites, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your Personal Information is one of the assets in the transaction. As a result Applied Medical reserves the right to disclose and transfer user information, including Personal Information, in connection with any significant corporate event, such as a merger, sale, dissolution, or acquisition, in which such information is one of the business assets transferred.
If you provide us with your email address, we may send you emails regarding Applied Medical or the products we offer. You can choose to opt out of receiving email from Applied Medical at any time. If you wish to opt out with respect to more than one email address, you must provide a separate request for each email address. Every email sent from Applied Medical will include appropriate unsubscribe instructions. To opt out of all email marketing messages from us, you must follow the instructions provided with each email.
Applied Medical collects information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or can reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you. In particular, Applied Medical may have collected the following categories of personal information from you within the last twelve (12) months:
|Identifiers||Real name, email address, postal address, phone number, fax number, IP address.||See: USE OF THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE|
|Professional or employment related information||Medical specialty, job title, hospital/facility information, medical license number, NPI number.|
|Internet or other electronic activity||Domain and hosting information, internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Applied Medical Sites, the date and time you arrived at the Applied Medical Sites, how long you spent on the site, which pages you visited, your computer’s operating system and browser software.|
Subject to a verifiable request and certain exceptions as defined by the GDPR, as a Data Subject you have the following rights:
To exercise any of these rights, please send a message to DPO-Europe@appliedmedical.com or write us at Applied Medical Europe B.V., Wiekenweg 21, 3815 KL Amersfoort (att. DPO). We will provide you with information on the action taken within one month after the successful submission of your request through this email. When processing your request, we are required to verify your identity including, but not limited to, the verification of your email address. If you do not allow us to verify your identity, we cannot proceed to process your request.
Please note that the above-mentioned rights, with the exception of the right to object to direct marketing, are not absolute. Under certain conditions and in line with applicable data protection legislation, we may refuse a request. When such a restriction (partially) applies to your request, we will inform you on the reason of our refusal to comply to your request.
We use third party vendors for business, professional and technical support as Processors. These companies only use your Personal Data on behalf of us and under our written instructions. Specifically, we use such third party vendors and their servers and services for our web platforms, storage and business related data processing. In limited circumstances these vendors might have access to your Personal Data when this is required for maintenance or problem solving. For more information, please read our Third Party Vendors List.
|System||External Supplier||Location||Cross border transaction measure|
|Webhosting||Microsoft||US, EU||(within EEA/ SCC)|
|Analytics||US, EU||(within EEA/ SCC)|
We have data processing agreements in place with such vendors where required by law.
Some of your Personal Data that we collect may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EEA. The laws in those countries may not provide the same level of data protection compared to the country in which you initially provided your data. When we transfer your Personal Data to recipients in other countries, we will protect that Personal Data as described in this Statement and in compliance with applicable laws.
We use various measures to ensure that your Personal Data transferred outside of the EEA receives adequate protection in accordance with data protection legislation, as the conclusion of a data transfer agreement including the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
Applied Medical Europe B.V. and its affiliates in Europe have concluded a data transfer agreement (Controller to Controller) with Applied Medical Resources Corporation. according to the Model of the European Commission. Applied Medical Resources Corporation has in its turn concluded a data transfer agreement (Controller to Processor) with its third party vendors according to the Model Standard Contractual Clauses of the European Commission published 4 June 2021. The nature of the data and the data transfer present a relatively low risk. Appropriate safeguards have been implemented. Depending on the circumstances of this data transfer, the organization considers that the personal data is adequately protected by the SCCs and the additional safeguards.
Last reviewed: January 1, 2023