Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information means any information that is related to an identified person, or that may be used to identify an individual, including: first and last name; email address; a home, postal or other physical address or other contact information; title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, or personal interests; and other personal information necessary or useful to provide a product or service that you have requested.
Domain Name and IP Address
We collect the domain names and IP addresses of our visitors for statistical purposes, in order to measure use of our website, to improve the content or responsiveness of our site and to customize the content or layout of the website for the individual visitor. We do not disclose this information to third parties. We may also aggregate information relating to our visitors’ traffic patterns from the data that we collect and retain concerning the IP addresses and domain names of our visitors, and we may divulge such aggregate information about our users with third parties such as our business partners, distributors, and service and support providers.
You may visit our website anonymously if you wish, by using appropriate software or web services available from or through third parties.
We maintain a log file of all actions that are initiated or facilitated using our website, to capture, record and store data concerning each transaction. Access to this data is restricted to those who administer our network and public website.
You should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against all forms of interception. If your communication includes sensitive information about yourself and you prefer not to transmit this information in this fashion, please contact us by mail or telephone rather than by e-mail. We collect e-mail addresses that are volunteered by each visitor to our website, from e-mail messages addressed to our Company or its employees, or through visitor participation in surveys and site registrations. We may use these e-mail addresses to inform those interested in our products or services about events, products, services, or other items of interest. Additionally, we may use these e-mail addresses to notify visitors about recent updates to our website, to provide product or service news notifications or newsletters, and to confirm registrations or reserved seating at seminars and conferences. These uses may be implemented by StemCells itself or through a third party retained by StemCells for this purpose.
Other Personal Information
We may use a mailing address or phone number that a visitor provides for a variety of Company related reasons. We may send periodic mailings to visitors or make telephone calls to inform our visitors who have provided a mailing address or telephone number of new products, services or events. Your mailing address and telephone number may also be used to contact you, as a reminder about events for which you have registered, or to provide information that you have requested.
Personal Information Released to Outside Parties
In some instances, however, we may provide your name and delivery address to third parties that we use for delivering specific products or services to you (such as support services, shipping or direct mail organizations). In such cases, your name and delivery address will not be retained by these third parties.
Also, as a good corporate citizen, StemCells complies with applicable laws and legal obligations to respond to governmental, law enforcement and court requests for personal information and other information and data about our visitors and their transactions. StemCells’ Legal Department may access and use your personal information and other information or data in the event of a dispute or in response to legal process, law enforcement inquiries or abuse of our website.
We do not structure our website to attract children. Accordingly, we do not to intend to collect personal information from anyone whom we know to be under 13 years of age.
Third Party Sites