This policy covers how we handle personal data, including information related to your use of our website. Personal information includes information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not normally available publicly.
This policy does not apply to companies that QIAGEN does not own or control.
Information Collection and Usage
We automatically record information in our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, country, and the pages you request. We use this information to analyze our site's usage in order to improve navigation and offer more popular content.
We collect personal information when you register with us, when you request information from us (for example a technical service request), when you enter promotions and when you use our "Send To A Friend" feature on the web.
We collect purchasing data such as your PO number and credit card number (where applicable) when you order online from us.
In areas where personal information or purchasing data is entered or transmitted we use industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
QIAGEN does not rent or sell personal information about you to any other company or group. In cases that we outsource tasks to external companies (e.g., data collection for market research purposes), we do not allow these companies to use your contact data for any other purpose than agreed. Except in the very limited circumstances of outsourcing, we do not share any of your personally identifiable information with external companies or groups.
We set and access QIAGEN cookies on your computer. These cookies save information about your country (so that you don't have to choose it every time you come to our site) and language (if applicable) and allow us to see which pages you viewed on our site. We may also use this information to display relevant offers and advertising on our website and on third-party websites. We may outsource this service to companies such as for example Google. We do not store any personal information about you in our cookies.
The list below describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for.
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site that allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website. You can deactivate set cookies here: Twitter Facebook.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
Implied Consent Policy
Currently we operate an "implied consent" policy which means that we assume you agree to this usage. If you do not agree, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, "InPrivate" for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.)
You may choose not to allow third- party cookies on your computer by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
Please see the list below for a summary on how to manage your cookie settings.
Chrome: Cookie settings in Chrome are managed under Cookies within the Privacy section. You can delete specific cookies or clear all cookies and choose to allow or block cookies. Go to Clear, enable and manage cookies in Chrome for more information on these settings.
Internet Explorer: Cookie settings in Internet Explorer are managed by going to the Internet Options on the Tools menu, and then clicking the Privacy tab. The Privacy settings slider has six settings: Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies. Visit How to Manage Cookies for more information on these settings.
Firefox: Cookie settings in Firefox are managed in the Options window's Privacy panel. You can change your Firefox settings to allow you to approve or deny cookie storage requests, delete stored cookies automatically when you close Firefox, etc. See Settings for privacy, browsing history and do-not-track for more information on these settings.
If you would like more information about cookies, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
Changing Information and Unregistering
By filling in our subscription form (e.g. on the web), you agree that we may use your personal data for marketing and market research.
If you have registered online with us you can edit your account information at any time by visiting our "My Account" page. You can also delete your account at any time by using the link you received in the e-mail you were sent after registering. As a security measure we may keep your data in our archived records for a short period of time after you unregistered.
You may update your personal data or withdraw permission to use your personal data at any time.
In every e-mail/mail (e.g., newsletter, promotional offers, etc.) you will receive, we will give you the opportunity to unsubscribe in order to stop receiving subsequent emails/mails. Any email/mail for direct marketing and for market research will be subject to our Direct Marketing and Market Research Policy.
We may need to update this policy. We will do our best to notify you about significant changes by placing a prominent notice on our site.
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