Stericycle Inc, is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to Stericycle and Steri-Safe Compliance Portal sites (sometimes referred to as Stericycle sites) and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
The Stericycle Site may contain links to other Web sites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from our Sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites.Back to top
In some areas of Stericycle, we request of may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, gender. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on the Stericycle Sites where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you can open a "My Account", sign up to use a service or purchase a product.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of Stericycle and Stericycle Sites, such as what areas you visit and what services your access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses, but is not linked to your personal information.
We may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, behavioral, preferential information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular products or services.Back to top
We use the information we gather on Stericycle or Stericycle Sites, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Stericycle Sites, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer. If you have provided consent for us to do so, we may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from us.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the Stericycle Sites, to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. We may also provide additional communications, promotions and information which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
In addition you may receive free informational newsletters from us relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such as regulatory updates as they pertain to your practice type.
We have areas on the Stericycle Sites where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.Back to top
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties, or your combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of Stericycle or Stericycle Sites (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
If you have access to a Stericycle Site, other users or members will not have access to your contact information and your contact information is not displayed in any Stericycle profile.Back to top
We also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to Stericycle Sites (for example, the number of visitors to Stericycles landing pages) with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the Sites and how those visitors use the Sites.
We use "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookies to you.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on Stericycle and Stericycle Sites.Back to top
Stericycle Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited those pages. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information; they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our Web site usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, tie and date of a page vie, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides.
You may not decline web beacons, however, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or modifying your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.Back to top
You may review, correct, update or change your account profile information at any time. From your account you may also opt out of receiving newsletters and certain other information from Stericycle.
To change your profile, click on the Administration link at the top of the page, and then click on Profile setup to edit your Profile. If you opted to receive newsletter, commercial e-mails or other communications from Stericycle at the time you created your account, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by editing your account Profile as described above. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by editing your account Profile as well.Back to top
We have implemented commercially responsible technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.Back to top
If we decide to materially change our Privacy Statement for Stericycle, we will post those changes through a prominent notice on the web site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.
If at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at MyStericycle@Stericycle.com or call us at (877)-SteriWeb or (877) 783-7493 and speak to one of our representatives. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly answer your question or resolve your problem.Back to top
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Update effective 11/6/2007.