At Alere Toxicology Services, Inc., we are committed to respecting your
know how your personal information is processed and explains data collection
and use practices. We promise that we will use your personal information only
PERSONAL INFORMATION "Personal Information" means information that would
allow a party to contact you, including, for example, your full name, address,
telephone number, fax or email address. Personal Information does not include
aggregated information that, by itself, does not permit the identification of
individual persons. For example, statistics about the use of our website (such
as how many persons visited our site last month) is not Personal Information.
You may be required to provide us with Personal Information about you when you
use this website. We use your Personal Information to send you information or
materials you have requested, to inform you of new products or services that we
believe will be of interest to you, to otherwise conduct business with you, and
for administrative purposes (such as to notify you about changes to this
You may contact us to request a change to your Personal Information or your
preferences regarding what types of communications you would like to receive
from us. For example, in emails we send you, we generally provide a method for
you to unsubscribe from future emails. However, in accordance with our service
agreement we will continue to send essential communications affecting your
account, including, but not limited to: product or service changes, billings,
quotes and/or website outages.
When you use our website, our servers may collect information indirectly and
automatically (through, for example, the use of "cookies" or your "IP address")
about your activities while visiting the site, including the web page that you
just came from, which web page you go to next, and information about the
browser you are using. We do not link browsing information to the Personal
Information you submit to us. We use this browsing information for internal
purposes to help understand how our website is being used, to improve it, and
for systems administration purposes.
Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive, not on our
website. Session Cookies are used on our Result Reporting Website
www.aleredatalink.com. The Session Cookie exists for the duration of your
visit. For example, a Session Cookie is created when you use the Personal Login
to access secured pages on webtoxicology.com. The Session Cookie is stored in
temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session
Cookies do not collect information from the user's computer. Typically, they
will store information in the form of a session identification and does not
personally identify a user.
Temporary Internet files
Internet Explorer downloads and stores certain files before opening it in the
browser. As some files/reports may contain personal information, Alere
Toxicology recommends its users to enable one of the settings option available
in internet explorer "Empty Temporary Internet files folder when browser is
closed". Enabling this option will delete all temporary internet files
automatically, when you close the browser.
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when
you use the Internet. In some cases your IP address stays the same from browser
session to browser session, but if you use a consumer Internet access provider,
your IP address probably varies from session to session.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise give your email address to a third-party,
share your Personal Information with our contractors and service providers in
order to maintain, enhance, or add to the functionality of our website.
Although we may disclose aggregated information about the use of our website,
that information does not contain Personal Information.
If Alere Toxicology Services, Inc. becomes part of another organization (for
example, through an acquisition or merger), that organization will possess the
Personal Information collected by Alere Toxicology Services, and it will assume
the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in
We cannot fully ensure that your Personal Information will not be disclosed to
third parties. For example, we may be legally obligated to disclose information
to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third
parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access
transmissions or private communications. Additionally, in the unlikely event we
need to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, we can, with
your authorization, disclose any information about you to law enforcement or
other government officials, as we believe necessary.
Alere Toxicology Services has implemented and follows industry standard
measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception or
processing of Personal Information. However, no Internet site can fully
eliminate security risks.
The Alere Toxicology Services website may contain links to other websites. We
are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.
We encourage you to read the privacy policies of such websites prior to
submitting your Personal Information.
Information. By using the Alere Toxicology Services, Inc. website, you consent
to the collection and use of information specified above. We may amend this
you provided to us or by posting the amended policy on our website. Such
modifications will be effective on the date that we post the modified policy on