This website (excluding linked sites) is controlled by Inverness
Medical Innovations, Inc., incorporated in Delaware, U.S.A., and is
protected by worldwide copyright laws. The site can be accessed
from various countries around the world. As each of these countries
has laws that may differ from those of the United States of
America, by accessing the site both you and Inverness Medical
Innovations agree that the laws of the United States shall apply to
all matters arising from or relating to the use and content of the
site. You also agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive
jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the
United States with respect to such matters.
The website you have entered is operated by or on behalf of
Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.
Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. is committed to protecting your
This Privacy Statement outlines the type of information that is
collected by Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. on this website,
and how we use and protect it. This Statement also tells you what
to do if you do not want your personal information (defined below)
collected when you visit our website, and how you can change
information you have already provided to us. This Statement applies
only to this website. For example, it does not apply to banners,
sweepstakes, and other advertisements or promotions we may sponsor
or participate in on websites owned by third parties.
(i) Your Consent to this Privacy Statement
By using our website, you signify that you agree with the terms
of our current Privacy Statement as posted in this area of the
site. If you do not agree with any term in this Statement, please
do not provide any personal information on this site. If you choose
not to provide personal information on this site, you may not be
able to do certain things, like access particular areas of the
site, enter a sweepstakes or
contest, request samples, or send us e-mails.
(ii) Collection of Personal Information
As used in this Privacy Statement, "personal information" means
information which may identify you personally and includes such
information as your name, street address, telephone number, credit
card information, screen name, and email address. The site you
entered may collect some or all of these types of personal
information. Please be assured that Inverness Medical Innovations,
Inc. will not collect any personal information from your visits to
our site unless you provide this information voluntarily. When you
provide us with personal information, you are authorizing us to use
that information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy
Statement, which includes your right to limit our use of the
personal information as described in this Statement, and to request
access to the personal information we have collected on this
(See "Who to Contact" below).
(iii) How We Use Your Information
When you supply Personal Information at this website, we will
use it for the express purpose for which it was collected (e.g., to
enter you in a sweepstake or to send you a sample). It may also be
used by us to send you information and/or offers about our goods
and/or services which we believe may be of interest to you, or to
invite you to participate in market research. At any time, however,
you may opt out of such future contact. (See "Who to Contact"
At times, we may retain third parties to process or analyze data
we collect on our websites, including personal information. In
addition, if you order a product or service from us, we may share
personal information with suppliers and other third parties to
allow delivery of such product or service. These suppliers and
other third parties are not authorized by us to use your personal
information in any other way.
Finally, please note that we will release your personal
information if required to do so by law, or by search warrant,
subpoena, or court order.
(iv) Other Information We May Collect
You may have heard of "cookies," which are files or pieces of
information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard
collect other information during your visit to our website, such as
the particular site areas you visit and the services you utilize
through our website. We collect this information to better tailor
our site and our products to your interests and needs. Cookies may
also be used to help speed up your future activities at our site.
For example, a site can recognize that you have provided personal
information to use and refrain from requesting the same information
a second time. Most browsers are initially set to accept a cookie.
alert you when cookies are being sent. Refusal of cookies at the
site you enter may result in an inability to visit certain areas of
the site or to receive personalized information when you visit the
In addition, we are constantly trying to improve how we promote
our website. To help us do this, we may measure the effectiveness
of our web presence by determining when you accessed the website,
and what you clicked on within our site. Site measurement
statistics may be used to personalize your website experience, as
well as to evaluate—anonymously and in the aggregate—statistics
about usage of the website. Information about your computer, such
as your IP address (a number assigned to your computer whenever you
surf the Internet), the type of Internet browser you are using and
the type of operating system you are using may also be collected
and linked to your personal information. This is to ensure that our
website presents the best web experience for visitors, and that it
is an effective information resource.
Some of the pages you visit may also collect information through
the use of pixel tags (also called clear gifs) that may be shared
with third parties which directly support Inverness Medical
Innovations, Inc.’s promotional activities and website development.
For example, website usage information about visitors to our
websites may be shared with our third party advertising agency in
order to better target Internet banner advertisements on Inverness
Medical Innovations, Inc. websites. The information collected
through the use of these pixel tags is not, however, personally
identifiable, although it could be linked to your personal
Finally, we may supplement the information that you provided us
with other information we hold or that we receive from third
parties. We do this for marketing purposes in order to provide more
targeted products and service to meet your needs.
(v) Security of InformationWe take
reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure.
All personally identifiable information is subject to restricted
access to prevent unauthorized access, modification, or misuse.
(vi) Changes in Our Statement
Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. reserves the right to change
or remove this Privacy Statement at our discretion. We will post
any new Statement here and we encourage you to visit this area
frequently to stay informed.
(vii) Who to Contact
Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you
have any comments or questions about this Privacy Statement or to
report any violations of the Privacy Statement. We will respond to
you within 48 hours in most cases.
For other requests, please choose among the following
If you don't want to be contacted in the future by us, please email
us at email@example.com.
If you would like us to correct or update your personal
information in our records, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Again, Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. is committed to
protecting your privacy in connection with our websites under these
guidelines. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any
questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Statement
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This Site and its Content are provided by Inverness Medical
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concerning the availability and suitability of any particular
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The information on this site has been included in good faith but is
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for any specific purpose and no representation or warranty is given
as regards its accuracy or completeness. No information at this
site shall constitute an invitation to invest in any member of
Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc., nor should it be used as the
basis for any investment decision. Neither Inverness Medical
Innovations, Inc. nor any of its affiliates nor its or their
officers, employees or agents shall be liable for any loss, damage
or expense arising out of any access to or use of this site or any
site linked to it including, without limitation, any loss of
profit, indirect, incidental or consequential loss.
We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this
site as and when we consider it appropriate and without
At various points throughout the site you may be offered automatic
links to other Internet sites relevant to a particular aspect of
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sites or their owners. While it is the intention of the company
that you should find these other sites of interest, neither the
company, its affiliates, nor its or their officers, employees or
agents shall have any responsibility or liability of any nature
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them, none of which have been verified or endorsed by the company
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