“Personal information” means any information, in electronic or other forms, that can be used independently or together with other information to identify a person or reflect the activities of a person and is submitted to and/or collected by Abbott Platforms and maintained by Abbott in an accessible form. Examples of personal information includes basic personal information (such as name, date of birth, gender, postal address , phone number, and email address), personal identification information (such as identification number and passport number), Internet identification information (such as IP address, geographic information, account, and password), information concerning health and physiology (such as disease symptom, medication record, medical history, clinical data, and relevant information with the personal health status), personal credit information (including bank account information), online activities history (including website browsing and clicking record), and personal location information.
Personal Information You Submit: Abbott collects personal information that you enter into data fields on Abbott Platforms. For example, you may submit your name, phone number, postal address, email address, your geographic information, and/or other information in order to receive information about various subjects, register for Abbott programs, contact Abbott customer service, or respond to Abbott surveys. To protect your privacy, you should not provide Abbott with any information that is not specifically requested.
Passive Collection of Non-identified Information: Abbott may collect information about your visits to Abbott Platforms without you actively submitting such information. Non-identified information may be collected by Abbott and our Abbott Platform/advertising partners using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags, web beacons, and log files. Your Internet browser automatically transmits some of this Non-identified information to Abbott and our Abbott Platform/advertising partners, such as URL of the Web site you just visited and the browser version your computer is operating. Passive information collection technologies can make your use of Abbott Platforms easier by allowing Abbott and our Abbott Platform/advertising partners to provide better service, customize sites based on consumer preferences, learn which advertisements and features bring users to our Abbott Platforms, compile statistics, analyze trends, and otherwise administer and improve Abbott Platforms. Certain features of Abbott Platforms may not work without use of passive information collection technologies. Information collected by these technologies cannot be used to identify you without additional identifiable information.
被動收集無法用于識別的信息：在您未主動提交時，雅培平臺會收集有關您對雅培平臺訪問的信息。無法用于識別的信息可由雅培及雅培平臺或廣告合作商通過多種技術收集，例如cookie，互聯網標簽、Web beacon和日志文件。您的 Internet 瀏覽器會自動將這些無法用于識別的信息（例如剛訪問過的網站 URL 和計算機運行的瀏覽器版本）傳送給雅培及雅培平臺或廣告合作商。借助被動信息收集技術，雅培可以優化服務、根據消費者偏好定制平臺、編輯統計數據并分析趨勢，在此基礎上提供更好的服務、打造貼近用戶的平臺，以及通過其他方式進行管理和改進，從而使您更方便地使用雅培平臺。離開了被動信息收集技術，雅培平臺的某些功能可能會無法運行。除非輔以其它身份識別信息，否則以這些技術收集的信息無法對您進行識別。
In what circumstances might Abbott collect and use my personal information?
Abbott will collect and use your personal information you provide through Abbott Platforms for reasons including to verify your identity, to perform a contract to which you are a party, to respond to your questions and complaints, to provide you with efficient customer service, to help us enhance our marketing and research activities and other business functions, and to comply with our legal obligations and other requirements for information.
After you have entered personal information into a form or data field on an Abbott Platform, Abbott may use certain technologies to allow that Abbott Platform to “remember” your personal preferences, such as sections of that Abbott Platform that you visit frequently and, if you choose, your user ID. We may use this personal information for other business purposes, such as to offer you the opportunity to receive notices regarding Abbott’s products or services, to invite you to participate in surveys about our products, or to notify you about special promotions.
Abbott may consolidate the personal information that you provide on Abbott Platforms. In addition, we may consolidate information in a non-identifiable form (such as aggregate or anonymous data) to help us better design Abbott Platforms and Abbott products and services, to enhance our research activities, and to facilitate other business functions.
Does Abbott share personal information with third parties?
As a general rule, Abbott does not share your personal information with third parties, unless it is necessary to conduct a joint program or to carry out a program or activity through a contractor. However, if Abbott sells one of its product lines or divisions, your personal information may be transferred to the buyer so that the buyer can continue to provide you with information and services. If Abbott provides your personal information to individuals and entities which assist us with our business activities, it is Abbott’s practice to require those individuals and entities to keep your personal information confidential and to use your personal information only to perform functions for Abbott. Abbott reserves the right to disclose your personal information to respond to authorized information requests from government authorities, to address national security situations, or when otherwise required by law.
Does Abbott transfer personal information internationally?
We have taken relevant technical measures and other necessary measures to protect the personal information that you provide, and to prevent such data from unauthorized access, disclosures, uses, modifications, damages, or losses. We train our employees about the importance of privacy and how to handle and manage customer data appropriately and securely. Also, it is Abbott’s practice to notify you if you are registering for a program which is conducted in conjunction with another company that may require access to your personal information. In addition, Abbott’s practice is to require its contractors to keep your personal information confidential and to use personal information only to perform functions for Abbott.
What choices do I have about how Abbott collects and uses personal information about me?
You may always limit the amount and type of personal information that Abbott receives about you by choosing not to enter any personal information into forms or data fields on Abbott Platforms. Some of Abbott’s online services can only be provided to you if you provide us with appropriate personal information. Other parts of Abbott Platforms may ask whether you wish to opt out or opt into our contact lists for offers, promotions and additional services that may be of interest to you.
Upon request, we will provide you with access to personal information we hold about you, except in the limited circumstances in which it is permitted for us to withhold this information. With your support Abbott will keep personal information accurate and up-to-date. You may request to remove, amend, or correct your personal information. Please notify us of your wishes by contacting us in one of the ways specified below (see “How can I contact Abbott?”).
Where we are collecting or processing personal information based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent by notifying us of your wishes by contacting us in one of the ways specified below (see “How can I contact Abbott?”). However, please be reminded that some of our products or services can only be provided to you if you provide us with appropriate personal information. In the event that you withdraw such consent, we will no longer be able to provide you with the relevant products or services, and will stop to process your relevant information. Your withdrawal of consent will not retroactively impact the processing of your personal information already completed.
In order to ensure adequate protection of personal information, we may ask you to make the above-mentioned requests in writing, or to verify your identity by other means. We may not process your requests if they are unreasonable or repetitive. We will not be able to carry out your request if:
? Your request directly relates to national security or national defense security;
? Your request directly relates to public safety, public health, major public interests,
? Your request directly relates to criminal investigation, prosecution, adjudication, and enforcement;
? Sufficient evidence proves that you make the request in bad faith or abuse your right;
? Responding to your request would severely damage the lawful interests of you or other persons or organizations; or
? Your request touches upon our trade secrets.
How does Abbott protect the privacy of children?
Abbott does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children (we define “children” as minors younger than 14 (fourteen) on Abbott Platforms. We do not knowingly allow children to order our products, communicate with us, or use any of our online services. If you are a parent and become aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us using one of the methods specified below (see “How can I contact Abbott?”), and we will work with you to address this issue.
If you have questions about the use, access to, amendment, or deletion of the personal information that you have provided to us, or if you would like to opt out of future communications from an Abbott business or a particular Abbott program, please contact Abbott hotline 400-820-6111 from 8:30-20:30.
In all communications to Abbott, please include the e–mail address/cellphone number used for registration (if applicable) on the Abbott Platform to which you provided personal information, and a detailed explanation of your request. If you would like to delete or amend your personal information and are contacting us by e-mail, please put “Deletion Request” or “Amendment Request”, as applicable, in the subject line of the e-mail. We will do our best to respond to all reasonable requests in a timely manner.
How will I know whether Abbott has updated this policy?