PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy:

Belmont Instrument Corporation (“Belmont”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) is committed to protecting your privacy. We have prepared this Privacy Policy to describe to you our practices regarding the Personal Information (as defined below) we collect from users of the Service. Users can access certain features of the Site without creating an Account or providing personal information.

  1. User Consent. By submitting Personal Information through our Services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  2. A Note about Children. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 13.

  3. A Note to Users Outside of the United States. Your Personal Information may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. Belmont makes no representation regarding legality of your access or use of the Services from outside of the United States. Users who access the Services from outside of the United States do so at their own risk.

  4. Types of Information We Collect

    1. “Personal Information” means information that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the above information. “Anonymous Information” means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons.

    2. Personal Information You Provide. We collect Personal Information from you, such as [e.g., first and last name, gender, e-mail and mailing addresses, professional title, company name, and password] when you create an Account. If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail (e.g., in response to an employment opportunity posted on our Site), we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail (e.g., your resume), in order to send you a reply. When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information. When you post messages on the forums or blogs on our Site or submit an article to be published on our Site, such information will be stored on our servers and other users will be able to see it.

    3. Personal Information about Physicians. If you are a physician, we may post information about you on our Site that we obtain from public sources. If you have provided us additional/corrected information about yourself (e.g., the types of cancer that you treat, what board certification you possess, etc.) and have consented to us publishing your information on our Site, then we may post such information on our Site.

    4. Personal Information Collected via Technology. In the course of using the Service, the Service will regularly collect certain information that browsers typically capture when you use the web, such as your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit. We also use Cookies (as defined below) and navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (URL) to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit and the solutions and information for which you searched and which you viewed. Like most Internet services, we automatically gather this information and store it in log files each time you use our Service. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Service. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable Cookies, some areas of our Service may not work properly.

  5. Use of Your Data.

    1. General Use. Belmont uses your Personal Information in the following ways: [to provide you the Service; to facilitate the creation of and secure your Account; identify you as a user in our system; provide improved administration of our Services; improve the quality of experience when you interact with our Services; send you a welcome e-mail to verify ownership of the e-mail address provided when your Account was created; send you administrative e-mail notifications, such as security or support and maintenance advisories; and respond to your inquiries related to employment opportunities or other requests.

    2. Anonymous Information. We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name and email address) that make the data personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous Information to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may improve our Service. Belmont reserves the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties at its sole discretion.

  6. Disclosure of Your Personal Information. Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, share, or rent Personal Information collected from the Services to other entities.

    1. Disclosure to Third Party Service Providers. We may share your Personal Information with third party service providers; to conduct quality assurance testing and to facilitate creation of Accounts. These third party service providers are required not to use your Personal Information other than to provide the services requested by Belmont. You expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Information with our service providers for the sole purpose of providing services to you.

    2. Affiliates. We may share some or all of your Personal Information with Affiliates [parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control (collectively, “Affiliates”)], in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. If another company acquires our company or our assets, that company will possess the Personal Information collected by it and us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

    3. Other Disclosures. Regardless of any choices you make regarding your Personal Information (as described below), Belmont may disclose Personal Information if it believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on Belmont; or (b) protect or defend the rights or property of Belmont or users of the Services.

  7. Third Party Websites. Our provision of a link to any other website or location is for your convenience and does not signify our endorsement of such other website or location or its contents. When you click on such a link, you will leave our Site and go to another site. During this process, another entity may collect Personal Information or Anonymous Information from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for the policies and conduct of, these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of this Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites or content, or to any collection of data after you click on links to such outside websites.

  8. Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information

    1. Choices. If you have opted-in to receive promotional communications, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt - out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly (please see contact information below). Despite your indicated e-mail preferences, we may send you notice of any updates to our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

    2. Changes to Personal Information. You may change any of your Personal Information in your Account by editing your profile within your Account. You may request deletion of your Personal Information by us, but please note that we may be required to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives.

  9. Security of Your Personal Information. Belmont is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We also require you to enter a password to access your Account information. Please do not disclose your Account password to unauthorized people. Despite these measures, you should know that Belmont cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

  10. Contact Information. Belmont welcomes your comments or questions regarding this Privacy Policy. Please e-mail us at sales@belmontinstrument.com or contact us at the following address or phone number:

  11. Belmont Instrument Corporation
    780 Boston Rd. Billerica, MA 01821
    978-663-0212


  12. Changes to This Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Site. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Service. Please note that at all times you are responsible for updating your Personal Information to provide us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. In any event, changes to this Privacy Policy may affect our use of Personal Information that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes. If you do not wish to permit changes in our use of your Personal Information, you must notify us prior to the effective date of the changes that you wish to deactivate your Account with us. Continued use of our Service, following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.