The information We collect and how We handle it depends on the data type and what You do when You use Our services and products. We only use the information required to successfully provide the products and services requested and only for the purposes You agreed with. Therefore, to protect Your safety, You should not provide Intuitive Surgical with any personal information that is not specifically requested.
BY USING THE INTUITIVE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE NOT TO DISRUPT OR INTERCEPT OUR ELECTRONIC INFORMATION POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE OR ON ANY OF OUR SERVERS. YOU ALSO AGREE NOT TO ATTEMPT TO CIRCUMVENT ANY SECURITY FEATURES OF OUR WEBSITE, AND TO ABIDE BY ALL APPLICABLE, LOCAL, STATE, FEDERAL AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS.
Information provided to Intuitive Surgical by You is not subject to the privacy rule promulgated under the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) but may be subject to the requirements of privacy laws or regulations adopted by Your state of residence.
We do not sell or cede Your personal identifying information or medical information to any third party. We may contract with reputable vendors to assist Us in processing information or delivering the items that Our customers order. These vendors are restricted from using or selling the information for any purpose, other than helping Us to provide the products and services.
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We use third-party web beacons from Piwik, Google and GetClicky to help analyse where visitors go and what they do while visiting Our website. Piwik, Google and GetClicky may also use anonymous information about Your visits to this and other websites to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to You.
Links to Our LinkedIn page and Twitter account are provided on some websites.
Intuitive Surgical may collect, process, and use personal data obtained through its services, websites and products.
Processing of Personal Information is lawful and based on at least one of the following grounds:
If You are not sure which lawful ground is relevant in a particular case You shall start by eliminating the grounds that cannot be relied upon and seek the advice and guidance of Our Data Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where there is a need to request and receive Your Consent prior to collection, processing and transfer, Intuitive Surgical is committed to seeking such Consent and obtaining it in line with the conditions set by the applicable Data Protection legislation/regulations.
Intuitive Surgical may transfer Personal Information to other entities.
Any transfer of Personal Information which is undergoing processing or is intended for processing after it is transferred to a third country or international organisation requires special consideration and shall be carried out in compliance with data protection legislation/regulations.
As a general rule, Personal Information shall be transferred outside the EU only if adequate safeguards are in place ensuring the same level of data protection as guaranteed under the GDPR. In addition, member states are, unless the transfer is based on an adequacy decision (see below), entitled to restrict the transfer of specific categories of Personal Data under their national laws.
Pursuant to the GDPR, each Intuitive Surgical entity which is subject to the GDPR shall, amongst other things, ensure that one of the following safeguards are in place when transferring data to a recipient in a third country (i.e. Non – EU country):
Currently, Intuitive Surgical entities perform intragroup transfers of Personal Data on the basis of an adequacy decision or on the basis of standard contractual clauses (SCCs).
In principle, We will retain Your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary for Our legitimate business purposes. Personal Information must be kept to be available for legal or regulatory compliance. Retention deadlines vary depending on the type of data and the need to delete obsolete data is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
We are responsible for the secure destruction of Personal Information once the necessary period that was required to achieve the processing purpose ends. Such destruction must be done through a specific procedure and in order to be secure and avoid potential unlawful data processing, for instance any disclosure to Third Parties, appropriate control mechanisms to monitor the data destruction procedure are in place.
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