The protection of your personal data is very important to Abbott Technologies Pty Ltd and thus we take the compliance with privacy protection laws very seriously.
Below, we will inform you of the details on how, to what extent and the purpose of the collection and use of personal data by Abbott Technologies Pty Ltd.
Collection and processing of personal data when using website
When visiting our website Abbott Technologies.co.za the following data is collected, processed and used:
– IP address (temporary)
– Date and time of the use of website
– Requested internet address (url)
– Type of internet browser
– Date, time and content of error message (if applicable)
The above-mentioned data is stored solely to identify and troubleshoot technical errors or misuse of the above-mentioned website and services of Abbott Technologies Pty Ltd should they occur. An analysis of the data mentioned for the creation of personal user profiles does not take place.
Abbott Technologies Pty Ltd is entitled to collect and process anonymous user information for demographic purposes and to use such information for statistical, trend-recognition, quality assurance and market research purposes and to pass on such anonymous data to third parties.
This is necessary to avoid entries already made on some applications do not need to be submitted again. A cookie contains only information supplied by a server and/or entered on request by the user (e.G. Domain, path, expiry date, cookie name and value). Personal data is not collected by cookies. A cookie cannot spy on a hard disk.
If you wish, you can restrict the storage of all cookies through your web browser general or decide yourself whether you want to allow storage or not. The rejection of cookies can result in some pages not being displayed correctly.
Abbott Technologies Pty Ltd uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeip()” so that ip addresses transmitted to Google are first truncated and further processed on servers located in Europe to prevent them being used to identify any particular individual directly.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, for compiling reports on website activity for us and for providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also forward this information to third parties if it is required to do so by law or if third parties process this data on its behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your ip address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of the Google analytics cookie on your computer by adjusting your browser accordingly; however, we must point out that, in this case, not all functions of our website may be available to you in their full capacity. You may object to the collection and storage of data for Google analytics at any time with effect for the future by using a Google browser plug-in (available at https://tools.Google.Com/dlpage/gaoptout?Hl=en.
Right to amend this policy