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Informatics Privacy Policy

PerkinElmer respects your privacy. Any personal information collected at this site will be treated with the utmost care. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, store and use the information that you provide to us online through the CambridgeSoft.com, ChemBioNews.com, SciStore.com and ChemBioFinder.com (the "Websites"). This Privacy Policy does not apply to other Internet sites even if accessed via our Websites. If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us in one of the ways provided below.

What is Personal Information?

Personal information means any information from which a living individual can be identified directly, or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to their physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

What Personal Information We Collect

PerkinElmer collects personal information about you such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number. We automatically collect other information relating to your visit to our Websites, such as your IP address, the server into which your computer is logged on, your browser type, operating system, browser language and service provider.

How We Collect Your Personal Information

PerkinElmer obtains information from you either by you typing in your personal details or by the automatic collection of information about you as you use the Websites.

A. Keying in Your Details:

If you wish to view certain sections of our Websites, or search ChemBioFinder.com, PerkinElmer will ask you to key in standard personal information as you proceed through the stages of our online registration process.

B. Automatic Collection:

We use software known as cookies to facilitate navigation through our Websites. Upon your registration with PerkinElmer, you are assigned a unique number, which is stored in the cookie on your computer's hard drive. The cookies help us distinguish new visitors from returning visitors and enable us to measure the electiveness of content on the Websites and refine that content to suit our visitor's interests. PerkinElmer cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.

You may desire cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. Some areas of our site may not function properly if you do decline to accept cookies.

What We Use Your Information For

The principle purposes for which we collect and store your personal information are to process your registration, allow you to personalize various account settings such as communication preferences, and generally maintain the user account you hold with us.

From time to time we may contact members by email with information regarding our products and services. These communications may contain information about our partners, but all emails are originated by PerkinElmer. If you do not wish to receive marketing information, you can unsubscribe once you join. PerkinElmer members may control their email and address information, via the My Account page on our Websites.

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly solicit or obtain individually identifying information from children under the age of 13.

Where We Hold Personal Information

The servers used by PerkinElmer are located within the United States of America. Please note that the laws on holding personal information in the United States of America may not be as rigorous as they are in the United Kingdom. You consent to the transfer of your personal information for these purposes.

To what third parties might we transfer personal information?

We do not disclose personal information to third parties for such parties' own marketing purposes.

We may disclose personal information to contractors and service providers acting on our behalf or under our instructions for purposes relating to the operation, maintenance, administration, improvement, and oversight of our Websites and advertising services, or to fulfill individuals' requests for information or service.

We may disclose personal information in connection with a corporate transaction, proceeding, or reorganization involving the business activities for which the information is maintained.

We may disclose personal information as required by law or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us on our Websites.

How May I Review and Correct my Personal Information?

You have the right to access any identifiable personal information about you that we maintain at the time of your request. PerkinElmer is committed to providing you with reasonable and practical access to your information to allow you the opportunity to identify and correct inaccuracies.

Members can access and edit their personal information at any time through our Websites on the My Account page.

How might this Privacy Policy be changed?

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, so it is advisable to review it frequently. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be announced on our Websites, all amended terms shall automatically be effective [7] days after announcement.

Contact Information

If you have questions about our handling of personal information, you may write to us at informatics.customer_service@perkinelmer.com or at one of the addresses below.

Corporate Identity

PerkinElmer is located at 940 Winter St., Waltham MA 02451 USA.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 15 October 2007.