Your Right to Object - Please note that you have a right to object to processing of your personal data where that processing is carried out for our legitimate interest. Please contact us if you wish to do so (see the Contact Us section below).
Please read the following carefully to understand our use of your Data.
Teleflex does not intend to collect personal information from children under age 13 without permission of the child's parent or legal guardian. Also, we do not provide any personal information to any third party (other than Teleflex’s agents) about our on-line visitors who indicate they are under 13 years of age. Online visitors under 13 years of age should not submit personal information to us without the explicit permission from their parent or legal guardian. If your child has submitted personal information, and you would like to request that such information be removed from our system, please see the “Contact Us” section below to make such a request and we will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request.
'Personal Data' is defined as any data relating to a living individual who can be identified directly from that data or indirectly in conjunction with other information.
We collect and process the following Data about you:
Unless subscribing to a service, you are not obliged to provide us with your Data, but failure to provide us with your contact details may result in us being unable to respond to any questions or requests you submit to us via our website. We will tell you when we ask for information which is a contractual requirement or needed to comply with our legal obligations.
If you consent to the use of your Data for marketing purposes, tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your Data. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please contact us if you wish to do so (see the Contact Us section below).
We will hold, process and may disclose your Data for the following purposes:
|Purpose for Processing||Legal Basis for Processing|
We may, from time to time ask for your consent to use your Data for a specific purpose. If given, this consent can be withdrawn at any time.
When browsing the Sites, subject to your consent where required by applicable law, our servers collect certain information, such as your IP address, domain name, browser type, pages viewed and the time you visited our Sites, the number of times you return to our Sites and other click-stream data. This information may be compiled and/or analysed by us on an aggregated basis to measure our users’ habits. This helps us to measure the use of our Sites, improve the content, functionality and operation of our Sites and to better understand and serve our users. Teleflex does not sell, exchange or publish this information; however, it may be shared with employees and vendors who assist in the implementation and maintenance of our Sites.
Session cookies are used to store temporary data in memory which exists only for the duration of the user’s session. All information from them is removed completely whenever the session is finished. They are generally used to pass information from one Site to another. Teleflex uses session cookies to maintain an internal session identifier required by the underlying web technology, and to provide Site usage statistics.
Please note that we use the following types of cookies:
|Type (What application uses the cookie)|
|Necessary cookies||These are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, our Site would not work properly and services cannot be provided.|
|Performance cookies||These collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. We use these cookies to test different designs and features for our Site and we also use them to help us monitor how our visitors reach our sites.|
|Functional cookies||These allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize.|
For instructions on blocking and deleting cookies, see the privacy and help documentation of your specific browser’s website. If you use multiple devices and/or browsers you will need to disable cookies on each device and on each browser separately.
If you limit the ability of our Sites to set cookies, this may prevent you from using certain features of our Sites properly and your user experience – which will no longer be personalised for you – may deteriorate. You may also be able to opt-out from certain cookies through third party cookie management sites. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of our Site.
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites: www.aboutcookies.org www.allaboutcookies.org
Unless we specifically request or invite it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose any personal data considered as 'special'. Special data includes information relating to an individual's:
If we process any special categories of your personal data we will do so on the basis of your explicit consent.
We will disclose the Data we collect as described in this Privacy Notice to the following third parties or agents:
We may also disclose your Data if we are under a duty to disclose or share your Data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or where necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of Teleflex, our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We will inform you in advance if we intend to further process or disclose your personal data for a purpose other than the purposes set out in this Data Privacy Notice. We take all reasonable steps, as required by law, to ensure the safety, privacy and integrity of such data and information and, where appropriate, enter into contracts with such third parties to protect the privacy and integrity of such data and any information supplied. You can obtain further information concerning recipients of your personal data from PrivacyOfficial@teleflex.com, where applicable.
The Data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), for the purposes described above. Those countries may not provide an adequate level of protection under European data protection law for the processing of personal data. Due to the global nature of our business, your Data may be disclosed to members of our group outside the EEA, including in particular in the USA. It may also be processed by personnel operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers who act on our behalf. We will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to protect the privacy and integrity of such personal data. Please contact us if you wish to obtain information concerning such safeguards (see Contact Us below).
If you are located in the EEA, you have the right to request access to, rectification, or erasure of your Data, or restriction of processing or object to processing of your Data, as well as the right to data portability, in accordance with applicable laws. The following is a summary of what these rights involve:
However, these rights may not be exercised in certain circumstances, such as when the processing of is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or for the exercise or defense of legal claims. Any requests to exercise your rights should be addressed to PrivacyOfficial@teleflex.com. We will respond to your request in writing, including by electronic means, or orally if requested, within one month of receipt of your request. We may request proof of identification to verify your request. We have the right to refuse your request if it is manifestly unfounded or excessive, or if it is contrary to data protection legislation.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of an alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of your Data infringes the GDPR.
We will store your Data only for as long as necessary for the purposes of providing access to our Site and related services to you; for the performance of your or your employer's business relationship with Teleflex, as required by law, and for the exercise or defense of legal claims. Please contact us if you wish to obtain further information regarding retention policies (see the Contact Us section below).
We are committed to protecting the security of your Data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Data from unauthorized access and use. As effective as modern security practices are, no physical or electronic security system is entirely secure. We cannot warrant the complete security of any information that you submit to Us, nor can we warrant that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet and you do so at your own risk. We have implemented strict internal guidelines to safeguard your data at every level of our organization. We will continue to revise policies and implement additional security features as new technologies become available.
Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping that password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.Although we will do our best to protect your Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your Data transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of Data is at your own risk. Once we receive your Data, we use appropriate security measures to seek to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure.
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and we do not control or endorse the content of third party websites or otherwise accept any responsibility or liability for the content, security or privacy policies of those websites. Please check those policies before you submit any Data to those websites.
You should not construe anything on this Site or any social media sites operated by Teleflex as medical advice. Information provided through the Site or social media sites is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. Teleflex cannot answer specific medical questions in your e-mail requests or social media posts. You should consult a medical professional for diagnosis and treatment.
Teleflex does not practice medicine or provide medical services or advice and the information on this Site and social media sites operated by Teleflex should not be considered medical advice. Do not consult this Site in a medical emergency.
Last Updated: This policy was last updated May 2018