Zimmer Brothers is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Zimmer Brothers website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Zimmer Brothers website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
Zimmer Brothers collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. Zimmer Brothers also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Zimmer Brothers. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by Zimmer Brothers for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Zimmer Brothers website. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Zimmer Brothers public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Zimmer Brothers does not read any of your private online communications. Zimmer Brothers encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Zimmer Brothers so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. Zimmer Brothers is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Zimmer Brothers and Zimmer Brothers family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
Zimmer Brothers collects and uses your personal information to operate the Zimmer Brothers website and deliver the services you have requested. Zimmer Brothers also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Zimmer Brothers and its affiliates. Zimmer Brothers may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Zimmer Brothers does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. Zimmer Brothers may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Zimmer Brothers may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Zimmer Brothers, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Zimmer Brothers does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. Zimmer Brothers keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Zimmer Brothers, in order to determine what Zimmer Brothers services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Zimmer Brothers to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Zimmer Brothers website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Zimmer Brothers or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Zimmer Brothers; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Zimmer Brothers, or the public.
The Zimmer Brothers website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Zimmer Brothers pages, or register with Zimmer Brothers site or services, a cookie helps Zimmer Brothers to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Zimmer Brothers website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Zimmer Brothers features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Zimmer Brothers services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Zimmer Brothers secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Zimmer Brothers secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Zimmer Brothers will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Zimmer Brothers encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Zimmer Brothers is protecting your information.
Zimmer Brothers welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Zimmer Brothers has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Zimmer Brothers. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.