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Passive Information Collection
This site may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends, and otherwise administer and improve the site for your use. Such information is not combined with personally identifiable information collected elsewhere on the site unless you have consented.
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A “cookie” is a bit of information that a Web site sends to your Web browser that helps the site remember information about you and your preferences.
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A site may use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider so you can access the Internet and is generally considered to be non-personally identifiable information, because in most cases an IP address is dynamic (changing each time you connect to the Internet), rather than static (unique to a particular user’s computer). The IP address can be used to diagnose problems with a server, report aggregate information, determine the fastest route for your computer to use in connecting to a site, and administer and improve the site.
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“Navigational data” (log files, server logs, and clickstream data) are used for system management, to improve the content of the site, market research purposes, and to communicate information to visitors.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Except as otherwise stated, we may use information collected via this site to improve the content of our site, to customize the site to your preferences, to communicate information to you (if you have requested it), for our marketing and research purposes, and for any other purpose specified. In addition, we may make full use of all information acquired through this site that is not in personally identifiable form.
(iii) to respond to law enforcement requests or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations.
Access, Correction, and Deletion
To keep personally identifiable information that you provide via this site accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below and we will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession, or to delete your information from our contact list.
This site takes reasonable steps to protect personally identifiable information as you transmit it to our site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure.
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DRG International, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, DRG International, Inc. (referred to collectively herein as “DRG International, Inc.”), is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of those who entrust us with their personal information. Our employees, and all those who do business with us, trust and expect that we will protect their personal information in accordance with the promises we make. In furtherance of our commitment, DRG International, Inc. has certified to the Safe Harbor Agreement between the United States and the European Union, with respect to personal data processed as part of our human resources activities. Accordingly, DRG International, Inc. adheres to the Safe Harbor privacy principles and frequently asked questions, as agreed to by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission.
The following terms are used throughout this document and are defined here for clarification.
“Agent” means a third party that processes personal data solely on behalf of and under the instructions of DRG International, Inc.
“Personal data” means any information or set of information that identifies or can reasonably be used to identify an individual. Personal data do not include information that is encoded or anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public personal information.
Sensitive Personal Data
“Sensitive personal data” means personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, or that concerns health or sex life. Information will be treated as sensitive personal data where it is received from a third party that treats and identifies it as sensitive.
The following privacy principles apply to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data by DRG International, Inc. in conducting human resources activities.
DRG International, Inc. will inform individuals about the purposes for which we collect and use personal data about them, how to contact us, the types of non-agent third parties with whom we may share personal data, and any ways that individuals may limit the use and sharing of such data. This notice will be provided when individuals are first asked to provide personal data or as soon thereafter as is practicable.
DRG International, Inc. will offer an individual the opportunity to choose (opt out) whether personal data are (a) shared with a non-agent third party or (b) used for a purpose other than that for which the data were originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. For sensitive personal data, DRG International, Inc. will give an individual an affirmative or explicit (opt in) choice if the information is to be disclosed to a third party or used for a purpose other than those for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual.
DRG International, Inc. will provide individuals with reasonable access to personal data about them and they may request the correction or amendment of personal data that they demonstrate to be incorrect or incomplete.
Transfers to Agents
DRG International, Inc. will only transfer personal data to an agent where the agent has provided assurances that the agent provides at least the same level of privacy protection as is required by these privacy principles. Where we have knowledge that an agent is using or sharing personal data in a way that is contrary to these principles, DRG International, Inc. will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop such processing.
DRG International, Inc. will only transfer personal data to a non-agent third party where consistent with the notice provided to the individuals who are the subject of the data and any consent that those individuals have given.
DRG International, Inc. will only use and share personal data about individuals in a way that is consistent with the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently authorized by those individuals. To the extent necessary for those purposes, DRG International, Inc. will take reasonable steps to ensure that the data are accurate, complete, and current.
DRG International, Inc. will take reasonable precautions to protect personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
DRG International, Inc. has put in place mechanisms to verify our ongoing adherence to these privacy principles. We encourage individuals covered by this Policy to raise any concerns that they have about the way that we process their personal data by contacting us at the address below, and we will do our best to resolve them. We have also agreed to participate in the dispute resolution program provided by the European Data Protection Authorities Panel.
Limitation on Scope of Principles
Adherence by DRG International, Inc. to these privacy principles may be limited to the extent required to meet a legal, governmental, national security or public interest obligation.
How to Contact Us
Please contact us with any questions about the way in which we use personal data. Employees and former employees of DRG International, Inc., should contact us at:
DRG International, Inc. Global Headquarters
Attention: Corporate Communications
841 Mountain Avenue Springfield, NJ 07081 USA
You can also contact us through the Contact Us page
Changes to this Policy
This Policy may be amended from time to time, consistent with the requirements of the Safe Harbor. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the bottom of this Policy. For material changes to this Policy, we will notify individuals by placing a notice on this page.
Last Updated: 07/8/2011
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