Asteres, Inc. and its affiliates are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of those who entrust us with their personal information. All those who do business with us, trust and expect that we will protect their personal information in accordance with the promises we make. Accordingly, Asteres does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.
US-EU AND US-SWISS SAFE HARBOR PRIVACY STATEMENT
In furtherance of our commitment, Asteres complies with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the US-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Asteres has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.
For information you provide directly to us, such as through this website, we are the Data Controller. For certain information provided to us on your behalf by our direct customers, including pharmacies and healthcare providers, we act as a Data Processor. In this situation, the direct customer is the Data Controller and retains responsibility for the data.
To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view our certification page, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.
WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Asteres owns and operates asteres.com, scriptcenter.com, and other related sites, all of which are clearly identified as belonging to Asteres Inc. On some of our websites, you may have the opportunity to provide personal information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number. You may choose not to provide any personal information, however this may prevent you from accessing certain website functionality or additional services.
Our sites may have links to websites owned and operated by others. We are not responsible for the operation of those websites. The privacy practices of the companies operating those websites may differ from ours, so we recommend that you review their respective privacy policies before providing information through those linked websites.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE
USERS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
If you represent an organization, you will be responsible to ensure that each member of your organization (including employees and contractors) about whom personal information may be provided to Asteres has given his or her express consent to Asteres’ processing of such personal information.
INFORMATION ASTERES GATHERS AND TRACKS
Asteres collects two types of information about visitors: data that visitors voluntarily submit to Asteres in the course of conducting business with Asteres or using our websites, and aggregated tracking data we collect when visitors interact with our websites.
COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF NON-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
We may collect non-identifying information about our visitors, customers, page views, traffic patterns, and related website information. This information helps us evaluate and improve our website and is sometimes useful for business analysis. We may share this information with third parties but only in aggregate statistical form that includes no personal identifying information. We may use third-party click-tracking analytics tools, such as Google Analytics, to capture website usage data.
COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use reasonable security procedures to protect the personal information you share with us from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
PRIVACY PROTECTION FOR MINORS
We do not intentionally collect information about children under the age of thirteen through our websites. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us personal data.
Asteres works with healthcare organizations and providers to assist those providers in their healthcare operations, such as enabling you to pick up your prescriptions at a ScriptCenter kiosk. In the course of these activities, Asteres may receive personal information about you, potentially including Protected Healthcare Information or Sensitive Information, from those entities. Asteres is required to abide by the agreements you have with those entities when it receives information from them.
Under certain limited or exceptional circumstances, Asteres may, as permitted or required by applicable laws and obligations, process Personal Information without providing notice or seeking consent. Examples of such circumstances include responding to duly authorized information requests from police and governmental authorities; protecting employees, the public or Asteres from harm or wrongdoing; auditing financial results or compliance activities; responding to legal requirements or process; meeting legal or insurance requirements or defending legal claims or interests; or satisfying other legal obligations.
TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
In compliance with the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles, Asteres has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints for European and Swiss residents under the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Asteres, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR web site at www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints for more information and to file a complaint.
The effective date of this policy is 1 Aug 2012.