Effective date: April 24, 2017

Welcome

Welcome to the microfrance.fr website, which is owned by the Integra LifeSciences Corporation. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about how we collect, use, and distribute the information that you might provide to us through this website. Please read this Policy in its entirety before using the website or giving information.

This website is reserved for use by people living outside of the United States.

Consent

By using this site, you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy. Moreover, when you communicate information through this website, you consent to the gathering, use, and distribution of this information in accordance with this Policy.

Children

This website is not intended to be used by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information about them, but we request that parents discuss internet use and communicating information through websites with their children.

Active information-gathering

Like many websites, this website actively collects information about its visitors by asking you targeted questions and by allowing you to directly communicate with us by e-mail and/or through contact forms. Some of this information may make it possible to identify you personally, such as your first and last name, your postal and electronic address, your telephone number, etc. This website may require that you communicate this information in order to give you access to certain features (including subscription to the newsletter, advice/tips, and order processing) or events (drawings and other promotions). At each stage of gathering information, the required or facultative nature of the information concerned will be specified to you.

Additional data

We may receive information about you from other sources, such as public databases or third parties from whom we have purchased the data, which we then combine with the data that we already possess. Doing so enables us to update, enrich, and study our files, to identify new clients, and also to provide products and services that meet your needs. If you send us personal information about other persons, or vice versa, we will only use them for the purposes for which they were provided.

The personal information that we may obtain from public sources or purchase from third parties and combine with the information that we already possess includes:

  • your address, obtained from our client database, or given when you register in order to verify its correctness before sending out your order and to prevent any fraud; and/or
  • business data purchased from third parties, which we combine with the information that we already possess in order to send you personalized advertisements and product offers.

Passive information-gathering

Like most websites, some information is automatically collected. These include the internet protocol (IP) address, type of browser, the internet service provider (ISP), the referring/exit pages, the resources visited on our website (ex. HTML pages, computer graphics, etc.), the operating system, the timestamp, and the clickstream data in order to analyze the trends from a global point of view. Your IP address helps us diagnose problems with our server, gather detailed information, define the fastest interconnection circuit to our website for your computer, and ensure the management and optimization of the website.

Tracking technology

Integra LifeSciences and its partners use cookies and related technology to analyze trends, optimize browsing on the website, gather global statistical data, manage the website, monitor user browsing on the website and, more generally, gather demographic data about our user base. It is possible for you to limit the use of cookies through the parameters of your browser, but if you choose to disable them, the features that you will have access to on our website may be limited. To configure Flash cookies, click here : http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html.

Advertisements

We may partner with a third party for the purpose of displaying advertisements on our website and/or managing our advertisements on other websites. This third party may use cookies or related technology to show you advertisements according to your activities and areas of interest on the internet. If you are not interested in the targeted advertisements, go to the website http://preferences-mgr.truste.com, or to http://www.youronlinechoices.eu if you are in the European Union. However, please note that you will continue to see generic advertisements.

Use of information

Unless otherwise specified, we may use your information to enrich the content of our website, to personalize it according to your preferences, and to send you (upon request) information for the purposes of marketing and research, as well as for other purposes mentioned in this Privacy policy.

If you communicate information that personally identifies you through this website, we may combine it with other actively collected information, unless you request otherwise when the information is collected. We will take all reasonable measures to avoid combining personally identifying information with information that has been passively collected, unless you have given your consent.

Information sharing

We may share personal information that personally identifies you with companies affiliated with Integra throughout the world. These companies agree to handle this information in accordance with this Privacy policy. Furthermore, we may communicate this same information to third parties based in the United States or another country, but will do so only in the following circumstances:

i. to subcontractors as part of our business activities (ex. providing services, technical assistance, retail services, and financial institutions), who will then be required to agree to handle this information in accordance with this Privacy policy;

ii. during the sale or transfer of the business that runs this website and to which the information is connected. In that case, we will require the buyer to agree to handle this information in accordance with this Privacy policy; or

iii.   under the terms of the law, of a court order, or of the existing regulations. Please also note that we will make full use of the information collected through this website that does not personally identify you.

Access and correction

Integra LifeSciences is required to inform you if it possesses personal information about you upon request. You can ask to access, correct, or delete your personal information by contacting the e-mail address privacy@integralifesciences.com ; we will respond to your request in a timely manner. In some cases, we may be legally required to keep information that enables us to identify you personally or need to keep it in order to continue to provide you with a given service.

Security

The security of your personal information is very important to us. We follow the generally recognized standards for protecting personal information that is communicated to us, both during transmission and reception. If you have a question about the security of your personal information, please contact us at the e-mail address shown below.

Links towards other websites

This website may contain link or references to other websites. Please keep in mind that we have no control over these other websites and that these Privacy principles do not apply to them in any way whatsoever. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of each website that you visit.

Other provisions

Use of this website is also subject to the Terms of use.

How to contact Integra LifeSciences.

We endeavor to ensure that information about you is correct. If you notice that the information about you is not complete, correct, or up-to-date or if you have questions or comments about these privacy principles, please contact at the following address :

Integra LifeSciences Services (France) SAS
Immeuble Séquoia 2  97 allée Alexandre Borodine
Parc technologique de la Porte des Alpes
69800 Saint Priest  France
Phone: +33 (0)4 37 47 59 00 –  Fax: +33 (0)4 37 47 59 99

Modification of the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy in order to reflect changes in data processing. In the event of a substantial change, we will inform you by e-mail (to the e-mail address that appears in your account) or via a notification on this website before the modification comes into effect. We invite you to regularly visit this page in order to remain informed of the current privacy practices. This Privacy policy was last updated in August 2018.

EU-United States Privacy Shield

Integra LifeSciences Corporation adheres to and declares itself to be compliant with the principles of the EU-United States Privacy Shield. Integra is committed to processing the personal information received from European Union (EU) member countries within the framework of the Privacy Shield according to its governing principles. To know more about the Privacy Shield, visit Privacy Shield List drafted by the United States Commence Department.

Integra is responsible for handling all information that it receives within the framework of the Privacy Shield and transmits thereafter to a third party acting as an agent on the company’s behalf. Moreover, Integra respects the principles of the Privacy Shield during subsequent transfers of personal information received from EU countries and assumes full responsibility, in accordance with the relevant provisions.

With regard to personal information that is received or transmitted under the principles of the Privacy Shield, Integra is subject to the enforcing regulatory powers of the United States Federal Trade Commission. In some cases, Integra may be required to communicate personal information upon legal request by the public authorities, particularly within the framework of national security and law enforcement.

Furthermore, Integra has committed to cooperating with the European Data Protection Authorities for the purpose of handling claims concerning questions about personal information. Affected persons (employees) may appeal to their Local Data Protection or Work Authority about compliance with the principles; the Company will answer directly to these authorities in the course of the inquiries and claims resolution.

If you feel that we have not satisfactorily answered one of your questions about privacy or data use, we invite you to contact the third party, based in the United States, that we have designated for the settlement of disputes (free of cost) at the address  https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.

Under certain conditions presented on the Privacy Shield Website, settlement through binding arbitration may be possible when other means of settling disputes have been exhausted.

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Last update: 08/2018