The data we collect may include Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”). This includes contact details and personal preferences. Where applicable, for example where PII is provided for Direct Marketing Purposes, we will ask for your explicit consent for us to use the data for the proposed purpose(s).
We use the data we collect in various ways outlined below:
2.1 For Direct Marketing Purposes including providing you with relevant product and company news.
2.2 To enable us to fulfil a contract with you. This includes collection of data required to process product orders, sample requests and other instructions to Bioline.
2.3 To allow you to personalize the way in which aspects of the Bioline web site function for you.
2.4 To provide you with technical support services
2.5 To comply with our legal obligations.
Bioline does not perform automated individual decision making using personal data provided.
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If you choose to block cookies from the bioline.com web site, we will be unable to display the bioline.com site for your region. Your use of the bioline.com web site means you consent to allowing cookies to be set that are strictly necessary to provide you with essential site functionality.
Additionally, to purchase items from the bioline.com web site, cookies must be enabled for your local payment gateway service. For more information about the local payment gateway service used when you purchase items from the bioline.com web site, please see the following sites:
Analytics data will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling summary reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Because of the way in which Google Analytics functions, cookies set by this site reporting technology are set by the bioline.com domain. By using the bioline.com web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. However, if you wish to opt-out of having your site visit data collated by Google Analytics, please either adjust your browser settings accordingly or use the Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provided by Google.
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set when you visit a web site, but which do not originate from the first-party whose site you are visiting. It is possible to configure your browser to automatically disallow the setting of third-party cookies. Doing so, means that your browser will only accept cookies from the first-party domain you are visiting.
The bioline.com web site does not use any third-party advertising services and will not set any third-party advertising-related cookies when you browse the site. In instances where cookies are absolutely required to provide certainly functionality, we aim to keep to the use of only cookies that the Government Digital Service describe as either "exempt from changes to privacy regulations" or "minimally intrusive".
On occasion we may utilize third-party services to provide additional site functionality and these third-party services may attempt to set cookies on your browsing device. Third-party organizations that may attempt to set cookies on your browsing device while using the bioline.com web site are documented below.
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To protect your privacy YouTube videos are embedded using the youtube-nocookie.com version of YouTube which does not automatically set a cookie on your machine when you load a page on the bioline.com that features an embedded video. Instead, a cookie may be set on your device, if allowed by your configuration, when you actually play the video. By clicking 'Play' on videos embedded in pages on bioline.com, you agree that, if your browser and computer configuration allow it, a cookie will be set by the YouTube.com domain.
We take commercially reasonable precautions such as policy-based access control to protect Data in our possession from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Data, both during transmission and once received by Bioline. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is guaranteed to be 100% secure.
We retain personal information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to comply with applicable legal requirements). When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
We use a limited number of 3rd party processors to store and process the data we collect on our behalf. All these processors have similar and compliant privacy policies. These 3rd parties only process data on our behalf. We do not share your data with 3rd parties for their own use.
As a European based enterprise serving users in many countries we may transfer personal information to countries other than the country in which the data was originally collected. This includes transfers within the Meridian Bioscience Group and to independent 3rd parties. When we transfer your personal information to other countries, we will select data processors who keep the data inside the EU. Where this is not practical or possible we only select data processors that contractually comply with EU Data Protection regulations, including the GDPR.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation enacted by the European Union you have a number of rights relating to the Personally Identifiable Information collected by Bioline: