TearLab Corporation ("TearLab") values your privacy and the privacy of our other customers and visitors of our web site at [www.TearLab.com] (or successor URLs) (collectively, the "Site"). Visitors to the Site are referred to individually as "User" and collectively as "Users".
You may provide to TearLab what is generally called "personally identifiable" information (such as your name, email address, postal mailing address, home/mobile telephone number, fax number, resume or curriculum vitae) when using the Site. For example, if you use the Site to contact TearLab, we will ask for your email address so that we can respond to you.
When you visit the Site, we may send one or more cookies - small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer. TearLab may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed. Please review your web browser "Help" file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of the functionality and site offerings available via the Site.
"Automatically Collected" Information:
When you visit the Site, we may automatically record certain information from your web browser by using different types of technology, including "clear gifs" or "web beacons." This "automatically collected" information may include Internet Protocol address, web browser type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after the Site, the pages you view on the Site, and the dates and times that you visit the Site.
You may, of course, decline to share your personally-identifiable information with TearLab, in which case TearLab will not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality found on the Site.
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, TearLab does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information on Site from persons under 13 years-of-age, and no part of Site is directed to persons under 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THE SITE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER. If TearLab learns that personally-identifiable information of persons less than 13-years-of-age has been collected on TearLab, then TearLab will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
TearLab uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to TearLab, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, TearLab makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If TearLab learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. TearLab may post a notice on the Site if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at info@TearLab.com.
Personally identifiable information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which TearLab or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
In the event that TearLab is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.