The term "personal data" as used in this Policy refers to information such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number, which can be used to identify you. Fluidigm will not process your personal data without your consent. In processing your personal data, we pledge to fully comply with recognized standards of privacy protection.
Intended Use of Personal Data
Most of Fluidigm.com services do not require the collection of personal data, allowing you to visit our site without telling us who you are. However, some services, such as requests for information, require the disclosure of personal information. Fluidigm.com processes personal data for specific and limited purposes, which we inform you about when we ask you for information. For example, we may collect and use personal data to provide you with products or services or to communicate with you for other purposes. Information you send to Fluidigm.com is otherwise kept private.
Non-Disclosure of Information
Fluidigm will not sell, share or otherwise distribute personal data collected via Fluidigm.com to third parties outside Fluidigm. However, personal data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of Fluidigm or in connection with the business of Fluidigm, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected. Where disclosure of personal data to a third party is likely or necessary for whatever reason, Fluidigm will, wherever possible, endeavor to ensure that the disclosure and intended use of the data are clearly indicated. Such third parties may operate different privacy policies.
Anonymous Data and "Cookies"
Fluidigm.com uses a technology called "cookies" to estimate and report site traffic and to help improve the contents of the site. A cookie is a small data file transferred by a website to your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer and cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses. The cookies used on Fluidigm.com do not allow access to users' personal information, but the cookies may be used to identify individual computers. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings of your web browser. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Fluidigm.com or other websites you visit.
Links to Other
Use of the Fluidigm Site
Fluidigm Corporation ("Fluidigm") maintains this Web site as a service to the Internet community. Access to and use of information presented on the Fluidigm Web site is subject to the following terms and conditions, which may be revised at any time by Fluidigm:
The Fluidigm Web site is designed to provide a general overview about Fluidigm and its products to a wide variety of audiences. Fluidigm makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the information posted on or referenced in the Fluidigm Web site, including, without limitation, information prepared by third parties that is posted on the Fluidigm Web site or in Web sites that are linked to the Fluidigm Web site. Access to and use of all information is at the user's own risk. Fluidigm shall not be liable for any damages of any kind, nature or description (whether direct, consequential or punitive) arising out of or relating to information posted on or referenced in the Fluidigm Web site or the user's access to, use of or inability to use the Fluidigm Web site.
Fluidigm expressly disclaims any duty to update any materials posted on the Fluidigm Web site.
Any communication or information transmitted to Fluidigm via the Fluidigm Web site is not confidential, and the sender agrees that Fluidigm may use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication and posting. Contacting Fluidigm to exchange information on the potential development of a particular assay or assays on integrated fluidic circuits in no way constitutes a business relationship between Fluidigm and individuals or organizations external to Fluidigm.
The following are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Fluidigm Corporation or its subsidiaries:
AUTOINSPEX®, BIOMARK™, NANOFLEX™, FLUIDIGM®, the Fluidigm F design, FLUIDLINE™, FLUIDARCHITECT®, MSL®, OPTIMIX™, TOPAZ®, TOPAZ PROTEIN CRYSTALLIZATION BY FLUIDIGM™.
The following are registered trademarks owned by the indicated companies:
ADOBE (The Adobe Corporation), TAQMAN (Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.).
It is the policy of Fluidigm to enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted under law. All product names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with the trademark symbol, are trademarks of Fluidigm, its affiliates, licensors or collaborators, unless otherwise noted. The entire content of the Fluidigm Web site, including any images or text, is copyrighted and may not be distributed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted or otherwise used, except as provided herein, without the express written permission of Fluidigm. The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights or other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes and/or regulations.