Checkpoint Surgical (referred to as either “Checkpoint”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Checkpoint Surgical, located at Park Center Plaza, 6050 Oak Tree Blvd., Suite 360, Independence, Ohio 44131.
This Policy applies only to information collected through the website on which it is posted. It does not apply to third-party platforms or other Checkpoint Surgical-operated platforms on which it is not posted. It also does not apply to information collected through other channels, such as by phone or in person, or as part of a clinical study.
If you visit this Site, we may collect, use, disclose, and transfer Personal Information as described in this Policy (and any Privacy Notices that apply to you). If you have questions about this Policy, or any Privacy Notice, please contact us using the information provided below.
As applicable, Site users should review the State Privacy Notice Addendums for more detailed information about their privacy rights.
If you have a disability, you may request access to this Policy in an alternative format by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal Information is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. Generally, Personal Information means any information that identifies, relates to, describes or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you.
By using this Site, you are consenting to the collection, use, disclosure, and transfer of your information as described in this Policy (and any Privacy Notices that apply to you). If you do not consent to the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of your information as described in this Policy (and any Privacy Notices that apply to you), you may not use this Site. If you have questions about this Policy, or any Privacy Notice, please contact us using the information provided below.
Checkpoint Surgical reserves the right to update or modify this Policy and any Privacy Notice, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of the Policy or Privacy Notice on this Site. These changes will only apply to the information we collect after we have posted the revised Policy or Privacy Notice on this Site.
Personal Information You Manually Provide
Checkpoint Surgical may collect information you manually provide when you use this Site, for example, we collect the information you provide if you choose to complete a questionnaire, contact us with questions (such as by e-mail), or otherwise interact with this Site. Some of the information you may choose to manually provide will be Personal Information including but not limited to:
Information Automatically Collected
Checkpoint Surgical collects information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser or mobile device. This information may include but is not limited to:
The information we receive may depend on your browser or device settings. The information we receive from your web browser and device typically is not, in and of itself, personally identifiable. However, we may combine it with other information in an attempt to identify you or we may combine it with information that does identify you.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Technologies
A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the site remember information about your visit, which can make it easier to visit the site again and make the site more useful to you.
The information we collect using cookies and similar technologies is not, in and of itself, personally identifiable, but we may link it to Personal Information that you provide. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit this Site, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of this Site if your browser rejects our cookies.
We may use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
Necessary / Essential Cookies
Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
Tracking and Performance Cookies
Information Collected by Third-Party Cookies
In addition to the cookies Checkpoint Surgical delivers to your computer or mobile device through this Site, certain third parties (Tracking and Performance Cookies) may deliver cookies to you for a variety of reasons. For example, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps us understand how visitors engage with our Sites. To learn more about Google Analytics, click here. We may also use other similar third parties.
Other third parties may deliver cookies to your computer or mobile device for the purpose of tracking your online behaviors over time and across nonaffiliated websites and/or delivering targeted advertisements either on this Site or on other websites.
You have choices about the collection of information by third parties on our Sites. For example, if you don’t want information about your visit to this Site sent to Google Analytics, you may download an Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here. Please note that the Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to Checkpoint Surgical.
In addition, if you would like to opt-out of having interest-based information collected by certain entities during your visits to this Site or other websites, please click here. You will be directed to an industry-developed website that contains mechanisms for choosing whether each listed entity may collect and use data for online behavioral advertising purposes. It may be that some of the third parties that collect interest-based information on this Site do not participate in the industry-developed opt-out website, in which case the best way to avoid third-party tracking of your online behaviors may be through your browser settings and deletion of cookies. Please note that the industry-developed opt-out mechanism is device and browser specific. If you wish to opt-out from having interest-based information collected by participating entities across all devices and browsers, you need take the steps outlined above from each device and browser.
We may use the information we collect through this Site to provide you with access to the Site. Additionally, we may keep and use your information to:
Checkpoint Surgical will not share Personal Information about you collected from this website with an unrelated third party except as provided in this Policy. We may share for the following purposes.
With Third–Party Vendors
In the ordinary course of business, we share some information collected through this Site with third-party vendors who act for us or on our behalf. For example, we may use third-party vendors to design and operate this Site; to conduct surveys and clinical studies; to distribute our products; and to help us with our promotional efforts. These third-party vendors may need information about you to perform their functions on our behalf. In these cases, we will require our third-party service providers and vendors to restrict their use of any personally identifiable information to the intended purpose.
With Third-Party Social Media Platforms
We may also use third-party social media services to offer you interest-based ads. To offer such ads, we may convert your email address into a unique value which can be matched by social media service vendors with a user on their platform. Although we do not provide any Personal Information to these social media service vendors, they may gain insights about individuals who respond to the ads we serve.
As Part of a Business Transfer
Your information may be transferred to successor organization if, for example, we transfer the ownership or operation of this Site to another organization or if we merge with another organization or liquidate our assets. If such a transfer occurs, the successor organization’s use of your information will still be subject to this Policy and applicable privacy preferences you have expressed to us.
In Aggregate or De-Identified Form
We use information collected through this Site to create a compiled, aggregate view of usage patterns. We may share aggregate information with third parties for various purposes including so they can better understand our user base. We may also share with third parties information about how particular individuals use this Site, but only on a de-identified basis (“Individualized Data”). Individualized Data is not personally identifiable, but it does reflect the usage patterns of a particular Site user, as opposed to Site users collectively. For clarity, we may use and share aggregated or de-identified data without restriction.
In the ordinary course of business, we share some information collected through this Site with business partners such as clinical study sites or health care providers. For example, we may share information with a clinical study site if you provide us with information indicating your interest in a clinical study. We may also share information with health care providers. Our business partners will generally be bound to confidentiality requirements applicable to their organizations.
To Comply with Laws or Protect Rights
We may disclose your information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose your information to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to protect the security of this Site; to enforce this or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of our users or others.
As Described in a Privacy Notice or Click-Through Agreement
We reserve the right to disclose your information as described in any Privacy Notice posted on a page of this Site where you provide that information. By providing your information on that page you will be consenting to the disclosure of your information as described in that privacy notice. We also reserve the right to disclose your information as described in any click–through agreement to which you have agreed.
Checkpoint Surgical will not sell your information to any third parties.
This Policy may be supplemented or amended from time to time by additional privacy notices (“Privacy Notices”), provided at the time we collect your information. For example, certain pages of this Site may contain Privacy Notices providing more details about the information we collect on those particular pages, why we need that information, and choices you may have about the ways we use that information. In other cases, specific Privacy Notices may be required to comply with the privacy laws of one of the countries, provinces, or states in which we do business. We reserve the right to disclose your information as described in any Privacy Notice posted on a page of this Site where you provide that information or in accordance with any consent or authorization you otherwise provide.
Checkpoint primarily processes Personal Information in the US. Accordingly, we may store, collect, transfer and process your Personal Information in a country other than your country of residence. The data protection and other laws of countries to which your information may be transferred may be different from those in your country. By using this Site or otherwise providing your Personal Information, you agree to any transfer, storage, or processing.
Checkpoint Surgical retains the Personal Information collected on this Site to meet our business purposes, legal obligations, and as permitted or required by applicable law.
This Site is not targeted to children under the age of 16 and we do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data about such children. If we discover that a child has provided us with Personal Data online through this Website, we will take delete this information as quickly as possible. If you believe we may have received Personal Data from a child under the age of 16, please contact us immediately
We may contact you to provide information about products, services and content that may be of interest to you. You may revoke your consent for the receipt of communications that we send to you at any time by using the “unsubscribe” functionality included in our emails to you or by contacting us directly.
You should note that this will not affect all communications from us, for example, we are legally required to provide notices such as notification of a data breach in which case you should expect to receive a notification via email. We may also respond to communications from you, such as if you submit an online form on our Site.
Addendum: California Residents Privacy Notice
Effective June, 1, 2021
"Do Not Track" Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. However, some third-party websites do keep track of your browsing activities. If you are visiting such websites, you can set your preferences in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.
California's Shine the Light law
Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California's Shine the Light law), California residents with an established business relationship with us can request information once a year about sharing their Personal Information with third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes.