At Norgen Biotek Corp. we are doing our part in response to the global coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. | Find out how

Norgen Biotek Corporation's Commitment to Privacy

Norgen Biotek Corporation is committed to providing our customers with first class sample preparation kits for RNA, DNA and protein purification, clean-up and concentration for use in research applications as well as diagnostics, and to provide dedicated and expert support services to our customers and partners worldwide. We maintain the highest level of integrity when dealing with our customers and partners, and the privacy and confidentiality of our clients and potential clients is of the utmost importance to us. The information provided below will enable our customers to understand how we collect and use the information that is provided to us during the use of our website or during other forms of contact between Norgen Biotek Corporation and our customers..

Your Consent

By visiting and using Norgen Biotek Corporation's website, you signify your consent to Norgen Biotek Corporation's collection and use of your personal information in accordance with the information outlined below.

What Kind of Information Does Norgen Biotek Corporation Collect with Our Website?

During your use of the Norgen Biotek Corporation's website, you may be asked to provide certain personal information (such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, or payment information (such as a PO #) in order to allow Norgen Biotek to contact you, or to proceed with entering into agreements to purchase products, or to pay for products. It is always your choice whether or not to provide this type of personal information. If you choose not to provide requested personal information, you will not be able to use certain features of the website. It is always an option for individuals to contact Norgen Biotek Corporation by phone to order or pay for products if the customer would prefer to do so.

Online Transactions and Credit Card Information

All online transactions conducted with a Credit Card through Norgen’s online store use a trusted and secure online third-party platform called Elevon. Elevon is used by over 30 countries and supports the commerce needs of over 1,000,000 locations all over the world. Credit Card information is collected and stored by Elevon in compliance with their own Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Personal Information

Norgen Biotek Corporation may use your personal information to contact you, and to process orders and payments. If you choose to correspond further with us through email, we will retain copies of these email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone as outlined in our Quality Management System. It is your right to request the removal of personal information at any time. If you have given your personal information to Norgen Biotek Corp. and would like to have it removed, please contact us at info@norgenbiotek.com

How will Norgen Biotek Corporation use the information that customers provide to us?

Norgen Biotek Corporation uses personal information provided by customers or potential customers to carry out our business activities including the sale of our products, to provide on-going customer service, and to make other products and services available to our customers and prospective customers. We may also use the information we collect to let you know about changes to our website that you may need to know about, as well as new products and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our client, you always have the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by unsubscribing from our mailing list(s) or by sending us an email request at info@norgenbiotek.com

How Do We Protect And Secure Your Information?

When you send information to us on our website it is encrypted on information you input before it is sent to us. The information is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches our website. Other email that you may send to us may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures will be in place prior to your transmitting the information. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as account numbers to us through an unsecured email. We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction.

We may provide aggregate information about our customers, sales, website traffic patterns and related website information to our reputable third parties, but this information will not include personally identifying data, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy.

Evaluation of Information Protection Practices

Our business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information via our Quality Management System.

Employee Access, Training and Expectations.

Our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions. All employees undergo training associated with confidential information, as well as sign confidentiality policies.

Other Matters

Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information

We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.

Other Websites

Norgen Biotek Corporation's website may contain links to other websites or resources. When you access a link from our website Norgen Biotek Corporation has no responsibility or liability for or control over those other websites or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.

Policy Changes

To accommodate changes in our website, changing technology, changing regulatory standards and legal developments, policies may be changed from time to time at Norgen Biotek Corporation's sole discretion and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. Norgen Biotek Corporation's collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the version of policies in effect at that time. Accordingly, when you use the website you should check our policies and review any changes since your last visit.

Cookie Policy

Norgen Biotek Corp.’s websites may use “cookies” to improve user experience. Please refer to the outline below, to better understand how we utilize cookies to serve you better.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing information that are stored in your internet browser or the internet browser on your operating system. Upon visiting a website, cookies may be stored on a user's operating system. Cookies store unique information allowing web browsers to intelligently identify when a website has been reopened.

How we use cookies.

Norgen Biotek uses cookies to streamline certain features on our website, provide analytics to improve user experience and to store your personal preference so that your next visit to Norgen’s website is more convenient.

What types of cookies DO we use?

1.     Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies used to keep track of your online activities. Without session cookies, every time you visit norgenbiotek.com, our webpage would treat you like a completely new visitor. For example, when you use Norgen’s online store to purchase a product, you can always go back to your shopping cart at any time and the product will still be inside. Without session cookies, your cart would be empty if you returned at a later time.

2.     First-Party Cookies

First Party-Cookies, or Persistent Cookies are used to track your online preferences. For example, some websites have options to personalize the look of a webpage from its default settings. Persistent cookies will remember your settings for the next time you visit the website. This is how computers can remember settings like your login information, localization preferences, menus and more.

Typically, these types of cookies are stored on the hard-disk on your computer for long periods of time, which may vary depending on the cookie’s expiration date. Most websites utilize cookies with long expiration dates so that personal preferences are kept intact. Once the expiration date is met however, the cookie will be deleted off of your hard-disk and your preferences for the website will be reverted to the default setting.

What types of cookies DON’T we use?

3.     Third-Party Cookies

Third party cookies, or tracking cookies, collect data based on a user’s online browsing habits. When a website employs tracking cookies, they are collecting information based on your habits such as search trends and interests so that advertisers can provide targeted ads that are relevant to your personal interests.

Tracking cookies provide a lot of useful information for marketers and advertisers, however most internet users find them to be intrusive. For this reason, every web browser contains settings to block their use.

Opt-out of receiving cookies.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Exploder offer privacy settings that will allow you to opt-out of receiving cookies.

Norgen Biotek’s website utilizes cookies to improve your user experience. Disabling cookies may impact the overall experience with our website.

Further information about our complete commitment to privacy and security is available upon request.

 
Last updated May 21, 2020.