Makro is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals. To better protect
your privacy, we provide this notice to explain our online information
practices and the choices you have about the way your personal information is
collected and used.
Why we collect personal data
From time to time Makro may collect personal data for specific and limited
purposes which we explain to you when you provide it voluntarily or when we
request the information. This information is collected in several ways. On some
Web pages, you can register to receive customized information. In order to
provide this customized information, Makro requests certain personal data. For
example, if you are an investigator, Makro requests your personal data to
identify and contact individual investigators to determine their interest and
expertise in participating in clinical trials. If you are interested in an
employment opportunity at Makro, then we request and process your personal data
to match your qualifications with open positions and to contact you regarding
your interest. Investigators selected to conduct clinical trials may need to
provide additional information so they may be compensated for their
How we use this information
The information provided by you is stored in a database in order to provide you
with the information you requested. This information will only be shared with
employees of Makro and only to the extent necessary to accommodate your
request. Makro does not share your information with outside third parties
without your explicit consent. Makro is a global company with offices and
databases throughout the world. Makro may transfer your data to one of its
databases or offices which is outside your country of domicile. Makro takes
measures to protect data that is so transferred.
Except as described above, we will not otherwise use or disclose any of your
personally identifiable information, except to the extent reasonably necessary:
(i) to correct technical problems and malfunctions and to technically process
your information; (ii) to protect the security and integrity of our Web site;
(iii) to protect our rights and property and the rights and property of others;
(iv) to take precautions against liability; (v) to the extent required by law
or to respond to judicial process; or (vii) to the extent permitted under other
provisions of law, to provide information to law enforcement agencies or for an
investigation on a matter related to public safety, as applicable.
How we protect your data
Makro has put into place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to
protect and secure the information collected online and to prevent unauthorized
Currently, we are not using cookies but may offer this option in the future in
order to allow site visitors to personalize their experience. A cookie is a
piece of data stored on the hard drive of your computer. Usage of a cookie is
in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.
Cookies can also enable us to track and target your interests to enhance the
experience on our site. We receive IP addresses in the normal course of the
operation of our Web site. An IP address is a number assigned to you by your
Internet service provider so you can access the Internet. Although we do
receive IP addresses, we do not use them to personally identify you or disclose
them to others.
Children's online privacy protection
Protecting children's privacy is important to Makro. Accordingly, we do not
collect or maintain information from our Web site from individuals we know are
under the age of 13. Additionally, no part of Makro.com is structured to
attract anyone under 13 years.
EU/US Safe Harbor
Makro adheres to the EU/US Safe Harbor principles in connection with the export
of personal data from the European Union to the United States. If you feel that
Makro may not have abided by the EU/US Safe Harbor principles, you may contact
Makro or the US Federal Trade Commission.
No representation/no liability
Makro makes no representations about the content of the information found on
this Web site. The information presented on this Web site is provided to you
"AS IS," WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPRESSED, INCLUDING BY WAY OF
EXAMPLE BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR OTHERWISE.
Under no circumstances shall Makro assume liability for the use or
interpretation by you of information found on this Web site; rather, this will
be your responsibility.
Makro expressly disclaims liability for any direct, indirect, incidental,
consequential or special damages arising out of your visit to this Web site
and/or the information contained on this Web site, even if Makro is proven
privacy and the protection of your information.
Why did you receive a mailing from us?
Our e-mail marketing is permission based. If you received a mailing from us,
our records indicate that (a) you have expressly shared this address for the
purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have
registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We
respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.
If you believe you have received unwanted, unsolicited e-mail sent via this
system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that
e-mail with your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
How can you stop receiving e-mail from us?
Each e-mail sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving
e-mail from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this,
simply follow the SafeUnsubscribe™ or Update Profile links at the end of any
How we protect your privacy
We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and
alteration of data used by our system.
Sharing and Usage
We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone
for their promotional use without your advance permission or unless ordered by
a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees
managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you e-mails
based on your request for information, and to contracted service providers for
purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.
Use of Web Beacons
When we send you e-mails, we may include a Web Beacon to allow us to determine
the number of people who open our e-mails. When you click on a link in an
e-mail, we may record this individual response to allow us to customize our
offerings to you. Web Beacons collect only limited information, such as a
cookie identifier, time and date of a page being viewed, and a description of
the page on which the Web Beacon resides (the URL).
Web Beacons can be refused when delivered via e-mail. If you do not wish to
receive Web Beacons via e-mail, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse
HTML (select Text only) e-mails via your e-mail software.
How to contact us
All communications, questions or concerns about these privacy policies should
be addressed to Information Privacy Office, Makro, One Washington Park, suite
1502, Newark, NJ 07102