Information Collection and Use:
Herbion is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Herbion collects information from our users at several different points on our website. We may also collect certain non-personal information when you visit the website. This information may include IP address, device identifier, the time, date, and names of webpages you have visited, and the browser type you used to visit the website. We collect this information via “cookies” or other similar technologies. This non-personal information helps us measure the success of the website and its features, and to improve and customize your online experience with the website. Your browser may have an option that allows you to accept cookies, reject cookies, or receive notification when a cookie is sent, but you should note that the use of such browser settings may limit your use of the website.
Use of Information:
Herbion may use your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information to contact you regarding your interest in Herbion available products and to communicate with you regarding any requested information as disclosed on the form or registration. You will have the ability to opt out of such contacts. Herbion may also use your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of Site changes or for customer service purposes). Herbion will treat such personally identifiable information as confidential while it is in Herbion possession. However, standard e-mail and online forms are not secure and it is possible that your information can be viewed or retrieved by others when transmitted via the Internet without Herbion knowledge or authorization. Herbion uses both your personally identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as the log file data) to improve the quality and design of the Site and for other system administration purposes.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We use both session and persistent cookies. Usage of a cookie from our site is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users in the aggregate by analysing popular areas and products to enhance future experiences on our site.
Herbion database tracks the traffic throughout our site. This information is used to compile overall statistics and is not recorded at an individual level. This includes IP (internet protocol) addresses, browser type, ISP (internet service provider), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and #of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate. The statistics help us decide which products and services best serve our members and guests.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address to provide communications. Out of respect for our users privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these communications. Please see the choice and opt-out section below. On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send you an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though you can deactivate your account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.
Herbion takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via our website, your information is protected both online and off-line. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry – Secure Socket Layers (SSLs). While on a secure page, such as our order form, a lock icon appears on the bottom of your Web browser. When you are not on a secure page, no lock icon will appear.