PRIVACY POLICY

We are committed to respecting the User’s privacy. We urge all users of www.coloncancer.co.in (the “Site”) to read this Privacy Policy to learn more about the policies and practices that we have developed to safeguard the User’s personal information.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

- Online Contact Forms -

We are committed to respecting your (the “User’s”) privacy. We urge all users of  www.coloncancer.co.in (the “Site”) to read this Privacy Policy to learn more about the policies and practices that we have developed to safeguard the User’s personal information.

We use SSL for the online contact forms, which ensures that all communications between the User and our mail server will be encrypted (https:// instead of http:// in the address bar of contact forms). The User’s message contents will be hidden from prying eyes and encryption helps mitigate identity theft, the sending of false messages, etc. However, since the form messages are transmitted over the Internet, Merck cannot assure that the messages are completely secure. If the User is uncomfortable with such risks, the User may decide not to use the online forms to communicate with Merck. The User must be aware that the messages may be delayed or undelivered.

We also have access to the following categories of information regarding the User and the User’s visit to the Site.

- IP Address -

We record the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the User’s computer when the User visits the Site. The IP address does not identify the User personally, but it is what allows us to maintain communications with the User as the User moves about the Site.

- Cookies -

We also collect information about the User’s use of the Site through cookies and similar technology. A “cookie” is a unique numeric code that we transfer to the User’s computer so that we can keep track of the User’s interests and preferences and recognize the User as a return visitor to the Site. Cookie technology allows us to collect “clickstream” data, which is not personally identifying information, but that which reflects the User’s activities on the Site, including the User’s interest in certain Site categories. We do not share tracking information with unaffiliated companies, and we do not allow other companies to place cookies on our Site

- How We Use The User's Information -

We use the information about the User’s use of the services and activities on the Site to monitor user traffic patterns & try to analyze what our users prefer so that we can design better services & activities for the User.

- Remarketing with Google Analytics -

Merck uses analytics data & the double click cookie to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website. The User have the ability to opt out of the double click cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or by opting out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.

- Changes in Our Privacy Policy -

We will occasionally update this privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, we will notify the User by placing a prominent notice on our Web site.