Privacy Policy

 

AmerisourceBergen Corporation ("we," "us" or "ABC") owns and operates the knowledgedriven.com site ("Site").  We are committed to protecting your privacy when you visit the Site.

 This Policy contains details about how ABC collects and uses information from you when you use the Site, as well as how that information might be shared with third parties.  This Policy covers only the Site.

 

 Effective Date of Policy

 This Policy is effective as of: July 17, 2012.

 

 Policy Updates and Changes

 ABC may update this Policy from time to time.  Any changes to this Policy will be posted below for a period of thirty (30) days prior to taking effect.  ABC  will also send users who have signed up for Site online accounts an email outlining any changes to the Policy at least thirty (30) days prior to such changes taking effect.  Your continued use of the Site after the changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of the changes.  If any changes are unacceptable to you, you should cease using the Site.

 Changes: _____________________________________________________________

 If any changes to this Policy affects how ABC treats or handles personally identifiable information already provided to ABC by you, ABC will notify you by email (to the extent ABC has an active email address associated with your personally identifiable information) and give you thirty (30) days to opt out of the changes as they pertain to your information before such changes take effect.  If ABC decides in the future to share any of the information we collect through the Site with any third parties, we will require that this Policy be adhered to before such sharing.

 

User Generated Content

You acknowledge that any content you post, upload or submit to ABC for posting to the Website ("User Generated Content") is not private and can be viewed by other users of the Website as well as other third parties if such content is posted to social media sites.

 ABC reserves the right to modify or delete any User Generated Content you post, upload or submit to ABC for posting to the Website for any or no reason.  However, ABC does not represent that it will monitor, modify, or delete any User Generated Content. 

 

 Collection of Information: Generally

You can generally visit the Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.  Personally identifiable information ("PII") is generally defined as information that may be able to identify you such as, yet not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number, photograph, age, etc.

 By using the Site and supplying PII to the site or ABC, you agree that we can collect, use, or share your PII in accordance with this Policy.

 

 Collection of Information:  What You Provide to the Site or ABC

 There are areas and services of the Site where you may be asked to provide ABC with PII.  For example, we will need some basic information from you if you want to set a Site online account.  Some of that information may include your: address; telephone number; email address; age; and company you represent or are employed by.

 Depending on the nature of your activity, such as when you post, upload or submit for posting content with PII to the Site, other users may be able to view your PII.  ABC also reserves the right to modify or delete any content, including PII, you post, upload or submit for posting to the Site.

 

 Collection of Information:  What Other Information we May Collect

 In addition to information you specifically provide to ABC, we may collect other information from you in order to make the Site better and make your overall Site experience more enjoyable.

 For example, ABC uses small text files called cookies which are stored on your computer.  Cookies are used to remember your user preferences when you subsequently visit the Site.  These cookies generally do not permit ABC to personally identify you.  If you wish to delete these cookies, please consult your computer and/or browser instructions.  Deleting ABC's cookies may affect how the Site appears to you.

 We will use standard analytical technology to collect information to: track geographic Site traffic, the number of visitors to the Site, including traffic to specific sub-pages, and browser type.  We will use this information to analyze trends and statistics relating to the Site in the aggregate, in order to understand, in general, which parts of our Site users are finding useful and, on an statistical basis, the geographic locations of the Site's users.

 

 Collection of Information: How ABC Uses Your Information

 ABC uses the information we collect from you to make the Site more enjoyable and user-friendly.  More specifically, we use your information, including PII, to:

 - administer your Site online account;

- internally track your Site online account use and the content you post/upload;

- contact you for any reason related to your use of the Site;

- respond to any questions from you;

- customize your Site experience when you return for subsequent visits;

- gather marketing data.

 Collection of Information: Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

 ABC may share your PII with its affiliates or with a third party if ABC's, or any of its Affiliates' ownership status changes.  For example, the sharing may take place if ABC is acquired or merged with a third party.

 Other than what is referenced above, the PII collected from you is not shared with or sold to any person or entity outside of ABC.

 

 Review and Modification of Collected Information

 If you would like to review, edit or delete any of the PII we collected from you, please contact us at corporatemarketing@amerisourcebergen.com or access your Site online account.

 Please note that even after you edit or delete content posted to the Site, copies of that same content may still be available on other sites, including Facebook, depending on how it was shared and your Facebook privacy settings.

 If you would like to delete your Site online account, please contact the following: corporatemarketing@amerisourcebergen.com

 

Protection of Information and Security

 It is ABC's policy to do its best to keep any PII you provide to us secure.

 ABC uses industry standard security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your PII from loss, unauthorized access, or disclosure.  We hold your PII held on a secured server, behind a firewall.  We use socket layer encryption technology when sensitive data is entered.

 While ABC takes the issue of protecting your privacy online seriously, you should exercise discretion in what information you post, upload or submit for posting to the Site.  We cannot guarantee that information sent over the Internet is fully secure, and therefore the transmitted information may be intercepted by others before it reaches ABC.

 If you are concerned about sending information to ABC over the Internet, do not send it.  ABC is not responsible for the security of information sent to us over the Internet.

 

Interaction with Social Media Sites

The Site may interact with other social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.  Users of the Site can choose to make User Generated Content available through Facebook, Twitter and other social media site accounts.  For example, users can use Facebook's "Like" button to make User Generated Content available through their Facebook account.  By posting, uploading or submitting for posting to the Site User Generated Content, you acknowledge that such content can be republished through other users' social media site accounts.  If you use the Site, do not post, upload or submit any User Generated Content that you do not want publically shared through other social media sites.  If you republish any User Generated Content to a social media site, you agree that such content does not violate the social media site's policies, including its privacy policy. 

 If you delete User Generated Content from the Site, that same content may still be available on the Internet if it was republished through a social media site. 

 If you use the Site services and are concerned about how the Site interacts with Facebook, be sure to check your Facebook privacy settings before using the Site.

 

Children's Privacy

 The Site is not directed at, marketed to, nor intended for, children under 13 years of age.  ABC does not knowingly collect any information, including PII, from children under 13 years of age.  ABC learns that any information was provided through the Site by a person younger than 13 years of age, ABC will delete the information immediately.

 

 Non-U.S. Concerns

 The Site is meant for individuals within the United States.  ABC only knowingly collects information from individuals within the United States.  If you provide information to us from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk.  If you are outside of the United States, you are responsible for complying with any local laws regarding use of the Site and data collection.  This Policy only addresses data collection from individuals within the United States.  Please note that by providing any information through the Site, you consent to have such information transmitted to and processed in the United States.

 External Links

The Site may contain links to external sites not controlled by ABC.  ABC is not responsible for the privacy practices and data collection policies for such third party sites.  You should consult the privacy policies of those sites for details.

 

Terms & Conditions

 The Site's Terms of Use are incorporated by reference into this Policy.  You should review the Site's Terms of Use before using the Site.  The Terms can be found at [Link].

 

Miscellaneous

ABC reserves the right to disclose any of your collected information, including PII, if we reasonably believe: (1) it is required to do so by law; (2) we should in cooperation with a governmental or law enforcement investigation; and/or (3) it would prevent imminent bodily harm to anyone, fraud, harm to ABC, or any other illegal activity.

 Nothing in this Policy is meant to imply or suggest any legal relationship or affiliation between ABC and Facebook.  There is none.

 If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us at corporatemarketing@amerisourcebergen.com.  It is the policy of ABC to strictly enforce this Policy.  If you believe there has been some violation of this Policy by ABC, please contact us.

 This Policy was last updated on July 17, 2012.