Cookie Policy

TransEnterix Surgical Inc., 635 Davis Drive Suite 300, Morrisville, NC 27560 USA (hereinafter together: “TransEnterix”, “we”, “us”, “our” etc.) uses Cookies on its website www.TransEnterix .com (hereinafter “TransEnterix website”) to better understand how our visitors use our services and to offer our visitors an optimized user experience. Cookies help us in many ways to make your visit to the TransEnterix website more enjoyable and meaningful.

1. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA BY COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
Certain Personal Data may be passively collected (that is gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies, such as Cookies, internet tags or web beacons, and navigational data collection (e.g., log files, server logs, clickstream, etc.) (hereinafter: “Cookies”).

2. WHAT IS A COOKIE AND WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE?
Cookies are text information files that our web server sends to and places on your computer when you visit the website. Most browsers accept Cookies automatically but can be configured in their settings not to accept Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent (for more information please refer to item 5 below). Our Cookies may be disabled or deleted later. You do not have to accept our Cookies in order to use the TransEnterix website. If you opt out of the Cookie function, some areas and functions of the website may be disabled.

3. TYPES AND PURPOSES OF COOKIES
There are different types of Cookies:

OPERATIONALLY NECESSARY COOKIES are necessary to the operation of our website and services. This includes technologies that (i) allow you access to our website and services, (ii) are required to identify irregular behavior on our website and services, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security, or (iii) that allow you to make use of our functions such as the reminder of recent actions (e.g., typed text) when you return to a page within the same session. The legal basis for the processing is the provisioning of our website and services to you (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).

FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES allow us to offer you enhanced functionalities when accessing or using our website and services. This may include identifying you when you sign into our website and services or keeping track of your specified preferences and interests so that we may enhance the presentation of content on our website and services. The legal basis for the processing are our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR), in particular, the personalization and enhancement of the websites’ attractiveness which fulfills your expectations and needs (e.g., by integrating videos and social media tools).

TransEnterix uses cookies on this Web site, but only in relation to log analysis, forms, completion, and to aid in your ease of use. We do not track individual users.

Right to object:

As far as we process your Personal Data on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR, you may object to processing at any time. You may find the detailed description of our processing activities and the legal basis in the sections before. If you object, we will no longer process your Personal Data unless there are compelling and prevailing legitimate grounds for the processing or the data is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. If you object to such processing, we ask you to state the grounds of your objection in order for us to examine the processing of your Personal Data and decide whether to adjust the processing accordingly.

Please note that the processing of your Personal Data may involve direct marketing activities as described above. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us you can unsubscribe at any time by following the link which appears in all the communications we send to you.

To exercise your rights to object you may at any time contact us as provided in item 6 below. In addition, you may object to Cookies by configuring your browser settings not to accept Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent (for more information, please refer to item 5 below).

4. WHAT COOKIES ARE USED BY TRANSENTERIX.COM?
Please find the list of all Cookies used by TransEnterix below:

PERFORMANCE AND ANALYTICS COOKIES

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses Cookies that are stored on your computer and allow for an analysis of your website use. The information generated by the Cookies about your use of our website is forwarded to Google and stored on servers located in the USA.

TransEnterix has activated the IP anonymization, which ensures that your IP address will be truncated within the member states of the European Union (EU) or contracting states to the agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will first be communicated to a Google server in the USA where it will be truncated. Google will use this information on our behalf to analyze your use of our website, compile website activity reports for us and render further services relating to website and internet use to us.

You may opt out from the use of Cookies by changing your browser settings. You may also deactivate the service by downloading and installing the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics for your current browser, available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

For further information please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Cookies placed by TransEnterix (“First-Party Cookie”) or third-party providers (“Third-Party Cookie”) will either expire when the user closes its browser (“Session Cookie”) or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the Cookie’s file (“Persistent Cookie”).

5. HOW CAN I DISABLE COOKIES AND MANAGE MY PREFERENCES?
The majority of browsers are configured to accept, control or potentially disable Cookies through the settings. We nevertheless remind you that disabling navigation or functional Cookies may affect the functioning of the website and/or limit the service we offer.

Below is the procedure to follow to manage Cookies from the following browsers:

IE: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19255?locale=it_IT&viewlocale=en_US
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

For more information on Cookies and how to manage your preferences for Third-Party Cookies, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.com. To disable analytical Cookies and prevent Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics from collecting Personal Data on your navigation, you can download the add-on from your browser to deactivate.

6. CONTACT/DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
If you have any inquiries, complaints, requests or any questions or comments regarding TransEnterix’s Cookie Policy or data privacy practices, please contact our data protection officer at scady@TransEnterix.com.

7. TRANSENTERIX PRIVACY STATEMENT
For any further information with regard to TransEnterix’s privacy practices, please view our Privacy Statement.

8. CHANGES TO THE COOKIE POLICY
TransEnterix reserves the right to change this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to look at this Cookie Policy each time you visit the site and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information.

Last updated: June 2018

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