Cookies Statement Medline International B.V.

Cookies and other browser based collection technologies

We collect information about your online interactions with Medline International B.V. and affiliated companies (“we”, “us”, “our” or “Medline”) through tracking and data-collection technologies such as cookies, web beacons and pixels, APIs, web services, scripts, browser analysis tools, and server logs (collectively “cookies”).

A “cookie” is a unique numeric code that is transferred to your computer to track your interests and preferences and to recognize you as a return visitor. A “pixel tag” (also known as a web beacon) is a transparent graphic image placed on a website, email, or advertisement that enables the monitoring of things such as user activity and site traffic, including the collection of data about the website or mobile application you were visiting before and after you came to our websites and applications. To learn more about cookies and other data-collection technologies, please visit “All About Cookies”.

You can choose to opt-in, or decline cookies at any time; however, if you choose to opt-out of or decline cookies, not all elements of our websites, applications and services may function as intended, so your experience may be affected. To the extent that your local laws consider the information collected by cookies and other technologies as Personal Data, we will treat that information to the standards set out in our Privacy Statement. Session cookies will be deleted after you close your browser or leave the website. We also use persistent cookies that will not be deleted after you close your browser or leave the website. If the retention period of a persistent cookie or pixel is not noted, then the default is twelve (12) months, unless a shorter retention period is required by law.

We classify our cookies into the following categories:

Necessary Cookies

These cookies are required for our websites and applications to function, such as enabling basic functions like page navigation, website security features, access to secure areas of the website as well as recording your cookie consent choices. You cannot decline necessary cookies, because the website cannot function properly without these cookies. You may set your browser to alert you about these cookies, so that you are aware of them and what they are used for.

Preference Cookies

These cookies enable our websites and applications to provide enhanced functionality and personalization, for example remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistic Cookies

Statistic cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. For example, it allows us to understand how our visitors use our websites and mobile applications, count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our websites and applications.

Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. These cookies may be set on our websites and applications by our advertising service provider partners. Cookies may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and to provide remarketing services that show you relevant advertising on other sites and personalize advertisements for visitors to sites of their advertising networks (i.e., websites other than Medline’s).