Information We Collect and Use
Information Collection: We may collect some or all of the following information from you when you visit and interact with our Site:
- Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us. “Personal Information” is information about you that specifically identifies you or, when combined with other information we have, can be used to identify you. It includes such things as name, address, company name, occupational role, telephone number, fax number, email address, date of birth, and purchase and ordering history.
- Non-identifying information we collect when you use the Site. “Non-identifying information” is information that alone cannot identify you and has not been associated with you. It includes such things as data from cookies or pixel tags, or data about the device you use to access, use, or interact with our Site, such as your IP address or the type of browser you are using.
Cardinal Health does not collect sensitive Personal Information (e.g., information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) without your express consent or as required by law.
Cardinal Health does not collect any Personal Information from you through the Site unless you voluntarily choose to disclose such information. We may ask you to provide certain Personal Information at various times and places on the Site. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested Personal Information, you may not be able to access all of the Site or participate in all of its features.
For example, we may collect Personal Information from you when you:
- Register, subscribe, or create an account with Cardinal Health;
- Purchase products from Cardinal Health through our Site;
- Open or respond to our email offers;
- When you voluntarily provide us with information through our customer surveys which we may then link to personal information that we previously collected about you;
- Contact customer service, use our “Connect” feature to converse with a Cardinal Health representative, or otherwise make use of our customer support tools;
- Sign-up for our email updates and newsletters, such as our “Essential Insights” newsletter;
- Connect, link or “share” our Site via social networking sites;
- Provide ratings or reviews of our products and services;
- Apply for a job at Cardinal Health.
Information Use: We use the Personal Information we collect for various purposes, including to:
- Operate, maintain and improve the Site, our services, and our products;
- Establish an online Cardinal Health account for you at your request;
- To process online purchase orders and keep you informed about the status of your order;
- To determine whether you are a suitable candidate for any open jobs at Cardinal Health;
- Provide customer service (for example, answering your questions or responding to a request);
- Communicate and provide additional information that may be of interest to you about Cardinal Health and our third party business partners;
- Identify your preferences so can we notify you of new or additional products, services, and promotions that might be of interest to you;
- Validate your ability to access and/or use certain products or services that may only be intended for individuals meeting certain eligibility requirements or criteria, such as health care professionals;
- Send you reminders, updates, support, administrative messages, service bulletins, marketing messages, and requested information;
- Perform analytics and conduct customer research;
- Allow you to interact with certain third party content service providers (for example, to enable you to link to, or view content from, third party sites within our Site, or view our content on a third party site);
- Administer online surveys or special offers from us or through our third party business partners;
- Improve our Site, customer service, products and services and overall user experience;
- Enhance other information we have about you to help us better understand you and determine your interests;
- Manage our everyday business needs, such as administration of the Site, fulfillment, analytics, fraud prevention, and enforcement of our corporate reporting obligations and Terms and Conditions, or to comply with the law.
Social Networking: Certain social media features available on our Site may be hosted by third party sites. For example, some social networking services allow you to share products and services from our Site via your social networking profile. Our Site also allows you to apply for available jobs at Cardinal Health through your LinkedIn account. If you choose to make use of third party social media services (such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn), we may receive Personal Information about you, such as your name and email address that you have made available through those services. We encourage you to visit those third party social networking services’ privacy policies and review your privacy settings directly on those services. Any information we receive through third party social media services may be used as described in this policy.