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Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy explains how we handle the personal information that you provide to us on websites controlled by "Labs Are Vital" and its sponsors which link to this Privacy Policy (referred to as "'Labs Are Vital” websites"). Unless otherwise specifically noted this Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information collected from you offline, to "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites that do not link to this Privacy Policy, to residents of countries other than the United States, or to third-party websites to which "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites may link. Your use of "Labs Are Vital" websites which link to this Privacy Policy is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.

Please read this Privacy Policy before using "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites or submitting personal information to us.

How does this Privacy Policy define "personal information"?
"Personal information" means information that identifies you or could reasonably be used to identify you and which is submitted to and/or collected by "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites and maintained by "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors in an accessible form. Examples of personal information include your name, your postal address, and your telephone number.

How does "Labs Are Vital" collect information online?
"Labs Are Vital" collects information in two ways:

Personal Information You Submit:
"Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors collect personal information that you enter into data fields on "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites. For example, you may submit your name, postal address, email address, and/or other information in order to receive information about various subjects, register for "Labs Are Vital" programs, contact "Labs Are Vital" customer service, or respond to "Labs Are Vital" surveys. To protect your privacy, you should not provide "Labs Are Vital" with any information that is not specifically requested, such as your medical history.

Passive Collection of Unidentifiable Information:
"Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites may collect information about your visits to "Labs Are Vital" websites without you actively submitting such information. Unidentifiable information may be collected using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags, and web beacons. Your Internet browser automatically transmits to "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors’ websites some of this unidentifiable information, such as the URL of the web site you just visited and the browser version your computer is operating. Passive information collection technologies can make your use of "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites easier by allowing "Labs Are Vital" to provide better service, customize sites based on consumer preferences, compile statistics, analyze trends, and otherwise administer and improve the "Labs Are Vital" websites. Certain features of "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites may not work without use of passive information collection technologies. Information collected by these technologies cannot be used to identity you without additional identifiable information.

In what circumstances might "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors collect and use personal information?
"Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors will use the personal information you provide through "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites to respond to your questions and to provide you with efficient customer service. After you have entered personal information into a form or data field on a "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsor's web site, "Labs Are Vital" may use certain identifying technologies to allow that web site to "remember" your personal preferences, such as sections of that web site that you visit frequently and, if you choose, your user ID. We may also use this personal information for other business purposes, such as to offer you the opportunity to receive notices regarding "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' products or services, to invite you to participate in surveys about our products, or to notify you about special promotions.

Does "Labs Are Vital" consolidate personal information?
"Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors may consolidate the personal information of patrons who use "Labs Are Vital" websites. We use this information to help us better design "Labs Are Vital" websites and "Labs Are Vital" products, to communicate information to you, to enhance our marketing and research activities, and to facilitate other business functions.

What choices do I have about how "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors collect and use personal information about me?

You may always limit the amount and type of personal information that "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors receives about you by choosing not to enter any personal information into forms or data fields on "Labs Are Vital" websites. Some of our online services can only be provided to you if you provide us with appropriate personal information. Other parts of "Labs Are Vital" websites may ask whether you wish to opt out or opt into our contact lists for offers, promotions and additional services that may be of interest to you.

You may also be provided with preference questions or preference boxes allowing you to indicate that you do not want "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites to use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to "remember" your personal information, such as user IDs or mailing addresses, on return visits. However, "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites that use tracking technologies to collect unidentifiable information do not generally provide you with the ability to opt out of the tracking technologies. Some Internet browsers allow you to limit or disable the use of tracking technologies that collect unidentifiable information.

Who will have access to personal information about me?
Personal information can be accessed by a restricted number of Abbott personnel, by certain companies with which "Labs Are Vital" may conduct joint programs, and by individuals and entities with whom Abbott contracts to carry out business activities for "Labs Are Vital". We train our employees about the importance of privacy and how to handle and manage customer data appropriately and securely. Also, it is "Labs Are Vital” practice to notify you if you are registering for a program which is conducted in conjunction with another company that may require access to your personal information. In addition, it is Abbott’s practice is to require its contractors to keep your personal information confidential and to use personal information only to perform functions for "Labs Are Vital".

Does "Labs Are Vital" share personal information with third parties?
As a general rule, "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors do not share your personal information with third parties, unless it is necessary to conduct a joint program or to carry out a program or activity through a contractor. Where required by law, "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors will not disclose your personal information to third parties for those third parties' marketing purposes, unless you have been provided with an opportunity to opt into or opt out of this disclosure. However, if "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors sell one of its product lines or divisions, your personal information may be transferred to the buyer so that the buyer can continue to provide you with information and services. If "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors provide your personal information to individuals and entities which assist us with our business activities, it is "Labs Are Vital” practice to require those individuals and entities to keep your personal information confidential and to use your personal information only to perform functions for "Labs Are Vital". "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors reserve the right to disclose your personal information to respond to authorized information requests from government authorities, to address national security situations, or when otherwise required by law.

How does "Labs Are Vital" secure personal information?
It is "Labs Are Vital” practice to secure each web page that collects personal information; however, the confidentiality of personal information transmitted over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. We urge you to exercise caution when transmitting personal information over the Internet, especially personal information related to your health. "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not gain access to your personal information; therefore, when submitting personal information to "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites, you must weigh both the benefits and the risks. In addition, "Labs Are Vital" and any affiliated sponsors' websites covered by this Privacy Policy will display a warning whenever you link to a web site that is not controlled by "Labs Are Vital"; you should check the privacy policies of such third-party websites before submitting personal information.

How does "Labs Are Vital" protect the privacy of children?
"Labs Are Vital" does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children (we define "children" as minors younger than 13) on "Labs Are Vital" websites. We do not knowingly allow children to order our products, communicate with us, or use any of our online services. If you are a parent and become aware that your child has provided us with information, please contact us using one of the methods specified below, and we will work with you to address this issue.

How may I correct personal information or delete it from current customer records?
You may request to remove your personal information from our current customer records or to amend your personal information. Please notify us of your wishes by contacting us in one of the ways specified below. For our record keeping purposes, we will retain certain personal information you submit in conjunction with commercial transactions.

How can I contact "Labs Are Vital"?
If you have questions about the use, amendment, or deletion of personal information that you have provided to us, or if you would like to opt out of future communications from an "Labs Are Vital" business or a particular "Labs Are Vital" program, please contact us by clicking on the "Contact Us" link on the web site you are visiting or by emailing us at Evolution@LabsAreVital.com.

In all communications to "Labs Are Vital", please include the email address used for registration (if applicable), the website address on which you provided any personal information about which you have questions or concerns (e.g. LabsAreVital.com, etc.), and a detailed explanation of your request. If you would like to delete or amend your personal information and are contacting us by email, please put "Deletion Request" or "Amendment Request", as applicable, in the subject line of the email. We will do our best to respond to all reasonable requests in a timely manner.

How will I know whether "Labs Are Vital" has updated this policy?
"Labs Are Vital" reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy without prior notice to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes and good business practices. If "Labs Are Vital" changes its privacy practices, a new Privacy Policy will reflect those changes and the effective date of the revised Privacy Policy will be set forth in this paragraph.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on December 12, 2011 and is effective as of that date.

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