Effective January 16, 2012
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy applies to the websites located at pacira.com and exparel.com (collectively, the "Sites") that are operated by or on behalf of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. or its affiliates (the "Company"). Our Privacy Policy is designed to tell you about the policies that govern our collection, use, and disclosure of the information collected in connection with our Sites. Please read this entire Privacy Policy prior to browsing our Sites or submitting any information to us. Use of the Sites constitutes your consent to the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy.
Applicability
This Privacy Policy applies only to the Sites, and not to any other websites that may be linked or referred to from the Sites. We do not control such other websites, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to any such websites. Visitors to other websites are encouraged to read their privacy policies before exploring them.
Collected Information
Information You Provide: Through interaction with the Sites, you may choose to provide to the Company what is generally called "personally identifiable" information, such as your name, e-mail address, physical mailing address, and telephone numbers, as well as non-personally identifiable information such as your ZIP code, gender, or year of birth. For example, this may occur through your registering for use of certain portions of a Site, signing up for a mailing list, choosing to fill out and submit a form on a Site that requests such information, or your sending the Company an e-mail to an address you find on a Site. Please note that we will only collect personally identifiable information from you in the event you choose to provide it to us.
Automatically Collected Information: Certain non-personally identifiable information is collected automatically when you browse the Sites, such as your IP address, the referring URL, web browser version, and date and time. We do not collect any personally identifiable information automatically.
Cookies and Beacons: When you visit the Sites, our servers may send one or more "cookies" to your computer system. A "cookie" is a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters. We may use "persistent cookies," which stay on your system after you are done visiting the Sites, as well as "session cookies," which remain on your system only while you remain on the Sites. Cookies may be used in connection with "beacons," which are usually 1x1 pixel clear images that allow for cookies to be placed and read and for web page views to be counted. No personally identifiable information is collected or stored through cookies.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Use of Information: Your name, address, e-mail address, and any other personally identifiable information you provide may be used by the Company to provide you with information you request and in connection with marketing activities relating to Company products and services. We may combine personally identifiable information with other actively collected information unless we specify otherwise at the point of collection.
Opting Out of Communications: The Company endeavors to comply with CAN-SPAM and other applicable advertising laws, and will provide unsubscribe information in any commercial e-mail messages that we may send to you. Alternatively, you may also unsubscribe from any commercial e-mail messages or marketing communications by sending an e-mail directly to Opt-Out@pacira.com. Please include ‘unsubscribe’ in your subject line and the e-mail address or contact information you wish excluded from marketing communications.
Non-personally identifiable information, including cookies information, may be used by the Company to improve our Sites, products, and services; to conduct marketing and advertising activities; to understand usage trends and preferences to remember your web browser so you do not need to re-enter your information the next time you visit a Site; to provide customized content; or to measure and track your usage of the Sites. If we send you e-mail, such e-mail may contain a pixel that allows us to measure whether the e-mail was viewed or clicked on.
Disclosure of Information: We may provide information to third parties to assist us in our marketing efforts, to improve the Sites, to provide web hosting, maintenance, and security services to the Company, or to assist us with the other uses described in this Privacy Policy. In such cases, we will do so pursuant to agreements that require such third parties to use the information only on the Company's behalf in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Will do not sell or rent personally identifiable information collected in connection with the Sites.
We reserve the right to disclose any information to respond to requests from governmental authorities or where the Company has a good faith belief that such disclosure is required by law or legal process, such as a subpoena. In addition, we reserve the right to use or disclose information to the extent reasonably necessary to defend the Company from claims or allegations or to protect the rights, safety, or property of the Company or any third party.
Third Party Advertising Service Providers
We may work with third party advertising services providers who may use their own cookies to measure how many times advertising content has been viewed and to serve you advertising that may be more relevant to you. For more information on such practices and an opportunity to opt-out of them, please visit http://www.aboutads.info.
Merger or Sale of Company
In the event that Company is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users as part of that merger or acquisition.
International Users
If you are visiting the Sites from the European Union or other non-U.S. territories, please note that any data you provide will be transferred outside the European Union or such other non-U.S. territory for use by the Company for any of the purposes described herein. By providing any data to the Company, you hereby consent to such transfers of your data to the United States.
Security
The Company uses commercially reasonable physical and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the Company, and you do so at your own risk. E-mail communications in particular are not secure. Once we receive your transmission of information, the Company makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our safeguards.
Protection of Children
The Company will not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personally identifiable information from a minor under the age of 13, without obtaining prior consent from a person with parental responsibility (parent or guardian). If you are under the age of 13, please do not use the Sites or submit any information in connection with the Site.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the information collection practices of this site, please contact us at:
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Attn: General Counsel
5 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
Changes to This Privacy Policy
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. reserves the right to modify, add, or remove portions of this privacy policy at its discretion. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this site. Please check back periodically, and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information.
Other Terms
Your use of the Sites is subject to our Legal Notice.