Who we are
Our website address is: https://abbott.com.
Specific Website Data Privacy Practices
When you visit our website, we will collect some information about your visit. This includes statistics collected by our Web servers through "log files". These statistics include a record of web pages that your browser requested, files that were downloaded, form entries that were submitted and other data specific to your visit.
When you visit our site, we gather anonymous statistics in order to monitor our services and improve our website. We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about your visit, which includes location, browser, device, and date and time of the visit. The information stored in Google Analytics uses a randomly generated client ID and is not personally identifiable.
We use technical cookies that are necessary for the website to function properly.
Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the linked Web sites and encourage you to fully review those third parties' privacy and security statements, because they may differ from ours.
We collect personal information you provide us such as name, address, and other information when you submit a form on our website.
- User input cookies to keep track of the user's input when filling online forms, etc., for the duration of a session;
- User identification persistent cookies, to identify the user visited the website for the first time;
- Authentication cookies, to identify the user once he has logged in, for the duration of a session;
- user interface customization cookies such as time zone and for the duration of a session (or slightly longer).
- Social plug in content sharing cookies, for logged in members of a social network;
- Google Analytics cookies to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
How do we use them?
Where strictly necessary. These cookies and other technologies are essential in order to enable the Services to provide the feature you have requested, such as remembering you have logged in.
For functionality. These cookies and similar technologies remember choices you make such as time zone info. We use these cookies to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and to make your use of the Services more tailored.
For performance and analytics. These cookies and similar technologies collect information on how users interact with the Services and enable us to improve how the Services operate. For example, we use Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how visitors arrive at and browse our products, services and website to identify areas for improvement such as navigation, user experience, and marketing campaigns.
Social media cookies. These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or "like" button on our websites or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social media site. The social network will record that you have done this. This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities on the social media site.
How can you opt-out?
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Our right to change this policy