Last published: 30 December 2022
Effective Date: 6 January 2023
Part I Definition
Personal information: refers to all kinds of information related to identified or identifiable natural persons recorded by electronic or other means, excluding the information processed anonymously.
Sensitive personal information: refers to the personal information that is likely to result in damage to the personal dignity of any natural person or damage to his or her personal or property safety once disclosed or illegally used, including such information as biometric identification, religious belief, specific identity, medical health, financial account and whereabouts and tracks, as well as the personal information of minors under the age of 14. And sensitive personal information will be bolded and italicized in this Policy.
Affiliates: refer to Align Technology, Inc. and any other entity directly or indirectly controlled by Align Technology, Inc., including but not limited to Align Technology (Chengdu) Co., Ltd., Align Technology (Chengdu) Healthcare Management Co., Ltd, Align Technology (Sichuan) Medical Equipment Co., Ltd., etc. These affiliates are independent legal entities.
The Policy will help you understand the following
In addition to cookies, we will also use some other similar techniques such as web beacon and pixel tag on Align Websites. For example, the email we send to you may include a click URL that links to the content of our websites. If you click on this link, we’ll track this click to help us to understand your products or services preferences and improve customer service. Web beacons are clear images that are embedded in the websites or emails. By virtue of pixel tag in emails, we can tell whether the email has been opened or not. If you don’t want your activities to be tracked in this way, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time.
Most web browsers have a Do Not Track feature that can issue Do Not Track requests to websites. Currently, major Internet standard organizations have not yet set up policies to specify how websites should respond to such requests. However, if your browser has Do Not Track features enabled, all of our websites will respect your choice.