Privacy Policy
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Privacy policy

Makro is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice to explain our online information practices and the choices you have about the way your personal information is collected and used.

Why we collect personal data
From time to time Makro may collect personal data for specific and limited purposes which we explain to you when you provide it voluntarily or when we request the information. This information is collected in several ways. On some Web pages, you can register to receive customized information. In order to provide this customized information, Makro requests certain personal data. For example, if you are an investigator, Makro requests your personal data to identify and contact individual investigators to determine their interest and expertise in participating in clinical trials. If you are interested in an employment opportunity at Makro, then we request and process your personal data to match your qualifications with open positions and to contact you regarding your interest. Investigators selected to conduct clinical trials may need to provide additional information so they may be compensated for their participation..

How we use this information
The information provided by you is stored in a database in order to provide you with the information you requested. This information will only be shared with employees of Makro and only to the extent necessary to accommodate your request. Makro does not share your information with outside third parties without your explicit consent. Makro is a global company with offices and databases throughout the world. Makro may transfer your data to one of its databases or offices which is outside your country of domicile. Makro takes measures to protect data that is so transferred.

You have right to:
  • request a copy of your data that you have provided to Makro
  • correct your data
  • withdraw consent to the further processing of your data, in which instance we may be unable to continue any function for which the data was obtained (with the consequential effects)
  • prevent the further transfer of your data to third parties where there are inadequate data protection arrangements

Except as described above, we will not otherwise use or disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except to the extent reasonably necessary: (i) to correct technical problems and malfunctions and to technically process your information; (ii) to protect the security and integrity of our Web site; (iii) to protect our rights and property and the rights and property of others; (iv) to take precautions against liability; (v) to the extent required by law or to respond to judicial process; or (vii) to the extent permitted under other provisions of law, to provide information to law enforcement agencies or for an investigation on a matter related to public safety, as applicable.

How we protect your data
Makro has put into place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect and secure the information collected online and to prevent unauthorized access.

Use of cookies
Currently, we are not using cookies but may offer this option in the future in order to allow site visitors to personalize their experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the hard drive of your computer. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target your interests to enhance the experience on our site. We receive IP addresses in the normal course of the operation of our Web site. An IP address is a number assigned to you by your Internet service provider so you can access the Internet. Although we do receive IP addresses, we do not use them to personally identify you or disclose them to others.

Children's online privacy protection
Protecting children's privacy is important to Makro. Accordingly, we do not collect or maintain information from our Web site from individuals we know are under the age of 13. Additionally, no part of is structured to attract anyone under 13 years.

EU/US Safe Harbor
Makro adheres to the EU/US Safe Harbor principles in connection with the export of personal data from the European Union to the United States. If you feel that Makro may not have abided by the EU/US Safe Harbor principles, you may contact Makro or the US Federal Trade Commission.

No representation/no liability
Makro makes no representations about the content of the information found on this Web site. The information presented on this Web site is provided to you "AS IS," WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPRESSED, INCLUDING BY WAY OF EXAMPLE BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR OTHERWISE.

Under no circumstances shall Makro assume liability for the use or interpretation by you of information found on this Web site; rather, this will be your responsibility.

Makro expressly disclaims liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of your visit to this Web site and/or the information contained on this Web site, even if Makro is proven negligent.

E-mail Newsletters
We have created this privacy policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy and the protection of your information.

Why did you receive a mailing from us?

Our e-mail marketing is permission based. If you received a mailing from us, our records indicate that (a) you have expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you have registered or purchased or otherwise have an existing relationship with us. We respect your time and attention by controlling the frequency of our mailings.

If you believe you have received unwanted, unsolicited e-mail sent via this system or purporting to be sent via this system, please forward a copy of that e-mail with your comments to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for review.

How can you stop receiving e-mail from us?

Each e-mail sent contains an easy, automated way for you to cease receiving e-mail from us, or to change your expressed interests. If you wish to do this, simply follow the SafeUnsubscribe™ or Update Profile links at the end of any e-mail.

How we protect your privacy

We use appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system.

Sharing and Usage

We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone for their promotional use without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you e-mails based on your request for information, and to contracted service providers for purposes of providing services relating to our communications with you.

Use of Web Beacons

When we send you e-mails, we may include a Web Beacon to allow us to determine the number of people who open our e-mails. When you click on a link in an e-mail, we may record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you. Web Beacons collect only limited information, such as a cookie identifier, time and date of a page being viewed, and a description of the page on which the Web Beacon resides (the URL).

Web Beacons can be refused when delivered via e-mail. If you do not wish to receive Web Beacons via e-mail, you will need to disable HTML images or refuse HTML (select Text only) e-mails via your e-mail software.

How to contact us
All communications, questions or concerns about these privacy policies should be addressed to Information Privacy Office,

One Washington Park,
suite 1303, Newark,
NJ 07102


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