(referred to as "STERICYCLE", "we", "us" or "our") and provides you with
addition to our Privacy Notice, which provides comprehensive information
about how we use your personal data both on the STERICYCLE websites and
offline. You can read our Privacy Notice here; and if you require further
information on how we collect, process and use personal data please contact
If you have any questions regarding the below, please contact us at:
When you visit a STERICYCLE Website, or view our services online, we or an authorized third party may send you a cookie. Cookies are small text files located in your browser directory that may be placed on your device. When a website is accessed, a cookie that is placed on a device will send information to the party that has placed the cookie. Cookies are extremely common and used on a number of websites. Each cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value (usually a unique number). For a more thorough explanation of what cookies are and how they operate, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk or www.allaboutcookies.org>
Our STERICYCLE Websites may place session and persistent cookies on your device. Whereas the difference between a first party and third-party cookie relates to the party controlling the initial placement of the cookie on your device, the difference between a session and a persistent cookie relates to the length of time the cookie lasts. Session cookies are cookies that typically last for as long as you are using your browser, or browser session. When you end your browser session, the cookie expires. Persistent cookies, as the name implies, are persistent and will last after you close your browser. This allows for quicker and often more convenient access to our websites.
Clear GIFs (also known as Web Beacons) are typically transparent very small graphic images (usually 1-pixel x 1-pixel) that are placed on a website, which may be included on our services provided via our STERICYCLE Websites and typically work in conjunction with cookies to identify our users and user behavior.
STERICYCLE Websites and the services provided via our STERICYCLE-
Websites, such as remembering your information so that you will not have to
re-enter it, when using our STERICYCLE Websites and the services provided
via our STERICYCLE Websites; (ii) provide customized advertisements,
content, and information; (iii) monitor and analyze the effectiveness of our
STERICYCLE Websites and the services provided via our STERICYCLE-
Websites and third-party marketing activities; (iv) monitor aggregate site
usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and (v)
track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions or other activities
offered through our STERICYCLE Websites and the services provided.
For further details please refer to the table below:
|Type of Cookie||Explanation||Personal Date Processed by Cookie|
|Necessary||These cookies are essential for the operation of our STERICYCLE Websites. They make it possible for you to browse and use our STERICYCLE Websites. If you disable these cookies, the functionality of the STERICYCLE- Website will be limited. Example: PHPSESSID||These necessary cookies do not process personal data as they do not identify you as an individual. If you delete, or choose not to accept such necessary cookies, you may not be able to utilize the features of the service provided via our STERICYCLE-Websits to their fullest potential.|
|Performance||These cookies help us to understand how website users interact with our STERICYCLE Websites by providing information about which areas they visited, how much time they spent on the website, and about issues they encounted, such as error messages. This helps us to improve the performance of our STERICYCLE-Websistes. Example: Google Analytics||All data is collected and aggregated anonymously.|
|Preference||These cookies remember the choices you make such as your username, prefered languagem or region you are in to provide a more personalized online experience. Example: NID||
The information these functionality cookies collect may include
personal data that you have provided and disclosed, such as your
username or profile picture.
Loss of the information stored in a preference cookie may make the website experience less functional but should no prevenet it from working. However, if you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance and functionality of the website and may restrict access to content on the website.
|Targeted / Advertising||
These targetting / advertising cookies are used to deliver content
that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used
to deliver specific advertising or to restrict or limit the number
of instances you see an advertisement. They also help us
measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on the
STERICYCLE Websites or third-party websites.
We may use these cookies to remember websites you have visited, and we may share this information with other parties, incluiding advertisers. Example: Facebook Website Custom Audience
|These cookies usually track website users via their IP address so may collect some personal data about you.|
your consent to place the cookies on your device. We also provide the option
to customize your browser settings to the STERICYCLE Website. By checking
the "Cookies" button, you can choose which cookies you want to activate for
our STERICYCLE Websites and which you want to deactivate (by clicking "opt-
Furthermore, your web browser may provide you with some options regarding cookies. For more detailed information about how to disable or administer your cookie settings in your web browser, please refer to the following sites (depending on which browser you are using):
You can withdraw your consent to allow for cookies, change your browser settings, and delete the cookies already stored on your computer at any time. Please note that if you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies, you may not be able to utilize the features of the services provided via our STERICYCLE- Websites to their fullest potential.
You can delete cookies on your device and/or you may change the cookie settings of your browser or device. Please check your browser settings for more information. You may also be able to avoid certain cookies by configuring your browser settings or opting-out directly with the party that operates and controls the cookie. Please check your browser settings for more information. Please note that some parts of our STERICYCLE Websites and other webpages and mobile apps will not function correctly if you disable cookies.
Last Updated: 02/04/19