Privacy Policy

Effective Date July 8, 2016

Glaukos Corporation (“Glaukos” or “we”) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors and customers of its Website located at (the “Website”) and we have created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to you. This Privacy Policy advises our visitors and customers of the types of information that may be collected via the Website and the practices that Glaukos follows with respect to the use of such information. This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website and does not apply to other sites or to information collected off-line.

Information We Collect

Information You Provide Directly
We collect information that you voluntarily submit to us, including when you communicate with us by email or via our Website. For example, if you request information about a product or service from us via our “Contact Us” form on the Website, your email address and the contents of your message will be collected. This includes any text characters and any audio, video, and graphic information formats included in the message.

Information We Collect Automatically
Our servers automatically log information about your use of and visits to the Website. For example, we may collect your IP address, the type of web browser and operating system used to access the Website, the time and duration of your visits, and information about the content and webpages you view and the features you access on the Website.

Information from Third Parties
We may receive additional information about you from other publically and commercially available sources, as permitted by law.

We may combine all of the information we receive about you and use or disclose it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Information
We use the information we collect and receive to provide and improve the Website and our other products, services, and offerings, as well as to provide you with information you request or respond to inquiries we receive from you or your company or organization. We also use such information to analyze how users use the Website and related analysis, research, reporting, and troubleshooting as we believe is necessary or appropriate to protect, enforce, or defend legal rights, privacy, safety or property, whether our own or that of employees or agents or others, and to comply with applicable law. We also use such information to provide you with promotional materials, relevant content and advertisements, surveys, newsletters, questionnaires, and other materials.

Sharing Your Information
To the extent consistent with applicable law, we may share your information in the following circumstances:

  • Subsidiaries and Affiliates. We may transfer information to our subsidiaries and corporate affiliates.
  • Website Consultants and Service Providers. We may disclose information to affiliated and third-party consultants and service providers, such as companies that provide us technical support, data hosting, and other services.
  • Enforcement of Rights/Security. We may disclose information (i) when required by law or in response to a request for cooperation by a government entity or law enforcement; (ii) to protect and/or enforce the rights, property interests, or safety of us, or any of our respective affiliates, business partners, customers, or employees; or, (iii) to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, prevent fraud and otherwise enforce this Privacy Policy and Website Terms of Use.
  • Reorganization of Glaukos. In the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of a business or assets to a third party, such as in connection with a merger or in the event of a bankruptcy reorganization or liquidation.
  • With Your Consent. We may share your information when you or your company or organization consent to or request such sharing.

International Transfers
The information you provide may be transferred outside your country to another country that does not have similar data protection legislation and may provide a lower level of protection for your information. By using the Website or providing us with your information you consent to such transfers.

Links to Other Websites and Third Parties
The Website may contain links or references to third-party owned or operated websites or online services. Glaukos is not responsible for the collection of personal information or the security or privacy of any such third party sites or services. In addition, some of the functionality on the Website may be provided by third parties that are not affiliated with Glaukos. These entities may collect or receive certain information about your use of the services, including through the use of cookies, Web beacons, and similar technologies. Likewise, Glaukos is not responsible for the collection, usage, and disclosure policies and practices (including the data security practices) of any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any information you disclose to such other organizations through or in connection with our social media pages, any mobile sites, applications, widgets, and other mobile interactive features.

Cookies, Web Beacons, and Similar Technologies
The Website — as well as certain third parties that provide content and other functionality on the Website — use a variety of technologies to learn more about how people use the Website and the Internet. This section provides more information about some of those technologies and how they work.

  • Cookies. Cookies are small text files used to store information about users on the users’ own computer. Cookies may be used to recognize you as the same user across different visits to the website. Knowing how a user is using the Website through cookies enables us to tailor our content to more effectively meet visitors’ needs. It also enables us to improve the quality of your visit by making sure that the Website is properly formatted for your computer and web browser. Some Internet browsers can be configured to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely. Refer to your browser help menu for more information.
  • Other local storage. Local Shared Objects (also referred to as “Flash cookies”) and HTML5 local storage are similar to cookies in that they are stored on your computer and can be used to store certain information about your activities and preferences. These objects are stored in different parts of your computer from ordinary browser cookies, however. Many Internet browsers allow you to disable HTML5 local storage or delete information contained in HTML5 local storage using browser controls.
  • Web beacons. Web beacons can be embedded in web pages, videos, or emails, and can allow a web server to read certain types of information from your browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed the Web beacon, the IP address of your computer, and the URL of the web page from which the Web beacon was viewed.

Information Security
Glaukos uses security measures to protect the information under our control. While we have measures in place to help prevent unauthorized access and maintain data security, you should be aware that no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide to us.

Opt-Out of Marketing Communications
You can let us know that you do not wish to receive information about our products and services and special offers from us by contacting us at:

229 Avenida Fabricante
San Clemente, CA 92672
Telephone: 949.367.9600
Fax: 949.367.9984
If you are emailing us, please place “Opt-Out Request” in your email subject line.

Children’s Information
The Website is intended to be used by adults and corporate entities interested in Glaukos. It is not intended for children, and Glaukos does not knowingly collect or store personal information about children under the age of 13.

Reviewing Your Information
You may review and update the personal information we have collected, including your name, phone number, email and postal address, and other information by which you can be personally identified, about you by contacting us at:

229 Avenida Fabricante
San Clemente, CA 92672
Telephone: 949.367.9600
Fax: 949.367.9984

If you are emailing us, please place “Information Review Request” in your email subject line. Note, to protect your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before we disclose or make any corrections to such information.

Your California Privacy Rights
California residents are entitled once a year, free of charge, to request and obtain certain information regarding Glaukos’ disclosure of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. Glaukos does not disclose personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

Do Not Track Signal
Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to the websites with which the user communicates. We do not currently take action in response to those signals. If an industry standard on responding to such signals is established and accepted, we may reassess how to respond to those signals.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our business practices, technological advancements and legal/regulatory environment. Any changes to this Privacy Policy, including information collected and the use and disclosure of information will be posted here. Following any modification, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check our Website periodically.

Questions and Contact Information
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at:

229 Avenida Fabricante
San Clemente, CA 92672
Telephone: 949.367.9600
Fax: 949.367.9984