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Philips Data Principles

At Philips, we are committed to ethical use of data in our mission to improve people’s lives through meaningful innovation. When using personal data [1], we aim to benefit our customers, patients, and society as a whole. To ensure we handle and use data with great care, we diligently apply the following principles.
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Security

We ensure the security of all data entrusted to us. We operate under global security policies that guide our activities to protect against vulnerabilities and manage any incidents.
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Privacy

We handle all personal data with integrity in compliance with all applicable privacy regulations of the countries in which we operate. We adhere to the Philips Code of Conduct – our binding corporate rules – that governs data transfers and processing within our company. When our business partners process personal data on our behalf, we ensure that they comply with our security and privacy requirements.
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Beneficial

We aim to create innovative solutions that benefit our customers, patients, and society as a whole. We use your personal data in line with your reasonable expectations.

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[1] Most jurisdictions define personal data as information that relates to an identifiable person, and we embrace the following formal definition:

 

‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person; GDPR Article 4.1