Effective Date: 2/8/2019

Like most other websites and services, NuVasive and our partners may use cookies and similar technology to facilitate the functionality of our Site and Services and to enhance your user experience.

What are cookies?

For more information about cookies and similar technologies please read below:

  • Cookies: Cookies are small data files (usually consisting of letters and numbers) that may be placed on your browser or device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used to help facilitate the operation of websites, to help them work more efficiently, and to provide analytic information. They cannot pass on computer viruses, retrieve other data from your computer’s hard drive, or capture your email address.
  • Google Analytics: Analytical cookies collect and process information that is used in aggregate form to gain insights on user activity and improve the content and functionality of the website.
  • Flash Cookies: A Flash Cookie is a small data file placed on a computer using Adobe Flash or similar technology that may be built into your computer or downloaded or installed by you to your computer. These technologies are used to personalize and enhance your online experience, facilitate processes, and personalize and store your settings.
  • Web Beacons: A web beacon is a very small clear picture file used to keep track of your navigation through a single website or a series of websites. They may also be referred to as “web bugs” or “clear gifs”. Web beacons may be used with cookies to gain an understanding of how a website’s users navigate through the website.
  • SDKs: SDKs are blocks of code provided by our partners that may be installed in our mobile applications. SDKs can help us understand how you interact with our mobile applications and collect certain information about the device and network you use to access the application or the other applications installed on your device.
  • Local Storage: Local storage includes HTML5 local storage and browser cache. These web applications can store data locally on your browser or device.

If you use or access Seismic Services, additional cookies may apply which include:

  • Essential Cookies: These are Cookies that are required to provide you with features or services that you have requested (e.g. enable you to log into secure areas of the site).
  • Functionality Cookies: Functional Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Seismic Services. These technologies allow for content to be personalized to you (e.g. greet you by name and remember your preferences such as choice of language or region).
  • Analytical Cookies: These Cookies allow us to understand how visitors use the Seismic website/application.
  • Third-Party Cookies: A Third-Party Cookie is placed on your device from a domain other than the one you are visiting. Third-Party Cookies are placed so that that a site can remember something about you at a later time. Seismic Services do not have control or access to such Cookies.
  • Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies: “Session Cookies” are temporary Cookies that are only stored on your device while you are visiting the application and “Persistent Cookies” are Cookies that are stored on your device for a period of time after you leave our site. The length of time a persistent Cookie stays on your device varies from Cookie to Cookie. Persistent Cookies are used to store your preferences so that they are available for the next visit, and to keep a more accurate account of how you access and utilize Seismic Services.

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.

You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website, but note that the functionality of the website may become reduced or unavailable. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, you may visit:

www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data and the choices Google may offer to control these activities, you may visit:


You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through:


Further information concerning Google’s terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at:


How often will you update this Cookie Notice?

We may update this Cookie Notice from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Notice regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the top of this Cookie Notice indicates when it was last updated.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at [email protected].