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Privacy Policy

Revised September 21, 2019

Guidant™ respects the privacy of every individual who visits our Website.  This Privacy Policy outlines the information that Guidant™ may collect and how we may use that information.

Personal Data:

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable Guidant™ will not collect any personal identifiable information about you from our Website unless you have provided it to us voluntarily.  If you do not want your personal information collected, please do not submit it to us.  When you do provide us with personal information, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise:  we may store and evaluate that information to better understand your needs and how we can better serve you; we may use that information to contact you; and/or we may provide other third parties with information about visitors and users of our Website.  We do not now and do not intend to sell or rent personal information about you to third parties.

Children:

This web site is not directed towards children. Parents should be aware that Guidant™’s Privacy Policy will govern our use of personal information.  That information which is voluntarily given by children—or others—through our Website may be used to generate unsolicited mail.  Guidant™ encourages all parents to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.

Additional Information Collection:

In some cases, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect technical information when you connect to our site that is not personally identifiable.  Examples of this type of information include the type of web browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the Website from which you linked to our site.

Information Placed Automatically:

When you view our Website, we may store some information on your computer.  This information will be in the form of a “Cookie” or similar file and can help us in many ways.  For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a Website to better match your interests and preferences.  With most web browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block a Cookie or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored.  Please refer to your web browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Third Party Sites:

This Website may contain links to third party websites (“Third Party Sites”).  Because Guidant™ has no control over Third Party Sites, Guidant™ does not endorse, has not reviewed, and is not responsible for information collected about you by Third Party Sites.  Your use of Third Party Sites is solely at your own risk.

Notification of Changes:

Guidant™ may change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time.  Please check this Privacy Policy each time you visit the site so that you are aware of any changes.

Acceptance of Terms:

By using this site you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Guidant™ Website and exit the Website immediately.  Your continued use of the site following the posting of changes to the terms of this Privacy Policy will constitute acceptance of those changed terms.