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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the websites of Astute Medical, Inc. Your use of our websites is subject to this Privacy Policy, which you may at any time print or download (or request a printed copy by contacting us as specified below). It is the policy of Astute Medical to respect the privacy of visitors to our websites. We invite you to read the following information carefully so that you fully understand the care with which we intend to treat your personal information. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use the astutemedical.com websites.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised policy on our websites. It is your responsibility to determine the current privacy policy before providing us with any personal data.

Astute Medical will only collect, store or use personally identifiable data, such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, through this website when it is voluntarily submitted to us. It is our intent to inform you before we do that, and to also tell you what we intend on doing with any submitted information. You will always have the option of not providing such information, and this will not limit your access to much of Astute Medical’s websites should you chose not to provide this information. You may, however, be unable to access certain options and/or services). We will use your personally identifiable data to respond to your request, if any. From time to time, we may refer to your information to help us better understand your needs and how to better serve you. We will not sell or otherwise transfer the personally identifiable information you provide at our websites to any third party unless this is disclosed to you when you submit your information.

You have certain rights regarding your personally identifiable data, subject to some local laws. These include the following rights to:

– Access or rectify your personally identifiable data;
– erase your personally identifiable data or restrict our use of your personally identifiable data;
– lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.
– If you would like to discuss or exercise such rights, please contact us at the details below.

We use information collected by Google Analytics data collection and cookies to store your preferences, improve website navigation, make personalized features and other services available to you, compile and analyze aggregate statistics and trends, and otherwise help administer and improve our websites. You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. However, they are an important part of how our websites work, so you should be aware that if you choose to refuse or remove cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our websites. If you don’t want our websites to use cookies, you may be able to change the settings to have your browser refuse certain cookies or notify you before accepting cookies. To do so, please follow the instructions provided by your browser which are usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility. Where you provide registration information, cookies can also be used to identify you when you log onto one of our websites or portions of the websites. We reserve the right to make full use of information that is not in personally identifiable form. You may learn more about the privacy policy of Google Analytics at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not provide us with personal data through the astutemedical.com websites.

From time to time, we may use your information obtained via our websites to send e-mail and postal mail supplying customers with the most recent product and service information, as well as other information we think may be useful to you. We may also contact website visitors via e-mail regarding their account status, and about changes to any relevant agreements or policies. We sometimes also use this data to establish a profile for your company, or collectively for some or all of our customers, to help us make business decisions, such as what kinds of new products we should be developing. We will also use it for other internal business purposes including aggregating information, data warehousing and mining, cross matching databases and pooling data for effective data management, to understand your needs, improve security of data, for statistical analysis, devising, deploying and measuring marketing campaigns and group wide sharing and for such and other reasonable business purposes and operational efficiency improvement. We may remove information when it becomes out of date or inaccurate or when properly requested by you (subject to any legal duty or requirement we may have to preserve it).

For our customers in Switzerland and the European Union, please note that Astute Medical operates also through its direct and indirect subsidiaries in countries outside of Switzerland and the European Union (including the U.S.). If you use our websites, all information, including personal information, will be transferred to Astute Medical or its contractors or affiliates in the United States. Although this may include recipients of information located in countries where there may be a lower level of legal protection for your personal information than in your location country, we will protect your information in accordance with requirements applicable to your information. By using our websites, you unambiguously consent to the transfer of your personal information and other information to the United States and elsewhere for the purposes and uses described herein.

Occasionally, we may be required to disclose the information you provide to us upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, or if required to co-operate with law enforcement investigations or government contract compliance reviews. We reserve the right to make any such disclosures as may be required for our compliance to such requests.

We take appropriate technical and organizational steps to safeguard the information you provide to us and protect it from unauthorized access, loss, destruction or alteration. For example, web page elements transmitting personal or financial information are encrypted from your client PC to our servers (which are located in the United States) using the standard known as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). Beyond the SSL encryption your data is protected once it reaches our network through the use of secure network firewalls. No system can be 100% secure however. For this reason, Astute Medical does not guarantee, and you should not expect, that information you provide shall remain private under all circumstances.

We will keep your personally identifiable data for as long as we have a relationship with you. Once our relationship with you has come to an end, we will retain your personal information for a period of time that enables us to:

– Maintain business records for analysis and/or audit purposes;
– Comply with record retention requirements under the law;
– Defend or bring any existing or potential legal claims;
– Deal with any complaints;
– Enforce our commercial agreements.

We will archive your personally identifiable data when it is no longer required for these purposes and deleted them as soon as their retention is not necessary anymore.

As a convenience to our visitors, this website may contain links to a number of third party websites that we believe may offer useful information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites, or any other websites not owned by Astute Medical. We suggest contacting those websites directly for information on their own privacy policy.

If you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at info@astutemedical.com

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