You can visit much of this Web site without providing us with your personally identifiable information. There may be times, however, when we ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information. Whether or not you provide this information is completely your own choice. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to access certain services, offers, and content on this Web site.
Bard also collects non-personally identifiable information relating to such matters as: the total number of visits to this Web site, the number of visitors to each page of this Web site, the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of our visitors, and the time spent on this Web site. We use this information to understand how our visitors use this Web site so we can improve the customer experience. We may also share non-personally identifiable information with others.
If you contact us to report on your experience, or the experiences of your patient, with the use of our products, we may contact you for follow up information. We may also use the information you provide to submit reports of side effects to government agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or as otherwise required by law or governmental audit. Bard reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information in order to respond to authorized information requests of government authorities, the courts, law enforcement agencies or where required by law, or for corporate audits or to respond to complaints or security threats. Further, if we determine for business reasons to reorganize, sell or transfer a product or all or a part of our business, we may share your personally identifiable information with third parties involved in such transactions, such as actual or prospective purchasers, and other business partners, in which case we will obtain written assurances that such information will be appropriately protected.
Bard will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information to third parties except as provided herein. Personally identifiable information may, however, occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of Bard, or in connection with the business of Bard, for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected. We require that such third parties protect the information and, where appropriate, we will contractually require them to process data transferred only for the purposes expressly authorized by Bard.
In addition, we may transmit your personally identifiable information to another country, but within Bard, for purposes other than direct marketing, such as for storage, or because of where our servers are located. We may also use it to investigate security breaches or cooperate with authorities pursuant to a legal matter. We may also remove all the personally identifiable information and use the rest for historical, statistical, or scientific purposes. This Web site contains links to other sites. Be aware that Bard is not responsible for the privacy practices of non-Bard Web sites. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of any Web sites that you visit through a link on this Web site.
In order to respect the privacy of children online, we do not knowingly collect, maintain, or process personal information submitted by children under the age of 13.
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