PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT CAREFULLY.
Privacy is very important to us. We also understand that privacy is very
important to you. This Privacy Statement tells you how we protect and use
information that we gather through this web site. This web site and this Privacy
Statement are intended for an U.S. audience.
This Privacy Statement was last revised on January 16, 2006. We may change
this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. Significant changes to
the Privacy Statement are discussed below in the Section called "Changes to the
Privacy Statement." We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time
you visit the web site.
By using this web site, you agree to the terms of the most recent version of
rules about your use of this web site. Except as written in any other
and Innovative Neurotronics with respect to your use of this web site. You may
be subject to additional terms that may apply when you access particular
services or materials on certain areas in this web site, or by following a link
from this web site.
The information we receive, and how we use it, depends on what you do when
visiting our web site. We collect and use your non-personal information
(information that is not identifiable to you personally) differently than your
WHAT IS NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Non-personal information is information we collect through this web site that
does not identify you as an individual person. It may include information such
as the following:
- the type of web browser software you use (for example, Netscape Navigator or
- the name of the domain from which you access the Internet
- the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to our
- the date and time you access our web site
- which pages you have visited on our web site
- personal information that has been de-identified
If you visit our web site to read or download information, such as
information about a health condition or about one of our products, we may
collect certain non-personal information about you from your computer. This
information is collected from your computer's web browser: If you only read or
download information on our web site, we do not collect or learn your name,
e-mail address, home address, or other personal information about you. We may
place a text file called a cookie in the browser files of your computer when you
visit. The cookie may be stored on your computer's hard drive. The information
that we collect using cookies is non-personal information. US Government
Information Bulletin (I-034) contains a good description of cookie technology
at: http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/i-034.shtml. You are always free to
decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our web site may
not work properly for you if you do so. We will not allow third parties to place
cookies on our web site.
WHAT DOES INNOVATIVE NEUROTRONICS DO WITH NON-PERSONAL
Because non-personal information cannot identify you or be tied to you in any
way, there are no restrictions on the ways that we can use or share non-personal
information. We are always looking for ways to better serve you and improve this
web site. We will use non-personal information from you to help us make this web
site more useful to visitors. We also will use non-personal information for
other business purposes. For example, we may use non-personal information or
aggregate de-identified personal information to:
- create reports for internal use to develop programs, products, services or
- customize the information or services that are of interest to you
- share it with or sell it to third parties
- provide aggregated "traffic statistics" and "response rates" to third
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Personal information is information we collect through this web site that we
can use to specifically identify you, such as your:
- telephone number
- e-mail address
- medical device serial number
- personal health information
- date of birth
In some places on this web site you have the opportunity to send us personal
information about yourself. For example, you may fill out a registration form, a
survey, or an e-mail form.
You also may choose to allow us to personalize your visits to the web site,
in which case we will ask you for certain personal information to make your
visits to our web site more helpful to you. When this information is combined
with the non-personal information that we collect through cookies (described
above), we will be able to tell that you have visited our web site before and
can personalize your access to our web site, for example, by telling you about
new features that may be of interest to you.
HOW DOES INNOVATIVE NEUROTRONICS KEEP AND USE PERSONAL
We may keep and use personal information we collect from you through this web
site to provide you with access to this web site. In addition, we may keep and
use your personal information:
- to respond to your requests
- to personalize your access to our web site, for example, by telling you
about new features that may be of interest to you
- to develop records, including records of your personal information
- to contact you with information that might be of interest to you, including
information about clinical trials and about products and services of ours and of
- for analytical purposes and to research, develop and improve programs,
products, services and content
- to remove your personal identifiers (your name, e-mail address, social
security number, etc). In this case, you would no longer be identified as a
single unique individual. Once we have de-identified information, it is
non-personal information and we may treat it like other non-personal information
- to enforce this Privacy Statement and other rules about your use of this web
- to protect our rights or property
- to protect someone's health, safety or welfare
- to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal
DOES INNOVATIVE NEUROTRONICS EVER SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH
Innovative Neurotronics will not share your personal information collected
from this web site with an unrelated third party without your permission, except
as otherwise provided in this Privacy Statement.
In the ordinary course of business, we will share some personal information
with companies that we hire to perform services or functions on our behalf. For
example, we may use different vendors or suppliers to ship you products that you
order on our web site. In these cases, we provide the vendor with information to
process your order such as your name and mailing address. In all cases in which
we share your personal information with a third party, we will not authorize
them to keep, disclose or use your information with others except for the
purpose of providing the services we asked them to provide.
We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information, except in
conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition.
We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response
to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation. We may cooperate
with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting web site
visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior which is harmful to other
visitors (or illegal).
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that
the disclosure is necessary to:
- enforce this Privacy Statement and the other rules about your use of this
- protect our rights or property
- protect someone's health, safety or welfare
- comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal
Please note: In addition to the ways that we may keep, disclose, and use
information described in this Privacy Statement, we also may keep, disclose, and
use personally identifiable information that you give us through this web site
in ways that we believe are consistent with FDA and other governmental guidance,
directions, regulations, and laws.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE PRIVACY STATEMENT CHANGES?
If we decide to make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, we will
post a notice on the homepage of our web site for a period of time after the
change is made.
WHAT ABOUT PRIVACY ON OTHER WEB SITES?
This web site may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites
may be operated by Innovative Neurotronics, and some may be operated by third
parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review,
control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others. This
Privacy Statement does not apply to any other web site, even the other
Innovative Neurotronics web sites. We are not responsible for the performance of
web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them.
Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we recommend that you review each
web site's privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the
adequacy of these practices.
DOES INNOVATIVE NEUROTRONICS EVER COMMUNICATE DIRECTLY WITH VISITORS
TO THIS WEB SITE?
We may contact you periodically by e-mail, mail or telephone to provide
information regarding programs, products, services and content that may be of
interest to you. In addition, some of the features on this web site allow you to
communicate with us using an online form. If your communication requests a
response from us, we will send you a response via e-mail. The e-mail response or
confirmation may include your personal information, including personal
information about your health, your name, address, etc. We cannot guarantee that
our e-mails to you will be secure from unauthorized interception.
ARE THERE SPECIAL RULES ABOUT CHILDREN'S PRIVACY?
We care about protecting the online privacy of children. We will not
intentionally collect any personal information (such as a child's name or e-mail
address) from children under the age of 13. If you think that we have collected
personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us.
WHAT ABOUT WEB SITE SECURITY?
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss,
misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You
should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or
error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure,
and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send
to us via e-mail.
HOW TO CONTACT INNOVATIVE NEUROTRONICS.
If you have questions or
comments about this Privacy Statement, please send us an email at email@example.com or contact us in writing at:
3600B N. Capital of TX Hwy
Austin, TX 78746