Surgical Innovation Associates

Privacy Policy / Terms of Use

  

 

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting www.sia.health (the “Website”) and reviewing the Surgical Innovation Associates, Inc. ("Surgical Innovation Associates," "we," "us," "our") Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy"). Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy states how we handle the personal information we, or our service providers, collect in connection with your use of the Website and how we use and disclose that information.  This Privacy Policy applies to information collected by SIA through the Website or Web property (including, for example, a mobile Web site or application). This Privacy Policy does not describe information collection practices on other sites, including those linked to or from the Website. “Personal Information” for purposes of this Privacy Policy means information, alone or in conjunction with other information, that identifies, or reasonably may be used to identify, you, including, but not limited to, your name, address, phone number, or email address. Should you be asked to provide Personal Information when using this website, that information will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  This Policy is also subject to the provisions of our Website Terms and Conditions, available in our TERMS OF USE below, which are incorporated here by reference.  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you should not use the Web Site. By accessing or using this Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by this Privacy Policy to the extent that it does not conflict with any applicable laws.  If you are under 18 years of age, your parent or guardian must agree to this Privacy Policy on your behalf by clicking to accept or agree when that option is made available.

This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

What Personal Information We Collect
We collect Personal Information directly from you when you interact with us on this Website, such as a submission of an inquiry or completion of a Contact Us form.  Information may include your name and email address.  We may combine the information you submit with other information we have collected from you, whether on- or offline, including, for example, your purchase history.  All data entered via the website is stored securely.

We collect industry standard log data about the browser and operating system you are using, the address of the external or internal page that referred you and your IP address at the time you submit an inquiry or contact us.  We may collect similar information, such as your device type and identifier, if you access the Website through a mobile device.

How We Use Your Personal Information
Surgical Innovation Associates does not use or sell, share or otherwise distribute your Personal Information with any third parties for their marketing purposes. Surgical Innovation Associates will share your Personal Information only in compliance with any applicable laws. Surgical Innovation Associates may use your Personal Information for its business purposes, such as to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests for information, products or services. Other business purposes include, but are not limited to:

  • If you have a business or professional relationship with Surgical Innovation Associates, to develop our business relationship with you;
  • To respond to employment inquiries and consider you for employment;
  • Provide you with marketing communications for products;
  • For our research and development efforts ;
  • For product safety, such as adverse event reporting or to communicate product safety information to you;
  • To enforce the Surgical Innovation Associates Terms and Conditions;
  • To affect the sale or transfer of business assets, to investigate legal issues, enforce our rights, protect our property, or protect the rights, property or safety of others, or as needed to support external auditing, compliance and corporate governance functions;
  • To allow third-parties to provide services to us such as information processing, order fulfillment, product delivery, customer data management, customer research and other similar services, in which case we require these third-parties to protect your information in the same manner as Surgical Innovation Associates is required to protect your information in accordance with any applicable law;
  • For other everyday business purposes such as processing of payment and account management, product development, contract management, website administration, order fulfillment, analytics, fraud prevention, corporate governance, reporting and legal compliance.

In addition, we use and disclose information collected through the Website as we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) as permitted by applicable law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of you, or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

Cookies and Other Technology
A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer by your browser when you visit certain websites. You can find more about the use of cookies on http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

 As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we use a type of cookie called a service cookie to help us make our website work efficiently for you. Our service cookie remembers your registration and login details as well as your IP address as you navigate between pages of our website.

We may also use analytic cookies for the purpose of measuring and analyzing Website usage and activity. An analytic cookie may use a web beacon, which is a transparent graphic image, to capture this usage data.

We may allow the use of third-party cookies to help us analyze certain online activities and improve the Website.  For example, these service providers may help us analyze visitor activity on the Website. We may permit these service providers to use cookies and other technologies to perform these services for Surgical Innovation Associates.  We do not share any Personal Information about you with these third-party service providers, and these service providers do not collect such information on our behalf. Our third-party service providers are required to comply fully with this Privacy Policy.

You can refuse to accept these cookies by following your browser's instructions and adjusting your browser settings (normally found under ‘Options’ or ‘Tools’ or ‘Help’). However, the Website experience may be impacted or the full functionality of the Website may not be available to you. By using the Website with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies, you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies as described in this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure to Subsequent Owner or Operator
If part or all of Surgical Innovation Associates is merged into or sold to another entity, the Personal Information we have about you may be transferred to a third party as part of that transaction. In the event of a merger or sale, your continued use of this site will signify your agreement to be bound by the Privacy Policy and other applicable terms of the subsequent owner or operator. If such a transition were to take place, we will try to ensure that no personally identifiable information that is transferred will be used or shared in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy without your consent.

Children Under the Age of 13
The Website and its contents are not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information of anyone under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any Personal Information.  If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifying information, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe your child is using our website, please contact us at info@sia.health so we can investigate.

Data Security
We use a combination of firewall barriers, encryption techniques, and authentication procedures, among others, designed to protect the security of your data and to protect our systems from unauthorized access.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You may contact us if you wish to view and/or correct the personal information that you provided to Surgical Innovation Associates via the Website, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. You may also contact us if you believe that any inaccurate or inappropriate information has been obtained or provided to others through your use of the Website.

Do Not Track
Our Website does not currently honor “Do Not Track” settings on web browsers and does not offer you the opportunity to request that Surgical Innovation Associates not track your use of the Website, except as may be stated otherwise in this Privacy Policy.

Users Outside the U.S.
This Website is intended for U.S. users only.  Information that is submitted to this Website will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law. 

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at info@sia.health. This website and its Privacy Policy are intended for visitors from the U.S. only.

Last updated August 28, 2018.


 

Terms of Use

Please Read These Terms Carefully

Welcome of Surgical Innovation Associates website ("Website"), a property of Surgical Innovation Associates, Inc., a medical device manufacturer ("Surgical Innovation Associates," "we," or "us"). Your access to and use of this Website will be governed by the following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference ("Terms of Use").  The terms “you” and “user” shall refer to all individuals and entities that access the Website.

YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICES IS CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THESE TERMS OF USE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY, INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS OR USE THE ONLINE SERVICES.

Online Services Content
You understand that this website is offered to provide information about Surgical Innovation Associates business and products, and that Surgical Innovation Associates does not practice medicine or provide medical services or advice. The content of the Website should not be considered medical advice. Diagnosis and treatment decisions, including information regarding which devices or treatment may be appropriate for a particular person, always should be made by a qualified health care professional (“Provider”). None of the content of the Website represents or warrants that any particular device or treatment is safe, appropriate, or effective for a particular person. Without limitation, Surgical Innovation Associates does not recommend or endorse that any specific tests, Providers, devices, products or procedures will be appropriate in any particular circumstance.

The information in this website is intended for healthcare professionals and stakeholders in Surgical Innovation Associates.  Patients should contact their physicians for more information on Surgical Innovation Associates and its products.

Content Ownership
The entire content on this Website is the property of Surgical Innovation Associates or its licensors or is used with the owner’s permission and is protected by United States and International copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.  You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, transmit or commercially exploit any part of the Website except as necessary to use or view the content therein and to create a reasonable number of copies of portions of such content (without modification) for your personal, non-commercial use. All rights in the Website content not expressly granted to you by Surgical Innovation Associates are retained by Surgical Innovation Associates and its licensors.

The Surgical Innovation Associates'' name and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of Surgical Innovation Associates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Surgical Innovation Associates. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.

If you violate any of the Terms of Use, our permission to you to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of Website content.

Third Party Content
We provide users of the Website with access to certain information and content related to Surgical Innovation Associates’, products and/or services. Such services and content may include, without limitation; links to third party websites, and content such as audio and video clips, photographs, graphics, images, text, data, opinions, postings, messages and other similar content ("Third-Party Content").  Third-Party Content is provided for your convenience and reference only.  We do not monitor Third-Party Content and are not responsible for the quality, accuracy, security, functionality, or practices of Third-Party Content. We strongly encourage that you read the terms of use and privacy policies (if any) of such applications and websites if you decide to use them. You agree that Surgical Innovation Associates has no liability for any damage or loss of any type that is a result of your use of or reliance upon Third-Party Content. If your use of or access to any component of the Website requires that you agree to the Terms of Use of any of our affiliates or suppliers, you will be given an opportunity to review such Terms of Use.

Changes to the Terms and Conditions
We may make changes to the Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of such changes means that you accept and agree to the changes. You should check this page from time to time so that you are aware of any changes to the Terms of Use, as they are binding on you.

Access and Account Security
You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Website in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website.
  • Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.
  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
     

No Warranties; Limitation of Liability
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND FOR ANY DAMAGES INCURRED AS A RESULT THEREOF. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WE DO NOT, AND OUR SUPPLIERS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS EACH DISCLAIM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ON BEHALF OF US AND OUR SUPPLIERS, ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE OR WITH THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST SURGICAL INNOVATION ASSOCIATES, ITS PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, LICENSORS AND ITS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE. 

Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Surgical Innovation Associates and its partners, affiliates, service providers, licensors, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, successors and assigns from and against any and all losses, liabilities, damages, and costs, including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising from any claims, actions, or demands related to or alleged to relate to: (a) your use of the Website; (b) your violation of the Terms of Use; or (c) your violation of any intellectual property or other third-party rights or any applicable law in connection with your use of the Website. We reserve the right to assume control of the defense of any third-party claim that is subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting and available defenses.

General Terms
The Terms of Use and the resolution of any dispute related to the Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Minnesota without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any legal action or proceeding against Surgical Innovation Associates shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Hennepin County, Minnesota, and you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision(s) of the Terms of Use is found to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) will be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect. Surgical Innovation Associates' failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Surgical Innovation Associates in writing. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Surgical Innovation Associates with respect to the subject matter herein and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements. You may not assign this agreement to any other party and any attempt to do so is void.

Digital Content & Copyright
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible at this website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that this Website contains links or other references to another online location that contains material infringing your copyrights, you may notify us by providing our copyright agent the information required by the U.S. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512.

Our agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement relating to this website can be reached at: info@sia.health.

Surgical Innovation Associates may occasionally revise these Terms of Use or website content, and we encourage visitors to review the Terms of Use when visiting this website. The Terms of Use in effect at the time of a visitor’s use of our Website will apply. 

Contact
Should you have any questions, please contact info@sia.health

Last updated August 28, 2018.