Privacy Statement

Application.

This website is owned and operated by Synaptive Medical Inc. and/or its affiliates (“Synaptive”). Synaptive may also, from time to time, operate other websites. This Privacy Statement applies to the use of this website but does not apply to Synaptive’s other websites. You should review the privacy statement posted on these other Synaptive websites when you visit them.

By using this site you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Please read the entire Privacy Statement and our Terms of Use before using or submitting information to any Synaptive website. Except as expressly agreed in writing, this Privacy Statement and the Terms of Use are the complete agreement between you and Synaptive with respect to your use of this site.

The information we receive and how we use it depends on what you do when visiting our site. We collect and use your non-personal information (information that is not identifiable to you personally) differently than your personal information.

Amendments.

This Privacy Statement may be amended at any time, so please review it each time you visit the website and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information. By using this website, you accept the most recent version of the Privacy Statement. The Privacy Statement was mostly recently revised on May 20, 2015.

Collection of Non-Personal Information.

Each time you visit this site to read or download information we may collect certain information about you from your computer's web browser, which may include but is not limited to information such as the internet address of the website from which you accessed our site and the date and time you accessed our site ("non-personal information").

Use of Non-Personal Information.

There are no restrictions on how we can use or share non-personal information. We may use non-personal information to help us make revise our website and for other business purposes. We may prepare reports and other materials using non-personal information, which may be shared with others. All information that is not personal to you or someone else, such as questions or comments submitted via our website, shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Synaptive shall be free to disclose and use the same for any purpose, without any obligation whatsoever to you. By sending a message to Synaptive you acknowledge that such communication, including any ideas, inventions, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such communication, will be considered to be non-confidential, and Synaptive shall have no obligations of any kind with respect to such communication and be free to reproduce, use, disclose, commercialize and create derivative works from it without limitation.

Cookies.

Synaptive may use cookies on its websites. Cookies are text files placed in the browser files of your computer when you visit. The information we collect using cookies is non-personal information. You may decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our websites may not work properly for you if you do.

Collection of Personal Information.

In some places on our website you may have the opportunity to send us personal information about yourself (“personal information”), such as by filling out a registration form, survey or e-mail form. Personal information is information that we can use to specifically identify you, such as your:

  • name
  • telephone number
  • e-mail address
  • date of birth
  • address
  • any other information that identifies or could identify you and relates to you

We may also collect personal information as required by regulatory bodies in order to assure safe and effective use of our products and services.

Use of Personal Information.

By submitting personal information you agree that we may keep a record of it and use it in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Synaptive may use your personal information for our legitimate interests, which include but are not limited to:

  • responding to your requests and enquiries
  • contacting you, via email, regular mail, telephone or otherwise, to provide information we believe may be of interest to you
  • developing and improving programs, products, services and content
  • developing and maintaining records, including records of your personal information
  • enforcing this Privacy Statement and otherwise protecting Synaptive's rights or property
  • protecting someone's health, safety or welfare
  • complying with a law, regulation, court order or other legal process.

Sharing Personal Information.

Synaptive may transfer your personal information to its officers, directors, employees and contractors, and those of its affiliates, provided such entities agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

You agree that Synaptive may share your personal information with third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to:

  • enforce this Statement of Privacy Principles
  • protect our rights or property
  • protect someone's health, safety or welfare
  • comply with a law or regulation, court order, or other legal process

In addition, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

Synaptive will not otherwise disclose your personal information without your permission, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, acquisition or other similar event.

If the collection, use and disclosure of personal information contemplated in this Privacy Statement involves a transfer of the information to jurisdictions located outside your country of residence without equivalent laws and rules regarding personally identifiable information, you may be asked to consent to such transfer and disclosure in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Information About Other Individuals.

If you provide us with personal information about other individuals, including personal health information, please ensure that individual (or his/her personal representative) is aware of the disclosure and consents to the disclosure as well as to our Privacy Statement and Terms of Use.

Updating Information.

If your personal information has changed, please contact us at the address specified below and we will take appropriate steps to update or correct such information in our possession, or to delete your information from our contact list.

Security.

This site takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We also restrict access to your personal information to those employees and contractors who have a legitimate need to know that information. You should keep in mind that no internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, email sent to or from this site may not be secure.

Links to Other Sites.

This website may contain links to websites not operated by Synaptive. This Privacy Statement does not apply to those websites. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others. Synaptive is not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of any other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those sites, including the privacy policies of those sites.

Children’s Privacy.

This site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger. It is our policy to never knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13 (such as a child's name or email address). If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us.

How to Contact Us.

If you have any questions, comments, requests, or concerns related to this Privacy Statement or the information practices of this site, or if you would like to opt out of future communications, please contact us as follows:

Synaptive Medical Inc.
555 Richmond Street West, Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3B1
Canada