Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. has a long-standing commitment to safeguarding the privacy of information entrusted to us. The privacy principles and procedures set forth below are intended to tell you how we collect, use, and distribute user information via our primary public website (www.thompsonsurgical.com). This statement does not cover information collected from sources other than Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. websites.
Types and Uses of Personal Information
If you use this website, personally identifiable information about you may be collected and processed by Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. employees. In general, we only collect such information (such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and type of business) when you knowingly provide it to us. Additionally, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. may automatically collect or process personally identifiable information (such as your internet domain or IP address) as part of the operation of this website or during the course of your activities on or use of this website. In nearly all cases this information may be collected or processed by, and transferred to, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. facilities in the United States and in other countries where Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. does business; the information is then subject to the legal systems of those countries. By using this website (which resides in part on servers located in the United States), you unambiguously consent to our collection, processing, transfer or use of this personal information. If you do not consent to any collection, processing, transfer or use of such information, please discontinue use of this website.
Sharing with Other Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. Affiliates
We may share much of our data, including personally identifiable information about you, with our affiliates. To the extent that these entities have access to your information, they will follow privacy practices no less protective than our practices described in this document, to the extent allowed by applicable law.
How Personal Information Is Shared With Third-Parties
Without the user’s consent, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. will not sell, trade, or disclose the user’s personally identifiable information to third parties that want to market products to the user. However, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. may disclose information to third parties assisting us in carrying out a transaction or providing a service for you (e.g., packaging, sending and delivering information to you, clearing financial transactions, or performing statistical analyses of our services). Additionally, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. may disclose information when required by subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process, or in response to activities that are unlawful or a violation of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.‘s rules for use of the website, or to protect and defend the rights or property of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. occasionally uses certain outside companies to help us deliver online communications. These outside companies may collect and use information about customers for marketing purposes, but this information is aggregated and thus not identifiable to a particular user. However, if you would prefer that companies not collect information from your experience on our sites, please visit the PrivacyChoices site at www.privacychoices.org and follow the “opt-out” instructions.
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. has implemented technological and operational security processes to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or unintentional destruction. While no security measure can guarantee against compromise, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. regularly reviews and updates its security measures in an effort to provide appropriate security for all information held by Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.
Modifications to Statement
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. reserves the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice. We indicate the date of the current statement below, so you know when it was last updated.
Access and Accuracy
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. wants to maintain only accurate information about users of the site. You can request individual information that has been gathered about you by contacting Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.. Upon receipt of appropriate identification information, Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. will provide you with access to the personally identifiable information that it maintains about your use of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. websites or which you have supplied to Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. via a Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. website. If you find factual inaccuracies, please notify Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. so that they may be corrected.
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. takes children’s privacy seriously. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. asks children under the age of 13 not to send any personally identifiable information through Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. websites without the consent of their parents or guardians. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. encourages all parents and guardians to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of personal information on the internet. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. will not knowingly collect, use, or disclose to third parties any personal information collected from children, and we are committed to complying with applicable laws and requirements, such as the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
We provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy statement posted on these (and all) third party sites. Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy statements or practices of sites and services controlled by other companies or organizations.
Users should email comments or questions regarding this statement to Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc. or send by mail to:
Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc.
10170 E Cherry Bend Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684