AtriCure, Inc. (“AtriCure”) is a medical device company that provides innovative solutions designed to decrease the global atrial fibrillation (Afib) epidemic. Our first responsibility is to the patients and customers we serve and as part of that service, AtriCure is committed to safeguarding your privacy.
Personal Information We Collect
AtriCure respects the privacy of visitors to our website and as such, you may browse many areas without providing any personal information. Should you choose to contact us, you will be asked to provide certain personal information, including your name, email address and phone number and the information collected will be utilized solely for the purpose for which you submitted it to us.
Certain areas of the AtriCure website contain information intended only for licensed medical professionals. Accordingly, AtriCure reserves the right to limit these areas to those persons who register and meet the qualifications imposed by us. Licensed medical professionals who choose to register in order to access password-protected areas of the website will be required to provide personal information including their name, profession, email address, mailing address and clinical affiliation. We also collect your username and password when you log into the website.
Job Applicants who apply for a position with AtriCure through our website will have personal information collected which may include name, contact information, prior job history and education, references and other information they choose to include. The personal information of job applicants will be used solely for the purpose of evaluating them for the position to which they applied. Information may also be retained by AtriCure for a period of time, equal to the longest applicable retention period required by law, but only for the purpose of considering the applicant for current or future positions.
Using and Sharing Information Collected
In general, AtriCure will use personal information about you for the purposes of reviewing and verifying registration information; responding to questions or comments; communication with you about our programs, products, and services; solicitation of information through surveys; measure interest in and improve services and content offered on our website; and, for any other purpose for which you submitted personal information to us.
AtriCure may share your information with affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies as well as third-party vendors that are under contract to perform services for or on behalf of AtriCure and who are required to uphold and maintain AtriCure’s policies with respect to privacy and the treatment of your personal information.
AtriCure does not collect or maintain personally identifiable information for marketing or advertising and will not share your personal information with any outside organization, except to the extent it is required for the provision of services described in this policy.
Like most websites, AtriCure may use persistent and session “cookies” on our website to help us serve you better on future visits, help you avoid having to re-enter information, and help us improve the functions of our website. A cookie is a small file that the website places on your computer for future identification purposes. Cookies do not contain or transmit any personally identifiable information from your computer to our website. Your web browser may allow you to disable cookies from this website, however, it is possible, that some features on our website may not fully function if cookies are disabled. By using our website and not disabling cookies, you consent to their use for the described purposes.
Safeguarding Your Information
Consistent with applicable laws and requirements, AtriCure has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, alteration, theft, unauthorized access, or unauthorized disclosure. We evaluate these safeguards on an ongoing basis to help minimize risks from new security threats as they become known. However, as is the case with all websites, we are not able to guarantee 100% security for data collected through our public websites.
In the event that your data is transferred to a country outside of the United States, please note that there may be different standards that apply to how your data may be used and protected. Please be assured that AtriCure has put in place safeguards to ensure that your data is adequately safeguarded and protected irrespective of the country. This includes obtaining written assurances from any third party given access to your data so as to require them to adopt standards that ensure an equivalent level of protection for your data as that adopted by AtriCure.
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.
Our Commitment to Children's Privacy
This website is not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to our website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this website. Any personal information inadvertently collected from children will be promptly erased. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please Contact Us on this website. This does not affect any medical information about children that may be provided by healthcare professionals in connection with product or service information requests.
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 entitles California residents to request information concerning whether a business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please Contact Us on this website. Be sure to include your name and address. If you would like a response via email, please include an email address. Otherwise, we will respond by postal mail within the time required by law.
Update, Modify or Correct Your Information
AtriCure takes reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which it was collected. We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate. Consistent with legal requirements and limitations, AtriCure also permits you to obtain a copy of personal information that we hold about you. To do so, please Contact Us. Please note that we will likely require additional information from you in order to honor the request.
Right to Unsubscribe
You have the right to unsubscribe from any services that we offer if you no longer want to participate. To do so, please Contact Us on this website for additional information. Please note that if you already have requested products or services when you decide to withdraw consent, there may be a short period of time for us to update your preferences and ensure that we honor your request.
Links to Other Websites
This policy applies only to www.atricure.com. Our website may contain links to other websites that are neither owned nor operated by AtriCure. You should carefully review the privacy policies and practices of other websites, as we cannot control and are not responsible for privacy policies or practices of third-party websites that are not ours.
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Mason, OH 45040
Last Updated: August 19, 2016