Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


General Statement

www.BMTsurgical.com (this "Web Site", "Site") is owned and operated by BMT Medizintechnik GmbH ("us", "we", "our", "BMT" or the "Company").

ATTENTION: Please read this statement carefully before using the site: www.BMTsurgical.com . Your use of this web site constitutes your acceptance in full of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, please do not use this site.

BMT operates the Site and reserves the right to change the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time without notice and any modifications are effective when they are posted here . BMT reserves the right, in its discretion, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove portions of BMT content available on the Site at any time and to restrict the use and accessibility of the Site. You are responsible for reviewing information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your use of the Site after such changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of Terms of Use and Privacy Policy as modified. If you are accessing this Site as a representative of an organization, these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy bind both you individually and the organization and references to "you" and "your" shall be construed to apply to you individually and the organization.

As a condition of your use of this Site, you will not use the Site or the information contained herein (the "Site Information") for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. You will not use this Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overload or impair the operation of this Site or use by third parties.

Terms of Use

Copyright

The contents of this Site are Copyright 2011 BMT Medizintechnik GmbH. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of part or all of the contents in any form without the prior written permission of BMT is prohibited except in accordance with the following Terms of Use. BMT consents to you browsing these World Wide Web pages on your computer or printing copies of extracts from these pages for your personal use only and not for redistribution unless consented to in writing by BMT. Individual documents in our World Wide Web pages may be subject to additional terms indicated in those documents. The use of this Site and the content therein is permitted to private, noncommercial use. The use of press releases and other documents classified as public is permitted in public communications if the source of the information has been stated.

Trademarks

No mention is made of rights with respect to other trademarks, service marks or trade names whether registered or not, which may attach to certain words or signs used herein. The absence of such mention, however, in no way implies that there is no protection of these marks, trade names, words or signs.
Please note that any product, process or technology described in this Site may be the subject of other Intellectual Property Rights reserved by BMT or a third party. No right to use such Intellectual Property Right is granted hereunder.

BMT Catalogues

All catalogues are licensed under a Creative Commons License - Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

Confidential Information

Certain restricted product information is available on this Site only to licensed customers, representatives or distributors of BMT that are registered to receive information via passwords issued by BMT. This restricted information is considered confidential and proprietary information of BMT. If you are a registered customer or a representative of a registered customer, BMT authorizes you to download, copy, distribute and use the restricted information for yourself or, if applicable, only within your organization, and only for the intended purposes authorized by BMT. You shall not transfer your password to unauthorized parties. You will immediately notify BMT of any unauthorized use of your password. You are responsible for use of your password. You will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Site Information or area within this Site.

Submissions

Any information or material you submit to this Site by any means will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be used by BMT for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation the development and/or provision of products and services except that all personal data submitted to this Site will be used by BMT in accordance with its Privacy Policy.

No Warranties; Limitation of Liability; Indemnity

This Site and all site information is provided "as is". BMT makes no warranties, expressed or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or non -infringement of intellectual rights.
In no event will bmt or its managers and/or officers and/or employees be liable for any incidental consequential or indirect damages arising out of the use or inability to use this site or any site information.
You agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold BMT harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of this Site or any Site Information.
BMT makes no representations or promises to develop, provide or market any product or service discussed on this Site, and you shall not rely on the information provided or the prospect of availability of any product or service currently in development or currently anticipated to be made available in the future.

Linking

This Site may from time to time could contain links to third-party Web sites. It may also be linked with other Web sites, either with or without the consent of BMT. In either case, the linked (or linking) Web sites are not under the control of BMT and BMT is not responsible for the content of any linked Web site or any link contained in a linked Web site. BMT reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. BMT does not endorse companies, institutions, organizations, or products to which it links (or is linked). If you decide to access any of the third-party Web sites linked to this Site, or if you link to this Site from some other Web site, you do this entirely at your own risk. If you link to another Web site, you are leaving the BMT Web site. BMT is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any pages linked to this Site.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use are found to be unlawful or unenforceable in any respect, the court shall reform such provision so as to render it enforceable (or, if it is not possible to reform such provision so as to make it enforceable, then delete such provision). As so reformed or modified, the court shall fully enforce these Terms of Use.

Assignment

BMT may assign its rights and duties under these Terms of Use to any party at any time without notice to its users. See BMT's Privacy policy relating to the collection and use of information through this Site.

Privacy Policy

Introduction

BMT is committed to protecting the privacy of your information. This Privacy Statement describes BMT's Web site privacy practices. BMT has therefore established this Privacy Policy to assist you to understand how BMT collects and uses personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"). By using the Web Site and any other linked pages, features, content, software (including any browser plug-in software), data or our hosted application service or related support services (collectively, the "Website" or the "Services"), you are agreeing to the collection and use of Personal Information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that BMT does not own or control, or to individuals that BMT does not employ or manage.

Collection of Personal Data Including E-Mail Addresses

BMT takes your privacy seriously. We respect and protect the privacy of our users and take appropriate steps to safeguard your personal information.

We collect the information you give us when you visit our Web Site and use it to download or view specific product information or when you request to be contacted. You may use this Web Site to register to receive additional information (i.e. newsletters) or products from us. When you register, we ask you for contact information like your name, postal address and e-mail address.

We sometimes supplement the information that you provide with information that is received from third parties. For instance, if inaccurate postal or zip codes are received, we will use third party software to fix them.

BMT Email Marketing Communication Policy

BMT sends promotional email only to:

  • Customers
  • People who have given consent to BMT to receive promotional email
  • People on rented email lists who have given permission to the list owner to receive third-party promotional email
  • All of the abovementioned who have not opted out after having received promotional email from us.

In each promotional email, we provide an easy and clear way to opt out of future BMT email. Opt-out requests using the opt-out link in our emails are processed automatically and go into effect immediately. Opt-out requests sent by the following email info@bmtsurgical.com are processed within 10 business days. When sending email to rented email lists, we suppress addresses of those people who have opted out of BMT email in the past.

We always disclose our identity in mass email communications, including the address of our headquarters location. We never use deceiving header information or subject lines. We never send mass, promotional email to email addresses "harvested" from websites. We never, under any circumstances, rent or sell email addresses to any other company or individual. When coordinating with our resellers for the purpose of follow-up on sales inquiries made to us, we provide full contact information of the inquirer to the reseller, including email address, so the reseller can follow up on the inquiry.

Use of Personal Data

We process your Personal Data only for specific and limited purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. When we ask you for Personal Data, we tell you the purposes for which we will process that data.

Some of these purposes include the following:

  • We may contact you occasionally to inform you of new services we will be providing, or special offers, events or articles we think will be of interest to you.
  • We may send you regular updates by e-mail or by post on BMT organized or related events.
  • We may send you requested product information and promotional material.
  • We may use your Personal Data for marketing purposes and market research.
  • We may use your Personal Data internally to help us improve our products and services and to help resolve any problems.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties, except under these limited circumstances:

  • Personal Data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of BMT, or in connection with the business of BMT for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, sometimes a third party may have access to your Personal Data in order to handle our mailings on our behalf.
  • We may share or transfer the information in our databases to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Web Site, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event.
  • Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Data to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data.

Anonymous data collected through this Web Site

In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Web Site. This technology does not identify you personally; it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Web Site. We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Web Site and our e-mail updates, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.

Cookies

In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use "cookies" that collect the first level domain name of the user and the date and time you accessed this Web Site. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters. This information is sent to your computer when you use the Web Site and it's stored on your computer, subject to your cookies storage preferences, so that we can uniquely identify a user's browser.

We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web Site. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on a network, or in this case, the Internet. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information, such as determining how many of our visitors are from Europe, North America, Asia, etc..

User Communications

When you send email or other communication to BMT, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Privacy Policy applies only to www.BMTsurgical.com and to other BMT URLs through or from which you have reached this Web Site. This Web Site could contain hyperlinks to web sites that are not operated by BMT. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party web sites or any association with their operators. We do not control these web sites and are not responsible for their data or privacy practices. We urge you to review any privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any Personal Data about yourself.

Information Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

Access to Personal Data is for restricted to designated BMT employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.

Special Note for Parents and Children Under Age 18

The site you are visiting is a general audience site. The Web Site is not directed to persons under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personal information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from people under 18. If we become aware that a person under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our files. If you are under 18, do not attempt to provide us any information about yourself.

Questions?

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy or concerns about the way we process your Personal Data, please contact us by e-mailing us at na@bmtsurgical.com



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Last updated: 2017-02-07