Bard Limited and its affiliates (including C. R. Bard, Inc. and its subsidiaries) (collectively, "Bard", “we” or “us”) recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information we may collect from our on-line visitors. To this end, we are committed to using our best efforts to respect the privacy of our on-line visitors. It is our intent to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using information received from and about you with your reasonable expectations of privacy. The following is the way we handle information learned about you from your visit to our Internet site. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Bard Limited.
Some Bard Internet sites may use "cookies" to store and sometimes track information about your on-line visits. Cookies are pieces of information that are sent to browsers from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can tell us how and when pages in an Internet site are visited and by how many people. Cookies are commonly used on Internet sites and do not harm your computer. With the information we can learn through this technology, we hope to improve our sites.
Personally Identifiable InformationBard collects personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, E-mail addresses, or more sensitive information (such as information about health), [only when voluntarily provided by an Internet site visitor]. Any and all such information collected by us is used to provide you or permit selected third parties to provide you with information, products and services that you request from us; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; for our internal business purposes; and in connection with administering our Internet sites, including generating statistical reports about use of our sites.
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This Internet site is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from site visitors in this age group. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us. Parents are urged to monitor and supervise their children's on-line activity.