Terms of Use

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY.

These Terms of Use describe rules for visitors to this Medtronic web site (www.medtronic.se). Accessing any part of this web site indicates that you accept these Terms of Use in full. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, do not use this web site and leave the web site immediately. This web site is owned and operated by Medtronic. Medtronic is the name we use to refer to our whole business, including Medtronic Inc. and any of the companies that it controls, such as its subsidiaries, and any of its affiliates. When we use the words we or our, we mean Medtronic. Medtronic also operates other web sites. These Terms of Use only apply to this web-site and do not apply to any of our other web sites. You should review the terms of use posted on other Medtronic web sites when you visit them.

These Terms of Use were last updated on 17th October 2008. We may change these Terms of Use at any time. Please review the Terms of Use each time you visit the web site. By using this web site, it means you accept the most recent version of the Terms of Use.

ABOUT THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE

 
This web site is funded and operated by Medtronic Limited. The information on this web site is for your general information only. Information you read on this web site cannot replace the relationship that you have with your health care professional and is not intended to affect that relationship in any way. Medtronic does not practice medicine or provide medical services or advice and the information on this web site should not be considered medical advice. You should always talk to your health care professional for diagnosis and treatment.

Health information changes quickly. Therefore, it is always best to confirm information with your health care professional.

This web site contains information about products and therapies authorized in the United Kingdom, and is only intended to be viewed by residents of the United Kingdom. If you live outside the United Kingdom, you may see information on this web site about products or therapies that are not available or authorized in your country.

OUR COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARK 


The materials on this web site belong to or are licensed to us. The materials are protected by copyright laws in the United Kingdom and may also be protected by copyright laws in other countries. There are some important rules about copying these materials. You may e-mail, download, or print copies of the materials on this web site, but only for your personal, noncommercial use (other than where an exception such as fair dealing is permitted by law). When you e-mail, download, or print a copy of the materials on this web site, no documents or related graphics on this web site should be modified or used separately from any accompanying texts and you must also include all copyright and other notices that are in the materials, including the copyright notice on the bottom of the page.

We also own the names we use for our products and services on this web site, and these names are protected by trademark laws in the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries including the United States of America. We may also refer to trademarks which are owned by third parties which are protected by trademark laws in the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries.

An ® following any name on our web site indicates that the trademark has been registered in the United States and/or other countries.

There may be special rules for the use of materials provided on certain parts of this web site. These special rules will be posted near the materials.

For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from this web site other than in accordance with these Terms of Use is prohibited. If you use the materials or trademarks on this web site in a way that is not clearly allowed by these Terms of Use, you are violating your agreement with us and may be violating copyright, trademark, and other laws. In that case, we automatically revoke your permission to use this web site. In the event permission to use this web site is revoked you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this web site. Title to the materials remains with us or with the authors of the materials contained on this web site. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

LINKS TO THIS WEB SITE AND USE OF MEDTRONIC MARKS


You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, and revocable license to link to this web site. Medtronic reserves the right to revoke this license generally, or your right to use specific links, at any time. If Medtronic revokes this license, you agree to remove and disable any and all of your links to this web site immediately.

You agree not to present the link to this web site in such a way that it is associated with advertising or appears to be an endorsement of any organization, product, or service. You agree that the link will not appear on a web site that a reasonable person may consider obscene, defamatory, harassing, grossly offensive, malicious, controversial, or on a web site that infringes intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person and does not otherwise comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Under no circumstances may you "frame" this web site or any of its content or copy portions of this web site to a server. You agree not to display or use the Medtronic logo or trademark in any manner without our prior written permission. You also agree not to link from a web site that is not owned by you and not to misrepresent your relationship with, nor present any other false information about Medtronic.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES


This web site may contain links to web sites not operated by Medtronic. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the materials on any other web sites. We are not responsible for the performance of those web sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other web sites is subject to the terms of use of those web sites, including the privacy policies and copyrights policies of those web sites.

LINKS ON THIS WEB SITE MAY DIRECT YOU TO WEB SITES THAT CONTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT THE USES OF MEDTRONIC PRODUCTS OR THERAPIES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED IN THE COUNTRY WHERE YOU RESIDE MEDTRONIC DOES NOT CONTROL OR ENDORSE OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT, ANY MATERIAL FOUND WITHIN OR ANY RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED BY USING ANY OF THE LINKS ON THIS WEB SITE. IF YOU DECIDE TO ACCESS ANY OF THE THIRD PARTY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, YOU DO SO ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOUR FEEDBACK, COMMENTS AND IDEAS

While we are pleased to receive feedback, comments and ideas from visitors to this web site, please note that any information that you submit through this web site (other than personal information) will be considered non-personal, non-confidential, and non-proprietary. If you submit personal information to us using this web-site, Medtronic’s processing of such personal information shall be subject to our Privacy Statement. Medtronic shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use, information, concepts, know-how or techniques, data, images, sounds, text, materials and other things embodied therein that are submitted for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes to us through this web site and you hereby grant Medtronic an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute them in any medium, and agree that Medtronic is free to use them for any purpose. Medtronic shall have no obligations with respect to material submitted that is not personal.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this web site any material that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance, harassment or inconvenience, or for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals, or which constitutes or encourages conduct that could be considered a criminal offence, could give rise to civil liability or is otherwise contrary to the law of, or infringes the rights of any third party in, the UK or any other country in the world. You shall not post or transmit material which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data). You may not decompile, reverse-engineer or disassemble any part of the web site or its contents or any software used in connection with the web site. You agree not to misuse this web site by hacking or to send or distribute multiple unsolicited junk emails or messages, chain letters or otherwise to interface with or disrupt the service or the networks through which you have access. You may not use this web site for any commercial, profit-making or re-sale purposes, including the systematic extraction and/or re-utilisation of any part of a service or its content. Medtronic shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Medtronic to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of these terms of use.

NO WARRANTIES. ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. MEDTRONIC HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. MEDTRONIC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THIS WEB SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES AND ANY OTHER POTENTIALLY DESTRUCTIVE COMPUTER CODE. MEDTRONIC EXCLUDES ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND OTHER TERMS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONDITIONS IMPLIED BY LAW OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE AND THE USE OF REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL) WHICH BUT FOR THIS LEGAL NOTICE MIGHT HAVE EFFECT IN RELATION TO THIS WEB SITE. YOU ALSO AGREE TO FULLY INDEMNIFY MEDTRONIC FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY BREACH OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER MEDTRONIC NOR ANY PERSON OR COMPANY ASSOCIATED WITH MEDTRONIC SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY KIND OF LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT TO YOU OR A THIRD PARTY FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE OR THE RESULTS AND THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY WEB SITE LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CLAIMS HOWSOEVER ARISING AND INCLUDING BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. THIS LIMITATION IS FOR THE BENEFIT OF MEDTRONIC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND SUPPLIERS MENTIONED ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL TYPES OF LOSSES HOWSOEVER ARISING INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF REVENUE OR BUSINESS OR LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY), SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY WHICH HAS BEEN CAUSED OTHER THAN BY OUR NEGLIGENCE (AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED BY THE UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS ACT 1977) , OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION. NOTHING IN THIS LEGAL NOTICE SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT MEDTRONIC'S LIABILITY FOR FRAUD OR MISREPRESENTATION AS TO A FUNDAMENTAL MATTER, OR ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

OTHER RULES ABOUT THIS WEB SITE
 

In addition to the rules in these Terms of Use and the Privacy Statement, you may be subject to additional terms that may apply when you access particular services or materials on certain areas in this web site, such as by following a link from this web site. Please read our Privacy Statement to learn how we protect and use information that we gather through this web site.

If you violate these Terms of Use or the Privacy Statement in a way that causes harm to others, you agree to hold Medtronic harmless against any liability for that harm.

By using this web site, you agree that the only proper jurisdiction and venue for any dispute with Medtronic, or in any way relating to your use of this web site, is in the courts of England and Wales. You further agree and consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in these courts in connection with any dispute involving Medtronic or its affiliates, employees, officers, directors, agents, or suppliers. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the England and Wales.

QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, AND NOTICES


Medtronic may deliver notice to you by electronic mail, a general notice on this web site, or by written communication delivered by post to your address on record with Medtronic. You may deliver notice to Medtronic by using the Contact Medtronic feature, or at: 

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