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Privacy Policy


At Covidien, we understand that protecting your privacy is important. We only collect personally identifiable information about you if you choose to give it to us in connection with submitting a request for research support. Please review this Privacy Statement to learn more about how Covidien collects, uses, shares and protects information online.

Covidien shares personally identifiable data about you with various outside companies or agents working on our behalf to help fulfill business transactions, and we may share personally identifiable data with our company's affiliates. We may also disclose personally identifiable information to respond to appropriate requests of legitimate government agencies or where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations; or where needed for corporate audits or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat. However, we do not share any of your personally identifiable information with third parties for their own marketing use.

When using the Site, you may be required to provide personal data. Your personal data is processed for the purpose of providing you with information concerning products and services related to the Venefit™ procedure and is intended for review by our company and, if need be, by our affiliated companies worldwide, in compliance with Safe Harbor framework and applicable data privacy principles.

You have a right to access, rectify and delete any personal data concerning you. You can exercise these rights by sending us an e-mail to or we reserve the right to request proof of identity before responding your request.

As requestor, you are responsible for notifying other individuals mentioned in your request that their contact information will be processed by Covidien and that they can exercise their data privacy rights in contacting

For the CVI website, Covidien maintains appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect the security of your personal data against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration.