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Privacy Policy

At Thoratec, we are committed to respecting your privacy. Whether you choose to provide us with your information via e-mail, postal mail or telephone, we will treat it in a responsible manner. At your request, we may add your name and contact information to our customer database. Rest assured that each time you hear from us, we will provide an opportunity for you to "opt out" of future communications. We are dedicated to constantly improving our website. For this reason, we use cookies to collect general, anonymous information about how the website is used. Please be aware when you link to other websites that each website follows its own privacy policy.

For persons located in the EEA: The EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is in force from 25 May 2018. The GDPR amends and updates the rights you have in relation to your personal data, and what companies that process your personal data are permitted and required to do. It also requires that we provide you with the following information in addition to that which you have already received: This supplemental notice supersedes any information you have already received from us.PDF Read full updates for the EU General Data Protection Regulation.


Legal Notice

Thoratec Corporation ("Thoratec") product information is intended for professionals within the medical community. Interested persons outside of the healthcare profession should address all questions to their physicians and/or surgeons.

All content of this Internet site is owned or licensed by Thoratec and is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties. You may download site content only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes, but no modifications or further reproduction of the content is permitted. Thoratec Corporation may grant limited reuse of its artwork and photography. Authorization grants you a non-exclusive, limited, revocable right and license to use the specified material in the specified context. Licenses are for one-time use only in the form you identified; additional permission must be requested for subsequent use. Licensed material may not be used in any advertising or promotional materials, or to support or endorse any company, product, service, or health-related claim, without additional written permission from Thoratec Corporation. Thoratec reserves all rights not specifically granted in license details and terms and conditions, and makes no representations or warranties with respect to licensed materials. By acceptance of the license, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Thoratec and its representatives from any claims arising from your use of licensed material. Licenses are not transferable or subject to sublicensing without Thoratec's written permission.

Thoratec will use reasonable efforts to include up-to-date information on this Internet site, but makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information provided. Thoratec shall not be liable for any damages or injury (direct, consequential or otherwise) resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this Internet site, or from your reliance on any information provided on this Internet site.

Unless otherwise agreed, any communications you send to this Internet site or otherwise to Thoratec by electronic mail are on a non-confidential basis, and Thoratec is under no obligation to refrain from reproducing, publishing, or otherwise using them in any way or for any purpose. Thoratec shall be free to use the content of any such communications, including developing, manufacturing and/or marketing goods or services.

The sender of any communications to this Internet site (or otherwise sent to Thoratec) shall be responsible for the content and information contained therein, including its truthfulness and accuracy.

This Internet site is provided as a service to its visitors. Thoratec reserves the right to delete, modify or supplement the content of this site at any time for any reason without notification to anyone.



The trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress of Thoratec featured in this Internet site are protected by the laws of the United States and international treaties. THORATEC the THORATEC LOGO, THORATEC CORPORATION, HEARTMATE, HEARTMATE II, THORALON, TLC-II, HEARTTOUCH, CARDIOFLEX , and GOGEAR are all registered trademarks of Thoratec Corporation. CENTRIMAG, PEDIMAG and PEDIVAS are registered trademarks of Thoratec LLC. IVAD, PVAD, LIFE RESTORED and SAVE. SUPPORT. RESTORE. are trademarks of Thoratec corporation. Use of Thoratec's registered trademarks, trademarks, service marks, trade names and/or trade dress without prior written authorization from Thoratec is strictly prohibited. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners.


Links to Third Party Sites

This Internet site may provide links or references to other sites originating from other companies, individuals or organizations but Thoratec assumes no responsibility for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from that content. Any links to such other sites are provided as merely a convenience to the users of this Internet site, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Thoratec of the linked site.


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