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Privacy Policy


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.

Collective Data

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 Information

Bard 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. We may share any information you provide to us (i) when you give us your consent to share this information, (ii) when we need to share your information to provide a service that you have requested or to permit selected third parties to provide you with such a service, or (iii) when we are required by law to disclose information. We also reserve the right to disclose collected information in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Bard, our customers, or others. Collected information may also be used in connection with our use of Google Analytics, as reference below. You will not receive E-mail as a result of visiting this site unless you request it. Should you wish for your details to be removed from the Bard database, please contact us either via,post: Bard Limited, Forest House, Tilgate Forest Business Park, Brighton Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9BP, or telephone: 01293 527888

Links to Other Sites

As a resourceto our visitors, Bard may provide links to other Internet sites. Please be aware that we do not control other Internet sites and that, in any case, this Internet Privacy Policy does not apply to those Internet sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every Internet site you visit.


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 informationfrom a child under the age of 13, please contact us. Parents are urged to monitor and supervise their children's on-line activity.


Any changes to this Internet Privacy Policy may be made at any time without notice. Please be sure to check this page periodically for updates to this policy.

Other Terms

Your use of this site is subject to our Terms of Use.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate yourIP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

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