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These terms and conditions may change
St. Jude Medical reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. We will post modified versions of the terms and condition on our Web site and revise the "last updated" notice at the top of this web page. Your use of this Web site-following any such change-constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms and conditions every time you use this Web site.

Modifications to the site
St. Jude Medical reserves the right to modify or discontinue this Web site (or any portion of this Web site), temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you, and is not obligated to support or update this Web site. St. Jude Medical shall not be liable to you or any third party in the event that we exercise our right to modify or discontinue this Web site (or any portion of this Web site). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Web site shall be subject to these terms.

Use of content
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  • Your use of the information is for informational, personal, and non-commercial purposes only.
  • You do not modify the documents or graphics.
  • You do not copy or distribute graphics separate from their accompanying text and you will not quote materials out of their context.
  • You display the St. Jude Medical, Inc. copyright notice and any trademarks on all documents or portions of documents and retain any other copyright and other proprietary notices on every copy you make.
  • You agree that St. Jude Medical, Inc. may revoke this permission at any time and you shall immediately stop your activities related to this permission upon notice from St. Jude Medical, Inc.
  • The permission above does not include permission to copy the design elements, look and feel, or layout of this Web site. Those elements of the Web site are protected by law, such as trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other laws, and may not be copied or imitated in any manner.

Content is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. The Content owner, unless otherwise indicated, is St. Jude Medical, Inc. If you use the materials or trademarks on this Web site in a way that is not clearly allowed by these Terms and Conditions, 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. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of St. Jude Medical. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to St. Jude Medical and its licensors.

Disclaimer of liability
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WHILE ST. JUDE MEDICAL USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE WEB SITE, ST. JUDE MEDICAL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE IS NOT TAILORED TO YOUR SPECIFIC FACTUAL CIRCUMSTANCES. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING THAT THE GENERAL INFORMATION PROVIDED IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC FACTUAL SITUATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT.

ST. JUDE MEDICAL, ITS PARENTS AND AFFILIATES TOGETHER WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, CONTRACTORS, DIRECTORS, AND OFFICERS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THIS INFORMATION.

USE OF THE WEB SITE AND THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Some portions of the Web site are hosted by third-party service providers. St. Jude Medical cannot be held responsible for any loss arising from the transmission, use of data, or inaccurate data provided by these service providers.

St. Jude Medical, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors, directors, and officers makes no representations or warranties that use of the Web site will be uninterrupted, error-free or completely secure. You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any material you may obtain from the Web site is free of viruses or other potentially harmful devices.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, St. Jude Medical and its employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors shall in no event be liable for any claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses, and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising, including without limitation any compensatory, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a computer or electronic virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if St. Jude Medical has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web site or any Web site with which it is linked. This limitation on liability applies to, but is not limited to, the transmission of any disabling device or viruses which may infect your equipment, failure or mechanical or electrical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems (for example, you cannot access your Internet Service Provider), unauthorized access, theft, bodily injury, property damage, operator errors, strikes or other labor problems or any act of God. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnification
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Any information that you submit to St. Jude Medical is governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated here by reference.

User submissions
You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all information you submit to St. Jude Medical. In addition you agree that any information you post in public areas of the Web site shall not:

  • be fraudulent;
  • infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
  • violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
  • be defamatory, libelous, abusive, threatening or harassing;
  • be obscene, vulgar, profane, indecent or contain, pornography, child pornography, or photographs of unclothed person(s);
  • transmit content that encourages or provides instructional activities about illegal activities, in particular hacking or phishing;
  • solicit other users to join, become members of, or contribute money to any online service or other organization, advocate or attempt to get users to join in legal or illegal schemes or plan or participate in scams involving other users;
  • attempt to resell, redistribute, broadcast or transfer the information or use the information derived from the Web site in a searchable, machine-readable database;
  • contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
  • create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers; or
  • link directly or indirectly to any materials to which you do not have a right to link to or include.

St. Jude Medical reserves the right (but not the obligation) to monitor all user postings and to remove any which it considers in its absolute discretion to be offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms of Use or any applicable law or regulation.

You grant St. Jude Medical a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise, commercialize and exploit the copyright, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in your submission, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to your submissions.

Site funding
The creation and ongoing development of this site is privately funded by St. Jude Medical, Inc. This site does not accept advertising.

Links to third party websites
Some web sites listed on the St. Jude Medical Web site are not managed or monitored by St. Jude Medical, Inc. These web site links are provided only for your convenience. St. Jude Medical makes no representation regarding the information presented on any external Web site, linked pages, or other site listed or any such site's compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

St. Jude Medical, Inc. is not responsible or liable for any damage or loss caused, or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with use or of reliance on any such content or goods or services available through any such Web site.

Global availability of devices and treatments
Because countries worldwide have different laws and regulatory requirements, some medical devices and treatments are available in some countries and not in others. This Web site contains references to St. Jude Medical products and services that may not be available or announced in your country. These references do not imply that St. Jude Medical intends to announce such products or services in your country. Consult your local St. Jude Medical sales representative or email us if you have questions about which products and services may be available.

Copyright
The text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, audio-video clips and materials on this site belong to or are licensed to us. You may download or print copies of these materials for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not publish or post any part of this Web site on another Internet site, publish or broadcast any part of the content on the site on any other media, or modify or alter the content in any way without obtaining the prior written consent of St. Jude Medical, Inc. If you would like to obtain permission, please email us.

Linking to this site
You may link to this site and you agree that the link will not appear on any site that engages in illegal activities or that a reasonable person would find obscene, harassing, defamatory, grossly offensive or malicious. Under no circumstances may you frame this site or portions of this site to another server without prior written permission. Direct linking (a.k.a. "hotlinking") to images, graphics or other content on this site is expressly prohibited. If you would like to obtain permission, you may send an email to us.

Feedback, comments and ideas
If you transmit any ideas, information, concepts, know-how or techniques or materials to us through this site, you hereby grant St. Jude Medical an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute them in any medium, and agree that St. Jude Medical is free to use them for any purpose.

Contact St. Jude Medical
If you have questions regarding the terms of use, please email us or send a letter to the following address:

St. Jude Medical
Attn: AF Division, Marketing Communications
One St. Jude Medical Drive
St. Paul, MN 55117