This privacy statement is intended to help site visitors understand how Axis Spine Technologies, Ltd. (“Axis Spine”) collects, uses and safeguards the information you provide on Axis Spine’s websites. Axis Spine may amend this policy without notice. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to this site.
Visitors may browse Axis Spine’s websites without providing any personal information. In some countries where the data privacy laws permit, Axis Spine may ask you for personal data. “Personal Information” (also referred to as “Personal Data” in some jurisdictions) is any information that can be used to identify an individual or that we can link directly to an individual, such as name, address, email address, telephone number or credit card number, as applicable. Personal Information, in some jurisdictions, can even include information that indirectly identifies a person – such as a unique number assigned to a patient by a medical facility or healthcare professional, even absent other identifying information. Health and treatment information pertaining to an identified or identifiable individual is a form of Personal Information also known as Protected Health Information (“PHI”). We will process any PHI and Personal Information collected through the Websites in accordance with applicable law and as explained in this document. If you do not want to provide us this information, please do not utilize these features of the Websites.
Examples of instances where we collect Personal Information, includes if you:
- register for an account or one of our services or events;
- sign up for newsletters;
- ask us a question by contacting us at the information provided in the Contact Us section;
- are a potential patient and on your request we share your information with a surgeon;
- apply for employment with us; or
- are a customer and provide information about your customer or patients.
For example, Axis Spine may occasionally conduct on-line surveys to better understand the needs and profile of Axis Spine’s visitors. Axis Spine also requests personal information if you register and request additional information on Axis Spine’s products and services or if you send Axis Spine a question. Visitors are not required to provide personal information but by choosing not to do so they may be unable to access certain options and services.
You should note that personal information that you provide to Axis Spine through these websites may be used by Axis Spine for marketing and promotional assessments and purposes, its subsidiaries, and affiliates. Axis Spine does not rent, sell, or otherwise distribute your personal information entered on this site to non-affiliated third parties.
If you upload or post patient information (for example, health or treatment information including x-rays or medical images that relate to an individual) to one of our Websites (for example, if you are a healthcare professional, hospital, medical scanning facility or similar health care provider or one of their representatives that is an Axis Spine customer or acting on behalf of an Axis Spine customer), please note that you are responsible for obtaining any consent required under applicable laws from the relevant individual before uploading or posting the information. In addition, you are responsible for complying with all applicable privacy laws. To the extent permitted by applicable law, by using the Websites, you are agreeing to this Policy.
The information we collect is typically related to the product or service requested, such as name and contact details, the nature of the product or service requested, and related information so that we may fulfill requests and respond to them. For example, if you apply for a job with Axis Spine through our website, the information collected will include your qualifications for the position, your education, applicable licenses or certifications, prior job history, references, and any other information that you choose to include about yourself.
We may be required by law to collect certain personal information about you or as a consequence of any contractual relationship we have with you. Failure to provide this information may prevent or delay the fulfillment of these obligations.
Occasionally, Axis Spine may invite users to participate in a survey or poll, for example, to provide feedback on website content, services, or products. Responses will be anonymous unless users choose to provide contact details so that we can provide a user with additional information regarding the survey.
Consistent with applicable laws, Axis Spine uses reasonable and appropriate efforts and measures to safeguard the confidentiality of your information. Axis Spine takes these steps to protect the information from data leaks and misuse. Despite Axis Spine’s efforts, please note that there always remain some risks that your data can be improperly accessed, such as during transmission or as a result of misappropriation. Axis Spine may share fully anonymized (statistical or aggregated) non-personal information about Axis Spine’s users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties to help Axis Spine customize the websites’ content and advertising.
In the rare event that Axis Spine is acquired by another Company, Axis Spine wants to inform you of the possibility that personal information that you may share with Axis Spine can be transferred to the buyer or transferee in connection with that asset transfer. Axis Spine reserves the right to disclose user information if required or permitted by law. Also, please note that Axis Spine may disclose personal information when Axis Spine believes, in good faith, that Axis Spine must in the event of a public health risk or emergency situation.
If you need to update or correct your personal information profile you may do so directly on these websites or by contacting
Axis Spine at the address below.
When filling out our contact form, we will need your name, email address, country and visitor profile in order to provide you with
a response. In providing us this data, you give Axis Spine permission to use the data for the above purposes only.
Google, a U.S. company, places a cookie as part of their “Analytics” service. Axis Spine is using this service to keep track and better understand how visitors use our websites. Google may share this information with third parties, if required by law, or when Google has information being processed through third parties. Axis Spine has neither influence on this process nor have they allowed Google to use the collected analytical data for other Google services. Information that is being collected by Google will be anonymized to the extent possible. Your IP-address will not be provided. Data used for analytics is transferred and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google maintains the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
These websites use the Google Maps service. This service allows for geographical maps and travel directions to be displayed on our websites. When using Google Maps a number of cookies will be stored, for example to remember the zoom level. Information that is being collected by Google will be anonymized to the extent possible. Your IP-address will not be provided. Data used for analytics is transferred and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google maintains the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Security of personal data is of great importance to us. To protect your privacy, we use secured connections (Secure Sockets Layer or SSL) that protects all information between you and our websites when you send personal data to us.
Legal Situations Requiring Disclosure
Axis Spine reserves the right to disclose user information in very infrequently occurring legal situations, such as when Axis Spine has reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Axis Spine’s rights or property, other company website users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Axis Spine may disclose personal information without notice to you in response to a subpoena, when Axis Spine believes in good faith that the law requires it, or to respond to an emergency situation.
Policies for Children
Axis Spine does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children under 13 years of age.
This website may contain links to third-party (“external”) websites. Axis Spine does not endorse or make any representations or warranties for the accuracy of content located on linked external websites. Axis Spine is not responsible for any linked external website’s privacy policies, content, products, data collection procedures, materials, software, business activities, etc.
If you have any questions or if you have a complaint about Axis Spine’s data privacy practices, please contact Axis Spine at the address below:
Axis Spine Technologies, Ltd.
153-155 London Road
Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP3 9SQ
Phone: +44 (0)330 123 0535s