Effective Date of these Online Terms of Use: 16 september 2015

These Online Terms of Use apply solely to AdvancedHeartTherapies.com. They do not apply to any Abbott web sites that do not link to these Online Terms of Use or to any third-party web sites. Your use of AdvancedHeartTherapies.com is subject to these Online Terms of Use and the Privacy and Cookies Policy. Without prejudice  to your rights under applicable law, Abbott reserves  the right to amend these Online Terms of Use to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes and good business practices.  If Abbott changes these Online Terms of Use, an updated version of these Online Terms of Use will reflect those changes and we will notify you of such changes by updating  the effective  date at the top of these Online Terms of Use. By accessing  or using AdvancedHeartTherapies.com, you agree that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound  to the current  version of these Online Terms of Use which you may view when accessing this website. If you disagree  with these Online Terms of Use, or are dissatisfied  with this website, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.


You acknowledge and agree that: Although we strive to provide  the latest developments relating  to our products and services on this website, we do not warrant  the accuracy,  effectiveness and suitability  of any information contained on this website. Each person assumes full responsibility and all risks arising from use of AdvancedHeartTherapies.com. The information is presented "AS IS" and may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Abbott reserves  the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the information contained on this website at any time without any prior notification. Abbott makes  no representations or warranties of any kind or nature with respect to the information or content posted on this website. Abbott hereby disclaims al representations and warranties, whether express or implied created  by law, contract or otherwise, including, without limitation, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement. In no event shall Abbott be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special (including  loss of profit) consequential or incidental damages arriving from or in connection with the existence  or use of this website, and/or the information  or content  posted on this website, regardless  of whether Abbott has been advised as to the possibility  of such damages. Abbott is not responsible, and provides no warranty whatsoever,  for the accuracy, effectiveness, timeliness and suitability  of any information or content obtained from third parties, including any hyperlinks to or from third-party sites. Such information should, therefore, be considered  as suspect and is not endorsed by Abbott.


You understand,  acknowledge, and agree to the following: By using this website,  you agree not to disrupt or intercept  our electronic  information  posted onthe website  or on any of our servers. You also agree not to attempt to circumvent  any security features of AdvancedHeartTherapies.com, and to abide by all applicable,  local, state, federal and international  laws, rules and regulations.You grant to Abbott the right to use all content  you upload or otherwise  transmit  to AdvancedHeartTherapies.com, subject to these Online Terms of Use and  Privacy  and Cookies Policy in any manner  Abbott chooses, including,  but not limited,  to copying, displaying, performing  or publishing  it in any format  whatsoever,  modifying  it, incorporating it into other material  or making a derivative  work based on it. To the extent  allowed by applicable  law you waive any moral rights you may have to content  you upload or otherwise  transmit  to this website (if any).Except  as expressly  stated and agreed upon in advance  by Abbott,  no confidential relationship  shall be established  in the event that any user of the AdvancedHeartTherapies.com should make any oral, written or electronic communication to Abbott (such as feedback, questions,  comments,  suggestions,  ideas, etc.). Abbott will obtain,  use and maintain personal identifying  information  (e.g., name, address,  phone number,  email address)  collected on this site in a manner  consistent  with the AdvancedHeartTherapies.com Privacy  and Cookies Policy . Otherwise,  such communication and any information  submitted  therewith  shall be considered non-confidential, and Abbott shall be free to reproduce,  publish or otherwise  use such information  for any purposes  whatsoever  including, without  limitation,  the research, development, manufacture, use or sale of products incorporating such information. The sender of any information  to Abbott is fully responsible  for its content,  including its truthfulness and accuracy  and its non-infringement of any other person's  proprietary  or privacy rights.


Product  names, descriptions  and labelling  shown on AdvancedHeartTherapies.com may be of U.S. origin or of a third country's origin which is not your country of residence. Products may not be available  in all countries  or may be available under a different brand name, in different sizes, or for different indications.  Except  as expressly  stated and agreed upon in advance  by Abbott, no director, employee,  agent, or representative of Abbott,  its subsidiaries  and affiliates are engaged in rendering  medical advice, diagnosis, treatment  or other medical services that in any way creates a physician-patient relationship  through  this web site.

The information, documents, and related graphics published in this Internet Web site (the "Information") are the sole property of Abbott Laboratories, except for information provided by third-party providers under contract to Abbott, its subsidiaries or affiliates. Permission to use the Information is granted, provided that (1) the above copyright notice appears on all copies; (2) use of the Information is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only; (3) the Information is not modified in any way; and (4) no graphics available from this Internet site are used separate from accompanying text. Abbott is not responsible for content provided by third-party providers, and you are prohibited from distribution of such material without permission of the owner of the copyright therein. Except as permitted above, no license or right, express or implied, is granted to any person under any patent, trademark or other proprietary right of Abbott Laboratories.

No use of any Abbott trademark, trade names, trade dress and products in this Internet site may be made without the prior written authorization of Abbott Laboratories, except to identify the product or services of the company.

If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify Abbott by providing our copyright agent with the following in writing:

Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit Abbott to locate the material;
Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is infringing and not authorized; and
A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
The electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
To submit a notification of claimed infringement, please contact Abbott's Designated Agent at the following address:

Abbott Laboratories
Attn: Trademark Department
100 Abbott Park Road
Dept. 377 Bldg. AP6A-1
Abbott Park, IL 60064
Email: trademarks@remove-this.abbott.com


Abbott is committed  to safeguarding  your privacy online. We understand  the importance of privacy to our customers  and visitors to this website.  Our use of personally  identifiable information  is governed  by our  Privacy and Cookies Policy  and by accessing  and using this website, you agree to be bound  by that Privacy  and Cookies Policy.You recognize  and agree that when submitting  your personally  identifiable  information  to the Abbott  Web Sites, while Abbott  has safeguards  in place to prevent unauthorized access or interception,  there is no absolute guarantee of security.Each user of this site is responsible  for maintaining  the confidentiality of his or her password.


Abbott does not assume any liability  for the materials,  information  and opinions  providedon, posted to, or otherwise  available  through, this website.  Reliance  on these materials, information  and opinions  is solely at your own risk. Abbott disclaims  any liability  for injury or damages  resulting  from the use of AdvancedHeartTherapies.com, or the content contained  thereon. You agree that regardless  of any applicable  law to the contrary,  you cannot file a claim or cause of action arising out of or related  to this website  or these Online Terms of Use more than one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose.


You agree that these Online Terms of Use and the  Privacy  and Cookies Policy  describe  the entire agreement  between  us with respect  to its subject matter. AdvancedHeartTherapies.com was created  and is operated under the laws of Belgium.  The laws of Belgium  will control the terms provided  in these Online Terms and Conditions,  to the extent  that the laws of Belgium  are not overridden  by applicably  mandatory  law, e.g. consumer  protection  laws applying to you. If a court of competent  jurisdiction  finds that any provision of these Online Terms of Use is invalid or unenforceable, you agree that the other provisions  of these Online Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.

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