Effective date: December 22, 2011
Boston Scientific's mission is to improve the quality of patient care and the productivity of health care delivery through the development and advocacy of less-invasive medical devices and procedures. As part of this mission, Boston Scientific designed and implemented the LATITUDE Patient Management system (LPM). The LPM allows healthcare providers to remotely monitor Boston Scientific implantable cardiac medical devices.
It is the policy of Boston Scientific to comply with all applicable laws governing the processing of personal information, including those associated with the safeguarding of sensitive or protected health information. Implementation of this policy is subject to specific laws in the countries where the patients reside.
Boston Scientific complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Boston Scientific has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Boston Scientific’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/. Furthermore, Boston Scientific abides by the Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (GAPP), as set forth below:
Choice and consent:
Use, retention, and disposal:
Disclosure to third parties:
Security for privacy:
Monitoring and enforcement:
|By mail:||Boston Scientific Corporation
Global Compliance – Data Privacy Office
4100 Hamline Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN 55112 USA
|By phone:||Australia 1-800-528-488
New Zealand 0-508-200-886