Effective April 2023
Contents and hyperlinks
This website contains hyperlinks to third-party websites that are the sole responsibility of those independent third parties. Your use of them is solely at your own risk. We have no control over the content or policies of those third-party websites, and we are not responsible for (and will not ever be liable for) the contents, accuracy, or reliability of any websites that are hyperlinked from this website. If you choose to access information from our website (including any information that you obtain through any hyperlink), you are solely responsible for complying with any applicable laws and requirements.
If you want to link to our website, please contact CustomerSupport@CookMedical.com before creating that link so that we can preview your website. We do not allow the unauthorized use of our logos, trademarks, or other graphics to create links. We may permit text links, with prior approval, but those links must be made to the home page of the specific Cook Group Incorporated-owned website you wish to link to rather than to any other specific pages within the website, unless you have received our prior written consent.
We love to hear from our customers. However, we do not accept or consider any creative ideas, suggestions, or other materials related to products, services, or marketing unless we have specifically requested them. Therefore, please do not send us any original creative materials, such as product ideas or suggestions. Anything you disclose or offer to us by or through this website (a “disclosure”), including emails to us or postings on interactive portions of this website, becomes and will remain our property. Any disclosure you provide is on a non-confidential basis, and we have no obligation to keep such information secret. We are free to use, for any purpose whatsoever, any disclosure, which means, for example, that we can publish it or develop, manufacture, and market products using any information you disclose to us. You hereby release us from all liability under any legal theory in connection with the use, modification, or sale of any disclosure. By uploading or otherwise providing any disclosure to this website or to us, you hereby grant us, to the extent you retain any rights, the unlimited, perpetual right to reuse, redistribute, modify, and create derivative works from your disclosure for any purpose and in any media, without compensating you, and you warrant that all moral rights in materials that you upload have been waived.
Interactive areas and code of acceptable conduct
We do not ordinarily filter, censor, edit, or regulate information and content provided by third parties on this website, but we reserve the right to do so. This includes any information provided in comments sections or other interactive areas, and we neither endorse nor are responsible for (and under no circumstances will we be liable for) the contents, accuracy, or reliability of such information and content.
By posting, transmitting, or otherwise providing information or content through this website (the “Content”), you grant us a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Content.
When participating in interactive portions of this website, you represent that you have proper right and authorization to use any information or content you upload or post, and you agree to abide by the following code of acceptable conduct:
- You will not upload or otherwise provide infringing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, abusive, illegal, or otherwise improper content.
- You will not upload viruses or harmful components.
- You will not use the website to further any illegal purpose or to violate anyone’s rights.
- You will not upload or otherwise provide content with a commercial purpose or attempt to solicit funds or advertise goods and services.
- You will not upload any copyrighted materials.
Websites that are created to disseminate patient literature are to be used only as guidelines. These sites provide basic information about a variety of medical conditions and their treatment. They are not intended to diagnose or treat a medical condition. The diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions varies according to each individual’s unique needs and doctor assessments. As with any surgery or medical procedure, the best source for information and advice is your doctor.
Products, services, and software
Downloading software from this website does not give you title to that software, including any files, data, and images that are incorporated in or associated with the software. Your use of any such software shall be only in accordance with the license agreement that is included with the software or presented upon download of such software. Software that is available on this website is copyrighted by us or by the owner of the software. Software may not be copied, redistributed, or placed on any server for further distribution. You may not sell, modify, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer the software.
A description or reference to a non-company product, service, or publication on this website (including any description or reference via hyperlink) does not imply that we endorse that product, service, or publication.
Products and software offered through this website will only be warranted, if at all, through the written license or warranty provided in connection with such product or software.
Notice and procedure for making claims of copyright infringement
In accordance with United States copyright law, any notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to our designated agent. See our “Procedure for copyright infringement claims” below.
No representations or warranties
We make no representations or warranties that this website is free of defects, viruses, or other harmful components. We shall not be responsible for any damages or loss that may result from the hacking or infiltration of this website or our computer systems. You have the sole responsibility for adequately protecting and backing up your data and the equipment that you use in connection with this website, and you agree to hold us harmless from, and you covenant not to sue us for, any claims based on your use of this website, including claims for lost data, work delays, or lost profits resulting from your use of materials or content from this website.
The pages on this website may contain technical inaccuracies, outdated information, or typographical errors. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we provide our website as is. We do not make any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability, nor do we in any way guarantee the quality, data content, or legality of any information, content, goods, or services that are transferred, received, purchased, or otherwise made available or obtained by way of this website. We do not warrant that this website will be error-free or that defects will be corrected. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Limitations of liability
Jurisdiction and choice of law
We control and manage this website primarily from our facilities in the state of Indiana, USA. Information published on this website may contain references to products, programs, and services that are not announced or available in your country or region. Also, information published on this website may contain references to products, programs, and services that are only available to licensed physicians as required by applicable country, federal, state, and local laws and regulations. We make no representation that such information, products, programs, or services referenced on this website are legal, available, or appropriate in your country or region.
Trademarks and copyrights
Nothing on this website confers any license or any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, belonging to us or to or any third party, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. All brands and names are the property of their respective owners.
Except as otherwise noted, we own all trademarks and service marks on this website, whether registered or not. All registered trademarks are registered in the United States of America and other applicable jurisdictions.
Securities and investments
Please see our Privacy Statement for information regarding the collection and use of personal information from this website.
Despite any statement we make concerning privacy, we reserve the right to disclose, without notice to you, any information in our possession if we are required to do so by law or upon a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with the law, to protect or defend our rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation. Specific areas or pages of this website may include additional or different terms that relate to the use of personal information collected from such areas or pages.
You may not access without authorization, modify, or change any information on this website or interfere with the availability of or access to this website. We reserve all legal rights and remedies available to us, and this disclaimer shall in no way be deemed a limitation or waiver of any other rights we may have.
Unless otherwise indicated, all material on this website is copyrighted and owned by us. The copyright notation is visibly displayed at the bottom of this website.
Cook Group Incorporated
P.O. Box 1608
Bloomington, Indiana 47402-1608
- Phone: +1 812.339.2235
- Alternate phone (toll free in the US): 800.457.4500
- Fax (toll free in the US): 800.554.8335
- Email: CustomerSupport@CookMedical.com
Procedure for copyright infringement claims
Notification must be submitted to the following designated agent:
Cook Group Incorporated
Name of agent designated to receive notification of claimed infringement:
Full address of designated agent to whom notification should be sent:
Cook Group Incorporated
P.O. Box 1608
Bloomington, Indiana 47402-1608
Telephone number of designated agent:
Facsimile number of designated agent:
To be effective, the notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
- A physical or electronic signature;
- Identification of the allegedly infringed work;
- Identification of the allegedly infringing material;
- Contact information for the complainant, e.g., address, telephone number, and electronic mail address;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner or the law;
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.