WEB DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

The purpose of this web site is to allow physicians and other health care professionals to submit proposals and background information to Abbott Vascular in order to request support for Investigator Sponsored Studies. In order to submit proposals you must register with this web site. Registration will involve you submitting personal information, including contact information. This information will be used to manage your account, conduct business and to contact you about your account and/or submission. Your personal information may be shared with other Abbott Vascular affiliates, regulatory authorities (in the U.S. and outside the U.S.), as well as Abbott Vascular vendors who are required to keep such information confidential. When you submit personal information via this web site, you do so through the secured portion of our web site. Firewalls and other security technology are used to prevent unauthorized access to your account information.

By accessing and utilizing this web site you acknowledge that applicable law may require Abbott Vascular to report (disclose) information on monetary or non-monetary support or other remuneration provided to physicians and other health care professionals to government agencies and/or the public, and that once reported this information may be publicly accessible. Specifically, information regarding funding or other support provided to you for Investigator Sponsored Studies, your identity, the monetary value of the funding or other support and other information that Abbott Vascular determines, in good faith, is required may be publicly disclosed. In addition, you acknowledge that the foregoing information may also be subject to internal (within Abbott Vascular and its affiliated companies) audits as well as external audits and/or requests. Abbott Vascular may record and retain your personal information as well as information regarding monetary or non-monetary support or other remuneration provided to you in order to fulfill our legal and regulatory responsibilities.