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Bio-Medical Instruments Privacy Policy

Effective 10/01/08

This policy pertains to the information collection, handling, storage, and utilization activities of (1) Bio-Medical Instruments, Inc. of Warren, Michigan, USA, (2) bio-medical.com website and (3) BMI sales sub-contractor Moore Solutions of Oakland, California, USA.

Our commitment to privacy

BMI values the confidence placed in it by its customers, suppliers and associates. Protecting your welfare and respecting your privacy are our highest priorities. Our staff, affiliates and others who assist our sale, purchasing, warehouse, website and technical support efforts are obligated to comply with this policy.

BMI will not divulge or knowingly allow to be divulged, in any form or fashion, to any other entity except on a need-to-know basis in the normal course of business during the fulfillment of a transaction BMI has been requested to implement on your behalf, normally-private, personally-identifiable information (Charge Card or Bank account numbers, etc.), provided to BMI by you or any other source about or for you.

BMI does not sell, rent, loan, exchange or otherwise disseminate contact information (name, address, phone, etc.) in its possession to any third party unless requested and authorized to do so by the entity involved.

BMI does not try to verify or track the identity of visitors to its websites. Our websites capture limited visitor data (user-agent, last URI requested by user, client and server side clickstreams), for the analysis of general traffic patterns that may provide insights for providing a more useful website experience, only.

BMI uses cookies only to implement the operation of its shopping cart for a transaction in process.

BMI periodically distributes email, fax and other advertising media on behalf of itself, professional organizations, special interest groups, new product announcements, sale promotions, education resources, product updates, etc., using contact information derived from its sales operations, but it is from BMI, infrequent, contains information on a variety of subjects of expressed interest to targeted recipients and is provided with an option to opt-out of such campaigns.

Security Measures

We have in place certain physical, electronic, contractual, and managerial safeguards to protect to protect against the loss, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, modification, or improper disclosure of your personal information. When you enter personal information on one our websites, we encrypt that information, using secure socket layer technology (SSL), to protect your information as it is transmitted to us.

To make sure you are accessing a secured server, before submitting personal financial information; look at the lower left-hand corner of your browser. If you see an unbroken key or a closed lock (depending upon your browser), then SSL is active. To double-check for security, look at the URL or Location line of your browser. If you have accessed a secure server, the first characters of the address in that line should change from "http" to "https."

If for any reason you cannot access our secure server, or if you're not quite comfortable with shopping online at any of our websites, please feel free to place your order with us by using one of the methods listed in the section entitled, "Contact" below.

Children's Privacy
BMI websites and other sale promotion materials are not targeted to or intended to be of interest or use by children. BMI does not sell to, or knowingly collect personally identifiable data from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable, responsible-adult supervision and consent.
Internet Forums

If you use a forum or other open communication area on any of our websites, be aware personally identifiable information you submit there can be viewed, collected, and possibly used by other users of these community areas for a variety of unspecified motives. BMI is not responsible for personally identifiable information you choose to volunteer in these public arenas.

Links to other Websites
For your convenience and information our websites contain links and references to other websites or resources, which may have privacy or business practices that differ from our own. Such links and references are not to be considered as endorsements by BMI and we do not accept responsibility for the content or policies of any linked site or resource referenced. We recommend you follow the good practice of researching the privacy policy and reputation of any unfamiliar site or resource you may come into contact with before entering into any type of transaction and immediately advise BMI if your reception or treatment by a BMI linked or referenced resource is less than the professionalism you would expect if dealing with BMI
Privacy Policy Changes
Our current Privacy Policy is available on this page for you to review at any time. This Policy may be updated or altered from time to time to include new features, services or options, as well as to clarify or change how non-personal information is amassed and used. In the event our Privacy Policy is materially changed a prominent Privacy Policy Change Notice will be posted on the BMI website home page for your inspection. Use of the BMI service will be regarded as your acceptance of our Privacy Policy with the awareness there is a possibility that minor changes, not affecting personal information security, may be incorporated in it over time.

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