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Paragonix Technoloiges, Inc. and its affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies (“PT”) respects your privacy. This privacy policy describes how and for what purposes we collect, use, disclose, store and otherwise process your personal data through this website. PT will not use or share your personal data with anyone except as described in this policy. We urge you to read this policy so that can participate in protecting your own personal information.
PT take particular measures to protect the personal data of E.U. residents and complies with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). If there is any conflict between the policies in this policy and GDPR, the GDPR principles shall govern.

Personal Data
Personal data is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as a national identification number, physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural, social identifiers and, in some cases, IP address or mobile device identifier.
PT may collect data about you so that we can provide you information about PT products and improve your experience of our website. For example, we may ask if you would like to receive information about our products or promotions, in which case we may ask you for personal data such as your name, mailing address or email address.
PT also automatically collects technical information when you visit our websites such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, internet browser type and language during your visit. Gathering this information helps protect the security of our websites and helps us understand aggregate statistical information regarding how our website is used.

Social Media
Our websites include social media features, such as the Facebook share button and Instagram. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third-party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it. For example, if you create or log into your account through a third-party social networking site, we may have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such third-party social networking site.

Contact Me
If you complete a contact form asking for us to send you information about PT products we will store the information you send us about yourself. We will only use this personal data for the purposes you indicate are acceptable on the web contact form.

Sharing Your Personal Data
PT and affiliates do not sell, trade, rent, or share your personal information with third-party organizations other than those disclosed in this privacy policy. For example, we will only send your contact information to physicians in our network if you request to receive additional information from them. PT may also share personal data with authorized third-party service providers that perform services for us to help us manage our business and provide goods and services to our customers. For example, we may use service providers to host, maintain, and operate the websites, manage social media profiles, send communications, conduct research, manage and analyze data, and perform other services for us. If we share your personal information with third-party service providers, we do not authorize them to use or disclose it for any purpose other than the intended purpose.

Other Uses of Personal Data
In addition to the uses described above, PT uses your personal data to provide you products and services and to personalize our offerings to you. We also use your personal data to support our business functions, such as fraud prevention, marketing, and legal functions. To do this, we may combine personal and non-personal information, collected online and offline, including information from third party sources. PT’s use of your personal data may include:

  • Fulfill Requests: To fulfill your requests for products and services and communicate with you about those requests;
  • Understand Customer Behavior: To better understand customer behavior so that we may improve our marketing and advertising efforts and to improve the distribution of our products and services;
  • Personalize Offerings: To help us personalize our service offerings, websites, mobile services, and advertising;
  • Protection: To protect the security and integrity of our websites, mobile services, and our business;
  • Legal: To comply with legal and/or regulatory requirements;
  • Responding to Customer: To respond to reviews, comments, or other feedback you provide us; and
  • Employment Applications: In connection with a job application or inquiry, you may provide us with data about yourself, including your educational background or and other information, including your ethnicity where required or permitted by law.

 

Security
Security is important to PT. PT uses technical and physical safeguards to protect the security of your personal data from unauthorized disclosure. We use encryption to keep all your information secure. Nevertheless, such security measures cannot prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of personal data and we are not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such incidents to the fullest extent permitted by law. Where required under law, we will notify you of any such loss, misuse or alteration of personal data that may affect you so that you can take the appropriate actions for the due protection of your rights. PT also reviews its security procedures periodically to consider appropriate new technology and updated methods.

Data Retention and Storage
PT retains your information for business purposes, for as long as your account is active, or as long as is reasonably necessary to provide you with our products and services. PT will also retain your information as reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Changes to the Data Privacy Policy
PT may review and update this Privacy Policy periodically without any prior notice. PT will post a notice to its website to inform you of any changes to our privacy policy and indicate when it was most recently updated.

Rights of European Union Residents
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), you have the right to request a copy of your personal data stored at PT or its contractors (Article 15 GDPR). We kindly ask you to send such requests in written form stating your name, address and phone number, so that we can confirm your identity. You also have the right to request corrections (Article 16 GDPR) or deletion (Article 17 GDPR) of your personal data stored by PT.
If a European Union resident is dissatisfied with the handling of your personal data by PT, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data at any time (Article 21 GDPR). You may send your concern about the processing of your personal data to the Privacy Officer of PT under the address or e-mail address given below. We kindly ask you to send such concerns (or objection) in written form stating your name, address and phone number, so that we can confirm your identity.

Questions or Feedback
If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy policy and practice, please email us at privacy@paragonixtechnologies.com or by using the contact details below:

Privacy Officer
Paragonix Technologies, Inc.
c/o Vaughn & Associates
639 Granite Street
Suite 408
Braintree, MA 02184
USA

Indications for Use

The Paragonix SherpaPak™ Cardiac Transport System is intended to be used for the static hypothermic preservation of hearts during transportation and eventual transplantation into a recipient using cold storage solutions indicated for use with the heart.

The intended organ storage time for the Paragonix SherpaPak™ Cardiac Transport System is up to 4 hours.

Donor hearts exceeding clinically accepted static hypothermic preservation times should be evaluated by the transplant surgeon to determine transplantability in accordance with accepted clinical guidelines and in the best medical interest of the intended recipient.

Contraindications

The Paragonix SherpaPak Cardiac Transport System should not be used in the following circumstances:
1. When safe connection with the aorta cannot be made, e.g., due to lack of enough length of the aortic root.

Caution: Donor hearts exceeding 4 hours static hypothermic preservation time will require transplant surgeon evaluation to determine transplantability.

 Paragonix SherpaPak CTS is protected by US and international patents, both issued and pending.