Last Updated and Effective on December 15, 2012

The privacy policy of MedShape Weight Loss (“MedShape”) begins with our commitment to protecting individual privacy by not sharing personal information with any outside parties.

Personal information collection. This Web site collects personal information submitted by the site visitor for the sole purpose of follow-up communication. This may include information such as your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. When you submit personal information to this Web site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across state boundaries.

We limit access to personal information to those employees, representatives, and agents who need to know in order to provide you with a broad range of services and products. Our employees, representatives, and agents are required to maintain and protect the confidentiality of your personal information and must follow established privacy procedures. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information.

Usage of your personal information. MedShape recognizes and appreciates the importance of responsible use of information collected on this Web site. We will never sell, trade, rent, or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send mailings on behalf of other organizations, except in cases in which (a) we employ the use of a mailing company to distribute our own standard communications to you, or (b) we employ the use of a research firm to aid us in collecting your survey responses (in which your participation in such research efforts is purely voluntary on your part).

Use of cookies. When you visit this Web site, you can surf the site anonymously and access information without revealing your identity. Please be aware that we may use “cookies” to track your visit – i.e., transfer a small amount of data to your browser by a Web server intended to be read by the server that gave it to you. This cookie serves as your identification card, recording information you provide. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. In some instances, accepting a cookie is not optional. If you choose not to accept the cookie, you may not be able to participate in the related action.

Third party Web sites and services. Our site may contain links to other web sites and services not maintained by MedShape. In addition, other web sites and services may also reference or link to MedShape. If you follow a link to any of these third party web sites, please note that these Web sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this site, or surf the Internet, and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site and service that you visit before you submit any personally identifiable information to these Web sites. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of, such other web sites and services.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by MedShape on our site. MedShape does not assume any liability for third parties that have been provided with personally identifiable information as permitted by this Privacy Policy or who have collected personally identifiable information as permitted by this Privacy Policy (such as advertisers using third party cookies).

Opting out. If you do not want MedShape to use your personally identifiable information for any direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out of such disclosures by emailing us at

Other information. Our Web servers automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer, the browser type, and browser version you are using. Forms you submit to us may also automatically log this information as well as the date and time the form was submitted. Under no circumstances does this information identify you personally. You remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided this Web site with personal information.

By accessing or using this Web site, you agree to the Privacy Policy presented here. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this site. MedShape reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion. Your use of this site will be subject to the most current version at the time of such use.

Questions. If you wish to have a question answered regarding this site, our services or this privacy policy or you wish to have a privacy concern investigated, email us at