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This Privacy Policy is intended to inform users and visitors to of the ways in which their personal information is collected via the Site, the ways in which the Orthofix group of companies, particularly Implantes y Sistemas Medicos, Inc., may use that information, and the means by which we will protect any personal information you choose to provide us. 

This Privacy Policy is only applicable to your personal information that is exclusively collected through your use of the Site.  This Privacy Policy does not cover any of your personal information that we may have obtained because it is readily available.


Treatment related to the services on this Site is handled only by authorized personnel or by persons assigned to perform occasional maintenance. No data acquired through this web service shall be circulated. The personal information provided by users who request services and / or communications by e-mail are used in order to perform the service or provision requested. The data are communicated to third parties only when necessary in relation to those purposes.


A) Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this Site acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the communication protocols of the Internet.

This information is not collected to be associated with users, but by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, be associated to particular users.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to the Site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the file size obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.

This data is, at most, only used to obtain anonymous statistical information about the Site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of computer crimes against the Site.

B) Data provided by you voluntarily

The optional, explicit and voluntary e-mail addresses listed on this Site involves the acquisition of the sender, necessary to respond to requests, and any other data included in the message. Their absence, even partial, may make it impossible to fulfill the request.


Personal data are processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are taken to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect and unauthorized access.


Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user to send its terminal, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit to the same user. For the purposes of interest here cookies are distinguished in technical and profiling, depending on the function for which they are used, and in cookies of first parts and third party, depending on the subject which installs them.

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are used only in order to "make the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service".

Cookies are distinguished in technical cookies or navigation session (guarantee normal navigation and use of the Site), cookie analytics (similar to cookies technicians when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate, the number of users and on how they visit the Site itself) and cookie functionality (allow the user browsing function of a number of selected criteria, such as the language, in order to improve the service rendered to the same).

For installation and use of technical cookie prior consent is not required.

Cookie profiling

Cookies profiling are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the field of web browsing. For the use of cookies profiling is required consent.

Third Party Cookies

Taking into account the different subject that installs cookies on the user's terminal, depending on whether it is the same site manager that the user is visiting, or to a different site that installs cookies through the first, it distinguishes between first party cookies and third-party cookies.


This site does not use any technology that may identify do-not-track signals emitted by your browser.


The Orthofix group of companies assumes the quality of the data controller and makes use of various types of cookies to facilitate use of the Site.

The user may at any time disable the use of technical cookies, but in doing so may no longer be guaranteed the full usability of the Site. If you still intend to use that option, you can select / deselect individual cookies, in the manner described below this statement.

How to select / deselect or disable, remove or block cookies.

This Site allows you to select / deselect individual cookies, in the manner described below, but it is felt that, in the case of deactivation, the full enjoyment of the Site may not be guaranteed.

To disable, remove or block cookies you can use to your browser settings, as indicated below:


  1. Open Firefox;
  2. Press the "Alt" key;
  3. In the toolbar at the top of the browser, select "Tools" and then "Options";
  4. Then select the "Privacy" tab;
  5. Go to "Timeline Settings" and then "Use custom settings";
  6. Uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" and save preferences.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Click on "Tools" and then "Internet Options";
  3. Select the "Privacy" tab and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow it all);
  4. Then click on "Ok".

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on the "Tools";
  3. Select "Settings" and then "Advanced Settings";
  4. Select "Content settings" under "Privacy";
  5. In the "Cookies" you can clear the cookies and save your preferences.


  1. Open Safari;
  2. Choose "Preferences" in the toolbar, then select the panel "Security" in the dialog box that follows;
  3. In the "Accept Cookies" you can specify if and when Safari should save the cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (labeled with a question mark);

For more information about cookies that are stored on your computer, click "Show Cookies".

Information about cookies and the ways in which to manage them or disable them are available at these locations:;

To learn more

For more information regarding this Privacy Policy you can contact the holder, by e-mail at the following address:

Third-Party Website Links

Links to third-party websites on this Site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Orthofix does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.  If you access a third-party website using a link available on our Site, the third party may possibly collect information from you which may include, but not be limited to, information about your online activities on different websites.  We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those third-party websites which you accessed through a link in the Site.  Once you have left this Site by accessing such a link, you should review such third-party website's privacy policy, and terms of use to determine how such website will handle your personal information.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time.  If we make changes to this Privacy Policy we will update the date it was last changed and publish a notice on the Site stating that the Privacy Policy has been updated.  Any changes that we make to this Privacy Policy shall become effectively immediately after we post the revised Privacy Policy and the corresponding notice on the Site. 

Rights of interested parties

Any visitor or user may request to review their personal data and that it be updated and revised. The party finally has the right to oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of data concerning him and to the processing of personal data concerning him for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct sales or for carrying out market research or commercial communication.

To do so, please communicate with Orthofix by letter or e-mail  at the following address:

Orthofix Inc.
3451 Plano Parkway
Lewisville, TX 75056

Last revised on: August 4, 2015