Our Policies

We are committed to protecting and respecting our employees, our customers and their patients and the Earth. The following policies outline these commitments and our actions to fulfill them. 

Environmental Management Policy

We have always sought to be a proactive steward of the environment through the vigorous application of our divisional policies and compliance with all applicable environmental, legal and other rules and regulations. 

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

This policy applies to all employees and applicants for employment and in all phases of employment including hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, terminations, transfer, recruiting, advertising, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training.

Global Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our website visitors. This privacy statement describes how we protect, use, disclose and safeguard personal information of individuals visiting this site. We may change this privacy statement at any time for any reason and will post changes to this site.

European Union Data Processing and Transfer Policy

We respect and protect personally identifiable information that we process. As part of our commitment to data privacy and security, our company works to ensure that all data transfers from the European Union to the United States are appropriate and allowed under applicable laws, regulations, certifications, contractual agreements and consent forms. This policy describes the principles we follow with respect to transfers of personal information of our employees, customers and patients.  

Australia Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of individuals. We collect, hold, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988, including the applicable guidelines under the Privacy Act related to medical research.

India Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of individuals. This policy sets out how and why we collect, use, store, and disclose Personal or Sensitive information, whether in oral, electronic or written form, of individuals who interact with St. Jude Medical India Private Limited.

Texas Patient Privacy 

We care about the privacy of your Protected Health Information (PHI) and put forth our best efforts to comply with all applicable laws related to the protection of your PHI.

Sunshine Acts

U.S. Physician Payment Sunshine Act: The Open Payments Program requires us to track and report payments and other transfers of value to U.S. health care professionals and teaching hospitals.

French Sunshine Act (Declaration Transparence France): In accordance with French law, we have provided a searchable list of health care professionals and facilities with whom we have agreements and to whom we provide benefits.

Conflict Minerals Policy Statement

Our Conflict Minerals Policy Statement discusses our support of the humanitarian goal of ending violent conflict and human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and surrounding countries and our commitment to comply with the Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals legislation.

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act AND UK Modern Slavery Act Statement

The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 and the United Kingdom Modern Slavery Act of 2015 require us to publicly disclose our efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from our supply chains.