The protection of personal information
In the regular course of business, Baxter International Inc. and Baxter Healthcare Corporation (“Baxter”) acquire Personal Information by interaction and communication with patients, healthcare professional, employees, and others. Baxter recognizes and respects the privacy rights of individuals with regards to such Personal Information. As evidence of its commitment to privacy, Baxter’s management has established this Policy and Baxter’s Global Privacy Program, to ensure that respect for privacy is a key part of Baxter company culture and operations.
- Increase awareness of regulatory, legal, and corporate requirements for handling and protecting Personal Information;
- Set forth a clear and comprehensive corporate policy for handling Personal Information;
- Establish accountability for all individuals who handle Personal Information; and
- Enable Baxter to meet business, legal, and regulatory responsibilities relating to Personal Information.