Owens & Minor believes that your personal information is yours. We also understand that many people have concerns about divulging information about themselves over the Internet. We are aware of these concerns and want you to feel perfectly comfortable shopping at our site. This privacy statement has been prepared by Owens & Minor to demonstrate our commitment to protecting our Customers’ privacy. So that you understand your rights, we encourage you to read this document in its entirety and to review our Terms and Conditions document. Please direct any questions regarding this statement to omdirectinfo@owens-minor.com.

We gather certain information from those who visit and use our site. Our objective in gathering information is to improve our service offerings. We limit access internally to this information to only those who require it in performing their jobs.

Owens & Minor does not provide any third party with individually identifiable information other than that which is necessary to complete your order. Specifically, Owens & Minor gives your name, shipping address, phone number and order information to the shipping agency and any manufacturer who will ship products directly to you.

The OMDirectSM web site is a business-to-business procurement system serving Owens & Minor’s Customers. Customers who wish to purchase through OMDirectSM must provide the necessary credentials before they are provided a log in to the application.

Our site uses temporary or "transient" cookies to identify the active session. Basically, "cookies" are small pieces of information that Web sites use to remember information about users. Cookies speed navigation, keep track of items, and provide continuity from page to page. These cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. These session identifiers are purged when the user logs off. Any users who want to log in to OMDirectSM must have their browsers set to accept cookies. No other information is recorded in the browser cookie by the OMDirectSM web site.

The United States Federal Trade Commission has created an information page "How to be Web Ready," located at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/, which provides general tips on how to protect your privacy on-line. The FTC has also prepared a publication, “Site Seeing on the Internet”, which contains much more detailed information about privacy, avoiding fraud, and helping children use the Internet safely. You may get a copy of this publication by calling the FTC toll-free 1-877-382-2020 or viewing it on-line at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/.

By using the OMDirectSM web site, you indicate your acceptance of this privacy statement. If you choose not to accept the terms of this privacy statement, your only option is to discontinue using the site. Owens & Minor may update this policy from time to time; please check this page periodically for changes. Should you continue to use the site following any changes to this privacy statement, you have indicated your acceptance of those changes.