Advanced Refractive Technologies

Privacy Policy

Advanced Refractive Technologies is committed to maintaining the privacy and accuracy of your personal information and to protecting such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration and destruction.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our Web site. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

Collection and Use of Personal Information and Opt-Out Option

Advanced Refractive Technologies wants to give you as much control as possible over information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). In general, you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any of your Personal Information. There are times, however, when we may need this information from you. This includes when you (1) open up an account online, (2) purchase products or request information to be sent to you, (3) request details about participating doctors, (4) contact us about our products or services, or (5) utilize our services on this web site.

We will use this Personal Information to reply to your requests and inquiries, to process account applications, to service accounts, and to assist with questions about membership, billing, or use of our products or online services. Collected data will generally be kept at our headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. It may in the course of internal use be shared with our wholly owned affiliate in your country, as applicable.

We also may use this information to provide you with updated information on Advanced Refractive Technologies products and services, to alert you to special product and service offerings, and to conduct research, surveys or engage in other targeted marketing purposes.

You may elect not to have your Personal Information used for any of these purposes ("opt-out") by notifying us at the address listed above or by sending an email to . Where applicable, you also may opt out by checking the box that indicates, "Check here if you do not want Personal Information disclosed or used."

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

Our Web service automatically gathers certain non-personal information about the usage of our site. We collect this non-personal data only on an aggregate basis. This collective data, which is used for internal purposes, helps us improve your online experience and facilitate your visit to our Web site. We do not connect this non-personal data to any Personal Information collected from you. Collected data will generally be kept at our Headquarters in Irvine, California. It may in the course of internal use be shared with our wholly owned affiliates worldwide as applicable.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Advanced Refractive Technologies takes very seriously its responsibility to keep your Personal Information, including your personal financial and health-related information, private. We may select unaffiliated companies to occasionally send you information or special offerings about products or services that are related to Advanced Refractive Technologies products and services. We will share Personal Information for this purpose only with those unaffiliated companies whose policies regarding Personal Information are consistent with our privacy policies or who agree to abide by our policies with respect to Personal Information. If you do not want us to send your Personal Information to other select unaffiliated companies for this purpose, you may opt out by notifying us at the address listed above, by sending an email to or, if applicable, by checking the appropriate box declining your permission to disclose such Personal Information. We also may disclose Personal Information when required to do so by law or when such action is necessary or appropriate (a) to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Advanced Refractive Technologies, (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of Advanced Refractive Technologies, or (c) to protect the personal safety of users of our Web site. We reserve the right to contact the appropriate authority at our discretion when it appears that activities that are illegal or violate Advanced Refractive Technologies terms of service are taking place within the context of a member account. Except under the limited circumstances described above, we will not disclose any of your Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties.

How Personal Information Is Protected

Advanced Refractive Technologies takes reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information. We use technologies and processes such as access control procedures, network firewalls and physical security. These technologies and methods increase the security and privacy of information traveling to, from and within our Web site.

We also safeguard Personal Information from unauthorized access. Only authorized Advanced Refractive Technologies employees or agents carrying out permitted business functions are permitted to access Personal Information. Employees who violate Advanced Refractive Technologies privacy access policies are subject to disciplinary actions, including termination when appropriate.

How To Access and Modify Personal Information

If you would like to review or modify your Personal Information, please notify Advanced Refractive Technologies at the address listed above or send an email to 

How We Safeguard Children’s Privacy

We currently do not knowingly collect or use Personal Information from children under the age of 13, and we will not do so in the future without first obtaining verifiable consent from a parent or legal guardian. Should a child whom we know to be under the age of 13 send Personal Information to us, we will only use that information to respond directly to that child, seek parental consent or provide parental notice.

Practices of Merchants and Links to Advanced Refractive Technologies Web Site

Advanced Refractive Technologies is not responsible for the data collection and use practices of merchants and other companies to which Advanced Refractive Technologies Web site may link.


By using the Advanced Refractive Technologies Web site, you signify your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not disclose any Personal Information through the Advanced Refractive Technologies Web site.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

Advanced Refractive Technologies may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post changes to our policy here, so be sure to check back periodically. Your continued use of Advanced Refractive Technologies Web site following the posting of any changes to this policy shall mean that you have accepted those changes.





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Advanced Refractive Technologies

1062 Calle Negocio, Suite D

San Clemente, California 92673

P: 949.940.1300   F: 949.940.1301