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Terms and Conditions of Use

Purpose of Site

This site provides information about the services and programs at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. The information provided in this website is intended to educate readers about certain medical conditions and possible treatment approaches that fall within the mission of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. The information is not a substitute for examination, diagnosis and medical care provided by a licensed and qualified health professional. 

General Disclaimers

The information provided within the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare website is not medical advice. In no event shall Gillette be liable for any damages or losses whatsoever, including special, indirect, consequential or incidental resulting from the use, reliance upon or performance of any material contained in or accessed through the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare website.

Use of Content

All visitors to the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare website are provided access free of charge, subject to the conditions set forth in these TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. It is up to you to take precautions so that materials you download or otherwise select are free of viruses and other potentially destructive items.

You may download, use and copy the materials found on Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare website for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided that copies bear any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the site which pertain to the material being copied. Other unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.


All information contained in this site is covered by copyright and may not be reproduced except as indicated in this TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE section of our website.

Trademarks, Logos

Use of Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare or Gillette Children's Foundation logos is forbidden without prior written permission. Third-party trademarks herein appear with permission for this specific use.

Links to Other Sites

This site may contain links to websites operated by third parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to the user and for the purpose of augmenting the information contained in this site. The presence of such links is not an endorsement by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare regarding the quality or accuracy of content on such sites. Gillette is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of linked third-party sites. Users who choose to access linked third-party sites do so at their own risk.

The Gillette Name

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is named in honor of orthopedic surgeon Arthur Gillette, MD, who helped found the nation’s first hospital for children who have disabilities. We are an  independent, not-for-profit children’s hospital, and our organization has no affiliation with the Gillette Company or the Gillette brand of personal care products.

Privacy Policy

As is standard practice for many websites, we might set cookies or other technologies that allow us to tailor to visitor interests, help us analyze use of the site and provide visitors with a better experience. Please note that third parties, such as advertising agencies, might also set and access cookies or other technologies on a visitor’s computer when they use the site.

The cookies used by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare do not collect any personal information about a visitor, provide any way to contact a visitor, or extract any information from a visitor's computer. We may permit third party companies the use of cookie data to display tailored ads on sites across the Internet based on what parts of the website visitors have viewed. These cookies and similar items can be disabled by adjusting browser preferences at any time.

Currently, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare and Gillette Children’s Foundation do not sell, redistribute, trade or otherwise provide email addresses to any outside entity.

If you provide your email address to Gillette you may receive electronic communication from us. Gillette adheres to CAN-SPAM guidelines and will honor users’ request to opt out of email communication at any time. Online donation transactions are handled using SSL-encrypted technology. Gillette and its technology vendors are PCI compliant—only the last five digits of the credit card number are saved to identify transactions.

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare abides by the Donor Bill of Rights which was created by the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel (AAFRC), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

If you provide your postal address to us we may mail you information about Gillette. You may request at any time to change your mail preferences to receive specific kinds of mail from us, i.e. only newsletters or only event announcements, or no mail at all.

If you would like to change your email or mailing preferences, you can contact us at 651-229-1726, or email us at

The terms and conditions described here may change from time to time. We will attempt to keep this information as current as possible, but cannot be responsible for any misunderstanding based on previously expressed information. If you have specific questions not covered here, feel free to contact Gillette Media Relations.

International Users and Choice of Law

This website is controlled, operated and administered by Gillette from its offices within the United States of America. Gillette makes no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside of the United States and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. These Terms and Conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions.

Thank you for visiting our web site. We sincerely hope you find it helpful and convenient to use. Questions, comments and concerns may be directed by email to Gillette Media Relations.

Nondiscrimination Standards

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. For more information, please refer to this resource: