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Privacy Policy

Last Revised: October 15, 2012


  • Purpose of the Privacy Policy

Given Imaging Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively, “Given” or “we”) respect the privacy of visitors (“Users” or “You”) to this Internet website at the address [] (the “Website”) and are committed to treat your personal information in an appropriate manner as detailed herein.

We provide you with this Privacy Policy to let you know our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of information provided by you or learned on you when you access or use the Website. This privacy statement applies to information collected on the Website and does not govern any information gathered in other places nor through other means of collection.

Any terms not defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to such terms in the Terms of Use available at:

  • Acceptance of the Privacy Policy

By accessing or otherwise using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the practices described in this Privacy Policy. 

If you do not agree to the practices detailed in this Privacy Policy, do not access or use the Website.

The Privacy Policy may be revised and updated from time to time. Given will make reasonable efforts to post a prominent notice in case of a substantial change. Given urges you to check the Last Revised date which appears above. You can review the most current version of the Privacy Policy at any time at:

  • Which information we may collect?

The types of information we may collect can be categorized into two: personal information and non-personal information.

The first type is non-identifiable and anonymous information ("Non-personal Information").
To put it simply, such information does not by itself reveal your identity. Non-personal Information which may be gathered consists of technical information and behavioral information.

Technical information includes: Type of operation system (e.g. Windows, Linux, etc.), Type of Browser (e.g. Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.), Screen resolution (e.g. 800x600, 1024x768, etc.), Browser and keyboard language (e.g. English), device type (e.g. mobile phone), Service Provider, IP Address, date and time of page request and other similar non-identifiable technical information.

Behavioral information includes pages you viewed, features you accessed on the Website and similar non-identifiable behavioral Information.

The other type of information is individually identifiable information ("Personal Information").
To put it simply, this information may identify an individual or is of a private and/or sensitive nature. Personal Information which may be gathered by Given consists of information provided voluntarily by Users in connection with certain segments or features on the Website including the following segments and features: “Contact Us”, Subscribe-to-Newsletter segment, Email Alerts, Careers, Find a Physician.

For example, in order to apply for a certain position at Given you are interested in, you will have to provide us with certain Personal Information, including your name, email address, residential address, ID number, employment experience, degrees and other customary CV information. 
You may always choose not to provide any Personal Information, but then you may not be able to participate in the particular activity or receive a certain service that requires the information.

  • What are the purposes of the collection of information?

Non-personal Information is collected in order to learn about the preferences of Users and general trends on the Website and to enhance the User's experience on the Website. For example, if we will know that many Users are interested in a certain product we could add more data on that product to the Website.

Personal Information is collected in order to provide User with certain information or services he or she has explicitly requested. For example, if you voluntarily provide us your email address we will be able to send you newsletters and other information for as long as you would like to receive them.

  • Disclosure of Personal Information to third parties

Given will not disclose User’s Personal information to third parties, but only in the following cases:
(a) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request; (b) to enforce the Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (d) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Given, its customers or the general public; (e) when Given is undergoing any change in control, including by means of merger, acquisition or purchase of all or substantially all of its assets; or (f) pursuant to User’s approval, in order to supply certain information or services such User has explicitly requested from Given.

For Users located in the EU:
By submitting your Personal Information through the Website you agree that Given Imaging may transfer this information out of the European Union to other countries in which different data protection rules apply. Given Imaging will ensure that your personally identifiable information is protected at all times in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

The server used to operate this Website is located outside of the European Union in Reston, Virginia, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA, where different data protection rules apply.

Certain of the other parties with whom Given Imaging may share your personally identifiable information, as outlined in this Section, are established outside of the European Union in countries in which different data protection rules apply.

  • Update,  Correction and Deletion of Personal Information

You may contact us to update, correct or delete your Personal Information that you provide to us through the Website other than the limited information described below under the Regulatory Requirements section, or to opt-out from our mailings and other services and communications that you may have signed up for. To do so, please contact us at [].

  • Security

We take reasonable precautions to maintain the protection of the Personal Information collected through the Website and used in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In addition to technical safeguards, we also use physical controls and procedures to safeguard your Personal Information. However, we cannot guarantee that it is completely secure from people who might attempt to evade our security measures or intercept transmissions over the Internet.

  • Use of Cookies

We may store some information on your computer using an industry-wide technique your browser supports called "cookies". Cookies are small files used for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to helping you login (e.g., remembering your user name if you register or login), remembering some of your customized user preferences, to help us better understand how people use our Website, to collect anonymous traffic data, and to help us improve our Website. In some cases, this information will help us tailor content to your interests or help us avoid asking for the same information when you revisit our Website. The cookies set by our Website are used only by our Website. With respect to collecting anonymous traffic data, we may use third party software or service, including Google Analytics and LeadLander, to collect such data on our behalf. Such third party software or service may also place cookies onto your computer for the purpose of enabling such software or service to provide us with statistics and other Non-personal Information relating to your use of the Website. To disable or limit the use of cookies of any kind, please refer to the options provided by your Internet browser. If you do so, however, some pages or features (such as customized products/services or user preferences) on the Website may not work properly.

  • Change of Control

Circumstances may arise where we decide to reorganize or divest part or all of our business or of a line of our business, including our information databases and web sites, through a sale, divestiture, merger, acquisition, or other means of transfer. In any such circumstance, personally identifiable information may be shared with, sold, transferred, rented, licensed or otherwise provided or made available by us or on our behalf to actual or potential parties to, and in connection with, the contemplated transaction (without your consent or any further notice to you). In such circumstances, we will seek written assurances that Personal Information submitted through this web site will be protected appropriately.

  • Regulatory Requirements

If you contact us regarding your experience with using any of our products, we may use the information you provide in submitting reports to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and as otherwise required of us by law or governmental audit. We may also use the information to contact your healthcare professional to follow up regarding an unexpected event involving the use of any one of our products. You understand that in order to comply with the law, Given may not be permitted to comply with your request to amend or remove Personal Information that was provided to Given by a healthcare professional or a consumer regarding an adverse event or reaction involving medicine, medical products or medical devices.

  • Law Enforcement

In rare situations, we may be required by court order or other legal or regulatory process, or as otherwise required by law to divulge personally identifiable information to law enforcement authorities, the courts, or regulatory authorities. Given Imaging will cooperate in responding to such requests, in accordance with the regulatory or legal process, and will take appropriate measures to ensure that the requester understands the sensitive nature of any health-related personally identifiable information they receive.

  • Privacy Policies Governing Linked Websites

As a convenience to our visitors, the Website contains links to other websites that may offer useful information. The Privacy Policy described here does not apply to your use of those other websites. Before using the linked websites, please review their privacy statements to understand how they use and protect personally identifiable information.

  • Online Privacy for Children

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. We do not intend to collect Personal Information from children under 18 years old. If a child has provided us with Personal Information, the parent or guardian of that child may contact us through [].

  • Questions

If you have any questions about the Website’s Privacy Policy or other aspects of privacy on our Website, please contact us at [].​​​​