Last Revised: October 15, 2012
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 [www.givenimaging.com] (the “Website”) and are committed to treat your personal information in an appropriate manner as detailed herein.
- 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:
For Users located in the EU:
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 [firstname.lastname@example.org].
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.
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.
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.
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- 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 [email@example.com].