Thank you for your interest in our website. We assure that we take the protection of your personal data very seriously.
General handlingofyour personal data
The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we have designed our internet offer in principle so that its use can be anonymous. We use information that we receive during your visit to our websites and that we store solely for internal purposes and to improve the design of the websites. A exception applies if it is necessary to defend against attacks that constitute criminal offenses or impair the functionality of our website. For this we may also enter the IP address of your computer, which will be evaluated anonymously. Data about individuals or their individual behavior are not collected.
When you visit our web pages, usage data is temporarily stored on our web server as a log. These are for example the IP address of your computer, date and time of access, source web page, URL called, amount of data transferred, status messages, browser used and operating system.
We use this information to enable access to our website, to control and manage our systems and to improve the design of the websites. In the event of attacks on our websites and systems that constitute criminal offenses or prevent or impair the functionality of our website, we will evaluate these data in order to initiate countermeasures. The IP address is evaluated exclusively anonymously. Data about individuals or their individual behavior are not collected.
Cookies are small files that are stored on the hard disk of a visitor. They allow to keep information for a certain period of time and to identify the visitor’s computer. For better user guidance and individual performance we use permanent cookies. We also use so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
In order to design our website as required, we create pseudonymous user profiles with the help of Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, as we have enabled IP anonymization on this page, your IP address will be truncated within the European Union Member States or in other countries that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and only shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage.
You can contradict the creation of the pseudonymous user profiles at any time. There are several ways to do this:
1.) You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics:
2.) You can prevent the storage of the cookies used for the profile formation by a corresponding setting of your browser software.
3.) Depending on the browser you are using, you have the option of installing a browser plug-in that prevents tracking. To do this, please click hereand installthebrowserplug-inavailablethere.
Information that you provide to us in the context of contacting us, we use only to process your request. Your data will not be shared with third parties.
Your rights as a user
As a website user, the GDPR grants you certain rights when processing your personal data.
1. Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR):
You have the right to obtain confirmation at to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case access to the personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR.
2. Right to rectification and erasure (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR):
You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and, if necessary, the right to have incomplete personal data completed.
You also have the right to obtain an erasure of the personal data concerning you without undue delay, if one of the reasons listed in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. if the data is no longer necessary for the intended purpose.
3. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR):
If one of the conditions set forth in Art. 18 GDPR applies, you shall have the right to restrict the processing of your data to mere storage, e.g. if you revoke consent, to the processing, for the duration of a possible examination.
4. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR):
In certain situations, listed in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or demand a transmission of the data to another third party.
5. Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR):
If the data is processed pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation. We will then no longer process personal data, unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for processing, which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
6.Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider the processing of the data concerning you infringes data protection regulations. The right to lodge a complaint may be invoked in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
Youhavetheopportunitytocontactus via a web form. In ordertoansweryourinquiry, weneedsome personal information. Yourdata will onlybeprocessedtoansweryourrequest.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter , Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
Double opt-in procedure: After submitting your data to the newsletter system we use, you will receive an email containing a confirmation link. Only if you click on this link will they be added to the mailing list.
You may revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter or by email to email@example.com.
We take technical and organizational security measures to protect your data as comprehensively as possible. In addition to our employees’ commitment to data secrecy and the careful selection and control of service providers, we have also adequately secured our operating environment.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
For information, requests or suggestions on the subject of data protection, please contact our data protection officer Dr. med. Schläger from the datenschutz nord GmbH, K
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