Data Protection Regulations

Privacy notice concerning the website www.indivumed.com

The protection of personal data in all our business processes is very important to us. We have taken extensive technical and organisational measures to protect the personal data we have stored. Below we explain what kind of information we collect when you visit our website and how we use this information. Please note that we have no control over other websites and that these Data Protection Regulations by no means apply to those websites. Please read the data protection regulations below carefully prior to using the website. By visiting the website you acknowledge without reservation the validity of these Data Protection Regulations:

The responsible body is Indivumed GmbH, Falkenried 88, Bldg. D
D-20251 Hamburg - Germany, Prof. Hartmut Juhl

Personal data
Personal data is data which may identify or be traceable to a specific individual. In connection with websites, this may specifically be IP addresses, cookies or user profiles. This data is subject to the strict regulations of the German Telemedia Act, the German Data Protection Act, the EU Data Protection Directive, the Interstate Agreement on Radio Services and other laws which are observed by www.indivumed.com.

Active transmission of personal information
The website www.indivumed.com actively only stores data which you enter in our contact form or when registering to receive our company information. The sole purpose of this data is to answer your query or to send you our company information. Only when you separately declare your active consent (“double opt in”) to this privacy notice will this data also be stored for purposes of promoting to you events and products from the product portfolio of Indivumed GmbH. If this data has a professional context or concerns only companies, it is stored and used even without separate consent to promote similar services and products in compliance with art. 28 III no. 2 German Data Protection Act (BDSG).

By using this website you voluntarily declare your consent to your data being processed as explained above.

You may withdraw your consent at any time in writing or by sending an email to the contact details shown below.

If you are requested to transmit information on this website so you can enjoy the services indicated (such as receiving answers to queries) you will be told at every data collection point which pieces of information are required and which are optional. Unless stated otherwise, this website may also be used under a pseudonym.

Passive collection of information
While you are on a website, certain kinds of information may also be collected passively (in other words, the information is collected without your actively providing it). Various technologies and means are employed to this end, such as Internet Protocol addresses, cookies, Internet tags and navigation data collection.

1. In accordance with standard practice, the provider records your Internet Protocol address (IP address) when you visit the website. When this happens, date, time of day, the pages visited (names of the files), the data volume transmitted, the website from which you have arrived at our website as well as the IP address of the computer and the browser used are recorded. This data is used anonymously in order to further improve our website in the interest of the users or to ensure its safety and stability. We need no other data from you when you visit our website, as long as you do not use special services provided by us. Therefore you can move with almost complete anonymity on our website in accordance with the data privacy laws.

2. The following data is collected and used on this website for marketing purposes: Visited pages, Referring sites, click paths, entry/exit pages, search engine details, land, region, operating system, language, browser, technical preferences. Additionally, this information also serves to improve this website. This information is not assigned to a specific user. Therefore you can move anonymously on this website. Utilisation profiles are only generated under a pseudonym by using cookies.

Indivumed.com may install cookies or website Internet tags for this purpose. The information is not connected with a specific user through the utilisation profiles that were generated by way of cookies and tags. Utilisation profiles are only generated under a pseudonym.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043, USA („Google“). Google Analytics uses so called „cookies“. The information regarding your use of this website which is generated through these cookies will generally be transmitted to, and stored on, a Google server located in the USA. However, in case the IP anonymization has been activated on this website, Google will automatically truncate your IP address within the territories of the member states of the European Union or other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to such transmission. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted and then truncated in the US. As commissioned by Indivumed, Google will use such information provided to analyze the use of this website in order to compile reports on website activities and provide additional services to Indivumed referring to the use of the website and Indivumed’s online activities. The IP address retrieved by Google Analytics through your Internet browser will not be combined with other Google data. You may bar your computer from storing cookies by choosing the respective settings in your Internet browser software. In addition, you can block any capture of data (including to your IP address) generated by a respective cookie relating to your use of the website by Google and their transmission to Google by downloading and installing the browser software plugin offered by Google under the hyperlink (tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

Please note that on this website Indivumed has extended Google Analytics by the code „gat._anonymizeIp();“ to assure an anomymized capture of IP addresses (so called IP masking).

Use and transmission of information

Indivumed GmbH uses your personal data only

(1)   to answer your queries

(2)   for attending events,

(3)   to send information material,

(4)   to inform partner companies for advertising purposes as well as purposes of market and opinion research – inasmuch as permissible – and

(5)   for performing services which you have requested.

All data is stored no longer than required for its intended purpose unless longer legal record retention periods apply.

It is possible that the data submitted by you will be complemented by data from other sources, if permissible. Such additional data helps us to assess and improve our website as well as our services. At the same time the users’ preferences can be determined, which helps us to adjust the website and services of Indivumed GmbH to the specific needs of the users.

To the extent permissible, we pass on personal data to the companies affiliated with Indivumed GmbH (Indivumed, Inc.; IndivuTest GmbH). This happens only if the requirements of international data communication are met and the company concerned agrees to use the data only in accordance with this Data Privacy Statement and for the same purposes. Beyond this, the data will not be passed on to third parties or ceded or sold for other purposes.

By using this website you declare your explicit consent to our passing on your data to our affiliated companies in the USA, too. You may object to our passing on the data at any time by exercising the contact options specified below.

If we pass on data to service providers to be processed in connection with our legal relation with you (contracted data processing), these service providers are not third parties and are contractually bound to German data privacy laws as well as this Data Privacy Statement.

Control over your data
You always retain the option of controlling the personal data submitted to us. This means that at any time you wish you can:
1. find out from us upon request which personal data of yours we have stored,
2. demand that the personal data be corrected or updated,
3. demand that the data we have retained be removed or blocked in compliance with the legal requirements.

If you wish to object to any of the data collection activities or usages listed here, or if you wish to withdraw your consent, please state the name of the website where you entered your personal data, identify yourself and let us know which specific information you wish to be corrected, updated or deleted. Furthermore, we will include your objection in a file of addresses which are not to receive any promotional materials. This allows us to prevent sending you information you do not wish to receive even if we use addresses from publicly available sources.

Other terms
Your use of this website is subject to our Legal Notices.

How to contact us:
If you have any questions, comments or doubts about these data protection regulations or the activities conducted by this website, please contact us as follows:
Falkenried 88 / Bldg. D
D-20251 Hamburg - Germany

Telephone:    +49/40 41 33 83-0
Fax:               +49/40 41 33 83-14
Email:           info@indivumed.com

Modifications of these data protection terms
Please note that we adjust our data protection regulations from time to time to our services, requirements and to changes in legislation. Please take an occasional look at our website to find out about such changes. It is your responsibility to check the website on a regular basis for changes, especially before submitting personal data to us.

These data protection terms were last updated in March 2015.
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