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Data Protection Notice

We are pleased about your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. We inform you in detail below how we handle your data. We always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), see also https://dsgvo-gesetz.de, and the professional code of conduct applicable for us and the country-specific data protection provisions. The objective of this data protection notice is to notify people concerned of the type, scope and purpose of personal data collected and processed by us. Furthermore, we inform all users of our website about their rights in connection with our data processing. To ensure that and explain in advance the terms used below, we refer you to the original wording of the laws and the definition of terms under the GDPR at https://dsgvo-gesetz.de/art-4-... and https://dsgvo-gesetz.de/bdsg-n....

Responsible for the data processing:

KLINIK am RING GmbH & Co. KG

Hohenstaufenring, 28, 50674 Köln, Germany

Telephone:  +49 221 924 24 100

info@klinik-am-ring.de

www.klinik-am-ring.de

 

Responsible Data Protection Officer:

Klaus-Peter Uebersohn – KPU Consulting

Friedhofsweg 2-4, 26831 Bunde, Germany

Telephone:  +49 171 19 60 303

datenschutzbeauftragter@klinik-am-ring.de

Storage of access data in server log files

You can visit our websites without providing personal information. We only store access data in so-called server log files, for example the name of the requested file, date and time of the request, the transmitted data quantity and the requesting provider. Such data is exclusively analysed to ensure the smooth operation of the website and to improve our offer and does not allow us to draw any conclusions about your identity.

Data collection, processing of personal data 

We collect personal data in healthcare, occupational medicine, medical diagnosis, care or treatment in the health or social sector or administration of systems and services in the health or social sector. That is done on the basis of EU legislation or the laws of a Member State or a contract with a member of the health profession.

Data transfer to a third party for contract performance

We transfer your data to medical institutions (e.g. laboratories, hospitals, medical specialists) for contract performance within the scope of laboratory sample transfer and medical reports as part of a contract with a member of the health profession.

Data usage in the case of email newsletter registration

If you register for our newsletter, we will use the data necessary or separately provided by you to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time either by sending a message to the below-mentioned contact or by clicking on the appropriate newsletter link mentioned in the newsletter.

Use of cookies

We use so-called cookies on various web pages in order to make the visit to our website attractive and to allow the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies used by us are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. when you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device and allow us to recognise your browser during your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide on a case-by-case basis whether or not you want to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or altogether. The non-acceptance of cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

Use of Google Analytics for web analysis

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored on a Google server in the U.S.A. If the IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the Member States of the European Union or other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S.A. and shortened there only on an exceptional basis. The IP anonymization is activated on this website.  On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website and Internet usage to the website operator. Google will not associate your IP address transmitted under Google Analytics by your browser with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all functions of this website.

You can also prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of this website (including your IP address), and processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage....

As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click on the <a href="javascript:gaOptout()">Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics</a> link  to prevent Google Analytics from tracking your future visits to this website. For this purpose, an opt-out cookie will be set on your terminal device. If you delete your cookies, you will need to opt out, i.e. click on the link, again.

Use of Facebook Plugins

Our website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") from the social network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are identified by one of the Facebook logos or the additional text “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of the Facebook plugins can be viewed here: http://developers.facebook.com... If you access a page on our website that includes such a plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to the Facebook servers. Facebook transfers the plugin’s content directly to your browser which will then integrate it into the website. Through this integration of the plugin, Facebook obtains the information that you have accessed the respective page on our website, even if you are not a registered user of Facebook or are not logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transferred by your browser to one of Facebook’s servers in the United States and stored there.

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to our website to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by using the “Like it” button or by posting a comment, your browser will transfer such information directly to a Facebook server where it will be stored. Such information will also be published on your Facebook profile and be displayed to your Facebook friends.

For information on the purpose and extent of data collection, the further processing and use of such data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this regard and your setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy:

http://www.facebook.com/policy...

If you do not want Facebook to collect data on you via our website and to combine such data with your Facebook profile, you need to log off from Facebook before accessing our website.

You can also completely block the loading of Facebook plugins by downloading and installing add-ons for your browser, such as the Facebook blocker (http://webgraph.com/resources/...) or the ‘NoScript’ script blocker (http://noscript.net/) Use of Twitter Plugins (e.g.  ‘Twitter’ Button)

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the Twitter microblogging service which is operated by Twitter Inc.,1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Twitter”) and can be identified by the Twitter logo (e.g. the blue Twitter bird). The list and the look of the Twitter plugins can be viewed here: https://twitter.com/about/reso... If you access a page on our website that includes such a plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to the Twitter servers. Twitter transfers the plugin’s content directly to your browser which will then integrate it into the website. Through this integration of the plugin, Twitter obtains the information that you have accessed the respective page on our website, even if you are not a registered user of Twitter or are not logged in to Twitter. This information (including your IP address) is transferred by your browser to one of Twitter’s servers in the United States and stored there. If you are logged in to Twitter, Twitter can assign the visit to our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by using the “Twitter Button”, your browser will also transfer such information directly to a Twitter server where it will be stored. Such information will also be published on your Twitter account and be displayed to your Twitter contacts.

For information on the purpose and extent of data collection, the further processing and use of such data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this regard and your setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy.If you do not want Twitter to collect data on you via our website and to directly assign such data to your Twitter account, you need to log off from Twitter before accessing our website.

You may also completely block the loading of Twitter plugins by downloading and installing add-ons for your browser, such as the “NoScript” script blocker (http://noscript.net/).

 

Use of Google+ Plugins (e.g. “+1” Button)

  Our website uses so-called  social plugins ("plugins") from the Google+ social network, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) The plugins can be identified, for example, by the “+1” sign on a white or coloured background button. The list and the look of the Google+ social plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.google.com/...

If you access a page on our website that includes this plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to Google’s servers. Google transfers the plugin’s content directly to your browser which will then integrate it into the website. Through this integration of the plugin, Google obtains the information that you have accessed the respective page on our website, even if you do not have a Google+ profile or are not logged in to Google+. This information (including your IP address) is directly transferred by your browser to one of Google’s servers in the United States and stored there.

If you are logged in to Google+, Google can assign the visit to our website to your Google+ profile. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by using the “+1” Button, your browser will also transfer such information directly to a Google server where it will be stored. Such information will also be published on Google+ and be displayed to your Google+ contacts.

For information on the purpose and extent of data collection, the further processing and use of such data by Google, as well as your rights in this regard and your setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to Google’s privacy policy http://www.google.com/intl/de/... If you do not want Google to collect data on you via our website and to directly assign such data to your Google+ profile, you need to log off from Google+ before accessing our website. You may also completely block the loading of Google plugins by downloading and installing add-ons for your browser, such as the “NoScript” script blocker (http://noscript.net/).

 

Use of AddThis Plugins (e.g. “Share” Button)

Our website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") from the AddThis bookmarking service, which is operated by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 Westpark Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA (“AddThis”). The Plugins can usually be identified by an AddThis logo, for example a white plus sign on an orange-coloured background. The list and the look of the AddThis plugins can be viewed here: https://www.addthis.com/get/sh... If you access a page on our website that includes this plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to the AddThis servers. AddThis transfers the plugin’s content directly to your browser which will then integrate it into the website. Through this integration of the plugin, AddThis obtains the information that you have accessed the respective page on our website and stores a cookie on your terminal device for the identification of your browser. This information (including your IP address) is directly transferred by your browser to one of the AddThis servers in the United States and stored there. AddThis uses the data to generate anonymised user profiles, which serve as the basis for personalised and targeted interest-related advertising to visitors of websites with AddThis plugins.

For information on the purpose and extent of data collection, the further processing and use of such data by AddThis, please refer to the AddThis privacy policy: http://www.addthis.com/privacy... If you wish to object to the collection of data by AddThis for the future, you can set an opt-out cookie, which you can download by using the following link: http://www.addthis.com/privacy.... You can also completely block the loading of the AddThis plugins by downloading and installing add-ons for your browser, such as the “NoScript” script blocker (http://noscript.net/).

Right to be informed and contact details

You have a right to obtain free-of-charge information on your personal data stored by us and, if applicable, a right to the correction, blocking or erasure of such data. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you want to request information, correction, blocking or erasure of data or want to withdraw given consents or object to a certain use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint section.

Subject to Change

We reserve the right to change this Data Protection Notice from time to time in compliance with statutory provisions.

Legal Effectiveness and Choice of Law

This Data Protection Notice is to be regarded as being a part of the Internet offer, from which this page was referenced. Should parts or individual wordings of this Data Protection Notice not or no longer comply with, or not fully comply with, the applicable legal situation, the contents and the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected thereby. German law applies. This choice of law only applies to consumers if they are not deprived of the protection granted by mandatory provisions of the laws of the country where the consumer has his or her usual place of residence (principle of favourability).