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PRIVACY

Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Prof. asoc. Dr. Stefan Gress
Salvatorstr. 3
80333 Munich
Germany
Phone: +49 – (0) 89 – 24223922
Fax: +49 – (0) 89 – 24223923
Email:  info@plast-chirurgie.de

VAT ID: DE 226920492

Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the person responsible is Prof. asoc. Dr. Stefan Gress, see address of the person responsible.

You have the right to contact the supervisory authority if you have any questions. In this case, that is Bavaria.

The State Commissioner for Data Protection Bavaria:
https://www.datenschutz-bayern.de/

GENERAL INFORMATION ON DATA PROCESSING

Scope of the processing of personal data

As a matter of principle, we only process our users’ personal data insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for practical reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law. 

Legal basis for data processing

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the legal basis for the processing and storage of personal and other data. This can be viewed online here: https://www.datenschutz-grundverordnung.eu/

For reasons of readability, legal articles are largely not listed. The data protection officer has more information on this. 

Data deletion and storage duration

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data in order to conclude or fulfill a contract. The deletion takes place only after the expiry of the statutory retention periods at the request of the customer.

PROVISION OF THE WEBSITE AND CREATION OF LOGFILES

Description and scope of data processing

Every time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. 

The following data is collected:

– Name of the retrieved file
– Date and time of retrieval
– Amount of data transferred
– Message as to whether the retrieval was successful
– Description of the type of web browser used
– Operating system used
– Previously visited page, if referred to by a link (referrer)
– Your IP address

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user. This data is deleted after 7 days.

Purpose of data processing

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

– ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
– ensuring comfortable use of our website,
– evaluating system security and stability and
– for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest results from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally. In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You will find more detailed explanations in the respective sections of this data protection declaration.

Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended. 

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after 7 days at the latest. Any further storage is possible. In this case, the users’ IP addresses are deleted or alienated so that they can no longer be assigned to the accessing client.

Opposition and removal option

The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no possibility of objection on the part of the user. 

USE OF COOKIES

Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. When a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is accessed again. 

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can also be identified after changing pages. 

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

– Date and time of the first website access
– Validity period of the cookie
– Date and time of the last website
access – Server-specific data

Purpose of data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. 

We need cookies for the following applications:

– PHP Session Cookie
– Cookie Notice
– Google Analytics
– Google AdWords
– Google Maps
– JWPlayer

The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles.

Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. 

Duration of storage, possibility of objection and removal

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted to our website from there. As a user, you therefore have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used to their full extent.

USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Description and scope of data processing

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus to analyze the activities of a user across devices. 

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. We would like to point out that Google Analytics has been expanded to include IP anonymization on this website to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can find more information on terms of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or at https://policies.google.com/?hl=de.

Purposes of processing

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 activity and providing other with website and internet usage to provide related services to the website operator.

Legal basis

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients / categories of recipients

The recipient of the data collected is Google.

Transfer to third countries

The personal data is transmitted to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the adequacy decision of the European Commission. You can find the certificate  here  .

Duration of data storage

The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has expired takes place automatically once a month.

Affected Rights

You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect by preventing the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by  downloading and installing the  browser add-on . Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. In order to prevent the collection by Universal Analytics across different devices, you must perform the opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set:  Deactivate Google Analytics

CONTACT FORMS AND EMAIL CONTACT

Description and scope of data processing

Contact forms are available on our website which can be used to contact us electronically. If a user makes use of this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are depending on the contact form:

– First name, last name
– Email address
– Telephone number
– Message
– Inquiry category

For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the sending process and reference is made to this data protection declaration.

Alternatively, you can contact us using the email address provided. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted with the email will be saved. 

In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to process the conversation.

Purpose of data processing

The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. If you contact us by e-mail, there is also the necessary legitimate interest in processing the data.

The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified. 

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

Opposition and removal option

The user has the option of revoking his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by email, they can object to the storage of their personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.

You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time by sending an email to sekretariat@plast-chirurgie.de.

In this case, all personal data that was stored in the course of making contact will be deleted.

JAMEDA PLUG-IN

We use a social plug-in from the doctor evaluation portal Jameda GmbH, St.-Cajetan-Str. 41, 81669 Munich. The plugin is marked with a Jameda logo. If you click on the plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection with the provider’s servers. We have no influence on the scope and content of the data that the provider collects with the help of this plugin. You can read the Jameda data protection declaration under the following link: http://www.jameda.de/jameda/datenschutz.php

EMBEDDED YOUTUBE VIDEOS

We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube servers is established. In doing so, YouTube is informed which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google ad program, you will not have to reckon with such cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you have to block the storage of cookies in your browser.

Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the provider’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

GOOGLE ADWORDS

Our website uses Google conversion tracking. If you have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used to Create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers find out the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.

If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can refuse the setting of a cookie required for this – for example via a browser setting that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies or set your browser so that cookies from the domain “googleleadservices.com” are blocked.

Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all of your cookies in the browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.

GOOGLE MAPS PLUGIN

We use a plug-in from the Google Maps internet service on our website. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., based in the USA, CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View. By using Google Maps on our website, information about the use of this website and your IP address are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and also stored on this server. We have no knowledge of the exact content of the data transmitted, nor of their use by Google. In this context, the company denies the connection of the data with information from other Google services and the collection of personal data. However, Google can transfer the information to third parties. If you deactivate Javascript in your browser, you prevent Google Maps from running. However, you will then not be able to use a map display on our website. By using our website, you consent to the described collection and processing of the information by Google Inc. You can find out more about the data protection provisions and terms of use for Google Maps here: https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help /terms_maps.html

EMBEDDED JWPLAYER VIDEOS

Plugins from the video portal JWPlayer, LongTail Ad Solutions, Inc. d / b / a JW Player 2 Park Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10016, USA are integrated into our website. Each time you visit a page that offers one or more JWPlayer video clips, a direct connection is established between your browser and a JW Player server in the USA. Information about your visit and your IP address are saved there. Through interactions with the JW-Player plugins (e.g. clicking the start button), this information is also transmitted to JW-Player and saved there.

The data protection declaration for JWPlayer with more detailed information on the collection and use of your data by JWPlayer can be found at https://www.jwplayer.com/privacy.

JWPlayer also calls up the Google Analytics tracker via an iFrame in which the video is called up. This is JWPlayer’s own tracking, to which we have no access. You can prevent tracking by Google Analytics by using the deactivation tools that Google offers for some Internet browsers. Users can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting the data generated by Google Analytics and relating to their use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link Download and install:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS

If your personal data is processed, you are affected within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the controller:

right of providing information

You can request confirmation from the person responsible as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed by us. 

If this is the case, you can request the following information from the person responsible:

(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;

(2) the categories of personal data that are processed;

(3) the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;

(4) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;

(5) the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data, a right to restrict processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing; 

(6) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

(7) all available information on the origin of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;

You have the right to request information about whether your personal data is being transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you can request to be informed about the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR to be informed in connection with the transfer.

Right to rectification 

You have a right to correction and / or completion vis-à-vis the person responsible, if the processed personal data concerning you is incorrect or incomplete. The person responsible must make the correction immediately.

Right to restriction of processing

You can request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:

(1) if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period that enables the person responsible to check the accuracy of the personal data;

(2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;

(3) the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

(4) if you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest processed by the Union or a Member State.

If the processing restriction has been restricted according to the above conditions, you will be informed by the person responsible before the restriction is lifted.

Right to cancellation

Deletion obligation

You can request the person responsible to delete the personal data concerning you immediately, and the person responsible is obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

(1) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

(2) You revoke your consent on which the processing was based in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing. 

(3) According to 21 para. 1 GDPR objection to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object acc. Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR objection to the processing. 

(4) The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully. 

(5) The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which the person responsible is subject. 

(6) The personal data relating to you were collected in relation to the information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 Paragraph 1 GDPR.

Information to third parties

The data received will not be made accessible or transmitted to third parties. 

Exceptions

The right to deletion does not exist if processing is necessary

(1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;

(2) To fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing under the law of the Union or of the member states to which the person responsible is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that is transferred to the person responsible has been;

(3) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. h and i as well as Art. 9 Para. 3 GDPR;

(4) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned under section a) is likely to make the realization of the objectives of this processing impossible or seriously impair it, or

(5) for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Right to be informed

If you have asserted the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, the person responsible is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this turns out to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have the right to be informed about these recipients by the person responsible.

Right to data portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to the person responsible, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another person responsible without hindrance from the person responsible to whom the personal data was provided, provided that

(1) the processing is based on consent in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract according to. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is based and

(2) the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to have the personal data relating to you transmitted directly from one person in charge to another person in charge, provided this is technically feasible. This must not impair the freedoms and rights of other people.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data that is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or takes place in the exercise of official authority that has been transferred to the person responsible.

Right to object

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR takes place to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. 

The person responsible will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data concerning you are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option, in connection with the use of information society services, to exercise your right of objection by means of automated procedures in which technical specifications are used.

You can revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time by sending an email to sekretariat@plast-chirurgie.de.

Right to withdraw the declaration of consent under data protection law

You have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. Revoking your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of revocation.

Right to complain to a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged violation, if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is against violates the GDPR. 

The supervisory authority to which the complaint was submitted informs the complainant about the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy according to Art. 78 GDPR.

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