Data protection policy
1. Data protection at a glance
The following notes create a simple overview about what happens with your personal data if you visit our website. Personal data refers to all data with which one can be personally identified. For detailed information on the issue of personal data please see our data protection policy following this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website takes place via the website operator. For contact data, please see the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data is processed because you share it with us. This occurs for example when you enter it into a contact sheet.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT-systems with your visit on the website. This mainly refers to technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system, time of opening the site). The collection of this data proceeds automatically as soon as you visit our website.
With which goal are we using your data?
Partly, the data is collected to ensure an errorless provision of the website. Other data could be used to analyze your user behavior.
Which rights do you have concerning your data?
At any time, you have the right to receive information on origin, recipient and purpose of your collected personal data free of charge. In addition, you have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Concerning this and further issues on the subject of data protection, please contact us via the address given in the imprint at any time. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal which you can place at the responsible supervisory authority. Also, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the restriction of the collection of your personal data. For further details on this issue please see „The right of restricting data processing“ in the data protection policy.
Analyzing tools and tools coming from third-party providers
When visiting our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This mainly happens with the help of cookies and analyzing programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is normally proceeded anonymously; your surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can disagree to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can get detailed information on this in the following data protection policy.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you on the possibilities of objection in this data protection policy.
2. General and obligatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and according to the legal data protection requirements as well as to this data protection policy.
If you use this website, several different kinds of personal data will be collected. Personal data is data, with which you can be personally identified by. The present data protection policy explains, which data is collected and with which goal we use it. Also, it explains how and with which purpose this is happening.
Please note that the data transmission on the internet (e.g. communicating via E-Mail) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to fully protect your data from the access of third-parties.
Information on the responsible authority
The responsible authority of data processing on this website is:
CMC Consumer Medical Care GmbH
Telephone: +49 (73 25) 92 44-0
E-mail: [email protected]
The responsible authority is legally represented by the natural or legal person, who alone or together with others decides upon the purpose and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses or similar).
Withdrawal of your consent concerning data processing
A lot of data processing procedures are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw an already existing consent at any time. To do this, an informal message in an E-Mail is enough. The legality of the data processing which took place until the withdrawal remains unaffected by the withdrawal.
The right to object to data collection in certain cases as well as to direct advertising (Art. 21 DSGVO)
If the data processing occurs based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the data processing out of reasons related to your certain case at any time; this is also true for a profiling based on these provisions. You can take each respective legal basis which is based on processing from this data protection policy. If you object, we will not continue to process your affected personal data, unless we can prove forcing reasons worth protecting for the processing which prove to outweigh your interests, rights and liberties or which serve the processing of assertion, exercise or defense of legal rights (objection according to Art. 21 Abs. 1 DSGVO).
If your personal data is processed to proceed direct advertising, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data used with the goal of this kind of advertising at any time; this also applies for profiling, if it is connected to direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will not continue to be used with the goal of direct advertising (objection according to Art. 21 Abs. 2 DSGVO).
The right of appeal at the responsible supervisory authority
In the case of violations against the DSGVO, the affected person has the right of appeal at a responsible supervisory authority, especially in the member state of their usual residence, workplace or the location of the suspected violation. The right of appeal exists irrespectively of other administratively or judicial remedies.
The right of data transmission
You have the right to be handed over data, which is processed automatically based on your consent or with the fulfillment of a contract, either to yourself or to a third-party in a common machine-readable format. If you request the direct transmission of the data to a different responsible person, it is only possible if there is a technical feasibility.
Information, blocking, deletion and correction
About the valid legal terms, you have the right to get information on your collected personal data and its origin, recipient and purpose of data processing as well as possibly a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data at any time and free of charge. For this and for all further questions concerning the topic of personal data, you can contact us via the address given in the imprint at any time.
The right of restricting data processing
You have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data. For this, you can contact us via the address given in the imprint at any time. The right of restricting the processing is valid concerning the following cases:
• If you contest the accuracy of the collected personal data, we usually need some time to check. During the time of this assessment, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.
• If the processing of your personal data is happening / happened in an illegal manner, you can demand the restriction of the data processing instead of demanding its deletion.
• If we don't need your personal data anymore, but you need the data to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of demanding their deletion.
• If you object according to Art. 21 Abs. 1 DSGVO, you must have made a consideration between yours and our interests. If it is not yet certain whose interests outweigh, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you restricted the processing of your personal data, this data can only be processed – apart from their storage – with your consent or with the goal of assertion, execution or the defense of legal claims or in order to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or with the reason of important public interest of the European Union or a member state.
3. Data collection on our website
Websites use so-called cookies. Cookies don't damage your computer and don't contain viruses. Cookies serve the improvement of our offer to be more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and are saved in your browser.
Most of our used cookies are so-called “Session-Cookies”. After your visit, they are deleted automatically. Other cookies stay at your terminal until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to recognize your browser at your next visit.
You can adjust your browser to inform you about the placing of cookies and to allow cookies only in certain cases which exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general as well as the automatic deletion of the cookies with the closing of the browser. Deactivating the cookies can reduce the functionality of this website.
Cookies which are required for the execution of the electronic communication procedure or for the provision of certain desired functions (e.g. shopping cart), are saved with reference to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in saving the cookies for a technically errorless and optimized provision of their services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are saved, they are treated differently in this data protection policy.