Privacy Notice

Responsible office in terms of the data privacy laws:

Vamedis Group AG
Huobstrasse 25

CH-6333 Hünenberg am See, Schweiz
Tel:+41 (71) 555516-0
Fax:+41 (71) 555516-1
Email: info@vamedis.com 


Managing Director:
Jan-Peter Rudolf
CH-320.3.065.928-8 Handelsregister Zug

Vamedis Group AG is pleased about your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our products. The protection of your personal data during processing is very important to us and we want you to feel secure when visiting our website. In the following, we’ll explain what information we collect and process at Vamedis Group during your visit to our website.

 

Personal data

 

Personal data is made up of the individual pieces of information regarding the personal or factual circumstances of a specific or definable natural person. This includes information such as your real name, address, email address, company, address, telephone number, and other information about you or your company. Personal information may include information that is publicly available. This includes, for example, information from social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, and other service providers.

 

Collection and processing of personal data

When you access our website, information is collected.) This includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, and similar. Usage data is transmitted by the respective internet browser and stored in log files, such as date and time of the retrieval, name of the accessed page, amount of data transferred, and the requesting provider.  This is only information that does not permit any inferences about who are you. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us to optimize our website and the underlying technology.

 

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, browser used, and operating system about your computer and your connection to the internet.

Cookies can not be used to launch programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and allow our websites to be displayed correctly.

In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data established without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time in your browser’s settings. Please use the help features of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

 

SSL Encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption technologies (such as SSL) over HTTPS.

 

Comments functions

If users leave comments on the blog, in addition to these details, the time of their creation and the username previously selected by the website visitor will be saved. This is for our security, as we may be prosecuted for any illegal content on our website, even if created by users.

 

Newsletter

When you sign up to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be notified by email about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (such as changes to the newsletter offering or technical conditions).

To send out our newsletter, we use "Evalanche,” a product or service from SC-Networks GmbH, Enzianstr. 2, 82319 Starnberg. In this framework, the so-called double opt-in procedure is used, that is, we will only send you a newsletter by email if you have previously explicitly confirmed to us that we should activate the newsletter service. To do so, we will send you a notification email after registration and ask you to confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter by clicking on a link in this email.
 

Your data will be passed to the above-mentioned provider of newsletter software "Evalanche" to carry out the newsletter.

Should you no longer wish to receive newsletters from us later, you can cancel at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariff. Each newsletter has a link to it. In addition, you can send us your request via the contact option indicated at the end of this Privacy Notice.

The consent to the storage of your personal data can also be revoked at any time.

 

Contact form

If you contact us via email or the contact form, the information you provide will be saved for the purpose of processing your request and for possible follow-up questions.

 

Download forms

Some resources on our website (ebooks or white papers, for example) are only available upon submission of your contact information and approval of contact from our company. We store and use the provided data in order to submit personalized offers to you by phone or email. For this purpose, we transfer this data to the provider of our newsletter tool. This is SC-Networks GmbH, Enzianstraße 2, 82319 Starnberg.

You may revoke your consent to the storage of your data and the receipt of personalized promotional offers at any time free of charge and without giving any reason. Each advertising email sent by us also contains a link to unsubscribe.

In addition, you can also request that your data be deleted. Please contact us at: datenschutz@vamedis.com

 

 

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter simply referred to as: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies," text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the website. Cookie-generated information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

However, if IP anonymization (see also farther down) is activated on this website, Google will store your IP address in shortened form if you are accessing this site from within the European Union or the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and internet usage for the website operator.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not conflated with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please be advised that if you opt out of using cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of this website. You can additionally prevent the collection of data produced by the cookie and associated with your use of the website (including your IP address), its transmission to, and its processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Browser add-on to disable Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link . This will save an opt-out cookie onto your device. This will prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser for as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

It should be noted that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" and therefore only abbreviated IP addresses are processed, in order to prevent direct inferences about individuals. 

 

Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts)

In order to render our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries on this website, such as: Google Webfonts ( https://www.google.com/webfonts/ ). Google web fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to prevent multiple downloads. If the browser does not support Google Webfonts or prohibits access, content will be displayed in a standard font.

Loading script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library.

As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

US-based Google LLC is certified under the US-European data privacy agreement, Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 

Use of Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes, and uses data about the use of map features by visitors. For more information about Google's data processing, please see the Google Privacy Notice. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the privacy center.

You can find detailed instructions on managing your own data related to Google products here.

 

Embedded YouTube videos

On some of our websites we embed YouTube videos. The corresponding plugins are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, it will connect to YouTube's servers. YouTube will be informed of which pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can personally identify your surfing behavior. This can be prevented by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

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

Anyone who has disabled the storage of cookies for the Google-Ad program also should not expect such cookies when watching YouTube videos. YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

Further information on data protection at YouTube can be found in the privacy policy of the provider: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

 

Social media plug-ins

We offer on our website the possibility of using so-called social media buttons. To protect your data, we rely on the "Shariff" solution in the implementation. As a result, these buttons are integrated on the website only as a graphic that contains a link to the corresponding website of the button provider. By clicking on the graphic you will be redirected to the services of the respective provider. Only then will your data be sent to the respective provider. Unless you click on the graphic, there will be no exchange between you and the providers of the social media buttons. Information about the collection and use of your data on the social networks can be found in the respective terms of use of the respective providers. You can find more information about the Shariff solution here: http://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html

We have included social media buttons from the following companies on our site:

·         Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

·         Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA)

·         Google Plus/Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)

·         Whatsapp

·         Pinterest

·         XING AG (Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany)

·         LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)

Only by clicking on the respective button will data be transferred to the respective companies.

Use of Facebook plugins

Please see Facebook's privacy policies for the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy: www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of Facebook plugins even with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the "Facebook Blocker" (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).

 

Use of the Google “+1” interface

Please see Google's privacy policies for the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Google, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

If you do not want Google to directly assign the data collected via our website to your profile on Google+, you must log out of Google+ before visiting our website. You can completely prevent the loading of Google Plugins even with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

 

Google AdWords

Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you reached our website via an advertisement sent by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on your computer. The Conversion Tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. 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 expired, we and Google may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus cookies can not be tracked through AdWords advertisers' websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.

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

Please note that you can not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want any tracking data recorded. If you delete all the cookies in your browser, you will have to set the respective opt-out cookie again.

 

Use of Google Remarketing

This website uses the remarketing feature from Google Inc. The feature is designed to present interest-based ads to webpage visitors within the Google Network. What’s known as a cookie is stored in the browser of the website visitor, which makes it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits websites that belong to the Google advertising network. On these pages, visitors may be presented with ads related to content that the visitor previously viewed on webpages using Google's remarketing feature.
Google says it does not collect any personal information during this process. However, if you still do not wish to use Google Remarketing, you can disable it by selecting the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Network Advertising Initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

 

Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion, and objection

The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data protection rights (information and intervention rights) concerning the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we are hereby informing you with the following:

Right of access in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR In particular, you have the right to obtain information about the personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data was or are being disclosed, the planned retention period or the criteria for the determination of the retention period for personal data processing, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if it was not collected by us, the existence of automated decision making, including profiling and if applicable, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and effect of such processing, as well as your right to be informed, which guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR for Transfer of your data to third countries exist;

 

Right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR: You have a right to immediate rectification of incorrect data concerning you and/or completion of your incomplete data stored by us;

 

Right to erasure in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right demand the deletion of your personal data given the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR. However, that right does not apply, in particular, where the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the pursuit, exercise, or defense of rights;

 

Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request that your personal data be restricted as long as the accuracy of your information is disputed, if you refuse to delete your data for improper processing and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data, if you require your data to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims after we no longer require such data after having fulfilled its purpose, or if you have filed an objection based on your particular situation, as long as it is not certain that our legitimate reasons prevail;

 

Notification obligation in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have the right of rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing by the controller, he/she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data has been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.           
Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive, in a structured, common, and machine-readable format, your personal information provided to us, or to request that it be transmitted to another responsible individual, as far as is technically feasible;

 

Right to withdraw consent in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of data at any time with future effect. In the event of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned immediately, as far as further processing has no legal basis for consentless processing. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the withdrawal;

 

Right to lodge a complain in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR: If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, employment, or place of the alleged infringement, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.

 

RIGHT OF OBJECTION

IF, IN THE CONTEXT OF INTEREST ACCOUNTABILITY, WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASED ON OUR MAJOR LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING AT ANY TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES WITH EFFECT ON THE FUTURE FOR REASONS OBTAINED FROM YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION.

IF YOU AVAIL YOURSELF OF YOUR RIGHT OF OBJECTION, WE WILL TERMINATE THE PROCESSING OF THE AFFECTED DATA. FURTHER PROCESSING REMAINS SUBJECT TO EXERCISE IF WE MAY PROVIDE IMPERATIVE REASONABLE REASONS FOR PROCESSING WHICH EXCEED YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES THE ASSERTION, EXERCISE, OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CHARGES.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US TO OPERATE DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO LODGE A COMPLAINT AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE RIGHT OF OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF MAKE USE OF YOUR RIGHT OF OBJECTION, WE WILL TERMINATE THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to adapt this privacy policy on occasion, so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to include changes to our services in the privacy policy, such as the introduction of new services (website function). Any subsequent visits will then be subject to the terms of the new privacy policy.

 

Questions for the data privacy officer

If you have any questions about data privacy, please write us an email or contact our data privacy officer directly:

datenschutz@vamedis.com

Vamedis Group AG
Huobstrasse 25 CH-6333 Hünenberg am See, Schweiz
phone +41 (71) 555516-0, fax +41 (71) 555516-1

 

 

 
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