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ALBOMED® GmbH

Hildebrandstrasse 11
90592 Schwarzenbruck
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 9183 - 95 69 82-0
Fax: +49 (0) 9183 - 95 69 82-9
Email: info(@)albomed.eu

Directors:

Peter Halfwassen
Sven Reese

Nuremberg District Court, HRB 31852
VAT no.: DE 812833238
Tax no.: 316/5702/0466

Certified according to DIN EN ISO 13485



Data Privacy Statement, Status: March 2022

We are very pleased about your interest in our company. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of ALBOMED GmbH. The use of the Internet pages of the ALBOMED GmbH is possible without any indication of personal data.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be in line with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to the ALBOMED GmbH. By means of this data protection declaration, our enterprise would like to inform the public about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us. Furthermore, data subjects are informed of their rights by means of this data protection declaration.

1. Definitions
The data protection declaration of the ALBOMED GmbH is based on the terms used by the European Directive and the European Regulation on Data Protection (DS-GVO). Our data protection statement should be easy to read and understand for the public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terms used in advance.

We use the following terms, among others, in this data protection declaration:

  1. Personal data

    Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

  2. Data subject

    Data subject means any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.

  3. Processing

    Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organisation, filing, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

  4. Restriction of processing

    Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their future processing.

  5. Profiling

    Profiling is any form of automated processing of personal data which consists in using such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or change of location.

  6. Pseudonymisation

    Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures which ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

  7. Controller or data controller

    The controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its designation may be provided for under Union or Member State law.

  8. Processor

    Processor means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

  9. Recipient

    Recipient means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to whom personal data are disclosed, whether or not a third party. However, authorities that may receive personal data in the context of a specific investigative task under Union or Member State law shall not be considered as recipients.

  10. Third party

    A third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons who are authorised to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor.

  11. Consent

    Consent means any freely given specific and informed indication of the data subject's wishes in the form of a statement or other unambiguous affirmative act by which the data subject signifies his or her agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

2. Name and address of the data controller
The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:

ALBOMED GmbH
Hildebrandstraße 11
90592 Schwarzenbruck
Deutschland

Tel.: +49 (0) 9183 95 69 82-0
E-Mail: info@albomed.eu
Website: www.albomed.eu

3. Name and address of the data protection officer

Ms Nicole Schmidt, LL.M., attorney at law. 
Managing Director of SüdWest Datenschutz Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 10
76131 Karlsruhe
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 721 5099 - 8769
E-mail: datenschutz@albomed.eu
Website: www.albomed.eu

Any data subject may contact our data protection officer directly at any time with any questions or suggestions regarding data protection.

4. Collection of general data and information

The website of the ALBOMED GmbH collects a series of general data and information every time a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. The following data may be recorded: (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites which are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of access to the website, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information that serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.


When using these general data and information, the ALBOMED GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed (1) to deliver the contents of our website correctly, (2) to optimise the contents of our website and the advertising for these, (3) to ensure the long-term operability of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and (4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for prosecution in the event of a cyber attack. Therefore, the ALBOMED GmbH analyzes anonymously collected data and information on one hand for statistical purposes and on the other hand for the purpose of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and ultimately ensuring an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from any personal data provided by a data subject.

5. Contact possibility via the website

The website of the ALBOMED GmbH contains details that enable a quick electronic contact to our enterprise, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or by means of a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the controller will be stored for the purposes of processing or contacting the data subject. This personal data will not be disclosed to third parties.

6. Routine erasure and blocking of personal data

The controller shall process and store personal data of the data subject only for the time necessary to achieve the purpose of the storage or where provided for by the European Directive and Regulation or other legislator in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject.

If the storage purpose ceases to apply or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation Maker or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

7. Rights of the data subject

a) Right to confirmation

Every data subject has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation, to obtain confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data in question are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of confirmation, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.

b) Right of access

Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to obtain from the controller, at any time and free of charge, information about the personal data stored about him or her and a copy of that information. Furthermore, the European Directive and Regulation has granted the data subject access to the following information:

  1. the purposes of the processing

  2. the categories of personal data processed

  3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international oganisations

  4. if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration

  5. the existence of the right to obtain the rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or her or to obtain the restriction of processing by the controller or the right to object to such processing

  6. the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority

  7. if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: any available information on the origin of the data

  8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22(1) and (4) of the DS-GVO and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved and the consequences and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

Furthermore, the data subject shall have the right to obtain information as to whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international 
organisation. If this is the case, the data subject also has the right to obtain information on the appropriate safeguards in relation to the transfer.

If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of access, he or she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.

c) Right of rectification

Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to request the immediate rectification of any inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Furthermore, the data subject has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration, taking into account the purposes of the processing.

If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of rectification, he or she may, at any time, contact an employee of the controller.

d) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)

Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation, to obtain from the controller the erasure without delay of personal data concerning him or her, where one of the following grounds applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:

  1. The personal data were collected or otherwise processed for purposes for which they are no longer necessary.

  2. The data subject withdraws the consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the DS-GVO or Article 9(2)(a) of the DS-GVO and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

  3. The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) DS-GVO and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) DS-GVO.

  4. The personal data have been processed unlawfully.

  5. The erasure of the personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.

  6. The personal data has been collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8(1) of the DS-GVO.

If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to arrange for the deletion of personal data stored by the ALBOMED GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. The employee of the ALBOMED GmbH will arrange for the deletion to be carried out immediately.

If the personal data was made public by the ALBOMED GmbH and our company is responsible pursuant to Art. 17 Para. 1 DS-GVO, ALBOMED GmbH shall implement reasonable measures, including technical measures, to compensate other data controllers for processing the personal data published, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, in order to inform the data subject that he or she has requested from those other data controllers the erasure of all links to the personal data or to copies or replications of the personal data, unless the processing is necessary. The employee of the ALBOMED GmbH will arrange the necessary in individual cases.

e) Right to restriction of processing
Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation-maker, to request the controller to restrict the processing if one of the following conditions is met:

  1. The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.

  2. The processing is unlawful, the data subject objects to the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of the use of the personal data.

  3. The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

  4. The data subject has objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the DS-GVO and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.

  5. If one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of personal data stored by the ALBOMED GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller. The employee of the ALBOMED GmbH will arrange the restriction of the processing.


 f) Right to data portability

Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and the Regulation, to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which have been provided by the data subject to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. The data subject shall also have the right to transmit such data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data have been provided, provided that the processing is based on consent pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the DS-GVO or Article 9(2)(a) of the DS-GVO or on a contract pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) of the DS-GVO and the processing is carried out by automated means, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

Furthermore, when exercising the right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) of the DS-GVO, the data subject shall have the right to obtain the direct transfer of personal data from one controller to another controller where technically feasible and provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.

In order to assert the right to data portability, the data subject may at any time contact any employee of the ALBOMED GmbH.

g) Right to object

Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to object at any time, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the Data Protection Regulation. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The ALBOMED GmbH shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If the ALBOMED GmbH processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data processed for such marketing. This also applies to the profiling, insofar as it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to ALBOMED GmbH to the processing for direct marketing purposes, ALBOMED GmbH will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.

In addition, the data subject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out by the ALBOMED GmbH for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO), unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.

In order to exercise the right to object, the data subject may directly contact any employee of the ALBOMED GmbH or another employee. The data subject is also free to exercise his/her right to object in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.

h) Automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling

Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right granted by the European Parliament and the Council not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her, (1) is not necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and the controller; or (2) is permitted by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject, and that law contains suitable measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject; or (3) is made with the data subject's explicit consent.

If the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) it is made with the data subject's explicit consent, the ALBOMED GmbH shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, which include at least the right to obtain the data subject's involvement on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.

If the data subject wishes to exercise the rights concerning automated decisions, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.

i) Right to withdraw consent under data protection law

Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

If the data subject wishes to exercise the right to withdraw consent, he or she may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.

8. data protection during applications and the application procedure

The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of handling the application procedure. The processing may also take place electronically. This is particularly the case when an applicant sends the relevant application documents to the controller electronically, for example by e-mail or via a web form on the website. If the controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the transmitted data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If the data controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents are automatically deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision, provided that no other legitimate interests of the data controller are opposed to such deletion. Other legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a duty to provide evidence in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

9 Legal basis of the processing

Art. 6 I lit. a DS-GVO serves our company as the legal basis for processing operations in which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of another service or consideration, the processing is based on Article 6 I lit. b DS-GVO. The same applies to such processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, for example in the case of enquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation through which the processing of personal data becomes necessary, such as for the fulfilment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. c DS-GVO. In rare cases, the processing of personal data might become necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were to be injured on our premises and as a result his or her name, age, health insurance details or other vital information had to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6 I lit. d DS-GVO. Finally, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 I lit. f DS-GVO. Processing operations which are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject are not overridden. We are permitted to carry out such processing operations in particular because they were specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, the legislator took the view that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the controller (recital 47, sentence 2 of the DS-GVO).


10. Legitimate interests in the processing pursued by the controller or a third party.

If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f DS-GVO, our legitimate interest is the conduct of our business for the benefit of the well-being of all our employees and our shareholders.


 11. Duration for which the personal data are stored

The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective 
statutory retention period. After expiry of the period, the corresponding data is 
routinely deleted, provided that it is no longer required for the fulfilment or initiation of the contract.

12. Statutory or contractual provisions on the provision of personal data; 
 necessity for the conclusion of the contract; obligation of the data subject to provide the personal data; possible consequences of non-provision

We would like to inform you that the provision of personal data is sometimes required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or may also result from contractual regulations (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes, in order to conclude a contract, it may be necessary for a data subject to provide us with personal data that must subsequently be processed by us. For example, the data subject is obliged to provide us with personal data if our company concludes a contract with him or her. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded. Before the data subject provides personal data, the data subject must contact one of our employees. Our employee will explain to the person concerned on a case-by-case basis whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and what the consequences of not providing the personal data would be.

13. Existence of automated decision-making

As a responsible company, we do not use automated decision-making or profiling.

14. Matomo 

This website uses the open source web analytics application Matomo. As the 
operator of this website, we have an interest in analysing user behaviour in order to constantly improve the services offered on this site and to optimise the presentation. The information that Matomo stores about your accesses is not passed on to third parties and is used exclusively for internal analysis. Personal data such as IP addresses are anonymised.

In the privacy settings at the beginning of this page, you can specify whether Matomo may use a cookie or not. You can delete cookies at any time via your browser settings. The use of our offer is not affected by the deactivation or deletion of a cookie.

If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which prevents Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, the 
Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.

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