aqua med principles of privacy policy

The protection of your personal data and privacy is absolutely paramount to MHW & aqua med. That is why we only collect the data necessary to provide you with our services.

We collect and use your individual personal data solely within the scope of the provisions of the Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany. We provide you below with an explanation of how, within what limits and for what purposes we collect and use individual personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website (www.medical-helpline.com and www.aqua-med.eu).

Data transmission and logging for system internal and statistical purpose

When accessing our website your Internet browser automatically transmits data to our web server for technical reasons. The data transmitted includes, inter alia

  • the date and time of access,
  • the URL of the referring website,
  • any files consulted
  • the volume of data sent,
  • the browser type and version
  • the operating system and
  • your IP address.

This data is stored separately from any other data that you enter when using our offering. This data is used for general statistical purposes before being deleted. We use the statistics solely to improve our Internet offering to you.

We do not use the data for any other purposes nor do we pass on the data to third parties.

Inventory data

Where a contractual relationship is to be established between you and us, or the content of the same developed or modified, we shall collect and use your personal data only to the extent that this is required for such purposes.

We do not use the data for any other purposes nor do we pass on the data to third parties.

Cookies

To prevent cookies from being stored, you can disable them in your browser settings. However, certain parts of our website may not work properly if you do this.

Evaluation of online presence

This website uses Piwik, a web analytics open-source software. Piwik uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server of the service provider in Germany. Here you can contradict the use of your data: https://piwik.aqua-med.eu/index.php?module=CoreAdminHome&action=optOut

Data security/encryption

Data which is transmitted between you and us over the Internet is always transferred as SSL-encrypted data to prevent unauthorised persons from also reading such data.

Right to information

As a user of our Internet offering, you have the right to request information from us about the personal data stored in your regard. Should you so request, the information may also be provided electronically.

Responsibility for content and information

The information offering of MHW and aqua med contains links to other Internet offerings, e.g. of cooperation partners. When the link was established, the external (third party) content was checked to ensure that it did not breach currently applicable standards under both civil and criminal law. We cannot however rule out the possibility that this content might subsequently be modified by the respective offerers. Should you be of the opinion that any linked external sites breach currently applicable law or that the content of the same is otherwise unsuitable, please let us know. We shall check the information provided by you and where necessary remove the external link immediately. MHW is not responsible for the content and availability of the linked external Internet sites.

Please note that this data protection declaration only applies to MHW's Internet offerings. Other data protection and data security provisions may apply to linked, external content. The respective site notice will provide you with information as to who is responsible for the respective offering.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

Our website uses so-called social media plugins for the social network facebook.com ("Facebook"). Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Detailed information about the functions of the individual plugins and their appearance can be found at the following website: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US.

If you are logged into Facebook at this time, your visit to our website and any interaction in connection with the social media plugin (e.g. clicking the "Like" button, leaving a comment, etc.) may be allocated to your Facebook account and stored by Facebook. Even if you do not have a Facebook account, it is still possible that Facebook may store your IP address.

Please refer to the Facebook Data Protection Policy for details regarding the purpose and extent of the data collection and the processing and use of data by Facebook: www.facebook.com/policy.php. Here you will also find an overview of the settings options for your personal Facebook account in order to protect your privacy and your associated rights.

In order to prevent Facebook collecting the above data whilst using our website, please log out of Facebook before visiting our website. In order to prevent Facebook from accessing your data on our website and on any other website, you can block Facebook social media plugins with an add-on for your browser.

Right of objection and revocation

You have the right to object to the use of your data in order to create user profiles and to revoke any consent you have provided us. In this event, we shall refrain from processing your data for these purposes. You can send this objection or revocation to us in any form by post, telephone, fax or email without giving any reasons.

Data protection enquiries

Should you have any questions related to data protection, you may contact our data protection officers at any time.

The contact details of the data protection officer (data protection coordinator) are as follows:

Stefan Lutz, LL.M.
Tel.: +49 421 322889-0
Fax: +49 421 322889-9 

info@hb-law.de