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General

The vivo Science GmbH takes the protection of your personal data seriously. Below we inform you in this privacy policy about the handling of collected data through the use of our website.

Personal data, such as Name, e-mail address or the IP address are only collected to the required extent, insofar as these data are necessary for the functionality of this website or for establishing contact (with your consent).

The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted. Further storage of the data only takes place if required by law. Even then, the data will be deleted after the prescribed storage period.

Responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

vivo Science GmbH
Fabrikstra├če 3
48599 Gronau
Deutschland

Phone: +49 2562 8170 0
Fax: +49 2562 8170 19
E-Mail: info@vivoscience.de

Provision of the website and creation of log files

1) Description and scope of data processing

When you visit our website, we collect the data transmitted by your browser. The following data will be collected:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • Operating system used
  • Used browser and browser version
  • Websites from which the system of the user reaches our website

The data are also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

2) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3) Purpose of the data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

These purposes are our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection.

In the case of providing the website, this is the case when the session has ended.

In the case of storage in logfiles this is the case after 7 days at the latest. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or anonymized, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

5) Possibility to object

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of contradiction on the part of the user.

Use of cookies

1) Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the user’s computer system. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.

We use cookies on our website that allow an analysis of users‘ browsing behavior.

The analysis is done using Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. („Google“). For more information about the use of Google Analytics on our website, please see point „Use of Google Analytics“ of this Privacy Policy.

The data of the users collected in this way are pseudonymized by technical precautions. Therefore, an assignment of the data to the calling user is no longer possible. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of the users.

2) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3) Purpose of the data processing

The use of analysis cookies is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. The analysis cookies tell us how the website is used and we can optimize it.

These purposes are our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4) Duration of storage, Possibility to object

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this to our site. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all features of the website.

Use of Google Analytics

1) Description and scope of data processing

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. („Google“). This service uses cookies, which generate information about the use of our website. This information is typically transmitted to Google’s servers in the United States and stored there.

From this information, Google will create reports about activities within our website or use our website’s profile to evaluate and provide other services related to website activity and internet usage.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement. This guarantees that European data protection law is respected. The certification can be viewed at the following link:

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

On our website, Google Analytics is only used with IP anonymization. In doing so, the IP address of a user is reduced within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is transmitted and subsequently shortened on the servers of Google.

For more information about data use, setting and contradictory possibilities by Google, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy at the following link:

https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en

2) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3) Purpose of the data processing

The data collected through Google Analytics or through its cookies are used to evaluate the use of this website, to generate reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage.

These purposes are our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

4) Duration of storage, Possibility to object

The personal data of users will be deleted or anonymized after 14 months.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the user’s computer. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all features of the website to the full.

In addition, users can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the website, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing an additional browser plugin. The plugin can be downloaded under the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Contact form and e-mail

1) Description and scope of data processing

On our website, contact via an e-mail address or via a contact form is possible.
The contact form allows the user to enter the following data:

  • Subject
  • an individual message
  • Surname
  • first given name
  • E-mail address
  • phone number

The personal data transmitted by the user (via e-mail or contact form) are stored in this case and used exclusively for processing the contact or request. A transfer of these data to third parties does not take place in this case.

2) Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of the data, in the presence of the consent of the user, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

3) Purpose of the data processing

The processing of the personal data from the input mask of the contact form only serves to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

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

4) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, 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 relevant facts have been finally clarified.

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

5) Possibility to object

The user has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts by e-mail or contact form, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not be continued.

All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.

Rights of data subject

1) Right to information

You may request confirmation as to whether personal information concerning you is being processed by us.

If this is the case, you also have the right to information and further information about your personal data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR

2) Right to rectification

You have the right to correct incorrect personal data or complete incomplete personal data concerning you.

3) Right to erasure

You have the right to have the personal data relating to you deleted immediately. The responsible person is obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

  • the personal data relating to you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  • You revoke your consent to the processing gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR and there is no other legal basis for processing.
  • in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR, you object to the processing and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you submit opposition according to. Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR to processing.
  • Your personal data have been processed unlawfully.
  • the deletion of the personal data concerning you is required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union or national law to which the controller is subject.
  • the personal data relating to you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 para. 1 GDPR.

4) Right to restriction of processing

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

  • if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the responsible to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
  • the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;
  • the person responsible no longer requires personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
  • if you objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible prevail over your reasons.

5) Notification obligation (regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing)

If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the person responsible, the person responsible is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have 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 a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

6) Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that

  • the processing on a consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is based and
  • the processing is done using automated procedures.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person responsible to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons must not be affected.

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the responsible.

7) Right to object

You have the right to object at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, against the processing of your personal data, which pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f GDPR.

The responsible will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of enforcing, exercising or defending legal claims.

If the personal data relating to you are processed in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of such advertising.

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

8) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision

  • is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person responsible,
  • is permissible on the basis of Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and that legislation contains adequate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, or
  • with your express consent.

9) Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Regardless of any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you violates the GDPR.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the GDPR.