Dr. Julia Laemmerhirt’s (MD) dermatological office is happy to see you visiting our website. Your data protection and data security are important to us. This is why we would now like to let you know what type of personal data we collect when you visit our website and what we use it for. Since we may need to update our terms according to any changes to the law or other alterations to professional practices, we ask you to read this data protection agreement on a regular basis. This data protection agreement can be read, saved and printed out at any time.
2. What is personal data?
Personal data is information that can be used to find out personal or factual things about you (your name, address, telephone number, date of birth or email address). Information we do not have any (or limited) access to, eg. anonymous data, is not considered personal data.
3. What forms of personal data do we collect and use?
Most of our website presence does not require you to enter any personal data. We save protocol data that contains the following information:
- name of the data file you have accessed
- date and time of your visit
- amount of data that is used
- notifications of successful visits
- your web browser, operating system and the domain in question
- the IP address
This data is used exclusively to improve the services we offer you; no conclusions about your personal identity are drawn from this information. However, according to how much you would like to make use of the services we offer on our website – such as ordering e-books, subscribing to our newsletter, or registering for online presentations etc. – you may need to provide us with more data. The data in question is the information required to process these requests, for example providing us with your email address when you subscribe to our newsletter.
We use the data you provide us to make available the products and services we offer you, to answer any questions you have, and to improve our website, its functionality and applications. We use your personal data for the sole purpose of offering you comprehensive services via our website and, if you use the contact form, to render you the appropriate service. We do not share your personal data with third parties, unless you have expressly agreed to this in advance.
We do, however, reserve the right to forward your personal data to external service providers for the purpose of processing orders in accordance with the GDPR and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. We make particular mention of our use of Google Analytics, as long as you have not withdrawn your consent for this.
We do not use your personal data in any other way. Unless we are legally obliged to publish certain data (to provide information to law enforcement agencies and courts of law; to public agencies that collect data for legal reasons, eg. social security agencies, financial authorities etc.), or if we are required to involve third parties in order to maintain professional confidentiality, we do not share your personal data with third parties or use your data for advertising purposes without your consent, except in the cases listed below.
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a) Ordering e-books, newsletter subscriptions, registration for online presentations
In order to register for our email newsletter service (ordering e-books, or registering for online presentations), we need you to provide us both your consent and the email address to which we will send the newsletter. No other data fields are mandatory, and are used to address you personally, to tailor the newsletter’s content to meet your individual needs, as well as to respond to any requests you send us using your email address. It is your decision whether you provide us with this data or not. However, we will only be able to send you our newsletter if you provide us with this data.
For the duration of your subscription to the newsletter, your email address will be used for some advertising purposes. You can choose to unsubscribe via the link at the bottom of the newsletter.
b) Contact form
If you take the opportunity to send us a request via our contact form, we will ask you to provide us with your first name and surname, your business and your email address or telephone number. You can write your personal message in the message field.
It is up to you whether you provide us with this data or not.
c) Advertising and market research
If you consent to advertising and market research data usage, we will not only use your personal data to process your individual service requests, but also to offer you a website designed to meet your personal needs as well as to take the opportunity to inform you about interesting new developments and tips about our business or our range of products and services based on the data you provide us via post or email (in the form of our newsletter). We also use your data for market research purposes.
On a technical level, this means it is necessary to collate the data you provide us in the form of a user profile and evaluate them for the abovementioned purposes. This is an internal procedure, exclusively for the abovementioned purposes.
It is possible to withdraw your consent at any time via ANDREAS@LAEMMERHIRT.AT, or by phone at +43 699 134 08 738.
If you have not given your consent, or if you withdraw it, your data will not be used in the terms described in the paragraph above. This does not prevent you from enjoying the use of all of our services.
4. Social Media
You will also find social media buttons on our web pages. The buttons on our website are not plug-ins. There is an external link on the buttons to our page on the relevant social media platform. No cookies get saved on your computer and your data does not get transmitted. The links take you to the following social media sites:
“Facebook” (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA),
“LinkedIn” (LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA),
“Xing” (XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany).
These networks are operated exclusively by the external provider. The links on our website to our business profiles on the respective platforms can be identified by the relevant buttons.
When you visit a page on our website that contains one of these buttons, your browser does not connect to the server of the respective platform, unless you click on the relevant button. This means that information about your visit to our website is not shared with the respective platform.
If you log in to your personal user account on the respective platform (eg. via another browser session) when you visit our website and then click on one of the buttons, your visit to our website may be ascribed to your account.
If you want to prevent this type of data conveyance, you need to log out of your user account on the respective platform before visiting our website, or not use the links. Please consult the data protection statement on the relevant platform’s website directly to find out the extent and purposes of their data collection activities, as well as how they process and use your data. There you will also find more information about your respective data protection rights and setting options so that you can protect your privacy.
You can find a link to Xing on our website, and we want to let you know how Xing uses personal data. Clicking on the link creates a temporary connection to Xing’s servers. You can find Xing’s most current data protection statement and more information on these web pages:
You can also find links to the social network LinkedIN on our website. Clicking on the relevant link during a visit to one of our pages creates a direct connection between your browser and LinkedIn’s servers. This informs LinkedIn which IP address you have used to visit our pages. If you click on the LinkedIN link while you are logged in to your LinkedIN account, you can connect the content of our pages on your LinkedIN profile. This means LinkedIN can ascribe your visit to our pages to your user account. As service providers, we would like to mention that we have no knowledge about the content of the data LinkedIN receives or how it is used.
You can find information about data collection (purposes, extent, further processing, usage), as well as your rights and setting options in LinkedIN’s data protection statement, which you can visit via the following link:
Remarketing ta gs belonging to the social media network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are embedded in our web pages. When you visit our web pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is created via the remarketing tags. This informs Facebook which IP address you have used to visit our pages. This means Facebook can ascribe your visit to our pages to your user account. We can use this information for posting Facebook Ads. As service providers, we would like to mention that we have no knowledge about the content of the data Facebook receives or how it is used. You can find more information in Facebook’s data protection statement via
5. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” – text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of how the website is used. The information gathered by these cookies about how you use the website is sent to one of Google’s servers in the USA and gets saved there. If you make your IP address anonymous when you visit this website, your IP address is however shortened in some member state of the EU or in other contracting member states of the European Economic Community before being sent. The complete IP address is only sent to a server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional circumstances. Oh the request of this website’s operator, Google will use this information to analyze how you use the website, to compile reports about your activities on the website, and to give the website operator with more services in connection with the website’s usage and online services that the operator provides. Google does not amalgamate the IP address information obtained from your browser by Google Analytics with other data. You can prevent cookies being saved using the relevant browser software settings. However, we must point out that this will not make all of this website’s functions available to you.
Beyond this, you can prevent the data that is generated by cookies and your use of the website (including your IP address) being collected, sent to and processed by Google by clicking on the following link and downloading and installing a browser plug-in.
The up-to-date link is: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
6. Google Maps
Google Maps, a map service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”), is embedded into this website. Google maps uses so-called “cookies” – text files that are saved on your computer whenever you use the map function on our website.
Clicking on the link creates a direct connection between your browser and the Google server. This lets Google know which IP address you have used to visit our web pages. If you click on the Google Maps link while logged in to your Google account, Google can ascribe your visit to our pages to your user account. As service providers, we would like to mention that we have no knowledge of the content of the data Google receives or how it is used. You can find out more information about data collection (purpose, extent, further processing, usage), as well as your rights and settings options in Google’s data protection statement via the following link: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/?fg=1
7. Getresponse (email service)
We use GetResponse to send you emails and our newsletter. GetResponse is operated by GetResponse Sp. z o.o., located in Gdansk, Poland, uplink Arkonska 6, A3, 80-387 Gdansk.
When you subscribe to our newsletter, order an e-book or audio book, or sign up for the online presentation, the registration data you provide is sent to GetResponse and gets saved there. After you sign up, you will receive an email from GetResponse to confirm your registration (“double opt in”). GetReponse offers a wide range of ways to analyze how emails and the newsletter are opened and used. GetResponse also uses the analytical tool Google Analytics, and integrates it into the newsletter. You can find more information about Google Analytics in the section: “Web Analysis using Google Analytics”.
8. Our security measures for protecting the data we save
We are committed to protecting your privacy and to treating your data confidentially. In order to avoid the data we save getting lost or abused, we implement technical and administrative security precautions that are checked and updated on a regular basis. However, due to the nature of the internet, we must make you aware of the possibility that the data protection regulations and security measures of external parties and institutions beyond our area of authority may not be observed.
9. Hyperlinks to external websites
Our website contains so-called hyperlinks to other website providers. When you activate these hyperlinks, you are brought directly to the external provider’s website. The change in the URL will make you aware of this. We cannot guarantee the confidential usage of your data on these websites by third parties, as we have no influence over whether these companies adhere to data protection regulations. Please consult these websites directly to find out how they use your personal data.
10. Your rights regarding the personal data that we save
We will only save your personal information for as long as is legally authorized. This saved personal data is deleted when the user withdraws his or her consent or when knowing this information no longer serves a purpose, particularly in cases where the user account gets deleted or when saving the data is not permissible due to legal reasons.
At your request, we are happy to share with you which type of personal data we have saved. If, despite all our efforts to obtain data that is correct and up-to-date, we have saved information that is incorrect, we will not hesitate to amend it. What is more, you have the possibility to receive the relevant data you have consented to us processing in a structured, readable common file format, either directly from us or via another responsible party.
You can check, alter or delete the personal data you have made available to us at any time by sending an email to ANDREAS@LAEMMERHIRT.AT.
If you want us to delete the personal data you have made available to us, the data will be deleted without delay. If it is not possible to delete the data due to legal reasons, the relevant data will be made restricted (locked). However, please be aware that if you choose to delete your data, we will no longer be able to offer you the services outlined here.
If you feel that the way your data is processed violates any legal codes of conduct, you reserve the right to file a complaint with the data protection authorities.
To the best of our knowledge and belief, the information you find on this website has been carefully compiled and checked. We cannot however guarantee – neither explicitly nor implicitly – the completeness, accuracy, timelines, quality or uninterrupted availability of the information provided above. We expressly reserve the right to alter, add to or delete parts of the website or the complete offer, and to discontinue it either temporarily or permanently without prior notice.