Privacy policy

We take data protection seriously. The collection and processing of your personal data is carried out in accordance with the data protection regulations in force, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect and process your personal data to offer you our website and our services. In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we describe in this declaration which data is used by us in which way and for what purpose and scope and which options and rights you have regarding the use of your personal data.
 

Responsibility

Limbus Medical Technologies GmbH, Lindenstraße 2, 18055 Rostock, Germany, is responsible for compliance with data protection on our site.

Data protection officer:
Roland Ewald,
  dpo@limbus-medtec.com

Feel free to contact us for data protection inquiries.

Contact:
  +49 381 2550 062-0
  info@limbus-medtec.com

 

Data collection on our website

Server log files

When you access our website, information is automatically transmitted by your browser to the server of our website. This information is only stored for a short time in a so-called log file and is deleted in an automated way.

This includes the following data:

  • Your IP address,
  • Date and time of the pagevisit,
  • Name and URL of the file you are accessing,
  • Website from which the call is made (referrer URL),
  • Information about the used browser and operating system,
  • Name of your access provider.

This data is used for the purpose of ensuring a smooth connection and comfortable use of our website as well as to evaluate system security and stability.

The legal basis for the data processing derives from Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, as we have a legitimate interest in collecting data for the above-mentioned purposes. In addition, a legal basis also results from Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

The data will not be used to draw conclusions about your person.

 

Contact form/ communication by e-mail

On our site you will find a contact form where we want to give our customers a possibility to contact us in an uncomplicated way. You can also contact us directly by e-mail. If you would like to use our contact form, you must provide your name and a valid e-mail address. If you send us an e-mail, we will at least receive your e-mail address. All other data given is optional. Data is collected for the purpose of initiating or implementing contractual relationships in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Insofar as your enquiry is not directed at initiating or implementing a contract, we nevertheless have a justified interest in processing and answering your enquiry. In this respect, the use of personal data for this purpose is governed by Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

We use the data you provide exclusively to process your inquiry. Insofar as your enquiry is directed towards the initiation or execution of business, we will delete your data in accordance with our internal deletion periods.

Insofar as your inquiry is related to another purpose, we will delete your data after processing if there is no other legal basis for data storage.

Such personal data that you voluntarily provide to us will be stored in our customer relationship management system FreshSales, a service of Freshworks, Inc., 2950 S.Delaware Street, Suite 201, San Mateo, CA 94403 for the purpose of processing or contacting you. In addition, the date and time of the contact is stored.

Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnbQAAS&status=Active Freshworks guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU are also adhered to when processing data in the USA. Freshworks also offers further data protection information at https://www.freshworks.com/freshsales-crm/privacy/.

 

Processing of customer and contract data

When initiating business, concluding and fulfilling a contract, we use your personal data necessary for this purpose in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Data will only be transferred to third parties if and insofar as this is necessary for contractual fulfilment, e.g. if a company has been commissioned for production or transport services or a credit institution has been commissioned to process payments.

The deletion of this personal data takes place after the expiry of the statutory warranty periods or after the end of statutory retention periods unless you have expressly consented to their further use.

 

Newsletter

On our website you have the possibility to subscribe to a free newsletter for the purpose of direct advertising. When registering for the newsletter, your e-mail address and other optional data from the input mask will be transmitted to us. Your IP address and the date and time of registration are also used. The collection of other personal data during the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the e-mail address used.

For the processing of the data, your consent will be obtained during the registration process and reference will be made to this data protection declaration. The legal basis for the processing of the data after registration for the newsletter by the user is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR if the user has given his consent.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of their collection. The user's e-mail address is therefore stored for as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.

The e-mail is sent via "MailChimp", a newsletter platform of the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. The data protection regulations of the mail service provider can be viewed here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

MailChimp is certified under the Privacy-Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee to comply with the European data protection level:

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG&status=Active

Our newsletters sent via The Rocket Science Group contain so-called web beacons. A web beacon is a thumbnail image embedded in e-mails sent in HTML format to allow log file recording and analysis. This enables a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. By means of the embedded pixel-code, we can see whether and when you have opened an e-mail and which links in the e-mail you have called up.

Such personal data collected via the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by The Rocket Science Group in order to enable us to optimize the newsletter dispatch and to improve the content of future newsletters to match your interests. The data is only used to improve the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter offer. This personal data is not passed on to third parties. You are entitled at any time to revoke the separate declaration of consent given in this regard via the double opt-in procedure. After a revocation, this personal data will be deleted. We automatically interpret a cancellation of the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation.

Furthermore, MailChimp may use this data itself on the basis of its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service as well as for market research purposes, for example to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them itself or pass them on to third parties.

 

Cookies

Our website contains cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device. They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our offer and enable the correct display of the website. They are intended to support the user-friendliness of the website and are of course completely harmless to your terminal device. Information is thereby temporarily collected in connection with the device and software you use. Conclusions about your identity are not drawn from this.

For example, we use so-called "session cookies". These cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. We also use cookies that are stored on your device, for example, to make it easier for you to use our site during a subsequent visit and to recognize your browser on your next visit ("permanent cookies"). These cookies can of course be deleted manually by you at any time.

We also use cookies to record and evaluate the use of our website statistically. This is done for the purpose of further optimizing our offer for you. You will find further information in the Google Analytics section.

We also use cookies for pseudonymized measurement of reach. You will be further informed about this in the following.

The cookies that are absolutely necessary for the operation of our website, i.e. those without which our website cannot be displayed, are used for the purpose to protect our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. These are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

Cookies required for the processing of contracts or for the contractually agreed use of our website are used in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR. These are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

The use of cookies not required as described above is based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Your consent can be revoked at any time with immediate effect. To do so, please go to the settings of the browser you are using and select "Delete browser data". Select "Cookies and other website data" and remove them.

Of course you can also view our website without cookies. To do this, you must prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting "do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. For a more detailed description, please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer. You can also use the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/) and additionally the US website (http://www.aboutads.info/choices) or the European website (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/) to deactivate cookies. If you do not accept cookies, this can lead to functional restrictions on our website.

 

Google Analytics

Based on your consent (in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR) we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, for our website. Google Analytics is used for the demand-oriented design and continuous optimization of our website and to statistically record and evaluate access to our website. In this context, pseudonymized user profiles are created and cookies are used. Information about your use of this website is recorded such as

  • Your anonymized IP address,
  • Date and time of the call,
  • Name and URL of the file you are accessing,
  • Website from which the call is made (referrer URL),
  • Information about the browser and operating system you use,
  • Name of your access provider.

Insofar as you have given your consent, this information is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  The anonymized IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

As described above, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer. In addition, it is possible to prevent Google from using the data collected by the cookies by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can find further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics in the Google Analytics Help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en).

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI

 

Google marketing and remarketing services

Based on your consent (in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR) we use Google marketing and remarketing services on our site, hereinafter Google marketing services, of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter Google. The use of the Google marketing services is for the user-friendly design and continuous optimization of our site as well as for analysis purposes and for the economic improvement of our online offer.

Insofar as you have given your consent, we can use the Google marketing services to display targeted advertisements for our site on third party sites in such a way that they are adapted to the potential interests of the users. The advertisements can be adapted to the extent that the user receives offers on other pages which he has viewed but not purchased on our site (remarketing). On our site and on sites where Google marketing services are activated, a (re-)marketing tag, a corresponding code, is executed by Google for this purpose and the Internet pages are integrated. This code generates a cookie on your device, in which it is noted which Internet pages you have visited as a user, which contents you are interested in and which offers you have completed or just viewed. Furthermore, technical data such as browser, visiting times and information about the other sites visited are also stored in this cookie. In addition, your IP address is transmitted to Google in anonymized form. It is also possible for Google to combine this data with data from other sources.

We use the Google Ads service as part of these Google marketing services. By using Google Ads we can see what happens after a user clicks on the corresponding advertisement. This can be the purchase of a product, registration for a newsletter, a call to our company or the download of a file. Corresponding customer actions, which we have defined, are called conversions. The conversion cookie is therefore specially tailored to us and cannot be tracked by other Ads customers. These conversion cookies are important for us, as they enable us to compile statistics on the usage of all customers in order to optimize our offer. We do not use any information that can identify an individual user.

As part of Google's marketing services, we can use the Google service Google Optimizer to track the effects of various changes to a website in so-called A/B testing. For these test purposes, cookies are stored on the users' devices. Only pseudonymous user data is processed.

The Google Tag Manager service is also used. Through the Tag Manager we manage the marketing and analysis services of Google on our website.

As described above, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer. In addition, you can prevent Google from using the data collected by the cookies by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can also use the setting and opt-out options provided by Google if you wish to object to this processing. You can find a corresponding link here: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

Further information on the marketing services can be found on the Google overview page: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

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

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI

 

YouTube

Based on your consent (in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR), we use the provider YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, for the integration of videos on our site on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. This is done for the purpose of presenting and explaining our services in a more customer-friendly and attractive manner.

If you have given your consent, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Google servers. We have no influence on the nature and extent of the data that the plug-in transmits to Google's servers. You can find information about this here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

The plug-in informs Google that you have visited this website as a user. It is possible that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged in to your Google account while visiting this website, the above information will be linked to this account.

If you use the functions of the plug-in - for example by watching a video - the corresponding information is also transmitted to Google.

As described above, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer. In addition, it is possible to prevent Google from using the data collected by the cookies by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI

Privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

 

Social media channels

Facebook

We have created a fan page on the social network Facebook (address: Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland), hereinafter referred to as Facebook, and as the operator of this fan page we are considered jointly responsible with Facebook in the sense of Art. 26 DSGVO. Facebook gives us, as the operator of a fan page, the possibility to create anonymous statistics in the form of so-called page insights about the usage behavior of our fan page. For this purpose, Facebook installs and reads cookies on the user's device.

We have agreed with Facebook that Facebook assumes the primary responsibility according to the GDPR for the processing of Insights data and fulfils all obligations arising from the GDPR with regard to the processing of Insights data (including Art. 12 and 13 GDPR, Art. 15 to 22 GDPRand Art. 32 to 34 GDPR). In addition, Facebook Ireland will make the essence of this Page Insights supplement available to data subjects.

This addendum can be viewed here:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

We process the data collected via Facebook-Insights based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In addition to increasing our level of awareness, our legitimate interest is to provide information about our services and our company in the widely used social media. In particular, the resulting modern and timely presentation of our company is important to us.

All further information about Facebook-Insights can be found here:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data

 

Disclosure

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties. However, data may exceptionally be transmitted for the following reasons:

  • insofar as you have given your explicit consent, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR
  • insofar as disclosure is required under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f GDPR and there is no overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data
  • insofar as we are legally obliged to pass on the data, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR
  • in so far as disclosure is permissible and necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you
  • Insofar as your data is processed by third parties commissioned by us, this is done based on Art. 28 GDPRby means of a contract processing agreement.

 

Rights of data subjects

Right to information Art. 15 GDPR

You have the right to ask us to confirm whether we are processing personal data from you. If this is the case, you can request information about this personal data and about the following information:

  • the purposes of processing
  • the categories of personal data processed
  • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular to recipients in third countries or to international organizations
  • 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
  • the existence of a right to rectify or erase personal data concerning you or to limit processing or to object to such processing
  • the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
  • if the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data
  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Art. 22 (1) and (4) DPA and, at least in these cases, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on the data subject

 

Right of rectification Art. 16 GDPR

You can immediately request the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us.

 

Right to deletion (right to be forgotten) of your data, Art. 17 GDPR

You can demand the deletion of your data stored with us, insofar as

  • the personal data are not relevant to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed or are no longer necessary
  • you revoke your consent on which the processing is based pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR and there is consequently no other legal basis for the processing;
  • you lodge an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 GDPR and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing that take precedence or you lodge an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 GDPR;
  • the personal data were processed unlawfully;
  • the deletion of the personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which you are subject;
  • the personal data have been collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8, para. 1, GDPR.

Upon presentation of the prerequisites, we are obliged to delete the data unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

 

Right to restrict processing, Art. 17 GDPR

You have the right to demand from us the restriction of the processing, insofar as

  • the accuracy of your personal data is disputed by you, but only for the time necessary to allow us to verify the accuracy of the data;
  • the processing is unlawful and you do not immediately wish your personal data to be deleted, but instead request that the use of your personal data be restricted;
  • we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims; or
  • you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, as long as it has not yet been established whether the legitimate reasons on our part outweigh the objection to you.

Insofar as processing is restricted, we may process your personal data - apart from storing them - only with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State.

You will be informed again before the restriction is lifted.

 

Right to data transferability Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided us with in a structured, common, machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another responsible party.

 

Right of objection Art. 21 GDPR

You have the right to object, in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, to the processing of your personal data if it is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 S. 1 letter f GDPR. However, this only applies if there are reasons arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising.

 

Right of withdrawal Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR

You have the right to revoke your consent granted to us in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR at any time. This revocation applies exclusively to future use.

 

Right to appeal to supervisory authorities

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in which you are habitually resident, your place of employment or our registered office, if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you is contrary to the basic data protection regulation.

Insofar as you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject, you can also submit a complaint by e-mail to the above-mentioned e-mail address.

 

Data security

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as site operator. You can recognize this by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://". In addition, a lock symbol can be seen in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

We have also taken precautions in the form of technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties.

 

Topicality and amendment of this data protection declaration

This privacy policy is currently valid and has the status of June 2020.

In order to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with the current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies if the data protection declaration has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new services. The new data protection declaration will then take effect on your next visit to our website.

Our data protection declaration is available on our website for you to view and print out at any time.

 

Complaints and admonition

Should you feel that your rights have been violated or you are otherwise disadvantaged, please inform us yourself. You will then receive a personal and individual reply. Within the scope of your duty to minimize damages, we would like to point out that costs incurred by a lawyer commissioned by you out of court, without prior contact, will not be borne by us. There is expressly no will on our part that you instruct a lawyer with a cease-and-desist letter and/or the submission of a declaration of discontinuance with the threat of prosecution. Consequently, a presumed intention cannot be considered.

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