Terms of Use

Personal MedSystems GmbH
Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str. 41
60329 Frankfurt am Main
As of: 18th May 2018

I. Limitation of Liability

The content of this website was prepared with utmost care. However, Personal MedSystems GmbH, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str. 41, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (hereinafter referred to as the “Provider”) shall accept no responsibility for the correctness, completeness and up-to-dateness of the content provided. Use of the website content shall be at the visitor’s own risk. Contributions identified by name reflect the opinion of the respective author and not necessarily that of the Provider. Mere use of the Provider’s website shall not constitute the establishment of any contractual relationship whatsoever between the visitor and the Provider.

II. Information on Data Protection when using PMS’s website

In general, mere use of our website is possible without having to provide personal data. Insofar as personal data is collected on our pages, this provision shall always take place on a voluntary basis. As a matter of principle, this personal data shall not be forwarded to third parties. Exceptions to this principle shall only apply when required by law or if you have expressly agreed to such forwarding. In this regard we refer to the chapters on “Cookies” and “Processing by Third Parties”.

1. Storage of Access Data

With any access to our website and with any retrieval of a file, access data about this process shall be stored in a log file on our provider’s server. Usage data, such as details about the beginning, end and scope of the use of certain telemedia services or traffic data in the event of e-mail services shall be collected, processed and used, insofar as this is necessary, to enable the utilisation of these services. The date and time, as well as the time zone of the beginning and end of use, the scope in bytes, the user’s IP address and the type of telemedia service or telecommunication service used are usually collected.
This data is collected anonymously and it is technically impossible to assign it to specific persons. The data shall be deleted after statistical evaluation.

2. Optional Newsletter Registration

If you register for our newsletter, you provide us with your e-mail address and optional further information. We use this information exclusively to send you our newsletter. Your data is stored by us until you unsubscribe our newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any point in time by clicking on the given link in any of our newsletters or by simply informing us (e-mail see impressum). By unsubscribing you revoke the usage of your e-mail address.

3. Services requiring Registration

If you wish to use our services provided by electronic means, then we shall require further information from you to render these services and for settlement purposes. These include, in particular, your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number, and so on. You shall disclose this data expressly on a voluntary basis. By sending your data, you agree that we may contact you by e-mail, post or telephone and collect, store and utilize your data in accordance with the respective purpose. The data shall only be forwarded to third parties, such as service providers (e.g. commissioned IT-service providers for our computing centre, companies assigned by us to handle invoicing the services you purchased with us, the financial institution that issues your credit card, logistics service companies commissioned by us to deliver your product) or cooperation partners, insofar as we have commissioned them to perform tasks according to the respective purpose. These third parties may not use the data for other purposes. Furthermore, they shall be obliged to treat the data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the German data protection provisions, e.g. on order data processing § 28 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). No further forwarding of data to third parties shall occur.

4. Cookies

So-called cookies are used at several places on our websites. Cookies are small files of textual data sent to your computer and stored by your browser. The aim of the cookies we use is to perform service functions (e.g. for language settings) and to make them user-friendlier, more effective and safer.

You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and for how long their effective use lasts (e.g. session cookies may last only for the duration of your visit on our website or long term cookies that support your entries or actions on our website for a period of up to ninety days so you need not have to repeat these entries at a revisit of our website again), enabling you to decide on a case-by-case basis whether you wish to accept them or whether you wish to rule them out altogether. Non-acceptance of cookies may lead to limited functionality of our website or services.

5. Processing by Third Parties

Google Analytics:
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics utilizes so called “cookies”, text files that are stored onto your computer and allowing to analyse your usage of the website. The information generated by cookies and analysing your usage of this website are usually transferred to and stored on a server of Google in the USA. In case that IP-anonymisation is activated on this website your IP-address will be shortened by Google within member countries of the European Community and the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP-address be transferred to the Google server in the USA and then shortened there. On behalf of the owner of this website Google will utilize this information in order to analyse your usage of this website, to put together reports on website activity and to perform services for the website proprietor that are related to website and Internet usage. Your IP-address that is transmitted by your browser to Google Analytics will not be linked to other Google data. You may prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. Please note that non-acceptance of cookies may lead to limited functionality of the website. In addition you may prevent the cookie from collecting data on your usage of the website (incl. your IP-address) and transferring it to Google and the dispersion by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link (tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en). Further information on this can be found under tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en (general information on Google Analytics and privacy protection). Please note that on this website Google Analytics was extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();“, in order to ensure anonymised collection of IP-addresses (so called IP-masking) and e,iminate direct reference to a person. Especially for browsers on mobile devices, please click the following link (tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) to prevent the anonymous collection by Google Analytics on this website for your browser by means of a so-called "opt-out cookie" in the future.

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking:
This website uses Google AdWords Conversion Tracking, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdWords Conversion Tracking also uses "cookies" stored on your computer that allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case connect the data with other data from Google. You can generally prevent the use of cookies by prohibiting the storage of cookies in your browser.

Our site contains remarketing tags of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. If you visit our website the remarketing tag will create a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. Thereby Facebook will become aware of your visit to our website. This enables Facebook to allocate visits to our website to your user account. We may use the information gained thereby for advertisements with Facebook Ads. We would like to inform you that by offering the use of our website to you, we do not gain knowledge of the content of transferred data or on usage of that data by Facebook. You may find further information in the privacy policy of Facebook under: www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. Should you not wish any data storage via Facebook Custom Audience you may deactivate Custom Audience und the following link: www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/.

Our websites use social plugins (“plugins“) from the social network Twitter, operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA („Twitter“). Twitter plugins can be identified with the bird symbol or with the letter „t“. When accessing one of our websites that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to Twitter’s servers. The plugin’s content is transmitted directly to your browser from Twitter from which it is integrated in the website. Through the integration of plugins, Twitter receives the information that you accessed our website. If you are logged in to Twitter at the same time during which you are using a Plugin, Twitter can associate your visit with your Twitter account. When interacting with the plugins, for example when clicking on a „tweet“ button, the corresponding information is transmitted directly to Twitter where it is saved. If you are not a member of Twitter or if you logged out of Twitter before visiting our website, the possibility still remains that Twitter learns and saves your IP address. For information about the purpose and scope of data collection, the further processing and use of data by Twitter and your rights and the settings you can configure to protect your privacy, please refer to Twitter’s Data Protection Notice: twitter.com/en/privacy.

If you are a member of Twitter and do not want Twitter to collect data about your visit to our website, which can be connected to your saved data by Twitter, you need to log out of Twitter before visiting our website and delete cookies. More about information about cookies can be found under section “Cookies” of this document.

Our websites use plugins from the Google-run site YouTube. The operator of the site is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA, 94066, USA. When you visit one of our sites with a YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube’s servers is created. The YouTube server thereby learns which of our sites you have visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube user account while accessing our site, you allow YouTube to allocate your surfing behaviour to your personal YouTube profile. You can prevent this by first logging out of your YouTube user account.

More information can be found under YouTube’s privacy policy: policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

III. Managing Cookie Settings

You can choose how web browser cookies are handled by your device via your browser settings, including to refuse or delete all cookies. Some devices allow you to control this via your device settings. If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, the website may not function properly and certain services will not be provided. Each browser and device is different, so please check the settings menu of your browser or device to learn how you can change your cookie settings. We are happy to provide you with more information how you can manage cookie settings with the most common browsers:

Cookie settings in Google-Chrome
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Safari for Mac
Cookie settings in Safari for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

If you have any questions about cookie settings, please do not hesitate to contact our customer support.

IV. External Links

This website contains links to third-party websites (hereinafter referred to as “external links”). The respective providers shall be liable for these websites. The Provider has no influence whatsoever over the current and future design and content of any linked pages. Setting external links shall not mean that the Provider adopts the content of the reference or link as his own. It is unacceptable for the Provider to monitor external links without specific indications of statutory violations. However, such external links shall be deleted immediately in the event of it becoming aware of statutory violations.

V. Copyright and Ancillary Copyright

The content published on this website shall be subject to German copyright and ancillary copyright. Any utilisation not permitted by German copyright and ancillary copyright shall require the prior written consent of the Provider or respective holder of rights. This shall particularly apply to the copying, editing, translation, storing, processing or reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. The unauthorised duplication or disclosure of specific content or whole pages shall not be permitted and is liable to prosecution. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use shall be permitted. Presentation of this website in external frames shall only be permitted with written permission. Insofar as the content of this website has not been created by the Provider, the copyrights of third parties shall be observed. In particular, content and rights of third parties shall be identified as such. If the user’s attention is nevertheless drawn to an infringement of copyright, then the Provider requests to be informed accordingly. In the event of the discovery of infringements of rights, the Provider shall remove such content immediately.