Data Protection

Data privacy

In accordance with Section 13 (1) of the German Telemedia Act (TMG), the provider of a teleservice must notify its users when they start using the service about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data in a generally understandable form. Users must be able to access the content of this notification at all times. Every company is obliged to notify users of what personal data it collects or uses.

PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – attaches the greatest importance to the security of its users’ data and to compliance with data privacy regulations. The collection, processing and use of personal data are subject to the provisions of prevailing laws and the EU Data Protection Directive. In accordance with Section 3 (1) of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), personal data denotes any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”).

Personal circumstances: For example – name, address, E-mail address, date of birth, nationality, profession, medical data, religion, etc. Material circumstances: For example – income, financial situation, property owned, etc.

Data privacy policy
PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – warrants that it will collect, process, store and use users’ data only in connection with handling users’ inquiries and for internal purposes.

Transfer of data to third parties
Data shall not be transferred to third parties without the consent of the data subject or without a legal basis.

Cookies
Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache of the user’s Internet browser. The cookies enable the Internet browser to be recognized. The files are used to help the browser navigate through the website and be able to use all the functions in full.

The PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – website does not use cookies.

E-mail security
Users consent to electronic communication as soon as they themselves initiate contact with PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – by electronic means. It is pointed out to users that E-mails may be read and changed without authorisation and without them noticing when they are transferred. PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – uses a software product to filter out unwanted E-mails (spam filter). The spam filter may reject E-mails if they are falsely identified as spam due to specific features.

Data transmission - SSL encryption
This website uses 128-bit SSL (SHA-128 RSA) encryption technology. User data are transmitted only encrypted. This includes the IP address of a user.

Right to obtain information
In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), users have the right to be provided free of charge with information on the data stored on them and, if applicable, a right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. Upon request, PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – will inform users in writing, in compliance with prevailing law, of what personal data is stored on them at PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH . This information is provided free of charge.

Right of objection by users
If users do not wish to have their data actively used by PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – for internal purposes, they have the right under Section 28 (4) of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) to object to its use and processing at any time. They merely need to send an E-mail to this effect to pharmalog@pharmalog.com. The special case where the law stipulates that data must be blocked instead of being deleted (Section 35 (3) of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)) shall remain unaffected thereby.

Data transfer and logging for internal system and statistical purposes
For technical reasons, the user’s Internet browser automatically sends data to the web server when this website is accessed. Every data record consists of the date and time of access, the URL of the referring web page, the called file, the quantity of data sent, the browser type and version, the operating system and the IP address of the user. It is not possible for this data to be linked with a specific person. The stored data is only analysed internally and solely for statistical purposes.

Security by means of technical and organisational measures
In accordance with Section 9 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – uses technical and organisational measures to protect personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. The security measures used are continuously improved to reflect technological advances.

Protection of minors
Persons under the age of 16 are not allowed to send personal data to PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – without the consent of their parent or guardian. Persons under the age of 16 may provide personal information to PHARMALOG – Institut für klinische Forschung GmbH – only if their parent or guardian has given his/her explicit consent or the person is aged 16 or over. This data is processed in accordance with this data privacy policy.

Trademark protection
Each trademark or logo mentioned here is the property of the respective company. Trademarks and names are mentioned here purely for informational purposes.

This imprint and data protection policy have been created by:Deutsche Datenschutzkanzlei, Munich Data Privacy Office – www.deutsche-datenschutzkanzlei.de