- PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
COLLECTION OF DATA ON THIS WEBSITE
Who is responsible for data collection?
Data processing is performed by the website operator. The DC-ren coordinating institution, the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, operates the DC-ren website. For contact information please refer to the imprint.
How will your data be collected?
Some data is collected when you provide it via email to the DC-ren email contact given on this site.
Other data is collected automatically by the IT system when you visit the DC-ren website. These data is primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data is collected automatically as soon as you access the site.
What is the purpose of the collection of your data?
Besides using data to respond to the content provided in your email, DC-ren will use your data partially for the purpose of providing an accurate delivery of this site. Other data may be used to analyze users’ behavior.
What are your rights concerning your data?
You are entitled to receive information concerning the data stored in relation to your person free at any time, including origin and recipient of this data as well as the purpose of data processing. Additionally you have the right to data rectification, deletion and erasure. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please use the contact specified in the imprint. Furthermore, you can establish a right of appeal at the regulatory authority competent for data privacy.
Analysis tools and tools of third parties
- GENERAL AND LEGALLY REQUIRED STATEMENTS
The DC-ren website operator respects the privacy rights of users and recognizes the importance of protecting personal information. Your personal data will be kept secret and in compliance with applicable data protection rules as well as described in this data privacy statement.
It is recalled that data transmitted via the internet (i.e. via email) may be subject to security breaches.
RESPONSIBILITY IN TERMS OF DATA PROTECTION LAW
The responsible authority in terms of data protection right is
Postal: Univ. Prof. Dr. Gert Mayer, Department of Internal Medicine IV (Nephrology and Hypertension), Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Responsible authority shall mean a natural or legal person who decides the purposes and means of processing personal data (i.e. names, email).
RIGHT TO REVOCATION
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. You can revoke without giving reasons in form of a written notification by email. The lawfulness of data use before your revocation remains unaffected.
RIGHT TO MAKE A COMPLAINT TO THE DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY
In case of violation of data privacy, affected persons can establish their right of appeal at the regulatory authority competent for data privacy. The Austrian data protection authority is available at https://www.dsb.gv.at/.
RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
The right to data portability allows individuals to obtain and reuse their personal data for their own purposes across different services. The data have to be made available in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable and interoperable format that allows the individual to transfer the data from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way and as far as feasible. This right only applies to information you have provided to the DC-ren website.
In HTTPS, the communication protocol is encrypted using TLS or SSL. This website uses SSL/TLS for secure communication to protect privacy and integrity of the data sent to this website.
If you have activated the HTTPS setting the connection is SSL/TLS protected which guarantees that your information cannot be read by any third party.
ACCESS, RECTIFICATION, BLOCKING AND ERASURE
You have, at any time, the right to gain free knowledge of the data stored concerning your person, the origin and the recipient of the data as well as the purpose of the storage. When appropriate, you are entitled to initiate data rectification, blocking or erasure. Please use the contact specified in the imprint to exercise any of these rights and for questions to this topic.
OPPOSITION AGAINST ADVERTISING EMAILS
The utilization of contact data published within the bounds of the imprint obligation by a third party for the consignment of advertisements and information, which was not specifically ordered, is herewith explicitly objected to.
The website operator reserves the right to take legal action against offenders sending undesired advertisements (i.e. spam messages).
- COLLECTION OF INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
SERVER LOG FILES
The provider of this website collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits in “server log files”. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
We process personal data to pursue our legitimate interest to run, maintain, and develop the DC-ren website pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
All data received via the contact form will solely be used internally for processing the query and stored by the website operator in case of follow-up questions. This information will not be distributed to third parties without your prior consent.
Processing of the data entered into the contact form is based on your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. You can revoke without giving reasons in form of a written notification by email. The lawfulness of data use before your revocation remains unaffected.
The data entered into the contact form will be stored as long as you request removal or revoke your consent and must be deleted after the purpose for the data storage has ceased to exist (i.e. after completed processing of your request). Mandatory legal regulations – particularly legal retention periods – remain unaffected.
- ANALYSIS TOOLS AND ADVERTISING
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
You can also avoid the data generated by cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
OBJECTING TO THE COLLECTION OF DATA
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/eula.html.
An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site.
- PLUGINS AND TOOLS
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.