The following notes give a simple overview of what happens to your
personal information when you visit our website. Personal data is any
data that personally identifies you. Detailed information on data
Data recording on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website
operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this
How do we collect your data?
Your data will be collected as you disclose. This can be the data that you provide when you fill up the contact form.
Other data is collected automatically when visiting the website
through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (for example
Internet browser, operating system or time of the page visit). The
information is automatically collected as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the
website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to obtain free information about the origin,
recipient and purpose of your stored personal data any time. You also
have a right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this
data. For this purpose as well as for further questions about data
protection you can contact us at any time at the address given in the
imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the responsible
In addition, you have the right to request the restriction of the
processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. Details can
Analysis tools and tools from third-party When visiting our website,
your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens above
all with cookies and with the so-called analysis programs. The analysis
of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous; the surfing behavior
cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent
it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal
data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in
accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this
If you use this website, various personal data will be collected.
Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This
for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is used.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example,
when communicating by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A
complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not
Note to the responsible bodyThe responsible data processing company on this website is:
Roland Hetzer International Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Society (RHICS e.V.)
PD Dr. Eva Maria Javier Delmo
PD Dr. Harald Hausmann
Prof. Dr. Matthias Loebe
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ennker
Telephone: 0049 15117276166
Responsible entity is the natural or legal person who, alone or in
concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing
personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit
consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An
informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data
processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the
Right to object to data collection in special cases and direct mail (Article 21 DSGVO)
If the data processing on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f
DSGVO occured, you have the right at any time to object to the
processing of your personal data for reasons that arise from your
particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these
provisions. The respective legal basis on which a processing is based
processing your personal data unless we can provide evidence of
compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your
interests, rights and freedoms, or processing for the purpose of
enforcing, pursuing or defending legal claims ( Objection according to
Art. 21 Abs. 1 DSGVO).
If your personal data is processed for advertisement, you have the
right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for
such purpose; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated
with such advertisement. If you object, your personal data will then no
longer be used for the purpose of direct advertisement(Objection under
Art. 21 (2) DSGVO.
Right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority
In the case of violations of the DSGVO, the persons concerned have a
right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member
State where they reside, their employment place or the place of the
alleged infringement. The right to complain is without prejudice to any
other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data transfer
You have the right to have your data that is processed on the basis
of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third
party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct
transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will be done
only to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses, for security reasons and to protect the transmission
of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us
as a site operator, an SSL or. TLS encryption. An encrypted connection
is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to
“https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion and correction
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the
right at any time to provide free information about your stored personal
data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing
and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For
further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at
the address given in the imprint.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of
your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given
in the imprint. The right to restrict processing exists in the following
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these
data may only be used with your consent or for the purposes of
asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights
of another natural or legal person or for important public interest of
the European Union or any Member State.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores
information in so-called server log files, which your browser
automatically transmits to us. These are:
There is no data merge with other data sources.
The data colection is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The
website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free
presentation and the optimization of its website – for this purpose,
the server log files must be recorded
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the
inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be
stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up
questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form takes place
exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO). You
can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message by E-mail to us
is sufficient. The legality of the data processing procedures carried
out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The information you provide in the contact form will remain with us
until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to data storage,
or delete the purpose for data storage (for example, after your request
has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions – especially
retention periods – remain unaffected.
Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request,
including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and
processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not
share this information without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO,
if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is
required to carry out pre-contractual action. In all other cases, the
processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a DSGVO) and / or on
our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR), since we have a
legitimate interest in the effective Processing of requests addressed to
The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until
you ask us to delete, revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose
for the data storage is omitted (eg after completion of your request).
Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention
periods – remain unaffected.
Processing data (customer and contract data) We collect, process and
use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the
establishment, content or modification of the legal relationship
(inventory data). This is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b
DSGVO, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a
contract or precontractual measures. We only collect, process and use
personal data on the use of our Internet pages (user data) insofar as
this is necessary in order to enable or charge the user for the use of
the service. The collected customer data will be deleted after
completion of the order or termination of the business relationship.
Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
This site uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Provider is
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP
address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored by Google
on servers in the United States. The provider of this page has no
influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is for the sake of an appealing presentation
of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we specify on
the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning
of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.