Leading Medicine Guide's Data Protection Policy
Data protection policy of the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH. We at the publishing house "Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH" are delighted that you have visited our Leading Medicine Guides website and expressed interest in our company, products and services. The protection of your personal data all along the entire business processing chain is an important concern to us and we want you to feel secure when you visit our websites. The following data protection statement issued by the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH aims to inform you about which user data are captured on the website. Moreover, we explain how this information is used and which measures the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH takes to protect user's personal data.

1. Personal Data
Personal data are defined as particulars on the private or material circumstance of a specific or specifiable natural person. This includes information such as your proper name, your address, your telephone number and your date of birth. Information that cannot be directly linked to your actual identity, for example preferred websites or number of users of a website, do not count as personal data.
2. Collection and processing of personal data
It is not a general policy for users of the website of the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation to have to register. Instead, we only collect the information required to be able to make you a customized offering of our products. To this effect and for the purpose of system security, it is a standard function of our web server to temporarily save the connection data of the enquiring computer, the websites on our page that you visit, the date and the duration of your visit, the identifying data of the browser and operating system used as well as the website you are visiting us through, if applicable. Provided that you provide your information voluntarily, we will store these data, e.g., name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone and fax numbers.
3. Utilization and transfer of personal data
Data on individual users captured on the Leading Medicine Guide website of the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation are utilized exclusively for internal business purposes. Only once your prior consent has been granted or unless you have entered a protest – insofar as required by legal regulations – we also utilize these data to inform you about news, improvements or innovations to products that might be of particular interest to you. The Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH does not transact any sales, trade and or lending with the personal data collected online nor does it knowly pass any personal data on to third parties. On the grounds of legal regulations, there are exceptions to the aforementioned principles: This is the case, whenever there is a suspicion that a serious criminal offence has been committed or is being planned, in the event of misuse of our website, or whenever we are aware of findings that might suggest the potential for bodily or physical harm to one or more of our users. In these situations, we are obligated to pass on the appropriate information to the police, prosecutors or other authorities responsible for criminal prosecution.
4. Use of Cookies
The Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH uses (session) cookies on its website. Cookies are small text files saved on the user's computer. Cookies let us analyze the date and time of your visit on our website, the order in which you frequented the various pages, information about your browser type, (your access pathway to our portal (e.g. through search engines, ads, etc.) or about the content accessed most frequently by our users. This is used for purely internal, statistical purposes. This statistical analysis helps us optimize our websites. Your privacy remains permanently protected at all times since the anonymised information allows no conclusions to be drawn about individual users/persons.
5. Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies“, text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of how you use the website. Information generated by cookies about your use of this website is usually transferred to a server run by Google in the USA and stored there.
However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory member states of the collaborative alliance through the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a server run by Google in the USA and truncate there. The IP anonymisation is activated on this website. As commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will utilize this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services linked with website and Internet utilization vis-à-vis the website operator.
The IP address transferred within the scope of Google Analytics from your browser will not be merged with other of Google's data. You can prevent cookies being saved by configuring the corresponding settings on your browser software; however, we would like to point out that, under those circumstances, you will not be able to use that all the functions of this website to their full extent. Moreover, you can prevent data generated by cookies and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) being captured for Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link to prevent recording by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the Opt-Out only works in the browser and only for this domain). This causes an opt-out cookie to be stored on device. After having deleted your cookies in this browser, you must click on this link again.
6. Security
Please note that data transfer via the Internet is never 100% secure. The Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH is obligated to protect personal user information, but cannot guarantee the security of this information when this is sent to or via the website of the Deutsche Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation. Therefore, the user always bears the risk during transfer of this information.
7. Right of withdrawal
You have the right to withdraw your consent to use your personal data at any time. In this case, please direct your written revocation to the address listed below.
8. Right to information
Upon written request, the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH will inform you about which personal data are stored with us.
9. Accessibility of our Data Protection Policy
You can access and print out our Data Protection Policy from every page of the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH website via the link "Data Protection Policy".
10. Updates and Changes to Our Data Protection Policy
This policy statement will be updated from time to time as necessary so that new websites of the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation are also covered by this policy or to include new services and functions. The Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH reserves the right to change its Data Protection Policy at any time under observance of the German Data Protection Act. The Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH will inform you about changes and updates to this policy on the homepage of the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH.
11. Questions and Comments
If you should have any questions, suggestions or comments concerning the processing, handling and use of your personal data (data protection), please contact the Deutscher Verlag für Gesundheitsinformation GmbH.