Privacy

 

 

The protection of your personal data is very important for us. This privacy policy provides information, which data are collected by SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions GmbH (hereinafter "SCHWIND") as publisher of this website when you visit our online presence(s) and how we use these data.

SCHWIND aims to provide you with as much control of your personal data as possible. Generally you can use our website without providing any personal data.

In some areas of the SCHWIND website you may be asked for the insertion of personal data to enhance your use of the website and with which we may stay in contact with you. We ask for your personal data if, e.g., you use one of our contact forms or if you register for SCHWIND NEWS. If you request us not to use the data any further for contacting you we will respect your request. This also applies if you unsubscribe for SCHWIND NEWS.

We will treat the data so acquired confidentially and such data will only be used within the relationship between you and SCHWIND. We hereby inform you that we record your personal data in conjunction with our business relationship with you. By insertion of or forwarding your data you provide your consent. Your personal data will not be released to third parties or organizations. On your demand we will provide you with the contents of your personal data registered by us and / or delete such data if so requested.

Some of the data which are collected by SCHWIND are provided by you on a voluntary basis when you fill out a form, whereas other data are collected automatically.

Please note: By using our website(s), you agree to the German Privacy Policy which has been translated to English for your convenience only. The German Privacy Policy is binding.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider 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 relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Source: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de

Automatically collected data

Within the framework of our activities to measure the performance of our website, SCHWIND automatically collects the following data about the website visitors where applicable.

  • Internet address of the website which linked you to our Website
  • Ip address of your computer in abbreviated form (exmpl. IP 123.456.789.xxx)
  • Domain from which you are using the Internet
  • Date and time of the connection to our website, duration and selection of visited web pages
  • Possibly operating system and browser software of your computer

Usage of Cookies

In order to make your visit to our website more appealing and to enable the use of certain features, we employ so-called cookies on several sites. In so doing, small text files are deposited on your terminal device. Some of the cookies employed by us will be deleted after finishing your browser session, hence closing your browser (so-called Session Cookies). Other cookies will remain on your device and enable us or our business partners to recognize your browser on your next visit (Persistent Cookies). You can adjust your browser in order to notify you about the setting of new cookies and decide whether to accept cookies for certain cases or to generally decline them. With declining cookies, our website’s functionality can be limited. Further Information on Cookies are available online at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.mspx.

Usage of Links to Social Networks

On our website are push buttons to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. By clicking such push button you consent to a communication with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and a connection will be activated.

Please note: We have no control over the data that LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube collect in the process, or over the extent of the data that LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube collect. Also, the content of the submitted data is beyond our knowledge.

To find out more about the use and storage of your personal data by LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, please contact these social media companies directly.

Further information about YouTube's Policy

We use YouTube components with enhanced data protection mode.

On our website we use components (videos) of YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To this end, we use the “ - enhanced data protection mode - ” option provided by YouTube. When you display a page that has an embedded video, a connection will be made to the YouTube server and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser.

According to the information provided by YouTube, in “ - enhanced data protection mode -”, data is only transferred to the YouTube server, in particular which of our websites you have visited, if you watch the video. If you are logged onto YouTube at the same time, this information will be matched to your YouTube member account. You can prevent this from happening by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.

Further information about data protection by YouTube is provided by Google under the following link: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Sample Data Privacy Policy Statement provided by the Law Offices of Weiß & Partner.

Further information about LinkedIn's Policy

For sense and purpose of the data assessment and further processing and use of your data through LinkedIn as well as rights concerning this matter and the setup of the protection of your privacy, please refer to the LinkedIn privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
If you don’t want LinkedIn to instantly correlate the information gathered on our website with your LinkedIn profile, you are offered different choices by LinkedIn. Please check out your choices on https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy#choices.

Further information about Facebook's Policy

For sense and purpose of the data assessment and further processing and use of your data through Facebook as well as rights concerning this matter and the setup of the protection of your privacy, please refer to the Facebook privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Facebook will possibly correlate the information gathered on our website with your Facebook Profile. This is outside our area of influence and we have no resposibilty for that.

Further information about Twitter's Policy

For sense and purpose of the data assessment and further processing and use of your data through Twitter as well as rights concerning this matter and the setup of the protection of your privacy, please refer to the Twitter privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy

If you don’t want Twitter to instantly correlate the information gathered on our website with your Twitter profile, you need to log out from Twitter before visiting our Website and delete all cookies. You can also completely prevent loading Twitter Plug-Ins with Add-Ons for your browser, e.g. with „NoScript” (http://noscript.net/). 

Contact forms

On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our Website.

Right of Information

You may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.

Terms of Use

This website is operated by SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions GmbH (hereinafter SCHWIND”). The website provides for general information about SCHWIND and its products and services.

The contents of this website do not include instruction manuals for any products delivered by SCHWIND. It does not include any representations, warranties or guarantees in respect of certain qualities or usability. Exact information and user instructions may be taken from product information manuals delivered with SCHWIND products or from discussions with our medicine products sales personnel regarding technical equipment and use of the products.

The contents of this website provide only for information for interested persons. Further, the contents of this website as well as the product discussions with our personnel do not substitute professional medical advice, diagnoses or treatment. Questions in respect of an individual diagnosis and adequate treatment may only be provided for by a medical doctor of your confidence.

Restriction of Liability

Damage claims caused by the use of information of this website are generally excluded, unless SCHWIND is not liable due to intention or gross negligence or in case of the damage of live, body or health. Explicit reference is made to the Terms of Use above.

Trademarks

SCHWIND AMARIS, PresbyMAX, Carriazo-Pendular, Trust your eyes as well as SCHWIND eye-tech solutions are registered trademarks in Germany or third countries by SCHWIND or third parties. Such trademarks shall not be used without the prior permission of their owners.

Business Relations

Information published by Schwind domains may contain references to products or services which are not distributed or available in your country. Such information does not imply that SCHWIND intends to offer these products or services in your country. Please contact our regional distribution partner for further information on the availability of these products and services.

In some areas of the website we provide information about websites of third parties and have positioned links to such websites. We only provide for such references if we are convinced of the respectability of the company or person concerned. In case of direct or indirect references to third parties’ websites (links), which are not within the responsibility of SCHWIND, SCHWIND will only be liable if SCHWIND has positive knowledge about illegal contents of such websites and if it is technically possible and reasonable to forestall the illegal content. At the time of the linking of the websites illegal contents on such websites were not visible for SCHWIND. SCHWIND has no influence on the current or future design, the contents or the creatorship of such websites and distances itself from any contents which were changed after the linking or which were not visible for SCHWIND. Further, SCHWIND is not responsible for the observance of data protection on or in connection with such websites.

SCHWIND holds and reserves all rights to the contents and layouts of its website. Duplications or use of any content, graphic, picture, text or other data is prohibited unless we have consented to such use. Responsible handling of your data and the observance of national and international data regulations is self-evident for us. We only collect personal data as far as legally permitted, observing the necessary data security as well as your right for information and refusal of further use.

Thank you for your trust in SCHWIND.

Legal Information

The contents of this website may differ from the current status of approval of the products in your country. Please contact our regional distribution partner for further information. We reserve the rights for any changes in design, in the scope of delivery as well as for changes as a result of ongoing technical development.

Legal Effectiveness and Disclaimer

This disclaimer is part of our internet offer. Provided parts or single wordings do not or will not comply with currently existing legal regulations, the remaining parts remains valid and in force.

 

This privacy policy was last updated in June 2017.