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Personal Data / Personally Identifiable Information / Collection / Consent / Limitation of Use
"Personal Data" within the meaning of the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EG and the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) includes details related to personal or factual matters of a specified or specifiable natural person (the data subject), such as your name, your street address, your email address, your telephone number and your date of birth.
"Personally Identifiable Information" for United States residents includes Personal Data and other non-public information about you that helps Brainlab identify you.
We may collect Personal Data and other Personally Identifiable Information about you when you communicate with us through the website (e.g. by using the online registration form, supplier contact form) or via email or when your account is created on the customer portal. In addition to Personal Data and other Personally Identifiable Information that you choose to provide, we may ask you for and collect your username and password, and/or information regarding the name of your employer, and your work address, occupation, job title, job department, industry, and mobile telephone number. All information you submit in connection with such communications or account is given voluntarily and with your consent. For European Residents: Any Personal Data transmitted under the circumstances described in this paragraph that is maintained in its personally identifiable form, is used solely for the purpose intended when the information was transferred and will not be used for any other purpose without your express consent.
You can, of course, withdraw your consent at any time to prevent any future use of the data. For this purpose please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For US Residents: You authorize Brainlab to communicate with you in response to your submissions on the website and any other communications. (Anonymous) Data Collection/Consent/Limitation of Use (Non-Personally Identifiable Information)
Once you visit our website or open a file, specific data will be stored anonymously in a protocol file. There will be an anonymous storage of e.g. the IP-address, operating system, browser type and browser settings, the date and time our website has been accessed and from where our website has been accessed. We use this anonymous information solely to monitor and analyse information regarding the browsing and viewing preferences of website users, and to improve the appearance, contents and functionality of the website.
Transfer of Personal Data
Should third parties come into contact with your Personal Data or Personally Identifiable Information, we shall make use of legal, technical and organisational measures and regular monitoring to ensure that such parties comply with the relevant data protection regulations.
Embedded Content From time to time, we may embed content we receive from third party’s websites, such as videos from YouTube, Google maps, RSS-feeds or third parties’ graphics. It may be necessary to submit your IP-Address to these third parties when utilizing the embedded content to provide the applicable services. Without knowing your IP-Address, the third parties are not able to provide you with their services. Brainlab is not able to prevent third parties from saving your IP-Address. For European Residents: If we learn anything about such unauthorised saving and processing of data, we will promptly inform you of same.
Smartphone or tablet users may have the possibility to refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which will prevent the future collection of your data when visiting our website: Disable Google Analytics
Google Analytics for Display Advertising
The Google-Analytics tracking code implemented on this website is supplemented by functionalities to enable remarketing for Google Display Advertising. Google Display Advertising provides several services to analyse the usage of websites inside the Google display network. By means of several cookies (e.g.: Google AdWords-Cookie, DoubleClick-Cookie) your prior visits of our website and any website affiliated to the Display Network, are logged by Google. Based on a combination of first-party cookies (e.g.: Google-Analytics-Cookie) and Third-Party Cookies (e.g.: AdWords-Cookie, DoubleClick-Cookie) Google learns about users performance. The conclusions Google receives by analysing this information are gathered in reporting. Based on this reporting we run our advertising campaigns on predefined search engine requests within the Google Display Network. With Google Analytics for Display Advertising we obtain to better target our Google AdWords campaigns to our customer’s needs and interests.
Google may use this information about you to provide special functionalities for Display Advertising, such as remarketing, reporting on impressions inside Google Display Network, integration of DoubleClick Campaign Manager or reporting based on demographic characteristics or customer’s interests.
We have implemented the following Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising:
If you do not wish that Google collect any information about your web-performance on our website, you can enable Google Analytics for Display Advertising by using the Google ads settings or by using the browser plugin provided under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3450482?hl=en-GB&ref_topic=3413645&rd=1 and http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/
More information on the DoubleClick-Cookie is available at:
Application Procedure If you apply for a job at Brainlab via email, your Personal Data or Personally Identifiable Information will exclusively be used for the purposes of the application procedure and will not be transferred to third parties. Please note that applications, which are sent via e-mail, will be transferred unencrypted.
We have taken extensive technical and operational precautions in order to protect Personal Data or Personally Identifiable Information stored with us from unauthorised access and misuse. Our security procedures are monitored regularly and updated in line with technological progress. Our staff is trained regularly and is committed to data secrecy.
For US Residents: No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Brainlab to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect Personal Data and other Personally Identifiable Information, neither Brainlab nor our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet. Any such transmission is at your own risk.
Access to Personal Data Upon your request we will inform you in written form about the recorded data related to you, the source of the data that we process, the purpose of data processing and the recipients of your Personal Data in accordance to the applicable data protection directives. Furthermore, you are entitled to request correction, blocking or deletion of Personal Data where applicable. For more information please see also our processing index, which we will submit to you upon your explicit request.
Therefore please contact us at email@example.com.
Use and Transfer of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
"Non-Personally Identifiable Information" refers to data stored anonymously in a protocol file, collected by cookies or similar technology, as well as information collected by Google Analytics, AdWords and Brainlab’s display networks, and any other information that does not personally identify the individual to whom the information relates, such as information that is aggregated by Brainlab or a third party, or information that is not linked to Personally Identifiable Information of an individual.
In addition to the uses discussed above, Brainlab may use and share non-Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of ways so long as Brainlab uses such information in its de-identified form. These uses may include, without limitation, uses for website administration; analysis of website trends and how the site is used; improving navigation of the site; analysis of the performance of the website and diagnosis of problems; improving the services we offer; analysis and developing advertisements and advertising campaigns; analysis of website user demographics, interests and preferences. Brainlab also may use your non-Personally Identifiable Information to present you with targeted content and advertisements (including on third party websites and apps) based on your past visits to the website and your non-Personally Identifiable Information collected over time by us and third parties, optimize and determine the effectiveness of content and advertisements, analyse your interactions with content and advertisements, and how those interactions relate to your visits to the website. Some of our third party partners may participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioural Advertising and allow consumers the ability to opt-out of targeted advertising based on web activity tracking. For more information regarding the foregoing, please Click here or visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. Please note that even if our third party partners participate in this program and you opt-out of targeted advertising based on web activity tracking, you still may receive standard advertisements from us and targeted advertisements from third parties. You may need to re-click the link and follow the instructions provided therein if you delete cookies or similar technology or use a different computer, device or browser. We also may de-identify Personal Data and other Personally Identifiable Information(remove information that could be used to identify a person) and share it in aggregated form with third parties, advertisers and business partners to analyse usage, demographics or interests, improve our products or services, improve user experience, or for similar purposes. We will not re-identify such data and we will ask our contracting parties to agree to keep the data in its de-identified form.
Brainlab will not knowingly collect, use or disclose any information submitted by children under the age of majority in the jurisdiction where they reside. Parents are encouraged to educate their children about their use of the Internet, and particularly about security issues regarding the disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to websites.
Links You may have the opportunity to follow links on the website to other sites that may be of interest to you. Neither Brainlab nor its affiliates are responsible for the privacy practices of any other sites or the content provided thereon. Therefore, the privacy policies with respect to other sites may differ from those applicable to the website. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of each other site.
No Medical Advice Brainlab is not a healthcare institution or medical facility and neither Brainlab nor the website provides any medical advice. You are solely responsible for all medical decisions, including any diagnosis, use of medical professionals, treatment or treatment plan, made by you as the result of the use of the website or any communications with Brainlab, regardless of any referral or suggestion made by Brainlab.