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Data Privacy / Conditions of Use

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH website. Thank you for your interest in our company. Protecting your personal data is very important to us, so we have summarized below how, to what extent and for what purposes personal data is collected and used when you visit our website.

SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH (“SPIGGLE & THEIS”) meets all of the legal requirements on data privacy set out in the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, the German Federal Data Protection Act and Telemedia Act. Personal data is defined as any data that can be used to identify an individual, such as name, date of birth, e-mail or mailing address or telephone number.

By visiting and using the www.spiggle-theis.com website you agree to our Conditions of Use as well as this Privacy Policy.

Anonymized data collection and storage

We do not automatically collect your personal information when you visit the www.spiggle-theis.com. When you visit this website, the following data:
  • your Internet Service Provider
  • your Internet browser
  • the web pages you visit
  • the time and date of your visit
  • and your IP address
are collected and stored anonymously. This data is only used for statistical analysis, after which it is deleted. The individual user remains anonymous.

Collection of personal data and purpose

Some interactions on the website require SPIGGLE & THEIS to collect personal data from you in order to provide the service you want, such as requests for contact/e-mail requests.
Data is not collected, used or processed by SPIGGLE & THEIS for any other purposes.

Consent


Completing the forms is entirely voluntary. However, without this information SPIGGLE & THEIS cannot process any requests and cannot therefore provide the service. By entering your personal or company data, you give your consent for the data to be collected, processed and used to contact you (for advice etc.). When your data is entered, SPIGGLE & THEIS undertakes to treat your data as absolutely confidential. In some instances, codes of conduct, standards or laws applicable to our company require us to retain information for a prolonged period of time.

Passing on data to third parties

Under no circumstances will we pass on your data to third parties unless you have given your express consent or unless it is required by law.

Cookies

We use the “Matomo” web analysis service on our website. “Cookies” are used to analyze usage levels on our website. Cookies are text files that are stored on the user’s system to personalize the website in line with users’ needs.

If you do not want cookies to be saved, you can make changes to your cookie settings in your web browser at any time.


Data security

The security of your data is of the highest importance to us. All technical and organizational measures are taken using the highest security standards to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of your data. All personal data and company details are stored behind firewalls to prevent unauthorized access. However, it may still be possible for unauthorized third parties to gain access to our server or intercept transferred data. Please bear this in mind when contacting us.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. SPIGGLE & THEIS has no control over the content of these websites and is not responsible or liable for linked websites. This Privacy Policy relates solely to the SPIGGLE & THEIS website. We recommend therefore that you read the privacy policy for each website you visit after leaving www.spiggle-theis.com.

 

Analysis tools and advertising: Matomo (formerly called Piwik)

This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called “cookies,” which are text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your use of this website. In conjunction with this, the information about the use of this website generated by the cookie will be archived on our server. Prior to archiving, the IP address will first be anonymized.

Matomo cookies will remain on your device until you delete them.

The storage of Matomo cookies and the use of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns, in order to optimize the operator’s web offerings and advertising.

The information generated by cookies concerning the use of this website shall not be shared with any third parties. You may prevent the storage of cookies at any time by making pertinent changes to your browser software settings; however, we have to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their fullest extent.

If you do not consent to the storage and use of your data, you have the option to deactivate the storage and use of such data here. In this case, an opt out cookie will be placed in our browser, which prevent the storage of usage data by Matomo. If you delete your cookies, this will also result in the deletion of the Matomo opt out cookie. Hence, you will have to reactivate the opt out when you return to visit our website.



Changes to the Privacy Policy

The personal data collected on this website is only used as described in this Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy in place at the time the data is collected applies.

Advances in technology and the Internet may require changes to be made to this Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy is therefore updated from time to time. Please check the Policy from time to time, as we reserve the right to change or delete the contents of our website at any time. Information on any major changes that could affect your personal data shall be displayed clearly and prominently. We will contact you if at any time we intend to use your personal data for other purposes. If we do, you will have the opportunity to decide about the new use of your personal data.

Right of access and right to withdraw consent

On request, we will contact you in writing, or e-mail if you prefer, to inform you of the personal information SPIGGLE & THEIS holds about you. Please send any requests to:

SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH
- Data Protection Officer -
Burghof 14
51491 Overath
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Section 4g (2) 2 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) states that in conjunction with Section 4e (1) 1 to 8 BDSG the Data Protection Officer must provide the data saved on request.

Liability

We take the utmost care when compiling and checking the information displayed on our website. However, SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH cannot issue any warranty as to the completeness, accuracy and appropriateness of the information stored on this and other company websites.

Copyright notice

Copyright © SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH. All rights reserved.

Conditions of Use

Introduction and website’s target audience

By accessing and using the www.spiggle-theis.com website you consent to the legal provisions valid in the country concerned, as well as the data privacy provisions and Conditions of Use for this website.

This website is initiated, maintained and updated by us, SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH (hereafter referred to as “SPIGGLE & THEIS”). Please see below for the conditions that are relevant for the use of this website.

Right to make changes and general conditions

SPIGGLE & THEIS reserves the right to make changes to the content and design etc. of the company website, Conditions of Use, Terms and Conditions and terms of sales and delivery at any time without notice. No liability is assumed or implied. Accessing SPIGGLE & THEIS websites is subject to the conditions valid at the time of the visit.

Legal notice on use of website contents

The contents in their entirety (product names, diagrams, images and logos) of this and other company websites are copyright and the intellectual property of SPIGGLE & THEIS, our licensors and partners. The contents are protected by copyright and protected under commercial law.

Permission to use (single, non-transferable right of use) texts, text files (for example, flyers, press releases etc.), trade-marked names, diagrams etc. is granted subject to the following conditions:
  • documents may not be altered
  • documents may only be used for non-commercial, informational and personal purposes and may not be stored and processed on computers or other third-party media
  • documents shall be marked © SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH and comply with our Conditions of Use
  • documents, images and logos shall not be taken out of context
  • SPIGGLE & THEIS has given its consent
Unauthorized usage may constitute a breach of trade mark or copyright law and may be subject to civil or criminal litigation.

The titles, trade marks or logos displayed on the German-language website may differ from those in other countries.

Notes for medical professionals

We require physicians to follow their professional association’s current guidelines.

Any reference to a particular physician or a particular clinic on the website is made independently of any purchasing arrangements that may be in place with the hospital. No emolument of any kind shall be made to physicians or hospitals at any time. No attempt of any kind is made to influence the conduct of hospital employees as part of a business relationship with the company.

Hyperlinks to external websites and link policy

Our website may contain individual links to third-party websites to allow us to offer you a better service. Please note that links to our website or embedding our videos is only approved on request.

Please refer to the Privacy Policy for more information on links.


Notice on medical devices/products

The illustrations on the website and in the online catalogs may differ from the original device/product you order and you should rely solely on the specific product details provided in writing when submitting your order.

Liability

We take the utmost care when compiling and checking the information displayed on our website. However, SPIGGLE & THEIS cannot issue any warranty as to the completeness, accuracy and appropriateness of the information stored on this and other company websites. The product information displayed on the website does not dispense with the need to familiarize yourself with the Instructions for Use and other information on the product or procedures to be followed. You should also check that the product is suitable for the intended purpose.

Copyright

© SPIGGLE & THEIS Medizintechnik GmbH
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