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Privacy statement

Semmelweis-Institut Verlag für experimentelle Onkologie GmbH (Semmelweis) collects, stores and uses personal data within the scope of its websites. By using these websites you consent to the collection, storage and use of your personal data for the purposes set out below. You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect.

Privacy statement and privacy notice as well as information pertaining to a possible consent granted by you
As the responsible party according to the provisions governing data protection, we confirm that the collection, storage, change, transmission, blockage, deletion and usage of you personal data in our company for the protection of your personal data is always in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and other legal requirements.

Collection of personal data by us
In the context of the ordering process we enquire about various personal data in our customer information form, which will be transmitted to us together with the other order related data when you submit your order. And accordingly we only collect the personal data which was submitted by you.
The processing of data is carried out in accordance with the applicable Federal Data Protection Act. By submitting your order, you give your consent that the transmitted data will be stored by our company and will be used for the purpose of service provision as well as for billing and that  it may be forwarded - if applicable -to service providers commissioned for this purpose.

Purposes of the collection, processing and use of personal data as well as - if applicable - consents granted
The collection of your personal data as well as the subsequent processing and use is conducted for the fulfillment of own business purposes within the scope of the contract concluded.
If you register an account, the collection, processing and use of the personal data occurs, so that for a new order, the personal data does not need to be entered again. If you have given your consent to the receipt of our newsletter, the collection, processing and use of your e-mail address takes place for our own advertising purposes. In this case you have issued the following consent:
"I agree to being informed of interesting offers via e-mail and therefore authorize the inclusion of my e-mail address in the newsletter distribution list. This consent may be revoked at any time and without stating reasons with future effect."

Revocation of consent
If you have given your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent any at any time and without stating reasons with future effect. An informal message is sufficient for this.

Usage of cookies
In order to render a more individual service to you we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which are saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically as soon as you end your visit.
Cookies are a method of identification that are sent to your computer from a web-server in order to identify it for the duration of the visit. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. This means that the respective cookies are stored on your computer. When you revisit our internet site, your computer is recognized by our web-server through the cookies stored on your computer. If you do not wish the filing of cookies on your computer, you can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the browser settings so that cookies are refused.

Transmission of personal data to third parties
A  transmission of your personal data to third parties by us will be solely effected to service partners within the scope of carrying out the contract, such as for example the logistics company charged with the delivery of the goods or the bank engaged with payment matters. In cases of the transmission of your personal data to third parties, the scope of the transmitted data shall be restricted to the necessary minimum.

Usage of the Google "+1" button
On our website we are using the "+1" button of the social network Google+ (Google Plus) of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, ("Google" in the following).
Every time a web page of our internet site which is marked with a "+1" button is loaded, the "+1" button causes the browser you are using to load the graphic display of the "+1" button from the Google server and displays it. In the process, the Google server is told, which particular web page of our internet site you are currently visiting. When the "+1" button is displayed, Google records your browser history for a duration of two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. There is no further analysis of your visit to a web page with a "+1" button on our internet site.
If you click the "+1" button while being logged in at Google+ (Google Plus), Google will collect information via your Google profile, regarding the URL recommended by you, your IP-address and other browser related information in order to store and make public your "+1" recommendation. Your "+1" recommendation may be shown in Google services such as for instance search results or in your Google profile (as "+1" tab in your Google profile), as notices together with your profile name and your photo, or at other locations on websites and advertisements on the internet.
You will find Google's privacy statement regarding the "+1" button with more details on collecting, processing, transmitting and use of data by Google, regarding your respective rights and options for your profile settings at:

Information on data protection with use of Facebook plugins
This website uses social plugins of the social network of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, referred to as "Facebook" in the following.
The plugins are marked with the facebook logo and possibly with the addition "like". If you load a page of our website containing such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct link to the servers of facebook. Facebook will transmit the content of this plugin to your browser and it will be displayed by your browser. Facebook receives the information that this particular page of our website was loaded.
If you click the "like" button or leave a comment, information will be transmitted from your browser directly to facebook and stored there.
If you are logged into facebook at the time of your visit to our website, facebook can assign the visit of our website to your facebook account, regardless of whether you click the facebook button or not.
A transmission of your data with a possible reference to your registration at facebook does not occur if you are not logged into facebook at the time of your visit on our website.
Information regarding the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by facebook, as well as the options of settings for the protection of your privacy and your data can be found in the privacy statement of Facebook at Furthermore, Facebook informs you about settings for protecting your privacy at

Privacy statement regarding the use of Twitter
The functions of the service Twitter are integrated in our pages. These functions are being offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet" the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and announced to other users. In this process data is also transferred to Twitter.
Please note that we, as provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. Additional information may be found in the privacy statement of Twitter at You can change your privacy settings at Twitter in the account settings at

Availability of the consent granted by you
If you have subscribed to our newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for our own advertising purposes with your consent until you unsubscribe from the newsletter.

Usage of the e-mail address for the sending of newsletters
We will use you e-mail address independent of the order processing exclusively for own advertising purposes by sending newsletters, if you have expressly consented to this.
Your declaration of consent in this regard reads as follows:
"receive newsletter"
tick "subscribe newsletter" in the registration process.
You may unsubscribe from the newsletter anytime by utilizing the respective link in the newsletter or sending us a message, you can find the contact details for this in our imprint.
Subsequent to this your e-mail address will be deleted.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form we will only collect personal data (individual information about personal or factual circumstances of specific persons or identifiable natural persons) to the extent as it was provided by you. We will only use your e-mail address for the processing of your inquiry. Subsequently your data will be deleted, if you have not given your consent for further processing and use.

Your rights
You have the right to inquire about the stored data concerning your person at any time and free of charge. Information on your personal data as well as on further questions, which have not been answered by this privacy statement, can be obtained by sending an e-mail to
For such inquiries we are asking you to please refer to the address listed in the provider identification. Should the stored data relating to you be incorrect, the data will of course be corrected upon a respective notification by you.
Furthermore you have the right to revoke your consent to the storage of the personal data relating to you at any time and without stating reasons, with future effect. An informal message is sufficient for this. In the case of a corresponding message, all personal data relating to you will be deleted, unless the respective data is needed for the fulfillment of the contractual relationship or legal provisions prevent a deletion. In this case a blocking of the respective data is effected instead of a deletion.
Please direct any privacy policy related inquiries to the address listed in the provider identification.

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