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The Talkingeyes-Collaboration Network — T C N supports applications and offers services for medical tele-consultation,  second opinions, specified search engines, mobile eye examinations and visual trainings. The structured data acquisition methods of the Talkingeyes-Collaboration- Network are perfected after more than 10 years of work experience with more than 70.000 patients.

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Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Privacy Policy

20.5.2018

This Online Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how we handle the Personal Data provided to us on websites, mobile sites, mobile applications, and other digital services and products controlled by Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology.

Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology is the data controller for the processing of Personal Data under applicable law.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites that do not link to this Privacy Policy or to third-party Web sites to which Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites may link.

 

The local Data Protection Authority is

  • Michelson.Digital GmbH,
  • Moritz Michelson,
  • Henkestr. 91,  91052 Erlangen, Germany
  • Email: moritz@michelson.digital
  • Website: https://michelson.digital
  • Tel: 09131/9279450 Fax: 09131/9279459

Types of Information We Collect Online

The types of Personal Data that we may collect while you use the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites are described in this section and include both information that you provide to us and information that we collect automatically when you use the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Data” means information that identifies you or that could reasonably be used to identify you. Examples of Personal Data include name, address, telephone number, and email address.

Information You Provide

You do not have to register for a service or program to receive much of the information available through Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites. However, some of our content may be available only to registered or identified users and will require you to set up a profile or provide specific information about yourself in order to provide you the service.

Personal Data You Provide When Visiting Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites

Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology collects Personal Data that you provide on Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, for example, when purchasing a webbased product, to receive medical information, contact Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology customer service, or respond to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology questionnaires or surveys. This could include:

  • Contact Information such as your name, address, phone number, or email address
  • Registration Information such as your username and password
  • Employment, education and other background information when you inquire about employment with Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology
  • Content you may provide (for example, when you complete our Online Contact Form or submit other information).

Personal Data You Share During Other Interactions with Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network

You may contact Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology to ask questions, discuss your concerns, or report issues regarding our products. If you communicate with or request information from Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology, you may be prompted to provide your contact information as well as any Personal Data that is relevant to your request.

Information That May Be Collected Automatically

When you use the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, we also may collect certain usage and device information automatically as described below.

IP Address

We may record the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of your computer or other electronic device when you visit the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites. An IP address identifies the electronic device you use to access the Sites, which allows us to maintain communication with your computer as you move about Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites and to customize content.

The Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites are not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers.

Atlas of Ophthalmology uses www.google.com/analytics, a web analytics software provided by Google.  You can opt out of Google Ads by visiting http://www.google.com/ads/preferences. If you do not want your data used by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on at the Google Analytics opt-out page.

The website www.talkingeyes-collarboration-network.com uses  WordPress.com-Stats, a web analytics software provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA, using tracking technology by Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, USA and comScore Inc., 11950 Democracy Drive, Suite 600 Reston, VA 20190, USA.. WordPress.com-Stats 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 anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server in the USA. 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.
You can opt-out from being tracked by Quantcast with effect for the future by setting an opt-out cookie  in your Browser: http://www.quantcast.com/opt-out
You can opt-out from being tracked by comScore with effect for the future by setting an opt-out cookie  in your Browser: http://www.scorecardresearch.com/OptOutTag.aspx.
If you delete your browser’s cookies, you’ll have to set these opt-out cookies again.

Mobile Tracking

Some Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites may be available either as mobile applications or mobile sites that you can use on your mobile device. In such instances, if you use a mobile device to access and use the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, we may collect the following mobile-specific information in addition to the other information described above: device or advertising ID, device type, hardware type, media access control (“MAC”) address, international mobile equipment identity (“IMEI”), the version of your mobile operating system, the platform used to access or download the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Site (e.g., Apple, Google, Amazon, Windows), location information and usage information about your device and your use of the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites

Information Collected from Other Sources

We may combine information about you from a visit to one Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Site with information about you from visits to other Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites. We may also combine information about you that is collected through the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites with information that we have collected offline, as well as with information provided to us by third parties.

How We Use Your Information

We use your Personal Data to provide you the product and services you request, communicate with you, improve your experience on the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, generally improve our products and services and for other internal business purposes. These uses may also include the recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction of Personal Data. The Personal Data we collect about you may be stored for five years following the most recent interaction we have had with you, after which point it will be archived only for so long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out above, in accordance with applicable laws.

Marketing

You may also receive marketing information from Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology and related affiliates, such as offers regarding Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology related products or services, invitations to participate in surveys about our products, or notifications about special promotions. In such cases, we will use your contact and other Personal Data to send you marketing information.

Customized User Experiences

The Personal Data that you provide may be used to create customized offers, information, or services tailored to your interests and preferences. Also, we may use your IP address and the data that we obtain automatically through the use of cookies or similar tracking technologies to make our Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites easier to use and navigate as well as to personalize the content provided on Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites by anticipating the information and services that may be of interest to you.

Business and Product Improvement

In order to discover new facts that could help Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology better understand customer needs and help improve, develop, and evaluate product, services, materials, and programs. Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology analyzes the information that you have provided. For these purposes Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology does use information that can directly identify you only if you explicitly provided it for that purpose, e.g. in a bug report. In certain cases, Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology may ask for your consent to collect and process your Personal Data. Should you choose to provide your consent, you may later withdraw your consent by contacting us as described in the “Your Privacy Choices” section. Please note that the withdrawal of consent cannot affect analyses and improvements that have already been performed, and that aggregated the information in a way that can no longer identify individual users.

Site Analytics and Improvement

We may use the information that you provide and the information we collect automatically about your use of the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites to monitor user traffic patterns and preferences for site improvement, analytics and optimization.

Legal Basis for Processing

Under European data protection laws, Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology must have a legal basis to process your Personal Data. The legal basis that applies in a particular instance will depend on the specific purpose, as described above, for which Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology is processing your Personal Data:

  • In certain cases, Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology may ask for your consent to collect and process your Personal Data. Should you choose to provide your consent, you may later withdraw your consent by contacting us as described in the “Your Privacy Choices” section. Please note that the withdrawal of consent will not affect processing which has already occurred.
  • In other instances, the processing of your Personal Data may be necessary in order to comply with an applicable law or regulation or for the performance of a contract to which you are subject. You may not be able to opt-out of this processing, or your choice to opt-out may impact our ability to perform a contractual obligation otherwise owed to you.
  • In still other instances, Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology may process your Personal Data based on Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology’s legitimate interests in communicating with you about our products and services, and about scientific research and educational opportunities. You have the right to opt-out of all such processing of your Personal Data. You may do so by contacting us as described in the “Your Privacy Choices” section.

Information We Share

We only share your Personal Data with third parties as described below. We do not sell or rent Personal Data to third parties for their own marketing purposes.

Third-Party Advertising and Online Behavioral Advertising

You may be provided with online advertisements of Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology webbased products and services on third-party websites and mobile services that are tailored to you, for example, on the basis of information that you provide to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology or a third-party website you are visiting, or of your browsing activity, purchases, or interests. These types of tailored online advertisements may come through several sources, such as the following:

  • We may share with our advertising service providers your non-identifying information that we have obtained from cookies and other tracking technologies on our Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites.
  • Some Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites participate in online behavioral advertising (this is also sometimes called re-target advertising or interest-based advertising). You can identify these sites by the “Advertising Choices” link in the footer. Our advertising network partners may place and use cookies on Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Web sites and on other third-party Web sites to collect information about your activities in order to provide you with online advertisements that are based on your interests. When a Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology online behavioral advertisement is delivered to you, you will see an “Ad Choices” icon. Clicking on the icon or link will take you to a Web site where you can manage or opt out of the use of data about your browsing history that is used for the delivery of online behavioral advertisements. If you opt out, you may still see advertisements online, including advertisements from Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology that are based on other information (e.g., based on the content of the page being viewed rather than your prior clickstream activity). In some cases, data may still be collected about your browsing activity by these third-party advertisers, but they will not use this data to deliver advertisements that are based on your past online browsing behavior. You can also opt out now.
  • Some Web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” signals to Web sites with which the browser Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology does not currently respond to these signals. As discussed above, you can opt-out from advertisers that use your browsing history to deliver online behavioral advertisements by visiting adchoices.

Affiliates, Vendors and Suppliers

We have relationships with suppliers and affiliated companies, who help us operate our business and for whom it may be necessary to have access to your Personal Data in the course of providing services to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology. We will not authorize these parties to use your Personal Data for any purpose that is not related to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology and its related affiliates’ business operation, and we do not share Personal Data from countries that require consent, unless appropriate consent has been obtained in advance to sharing with related affiliates. We require them to handle your Personal Data collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.   Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology may disclose to its affiliates Your Personal Data, with your consent, to offer and provide information about related products and services.

Product Reports

If you contact Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology regarding your experience in using one of our products, we may use the information that you provide in submitting reports to the designated government regulatory authority, as required of us by law.

Legal Rights and Obligations

In certain limited circumstances, Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology may need to disclose your Personal Data in order to comply with a legal obligation or demand, such as to comply with reporting obligations to our governing regulatory authorities regarding the safety of our products, or in connection with the sale or transfer of one of our product lines or divisions, which includes the services provided through one or more of the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites. In such instances, we will take measures to protect your Personal Data to the extent possible. We also reserve the right to use Personal Data to investigate and prosecute users who violate our rules or who engage in behavior that is illegal or harmful to others or to others’ property.

Change in Organization

In the event Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology decides to reorganize or divest our business through sale, merger, or acquisition, Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology may share Personal Data about you with actual or prospective purchasers. We will require any actual or prospective purchasers to treat this Personal Data in a manner consistent with this notice.

Children Privacy

Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology does not knowingly collect or use any Personal Data directly from children on Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites (Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology defines as “children” as minors younger than 18). We do not knowingly allow children to communicate with us, or to use any of our online services. If you are a parent and become aware that your child has provided us with information, please contact us using one of the methods specified below, and we will work with you to address this issue.

Your Privacy Choices

You have the right to see and get a copy of Personal Data about you that we maintain as well as to ask us to make corrections to inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data about you. You have the right to receive data you have provided to us in a machine-readable format and to transmit that data to another controller. You may also request the erasure of your Personal Data or the restriction of its processing, or object to the processing of Personal Data about you. To seek access to Personal Data about you, to file a concern, complaint, or request for correction, or to opt-out of particular programs, emailing us at georg.michelson@Talkingeyes-Collaboration-Network.com. You may also send a letter to the following address:

Talkingeyes&More GmbH
Prof. Dr. Georg Michelson
Henkestr.91
91052 Erlangen
Germany

The local Data Protection Authority is responsible for making sure that privacy law is followed in your country. For more information about your privacy rights, or if you are not able to resolve a problem directly with us and wish to make a complaint, contact your country’s Data Protection Authority.

In all communications to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology, please include your email address, the Web site address, mobile application, and/or the specific Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology product to which you provided Personal Data, and a detailed explanation of your request. If you would like to delete, amend, or correct your Personal Data and are contacting us by email, please put “Deletion Request” or “Amendment/Correction Request” in the subject line of the email. We will respond to all reasonable requests in a timely manner and may need to further confirm your identity in order to process certain requests.

Data Security

Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology maintains reasonable technical, administrative and physical controls to secure any Personal Data collected through the Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites. However, there is always some risk that an unauthorized third party could intercept an Internet transmission, or that someone will find a way to thwart our security systems. We urge you to exercise caution when transmitting Personal Data over the Internet, especially your financial-related information. Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not gain access to your Personal Data; therefore, when submitting Personal Data to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, you must weigh both the benefits and the risks.

Third Party Sites and Social Media Plug-ins

This Privacy Policy does not apply to Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites that do not link to this Privacy Policy, or to third-party Web sites to which Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites may link. Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites may use social media plug-ins (e.g., the Facebook “Like” button, “Share to Twitter” button) to enable you to easily share information with others. When you visit Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, the operator of the social plug-in can place a cookie on your computer or other electronic device that enables that operator to recognize individuals who have previously visited our Site. If you are logged into the social media Web site (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) while browsing on our Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites, the social media plug-in allows that social media Web site to receive information that you have visited our Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites. The social media plug-in also allows the social media Web site to share information about your activities on our Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites with other users of their social media Web site. These sharing settings are managed by the social media Web site and governed by its privacy policy.

Accessing Our Sites Globally

This site is owned and operated by Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology in Germany, but the information you provide will be accessible to our affiliates, vendors, and suppliers in other countries in accordance with this policy. Furthermore, if you are visiting this site from a country other than Germany, your communication with us will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international borders. The level of legal protection for Personal Data is not the same in all countries; however, we will take the security measures described in this Policy in an effort to keep your information secure. By using this site, you understand that your Personal Data will be stored and processed in Germany and in any country to which we may transfer your information in the course of our business operations.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We will only use Personal Data in the manner described in this Privacy Policy in effect when the information was collected from you or as authorized by you. However, and subject to any applicable consent requirements, we reserve the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be reflected on this page with a new effective date. Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Any Personal Data collected upon your continued use of Talkingeyes® Collaboration Network including Atlas of Ophthalmology Sites will be handled in accordance with the currently-posted Privacy Policy.