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IEPG – Institut für medizinische Ethik, Grundlagen und Methoden der Psychotherapie und Gesundheitskultur
Institute for Medical Ethics, Psychotherapy and Health Culture

Data protection declaration

Responsible body within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO):

Institute for Medical Ethics, Principles and Methods of Psychotherapy and Health Culture gGmbH

Prof. Dr. med. Hermes Andreas Kick

Lameystrasse 36
68165 Mannheim, Germany
Phone: 0621 32886360

Your rights as a party concerned

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our data protection officer: 

  • Information about your data stored with us and their processing,
  • Correction of incorrect personal data,
  • Deletion of your data stored with us,
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us and
  • Data transferability if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us. 

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You can contact your local supervisory authority at any time with a complaint. Your competent supervisory authority depends on your state of residence, your work or the alleged infringement. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/addresses_links-node.html.

Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties

We process your personal data only for the purposes stated in this data protection declaration. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned. We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if: 

  • You have given your express consent,
  • Processing is necessary to process a contract with you,
  • The processing is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation,

the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data.

Collection of general information when you visit our website

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar information. This is exclusively information which does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. 

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet. They are processed in particular for the following purposes: 

  • Ensuring a trouble-free connection of the website,

Ensuring a smooth use of our website,

  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes. 

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest from the aforementioned purposes for data collection. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. The recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if applicable, the contract processor. 

Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet. 

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transmit viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable the correct display of our web pages. 

The cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent. 

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you disable the use of cookies.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply for your next visit.

Queries

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail.