Website data protection statement and information for data subjects pursuant to Article 13 and Article 14 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation
General Information about the controller
Company: Nostos Genomics GmbH
Legal representative: David Gorgan, Rocío Acuña Hidalgo
Address: Bismarckstraße 10-12, 10625 Berlin, Germany
Data Protection Officer / Datenschutzbeauftragter
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details of our data protection officer:
• Information on your data stored by us and the processing thereof (Art. 15 GDPR),
• Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
• Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR),
• Restriction of the data processing, provided that we may not delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
• Objection to the processing of your data with us (Art. 21 GDPR) and
• Data portability, provide that you have consented to the data processing or have entered into a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).
If you have given us consent, you may withdraw it at any time, which will remain in effect in the future.
You can contact a supervisory authority with a complaint at any time, e.g. the supervisory authority of the state of your residence or the authority that oversees us as the responsible party.
You’ll find a list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with their respective addresses at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
When you access our website – i.e. if you do not register or submit information – information of a general nature will be collected automatically. This information (server log files) contains the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.
It is processed in particular for the following purposes:
• Ensuring an unproblematic website connection
• Ensuring seamless use of our website
• Analysis of system security and stability as well as
• For additional administrative purposes.
We will not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. This type of information will be statistically analysed by us if necessary to optimise our website and its underlying technology.
The processing occurs according to Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.
Recipients of the data may be technical service providers, who work on the operation and maintenance of our website as the processor.
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the reason they were collected. This is generally the case, after the respective session has ended, for data that are used to make the website available.
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandatory. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website are not guaranteed. Furthermore, individual services can be unavailable or limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.
Like many other websites, we use so-called ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website.
With cookies, we receive certain information such as IP address, type of browser and operating system used.
Cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transmit viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation of our site and properly display our webpages for you.
The data collected by us will not be shared with third parties under any circumstances nor will a link to personal data be created without your consent.
In the following sections, we provide you with information concerning how these cookies can (also) pertain to personal data.
In your browser settings, you can delete individual cookies or the entire set of cookies. You will also find information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or prevent them from being saved in advance. The following links provide the information you’ll need for the respective browser providers:
• Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
• Opera: https://www.opera.com/o/ie-simple
In addition, or as an alternative to changing the browser settings, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our web pages by clicking on the "Decline all" button at the bottom of this page, which will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This will prevent data collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: ‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is typically transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the U.S. and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, summarise reports on website activities and provide other services related to the website and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transferred from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. The data processing purposes are the website-use analysis and the summary of reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, other related services will be provided.
The processing of the data occurs on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).
The recipient of the data is Google as the processor. For this, we have entered into the corresponding data-processing contract with Google.
The deletion of the data occurs as soon as they are no longer necessary for our recording-keeping purposes.
Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in their entirety. Furthermore, you can prevent the collected data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.
With the assistance of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the browsing behaviour of the website visitors can be evaluated and their respective interests can be analysed. For this analysis, we create a pseudonymous user profile.
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (such as SSL) via HTTPS.
If you have any questions pertaining to data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection:
Data Protection Officer / Datenschutzbeauftragter