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Privacy Notice



The protection of personal data is important to Siemens Healthineers. The following privacy notice explains how Siemens Healthineers processes your personal data and describes your related rights.



Controller


Healthcare GmbH, Henkestr. 127, 91052 Erlangen, Germany (“Siemens Healthineers“) will process your personal data as the data controller in accordance with this Privacy Notice and the applicable laws on the protection of personal data when using this website and any of its sub-sites, when registering for platforms or services.



Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis


Siemens Healthineers may process the following categories of personal data about you:
  • Contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, that you provide to us
  • Job information, such as occupation, job title, work location that you provide to us
  • Enrolments for education services
  • Information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser or device, such as your IP-address, device type, browser type, referring site, sides accessed during your visit, the date and time of each visitor request.

Siemens Healthineers processes your personal data for the following purposes:

To provide the Education services (e.g. provide a training) you requested
To offer the website’s services and functions and to administer your use of the website
To customize the site according to user preferences (e.g. language setting)
To verify your identity (if you registered to a service offered via the website)
To process your individual requests; To fulfil our obligations under contracts concluded between you and us

The processing of your personal data is necessary to meet the aforementioned purposes. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is
  • the performance of a contract with you (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)).
  • safeguarding the legitimate interests of Siemens Healthineers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)). The legitimate interest of Siemens Healthineers lies in the processing of your personal data for the purpose of the delivery of our offerings and services.
  • your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)).




Cookies


We use cookies on this website. You can find further information on this in our Cookie Policy . It also describes how you can object to the use of cookies and the use of data collected via cookies in anonymous or pseudonymized user profiles.



Links to other websites


This privacy policy does not apply to websites or applications of third parties. Links to third-party websites or applications are marked as such. Siemens Healthineers is not responsible for the collection, processing and use of your data within the context of websites or applications that are not operated by us, nor is Siemens Healthineers responsible for their content.



Recipients and transfer of personal data


For the purposes described above, Siemens Healthineers may cooperate with affiliated companies and external services providers and may therefore disclose or transfer your personal data to the following recipients:
  • Other Siemens Healthineers or Siemens affiliated companies.
  • Service providers which process personal data as part of their service provision for Siemens Healthineers (e.g. service providers for IT maintenance activities, processing of inquiries, administration of user identities).

As a global company, Siemens Healthineers also has affiliates in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) ('third countries') and cooperates with external service providers who may also be located in third countries. Third countries are countries where the applicable law does not guarantee the same level of data protection as within the EEA.

If the recipients of your personal data are located in third countries for which the EU Commission has not made an adequacy decision to the effect that an adequate level of data protection exists in these third countries, Siemens Healthineers will take other measures to implement appropriate guarantees for the protection of your personal data in accordance with the GDPR. Personal data is only transferred to external recipients in third countries if, for example,
  • they have concluded (i) EU standard data protection clauses with Siemens Healthineers or
  • introduced (ii) Binding Corporate Rules or
  • are certified under the (iii) Privacy Shield for recipients based in the USA

For further information on the respective guarantees, please refer to the following links:
Further information and a copy of the implemented measures can be obtained upon request from the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Organization (see contact information under "Data privacy contact").



Retention period


Siemens Healthineers will only process your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose of the processing, this means [please specify how long the personal data is stored: e.g. until the matter you have contacted us with is completely clarified] or until you revoke your consent or object to the processing and there is no other legal basis or overriding legitimate reasons for the processing.
To the extent that Siemens Healthineers needs to process your personal data to fulfil a legal obligation or the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, Siemens Healthineers stores your personal data until the legal obligation is fulfilled or the legal claims have been asserted.



Your rights


According to the data privacy law applicable in the EU/EEA, you have the right – provided that the respective legal requirements are fulfilled – to:
  • obtain confirmation as to whether Siemens Healthineers processes personal data about you and, where that is the case, obtain access to your personal data processed by Siemens Healthineers as well as other information,
  • obtain the rectification of your inaccurate personal data processed by Siemens Healthineers,
  • obtain from Siemens Healthineers the erasure of your personal data processed by Siemens Healthineers,
  • obtain from Siemens Healthineers restriction of processing of your personal data,
  • obtain your personal information that you have provided to Siemens Healthineers in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or request that your personal information be transmitted to another recipient,
  • object to the processing of your personal data by Siemens Healthineers and, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data insofar as the processing of your personal data is based on legitimate interests.

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future, i.e. your withdrawal does not affect the legality of the processing carried out based on the consent prior to the withdrawal. After withdrawal, Siemens Healthineers may only process your personal data to the extent that Siemens Healthineers can base the processing on another legal basis.
If you wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Organization (see contact information under "Data privacy contact").



Data privacy contact for questions and complaints, Data Protection Officer


The Data Protection Officer of Siemens Healthineers and the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Organization provide support in all questions relating to data privacy as well as questions, comments, concerns, or complaints. The Data Protection Officer and the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Organization can be contacted at: dataprivacy.func@siemens-healthineers.com .

The Siemens Healthineers Data Protection Officer and the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Organization will always use best efforts to address and remedy your request or complaint. In addition to contacting the Data Protection Officer of Siemens Healthineers and the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Organization, you also have the possibility at any time to contact the competent data protection supervisory authority with your enquiry or complaint.

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