Data privacy statement

1. Data protection
The effective protection of the personal data and other sensitive data made available to us is an important concern. We protect all personal data and make use of these only in compliance with data protection provisions. Below are a few examples:
We respect the principle of data reduction and data economy. As far as possible, we refrain from the collection of personal data.
The use of our Website is possible without having to enter personal data. In so far as our pages collect personal data (for example, name, address or e-mail addresses), this take place on a voluntary basis, such as with the contact form, and is not made available to third parties. The data made available to us is stored only as long as required to fulfil the particular purpose for which the data has been provided or for the retention of data in accordance with legal stipulations.

Responsible site for the collection, processing and utilisation of personal data in the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act:
Christoph Richter, Charlotte Stucke and Niels Schulz-Ruhtenberg,
Am Kaiserkai 46, 20457 Hamburg.
Further details about our practice can be found on the legal details page.

Data protection officer
The appointment of a data protection officer is not legally required for our practice.

2. Collection of personal data from Website visits
When this Website is used without entering data via the contact form, only the personal data which the browser transfers to the Server are collected. The following data, which are technically required in order to display the Website and ensure its stability and safety (legal basis is Article 6, Paragraph 1, p. 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation, in particular):
• IP addresses
• date/time of the enquiry
• time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time
• contents of the request (concrete page)
• access status/ HTTP status code
• transmitted data volume
• Website from which the request comes
• browser
• operating system/interface and
• language/version of the browser software.
The IP address is deleted from all systems used in connection with the operation of these Internet pages at the latest after a time of 7 days. The identification of persons is no longer possible from the data remaining. The retention time of 7 days for protocol data corresponds to valid legal practice.

3. Contact form
On our web page we offer you a contact form, with which you can contact us. Besides the voluntary information and the contents of your message, we request the following information:
• Name and
• e-mail address.
We need this information in order to process your enquiry, address you properly and send you our answer.

If you send your enquiry in this form, your data from the contact form will be used as the basis for processing the enquiry and stored with us for the case that further questions follow. We do not pass this information to any third party. The data from the contact form remain with us until there is no longer any reason to store this (e.g. following the processing of your enquiry) or you request that we delete your data (see below).

The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6, Paragraph 1, p. 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation. Our “interest“ in the meaning of Article 6, Paragraph 1, p. 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation lies in the communication with patients.

4. Open Street Maps
These web pages use the map services of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B72 1JU, United Kingdom (abbreviated OSMF). Your browser or your application is linked to the OSMF servers in Great Britain (UK) and other countries. Further information about the processing of user data by the OSMF can be found in the “OSMF privacy policy“

5. Google web fonts For uniform typeface display, this page utilises the so-called web fonts provided by Google. When a page is called up, your browser loads the required web fonts to your browser cache in order to display texts and typefaces correctly. This requires that your browser establishes a connection to the servers of Google. This enables Google to acquire the knowledge that your IP address has called up our Website. The use of Google web fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing display of our online offerings. This constitutes a legitimate interest in the meaning of Article 6, Paragraph 1, p. 1 of the General Data Protection Regulation. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard typeface from your computer is used. Further information about Google web fonts can be found under: and in the data protection declaration of Google:

6. Contact, information, revocation, blocking, deletion
You can object free of charge at any time to the use of your personal data in future, request the partial or complete deletion or blocking of your data, request information about the stored data, or request corrections as long as this is applicable for the stored data. This possible formlessly – for example, by e-mail to:

7. Data protection
Technical and organisational measures protect the data against loss, alteration or unauthorised access. These protective measures are continuously adapted and improved in line with technical developments.

8. Updating/changes
Sections of the data privacy declaration may change or be update das required – in this case no special information is issued. It is therefore recommended that you control the data privacy declaration as necessary.

Status of the data privacy declaration: May 2018