Privacy Policy

1.      Privacy Policy

Each citizen has the constitutionally granted right to decide about the use of his/her personal data.
Therefore, it is our obligation to protect the data you consign to us when visiting our website.

Subsequently, we would like to explain to you which of your data we have, what will happen with this data, and which security measures we have taken in order to protect this data against any misuse.

1.1     Scope of Application

This privacy policy applies to the entire website, but not to web pages of other users that may be linked from our pages.

1.2     Security Measures

All members of the staff of our company will be trained according to § 5 Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) – Federal Data Protection Law - and committed to maintenance of the confidentiality of data. The technical security precautions are continuously adjusted to current circumstances and requirements by our data processing centre as well as the in-house IT department. Both are subject to permanent control by our internal revision and the data protection official.

1.3     Logging

With each access of a user to a page from our web offer and with each opening of a file, access data will be stored by this process in a log file on our server.

  • IP address
  • web page, which the file has been requested from
  • date, time
  • browser type and browser settings
  • operating system
  • page visited by you
  • transferred amount of data
  • access status (file transferred, file not found etc.)

From these data, statistics are generated helping us to improve our Internet portal according to your requirements. Neither a personal reference can be derived from these nor will a data transfer to a third party, not even in excerpts, take place.

1.4     Rights of Access and Rights of Correction of Stored Personal Data

According to §34 and §6b BDSG, users have the right to obtain information cost-free and on demand about personal data stored about them. Additionally, according to legal regulations, users also have the right to have this personal data corrected, disabled and deleted.

In case of any such requests, please contact immediately:

TRACOE medical GmbH
Reichelsheimerstraße 1 / 3
55268 Nieder-Olm, Germany 

1.5     Cookies

We are using session cookies on our web pages. This data will not be stored permanently. The use of these temporary cookies provides you with the advantage not to be forced to re-enter your personal data when filling in different forms of our web offer: The cookies will be deleted automatically when closing the browser.
A cookie denotes information that is sent to a browser from a web server, and which then will be sent back by the browser when this web server is accessed. By means of cookies, the stateless Hypertext Transfer Protocol is extended by the ability to store information between accesses. Cookies can be divided into persistent cookies and session cookies. The first type will be stored persistently (for example on hard disk), whereas the latter one will be stored only for the duration of the session.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, you can disable the storing of cookies, or set your browser to inform you as soon as cookies will be sent. 

1.6     Processing of Personal Data

On our website you are offered the opportunity to contact us or to use certain services (e.g. newsletter subscription). The personal data transferred here will be used for the only purpose they have been consigned for. Your data will not be transferred to a third party.

1.7     Processing of Statistical Data

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics applies so-called „cookies“, text files, which are saved on your computer and enable the analysis of your website use. The information generated by the cookie by means of your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transferred to a server of Google in the USA to be saved there. Google will use this information to evaluate your website use in order to create reports concerning website activities for the website operator, and to provide further services associated with the use of the website as well as the Internet. Also, Google will communicate this information to a third party, if necessary, in case this is regulated by law, or the third party will process this data on behalf of Google, as appropriate. Google will, in no case, relate your IP address to other data of Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to inform you that you may be not able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the generated data by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.

1.8     Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow the analysis of your use of the website. We also use Google Analytics in order to create re-targeting lists and adapt advertisements to user interests. In general, the information about your use of this website, which is created by the cookie, is transferred to a Google server in the US where it is stored. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is shortened before transfer by Google while still in the member states of the European Union or in other states that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened thereafter. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of this website as well as to prepare reports on website activities and render further services for the website operator in connection with the website usage and Internet usage. The IP address, which has been transferred by Google Analytics via your browser, is not merged with other data by Google. You have the option to prevent the storage of the cookies by selecting the respective setting in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that - in this case - you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you are able to prevent the capturing and processing of the data including your IP address, which relate to your use of the website and which the cookie has created, by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in from the following link

1.9     Modifications of this Privacy Policy

Due to current events, like an amendment to the Federal Data Protection Law, we will update this privacy policy, if necessary.


Status: June 2014