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Terms and Conditions of Use
Terms and Conditions of Use
Copyright© Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 2000-2016. All rights reserved.
The text, images, graphics, sound files, animation files, video files and their arrangement on Fresenius Medical Care Internet sites are all subject to Copyright and other intellectual prop-erty protection. These objects may not be copied for commercial use, nor may these objects be modified or reposted to other sites. Some Fresenius Medical Care Internet sites also con-tain images or other files that are subject to the copyright rights of their providers.
You are permitted to browse this site and to reproduce extracts by way of printing, download-ing to a hard disk, and by distribution to other people, but in all cases for non-commercial, informational and personal purposes only.
Unless otherwise indicated, all trademarks displayed on Fresenius Medical Care Internet sites have been registered in specific countries and are subject to the trademark rights of Fresenius Medical Care and are either owned or used under license by Fresenius Medical Care and its affiliates.
Fresenius Medical Care has sought to achieve an innovative and informative Internet site. However, we kindly ask you for your understanding that Fresenius Medical Care must protect its intellectual property, including its patents, trademarks and copyrights. Accordingly, please appreciate that no license to Fresenius Medical Care's intellectual property has been and/or will be granted by this Internet site.
This site contains forward-looking statements based on beliefs of Fresenius Medical Care management. When used in this web site, words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "plan" and "project" are intended to identify forward-looking statements. They may involve risks and uncertainties, including technological advances in the medical field, product demand and market acceptance, the effect of economic conditions, the impact of competitive products and pricing, foreign currency exchange rates and other risks. These forward-looking statements reflect the views of Fresenius Medical Care as of the date made with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. All of these forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by management of the company and are believed to be reasonable, though are inherently uncertain and difficult to predict. Actual results or experience could differ materially from the forward-looking state-ments. Fresenius Medical Care disclaims any intention or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
The hyperlinks on our web site are not intended to be a recommendation. We do not check whether the information is accurate or correct. We take no responsibility for damage which may arise from the use of this information.
This information is provided by Fresenius Medical Care "as is" and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including (but not limited to) any implied warranties of merchant-ability, fitness for any particular purpose, or non-infringement. While the information provided is believed to be accurate, it may include errors or inaccuracies. The information contained on this site are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute business, medical or other professional advice.
No Warranties or Representations / Liability
We accept no responsibility for injury or loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.
In any event, Fresenius Medical Care’s liability for damage to life, body or health is limited to intentional or negligent breach of duty. With respect to other damages, Fresenius Medical Care is only liable for intentional or grossly negligent breach of duty. In the event of slightly negligent breach of duty, Fresenius Medical Care is only liable for breach of a material con-tractual obligation. In case of grossly or slightly negligent breach of duty, liability is limited to replacement of direct losses foreseeable and typical for this type of contract. In all other cas-es, liability is excluded to the extent legally permitted.
When using the Fresenius Medical Care Internet, you shall not harm persons, especially mi-nors, or their personal rights; engage in any unethical or unlawful behaviour; violate industrial property or copyrights or any other proprietary rights; transfer contents containing viruses, so called “Trojan horses” or other programs which could damage software; enter, store or send hyperlinks or contents to which it is not entitled, in particular if such hyperlinks or contents violate non-disclosure obligations, are unlawful, or distribute advertisements or unsolicited e-mails (so-called “Spam”), incorrect warnings of viruses, malfunctions and the like, or invite to participate in lotteries, Ponzi schemes, chain letters, pyramid games or similar actions.
Applicable Law, Jurisdiction
These General Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany (excluding its rules and principles on the conflicts of laws). To the extent permitted, the courts in Bad Homburg v.d.H., Germany, shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dis-putes arising out of, or in connection with, the use of these General Conditions.
In the event that one or several provisions of these General Conditions shall be held invalid or unenforceable, the validity and/or enforceability of the other provisions of these General Conditions shall remain unaffected.
Your privacy is important to Fresenius Medical Care. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our Web sites are processed by us according to the legal provisions valid for the countries in which the Web sites are maintained. The Fresenius Medical Care Web sites may include, however, links to other Web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
When you visit our Web sites, our Web server automatically records the name of your internet service provider, the Web site from which you visit us, the Web sites you actually visit and the date and length of your visit.
Additional personal data is only stored if you are an authorized user of our online learning management system. This information may include:
- Registration data, such as first- and last name, login ID, password, e-Mail address
- Contact data like company name and address, fax and (cell) phone numbers.
- Organizational data like organizational unit, supervisor, and assigned professional groups
- Assigned job profiles and personal competencies.
- Records and transcripts of your learning history including tests, exams, competencies and certifications.
- Any personal data voluntarily added by you like private contact data, work- or education history, language skills, relocation interest, professional résumé.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification
All personal data collected and stored in course of the provision of our online learning services will be used only for the following purposes:
- Assignment of learning activities and certificates
- Reporting on personal learning activities, job profiles, competency status and certification
- Statistical analysis
- Support purposes
We will process and use your personal data only to the extent necessary for the provision of the service you are registered for.
Furthermore Fresenius Medical Care will use your personal data for purpose of technical administration of the Web sites, customer fulfilment and administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case.
If necessary, we will share your personal data within the Fresenius Medical Care group in-cluding such entities as subsidiaries, holding companies and their subsidiaries. Information will only be shared when applicable.
We will only disclose your data to third parties in cases where it is required by law. Our em-ployees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.
However all personal data will be collected, stored, processed and used in accordance with this Privacy Statement and the Federal German Data Protection Act (BDSG).
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Fresenius Medical Care uses technical and organizational security measures in order to pro-tect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continu-ally enhanced as new technology becomes available.
Freedom of Information
Upon written request, Fresenius Medical Care will inform you by letter, what personal data is stored by us as defined by local law. If such data is incorrect, we will correct that information at your request.
By providing personal information ot us through using the Fresenius Medical Care Internet, you consent to our use of it as set out in this privacy statement.
You may contact us with any questions in connection with this privacy statement by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, Hof a. d. Saale
represented by its general partner Fresenius Medical Care Management AG, Hof a. d. Saale, which is represented by its Management Board: Rice Powell (Chairman), Michael Brosnan, Harry de Wit, Ron Kuerbitz, Dominik Wehner, Dr. Olaf Schermeier, Kent Wanzek
Fresenius Medical Care Integrated Learning Solutions
61352 Bad Homburg
Tel.: ++49 6172 609 0
Fax: ++49 6172 609 2301
District Court: Hof an der Saale, HRB 4019
Identification number for turnover tax: DE 811127677