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Name and adress
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung
Straußweg 17
D-70184 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 71 und 72
Fax: 0711 / 46 08 41 81
Information according to article 5 TMG:
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung
Straußweg 17
D-70184 Stuttgart

Represented by:
Executive board
Ullrich Hipp (spokesperson of the executive board),
Prof. Dr. Mark Dominik Alscher

Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 71 and 72
Fax: 0711 / 46 08 41 81

Register entry:
District court Stuttgart
Register no: HRB 21190
Main office: Stuttgart
VAT-number pursuant to article 27 a VAT law: DE 147799447

Responsible for the content according to article 55 para. 2 RStV:
Prof. Dr. Robert Jütte
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung
Straußweg 17
D-70184 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 71 and 72
Fax: 0711 / 46 08 41 81

Dispute Settlement
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute settlements (OS): You can find our email address above in the section Legal Information.
We are not obliged nor willing to participate in dispute settlement proceedings at a consumer arbitration board.

Liability for content
As service providers we are responsible for our own contents on these pages pursuant to article 7 para. 1 TMG and general law. However, pursuant to articles 8-10 TMG we as service providers are not responsible to monitor information that has been transferred or saved from third parties and we will not investigate circumstances that point to unlawful activities.
Pursuant to general law, our obligations to remove or suspend the use of information will not be affected. Any liability in this respect is, however, is only possible from the moment when we become aware of a specific breach of law. Once we become aware of such legal violations we shall remove the respective contents immediately.

Liability for links
We offer links to external websites by third-parties over whose contents we have no control. Therefore, we can assume no liability for their contents. The respective provider or operator of the websites is always responsible for the content of these pages. At the time of linking to these websites the content was checked for potential legal violations. We did not observe any contents that constituted a breach of the law at the time of linking to it.
Permanent monitoring of the content of the linked pages is infeasible without concrete evidence of unlawful content. Once we become aware of any legal violations we shall remove the links immediately.

The contents and works created by the service providers of these pages are subject to German copyright law. Reproduction, editing, distribution and any kind or processing beyond the limits of the copyright laws require the written permission by the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of the page are only permitted for private, non-commercial use.
As far as the contents of this page has not been created by the service provider we will comply with the copyright laws of third parties. In particular, content of third parties will be marked as such. Should you become aware of a breach of copyright law we kindly ask you to inform us about it. Once we become aware of any legal violations we shall remove such contents immediately.

Privacy notice

1. Overview

General information
The following information provide an overview about what happens to your personal data whilst you are visiting our website. Personal data are all data that can be used to personally identify you. You will find detailed information about our privacy notice in the following text.

Collection of data via our website
Who is responsible for the collection of data on this website?
The operator of this website is responsible for the processing of the data on it. The contact details of the host are listed under Legal Information.

How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected when you give us your information. This can happen when you fill in a contact form.
Other data are automatically collected during the visit of our website through our IT systems. These are mainly technical data (e.g., browser, operating system or time of visit). The collection of data happens automatically from the moment you are visiting our website.

How do we use your data?
A part of the data is collected to provide a smooth functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyse the user behaviour.

What are your rights with regard to the data?
You always have the right to receive information free of charge about the origin, the recipients, and purpose of the personal data that we collect from you. Furthermore, you have the right to demand the correction, blockage or deletion of these data. You can send your questions on this issue and on privacy in general to the address listed under Legal Information. You also have a right to complain with the responsible authority.

Analysis-Tools and tools by third parties
When you visit our website your browsing behaviour can be statistically analysed. This happens mainly with cookies and other analysis programmes. Your browsing behaviour is usually anonymously analysed which means your browsing behaviour cannot be tracked back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it from happening by not using certain tools. You can find detailed information on this in the following privacy notice.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about your options for objection in this privacy notice.

2 General notes and obligatory information

The operators of these pages take the protection of your data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and comply with the legal requirements for privacy and with this privacy notice.
When you use this website we will collect various personal data. Personal data are data that can be used to personally identify you. This privacy notice explains what data we collect and how we use them. It also explains the purpose for the data collection.
We are informing you that the data transfer online (for instance during email communication) can incur security flaws. A complete protection of the data from the access of third parties is impossible.

Responsible body
The responsible body for the data processing on this website is:
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung
Straußweg 17
D-70184 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711 / 46 08 41 71 and 72
Fax: 0711 / 46 08 41 81
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who decides alone or in collaboration with others about the purpose and methods of processing personal data (e.g., name, email address etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent that you have previously given at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to object in particular situations and to direct marketing (Article 21 GDPR)
You have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation when they are processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1(e) or (f); the same applies to profiling done on the basis of those provisions. You can find the respective legal basis for the processing in this privacy notice. If you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data affected, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and liberties, or the processing occurs to assert, exercise or defend legal claims (objection pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR). If your personal data is processed for direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such marketing; the same applies to profiling to the extent that it is linked to such direct marketing. When you object your personal data will subsequently no longer be used for the purpose of direct marketing (objection pursuant to Article 21 (2) GDPR).

Right to file complaints with the suitable regulatory authorities
In case of violations of the GDPR the person affected has the right of complaint at the competent regulatory authority, in particular in the member state of his or her usual residence, his or her workplace or the place of the alleged breach. The right of complaint is without prejudice to regulatory or court provisions.

Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption
For safety reasons and to protect the transfer of personal content such as orders or requests that you sent to the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.
When SSL or TLS encryption is activated the data that you transfer to us cannot be read from third parties.

Information, restriction, deletion
You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin,  recipient and the purpose of processing as well as the right to rectify or erase data and restrict processing of it at any time and free of charge. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Objection to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

3 Data protection officer

Legally required data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our organisation.
Klaus Bruder
Auerbachstraße 110
70376 Stuttgart
Telephone: 0711/8101-3481

4 Data collection on our website

The internet pages are partially using cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and they do not contain viruses. Cookies enable us to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions (e.g., shopping cart function) you wish to use are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyse your browsing behaviour) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:
• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request
• IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The collection of this data is based on Article 6 (1)(f) GDPR. The website operator
has a legitimate interest in the technically accurate display and optimisation of his website. For that reason, server log files must be collected.

Contact form
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.  You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

Registration at this website
You can register at our website to use its additional features. We only use the data entered for the purpose of providing the respective offer or service for which you registered. The obligatory information you entered when you registered must be complete. Otherwise we will reject the registration.
For important changes, such as the scope of services and changes that are technically required, we use the email address you provided at your registration to keep you informed.
We process any data you enter at registration only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent that you have previously given at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed beforehand may still be legally processed.
We save the data collected at your registration as long as you are registered on our website. They will subsequently be deleted. Statutory retention periods are not affected by this provision.

5 Analyse Tools

When you access our offers connecting data will be saved. This means that with each access or attempted access to a file on this serverthe following data about this process will be saved by default in a protocol file (server logfile) for system security and statistical purposes.
• Complete IP address
• Time and method of access
• URL opened
• Version of http protocol used
• Result value of access
• Size of access in kbyte
• Page that you accessed before accessing this page (referrer)
• Information on browser and operating system used
None of these data contains direct references to you as a person. Personal data such as your name, your address, telephone number or email address will not be collected. Based on the foregoing, we use the “Webalizer” tool, a web analysis software for statistical evaluation of user access to the website Webalizer” creates surveys of the number of hits, file/page requests, visits, etc., based on the server log file data such as number of hits, file/page requests, visits etc.
These evaluations are not linked to other data sources, in particular to personal data.  The information generated is stored with the provider Rechenzentrum Firma Etes in Germany. No information or data will be passed on to third parties.

6 Plugins and Tools
Google Maps

This card uses Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to and saved at a Google server in the US. The operator of this site has no influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive display of our online offers and to find the places listed on our website more easily. This marks a legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
You can find more information on how Google processes user data in the Google privacy notice: