Information We Collect from You
We would like to point out that the data you provide to us with its various forms is used only for performing the corresponding activities. Your consent is required for orders and requests for information.
1. Active Collection:
NovaVision collects certain information that you provide to NovaVision either voluntarily or as required in order to register with NovaVision or use certain NovaVision services. Such information may include:
- Contact information, such as name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.
- Demographic information, such as postal code, age and gender.
- Information regarding medical condition that may be collected in order to verify inclusion/exclusion criteria for our therapies.
- Patient contact information such as name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, physician information, and medical and insurance information (e.g. health background and health status).
- Information you enter in forms and optional surveys or contests.
- Information provided in connection with discussions on bulletin boards, in chat rooms, and in messaging or other interactive services.
- Information provided in email requests and communications.
- User IDs and Passwords. These fields uniquely identify you and help us to provide you with access to your profile areas and to protected content. They also help ensure that only a person with your user ID and password can access your content. Please note that we will give access to anyone providing us with the right user ID and password and that we cannot be held liable for any damages caused by the unauthorized use thereof by third parties.
2. Passive Collection
We also collect data that is not personal. This data is used to technically optimize our offers and is not linked to your personal data.
Some information is collected automatically while you are using the Website. It is important to note that NovaVision must store this information in order to ensure its Users receive optimal service while using NovaVision services. This type of information may include:
a. Log Files: Log files information, such as IP addresses, browser type, domain names, number of page views, login frequency, page or section accesses. Log files are used to track usage and engagement and to gauge the effectiveness of our services. We use your IP address to administer the Website.
- Store session state information
- Authenticate Users
- Help customize content delivery
- Provide context-sensitive help
- Protect Website security and login time-outs
Why We Collect and Process your Information
Where we collect personal information, we will only process it: to perform a contract with you or help you to determine whether to enter into a contract with NovaVision; or where we have legitimate interests to process the personal data and these interests are no overridden by your rights; or where we have your consent.
The reason why we collect certain information depends on the nature of the service a person is using. For instance, NovaVision will collect information regarding your medical condition in order to verify inclusion/exclusion criteria so we can determine your eligibility for our therapies. We will also store information you may enter such as username and passwords in order for you to be able to access secure areas of the website. We also collect information from you to provide you with information about our products and services and to provide feedback regarding questions from you.
How NovaVision Uses the Information Collected
We at NovaVision have made it a top priority to protect your personal data and NovaVision endeavors to strictly adhere to state, local and federal laws regarding the preservation and archiving of information collected. In addition to the uses described elsewhere in this Privacy Statement, NovaVision may use the information you provide in the following ways:
- Personal data is all data stored in conjunction with your email address. NovaVision will use this data only to evaluate your needs, thus optimizing the products and services offered to you. Your visits to our website are also recorded for this purpose.
- Information related to your medical condition is collected and assessed to determine whether your condition meets the criteria necessary to qualify you for NovaVision’s therapies.
- To respond to your comments or requests or to request your feedback regarding our products or services.
- To communicate information to you about our therapies, useful information about stroke, brain injury or vision loss, and other related information.
- For billing purposes, to facilitate transactions and to fill a users order in connection with purchases of fee-based services offered by NovaVision.
- For the specific purpose for which the information was provided.
What Information is Shared with Third Parties
NovaVision may disclose information you provide to us to partner clinics, independent contractors, service providers and consultants who assist us in our business or in providing you with our goods and services. Such services providers may include, without limitation, credit card processing and shipping companies. However, we will only share such personally identifiable information as we deem necessary for them to carry out their obligations to NovaVision. We may also share aggregated demographic information with independent contractors, service providers, consultants, and other partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. Other ways in which we share information may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- NovaVision shareholders may receive reports on number of page views, logins etc.
- Patient data including but not limited to demographic, insurance, emergency contact information and medical history may be provided to partner clinics or treating physicians in compliance with all federal and state privacy laws and regulations.
- Business transitions. In the event that NovaVision goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, User personal information generally is one of the transferred business assets.
- If necessary to fulfill our service obligations or if we are required to do so by law or if in our good faith judgment, such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, to respond to any claims, or protect the rights of NovaVision and the public.
- NovaVision will not sell personal data to third parties.
The personal data you have is yours and you have certain rights. When it comes to marketing communications, you can ask us not to send you these at any time. Just follow the ‘unsubscribe’ instructions contained in the marketing communication, or send your request to email@example.com.
You also have rights to:
- know what personal data we hold about you, and to make sure it’s correct and up to date
- request a copy of your personal data in electronically readable format, or ask us to restrict processing your personal data or delete it
- object to our continued processing of your personal data
- request that NovaVision provides all personal data stored, as far as technically possible, to a third party
You can exercise these rights at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re not happy with how we are processing your personal data, please let us know by sending an email to email@example.com.
We will review and investigate your complaint, and get back to you within a reasonable time frame. You can also complain to your local data protection authority. They will be able to advise you how to submit a complaint.
International Data Transfers
When we gather data it may be transferred to, processed in, and stored on servers in, countries other than the country you live in – such as the United States.
Retention of Data
The length of time we keep your personal data depends on what it is and whether we have an ongoing business need to retain it (for example, to provide you with a service you’ve requested, for the purposes of scientific research or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements).
We’ll retain your personal data for as long as we have a relationship with you and for a period of time afterwards where we have an ongoing business need to retain it. Following that period, we’ll make sure it’s deleted or anonymised.
All rights reserved
All contents, listings, programs, book and magazine publications on our website are protected by copyright. The contents of our website may not be copied, assumed into another website, copied onto a data medium or similar without written permission.
The information contained in this website is made available by NovaVision with no guarantee or assurance of any type, whether clearly stated or merely inferred. We operate under the assumption that the information we provide is accurate; however, it may contain errors or inaccuracies.
Links to Internet content are solely for information purposes. We strive to present only links of appropriate quality. However, links to other websites do not mean that we identify with the content or that we assume legal responsibility for the content. We assume no liability or responsibility for links from other suppliers to our website, particularly in regard to the contents of the other pages.
NovaVision always takes the most extensive precautions possible to protect your data. Your data is protected by organizational or technical safety measures. It is protected from access by unauthorized persons, from intentional or unintentional manipulation, and from destruction or loss. The safety measures used to protect your data are updated continuously to apply the newest technological developments. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us using the contact details below.
Accessing and Changing Information
We need your help to ensure sure that your personally identifiable information is correct in our systems. Please notify us of any changes in your name, address, title, telephone number or e-mail address. You can access and correct your personally identifiable information by contacting us with a request for your change. We will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18 without the consent of a parent or legal guardian. If we learn that we have unauthorized personal information on a child under the age of 18 we will delete that information.
NovaVision reserves the right to make changes to the Privacy Statement at any time. If we plan to make significant changes to any of our privacy policies or practices with respect to how we use personally identifiable information, we will post those changes to this website before they take effect. Please review our Privacy Statement periodically to see recent changes.
Addressing Privacy and Security Concerns
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or wish to receive a printed version of this Privacy Statement, please contact us:
Phone: +49 (0)391 6 36 00 50
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