Privacy Policy

HIMSS Europe GmbH (referred to below as "HE") is committed to respecting and protecting your online privacy.

This includes your need and your right to know what we do with the personal information you share with us. It also guides our policies regarding the management of this data, including how the information is collected, processed, and for what purposes.

Cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Changes

If these privacy policy provisions become obsolete or insufficient due to the introduction of new services or the use of new applications on the himssanalytics.eu website, HE is entitled at any time to make changes to the provisions of its privacy policy. HE will inform you of all changes to these privacy policy provisions via himssanalytics.eu or by e-mail, provided that you specified e-mail address during registration.

Third-party providers

HE's online offering contains links to other websites. However, HE has no control over the degree to which the operators of other websites comply with data privacy regulations.

Our rights

You are entitled at any time to request information about the personal data that HE has stored about you, its origin and the users to whom it has been passed on, as well as about the purposes for which the data is processed. To request information about the data that has been stored, please contact HE at:

HIMSS Europe GmbH
-Data Privacy Officer-
Bertha-Benz-Straße 5
10557 Berlin

You have the right request the correction or deletion of your data at any time, provided that this right does not conflict with legally required data retention periods.

Further information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or about how we use the personal information we have about you, please contact: europe@himss.org.