This is the Privacy Statement of Springer Media B.V. Houten, also operating as Springer Healthcare (hereinafter referred to as SHC). In this statement we explain how we handle personal details generated through www.mednet.nl (hereinafter referred to as Website).
Your personal details are safe with SHC
SHC appreciates the trust you have in them and therefore SHC will handle your (personal) details with care. SHC respects the privacy of her clients and users of the Website and services, and takes care that your personal details will be protected and handled confidentially. The processing of certain categories of personal data happens according to the Personal Data Protection Act.
Gathering and using of (personal) data
When you place an order, SHC needs the following information to process the order, keep you informed about the status and payment:
– initial(s) en surname
– telephone number
– invoice address
– delivery address, if different from invoice address
– payment details
In case you do not object SHC can use your e-mailadress to keep you informed about the Website and/or send you relevant information or offers.
If you request SHC to send you information (e.g. catalogues, brochures etc.), you need to provide the following:
– delivery address
– e-mail address
Depending on the kind of information, you might be asked to provide the following (personal) details:
– company name
– telephone number
– invoice address (if applicable)
Access to the private area
To gain access to the private area of the Website (hereinafter referred to as Private Area), you need to make an account. In order to make this account you need to provide the following personal details:
– first name en surname
– e-mail address
We will use these details to grant and manage the accounts and to control and stop abuse and/or misuse of products and services which are accessible through your account.
Apart from this, you could be asked to provide the following personal details:
– areas of interest
– graduation year / study year
– company name
SHC will use these details to further develop and improve the Website, products and services, and, in case you have no objections, to inform you about the development of the Website and/or send you relevant information and offers.
Personal details, supplied by you, could also be used for the following:
– to settle an agreement between you and SHC
– enable (technical) services
– market research
SHC registers data concerning your Website browsing behaviour (e.g. your IP address) in order to investigate possibilities for optimizing and communication about our products and services and for the protection of our Website.
SHC only registers data concerning your private area web browsing behaviour (e.g. your IP address) in case we suspect abuse and/or misuse of products and services which are available on the private area.
You have the choice to set your browser to reject all cookies on the SHC Website. Please note that if you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain possibilities on our Website or to have access to certain areas.
No cookies are used in the private area.
SHC will not provide your data to third parties
SHC will not provide your data to third parties unless:
- you have given us your authorization
- it is necessary for settling an agreement between the parties
- it is legally necessary
- it is necessary in order to protect the personal safety of clients and users of the Website.
Access to and improvement of your data
You have access to the personal data SHC registered. If these data are incorrect, you can send us a request to change them. Requests to see or correct your personal data can be sent to Customer Service Springer Media, PO Box 340, 3990 GC Houten, The Netherlands. A copy of a valid ID card must be included.
You can also send other requests to this address.
In the Private Area you can see and, if necessary, change your account details yourself.
The right to object
You can object to the use of your personal data if they are used for purposes other than settling an agreement or abiding legal obligations. You can, for instance, object to the use of data for direct marketing purposes.
Your objection can be sent to Customer Service Springer Media, PO Box 340, 3990 GC Houten, The Netherlands.
This Privacy Statement does not apply to websites of third parties which are connected to the Website through links. SHC does not take any responsibility for the way third parties handle personal data. SHC advises you to always check the privacy policies on these sites.
This Privacy Statement is subject to changes. The most up-to-date version of this statement can be found on the Website. SHC advises you to check this statement on a regular basis, particularly before submitting personal details.
Our Customer Service will help you with any questions or remarks concerning the above.
Springer Media B.V. – Springer Healthcare
3990 GC Houten
Telephone: 030 – 638 5250