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Privacy Policy

The value your privacy. We as Lipocyte BioMed GmbH and operator of the website www.lipocyte-biomed.com (hereinafter also referred to as “website”) attach great importance to the protection and confidentiality of your data. The collection and use of your personal data takes place exclusively within the framework of the statutory provisions, in particular the applicable data protection law (EU General Data Protection Regulation and BDSG). Below we will inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

Lipocyte BioMed GmbH
Erbrichterweg 7a
28537 Bremen
Managing Directors: Uwe Jensen and Wolfgang Hierneis

E-Mail: info@lipocyte-biomed.com
Website: www.lipocyte-biomed.com

Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. These include, for example: Your name, address, date of birth, username, password, email address and payment details, but also your IP address. We describe below how we process your personal data.
Provision of the website and creation of log files
You can visit our website at any time without having to register or provide any personal information. However, each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.
Description and scope of data processing
The following data is automatically collected when a page is accessed:
Browser type and version,-
Operating system used and its interface,-
Language and version of the browser software,-
Website from which you visit us (referrer URL),-
Website you visit,-
Access status/HTTP status code,-
Date and time of your access,-
Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
Your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website.
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 (1) (f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Purpose of data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. For this purpose, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session. The purpose of storage in log files is to ensure the functionality and stability of the website. In addition, we use the data to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. For these purposes, we also have a legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website

Description and scope of data processing
By sending a contact request via our contact form (if integrated), the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and stored. At the time the message is sent, the following data is also stored:
(1) The IP address of the user
(2) Date and time of sending the message.
The provision of personal data by you is neither legally nor contractually required nor necessary for the initiation of contact with a company seeking funding  . You are not obliged to provide us with personal data. Failure to provide personal data, insofar as this is mandatory information, means that it is not possible to contact us via the contact form. Alternatively, you can contact us via the e-mail address provided. In this case, your personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored.
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted via the contact form or in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in answering the sender’s contact request. If the aim of the e-mail contact is to conclude a contact initiation with a company seeking funding, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
Purpose of data processing
The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us solely to process the contact request. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with you has ended, unless contractual or legal obligations prevent deletion. The conversation is terminated when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified. The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

Lipocyte BioMed GmbH will not pass on your data to third parties unless you have given your express consent to a transfer or the transfer is required by law or permitted by law. We will not sell your data to third parties or otherwise pass it on to third parties for advertising purposes. Our employees are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to comply with data protection regulations.

Description and scope of data processing
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted. The following links show you how to adjust the settings for the following popular browsers:
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen Internet
Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=de_DE&locale=de_DE
Legal basis for data processing
If personal data is processed using cookies, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Purpose of data processing
The purpose of the processing is to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
We need cookies for the following applications:
(1) LDUG[Vis]: Query whether new or returning visitor (2) cookieconsent_status: Query of cookie consent (3) _ga, _gat, _gid: Website analytics with Google Analytics (see below) (4)  IDE: Online marketing tool DoubleClick (see below) (5) 1P_Jar, CONSENT, NID, DV: Use of Google services
The user data collected by cookies will not be used to create user profiles.
Duration of storage
So-called transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include, in particular, session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your browser to the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

Use of Google Analytics
Our site www.lipocyte-biomed.com uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc, (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) in Universal Analytics mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, since this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Our legitimate interest in data processing also lies in these purposes.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR and, if you have given your consent, Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has expired is carried out automatically once a month.
For more information on terms of use and data protection, please see:
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://policies.google.com/?hl=de.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. In order to prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must perform the opt-out on all systems used.
Automated decision-making, including profiling
There is no automated decision-making, including profiling.

If your personal data is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR. GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis the person responsible:
Right to information
In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us; in particular, you may obtain information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your  request data, if it has not been collected by us, as well as about the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details.
Right to rectification
Pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to request the immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us.
Right to deletion
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Right to restriction
Pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to it in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR.
Right to data portability
In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another person responsible. Right to lodge a complaint: Pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our place of business. The competent supervisory authority for our place of business is: The Bremen State Commissioner for Data Protection, Dr. Imke Sommer, Arndtstraße 1, 27570 Bremerhaven, Tel.: +49 471 596 2010 oder +49 421 361 2010, E-Mail: office@datenschutz.bremen.de.
Right of objection
You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If the personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising.
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation. A revocation is possible at any time by e-mail to info@lipocyte-biomed.com or by post using the address given above.

When you visit our website, we use the common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. As a rule, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can recognize the encryption by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar or the address line of your browser (https). We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy from time to time to ensure that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g., when introducing new services. When you visit our website again, the current privacy policy applies.

May 2023