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This Privacy Policy outlines how the Drittereich Surgeons Practice Management, collect, process, and protect personal data in our possession and control. This includes, but is not limited to, personal data of individuals residing. For the purposes of this document, the term “personal data” refers to any information that pertains to an identified or identifiable individual. This includes any piece of information that can be used to unambiguously identify or trace the identity of an individual, such as that person’s full name, Social Security Number, credit card information, location data, online identifiers (IP address), and so on.

Collect, use, and keep the least amount of personal information required to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or to satisfy any applicable legal requirements.

Restrict access to personal information held by us to only those individuals who have a legitimate need to view it in order to carry out the tasks for which it was originally gathered.

Protect sensitive personal information by using both technical and physical safeguards that are calibrated to the level of risk posed by the data in our possession.

Communicate with our workers, members, and other customers, suppliers, business partners, and others about how we intend to utilise personal data in our day-to-day operations so that they may provide feedback and suggestions.

Make sure that your personal information is correct and up to date by taking the necessary precautions.

Privacy protection should be included into all of our initiatives and activities that call for the collection of personal information.

  1. The Different Kinds of Information That Are Obtained

It is possible that we will collect and make use of a variety of different sorts of personal data based on the context of your interactions with the Parties.

We gather the following categories of information:

Information pertaining to Drittereich membership. When applying for one of the various levels of Drittereich membership or practise services, such as but not limited to the Drittereich Registries Network, you will be required to fill out the appropriate form, providing information about your name, contact information, and professional background. In some cases, in order to access membership or services for which you have enrolled, you will be required to give a photograph (or photographs), information about your bank account, or payment card information. Additionally, we could ask for your permission before verifying your professional information with the licencing body in your state or nation, as well as any other applicable institutions.

Registration for the annual meeting, other events, and conferences. You will be required to provide your name, contact information, preferences regarding accommodation and diet, bank details or credit card information, and your Drittereich membership identification number in order to register for any of our events, symposia, workshops, or conferences, including our Annual Scientific Meeting. In addition, you will be required to provide your Drittereich membership identification number.

Purchases of products can be made through the Shop. You will be requested to log in using the account that is attached to your membership identification number or you will be required to create a free non-member account in order to make purchases through the shopping cart system, regardless of whether you want to buy physical or digital items. You will be required to submit your name, as well as your contact information (telephone number, email address, billing address, and shipping address), payment card information, and billing address.

Publications as well as online mailing lists. When you subscribe to get news, health advice, and lifestyle suggestions delivered straight to your e-mail inbox using the Newsletter Signup box displayed in different points across the website, the Parties will gather your name and e-mail address. Website Registration. You will be asked to provide your name, address, and e-mail address in order to create a free online account with us so that you can receive access to additional website content and services such as Ask a Surgeon or to purchase products. In addition, you will have the option to voluntarily provide your photo, personal or practise web address, language skills or preferences, and practice/professional information. If you are interested in doing so, please click here. Users of patient portals may also be able to submit questions and/or preferences in relation to planned or upcoming surgical operations.

Board of Employment Opportunities (JOB). Both members and non-members have access to this service, which may be used to assist in the search for and recruitment of plastic surgeons for open posts and fellowships, as well as to market a practise that is up for sale. We grant permission to JOB employers to browse active resumes during the period that their ad is open. In addition, we grant permission for JOB employers to display their contact details, which grants applicants permission to read and immediately react to them.

In order to handle financial donations, information identifying the identity of donors or sponsors, as well as payment information, may be collected. This information may also be gathered to fulfil the requirements for legal reporting and record keeping. Your name, your name for the sake of recognition, your address, your taxpayer identity number, your e-mail address, and information on your payments, such as your credit card number, billing address, and security codes, are all examples of personal data.

Consultation requests. Members of the general public who are interested in receiving additional information from a plastic surgeon who is a member of the may use our. Find a Surgeon referral service or our online consultation form to submit a request for information or an in-person consultation with a surgeon member who is a participant in our referral service. In order to make use of this service, you will need to include your name, some contact information, and the reason for requesting the consultation. This information will be e-mailed to the member of your choosing, and a record of the transmission will be saved as a part of the database maintained by Drittereich.

On our website, we have a portfolio of public education movies, and some of them feature testimonials from individuals who have given us permission to share their personal experiences with plastic surgery. In addition, we distribute de-identified photographs that our member surgeons have kindly sent us with after obtaining the necessary permissions. The purpose of these procedural photo galleries is to educate the general audience about the actual results that various cosmetic surgery procedures are capable of producing.

Activities Related to Marketing Whenever you interact with any of our messages, information about that interaction, including your e-mail address and maybe even your IP address and click-through data, may be collected and used for marketing purposes. In addition, we may send out questionnaires and gather various replies to these surveys, which may contain information about your contact information and professional background.

Information obtained by mechanical means. Cookies and other technologies that are very similar to them allow us to gather more information about you when you visit our website or get e-mail marketing messages from us. This information is collected automatically. These technologies make it possible for us to gather more information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of device and browser you’re using, the pages you’ve visited, or the number of times an email we sent was opened or read. Please go to our Notice Regarding Cookies for further information.

The production of login credentials and authentication may need the collecting of e-mail addresses and other contact information from users who make use of the app, which is known as Mobile. Additionally, in order to provide application maintenance, support, and troubleshooting,Mobile compiles information on the hardware platforms on which it is installed and used.

  1. Making Use of the Information Given

If you are an Active Member of Drittereich, a resident subscriber, a member of the public looking for information, or if you are utilising our Plastic Surgery Connect and Find a Surgeon referral and community systems, the purposes for which we collect and use your personal data may vary depending on the type of relationship you have with us. For example, if you are an Active Member of Drittereich, a resident subscriber, or a member of the public looking for information, we will collect and use your data in accordance

The management of the applicable member’s membership account and the provision of membership-related services are two of the primary uses for the personally identifiable information that is gathered through our membership accounts on our website.

User accounts on our clinical data registries network are used to gather personally identifiable information that is then used for the purposes of operating the relevant data registry and providing users with services that are connected to the registry. When you register to take part in Drittereich, you will be required to engage into a participation agreement with the relevant Party. Within this agreement, you will find a more detailed description of how personal data and patient information, if any, will be used.

Registration for the annual meeting, other events, and conferences. The processing of the personally identifying information that we acquire from individuals who register for our events is done for the purposes of providing services during the event.

Purchases of products can be made through the shop. The processing of personally identifiable information obtained via product purchases is used to confirm eligibility to acquire particular items and to supply products to consumers who meet the eligibility requirements.

The processing of your subscription to the publication or other forms of electronic communication may require the use of personally identifiable information that was gathered in the context of our publications (for example, through the submission of abstracts and articles) and listservs or mailing lists.

Website Registration. The personal information that is gathered through the use of free online accounts that do not require membership is put to use in order to facilitate the provision of the services that are associated with the account. These services may include the distribution of publications and newsletters as well as requests for consultation, which may be made by you, the user of the account.

Board of Employment Opportunities (JOB). Personal information is gathered through the JOB website and used to aid the search for and recruiting of plastic surgeons for available posts and fellowships, as well as the sale of businesses. Additionally, information may be utilised for the purpose of maintaining, supporting, and further developing the JOB platform.

Donations. The processing of gift requests requires the collection of personally identifiable information from prospective contributors and sponsors, which is then stored for the purposes of legal reporting and compliance.

Consultation requests. We utilise the personally identifiable information that we gather through our online services, such as Find a Surgeon, Ask a Surgeon, and Consultation Request, in order to provide the service that has been requested. If necessary, personal data will be shared with the member that you select, and a record of that transaction will be archived within the applicable database, either because doing so is mandated by law or because doing so is necessary for the purposes of platform and service line maintenance, support, and improvement.

A collection of films and still images. On our website, we have a portfolio of public education movies, and some of them feature testimonials from individuals who have given us permission to share their personal experiences with plastic surgery. In addition, we distribute de-identified photographs that our member surgeons have kindly sent us with after obtaining the necessary permissions. The purpose of these procedural photo galleries is to educate the general audience about the actual results that various cosmetic surgery procedures are capable of producing.

Activities Related to Marketing The processing of personally identifiable information may be done for the purposes of marketing efforts to promote the membership, services, and activities of the Parties. In the context of marketing activities, renting out mailing lists for a single use to third parties for the purpose of transmitting information about products and services pertinent to the practise of plastic surgery may be an option. The collection of personal data from recipients about how they use marketing communications and the sending of communications to members of the Parties and others who interact with the Parties is possible. Personal data may also be used to send communications to members of the Parties.

Information obtained by mechanical means. Cookies are little text files that are stored on your computer and can be used to collect and store information, including personal information. This information can then be used to evaluate the traffic patterns that come to our website. Please go to our Notice Regarding Cookies for further information. The Parties may utilise aggregate data on website visitors to support the operation of our websites. These statistics may include information such as volume, traffic trends, login activity, referral sources, and other information linked to the site. It is also possible that it will disclose this aggregate information to third-party partners in order to support and better analyse its services.

The processing of any personally identifying information that is obtained via the use of our application is done for the objectives of making it easier for us to communicate with you and of maintaining, supporting, and enhancing the application. Access to information pertaining to membership accounts, news feeds, and the Member Roster are examples of such possible purposes.

Transactions in the Financial Market (Generally). We may use the personal information that we receive from you, in order to execute these credit card and other payment transactions, or we may transmit this information to a third party with whom we have engaged in order to offer payment processing services in order to fulfil your request.