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Data Backup
Backup copies of all data are made on a daily basis. In the event of unforeseen hardware or software failure backup hardware (computer, printer) and software is available to ensure project completion within the stipulated timeframe.

Firewall and Virus Protection
Data and programs are protected by a firewall and internet security program, which is continuously updated by the manufacturer to provide state of the art protection against viruses and external attacks.

Confidentiality, Security of Personal Data
At AKF Medical Language Services data protection has top priority. Prior to placement of any order with translators, editors or other vendors it is mandatory that they sign a confidentiality agreement to ensure the protection of confidential data. Personal data are collected, processed and used in compliance with the GDPR (see Privacy Notice).

Privacy Notice
in compliance with the GDPR

Protecting your personal data is important to me. Your personal data will be protected as set out in the applicable data protection regulations and as described in more detail in this privacy notice.

Name and address of the data controller

AKF Medical Language Services
Astrid Kaeser-Fröhlich
Südring 20
63517 Rodenbach/Germany
+49 6184 520 7777

Because of the small size of the company, no data protection officer has been appointed.

Collection and storage of personal data; type, purpose and use
It is not necessary for you to disclose personal data in order to use this website. However, I do need basic personal information from you in order to provide the service(s) contracted (i.e. translation, editing and other linguistic services), and for sending informational material and answering individual inquiries. I will collect and store only the data I require to properly perform the service(s) or fulfill contractual obligations. I will not collect any personal data from you that I do not need in order to provide and/or oversee the service(s) contracted by you. To do that, it may be necessary to transmit your personal data to other companies I use for providing the service(s) or to fulfill contractual obligations, such as other service providers including translators/editors.
Categories of individuals whose data is collected, processed and used: Existing and prospective customers, suppliers, service providers
Type of data: Contact details including name, address, phone number, e-mail and website; billing data, payment data, and contract data
Use of data: Appropriate and specific use for performing the contract service(s), handling inquiries from prospective customers, customer and supplier administration

Personal data storage period
Your data will be kept only as long as the legal and/or contractual retention requirements specify. Any personal data that is not affected by such requirements will be deleted once they are no longer needed to fulfill contractual obligations.

Data disclosure

Your rights as a data subject; information, rectification, erasure, withdrawal of consent and right to object
If at any point you believe the information about you that I process is incorrect, you can ask to see that information and have it corrected, deleted or blocked free of charge. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to data collection and processing, unless otherwise provided by law or contractual agreement.

Data transfer/data logging
When you visit this website, the web server automatically generates log files that cannot be traced to any particular individual. The log data includes information such as browser type and version, operating system used, referrer URL (website last visited), IP address of the requesting computer, date and time of the server request, and the client’s file request (filename and URL). This data is collected for statistical purposes only and is not transferred to third parties for commercial or any other purposes. The servers are located in the datacenters of World4you in Linz and Vienna, Austria.

Tracking; Cookies, Google Analytics, ad trackers
I do not use any automated decision-making tools such as profiling. There are no ads or trackers on this website. I do not use any tools designed for tracking the behavior of website users and establishing user profiles.

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