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Privacy Policy (Patients)

Thank you for visiting our websites. Below you will find information about how we handle your data, in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data controller

The data controller for the data processing described below is OD-OS GmbH.

Address: Warthestraße 21, 14513 Teltow, Germany
Telephone number: 03328 31282100
Email address:  info@od-os.com

Usage data

When you visit our websites, so-called usage data are stored temporarily on our web server as a log for statistical purposes, in order to improve the quality of our websites. This data set consists of

  • the page from which the file was requested
  • the name of the file
  • the date and time of the request
  • the data volume transferred
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found)
  • a description of the type of web browser used
  • the IP address of the requesting computer, truncated in such a way that no connection can be made with an individual.

The specified log data are stored in anonymized form.


We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your end device and read from there. A distinction is made between session cookies, which are deleted as soon as you close your browser, and permanent cookies which are stored beyond the individual session. Cookies may contain data that make it possible to recognize the device being used. In part, however, cookies also simply store information about specific settings that cannot be associated with an individual.

We use session cookies and permanent cookies on our websites. Processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR and in the interests of optimizing and facilitating user navigation, adapting the appearance of our website andoptimizing loading times.

You can set your browser in such a way that it informs you when you accept a cookie. This makes your use of cookies transparent. You can also delete cookies at any time and reject any new cookies by changing your browser settings as appropriate. Please note, however, that in this case our websites may not  appear at its best, and some of the functions may no longer be available for technical reasons.


Usercentrics Consent Management Platform

Our websites use the Consent Management Platform of Usercentrics GmbH, Sendlinger Str. 7, 80331 Munich, Germany, to obtain the consent of our website users to activate website tracking technologies and the associated data processing. Usercentrics uses JavaScript to collect log file and consent data. Users can revoke or change their consent to the use of individual tracking technologies at any time with effect for the future. These technologies are required to activate the core functionality of the website.

The data processing takes place for the purpose of complying with legal obligations and for storing the preferences of the users, including the consent and is based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 lit.

The following data is collected through the use of the service:

• Device information

• Browser information

• Anonymized IP address

• Opt-in and opt-out dates

• Date and time of the visit

• Request URLs of the website

• Page path of the website

• Geographical location

The place of processing is the European Union (consent database is located in Belgium).

The consent data (consent and revocation of consent) are stored for three years. The data will then be deleted immediately or, on request, passed on to the responsible person in the form of a data export.

If you object to data processing, you can prevent JavaScript from being executed by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Please note that in this case the service cannot be executed either.

Further information on the processing of your data can be found in the Usercentrics data protection declaration at: usercentrics.com/privacy-policy/

Google Analytics

In order to design our websites appropriately, we create pseudonymous user profiles with the aid of Google Analytics. Google Analytics is operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4 and uses cookies that are stored on your end device and can be read by us. In this way we are able to recognize returning visitors and count them as such. Data processing is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR. The purpose of data processing is our interest in learning how frequently the website is accessed by different users. That purpose also constitutes our legitimate interest.

The information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. As we have activated IP anonymization on our website, however, your IP address will first be truncated by Google if you are in a Member State of the European Union. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address by transmitted to a Google server in the USA and only then truncated. We conclude the standard data protection clauses with service providers in third countries. These provide suitable guarantees for the protection of your data with service providers in third countries. You can request a copy of this data protection agreement using the contact details given above.

We have also concluded a commissioned data processing agreement pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR with Google Ireland Limited. Under this agreement, Google will use all information strictly in accordance with the purpose of analyzing the use of our website and compiling reports about the website activities.

You may object to this processing at any time. Please use one of the following options for this:

You can prevent storage of cookies by adjusting the corresponding settings of your browser software; please note, however, that you may not then be able to use all of the functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie relating to the use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and processing of that data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).


Google reCaptcha

We use the Google reCaptcha service to establish whether a specific input on our contact form has been made by a person or a computer. Google checks by means of the following data whether you are a person or a computer: IP address of the end device used, the page of our website that you are visiting and into which reCaptcha is integrated, the date and duration of your visit, the recognition data for the browser and operating system used, your Google account if you are logged into Google, the mouse movements over the reCaptcha areas in which you have to identify images. The legal basis for the data processing described is Art. 6(1) point (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (evaluation of interests based on our interest in ensuring the security of our websites).



You have the option to make contact with us by electronic mail, on the telephone or via our contact form if you have a question about navigated laser therapy. We need your email address and your message to be able to answer your inquiry. We use your title, your first name and surname to address you personally. The data about you is processed only to reply to your inquiry. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in making contact with the users of our website, in answering any questions posed and in sending out information. We usually delete your inquiry as soon as it has been answered and provided that its erasure does not contravene any statutory retention periods. If your inquiry relates to the area of activity of OD-OS Inc. or the OD-OS partners, we will be happy to pass your inquiry on to the relevant recipient. We require your consent for this, but you can withdraw it at any time, with effect from that point forward.

Commissioned data processors

We transfer your data in the context of commissioned data processing pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR to service providers who support us in operating our website and the associated processes. Our service providers are strictly bound by our instructions and are under corresponding contractual obligations.

In some cases, we also transfer personal data to third countries outside the EU in this context. In doing so, we always ensure that there is an appropriate level of data protection:

We conclude the standard data protection clauses with service providers in third countries. These provide suitable guarantees for the protection of your data with service providers in third countries. You can request a copy of this data protection agreement using the contact details given above.

Data security

We take technical and organizational steps to protect your data as fully as possible against unauthorized access. We use an encryption process on our pages. Your details are transmitted from your computer to our server and vice versa over the internet using TLS encryption. You can recognize this by the fact that the lock symbol on the status bar of your browser is closed and the address line begins with .

Your rights as a user

When your personal data is processed, the GDPR gives you certain rights as the user of a website:

1.    Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed; and, where that is the case, you have the right to information about those personal data and to the information listed specifically in Art. 15 GDPR.

2.    Right to rectification and erasure (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR):

You have the right to demand immediate rectification of incorrect personal data about you and, where appropriate, completion of incomplete personal data.

You have the right to demand that personal data about you are erased immediately if one of the grounds listed specifically in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. if data are no longer required for the stated purpose.

3.    Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR):

You have the right to demand restriction of processing if one of the conditions specified in Art. 18 GDPR is met, e.g. if you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR or for the duration of any period in which the precedence of our legitimate interests over your interests as the data subject is being verified.

4.    Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR):

In certain cases that are listed specifically in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive personal data about you in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format or to demand transmission of those data to a third party.

5.) Right to withdraw consent (Art. 7(3) GDPR):

If you have given us your consent, you may withdraw it at any time. In withdrawing your consent, the lawfulness of the processing carried out up to the point of withdrawal is not affected.

5.    Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR):

If data are collected on the basis of Art. 6(1) sentence 1 point (f) GDPR (data processing to protect legitimate interests), you have the right to object to processing at any time for reasons resulting from your particular situation. We will then no longer process the personal data unless there are demonstrable, compelling, legitimate reasons for processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the purpose of processing is to assert, exercise or defend against legal claims.

6.    Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory body

Pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory body if you believe that processing of the data about you breaches the provisions of data protection law. The right to lodge a complaint may be exercised, in particular, with a supervisory authority in the Member State of your place of residence, place of work or the location of the alleged breach.

Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

Our Data Protection Officer will be happy to provide you with information and suggestions on the topic of data protection:

datenschutz nord GmbH
Konsul-Smidt-Straße 88
28217 Bremen

Web: www.datenschutz-nord-gruppe.de
Email: office@datenschutz-nord.de

We would like to point out that OD-OS, as a device manufacturer, does not answer any questions about individual disease pattern, does not make any diagnoses or perform examinations or treatments. The present website is a pure knowledge platform, which is the result of direct communication with physicians and serves as a source of information for you. Whether or not the therapies described are suitable for you can only be decided by your ophthalmologist - on the basis of a comprehensive examination of your state of health and your eyes. Please also carefully read the „Legal Notice“ and our „Privacy Policy“.

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