Data protection statement

We, the company cardioscan GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “cardioscan”), take data protection seriously, and in the following statement we give you information about the gathering, saving and possible use of personal data through our website / (hereinafter referred to as “service” or “website”). cardioscan is an accountable entity in the sense of data protection law. Personal data is only gathered, processed and used by cardioscan if this is legally permitted or the user has approved the data gathering. cardioscan gathers, processes and uses personal data under compliance with the Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany and the data protection provisions of the European Union.

This statement applies to all services offered and executed by us. It applies accordingly to mobile user devices.

Notes about personal data

Our website saves partly personal, or person-related, data of the users. The law defines such data as information about the personal and material conditions of an identified or identifiable natural person (§ 3 paragraph 1 of the Federal Data Protection Act). This includes, for example, the name, address, e-mail or telephone number. Pursuant to the prevailing view, the IP address that every internet user individually receives from a provider is also person-related data. Information that doesn’t allow you to be identified (anonymous data) is not personal data.

Saving personal data through our website

When you access our website, your internet browser automatically transmits information to our website for technical reasons. This includes, among other things, the date and time of the access, the IP address, the Internet Service Provider, browser type and version, URL of the referring website and referred website. This data is saved separately from other data that you may input during the use of our offer. Linking this data to a person in particular is not possible for us. The data contains no information that makes it possible to draw conclusions about individual persons. The information is saved exclusively for purposes concerning the technical administration of our website. We reserve the right to retrospectively verify the protocol data if there is a justified suspicion, based on concrete indications, that there has been an illegal use. There is no unauthorised transmission to third parties.

Your information

You can make basic use of our website without giving us any further personal data. Personal data is only gathered if you give information in our contact form for example, if you subscribe to the newsletter, use the online application to the Academy or place an order in our online shop. This information is only used to process the concrete matter or for the order and contract processing. Further processing is only conducted if you expressly consent to it. In the context of the contract processing, your personal data we gather may be transmitted to the transport company commissioned with the delivery if necessary. When the contract is fully processed and paid in full, your data is locked for further use and deleted after the expiry of the tax and commercial legal retention periods, unless you expressly consent to the further use of your data.

Payment service provider

For orders in our online shop, payments with Sofort payments and PayPal are processed by our payment service provider Heidelpay (Heidelberger Payment GmbH, Vangerowstraße 18, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany; referred to as “Heidelpay”). Heidelpay is authorised as a payment institution in the sense of the German Payment Services Supervision Act and supervised by the Federal Office for Financial Service Supervision (BaFin), register No.: 122914. For payment by credit card, the settlement is conducted via the payment service provider HUELLEMANN & STRAUSS ONLINESERVICES S.à r.l. (1, Place du Marché, L-6755 Grevenmacher, R.C.S. Luxembourg B 144133).


If you have consented to receiving our newsletter, we use your e-mail address and possibly your name to send information about products, actions, news and questions about client satisfaction. We save and process this data for newsletter-sending and for the statistical evaluation of usage data. This includes, among other things, whether an e-mail has reached the recipient or whether it was refused by the server.  You have the right to revoke your consent to receive our newsletter at any time with future effect. For this, please send us an e-mail or an informal letter to the address given below or simply unsubscribe from the newsletter. There is a link to unsubscribe at the end of each newsletter (opt-out-link).

Use of cookies

We use cookies to ensure problem-free technical processes for visits to our website and to make our internet offer generally more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files with the help of which specific information can be saved in your browser’s cache. As user, you have the possibility to influence how cookies are saved by limiting or preventing the saving of cookies in your browser’s settings. We hereby point out that the use of our website can be limited by blocking the cookies.

Reach measurement with Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the company Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies for this, which enable an analysis of your use of our website. The information created by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) are transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the USA. We use Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”, so that the IP addresses transmitted to Google can only be processed there for a brief period, to prevent the possibility of them being directly linked to a person. Google uses this information to evaluate your visit of the website, to generate reports about the website activities for our website and to provide further services related to the website use and internet use. Google will also possibly transmit this information to third parties, if this is legally required or if third parties are commissioned by Google to process this data. Google will not link your IP address to other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies for Google Analytics through a setting in your browser; we hereby point out that you possibly will not be able to fully use all the functions of our website in this case. The data gathering and saving for Google Analytics can be refused at any time with future effect through a browser-plugin from Google. You can download the plugin here:

Further information about terms of use and data protection from Google can be found on the internet at


The “share” function of the following social networks is used on our blog: Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA), Twitter (Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) and Google Plus (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The functions are based on data-protection-friendly links without the use of plugins from the networks. When, and only when, you click on the share button, a direct connection to the servers of the network in question is created. For this, your IP address and the information indicating which site you just consulted are transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether you are logged into the social network in question or not. When you click on the share button, while you are logged into the network in question, the provider in question can identify you as a concrete user. Further information about terms of use and data protection on social networks can be found on the internet at

Further links

This data protection declaration applies only to our website and its subpages. Our website can contain links to other offers of cardioscan or to offers of other providers, to which this declaration does not extend. When you leave our website through a link, we recommend carefully reading the data protection notes of each website.


We take all legal measures to protect your personal data from loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unauthorised access. However, you should keep in mind that the no internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. We ask you to keep this in mind also when using this website. All e-mail exchanges with the e-mail addresses given on our website are unencrypted.

Your rights

You have the right to free information about your saved data. This also concerns the right to rectification, blocking or deletion of the data gathered by us. Please address your request by post or e-mail to:

cardioscan GmbH
 Valentinskamp 30
 20355 Hamburg


Stand: Juni 2016