Welcome at our website!

Thank you for visiting our website and for the interest in our company. The protection of your personal data and privacy is our priority. Below you will find information about the collection and use of personal data when using our website.


General Information

You can visit our websites without revealing your identity. Our web server automatically saves general information. Cations of general nature. This includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, the website you used in order to visit us and the date and duration of your visit. This information does not allow any conclusion concerning your personal identity. We only analyze this data for statistical purposes and only in anonymized form.



Collection and use of data when using the contact form

When using the contact form, personal data (details about personal or factual conditions of an identified or identifiable natural person) is only collected to the extent provided by you. We only use your e-mail address to process your enquiry. Your data is deleted in case you have not agreed to further processing and use.



Disclosure of personal data

There will be no data transfer to third parties without your explicit authorization.




Our websites use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They serve the purpose of making our service more user-friendly, effective and safe. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser and to offer services to you. Cookies do not contain any personal data.

You have the possibility of instructing your browser to inform you if a cookie is set. Hence, you can decide whether you accept it or not.

When using Firefox, please proceed as follows:

> Edit > Settings > Further > Cookies

When using Internet Explorer, please proceed as follows:

> Display > Internet options > Further > Cookies

When using Google Chrome, please proceed as follows:

> Settings > Content settings*



Use of social media

The following instructions are based on official information provided by the companies mentioned. They are given in all conscience. However, we not assume any liability for its accuracy.



Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, Google will, however, truncate your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. 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 the website operator with other services relating to website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at (

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp“ ();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).



Use of Facebook-Plugins

Our website also uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network, operated by Facebook, Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”)). When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about you having accessed the respective page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like,” or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. You can only prohibit the latter when logging out before using the plugins. If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker.”

Please note that all details are based on information supplied by Facebook. We are not able to check its accuracy. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy, please visit Facebook’s privacy policy:


Use of Google “+1” button

At these webpages, the “+1” button of the social network Google Plus of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, (hereafter referred to as “Google”) is used. If you invoke a webpage of our Internet presence, which is provided with the “+1” button, a link is established with the Google servers in the USA, and the button is displayed on the Internet page through a notification to your browser. Here, your IP address as well as the information, as to which of our Internet sites you have visited, is forwarded to the Google server. This is independent of whether you have registered with or are logged in on Google Plus. Data is transferred even in case of users who are not registered or logged in on these sites. The “+1” button is not used to record your visits on the Internet. When displaying a “+1” button, Google does not permanently log your browser history and also does not analyse your visit to a page with “+1” button in another manner. Google saves the data of your visit for about two weeks for system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. However, this data is not structured as per the individual profiles, user names or URLs, and is also not forwarded to us.

Moreover, if you are a member of Google Plus, and if you are logged in on Google Plus during the period in which you use the plugins, the information collected about your website visit is linked to your Google Plus Account and disclosed to other users. Even in case of interactions, which are possible with various Google plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Google and stored there. For an overview of the different types of Google plugins, log on to:

If you have made your profile publically accessible in the Google Plus settings, your “+1” can be superimposed by Google as information together with your profile names and your photo in Google services, e.g. in search results or in your Google profile, or at other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet. If you do not want Google to allocate the collected information directly to your Google Plus profile, you must first log out of Google Plus before visiting our site.

Please note that all details are based on information supplied by Google Plus. We are not able to check its accuracy. Other information about the collection and usage of the data by Google, about your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found in the Data Protection information of Google:

You have an option to prevent downloading Google plugins by installing corresponding add-ons in your browser.



Use of Twitter plugins

The functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website.Twitter is a social media portal of the company Twitter Inc.,795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).We use Twitter plugins. If you invoke a corresponding website that has such a plugin, the data is exchanged with the Twitter servers located in the USA. Even in case of interactions, which are possible with various Twitter plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored there. Moreover, if you are a member of Twitter, and if you are logged in on Twitter during the period in which you use the plugin, the information collected about your website visit is linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users.

If you do not wish that Twitter links and combines the information with the data of your Twitter account, you must log out from Twitter before visiting our website.

Please note that all details are based on information supplied by Twitter. We are not able to check its accuracy. You can find further official information on the collection and use of data by Twitter on:



Use of XING share button

The “XING share button” is in use on this website. When accessing this website, your browser connects for a short time to the XING AG (“XING”) servers which provide the “XING share button” features (including the visitor counter). We do not have any knowledge about scope and extent of the data transferred. XING provides the following information: XING does not save any of your personal data when you access this website. XING does not store IP addresses, nor does it use cookies to monitor your behavior with regard to the “XING share button”. Please note that all details are based on information supplied by XING. We are not able to check its accuracy. Please visit the following website to view the latest privacy policy for the “XING share button” and other information:



Use of LinkedIn “Share-Button”

This website uses plugins of the social networking site operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as LinkedIn). The button can be identified by the “LinkedIn-Logo” or “Share-Button” on this webpage. When a user accesses a web page on this site that features one of these buttons, the browser establishes a direct connection with LinkedIn’s servers as soon as the LinkedIn button is pressed. Thanks to the integration of the plugin, LinkedIn knows that you have accessed the relevant page of our website with your IP address. If you are logged in to LinkedIn and use the Share-Button, you may link the content of this website to your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn can recognize you based on your LinkedIn account and record your visit. We as the provider of this website do not know the content of the data transferred to LinkedIn or how LinkedIn uses such data.

For information on data collection (purpose, extent, further processing and use) as well as your rights and your setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to LinkedIn’s privacy policy:



Use of Youtube

To integrate video clips we use the Youtube platform.
Further information about the official data privacy at YouTube can be found here:



Disclosure, adjustment, blocking and deletion of data

You have a right to be provided with information concerning your stored data, free of charge, at any time. In addition, you may withdraw your permission for us to collect and store your personal data at any time. In either case, please contact us directly. You will find our contact details on “Imprint” as well.



Responsible authority

Responsible authority concerning privacy

Surgical Process Institute Deutschland GmbH
Managing Director Dr. Gunter Trojandt
Universitätsstraße 14

04109 Leipzig

T +49 341 308674 – 10

Stand: 06.11.2015