The service provider takes personal data protection seriously. All doctors, as well as other contributors to the portal, are hereby obliged to comply with this policy.
The service provider ensures that all personal data is protected in accordance with current legislation and secured against misuse or unauthorized access.
By agreeing to this policy, you acknowledge that one of the services provided by the portal is to publish and disseminate information and opinions about doctors and medical procedures. This information may be indexed by search engines.
This policy is related only to services provided by the portal provider, not to services, personal data and/or further information provided by third parties and published on the portal in the form of web links.
Required information provided during registration
During registration, you will be required to provide specific information that, in accordance with the Data Protection Act, is considered “personal data.”
Your contributions will be published under your login details. It is not possible to contribute to dicussion forums anonymously.
By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you declare that the information provided is true and correct. You hereby agree that if any of the provided information is found to be false, and the service provider suffers damages as a result, you will be liable for any such damages, and you will reimburse the service provider in full, including any possible expenses for litigation connected with such a case.
The service provider is the personal data administrator. The service provider will process data in accordance with current legislation.
The service provider processes personal data to the extent necessary for providing services on the portal.
All personal data is processed and kept in a database that complies with data protection conditions stipulated in the relevant legislation. In order to protect individual rights, the service provider may disclose personal data to state authorities in accordance with current legislation. In case of a legal dispute or any other litigation with state authorities, the service provider may disclose all provided information including personal data.
Editing, updating and removing personal data
You have the option to edit or update any personal information provided during registration. Please note that only one registration per person is permissible. If you attempt to register again, your registration will be rejected. If you remove personal data from your profile, you will not be able to publish new contributions or articles, though this action will not automatically remove your previously published contributions from the portal. Removing personal data from your profile does not mean you withdraw your consent from personal data processing. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us:
Please note that the service provider does not, under any circumstances, monitor, edit or manually interfere with the content of contributions published by the individual contributors and/or doctors.
Further operational data is processed by the service provider: for example, IP addresses. This data is used for technical purposes, but also for collecting statistical demographic data. Furthermore, the service provider also uses data segments (or “cookies”) in order to adapt the portal to the individual needs of users. If you disable cookies in your web browser settings, you will still be able to use the service.
Using Google services
The service provider uses Google Analytics to evaluate traffic on the portal. Google Analytics collects anonymous data regarding the behavior of the portal’s users. Detailed terms and conditions of Google Analytics are available here: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/nl.html.
For online marketing, the service provider uses Google AdWords. This service allows third-party suppliers and Google to display the portal’s advertisements on various web pages. The service provider and other suppliers utilize cookies to disseminate information, as well as to optimize and display advertisements based on previous visits to the portal. These parties also use this data to create reviews regarding advertisement display, and for the development of other advertising methods and interactions between these advertisements and advertising services, in relation to the visitor’s navigation to the portal. Detailed terms and conditions of Google AdWords are available here: https://adwords.google.com/select/tsandcsfinder.