Privacy Statement

The privacy statement is to show how BioHernia deals with personal information provided by you within the website. All personal data collected by BioHernia is treated strictly confidential and will not be lent, leased, sold, or in any way be made public. We guarantee you that the information you provide us will be treated with the utmost care.


Section 1 – The collection of personal data

You can look at the contents of our website without having to provide personally identifiable information. In some cases, you can of course choose to give us this information, such as when you wish to request additional information. We do not use this information for purposes other than the one for which it was collected.


Section 2 – Use and disclosure

When we ask you to provide us with certain personal information, this information we will not be lent, sold or disclosed to third parties. Only in the event that we are legally required to reveal such information, will we do so.


Section 3 – Cookies and automatic data collection

BioHernia uses cookies on its website to provide customers with a more personalised experience. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your PC, tablet or mobile phone to keep track of your movements within our website. Moreover, the use of cookies makes our website navigation structure easier because your preferences are saved on your PC. However, if you prefer not to receive cookies you can adjust your browser to refuse cookies.

3.1 – Google Analytics

BioHernia uses Google Analytics which also places cookies to follow the interaction of our visitors. This enables BioHernia to track how many visitors the website has in a certain period of time. It also enables us to find out which pages our visitors find useful and through which channels visitors have landed on our website. Furthermore, it allows BioHernia to provide its visitors an offer, tailored to their needs. The information used by Google is anonymous which means that your IP address will not be stored.

3.2 – Share Buttons

BioHernia uses share buttons on its website. These share buttons work by means of a code derived by Social Media Channels. Cookies are placed through this code. The share buttons on the website are used for promotional activities and enable our visitors to like or share our content pages on Social Media channels such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


Section 4 – Log files

We use this statistical information to optimise our websites when it comes to user-friendliness.


Section 5 – Security

We guarantee maximum discretion when it comes to your personal information. To put this into practice, BioHernia has undertaken appropriate technical and organisational measures. We have a security policy, rules and software for the personal data we manage, to protect it against:
– Unauthorised access
– Improper use or disclosure
– Unauthorised changes
– Unjustified destruction or accidental loss

All employees of BioHernia and its contracted surgeons and clinics, who have access to and are involved in the processing of personal information, are contractually bound to secrecy. We assure you that your personal information will not be shared with governmental agencies and authorities, unless this becomes mandatory by law or other valid regulations in Dutch law.

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