Data Protection

Responsible according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is: World Arthrosis Organization, Mollstr. 35, 68165 Mannheim, Germany

The World Arthrosis Organization guarantees that all data is treated confidentially in accordance with the relevant provisions of data protection laws.

The internet pages on can be accessed without providing personal information from the user.

The staff of this organization treats all the information that they are given or is known to them in connection with their work as strictly confidential in every respect.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission (e.g. by way of email communication) may involve security gaps. It is not possible to protect such data completely from access by third parties.

We object to the use of the contact data as published within the framework of imprint obligations by third parties in order to send advertising and information.  The operators of these pages retain the right to undertake legal steps in the case of unsolicited receipt of advertisements such as spam emails.

The World Arthrosis Organization strives in all publications either to observe the copyright of the graphics, audio and video clips and texts used, to use graphic art, audio and video clips and texts created by itself, or to resort to license-free graphic art, audio and video clips and texts. All brands and trademarks mentioned as part of the internet service and, where applicable, all brands and trademarks protected by third parties are subject without restrictions to the regulations of the currently applicable law on trademarks and related signs as well as the rights of ownership by the registered owner. The mere fact that a trademark is mentioned must not lead to the conclusion that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights!

The copyright for published items created by the World Arthrosis Organization itself remains solely with the World Arthrosis Organization. Copying or using such graphics, audio and video clips and texts in other electronic or printed publications is prohibited without the express written permission of the World Arthrosis Organization.


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