Data Protection



1.    Party responsible for this website


       The party responsible for this website according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is: World Arthrosis Organization, Mollstr. 35, 68165 Mannheim, Germany 


2.    Data being processed for providing this website and for creating log files

     a.    Data being processed and purpose of the data processing

       - date and time of the access

       - IP address

       - host name of the accessing computer

       - website from which the access takes place

       - websites accessed from the website

       - webpage visited on our website

       - notification whether data retrieval was successful

       - data volume transmitted

       - information on browser type and version

       - operating system


       The data collected will be stored temporarily in order to ensure the functionality of the website and the security of the information technology systems.


b.    Legal basis

Legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. (f) GDPR.


c.    Further recipients of the personal data

       This website is hosted by Sybcom GmbH, Talstraße 46 b, 66119 Saarbrücken, Germany, A contract for order processing has been concluded.


d.    Data retention

       Session files are automatically deleted when your browser exits the session. Log files will be deleted after 7 days.


3.    Information on your rights (Art. 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 77 GDPR)


       a.    Right to obtain information about your personal data


b.    Right to request that we rectify inaccurate personal data concerning you


c.    Right to request the erasure of your personal data


d.    Right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data


e.    Right to data portability


f.     Right to object to the processing of your data


g.    Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority


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


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.