General infomation on data processing and data protection

Handling personal data transparently and lawfully is of utmost importance to us. This web site can be accessed and used without disclosing any personal data. Where technically possible and reasonable, all services provided may be used without entering such data or by entering anonymised data or a pseudonym.


Data processing

Responsible for data capture on this website is the operator of this website. Please find the contact details in the imprint. The responsible contact for data processing on this website is the EFCNI data protection officer:

European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants (EFCNI)
Hofmannstrasse 7A
D-81379 München, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)89 / 89083260
Fax: +49 (0)89/ 890832610

Data protection

Where it is possible to enter personal data in the website (e-mail addresses, names, addresses), these data are divulged on an expressly voluntary basis by the user. If data should be requested or required this will only apply to appropriate cases. Data will be handled responsibly and deleted as soon as the specific case requiring data has elapsed. Where technically possible and reasonable, all services provided may be used for without entering such data or by entering anonymised data or a pseudonym. The contact data published in the legal notice or comparable statements, such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses, must not be used by third parties to send information that has not been expressly requested. We expressly reserve the right to take legal action against anyone who infringes this rule by sending so-called spam e-mails.


Web analysis 

Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”), is used on this website. Google Analytics uses text files known as “cookies”, which are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information in pseudonymised form to analyse your use of the website, compile reports about website activity for the website operators and provide other services linked to use of the website and the internet. Google may also share this information with third parties, where this is required by law or where third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address to other Google data. You can prevent installation of the cookies by adjusting your browser software. Visitors of this website who wish to opt out of having their data collected by Google Analytics, can download and install an Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for their current web browser. The add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript not to send any information about the website visit to Google Analytics.

By using this website, you are consenting to Google processing the data obtained from you in the manner and for the purpose described above.