Terms & Conditions

VOG - Veterinary Orthopedic and Neurology Group is aware that the protection of personal data and its confidential handling is of great concern to our users. We would therefore like to illustrate which information we collect and how we handle it.

Collection and Use of Personal Data

Personal data is information that identifies you, such as your name, e-mail or postal addresses. VOG - Veterinary Orthopedic and Neurology Group, does not collect personal data from you except when you specifically provide such data (e.g. when subscribing to e-mail newsletters, taking part in a survey, competition or sweepstake, ordering samples or brochures, or requesting for information) and consent to its use.
We store, use, or transfer your personal data only accordingly to your consent and to the extent – with respect to content and time –  needed in each specific case, e.g. to respond to your questions or concerns, to fulfill your requests or to inform you about the results of a competition or sweepstake.
Any other transfer of your personal data, for example the transfer of logon data from our websites to a third party’s social community website or web service like Facebook or Twitter, requires your explicit prior consent. Company guarantees that it will not sell or lease your personal data to a third party. We may, however, have to disclose information about you if we are required to do so by law or in response to enforceable governmental requests

Use of Personal Data for advertising or marketing purposes

If you expressly agree to the use of your personal data for advertising or marketing purposes, your personal data will also be stored and continuously used for such purposes, e.g. for sending you newsletters, product samples, ask for your participation in competitions or sweepstakes, all via e-mail or post or any other communication channel you consented to. We may use your data to create and maintain a user profile to provide you with individualized advertising and promotions. We may also use the data provided by you for analyzing and improving the effectiveness of our website services, advertising, marketing, market research, and sales efforts.

Withdrawal of consent

You may withdraw your consent to use your personal data completely or partly at any time with future effect. We will erase your data upon receipt of the withdrawal.

Right to Information

Upon request, we will promptly inform you which of your personal data, if any, was collected during your visits to our website. Please direct all you queries preferably to one of the addresses stated above.

Automatically Recorded Information (Non-Personal Data)

When you access our website, we automatically collect general information that is not related to your person, e.g. the name of the internet service provider (or with company networks, the name of your firm), the website you visited before ours, information on our website you called up, date and time of the call up and the operating system and browser version in use.
This information is collected and analyzed in anonymized form. It is used solely for the purpose of improving the attractiveness, content and functionality of our website. It is not processed any further nor is it transmitted to third parties.

The Personal Data we may collect from you could include:

  • Name 

  • Email address 

  • Address 

  • Phone numbers 

  • Job function and employer details/institutional affiliation 

  • Gender and nationality 

  • Areas of scientific interest 

  • Event Registration Information (e.g. Dietary, medical requirements, etc.) 

  • Recruitment Information (e.g. CV, certificates, date of birth, performance 
assessments, reference letters etc.) 

  • ConnectionInformation(e.g.IPaddress, webcookies, approximate 
host location, pages visited, services used)

We may use your Personal Data:

  • To provide you with information about our services, activities or our online content 
by offering to subscribe you to newsletters, publications, event announcements, etc. 

  • To personalise the way our web content is presented to you 

  • To use IP addresses to identify your location for statistical reporting purposes and if 
necessary to block disruptive use 

  • To analyse and improve our websites by examining statistical usage information 

  • To generate statistical reports as to how our website and services are being used 

  • For managing recruitment activities that you have initiated 

  • For managing events that you have registered for 

  • For managing scientific services, activities or online content that you have requested 
to access 

  • For alumni activities

We may disclose your Personal Data:

  • To service providers processing your information on our behalf or as part of scientific 
collaborations which are required to keep your information confidential 

  • In statistical reports to external organisations (e.g. funding bodies or scientific 
collaborators) or appointed review committees 

  • In forming part of the scientific record of data submitted to our data archives 

  • To your employer, university, law enforcement or other government bodies, in 
exceptional circumstances where your activity is disruptive or may be illegal under your local laws

We may use your Personal Data to contact you:

  • When you have asked us to as part of a specific service request (e.g. password reset, help desk request, voicemail message) 

  • In relation to any contribution (e.g. data submission or annotation) that you have provided to our archives 

  • To invite your voluntary participation in surveys about our services 

  • To manage a recruitment process you have initiated 

  • To handle registration for and attendance at one of our events that you have 
registered for 

  • In relation to any service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order 
to ensure that we can deliver the services to you (e.g. to notify you of service down 

  • When you have opted in to receive further correspondence for scientific marketing 
and outreach purposes (e.g. newsletters)


To facilitate the use of our website, we are using "cookies". Cookies are small units of data stored on the hard drive of your computer by your browser that are necessary for using our website. We use cookies to better understand how our website is used and to allow improved navigation. Cookies help us determine, for example, whether a page on our website has already been viewed. Cookies may also tell us whether you have visited our website before or whether you are a new visitor. The cookies we use do not store any personal data or otherwise collect personally-identifiable information. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
If you want to know more about cookies, head to www.aboutcookies.org.

The types of cookie we use

Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like competition forms etc, cannot be provided.

Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.