DaVita Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how the provider of this website, DaVita sp. z o.o. with its register office in Poland, Wrocław (54-202), at ul. Legnicka 48 bud. F (hereinafter as: DaVita or Company) , collects, processes and/or uses personal data on the Internet. This Privacy Policy applies to the websites offered and operated by DaVita, including but not limited to www.davita.pl. Your privacy is very important to DaVita. We understand that health is a personal, private subject, and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our websites and using our services. This Privacy Policy informs you about what personal information we collect via the Internet and how we handle it.

What is Personal Data?

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable living person; an identifiable living person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that person.

Personal information we collect about you & how we use it

Contact form and other forms of electronic communication

We collect personal information about you, such as your name, e-mail address, , only if you submit that information when contacting us for feedback. We process your personal data for purposes resulting from the subject of communication. We use your personal data to respond to your questions and provide you with the specific services you select. This processing is based on your consent - expressed by providing data during contact (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) or is necessary for providing our services (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR), or is necessary to comply with our legal obligations (Art. 6(1)(c) or is in our legitimate interests, as long as these are not overridden by your privacy rights (Art. 6.1(f) GDPR). Moreover, in certain cases, the processing of your data may be necessary to pursue our legitimate interests in ensuring IT and information security (including monitoring of correspondence and activity of the Company’s employees), as well as risk management and internal control of the Company, internal reporting within the Company and DaVita Group, and if applicable, for possible pursue and defence against claims by the Company.

Personal data will be stored for period of corresponding or for the period of performing actions resulting from the subject of correspondence (i.e. performance of a contract, organization of events). In the remaining scope, the data will be stored for a period required by law provisions and for the period in which eventual claims against the Company may be pursued.

Providing personal data is voluntary and is not a contractual or statutory requirement (except for data necessary to conclude a contract as a result of correspondence or necessary to perform the abovementioned statutory obligations). In specific cases, providing personal data might be necessary to pursue purposes resulting from the Company's legitimate interests indicated therein.

Your personal data will not be used for profiling you or for automated decision-making in relation to you.

Vendor, Payer & Commercial Engagement Partners

Ifyou are our vendor, payer or other commercial partner - to obtain information on the processing of your personal data for purposes other than electronic communication, please refer to the relevant privacy notice on our website, found here

Job candidates

If you want to apply for a job in DaVita - to obtain information on the processing of your personal data for recruitment purposes, please refer to the relevant privacy notice on our website, found here


If you are our patient - to obtain information on the processing of your personal data for purposes other than electronic communication, please refer to the relevant privacy notice on our website, found here.

Use of the website

If you visit our website for informational purposes, without otherwise providing us with personal information, we may automatically collect additional information about you. For example, every time you access our website, your browser automatically sends us the IP address assigned to your computer. Without the IP address, it is not possible for you to communicate with your browser and thus display our website. In addition, we or third parties on our website use cookie technologies and pixels, which have different functions and may also capture information about your IP address, your navigation of the site and the dates of access. We explain their functions and how you can disable cookies below under "Cookies".

We only use automatically captured information in order to make our website operate efficiently and offer you our services effectively.

We require the automatically collected personal data for the effective provision of our website, Art. 6 1(b) GDPR, as well as for our legitimate interest in ensuring the stability and security of the website, Art. 6 1(f) GDPR.

Transfer to Third Parties

We only transfer your personal data to third parties for the purposes set out below:

The third parties with whom we may share your personal data include:

  • Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, who support our processing of personal data under this policy.

  • Appropriate third parties including:

    • our business partners, customers, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into or other dealings we have in the normal course of business with you or the person that you work for;

    • and our auditors, legal advisors and other professional advisors or service providers

  • In relation to information obtained via our website, analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site and subject to the cookie section of this policy.

Other disclosures we may make

We will disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets subject to the terms of this privacy policy.

  • If DaVita or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of supply terms and other agreements with you or the company you work for; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of DaVita, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and to prevent cybercrime.

Transfer to third party countries

Within the scope mentioned above, it is possible that we may transfer your personal information to other countries (including non-EEA countries) that may have different privacy standards than yours. However, when transferring your personal information to such countries, we have established appropriate guarantees to ensure your information is protected, such as the use of European Commission approved model clauses. For more information please contact us at PL_IOD@davita.com

Links to third party Websites

Some of our websites provide links to third party websites. DaVita cannot guarantee that such websites are subject to the same policies or standards as the DaVita websites. If you visit any third party website, this Privacy Policy will not apply. Please consult the privacy policy of each site you visit.

In addition, our websites partially contain embedded third-party content. In order to display this content, it is technically necessary that your IP address is transmitted to the respective third party. We endeavour to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of this content. However, we do not have any influence on these third party providers using your IP address e.g. for statistical purposes. As far as we know, we will inform users of such proceedings.

Cookies and other information we collect

We use cookies to improve your experience when using our websites. Cookies are small files that your Internet browser stores on your terminal and which help us to make our websites more usable for you. Cookies also help us to generate dynamic content on our websites that may be of interest to you and, further, to statistically monitor how many people are using our websites and when which actions are being taken. We may also use cookies to determine the popularity of certain content of our websites.

Further Information on cookies is provided in our Cookie Policy.

Most browsers offer instructions on how to disable cookies on your terminal, for example in the “Help” section of your browser. If you do not allow us to use cookies, some of the functions of our website may not work properly.

We do not link information from cookies to other personal information without your permission and do not use cookies to collect or store personal health information about you. We do not transmit information generated from cookies to third parties.

Please note: We use the following third-party services that use cookies:

Google Analytics

The DaVita websites use Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics also uses cookies to analyze your use of our websites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website and your IP address is processed by Google in pseudonymous user profiles only because we have activated the IP anonymizer offered by Google for Member States of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Google will use these data on behalf of DaVita to analyze your use of the website, compile website activity reports, and render further services relating to website use and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address that is transmitted by your browser in Google Analytics will not be joined with other Google data. You can prevent the cookies from being stored by changing your browser settings. You can also opt out from the collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

How we protect your personal information

We use secure socket layer technology to encrypt your personal information, when you enter personal information using the forms on our website. This technology protects your personal information as it is being transmitted over the Internet from your computer to our servers. To protect our server environment, we maintain an ongoing risk management program and use adequate industry standard practices and technologies to ensure your information is well-secured.

Rights of Data Subjects

As a user of this website you have, inter alia and in certain circumstances, the following rights concerning your personal data:

  • a right of access to your personal data processed by DaVita

  • a right to the rectification or erasure or the restriction of processing your personal data

  • a right to object against the processing of your personal data

  • a right of data portability of your personal data

  • a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (in Poland this is the President the Data Protection Office: https://uodo.gov.pl/)

  • where your personal data is processed based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

To exercise any of these rights, including to make a data subject access request, please contact us here.

E-Mails you send to DaVita

This Privacy Policy does apply to content or information that you send us by e-mail. Please note that the DaVita website and e-mail correspondence is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a physician. Please contact your physician if you need a diagnosis or for treatments or further information regarding your specific condition.

Children’s privacy

DaVita’s websites are intended for adults and are not intended for use by children. DaVita will not collect personal information from any person who we know to be under 18 years old.

Retention periods

Unless specified in this Statement, we will store your personal information only for as long as necessary and in accordance to our retention schedule and policy to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected and, if applicable, as long as required by law. This retention schedule is available upon request by contacting us at PL_IOD@davita.com

How to contact us for questions and complaints

If you have a question about DaVita Privacy Policy, want to request any information, or wish to make a complaint about an infringement of your privacy you may contact us on the details below.

Our contact details:

Post: DaVita sp. z o.o., ul. Legnicka 48, bud. F, 54-2020 Wrocław

E-mail: PL_IOD@davita.com

DaVita International Limited's Data Protection Officer is Vishal Parmar and he can be contacted at dataprivacyinternational@davita.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy as we update our website. Please visit this website regularly and have a look at the current privacy policy. This privacy policy was last updated on 1 February 2020.

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