Disclaimer – Terms and Conditions – Privacy Policy2018-05-23T16:23:10+00:00

Terms and Conditions

We provide the connections that will help you reach your goal, by introducing & creating opportunities, offering solutions & guiding towards the path of fertility.

It is our goal to facilitate your treatment and communications with your treatment provider in Cyprus. Specifically, we help get  in touch with treatment providers of IVF in Cyprus & provide access to our well established egg bank , coordinating all aspects, from recruiting donors to shipment of eggs /embryos.

All the information published on this website has is handed for informational purposes only. However, we are not, nor do we claim to represent ourselves as medical professionals. Nor should any of the information we present replace the advice of your medical doctor.

It is strongly advised that you see a doctor before taking any actions with regard to anything you read on this website. We also advise that you continue to consult with your medical doctors (both locally and in Cyprus) and other caregivers throughout your IVF treatment. Communications regarding your medical condition and history, and medical treatment plan will occur directly between you and your doctor(s).

Gaia Fertility does not provide medical treatment or make medical decisions. We advise that you consult with your doctors (both locally and in cyprus) regarding any risks related to the fertility treatment/donation  that you are considering and/or receiving.

We recommend, but do not specifically endorse any of the clinics, physicians, or donors. Should you desire a list of other fertility treatment providers or options in cyprus,  Gaia Fertility will provide you with this information. We encourage you to explore different treatment provider options before deciding where to obtain your IVF treatment or where to choose your donor. We also encourage you to consider factors such as costs, provider quality (success rates, available technology and frequency of use, equipment, individualized care and physician responsiveness), and the local standards of care.

Gaia Fertility shall in no event be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from the services rendered by third parties.

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Data protection policy

Goal of the data protection policy

The goal of the data protection policy is to depict the legal data protection aspects in one summarising document. It can also be used as the basis for statutory data protection inspections, e.g. by the customer within the scope of commissioned processing. This is not only to ensure compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but also to provide proof of compliance.

Preamble

Brief description of the company and motivation to comply with data protection.

Security policy and responsibilities in the company

  • For a company, in addition to existing corporate objectives, the highest data protection goals are to be defined and documented. Data protection goals are based on data protection principles and must be individually modified for every company.
  • Determination of roles and responsibilities (e.g. representatives of the company, operational data protection officers, coordinators or data protection team and operational managers)
  • Commitment to continuous improvement of a data protection management system
  • Training, sensitisation and obligation of the employees

Legal framework in the company

  • Industry-specific legal or conduct regulations for handling personal data
  • Requirements of internal and external parties
  • Applicable laws, possibly with special local regulations

Documentation

  • Conducted internal and external inspections
  • Data protection need: determination of protection need with regard to confidentiality, integrity and availability. The BSI Standard 100-2 categories from the German Federal Office for Information Security [Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik – BSI] are helpful, e.g.: ‘normal’, ‘high’ and ‘very high’.

Existing technical and organisational measures (TOM)

Appropriate technical and organisational measures that must be implemented and substantiated, taking into account, inter alia, the purpose of the processing, the state of the technology and the implementation costs.

The description of the implemented TOM can, for example, be based on the structure of ISO/IEC 27002, taking into account ISO/IEC 29151 (guidelines for the protection of personal data). The respective chapters should be substantiated by referencing the existing guidelines.

Examples of such guidelines include:

  • Guideline for the rights of data subjects
  • Access control
  • Information classification (and handling thereof)
  • Physical and environmental-related security for end users such as:
    • Permissible use of values
    • Guideline for information transfer based on the work environment and screen locks
    • Mobile devices and telecommuting
    • Restriction of software installation and use
  • Data backup
  • Information transfer
  • Protection against malware
  • Handling technical weak points
  • Cryptographic measures
  • Communication security
  • Privacy and protection of personal information
  • Supplier relationships: Noting regular inspection and evaluation of data processing, especially the efficacy of the implemented technical and organisational measures.

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