Quentry Seal Recipients

Cloud-based service Quentry for the collaboration of medical professionals receives the European Privacy Seal

The Quentry service is provided by Munich based Brainlab AG. Users of the service who adhere to Brainlab's privacy advice can be sure that processing of sensitive health data by means of Quentry is in line with EU data protection law.

Press Contact

Sebastian Meissner

EuroPriSe GmbH
Joseph-Schumpeter-Allee 25
53227 Bonn, Germany

Email: contact@european-privacy-seal.eu

Phone: +49 228 763 679 30

www.europrise.net

Bonn, 07.04.2016

Quentry enables medical professionals to share images, display the images in a web-based viewer and to add comments such as medical opinions. The responsibility for the lawful processing of patient data lies with the users of the service. They are advised by Brainlab that the legitimate use of Quentry requires the collection of patients' informed consent and release from medical confidentiality and that they are obliged to verify the identity of other users in a reliable way prior to sharing medical information with them.

The evaluation according to EuroPriSe was conducted by Johanna Laas (legal expert) and Dr. Michael Foth (technical expert). One particular focus of the evaluation was on the examination of the multi-layered encryption solution that is employed by Brainlab to ensure the confidentiality of patient data that is processed within Quentry. The result of the technical evaluation was that this innovative solution approximates the level of a true end-to-end encryption to the greatest extent possible under the given circumstances.

”Brainlab expended a great deal of effort in order to ensure the confidentiality of sensitive data” said Sebastian Meissner, Head of the EuroPriSe Certification Authority. “The comprehensive privacy hints that are provided to users of the service and Quentry’s ability to de-identify meta data about patients are other positive aspects that deserve to be highlighted”.

Since the evaluation of the Quentry service gave rise to questions of general importance regarding the application of EuroPriSe criteria that had not been answered by the Certification Authority before, the EuroPriSe Advisory Board was asked for and delivered its advice on these issues. This was the first time that the board was consulted in this way.

“Our goal was to go above and beyond the most stringent requirements for high-level data protection that customers and government regulators demand with Quentry” said Rainer Birkenbach, Executive Vice President at Brainlab AG. “We’re pleased to see our efforts rewarded by EuroPriSe.”

Further information about the certification of Quentry is available at www.european-privacy-seal.eu/EPS-en/Brainlab-Quentry.

About Brainlab AG

Brainlab, headquartered in Munich, develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to advanced, less invasive patient treatments. Core products center on information-guided surgery, radiosurgery, precision radiation therapy, digital operating room integration, and information and knowledge exchange. Brainlab technology powers treatments in radiosurgery and radiotherapy as well as numerous surgical fields including neurosurgery, orthopedic, ENT, CMF, spine and trauma. Privately held since its formation in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab has more than 9,000 systems installed in about 100 countries. Brainlab employs 1,300 people in 18 offices worldwide, including 320 Research & Development engineers, who form a crucial part of the product development team.

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Product/Version

REISSWOLF f.i.t.

v1.5; service function as provided in 05/2018

Qualification: IT product and IT-based service (processor service)

View the REISSWOLF f.i.t. certificate

Version of Certification Criteria

11/2011

Cert. No.

EP-S-X5TSCN

Validity

24/05/2018 - 31/05/2020

Monitoring

01/2019

09/2019

Public Report

f.i.t. Short Public Report Image Image 

Manufacturer/Provider

REISSWOLF Systems GmbH

Im Heegen 13
22113 Oststeinbek
Germany

BEST

Access policies can be used to restrict system usage to specific times of the day and/or IP addresses to reduce the attack vector for third-party access. A user session is controlled by means of a cross-tab synchronised session countdown.

ATTENTION

Regarding the processing of personal data on third persons by means of f.i.t., it must be highlighted that the (usually) corporate users of the service qualify as controllers whereas REISSWOLF Systems GmbH acts as a processor on behalf of the users. Customers are advised that the legitimate use of the service may require the collection of the data subject's consent and/or declaration of release from confidentiality.

SUMMARY

REISSWOLF f. i. t. is a web-based archiving system for data storage and access. It serves the purpose of uploading, storing, managing and exchanging data in the sense of a document management system. f.i.t. is a web application that can be used with common internet browsers. 

DETAILS

REISSWOLF f. i. t. is primarily designed for commercial use. It is distributed by REISSWOLF Systems GmbH and operated as Software as a Service (SaaS) in a data center in Germany.

The ToE includes

  • The web-based service REISSWOLF f.i.t. (for details, please cf. the short public report)

It does not include

  • REISSWOLF f.i.t. mobile app
  • REISSWOLF f.i.t. hotfolder
  • Office module
  • Teamviewer
  • Other alternative interfaces to clients

Technical + Legal Evaluator

Ann-Karina Wrede
Innungsstraße 7
21244 Buchholz
Germany

Initial Certification: 05/2018

REISSWOLF f.i.t. provides a web-based service that enables companies to upload, store, manage and exchange data in the sense of a document management system. Users of the service are controllers in respect of personal data on third persons that is processed by means of f.i.t.. The service is designed in a way that facilitates the users' compliance with EU data protection law.

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European Privacy Seal for REISSWOLF f.i.t.