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Oksana Weiss
Medical and legal translation since 1997

Coburg, Bayern, Germany
Local time: 17:04 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian, Ukrainian Native in Ukrainian
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Apr 9 (posted via ProZ.com):  Translating WHO website from English into Ukrainian, COVID-19 warnings and precautions, etc. ...more, + 16 other entries »
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
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Medical (general)Law (general)
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Words translated: 63,438
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Russian to English - Standard rate: 0.08 EUR per word / 29 EUR per hour
German to Ukrainian - Standard rate: 0.08 EUR per word / 29 EUR per hour
German to Russian - Standard rate: 0.08 EUR per word / 29 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 206, Questions answered: 153, Questions asked: 3
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
English to Russian: Informed Consent Form (Форма информированного согласия)
General field: Medical
Detailed field: Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Source text - English
Subject Authorization
Under federal privacy regulations, you have the right to determine who has access to your personal health information (called “protected health information” or “PHI”).
PHI collected in this study may include your medical history, the results of physical exams, lab tests, X-ray exams, and other diagnostic and treatment procedures as described in the “Procedures” section of this consent form as well as basic demographic (age, gender, ethnicity) information.
By signing this form, you allow the Study Doctor and/or study staff to disclose your information to the Sponsor and the Sponsor’s representative(s).
Translation - Russian
Разрешение пациента
В соответствии с федеральными законами об охране персональных данных Вы имеете право определить, кто может получить доступ к данным о состоянии Вашего здоровья («закрытая информация о состоянии здоровья», или «ЗИСЗ»).
ЗИСЗ, собранная в ходе настоящего исследования, может включать историю Вашей болезни, результаты обследований, анализов, рентгенограммы, а также результаты других диагностических и терапевтических процедур, описанных в разделе «Процедуры» настоящей формы согласия, наряду с общей информацией демографического характера (возраст, пол, национальность).
Подписывая настоящую форму, Вы тем самым даете разрешение врачу-исследователю и/или персоналу, участвующему в исследовании, раскрывать информацию о Вас Cпонсору и представителю(ям) Cпонсора.
English to Russian: IT Services Framework Agreement
General field: Law/Patents
Detailed field: Law: Contract(s)
Source text - English
IT Services Framework Agreement

General Terms and Conditions
Clause 1
Definitions and Interpretation

In the SFA the following definitions apply:



“Business Day” means Monday to Friday excluding public or bank holidays If the day on or by which anything is to be performed is not a Business Day, it must be done on or by the next Business Day.



“Business Hours” means the 0800 to 1800 in a Business Day or as specified elsewhere in a Service Schedule.

“Charges” means the fees payable for Service under the SFA and set out in the relevant Order Form or Service Schedule.

“Confidential Information” means all documentation, technical information, software, business information or other materials of a confidential nature and/or that are disclosed in confidence by either Party to the other during the term of the SFA.
Clause 12 Limitation of Liability

12.1 Neither Party excludes or restricts in any way its liability for death or personal injury resulting from its own negligence or the negligence of its employees or agents acting in the course of their employment or agency or for fraudulent misrepresentation.


12.2 Subject to Clause 12.1, neither Party shall be liable to the other or to any third party, whether in contract, tort, under statute or otherwise (including in each case negligence) for any of the following types of loss or damage arising under or in relation to the SFA or any part of it (including without limitation any Service Schedule, Order or the Cover Page):

(a) any loss of profits, business contracts, anticipated savings, goodwill, or revenue; and/or
(b) any loss or corruption or destruction of data; and/or
(c) any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever; and/or
(d) any loss arising from the transmission of viruses

whether or not that Party was advised in advance of the possibility of such loss or damage.

Translation - Russian
Рамочное соглашение об услугах в сфере информационных технологий
Общие условия
Пункт 1
Определения и толкование

В Рамочном соглашении об услугах в сфере информационной технологии (SFA) применяются следующие определения:

«Рабочий день» означает дни с понедельника по пятницу, за исключением государственных праздничных дней или банковских выходных. Если день, на который или до которого что-либо должно быть выполнено, не является Рабочим днём, это должно быть выполнено в следующий Рабочий день или до следующего Рабочего дня.

«Рабочее время» означает время с 08:00 до 18:00 в Рабочий день или иное время, указанное в Графике оказания услуг.

«Платежи» означает платежи, взимаемые за Услуги в рамках SFA, и указанные в соответствующей Форме заказа или в Графике оказания услуг.

«Конфиденциальная информация» означает всю документацию, техническую информацию, программное обеспечение, бизнес-информацию и материалы конфиденциального характера и/или материалы, предоставленные в конфиденциальном порядке любой из Сторон другой Стороне в течение срока действия SFA.
Пункт 12 Ограничение ответственности

12.1 Ни одна из сторон не исключает и не ограничивает никоим образом свою ответственность за смерть или телесные повреждения в результате собственной неосторожности или небрежности её сотрудников или агентов, действовавших в рамках своих служебных обязанностей или по поручению, или же вследствие намеренного введения в заблуждение.

12.2 В соответствии с пунктом 12.1, ни одна из Сторон не несёт ответственности перед другой стороной или любым третьим лицом, будь то в силу договора, деликта, по закону или иным образом (включая, в каждом случае, халатность) за любые из следующих потерь или убытков, возникших в рамках или в связи со SFA или любой его частью (включая, без ограничения, любой График оказания услуг, Заказ или Титульную страницу):


(а) любую потерю прибыли, коммерческих контрактов, ожидаемой экономии, деловой репутации или доходов, и/или
(b) любую потерю или повреждение либо уничтожение данных, и/или
(с) любые особые, непрямые или косвенные потери или убытки любого рода, и/или
(d) любые убытки, возникающие из-за передачи вирусов,

вне зависимости от того, была ли такая Сторона заранее уведомлена о возможности таких потерь или убытков.

Translation education Master's degree - Kharkiv State University
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at ProZ.com: Jun 2011. Became a member: Sep 2011.
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Credentials English to Russian (KhNU)
English to Ukrainian (KhNU)
German to Russian (KhNU)
German to Ukrainian (KhNU)
Russian to English (KhNU)


Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordbee, Wordfast
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Oksana Weiss
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Being a passionate language professional, I have developed a sophisticated translation/proofreading/QC process using automated CAT and QA-tools. It allows producing a consecutive and accurate translation of the highest quality with the quick turnaround (up to 8,000 words/day). This top quality end translation product does not require proofreading, editing or revisiting.

Brief information

In 1997, I graduated from Kharkiv National University with a Master's degree in English Language and Literature, with German as my second major. Since then, I have worked as an In-House Translator with various international companies (Gillette, DTZ) and NGOs (TACIS, EuropeAid). Since 2006, I work as a Freelance Translator and Proofreader. I have successfully completed various translation/proofreading/QA projects, among others, in the legal/court papers field I have contributed to such high profile cases as Tatneft v. Ukraine, Ukrnafta v. Russia and Privatbank v. Kolomoisky & Ors.

Volunteer Work:

Since 2011, I am a member of Translators Without Borders (TWB) and a Language Lead for Wikipedia: Medical Translation WikiProject engaged in translation/proofreading of 80 medical articles for Wikipedia.

English to Russian & English to Ukrainian volunteer translator


Education: MA in English Language and Literature, German as the second major, Karazin Kharkiv State University (1991-1997)

Continued Education: 2019 - Essentials of Global Health Course, Yale University. 2020 - The Science of Well-Being Course, Yale University.

Professional experience: 22 years of translation/proofreading/QA experience from and into English, German, Russian, and Ukrainian.

>22 million words translated since 1997 mainly in the legal, project, and medical fields.

Language pairs:  English-Ukrainian, English-Russian, Ukrainian-English, Russian-English, German-Ukrainian, German-Russian, Russian-Ukrainian, Ukrainian-Russian

Services: Translation, proofreading/editing/revision, quality assurance, third party review

CAT-tools: SDL Trados Studio 2011, Wordfast Pro 3.4 and 5, Wordbee, Memsource, other web-based, cloud and customer on-line tools

Quality control tools: Verifika 3.1, Xbench 3.0

Additional materials: Own translation memories and termbases in the specific fields, customer glossaries and termbases, on-line and off-line vocabularies, lists of abbreviations and terms, etc.

Personal qualities: Punctuality, discretion, and reliability

Projects:

Medical and life science: Protocols of clinical studies/clinical trials, informed consent forms, investigator brochures, drug inserts and labels, medical records, EMA papers, user manuals for medical instruments, IFUs, ICFs, PSURs, etc.

Legal/contracts: Agreements, contracts, articles of associations, minutes of shareholders’ meetings, court papers, statements of claims, witness statements, claims, counterclaims, judgments etc. 

Project/UN-EU papersEU laws, EU standards, reports, standards, GDPR, data protection and privacy policies, terms of reference, roadmaps, treaties, project status reports, position papers, surveys, questionnaires, etc.

Brief list of customers:

European Court of Human Rights

High Court of Justice

Merck

Novartis

Pfizer

WHO

Government of Ontario

Ministry of Immigration of Canada

Project Management:

I have worked as an in-house Project Manager for On Time Translation Agency in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2003-2006 and for LinguStars Translation Agency in Coburg, Germany in 2016-2019. As such, I have arranged the whole 3-step production process (preparation of original documents, translation/revision and QA) according to ISO 17100:2015. I have tested the translators and organised translation teams (3 translators + 1 proofreader + 1 QA). I have also conducted briefing sessions with clients, preparation and distribution of glossaries/TMs, ensuring strict adherence to them.

Mentorship:

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Mentor in English to Russian and Ukrainian language pairs

Since 2012, I am a Mentor helping aspiring translators to build their careers by providing them with free guidance on work optimization processes.


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Total pts earned: 210
PRO-level pts: 206


Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian144
English to Ukrainian36
French to Russian22
Russian to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Medical88
Law/Patents44
Bus/Financial32
Other28
Tech/Engineering6
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical: Pharmaceuticals40
Law (general)36
Medical (general)36
Law: Contract(s)28
Mathematics & Statistics16
Finance (general)16
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings4
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