Merz Pharma Gmbh & Co. KGaA, Eckenheimer Landstraße 100, 60318 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (“Merz”, “we”, “us”) is operator of the website www.merz.com (the “website”). Merz respects the privacy of visitors to the website. The protection of your privacy when using our websites is a matter of importance to us.
The following Privacy Statement describes the points at which and the purposes for which we collect and use personal information from visitors to the website.
Each time you visit the website, login data transmitted to us by your internet browser is automatically stored in a log file on our server.
This record contains the following:
- the site previously visited (the “referrer URL”)
- the name of the file
- date and time of the request
- the data volume transmitted
- the access status (file transmitted, file not found, etc.)
- the web browser used
- the operating system used
- the full IP address of the accessing computer
These data are stored for the purpose of system security, in particular to ward off possible attack attempts on the server. The IP address will be deleted after a maximum of seven days Data will be processed in anonymized form for statistical purposes.
We may contract with third parties to provide certain website services for us. As data processors, these third parties may under certain circumstances have access to your data. However, third parties will process your data solely for and on behalf of Merz and only for the purposes referred to in this Privacy Statement.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We wish to draw your attention to the fact that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, and therefore, your IP address will be truncated by Google. Your IP address will be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, prior to transmission to the USA. In exceptional cases only, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for us and provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. The IP address collected from your browser through Google Analytics
will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
You may stop the collection and storage of data by Google Analytics at any time with effect for the future by downloading and installing a deactivation add-on for your browser. Doing so will prevent Google Analytics from collecting and processing data about your website visits. For more information and instructions on download and installation, see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. You can download the deactivation add-on from there.
You can also prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the future collection of your information when visiting this website: click this link
Links to other websites
Where our site contains links to other Merz Group websites or websites belonging to third-party companies, this Privacy Notice does not apply. Please
see those websites for information on applicable privacy requirements.
If you send us a message via the contact form or contact us otherwise (e.g. via e-mail), we can save this message and the personal data you provide to process your request. We will use your personal information solely for the purpose
specified by you when you provided it.
Are you having any questions or hints concerning Merz internet privacy?
Please do not hesitate to contact our data protection representative:
Merz Pharma GmbH & Co.KGaA
Eckenheimer Landstrasse 100
D-60318 Frankfurt am Main