Data privacy policy

The Controlling Body under the terms of data-protection law is

GALENpharma GmbH
Wittland 13
24109 Kiel
Tel. +49 431 5851 80
Fax +49 431 5851 820

Capture of general information

If you access our website, information of a general kind will be captured automatically. This information (server log files) comprises e.g. the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and similar material. All this information is such as allows of no conclusions to be drawn about your person. This information is technically necessary in order to supply correctly the content of websites which you have requested and is compulsory when using the Internet.

SSL encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for security purposes and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries which you have sent to us. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Contact form

If you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

Erasure or blocking of data

We comply with the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore we store your personal data only as long as this is necessary to achieve the purposes set out here or the various storage periods stipulated by law require. Once the purpose in question no longer applies or these periods have expired, the data in question are routinely erased or blocked in accordance with statutory regulations.

Your rights to access, rectification, blocking, erasure and objection

You have the right to receive information any time on your personal data stored with us. You also have the right to rectification, blocking or, apart from mandatory data storage for transaction processing, erasure of your personal data. Please contact us for more information. The contact details can be found at the top of this page.
For blocking of data to be able to be considered at any time, this data must be held in a blocking file for monitoring purposes. You can also request the erasure of the data, provided there is no legal archiving obligation. If there is such an obligation, we shall block your data on request.

You can accordingly communicate changes or the withdrawal of consent to us with future effect.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact information is available at the following link:

Data portability

You have the right to data portability if you have consented to processing (Article 6(1) 1 a) or Article 9(2) a) GDPR) or if such processing is allowed under a contract to which you are a party and processing is done via automated procedures. The right to data portability in such case includes the following rights as long as the rights and freedoms of others are not thereby impaired. You can demand that we provide you with your personal data in structured form in a commonly used, machine-readable format. You have the right to have this data transmitted to another data controller without hindrance on our part. You may demand that we directly transmit your personal data to another data controller if technologically feasible.

Amendment to our data protection provisions

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy to ensure conformity at all times to the latest legal requirements, or to incorporate changes to our services into the privacy policy, e.g. when new services are introduced. The new privacy policy is then effective the next time you visit our website.

Data protection questions

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact us. The contact details can be found at the top and bottom of this page.