Data Protection Statement

Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel Data Protection Statement

Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel is aware that careful and proper use of your private data when using our website is important to you. We take the protection of your personal details very seriously. We therefore want to inform you that we strictly comply with the legal regulations contained in the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Telecommunications Act. This Data Protection Statement informs you about when we save what data and how we use it.

Data collection

You can in principle access the Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel websites and internet functions without divulging your personal details. When you access our website, data will be automatically transferred from your browser, such as your browser type and version, the operating system you use, the website from which you visited us, which pages on our website you visit and your IP address. These data are not used for personal application. They are only used for statistical purposes and individual users remain anonymous.

Collection, processing and use of personal details

Personal details are only collected if you voluntarily give them to us (e.g. through queries or requests for materials/services, when filling in contact forms or participating in competitions) or if their collection is necessary for legal reasons (e.g. for registration to the healthcare professional area). In order to access the healthcare professional area, you must provide authentication by filling out a form. Some information is mandatory (fields marked with * are mandatory), other details can be filled in but are optional. According to the German law on the advertising of medicinal products, information about pharmaceuticals that are only available on prescription may only be made accessible to healthcare professionals. The mandatory fields are therefore required to identify those who are healthcare professionals.

We will only pass on your personal details if requested by a public authority.

Intended purpose

We will only use the personal details entered by you for the following purpose:

To provide you with the requested information and/or services, to authenticate that you are a healthcare professional or to be able to made the requested contact.

We will also use them for additional purposes to which you have agreed, as long as there are no contrary legal requirements.

Right of information, access and rectification

You have the right to be informed at any time about any data relevant to you that we have stored, and you can require the rectification, deletion or blocking of your personal details if you believe them to be out of date or incorrect. To do this, please contact the data protection officer by email.


Your personal details will be stored as long as is required to render the service you have requested (service or contact), as long as no contrary legal requirements exist.


Cookies help us render our websites more effective and user friendly. Cookies are text information data saved on your computer by your browser when you open a website. They do not contain personal details. Most of the cookies we use are known as ‘session cookies’. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Non ‘session cookies’, which are not automatically deleted, can be removed any time by deleting the temporary cache data from your computer. If you do not wish to store cookies, deactivate this option in your browser. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies but offer the possibility of refusing cookies or of displaying a warning when cookies are stored.

Internet statistics (Google Analytics)

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool developed by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses what are known as ‘cookies’, text data stored on your computer to enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information about how you use this website that is generated by the cookie is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. If you activate IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will first be truncated from within Member States of the European Union or other States which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activity and to inform the website operator of further service linked to website usage and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be linked to other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by changing the relevant settings in your browser software; please note, however, that you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of this website if you do. You may in addition prevent Google from collecting the data produced by the cookie and the data relating to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link:

Use of Google remarketing

This website uses the Google Inc. remarketing function. This function is used to present website visitors with interested-related advertisements within the Google advertising network. A ‘cookie’ is stored in the website visitor’s browser, which allows the visitors who belong to the Google Network to be recognised. Advertisements can be displayed on these pages that relate to content that the visitor has previously accessed on websites using Google’s remarketing function. According to its own information, Google does not collect any personal details in this process. Should you nevertheless not want the Google remarketing function, you can deactivate it fully by adjusting the settings at Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies for interest-related advertising through the advertising network initiative by following the instructions at

Use of Facebook social plugins

Our internet portal uses social plugins (‘plugins’) from the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (‘Facebook’). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the phrase ‘Facebook Social Plugin’.

When you access one of our websites that contains such a plugin, your browser creates a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transferred directly to your browser from Facebook and from there linked to the website.

Through the plugin connection, Facebook obtains the information that you have called up this specific page of our internet portal. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can add the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugin, for example, if you press the ‘Like’ button or leave a comment, the relevant information is directly transmitted to Facebook and stored there.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in relation to these and the available privacy settings to protect your private data can be found in the Facebook Data Protection Statement.

If you do not want Facebook to collect information about you through our internet portal, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our internet portal. 


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we shall need you to provide a valid e-mail address and information which will enable us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address supplied or that its owner consents to receiving the newsletter. No further data (optional) will be collected. You can withdraw your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for the sending of the newsletter at any time.


Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel implements technical and organisational security measures to protect the data made available by you from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. Our safety measures are constantly updated in accordance with technical developments.

Personal details of children

Protecting children is very important to us. Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel will not knowingly collect the data of children under the age of 14. Upon request, their legal representatives will be immediately informed of any recorded data.

Contact us

If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about this Data Protection Statement, please contact the data protection officer (


Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel strives to constantly improve the technical options used to protect your data. Because of updates we make, we recommend that you consult this Data Protection Statement again from time to time.