Data privacy statement

The operator of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations as well as this data privacy statement.

Our website can generally be used without having to enter personal data. Whenever our web pages collect personal data (such as name, address or email addresses), it is always done so on a voluntary basis, if possible. This data will not be transferred to third parties, without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (such as during communication via email) may have security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to provide absolute protection of data, as a result of access, by third parties.

§ 1 information on the collection of personal data

(1) In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data, when using our website. Personal data are all data that is personally identifiable to you, such as name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

(2) Person responsible, according to Article 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

S.I.M.E.O.N. Medical GmbH & Co. KG
In Grubenäcker 18
D-78532 Tuttlingen
Telephone: +49 (0) 74 61 / 900 68-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7461 / 900 68-900

(See our legal notice (impressum)). You can reach our data protection supervisor at

or under

S.I.M.E.O.N. Medical GmbH & Co. KG
The data protection supervisor
In Grubenäcker 18
D-78532 Tuttlingen

(3) When you contact us by email, the information you provide (your e-mail address, if necessary your name and phone number) is saved by us, to answer your questions. We delete the data, in this connection after the storage is not required any longer, or restrict the processing if there are legal retention obligations.

(4) If we wish to use contracted service providers, for individual functions of our offer or if you would like to utilize your data, for commercial purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective operations below. We also designate the established criteria of the storage time.

§ 2 Your rights

(1) You have the following rights to us regarding the personal data relating to you:

- Right to information,

- Right to rectification or deletion,

- Right to limitation of processing,

- Right to object to the processing,

- Right to data transferability.

(2) You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data, by us.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) In the case of merely informational use of the website, i.e., if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to show you our website and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Article 6 Para 1 P. 1 lit. f General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)):

- IP-Addresses

 - Date and time of the request

- Time zone difference at Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

- Content of the request (specific page)

 - Access status/HTTP status code

- Amount of transferred data

- Website from which the request comes

- Browser

- Operating system and its interface

- Language and version of the browser software.

(2) In addition, to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer, when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk, saved and assigned to the browser you are using, and specific information through the location, set by the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet experience (offer) more user-friendly and more effective.

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:

- Transient cookies (thereto b)

- Persistent cookies (thereto c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This includes, in particular, the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which different requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This will allow your computer to be recognized again when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted, after a specified duration, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies, at any time in the security settings of your browser.

d) You can configure your browser settings, according to your preferences and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. We point out to you that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

e) Our website uses Cookiebot's consent technology to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your end device or to the use of certain technologies and to document this in compliance with data protection regulations. The provider of this technology is Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark (hereinafter "Cookiebot"). When you enter our website, a connection to the Cookiebot servers is established in order to obtain your consent and other explanations for the use of cookies. Cookiebot then stores a cookie in your browser in order to be able to assign the consent you have given or revoke it. The data collected in this way is stored until you ask us to delete it, delete the Cookiebot cookie yourself, or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies. Mandatory statutory retention requirements remain unaffected. Cookiebot is used to obtain the legally required consent for the use of cookies. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.

§ 4 Other functions and offers of our websites

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services which you can use if you are interested. To do this, you usually need to provide additional personal information that we use to provide the respective service and for which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.

(2) We use some of our services to process your data, from external service providers. These were carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked.

(3) Furthermore, we may disclose your personal data to third parties if action participation, contests, contracts or similar services are offered by us together, with partners. For further information please contact us by providing your personal data or below in the description of the offer.

(4) If your service providers or partners have their domicile in a state outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we inform you of the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer.

§ 5 Opposition or revocation against the processing of your data

(1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time. Such revocation affects the admissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have pronounced it against us.

(2) If we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests, you can object against the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular to fulfill a contract with you, which is presented by us in the following description of the functions. If you exercise such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your reasoned objection, we will examine the situation and either adjust or adapt the data processing or indicate to you our compelling reasons for which we continue processing.

(3) Of course, you may at any time object to the processing of your personal data, for purposes of advertising and data analysis. You can inform us about your advertising objection, with the following contact details:

or under

S.I.M.E.O.N. Medical GmbH & Co. KG
The data protection supervisor
In Grubenäcker 18
D-78532 Tuttlingen

§6 Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. This data is assigned to the respective end device of the user. An assignment to a device-ID does not take place.

Furthermore, Google Analytics allows us to record your mouse and scroll movements and clicks, among other things. Google Analytics uses various modeling approaches to augment the collected data sets and uses machine learning technologies in data analysis.

Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The use of these services occurs on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25(1) TTDSG. You may revoke your consent at any time.

Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:

You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at:

We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.

§ 7 Google Web Fonts (local embedding)

This website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site. These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google’s servers will not be established in conjunction with this application.

For more information on Google Web Fonts, please follow this link: and consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:

§ 8 YouTube

This website embeds videos of the website YouTube. The website operator is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

If you visit a page on this website into which a YouTube has been embedded, a connection with YouTube’s servers will be established. As a result, the YouTube server will be notified, which of our pages you have visited.

Furthermore, YouTube will be able to place various cookies on your device or comparable technologies for recognition (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way YouTube will be able to obtain information about this website’s visitors. Among other things, this information will be used to generate video statistics with the aim of improving the user friendliness of the site and to prevent attempts to commit fraud.

If you are logged into your YouTube account while you visit our site, you enable YouTube to directly allocate your browsing patterns to your personal profile. You have the option to prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

The use of YouTube is based on our interest in presenting our online content in an appealing manner. Pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, this is a legitimate interest. If appropriate consent has been obtained, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TTDSG, insofar the consent includes the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s end device (e.g., device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. This consent can be revoked at any time.

For more information on how YouTube handles user data, please consult the YouTube Data Privacy Policy under: