Privacy Policy

Our company takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We would like you to know when we store which data and how we use it. When processing personal data, we are guided by the specifications of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Teleservices Act (TMG).

Responsible Person in terms of GDPR

Biotype GmbH
Represented by: Dr. Wilhelm Zörgiebel & Dr. Karim Tabiti
Moritzburger Weg 67
01109 Dresden

In order to ensure that the data protection rights are respected, our company has appointed an external data protection officer. You can contact our data protection officer:

Hermann J. Janz, Janz Consulting Data Protection, Schevenstr. 18, 01326 Dresden

Purpose of data processing and time of storage

The purpose of data processing is operating the website with information about our company and all the services and products offered by us.

If not stated otherwise, data is stored only as long as the purpose, that we got it for, exists. As far as retention periods related to commercial, tax or administrative law need to be considered, the storage period for specific data can amount to 10 years.

Recording of general information

If you access our website, information of a general nature is recorded. This information (server logfiles) contains:

  • the anonymised IP address of the requesting computer
  • the date and time of the request
  • the requested access method/function of the requesting computer
  • the entry value (for example file name) transferred by the requesting computer
  • access status of the web server (file transferred, file not found, command not carried out etc.)
  • URL from which the file was requested / the requested function was carried out
  • browser name

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content requested by you from websites and is required when using the Internet. In addition, we use the data in order to identify and trace unauthorised access attempts and accesses to the web server. Otherwise, the data is only used in order to create anonymised access statistics in order to optimise the web service. No access profiles are created. The recorded data is saved for a duration of 60 days and then deleted, unless a recognised web attack leads to the bringing of civil or criminal action against the attacker.


We also use so-called “cookies” as is the case with many websites. Cookies are small text files which are transferred to your hard drive by a website server. By means of these, we automatically receive certain data relating to your computer and Internet connection, such as IP address, browser used, and operating system.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer. On the basis of the information contained in the cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable the correct display of our websites.

In no cases will the data recorded by us be passed on to third parties or will a connection be made to personal data without your consent.

It goes without saying that you can also generally view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are generally set in such a way that they accept cookies. You can de-activate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the assistance function of your Internet browser, in order to find out how to alter these settings. Alternatively, you can visit: Please bear in mind that individual functions of our website may not function, if you have de-activated the use of cookies.

Should you permit us to use cookies by means of your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

  • PHPSESSID: This cookie serves as an identifier for the duration of the visit to our websites. It is only valid for one session.
  • _icl_current_language: contains information concerning the current language (for example “de”) and ceases to be valid at the end of the session at the latest.
  • _icl_visitor_lang_js: contains information concerning the referred language (for example “de”) and ceases to be valid at the end of the session at the latest.
  • wpml_referer_url: contains information of the most recently visited site for forwarding in case of language change, ceases to be valid at the end of the session at the latest.
  • wpml_browser_redirect_test:¬†checks whether cookies are activated and also contains information concerning the most recently visited site. Ceases to be valid at the end of the session at the latest.
  • displayCookieConsent: saves the information concerning the cookie declaration of consent, in order to be able to integrate these if applicable and ceases to be valid at the latest after one year.

Should these cookies (also) be able to concern personal data, we will inform you of this below.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during the transfer, we use encryption procedures (for example SSL) via HTTPS which correspond to the current state of technology.

Contact form

Should you get in touch with us by email or contact form, the information provided by you will be saved for the purpose of processing the query and for any follow up questions.

Deletion and blocking of the data

We comply with the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only save your personal data for as long as is necessary to attain the purpose mentioned here or for the various saving periods prescribed by the legislator. Once the respective purpose no longer applies or following the expiry of these periods, the relevant data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory regulations.

Analysis with SlimStat

This website uses WP-SlimStat (, a web analysis service. WP-SlimStat uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. We use this information in order to evaluate the use of our website. This information is saved in our server area in Germany and is not passed on to any third parties. The saving of the cookies takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the anonymous analysis of user behaviour, in order to optimise both our web services and our advertising. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed of the setting of cookies and only permit cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of the cookies when closing the browser. When de-activating cookies, the functions of this website may be restricted.

Additional note: we shorten the IP address, i.e. parts of the IP address are removed in order to prevent a clear allocation. We have also turned off the use of cookies. We also use the do not track setting (DNT) of your browser. The maximum storage period is 426 days (14 months) and the data is then deleted.

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps API in order to visually display geographical information. When using Google Maps, data concerning the use of the map functions by visitors is also gathered, processed and used. More detailed information concerning the data processing by Google can be found in the Google data protection notices. Here, you can also alter your personal data protection settings in the data protection centre.

Detailed instructions concerning the administration of your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.

Your rights of information, rectification, blocking, restriction, erasure, complain and objection

You have the right to receive information concerning your personal data saved by us at any time. You also have the right of rectification, blocking or, apart from the required data saving for the processing of transactions, erasure of your personal data. In order to claim your rights, written form is necessary. In order to do so, please contact us by email at

So that a blocking of data request can be complied with at any time, this data must be maintained in a blocking data file for control purposes. You can also request the erasure of the data, unless a statutory archiving obligation exists. Should such an obligation exist, we will block your data on request.

You can carry out alterations to or revoke consent with effect for the future by sending us a corresponding written notification.

In accordance with Article 77 GDPR, you can complain to a supervisory authority, should you be of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is taking place unlawfully. Further information concerning the complaints procedure can be found on the website of the supervisory authority.

Changes to our data protection provisions

We reserve the right to occasionally adjust this data protection declaration, so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, for example should we introduce new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply next time you visit our website.

Questions related to data privacy

If you have questions related to our data privacy statement, please write us an email or directly contact us using the contact information from above.

The data privacy statement was created with the use of the privacy policy generator from activeMind.AG and adjusted afterwards.