Your privacy is important to Fresenius Medical Care. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our Web sites are processed by us according to the legal provisions valid for the countries in which the Web sites are maintained. The Fresenius Medical Care Web sites may include, however, links to other Web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
When you visit our Web sites, our Web server automatically records the name of your internet service provider, the Web site from which you visit us, the Web sites you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. Additional personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in execution of a contract.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification
Fresenius Medical Care will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the Web sites, customer fullfilment and administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case.
Where you contact us we may store information such as your name, company, industry, postal address, e-mail address, type of request and possible further information for the purpose of responding to your request. Such communications are not confidential. If you inform us that the information should not be used as a basis for further contact we will respect your request. To request removal of personal data from our database, please contact email@example.com.
We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.
Of course, you can also view our website without any cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the *do not accept cookies* option in your browser set-up. To find out how that works in your particular case, please refer to the manufacturer's instructions for your browser. Furthermore, you can delete the "fmc-ag.com" cookie from your system folder at any time. If, however, you choose not to accept cookies, this can limit the functions available to you on our sites.
Fresenius Medical Care uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.
Freedom of Information
Upon written request, Fresenius Medical Care will inform you by letter, what personal data is stored by us as defined by local law. If such data is incorrect, we will correct that information at your request.
Should you have questions regarding data protection and privacy of your personal data, you can refer to our Group Data Protection Officer.
Group Data Protection Officer
61352 Bad Homburg v.d.H.
Fax: ++49 6172 608 2251