Data protection

Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us.


Twitter functions are integrated into our website.

These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and its "re-tweet" function, the web pages you have visited will be linked to your Twitter account and revealed to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We wish to point out that we, as operators of this site, have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and how Twitter uses the data.

For more information on this, please see Twitter privacy policy.

To change your privacy settings on Twitter, go to your account settings under

Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google +1

Collection and disclosure of information:
The Google +1 button enables you to publish information all over the world. With the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have entered for +1 content and also information about the page that you viewed when you clicked on +1. Your +1 can be integrated as notes together with your profile name and your photograph in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and advertisements online.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google's services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you must have a public Google profile, which is visible worldwide and contains at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name, which you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address or have other information that can identify you.

Use of the information collected:
In addition to the uses mentioned above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release aggregated statistics on the +1 activities of users or disclose them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated sites.

Facebook Plug-ins

Plug-ins from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated into our website.

Facebook plug-ins can be identified by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site.

An overview of the Facebook plug-ins is given here

Whenever you visit a page on our website, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. By this means, Facebook receives the information via your IP address that you have visited our site. You can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile by clicking on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged in to your Facebook account. This allows Facebook to link your visit to our site to your user account. We wish to point out that we, as operators of this site, have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and how Facebook uses the data.

For more information on this, please see Facebook privacy policy

Please log out of your Facebook user account if you do not wish Facebook to link your visit to our website to your Facebook user account.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google").

Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable the use of the website to be analysed. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie will usually be sent to a Google server in the United States where it is stored. However, if the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will first be truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or other members of the European Economic Area. It is only in exceptional cases that the full IP address is sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide other services relating to the website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address that your browser transmits as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the storing of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the capture of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) for Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug available through the following link:

We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords and the Double-Click-Cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not wish this to be done, you can deactivate this using the ads preferences manager (

You can prevent data capture through Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the future capture of your data when you visit this website: deactivate Google Analytics

You will find further information about conditions of use and data protection at and/or at


This website uses Piwik, an open source web analytics software application for the statistical analysis of visits to the site.

Piwik uses "cookies", text files, that are stored on your computer and help analyse how the website is used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is stored on the server of medi GmbH & Co KG in Germany and will not be disclosed to third parties.

You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that if you do this, you may not be able to take full advantage of all functions of this website.

The installation and operation of piwik at medi is based on the instructions and recommendations of the ULD (Independent Regional Centre for Data Protection of Schleswig-Holstein).

Data protection

All personal data collected by medi on the website will be used for the exclusive purpose of providing you with a personalised service or stored and processed in order to send you product information and offers and – if required for processing your enquiries – passed on to medi group companies, but only to the extent necessary for order-related purposes.

After logging in, medi customers and partners and interested users can access the log-in-protected areas of medi’s Internet sites. The personal data for accessing log-in-protected areas or inclusion in the newsletter subscribers’ list is handled strictly in accordance with the relevant legal requirements.

You can exercise your right to withdraw your permission for the use of your data at any time.

Of course, each time you access the medi Internet site, the data pertaining to this process is stored in a protocol file. The data relating to medi's generally accessible website pages is non-personally identifiable. The stored data are evaluated for the further development of the medi Internet offers in the interests of the user. It will not be passed on to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

If we, at medi, need to ask you anything, we will ask you directly.

The answers to these questions are given voluntarily. medi guarantees that your details will be treated confidentially in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

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