Statutory regulations on data protection

This web site is operated by the company sfm medical devices GmbH, Brückenstraße 5, 63607 Wächtersbach (in the following "sfm" or "we"). The protection of your personal data is one of our central concerns. Within the scope of this data protection notice, we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the recording, processing and utilization of your personal data.

For the utilization of this web site, it is not necessary that you forward us any personal data. Insofar as you forward us personal data (e.g. name, address, or web site address), we will only use this information for the purpose of the provisioning of this web site. Utilization of contact forms: Through the contact forms provided on our web site you can directly come into contact with us, or request current information from us. We record, process and utilize the information forwarded by you through a contact form exclusively for the processing of your inquiry.

Insofar as you have subscribed to our newsletter, through the confirmation of the button intended for this purpose, we will record and utilize your address for sending you our newsletter. You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect (e.g., through a click on the unregister link, which you will find in every newsletter). For confirmation of your registration, we utilize the so-called Double Opt-In procedure. This means that before sending the first newsletter, we will send you a confirmation e-mail with which you can confirm the newsletter subscription through a click on the link provided for this purpose. You will only receive our newsletter after the confirmation has been performed.

During access to our web site, we protocol certain information. This includes amongst others dates and time of the access, the URL (Internet address) of the referring web site, the accessed file, the transmitted data quantity, notification about the successful access, the browser type and the browser version, as well as information about your operating system. We utilize this information exclusively for statistical purposes as well as for internal analysis purposes, such as the improvement of the offering. An assignment of this information to a certain individual person is not possible for us.

We utilize cookies to make your visit to our web site even more attractive. Cookies are small text files that are deposited on your computer and which makes it possible for us to recognise your browser again. With the help of cookies, we are able to improve the comfort and the quality of the services provided on the web site. On our web site, we exclusively use session cookies. These, for example, allow us to make it possible for you to log into your customer account. Session cookies already lose their validity when leaving the web site. You can restrict or deactivate the use of cookies at any time in the settings of your browser. This can, however, lead to certain restrictions in the function and the user-friendliness of our offer.

For the purpose of marketing and optimization of this web site, products and services from the company Burda Direct Services ( are used. Thereby data is recorded, processed and stored, from which usage profiles are prepared under a pseudonym. Where possible and expedient, the usage profiles are completely anonymized. For this, cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files that are saved in the Internet browser of the visitor, and which serve for re-identification of the Internet browser. The recorded data, which can also contain personal data, is forwarded to Burda Direct Services or is directly acquired by Burda Direct Services. Burda Direct Services may utilize information that is left on the web pages through visits to prepare anonymized usage profiles. The data obtained thereby is not utilized to personally identify the visitor to this web site without specifically issued approval of the concerned party, and they are not combined with personal data through the carrier of the pseudonym. Insofar as IP addresses are recorded, these are immediately anonymized through deletion of the last number block. The data recording, processing and storage can be objected to at any time with future effect:

Exclude from web site tracking

We use the service reCAPTCHA of the company Google Inc. (Google) to protect their orders via the internet form. The query is used to distinguish whether the input is made by a human or abusive by automated, machine processing. The query includes the sending of the IP address and any other data Google may need to Google for the reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to Google and used there. By using reCaptcha, you agree that the recognition you have made will be incorporated into the digitization of old works. However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your browser is not merged with other data from Google. These data are subject to the differing data protection regulations of the company Google. For more information about Google's privacy policy, please visit: 

According to the German data protection act, you have a right to free information about the personal data stored about you. In addition, you can object to the preparation of pseudonymised usage profiles for the purpose of advertising, market research or the optimization of our web site. The consent for the recording, processing or utilization of your personal data can be revoked at any time by you with future effect. We are gladly at your disposal for further questions on the topic of data protection and about the processing of your data. You can contact us under the e-mail address