Privacy policy

In General

Thank you very much for visiting our website. Via our website, we would like to inform you about the pharmaceutical development being carried out at MetrioPharm AG, Switzerland, and its German subsidiary, MetrioPharm Germany GmbH. While you are visiting our website, personal data may be gathered and used to varying extents.

Here you will find information about the personal data collected, when visiting our website. Furthermore, you are going to be informed about the various reasons for data collection and on what legal basis we are permitted to do so. This data protection declaration also contains information on how long your personal data is stored and what rights you obtain, with regard to the use of your personal data. We will inform you about the recipients of your personal data.

I. Responsible in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

MetrioPharm Deutschland GmbH
Am Borsigturm 100
13507 Berlin
Federal Republic of Germany
Managing Director: Ekkehard Brysch, Dr. Wolfgang Brysch

II. Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer of the controller is

J.-U. Junghanns
MetrioPharm Deutschland GmbH
Am Borsigturm 100
13507 Berlin
Federal Republic of Germany

III. Encryption

For security purposes and in order to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential contents (e.g. inquiries to the responsible person), this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You are able to recognize an encrypted connection by the character string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser's title bar.

IV. Data Collection When Visiting the Website

In order to be able to call up a website and view its contents at all, the browser temporarily sends data to the server of that website for technical reasons. This data is stored in a log file and may also contain personal or related data, e.g. the IP address.
The following data are stored in the log file of our website:

  • the IP address,
  • the name of the Internet provider used,
  • the system you use.

The legal framework for this storage is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The data is needed for technical reasons in order to maintain the functionality of our site, and to enable law enforcement agencies to take action in the event of a cyberattack.

Furthermore, they are used for statistical purposes to continuously optimize our data protection and data security. This also exemplifies our legitimate interests.

Since the data is technically necessary to operate the website, it cannot function without this elicitation; for this reason, you have no opportunity to object to the use of log files.

The log files are stored by our service provider for seven days entirely. A personal reference is not going to be established and an elicitation for advertising purposes does not take place. They serve to maintain the functionality of the website by providing us with statistics on requests and access and by logging error messages which we can then correct.

V. Cookies and Web Analysis Services

We do not use cookies that are not of vital necessity and have not commissioned a web analysis service such as Google Analytics.

VI. Contact information

If you contact us via our contact form or via the e-mail address provided on the website, the name and e-mail address you share will be stored for the purpose of responding to your inquiry. In addition, the IP address, as well as the date and time of your e-mail are going to be stored.

We are going to store the personal data provided there in order to answer your inquiry. This also represents our valid interest in processing the personal data. The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. In addition to answering the inquiry, the processing of personal data serves necessary technical reasons, such as the transmission of the e-mail.

This data will be deleted as soon as your inquiries have been clarified and the data is therefore no longer required, or there are no legal retention periods to prevent deletion. Furthermore, they will be deleted in case of objection.

You can object to the processing of your personal data at any time. For your objection please also use this e-mail address: In the case of an objection, we will not be able to process your request via our contact form or e-mail.

This data will be deleted as soon as your questions have been clarified and the data is therefore no longer required or there are no legal retention periods to prevent deletion. Furthermore, they will be deleted in case of an objection.

Right of objection

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR). We will no longer process the personal data concerning you, unless we can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing which are worthy of protection and which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or unless the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. To exercise your right of objection and all other rights to which you are entitled, which we explain in more detail below, please contact us by e-mail:

VII. Newsletter

On our site you can subscribe to our newsletters "IR", "PR" and "Blog". With these newsletters we would like to maintain a dialogue with the public and inform you about our progress in our development and our company. Only a valid e-mail address is required for sending the newsletter. The provision of further information is voluntary and is used solely to personalize the newsletter.

We use the double opt-in procedure, which allows you to confirm receipt of the newsletter and we can check whether the owner of the e-mail address has authorized receipt of the newsletter. With this procedure, the information from the input mask is sent to us when you register for the newsletter. We will then send you an e-mail with a confirmation link. By clicking on this link, you confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future. This confirmation is also saved so that we can prove that you have registered. For the purpose of delivering the newsletter, we will store your data until you unsubscribe.

By clicking on the confirmation link, you give us your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit a GDPR.
When you register, we also save the date of registration and your IP address. The logging of the registration procedure is based on our valid interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The collection of this data is necessary and represents our valid interest to provide proof of registration in the event of misuse of the e-mail address and therefore serves as our legal safeguard.

Each newsletter contains a link through which the subscription to the respective newsletter can be cancelled at any time and you can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter. There is also the possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter on our website or to inform us by phone or e-mail. These data will also be completely deleted upon revocation.

The newsletter software used is Sendinblue. Your data will be transferred to Sendinblue GmbH. Sendinblue GmbH is prohibited from selling your data and using it for any other purpose than for sending newsletters. We have closed a deal with Sendinblue GmbH for the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR.

You can find further information here:

VIII. Comments

Your IP address will be saved when you leave a comment or an entry on our blog. In case a user leaves a comment or an entry with illicit content on our blog, we must be able to confirm the user's identity, as we ourselves may be liable for prosecution over such content.

IX. Social Media Plugins

We do not use social media plugins. The clickable buttons of Xing, LinkedIn, and Google + in the footer of our website act solely as links to the corresponding webpages of our company in these social networks.

X. Rights of the data subjects

1. Right of access by the data subject, Art. 15 GDPR

As a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR, you can request confirmation from us at any time as to whether we are processing personal data relating to you. If such processing is given, you have the right to request information

  • about the purposes of the processing;
  • about the categories of personal data concerned;
  • whether the personal data concerning you will be transmitted to a third country or to an international organization and, in this case, the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer,
  • about the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage,
  • on the existence of a right to correct or delete your personal data, a right to restrict processing by the controller or a right to object to this processing,
  • about the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority,
  • about all available information about the origin of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject, and
  • on the existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

2. Right to rectification, Art. 16 GDPR

You have the right to have your incorrect data corrected or completed immediately.

3. Right to erasure ('right to be forgotten'), Art. 17 GDPR

You can request that we delete your personal data immediately if the personal data relating to you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed. Furthermore, you have the right to immediate deletion if you have given your consent, on which the processing is based in accordance with. Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR based, revoked, and there is no other legal basis for the processing. If you according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR lodged an objection to the processing, and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object in accordance with. If you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR, you also have the right to immediate deletion. There is also a right to immediate deletion if the personal data relating to you have been processed unlawfully, the deletion of the personal data relating to you is necessary on our part to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states and the personal data relating to you on offered services of the information society according to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.

In return, we are obliged to delete this data immediately if one of the reasons listed applies.

If we have made the personal data concerning you public and we are obliged acc. Art. 17 (1) GDPR to delete them, we take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform those responsible for data processing who process the personal data that you are the person concerned has requested the deletion of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of this personal data.

However, you have no right to deletion if the processing is to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation required by the law of the Union or the Member States to which the person responsible is subject, or to exercise a Task that is in the public interest or takes place in the exercise of official authority that has been assigned to the person responsible; for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. h and i as well as Art. 9 Para. 3 GDPR, for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned under section a) is likely to make the realization of the objectives of this processing impossible or seriously impair it, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. is required.

4. Right to restriction of processing, Art. 18 GDPR

You also have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. This is the case,

  • if you dispute the correctness of the personal data concerning you for a period that enables us to check the correctness of the personal data or
  • if the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request that the use of the personal data be restricted, or
  • when we no longer need the personal data for processing purposes, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
  • if you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate reasons outweigh your reasons.

If the processing of your personal data has been restricted, this data - apart from its storage - may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest processed by the Union or a Member State.

If the processing restriction has been restricted in accordance with the aforementioned requirements, you will be informed by us before the restriction is lifted.

5. Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing, Art. 19 GDPR

If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing, we are obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed of this correction or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless this turns out to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. If you wish, we will inform you about these recipients.

6. Right to data portability, Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us as the person responsible in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another person responsible without hindrance from us, provided that the processing is based on consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR) or on a contract (Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR) and the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

In exercising this right, you also have the right to have us transfer your personal data directly to another person responsible, as far as this is technically feasible. This must not impair the freedoms and rights of other people.

7. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority

If you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you is in breach of the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority of your choice, which may be the supervisory authority responsible for us:

Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Friedrichstr. 219
10969 Berlin
Phone: 030 13889-0
fax: 030 2155050

If you have any questions, suggestions, requests or complaints about these statements, we would ask you to contact us by e-mail.
Please use this email address for this purpose:

September 2, 2020