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Privacy Policy


Data Protection Notice

Origenis GmbH, Semmelweisstr. 1, 82152 Planegg, Germany ("Origenis" or "we") takes data privacy seriously.

This Data Protection Notice ("Notice") informs the users of ("Website") how Origenis, as controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), collects and processes the personal data and other information of such users in connection with their usage of the Website.

Categories of Personal Data and Processing Purposes - What personal data do we process about you and why?

You may use the Website without actively providing any personal data about you. In this case, we will collect only the following personal data as metadata that result from your usage of the Website: browser type and version, operating system and interface, website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL), webpage(s) you are visiting on our Website, date and time of accessing our Website, and internet protocol (IP) address.

Your IP address will be used to enable your access to our Website. Once the IP address is no longer necessary for this purpose, we will shorten your IP address by removing the last octet of your IP address. The metadata, including the shortened IP address, will be used to improve the quality and services of our Website by analyzing the usage behavior of our users in statistical form and to prevent fraud, misuse of our IT systems, as well as to ensure physical, IT and network security.

Your metadata are not actively provided by you, but automatically collected by Origenis via the Website in connection with your usage of the Website.

Processing Basis and Consequences - What is the legal justification for processing your personal data and what happens if you choose not to provide it?

We rely on the following legal grounds for the collection, processing, and use of your metadata:

the processing is necessary to provide the Websites and related services as requested by you;

your consent;

the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;

the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of you which require protection of personal data; such legitimate interests are the fulfilment of the processing purposes set out above in Section 1.


Overall, making your metadata available via the Website is voluntary for you and not required by law. If you do not make your metadata available, this will not result in legal consequences for you, but you will not be able to use the Website.


Categories of Recipients and International Transfers - Who do we transfer your personal data to and where are they located?

In very limited circumstances, we may transfer - in compliance with applicable data protection law - your metadata to law enforcement agencies, governmental authorities, judicial authorities, legal counsel, external consultants, or business partners. In case of a corporate merger or acquisition, your metadata may be transferred to the third parties involved in the merger or acquisition. We will not disclose your metadata to third parties for advertising or marketing purposes or for any other purposes without permission.

Within Origenis, any access to your metadata is restricted to those individuals that have a need-to-know in order to fulfill their job responsibilities.

International transfers. Even though we do currently not share your metadata with any recipients located outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA"), you should expect that this may change in the future. In particular, you should expect that we may engage service providers located outside of the EEA, in which case we will provide you with an updated Notice.

Retention Periods - How long do we keep your personal data?

Your metadata will be deleted 14 days after your Website visit.

Your Rights - What rights do you have and how can you assert your rights?

Additional data privacy rights: Pursuant to applicable data protection law, you may have the right to: (i) request access to your personal data; (ii) request rectification of your personal data; (iii) request erasure of your personal data; (iv) request restriction of processing of your personal data; (v) request data portability; and/or (vi) object to the processing of your personal data (including objection to profiling). Below please find further information on your rights to the extent that the GDPR applies. Please note that these rights might be limited under the applicable local data protection law.

Right to request access to your personal data: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case, to request access to the personal data. This access information includes - inter alia - the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, and the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed. However, this is not an absolute right and the interests of other individuals may restrict your right of access.

You may have the right to obtain a copy of the personal data undergoing processing free of charge. For further copies requested by you, we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs.

Right to request rectification: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Depending on the purposes of the processing, you may have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

Right to request erasure (right to be forgotten): As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you and we may be obliged to erase such personal data.

Right to request restriction of processing: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to obtain from us that we restrict the processing of your personal data. In such case, the respective data will be marked and may only be processed by us for certain purposes.

Right to request data portability: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you may have the right to transmit those data to another entity without hindrance from us.

Right to object:

Under certain circumstances, you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to the processing of your personal data by us and we are required to no longer process your personal data. Such right to object especially applies if we collect and process your personal data for profiling purposes in order to better understand your interests in our products and services or for certain types of direct marketing.

If you have a right to object and if you exercise this right, your personal data will no longer be processed for such purposes by us. You may exercise this right by contacting us as stated in Section 7 below.

Such a right to object may, in particular, not exist if the processing of your personal data is necessary to take steps prior to entering into a contract or to perform a contract already concluded

To exercise your rights, please contact us as stated under Section 7 below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority in the relevant Member State (e.g., the place where you reside, work, or of an alleged infringement of the GDPR).


In some instances, our website and its pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Most cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your leave our site. All others are deleted at the latest three weeks after your visit to our website.

You can adjust the settings of your browser to make sure that you are notified every time cookies are placed and to enable you to accept cookies only in specific cases or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific situations or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of this website may be limited.

Questions and Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Notice or if you want to exercise your rights as stated above in Section 5, please contact us at:

Origenis GmbH, Am Klopferspitz 19a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany, email:, Tel.: +49.89.7801676.0; Fax: +49.89.7801676.777

Peter Zegar, Origenis' Data Protection Officer can be contacted at: Am Klopferspitz 19a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany, email:, Tel.: +49.89.7801676.0; Fax: +49.89.7801676.777].

Changes to this Notice

We may update this Notice from time to time in response to changing legal, regulatory or operational requirements. We will notify you of any such changes, including when they will take effect, by updating the "Last revised" date above or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Information pursuant to § 5 TMG

Origenis GmbH


Semmelweisstr. 1

82152 Planegg



Tel. +49.89.7801676.0

Fax +49.89.7801676.777




Managing Directors:

Dr. Michael Thormann

Dr. Andreas Treml



Amtsgericht München

HRB 158552

USt-IdNo: DE814518112

Steuer-No: 820/1924



Sales tax identification number according to § 27 a of the Sales Tax Law:



We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.


Liability for Contents


As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Paragraph 7, Sect. 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Paragraphs 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.


Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Liability for Links


Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.


The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.




Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only.

The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.


Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.

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