Privacy Statement


Privacy Statement

Data protection

It is self-evident for us to treat your personal details with the greatest care. We should therefore like to inform you that data relating to your person are stored in automated files and used to deal with your request according to currently valid national and European data protection regulations. These files are only stored by us and used by our Group for advertising purposes, if you have given your explicit approval. You have the possibility to give your permission whenever personal details are asked for on pages of our website. You can revoke this permission at any later time by e-mail or post. The Melitta Group does not generally require the provision of personal details in order to use its website. This means that the Web pages can be accessed without any special registration.

Competitions, newsletters, contact
The registration, processing and use of personal data is generally essential for participation in competitions, receiving newsletters by e-mail or material and samples by post. The Melitta Group only requests those details for further processing which are genuinely required. Furthermore, should not give us your explicit permission to store such data for advertising purposes, your personal details shall be stored exclusively for the expressed purpose, e.g. participation in competitions, and subsequently immediately deleted.

No passing on to third parties
The Melitta Group ensures confidential use of your data. Your personal details will not be passed on to third parties, for example, by sale, lease, exchange or other provision of availability for third parties.

The downloading of programs is at the user's risk. The Melitta Group is not liable for damage resulting from the installation and/or use of software from its download area, insofar as this is legally permissible. Despite using the latest virus protection methods, we cannot accept liability for damage and impairment caused by computer viruses within the framework of statutory regulations.

Cookies are small data files which facilitate the use of our online services. Our cookies contain no personal data and thus do not infringe your privacy. They contain neither your e-mail address nor your name. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can, however, adjust the settings of your browser to prevent this.

Your access to this web site is logged. The Melitta group of companies reserves the right to use this information solely for anonymous statistical evaluations in order to enhance its services and web sites.

Google Analytics & AdWords
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use 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 Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at . Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).