This website provides information about the business field of CO.DON GmbH, which has taken over the business operations from CO.DON AG.
Information on CO.DON Aktiengesellschaft can be found at



Information in connection with job applications

Information in connection with the reporting of side-effects, quality complaints and medical enquiries

Information for business partners, including clients



We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest in our company and products, as well as the related information and services. The security and confidentiality of your personal data during your use of our website and our services are very important to us. CO.DON GmbH therefore complies strictly with the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR).

The following statement of data protection policy serves to inform you about the type, scope and purposes of data collection and use in connection with our website

Personal data is deemed to be information about the personal or objective circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. They include your name, address or telephone number, for example. By contrast, non-personal data is not directly connected with your true identity. They include, e.g. the number of visitors to a webpage.  


Data controller and contact in data protection matters

We are the controller of the data processing,

Deutscher Platz 5d
04103 Leipzig, Germany

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company. You can reach us and our data protection officer, Mr Jens Krügermann (kpp group GmbH), with all your questions about data protection as follows:

Attn: Data Protection Officer
Deutscher Platz 5d
04103 Leipzig, Germany
Telephone: +49 341 991 90 200
Fax: +49 341 991 90 309


General remarks on data collection, processing and disclosure

Some of the data, particularly technical data (e.g. internet browser or operating system) are recorded automatically when you visit our website.

Your personal data are only recorded by us if you provide them actively and voluntarily, e.g. in the course of a registration, job application, email, form, request or order for information material, to perform a contract, a survey or in similar situations. 

Your data are not used for advertising or market research purposes without your explicit consent. Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties unless they are affiliated companies, you have given your explicit consent or the data is required to provide the requested services or is otherwise allowed by data protection legislation (including the processing by carefully selected and supervised processors on the basis of data processing by a processor as defined in the German Federal Data Protection Act).


Purpose of data use

Personal information we receive from you via the website is only used to provide you with our services. In addition, other data may be used to analyse how you use the website.


Data collection on our website


Web hosting

We use a provider of web hosting services to make our website available to you. Our website is hosted by ORICOM, Schrobsdorffstr. 5, 12623 Berlin. As a processor of data on our behalf within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR, ORICOM can process all the data concerning users of our website that is generated in the course of their use and communication with us.

Personal data is transferred to the processor mentioned above on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. This category enables us to process personal data in pursuit of our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interest consists of using a service provider that specialises in hosting websites.

You can object to this data processing at any time to the extent that reasons exist why the personal data should not be transferred to this service provider. To do so, please send an email to


Server logfiles

Our web hosting provider collects non-personal data every time our website is accessed and stores them in server logfiles. The following data may be collected in logfiles:

  • name of your internet service provider

  • anonymised IP address (the last two digits are not recorded)

  • referrer website

  • pages you visit on our website

  • what you click on and download on the individual pages

  • date and time of access

  • duration of visit

  • data volume transferred

  • browser type and version

  • user’s operating system

These server logfiles are used to track visitor preferences and optimise the website design. The anonymity of each user is maintained at all times.



We use cookies. Cookies are small text files stored by the browser when you visit our website. They enable us to operate and optimise our website and simplify its use. Cookies do not contain viruses and cannot be used to execute programs on your devices.


Cookies used by us

We use what are known as session cookies, which store data for the technical management of the session in your browser and are deleted as soon as you have terminated the browser session. In addition, we use what are known as persistent cookies, which remain after the browser is closed. Whereas some cookies are technically necessary for the operation of our website, others are used to analyse your behaviour (marketing cookies) or to provide you with certain services on our website. Either of these may be third-party cookies. Analytical cookies help us to keep optimising our website and to improve your user experience.

Below you will find information about the technologies we deploy to analyse your use of our website.

To the extent that you consent to the use of cookies, the following cookies may be used on our website:

  • fe_typo_user - duration: session end; page:; use: system-critical. This is a standard session cookie from TYPO3.

  • cookieconsent_status - duration: session end (if rejected), 1 year (if approved); page:; use: system-critical. This cookie is set once a user has approved or rejected the use of cookies.

  • PHPSESSID - duration: session end; page:; use: system-critical. Cookie to record the beginning and end of a session on the server.

  • APISID, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC, SSID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC - duration: system-critical, 3 months, 6 months, 8 months, 24 months; page:; use: presentation of third-party contents. Are set as soon as a YouTube video is embedded and/or played on our site. Enables the YouTube video to function correctly.


Notes on the legal situation

Before your data are processed by the use of cookies, your consent is required, which can be withdrawn at any time. No cookies will be set without your explicit consent to the processing of your data. If you consent to the use of cookies, your consent forms the legal basis for processing your data (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR).


Withdrawal of consent and deactivation of cookies

You have the option of withdrawing your consent at any time. You can manage the cookies in your browser settings and deactivate individual cookies or all of them. You are advised that the use of our website and in particular its convenience depend on cookies and that some functions may no longer work if the cookies are disabled.

You can also withdraw your consent via our Cookie Settings.



Our website uses the open source software tool Matomo to analyse user behaviour, a service provided by InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand. Matomo uses Cookies. The information about your use of our website is recorded by the cookies. The data collected is processed and saved on the servers of our website. The data is not passed on to third parties. We only use Matomo with activated IP anonymisation. As a result, IP addresses will only be processed in shortened form in order to prevent direct personal references.

The cookies are only set when you give your consent. You can deactivate the cookies in your browser settings at any time. Alternatively you can withdraw your consent to processing by Matomo via our Cookie Settings.

Further information about Matomo can be found here:


Use of external services and social media



Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the plugin is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you start a YouTube video embedded in the page by clicking on it, the provider sets cookies that analyse what the user does and establish a connection with the YouTube server. The YouTube server is notified which of our pages you have visited. If you have logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to link your websurfing activities directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Retrieving a YouTube video automatically establishes a connection to Google.

The legal basis for using YouTube is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in making our website attractive.

Further information about the use of user data, your rights, and settings to protect your privacy can be found in the Data Protection Policy of YouTube at


Social Media

We use various social media buttons on our website. The buttons appear as an icon, which is linked to the website of the corresponding social media provider. When you click on the button you are forwarded to the respective social network by means of the link. Some of the buttons also let you share contents from our website in social networks. When you click on a button, a link from the website you visited is also sent to enable it to be shared.

Your data is only sent to the provider when you have clicked and been forwarded to the respective website. If the icon is not clicked, no data is exchanged between you and the providers of social media.

We have installed buttons from the following social media providers. We have our own accounts at LinkedIn and YouTube where we provide information about us. More information on how user data are handled by the respective social networks can be found in their data protection policies.








User rights 

You have a right to demand access to your personal data stored by CO.DON GmbH at any time.

In addition, you have a right to the rectification of incorrect data, to the restriction of processing of excessively processed data and to the erasure of personal data that have been processed illegitimately or stored for too long (unless they are subject to statutory retention periods or other reasons mentioned in Art. 17(3) GDPR). Furthermore, you have the right to transfer all the data you have provided to us in a common data format (right of data portability), to the extent that you have provided us with data in the context of a consent declaration or the performance of a contract.

If you also have a right to object to individual processing methods, you are notified when the individual methods are described.

To assert your rights you can contact us by post at the above address and by phone, email or fax.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our processing of your personal data.


Data security

We use all the necessary technical and organisational security measures to protect the data you provide and we manage from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorised access by third parties. The security measures are improved continuously in line with technological developments.

We use SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the data you send us. You can recognise the encrypted connection by the padlock symbol in your browser’s search bar or by the “https://” in the website address (not always shown).


Updates to the data protection policy

We reserve the right to amend or supplement the data protection policy in line with statutory data protection provisions. Amendments will be published on the website. On request we will also send them to you by email.