Data protection


Data protection information

Data protection terms

At Melitta, we always handle your personal data responsibly. This is why we would like to reassure you that your personal data is stored in automated files and used in accordance with applicable national and European data protection regulations to process your order. We only store your files and use them for commercial purposes within our company provided you give us your express permission to do so. You can communicate your agreement to this at all points on our websites where personal data is requested. You can revoke your consent at any point by mail or by sending us an e-mail. Generally speaking, the Melitta group of companies does not require you to provide any personal data to use its websites. This means that the website can be viewed without any special registration.

Competitions, newsletter, contact

The collection, processing and use of personal data is in some cases essential for participation in a competition, the requesting of newsletters or the posting of material and samples. The Melitta group of companies will only gather data that is absolutely necessary for the further processing of your request. We would also like to point out that your data, if you have not consented to us storing it on file for commercial purposes, will be used solely for the specific purpose intended, e.g. if you have entered a competition, your data will be used solely in the process of determining the winner of the competition, and will then immediately be deleted.

No forwarding to third parties

The Melitta group of companies promises to handle your data in the strictest confidence. We do not pass on your data to third parties, either through sale, hire, exchange or other forms of provision.


Programs are downloaded at your own risk. The Melitta group of companies accepts no responsibility for damage arising from the installation and / or use of software obtained from the download area, insofar as this is legally permissible. Despite up-to-date virus checks, we accept no responsibility for damage and harm caused by computer viruses within the scope of legal regulations.


"Cookies" are small text files that make using our online services easier. Our cookies do not contain any personal information, ensuring that your private domain remains protected. They contain neither your e-mail address nor information on who you are. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can however change the settings on your browser to prevent this.


Your access to this website is logged. The Melitta group of companies reserves the right to use this information solely for anonymised statistical evaluations in order to enhance its services and websites.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) are generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the case of activation of 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 is the full IP address 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 prevent the collection of data via Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be placed on your computer which prevents your data from being collected when you visit this website in the future: Deactivate Google Analytics


Further information can be found under (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy) 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).


We also use Google Analytics to statistically evaluate data from AdWords and the double-click-cookie. If you don't want your data evaluated in this manner, you can deactivate the function via the Ads preferences manager (