Privacy Statement

Apellis International GmbH 

Dated: September 29th, 2022

Apellis International GmbH, based at Zählerweg 10, 6300 Zug, Switzerland (“we”, “us” and “our”) as the data controller responsible for this website recognizes the importance of and is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement applies to our collection and use of personal information through our website dryamd.eu (the "Site”) and through our offline business-related interactions with you. 

The purposes for which we collect personal data and our legal basis

The following table outlines on a case-by-case basis the categories of your personal data that we collect and process, the source of collection, the legal basis of processing, the data retention period and the recipients of your personal data.

To provide you with the information you request via the online form

The Site may collect information that could be potentially personally identifiable about your visits without you actively submitting such information. Unidentified information may be collected using various technologies, such as cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on computer hard drives by websites that you visit. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, see below in the next section "Cookie statement".

We collect the following personal data about you:

When using our website, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you visit our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:  Our visited website

  • Date and time at the moment of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

We collect this data from:


We retain your personal data for:

For duration of service delivery

We share your personal data with:

Third party processors such as IT services and website hosting companies, (internet) connectivity providers

Your rights

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online. You may also demand the deletion of your personal data unless the applicable laws and regulations oblige us to store your personal data.

You can request to be provided with information about data which we store/process about you. In addition, you have the right to have any personal data blocked or deleted, to object to the processing of your data, to have any incorrect data corrected and the right to have your data transferred to a third party.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us an email that credibly shows the error. You likewise have the right to request the correction of incorrect personal data.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before making corrections. Should you have other questions or concerns about this privacy statement or want to have your data deleted from our database, please send an email to privacy@apellis.com.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, if applicable. A list of European Union supervisory authorities is available here: https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en

We may update or amend this statement at any time by posting the amended statement on the Site.

International data transfers 

Apellis uses servers and other storage facilities in the United States and EU. Apellis may transfer personal information outside of its country of origin for the purposes, and in the manner, set out in this privacy statement, including for processing and storage by service providers and affiliates in connection with such purposes. In all situations, Apellis takes reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. Such steps include, but are not limited to, implementing privacy, security, and contractual controls, as well as steps noted in this privacy statement, as required by applicable law.

Apellis endeavors to obtain assurances from its service providers and affiliates that they will safeguard personal information consistent with this privacy statement. An example of appropriate assurances that may be provided by service providers and affiliates includes a contractual obligation that they provide at least the same level of protection as is required by Apellis’s privacy principles set out in this privacy statement. Where Apellis has knowledge that a service provider or affiliate is using or disclosing personal information in a manner contrary to this privacy statement, Apellis will take appropriate steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure.

Security of your personal information 

The security of your personal information is important to us. We take reasonable steps, including technical, administrative and physical safeguards, designed to protect the personal information submitted to us from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Such measures may include but are not limited to: the encryption of communications via SSL, encryption of information while it is in storage, firewalls, access controls, separation of duties, and similar security protocols. However, no method of security or method of transmission over the Internet is entirely secure. You should always use caution when transmitting personal information over the Internet.

Contact Us

Before sending an e-mail, please be aware of the following:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or concerns about the way Apellis processes your personal information, or require assistance in managing your privacy choices, please get in touch with us at:

Apellis International GmbH 

Zählerweg 10, 6300 Zug 
Switzerland CH-6302  
Email: info@apellis.com 

Our data protection officer can be contacted as follows:  
E-mail: privacy@apellis.com 

Our EU Data Privacy Representative can be contacted as follows:  
ALG Manousakis Law Firm,  
16, Laodikias Str., Athens,  
P.O. 11528, Greece 
Email: dataprivacy@alg.gr