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Privacy Policy

Stand: May 2018

This data protection declaration explains to you the type, scope and purpose of the processing of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) by us and your rights in this regard.

1. Who is responsible for data processing and who can I contact?

Responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation is:

Scharpenack GmbH
Essener Straße 60
42327 Wuppertal

Telephone: 0202 – 27 02 58 23
Fax: 0202 – 27 02 71 51


If you would like to object to the collection, processing or use of your data in accordance with the data protection regulations as a whole or for individual measures, send your objection to the above address or by email to the above email address.

2. On what legal basis do we process your data?

First of all, we will inform you of the legal basis of our data processing in accordance with Art. 13 GDPR. If the legal basis is not explicitly mentioned in this data protection declaration, the following applies: If you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data, the legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. Our services and implementation of contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is the legal basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. The legal basis for safeguarding our legitimate interests is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR. If the processing of personal data is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person, Article 6 (1) (d) GDPR serves as the legal basis.

If processing takes place on the basis of your consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future. You can send your revocation by post to the above address or by email to the above email address.

In the event that we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties) as part of our processing, transmit data to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this is done exclusively on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of Data to third parties, such as payment service providers, according to Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. etc. according to Art 6 Para. 1 lit. C GDPR).

In the event that we commission third parties to process data, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR. (so-called “order processing”).

3. Which data are processed?

Cookies We use cookies on our website. This is done in order to be able to assign inquiries and requirements of the interested party. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. The use of cookies enables us to measure the frequency of page views and general navigation. We would like to point out that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your computer system, mostly so-called “session cookies”. “Session cookies” are characterised by the fact that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer system and enable us to recognise your computer system on your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). If your browser allows this, you can reject cookies at any time. Please note that certain functions of this website may not be able to be used or only to a limited extent if your browser is set so that no cookies (from our website) are accepted.

Hosting The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer. For these purposes, we or our hosting provider process your data on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of an order processing contract).

Collection of access data and log files We, or our hosting provider, collect data on every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files) on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. The access data includes the date and time of access, the name of the accessed website, the amount of data transferred, the notification of successful access, the browser type and version, the user’s operating system, the previously visited page (so-called “referrer URL”), the IP -Address and the requesting provider. Log file information is saved for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. Data, the further storage of which is necessary for evidence purposes, are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.

Contact When contacting us (e.g. via the contact form, email, telephone or via social media), the information provided by the user is processed in order to process and process the contact request in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.b) GDPR. The data will be deleted after your request has been processed.

We do not pass on this data without your consent. You can revoke this consent at any time without giving reasons. An informal e-mail to us is sufficient for this. The legality of the data processing operations carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

4. How safe is my data?

For security reasons, all data that you provide to us are encrypted and transmitted using the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method. SSL is a tried and tested encryption system that is used around the world, with the help of which your browser automatically encrypts your data before sending it to us. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http: //” to “https: //” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

5. What rights do I have as a data subject?

Anytime, you can:

• Receive information about the data you have stored or processed by us
• Request correction or deletion of your data
• Request restriction of the processing of your data
• Raise an objection to the processing of your data
• Demand the portability of your data
• Submit a complaint to the data protection supervisory authority. Your competent supervisory authority is that of your place of residence. A list of the supervisory authorities can be found here:

6. How long will my data be saved?

The data processed by us will be deleted or restricted in their processing in accordance with Art. 17 and 18 GDPR. As soon as the data is no longer required for its intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements, the data stored by us will be deleted. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons. According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage takes place in particular for 6 years according to § 257 Abs. 1 HGB and for 10 years according to § 147 Abs. 1 AO.

7. Web analytic tools

We have integrated various analysis services from our website. The services collect information about your visit to our website so that we can understand the functionality of our website and make it more user-friendly. The data processing is carried out exclusively for statistical purposes. Your IP address is therefore shortened by the last octet by default. so that the previously personal user data is anonymized directly and no assignment to an individual user can be made.

The data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising.

The following analysis services are integrated on our website:

Google Analytics with anonymisation function

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter “Google”).

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee that it will comply with European data protection law. You can find more information on the Privacy Shield Agreement here:

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the online offer by the user is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile statistics on the activities within our online offer and to provide us with other services related to the use of this online offer and the internet. In doing so, pseudonymous user profiles can be created from the processed data. We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The IP address transmitted by the user’s browser will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the online offer and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you have to click this link again): Deactivate Google Analytics

For more information, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy:

8. Links

Our website contains links to websites of other providers to which this data protection declaration does not apply. After clicking on the integrated graphic, you will be redirected to the website of the respective provider, i.e. only then will user information be transmitted to the respective provider. For information on the handling of your personal data when using this website, please refer to the respective data protection provisions of the provider. Insofar as the collection, processing or use of personal data is associated with the use of the websites of other providers, please note the data protection information of the respective provider