1. General details and required information

a) Naming of the data controller

The data controller for this website is:
Kehn 20
47918 Tönisvorst

The data controller is the natural or legal entity who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).

The data controller can be reached at

b) Data privacy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. When you use this website, different types of personal data is collected. Personal data is data that can be used to identify you personally. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done. We advise you that data transmission on the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may be subject to security gaps. Full protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible. Queries can be sent to us via the contact form we have provided. The personal data you provide will be stored and processed on the basis of Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR for the purpose of processing an enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries. Please note that email communication can have security gaps. Our website uses SSL encryption to help prevent unauthorised access to information for secure transmission of your data. If you send us a contact request by email or provide your email address as a means of contact, we assume that we are authorised to respond to your request by email. If the email contact is intended to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR. When we receive an email, we assume that we are authorised to reply by email.

2. Rights of the data subject

a) You have the following rights:

  • In accordance with Article 7(3) of the GDPR, you have the right at any time to revoke the consent you have given us. We can then no longer process in the future any data that was based on this consent.
  • In accordance with Article 15 of the GDPR, you have the right to request information about the personal data being processed by us. In particular, you can request information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about its details.
  • In accordance with Article 16 of the GDPR, you have the right to demand the immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us.
  • In accordance with Article 17 of the GDPR, you have the right request deletion of your personal data stored by us unless its processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, or to comply with a legal obligation, or for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
  • In accordance with Article 18 of the GDPR, you have the right to request restrictions on the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful, you object to its deletion because we no longer require the data but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Article 21 of the GDPR.
  • In accordance with Article 20 of the GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller.
  • In accordance with Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. To do so, you can generally contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our company headquarters.

b) Information on your right to object according to Article 21 of the GDPR

You also have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is being undertaken on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) of the GDPR (data processing in the public interest) and Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests); this also applies to profiling under Article 4(4) of the GDPR. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. If your objection is to the processing of data for the purpose of direct marketing, we will immediately stop the processing. In this case, it is not necessary to specify a particular situation. This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If you wish to exercise your right to object, simply send an email to

c) Right of complaint to the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law in Germany is the State Data Protection Commissioner (Landesdatenschutzbeauftragte) of the federal state in which our company is based. If you require assistance, please contact the following office:

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen
Kavalleriestraße 2-4
40213 Düsseldorf

3. Data collection on our website

a) Analysis tools and third-party tools

When visiting our website, your browsing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is primarily done with cookies and what are known as analysis programs. Analysis of your browsing behaviour is usually anonymous; browsing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by choosing not to use certain tools.

b) SSL and/or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL and/or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as orders or enquiries that you send to us as the site operator. An encrypted connection can be recognised by the address line of the browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL and/or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

c) Cookies

Internet pages sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser, but they do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Most of the cookies we use are known as “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about cookies setting and only allow cookies in specific cases, exclude acceptance of cookies for specific or general cases, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited. Cookies required to perform electronic communications or to provide certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. As the website owner, we have a legitimate interest in storing cookies for a technically error-free and optimised provision of our services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyse your browsing behaviour) are stored, these are dealt with separately in this data privacy policy.

d) Server log files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in what are known as server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system in use
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources, which means that the data cannot be assigned to specific individuals. If there are specific indications of illegal use, we reserve the right to check the data retrospectively. The basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

e) Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the form, including the contact details you have provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up enquiries. These details (telephone number, address, e-mail address) may be used by the company KIRITEC to contact you.
We will not share the collected data without your consent. The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. A simple email sent to us will be sufficient here. Legitimate data processing operations carried out until the revocation remain unaffected by the revocation. The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after we have completed processing your enquiry). Binding legal provisions, especially retention periods, remain unaffected.

f) Newsletter data

You have an option on the website to subscribe to our newsletter mailing service. We then require your email address as well as information that allows us to check that you really are the owner of the specified email address and that you also agree to receive the newsletter. No other personal data is collected. The data collected will be used by us exclusively for the purpose of sending requested information and will not be passed on to third parties. The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR). You can withdraw your consent to storing the data, the email address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example, by following the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

5. Analysis tools and tools from third parties

a) Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable your website usage to be analysed. Information generated by the cookie on your website usage is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. The website owner’s legitimate interest in analysing usage is to optimise both its website and its advertising. IP anonymisation 
We have enabled the IP anonymisation function on this website. This means that your IP address, before being transmitted to the USA, will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the website owner, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your website usage, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website owner. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Browser plugin 
You may refuse cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that by doing so you may not be able to use the website’s full functionality. You can also prevent data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: You can prevent your data from being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent your data from being collected during future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics. Note that deleting cookies in your browser also deletes this cookie and a new opt-out cookie must be set. You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in Google’s privacy policy: Commissioned data processing 
We have agreed a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

b) Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for uniformly displaying fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. To do this, your browser must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online content. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy:

c) Google Maps

This site uses the map service Google Maps via an interface. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use Google Maps functions requires the saving of your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission. Google Maps is used in the interest of attractively presenting our online content and making it easy to find the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. More information on the handling of user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy:

d) Facebook

Social media plugins from Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, Europe (hereinafter referred to as “Facebook”) are used on our website to make its use more personal. We use a Facebook button for this purpose. The button can be recognised by a white “f” on a blue background. When you visit a page on our website, no connection is established with the Facebook servers. If you click on the corresponding button, you will be redirected to a Facebook website. You can then either share or like our content by clicking on it again. We have no influence over the processing of personal data on third-party websites. By accessing the Facebook website, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. Facebook complies with the data protection provisions of the “US Privacy Shield” programme from the US Department of Commerce. If you are logged in to Facebook and interact with the plugins on the Facebook website, for example, by clicking the Facebook button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be published on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends. Facebook may use this information for advertising, market research and to tailor the Facebook pages to your needs. Facebook therefore creates usage, interest and relationship profiles for this purpose, e.g., to evaluate your website usage with regard to advertisements displayed to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and to provide other services associated with the use of Facebook. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy.

e) YouTube

Our site uses the provider YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, to include videos. Normally, when you access a page with embedded videos, your IP address is sent to YouTube and cookies are installed on your computer. When you click on videos, your IP address is transmitted to YouTube and YouTube is informed that you have viewed the video. If you are logged in to YouTube, this information will also be assigned to your user account (you can prevent this by logging out of YouTube before viewing the video). We have no knowledge of and no influence on the collection and use of your data by YouTube. You can find more information in YouTube’s privacy policy at We also refer to our information in this privacy policy regarding the handling and deactivation of cookies.