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Data pro­tection declaration

Name and contact details of the person respon­sible for pro­cessing and the company data pro­tection officer

This data pro­tection infor­mation applies to data pro­cessing by:
Person respon­sible according to Art. 4 para. 7 EU General Data Pro­tection Regu­lation (GDPR):
Metall­technik Schmidt GmbH & Co KG

The company data pro­tection officer is available at the above address, or via the Email address:

Coll­ection and storage of per­sonal data and the nature and purpose of their use

When you visit our website

When you visit our website – – infor­mation is auto­ma­ti­cally sent to the server of our website by the browser used on your end device. This infor­mation is tem­po­r­arily stored in a so-called log file. The fol­lowing infor­mation is coll­ected without your inter­vention and stored until it is auto­ma­ti­cally deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the accessed file,
  • Website from which the access takes place (referrer URL),
  • Browser used and, if appli­cable, the ope­rating system of your com­puter and the name of your access provider.

We process the afo­re­men­tioned data for the fol­lowing purposes:

  • To ensure smooth con­nection of the website,
  • To ensure con­ve­nient use of our website,
  • To eva­luate the system security and sta­bility and
  • For other admi­nis­trative purposes.

The legal basis for the data pro­cessing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legi­timate interest follows from the above listed pur­poses for data coll­ection. Under no cir­cum­s­tances do we use the coll­ected data for the purpose of drawing con­clu­sions about your person. Fur­thermore, we use cookies and ana­lysis ser­vices when you visit our website. For further details, please refer to parts 4 and 5 of this Data pro­tection declaration.

Transfer of data

Your per­sonal data will not be trans­ferred to third parties for pur­poses other than those listed below. We will only pass on your per­sonal data to third parties if:

  • You have pro­vided your per­sonal data according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR with your express consent,
  • The dis­closure of the infor­mation in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an over­riding interest worthy of pro­tection in the non-dis­closure of your data,
  • In the event that the dis­closure is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c GDPR because a legal obli­gation to do so ius extant, and
  • This is legally per­mis­sible and, according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR, is required for the pro­cessing of con­tractual rela­ti­onships with you.


We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser creates auto­ma­ti­cally and that are stored on your device (PC, laptop, tablet, smart­phone or other device)whenyou visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

Infor­mation in con­nection with the spe­ci­fi­cally used end-user device is stored in the cookie. This does not mean, however, that we obtain imme­diate know­ledge of your identity.

The use of cookies serves to make the use of our offer more con­ve­nient for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to reco­gnise that you have already visited par­ti­cular pages of our website. These are auto­ma­ti­cally deleted after closing the browser.

Fur­thermore, we use tem­porary cookies which are deleted after 24 hours.

The data pro­cessed by cookies are necessary for the pur­poses men­tioned above to safe­guard our legi­timate inte­rests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Most browsers auto­ma­ti­cally accept cookies. However, you can con­figure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your com­puter or so that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. None­theless, com­pletely deac­ti­vating cookies may mean that you will not be able to use all the func­tions of our website.

Ana­lysis tools

a) Tracking tools

The tracking mea­sures listed below and used by us are exe­cuted based on Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. With the tracking mea­sures we use, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of our cus­tomers and is con­ti­nuously opti­mised. Fur­thermore, we use tracking mea­sures to record the use of our website sta­tis­ti­cally and to eva­luate it for the purpose of opti­mising our offer for you. These inte­rests are to be con­sidered legi­timate within the meaning of the above pro­vision. The respective data pro­cessing pur­poses and data cate­gories can be found in the cor­re­sponding tracking tools.

b) 1 & 1 WebAnalytics

For the purpose of designing our pages in line with requi­re­ments and con­ti­nuously opti­mising them, we use 1 & 1 Web­Ana­lytics, a web ana­lysis service of 1 & 1 Internet SE ( (Elgen­dorfer Str. 57, 56410 Mon­tabaur, Germany; her­ein­after 1 & 1). In this context, the fol­lowing data is collected

  • Referrer (pre­viously visited website)
  • Requested website or file
  • Browser type and browser version
  • Ope­rating system used
  • Device type used
  • Time of access
  • IP address in anony­mised form (is only used to determine the location of access)

The infor­mation is coll­ected exclu­sively for sta­tis­tical eva­luation and tech­nical opti­mi­sation of the web offer.
Per­sonal data (cookies) are not stored. Data will not be passed on to third parties.

c) Google Maps

This website con­tains the Google Maps service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphi­theatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, U.S.A. Through this service you can get direc­tions to our loca­tions. Data is trans­ferred to the pro­vider Google LLC for this purpose. This includes in par­ti­cular your IP addresses and the location data you have pro­vided. However, the data will only be trans­mitted with your consent, which you give by cli­cking on the button “Route planner” and “View larger map”. Data trans­mitted to Google LLC in this context may be pro­cessed in the USA.

The privacy policy of Google LLC can be found here:

d) Google Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts to display the font. These are pro­vided by Google ( To do this, your browser loads the required web font into your browser cache when you call up our site. This is necessary so that your browser can also display a visually improved repre­sen­tation of our texts. If your browser does not support this function, a standard font is used by your com­puter for display.

Further infor­mation about Google Web Fonts can be found at
General infor­mation on data pro­tection at Google can be found at

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to:

  • Infor­mation (according to Art. 15 GDPR) about your per­sonal data pro­cessed by us. In par­ti­cular, you may request infor­mation as to the pur­poses of the pro­cessing, the category of per­sonal data, the cate­gories of reci­pients to whom your data have been or will be dis­c­losed, the envi­saged storage period, the exis­tence of a right of rec­ti­fi­cation, deletion, limi­tation of pro­cessing or oppo­sition, the exis­tence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not coll­ected from us, and the exis­tence of auto­mated decision making including pro­filing and, if appli­cable, meaningful infor­mation on the details thereof;
  • Rec­ti­fi­cation (pur­suant to Art. 16 GDPR) of incorrect data, or to request the com­pletion of your per­sonal data stored with us;
  • Deletion (according to Art. 17 GDPR) of your per­sonal data stored by us, unless the pro­cessing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and infor­mation, to fulfil a legal obli­gation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • Rest­riction (pur­suant to Art. 18 GDPR) of the pro­cessing of your per­sonal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if the pro­cessing is unlawful but you refuse to have it deleted and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the pro­cessing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • Trans­mission (pur­suant to Art. 20 GDPR) of your per­sonal data that you have pro­vided us with, in a struc­tured, common and machine-rea­dable format, or to request that it be trans­ferred to another respon­sible party;
  • Revo­cation (pur­suant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR) of your once granted consent. As a con­se­quence, we may no longer con­tinue the data pro­cessing based on this consent for the future;
  • Com­plaint (according to Art. 77 GDPR) with a super­visory aut­hority. As a rule, you can contact the super­visory aut­hority of your usual place of resi­dence or work­place or our company head­quarters for this purpose.

Right of objection

If your per­sonal data is pro­cessed based on legi­timate inte­rests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right, in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the pro­cessing of your per­sonal data for reasons arising from your par­ti­cular situation or if the objection is directed against direct mar­keting. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be imple­mented by us without having to specify a special situation. If you wish to exercise your right of with­drawal or objection, it is suf­fi­cient to send an email to:

Data security

We use the wide­spread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) pro­cedure within the website visit in con­nection with the highest encryption level sup­ported by your browser. Usually this is a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256 bit encryption, we use 128 bit v3 tech­nology instead. You can tell whether an indi­vidual page of our website is trans­mitted in encrypted form by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser. We also use appro­priate tech­nical and orga­ni­sa­tional security mea­sures to protect your data against acci­dental or inten­tional mani­pu­lation, partial or com­plete loss, des­truction or unaut­ho­rised access by third parties. Our security mea­sures are con­ti­nuously improved in line with tech­no­lo­gical developments.

Up-to-dateness and amendment of this data pro­tection declaration

This data pro­tection decla­ration is curr­ently valid with June 2018 status. Due to the further deve­lo­pment of our website and offers above or due to amended legal or official requi­re­ments, it may become necessary to amend this data pro­tection declaration.

Metall­technik Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG . Schul­straße 41 . D‑70794 Fil­der­stadt . Phone: +49 711 779 907–0 . Email: