Privacy Statements

1. Name and Address of the Person Respons­ible

L. Brügge­mann GmbH & Co. KG
Salzstr. 131
74076 Heil­bronn, Germany
phone: +49 7131 15 75 0 
fax: +49 7131 15 75 111
E-Mail: info@bruegge­mann.com
Repres­ent­ative of the respons­ible person is the managing director: Dr. Josef Berg­hofer, Joachim Hofmann

2. Data Protec­tion Officer

The L. Brügge­mann GmbH & Co. KG has appointed a data protec­tion officer. You can reach him at the e-mail address datens­chutz@bruegge­mann.com or via our postal address with the addi­tion "the data protec­tion officer".

3. Processing of Personal Data

3.1. Visiting our Website

3.1.1. Scope of Data Processing
When you visit our website, your browser also trans­mits certain data to our web server for tech­nical reasons. This involves the following data (so-called server log files):

  • IP address, this is shortened, there­fore a personal refer­ence is no longer possible
  • Date and time of the request
  • Oper­ating system and its access status / HTTP status code
  • Browser, language and version of the browser soft­ware
  • Number of visits
  • Time spent on the website   

3.1.2. Purpose of Data Processing
The storage of this data in log files is neces­sary to ensure the func­tion­ality of the website. They serve us to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our inform­a­tion tech­no­logy systems.

3.1.3. Legal Basis for Processing
We collect this data on the basis of our legit­imate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO in order to be able to display our website and to guar­antee its security.

3.1.4. Dura­tion of Storage
Inform­a­tion in the log files is used for security reasons (e.g. to clarify abuse or fraud) for a maximum period of seven days. 
Data whose further storage is neces­sary for evid­ence purposes are excluded from dele­tion until the respective incident has been finally clari­fied.

3.1.5. Poss­ib­ility of Objec­tion and Removal
The collec­tion of data for the provi­sion of the website and its storage in log files is mandatory for oper­a­tion for tech­nical reasons. Consequently, there is no possib­ility of objec­tion on the part of the user.

3.2. Contact Form and E-Mail-Contact

3.2.1. Scope of Data Processing
If you use the contact form on our website, the following data will be processed by us: Name, company, street, zip code, city, country, tele­phone number, e-mail address and your message. Only e-mail address and your sent message are required fields.
Altern­at­ively, you can contact us via the e-mail addresses provided. In these cases the personal data of the sender trans­mitted with the e-mail will be processed. 
In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data are used exclus­ively for the processing of the conver­sa­tion and for the treat­ment of the request.

3.2.2. Purpose of Data Processing
The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us for the treat­ment of the estab­lish­ment of contact. If you contact us by e-mail, this is also the neces­sary legit­imate interest in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process (e.g. shortened IP address, date, time) serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and ensure the security of our inform­a­tion tech­no­logy systems.

3.2.3. Legal Basis for Data Processing
When contacting us (via contact form or e-mail), the user's details will be processed for the purpose of processing the contact request and its processing in accord­ance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO.

3.2.4. Dura­tion of Storage
We delete personal data if they are no longer required for the purpose of their collec­tion. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conver­sa­tion with the user has ended. The conver­sa­tion is termin­ated when it can be inferred from the circum­stances that the facts concerned or the request for inform­a­tion have been conclus­ively clari­fied. 

3.2.5. Poss­ib­ility of Objec­tion and Removal
You have the possib­ility to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. 
If you contact us via e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, of course, our conver­sa­tion can no longer be continued. Please send such a revoc­a­tion to daten-schutz@Bruegge­mann.com. All personal data stored in the course of estab­lishing contact will then be deleted.

3.3. Cookies

3.3.1. Scope of Data Processing
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any harmful soft­ware such as viruses. Cookies contain a char­ac­ter­istic sequence of char­ac­ters that enables the browser to be uniquely iden­ti­fied when the website is called up again. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be iden­ti­fied even after a page change. 
This is not done by assigning a cookie to you person­ally, but by assigning an iden­ti­fic­a­tion number to the cookie ("cookie ID"). The cookie ID is not merged with your name, IP address or similar data that would enable the cookie to be assigned to you. 
This website uses persistent cookies. 
Persistent cookies are auto­mat­ic­ally deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser. 

3.3.2. Purpose of Data Processing
We use cookies to make our website attractive and user-friendly, to improve it and to speed up enquiries.
Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be iden­ti­fied even after a page change. For these it is neces­sary that the browser is recog­nized also after a page change.

3.3.3. Legal Basis of Data Processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using tech­nic­ally neces­sary cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

3.3.4. Dura­tion of Storage
Session cookies are deleted as soon as the browser is closed.
Persistent cookies are auto­mat­ic­ally deleted after a specified period of time.

3.3.5. Poss­ib­ility of Objec­tion and Removal
As a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By chan­ging the settings in your Internet browser, you can set it so that Cookies are not saved at all or are auto­mat­ic­ally deleted at the end of your Internet session. To do this, select "do not accept cookies" in the settings of your browser.
Please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all func­tions of our website.

3.4. Webana­lyse 

3.4.1. Scope of Data Processing
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphi­theatre Parkway, Moun­tain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"), on our website.
Google analyses your use of our website on our behalf. We use cookies for this purpose.
The inform­a­tion collected by Google about your use of this website (e.g. the pages visited by us) is trans­ferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored, analysed and the results made avail­able to us in anonymous form. 
On our website we use the IP anonym­iz­a­tion offered by Google. Here your IP address is 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 is the full IP address trans­mitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
Google is certi­fied in the EU-US Privacy Shield, which guar­an­tees an appro­priate level of data protec­tion for data held by Google in the USA.

3.4.2. Purpose of Data Processing
On our behalf, Google uses this inform­a­tion to eval­uate the use of our website and to compile reports on the activ­ities within our website. This allows us to better design your online exper­i­ence and increase the usab­ility of our website.

3.4.3. Legal Basis for Processing
Our legit­imate interest in data processing by Google Analytics lies in the above-mentioned purposes. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

3.4.4. Dura­tion of Storage
Sessions and campaigns are termin­ated after a certain period of time. By default, sessions end after 30 minutes of inactivity and campaigns end after six months. The time limit for campaigns can be a maximum of two years.

3.4.5. Poss­ib­ility of Objec­tion and Removal
The IP address trans­mitted by your browser is not combined 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. You can also prevent the collec­tion by Google of the data gener­ated by the cookie and related to your use of our website as well as the processing of this data by Google by down­loading and installing the avail­able Google browser plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaop­tout?hl=en . 
If you wish to prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data in the future when you visit our website via various devices (in partic­ular mobile devices such as smart­phones or tablets), you must opt out on all systems used. 
Please note that this opt-out cookie only prevents web analysis as long as you have not deleted it. For more inform­a­tion about Google Analytics, please see the Google Analytics Terms of Use, the Google Analytics Security and Privacy Policy, and the Google Privacy State­ment.

4. Data Security

We take tech­nical, contrac­tual and organ­isa­tional meas­ures to ensure the security of data processing in accord­ance with the state of the art. In this way we ensure that the regu­la­tions of the data protec­tion laws, in partic­ular the basic data protec­tion regu­la­tion, are complied with and that the data processed by us are protected against destruc­tion, loss, alter­a­tion and unau­thor­ised access. These security meas­ures also include the encrypted trans­mis­sion of data between your browser and our servers. Please note that SSL encryp­tion is only activ­ated for trans­mis­sions over the Internet if the key symbol appears in the lower menu bar of your browser window and the address begins with https:// . SSL (Secure Socket Layer) uses encryp­tion tech­no­logy to protect data trans­mis­sion from illegal data access by third parties. If this option is not avail­able, you can also choose not to send certain data over the Internet.
All inform­a­tion that you transmit to us is stored and processed on our servers in the Federal Republic of Germany.

5. Passing on Data to Third Parties and Third-Party Providers

Data will only be passed on to third parties within the frame­work of legal require­ments. We only pass on user data to third parties if this is neces­sary for contrac­tual purposes, e.g. on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO or on the basis of justi­fied interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. DSGVO in the economic and effective oper­a­tion of our busi­ness.
Within the frame­work of order processing pursuant to Art. 28 DSGVO, we use subcon­tractors for the provi­sion of our services, in partic­ular for the oper­a­tion, main­ten­ance and hosting of the website. We have taken appro­priate legal precau­tions as well as appro­priate tech­nical and organ­isa­tional meas­ures to ensure the protec­tion of personal data in accord­ance with the relevant stat­utory provi­sions.

6. External Services and Contents on our Website

We include external services or content on our website. This is done on the basis of our legit­imate interests in the analysis, optim­isa­tion and economic oper­a­tion of our online offering in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
When using such a service or the display of third-party content, commu­nic­a­tion data such as date, time and IP address are exchanged between you and the respective provider for tech­nical reasons. This is in partic­ular your IP address, which is required for the present­a­tion of content in your browser.
It can be that the supplier of the respective services or contents of your data for further, own purposes processes. However, since we have no influ­ence on the data collected from third parties and their processing by these, we cannot make any binding state­ments regarding the purpose and scope of the processing of your data.
For further inform­a­tion on the purpose and scope of the collec­tion and processing of your data, please refer to the data protec­tion notices of the respective providers of the services or contents integ­rated by us who are respons­ible for data protec­tion.
The following list provides an over­view of third party providers as well as their contents and links to their data protec­tion declar­a­tions, which contain further inform­a­tion on the processing of data and possible objec­tions.

  • Videos from the "YouTube" plat­form of third-party provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphi­theatre Park-way, Moun­tain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy, Opt-Out: https://adsset­tings.google.com/authen­ticate.
  • Fonts from "fonts.com", a service of Mono­type Imaging Inc., 600 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, Massachu­setts 01801 USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.mono­type.com/de/recht­sh­in­weise/datens­chutzricht­linie/
  • Google reCAPTCHA Dienst von Google LCC, Amphi­theatre Parkway, Moun­tain View, CA 94043, USA, Datens­chutzricht­linie: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

7. Your Rights

If we process personal data from you, you are the data subject within the meaning of the Basic Data Protec­tion Ordin­ance (DSGVO) and you have the following rights vis-à-vis us in respect of the personal data affecting you:

  • Right to inform­a­tion (Art. 15 DSGVO)
  • Right to recti­fic­a­tion (Art. 16 DSGVO)
  • Right to cancel­la­tion (Art. 17 DSGVO)
  • Right to limit­a­tion of processing (Art. 18 DSGVO),
  • Right to data trans­fer­ab­ility (Art. 20 DSGVO)
  • Right to object to the processing (Art. 21 DSGVO)

You also have the right to complain to a data protec­tion super­visory authority about the processing of your personal data by us..

8. Changes to the Data Protec­tion Declar­a­tion

We reserve the right to change the data protec­tion declar­a­tion in order to adapt it to changed legal situ­ations or in the event of changes to the service or data processing. However, this only applies to declar­a­tions on data processing. Insofar as user consent is required or compon­ents of the data protec­tion declar­a­tion contain provi­sions governing the contrac­tual rela­tion­ship with users, changes shall only be made with user consent.
Please inform your­self regu­larly about the content of the data protec­tion declar­a­tion.