Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Their contact data can be found in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected by you communicating it to us. This may involve data that you enter in a contact form, for example.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser,
operating system or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to ensure that the website is error-free. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regard to your data?
You have the right at any time and free of charge to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data.
You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint
for this and other questions on the subject of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to appeal to the responsible supervisory authority.
In addition, you have the right, under certain circumstances, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
For details please refer to the data protection declaration under “Right to limitation of processing”.
Third-party analysis tools and tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily with cookies and so-called analysis programs.
The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or
prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information on this can be found in the following privacy statement. You can object to this analysis.
We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data
protection regulations as well as this data protection explanation. If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data is data with which
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection of the data
against access by third parties is not possible.
Note on the responsible authority
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
WIWOX GmbH Surface Systems
Niermannsweg 3-5, D-40699 Erkrath
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes
and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal
e-mail notification to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to object to data collection in special cases and to direct advertising (Art. 21 DSGVO)
If data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data
for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The respective legal basis on which a processing is based
can be found in this data protection declaration. If you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data concerned unless we can prove
compelling reasons for the processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves the assertion,
exercise or defence of legal claims (objection according to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO). If your personal data are processed for the purpose of direct advertising,
you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar
as it is connected with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for direct marketing purposes
(objection according to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO).
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of infringements of the DSGVO, the persons concerned have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their
habitual residence, workplace or place of presumed infringement. The right of appeal shall be without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data transferability
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to
a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person,
this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.
Information, blocking, deletion and correction
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and
recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the
address given in the imprint for this and other questions on the subject of personal data.
Right to limitation of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
The right to restriction of the processing exists in the following cases:
If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to verify this.
For the duration of the check, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data..
If the processing of your personal data has taken place unlawfully,
you can demand the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it for the exercise, defence or assertion of legal claims,
you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
If you have filed an objection in accordance with Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, you must weigh your interests against ours. As long as it
is not yet clear whose interests predominate, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, such data may not be processed – apart from its storage – without your consent
or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal rights or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of
an important public interest of the European Union or a Member State.
Objection to advertising e-mails
We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and
information material. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing
of spam and other similar advertising materials.
Legally required data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Schlachthofstraße 23a, D-42651 Solingen
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make
our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser. Most of the cookies
we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them.
These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and
only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies
when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted. Cookies which are necessary for the electronic
communication process or for the provision of certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of
Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and
optimised provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored,
these are dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files,
which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Hostname of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
This data will not be merged with other data sources. This data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
The website operator has a justified interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimisation of his website –
for this purpose the server log files must be recorded.
Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request including all personal data (name, request) will be stored
and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO if your request is related to the performance of a contract
or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, processing is based on your consent
(Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO),
as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of enquiries addressed to us.
The data you send us via contact requests will remain with us until you request deletion,
revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed).
Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify
that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected or will only be collected
on a voluntary basis. We use these data exclusively for the dispatch of the requested information and do not pass these on to third parties.
The data entered in the newsletter registration form will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).
You can revoke your consent to the storage of data, e-mail address and their use to send the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe”
link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter
and deleted after you cancel the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes remain unaffected by this.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. Google may consolidate these data in a profile that is allocated to the respective user or the user’s device.
Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.
This analysis tool is used on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and the operator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g., an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.
Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/.
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyze your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.
You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Contract data processing
We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.
Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g., DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 26 months. For details, please click the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=en