Thank you for your interest in our company and visiting our website www.lechler.com respectively eshop.lechler.de and/or the website(s) of our affiliates www.lechler.fr, www.lechler.es, www.lechleritalia.com, www.lechler.be, www.lechler-nozzles.nl, www.lechler.co.uk, www.lechler.se and www.lechler.fi. The protection of your personal data is an important matter to us. Personal data is information concerning personal or material relationships of a determined or determinable natural person. This includes e.g. name, address, telephone number and date of birth, but also all other data which can be linked to a determinable person.
Since personal data enjoys particular legal protection, it is collected by us only insofar as is required to provide our website and to render our services. We will outline below what personal information we record during your visit to our website and how we use this information.
Our data protection practices are consistent with legal regulations, in particular those of the Federal Data
Protection Act (BDSG), the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU (GDPR).
We will collect, process and store your personal data exclusively insofar as this is required for the functional
provision of this website and our content and services and for processing requests and, if necessary, processing
orders/contracts, but only insofar as there is a legitimate interest for doing so within the meaning of Art.
6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 f GDPR or another permission. Only when you have given your prior consent separately will
your personal data also be used for additional purposes precisely determined in the consent, e.g. for the
transmission of commercial information by newsletter.
1. Controller within the meaning of Art. 4 Paragraph 7 GDPR
The controller within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data protection laws of the Member States and other provisions under data protection law is:
Ulmer Straße 128
Fax: +49 (0) 71 23 / 9 62-444
2. Contact details of the data protection officer
Dudweilerstr. 17, 66111 Saarbrücken
3. Provision of the website and creation of log files
Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically records data and information of the computer system of the accessing computer. The following data are collected in doing so:
Scope of the processing of data
(1) Information concerning the browser type and the version used
(2) The operating system of the accessing device
(3) The IP address of the accessing device
(4) Date and time of access
(5) Websites and resources (images, files, additional page content) which were accessed on our website.
(6) Websites from where the system of the user arrived to our website (referrer tracking)
This data is stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with personal data of a specific user such that individual website visitors cannot be identified.
Art. 6 Paragraph 1 f GDPR (legitimate interest). Our legitimate interest is to ensure the following, outlined purpose is achieved.
Logging is carried out to maintain compatibility of our website for all visitors as far as possible and to combat misuse and for troubleshooting. To this end, it is necessary to log the technical data of the accessing computer in order to be able to respond as quickly as possible to display errors, attacks on our IT systems and/or errors in functionality on our website. We also use the data to optimise the website and to generally ensure the security of our computer systems.
The aforementioned technical data is erased as soon as it is no longer required to ensure compatibility of the website for all visitors, but at the latest 3 months following access to our website.
The possibilities to object and to rectify are based on the general regulations outlined in this data privacy
statement below on the right to object and the claim to erasure under data protection law.
4. Particular functions of our website
Our website offers you different functions during the usage of which your personal data is collected, processed and stored by us. We will explain below what happens with your data:
Scope of the processing of personal data
The data entered by you into our contact form.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Art. 6 Paragraph 1 a GDPR (tacit consent)
Purpose of data processing
We will use the data recorded via our contact form or via our contact forms only for processing specific contact requests that arrive via the contact form..
Duration of storage
The data collected will be immediately erased after your request has been processed, insofar as there is no legal retention period.
Possibility to object and to rectify
The possibilities to object and to rectify are based on the general regulations outlined in this data
privacy statement below on the right to object and the claim to erasure under data protection law.
5. Statistical evaluation of the visits to this website - web tracker
We collect, process and store the following data when this website or individual files on this website are accessed; IP address, website from where the file was accessed, name of the file, date and time of access, transferred data volume and notification concerning the success of access (so-called web log). We use this access data only in non-personalised form for the continuous improvement of our web service and for statistical purposes.
We also use the following web trackers to evaluate the visits to this website:
The EU Commission has determined that an adequate level of data protection can exist in the USA if the data processing company has submitted to the US-EU Privacy Shield Agreement and the data export to the USA has been made permissible in this way. This is the case with Google Ireland Limited. Regarding the web services integrated via Google Tag Manager, the regulations in the respective section of this data protection declaration apply. The tracking tools used in Google Tag Manager ensure that the IP address of Google Tag Manager is anonymized prior to transmission by IP anonymizing the source code. Google Tag Manager will only allow the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
6. Engaging external web services and processing of data outside of the EU
We use active Java Script content from external providers, so-called web services on our website. By accessing our website, these external providers may receive personal information concerning your visit to our website. Data may be processed outside of the EU in doing so. You can prevent this by installing a Java Script blocker such as e.g. the browser plug-in “NoScript” (www.noscript.net) or by deactivating Java Script in your browser. Doing so may result in functional limitations on websites that you visit.
We use the following external web services:
8. Data security and data protection, communication by e-mail
Your personal data is protected by technical and organisational measures during collection, storage and
processing such that they are not accessible to third parties. In the case of unencrypted communication by email,
complete data security cannot be ensured by us on the transfer path to our IT systems such that we recommend
encrypted communication or mail in the case of information with a high confidentiality requirement.
9. Automatic e-mail archiving
10. Revocation of consent - data access and modification request - erasure and locking of data
You have the right once per year to free access to your stored data and a right to, at any time, rectify, lock or erase your data. Your data will be erased by us upon first request, if there are no legal regulations opposing this. You may at any time revoke consent granted to us to use your personal data. You may, at any time, send access, erasure and rectification requests concerning your data and also suggestions to the following address:
Ulmer Straße 128
Tel.: +49 (0) 71 23 / 9 62-0
Fax: +49 (0) 71 23 / 9 62-444
11. Right to data transferability
You have the right that we make available to you the data concerning your person which you have transmitted to us
in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You may also request that we transfer this data to a third
party immediately on your first instruction, provided that the processing is based on a consent pursuant to Art. 6
para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR and the
processing is carried out by us within the framework of automated data processing.
When exercising this right of data transferability, you also have the right to have the personal data relating to you transferred directly by one responsible party to another responsible party, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons must not be affected by this.
The right to data transfer does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
12. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 para. 1 GDPR
If you suspect that your data is being illegally processed on our site, you can of course at any time bring about a judicial clarification of the problem. Irrespective of this, you have the option of contacting a supervisory authority. You have the right to lodge a complaint in the EU Member State of your place of residence, your place of work and/or the place of the alleged infringement, i.e. you can choose the supervisory authority to which you apply in the above-mentioned places. The supervisory authority to which the complaint was submitted will then inform you of the status and results of your complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Art. 78 GDPR.