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Privacy Statement


1. Name and contact data of the person responsible for the processing as well as the company data security officer

This data security notice is applicable for data processing by:

The person responsible: Schlote Holding GmbH (hereafter referred to as: Schlote), Carl-Zeiss-Straße 1, 31177 Harsum, Germany

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Telephone: +49 (0) 51 27 / 9 71-0 Fax: +49 (0) 51 27 / 9 71-390

The Schlote company data security officer may be reached at the following address or alternatively at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

datenschutz nord GmbH, Konsul-Smidt-Str. 88, 28217 Bremen


2. Collection and saving of personal data as well as the type and purpose of their use

2.1 When visiting the website

When accessing our website www.schlote-gruppe.com information is automatically sent by the browser used on your end device to our website‘s server. This information is saved temporarily in what is referred to as a logfile. In this context, the following information will be collected without action on your part and saved until it is deleted automatically:

  • the IP address of the accessing computer,
  • the date and time of the access,
  • the name and URL of the called up file,
  • the website from which the access is effected (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and where applicable your computer’s operating system as well as the name of your access provider.

The specified data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

  • ensuring the seamless establishment of a connection to the website,
  • ensuring that our website is convenient to use,
  • evaluating the system security and stability as well as for further administrative purposes. The legal basis for data processing is art. 6 section 1.1.f DSGVO [Datenschutz-Grundverordnung - General Data Protection Regulation].

Our legitimate interest ensues from the purposes listed above with respect to data collection. On no account shall we use the collected data for the purpose of making inferences about your person. Moreover, we use cookies when you visit our website as well as analysis services. You can obtain further details under clause 4 and 5 of this data protection statement.


3. Transmission of data

Transmission of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those referred to below shall not take place.

We shall solely transmit your personal data to third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent for this under art. 6 section 1 clause 1a DSGVO,
  • the transmission under art. 6 section 1 clause 1f DSGVO concerning the assertion, exercising or defence of legal claims is necessary and there are no grounds to assume that you have a prevailing protectable interest in the non-transmission of your data,
  • for the case where there is a statutory obligation for the transmission under art. 6 section 1 clause 1c DSGVO and
  • this is permissible under law and required under art. 6 section 1 clause 1b DSGVO for the handling of the contractual relations with you.


4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These consist in small files automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or the like) when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device and do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malware. Information which comes from the specifically used end device is stored in the cookie. However, this does not mean that we directly obtain knowledge of your identity through this.

The use of cookies serves to design the use of our offering to make it more convenient for you. Thus, we use what are referred to as session cookies in order to determine that you have visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after you leave our site. Moreover, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user friendliness, which are stored on your end device for a specific period. Should you visit our site again in order to take advantage of our services it will be automatically detected that you have already come to see us and what inputs and settings you activated in order not to have to input them again. On the other hand, we use cookies in order to record our website use statistics and for the purposes of evaluating the optimisation of our offering for you (see clause 5). These cookies enable us to automatically detect that you have already been to see us when you visit our site again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time.

The data processed by cookies are necessary for the specified purposes with a view to safeguarding our legitimate interests as well as third parties under art. 6 section 1 clause 1f DSGVO.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or an indication always appears before a new cookie is downloaded. The complete deactivation of cookies can however lead to you not being able to use all the functions of our website.


5. Analysis tools

5.1 Tracking tools

The tracking measures specified hereafter and used by us shall be conducted on the basis of art. 6 section 1 clause 1f DSGVO. By means of the tracking measures we use we wish to ensure the design of our website is in line with users’ needs and supports its continuing optimisation. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures in order to record our website use statistics and for the purposes of evaluating the optimisation of our offering for you. These interests shall be deemed as eligible as defined by the aforementioned legislation. The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be derived from the relevant tracking tools.


5.1.1 Google Analytics

For the purposes of designing of our website in line with users’ needs and the continuing optimisation of it we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereafter referred to as: “Google”). In connection with this, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies used (see under clause 4).

The information created by the cookie about your use of this website, such as the

  • browser type / version,
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL (the page previously visited),
  • hostname of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • time of the server request,

will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The information will be used in order to evaluate the use of the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and with a view to providing further services associated with the use of the website and internet use for the purposes of market research and designing these webpages in line with users’ needs. This information shall also be transmitted to third parties where applicable if this is required by law or if third parties have been commissioned to process these data. On no account will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses shall be anonymised so that an attribution is not possible (IP masking). You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate adjustments to the browser software; however we would draw your attention to the fact that where applicable in this case it may not be possible to use all of the functions of this website to their full extent. Moreover, you can prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). As an alternative to the browser add-on, in particular with respect to browsers on mobile end devices, you can also prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt out cookie is installed which prevents the future recording of your data when visiting this website. The opt out cookie solely applies in this browser and only for our website and will be stored on your device. Should you delete the cookies in this browser you must install the opt out cookie again. You can find further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics on Google Analytics Help, for instance (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de).


6. Rights of the persons concerned

You are entitled to the following:

  • under art. 15 DSGVO - to ask to be informed about the personal data processed by us. In particular, you can obtain information about the purposes of the processing, the category of the personal data, the categories of recipients in relation to which your data has been or will be disclosed and the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to rectify, delete or restrict the processing or to object, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if these have not been collected by us as well as the existence of an automated decision making system including profiling and where applicable to request meaningful information regarding their details;
  • under art. 16 DSGVO - without delay to require the correction of incorrect or completion of your personal data stored with us;
  • under art. 17 DSGVO – to require the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless the processing is required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, on grounds of the public interest or for the purposes of the assertion, exercising or defence of legal claims;
  • under art. 18 DSGVO – to require the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the correctness of your data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, however you refuse to have them deleted and we no longer require the data, however you require these for the purposes of the assertion, exercising or defence of legal claims or you have lodged an objection against this processing under art. 21 DSGVO;
  • under art. 20 DSGVO – to receive your personal data that you have provided us with in a structured, well-established and machine readable format or require the transmission to another responsible person;
  • under art. 7 section 3 DSGVO - to revoke your consent that was once granted at any time in relation to us. This results in us no longer being able to continue the data processing in future, on which this consent is based on and
  • Under art. 77 DSGVO – to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, for this purpose you can apply to the supervisory authority for your usual place of residence or workplace or our company domicile.


7. Right to object

If your personal data are processed on the basis of eligible interests under art. 6 section 1 clause 1f DSGVO, under art. 21 DSGVO you are entitled to submit an objection against the processing of your personal data if there are grounds therefor, which derive from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case you have a general right to object which will be implemented by us without stating a specific situation. Should you wish to take advantage of your right of rescission or to object an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is sufficient.


8. The currency and amendment of this data protection statement

This data protection statement is currently applicable and the version is as at May 2018. Due to the further development of our website and offerings pertaining to this or on grounds of amended statutory or regulatory specifications it can become necessary to amend this data protection statement. You can download and printout the currently applicable data protection statement at any time from the website at www.schlote-gruppe.com/en/privacy-statement.html.