Data Privacy

Röchling SE & Co. KG takes the protection of private data seriously. Special respect for the private sphere when processing personal data is of great importance to us. Personal data are used strictly in accordance with the requirements of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG): we are committed to treating such data confidentially. Ths Website may contain  links to the Websites of other providers to whom this data privacy policy does not apply.

Data collected and purpose of processing

When you visit the Röchling Website, general information is automatically collected that does not apply to you personally. The Webservers used routinely store the

  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • operating system of the accessing computer
  • browser version of the accessing computer
  • name of the file accessed
  • data and time of access
  • transmitted data quantity
  • referring URL

This information is evaluated anonymously. It is used to improve the attractiveness, contents and functionalities of our Website. If data and external service providers are to be disclosed to third parties, we have ensured by means of technical and organisational measures that the data protection requirements are adhered to. Only in the case of a cyber attack on our server will IP addresses be evaluated. These record data are regularly and promptly deleted.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data are collected only if you voluntarily and expressly agree to make them available to us yourself when registering, completing forms or sending emails to order products or services, make enquiries or request material. Users may revoke such agreement at any time with future effect.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

We use personal data only for this Website. We shall not pass on information to third parties without express agreement. If data are disclosed to service providers when processing order data, such service providers will be bound by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), other legal requirements and this data privacy policy. In some cases such recipients may be located abroad (third countries). The level of protection provided in Germany cannot always be guaranteed outside the EU. However, Röchling SE & Co. KG also always does everything in its power to adequately ensure that service providers outside the EU offer the same level of data protection as those in the EU. Personal data are collec ted and/or disclosed to government entities and authorities only if mandatorily required by law.

Use of cookies

We use cookies,  i.e. small files containing configuration information. They help determine user preferences and to realise special user functions. We do not collect personal information through cookies. If you do not want us to recognise your terminal device, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your device, to block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.. All the functions of the Website will work without cookies, although some user-defined properties and settings will then not be available.

Web analysis - Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer, to help the Website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by a cookie about your use of the Website will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the USA.

We use Google Analytics only with activated IP anonymisation. However, your IP address will be shortened within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to and shortened on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator to evaluate your use of the Website, to collect reports on Website activities and to  inform the Website operator of other services connected with use of the Website and the Internet. The IP address provided by your browser for the purposes of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. Please note however that, if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this Website. You can also prevent the collection of and transmission to Google of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the Website and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: (

You can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: Deactivate Google Analytics.
This will set up an opt-out cookie that prevents future collection of your data when visiting this Website. 

For further information about the use of data for advertising purposes by Google and about possible settings and objections, please go to the Google Websites at:
("Use of data by Google during your use of Websites or our partners' apps"), ("Use of data for advertising purposes"), ("Managing information used by Google to display advertisements to you") and ("Decide which advertisements Google displays to you").



To incorporate videos, we use a YouTube plug-in operated by YouTube based at LLC 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you access a Website containing this plug-in, the YouTube server will be informed precisely about which page you have visited. If you have also been logged in with your YouTube account, this will enable Google to assign your surfing behaviour to your user profile. This can be prevented by logging out of your YouTube account first.

For further information about the collection and use of your data by Google please go to the information on data privacy at

Safe and responsible conduct on the Internet

Röchling SE & Co. KG encourages parents, child-carers and child-minders to instruct children in the secure and responsible handling of personal data on the Internet. Children should not transmit any personal data to the Röchling SE & Co. KG Website without the consent of parents, child-carers or child-minders. We promise not to intentionally collect personal data from children, use such data in any way or make such data available to third parties without authorisation.

Links to other Websites

Our Website contains links to other Websites. We have no influence over whether their operators observe data privacy regulations. Such Websites are in most cases operated from abroad. The same level of data privacy cannot be guaranteed outside your home country as in it.

Contacting us

If you have any problems, questions, or suggestions, please send an email to communications(at) . The ongoing development of the Internet makes it necessary to modify our privacy policy from time to time. We reserve the right to make suitable changes at any time.


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