Information on the collection of personal data
The information below will inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that is personally attributable to you, e.g., your name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior, etc.
The controller as defined by Article 4(7) of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Röchling SE & Co. KG, Richard-Wagner-Strasse 9, 68165 Mannheim, Germany, info(at)roechling.com.
You can contact our company’s data privacy officer at data-privacy(at)roechling.com or at roechling(at)team-datenschutz.com for matters addressed exclusively to the company’s data privacy officer or by mail at the above address directed to “c/o The Data Privacy Officer.”
When you contact us by e-mail or using a contact form, the information you provide (your e-mail address and your name and telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data that is collected in this context once storage is no longer required or limit the processing if there are statutory data retention requirements.
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data. For more on this, see below under B 1. (Information about your rights as the data subject)
Collected data and purpose of processing
If you are merely using the website for information (i.e., you do not register or otherwise provide us with information), we only collect the personal data that your browser needs to transmit to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure its stability and safety (the legal basis is the first sentence under item f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR):
This information will be evaluated anonymously. The data is used to improve the attractiveness, contents and functionality of our website. If data and external service providers must be disclosed, we have implemented technical and organizational measures to ensure the data protection regulations are observed. We will only evaluate the IP addresses in the case of a cyberattack on our servers. The log data is regularly and promptly deleted.
Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data that is not collected in accordance with the first sentence under item f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR will be collected only if you voluntarily and expressly agree to provide it; for example, as part of a registration, by filling out forms or sending e-mails to order products or services or send inquiries or request material. You may withdraw this consent at any time.
Disclosure of personal data to third parties
This website uses the following types of cookies, and the scope and function of these cookies are explained below:
– Transient cookies (see a)
– Persistent cookies (see b).
a) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They include, in particular, session cookies. Session cookies store a session identifier that can be used to assign various inquiries from your browser during the shared session. This allows your computer to be recognized when it returns to the website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified time period, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete these cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
You can configure your browser setting based on your preferences and refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies, for example, but please be aware that you might not be able to use all the functions of this website.
The flash cookies in use here are not captured in your browser, but rather in your flash plug-in. We also use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your device. These storage objects store the required data regardless of your browser and do not have an automatic expiration date. If you do not want flash cookie processing, you must install the appropriate add-on, such as "Better Privacy" for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/en/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/) or Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. The use of HTML5 storage objects may prevent you from turning on privacy mode in your browser. We also recommend that you regularly delete your cookies and browser history manually.