• Privacy Policy

  • This privacy policy applies to the websites of Schürholz GmbH & Co. KG Stanztechnik, Schürholz GmbH & Co. KG Blechbearbeitung, Schürholz Polska and Schürholz China (hereinafter: “Schürholz”). The protection of your personal data is very important to us. At this point, we would like to inform you about the privacy policy in our company.

    The Schürholz Group takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We want you to know when we store what data and how we use it. As a private company, we are subject to the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). We have taken both technical and organizational measures to ensure that the rules on data protection are respected both by us and by external service providers.

    We point out that data transmission in the internet (e.g. in communication by email) can exhibit security gaps. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

    We collect and use your personal data exclusively in the context of the provisions of the data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following, we will inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can retrieve this information from our website at any time.


    1.    General information

    By using our website you consent to the collection, processing and use of data as described below. Our website can be visited without registration.

    When visiting our website and every time a file is retrieved, our web server or the site provider collects and saves log data for these purposes via these processes and stores these as “server log files” (e.g. date and time of access, URL of the referring website, retrieved file, amount of sent data, browser type and version, operating system and your IP address). This data has no personal reference. Personal data, in particular name, address, telephone number or email address, is collected on a voluntary basis. This data is evaluated for statistical purposes anonymously and subsequently deleted. It is not transferred to third parties. It is not possible for us to assign this data to a specific person or to link this data with other data. However, the website operator reserves the right to retrospectively check the server log files should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.


    2.    Name and address of the controller

    The responsible data controller (hereinafter: “controller”) for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions with data protection character is the Schürholz Group with its subsidiaries. The contact details are listed in the imprint.


    3.    Name and address of the data protection officer

    The data protection officer of the controller is:

    External: VIA Consult GmbH & Co. KG - Mr. Kunde - Martinstraße 25 - 57462 Olpe

    Tel.: +49 (2761) 8375 – 0     Email: datenschutz@via-consult.de oder datenschutz@schuerholz-group.com

    Any data subject can contact our data protection officer at any time with any questions or suggestions regarding data protection.


    4.    Personal data

    Personal data is information that can be used to learn personal or material circumstances about your person (e.g. name, address, telephone number, date of birth or email address). Data which we cannot refer to your person (or only with disproportionate effort), e.g. by anonymizing the data, is not personal data.

    Personal data, such as your name, address, telephone number or email address will only be collected if you provide it to us yourself. We collect personal data only in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.


    5.    Personal data in the contact form

    We offer you the opportunity to contact us by email and/or via a contact form. Your personal data entered in the contact form (mandatory fields: title, first name, surname, e-mail), your message as well as possibly further information voluntarily provided by you will be sent, stored and processed as an encrypted email only for the intended purpose of processing your contact request.

    At your request, this data will be deleted after the completion of correspondence. Transfer to third parties outside the Group does not take place. A comparison of the data collected with data, which may be collected by other components of our website, is also not done.


    6.   Supplier portal

    You have the opportunity to register on our supplier portal (WebEDI portal). The WebEDI portal is a server-based web application that stores data from the procurement process (orders, delivery schedules, credit memos, etc.) of Schürholz.

    After logging in, this data can be printed or retrieved and saved in various formats (PDF, XML).

    To register in this portal, enter the following information: company name and legal company form, name and first name of the contact person including contact details (telephone number, address, email address).

    Registration occurs via the form and will be approved by us. Data transmission is secured with SSL encryption.

    After registration, you will receive a confirmation email to the email address you provided.

    Further data will not be collected by us. The data collected in this way is stored and processed in our internal database solely for the purpose of ensuring the supply chain between Schürholz and its suppliers.

    It is not transferred to third parties. A comparison of the data collected with data, which may be collected by other components of our website, is also not done.


    7.    Use of cookies

    Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store user-specific information on the user’s device while using the website. Cookies make it possible, in particular, to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of the pages, to analyze the behavior of the page usage, and to make our website more customer-friendly. Cookies are stored at the end of a browser session and can be recalled when the page is visited again.

    The records contain no personal data. A combination with any personal data provided by you does not take place.

    Cookies save you the need to enter data multiple times, make it easier for you to transfer specific content and are required for logging in to the restricted area. If you want to prevent the use of cookies, you can refuse to accept cookies in your browser. Please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer for the details on how this works. We would like to point out that disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our website.


    8.    Images

    “The publishing of images on the internet requires the consent of the depicted persons. By way of exception, in the cases of § 23 (1) in conjunction with para. 2 KunstUrhG, no consent is required for:


    - Images from the area of contemporary history,

    - Images in which people appear only as an accessory next to a landscape or other location,

    - Images of meetings, parades and similar events in which the persons represented participated, or

    - Images that are not made to order, if the distribution or exhibition serves the higher interest of art.”

    (Source of the quote: State Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia)

    Note: If you are presented as a person in a photo image that we have shown in the documentation on our website according to point 3 (see above), but you disagree with the publication of this image, please contact us or send us an email at datenschutz@schuerholz-group.com or datenschutz@via-consult.de.


    9.    Google Maps API

    We use the Google Maps API on our website to visually represent geographic information. For example, you can also use this to display your route to our location. You can use the integrated search interface for this purpose. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of the Google Maps functions by visitors to the websites. For more information about data processing by Google, please refer to the privacy policy of Google (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de). There you can also change your settings in the privacy center to manage and protect your information (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190).


    10. Note about external links

    This website contains links to third-party websites (“external links”). These websites are the responsibility of the respective operators. The provider has checked the third-party content when first linking external links to determine whether any legal violations exist. At that time, no violations were evident. The provider has no influence on the current and future design and content of the linked websites. The setting of external links does not mean that the provider makes the content behind the link or reference its own. Constant monitoring of external links is not reasonable for the provider without concrete evidence of legal violations. With knowledge of legal violations, however, such external links will be deleted immediately.


    11.  Legal basis of processing

    If we obtain consent for certain processing operations, these are based on Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a contract, e.g. for the delivery of goods or for pre-contractual measures, e.g. for inquiries, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. If our company is subject to a legal obligation which requires the processing of personal data, such as the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR. If the processing of personal data is not based on any of the aforementioned legal bases, we process data to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company (improving the performance of the business). We always ensure that no legitimate interest of the data subject, which outweighs our legitimate interest, is opposed to such processing.


    12.   Duration for which the personal data is stored

    The storage period for personal data is based on the legal retention periods. If the purpose for which the data was recorded no longer applies, the data will be deleted after this period. 


    13.   Right to information and right to revocation, right to appeal and right to restriction of processing, right to correction and deletion

    You have the right at any time to obtain information about the data we have stored and the purpose of the storage. You can revoke your consent to the storage or use of your personal data in writing at any time. In addition to the revocation, you have the right to request the correction as well as the restriction of the processing and blocking or deletion of your data.

    Please contact the data protection officer at datenschutz@via-consult.de (VIA Consult provides the external data protection officer for the Schürholz Group and will be happy to answer all data protection questions) or datenschutz@schuerholz-group.com.

    You have the right to appeal to the appropriate supervisory authority (for NRW: The State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia in Dusseldorf).


    14.  Security

    We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data provided to us from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved and adapted according to the technological state of the art.



    Schürholz GmbH & Co. KG
    Industriestrasse 9
    58840 Plettenberg, Germany

    Tel.: +49 2391/ 8103 0
    Fax: +49 2391/ 8103 117
    Email: info@plettenberg.schuerholz-group.com


    Registered court: District court Iserlohn
    Registry number: HRA 2507

    Personally liable shareholder: Schürholz GmbH
    Registered court: District court Iserlohn
    Registry number: HRB 3056
    Managing Director: Angelo Castrignano, Florencia Schürholz

    VAT identification number according to § 27 a
    VAT law (Umsatzsteuergesetz): DE 812144823

    Responsible for the content as per § 6 MDStV: Angelo Castrignano