This privacy statement shall inform the users of this website about the type, extent and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator Albert Hoffmann GmbH, Bergrather Str. 66-70, 52249 Eschweiler, Germany.

The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal provisions. Since this privacy statement may be amended due to new technologies and the ongoing development of this website, we recommend you peruse the privacy statement at regular intervals.

Definitions of the terms used (e.g. “personal data” or “processing”) can be had in Art. 4 GDPR.


As a general rule, our website can be used without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal data (such as name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our sites, this is always on a voluntary basis as far as possible. Without your express consent these data will not be disclosed to a third party. We wish to point out that the transfer of data on the Internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) may have security gaps. Full protection of data against access by a third party cannot be realized.

Access data

Due to our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR) we, the website operator or site provider, collect data via website visits and store them as “server log files” on the server of the website. The following data are logged in this way:

  • Visited website
  • Time when the website is accessed
  • Volume of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from where you accessed the site
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

These data cannot be allocated to certain persons. These data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to verify these data subsequently if we become aware of any specific evidence of unlawful usage.

Reach measurement & cookies

This website uses cookies for pseudonymized reach measurement which is either transmitted to the user’s browser by our server or a third-party server. Cookies are small files saved on your terminal device. Your browser accesses these data. Cookies increase user-friendliness and security of this website.

If you do not want cookies to be saved on your terminal device for reach measurement, please object here to the use of these files:

Common browsers offer the setting option, cookies not permitted. Remark: It is not assured that you will have unlimited access to all functions of this website if you make the respective settings.

Collection and processing of personal data

The website operator shall collect, use and disclose your personal data only if it is permitted within the framework of the law or you consent to the data collection.

Personal data shall mean any and all information which serve to identify yourself and which can be traced back to you - this means your name, your e-mail address and telephone number.

You may also visit this website without providing personal data. However, to improve our online services we save your access data (without personal reference) on this website. These access data include for instance the file requested by you or the name of your internet provider. Personally identifiable information cannot be retrieved due to the anonymization of the data.

Google Analytics

Based on our legitimate interests for optimizing and analyzing our online service in terms of Art 6 (1) lit. f GDPR this website uses the service “Google Analytics” offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses cookies - text files which are stored on your terminal device. The information collected by the cookies are normally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google LLC complies with the European privacy law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Treaty:

IP anonymization is applied on this website. The IP address of the users is abbreviated among the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and the other contracting states of the treaty. Only in individual cases will the IP address be transmitted in unabridged form to the USA to a Google server and then abbreviated there. The personal reference of your IP address is cancelled by this abbreviation. The IP address of the user transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data saved by Google.

In line with the agreement for contract data processing concluded by us as the website operator with Google Inc. it develops an evaluation of the use of the website and the website activity on the basis of the collected information and provides the services related to the use of the Internet.

The data collected by Google on our account are used to evaluate the usage of our online services by the individual users, e.g. to create reports on the website activity and improve our online services.

You can prevent cookies being stored on your device by the respective settings in your browser. It is not assured that you have unlimited access to all functions of this website if your browser does not permit cookies.

Furthermore, via a browser plug-in you can prevent that the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) are sent to Google Inc. and used by the latter. The following link will lead you to the respective plug-in:

Alternatively, by clicking on this link (IMPORTANT: Insert opt-out link) you prevent that Google Analytics collects personal data of you within this website. You download an opt-out cookie by clicking on the link above. Thus, as a general rule, your browser must permit the saving of cookies. If you delete your cookies on a regular basis, you must click on the link every time you visit this website.

Please find here further information for the use of data by Google Inc.:

User’s rights

You as a user shall have the right to request free information as to which personal data have been saved. Moreover, you shall have the right to obtain the rectification of incorrect data and limit the processing or deletion of your personal data. Where applicable, you can also assert the right to data portability. If you assume that your data have been processed unlawfully, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible.

Erasure of data

Provided that your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to data retention (e.g. Telecommunications data retention), you shall be entitled to the erasure of your data. Data saved by us will be deleted if they are no longer required for the intended purpose and there are no legal retention periods. If the deletion cannot be performed because the data are required for admissible legal purposes, data processing shall be restricted. In such a case the data will be locked and not processed for other purposes.

Right to object

Users of this website can exercise their right to object and challenge the processing of their personal data at any time.

If you request the correction, blocking, deletion or information about the personal data saved or you have queries as to the collection, processing or use of your personal data or you want to revoke your consent, please contact our data protection officer: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..