1. Privacy at a glance
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Their contact details can be found in the legal notice of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected when you share it with us. This includes information that you enter into contact forms, for example.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This primarily involves technical data (e.g. browser, operating system or time of page request). This data is automatically collected as soon as you visit our website.
For what purposes do we use your data?
We collect some of your data to ensure the proper functioning of our website. Other data is used to analyse how visitors use our site.
What are your rights concerning your data?
You have the right to receive information concerning the origin, recipients and purpose for which your personal data is stored free of charge at any time. You also have the right to demand the rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. If you have any questions regarding this or any other questions on the topic of data privacy, please contact us using the contact details provided in the legal notice. You also have the right to appeal to the relevant supervisory authority.
2. General and mandatory information
Please note that online data transmissions (e.g. email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. We are unable to warrant full protection of data against third party access.
Information on the data controller
The controller for data processing on this website is
Höchsmann & Company GmbH & Co. KG
Cassellastraße 30 – 32
Phone: +49 (69) 420 82 76 – 0
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that, single-handedly or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
A wide range of data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You reserve the right to revoke previously granted consent at any time. To do so, all you need to do is send us an informal message by email. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the point of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority
You also reserve the right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority in the case of violations of the GDPR. The competent supervisory authority for all data protection matters is the data protection commissioner of the federal state in which our company has its headquarters. A list of data protection commissioners and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or to fulfil a contract to you or to a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of data to another controller, this will only take place where technically feasible.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries that you send to us as the website operator. You can see whether you have an encrypted connection by checking that the address bar of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the appearance of a lock icon in your browser bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Right to access, restrict processing, erasure
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you reserve the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, the right to rectify, restrict processing or erase this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice in this regard and for other questions on the topic of personal data.
3. Data collection on our website
The majority of cookies used on this website are session cookies, which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
4. Plugins and tools
Google Web Fonts
This site uses web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you visit a website, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache to display text and fonts correctly.
Your browser needs to connect to Google’s servers for this purpose. This notifies Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Section 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, your device will use a default font.
Use of Matomo
We use Matomo, an open-source software that collects and stores data. The data collected is used for marketing and optimisation purposes. Matomo also uses the data to compile user profiles under a pseudonym. To this end, the software stores cookies (text files) on your device that can be used to analyse your use of the website. Your IP address will be anonymised after processing and before storage. Collected data is stored on the provider’s servers located in Germany.
If you would like to prevent Matomo from storing cookies, you can change your browser settings to prevent the installation of cookies (learn more in your browser’s help function). If you reject cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features available on our website. More information on data privacy by Matomo can be found at matomo.org/privacy/
We use the map service OpenStreetMap (OSM) on our website. OSM is a service provided by Open-Street-Map Foundation (OSMF), 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom.
When you visit a website that uses OpenStreetMap, your IP address and other information on your use of the website is forwarded to OSMF. OpenStreetMap also stores cookies in your browser under certain circumstances or uses similar recognition technology.
The use of OpenStreetMap helps us enhance our online services and makes it easy to find locations mentioned on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Section 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Provided the applicable consent has been retrieved (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. This consent can be revoked at any time.