Privacy Statement

Controller as defined under the data protection acts, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

Cloeren Technology GmbH
Mr. Heinz-Hubert Cloeren
In Petersholz 44
D-41844 Wegberg
Phone: 02432 8902510

Contact data on our Data Protection Officer:

Data-Shelter e. Kfr.
Data Protection Officer
Wahnenbusch 8
D-41812 Erkelenz
Phone: 02431 2012

Your rights as a data subject

By contacting our Data Protection Officer under the given address you can exercise the following rights whenever you wish:

  • Information concerning your data stored by us and processing of the same.
  • Rectification of inaccurate personal data.
  • Deletion of your data stored with us.
  • Restrictions to the processing of data in the event of our not yet being allowed to delete your data under statutory provisions.
  • Objections to processing your data lodged with us.
  • Data portability where you have consented to data processing or have concluded an agreement with us.

Once you have given us your consent, you may revoke this whenever you wish with effect as applied to the future.

You are entitled to lodge an appeal addressed to the regulatory authority responsible in your case. The consent you have given can be revoked at any time as applied to the future. The regulatory authority responsible in your case depends on the federal state in which you reside, your occupation or the suspected breach. A list of the regulatory authorities (for the non-public sector) will be found along with the respective addresses under:

Purpose of data processing by the controller and third parties

We process your personal data only for the purposes specified in this privacy statement. No transfer of your personal data to third parties takes place for purposes other than those stated. We only communicate your personal data to third parties if

  • you have given us your explicit consent thereto;
  • such processing is required for the performance of a contract concluded with you;
  • such processing is required for compliance with a legal obligation.
  • such processing is required for safeguarding justified interests and there are no grounds for assuming that you have an overriding and legitimate interest in non-communication of your data.

Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. For that reason we store your personal data for no longer than is necessary for attaining the purposes specified here or for the various storage periods provided for by the legislator. After discontinuance of the relevant purpose or expiration of the said storage periods the corresponding data are blocked or deleted on a routine basis pursuant to the provisions of law.

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Each time you access to our website, information of a general nature is collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) involves such data as the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and the like. This is solely restricted to information allowing no conclusions to be drawn with regard to your personal identity.

Such information is technically necessary in order to provide correct contents of the websites you request and is obligatory when using the internet. The said data are processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • For ensuring smooth website connection setup.
  • For ensuring trouble-free usage of our website.
  • Analysis of system security and stability.
  • Other administrative purposes.

Processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interests resulting from the aforesaid purposes for data collection. We make no use of your data for drawing conclusions with respect to your personal identity. The only recipients of the data are the controller and, where applicable, the order processors.

We may possibly statistically evaluate anonymous information of this kind for the purpose of optimising our internet presence and the underlying technology.


In common with many other websites, we make use of so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files transferred to your hard disc by a website server. In this way we automatically receive certain data, e.g. IP address, the bowser used, the operating system and your linkage to the internet.

Cookies cannot be used for launching programs or for transmitting viruses on to a computer. The information contained in cookies serves to facilitate navigation and the correct display of our websites.

On no account whatever are the data collected by us communicated to third parties or links created with personal data unless you have given us your consent thereto.

You may, of course, view our website without cookies. As a rule, internet browsers are set in such a way that they accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies whenever your wish by adjusting your browser settings. Use the help function of your internet browser to find out how you can carry out these adjustments. Please note that certain functions of our website may possibly not work if you have disabled the cookies.

Using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: ‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is typically transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the U.S. and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, summarise reports on website activities and provide other services related to website and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transferred from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.

The data processing purposes are the website-use analysis and the summary of reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, other related services will be provided.

The processing of the data occurs on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

The recipient of the data is Google as the processor. For this, we have entered into the corresponding data-processing contract with Google.
Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield:

The deletion of the data occurs as soon as they are no longer necessary for our recording-keeping purposes.

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in their entirety. Furthermore, you can prevent the collected data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) being transmitted to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.

In addition, or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our web pages by clicking this link, which will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This will prevent data collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

With the assistance of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the browsing behaviour of the website visitors can be evaluated and their respective interests can be analysed. For this analysis, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Registration on our website

When registering for the use of our personalised services, some personal data will be collected such as your name and address, contact and communication data, e.g. telephone number and email address. Once you are registered with us, you can access to the contents and services provided by us and restricted to registered users. In addition, registered users are given the option, where required, of modifying or deleting the data communicated during the original registration process whenever they wish. It almost goes without saying that we additionally furnish you with information at any given time concerning your personal data stored with us. We will be glad to rectify or delete such information if so requested provided that there are no legal provisions pertaining to record retention opposing such action. If you wish to contact us in this regard, please use the contact data specified at the end of this privacy statement.

SSL encryption

To safeguard your data when being transmitted, we apply corresponding encryption methods geared to the state-of-the-art technology (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Changes to our data privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data privacy statement for continuous ongoing compliance with current legal requirements or for implementing changes to our services specified in the data privacy statement, e.g. introduction of new services. The revised data privacy statement will then apply when making future visits to our website.

Addressing enquiries to the data protection officer

Should you have any questions pertaining to data protection, please address an email to or establish direct contact to the officer in our company responsible for data privacy.

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