Privacy statement for website

§ 1 Information üon the collection of personal data


(1) In the following we inform üabout the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be personally related to you, such as name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.


(2) The responsible party pursuant to Article 4 paragraph 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO) is Holz-Herrmann GmbH, Ziegelmühle 6, 74538 Rosengarten-Westheim. You can reach our data protection officer at ... or at our postal address.

 (3) This privacy statement applies to the website and the services offered by Holz-Herrmann GmbH, but not to other Internet sites that the user may visit via links. Reference is made to the data protection provisions of the respective legal owners of these websites. In particular, we refer to the privacy policy of Google Inc. for the use of the integrated map service Google Maps and Google Fonts.


(4) When you contact us by e-mail or über a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, if necessary, your name and telephone number) will be stored by us to answer your questions. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or restrict the processing if there are legal obligations to retain data.


§ 2 Your rights


(1) You have the following rights with respect to personal data concerning you:


–   Right of access,

–   Right to rectification or deletion,

–   Right to restrict processing,

–   Right to object to processing,

–   right to dataübtragbarkeit.

(2) You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data: Under the following link, the relevant authority with address can be selected:


§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website


 (1) During the mere informational use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser sends to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security. The legal basis for this is Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f DS-GVO.

This involves the following data:


–   IP address

–   date and time of the request

–   Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

–   Content of the request (specific page)

–   Access status/HTTP status code

–   amount of data transferred in each case

–   Website from which the request came

–   browser

–   Operating system and its interface

–   Language and version of the browser software.

 (2) In addition to the previously mentioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which the relevant body that sets the cookie (here by us), certain information flows. Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective.


(3) Use of cookies:

a)  This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and operation of which are explained below:


–   Transient cookies (in addition b)
PHPSESSID - Session cookie - Will be deleted after exit.

PIWIK_SESSID - Matomo Session-Cookie - Will be deleted after termination.

–   Persistent cookies (for this c).

cookieconsent_status - Cookie hint response - Will be deleted after one year.

_pk_id.* - Matomo page ID - Will be deleted after one month.

_pk_ses.* - Matomo session cookie - Will be deleted after 30 minutes.

piwik_ignore - Matomo opt-out cookie - Will be deleted after two years.


b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This means that your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.


c)  Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.


d) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.


e)  We use cookies to identify you for subsequent visits if you have an account with us. Otherwise, you would have to log in again for each visit.

f)  This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie üabout the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before storage.
. The information generated by the cookie über the use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can disable the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, which prevents Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will result in the Matomo opt-out cookie also being deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.


§ 4 Objection or revocation to the processing of your data


 (1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke it at any time. Such revocation affects the permissibility of processing your personal data after you have expressed it to us. The legality of the data processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.


 (2) Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular, for the fulfillment of a contract with you, which is illustrated by us in each case in the following description of the functions. When you lodge such an objection, we will ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the case of your justified objection, we will review the situation and either stop or adapt the data processing or show you our compelling legitimate grounds for continuing the processing.


 (3) Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us of your objection to advertising using the following contact details:  ... or by post to Holz-Herrmann GmbH, Ziegelmühle 6, 74538 Rosengarten-Westheim, Dept. Data Protection


§ 5 Information obligations


Gemäß Art. 13 and 14 we refer to our information obligations. We will be happy to provide you with these upon request. Please send your request to