This data protection information applies for data processing by:
Controller: W. KÖPP GmbH & Co.
KG (henceforth: W. KÖPP),
Address: Hergelsbendenstr. 20, 52080 Aachen
Tel.: +49(0) 241 166 05-0
Fax: +49 (0) 241 166 05-55
Commercial register: Aachen District
Court HRA 472
VAT ID no.: DE123603105
KÖPP Verwaltungs GmbH
Commercial register: Aachen District Court HRB 13367
Achim Raab (Dipl.-Kfm.)
The internal data protection officer of W.Köpp is Mr Sascha Ruess. He can be contacted at the address listed above, for attention of Mr Sascha Ruess, or at dtnschtzkppd.
Upon opening our website, , the browser used on your device automatically sends information to our website’s server. This information is saved temporarily in what is known as a log file. The following information is gathered without your taking any action, and saved until automatically deleted:
We process the data listed for the following purposes:
The legal basis for data processing is point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR. Our legitimate interestes stems from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances will we use the data collected for the purposes of drawing conclusions about you.
If you have any questions, you have the option of contacting us using a contact form provided on the website. This requires you to provide a valid email address, so we know who the enquiry comes from, and so that we can respond. You can provide further information if you want. Data processing for the purpose of making contact with us is carried out in accordance with point (a) of Article 6(1) Sentence 1 GDPR on the basis of the consent that you have freely given. The personal data we gather when the contact form is used is automatically deleted your enquiry has been handled. Our contact form is encrypted, so the data entered there cannot be viewed by third parties.
Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties except for the purposes listed below.
We only disclose your personal data to third parties if:
There will be no other disclosure of your data to other third parties or use thereof for the purposes of marketing, except for sending a newsletter with your consent. If we disclose your data to third parties as described above, we have carefully selected and contracted these third parties, they are bound to follow our instructions, and they are regularly checked.
We use the following types of cookies, the scope and functioning of which are described below:
(a) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This particularly includes session cookies. These save what is known as a session ID, which makes it possible to assign different enquiries from your browser to the same session. This makes it possible to recognise your computer when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
(b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time using the safety settings of your browser.
You can configure your browser settings as you wish and you may, for example, reject third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.
The data processed by cookies is necessary for the protection of our legitimate interests and that of third parties as per point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR.
The tracking tools that we use, which are listed here, are used on the basis of point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR. We use these tracking tools for
design and ongoing optimisation of our website. We also use the tracking tools
to gather statistics on use of our website and for evaluation to optimise our
website for you. These interests should be seen as legitimate interests in the
terms of the regulation cited above. The relevant data processing purposes and
data categories can be seen under the corresponding tracking tool.
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; henceforth “Google”), for needs-based design and ongoing optimisation of our website.
In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies are used (see point 8). The cookie produces information about your use of the website, such as:
This information is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. It is used to evaluate use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide further services related to website use and Internet use, for the purposes of market research and needs-based design of our website. This information may also be transferred to third parties, if this is legally required or if third parties will process this data on our behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be put together with other Google data. IP addresses are anonymised, so it would not be possible to assign your address to data (IP masking). You can prevent installation of cookies using an appropriate setting in your browser software; however we would like to draw your attention to the fact that in this case it
may not be possible to make full use of all the functions of this website.
You can also prevent Google from gathering and processing the data produced by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing a browser add-on (). As an alternative to the browser add-on, particularly for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from gathering data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is placed, to prevent your data from being gathered when you visit this website in future. The opt-out cookie only applies in this browser and for our website, and it is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again. For further information on data protection in relation to Google Analytics, see Google Analytics help ( ).
You can reject data gathering and use for the purposes of web analysis at any time.
If you click here to reject use of eTracker, we will then exclude you from eTracker counts.
gathered is saved permanently and analysed in pseudonymised form. The legal
basis for use of eTracker is point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR.
(b) Through the marketing tools that are used, your browser automatically creates a direct connection with the Google server. We have no influence on the scope and further use of the data that is gathered by Google through the use of this tool, and we therefore inform you of the facts of which we are aware: Integrating DoubleClick informs Google that you have opened the relevant part of our website or clicked on one of our adverts. If you are registered with a Google service, Google can assign this visit to your account. Even if you are not registered with Google, or you are not logged in, there is a possibility that the provider may find out your IP address and store it.
(c) You can opt out of this tracking process in various ways: a) change the relevant settings in your browser software - blocking third-party cookies in particular means that you will not get any ads from third-party providers; b) disable cookies for conversion tracking, by changing the settings in your browser so that cookies from the domain “www.googleadservices.com” are blocked, - this setting is deleted when you delete your cookies; c) disable interest-based ads from providers that are part of the self-regulation campaign “About Ads”, using the link - this setting is deleted when you delete your cookies; d) disable permanently in your Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome browsers using the link . We would like to draw your attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website.
(d) The legal basis for processing your data is point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR. For further information on DoubleClick by Google see , and for more information on data protection at Google in general, see . Alternatively you can go the website of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) at . Google complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield,
your personal data have
been collected in relation to the offer of information society services
referred to in Article 8(1) GDPR.
for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
the processing is based on consent as per point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR or on a contract as per point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR and
In exercising these rights, you also have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. However this must not affect the freedoms and rights of other people.The right to data portability does not apply for processing of personal data that is required for performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
If your personal data is being processed on the basis of legitimate interests as per point (f) of Article 6(1) sentence 1 GDPR, you have the right, as per Article 21 GDPR, to submit an objection to the processing of your personal data, provided that there are reasons for this, stemming from your particular situation, or you are objecting to direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which we will observe without the need to specify any specific situation. If you would like to make use of your right to revocation or your right to object, all you need to do is send an email to .
Of course, you are free to object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us of your objection to advertising using the email address above.
This data protection statement is currently valid, and it is the May 2018 version. It may become necessary to change this data protection statement due to the further development of our website and related offerings, or due to changes in requirements in the law or from the authorities. You can view and print out the most current data protection statement at any time on our website.