Data protection

Data protection

Data privacy statement for the website of Konrad Hornschuch AG

Konrad Hornschuch AG would like to thank for your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our products. The protection of your personal data during its collection, processing, and use in the course of your visit to our website is a very important matter to us. In the following, you will find information regarding what personal data is collected during your visit to our website and how this is used.

1. Collection of data
Our website can fundamentally be visited anonymously utilizing all functions. The following information is saved on our webserver by default if your browser allows:

your browser type
the browser settings
the operating system used
the site you visited last
the amount of data transferred and access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.), as well as
your IP address.

This information can be evaluated for statistical purposes in order to improve our internet site and our service. The information cannot be traced to a certain person. This information is not added to other data sources.

2. Use of personal data and purpose
Personal data is only saved if you give us this voluntarily.

a) Information is saved through our general contact form so that your question can be answered. This information includes company name, title, first name and last name, address, email address, and telephone number.

b) If you give us your permission through the general contact form with regard to advertisement, your data will be used pursuant to Item 5. “Data-protection law consent” of the Data Privacy Statement.

Your personal data will only be given to third parties if this is necessary for contract processing or billing purposes pursuant to § 11 of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (Federal Data Protection Act) (BDSG) for order data processing or if you have given your prior consent. We will not sell your personal data to third parties. The information will only be provided to state institutions and agencies entitled to receive such information within the scope of binding legal regulations or if we are obligated to do so by court order.

3. Data storage
Konrad Hornschuch AG saves personal data as long as necessary in order to perform a service that you requested or consented to if there are no other legal obligations.

4. Right to revoke
We would like to point out that you can revoke data-protection law consent granted to us at any time with future effect. You can also revoke at any time any creation of usage profiles by us – within the scope of this Data Privacy Statement – for the purpose of advertising and market research as well as for the appropriate design of our websites. This can best be accomplished via an informal email to:

5. Data-protection law consent
If you give us your consent by means of the contact/marketing form, we will collect, process, and send your data to Konrad Hornschuch AG for the purpose of advertising. This data contains company name, title, first name and last name, address, and email address. Konrad Hornschuch AG will compile this data to create usage profiles and evaluate it for market research purposes. Konrad Hornschuch AG will also regularly inform you of products, services, and innovations of “company name” via mail or email.

6. Newsletter
We usually use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending our newsletter, meaning we will only send you the newsletter if you confirm your registration via a link contained in the confirmation email sent to you for this purpose. This is to ensure that only you, the owner of the listed email address, can register for the newsletter. Your confirmation with regard to this must be made soon after receipt of the confirmation email, as your newsletter registration is otherwise automatically deleted from our database.

You can cancel the newsletter subscription with us at any time. To do this, you can either send us an informal email to: or make a cancellation by means of the link at the end of the newsletter.

7. Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files, which are sent to your browser by our web server when you visit our webpages and stored by your browser on your computer to be called up later. Except for the cookie placed by Google Analytics, we only use so-called session cookies (also referred to as temporary cookies), meaning that these cookies are only saved for the duration of your use of one of our webpages. The purpose of these cookies is to identify your computer during a visit to our webpage when switching from one of our webpages to another of our webpages and to be able to determine the end of your visit.

The session cookies are deleted as soon as you end your browser session. For the Google-Cookie, see Item 8. in the Data Privacy Statement.

By means of the settings in your browser, you can determine for yourself whether cookies are placed and called up. You can completely deactivate the saving of cookies in your browser, limit it to certain websites, or configure your browser so that it automatically informs you as soon as cookies are to be placed and asks you for confirmation. However, for full function of our webpage, it is necessary to permit the so-called session cookies for technical reasons.

Here, we do not collect or save personal data in cookies.

We also do not use any technology that connects information collected by cookies to user data.

8. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and make an analysis of your use of the website possibleThe information created by the cookie regarding your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google IP-anonymization “_anonymizeIp()” is used on this webpage, meaning that the IP-address of Google users from Member States of the European Union as well as from other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area will be truncated beforehandOnly in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and truncated there. The truncation of the IP address prevents it from being traced directly to a specific user. By order of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the users, to compile reports regarding the website activities, and to perform additional services related to the use of the website and the Internet for the website operatorThe IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be connected to other data by Google. You can prevent the saving of the cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website completely in this case. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data (incl. your IP address) created by cookies that relate to your use of the webpage as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link. The current link is: Download browser plugin

You can also prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is placed, which prevents future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Deactivate Google Analytics

If cookies are deleted after an Internet session, the opt-out cookie must be placed again. You can find more information on usage conditions and data protection at and at 

9. Links
This page contains links to websites of external operators. The links were carefully checked before they were activated. Konrad Hornschuch AG hereby expressly declares that the linked sites did not contain any illegal content at the time the links were created. It cannot be ruled out, however, that the respective operators have subsequently made changes to the content. Konrad Hornschuch AG has no influence on the current and future design of the linked sites. Konrad Hornschuch AG therefore hereby expressly dissociates itself from all content changes, which are made to the linked sites after the link was created. Konrad Hornschuch AG is not responsible for the content, availability, correctness, and precision of the linked sites.

Konrad Hornschuch AG is also not responsible for illegal, faulty, or incomplete content and especially not for damages that occur due to the use or non-use of the information provided on the linked sites. This data privacy statement is only in effect for the website of Konrad Hornschuch AG. We assume no liability for the content or the correctness of the data privacy statement of internet sites of other providers. For information regarding the data protection instructions of other providers, please check the respective website or contact the respective provider.

10. Right to information
If you have questions and comments regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection supervisor: 

Upon request, we will inform you in writing as soon as possible pursuant to the applicable laws and provisions whether we have saved personal data about you and, if so, which. If outdated or incorrect information is saved, we will correct this if you request. You also have the right to block or delete the data, following legal obligations.

11. Data security
We also utilize technical and organizational security measures to protect incidental or collected personal data, especially against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or against attacks by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technological development. The ordering process, especially the entry of payment and credit card data, is encoded by means of SSL-technology in order to prevent access by unauthorized third parties.

12. Responsible authority
Konrad Hornschuch AG is the responsible authority in the sense of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (Federal Data Protection Act) (BDSG) and simultaneously the service provider in the sense of the Telemediengesetz (Telemedia Act) (TMG).

Data Protection Supervisor
Salinenstrasse 1
74679 Weissbach


cf. our Legal notice.

Please direct questions or remarks regarding this data privacy statement or general questions or remarks to the following email address: