Data Protection

Privacy Notice

Dear user, Data protection is a matter of trust. Your data is in good hands with us. We only process your data after you have given us your express consent to do so, or if the relevant statutory provisions permit or require data to be processed. We take the protection of your data very seriously and treat your personal data with confidentiality and in accordance with statutory provisions. Given that changes may be made to this privacy notice due to the emergence of new technology and the continuous development of this website, we recommend that you regularly take the time to read through this privacy notice. Under no circumstances will we sell your data or pass it on to third-parties outside our corporate group. We are happy to inform you, in the statements that follow, of how we are handling your data. If have any comments or queries to make on the subject of data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at,

we would be glad to assist you.


1. Overview

This privacy notice is to inform the user of the nature, scope and the purpose of our collection and processing of personal data.
The terms used here (such as “personal data” and “processing”) are defined in Art. 4 GDPR

The data processing undertaken by us can be divided into two categories:

When you access our website, various types of information are exchanged between your terminal and our server. This may also involve personal data. The information thus collected is used, inter alia, to allow us to improve our website.

We shall not process your data for the purpose of contacting you unless you have specifically consented to this.

You have a range of rights under the applicable legal provisions and the GPDR, which you may exercise against us. As part of this privacy notice, we shall provide you with detailed information regarding your individual rights. 


2. Contact Details

The information contained here is applies to the processing of data on the website “”. The responsible body, as defined in data protection law, is Herm. Schepers & Comp. GmbH & Co. KG, Teilmansfeld 6, 47906 Kempen. Schepers corporate data protection officer may be contacted at the aforementioned address, c/o Abteilung Datenschutz data protection department] and at


3. Purpose of and Legal Basis for Data Processing  

3.1 Accessing Our Website

Whenever you access our website, the browser being used on your terminal automatically sends information to our website’s server, which is saved in a “server logfile”. We have no control over this. Data obtained in this way cannot be used to identify you directly.
The following information is also collected without there having been any action or your part and is stored until it is deleted: 

•           IP address used

•           time of access

•           websites visited

•           the source or link that brought you to the website

•           browser used

•           operating system used

The processing of IP addresses falls under Article 6, paragraph 1, point f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest stems from the purposes for data collection listed below.

The IP address of your terminal and the data listed above shall be used for the following purposes:

•           ensuring a smooth connection is established

•           ensuring our website/application is convenient to use

•           analysing and monitoring system security and stability


3.2 Data Processing When You Contact Us

If you choose to get in touch with us using one of the means of contact provided, your details shall be saved so they may be referred to for the purpose of dealing with and responding to your query. This data shall not be passed on to third parties without your consent.

3.3 Cookies – General Information

Our website uses “cookies”. These are files that are automatically generated by your browser and saved on your terminal when you visit our website. Information is stored in the cookie, which is generated in relation to the specific terminal being used. However, this does not mean we can use them to directly identify you. It is also possible to use our website anonymously. Using cookies helps make it more convenient for you to use our services. We therefore use “session cookies” to find out if you have visited specific pages of our website. These are automatically deleted once you have left our website.

However, you can set your browser so that no cookies are saved on your computer or so that a notification appears before a new cookie is created. However, completely disabling cookies may mean you are not able to use all the functions of our website.

If you do not wish for Google or Instagram to directly attribute the data collected from our website to your profile with the relevant service you must log out of the relevant service before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent plugins from loading using add-ons for your browser.


4. Recipients Outside the EU

We do not pass your data on to recipients established outside the European Union or European Economic Area.


5. Your Data Protection Rights

As a user, you have the right to request and receive access to information detailing what aspects of your personal data have been saved. You also have the right to have false data rectified, to restrict the processing of your personal data and have your personal data deleted. If you believe your data has been processed unlawfully, you may submit a complaint to the competent supervisory authority.

You have the right to have your data deleted, as long as this does not conflict with a statutory duty to retain data (e.g. data retention provisions).

Users of this website may exercise their right to object, by objecting to the processing of their data, at any time. If you wish to access the personal data relating to you, have it rectified, blocked or deleted, have queries relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal data or wish to withdraw the consent you have given, please contact our data protection officer at


6. Data Security

All of personal data that you transfer is transmitted using the usual, secure standard SSL (secure socket layer) process. SSL is a secure, tried and tested standard process. You can recognise a secure SSL connection, inter alia, though the “s” at the end of “http” (i.e. ...) in the address bar of your browser, or the lock symbol in your browser.