Data security

The privacy policy for download as PDF.

1. about this privacy policy

The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we would like to urge you to read the following summary about the functioning of our website carefully.

The data protection declaration listed here complies with the guidelines of the DSGVO and the BDSG. It is intended to inform you about the type, purpose and use of personal data by the website operator WZR ceramic solutions GmbH.

Although our site is equipped with various security measures, we cannot guarantee complete protection of your data, as security gaps on the Internet cannot be excluded. Should you have any concerns regarding the collection of your data, you will find the relevant contact details of our contact persons at the end of the text.

2. personal data

The function and communication of our service depends on the data of our users. Personal data is particularly sensitive – this refers to all information that can be clearly traced back to a specific, natural person. According to the DSGVO, we are obliged to list the entire scope of all such data.

Through the use of our site, the following personal data is collected according to DSGVO:

  • Company
  • Industry
  • Position in the company
  • First and last name
  • Salutation
  • Address
  • e-mail address
  • Phone and cell phone number
  • Sales tax ID. No.

This data is generated when you use the following functions:

  • Newsletter
  • contact form
  • Registration for conferences/events

We assure you that this data serves exclusively for the functioning, statistical evaluation and improvement of our offer. According to current regulations, this data is only collected for the time you use our service. The legally applicable deletion regulations are observed.

3. how we collect data

3.1 Log files

A log file is created as part of an automatic log of the processing computer system. This means that information of your used end device is recorded as log files on a server.

We also carry out a log file analysis. We as a site provider/ Our site provider logs in the process:

  • Access to the site: date, time, frequency
  • How you got to the page (previous page, hyperlink, search engine etc.)
  • Which browser and which version of the same you use
  • IP address (anonymized)
  • Origin by country
  • Operating system used

Here, too, the data collected only serves to improve our offer. We may / The operator may only store, release or subsequently access server log files for a longer period of time if this is permitted within the legal framework (e.g. if illegal activities are suspected).

3.2 Cookies

This website uses cookies. These are small text files which are placed in your browser history and which reconstruct settings and other changes you have already made during your next visit. Cookies enable us to personalize our service and make it more user-friendly.
You have the possibility to block the setting of cookies and to delete already set cookies. In such a case, we must inform you that certain features on the site no longer function or only function to a limited extent.

3.3 Newsletter and subscriptions

Once a month we send a newsletter to the e-mail addresses of our users. For this purpose we store corresponding e-mail addresses. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time at Your e-mail address will then be deleted from the distribution list immediately.

4. web analysis services

This page uses Matomo. This service enables us to track the use of our website by creating reports and thus to adapt our offer to the demands of the users. According to the templates of the privacy policy we are obliged to inform you about the operation of this service.

Data generated by Matomo includes:

  • Type of browser plus its version
  • The operating system you use
  • How you got to the page (previous page, hyperlink, search engine etc.)
  • How long you stay on our site
  • The previously visited website
  • IP address (anonymized)
  • Origin by country

If you do not want Matomo to collect your information at all, you can set an opt-out cookie to prevent future collection of information by clicking on the following link:

You can find more information about how the program works here:

In principle, we do not pass your data on to third parties. In addition, we take appropriate measures and carry out regular checks to ensure that the data we collect cannot be viewed or accessed by third parties from outside.

Or, in so far a passing on to third parties takes place:

We transfer your data to the following third parties:

  • Newsletter2Go GmbH
  • analytic-thinking
  • Google LLC
  • OpenStreetMap (

This office uses your data for the following reasons:

  • Sending of the newsletter
  • OpenStreetMap

We assure that the data passed on in this way comply with legal requirements and that data will only be sent to these third parties. If you have any questions regarding this, you can contact the following persons:

Newsletter2Go GmbH
Köpenicker Str. 126
10179 Berlin

Franz-Liszt-Straße 78
14624 Dallgow-Döberitz
0177 2852064

Google LLC
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043

OpenStreetMap Foundation
St John’s Innovation Centre,
Cowley Road, Cambridge,
CB4 0WS, United Kingdom

6. Your rights

Of course, you have rights with regard to the collection of your data. According to current law, we are obliged to inform you about them. The use and implementation of these rights is free of charge for you.

Right of revocation

You have the right to revoke your consent to the collection of data at any time. This right applies with effect for the future; the data collected up to the legal force of the revocation remain unaffected by this.

Write to the following address if you wish to exercise your right of withdrawal:

Right to data transferability

You have the right to request a transfer of your data from us to another location.

Right to authorisation, deletion or blocking

You have the right to have your data corrected, deleted or blocked. The latter applies if the legal situation does not permit deletion.

Right of appeal

You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority or a competent body if you have a reason for complaint. To exercise this right and the two aforementioned, please contact the persons listed at the end of this data protection declaration.


7. Responsible for data collection

For questions, requests for information, applications, complaints or criticism regarding our data protection, please contact the following office:

WZR ceramic solutions GmbH
Helmut Prasuhn
Lise-Meitner Str. 1
D-53359 Rheinbach

Data protection officer

The correct implementation of data protection is overlooked by an external data protection officer. If you have any concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, you can also contact them directly.

Armin Mauritz
AM Engineering
Bergstraße 69
50739 Köln


8. Changes to the data protection declaration

We as the responsible persons reserve the right to change the data protection declaration at any time with regard to applicable data protection regulations. Current status is 11/2018.

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