Data Protection2019-08-28T14:43:13+00:00


The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Korte Einrichtungen GmbH

Wippperfürther Str. 440
51515 Kürten

Tel.: 02268 / 53-0



Heiko Deitz

PersCert Externer Datenschutzbeauftragter (TÜV)
Officer in ISMS according to ISO/IEC 27000 series

Steinenkamp 20
51469 Bergisch Gladbach

Tel.:   02202 9275880



Extent of processing of personal data

In principle, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our content and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent is not possible for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

Legal grounds for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.

In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract of which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations required to carry out pre-contractual measures.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that our company is subject to, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO as legal basis.

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO as legal basis.

If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interest, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO as legal basis for processing.

Data erasure and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. Storage may also take place if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. A blocking or deletion of the data takes place even if a storage period prescribed by the mentioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for a contract conclusion or a contract fulfillment.


Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data is collected here:

  1.      Information about the browser type and the version used
  2.      The user’s operating system
  3.      The user’s Internet service provider
  4.      The IP address of the user
  5.      Date and time of access
  6.      Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website
  7.      Sites accessed by the user’s system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. Not affected by this are the IP addresses of the user or other data that allow the assignment of the data to a user. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GPDR.

Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. To do this, the user’s IP address must be kept for the duration of the session.

For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.

Opposition and removal possibility

The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.

5. Use of cookies

  1. Cookies are small amounts of data that are sent to your computer along with the data actually requested from the Internet. There, these data are stored and kept ready for later retrieval. Korte Einrichtungen GmbH uses the following types of cookies: a) Session cookies:
    These are cookies that are stored on your computer only for the duration of an Internet session. These cookies will be displayed after the session has ended, i. deleted after leaving the website or closing the browser window. b) Google Re / Marketing Services
    On the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR) we use the marketing and remarketing services (hereinafter referred to as “Google Marketing Services”) Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereafter “Google”). Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection law ( ). Google Marketing Services allows us to provide ads for and more targeted on our website to present users only with ads that potentially match their interests. If a user e.g. Ads for products for which he was interested in other websites, this is called the “Remarketing”. For these purposes, when Google and our websites access Google Marketing Services, Google will immediately execute a Google code and refer to as (re) marketing tags (invisible graphics or code, also known as “web beacons”) ) integrated into the website. With their help, the user is provided with an individual cookie on the device. a small file is saved (instead of cookies, comparable technologies can be used). Cookies can be set by different domains, including , , , , or code. In this file is noted which websites the user has visited, for what content he is interested and what offers he has clicked, as well as technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, visit time and other information on the use of the online offer. The IP address of the users is also recorded, whereby in the context of Google Analytics we announce that the IP address is shortened within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and only in exceptional cases completely to a server transferred from Google in the US and shortened there. The IP address will not be merged with data of the user within other offers from Google. The above information may also be linked by Google with such information from other sources. If the user subsequently visits other websites, they may be shown according to his interests, the ads tailored to him.The data of the users are pseudonym processed in the context of the Google marketing services. This means that Google, for example, does not store and process users’ names or e-mail addresses, but processes the relevant data in a cookie-related manner within pseudonymous user profiles. That is, from the perspective of Google, the ads are not managed and displayed to a specifically identified person, but to the cookie owner, regardless of who that cookie owner is. This does not apply if a user has expressly allowed Google to process the data without this pseudonymization. The data collected about users by Google Marketing Services is transmitted to Google and stored on Google servers in the United States.

    We may engage third-party ads based on the DoubleClick Google Marketing Services. DoubleClick uses cookies that enable Google and its affiliate websites to serve ads based on users’ visits to our website or other websites on the Internet.

    For more information about Google’s data usage for marketing purposes, please visit the page / ads / , Google’s Privacy Policy can be found at .

    If you wish to opt-out of interest-based advertising through Google Marketing Services, you can take advantage of Google’s recruitment and opt-out options ( https: // code).

    6th Contact form and e-mail contact

    Description and scope of data processing
    On our website is a contact form available, which can be used for electronic contact. If a user realizes this possibility, the data entered in the input mask is transmitted to us and stored. These data are:

    • First Name
    • Surname
    • E-Mail
    • request text

    At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored:

    (1) The IP address of the user
    (2) Date and time of registration

    For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the sending process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

    Alternatively, contact via the provided e-mail address is possible. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored.

    There is no disclosure of data to third parties in this context. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

    Legal basis for data processing
    Legal basis for the processing of the data is in the presence of the consent of the user Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

    The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

    Purpose of data processing
    The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.
    The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

    Duration of storage
    The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation ends when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified.

    The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

    Opposition and disposal option
    The user has the opportunity to revoke his consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue.

    The revocation can be submitted by mail or e-mail.

    All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.

    7th Presence in social networks Social Media Buttons
    We maintain online presence within social networks to communicate with or provide information about our users.

    We point out that data of the users outside the area of ​​the European Union can be processed. This may result in risks to users because, e.g. the enforcement of user rights could be made more difficult. With respect to US providers that are certified under the Privacy Shield or offer comparable guarantees of a secure level of data protection, we point out that they are committed to respecting EU privacy standards.

    Furthermore, the data of the users within social networks is usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. Thus, e.g. Based on the user behavior and the resulting interests of users usage profiles are created. The usage profiles may in turn be used to e.g. To place advertisements inside and outside the networks that are allegedly in the interests of users. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the computers of the users, in which the user behavior and the interests of the users are stored. Furthermore, in the usage profiles, data can also be stored independently of the devices used by the users (in particular if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to them).

    For a detailed description of the respective forms of processing and the possibilities of opting out (opt-out), we refer to the privacy statements and information provided by the operators of the respective networks.

    Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of data subject rights, we point out that these can be claimed most effectively from the providers. Only the providers have access to the data of the users and can directly take appropriate measures and provide information. If you still need help, then you can contact us.

    Processed data types: Inventory data (eg names, addresses), contact data (eg e-mail, telephone numbers), content data (eg text input, photographs, videos), usage data (eg visited websites, interest in content, access times ), Meta / communication data (eg device information, IP addresses).

    Affected Persons: Users (e.g., website visitors, online service users).

    • Purposes of Processing: Contact requests and communication, tracking (e.g., interest / behavioral profiling, use of cookies), remarketing, reach measurement (e.g., access statistics, recurring visitor detection).

    • Legal basis: Legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (1) (f) of the DSGVO).
    Deployed services and service providers:

    • Instagram: Social Network; Service Provider: Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA; Website:; Privacy Policy:

    • Facebook: social network; Service Providers: Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland, Parent Companies: Facebook, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA; Website:; Privacy Policy:; Privacy Shield (Ensuring data protection level when processing data in the US):; Opt-Out: Advertisement Settings:; Additional information on data protection: Agreement on joint processing of personal data on Facebook pages:, Privacy policy for Facebook pages: terms / information_about_page_insights_data.

    • Pinterest: Social Network; Service Provider: Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA; Website:; Privacy Policy:; Opposition possibility (opt-out):

    • YouTube: social network; Service Providers: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Parent Company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; Privacy Policy:; Privacy Shield (ensuring data protection level when processing data in the US):; Opt-Out:

    Due to legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of the online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR), this website includes a “YouTube plug-in” in its information offer. This YouTube software uses cookies for data collection and statistical data analysis. YouTube uses cookies to help you capture reliable video statistics, prevent fraud, and improve usability. The operator of the website receives statistical values ​​through the YouTube cookies to retrieve individual videos embedded in the website without reference to the respective user. YouTube’s embedded videos are used as permitted by YouTube, which all users must accept. If you see copyright infringement, please report it directly to YouTube.

    We use embedded YouTube videos in enhanced privacy mode. That is, YouTube does not store cookies for a user who is viewing a website with an embedded YouTube video player, but does not click the video to start playback. If you click the YouTube video player, YouTube may be able to store cookies on the user’s computer, but no personal cookie information will be stored for playback of embedded videos. (Source: YouTube “Enabling Enhanced Privacy Mode for Embedded Videos”) For more information, please refer to YouTube’s general privacy policy ( We do not collect personally identifiable information while embedding YouTube videos.

    8th Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
    This Web site uses MaxCDN (Bootstrap CDN), a CDN of StackPath, (2021 McKinney Ave.Suite 1100 Dallas, TX 75201), formerly NetDNA, LLC. Using CDN reduces the load time of popular Java script libraries and fonts, as the files are transferred from near-site, fast, or low-utilization servers. Among other things, your IP address will be transmitted to MaxCDN. The operator maintains servers in the EU, but it is not excluded that your browser accesses the servers that are operated outside the EU. Content of communication and our services are not handled via CDN. The execution of Java Script can be prevented by installing a Java Script Blocker in your browser. Further information on the provider’s privacy can be found here:

    ninth Rights of the data subject
    If personal data is processed by you, you are i.S.d. DSGVO and you have the following rights to the responsible person:

    You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.

    If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:

    (1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;
    (2) the categories of personal data being processed;
    (3) the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;
    (4) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the retention period;
    (5) the right of rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you, a right to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
    (6) the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
    (7) all available information on the source of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;
    (8) the existence of automated decision-making including profiling under Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject.

    You have the right to request information about whether the personal data relating to you are transferred to a third country or an international organization. In this regard, you can request the appropriate warranties in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR to be informed in connection with the transfer.

    Right to rectification
    You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, if the personal data you process is incorrect or incomplete. The person in charge must make the correction without delay.

    Right to Restrict Processing
    You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:

    (1) if you contest the accuracy of your personal information for a period of time that enables the controller to verify the accuracy of your personal information;
    (2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion of the personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of the personal data;
    (3) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims; or
    (4) if you have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR and it is not yet certain whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

    If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State.

    If the limitation of the processing according to the o.g. If conditions are restricted, you will be informed by the person in charge before the restriction is lifted.

    Right to delete

    a) Obligation to delete
    You may require the controller to delete your personal information without delay, and the controller is required to delete that information immediately if one of the following is true:

    1) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
    (2) You revoke your consent, to which the processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a GDPR and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
    (3) According to. Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO objection to the processing and there are no prior justifiable reasons for the processing, or you lay gem. Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO objection to the processing.
    (4) Your personal data have been processed unlawfully.
    (5) The deletion of personal data concerning you shall be required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
    (6) The personal data concerning you were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8 (1) of the GDPR.

    b) Information to third parties
    If the person in charge has made the personal data relating to you public and is in accordance with. Article 17 (1) of the GDPR, it shall take appropriate measures, including technical ones, to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have been identified as being affected, taking into account available technology and implementation costs Person requested by them to delete all links to such personal data or to make copies or replicas of such personal data.

    c) Exceptions
    The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary

    (1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
    (2) to fulfill a legal obligation which requires processing under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task which is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority conferring on the controller has been;
    (3) for reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9 (2) lit. h and i and Art. 9 (3) GDPR;
    (4) for archival purposes of public interest, for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes acc. Article 89 (1) GDPR, to the extent that the law referred to in subparagraph (a) is likely to render impossible or seriously affect the achievement of the objectives of that processing, or
    (5) to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

    Right to be informed
    If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

    You have the right to be informed about these recipients.

    Data transferability
    You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that

    (1) the processing on a consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a DSGVO or on a contract acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is based and
    (2) the processing is done by automated means.

    In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person responsible to another person responsible, as far as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.

    The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.

    right of
    You have the right at any time, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to prevent the processing of your personal data, which, pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes an objection; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

    The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

    If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

    If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

    Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option, in the context of the use of information society services, of exercising your right to opt-out by means of automated procedures that use technical specifications.

    Right to revoke the data protection consent declaration
    You have the right to revoke your privacy statement at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.


    Automated decision on a case-by-case basis including profiling
    You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision

    (1) is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controller,
    (2) is permitted by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and where such legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or
    (3) with your express consent.

    However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data under Art. 9 (1) GDPR, unless Art. 9 (2) lit. a or g and reasonable measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

    With regard to the cases mentioned in (1) and (3), the person responsible shall take appropriate measures to uphold the rights and freedoms and their legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.

    Right to complain to a supervisory authority
    Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its place of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the DSGVO violates.

    The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted shall inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the GDPR.



    The contact details of the competent supervisory authority are:

    Mailing address:

    Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
    Postfach 20 04 44
    40102 Düsseldorf

    Tel.: 0211/38424-0
    Fax: 0211/38424-10

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