Data Protection

Data protection note

This website is operated by Th. Buschhoff GmbH & Co., Kruppstraße 44, 59227 Ahlen ("we" or "us"). This notice describes how we, as the data protection officer, process your personal data in connection with this website.

The Th. Buschhoff GmbH & Co. takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We want you to know when which data is collected and how it is used by us. We ensure technically and organisationally that the data protection regulations are observed both by ourselves and by potential external service providers who work for us.

All of our web activities are carried out in accordance with the applicable legal provisions for the protection of personal data and data security. We take precautions to protect personal data from loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation and unauthorised access. In the following, Th. Buschhoff GmbH & Co. provides information on the collection, processing and use of your data.


1. What data we process about you

In the course of your visit to this website, we will collect the following information: The date and time you accessed a page on our website, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser, the website (URL) you visited before accessing this website, certain cookies (see point 2 below) and the information you provide yourself by filling out the contact form.

There is no obligation to actually provide the information we ask you to provide on our website. However, if you do not do so, you will not be able to use all the features of the website.


2. Cookies

This website uses so-called cookies. A cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. In principle, cookies are used to offer users additional functions on a website. For example, they may be used to help you navigate a website, to allow you to continue using a website where you left it and/or to save your preferences and settings when you return to the website. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

Most of the cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted when you leave our website. Persistent cookies, however, remain on your computer until you manually delete them in your browser. We use such persistent cookies to recognise you the next time you visit our website.

If you want to control cookies on your computer, you can select your browser settings so that you receive a notification when a website wants to store cookies. You can also block or delete cookies if they have already been stored on your computer. If you want to know more about how to do this, please use the "Help" function in your browser.

Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect your online experience and prevent you from using this website in full.


3. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated in Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the whole IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet use. The IP address conveyed by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie on your use of the website from being collected and used by Google by downloading and installing the Opt-out Browser Add-on under the following link:


4. e-mail contact

If you contact us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), we will process your details to process your enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.

If the data processing takes place for the execution of pre-contractual measures which take place at your request or, if you are already our customer, for the execution of the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 (b) GDPR.

We will only process further personal data if you give your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 a) GDFPR) or we have a legitimate interest in the processing of your data (Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 f) GDPR). For example, there is a legitimate interest in replying to your email.


5. Purposes of processing

We will process your personal data for the following purposes:

- to provide you with this website and to further improve and develop this website

- to create usage statistics

- to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website

- to respond to your enquiries

- to provide you with information.


6. Legal basis of the processing

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest (pursuant to Art 6 para 1 lit f EU Data Protection Basic Regulation), which consists of achieving the purposes mentioned above under point 3.


7. Transmission of your personal data

For the purposes mentioned above, we will transfer your personal data to the following recipients:

- IT service providers used by us

- Agents or dealers representing us in your country

If and to the extent that we involve third parties in the performance of contracts (such as logistics service providers), this personal data is only received to the extent to which the transfer is necessary for the corresponding service.

Some of the recipients mentioned above are outside your country or process your personal data there. The level of data protection in other countries may not be the same as in your country. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients have an adequate level of data protection. For example, we conclude standard contractual clauses (2010/87/EC and/or 2004/915/EC). These are available on request at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


8. Duration of storage

Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes pursued.

In some cases, the legislator provides for the storage of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will only be stored by us for these legal purposes, but will not be processed in any other way and deleted after expiry of the legal retention period.


9. Your rights in connection with personal information

Among other things, you are entitled (subject to the conditions of applicable law), (i) to check whether and what personal data we have stored about you and to obtain copies of this data, (ii) to request the correction, integration or deletion of your personal data that is incorrect or is not processed in accordance with the law, (iii) to demand from us, to limit the processing of your personal data, and (iv) in certain circumstances to object to the processing of your personal data or to revoke the consent given previously for the processing, (v) to require data transferability, (vi) to know the identity of third parties to whom your personal data is transferred and (vii) to lodge a complaint with the competent authority.


10. Our contact details

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us:


Th. Buschhoff GmbH & Co.

Kruppstr. 44

59227 Ahlen


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