Data privacy statement

We are delighted by your visit to our website and the interest you have shown in Schnaidt GmbH. Below you will find information on what data is collected during your visit to the website and how it is used.

1.    Name and contact information of the person responsible for processing and the company Data Protection Officer

This data protection information applies to the processing of data by
Responsible person

Schnaidt GmbH, Hagenring 27, D-72119 Ammerbuch-Altingen, telephone: +49 7032 9902-5, fax: +49 7032 9902-99, email:

Company Data Protection Officer

The company Data Protection Officer of Schnaidt GmbH can be contacted at the address indi-cated above with the adjunct “Data Protection Officer” or at the email address

2.    Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of its use

a)    During your visit to our website
On accessing our website at, information is transmitted automatically to our website server by the browser in use on your device. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until its automatic deletion:
−    IP address of the requesting computer,
−    Date and time of accessing,
−    Name and URL of the retrieved file,
−    Website from which accessing occurs (referrer URL),
−    Browser used and, where applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.
The data mentioned is processed by us for the following purposes:
−    To ensure a smooth connection to the website,
−    To ensuring comfortable use of our website,
−    To evaluation system security and stability and
−    For further administrative purposes.
Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(f) GDPR is the legal basis for data processing. Our legitimate interest is derived from the above-listed purposes for data collection. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.
In addition, we use cookies and analytical services during your visit to our website. Detailed in-formation relating to this is provided below.

b)    When you contact us by email
When you contact us by email, the data you provide (i.e. your email address and, where appro-priate, your name and other contact information) is stored by us to enable us to respond to your inquiry. We delete the data arising in this context as soon as storage of this information is no longer necessary, or we limit its processing if legal retention obligations exist.
Data processing for the purpose of making contact with us occurs pursuant to Art. 6 Subpara-graph 1 (1)(a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent or pursuant to Art. 6 Sub-paragraph 1(b) GDPR for the realisation of pre-contractual measures resulting from your inquiry.

c)    When you register for our newsletter
Insofar as you have expressly consented pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(a) GDPR, we use your email address for the purpose of sending you our newsletter on a regular basis. The dis-closure of an email address is adequate for the receipt of the newsletter. Cancellation is possible at any time (e.g. using the link at the end of any individual newsletter). Alternatively, you are also welcome to send your cancellation request at any time by email to

d)    When you use our contact form
In the case of inquiries of any kind, we offer you the option to contact us using a form provided on the website. Disclosure of a valid email address is required for this purpose so that we know from whom the inquiry originates and to enable us to respond to it. Further details may be pro-vided on a voluntary basis.
Data processing for the purpose of making contact with us occurs pursuant to Art. 6 Subpara-graph 1 (1)(a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent or pursuant to Art. 6 Sub-paragraph 1(b) GDPR for the realisation of pre-contractual measures resulting from your inquiry.
Personal data collected by us for use of the contact form is deleted following completion of the inquiry submitted by you, insofar as no contractual relationship is established with you.

3.    Disclosure of data

Your personal data is never transmitted to third parties for reasons other than the purposes in-dicated below. We only disclose your personal data to third parties if
−    you have granted your express consent for this purpose pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(a) GDPR,
−    disclosure is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(f) GDPR for the protection of our legitimate interests or those of a third party, unless your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms or those of another data subject requiring the protection of personal data outweigh these,
−    in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(c) GDPR is a statutory obligation, and
−    this is permitted by law and necessary pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(b) GDPR for processing of contractual relationships with you or the implementation of pre-contractual measures.

4.    Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and which are stored on your mobile device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website. Cookies do not harm your device and do not contain viruses, trojans or other malware.
Information is stored in the cookie which is created in each case in connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity as a result.
Cookies are used on the one hand to make use of our internet offering more pleasant for you. We therefore use so-called session cookies to identify the fact that you have already visited in-dividual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our website.
In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness. These are stored on your device for a specifically determined period of time. In the event of you visiting our website again to take advantage of our services, the fact that you have already visited us is automatically detected, along with the details and settings you have used. This saves you the trouble of having to enter these again.
We also use cookies for statistically recording of usage of our website and to evaluate this for the purpose of optimising our internet offering for you. These cookies enable us to automati-cally recognise that you have already visited us when you return to our website. These cookies are automatically deleted after a period of time defined in each case.
Data processed by cookies is required for the aforementioned purposes to protect our legiti-mate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(f) GDPR.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or so that an indication always appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all the features of our website.

5.    Analytical tools

Tracking tools
The tracking measures listed below and used by us are implemented on the basis of Art. 6 Sub-paragraph 1 (1)(f) GDPR. Through the tracking measures employed, we want to ensure the needs-based design and continuous optimisation of our website. We also use tracking measures for statistical recording of usage of our website and to evaluate this for the purpose of optimis-ing our internet offering for you. These interests are to be viewed as legitimate in terms of the aforementioned regulation.
Respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.
Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter abbreviated as “Google”) for the purpose of ensuring the needs-based design and continually optimising of our web pages. Pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies (see section 4) are used in this context. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as the
−    browser type/version
−    operating system used,
−    referrer URL (the previously visited page),
−    host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
−    time of the server inquiry
is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. The information is used to evaluate use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other ser-vices related to website use and internet usage for the purposes of market research and needs-based website design of these web pages. This information may also be transmitted to third par-ties if required by law or if third parties process this data on our behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with any other data from Google. IP addresses are anonymised so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking).
You can prevent the installation of cookies through appropriate configuration of the browser software. However, we wish to point out that, in this case, it may not be possible to avail fully of all features of this website.
You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by download-ing and installing a browser add-on ( As an al-ternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set which will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. You must set the opt-out cookie again if you delete the cookies in this browser.
Further information about data privacy in relation to Google Analytics is available in the Google Analytics help centre (

6.    Integration of Google Maps

We use the services provided by Google Maps on our website. This enables us to display interac-tive maps for you directly on the website and allows you to avail of comfortable usage of the map function.
Google obtains information through the visit to the website that indicates that you have acti-vated the relevant web page of our website. In addition, the data specified in Section 2 a) of this declaration is transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or where no user account exists. Your data is assigned directly to your account if you have logged into Google. You will need to log out prior to activating the button if you do not want an assignment to your profile at Google. Google saves your data as user profiles for the purpose of advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. Evaluation of this nature occurs in particular (including for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, but you will have to direct any assertion of this right to Google.
You can obtain further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its process-ing by the plug-in provider in the data privacy policy of the provider. You can also obtain further information there (at on your rights in this re-gard and setting options relating to the protection of your privacy. Google also processes your personal data in the United States and is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield framework (

7.    Social media plug-ins

We do not use any social media plug-ins on our website.

8.    Rights of data subjects

You have the right
−    pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR to request information on your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information on the purpose of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to which your data has been or will be dis-closed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, re-striction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of complaint, the origin of your data, insofar as it was not collected by us, the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information on its details;
−    pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR to request the immediate correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data relating to you stored by us;
−    pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, in-sofar as processing is not necessary for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, to meet a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
−    pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR to request the restriction or processing of your personal data, insofar as the correctness of the data is disputed by you, processing is unlawful, but you reject to its deletion and we no longer require the data, but you require it to assert, exer-cise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection against processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
−    pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR to obtain the personal data you have provided us with in a structured, commonplace and machine-readable format or to request the transmission of your data to another responsible party;
−    pursuant to Art. 7 Subparagraph 3 GDPR to revoke the consent you have granted previ-ously to us at any time. The consequences of this is that we may no longer continue the processing of data based on this consent in future, and
−    pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority. You can generally ad-dress a supervisory authority in this respect in your usual place of abode or workplace or the location of our office.

9.    Right of objection

Insofar as your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Subparagraph 1 (1)(f) GDPR, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to enter an objection against the processing of your personal data, provide reasons exist for this arising from your personal situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. You have a general right of objection in the latter case which will be implemented by us without details of a special situa-tion.
The sending of an email to is sufficient if you wish to avail of your right of revocation or objection.

10.    Data security

We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised ac-cessing by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technical development.

11.    Up-to-date status of and changes to this privacy statement

This privacy statement is currently valid and updated as of May 2018.
Through the further development of our website and internet offering beyond or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy statement. You can retrieve and print out the respectively current privacy statement at any time on the website at