Data Protection Declaration


Regulatory area
This data protection declaration regulates the protection and processing of personal data within Eugen Seitz AG (Seitz) in accordance with the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Personal Information
Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. This includes information such as name, address, telephone number and e-mail. This applies to both natural persons and legal entities via which data are processed.

Data protection
Seitz makes every effort to protect personal data against unauthorised or unlawful use and to treat such data confidentially. In the event of data misuse or loss, all parties involved will be informed in detail within the legal deadline and informed about the measures taken.

Processing of personal data
Personal data obtained from Seitz will only be used and processed for specified/published and legitimate purposes. The data will not be passed on to third parties unless this is required by law or the person concerned has expressly permitted this in advance.

With the confirmation of this data protection declaration, the data subject gives his/her consent to the processing of personal data concerning him/her for one or more specific purpose(s).

Right to information
Information on personal data can be obtained at any time from our data protection officer.  The data subject has the right to request confirmation as to whether and how the personal data concerned are processed.

Right to correction
The data subject has the right to request the immediate correction or completion of false or incomplete personal data.

Deletion of data
The data subject is entitled to have his/her personal data deleted at any time if it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

Consent to the processing of the data can also be revoked at any time or the restriction of the processing of the data (if possible) can be demanded.

Duration of data storage
Personal data will only be kept at Seitz for as long as necessary or as required by law. If the purpose or the storage obligation of the data ends, they are deleted.


SSL and/or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either a SSL or a TLS encryption programme. You can recognise an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.



This website uses so-called cookies (text files) to facilitate the use of the site and to ensure a correct presentation of the website. They contain information about the browser, the IP address, the operating system and the Internet connection. The website can also be accessed without cookies. However, we would like to point out that this can severely restrict the functions and user comfort of the website. Cookies can be deactivated at any time via the web browser. Cookies can be set for a maximum of 90 days.

Server log files

The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises: 

  • The type and version of browser used
  • The used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • The hostname of the accessing computer
  • The time of the server inquiry
  • The IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of the use of the website by users. The information generated by cookies on your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the utilization of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and the operator’s advertising activities.

IP anonymization

On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyse your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.

Browser plug-in

You do have the option to prevent the archiving of cookies by making pertinent changes to the settings of your browser software. However, we have to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their fullest extent. Moreover, you have the option prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and affiliated with your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Objection to the recording of data

You have the option to prevent the recording of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will result in the placement of an opt out cookie, which prevents the recording of your data during future visits to this website: Google Analytics deactivation.

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at:

Job processing

We have concluded an order processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities for the use of Google Analytics.

Demographic parameters provided by Google Analytics

This website uses the function “demographic parameters” provided by Google Analytics. It makes it possible to generate reports providing information on the age, gender and interests of website visitors. The sources of this information are interest-related advertising by Google as well as visitor data obtained from third party providers. This data cannot be allocated to a specific individual. You have the option to deactivate this function at any time by making pertinent settings changes for advertising in your Google account or you can generally prohibit the recording of your data by Google Analytics as explained in section “Objection to the recording of data.” 

Google AdWords
This website uses the online advertising program Google AdWords. If our website was opened via a Google ad, Google Ad Words stores a cookie on your computer for 30 days. The cookie is used to evaluate the total number of users of the Google ad. No personal information is collected or processed.

Changes to the data protection declaration
In order to ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. If any material changes are made to the collection, use and/or disclosure of the personal data provided, we will draw your attention to this with a clearly visible notice on the website.

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