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Data protection

Name and contact details of the controller:

Gebr. Lennartz GmbH & Co.KG

Hohenhagener Str. 46
42855 Remscheid
Tel:  +49 2191 99 60 - 0
Fax:  +49 2191 99 60 - 60
E-mail: info(at)

Collection and saving of personal data and the manner and purpose of its use
By accessing our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to our website’s server. This information is saved temporarily in a log file. The following information is collected without your involvement and saved until its automatic deletion:

  • The IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the accessed file,
  • Website from which the access takes place (referrer URL),
  • Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system on your computer and the name of your access provider.

We process the stated data for the following purposes:

  • Guaranteeing smooth connection establishment on the website,
  • Guaranteeing convenient use of our website,
  • Evaluating system security and stability, and
  • For other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. Our legitimate interests follow from the purposes of data collection listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you as a person. What’s more, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more details about this under the points ‘Cookies, Analysis tools’.

Sharing of data  
Your personal data is not shared with third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • You have granted your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR,
  • The sharing in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR is required to establish, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest that requires protection with regard to the non-transfer of your data,
  • In the event that a legal obligation exists for the sharing in accordance with Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR, and
  • This is legally permitted and required for the performance of a contract with you in accordance with Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and which are saved on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, or similar) when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any harm to your device, do not contain any viruses, Trojans or other malware. Information created in connection with the specific device used is saved in the cookie. However, this does not mean that we obtain direct knowledge of your identity. Cookies are used in part to make using our service more pleasant for you. We use what are known as session cookies to identify that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after you leave our page. We also use temporary cookies, which are saved on your device for a certain determined period, to optimise user-friendliness. If you visit our website again to make use of our services, it is automatically identified that you have already visited us and what inputs and settings you made so that you do not have to make them again. At the same time, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for you for the purpose of optimising our service (see point ‘Analysis tools’).

These cookies enable us to automatically identify that you have already visited us the next time you visit our website. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. The data processed by cookies is required for the aforementioned purposes to maintain our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are saved on your computer or a notification is always displayed before a new cookie is created. The complete deactivation of cookies can, however, mean that you are unable to use all of the functions of our website.

Analysis tools


Tracking tools The tracking measures listed below and used by us are implemented on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. We use these tracking measures as we want to ensure the needs-appropriate design and continuous optimisation of our website. At the same time, we use the tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and evaluate it for you for the purpose of optimising our service. These interests are to be considered legitimate as defined by the aforementioned regulation. The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

Rights of the data subject 
You have the right:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to information about your personal data that we process. In particular, you can request information about the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the categories of recipient to whom your personal data has been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, the existence of the right to request rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data or to object to such processing, the right to lodge a complaint, information on the source of the data where it has not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to obtain without undue delay the rectification of your inaccurate or incomplete personal data saved by us;
  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to obtain the erasure of your personal data saved by us without undue delay where the processing is not required to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to obtain restriction of processing of your personal data where the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful but you oppose the erasure of the personal data, and we no longer need the personal data but you require it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit this data to another controller;
  • in accordance with Art. 7(3) GDPR, to withdraw the consent you have granted at any time. This will result in us no longer being able to continue data processing in the future based on this consent and
  • in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In general, you can do this by contacting the supervisory authority in your habitual residence, place of work or at our company headquarters.

Right to object 
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, you have the right in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or where the objection is against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which is implemented by us without stating a particular situation. If you would like to exercise your right to withdraw or object, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to: info(at)

Data security 
Within the website visit, we use the widespread SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in conjunction with the respective highest encryption level supported by your browser. This is generally 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we instead use 128-bit v3 technology. You can identify whether an individual page of our website is transferred encrypted by the displaying of a closed key or lock image in the lower status bar of your browser. We otherwise employ suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss or destruction, and against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are constantly improved in line with technological advancements.

Validity and changes to this data protection statement
This data protection statement is currently valid and dates from May 2018. It may be necessary to amend this data protection statement due to the further development of our website and services by means of or based on amended statutory or official requirements. You can access and print the latest data protection statement at any time at: