Headquarters: SIKO GmbH Weihermattenweg 2 79256 Buchenbach Germany Phone+49 7661 394-0

Data Privacy Statement, SIKO GmbH, Germany

Data Privacy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

This use of our website is generally possible without the provision of any personal data. If personal data is collected on our pages (e.g., name, address or e-mail address), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data are passed on to our sales partners and subsidiaries for the purpose of processing. Any disclosure to other parties will only be made with your express consent.

We hereby give notice that data transmitted via the Internet (e.g., via e-mail communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.


Information obligations pursuant to Art 13 of GDPR

Person responsible for data processing pursuant to Art 13 paragraph (1) lit. (a)
Company name according to Section 17 para. 1 of the German Commercial Code (HGB) incl. contact details of the person responsible (GF)

Managing Director:
Sven Wischnewski, B. of Eng
Weihermattenweg 2
79256 Buchenbach

Telephone +49 7661 394-0
Fax +49 7661 394-388

Freiburg District Court, Commercial Register No. 1516

Contact data of the data protection officer pursuant to Article 13 paragraph (1) lit. (b) of the GDPR

Helbig Datenschutz GmbH
Harald Helbig
Bergstrasse 11
91207 Lauf an der Pegnitz

Phone +49-9123-70275-15


Purpose and legal basis of data processing pursuant to Art. 13 para. (1) lit. c) of the GDPR

Personal data are processed for the purpose of fulfilling contracts or implementing pre-contractual measures. This includes customer master data with contact persons as well as the contact history, quotations, orders, invoices, project data and other legal obligations of the person responsible.

The legal bases are derived from Art. 6 of the GDPR. Other important legal bases are derived from the German Commercial Code, tax law, the Law on Limited Liability Partnerships and other legal regulations relevant for SIKO GmbH. These also include contractual regulations. The processing of newsletters is based on consent of the parties concerned.

Processing is for protecting the legitimate interests of the person responsible or a third party pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d) of the GDPR

To the extent necessary, we also process your data beyond the actual fulfillment of the contract to protect our legitimate interests or those of third parties. These include:

  • Sales management and sales controlling
  • Asserting legal claims and mounting a defense in legal disputes
  • Ensuring IT security and operation
  • Measures for maintaining building and system security (e.g., access controls) as well as the right of the owner of premises to undisturbed possession
  • Measures for business management and further development of employees


Categories of recipients of personal data (data transmission) pursuant to Art. 13 para. (1) lit. e) of the GDPR
Within Germany, the European Union and the European Economic Area

Auditors, bailiffs and other creditors as well as other government agencies for the fulfillment of legal obligations and for requested certificates, logistics companies, customers as well as suppliers and other agencies and business partners.

Third country incl. adequacy decision pursuant to Article 13 paragraph (1) lit. f of the GDPR

Within the context of international business relationships, transmission is pursuant to Article 6 para. 1 lit. b for fulfilling contracts or implementing pre-contractual measures. For this purpose, an adequacy decision is not required.

Storage duration pursuant to Art. 13 para. (2) lit a)

The respective purposes are derived from legal requirements and relevant industry-specific regulations. Personal data are deleted after the purpose has been achieved.

Rights of persons affected pursuant to Art. 13 para. (2) lit. b)

You can exercise your rights using the contact details cited above at any time. If your personal data are processed, you are a person affected in the sense of the GDPR and you have the following rights with respect to the person responsible:

Information about the rights of persons affected:
The person affected has the right to request confirmation from the person responsible as to whether any personal information concerning him/her is undergoing processing; if this is the case, he/she has a right to information about these personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 of the GDPR.
The person affected has the right to demand that the person responsible party correct incorrect personal data concerning him/her and, if applicable, incomplete personal data (Art. 16 of the GDPR) without delay.
The person affected has the right to request that the person responsible delete personal data concerning him/her without delay if one of the reasons specified in Art. 17 of the GDPR applies, e.g., if the data are no longer required for the purposes pursued (right of deletion).

The person affected has the right to demand that the person responsible restrict processing for the duration of the check by the person responsible check if one of the conditions listed in Art. 18 of the GDPR applies, e.g., if the person affected has lodged an objection to processing.
The person affected party has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him/her for reasons arising from his or her particular situation. The person responsible party will no longer process the personal data unless he/she can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person affected, or the processing is for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims (Art. 21 of the GDPR).

Rights of persons affected pursuant to Art. 13 (2) lit. c) of the GDPR

If you have given us your consent to process personal data for specific purposes (e.g., processing pictures of persons affected), the legality of this processing is based on your consent.
You may revoke your consent at any time. This also applies to revocation of declarations of consent that were given to us before the GDPR was valid, i.e., before May 25, 2018.
Please note that such revocation is only with future effect. Processing operations that are performed prior to the revocation are not affected.

Right of complaint at a supervising authority pursuant to Article 13 paragraph (2) lit. (d of the GDPR

Any person affected has the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, if the person affected considers that the processing of personal data concerning him or her is in contravention of the GDPR (Article 77 of the GDPR). The person affected may exercise this right before a supervisory authority in the member state in which he or she resides or works or in which the suspected infringement took place.

The competent supervisory authority in Baden-Württemberg is:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information

Königstrasse 10 a
70173 Stuttgart

Postal address:
P.O. Box 10 29 32
70025 Stuttgart

Telephone: +49 711 615541-0
Fax: +49-711-615541-15

E-Mail: poststelle@lfdi.bwl.de

Provision of personal data pursuant to Article 13 para. (2) lit. e) of the GDPR

In the context of our business relationship, you must only provide those personal data that are necessary for fulfilling a contract or implementing pre-contractual measures or for which we are legally obliged to collect. We are usually not able to conclude a contractual relationship without these data.

Changes to this Data Protection Declaration

Purpose change

We reserve the right to change this Data Protection Declaration in accordance with applicable data protection regulations. You can find the current version under the Data Protection Declaration on our website. If we intend to process your data for other purposes, i.e., for purposes other than those for which they have been collected, we will inform you in advance of the statutory provisions.

As of May 18, 2018



Some of our webpages use cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general as well as activate automatic deleting of cookies when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.


Contact form

Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, in order to answer your question and any follow-up questions. These data are passed on to our sales partners and subsidiaries for the purpose of processing. Any disclosure to other parties will only be made with your express consent.


Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.


Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of web analytics service Google Analytics. This is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files, which are stored on your computer and enable analysis of the use of the website by you. The personal data generated by the cookie about your use of the website will usually be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the US.

In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, Google abbreviates your IP address in advance within member states of the European Union or other treaty states of the convention concerning the European economic area. The full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. For order of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of this website, create reports about the website activities and provide other services connected with use of the website and Internet for the website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the context of Google Analytics will not be associated with other data of Google.

You can prevent storing of cookies on your computer via a corresponding setting of your browser software. However, we point out that you might not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent in this case. You can also prevent the recording of data generated by a cookie with respect to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.


Data Privacy Statement for Use of Tag Manager

With Google Tag Manager, marketers can manage website tags via a single interface. However, the Tag Manager itself, which uses the tags, works without cookies and does not collect personally identifiable information. Tag Manager only triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data under certain circumstances. Explanations can be found in this privacy statement for these respective third-party providers. Google Tag Manager does not access these data. If you have disabled cookies or otherwise opted out, this is honored for all tracking tags used with Google Tag Manager, so the tool will not change your cookie settings.

Google may ask you for permission to share some product information (such as your account information) with other Google products to enable certain features, for example, to simplify the addition of new conversion tracking tags for AdWords. In addition, Google's developers review product usage information from time to time to optimize the product further. However, Google never shares data of this nature with other Google products without your consent.

More information can be found in the Use Policy of Google and the Data privacy policy of Google for this product.


Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

Plugins are integrated on this website for the social network Facebook, Provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our pages. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our website, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plugin. As a result, Facebook receives information that you visited our website using your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged in to Facebook, you can link the contents of our website with your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can link your visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as provider of the website do not receive any information about the contents of the transmitted data nor their use by Facebook. You can find further information about this in the data protection declaration of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to be able to link the visit to our website with your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.


Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook Pixel

Our website uses the visitor action pixel of Facebook, Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, U.S.A. ("Facebook") for conversion measurement.

These allow the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they click on a Facebook ad to reach the provider's website. This allows an analysis of the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and their future optimization.

The collected data is anonymous for us as the operator of this website; we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, the data are stored and processed by Facebook, so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes in accordance with Facebook Data Use Policy. This will allow Facebook to display ads both on Facebook and on third-party sites. We as the operator of the site have no control over how this data is used.

The use of Facebook Pixels is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in effective promotional activities, including social media.

In Facebook's privacy policy, you will find further information on protecting your privacy: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

You can also deactivate the “Custom Audiences” remarketing feature in the Ads Settings section at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. To do so, you will first need to log into Facebook.

If you do not have a Facebook account, you can deactivate usage-based advertising from Facebook on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance:: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.


Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter

The functions of Twitter are integrated into our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked with your Twitter account and make known to other users. In this context, data are also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as provider of the website do not receive any information about the contents of the transmitted data nor their use by Twitter. You can find further information about this in the data protection declaration of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your data protection settings in your account settings at Twitter at http://twitter.com/account/settings.


Data protection declaration for the use of Google +1

Our pages use Google +1 functions. This is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Recording and forwarding information: Using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. You can and other users obtain personalized contents from Google and our partners via the Google +1 button. Google stores both the information that you provided for contents of +1 as well as information about the page that you looked at when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be shown as references to your profile name and your photo in Google services, e.g., in search results or your Google profile as well as at other places on websites and ads in the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible Google profile, which must at least contain the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. This name can also replace another name in many cases, which you used in communicating contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users, who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information about you.

Use of the recorded information

In addition to the purposes of use explained about, the information provided by you is used pursuant to the valid Google data protection regulations. Google might publish summarized statistics about the +1 activities of users and forward this information to users and partners, e.g., publishers, advertisers or associated websites.


Data protection declaration for the use of LinkedIn

Our site uses functions from the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn features is accessed, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our websites from your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website to your user account. We point out that we as provider of the website do not receive any information about the contents of the transmitted data nor their use by LinkedIn.

You can find further information about this in the data protection declaration of LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy


Data protection declaration for the use of Xing

Our website uses functions from the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing XING features is accessed, your browser establishes a direct connection to the XING servers. To the best of our knowledge, no personal data is stored in the process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is usage behavior evaluated.

For more information about data protection and the XING Share button, please see the XING data protection declaration at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection


Data protection declaration for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plug-ins from the YouTube site, which is operated by Google. The website operator is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy


Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.


Objection to marketing emails

The use of the contact data published as part of editorial imprint requirements by third parties for sending advertisement and informational materials not expressly requested is hereby prohibited. The operators of the sites reserve the right to take express legal steps in the case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam emails.

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If you have any questions about our privacy policy, would like information about your personal data stored with us or would like to withdraw your consent, please contact us directly by post, telephone or email at the following address:


Weihermattenweg 2
79256 Buchenbach

Telephone + 49 7661 394-0
Fax +49 7661 394-388
Email: info@siko-global.com


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