1. An overview of data protection
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with every competent regulatory authority.
2. General information and mandatory information
Data protection, Legal framework
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
As far as we ask the concerned persons to agree to our processing of personal data, Art. 6 (1), lit. a) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the legal framework.
If and insofar processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a contract of which the concerned person is a contract partner, or to realize negotiations precedent to the contract on request of the concerned person, we refer to Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR as legal basis.
For any processing of personal data necessary to fulfill legal requirements obligatory for us, Art. 6 (1) lit. c) GDPR is the legal framework.
Also, Art. 6 (1) lit. d) GDPR is the legal basis for our processing of personal data in order to protect vital interests of the concerned person or any other natural person.
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
Wallefelder Straße, D-51766 Engelskirchen
Geschäftsführer: Peter Steindl, Frank Balensiefer
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
IIf there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with every competent regulatory authority. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is every data protection officer of the German states. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, 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.
3. Data protection officer
Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Datenschutzbeauftragter: Rechtsanwalt Rademacher
c/o The Packaging Group GmbH
Gerberstraße 50, D-51789 Lindlar
4. Data collection on our website
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
When opening different homepage texts so called temporary session cookies are used and recorded on your computer in order to facilitate navigation. These cookies do not contain any personal data and expire after termination of the session. No technique enabling tracking of user online access behavior is installed.