Privacy Policy

kugellager-onlineGmbH & Co. KG is also aware that protection of your privacy when using our website
is an important concern. We take protection of your personal data seriously. We would therefore like you to know
when we save such data and when we use it. We would therefore like to inform you about our data protection
measures using this data protection declaration.

I. General Privacy Protection

§ 1 Information About Collection of Personal Data

(1) We hereby inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is any data relating to you personally, e.g., your name, address, email addresses, user behavior, etc.

(2) The controller in the sense of Art. 7(4) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation is the kugellager-online GmbH & Co. KG, Josef-Baumann-Straße 21, 44805 Bochum, Germany; email:, represented by kugellager-online Verwaltung GmbH,Josef-Baumann-Straße 21, 44805 Bochum, E-Mail:, represented by the sole managing director Hans-Martin Reinhardt, Josef-Baumann-Straße 21, 44805 Bochum.

(3) When contacting us by email or through a contact form, the data transmitted by you (your email address and, if applicable, your name and telephone number) will be saved by us to answer your questions. We will delete this data after its storage is no longer necessary or will limit its processing in case of legal storage obligations.

(4) If we commission service providers for individual functions of our offer or want to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. We will also state the storage duration criteria.

§ 2 Your Rights

(1) You are entitled to the following rights against us regarding your personal data:

- Right to information
- Right to correction or deletion
- Right to processing limitation
- Right to object to processing
- Right to data portability

(2) You also have the right to complain to data protection supervisory authorities about our processing of your personal data.

§ 3 Collection of Personal Data When Visiting Our Website

(1) When merely using our website for informative purposes, i.e., if you do not register or transmit information to us otherwise, we will only collect the personal data transmitted to our servers by your browser. If you want to view our website, we will collect the following data that is required technically for displaying our website and ensuring stability and security (the legal basis is Art. 6(1) Sentence 1 Letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation):

- IP address
- Time and date of request
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Contents of request (specific page)
- Access status/HTTP status code
- Transmitted data volume
- Requesting website
- Browser
- Operating system and surface
- Browser language and version

(2) In addition to the above-stated data, cookies will be saved onto your computer when using our website. Cookies are small text files assigned to and saved onto your hard disk by your browser and through which the party that provides the cookie (in this case, us) receives certain information. Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses onto your computer. Cookies are used to make Internet offers more user-friendly and effective.

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies whose scope and functions will be explained hereafter:

- Transiente Cookies (dazu b)
- Persistente Cookies (dazu c)
- Third-Party-Cookies (dazu d).

b) Transient cookies are deleted automatically after you close your browser. These especially include session cookies that save so-called session IDs that allow various requests of your browser to be assigned to a joint session. This allows your browser to be recognized when returning to our website. Session cookies will be deleted after you log out or close your browser.

c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a fixed period that may differ for each cookie. You may delete cookies at any time through the security settings of your browser.

d) You may configure your browser settings as you wish and may reject third-party or all cookies. However, please note that you may not be able to use every function of this website.

§ 4 Additional Functions and Offers of Our Website

(1) In addition to purely informative uses of our website, we offer various services which you may utilize if interested. For this, you will usually be required to provide additional personal information which we will use to perform the respective services and is subject to the above-stated data processing principles.

(2) We may also use external service providers to process your data. These external service providers are carefully selected and commissioned by us, are subject to our directives and are reviewed regularly.

(3) Furthermore, we may transfer your personal data to third parties if we offer participation in campaigns or sweepstakes or conclusions of contracts or similar services together with partners. You will receive further information about this when providing your personal data or at the bottom of the offer description.

(4) If our service providers or partners are based in states outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of these circumstances in the offer description.

§ 5 Data Processing Objections or Revocations

(1) If you granted your permission for the processing of your data, you may revoke this permission at any time. Such revocation will affect the permissibility of the processing of your personal data after its submission to us.

(2) If we base the processing of your personal data on a weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. This applies especially if processing is not required for the fulfillment of a contract with you, as in the following functional descriptions. When submitting revocations, please include reasons for why we should not process your personal data as commonly performed by us. Should your objections prove to be legitimate, we will review the matter and will either suspend or adjust the data processing or show you our reasons for continuing the processing.

(3) You may, of course, object to the processing of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time. You may submit your objections to us at the following address: kugellager-online GmbH & Co. KG, Josef-Baumann-Straße 21, 44805 Bochum, Germany; email:

II. Special Usage Offers

§ 6 Web Shop Use

(1) If you want to place orders through our web shop, contract conclusion will require personal data for the execution of your order. Information required for contract execution will be marked as such. Additional information may be provided voluntarily. We will process the data you provide to execute your order. For this, we may transfer your payment details to our bank. The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1) Sentence 1 Letter b of the General Data Protection Regulation.

You may voluntarily create a customer account through which we can save your data for subsequent purchases. When creating such an account under "My Account," the data you provide will be saved revocably. You may delete any other data in the customer section at any time. If you would like to have your customer account deleted, you may contact us at: kugellager-online GmbH & Co. KG, Josef-Baumann-Straße 21, 44805 Bochum, Germany; email:

We may also process the data you provide to inform you about other interesting products from our portfolio or to send you emails that contain technical information.

(2) Due to commercial and tax law requirements, we must save your address, payment and order data for ten years.

(3) To prevent unauthorized third-party access to your personal data, especially financial data, the order process is encrypted using TLS technology.

III. Web Analytics

§ 7 Use of Google Analytics

(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies," text files saved onto your computer that allow your usage of the website to be analyzed. The information on your website use generated by the cookie is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. If IP-anonymization is activated on our website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptions will your full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operators of this website, Google will use this information to assess your use of this website, to compile reports about website activity and to perform additional services related to use of the website and the Internet for the website operators.

(2) The IP address transmitted by your browser through Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

(3) You can prevent cookie storage through your browser settings at any time. However, please note that you may not be able to use every function of the website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of cookie-generated data (including your IP address) on your use of the website and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided under the following link:

(4) You can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will install an opt-out cookie that will block the collection of your data during future visits to our website: Deactivate Google Analytics

(5) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" so that your IP address will only be processed in shortened form to prevent it from being attributable to you personally. If the data collected about you contains elements that may refer to you personally, these will be excluded immediately and the personal data will be deleted.

(6) We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained thereby allow us to improve our offer and make it more interesting to you as the user. For the exceptions in which personal data is transmitted to the US, Google subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield The legal basis for use of Google Analytics is Art. 6(1) Sentence 1 Letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation.

(7) Third-party provider information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Service:, data protection overview:, and Google's Privacy Policy:

(Valid: 18 April 2018)