Data protection

Data protection notice

Data protection is an important concern for the company Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co KG. We act in accordance with applicable data protection legislation and regulations when handling your personal data, which may be collected when you visit our websites, or which you might transfer to us.


The company Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co KG is the body responsible processing your personal data. The company can be contacted at any time at the following address:


Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co. KG
Hauptstraße 250a
D - 52146 Würselen
Tel.: +49 +2405/473230
Fax: +49 +2405/47323-40


Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co KG is responsible, together with Facebook, for the operation and use of the company’s Facebook page.

1. Collection, processing and use of personal data

Personal data is individually identifiable information that affects or relates to you personally. It includes such items as your name, e-mail address, postal address or telephone number. This definition excludes information that cannot be associated with you personally.

Personal data are used on our website exclusively for the technical operation of the site. Data are processed exclusively for their specific purpose.


A server collects the following data whenever you use our website:

  • Browser type/version: saved for two weeks
  • Operating system used: saved for two weeks
  • Referrer URL: saved for two weeks
  • IP address: saved for two weeks
  • Time of query: saved for two weeks


If these personal data cannot be processed, you may not be able to visit all parts of the website or use some of the individual services provided. The “Cookies” section gives a clear explanation of which personal or available data are processed during the use of these cookies, and of how long the cookies are saved.

2. Legal basis

The concept of “prohibited unless authorised” always applies to the processing of personal data. This means that the company Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co KG may only process personal data if it is explicitly permitted by law to do so.

In the case of this website, the company Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co KG is allowed to process personal data on the basis of the following legislation:

The legal basis for this is art. 6, sect. 1 (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Personal data are only processed on our Facebook page in order to provide you with information and/or to communicate with you.

The legal basis for this is art. 6 sect. 1 f) of the GDPR.

3. Your rights

You, as the person whose data are being processed, have the following rights at all times:

  • The right to information
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict the processing of data
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object, with particular reference to processing in accordance with art. 6, sections 1(a) and (f) of the GDPR.


If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please write to the contact address listed below or contact Facebook directly, likewise in writing. If you exercise your right of opposition, the data processed to date remain unaffected.

You also have the right to complain to a supervisory authority.

4. Parties with access to your personal data

We will only disclose your data to third parties if there is an official warrant or court order to the effect, insofar as the law allows this or you have previously consented to it. Your personal data may be disclosed to the following parties:

  • Advertising agency, purpose: designing the website; transmission to a third country: no
  • Provider, purpose: hosting the website; transmission to a third country: no
  • Affiliated companies, purpose: dealing with enquiries; transmission to a third country: no


The company Gebr. Eigelshoven GmbH & Co KG will not disclose any data as part of the operation of its Facebook page. The disclosure of your data by Facebook itself remains unaffected and is the responsibility of Facebook.


If a transfer is made to a third country, your personal data will be transferred in accordance with art. 44 GDPR on the basis of contractual agreements with the recipient.

Please write to the contact address shown below to obtain a copy of the contractual agreements concerned.

5. Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that can be stored on your hard drive. This data record is created by the web server that your browser uses to access the web (e.g. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.), and is then sent to you. The following table contains all relevant information concerning the cookies used by us:


Function: Technical provision of the home page

Storage time: deletion immediately after the end of the website session


When using the Facebook page, the saving and use of cookies are the sole responsibility of Facebook.

Most web browsers are configured by default to accept cookies automatically. However, you have the option of configuring your browser to refuse cookies or flag them in advance. The disabling of cookies may prevent error-free access to parts of our website. You can also delete cookies manually at any time.

6. Contact details of the data protection officer

Markus Kreder
Lannerstr. 22
D - 41189 Mönchengladbach


For further information about how Facebook processes your data, please go to: