Privacy Policy

Data protection


Data protection is a high priority at Union Knopf. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We also want you to feel secure when visiting our website with regard to the protection of your personal data.
Therefore, compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant data protection laws is one for us granted. We want you to know when we get what data process and how we use them. We have technical and organizational taken measures to ensure that the rules on data protection both by us and by external service providers.

Responsible for the processing of your personal data within the meaning of the GDPR is:

Union Knopf GmbH, Lilienthalstr. 2-4, 33689 Bielefeld


Which anonymous data are collected and for what purpose?

When you visit our websites, our web servers automatically save the data transmitted by your browser to help you visit the websites enable you to benefit from our range of services and our company to be able to point out. These access data are stored in so-called server log files. These are:


– the name of your Internet service provider and IP address
– The website from which you visit us (referrer URL),
   as well as the date and the time
– The requested file and the transferred amount of data of your visit
– Your browser, the language and version of the browser software,
   as well as your operating system


We evaluate these technical data anonymously and for statistical purposes only to optimize our website and our Internet offers make it more attractive. This anonymous data is separated from personal information stored on secured systems and do not allow conclusions to be drawn about an individual person.


What personal data are collected and for what purpose?


In the following we show you, for which different purposes which we collect data on this website:


Data processing through the use of cookies
Our website uses cookies. These are text files that are on your computer be saved to track preferences of visitors and ours internet offer to be optimally designed.
These include in particular session cookies. You save a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to the site.

In order to prevent the storage of cookies, must be in the browser settings
“Do not accept cookies” should be selected. If no cookies from the browser accepted, the functionality of the website may be limited. This stored information will be kept separate from any further with us specified data stored. In particular, the data of cookies are not included linked to your other data.


The legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-GDPR. The pursued legitimate interest consists in the facilitation and improvement of page usage and thus the better representation of our offer.


Data processing using our general contact form

If you contact us through our website, we will the following process information to respond to your request appropriately:


-date and time of the request
– your email address
– your request Text


Without this data we can not process your request.
You can specify the following additional data voluntarily:


– your title as well as first and last name
– your address details company, street, zip code, city and country
– your telephone and fax number

If these data are missing, we can not contact you via the appropriate route, but only via your e-mail address. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to process your request.


The legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-GDPR, as far as the processing of your request to explain our services and our company. If your request is made in preparation for a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b EU-GDPR


Data processing through the use of web analytics tools

Our website uses PIWIK. PIWIK is an open-source software tool for web analysis. Web analysis is the collection, collection and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis tool collects data on which website an affected person came to a website (so-called referrer), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for which length of stay a subpage was viewed.


The software is operated by the controller itself.


The purpose of the PIWIK component is to analyze visitor flows on our website. Among other things, the controller uses the data and information obtained to evaluate the use of this website in order to compile online reports showing the activities on our website.


PIWIK sets a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. What cookies are, has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, we are enabled to analyze the use of our website. Each time you visit one of the individual pages on this website, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted by the PIWIK component to transmit data to our server for the purpose of online analysis. The IP address obtained in the context of this technical procedure is shortened and thus anonymized.


In order to deactivate the PIWIK cookie and thus the web analysis, please use the checkbox following this text, this will set the opt-out cookie. Please note that the Piwik deactivation cookie of this website will also be deleted if you remove the cookies stored in your browser. In addition, if you’re using another computer or another web browser, you’ll need to redo the deactivation procedure.


The legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-GDPR. The legitimate interest pursued is to facilitate and improve the use of the site and thereby to better illustrate our offer.


What applies in general to all cases of data processing?

A data transfer to third parties does not take place. We point out that we can only delete your data after the expiration of a legal storage obligation, if one exists. This applies accordingly to any obligation to keep a contract with you.

How do we protect your data?

We have introduced technical and organizational security measures to your data processed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, to protect losses, destruction or access by unauthorized persons.

Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments. For example, all traffic that you submit to this website is encrypted using SSL. You will recognize this by the prefix of the page link “https: //”, unencrypted pages use “http: //”.

Your rights

You have the right to inform us at any time in accordance with EU-GDPR ask if personal data about you are stored with us. Of furthermore, you have the following rights with regard to this stored data:


– the right to information about stored data (Article 15 EU GDPR),
– the right to correct inaccurate data (Article 16 EU GDPR),
– the right to erase data (Article 17 EU GDPR),
– the right to restrict the processing of data (Art. 18 EU-GDPR),
– the right to object to unreasonable data processing (Article 21 EU GDPR)
– the right to data portability (Article 20 EU GDPR)


If you have given consent to the use of data, you can do so revoked at any time with effect for the future.

For all information requests, requests for information or data processing objections, please contact us by email at or at the postal address mentioned at the beginning of this information.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data infringes the EU GDPO (Art. 77 EU-GDPR).


Further information

Contact details of our data protection officer:


A&A Arbeitsschutz GmbH
Kölner Str. 76
41812 Erkelenz


Information pursuant to Art. 13 para. 2 lit. e EU GDPR: The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually required or required for a contract. You are not required to provide the personal information. The possible consequences of a non-provision please refer to the paragraph “What personal data we collect and for what purpose?” For the respective data processing operation.


Change of our privacy policy

We reserve the right to change our privacy practices to the extent necessary due to technical developments or changes in legislation or jurisdiction. In these cases, we will also adjust our privacy policy accordingly. Please note the current version of our privacy policy.