Privacy Declaration

Privacy Policy

Name and address of the controller

The controller (“we”) within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the Member States and other data protection provisions is:

ELG Haniel GmbH
Kremerskamp 16
47138 Duisburg
Tel.: +49 203 4501-106 / 218

Name and address of the data protection manager

The controller’s data protection manager is:

Herr Randy Rix
Kremerskamp 16
47138 Duisburg, Germany
Tel.: +49 203 4501-233

Information on the collection of personal data

We provide you below with information on the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data which concern you personally e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.

When you contact us by email or using a contact form, the data provided by you (your email address, your name and telephone number, if applicable) are stored by us in order for us to answer your questions. We erase the resulting data in this context when storage is no longer required or we restrict the processing if legal obligations to keep and retain records exist. The legal basis is of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR or, if it serves the performance of a contract or to take steps prior to entering into a contract, Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR.

If we have recourse to the resources of engaged service providers for individual functions of our website or wish to use your data for advertising purposes, you shall be informed of this in detail below. We also state the criteria determined for the storage period.

Our information letter about the Data Privacy Note for Customers / Suppliers / Service Providers persuant to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is available for download here.  

Your rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis ourselves regarding personal data concerning yourself:

  • right to access
  • right to rectification or erasure
  • right to restriction of the processing
  • right to object to the processing
  • right to data portability


You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority on data protection concerning the processing of your personal data by us.

Collection of personal data when visiting our website

When using the website merely for informational purposes i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we shall collect only the personal data which your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we shall collect the following data which are technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f)  GDPR):

  • Information concerning the browser type and the version used
  • User’s operating system and its interface
  • User’s internet service provider
  • User’s IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • Websites from which the user’s system accesses our website
  • Websites which are accessed by the user’s system via our website
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Access status/HTTP status code


In addition to the above-mentioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard drive, allocated to the browser you use, and through which the party setting the cookie (in this case by us) receives certain information. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Their purpose is to make the website overall more user friendly and efficient.


Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, their scope and functioning are explained below:

  • transient cookies (see b)
  • persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They include in particular session cookies. They store a so-called session ID that can be used to assign various inquiries from your browser during the shared session. This enables your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a prescribed period, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete these cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
d) You can configure your browser setting as you wish and e.g. refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. In that case, however, please be aware that you might not be able to use all the features of this website.

Google Maps

We use the services of Google Maps on this website. This enables us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the convenient map function.

When you visit our website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding sub-page of our website. Furthermore, the data stated under Art. 3 of this policy are transmitted. This is regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether you do not have a user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be attributed directly to your account. If you do not wish to have your data attributed to your Google profile, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising purposes, market research and/or needs-based design of its website. Such analysis is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of such user profiles. To exercise this right, you must contact Google.

Further information about the purpose and scope of data collection and the processing of data by the plug-in provider is given in the provider’s privacy policies, where further information is provided concerning your rights in this respect and setting options to protect your privacy: Google processes your personal data in the USA as well and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

Updating of this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy, where necessary, to take account of technical developments or in relation to new services or products offered. The current version can be viewed at all times on our website.

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