Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in our homepage and our company. Despite careful content control, we cannot assume any liability for external links to external content.

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use during your visit to our homepage is important to us. Your data is protected within the framework of legal regulations. Below you will find information about which data is collected during your visit to our homepage and how it is used:


Responsible body

Responsible body in the sense of the data protection laws is (H. Schmincke & Co. GmbH & Co. KG, Otto-Hahn-Str. 2, 40699 Erkrath, Germany). If you have any questions regarding data protection, rights or claims regarding your personal data, please send us an e-mail (


1. collection and processing of data

Every access to our homepage and every retrieval of a file stored on the homepage is logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. Traced data:: Name of the retrieved file, date and time of the retrieval, transferred data volume, notification of successful retrieval, web browser and requesting domain.

Further personal data is only collected if you provide this information voluntarily, for example as part of an inquiry or registration.


2. Use and forwarding of personal data

Your personal data will only be passed on or otherwise transmitted to third parties if this is necessary for the purpose of contract processing - in particular passing on order data to suppliers - or if this is necessary for billing purposes or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

Stored personal data will be deleted if you revoke your consent to its storage, if it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was stored or if its storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.


3. Right to information

On written request we will inform you about your personal data stored.


4. Consent, right of revocation and right of objection

If we use data for a purpose that requires your consent in accordance with the statutory provisions, we will always ask you for your express consent and record your consent in accordance with the data protection regulations. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future and/or object to future use of your data for advertising, market and opinion research purposes. A simple message to us is sufficient for the revocation of a consent or for an objection. You can use the above contact data for this without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rate.


Safety information:

We endeavour to store your personal data by using all technical and organisational means in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties. When communicating by e-mail, we cannot guarantee complete data security, so we recommend that you send confidential information by post.


Advertising and market research

If the stored data are also to be processed for advertising purposes, express consent is also required (so-called opt-in). It would be inadmissible to agree this agreement in principle as a general terms and conditions clause and only to grant the user the right to object to it. Such a clause could look like this. It is important that it is clearly recognizable.agreement in advertising and market research

I agree that the data given by me as well as the data resulting from the use are stored and used for advertising directed at me (e.g. information about special offers, discount campaigns) by post, e-mail and SMS as well as for purposes of market research.




01. Content

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement. 

02. Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from this pages – unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailing-lists provided on his page. 

03. Copyright

The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s agreement. 

04. Privacy policy

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted – if and so far technically possible and reasonable – without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymizated data or an alias. 

05. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

Google Analytics

This website uses features of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called ”cookies”. These are text files stored on your computer that allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is typically transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. If IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, however, your IP address will first be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in any of the other contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services in connection with the website use and internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data of Google. If you do not want to allow cookies, you can select the appropriate settings in your browser; however, in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link: download and install