Data Privacy Notice

§1 Information on the collection of personal data

  1. In the following, we inform you about the processing of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behavior.

  2. The responsible party according to Art. 4 Sect. 7 GDPR is:

    Buchholz Hydraulik GmbH
    Wasserwerksweg 1-3
    24222 Schwentinental, Germany

    You can reach our data protection officer at:

    Vater Solution GmbH
    Boschstrasse 5
    24118 Kiel, Germany

  3. When you contact us by email, the data you provide (your email address, name and telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions.The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR or on your consent according to Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, if this has been requested.The contact data remains with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it, or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after processing your inquiry has been completed or a sales contract has been concluded). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

  4. We use service providers who work exclusively on our behalf and are bound by instructions in the provision of the service offered, e.g. the hosting of our systems or the operation of our IT. These have been carefully selected by us and are regularly monitored.As a matter of principle, we only store your data for as long as it is required for the respective purposes on which the processing is based. Beyond that, we only store data insofar as we are legally obligated to do so, e.g. due to statutory retention obligations.

§2 Your rights

  1. You have the following rights with respect to a data controller regarding personal data concerning you:
    – Right to information, – Right to correction or deletion,
    – Right to restriction of processing,
    – Right to object to processing,
    – Right to data portability.

  2. You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.You can find the contact details of the data protection supervisory authorities in the following link:

§3 Processing of personal data when visiting our website

When using the website for information purposes, i.e. simply viewing it without registering and without you providing us with any other information, we process the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. The data described below is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security and must therefore be processed by us. The storage period is 14 days. The legal basis is Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (page visited)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Data volume transferred in each case
  • Browser
  • Operating system
  • Language and version of the browser software.

§4 Objection or revocation against the processing of your data

  1. If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke this consent at any time by post to Buchholz Hydraulik GmbH, Wasserwerksweg 1-3, 24222 Schwentinental, Germany or by email to Such revocation will affect the permissibility of processing your personal data after you have expressed it to us. The permissibility of the processing of your data up to the time of your revocation remains unaffected.

  2. Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular, for the fulfillment of a contract with you, which is presented by us in each case in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data in the way we have carried out. In the event of your objection, we will review the situation and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

§5 Processing of data from your end devices

  1. In addition to the above data, we use technical aids for various functions when you use our website, in particular cookies, which can be stored on your end device. When you call up our website and at any time later, you have the choice of whether you generally permit the setting of cookies or which individual additional functions you would like to select. You can make changes in your browser settings or via our Consent Manager. In the following, we first describe cookies from a technical point of view before we go into more detail about your individual choices by describing technically necessary cookies and cookies that you can voluntarily select or deselect.

  2. Cookies are text files or information in a database that are stored on your hard drive and assigned to the browser you are using so that certain information can flow to the entity that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer, but are primarily used to make the website faster and more user-friendly. This website uses the following types of cookies, whose functionality and legal basis we will explain below:- Transient cookies: Such cookies, especially session cookies, are automatically deleted when the browser is closed or by logging out. They contain a so-called session ID. In this way, various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session and your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. – Persistent cookies: Such cookies are automatically deleted after a specified duration, which is set differently depending on the cookie. You can view the cookies set and the durations at any time in the settings of your browser and delete the cookies manually.

  3. Mandatory functions that are technically necessary for displaying the website: The technical structure of the website requires us to use technological features, in particular cookies. Without these technological features, our website cannot be displayed (completely and correctly) or the support functions could not be enabled. These are basically transient cookies that are deleted after the end of your website visit, at the latest when you close your browser. You cannot deselect these cookies if you wish to use our website. The individual cookies can be seen in the Consent Manager.If cookies are used, data processing is regularly based on your consent pursuant to § 25 (1) TTDSG (Telecommunications and Telemedia Data Protection Act) in conjunction with Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. If we consider the use of cookies to be absolutely necessary, the data processing is based on § 25 (2) No. 2 TTDSG. The further processing is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.

  4. Optional cookies when you give your consent: We set various cookies only after your consent, which you can select during your first visit to our website via the so-called cookie consent tool. The functions are only activated in the event of your consent and may serve in particular to enable us to analyze and improve visits to our website, to make it easier for you to use it via different browsers or terminal devices, to recognize you when you visit it again or to serve advertising (possibly also to orient advertising to interests, to measure the effectiveness of ads or to show interest-oriented advertising).The revocation of your consent is possible at any time without affecting the permissibility of the processing until the revocation. The functions we use, which you can select and revoke individually via the Consent Manager, are described below.

§6 Applications

The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of handling the application procedure. This data is processed on the basis of § 26 (1) Sentence 1 BDSG (decision on the establishment of an employment relationship). If the controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents will be deleted five months after notification of rejection, provided that no other legitimate interests of the controller prevent deletion. Other legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR may, for example, constitute a duty to provide evidence in proceedings under the General Equality Law (AGG). Please do not send us photos, details of marital status and other sensitive data. If your application is sent to us by email without encryption, it cannot be ruled out that a third party could gain access to the content of your email. If you feel that sending your application by email is too insecure, please send us your application documents by post.

§7 Actuality

This Privacy Policy is current as of 15th July 2022. However, please note that revisions to this Privacy Policy may be necessary from time to time due to actual or legislative changes.
Cookie Consent with Real Cookie Banner