The following remarks will give you a simple overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data by the means of which you can personally be identified. You will find detailed information about the topic of data protection in our Privacy Statement below.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website? The controller for data processing on this website is:
ABP-Beyerle GmbH (hereinafter ABP)
Im Schollengarten 24B
Telefon: +49 7257 9127-0
Contact details of the data protection officer:
ABP-Beyerle GmbH (hereinafter ABP)
Im Schollengarten 24B
General remarks and mandatory information
Data protection is ubiquitous at ABP. Data protection protects the persons behind the data stored or processed in companies. The objective of data protection and the primary goal of ABP to handle personal data in a way that nobody's personal rights are affected.
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the new Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA) impose a whole series of obligations to the entities responsible for processing personal data.
Personal data may only be collected and processed if it is explicitly permitted by the GDPR. The essential underlying principles of the GDPR are:
- Purpose limitation
- Lawfulness of processing
- Fairness of processing, transparency
- Data minimization
- Accuracy of data processing
- Storage limitation and erasure concepts
- Integrity and confidentiality
When you use this website different kinds of personal data are collected. Personal data is any data by the means of which you can personally be identified. This Privacy Statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also describes how and to what purpose the data is collected.
Please note that the transmission of data via the internet (i.e. e-mail communication) might bear security risks. Completely preventing third parties from accessing the data is not possible.
Determining the purpose of the collection, processing or use of data
ABP is a manufacturer of architectural fittings, glass fittings and furniture fittings. Our broad range of products requires numerous services for our customers which includes comprehensive information. Our target is to make our customers' lives easier by providing individual services. The collection, processing or use of personal data serves this corporate purpose or supporting secondary purposes, such as customer service. ABP shall only collect, process and use personal data to prepare and comply with contracts, for legitimate interests, to comply with legal regulations or with the consent of the data subject.
The groups of persons affected and the related data or data categories
The groups of persons affected are
- Current employees
- Former employees
- Persons interested
- Service providers and
- Other business partner
The relevant data include all personal data that are necessary to comply with the different purposes.
Personal data is only processed in our company in compliance with legal regulations. These are, among others
When we are obliged to process personal data to meet legal requirements (Art. 6 sect. 1 c GDPR)
- When a consent to processing personal data has been given (Art. 6 sect. 1 a GDPR)
- When personal data must be processed to fulfil a contractual obligation or to prepare a contractual relationship (Art. 6 sect. 1 b GDPR)
- When we process personal data on the basis of a legitimate interest or a legitimate interest of a third party (Art. 6 sect. 1 f GDPR)
- When we process personal data on the basis of a legitimate interest or a legitimate interest of a third party (Art. 6 sect. 1 f GDPR)
Potential recipients of data transfers
- Public entities in case a legal obligation is in place
- Service providers and other business partners if it is required to fulfil the individual purposes and a legal regulation permits or demands it or if the data subject has given his/her consent
Deadlines for the erasure of data
Personal data will be deleted in accordance with the legal or contractually established regulations on the disposal of data and considering any legal or contractually established retention periods.
The personal data, which is not subject to legal or contractual retention or erasure obligations must be deleted immediately after becoming dispensable upon the fulfilment of the individual purpose.
Your data protection rights
The data subject has several data protection rights. Below you will find an explanation of these rights. You can use the above-mentioned contact details to observe these rights. You have the
SSL and/or TLS encryption
- Right of access by the data subject: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored
- Right to rectification: To obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data and have incomplete personal data completed
- Right of revocation: Every data subject has the right to revoke their consent without the legitimacy of processing done based on the consent before the revocation being affected.
- Right to complain: Every data subject has the right to file a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority when they think their data protection rights have been infringed.
- Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’): The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data when the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed or the data subject withdraws consent.
- Right to restriction of processing: The data subject has the right of erasure of this data, if applicable.
- Right to data portability: You have the right to receive the personal data, which we process in an automated fashion on the basis of your consent or fulfilling a contract, in a commonly used and machine-readable format. Should you request the direct portability of the data to another controller this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
- Right to complain with the supervisory authority in charge: In case of data breaches the data subject can file a complaint to the supervisory authority in charge. The supervisory authority in charge of data-protection issues is the data protection officer of the Federal Land, in which our company is located. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html
This website uses SSL and/or TSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as orders or requests that you send to the website's operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection when you see that the address bar of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and when the lock symbol appears in your address bar.
When the SSL and/or TSL encryption is activated the data that you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, erasure
Within the framework of the applicable legal regulations you have the right to receive information, free of charge, about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, you have the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. If you have further questions regarding personal data please do not hesitate to contact us anytime at the above address.
Data collection on our website
Cookies will be stored on your computer when you use our website.
Cookies do not cause any damage to your browser and do not contain viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files, which are placed on your computer and stored by your internet browser.
This website uses mostly transient cookies. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This also particularly include session cookies. .These store what is known as a session ID, which correlates various queries made by your browser during one common session. This helps to identify your computer when you return to the website. Session cookies are deleted once you log out or close your browser.
Other cookies are automatically deleted after a given time, that varies depending on the cookie. You may delete any cookie using the security preferences in your browser at any time. You can configure your browser settings as required and deny the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Please note that if you do so, you may not be able to enjoy all the services provided by this website.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. (“Google“), Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how it is used. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website will normally be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "gat._anonymizeIp();" to guarantee the anonymous capture of IP addresses (“IP masking”). If IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated by Google from within a member state of the European Union or from within any other country which is party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on our behalf for purposes of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing the website operator with other services relating to website use and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address (sent by your browser and transferred via Google Analytics) with any other data held by Google. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 (1f) GDPR.
Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 Par. 1(F) of the GDPR.The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that, in such case, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data (including your IP address) through cookies and website use as well as data processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set; this will prevent your data from being collected when you visit this website in the future: Disable Google Analytics.
Web Analysis Cookies
Webanalyse Cookies are stored under Art. 6para. 1 (f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing userbehavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that, in such case, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the functions of this website. If you delete your cookies, the result is that the ABP web analysis opt-out cookie is also deleted. You will then need to reactivate it when you return to our site if you wish for your activity not to be tracked.
“Do Not Track” settings
Depending on the browser, DNT is available as a setting in the program settings or as a plug-in or add-on. By enabling this setting, the browser signals that you do not wish for your browsing behavior to be tracked without your express consent. If the setting is enabled, all of the tracking features on our server will be deactivated. Please notice that the procedure for enabling DNT can vary depending on the Internet browser being used.
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This will shorten your ABP IP address. We use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that, in such case, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the functions of this website.Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data (including your IP address) through cookies and website use as well as data processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Demographics in Google Analytics
This website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics.This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors.This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data.This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person.You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection."
Google Analytics Remarketing
Our websites use the functions of Google Analytics Remarketing in connection with the cross-device functions of Google AdWords and Google DoubleClick.The provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
This function enables the target groups created with Google Analytics Remarketing to be linked with the cross-device functions of Google AdWords and Google DoubleClick.This allows advertising to be displayed based on your personal interests, identified based on your previous usage and surfingbehavior on one device (e.g. mobile phone), on other devices (such as a tablet or computer).
If you give Google permission, Google will link your web and app browsing history to your Google Account for that purpose.This way, any device that signs in to your Google Account can use the same personalized promotional messaging.
To support this feature, Google Analytics collects Google authenticated user IDs that are temporarily linked to our Google Analytics data to define and create cross-device ad targeting. You can permanently object to cross-device remarketing/targeting by disabling personalized advertising in your Google Account by following this link https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/.
The summary of the data collected in your Google Account is based solely on your consent, which you can submit or revoke on Google (Art. 6 par. 1(a) GDPR). For data collection operations that are not merged into your Google Account (for example, because you do not have a Google Account or have opposed the merge), the collection of data is based on Article 6 par.1(f) of the GDPR. The legitimate interest arises from the fact that the website operator has an interest in anonymous analysis of website visitors for advertising purposes.
Information and the data protection regulations can be found in Google's data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.
We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA") on our website.This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").
reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) have been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyses the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.
reCAPTCHA analyses take place entirely in the background.Visitors are not advised that such an analysis is taking place.
Data processing is carried out under Art. 6 para. 1 (f) G.The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its site from abusive automated crawling and spam.
Using Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager. Using this service, website tags can be managed over an interface.The Google Tag Manager only implements tags. No cookies are set and no personal data is collected. The Google Tag Manager triggers other tags that may collect data.The Google Tag Manager does not access this data
More information about the Google Tag Manager can be found under the following link: http://www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html.
This website uses Mouseflow, an analytics tool provided by Mouseflow ApS, Flaesketorvet 68, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark), to record randomly selected individual visits (with anonymised IP address only). This generates a record of the movements and clicks of the mouse, with the purpose of recording randomly selected website visits in order to use this information to make improvements to the website. This information cannot be attributable to any particular individual, and it will not be made available to anyone else. If you wish to prevent the recording of this information, you do this on all websites that use Mouseflow, by clicking on the following link: https://mouseflow.com/opt-out/.
This website uses the services of ConstantContact for sending newsletters. The provider is Constant Contact, Inc. 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02451, USA.
ConstantContact is a service with which, among other things, the dispatch of newsletters can be organized and analyzed. If you enter data for the purpose of newsletter subscription (e.g. e-mail address), these are stored on ConstantContact's servers in the USA. ConstantContact is certified according to the "EU-US Privacy Shield". The "Privacy Shield" is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA to ensure compliance with European data protection standards in the USA. With the help of ConstantContact, we can analyze our newsletter campaigns. When you open an e-mail sent with ConstantContact, a file contained in the e-mail (so-called web beacon) connects to the ConstantContact servers in the USA. This allows you to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked on. In addition, technical information is recorded (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). This information cannot be assigned to the respective newsletter recipient. They are used exclusively for statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients. If you do not want ConstantContact to analyze your data, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide an appropriate link in every newsletter message. You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter directly on the website. The data will be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time by cancelling the newsletter. The legality of the data processing processes already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation. The data you provide us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from our servers as well as from ConstantContact's servers after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by this.
For more information, please refer to ConstantContact's data protection policy at https://www.constantcontact.com/legal/terms.
Our website uses Facebook's visitor action pixel for conversion measurement, Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook").
This allows the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they click on a Facebook ad to reach the provider's website. This allows an analysis of the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and their future optimization.
The collected data is anonymous for us as the operator of this website; we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, the data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to Facebook data use guidelines. This will allow Facebook to display ads both on Facebook and on third-party sites. We have no control over how this data is used.
You can also disable the remarketing feature "Custom Audiences" in the Ad Settings section of https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. To do so, you will first need to log onto Facebook.
If you do not have a Facebook account, you can disable Facebook usage-based advertising on the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.
We have integrated YouTube videos into our online services, which is stored on www.youtube.com and can be played directly from our website. These are all integrated in the "Extended Privacy Mode", i.e. no data about you as the user are transferred to Youtube if you do not play the videos. Data is not transferred until you play the videos. We have no influence on this data transfer. This takes place regardless of whether YouTube makes a user account available via which you are logged in or no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account.
If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on YouTube, you must log out of YouTube before playing the video. YouTube stores your data as usage profiles and uses it for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or requirements-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.
YouTube is used in the interests of making our online presence more attractive. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR.
YouTube is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
On this website, we use the services of Google Maps. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.
When you visit this website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This takes place regardless of whether Google makes a user account available via which you are logged in or no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your Google profile, you must log out before calling up a map. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or requirements-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation also takes place (even for users who are not logged in) for the purposes of providing customized advertising and to inform other social network users about activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to exercise this right.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate locating the places we specify on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR.
Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").
Social Share Buttons
Our website uses so-called social share buttons for the social networks Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn. In order to protect your data when you visit our website, the buttons are integrated using the "Shariff solution". This type of integration ensures that no connection is established with Facebook, Google, Pinterest and Twitter ("social networks") servers when you access one of our websites that contains such buttons. Only if you actively click on one of these buttons and thereby give your consent to data transmission, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of the social network. With your click, the social network only receives information from us that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile with the corresponding social network or are not currently logged in. Then this information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the respective social network and stored there without us being able to influence it. If you are logged in to the corresponding social network, your visit to our website can be directly assigned to your profile there. If you interact with a social network, for example by clicking the "Like" or the "Twitter" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the social network. The information is also published with the respective service and may be further processed there. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the Social Network as well as your relevant rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the data protection information of the respective Social Network:
If you do not want a social network to directly allocate the data collected via our website to your profile in the relevant service, you must log out of the respective service before clicking on one of these buttons.
Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Instagram is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Pinterest is operated by Pinterest Inc, 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
LinkedIn is operated by LinkedIn Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Server log files
The provider of the sites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These include:
Type and version of internet browser
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of server request
This data is not merged with other data sources.
Art. 6 sect. 1 f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the correct display and the guarantee of secure operation of the website.
When you send us an inquiry through the contact form, your data from the inquiry form including any contact data provided by you will be stored by us in order to process your inquiry and to answer follow-up questions.
Processing the data you inserted in the contact form is based on our legitimate interest to be in touch with you, our customer, and improve our customer service ( Art. 6, sect. 1, f GDPR). In case the contact aims at concluding a contract an additional legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 sect. 1 b GDPR.
The data you have inserted in the contact form will remain with us until you request the erasure of the data or the purpose of the data storage ceases to exist (e.g. after your inquiry has been processed). Legal retention periods might represent an exception.
Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only if it is required for the creation, formulation of the content or changes to the contract (contractual data). This is done on the basis of Art. 6 sect. 1 b GDPR, permitting data processing to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures. We only collect, process and use personal data about the usage of the websites (usage data) if it is required to allow our customer to use the service and to invoice it.
The customer data collected will be deleted after the order has been processed or the business relationship has ended. Legal retention periods will remain unaffected.
Personal product recommendations
If you have selected the cookie settings on our website accordingly, your usage history can be used for product recommendations on this website after you have logged on. This particularly comprises article pages and product categories that you visited or searched on Würth websites. You can object to this analysis of your web-browsing behavior at any time. Please take into account that we will then no longer be in the position to offer you tailor-made product recommendations in this browser or through other sales channels.
Cookies to create personal product recommendations are stored in compliance with Art. 6 sect. 1 f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of your usage history to optimize both its web-based offer and its advertising.
The information about the usage of this website created by the cookie will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that, in such case, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the functions of this website.
Transfer of data to third parties
We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary to fulfill the contract, for instance to the bank commissioned to handle the payment. No further data is transmitted and/or only if you have expressed your explicit consent. Your data is not disclosed to third parties, for instance for advertising purposes, without your explicit consent. Art. 6 sect. 1 b GDPR, permitting data processing to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures, forms the basis for the processing of data.
The data protection declaration of ABP does not apply to applications, products, services, websites or social media functions of third party providers which are accessible via links which we offer for information reasons. When using these links you leave the website of ABP, so it is possible that information about you may be collected or passed on by third parties. ABP has no influence whatsoever on the websites of third parties and makes no recommendations or assurances regarding these websites or their data protection practices. We encourage you to read and review the privacy policies of all websites with which you may interact before allowing them to collect, process and use your personal information.
Amendment of the Data Protection Declaration
We reserve the right to amend this Data Protection Declaration in accordance with relevant changes to the law or the services we offer. Older versions shall remain accessible.