Privacy policy

Information about the collection of personal data

1.1. In the following we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data means any information which is personally identifiable to you, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

1.2. The controller pursuant to Article 4 (7) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

Perlwitz Armaturen GmbH, Dannenkamp 18, D-22869 Schenefeld

Phone +49 (0)40 / 853 153-16
Fax +49 (0)40 / 850 20 90
Email address a.koehler[at]

1.3. If, to provide individual functions of our offer, we make use of any contracted service providers or if we would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. We will also specify criteria for how long we store your data.

2. Your rights

2.1 You have the following rights towards us with regard to your personal data:

– Right to information,
– Right to rectification or erasure,
– Right to restriction of processing,
– Right to object to the processing,
– Right to data portability.

2.2 You also have the right to complain at the data protection supervisory authorities about our processing of your personal data.

3. Objection against the processing of your data or withdrawal of consent

3.1. If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time. Such withdrawal of consent influences the permissibility of processing your personal data after you have given it to us.

3.2. If we base the processing of your personal data on the pursuit of our legitimate interests, you have the right to object to such processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, but for other purposes, details of which we will provide in the description of those processes. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data in that manner. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, which form the basis of the processing.

4. Collection of personal data when visiting our website

4.1 When you visit the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you visit our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis is Article 6(1) 1 lit. f GDPR):

– IP address
– Date and time of the request
– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
– Content of the request (specific page)
– Access status/HTTP status code
– Website from which the request comes
– Websites accessed by the user's system via our website
– Transmitted bytes of the requested URL
– Browser
– Operating system and its interface
– Language and version of the browser software.

These data are stored in a so-called log file for a period of 7 days. Thereafter the data will be deleted.

4.2 In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk in the browser you use and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

4.3. Use of cookies:

4.3.1. This website uses the following types of cookies; the scope and functioning of which are explained below:

– Transient cookies (see 4.3.2)
– Persistent cookies (see 4.3.3).

4.3.2. Transient cookies (notably session cookies) are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They store a so-called session ID, with which different requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies also include the cookies that we use to ensure the correct display of our website on the device used by you. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

4.3.3. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

4.3.4. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. However, if you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.

5. Contacting us by e-mail

5.1. When you contact us by e-mail, we will store the data you provide (your e-mail address and - where applicable - your name, telephone number and your message) in order to answer your query. Once storage is no longer necessary, we will delete all data collected with regard to your query or limit processing of your data to comply with any legal obligation we are subject to.

5.2. We will process said data to respond to your request. Said processing is based on a contractual basis (Article 6 (1)1 lit. b GDPR) as far as issues regarding your purchase of our products are concerned. With regards to general customer service and answering of your queries, said processing takes place for the purposes of our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1)1 1 lit. b GDPR), as it enables us to provide a satisfactory customer service.