Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy according to Art. 13, 14 GDPR for the website

Dr. B. Scheffler Nachfolger GmbH & Co. KG (“Dr. Scheffler” or “we”) is committed to protecting your privacy. The collection and processing of your personal data is therefore carried out by our company exclusively within the framework of the existing data protection regulations. On this page, we inform you about the collection and processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 13, 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data controller is

Dr. B. Scheffler Nachfolger GmbH & Co. KG
Senefelderstr. 44
51469 Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
P +49 2202 540-47

Our data protection officer is

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft
Moskauer Straße 19
40227 Duesseldorf, Germany

During your visit on this website and the use of the various offers, we process your personal data as described in detail below.

To operate the website, we work together with an external service provider whom we have carefully selected and contractually bound to act in accordance with data protection law. This service provider processes your personal data on our behalf, regarding the data processing activities mentioned below.

1. Cookies

We do not use any cookies on our website https://www.dr-scheffler-com/de/ including the related sub-pages.

2. Server-Logfiles

Each time you visit our website, your browser automatically transmits your IP address, identification (manufacturer, version, operating system) and language settings of your web browser, the time of your visit and visited sub-pages of our website, your referrer URL (i.e. the URL of the page from which you are visiting us), as well as the volume of data generated during your visit to our website (hereinafter „access data„). We process your access data in order to guarantee system security (e.g. to defend against hacker attacks) and to compile usage statistics. These processes are carried out on the basis of our legitimate overriding interest (Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR). You have neither a legal nor a contractual obligation to provide your access data, nor is this necessary for the conclusion of a contract. However, you must provide us with your access data to be able to access our website and use the offers and services provided on it.

3. Contact and customer complaints: contact form and e-mail function

You have the option of contacting us directly via a contact form provided on our website. In this case, you must provide your name, e-mail address and a subject for your request. We also offer you the opportunity to contact us directly via e-mail. Therefore, please klick on the respective e-mail links on our website. Your e-mail program will open and you can send us a message to our pre-entered e-mail address. If you contact us via e-mail or web form, we will also collect your IP address and the time at which you send us your message. We use the information you send us via contact form or e-mail exclusively to process your request.

You are neither legally nor contractually obliged to provide us with your data, without providing such data though, we cannot deal with your query. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. b) GDPR. We process your IP address and the time of your request in order to identify and defend against automated access and hacker attacks. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In principle, we delete this data at the end of one week after your request has been answered or otherwise dealt with; in individual cases, however, we keep this data for longer if we are legally entitled or obliged to do so (e.g. by virtue of commercial or tax retention periods).

4. Data subject rights

In the following we would like to inform you about the further rights to which you are entitled as a data subject according to Art. 15-21 and Art. 77 para. 1 GDPR. In order to assert these rights, you can contact our data protection officer by e-mail in particular.

a) Right of access:

Pursuant to Art. 15 GPDR, you have the right to obtain information on data processing and a copy of the data processed. Within this context you also have the right to receive a copy of your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 para. 3-4 GDPR.

b) Right to rectification:

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to demand that we correct or complete your personal data.

c) Right to erasure:

In accordance with Art. 17 para. 1 GDPR you have the right to demand that we erase your personal data. If we have published your personal data, you also have the right, in accordance with Art. 17 para. 2 GDPR, to request that we inform other controllers of your request to delete all links to and/or copies or replications of your personal data.

d) Right to restriction of processing:

In accordance with Art. 18 para 1-3 GDPR, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

e) Right to data portability:

Pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data about yourself that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to request the transfer of this data to another controller.

f) Right to withdraw consent:

If you have given us your consent to process your personal data, you can withdraw this consent at any time, in its entirety or with regard to individual processing purposes, in each case without giving reasons.

Please note that a lawful processing of your personal data, which has taken place until the time of your revocation, will not be retroactively unlawful by this.

You may withdraw your consent, which you have given us for the processing purposes listed under numbers 2 and 3 above by sending a respective e-mail to

In the event of withdrawal of your consent given for a specific service, you can no longer use the corresponding service; beyond that, you will not suffer any disadvantages.

If you wish to withdraw your consent only for certain processing and usage purposes, we would like to ask you to indicate this by naming the corresponding purpose when you withdraw your consent (e.g. as „withdrawal of consent with regard to the contact form“ if you wish to withdraw your consent only with regard to the processing of your data for this purpose). If you do not specify your revocation in more detail or if you expressly declare it to be comprehensive, we will assume that you will revoke your consent to all collections, processes and uses explained in this privacy policy.

g) Right to object:

Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data by us insofar as this is carried out for the purpose of direct advertising and/or on the basis of a „legitimate interest“ within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

h) Lodging a complaint with a supervisory authority:

According to Art. 77 para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority against the processing of your personal data by us if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates data protection regulations.

The competent supervisory authority for the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the:

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Postfach 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf

Deutschland (Germany)

Phone.: 0211/38424-0
Fax: 0211/38424-10

Additionally, you have the option of asserting other legal remedies to which you are entitled (e.g. with courts or authorities).

date: September 2020

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