Data protection / Cookie agreement

We attach great importance to data protection. The collection and processing of your personal data is carried out in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect and process your personal data in order to be able to offer you our website and our services. In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we describe in this declaration which data we use, in what way, for what purpose and to what extent, and what options and rights you have in connection with the use of your personal data.

1. responsible body

We are responsible for compliance with data protection on our website:

we-website
Friedrich-List-Straße 7
45128 Essen
Owner: Nils Schlüter

Phone: +49 172 523 8069
Email: info@we-website.de
Internet: www.we-website.de

We have not appointed a data protection officer.
We are happy to answer any data protection queries you may have.

2. data collection on our website

2.1 Server log files

When you visit our website, information is automatically transmitted by your browser to the server of our website. This information is only stored for a short time in a log file and is automatically deleted.

This includes the following data:

  • Your IP address

  • Date and time of the call

  • Name and URL of the file you accessed

  • Website from which the call is made (referrer URL)

  • Information about the browser and operating system you are using

  • Name deines Access-Providers

This data is used for the purpose of ensuring a smooth connection setup and convenient use of our website as well as for evaluating system security and stability. The legal basis for data processing results from Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, as we have a legitimate interest in data collection for the aforementioned purposes. In addition, a legal basis also arises from Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

The data will not be used to draw conclusions about your person.

2.2 Kontaktformular / Kommunikation per E-Mail

You will find several contact forms on our website. We would like to give our customers the opportunity to contact us in an uncomplicated way. You can also write to us directly by e-mail. If you would like to use our contact forms, you must enter your name and a valid e-mail address. If you write to us by email, we will at least receive your email address. All other data provided is optional. The data is collected for the purpose of initiating or executing contractual relationships in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR Insofar as your request is not aimed at initiating or executing a contract, we still have a legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this respect, the use of personal data for this purpose is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We use the data you provide exclusively to process your request. Insofar as your inquiry relates to the initiation or execution of business, we will delete your data in accordance with our company-internal deletion periods. If your request is related to another purpose, we will delete your data after processing, unless there is another legal basis for data storage.

2.3 Processing of customer and contract data

When initiating business, concluding and fulfilling a contract, we use your personal data required for this purpose in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Data will only be transferred to third parties if and insofar as this is necessary for contractual fulfillment, e.g. if a company has been commissioned for production or transport services or a credit institution for payment processing. This personal data is deleted after expiry of the statutory warranty periods or after the end of statutory retention periods.

2.4. Cookies

Our website contains cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device. They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our website and enable the website to be displayed correctly. They are intended to support the user-friendliness of the website and are of course completely harmless to your device. Information is temporarily collected in connection with the device you are using and the software you are using. No conclusions about your identity are drawn from this. For example, we use so-called "session cookies". These cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. We also use cookies that are stored on your end device, for example to make it easier for you to use our site on a subsequent visit and to recognize your browser on your next visit ("permanent cookies"). You can of course delete these cookies manually at any time. We also use cookies to statistically record and evaluate the use of our website. This is done for the purpose of further optimizing our offer for you. Further information can be found under Google Analytics.

We also use cookies for pseudonymized reach measurement. You will be informed further about this below.

The data processed by cookies is required for the purposes mentioned to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and is automatically deleted after a defined period of time. Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. To do this, you must prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by selecting "Do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. For a more detailed description, please refer to your browser manufacturer's instructions. You can also use the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative and additionally the US website or the European website to deactivate cookies. If you do not accept cookies, this may lead to functional restrictions on our website.

We use the "Real Cookie Banner" consent tool to manage the cookies and similar technologies used (tracking pixels, web beacons, etc.) and related consents. Details on how "Real Cookie Banner" works can be found at https://devowl.io/de/rcb/datenverarbeitung/.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data in this context is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the management of the cookies and similar technologies used and the related consents. The provision of personal data is neither contractually required nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. If you do not provide the personal data, we will not be able to manage your consent.

2.5 Google marketing and remarketing services

On the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, we use Google marketing and remarketing services, hereinafter referred to as Google marketing services, of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter referred to as Google, on our website. Google marketing services are used for the needs-based design and continuous optimization of our website as well as for analysis purposes and for the economic improvement of our online offer. Google marketing services enable us to display targeted advertisements on our website and for our website on third-party websites in such a way that they are tailored to the potential interests of users. The ads can be customized so that the user receives offers on other sites that they have viewed on our site but not purchased (remarketing). For this purpose, a (re)marketing tag, a corresponding code, is executed by Google on our site and on sites on which Google marketing services are activated and the web pages are integrated. This code generates a cookie on your end device in which it is noted which websites you have visited as a user, which content you are interested in and which offers you have completed or even just viewed. It also stores technical data such as browser, visit times and information about the other page visited. In addition, your IP address is transmitted to Google in anonymized form. Google may also combine the data with data from other sources.

We use the Google Adwords service as part of these Google marketing services. By using Google Adwords, we can see what happens after a user clicks on the corresponding ad. This can be, for example, the purchase of a product, registration for a newsletter, a call to our company or a file. Corresponding customer actions that we have defined are referred to as conversions. The conversion cookie is therefore specifically tailored to us and cannot be tracked by other Adwords customers. These conversion cookies are important to us because they allow us to compile statistics on the use of all customers in order to optimize our offer even better. No information is used that can identify an individual user. As part of Google marketing services, we can integrate third-party advertisements on our website using the Google "AdSense" service. AdSense uses cookies to enable Google's partner websites and Google itself to place ads based on users' visits to this website or other websites on the Internet. As part of the Google marketing services, we can use the Google service Google Optimizer as part of so-called A/B testing to understand the effect of various changes to a website. Cookies are stored on users' devices for these test purposes. Only pseudonymous user data is processed. As part of Google marketing services, we can integrate third-party advertisements into our website using the Google DoubleClick service. DoubleClick sets cookies for you. These cookies enable Google's partner websites to place ads based on users' visits to this website or other websites.

The Google Tag Manager service is also used. We use the Tag Manager to manage Google's marketing and analysis services on our website. As described above, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your device. You can also prevent Google from using the data collected by cookies by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: External link 1

You can also use the settings and opt-out options provided by Google if you wish to object to this processing. You can find a corresponding link here: External link 2

You can find more information about the marketing services on the Google overview page: External link 3

You can find Google's privacy policy here: External link 4

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: External link 5

2.6 Use of Google Maps

On the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, we use "Google Maps" from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google Maps", to make it easier to find us on our website. Each time the "Google Maps" component is called up, Google sets a cookie to process user settings and data when the page on which the "Google Maps" component is integrated is displayed. As a rule, this cookie is not deleted when the browser is closed, but expires after a certain period of time, unless you delete it manually beforehand. If you do not agree with this processing of your data, you have the option of deactivating the "Google Maps" service and thus preventing the transfer of data to Google. To do this, you must deactivate the Java Script function in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use "Google Maps" or only to a limited extent. The use of "Google Maps" and the information obtained via "Google Maps" is in accordance with the Google Terms of Use at

External link 6

and the additional terms and conditions for "Google Maps" at

External link 7

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: External link 8

2.7 Google reCaptcha

On the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, we use the reCAPTCHA service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google", to protect your requests via the Internet form. The query is used to distinguish whether the input is made by a human or abusively by automated, machine processing. The query includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input is transmitted to Google and used there. However, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to analyze your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged with other Google data. The deviating data protection provisions of Google apply to this data. You can find more information about Google's privacy policy at External link 9

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: External link 10

2.8. Google Ajax & jQuery Libraries, Google Webfonts

We use Google Ajax & jQuery libraries, Google web fonts from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google", on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR for the purpose of a customer-friendly and appealing presentation of our site. Program libraries and fonts are retrieved by your browser from Google and loaded into the browser cache in order to display content, texts and fonts correctly. Information about your provider, operating system, browser and IP address may be transmitted to Google.

The data protection provisions of Google apply: External link 11

Google complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: External link 12

2.9 Google Analytics

  • We use Google Analytics on our website, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your end device and that enable your use of our website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website such as - IP address - date and time of the request - website from which the request comes - browser - operating system is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We use Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()"; this means that your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
  • The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: External link 13

  • We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. e) Information from the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. 

2.10. Facebook

Due to our legitimate interest in increasing our level of awareness (within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR), we integrate plug-ins from the social network Facebook (address: Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland) on our website. You can recognize the plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the Like button - you can find an overview here: External link 14

Facebook complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement: External link 15

The plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. We have no influence whatsoever on the nature and scope of the data that the plug-in transmits to the Facebook Inc. servers. You can find information about this here: External link 16

The plug-in informs Facebook Inc. that you have visited this website as a user. There is a possibility that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to this website, this information will be linked to it. If you use the functions of the plug-in - for example by sharing or "liking" a post - the corresponding information is also transmitted to Facebook Inc. If you want to prevent Facebook. Inc. from linking this data to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website and delete the stored cookies. You can make further settings for data processing for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for advertising purposes via your Facebook profile. You can access the settings here: External link 17

2.11 Use of Facebook Pixel

  • Furthermore, we use the so-called "Facebook pixel" of Facebook Inc ("Facebook") on our website. This allows users of our website to be shown interest-based advertisements ("Facebook ads") when they visit the Facebook social network or other websites that also use the process. The Facebook pixel automatically establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. We have no influence on the scope and further use of the data collected by Facebook through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating the Facebook pixel, Facebook receives the information that you have clicked on an ad from us or called up the corresponding website of our Internet presence. If you are registered with a Facebook service, Facebook can assign the visit to your account. Even if you are not registered with Facebook or have not logged in, it is possible for the provider to find out and store your IP address and other identifying features.

  • By using the Facebook pixel, we pursue the purpose of displaying Facebook ads placed by us only to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our website. With the help of the Facebook pixel, we want to ensure that our Facebook ads correspond to the potential interest of users and are not annoying. We can also use the Facebook pixel to track the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical purposes by seeing whether users have been redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad. The legal basis for the use of the Facebook pixel is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

  • Third Party Information: Facebook Inc, 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; External link 18; further information on data collection: External link 19 External link 20External link 21

3. social media channels

We have created a fan page on the social network Facebook (address: Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland), hereinafter referred to as Facebook, and as the operator of this fan page we are considered jointly responsible with Facebook within the meaning of Art. 26 GDPR. Facebook offers us as the operator of a fan page to create anonymous statistics in the form of so-called page insights about the usage behavior of our fan page. For this purpose, Facebook installs and reads cookies on the user's end device. We have agreed with Facebook that Facebook assumes primary responsibility under the GDPR for the processing of Insights data and fulfills all obligations under the GDPR with regard to the processing of Insights data (including Articles 12 and 13 GDPR, Articles 15 to 22 GDPR and Articles 32 to 34 GDPR). In addition, Facebook Ireland will make the essence of this Page Insights Addendum available to data subjects. This addendum can be viewed here: External link 22

We process the data collected via Facebook Insights on the basis of our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in increasing our level of awareness by also providing information about our services and our company in the much-used social media. In particular, the modern and up-to-date presentation of our company is important to us.

4. disclosure of data

Deine personenbezogenen Daten werden grundsätzlich nicht an Dritte übermittelt. Allerdings können Daten ausnahmsweise aus den folgenden Gründen übermittelt werden:

  • insofar as you have given your express consent, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR

  • insofar as the disclosure is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and there is no overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data

  • insofar as we are legally obliged to pass on the data, Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR

  • to the extent that disclosure is permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR

Insofar as your data is processed by third parties commissioned by us, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR by means of an order processing contract.

5. rights of data subjects

Right to information Art. 15 GDPR

You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether we are processing your personal data. If this is the case, you can request information about this personal data and the following information:

  • the purposes of processing

  • the categories of personal data that are processed

  • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations

  • where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period

  • the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you or to restriction of processing or a right to object to such processing

  • the existence of a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

  • if the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data

  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject

Right to rectification Art. 16 GDPR

You can immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us.

Right to erasure (right to be forgotten) of your data, Art. 17 GDPR

You can request the deletion of your data stored by us, insofar as

  • the personal data are not necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed or are no longer necessary

  • you withdraw your consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing

  • you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing or you object to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) GDPR

  • the personal data have been processed unlawfully

  • the deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which you are subject

  • the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) GDPR

We are obliged to delete the data if the requirements are met, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Right to restriction of processing, Art. 17 GDPR

You have the right to demand that we restrict processing insofar as

  • the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you, but only for the period of time that enables us to verify the accuracy of the data;

  • the processing is unlawful and you do not wish your personal data to be erased immediately, but instead request the restriction of the use of your personal data;

  • we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, or

  • you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override yours

Insofar as processing is restricted, we may only process your personal data - apart from storing it - with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State. You will be informed again before the restriction is lifted.

Right to data portability Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another controller.

Right to object Art. 21 GDPR

In accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data if it is processed on the basis of legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. However, this only applies if there are grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing.

Widerrufsrecht Art. 7 Abs. 3 DSGVO

You have the right to revoke your consent granted to us at any time in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. This revocation applies exclusively to future use.

Right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authorities

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of our registered office, if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the General Data Protection Regulation. If you wish to make use of your rights as a data subject, you can also send an e-mail to the above e-mail address.

6. data security

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize this by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://". You will also see a lock symbol in the browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. We have also taken precautions in the form of technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties.

7 Updating and amending this privacy policy

This privacy policy is valid as of September 2023. In order to ensure that our privacy policy always complies with current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies in the event that the privacy policy has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new services. The new privacy policy will then apply the next time you visit our website. Our privacy policy is available for you to view and print out at any time on our website.

8. complaints and warnings

If you feel that your rights have been violated or that you have been disadvantaged in any other way, please let us know yourself. You will receive a personal, individual response as quickly as possible. As part of your duty to mitigate damages, we would like to point out that we will not cover the costs of a lawyer commissioned by you out of court without prior contact. There is expressly no intention on our part for you to instruct a lawyer with a cease and desist letter and/or to submit a cease and desist declaration with a penalty clause. Consequently, a presumed will cannot be taken into account.

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