Privacy statement on the use of the website of the
J. Lindemann GmbH

J. Lindemann GmbH

Privacy Policy | STATUS 05/2018

Personal data (usually referred to only as “data”) will only be processed by us within the scope of necessity and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents and the services offered there.

Pursuant to Article 4(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the GDPR only), “processing” means any operation carried out with or without the help of automated procedures or any such series of operations relating to personal data, such as the collection, organisation, ordering, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, reconciliation or limitation,

With the following data protection declaration, we inform you in particular about the nature, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of personal data, insofar as we decide either alone or together with others on the purposes and means of processing. In addition, we will inform you below about the third-party components used by us for optimization purposes as well as to increase the quality of use, insofar as third parties process data under our own responsibility.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as responsible
II. Rights of users and affected persons
III. Information on data processing

I. Information about us as responsible

The responsible provider of this website in the sense of data protection law is:

J. Lindemann GmbH
Dieselstr. 12
38350 Helmstedt

Telephone +49 (0) 5351 / 544 580
Telefax +49 (0) 5351 / 544 580 9

II. Rights of users and affected persons

In view of the data processing described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • on confirmation of whether data relating to them are processed, on information of the data processed, on further information on data processing and on copies of the data (see also Article 15 GDPR);
  • on correction or completion of inaccurate or incomplete data (see also Article 16 GDPR);
  • on the immediate deletion of the data concerning them (see also Article 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, insofar as further processing pursuant to Article 17(1) 3 GDPR is required to restrict processing in accordance with Article 18 GDPR;
  • to receive the data concerning them and provided by them and for the transmission of such data to other providers/managers (see also Article 20 GDPR);
  • to appeal to the supervisory authority, if they consider that the data concerning them are processed by the provider in breach of data protection provisions (see also Article 77 GDPR).

In addition, the provider is obliged to inform all recipients to whom data have been disclosed by the provider of any rectification or deletion of data or the restriction of processing resulting from Article 16, 17 para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not exist to the extent that such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Without prejudice to this, the user has a right to information about these recipients.

In accordance with Article 21 GDPR, users and data subjects also have the right to object to the future processing of the data concerning them,
given that the data is provided by the provider in accordance with Article 6(4) of the 1 lit. (f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to the processing of data for the purpose of direct marketing is held.

III. Information on data processing

Your data processed during the use of our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage ceases, the deletion of the data is not precluded by legal retention obligations and no information to the contrary is provided on individual processing methods below.

Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a secure and stable website, data is transmitted to us or to our webspace provider through your internet browser. These so-called server log files include the type and version of your internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website(s) of our website you visit, the date and time of the respective access, and the IP address of the internet connection from which our website is used.

This data collected in this way is stored for the time being, but not together with other data from you.

Such storage takes place on the legal basis of Article 6(3). 1 lit. (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our website.

The data will be deleted at the latest after seven days, unless further storage is required for evidence purposes. Otherwise, the data is excluded from deletion in whole or in part until an incident is finally resolved.


a) Session cookies

We use so-called cookies with our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies that are stored on your device by the internet browser you use. These cookies process certain information from you, such as your browser or location data or IP address, to an individual extent.

This processing will make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure and allows the reproduction of our website in different languages or the offer of a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) lit b.) GDPR, if these cookies are processed data for the initiation of the contract or contract processing.

If the processing is not used for the initiation of the contract or the execution of the contract, our legitimate interest lies in the improvement of the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Article 6(3) of the European Commission. 1 lit. (f) GDPR.

Closing your internet browser will delete these session cookies.

b) Third-party cookies

Our website may also use cookies from partner companies with which we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analysis or the functionalities of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the purposes and legal basis of the processing of such third-party cookies.

c) Possibility of disposal

You can prevent or restrict the installation of cookies through settings on your internet browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. However, the steps and measures required for this depend on your specific Internet browser. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support. However, with so-called Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented by the settings of the browser. Instead, you need to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on your specific flash player. If you have any questions, please also use the help function or documentation of your Flash player or contact the manufacturer or user support.

However, if you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may result in not all functions of our website being fully usable.

Contact enquiries

If you contact us via contact form or e-mail, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The provision of the data is necessary for the processing and response of your request – without their provision we can not answer your request or at most limited.

The legal basis for such processing is Article 6(3). 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted if your request has been answered and there are no legal retention obligations to the deletion, such as the event of any subsequent execution of the contract.


When placing an order, we first process your personal data for the processing of the order and for invoicing (Art. 6 sec. 1 b GDPR). Insofar as data are marked as mandatory information, they are necessary for the execution of the contract or for invoicing.

We store your data relevant for the order and the related documents (e.g. commercial letters, invoices) in accordance with the legal requirements after conclusion of the contract for at least six years (Section 257 sec. 1 No. 2 HGB) or ten years (Section 147 para. 1 AO).


In our website we use Google Maps to display our location and to create directions. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to only as “Google”.

By certifying the EU-US Privacy Shield

Google guarantees that the EU’s data protection requirements will also be complied with when processing data in the US.

In order to enable the presentation of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when accessing our website.

If you access the Google Maps component integrated into our website, Google stores a cookie on your device via your internet browser. To view our location and create directions, your user settings and data will be processed. We cannot rule out the possibility that Google will use servers in the United States.

The legal basis is Article 6(0). 1 lit. (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are to be sent.

If you do not agree with this processing, you have the possibility to prevent the installation of cookies by the appropriate settings in your internet browser. Details can be found under the item “Cookies” above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps as well as the information obtained via Google Maps is carried out in accordance with the Google Terms of Use and the terms and conditions for Google Maps.

In addition, Google offers

further information.

Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. The responsible service provider in the EU is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

Scope of processing
Google Analytics uses cookies that enable an analysis of your use of our websites. The information collected by means of the cookies about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

We use the function ‘anonymizeIP’ (so-called IP masking): Due to the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened 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. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

During your visit to the website, the following data is collected, among other things:

the pages you visit, your “click path”
achievement of “website goals” (conversions, e.g. newsletter registrations, downloads, purchases)
your user behaviour (for example, clicks, duration of stay, bounce rates)
your approximate location (region)
your IP address (in abbreviated form)
Technical information about your browser and the end devices you use (e.g. language setting, screen resolution)
your user behaviour (e.g. clicks, dwell time, bounce rates). language setting, screen resolution)
your internet service provider
the referrer URL (via which website/advertising medium you came to this website)

Purposes of processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your (pseudonymous) use of the website and compiling reports on website activity. The reports provided by Google Analytics are used to analyse the performance of our website and the success of our marketing campaigns.

Receiver of the data is

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland

as a processor. We have concluded an order processing agreement with Google for this purpose. Google LLC, based in California, USA, and, if applicable, US authorities may access the data stored by Google.

Transfer to third countries
A transfer of data to the USA cannot be excluded.

Duration of storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies are automatically deleted after 24 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached takes place automatically once a month.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google, by
a. Not giving your consent to the setting of the cookie or
b. Downloading and installing the browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics HERE.

You can also prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly. However, if you configure your browser to reject all cookies, this may result in limited functionality on this and other websites.

Legal basis and revocation
for this data processing is your consent, Art.6 para.1 p.1 lit.a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by calling up the cookie settings ( Change Cookie Settings )and change your selection there.

For more information on Google Analytics’ terms of use and Google’s privacy policy, please visit and

SnapEngage Live Chat Tool

This website uses SnapEngage, a live chat service provided by SnapEngage, LLC.

SnapEngage uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of their use of the website. This generated information is transmitted exclusively to a SnapEngage server in the EU and stored there in order to evaluate your use of the chats and to make them available to us as reports. SnapEngage may transfer this information to third parties to the extent required by law or to the extent that third parties are required to process this data on behalf of SnapEngage. SnapEngange will never associate your abbreviated IP address with any other SnapEngage data.

For more information, see SnapEngage’s privacy policy, which you can find here:

SnapEngage will forward this data to us upon request, this data will only be used internally, if necessary also for contacting us.

Online job applications / publication of job advertisements

We offer you the opportunity to apply to us via our website. With these digital applications, your applicant and application data will be collected and processed electronically by us in order to complete the application process.

The legal basis for this processing is Section 26 para. 1 p. 1 BDSG i.V.m. Art. 88 sec. 1 GDPR.

If an employment contract is concluded after the application process, we shall store your data submitted during the application in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organisational and administrative process – this of course in compliance with the further legal obligations.

The legal basis for this processing is also Section 26 para. 1 p. 1 BDSG i.V.m. Art. 88 sec. 1 DSGVO.

When rejecting an application, we automatically delete the data submitted to us two months after the notification of the rejection. However, the deletion does not take place if the data is due to legal regulations, e.g. require a longer storage period of up to four months or until the conclusion of legal proceedings.

The legal basis in this case is Article 6(0). 1 lit. f) GDPR and Section 24 para. 1 No. 2 BDSG. Our legitimate interest lies in legal defence and enforcement.

If you expressly agree to a longer storage of your data, e.g. for your inclusion in a database of applicants or prospects, the data will be processed on the basis of your consent. The legal basis is then Article 6(0). 1 lit. (a) GDPR. However, you can of course revoke your consent at any time in accordance with Article 7(4) of the European 3 GDPR by declaration to us with effect for the future.

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