Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data by which you can be personally identified. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our data protection declaration listed below this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find his contact details in the imprint of this website.

How do we collect your data?

On the one hand, your data is collected by you providing it to us. This may, for example, be data that you enter in a contact form.

Further data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected in order to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this purpose and for further questions on the subject of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

2. General notes and obligatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Note on the responsible office

The responsible party for data processing on this website is:

Horst Rückle GmbH & Co. KG
Lüneburger Schanze 16
D-21614 Buxtehude

Phone: +49 (0)4161 7445 – 0

The controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses or similar).

Withdrawal of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent you have already given at any time. All you need to do is to send us an informal e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the State Data Protection Commissioner of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. Insofar as you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or enquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data at any time, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, the right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this purpose and for further questions on the subject of personal data.

3. Data protection officers

Data protection officer required by law

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

iqanta GmbH
Sven Weschler
Boschstraße 23a
22761 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 357 014 60

4. Data collection on our website

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you have provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal communication by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data you entered in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after we have completed processing your request). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

5. Analysis, plugins and tools

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google IrelandLimited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyse the behaviour of website visitors. In doing so, the website operator receives various usage data, such as page views, length of stay, operating systems used and the origin of the user. This data may be summarised by Google in a profile that is assigned to the respective user or their end device.

Google Analytics uses technologies that enable the recognition of the user for the purpose of analysing user behaviour (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Google about the use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The use of this tool is based on your consent to the setting of cookies/tracking and data processing in the USA basis in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) or Art. 49 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO. The consent can be revoked at any time.

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This means that your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website.

Google Analytics uses this data to analyse website activity, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

This website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics to display suitable advertisements to website visitors within the Google advertising network. This allows reports to be generated that contain statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the item “Objection to data collection”.

You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in Google’s privacy policy:

We have concluded an order processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the german data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Google Tag Manager

This website uses the Google Tag Manager tool from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. With the Google Tag Manager, website tags can be managed via an interface. The Google Tag Manager tool ensures that other tags are triggered, which in turn may collect data. The Google Tag Manager transmits the IP address to Google USA and uses cookies.If a deactivation has been made at domain or cookie level, this remains in place for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.

Data processing such as the setting of cookies or transfer of data to the USA only takes place with your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) a) or Art. 49 (1) a) DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

Google Maps

To help you find our location, we use Google Maps, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Please read here how Google complies with data protection regulations, also with regard to transmission to the USA:

We use Google Maps on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is to improve the offer on our website and to provide you with better customer service.

As soon as this service is called up on our site, a connection to Google is established, via which your IP address is transmitted to Google. If you are already logged in to Google, information about the search can be assigned to your user account. Please log out of Google beforehand to prevent this.

Data protection information for applicants

Who is responsible for data processing?

The responsible party in terms of data protection law is

Hansa-Holz-Kontor GmbH & Co. KG
Lüneburger Schanze 16
21614 Hanseatic City of Buxtehude

You can find further information about our company, details of the persons authorised to represent us and also further contact options in our imprint on our website:

Which of your data do we process? And for what purposes?

We process the data you have sent us in connection with your application in order to check your suitability for the job (or other open positions in our companies, if applicable) and to carry out the application procedure.

What is the legal basis for this?

The primary legal basis for the processing of your personal data in this application procedure is Section 26 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in the version applicable from 25.05.2018. According to this, the processing of data required in connection with the decision on the establishment of an employment relationship is permissible.

Should the data be required for legal prosecution after the application process has been completed, if applicable, data processing may be carried out on the basis of the requirements of Art. 6 DSGVO, in particular to safeguard legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f) DSGVO. Our interest then consists of asserting or defending claims.

How long is the data stored?

Applicants’ data is deleted after 6 months in the event of rejection.

You have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of personal data by us with a data protection supervisory authority.

To which recipients will the data be passed on?

Your application data will be viewed by the HR department after receipt of your application. Suitable applications are then forwarded internally to the department heads for the respective open position. The further procedure is then coordinated. In principle, only those persons in the company have access to your data who require it for the proper conduct of our application procedure.

Your rights as a data subject

You have the right to information about the personal data we process about you.

If you make a request for information that is not in writing, please understand that we may then require you to provide evidence to prove that you are the person you claim to be.

Furthermore, you have a right to correction or deletion or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are entitled to this by law.

Furthermore, you have the right to object the processing within the scope of the law. The same applies to the right of data portability.

Our data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company. You can reach him under the following contact details:

Iqanta GmbH
Boschstraße 23a
22761 Hamburg

Right of complaint

You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us to the data protection supervisory authority.

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