Data Protection RUREX Stahl Dr. Otto Kukla GmbH

We, the company RUREX Stahl Dr. OTTO KUKLA GmbH (hereinafter "RUREX", "we", "us", "our") are particularly concerned to protect your personal data. Hereinafter, we would like to inform you about the processing of your personal data when you visit our website and when you contact us by e-mail.

I. Controller:

Controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union ("GDPR") and other national data privacy laws applicable in the member states is:

Uechtingstraße 19; Halle A 3
D-45881 Gelsenkirchen
Phone: +49 (0) 209 / 8 56 00

II. Basic Information Regarding Data Processing

1. Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data
Insofar as you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data, Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR serves as legal basis. The processing of personal data, which we need for the performance of a contract or for pre-contractual measures, is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Insofar as processing is carried out for the fulfilment of a legal obligation to which we are subject, Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR serves as the legal basis. In case the processing is necessary to safeguard our legitimate interests or those of a third party, and such interests are not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of you as the data subject, Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR serves as our legal basis for the processing of personal data.

2. Data Erasure and Storage Time
Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of their storage has ceased to exist. Further storage may be made if this is prescribed by the European or national legislators by means of ordinances, laws or other regulations to which we are subject.

III. Information About the Processing of Personal Data

1. Collection of Personal Data in Case of Visits to Our Website for Informational Purposes
In case you access our website ( for information purposes only, i.e. you do contact us or provide us with personal data in any other manner, our system automatically collects data and information from your computer system. These data are necessary for us for technical reasons, so that we can display our website and guarantee stability and security. In this context, the following data are collected:

  • Information about the browser type and the version used;
  • Your operating system;
  • Your Internet service provider;
  • Your IP address;
  • Date and time of access;
  • Websites from which your system is brought to our website;
  • Websites accessed by your system via our website.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence (f) GDPR. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. If we collect the data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended. The data are not evaluated for marketing purposes. We only evaluate the data in an anonymous manner. The collection of data for the provision of the website is essential for the operation of our website. As a result, you have no right of objection in this regard. This purpose constitutes our legitimate interest in processing within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR

2. Use of Cookies
In addition to the data listed in Section III. 1., cookies are stored on your computer during your use of our website. We use cookies on various pages to make the visit to our website appealing and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal by means of which we receive certain information. Cookies cannot run any programs or transmit viruses to your computer.
This website uses transient cookies and persistent cookies, the scope and functionality of which we will explain to you in more detail below.

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include, in particular the so-called session cookies. Session cookies store a session ID by means of which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

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

You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for instance, refuse the acceptance of third party cookies or all cookies in general. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website without restriction.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the provision of our website and the improvement of the quality of our website and its contents.

3. Contact Form and E-mail Contact
When you contact us via one of the e-mail addresses provided on our website, we will store your e-mail address, your first and last name, and your company name so that we can answer your enquiry. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected, or we restrict processing in case of legal obligations to retain data. In general, this is the case after we have processed your request in a final manner. This does not apply if a contractual relationship with us results from your inquiry and if we are legally obliged to store your data. The legal basis for the processing of the data which you submit to us upon establishment of contact is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of the data in case of consent is Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You have the possibility to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, any and all personal data stored in the course of the establishment of contact by means of the contact form or the e-mail will be deleted. You can withdraw your consent and object to the storage of your personal data by sending an e-mail to or to the contact details stated in the "about us" section.

4. Integration of Google Maps
On our website under the "Contact" category, we use the offer provided by Google Maps. This allows us to show you an interactive map directly on our website and facilitate your trip to us. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding sub-page on our website. In addition, the data referred to in Section III. No. 1 of this website will be transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether or not Google provides a user account that you are logged in to. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profile and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research, and/or demand-oriented design of its website. This constitutes the legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR which serves as the legal basis for the evaluation. In particular, such evaluation is carried out (even for users not logged into Google) to provide demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereas you must contact Google to exercise this right.
For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the provider's privacy policy. The privacy policy will also provide you with further information about your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy: Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

IV. Your Rights

If your personal data are processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR. Therefore, you, as the data subject, have the following rights against us as the controller:

You have the right to request information as to whether and which personal data we process with regard to your person.

You have the right to request rectification and erasure of such data.

You have the right to a restriction of the processing of your personal data.

You are also entitled to object to the processing or the use of your personal data for purposes of advertising or market and opinion research as well as business-like data processing.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. This does not apply if we are obliged or entitled by law to collect, process or use this data.

Furthermore, as a matter of principle, you have the right to withdraw your prior consent to the processing of your personal data at any time with future effect. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the withdrawal.

Besides, you also have a right to data portability.

To exercise your rights, you can send an e-mail to or a letter to RUREX-Stahl Dr. OTTO KUKLA GmbH, Uechtingstraße 19, Halle A 3, 45881 Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

Furthermore, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

V. Changes to the Data Privacy Statement

Future changes to our privacy policy will be posted on this website and, as the case may be, you may be notified by email. Therefore, please check regularly for updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Version: May 2018