Privacy Notice

1. Publisher of

1.1. Methode Brigitte Kettner GmbH, Kirchplatz 2, 55268 Sulzheim, Tel.: (+49) 6732 60 88 0 80, E-Mail: ("Company"), operates the Website that can be accessed under  ("Website").

1.2. The company is taking your privacy seriously and operates in compliance with applicable laws and regualtions, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and, in Germany the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). The following declaration provides an overview how the Company ensures your privacy and which data are collected for what purpose.

2. Collection, Processing and Use of General Data

2.1. When the website or its sub-pages are accessed, the Company automatically collects and saves information that your browser transmits. This occurs unless the corresponding functions are deactivated. The resulting data is only evaluated for the purpose of efficient and faultless operation of the Website and to improve the user experience. The data is not used to draw any conclusions about you personally. The data collected are:
• Host name of the accessing device
• IP address of the end device (anonymized)
• Date and time of the server request
• Name of the files or information retrieved
• Amount of data transferred
• Operating system and information on the Internet browser of the terminal device accessing the site
•URL statistics
• Entry page statistics
• Exit page statistics
• Referral statistics
• Search statistics

3. Personal Data

3.1. Personal data is only collected, processed and used when using the Website as described below. Personal data is all individual information about the personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person (not including: legal persons, such as a GmbH or AG). Personal data primarily includes information such as a person’s name, address, email address, or professional circumstances.


4.1. The Company collects, processes and stores your personal data only if you provide it to the Company in the context of an inquiry or other contact (e.g. by email or phone). As part of the interaction, the necessary data is collected. In addition, further data can be queried that are helpful for solving your problem or giving the best advice. However, the provision of this data is voluntary and is marked accordingly. The Company uses the data to process your contract or inquiries. In order to prevent repeated transmission of the same information, the Company will save such information as long as it is needed So that you do not have to repeatedly provide the same information to the provider in the case of inquiries or ongoing consultations, he saves this as long as it is needed for clarifying the inquiry or for the customer relationship. Data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6. Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. b GDPR, if it serves to process the contract or to prepare the contract. If you have consented to data collection and data processing, data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.

4.2. All personal data are stored or processed on servers in Germany or within the EU. Data is only transmitted to locations outside the EU within the limits permitted by Art. 44 ff. GDPR.

4.3. You have the right to object to the collection of data for direct marketing purposes. To exercise this right of withdrawal, you can send us an informal message stating your email address to in which your intention to withdraw is expressed.


5.1. The Company will only pass on your personal data to third parties in the following cases:

5.1.1. If a service provider whose services you are interested in needs this data to create an individual offer for you or to contact you. Unless expressly stated otherwise and you give your consent, these service providers are only entitled to use your data to the extent that this is necessary for the respective purpose or has been approved by you; or

5.1.2. If the transmission is otherwise necessary to provide a service requested or commissioned by you; or

5.1.3. If there is a mandatory official or judicial order.


6.1.Upon request, your personal data will be deleted immediately, unless there are tax or commercial storage or documentation obligations or if the legitimate interests of the Company are at risk.

6.2. As long as not all contractual obligations have been fulfilled and your data is required for this, there is no entitlement to data deletion.

6.3. If data is incorrect, it will be corrected when it becomes known or at your request./p>


7.1. Upon request the Company will provide information about:
• the collection of personal data,
• the purpose of processing of such data,
• the categories of processed data, and
• if applicable, the recipients to whom data are disclosed due to legal obligations or contractual relationships.

7.2. On request, you will receive a copy of the data you have collected and processed from the Company.

7.3. On request and for a fee, your data can be made available in a format that is readable for a service provider processing the data subsequently, in order to enable fast transmission.

7.4. In the event of violations of data protection regulations, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information Rhineland-Palatinate..

8. Cookies

8.1. The website uses so-called "cookies" in several places. They serve among other things to make the website offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are text information that a website transmits to the browser’s cookie file on your computer hard drive or other end device, so that the website can remember which device accessed them. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain from which the cookie originated, the "lifetime" of the cookie and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number. The website uses the following types of cookies:

8.1.1. Session Cookies
These are temporarily stored cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website. Session cookies make it possible to identify the end device during the period of use. This information will not be saved after you leave the website.

8.1.2. Persistent Cookies
These remain in the cookie file of your browser for a long time. The period of time depends on the "lifetime" of the special cookie. At the end of this lifetime, the cookie will delete itself. The purpose of using these permanent cookies is to ensure the functionality of the website (e.g. shopping cart in the web shop). The permanent cookies do not contain any personal data. Name, IP address etc. are not saved in it.

8.1.3. Web Beacons
These are electronic signs (also called "Clear GIFs" or "Web Bugs") that allow us to count the number of users who have visited the portal.

8.2. If you do not want to accept cookies or web beacons, you can reject them and restrict access to previously saved information by setting your web browser accordingly. The settings within your web browser that allow you to do so differ from browser to browser, but the settings can usually be found under "Privacy" or "Cookies" in the "Internet Options" or "Properties" menu of your Browser. If you need help to turn off cookies, you should use the "Help" menu within your browser. Please note, however, that you may not be able to use all functions of the website if cookies and / or web beacons are deactivated.

8.3. Verwendung von Webfonts
Auf der Website sind Google Fonts serverseitig eingebunden. Dennoch werden aus technischen Gründen partiell noch Google Schriften (Google Fonts) verwendet. Google Fonts ist ein Dienst der Google Inc. („Google“). Die Einbindung dieser Web Fonts erfolgt durch einen Serveraufruf, bei welchem es sich in der Regel um einen Server von Google in den USA handelt. Hierdurch wird an den Server übermittelt, welche unserer Internetseiten Sie besucht haben. Auch wird die IP-Adresse des Browsers von dem Endgerät des Besuchers dieser Internetseiten von Google gespeichert. Weitere Informationen zu den Datenschutzrichtlinien von Google Inc. finden Sie unter oder

8.4. Einsatz von Google Maps
Auf dieser Webseite ist eine Karte von Google Maps eingebettet, ein Dienst der Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“). Es werden keine Benutzerdaten an Google übertragen, wenn Sie die Karte nur betrachten. Mit dem Anklicken auf die Karte können jedoch Daten an Google Maps übertragen werden. Sie können die Speicherung von Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; der Anbieter weist Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich nutzen können. Sie können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf Ihre Nutzung der Website bezogenen Daten (inkl. Ihrer IP-Adresse) an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem Sie das unter dem folgenden Link verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren: .

8.5. Auf der Website, auf der Cookies verwendet werden, erscheint ein Hinweisbanner über die Verwendung von Cookies. Sie haben die Wahl, zu entscheiden, ob Sie Cookies akzeptieren wollen oder nicht. Sie können Ihren Browser so einstellen, dass Sie benachrichtigt werden, wenn Sie ein Cookie erhalten oder Sie können Ihr gesetzliches Widerspruchsrecht ausüben, indem Sie Cookies in den Browsereinstellungen ablehnen. Wenn Sie keine Cookies akzeptieren, können Sie möglicherweise nicht die vollständige Bandbreite der Webseiten-Funktionen nutzen. Weitere Informationen zur Handhabung von Cookies finden Sie in den Hilfeseiten Ihres Browsers sowie z.B. auf der Internetseite von:

8.6. Google Analytics
The Company uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics also uses cookies (see the description in Section 8.1), which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymization has been activated on this portal so that the IP address of Google users within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area is shortened beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the Company, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet use to the provider. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, the provider points out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. 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 the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

9. Social Plugins

9.1. Facebook
The Website uses social plugins from the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo. When you access the portal, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted from Facebook directly to your browser, which integrates it into the website. By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives, among other things. the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of the provider. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the “Like” button or making a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as related rights and setting options on your part to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook’s data protection information: If you do not want Facebook to use your data, you must log out of Facebook before visiting the Website. If you are not a member of Facebook or have logged out before visiting the portal, there is still the possibility that at least your IP address will be transmitted and stored there.

9.2. Youtube
YouTube videos are embedded on this Website. The extended data protection mode is used so that no YouTube cookies are set when you visit the page with the embedded YouTube video. A transmission of data to YouTube and DoubleClick (companies of the Alphabet / Google Group) only takes place when the video is started.


The provider reserves the right to adapt security and data protection measures insofar as this becomes necessary due to technical or legal developments. In these cases, the provider will also adapt this data protection declaration accordingly. Therefore, please note the current version of our data protection declaration.


You have the right to free information about the personal data stored by the provider and, if necessary, the right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of any given consent or objection to a specific use of data, please contact


This data protection declaration was last updated on May 24th, 2018.


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