Data Privacy Statement
Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG

Data Protection Notice

The data privacy statement hereunder advises you of the type and scope of the personal data collected by Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG during visits to our website as well as our processing procedures.


Legal Basis of the Processing

In the event of the obtainment of your consent for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a) EU General Data Protection Regulation shall constitute the legal basis.

The processing of personal data required for the execution of a contract to which you are a party, is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b) GDPR. This shall also apply to processing procedures required for the performance of pre-contractual measures.

In the event the processing of personal data is required to comply with a legal obligation imposed on Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG, Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c) GDPR constitutes the legal basis.

The processing of personal data required to protect legitimate interests of XXX, is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Erasure of Data/ Storage Time

Your data will be erased as soon as they are no longer required to serve the purpose of their storage. Moreover, data can be stored if provided for by European our national law by means of EU ordinances, laws or other provisions Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG is subject to. Data will also be erased if a storage period as stipulated in one of the mentioned norms  expires, unless there is a necessity of a further storage of the data for the conclusion or the execution of a contract.


Log Files

With each access to the website of Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG, information is transferred by your browser and stored automatically and temporarily. The log file created stores details such as browser type/browser version, operating system used, name and URL of the file retrieved, reference URL (site visited before) hostname of the accessing computer (IP address) as well as date and time of the server request. The data will not be merged with other data sources. The storage and processing of the data exclusively serve the purpose of the system’s


Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG offers to contact us via our website to learn more about the company. You can either use the use the Contact Form, call us or ask for a call- back. With each contact, we collect data such as your name, your e-mail address and your phone number. The processing of these data is based on pre-contractual measures that are required for the services offered. Subsequently, the data will be erased unless they are required for the execution of a contract or pre-contractual measures. In the event the request refers to the activities of subsidiaries, holding companies or agencies of Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG and this is required for the efficient handling of the request, your data may be transferred to the corresponding company.

Alternatively, you may contact us via the e-mail address provided. If you do so, your personal data transferred via the e-mail will be stored.


Our website uses so-called cookies to collect and store data. Cookies are data packets stored in your internet browser in the user’s computer system upon our request. They do not do any damage there. They do not contain an executable code, therefore no viruses and do not allow us to spy you out. There are two types of cookies: temporary, so-called session cookies and persistent cookies.

Session-Cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser. They store a so-called session ID, with the help of which it is possible to allocate various requests of your browser to the common session. So your computer can be recognised as soon as you return to our website. The use of cookies is inevitable to allow us to make the website available to you. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data using Session-Cookies is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Persistent cookies are automatized and deleted after a defined period of time, which can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in your browser’s security settings. Cookies allow us to follow your user behaviour in connection with the a/m purposes accordingly. They also are designed to browse our website as easily as possible. The use of persistent cookies is subject to your consent. The legal basis of the data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.


You can set your internet browser so as to prevent the storage of cookies on your terminal or to delete already stored cookies. Non-acceptance of cookies may lead to limitations in the use of the website.

Your consent provided, we also integrate third party cookies. In such case, the relevant third party data packets are transmitted to or stored in your browser. Also the use of third party cookies can be disabled by the suitable setting of your browser.

We use the following third party cookies:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Google Maps
  • PageView (anonymised)
  • OptOut-Code
  • Event-Tracking for:
    • Click on mail-links
    • Click on telephone-links (mobile only)
    • Dispatch Contact Form


  • Cookie Consent

The legal basis of the processing of your personal data using third party cookies is Art. 6 Para.. 1 lit. a) GDPR

Use of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web tracking tool of Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies“; these are text files stored on your computer which allow an analysis of the website usage by you. The information generated by the cookie concerning your website usage is, as a rule, transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. Our website uses the code extension “anonymizeIp” which serves the activation of the IP anonymization on this website. In the event of the IP anonymization being active on this website, Google will abridge your IP address within the EU member states or other signatories of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.

Google will use the information upon our request only, to analyse your usage of the website, to prepare reports on website activities and to provide to the website operator further services in connection with the usage of the website and the internet.

The abridged IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software correspondingly. However, we wish to point out that in such case that it is probable that the functions of the website cannot be used in full.

Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data by Google Analytics by clicking on An Opt.Out cookie is set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website.

Please find more details on Google’s: .



Data Security

Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG cannot assume any liability for safe data transmission. E-mail messages are not encrypted. It can therefore not be ruled out that they are taken notice of by third parties. It is recommended to send confidential information through the post only.


Responsible in terms of the General Data Protection Regulation:

Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG, represented by Dirk Risse and Nadja Karim
Bahnhofstr. 1
40883 Ratingen


Rights of the Data Subject

In the event of the processing of your personal data, you are a data subject according to GDPR. You are entitled to the rights described hereunder. Please send your request to the responsible person only.


You are entitled to request from us and free of charge, any information as well as a confirmation of your personal data stored.



You are entitled to request the correction of personal data or the completion of personal data stored with us, if they are incorrect or incomplete.


Limitation of Processing

You are entitled request the limitation of the processing of your personal data, provided:

  • You deny the accuracy of your personal data and this for a period which allows us to review the accuracy of the personal data;
  • the processing is wrongful, but you refuse their erasure but request the limitation of the use of the personal data;
  • we no longer need the personal data for the purpose of processing, but you require them for the enforcement, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • you have objected to the processing in line with Art. 21 Para.1 GDPR and it is not yet clear whether our legitimate grounds outweigh your legitimate grounds.


You have to right to request the immediate erasure of your personal data for one of the following reasons and if the processing is not required:



  • The personal data were collected for purposes or processed in any other way which is no longer necessary for you;
  • you revoke your consent allowing the processing and there is no other legal basis to process the data;
  • in line with Art.21 Par.1 GDPR you object to the processing and there are no paramount legitimate grounds for the processing or you object to the processing Art.21 Para. 2 GDPR;
  • the personal data have been processed wrongfully;
  • the erasure of personal data has become necessary to comply with the legal obligation according to EU law or the member states‘ laws to which are subject;
  • the personal data have been collected with reference to the services offered by the information society pursuant to Art. 8 Para. 1 GDPR.

Data Transfer

You are entitled to receive the personal data provided to us in a well-structured, common and machine-readable format. Moreover, you are entitled to the unhindered transfer the data to another responsible person. In the execution of this right you are also entitled to request us to immediately transfer your personal data to another responsible person, if technically feasible; however, freedoms and rights of others must not be restricted.


Right of Objection

In the event we process your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests or those of third parties “only” (Art. 6 Para. 1 Sent. 1 lit. f GDPR), you are entitled to object to this processing.  In the event of an objection, we will discontinue to process your data, unless there are compelling legitimate grounds in favour of the processing and these grounds prevail your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is required for the enforcement, exercise or defence of legal claims.


Revocation of Consent

You are entitled to revoke your consent to process your data at any time. This revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing up to the point of time of your revocation.

To exercise your rights, you are requested to contact the a/m responsible only, as your rights shall be granted there. However, you may also contact the Data Protection Officer, above all if your request requires a higher degree of confidentiality:

The Data Protection Officer of Bernhard Goldkuhle GmbH & Co. KG:

c/o migosens GmbH
Wiesenstr. 35
45473 Mülheim an der Ruhr

Tel: +49 (0) 208-99395110
Fax: +49 (0) 208-99395119

Right to File a Complaint with a Regulation Authority  

Without prejudice to any other administrative or legal remedy, you are entitled to file a complaint with a regulating authority, above all in the member states of your residence, your workplace or the place of the alleged infringement if you deem the processing of your personal data not in line with GDPR.