The following remarks will give you a simple overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data by the means of which you can personally be identified. You will find detailed information about the topic of data protection in our Privacy Statement below.
The controller for data processing on this website is:
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG
74653 Künzelsau-Gaisbach, Germany
Phone: +49 7940 15-0
The controller is a natural or legal person, who, alone or together with others, takes decisions on the purpose and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
One way of collecting your data is by receiving the data that you provide to us. This might be data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data will automatically be collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. information about internet browser, operating system or time of calling up the website). As soon as you enter our website the data is collected automatically.
Part of the data is collected to guarantee that the website is running smoothly. Other data might be used to analyze user behavior.
You have the right to inquire about the origin, recipient and purpose of your personal data stored with us. Furthermore, you have the right to demand the rectification, blocking and erasure of your data. If you have further questions regarding data protection please do not hesitate to contact us anytime at the above address. In addition to that, you have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority in charge.
When you visit our website your web-browsing behavior can be analyzed statistically. This is mainly done by means of cookies and so-called analytics programs. The analysis of your web-browsing behavior is usually done anonymously, it cannot be traced back to you. If you have given your consent, the favorite products can be analyzed after you have registered as a customer. You can opt out of this analysis or prevent it by refusing to use certain tools. You will find further details on that in our Privacy Statement under heading 4. Analytics tools and advertising
You can opt out of this analysis. We will inform you about the options to opt-out in this Privacy Statement.
The aim of data protection, and also our objective at Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, is to ensure that personal data is handled in such a way that every data subject’s right to privacy is protected. In order to achieve this objective, all functions responsible for the processing of personal data must observe applicable EU legislation (EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)) and all national data protection laws.
Personal data may only be collected and processed subject to the EU GDPR or other applicable laws. The essential underlying principles of the EU GDPR are:
Handling personal data responsibly but also being aware of the risks of IT systems and applications are other essential parts of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG’s objectives. Please note that the transmission of data via the internet (i.e. email communication) might bear security risks. Completely preventing third parties from accessing the data is not possible.
The controller for data processing on this website is:
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG
74653 Künzelsau-Gaisbach, Germany
Phone: +49 7940 15-0
The controller is a natural or legal person, who, alone or together with others, takes decisions on the purpose and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).
You can contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG is Germany's leading specialist in the sale of assembly and fastening materials. The collection, processing or use of personal data serves this corporate purpose or supporting secondary purposes, such as customer service.
The groups of people concerned include
The relevant data includes all personal data which is necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose concerned. A detailed presentation of the types of personal data that are being processed is given in the following.
The processing of personal data is only lawful if permitted by a law, i.e. if there is a legal basis for the processing activity or the data subject has consented to the processing. Personal data is only processed in our company in accordance with statutory provisions. These generally include,
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG supplies almost exclusively to professionals. Unless agreed otherwise in individual cases, the legal bases we rely on when processing your personal data for the performance of a contract are as follows:
To improve legibility, the legal bases given above shall be referred to only as “data processing for the performance of a contract” in the following.
The potential recipients of personal data include
If the transfer of data to third countries (non-EU countries) or international organizations is required, personal data shall be transferred solely for the purpose of concluding or complying with a contract in compliance with all applicable data protection requirements, provided the interests or rights and freedoms of the data subject do not override these legitimate interests. Should we transfer your data to a third country or an international organization in individual cases, we will provide you will all required information.
Personal data will be deleted in accordance with the applicable statutory or contractual regulations on the deletion of data, subject to any statutory or contractual retention periods. Most of these legal requirements are based on the German Commercial Code (HGB) and the German Fiscal Code (AO). The retention and documentation periods set out in these codes require data controllers to retain data for up to ten years after the end of a business relationship or pre-contractual legal transaction. Other legal provisions may impose even longer retention periods on data controllers, for instance for the retention of evidence in accordance with statutory limitation periods. The general limitation period is three years. Special limitation periods of up to 30 years or longer may, however, apply in certain situations. Personal data, which is not subject to a legal or contractual retention period or erasure obligation, must be deleted immediately after it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed.
The data subject has various data protection rights. In the following, please find an explanation of these rights. The contact details set out above can be used to exercise these rights.
Subject to the applicable legal regulations, you have the right to obtain information, at any time, free of charge, about all your personal data stored by the data controller, its origin, recipients and purpose of storage as well as, where applicable, the right to rectification, erasure or restricted processing of your data.
Every data subject has the right to object to the processing of their personal data on the basis of Art. 6 (1f) EU GDPR or for direct marketing purposes. Should you object to the processing of your personal data, we will carefully review your objection in each individual case. If your objection to the processing of your personal data requires us to delete your data, we will delete your data in accordance with statutory retention requirements. Your objection does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
Every data subject has the right to know whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether the data subject is obliged to provide the personal data and what the possible consequences of failure to provide such data would be.
The data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority if the data subject believes that the processing of personal data relating to them infringes their rights. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the data protection officer responsible for the federal state in which our company has its registered office. The data subject may also lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for the data subject’s habitual place of residence or place of the alleged infringement. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Service/Anschriften/Laender/Laender-node.html;jsessionid=56BD747C1AAA8A959917F12D79B92695.intranet242.
You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or to perform a contract provided to you or to a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transmission of the data to another controller, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
Many data processing operations can only be performed with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. All you need to do is send an informal email to this effect to one of the email addresses given above. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection when you see that the address bar of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and when the lock symbol appears in your address bar. When SSL and/or TSL encryption is activated, the data that you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
We process your data in the data centers of Würth IT GmbH, Drillberg 6, 97980 Bad Mergentheim (hereinafter “Würth IT”). We use the services of Würth IT to be able to provide our services. We have concluded a data processing agreement with Würth IT. For more information on how Würth IT handles personal data, please refer to the privacy statement of Würth IT at https://www.wuerth-it.com/en/it/datenschutz.php
When visiting our website, we process information in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. The purpose of the processing is the correct displaying of our internet presence and ensuring the secure operation of our website.
Data is collected from the following categories:
This data is not merged with other data sources.
Data is processed on the lawful basis set out in Art. 6 (1f) EU GDPR and Section 25 (2) no. 2 of the German Act on the Regulation of Data Protection and Privacy in Telecommunications and Telemedia (TTDSG). As the website operator, we have a legitimate interest in a correct presentation of our internet presence and in ensuring the website’s secure operation.
The data processed in connection with the collection of server log files is stored as long as required for their specific purposes.
You can also control the storage of cookies by adjusting the "Do Not Track" (DNT) settings in your internet browser. Depending on the browser, DNT is available as a setting in the program settings or as a plug-in or add-on. By enabling this setting, the browser signals that you do not wish for your browsing behavior to be tracked by these tools without your express consent. If the setting is enabled, the tracking features of our tools will be anonymized. Please note that different internet browsers may require different settings to enable DNT.
We use the services of PressPage B.V., Joan Muyskenweg 22, 1096 CJ Amsterdam, Netherlands (hereinafter “PressPage”) for the management of documents in the press area. We have concluded a data processing agreement with PressPage.
If you take advantage of offers for downloads that are subject to registration or if you activate content, we store your name, email address, and the medium for which you report for purposes of identification, contact, and verification of eligibility. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR, your consent.
You can withdraw your consent to data processing at any time without giving reasons. To do so, please contact email@example.com or click on the "Unsubscribe" link in one of the e-mails you receive. Please note that you will then no longer have access to downloads or content requiring registration. The lawfulness of the data processing until the time of your revocation remains unaffected.
Your data processed for this purpose will be stored until the purpose is fulfilled or you withdraw your consent. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
Mailgun: PressPage uses Mailgun Technologies, Inc., 112 E Pecan St, #1135 San Antonio, TX, 78205, USA (hereinafter “Mailgun”) as its email provider. Mailgun processes your personal data to ensure their service. For more information on the processing of personal data by Mailgun, please refer to the Privacy Statement at: https://www.mailgun.com/gdpr/
When you send us an inquiry through the contact form, your data from the inquiry form, including any contact data provided by you, will be stored by us in order to process your inquiry and answer any follow-up questions.
During job applications, we collect and process our applicants’ personal data through our job portal. After registering, all access details required for the creation of an applicant’s profile are sent out to the potential applicant by email. The information provided by the applicant in the profile is processed for the purpose of completing the recruitment process.
The following categories of personal data are processed when using the job portal:
Details included in
The personal data of applicants is processed on the legal basis set out in Section 26 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in conjunction with Art. 88 EU GDPR.
If the application is not considered or rejected in the course of the recruitment process, all application documents will be deleted automatically no later than six months after the application has been turned down unless further retention is necessary on the basis of other legitimate interests of the data controller.
Any consideration of the applicant’s profile for future job openings is subject to the applicant’s prior consent. In this case, the continued storage and processing of the applicant’s data is based on Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR. This consent may be revoked at any time. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants can withdraw their applications at any time. After withdrawal of an application, all application documents are deleted without delay.
This website uses features from Würth’s web analytics service based on the open-source software Matomo/Piwik. Würth’s web analytics tool uses "Cookies". Cookies are text files stored on your computer that make it possible to analyze how you use the website. The information generated by cookies regarding the use of our website is stored on our server.
Würth web analytics is used for the statistical analysis of our website on the basis of your consent in compliance with Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR.
If you do not agree to your data being stored and used, you can withdraw your consent to the storage and processing of your data here. Your opt-out decision will be stored in a cookie. If you delete your cookies, this will also delete your opt-out cookie. The next time you visit our site, you will be asked again whether cookies may be used for web analytics purposes.
We have enabled the IP anonymization function for this tool. This means that Würth truncates your IP address. We use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services related to the use of the website.
This website uses features from the web analytics service Google Analytics for the statistical analysis of website user behavior. These features are provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, D04 E5W5, Ireland (hereinafter “Google”). We have concluded a data processing agreement with Google. The use of Google Analytics may result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. Google LLC. has concluded standard contractual clauses, as published by the European Commission, with us for the transmission of personal data to Google LLC. based in the USA. These standard contractual clauses can be viewed here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/processorterms/.
We have enabled the IP anonymization function on this website. As a result, Google shortens your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other member states of the European Economic Area before transferring data to the USA. Only under exceptional circumstances is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States 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, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for the website operator.
We are also using the “Demographics” feature of Google Analytics. This allows us to generate reports on the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data is collected from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This data cannot be attributed to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or by objecting to the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data collection”.
You can permanently refuse the collection of your data for use in anonymized statistics by disabling personalized advertising in the ad settings of your Google account; click on the following link to do so: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/.
We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA") on our website. These features are provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, D04 E5W5, Ireland (hereinafter “Google”). The use of reCAPTCHA may result in the transfer of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. Google LLC. has concluded standard contractual clauses, as published by the European Commission, with us for the transmission of personal data to Google LLC. based in the USA. These standard contractual clauses can be viewed here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/processorterms/.
reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (e.g. on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the visitor enters the website. For this analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various types of information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). All data collected during this analysis is transmitted to Google. The data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1f) EU GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offering against spam and other types of automated abuse.
We use Google Tag Manager. This service is used to manage website tags via a web interface. Google Tag Manager is used solely to create these tags. No cookies are placed on your device and no personal data is collected. Google Tag Manager triggers other tags that may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data.
For more information on Google Tag Manager, please visit: http://www.google.com/tagmanager/use-policy.html
We operate user profiles on social networks for the purpose of presenting our company and communicating with existing and prospective customers. For more information on the related processing activities, please refer to the notice below.
Social networks help us present our company to persons that own a social network account (hereinafter “Users”) and all visitors of our profile without social network account (hereinafter “Guests”). Customers and prospects can also get in touch with us through our profile. Our profiles and contributions are generally visible to all Users and Guests (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Visitors”). When commenting on our contributions or sending us a message, this data is stored by the social network and can be viewed by us. We can reply to your comments or messages. Your comments and our replies may remain visible for all Visitors of the social network in question.
When viewing our profile, the social network can store and analyze your accessing the profile page and all other interactions on the social network’s website. This data is provided to the profile owners in statistical form and further processed by the social networks for other purposes, including advertising purposes.
If you have an account at this social network and are signed into your account when visiting our profile, the social network provider can link your interactions with our profile to your account details and process them further. Any data on your interactions with our profile may also be stored and processed for other purposes by the social network, even if you are not signed in or do not have an account with the social network in question. In this case, you can be linked to your account details with the help of cookies, small files stored on your end device, or your IP address.
Your data is generally processed for the purpose of creating a profile of interests for each Visitor and use these profiles for advertising purposes. When a person calls up certain websites, information on this browser activity is analyzed and the provider adds certain interests to the Visitor’s profile. The Visitor is shown ads based on these identified interests. The provider can show such interest-based ads both on and outside the social network’s websites.
Persons who access our profile at a social network (both Users with an account at the social network provider and Visitors without account).
Should you wish to request further information or exercise your rights as a data subject, we would recommend contacting the provider in question directly, as only the provider has full access to the data processed when visiting our profile or interacting with us on the social network. You can find all contact details of the social networks to exercise your rights as a data subject under “Information on the social networks we use”. You can contact us to exercise your rights as a data subject regarding all data processing activities that the provider of the social network and we are jointly responsible for. In such a case, we will forward your inquiry to the social network to the extent your inquiry relates to processing activities carried out by the social network.
For more information on the processing activities of the social networks we use and the available options to object to these processing activities, please refer to the section “Information on the social networks we use”.
Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter “Facebook“)
Form to contact Facebook’s data protection officer:
Facebook’s data policy:
Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland
Instagram’s data policy:
For more information on what personal data is processed, please refer to:
We have concluded a joint controllership agreement with Facebook for the processing of data in connection with our Facebook profile (our so-called “Page”), the provision of our profile and the statistical analysis of interactions by Visitors to our profile. This agreement sets out the obligations we and Facebook have to meet in connection with data processing activities and which party is responsible for individual processing activities.
Joint controllership agreement for the processing of personal data for Page Insights between Facebook and us as the Page admin in accordance with Art. 26 EU GDPR: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
Further information on the processing of Page Insights data:
Presentation of our company, legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1f) EU GDPR:
Data processing for this purpose is based on the company’s legitimate interest, including, but not limited to, the company’s interest in upholding its corporate culture and maintaining public relations. These interests are based on the freedom to conduct a business and choose an occupation within the EU.
Communicating with existing and prospective customers, legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1f) EU GDPR:
Data relating to messages or comments on Facebook is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in providing prospective customers and existing customers with a simple way of communicating with us and improving our customer service. These interests are based on the freedom to conduct a business and choose an occupation within the EU.
Statistical purposes, legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1f) EU GDPR.:
To the extent we act as joint controllers with Facebook, the processing of personal data for statistical purposes for Page Insights is based on our legitimate interest in improving our customer service. This interest is based on the freedom to conduct a business and choose an occupation within the EU.
The use of Facebook may result in the transmission of personal data to Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. Facebook Inc. uses so-called standard contractual clauses, as published by the European Commission, for the transmission of personal data to Facebook Inc. based in the USA. A copy of these standard contractual clauses used can be requested here:
Should you wish to object to the processing of your data by Facebook, please click on the following link to opt-out of the different processing activities:
You can change your advertising settings on your Facebook account yourself, e.g. to deactivate interest-based advertising, by clicking on the following link:
If you do not own a Facebook account, you can deactivate interest-based online advertising for all participating websites, by clicking on the following link:
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. To find out which supervisory authority you should contact, please refer to the section “Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority” in this privacy statement. Complaints regarding the processing of personal data in connection with our Facebook profile can also be addressed to the Irish Data Protection Commission. You can find the contact details of the Irish Data Protection Commission at:
XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany
Xing’s data policy:
LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA
LinkedIn’s data policy:
Should you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we need an email address from you along with information allowing us to verify that you are the owner of the email address given and that you agree to receiving our newsletter. Any additional data is collected on a voluntary basis only. The data entered in the newsletter registration form will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR). You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data and your email address and their use for the distribution of our newsletters at any time, e.g. by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. Your withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG uses the newsletter distribution service Inxmail. The provider er is Inxmail GmbH, Wentzingerstr. 17, 79106 Freiburg, Germany. Inxmail is a newsletter distribution service for the organization and analysis of newsletter marketing. The data you enter for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletter will be stored on Inxmail's servers in Germany. If you do not want Inxmail to analyze your data, you need to unsubscribe from the newsletter in question. We provide an unsubscribe link in every newsletter we send out.
To analyze the success of our newsletter marketing, all emails sent out with Inxmail utilize so-called web beacons or “tracking pixels”, which track recipients’ interactions with the newsletter. Pixels track whether an email newsletter message has been opened, which links recipients clicked on or at which time a newsletter was read. Inxmail processes the following data for its newsletter analytics:
You can withdraw your consent to these newsletter analytics separately. If you do not want Inxmail to analyze your data, you have to deactivate analytics for the newsletter in question. We provide an unsubscribe link in every newsletter we send out.
This data is processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR). You may revoke your consent at any time. Your withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
We retain the data you provided for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletter until you are removed from the mailing list or unsubscribe from our newsletter. This does not apply to data we store for other purposes (e.g. email addresses needed for online shop registration).
We have concluded a data processing agreement with Inxmail in accordance with Art. 28 (3) EU GDPR to ensure that Inxmail protects the personal data of our customers and does not disclose any personal data to third parties.
We have embedded YouTube videos in our online services, which are stored on www.youtube.com and can be played directly from our website. These features are provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. The use of YouTube may result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. Google LLC. has concluded standard contractual clauses, as published by the European Commission, with us for the transmission of personal data to Google LLC. based in the USA. These standard contractual clauses can be viewed here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/processorterms/.
The YouTube videos on our website are all embedded in “privacy-enhanced mode”, i.e. no user data about you is sent to YouTube as long as you do not interact with these videos. No data is transferred until you play a video. We have no influence over this data transfer. Before any data is transmitted, you will be notified again that your data will be transferred to YouTube when you play a video. Your data will be transferred to YouTube regardless of whether you are signed into a YouTube user account or not. If you are signed into your Google account, your data will be linked directly to your account.
If you do not wish to be linked to your YouTube profile, you have to log out of your Google account before playing a video. YouTube stores your data as a user profile and uses that information for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or designing its website to meet users’ needs. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; to do so, please send your request to YouTube.
Data is processed by Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time. Your withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en#toc-software (Terms of Google services)
https://www.youtube.com/static?gl=GB&template=terms&hl=en (YouTube Terms of Service)
We use services of Google Maps on this website to display interactive maps directly on the website, allowing you to use convenient features of the map function. These features are provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland. The use of Google Maps may result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. Google LLC. has concluded standard contractual clauses, as published by the European Commission, with us for the transmission of personal data to Google LLC. based in the USA. These standard contractual clauses can be viewed here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/processorterms/.
When you visit this website, Google receives information that you have accessed this subpage of our website. Your data will be transferred to Google regardless of whether you are signed into a Google user account or not. If you are signed into your Google account, your data will be linked directly to your account. If you do not wish to be linked to your Google profile, you have to log out of your Google account before viewing a map. Google stores your data as a user profile and uses that information for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or designing its website to meet users’ needs. This type of analysis is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide tailored advertising. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; to do so, please send your request to Google. Data is processed by Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1a) EU GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time. Your withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en#toc-software (Terms of Google services)
Our website uses so-called social share buttons of the social networks Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. In order to protect your data when you visit our website, these buttons are embedded into our website with a Shariff solution. This type of integration ensures that no connection is established with Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter ("Social Networks") servers when you access one of our websites that contains such buttons. Only by actively clicking on one of these buttons, and thereby consenting to the transmission of your data, will your browser establish a direct connection to the servers of the Social Network. When clicking on a social share button, the Social Network will only be notified that your browser has accessed a particular page of our website, even if you have no user profile with the Social Network in question or are currently not signed into your account. Your browser sends this information (including your IP address) directly to the server of the Social Network where it is stored, without us being able to control this transmission of data. If you are logged into your account with the Social Network, the Social Network can link your visit to our website directly to your profile. If you interact with a Social Network, for example by clicking the "Like" or the "Twitter" button, this information is also transmitted directly to a server of the Social Network. This information is published by the Social Network in question and subject to further processing by the Social Network.
If you do not want the Social Network to directly link the data collected through our website to your profile on its service, you need to log out of the Social Network service before clicking on a social share button. Facebook is operated by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
Suppliers have the possibility to register themselves via the "Würth supplier registration".
The following categories of personal data are processed within the framework of supplier registration:
Personal data is processed for the performance of a contract. Any personal data provided voluntarily is processed on the lawful basis set out in Art. 6 (1f) GDPR, according to which we may process your personal data whenever this is in our legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest is being in touch with our suppliers improving the quality of our advice and services and being able to contact you directly should we need to check back with you.
We will store all data entered for the duration of our business relationship. Your data is deleted upon termination of the business relationship, subject to the applicable statutory retention periods.
This privacy statement of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG does not apply to applications, products, services, websites or social media functions of third-party providers that can be reached through links we offer for information purposes. When using these links, you leave the website of Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG, resulting in the possibility that information about you may be collected or passed on by third parties. Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG has no influence whatsoever over the websites of third parties and makes no recommendations or warranties regarding these websites or their data protection practices. We therefore encourage you to read and review the privacy policies of any websites you interact with very closely before allowing them to collect, process and use your personal data.
We ask you to familiarize yourself regularly with the content of our privacy statement. This data privacy statement is revised whenever our data processing activities change. Please note that any addresses and contact information of companies and organizations given in this privacy statement are subject to change. Please verify this information before contacting an organization or company.
As of: February 2023