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This website is provided by Schülke & Mayr GmbH, Robert-Koch-Straße 2, 22851 Norderstedt (hereinafter also "we", "us"). Careful handling of your personal data in accordance with the law is important to us.

The following Privacy Policy describes which personal data and information are collected on our website and how they are used. We collect, process and use your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act.

Please read this Privacy Policy through in full before transmitting data to us or otherwise using our Web offering.

By voluntarily providing your personal data and by otherwise using our website you unconditionally agree to the collection, processing and use of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

1. Collection, processing and use of data by Schülke & Mayr GmbH
1.1. Automatically collected data
When you visit our website the following data are automatically collected in anonymized form for statistical purposes, to prevent attacks on the Internet infrastructure and to optimize our Web offering:

  • Domain and host from which you are using the Internet
  • Internet address of the website from which you accessed this website
  • Date and time of your visit
  • Duration of visit and pages of our website visited
  • Data volume transmitted
  • Your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, and
  • Your computer’s operating system and browser software

1.2. Registration for schülke account
When you register for the schülke account, which gives you access to Technical Leaflets and Safety Data Sheets on Technical Biocides in the area of Specialty Chemicals, we will collect the following personal data from you (registration data):

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Name of your company
  • Email address

Shortly after that you will receive an e-mail message from us asking you to confirm your registration via an electronic link.

1.3. Subscribing to our eNewsletter
When you subscribe to our eNewsletter we will ask you to provide some personal data (form of address, title, first name and surname, company, e-mail address). Shortly after that you will receive an e-mail message from us asking you to confirm your Newsletter subscription via an electronic link. When we receive that confirmation from you, your address will be added to our distribution list and you will automatically receive the next issue of the Newsletter (this is called the double opt-in method).
We wish to point out that your personal data will be stored and used only for the purpose of sending the schülke eNewsletter to your e-mail address. Your personal data stored for this purpose will not be passed on to third parties.
You are free to withdraw your consent given to Schülke & Mayr GmbH at any time. All you need to do is enable the ‘Unsubscribe’ link which you will find at the end of each eNewsletter, or you can unsubscribe via the following link:  

1.4. Use of contact form
When you contact Schülke & Mayr GmbH (e.g. via our contact form or by e-mail) we will ask you to provide the following personal details:

  • Title
  • First name
  • Surname
  • Company
  • Industry
  • E-mail address
  • Optional: other title, address, telephone number

These data will be stored on our server in order to deal with your enquiry and in the event of any follow-up queries, and then deleted.

1.5. Submission of applications
From time to time we also publish various Schülke & Mayr GmbH job vacancies on our website and we offer you the possibility of applying to us in response to such advertisements or on your own initiative. The personal data transmitted by you in connection with your application (contact details, address, certificates, CV, photograph and any other data) will be treated as strictly confidential and will be collected, processed and used only for the purpose of processing the application. After that, the data will be deleted again or destroyed.

2. Cookies
Except for Google Analytics (see Section 3) Schülke & Mayr GmbH does not store any other cookies on the visitor’s computer for data protection reasons. Only session cookies are needed in order to use PHP sessions and these are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

You can set up your browser software to prevent the use of cookies generally. However, we wish to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of our website’s interactive functions and services.

3a. Google Analytics
On our website we use Google Analytics, a Web analysis service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 (‘Google’). Google Analytics also uses cookies, i.e. text software which is stored on your computer and help us to analyse you use our website as part of website analysis. The data generated by the cookies concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transferred to Google and stored on Google servers in the USA. Please note that IP anonymization function has been enabled for this website. Your IP address will first of all be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the agreement establishing the European Economic Area. Only exceptionally will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use the data on our behalf to analyse your use of our website, compile reports on activities on our website and provide us with other services connected with use of our website. Google may also pass on these data to third parties if required by law or if the data are processed by third parties on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google.

You can set up your browser software to prevent the use of cookies. However, we wish to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all our website’s interactive functions and services. You can also prevent collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) for Google and processing of those data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available via the following link:

By using this website you agree to the processing of your data by Google as described above for the stated purpose.

3b. WiredMinds
We use products of wiredminds GmbH ( for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and wiredminds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to wiredminds or wiredminds gathers this data directly. wiredminds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this website without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.

You can prevent further and future collection and processing of the data by the WiredMinds website tracking via the following link: Exclude from tracking

4. Google Maps
We also use Google Maps API on our website to help you find your way to our company premises. When you use Google Maps, Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043) may possibly also collect, process and use data about the use of the Maps functions by visitors to our website. You can find more information about data processing by Google in Google’s privacy policy, which you can access by following this link:

5. Revocation of your consent
You have the option of revoking your consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time with future effect. Notice of revocation should be sent to

6. Right to demand information, correction, blocking and deletion of your data
You are entitled to obtain information free of charge on your stored personal data. Upon request we will inform you in writing in accordance with the applicable law whether and what personal data concerning you are stored by Schülke & Mayr GmbH.

In addition you have the right in accordance with the applicable law to demand correction, blocking and deletion of your personal data.

Please send requests for information to
Schülke & Mayr GmbH
Robert-Koch-Straße 2
22851 Norderstedt

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy from time to time in line with the statutory data protection provisions, without prior notice and without giving reasons. Please keep regularly up to date with changes to this Privacy Policy.

As at December 2016