Data Privacy

Privacy Statement

Information about processing of your data according to Art. 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

References to legal requirements are subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and to the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) in the version that came into effect on 25 May 2018.

I. Scope:

This privacy statement shall apply to the internet services provided by FKB GmbH Feinwerktechnik Kunststoffverarbeitung Beleuchtungstechnik and to the personal data collected on these websites.

II. Responsibility:

The responsible party as defined in the data protection laws, in particular in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), for the processing of personal data on these websites is:

FKB GmbH Feinwerktechnik Kunststoffverarbeitung Beleuchtungstechnik‘
Wehrstraße 15 / 27
78727 Oberndorf a.N.
Fon: 07423 /9298 – 0
Fax: 07423 /9298 – 55
Registergericht: Stuttgart HRB 480205
Value added tax identification number: DE 142647330

III. Company data protection officer:

FKB GmbH designated Mr Norbert Gaulocher as external data protection officer. If you have any questions on data protection, please contact us or him by email on or get in touch directly with your contact person in our company.

You can also reach our data protection officer at

Data protection officer
c/o FKB GmbH
Wehrstraße 15 / 27
78727 Oberndorf a.N.

IV. Our treatment of your data:

1) Personal data:

In accordance with Art. 4 GDPR personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

2) Storage periods and terms:

As a rule, the data collected via our online form will be stored for a period of at least three years in accordance with OWiG (Administrative Offences Act) following the processing of your message. If the form is considered to be a business letter, it will be stored for at least 6 years in accordance with HGB (Commercial Code) and AO (Fiscal Code). Accounting records must be kept for at least 10 years. All periods start at the end of the year in which processing will be completed.

3) Usage data:

When using our website, you will send (for technical reasons) data via your internet browser to our webserver. The following data will be recorded during communication of your internet browser and our webserver:

Date and time of your visit
Name of the requested file
Page from which the file was requested
Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
Version of your browser and of your operating system
Entire IP address of the requesting computer
Data volume transferred

For reasons of technical security, in particular to ward off attempts of attacks on our webserver, we store this data temporarily. It is not possible for us to draw any conclusions about specific persons on the basis of this data. After seven days at the latest, the data is anonymised by shortening the IP address at the domain level, so that it is no longer possible to associate it with the individual user. In anonymised form the data is also processed for statistical purposes; a comparison with other databases or a transmission to third parties, even in excerpts, will not take place.

V. Recipients or categories of recipients

As a rule, personal data relating to the data subject will only be processed by us. In order to fulfill our duties and obligations, we may, however, be required to disclose the stored personal data to natural and legal persons, authorities, institutions or other bodies. These may particularly include the following categories of recipients:

We work with service providers who are acting for us as order processors. Our service providers only have access to the data they need to fulfill their respective task (e.g. IT services). All our service providers are contractually obligated to treat your data as confidential.

VI. Rights of the data subject

As a user of our internet services you have various rights under GDPR, in particular, deriving from Art. 15 to 18, 21 GDPR:

1) Right to information:

In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR you have the right to information about your personal data being processed by us. Your request for information should be precise to facilitate collection of the respective data. Please note that your right to information may be restricted under certain circumstances in accordance with legal provisions (in particular § 34 BDSG (German Data Protection Act)).

2) Right to rectification:

If the respective personal data concerncing you are not or no longer correct, you may request that they be corrected according to Art. 16 GDPR. If your data are incomplete, you can request that they be completed.

3) Right to deletion:

According to Art. 17 GDPR you may request deletion of your personal data. Your right to deletion depends, among other things, on whether the respective data are still required to meet our legal obligations.

4) Right to restriction of processing:

Under Art. 18 GDPR you may ask us to restrict the processing of the personal data concerning you.

5) Right to object:

In accordance with Art. 21 GDPR you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you. We will no longer process your data unless there are legitimate grounds for processing for the purposes of fulfilling our legal obligations.

6) Right to complain:

If you are of the opinion that we have not complied with data protection provisions when processing the data concerning you, you can bring your complaint to our attention.

You can lodge complaint at any time with a supervisory authority, e.g. with the competent supervisory authority of the federal state of your residence or with the competent authority responsible for us./p>

A list of supervisory authorities (for the private sector) and their addresses can be found at:



Social Media Presence

We maintain online presences within social networks and in this context process data of the data subjects in order to communicate with the users active there or to offer information about us.

We would like to point out that user data may also be processed outside the European Union. This may entail risks for users, for example by making it more difficult to enforce users' rights. Furthermore, user data on social media platforms can be processed for market research or advertising purposes, for example user profiles can be established by evaluating usage behaviour and the associated interests of users. These user profiles can then be used, for example, to place advertisements within and outside the networks which presumably correspond to the users' interests. For this purpose, cookies are usually stored on the users' computers in which the usage behaviour and the interests of the users are stored. In addition, further data can be stored in the user profiles (especially if the users are members of the respective social media platforms and are logged in to them).

For information about the respective forms of processing and the options to object (opt-out) please refer to the data protection declarations and to the information provided by the operators of the respective networks. Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of rights of data subjects, we point out that these can be asserted most effectively with the providers. Only the providers have access to the users' data and can take measures and provide information.

  • Types of data processed: Contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone numbers); content data (e.g. entries in online forms); usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times); Meta/communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses).

  • Data subjects: Users (e.g. website visitors, users of online services).

  • Purposes of processing: Contact requests and communication; feedback (e.g. collecting feedback via online form); marketing.

  • Legal basis : Legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 s. 1 lit. f. GDPR).

Further notes on processing operations, procedures and services:

  • Facebook pages: Profiles within the social network Facebook - We are jointly responsible with Meta Platforms Ireland Limited for the collection (however not for further processing) of data of the visitors to our Facebook page (so-called "fanpage"). This data includes information about the type of content users view or interact with or the actions they undertake (see „Things that you and others do and provide“ in the Facebook Data Policy:, information about the devices used by users (e.g. IP addresses, operating system, browser type, language settings, cookie information; see „Device information“ in the Facebook Data Policy: As explained in the Facebook Data Policy under „How we use this information?“, Facebook also collects and uses information to provide analytics services, the so-called "page insights", to website operators so that they can obtain information about how people interact with their pages and the content associated with them. We have concluded a special agreement with Facebook  ("Information about page insights",, which regulates in particular the security measures Facebook must observe and in which Facebook has agreed to implement the data subjects' rights (i.e. users can send requests e.g. for information or deletion directly to Facebook). The data subjects' rights (in particular to access, deletion, objection and to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority) are not restricted by the agreements with Facebook. Further information can be found in the "Information about page insights" (;
    Service provider: Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Irland;
    Privacy policy:;
    Standard contractual clauses (Guarantee of adequate level of data protection when it comes to processing in third countries): addendum;
    Further information: Agreement on joint responsibility:

Information about processing of your data

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Legal basis:

Data processing is carried out pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.


Recipients of the data may be technical service providers which are responsible for the operation and the maintenance of our website acting as order processors.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply. This generally applies to data used to provide access to the website after the session is ended.

Provision mandatory or necessary:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without IP address the service and the functionality of our website cannot be ensured. Moreover, individual services may not be available or may be restricted. For this reason objection is excluded.


Type and purpose of processing:

Like many other websites we also use so-called „cookies“. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded on your computer (laptop, tablet, mobile phone or something similar) when you visit our website.

These cookies provide us with specific information, like e.g. the IP address and the browser and operating system used.

Cookies cannot be used to start any programs and cannot transfer viruses to a computer. The information collected by cookies is used to facilitate navigation on the site and to ascertain that the website is operating correctly.

In no case will the data collected by us be disclosed to third parties or a link to personal data will be established without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without accepting cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can refuse the use of cookies by turning off this feature in your browser. Please use the help function of your internet browser to learn how to change these settings. Please note that individual features of our website may not work if the use of cookies is blocked.

Storage period and cookies used:

Insofar as your browser settings allow cookies and subject to your acceptance, the following cookies are used on our websites:

Name and storage period:

BT_ctst: Duration of the session
BT_pdc: 1 year
BT_sdc: Duration of the session
_et_coid: 2 years
cookieconsent_status: 1 year
sid_1_1: Duration of the session
isSdEnabled: 24 hours

Insofar as these cookies may (also) relate to personal data, we inform you as follows.

You can delete individual or all cookies via your browser settings. In addition, you will receive information and instructions about how to remove these cookies or block cookie storage. Depending on your browser, please find the necessary information under the following links:

Mozilla Firefox:

Internet Explorer:

Google Chrome:



Contact form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. In this respect, we require a valid email address and your name. This serves to allocate a request to the subsequent answer. The provision of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

Processing of data entered in the contact form is based on legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

We provide a contact form so that you can easily get in touch with us. The details provided by you will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request a quote, the data you enter into the contact form are processed in order to take steps prior to entering into contract (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR).


Recipients of the data may be order processers.

Storage period:

Data will be deleted at the latest 6 months after processing of the inquiry.

If a contract will be concluded, we are subject to statutory retention periods pursuant to HGB (Commercial Code) and will delete your data upon expiry of these periods.

Provision mandatory or necessary:

Personal data are transmitted on a voluntary basis. However, we can only process your inquiry if you give us your name, your email address and the reason for your inquiry.

Use of Google Analytics

Type and purpose of processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“. These text files are stored on your computer in order to allow an analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We have activated IP anonymisation on these websites. This means, however, that your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services regarding website activity and internet usage to the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other Google data.

The purpose of data processing lies in the evaluation of the use of the website and in the compilation of reports on website activity. Based on the use of the website and of the internet, further related services will then be provided.

Legal basis:

The processing of data is subject to the consent of the user (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).


The recipient of the data is Google as order processor. Therefore, we have concluded with Google a corresponding order processing contract.

Storage period:

Data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for record purposes.

Transfer to third countries:

Google Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU_US Privacy Shield

Provision mandatory or necessary:

The provision of personal data takes place on a voluntary basis, solely based on your consent. If you restrict access, the full functionality of the website may be impaired.

Revocation of consent:

You can prevent cookies from being stored by adjusting the settings on your browser accordingly; please note, however, that by doing so you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. Moreover, you may prevent Google’s collection of information generated by a cookie about your website visit (including your IP address) and the processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin which is available at the following link: Browser Add On zur Deaktivierung von Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to a browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. Thus an opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.


By means of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the behaviour of website visitors can be evaluated and their interests can be analysed. We create a pseudonymous user profile for this purpose.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption technology (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Amendment of our privacy statement

We reserve the right to make adjustments to this Privacy Statement to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes in our services in this Privacy Statement, e.g. when introducing new services. Your visit to our website will then be subject to the new privacy statement.

Google Fonts

Type and scope of processing

We use Google Fonts provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, as service for the display of fonts on our website. When you are loading these fonts, a connection to a server of Google Ireland Limited is established and your IP address will be transmitted.

Purpose and legal basis

The use of Google Fonts constitutes a legitimate interest, i.e. it is done in the interest of a uniform presentation and optimization of our website pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Storage period

We have no influcence on the specific storage duration of the data processed, the storage period is determined by Google Ireland Limited. Further information about Google Fonts can be found in Google’s privacy policy at: