Privacy Policy

of surfactor Germany GmbH

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we treat your personal data always and of course in accordance with the legal data protection obligations. We have appointed a qualified and reliable Data Protection Officer. The external commissioning of data protection will be conducted from UIMC Dr. Voßbein GmbH & Co KG (

In the following, we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data.


Collection and Processing of Personal Data

You can use our website based on a non-disclosure of your identity. For questions of any kind, we offer you the opportunity to contact us via e-mail (, postal addresses and telephone numbers provided on the website.


The personal data collected by us during the contact (for example with applications, inquiries, etc.) will be deleted after completion of the request made by you and after expiry of the tax and commercial retention obligations.

You agree by sending these information that it can be used for our business purposes (sending of requested material / information, processing regarding advertisement and market research purposes) if you have not objected. The processing of data for the purpose of making contact with us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent. Once granted consent - e.g. for the purpose of receiving a newsletter or other interesting information of our company – can be withdrawn anytime with effect for the future, without giving any reasons. For this purpose, you can use the abovementioned contact form or any other way stated within the website.


The collected personal data resulting of the use of the contact form will be deleted after the completion of your request and after expiry of the retention periods according to tax law and commercial law.


As a contractual partner of your company, we process the personal data of your employees, with whom we are in contact due to the business relationship, based on our legitimate interests with regards to an optimal customer service, preparation of offers and performance of the contracts on the basis of Art. 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR.


We process personal data of natural persons (e.g. a sole trader or other individuals such as self-employed persons) to carry out pre-contractual measures and fulfil contracts. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.



This site uses “Cookies”. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow for an analysis of the use of the website and automatically recognize you on your next visit to this website. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. However, as a consequence, you might not be able to use some of the functions of this website.



Every time you access this website, protocols for statistical purposes will be created and processed; thereby individual users will remain anonymous:

  • Referrer (site that provided the link to and referred you to this website)
  • Search terms ( search engines as referrer)
  • IP is evaluated to determine the country of origin and the provider
  • Browser, operation system, installed plug-ins and screen resolution
  • Duration of the visit on the website.


The abovementioned data will be processed by us based on our legitimate interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring that a reliable connection to our website is established
  • Ensuring comfortable use of the our website
  • Evaluation of the system security and stability of the system as well as
  • Further administrative purposes.


We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we have concrete indications of an illegal use. The data will be deleted immediately when they are no longer needed for the purpose they were collected for, but at the latest after six months. 


Transfer of Data

We will not transfer your personal data to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes without your explicit consent. We will only transfer your personal data to third parties if this is lawful in accordance with the current laws [e.g.: on the basis of Article 6 GDPR] and/or it is necessary. To some extent we appoint service providers for the necessary statutory processing of data; the website is hosted by and maintained by JenkoSternberg Design GmbH. The full responsibility for the data processing remains with us. Furthermore, we use plug-ins of other service providers to some extent on our website; please find details below.


Liability for own Content

The content of these sites has been created with the greatest accuracy. We cannot provide any guarantee for accuracy, completeness and topicality of the content. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these sites according to the general laws.


Liability for Links (Content of Third Party Providers)

It is important to distinguish between our own content and references (“links”) that lead to other content from other providers. We have no influence on their content of the linked websites. Here, it is always the provider or the operator of these sites that is responsible for the content.


Rights of the data subjects

We hereby inform you that pursuant to Article 15 et seq. GDPR, under the conditions defined therein, you have the right to information about the personal data concerned, the right to rectification or deletion or to restriction of processing, a right of objection to processing as well as the right to data portability. Likewise, under Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the regulations stated in the GDPR. If the processing is based on Article 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Article 9 para. 2 lit. (a GDPR (consent), you also have the right to withdraw the consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent up to the time of revocation.


Change of our Data Protection Regulations

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time so that it will always comply with the legal requirements or to change our services in the Privacy Policy, e.g. the introduction of new services. Therefore, a new Privacy Policy will be valid if our website is accessed.



If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer who is available with his team in the case of any requests of information, general requests or complaints..

Contact to the Data Protection Officer:
Via post: Dr. Vossbein GmbH & Co. KG, Otto-Hausmann-Ring 113, 42115 Wuppertal, Germany
Via phone: +49 202 946 7726 200
Via E-Mail: per Mail:



We offer you the display of maps and the view of direction by means of Google Maps on the legal basis of our legitimate interest in finding us easily. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. These sites will be made visible accordingly. When you visit a webpage, on which GoogleMaps is embedded into our website, a connection to the servers of Google is established and your IP address and your browser data are transferred to Google. By using this service, you declare that you agree with the collection, processing and use of the self-entered data through Google. The Terms of Use of Google Maps can be found at [external link].

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