Data privacy policy

Personal data (hereinafter: “data”) are all data which can be personally connected to you, for example, name, address, email address. They will be processed by us only as needed as well as for purposes of providing a functioning and user-friendly Internet presence, including its contents and the services offered there, as well as to provide our contractual services.

According to Art. 4(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter: “GDPR”), “processing” includes any operation performed with or without the aid of automated processes or any such set of operations in connection with personal data, such as gathering, compiling, organizing, arranging, storage, adaptation or change, reading, querying, use, disclosure through transmission, dissemination or another form of provision, comparison or linking, limitation, deletion or destruction.

We wish to use the data privacy statement below to inform you in particular about the nature, scope, purpose, duration and legal basis of the processing of data, to the extent we are responsible for this.

Our data privacy statement is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as the responsible party
II. Rights of users and parties concerned
III. Information on data processing
1. Use of the website
a) server data
c) Use of Isuu
3. Implementation of the contract

I. Information about us as the responsible party

The responsible provider of this Internet presence, as defined by data protection terms, is:

2B FermControl GmbH
CEO: Dipl. Ing. (FH) Carsten Heinemeyer
Rempartstr. 2
79206 Breisach am Rhein

Telephone: +49 7667 96690-50
Fax: +49 7667 96690-51

II. Rights of users and parties concerned

With regard to the data processing described in more detail below, users and parties concerned are entitled, under the respective legal conditions,

  • to confirmation as to whether data concerning them are being processed, to information about the processed data, to further information about the data processing as well as copies of the data (see also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correction or completion of incorrect or incomplete data (see also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the prompt deletion of data concerning them (see also Art. 17 GDPR), or, alternatively, to the extent further processing according to Art. 17(3) GDPR is necessary, to limitation of the processing by virtue of Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to the receipt of data concerning them and provided by them and to the transmission of these data to other providers/responsible parties (see also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to appeals filed with the supervisory authority, provided they believe that the data concerning them are processed by the provider in violation of data protection regulations (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

Moreover we as the provider are obligated to inform all recipients to whom the data was disclosed by us of any correction or deletion of data or the limitation of processing which takes place based on Article 16, 17(1), 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if this notification is not possible or entails a disproportionate effort. Notwithstanding this, the user is entitled to information about these recipients.

Users and parties concerned also have the right, according to Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the future processing of data concerning them, provided the data are processed by the provider by virtue of Art. 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for purposes of direct advertising is allowed.

III. Information on data processing

1. Use of the website

When our website is used, we collect only the data which your browser transmits to our server. These data are deleted or blocked once the purpose of the storage ceases to apply, no statutory retention periods prevent the deletion of the data, and no information regarding individual processing methods is subsequently stated to the contrary.

a) Server data

For technical reasons, in particular to ensure a safe and stable Internet presence, data are transmitted by your Internet browser to us or to our webspace provider. The type and version of your Internet browser, the operating system, the website from which you switched to our website (referrer URL), the website(s) of our Internet presence which you visit, date and time of each visit, as well as the IP address of the Internet connection from which our Internet presence is used, among others, are collected with these so-called server logfiles.

These data collected are temporarily stored, however not together with other data from you.

This storage takes place on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1(1)(f) GDPR. Our justified interest concerns the improvement, stability, functionality and security of our Internet presence. The data are deleted after a maximum of seven days, provided no further storage is required for purposes of evidence. Otherwise the data are excepted in whole or in part from the deletion until final clarification of an incident.

b) Cookies

In addition to the above-mentioned data, if you use our website, cookies will be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files stored on your hard disk allocated to the browser you use and through which certain information goes to the site which places the cookie. Cookies cannot execute any programmes or transmit viruses to your computer. Cookies are used to make the website more user-friendly and effective overall.

c) Use of Google services

This website uses several services of Google Inc. ("Google"): Google Analytics uses cookies which allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is enabled on this website, your IP address will, however, be abbreviated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide the website operator with further services related to website use and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser as a part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly; however we wish to point out that, in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all of the functions of this website. Moreover, you can prevent collection of the data generated via the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) at Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. As a result, IP addresses are processed further in an abbreviated form and direct linking to an individual can thus be excluded. If the data collected about you are personally identifiable, this will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be immediately deleted. We use Google Analytics to be able to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. We can improve our website using the statistics acquired and develop it to be of more interest to you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. Google Tag Manager is a solution with which marketers can manage website tags via an interface. The tool tag manager itself (which implements the tags) is a cookieless domain and does not collect any personal data. The tool activates other tags which themselves may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access these data. If a deactivation was performed on the domain or cookie level, this remains unchanged for all tracking tags which are implemented with Google Tag Manager. More information is available at Google Web Fonts are external fonts which are integrated through a server call, generally a server of Google in the USA. As a result, which of our web pages you visited is transmitted to the server. The IP address of the browser of the terminal device of the visitor to these web pages is stored by Google. More information can be found in Google’s data protection notice which is available here: The legal basis for the use of Google Web Fonts is Art. 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. Google Maps allows us to display interactive maps to you directly on the website for convenient use. By visiting the website, Google receives information that you accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data listed under a) are transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged into Google, your data are directly allocated to your account. If you do not want the allocation with your profile at Google, you must log out before enabling the button. Google stores your data as a usage profile and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and/or needs-based design of its website. Such evaluation is also performed in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network of your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and to exercise this right, you must contact Google. For cases in which personal data are transmitted to the USA, Google complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield, General information on the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User conditions:, Overview regarding data privacy:, as well as the data privacy policy:

d) Use of Issuu

This website uses the web service Issuu which enables journals and catalogues to be published, circulated and accessed. The magazines and journal excerpts we have stored on Issuu are reproduced exclusively on the website Whenever you access one of our web pages which is linked with Issuu, you will be automatically redirected to Whenever you view one of the e-papers we have provided, data will be transmitted to the Issuu server which indicate information on the time and duration of use. If you have an Issuu user account and do not want Issuu to collect data about you via this website and link it with your member data stored at Issuu, you must log out of your user account prior to visiting this website. If the “Do Not Track” setting in the browser is enabled, no external Issuu plugins will be loaded without consent, instead only information about this option will be displayed. Information on the third-party provider: Issuu Inc., 131 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA. Information on the use of cookies: General data privacy information:

2. Contact

In the event of contact via email, the data communicated by the user (email address, if applicable, name and telephone number as well as other voluntarily communicated information) will be stored in order to respond to the inquiries. The data gathered in this connection are deleted after storage is no longer required, or the processing is limited, if legal obligations to retain data exist.

2. Implementation of the contract

The data you transfer to utilize our range of goods and/or services are processed by us for purposes of implementation of the contract and are necessary in this respect. It is not possible to conclude or implement a contract without providing your data.

The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

We delete the data after the contract has been executed in full, however we must comply with retention periods in accordance with tax law and commercial law of up to ten years.

Within the scope of and for purposes of contract implementation, we forward your data to the transport company commissioned with delivery of goods and to the financial services provider, provided the forwarding is necessary for the delivery of goods and payment purposes.

The legal basis for the forwarding of the data is then Art. 6(1)(1)(b) GDPR.

The information on the responsible party under no. I as well as the rights of affected parties listed under no. II apply accordingly.

Version 04/2019