Data Protection Declaration

Data Protection Declaration of Karl Berrang GmbH

We, Karl Berrang GmbH, Elsa-Brändström-Strasse 12, 68229 Mannheim, take your data privacy very seriously and adhere strictly to the rules of the applicable Data Protection Laws. Personal data on this website is only collected for technical or organizational purposes. Your data won’t be forwarded to any third party except for cases of legitimate and contractually agreed outsourced data processing. The following declaration provides you with an overview of how we ensure the protection of your personal data and what kind of data is collected and for what purpose. The legal basis for collecting and processing personal data is §§§§ 4 Abs. 1, 28 Abs. 1 Satz 1 Nr. 1 BDSG, Art. 6 Abs. 1 a) und b) DSGVO or your consent.


Data Processing on this Website

We automatically collect and store log files information that your browser sends to our server. These are in particular:

  • Browser type and version
  • The operating system used
  • The resolution and color depth set
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page, if any)
  • Host Name / IP address of the accessing computer
  • Time and date of request

This data is not allocable to individuals. It is not combined with other sources.


Cookies are small text files which are transferred along with the actual requested data from the internet to your computer. This data is saved there and kept ready for later recall. In particular, in the context of your registration, cookies are needed as we use them to ensure user-friendliness during the authorization process and for access control. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can deactivate the storing of cookies or adjust your browser, so that it notifies you whenever a cookie is set.

a) Newsletter

Your mail address will only be stored in our address data base, if you register for the newsletter. Should you wish to unsubscribe from our newsletter, you may do so via the unsubscribe link contained at the end of each newsletter.

b) Forms

All information you provide in forms or contact fields is optional. In order to be able to answer you inquiry, we do need the information provided in the so called “mandatory fields.” These mandatory fields are saved locally. You may however object to the information you provided being stored.

The information given when registering for the newsletter or for using our forms belong to the category “open data”, that means data which have no need for particular protection. You data is processed for the technical administration of our website, for market research and for answering your inquiry as long as you don’t object to the processing. When registering for the newsletter or using our forms you agree to the collecting and processing of your personal data. The processing takes place in Germany according to applicable law.

Data processing in contractual relationships

We collect und process personal data you provide in the course of business relations. When starting a business relation you agree to collecting and processing of your personal data. The data concerned is contract data, e.g.  your name, your business address, bank data as far as it is necessary, or your email-address. The data can belong to the category “open data” but also to the categories “normal protection” or “high protection”. The data provided will only be used for the agreed purpose, which means for handling our contractual relationship. There is no intention to use your data for other purposes. If the purpose for data processing should change for once you will be informed in advance. The processing takes place in Germany according to applicable law. Your data won’t be forwarded to a third country outside the EU. Your data will be stored for as long as the business relation lasts and as the case may be beyond that time if it is mandatory (see also Rights of affected persons – deletion).

User Behavior

In order to adapt our website to our users’ requirements, Google Analytics Tracking Codes are installed in several patches. User behavior data collected and saved via these codes are saved without reference to the identity of the user; we do not merge the data with personal data.

Information about Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies” (text files) which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your user behavior. The user behavior information generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address) is transmitted and saved to a server of Google USA. Google will use the information in order to evaluate your user behavior on this website, to compile reports and to provide further services linked to the website and internet behavior. Furthermore, Google may transmit this information to third parties, if this is legally prescribed or insofar as third parties make use of this data on behalf of Google. Google will never connect your IP address to other Google data. By making certain adjustments to your browser, you can prevent the installation of these cookies. We want to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your data by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purposes. Please inform yourself about the General Terms and Conditions of Google: Please also note the Data Protection Declaration of Google:

Links to other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. We will not have any influence on websites of other operators and their observance of the Data Protection Regulations. As provider, Karl Berrang GmbH is responsible for its own contents according to general law. These own contents are to be distinguished from any possible links to the content provided by other operators’. The Karl Berrang GmbH is not responsible for external contents which are provided through links and are specially identified, and does not endorse their content. The owner of the website is solely liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and for damages resulting from the use or non-use of the information.

Rights of affected person / information

As an affected person, you can assert certain rights. Thus, you may request information from our company free of charge whether personal data is collected and if so, to what extent, for what purpose and for which duration and what interests collection serves (Art. 15 DSGVO). In the scope of the right of rectification (Art. 16 DSGVO), the affected person has the right to immediately demand the rectification or completion of incorrect personal data. Furthermore, the affected person has the right to the deletion or restriction of processing (Art. 17, Art. 18 DSGVO). There might be legal requirements, which conflict with the deletion. There might be longer periods for storing personal data in archives. This is because in archiving systems singular data sets cannot be deleted separately. For these systems general storing periods exist. The access to archiving systems is limited to very few persons.

The affected person has a right to object the collecting and processing of personal data (Art. 21 DSGVO). The affected person also has a right of revocation in regard to the personal data we have collected and processed Exercising this right results in personal data no longer being processed unless there are imperative reasons preventing this.

The affected person also has the right of appeal to the supervisory authority if their inquiry is not dealt with and they think the processing of their personal data conflicts with the DSGVO. The supervisory authority in charge is

Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Baden-Württemberg
Postfach 10 29 32, 70025 Stuttgart
Königstraße 10a, 70173 Stuttgart
Tel.: 0711/61 55 41 0
Fax: 0711/61 55 41 15
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Protection of personal data

To protect personal data from unauthorized access and from abuse we put substantial technical and organizational measures in place according to DSGVO. You are welcome to ask for a description of our substantial technical and organizational measures. All employees dealing with personal data are committed to data secrecy. Personal data is encrypted when processed and allocated an alias if possible.

Your trust is important to us, which is why we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the processing of your personal data during our business hours. For questions, queries or comments please contact us in person at any time or via the contact form. You may also consult our data protection officer Mrs. Dominique Gründler, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.