Privacy policy.

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Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company. We attach a great deal of importance to protecting your personal data. Personal data is information about an identified or identifiable natural person’s personal or factual circumstances. This includes details such as the person’s real name, address, phone number and date of birth, as well as all other data which may refer to an identifiable person.
Because personal data is afforded special legal protection, we only collect it insofar as doing so is necessary to making our website available and providing our service. Below, we have provided an outline of what personal information we collect about you during your visit to our website and how we use it.
Our data protection practices comply with legal regulations, particularly those set down in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will only collect, process and store your personal data insofar as doing so is necessary to making this website and our contents and services functionally available, as well as for the purpose of processing enquiries and, if necessary, handling orders / contracts, but only if there is a legitimate interest for doing so under the terms of Art. 6, Para. 1, Clause 1, lit. f of the GDPR or other statutory permission. Your data will also be used for further purposes precisely defined in your consent, e.g. to send advertising information by newsletter, only if you have separately given your consent beforehand.

1. Controller under the terms of Art. 4, Part 7 of the GDPR

The controller under the terms of the GDPR, other national data protection legislation of the member states and other provisions under data protection legislation is:

Richard Weiss GmbH & Co. KG
Industriestraße 4
78592 Egesheim

Phone: 07429 / 393 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)7429 / 714

2. Providing the website and creating log files

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically records data and information from the accessing computer’s computer system. The following data is collected in this regard:

Extent of data processing

(1) Information about the browser type and the version used
(2) The operating system of the retrieval device
(3) The IP address of the retrieval device
(4) Date and time of access
(5) Websites and resources (images, files, other page content) that were accessed on our website.
(6) Websites from which the user’s system accessed our website (referrer tracking)

This data is stored in our system’s log files. This data is not stored together with personal data belonging to a specific user, so individual site visitors are not identified.

3. Special features of the website

Our site offers you a variety of features which, when used by us, serve to collect, process and save personal data. We have provided an explanation of what happens to this data below:

4. Automatic credit check / scoring

If we deliver any goods or services prior to receiving payment, we reserve the right to obtain an automatic credit report based on mathematical / statistical methods from the following company (companies) so as to protect our legitimate interests. We receive information from the following service provider regarding the statistical probability of default. The credit report may include probability values (score values), which are calculated based on scientifically recognised mathematical / statistical methods. Conclusions are thereby drawn as to the customer’s future risk of payment default using a wide range of features, such as income, address data, occupation, marital status and previous payment history. The result is expressed in the form of a payment value (“score”). The information obtained in this way forms the basis of our decision on whether to establish, execute or terminate a contractual relationship. However, selection of one of the payment methods offered does not depend on such information. The opportunities to object and remove are based on the general regulations on the right of objection and claim for deletion under data protection legislation which are outlined below in this privacy policy. Specific details:

5. Statistical evaluation of visits to this website – web trackers

When this website or individual files on the website is / are retrieved, we collect, process and save the following data: IP address, web page from which the file was retrieved, name of the file, the retrieval date and time, the data volume transmitted and the retrieval success notification (so-called web log). We only use this access data in a non-personalised form with a view to continuously improving our website and for statistical purposes.
We also use the following web trackers to evaluate visits to our website:

6. Integration of external web services and data processing outside the EU

We use active JavaScript contents from external providers (“web services”) on our website. When you access our website, these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. Data may be processed outside the EU in this regard. You can prevent this from happening by installing a JavaScript blocker, such as the ‘NoScript’ browser plugin (, or by disabling JavaScript in your browser. This can lead to functional restrictions on websites you visit.
We use the following external web services:

7. Information about the use of cookies

8. Data security and data protection, communication by email

When it is collected, saved and processed, your personal data is protected by means of technical and organisational measures to ensure that it is inaccessible to third parties. Since we cannot guarantee complete data security on the transmission path to our IT systems during unencrypted communication by email, we advise sending highly confidential information using encrypted communication or by post.

9. Automatic email archiving

10. Revocation of consent – data information and change requests – deleting and blocking data

You have a right to obtain free information concerning the data saved about you in appropriate intervals, and a right to correct, block or delete such data at any time. We then delete your data upon your first request, unless statutory regulations to the contrary exist. You can therefore revoke the permission you granted us to use your personal data at any time. You are more than welcome to send any information, deletion and correction requests concerning your data, as well as any suggestions, to the following address at any time:

Richard Weiss GmbH & Co. KG
Industriestraße 4
78592 Egesheim

Phone: 07429 / 393 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)7429 / 714

11. Right to data portability

You are entitled to have us provide you with the personal data that you transmitted to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You can also request that we transfer such data to a third party immediately upon your first instruction, provided that processing is based on consent as per Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the GDPR or Art. 9, Para. 2, lit. a GDPR or on a contract as per Art. 6, Para. 1, lit. b of the GDPR, and provided that processing is carried out by us as part of automated data processing.
In exercising this right to data portability, you further have the right to have the personal data concerning you transferred directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. The rights and freedoms of others must not be adversely affected by the exercising of this right.
The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data which is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

12. Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority according to Art. 77, Para. 1, of the GDPR

If you suspect that your data is being processed unlawfully on our site, you can naturally obtain judicial clarification of the issue at any time. Regardless of this, you have the option of contacting a supervisory authority. You have a right to lodge a complaint in the EU member state of your place of residence, your workplace and/or the place of the suspected violation, i.e. you can choose the supervisory authority you wish to contact from the aforementioned locations. The supervisory authority with whom the complaint was lodged then informs you of the status and results of your petition, including the possibility of a judicial legal remedy according to Art. 78 of the GDPR.

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