Privacy policy

  1. General notes and mandatory information

Privacy policy

w&k Elektrotechnik GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data that can be used to identify you personally. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note on the responsible organisation

The controller responsible for data processing on this website is:

w&k Elektrotechnik GmbH
Wiesenthaler Straße 27
36466 Dermbach

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke any consent you have already given at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. The email address is: You can also send your cancellation in writing to the above address, stating “Data protection”.

Information, blocking, deletion

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data at any time. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

Our objection to advertising emails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published as part of our obligation to provide a legal notice for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

  1. Data collection on our website


Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you have requested (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this privacy policy.

Browser Plugin

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

Plugins and Tools

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the standardised display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy:

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google’s privacy policy:

Information on the collection of personal data in accordance with Art. 13 EU GDPR

Below we inform you about the processing of your personal data in our company. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally or your employees, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, bank details.

Note on the responsible organisation

The controller within the meaning of Art. 4 GDPR is:

w&k Elektrotechnik GmbH
Wiesenthaler Straße 27
36466 Dermbach

Data Protection Officer

You can contact the responsible data protection officer as follows:

w&k Elektroanlagen GmbH, Wiesenthaler Straße 27, 36466 Dermbach,

Purpose of the data collection, processing or use

We process personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), as amended. Your personal data will only be collected, processed and/or stored for the purposes expressly stated here.

  1. Consent of the data subject (Art. 6 para. 1 a EU GDPR)
  2. For the implementation of pre-contractual measures and/or for the fulfilment of a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 b EU GDPR

Personal data is processed for the initiation, conclusion and/or fulfilment of contracts concluded with w&k Elektrotechnik GmbH. This includes, for example

  • Processing enquiries for the submission of an offer
  • Performing services in connection with contracts to be concluded and/or concluded with general contractors, individual companies or individual customers
  • Identification of the potential contractual partner making the enquiry
  • Fulfilment of contracts including the resulting obligations and rights, including cooperation with wholesalers and manufacturers
  • Improving the quality of our services within the framework of existing contracts or contracts yet to be concluded

As part of the balancing of interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 f EU GDPR

Where necessary, we process personal data beyond the actual fulfilment of the contract or pre-contractual measures to protect our legitimate interests or those of third parties. This includes, for example

  • Consultation of and data exchange with credit agencies to determine creditworthiness and default risks
  • Consultation of and data exchange with banks or insurance companies to clarify contract fulfilment guarantees
  • Assertion of legal claims and defence in legal disputes
  • Measures for building and plant safety
  • Ensuring the IT security and IT operations of w&k Elektrotechnik GmbH
  • Advice, consultation and data exchange with legal advisors, debt collection agencies, tax advisors, auditing companies and authorities

Information about your data protection rights

You have the

  • Right to information (Art. 15 EU GDPR)
  • Right to rectification of inaccurate data (Art. 16 EU GDPR)
  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 EU GDPR)
  • Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 EU GDPR)
  • Right to data portability (Art. 20 EU GDPR)
  • Right to object (Art. 21 EU GDPR)
  • Right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority (Art. 77 EU GDPR in conjunction with Section 18 BDSG)

Data transfer to third parties

Recipients of personal data may be, for example

  1. Public authorities or institutions if there is a legal or other obligation (also voluntary), e.g. tax authorities, tax consultants, auditing companies
  2. Processors that we commission as external service providers in individual cases within the framework of the contractual relationship
  • Data processing via third-party systems and external storage
  • to carry out construction, repair, maintenance or other measures
  • to create requested offers

Duration of storage

After the respective purpose of processing and use has ceased to apply and mutual claims have been settled or the warranty has expired, the relevant retention periods apply. The data will then be deleted or destroyed.

Data transfer to third countries

No data transfer to third countries takes place and is not planned.

Obligation to provide personal data

As part of our business relationship, we must provide the personal data that is necessary for the establishment and implementation of a business relationship and the fulfilment of the associated obligations or that we are legally obliged to collect or disclose.

Automated decision-making, implementation of profiling

In principle, we do not use exclusively automated decision-making within the meaning of Art. 22 EU GDPR to establish or conduct the business relationship

Pursuant to Art. 21 para. 4 in conjunction with. (1) and (2) EU GDPR, you can object to the processing of your personal data at any time.