Privacy statemant

We place great value on the protection of your personal data. With this Privacy Policy, we inform our customers about the processing and use of their personal data in accordance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which entered into force on 25 May 2018.

What data do we collect about you?

Whenever you access the KFT Chemieservice GmbH website, the following data will be stored in a log file for a limited period of time:

  • Date and time of download
  • Request details and destination address
  • Name of downloaded file and amount of data transferred
  • Notification whether download successful

This data will be analysed for statistical and backup purposes and to optimise our Internet service. The information will not be used for personal analysis or profiling.

Use of Google Analytics, Google Maps and Social media

We store your data with the aid of Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files stored on your computer that enable us to analyse your use of the KFT website (, the KFT Academy ( and KFT ChemDoc24 ( The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, the KFT Academy and KFT ChemDoc24 (including your IP address) will, as a rule, be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.

IP anonymisation is activated on the KFT website, the KFT Academy and KFT ChemDoc24. The user’s IP address will be truncated within the Member States of the EU and of the European Economic Area. This truncation eliminates the personal reference to your IP address. Under the Agreement on Commissioned Data Processing, which website operators have concluded with Google Inc., Google will use the collected information to analyse the use of the website and the website activity and provide services related to Internet use.

You can disable the storage of cookies on your device by changing your browser settings. However, please be aware that, if you do so, you may not be able to use all the full functions of this website, the KFT Academy and KFT ChemDoc24. By using our website, you consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above.

Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and processing of the data generated by the cookie (including your IP address) relating to your use of the website, the KFT Academy and KFT ChemDoc24 by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

Google Analytics is used in accordance with the provisions that have been agreed between Google and the German data protection authorities.

Information relating to the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4,  Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

Terms of service:

Overview of data protection:

Privacy Statement:

The information generated on your use of our website will not be used for personal analysis or pro-filing, nor will it be disclosed to third parties. The information will be used to improve our website.

Privacy Statement Google Maps

This website uses the product Google Maps by Google Inc. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of the automated data collected by Google LLC, its agents and third parties.

The Terms of Use of Google Maps can be found under “Terms of Service of Google Maps”.

Some pages contain buttons of social media networks. At present, it is not legally clear whether and to what extent these networks provide their services in compliance with the EU’s data protection regulations.

We therefore expressly point out that the Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing and Google+ services used by KFT Chemieservice GmbH store and use the data of their users (e.g. personal information and IP address) for commercial purposes in accordance with their respective data usage policies.

KFT Chemieservice GmbH has no influence on the collection of data and their subsequent use by social networks. There is in fact no evidence as to what extent, at what location and for what length of time the data are stored, to what extent networks comply with their existing obligations in re-spect of deletion, which analyses and links are made with the data, and to whom the data are dis-closed.

Further information can be found in the privacy policies of the social media providers Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing and Google+.

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require from you an e-mail address and information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter.

We use the so-called double opt-in process to ensure that newsletters are sent in a consistent manner. This way the potential recipient can be included in a distribution list. The user subsequent-ly receives a confirmation e-mail asking him or her to confirm the registration via a verification link. The address is actively included in the distribution list only once the registration is confirmed.

We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information and offers.

The newsletter software used is Mailingwork. Your data will be transmitted to Mailingwork GmbH.

Mailingwork is prohibited from selling your data and using it for purposes other than sending newsletters. Mailingwork is a German, certified provider selected in accordance with the re-quirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act.

Further information can be found here:

You may at any time withdraw your consent to store the data, the e-mail address and their use for the purpose of sending you our newsletter, via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

Data protection measures are subject to technical progress and development. That is why we ad-vise you to inform yourself about our data protection measures at regular intervals by reading our Privacy Statement.

Automated decision-making and profiling

We do not use automated decision-making processes for decisions that produce legal effects for you or affect you in a similar significant way. Profiling within the meaning of Article 4(4) of the GDPR does not take place.

How do we collect your data?

We automatically collect information when you visit our website. Apart from that, we collect data only when they are entered on our website, our KFT Academy and KFT ChemDoc24.

What do we use your data for?

For the technical administration and the provision of this website.

We also use your data

When we are required to do so by law:
  • For detection of misuse and elimination of faults
  • For disclosure or provision of information to public authorities
  • For disclosure or provision of information to holders of copyrights and related rights

What rights do you have regarding your data?

1. Right to be informed
You have the right under the GDPR and the German Federal Data Protection Act to request us as the data controller to provide you with information about the processing of your personal data.
2. Right to deletion and rectification
You may at any time demand that your personal data be deleted or that inaccurate person-al data rectified.
3. Right to object
You have, at any time, the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
4. Right to complain
Furthermore, you are entitled, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority if you deem that the processing of your personal data is in violation of the GDPR.
5. Withdrawal of consent
Furthermore, you have the right to withdraw your original consent to the processing of your personal data at any time and free of charge. Such withdrawal will not retroactively invalidate any data processing that took place in accordance with the original consent prior to its withdrawal.

Data Protection Officer

For questions regarding data protection or data security, please contact the Data Protection Officer.
  • Kent Schwirz
  • Wendenstraße 279
  • 20537 Hamburg – Germany
  • 040-42236924
  • E-Mail: