Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is important to us. In the following you will find information on the handling of your data that is collected through your use of our website. Your data will be processed in accordance with the legal data protection regulations. As far as we link to other websites, we have neither influence nor control on the linked contents and the data protection regulations there. We recommend checking the data protection declarations on the linked websites to determine whether and to what extent personal data is collected, processed, used or made available to third parties.
Our data protection declaration should be simple and understandable for everyone. The data protection declaration generally uses the official terms of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO). The official definitions are explained in Art. 4 DSGVO.
Data processing by visiting our website
When you visit our website, it is technically necessary that data is transmitted to our web server via your Internet browser. The following data is recorded during a running connection for communication between your Internet browser and our web server:
Browser type/ browser version
Operating system used
Access status (file transferred, file not found etc.)
Page from which the file was requested
Host name of the accessing computer
IP address of the requesting computer
Date and time of the server request
Amount of data transferred
We collect the listed data to ensure a smooth connection establishment of the website and to enable a comfortable use of our website by the users. In addition, the log file serves the evaluation of system security and stability as well as administrative purposes. The legal basis for the temporary storage of data or log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
For reasons of technical security, in particular to prevent attempts to attack our web server, these data may be temporarily stored by us. It is not possible for us to see conclusions about individual persons on the basis of this data. After seven days at the latest, the data is made anonymous by shortening the IP address at domain level, so that it is no longer possible to establish a reference to the individual user. These data are not evaluated in anonymous form except for statistical purposes. These data are not combined with data from other data sources.
General data processing on the website (except web analysis, advertising tracking, cookies, newsletters and social media plug-ins)
The following data processing is necessary on our website to provide you with certain services:
Comment function (within a blog post)
(1) Your personal data, insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. For goods to be delivered, for instance, your name and address must be relayed to the supplier of the goods.
(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.
Web analysis with Google Analytics
This website uses a web analytics service of Hotjar Ltd. (“Hotjar”). Interactions of randomly selected, individual visitors with the website are recorded anonymously. This creates a log of e.x. mouse movements and clicks with the aim to show improvement possibilities of the respective website. Hotjar uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. In order to exclude a direct relationship, IT addresses are stored and processed only anonymously. In addition, information about the operating system, browsers, incoming and outcoming links, geographical origin, as well as the resolution and type of the device are evaluated for statistical purpose. This information is not personal and will not be disclosed to third parties by us or by Hotjar. If you do not want a recording, you can disable it on all websites using Hotjar by setting the DoNotTrack header in your browser. For more information, visit:
Google Web Fonts
This site uses web fonts provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) to uniformly display fonts. Google Web Fonts allows us to use external fonts, so-called Google Fonts. When you visit our website, the required Google Font is loaded from your web browser into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. This is necessary so that your browser can also show an optically improved representation of our texts. If your browser does not support this feature, your computer will use a standard font for display. These web fonts are integrated by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This will connect to the server which page of our website you have visited. Google also stores the IP address of the browser of the visitor’s terminal device.
We use Google Web Fonts for optimization purposes, in particular to improve the use of our Internet presence for you and to make its design more user-friendly. This is also our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Google has signed and certified itself under the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the USA.
By doing so, Google undertakes to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. Further information can be found in the following linked entry:
Further information on data protection can be found in Google’s data protection declaration:
For more information about Google Web Fonts, visit and
Information about cookies
You can also individually manage the cookies of many companies and features used for advertising. Use the corresponding user tools, available at or Most browsers also offer a so-called “Do-Not-Track function” with which you can specify that you do not want to be “tracked” by websites. When this feature is enabled, your browser tells advertising networks, websites and applications that you do not want to be tracked for behavior-based advertising and the like. Information and instructions on how to edit this function are available from the links below, depending on the provider of your browser:
Please note that when cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Social media plug-ins with 2-click solution
We use social media plug-ins on our website. We use the so-called two-click solution. This means that when you visit our site, no personal data is initially transmitted to the providers of the plug-ins. You can recognize the provider of the plug-in by the marking on the respective plug-in or by the corresponding logo. We offer you the possibility to communicate directly with the provider of the plug-in via the button. Only if you click on the marked field and thereby activate it, the plug-in provider receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding website of our online offer. In addition, further data, e.g. your IP address, is usually transmitted. In the case of Facebook and Xing, the IP address is anonymized immediately after collection, according to the respective provider in Germany. By activating the plug-in, personal data is transferred from you to the respective plug-in provider and stored there (for providers outside the USA usually in the USA). Since the plug-in provider collects data particularly via cookies, we recommend that you delete all cookies before clicking on the grayed-out box using your browser’s security settings. Through the plug-ins we offer you the possibility to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
We have no influence on the data collected and data processing processes, nor are we aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes of processing, the storage periods. We also have no information about the deletion of the data collected by the respective network.
Social plug-ins from Facebook
Following subscription to the newsletter, your e-mail address is used for our own advertising purposes until you cancel the newsletter again. Cancellation is possible at any time. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. If you no longer want to receive the newsletter, then unsubscribe with the link in the newsletter or via e-Mail to
According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following address.
Data transfer and recipient
Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties, unless:
– if we have explicitly indicated this in the description of the respective data processing
– if you have given your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO,
– the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f DSGVO is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,
– in case that a legal obligation exists for the transfer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO and
– in so far as this is required under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO for the processing of contractual relationships with you.
We also use external service providers, which we have carefully selected and commissioned in writing, to carry out our services. They are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked by us. With which we have concluded order processing contracts in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO, if necessary. These are service providers for web hosting, sending e-mails and maintaining and maintaining our IT systems, etc. The service providers will not pass this data on to third parties.
To optimize access to information, you could find hyperlinks which lead to external third party websites. Even when not obviously stated as an external link, we make you aware that this could be an external link. keY. Steering Solutions GmbH has no influence on the content and organization of the external sites of other providers. Therefore, the above warranties of data security and its explanations naturally do not apply.
Duration of saving of personal data
The duration of the storage of personal data is determined by the relevant legal retention periods (e.g. from commercial law and tax law). After expiry of the respective period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted. If data is necessary for contract fulfilment or contract initiation or if we have a legitimate interest in further storage, the data will be deleted if it is no longer necessary for these purposes or if you make use of your right of revocation or objection.
Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO
Right to correction under Article 16 DSGVO
Right to cancellation in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO
Right to limitation of processing in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO
Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 DSGVO
Right to data transferability in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO
Right of appeal under Article 77 DSGVO
Right to revoke consents granted pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO
Right of objection according to Art. 21 DSGVO
In the following you will find information on the rights of data subjects that the applicable data protection law grants you vis-à-vis the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data:
The right to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if these have not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on their details.
The right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO.
The right to request the deletion of your personal data stored with us in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
The right, pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to have it deleted and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you object pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO
against the processing.
The right, in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request its transfer to another person responsible.
The right to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of the federal state in which we have our registered office or, if applicable, that of your usual place of residence or work.
Right to revoke consent granted pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO: You have the right to revoke consent to the processing of data once granted at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. Through the revocation
of the consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
Right of objection
If your personal data are processed by us on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, insofar as this is for reasons arising from your particular situation. If the objection is directed against the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have a general right of objection without the requirement to indicate a special situation. If you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We reserve the right to adapt or update this data protection declaration if necessary in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. In this way, we can adapt them to current legal requirements and take account of changes in our services, e.g. when introducing new services. The most current version applies to your visit.
Person in charge
Our data protection officer: Benedikt Willwerth , Nils Heinemann
Our company: keY. Steering Solutions GmbH, Am Alten Bahnhof 36, Mülheim an der Ruhr, , +49 151 – 40564865
Status of this data protection declaration: 17.09.2019