Die Datenschutzrichtlinien in deutscher Sprache können Sie hier nachlesen.
Thank you for your interest in our company and for using our website at www.kahlwax.com (hereinafter referred to as „website“). We, the Kahl GmbH & Co. KG, would like to inform you about the collection and processing of personal data when using our website and your related rights.
1. Links to third-party websites
Our website may contain links to external websites provided by third parties. Our privacy notic does not apply to these external websites. Insofar as using the external websites involves the acquisition, processing or usage of personal data, the provider of the respective third-party website is solely responsible for the handling of such personal data.
2. Collecting personal data when using our website
When you visit our website, our servers by default log your IP address appointed to you by your Internet Service Provider, the website from which you access us, the pages you visit on our website, date and time of your request, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), access status/http status code, transferred amount of data, browser, language and version of browser software, operating software and its user surface. The temporary storage of your IP address by our system is necessary to provide the website and to safeguard its stability and security. This information will be used exclusively for statistical purposes and for purposes of optimization. It will not be used to identify the user personally. We shall not generate personal user profiles and shall not share data from which personal user profiles can be generated with third parties. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. As regards the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended. The legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: GDPR).
3. E-mail and other communication
It is also possible to contact us via the specified e-mail address and / or a contact mask, in particular to request a sample and / or to ask questions about products. In this case, your personal data submitted with the e-mail or contact mask will be collected and processed in order to process your request. Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties. Once your data are no longer necessary for the purpose they have been processed for, they will be deleted. The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail or a request via the contact mask is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact or the use of the contact mask aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Our business partners can register directly with us, not via the website, for our business partner area on our website. If you then use our business partner area, we will process the time and duration of the login as well as the name of the information files you have downloaded in connection with your name. The storage is for statistical purposes and is for an unlimited duration, but ends as soon as the purpose of the storage is omitted or statutory regulations prescribe a deletion. Before you enter the business partner area, we ask for your consent by clicking on the log-in button. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by notice to us. The legal basis for processing personal data in the case of your consent in this regard is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR.
So-called session cookies are stored on the hard disk of your computer for the duration of your browser session; they are automatically deleted when you close the browser:
Set when a user logs in to the business partner area to maintain login status.
Set when accepting your limitation of liability and our intellectual property rights prior to the first download of a product information PDF.
So-called persistent cookies remain on your device for a certain time or until a certain date and transfer their information to our server every time we visit our website:
This cookie is set for a period of one year if the cookie notice is accepted or closed so that it will not be redisplayed on subsequent pages.
Of course you can also view our website without cookies. Our cookies do not contain any personal information, so that your privacy is protected. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically. You can set your browser to notify you before accepting a cookie or to stop accepting cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. For details regarding the aforesaid, please consult the instructions of your browser provider. If you do not accept cookies, you may find that certain functions of our website are restricted.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies to optimize usability is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
5. Technical precautions for data protection
We have implemented technical and organisational procedures to prevent accidental or wilful manipulation, destruction, unauthorised access or loss of your data. Along with the technological development, our security precautions are subject to continuous improvement. Despite regular checkups, however, it is not possible to provide a total protection against all risks.
6. Name and address of the controller
Controller within the meaning of the GDPR and national data protection laws of the EU Member States as well as other data protection regulations is
Dr. Patrick Schweisthal
Phone.: +49 (0)89/ 7400 458 2
Please also see our certificate.
7. Rights of the data subject
Where personal data relating to you are being processed, you are data subject in the sense of the GDPR, and as such you have the following rights vis-à-vis us, the controller (all Articles named in the following refer to the GDPR):
a. Right of access
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information:
(1) the purposes of the processing;
(2) the categories of personal data concerned;
(3) the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
(4) where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
(5) the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
(6) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
(7) where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
(8) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
Where personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, the data subject has the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 relating to the transfer.
b. Right to rectification
The data subject has the right to obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject has the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
c. Right to restriction of processing
The data subject has the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of thefollowing applies:
(1) the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
(2) the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restrictionof their use instead;
(3) the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
(4) the data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.
Where processing has been restricted under paragraph 1, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject's consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.
d. Right to erasure
(1) The data subject has the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller has the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
(a) the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
(b) the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2), and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
(c) the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2);
(d) the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
(e) the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject;
(f) the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1).
(2) Where the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to Article 17 paragraph 1 to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that the data subject has requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.
(3) Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary:
(a) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
(b) for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
(c) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3);
(d) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
(e) for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
e. Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing
The controller shall communicate any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing carried out in accordance with Article 16, Article 17(1) and Article 18 to each recipient to whom the personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort.
The controller shall inform the data subject about those recipients if the data subject requests it.
f. Right to data portability
The data subject has the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where:
(1) the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1); and
(2) the processing is carried out by automated means.
In exercising his or her right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, the data subject has the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible.
The exercise of the right referred to in paragraph 1 of this provision shall be without prejudice to Article 17. That right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
g. Right to object
The data subject has the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1), including profiling based on those provisions. The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall has right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
Where the data subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.
In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, the data subject may exercise his or her right to object by automated means using technical specifications.
h. Right to revoke the consent declaration
The data subject has the right to revoke the data protection consent declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
i. Automated individual decision-making, including profiling
The data subject has the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her.
Paragraph 1 shall not apply if the decision:
(a) is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller;
(b) is authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or
(c) is based on the data subject's explicit consent.
In the cases referred to in points (a) and (c) of paragraph 2, the data controller shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.
Decisions referred to in paragraph 2 shall not be based on special categories of personal data referred to in Article 9(1), unless point (a) or (g) of Article 9(2) applies and suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests are in place. Section 5
j. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, the data subject has the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if the data subject believes that the processing of the personal data concerning the data subject violates the GDPR.