Data protection

1. Protection of your sphere of privacy

Schmalz undertakes to protect the sphere of privacy of all users in online operations. The purpose of the Security and Data Protection Declaration is to openly present the data-processing processes at Schmalz. If you have any questions or reservations about our data protection, send an email to

2. Stored data

Schmalz is the exclusive owner of all data acquired on our this website. We use these data only internally for the execution of our business process and do not pass them on to third parties. The data of our users are acquired during the registration procedure.

3. Registration

We utilise the registration process in order to offer our users a personalised, high-quality service. The users must enter the necessary company information during the registration procedure. These data are used in order to offer company-specific services.

4. Log files

Each time a user visits our website, we automatically record how the website is used. The recorded data are used to analyse trends and act as the basis for further improvement of our web pages.

5. Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins (hereinafter “Plugins”) from the social network (hereinafter “Facebook”) operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

Your browser connects to Facebook’s systems directly when you access a page on our site that uses these Plugins. Facebook transfers the contents that the Plugins make use of to your browser directly, which then embeds them in the web page.

In addition, the Plugin sends Facebook information about the web page that you accessed. If you are logged on to Facebook at the same time from the same computer, Facebook can associate your access to our website with your Facebook account and link the two, whereby this is not limited to the actual access to the website itself. If you make active use of the Plugin, such as by clicking "Like" or posting a comment, the Plugin transfers this information to Facebook, where this activity is saved.

Further information concerning the scope and purpose for which data is stored, processed and used by Facebook can be found in Facebook's privacy policy. You can also find information about protecting your privacy and the options for making privacy-related settings on Facebook there.

6. Links

The web pages of Schmalz contain links to other websites. Please note that Schmalz cannot accept any liability for the data-protection practices of these other websites. This Data Protection Declaration applies only to the data acquired on our website.

If, however, you have any doubts about the security of your data on the websites of our partners, please inform us of these in an email to

7. Security

Schmalz takes all necessary precautions to protect the data of its users. Any personal data entered via the website are protected both online and offline. The input and transfer of the data are executed via a connection encrypted with SSL (128 bits).

The access at our offices to all information about our customers is restricted. Only staff members who need this information in order to do their jobs are permitted to access any data with which individual persons could be identified. The servers on which personal data are stored are located in a secure environment.

If you have any further questions about our data protection, please send us an email at

8. Correction/updating of your data

If the details of your company or of y user change, the user can correct or update the relevant data personally. For this, the user must first log into our system.

Please note:
After comparison with our databases, the changes are integrated into our web database within 24 - 48 hours. They are visible to web users only after this has been done.

9. Data Collection

For marketing and optimisation purposes, data is collected and saved on this website using technology from etracker GmbH. Using this data, we create user profiles under a pseudonym. We may do so using cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved temporarily by the visitor’s web browser, enabling the Web browser to be recognised.
Data collected using etracker technology will not be used to personally identify any visitors to this website nor will it be combined with any personal data using the bearer of the pseudonym without specific permission.