Privacy policy


Privacy policy

Privacy Policy for the Website

Privacy Policy

We inform you hereinafter about the collection of personal data when you use our website. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (and does not include legal persons such as a GmbH or AG). Personal data include, in particular, details such as an individual’s name, address, e-mail address or professional situation.

1: Responsible party and Data Protection Officer

(1) The responsible party pursuant to Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) is eco Kunststoff GmbH & Co. KG Goldschmidtstraße 8 D-92318 Neumarkt, Tel: +49 (0)9181 / 2387-0, E-Mail: (also see our Legal Information section).

(2) You can contact our Data Protection Officer by email at or by writing to our above postal address, marking your letter “For the attention of the Data Protection Officer”.

2: Collection of personal data when you contact us by e-mail

(1) When you contact us by e-mail, we store the data you share with us (most notably your email address and possibly your name and telephone number) so that we can respond to your query.

(2) The legal basis for processing these data is Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR (precontractual measures). We erase the data acquired in this connection once they no longer need to be stored, or we restrict their processing where statutory retention periods apply.

3: Collection of personal data in the case of (online) job applications

(1) Data collection
If you wish to apply for a job or a traineeship with us (e.g. by e-mail or by post), this requires the collection of personal data which you share with us when you submit your application.

These data are, most notably, your name, your contact details, in particular your landline and/or mobile telephone number, and other data and files that you send us, e.g. a personal message, details of your professional qualifications and experience, and files with your application documents such as your personal cover letter, your CV, your application photo, your references, etc. Please note that CVs, references or other data you may send us for the purpose of your application may also include highly sensitive data. Sensitive data are, in particular, details of your racial or ethnic origins, your political opinions, religious or philosophical convictions, your membership of a trade union or political party, or details about your physical or mental health, or sex life. We therefore recommend that you avoid sharing any highly sensitive data.

(2) Purposes and legal basis of processing
The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR (precontractual measures).
The data and documents you share with us will be used exclusively for the purpose of recording and processing your application, inclusive of the necessary contact with you. Automated decision-making is not used.

(3) Duration of storage
If your application is successful, the data and documents you share with us may be reused within the scope of your employment with us (Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR).
If your application for a job is not successful, or if you have applied for a job on spec, the responsible party will store your data and documents for six months after the application process has been concluded in order to answer any questions in relation to your application and/or its rejection and, possibly, to offer you alternative and/or other jobs. Once this period has elapsed the data and files will be erased.

4: Collection of personal data when you visit our website

(1) When you visit our website purely for the purpose of information – in other words, when you share information with us in some other way – we only collect the personal data that your browser transfers to our server. If you wish to look at our website, it is technically necessary for us to collect the following data so that our website displays correctly and to guarantee stability and security (the legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR):

  • IP address
  • date and time of your request
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • content of request (specific page)
  • access status/HTTP status code
  • respective volume of data transferred
  • website, from which you were referred
  • browser
  • operating system and its user interface
  • language and version of your browser software.

(2) In addition to the data mentioned above, when you use our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard drive of the browser you are using, and through which the party which places the cookie (in this case, we) receives certain information. Cookies cannot execute programmes or place viruses on your computer. They serve to make our website as a whole more user-friendly and more effective.
DThis website uses transient cookies. Transient cookies are automatically erased when you close your browser. They particularly include session cookies. These store what is known as a session ID with which various requests from your browser can be associated with one session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are erased when you close your browser.
You can adjust your browser settings as you wish and, for instance, refuse third party cookies or all cookies. We would however point out that if you do so, you may not be able to use all functions of our website.

5: Use of Google Analytics

(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. Where IP anonymisation is activated on this website, within the member states of the European Union or in other countries which are signatories to the European Economic Area Agreement, your IP address will however be abbreviated beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

(2) Your IP address transmitted from your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

(3) You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You should however note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may furthermore prevent the collection and processing of cookie and website usage data (incl. your IP address) by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available through the following link (

(4) Please note that on this website an extension – “_anonymizeIp()” – is used. This allows IP addresses to be processed in abbreviated form, ruling out the possibility of individual identification. Therefore if the data that are collected about you allow you to be identified as an individual, this is immediately prevented and the relevant personal data are erased immediately.

(5) We use Google Analytics so that we can analyse and regularly improve usage of our website. Using the collected statistics we can improve our offering and make it more interesting for you as a user. In exceptional cases where personal data are transferred to the USA, Google complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield ( The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR. 2

(6) Information about the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Use:; privacy overview:; and Privacy Policy:  

6: Use of Google Maps

(1) We use Google Maps on this website. This allows us to show you interactive maps on our website, and makes it easier for your to use the map function.

(2) When you visit our website, Google receives the information that you have retrieved the corresponding subpage on our website. In addition, the data specified at Art. 4 of this Privacy Policy are collected. This happens irrespective of whether you have a user account with Google where you are logged in, or have no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish data to be associated with your Google profile, you must log out before you activate the button. Google stores your data as a usage profile and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or to modify its website as needed. Such analysis is, in particular, carried out (even for users who are not logged in) to display appropriate advertising to you and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You may object to the creation of this usage profile but to exercise this right you must contact Google directly.

(3) Further information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google is available in the provider’s privacy policies. These also contain more information about your rights and the settings you can use to protect your privacy: Google also processes your personal data in the USA and complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield:

7: Duration of data storage

Java scripts are stored for a maximum of 4 weeks in your browser cache.
If you manually clear your browser cache, these data will be instantly erased.
Cookies (whereby only session cookies on this website) are erased once you close your browser. Our website does not use persistent cookies (cookies which remain permanently on your computer).

8: Data security

We furthermore take technical and organisational measures to protect personal data, particularly against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or attack, and against access by unauthorised individuals. Our security measures are upgraded on an ongoing basis in line with technological developments.

9: Amendments to this Privacy Policy

Where it is necessary to modify security and privacy measures on grounds of technical or statutory developments, we will also amend this Privacy Policy accordingly. We would therefore ask that you make note of the respective valid version of our Privacy Policy.

10: Your rights

(1) You have the following rights in relation to us with regard to your personal data:

  • the right to information,
  • the right to rectification or erasure,
  • the right to the restriction of processing,
  • the right to object to processing,
  • the right to data portability.

(2) You moreover have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority with regard to our processing of your personal data.

(3) If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please send an email to: or write to our Data Protection Officer:
The same applies to requests for information, as well as requests relating to rectifications, to the blocking or erasure of data, to the withdrawal of consents previously given, or to objecting to the use of data for a specific purpose.