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Data protection notice (effective 01/03/2015)

Klöckner & Co SE welcomes you on its website. Thank you for your interest in our company.

The following data protection notice will explain what personal data we collect when you visit our website at and how this information is used.

"Personal data" is defined as information which relate to a living individual who can be identified from those data. This includes information such as your first and last name, your address, your telephone number or your email address.

When visiting our website, our web servers will store the following information:

  • the connection data of the accessing client
  • the webpages accessed
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the identification data of the accessing browser and operating system

We process these data for the purposes of maintaining system security and for optimizing our website by means of web tracking.The data will be stored for three months; at the end of this period the data will be deleted.

We also use cookies. Information on their use can be found under Cookies.

Any other information relating to your personal details such as your name, your address, telephone number or email address will not be recorded unless this information is provided by you voluntarily, e.g. during a registration process or an information inquiry.

We shall use the personal data transmitted by you solely for the purposes of technically supporting our website and for responding to your inquiries.

The personal data you provide to us will not be sold, leased or provided to third parties in any manner. The personal data collected by our website will not be transferred to other countries of the EU or the European Economic Area nor beyond.

The relevant German legal regulations for the protection of personal data shall apply.

We use tracking software to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our websites. The data collected are solely used in anonymous and aggregated form for statistical purposes and to optimize our websites.

Google Analytics

To determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our website, we also use Google Analytics. A web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). We use Google Analytics under the terms and conditions on which the data protection supervisory authorities have agreed with Google. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, to help the website analyze how users use the site. For more information about cookies, click here.

The information generated by the cookie about your usage of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, we have implemented the extension „anonymizelp()“ (IP- anonymization), which causes that your IP address shall be reduced to the last octet by Google within the European Union or state to the agreement on the European Economic Area before a storage and transmission.

Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On our behalf, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other website usage and internet related services to the website operator.

The IP address, which is transferred from your browser to Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

Possibility to Object

You can prevent the storage of Cookies by editing your browser preferences. Alternatively, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the Cookie and related to your usage of our websites (including your IP address) and the transfer to Google as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in at the following link: Please note that you will leave our websites.

Information of third-party provider:

Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms for users: overview of data privacy: as well as the data privacy statement: Please note that you will leave our websites by clicking on a link above.

Cookies are small files transferred from our web server to your computer via the web browser you use.
Cookies assist us in determining the frequency of use and number of users of our web pages as well as making our Internet presence as comfortable and efficient as possible for you.

Our Website may also be used without cookies. You can prevent cookies from being saved in your browser, limit cookies to certain websites or configure your browser in a way that you are notified as soon as a cookie is sent.

You can also delete saved cookies at any time. However, please note that this may impair the display or usability of this website.

Zum Schutz der uns überlassenen personenbezogenen Daten vor unberechtigter Kenntnisnahme und Missbrauch hat die Klöckner & Co SE umfangreiche technische und organisatorische Sicherheitsmaßnahmen u.a. für den Zutritts-, Zugangs- und Zugriffsschutz ergriffen.In order to protect the personal data provided to us from unauthorized access and misuse, Klöckner & Co SE has taken comprehensive technical and organisational security measures for broad access protection.

On written request, we will inform you about personal data related to you (e.g. name, address) that we have stored. Please, direct your request to the Data Protection Officer of Klöckner & Co SE (please see "Contact").

Please contact the Data Protection Officer of Klöckner & Co SE with respect to any questions concerning the processing of your personal data and requests for information. Our Data Protection Officer is also your contact person in case of any suggestions or complaints.

Data Protection Officer of Klöckner & Co SE
Am Silberpalais 1
D-47057 Duisburg, Germany