Privacy policy

Controller within the meaning of data protection law, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Aluminium Féron GmbH & Co. KG
Hammerbenden 1-13
52355 Düren

Your rights as a data subject

You may, at any time, exercise the following rights under the specified contact data of our data protection officer:

  • Demand information about data that we have stored on you and its processing (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Rectification of incorrect personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Erasure of data that we have stored on you (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of the data processing if we cannot yet erase your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Object to the processing of your data by ourselves (Art. 21 GDPR), and
  • Data portability, if you have consented to the data processing or if you have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).

If you have granted your consent, you may withdraw the latter, at any time, effective for the future.

You may, at any time, lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for you (Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with § 19 German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)). Which supervisory authority is responsible for you depends on the German federal state you reside in, your work, or the alleged violation. A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) including addresses is located at:

Capturing of general information upon visit to our website

Type and purpose of processing:

When you access our website, general information is recorded automatically. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of the web browser, the operating system utilised, the domain name of your ISP, your IP address, and similar information. This is explicitly information that does not allow for inferences about your person.

It is processed, in particular, for the following purposes:

  • ensuring a problem-free establishing of connections to the website,
  • ensuring a smooth utilisation of our website,
  • analysis of system security and system stability, as well as
  • for additional administrative purposes.

We do not utilise your data to draw inferences about your person. Where applicable, we statistically analyse information of this nature to optimise our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 Lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the improvement of the stability and functionality of our website.


Recipient of the data is only the controller and, where applicable, technical service providers that are – as processors – tasked with the operation and maintenance of our website.

Duration of storage:

The data will be erased as soon as it is no longer relevant for the purpose for which it was collected. is fundamentally the case once the respective session ends, For data that serves for providing the website, this.

Mandatory or required provision:

Providing the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor contractually. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. Additionally, select services may not be available at all or only to a limited extent. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

Information on data transfer to the USA

Our website uses, in particular, tools from companies based in the USA. When these tools are active, your personal information may be transferred to the US servers of these companies. We must point out that the USA is not a safe third country within the meaning of EU data protection law. US companies are required to release personal data to security authorities without you as the data subject being able to take legal action against this. The possibility cannot therefore be excluded that US authorities (e.g. secret services) may process, evaluate, and permanently store your data on US servers for monitoring purposes.  We have no influence over these processing activities.

Contact form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you have entered is stored for the purpose of individually communicating with you. To do so, it is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address. The latter serves for linking the inquiry and the subsequent response to said inquiry. Providing additional data is optional.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data entered into the contact form is carried out on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art 6 Par. 1 Lit f GDPR).

By making the contact form available, we want to provide you with an uncomplicated means of establishing contact with us. The information you provide is stored for the purpose of processing the inquiry as well as any follow-up questions.

If you establish contact with us to request an offer, the processing of the data entered into the contact form is performed for the carrying out of pre-contractual measures (Art 6 Par. 1 Lit b GDPR).


Recipient of the data is only the controller, and, where applicable, the processor.

Duration of storage:

Data are deleted no later than 6 months after the inquiry has been processed.

If a contractual relationship is established, we are subject to the statutory storage periods in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) and will delete your data upon expiration of its retention periods.

Mandatory or required provision:

Providing your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your inquiry if you communicate your name, your e-mail address, and the reason for your inquiry to us.

Utilisation of Google Analytics

Type and purpose of processing:

This website utilises Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer, and which allow for an analysis of your utilisation of the website. The information that the cookie generates about your utilisation of this website is generally transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA. However, due to activation of IP anonymization on these web pages, your IP address will be shortened first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances will the complete IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and then shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities and for providing other services relating to website utilisation and internet usage to the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser – as part of Google Analytics – is not combined with other data of Google.

The purposes of the data processing are to analyse the utilisation of the website and to compile reports about activities on the website. Based on the utilisation of the website and of the Internet, additional, associated services are then to be provided.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data is carried out based on an existing declaration of consent of the user (Art. 6 Par. 1 Lit. a GDPR).


Recipients of the data are the controller as well as Google as processor. For this, we have entered into a corresponding processing agreement with Google

Duration of storage:

The data are deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

Mandatory or required provision:

Providing your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Withdrawal of consent:

You can prevent the storage of cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use all features of this website to their fullest extent possible. You can, furthermore, prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Browser add-on for deactivating Google Analytics.

Additionally, or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you may prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. In the process, an opt-out cookie is installed on your device. This way, the collection by Google Analytics is prevented for this website and for this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

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With the help of the Google Analytics tracking tool, the behaviour of visitors to the website and their interests can be analysed. For this, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Questions for the data protection officer

If you have questions regarding data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organisation directly:

Walter Rohde
Heidgen 27
52156 Monschau
Tel: 02472 / 9706706

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