Privacy Policy

We appreciate your interest in our company and our products. In the following, we would like to inform you about the handling of your personal data collected and used by us during your visit to our website.

(1) Personal data means all data that can be traced to you personally, such as your name, address, email addresses, or user behaviour.

(2) The Controller according to Article 4, para. 7 of the EU Data Protection Regulation are the companies of WKS Pressure Holding GmbH: WKS Print Partner GmbH, Westendstrasse 1, 45143 Essen; Westens Druckereibetriebe GmbH, 45143 Essen; Kraft-Schlötels GmbH, Industriestrasse 3, 41849 Wassenberg; Strube Druck & Medien GmbH, Stimmerswiesen 3, 34587 Felsberg; Inline Rollenoffset Ploch & Strube GmbH, Im Oberen Weidig 6, 98631 Grabfeld.

Our Data Protection Officer can be reached at datenschutz[at] or our postal address with the addition “Data Protection Officer”.

(3) When you contact us by email or via a contact form, the data communicated by you (your email address, your name and your phone number) is stored by us so that we can answer your questions. In this context, we shall delete the data after the storage is no longer required, or restrict the processing if statutory retention obligations prevent deletion.

(4) Your personal data will not be passed on to any third parties.

(1) You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:

– Right to information,
– Right of rectification or deletion,
– Right to limitation of processing,
– Right to object to processing,
– Right to data portability.

(2) You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.

(1) For a purely informational use of our website, we only collect the personal data that is transmitted by your browser. Any access to the internet offer of WCS Druckholding GmbH is stored in a log file. The following data shall be stored in your log file and processed and deleted after 10 days (legal basis is Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 point f GDPR):

– IP address,
– The date and time of the visit,
– Transmission protocol
– Browser
– Operating system
– Server feedback

After the end of the communication process, the IP address is anonymised. The anonymised data shall only be used for statistical purposes.

(2) In addition to the above-mentioned data, cookies may be stored on your computer that are needed for your use of our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk by the browser you are using, and through which certain information is passed at the location that the cookie is set by us. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They serve to make the website user-friendly and efficient. You can prevent the storage of cookies my making the appropriate browser settings. It is possible, however, that the use of the website may be restricted if you do this.

(1) On this website, we use the service provided by Google Maps. This allows us to provide you with interactive maps directly within the website and allow you a comfortable use of the map function.

(2) By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up when visiting the subpages of our website. In addition, the data referred to under Section 3 of this declaration is submitted. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account at which you are logged in, or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in with Google, your data will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want an association of your data with your profile at Google, you must log out of your Google account before activating the buttons. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the needs-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation shall be carried out in particular (even for non-logged-in users) for the provision of information for needs-based advertising and other users of your social network regarding your activities on our website. You have the right to object against the formation of such user profiles, whereby to exercise these rights you need to refer to Google.

(3) More information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the plug-in provider can be obtained from the privacy statements of the provider. You can also acquire more information about your rights and the setting options you have to protect your privacy at: Google processes your personal data in the United States and operates in a manner compliant with the EU-US Privacy Shield,

The following diagram provides an overview of third-party providers and their content, along with links to their respective privacy statements, which can provide more information about their data processing and opt outs, which in some cases have already been mentioned here:

(1) External fonts from Google, LLC., (“Google Fonts”). Google fonts are integrated via a server call to Google (usually in the USA). Privacy Policy:, Opt-Out:

(2) External code from the javaScript framework “jQuery” provided by the third-party provider jQuery Foundation,

(1) On the website of the WKS Group so-called plug-ins from social networks are not used. We only provide links to various third-party providers. When following these hyperlinks we assume no responsibility for their content or conformity to data protection regulations.

(1) If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at datenschutz[at]

Current as of: January 2019