Privacy Policy

In the following, we inform you about how your personal data is processed on this website.

1. Controller

The responsible party for this website is

WBG-Pooling GmbH & Co. KG
Klünenberg 15
49401 Damme-Osterfeine

Telefon: +49 5491 9792-0
Fax: +49 5491 9792-23

Further information on our company and the persons authorised to represent it can be found in our Legal Notice.

2. Recipient/Disclosure to third parties

We generally do not pass on to third parties any data you provide to us or that is otherwise processed when using this website. In particular, your data will not be passed on to third parties for their advertising purposes.

However, we use various service providers to operate these web pages; you will find more details below under the individual descriptions of data processing. As a result, these service providers may become aware of your personal data. We select our service providers with the utmost care – in particular with regard to data protection and data security – and take all measures required under data protection laws relating to the permissible processing of data; in particular, we conclude sign processing agreements with the service providers where this is legally required.

3. Data processing outside the European Union

Should your personal data be processed outside the European Union, you can see this in the explanations below.

4. Storage period/Deletion of date

We generally delete personal data when there is no longer a need for further storage. A requirement may exist in particular if the data is still needed to fulfil contractual services. In the case of statutory retention obligations, deletion only comes into consideration after expiry of the respective retention obligation.

Further information on the duration of the storage of personal data can be found below on the respective explanations of data processing

5. Automated decision-making including profiling

We generally do not make use of automated decision-making including profiling on our website, unless this is explained below in the context of the use of third-party offers.

6. Processing of personal data

We collect and process personal data from you at various points on this website. In the following, we explain these processing operations including:

  • a description of the respective reason for processing data, the respective purposes of processing data,
  • the applicable legal basis and the duration of the storage.

If processing is done based on legitimate interests, we will also inform you about our specific legitimate interest during the processing.

6.1. Data is processed by our web hoster

Our website is operated on a server of Schlund Technologies GmbH in Germany. When you access our website, personal data is processed in order to be able to display the contents of our website on your device.

6.1.1. Description and scope of data collection

The following data is processed each time you visit our website:

  • IP address of the computer accessing the website
  • Operating system of the computer accessing the website
  • Browser version of the computer accessing the website
  • Name of the file accessed
  • Date and time of the access
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Referring URL, i.e. the URL from which you accessed our site, if applicable

This data is stored in the log file of the web server.

6.1.2. Purpose of data processing

The processing of the above-mentioned data serves to ensure the security of our Internet offering and the smoothest operation possible.

6.1.3. Legal basis for processing data

Data is processed based on legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) lit f of the GDPR). Our legitimate interest is to ensure the security of our Internet offering and to ensure that it operates as smoothly as possible.

6.1.4. Duration of storage

Your IP address and the other data mentioned above are deleted from our log files as soon as their storage is no longer required to achieve the above-mentioned purpose.

6.2. Contact forms

We offer various contact forms on our website which you can use to request information about our products or services or to contact us for other reasons.

Enquiries received via the contact form on our website are processed electronically by us in order to respond to your enquiry. In this context, other persons or departments and possibly third parties may also become aware of the form contents that you have sent.

6.2.1. Description and scope of data processing

We have marked the data that we absolutely need to answer an enquiry as mandatory fields in the contact forms. Information provided in other data fields is purely voluntary. The transmission of the form data from your web browser via the Internet to our web server is done using encrypted connections.

6.2.2. Purpose of data processing

We need the data submitted in the forms to process your request, to address you correctly and to send you a reply.

6.2.3. Legal basis for processing data

Data is processed in the case of specific enquiries to fulfil a contract or initiate a contract. In the case of general enquiries, data is processed based on legitimate interests.

6.2.4. Duration of storage

The data transmitted via the contact forms will be stored by us for as long as is necessary for fulfilling their respective purpose.

6.3. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. The responsible service provider in the EU is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses cookies that analyse your use of our websites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

We use the “anonymizeIP” function (IP masking): Due to the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP-address will be first transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP address provided by Google Analytics during use of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

During your visit to the website, the following data are collected, among other things:

  • the pages you have accessed, your ‘click path’
  • Achieving ‘website goals’ (conversions, e.g. newsletter sign-ups, downloads, purchases)
  • Your user behaviour (e.g. clicks, length of stay, bounce rates)
  • Your approximate location (region)
  • Your IP address (in truncated form)
  • Technical information about your browser and the devices you use (e.g. language setting, screen resolution)
  • Your Internet provider
  • The referrer URL (via which website or which advertising medium you came to this website)

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your (pseudonymous) use of the website and compiling reports on website activity. The reports provided by Google Analytics are used to analyse the performance of our website and, where applicable, the success of our marketing campaigns.

The recipient of the data is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland as the processor. We have entered into an order processing agreement with Google for this purpose. Google LLC, based in California, USA, and, where applicable, US authorities may access the data stored by Google. We can therefore not rule out that could be transmitted to the USA.

The data sent by us and linked to cookies are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data, whose retention period has been reached, is deleted automatically once per month.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics HERE.

You may refuse the use of cookies by also selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, if you configure your browser to reject all cookies, you may experience limited functionality on this and other websites.

For more information on the Terms of Service of Google Analytics and Google’s Privacy Policy, please visit and

6.4. Google Maps

We use Google Maps (API) from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”) on our website. Google Maps is a service for displaying interactive maps. We use this service to show you our location and to facilitate directions.

When you access a page of our website that contains a map from Google Maps, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transmitted to Google servers and stored there. This may also result in transmission to the servers of Google LLC in the USA. Your data is processed in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit f of the GDPR based on our legitimate interest in the needs-based design of our website.

You can view Google’s Terms of Service at, and the additional Terms of Service for Google Maps at Detailed information on data privacy in connection with the use of Google Maps can be found on the Google website (“Google Privacy Policy”):

6.5. Google reCAPTCHA

We also use Google reCAPTCHA from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (“Google”) on these web pages. Google reCAPTCHA is primarily used to distinguish whether an input is made by a natural person or abusively by machine and automated processing. The service requires the transmission of your IP address and, if applicable, further data required by Google reCAPTCHA to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit f of the GDPR based on our legitimate interest in establishing individual ownership on the Internet and preventing abuse and spam. The use of Google reCAPTCHA may also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s Privacy Policy can be found at:

6.6. Google Webfonts

These websites use external fonts, Google Fonts. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). The integration of these web fonts is done by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This will tell the server which of our pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the end device of the visitor to this website is also stored by Google For more information, please refer to the relevant Google information, which can be accessed at the following addresses:

7. Your rights as a data subject

You have the right to receive  information from us about personal data concerning you. You may contact us for information at any time. For requests for information not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may require proof from you that you are the person you claim to be.

Furthermore, you have a right to rectification or deletion or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are entitled to this by law.

Finally, you have a right to object to processing within the framework of legal requirements.

A right to data portability also exists within the framework of data protection requirements

8. Contact details of our data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer. You can reach the data protection officer as follows:

Hendrik Sünkler
einfach.effizient. Treuhand
Unternehmensberatung GmbH & Co. KG

Langenweg 55
26125 Oldenburg

Phone: +49 (0)441 971 0328

9. Right of appeal to a supervisory authority

You have the right to complain about our processing of personal data to a data protection supervisory authority.

Please also note our data protection information for profiles in social networks as well as our cookie policy.