Data privacy statement

Data privacy statement


We are committed to protecting both your data and privacy. In order to guarantee that you are fully aware of how we gather and use personal data on our websites, please note the following information.

1. Storing access data
Every time a website is accessed and a file is retrieved, access data on this is stored in a log file on our server. The data is stored exclusively for internal, system-related and statistical purposes. The data record contains the following information:
The page from which the file was requested

  • Name of the file
  • Date and time of request
  • The transferred data volume
  • Access status
  • Description of the web browser type


This data is not forwarded to third parties.

2. Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data is only collected if you volunteer this information to us. This information is not linked to the above-mentioned access data. Data provided by you e.g. by e-mail, such as company, first name, last name, postcode, town, street, telephone number, fax number and e-mail is used for communicating with you.

3. Data transmission to third parties
The PHW Group / LOHMANN & CO. AG only transmits personal data to third parties when

  • this is permitted by law without your consent,
  • transmission is necessary in order to provide the service which you have requested,
  • within the framework of processing order data, a sub-contractor is used to provide quotes and services and requires this data or
  • if you have expressly agreed to the transmission of data beyond performance of the contract.


The WIESENHOF PHW Group / LOHMANN & CO. AG undertakes to oblige, in writing, staff and third parties who may execute orders to maintain confidentiality and data secrecy in accordance with §5 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and to also observe and continually monitor the principles of proper data processing.

4. Cookies
Some of our websites use so-called "cookies" which serve to make our sites generally more user-friendly, more effective and safer, for example when it comes to accelerating navigation on our platform. Moreover, cookies allow us to measure the frequency with which pages are requested as well as general navigation.

Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer system. Please note that some of these cookies are loaded onto your computer system, these are referred to as so-called "session cookies". "Session cookies" are automatically deleted from your hard disk at the end of your browser session. You can, of course, choose not to accept cookies provided that your browser enables this. If you leave our site via a link and thus go to a third-party site, cookies may also be set by the addressees of the target site which you clicked on. We are not legally responsible for these cookies.

5. Use of Google Analytics
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 analyze how users use the site. 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. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB . The used Google Analytics Code on this website uses "anonymizedIp" to ensure an anonymized collection of the IP-address.

6. Right to information
According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to be provided with information free of charge on your saved data and, where appropriate, the right to demand that this data be corrected, blocked or deleted.

7. Data safety
We secure our websites and other systems by taking technical and organisational measures to prevent your data from being lost, destroyed, accessed, changed or disseminated by unauthorised parties.

8. Further information and contact details
If you have any further questions on the issue of data protection, please get in touch. For questions on the collection, processing and use of your personal data as well as for information, correction, blockage, deletion of data and the withdrawal of any consents, please contact:

PHW Group / LOHMANN & CO. AG
Paul-Wesjohann-Strasse 45
49429 Visbek, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 44 45 / 891 – 0
Fax : +49 (0) 44 45 / 891 – 250
E-mail: info@phw-gruppe.de