Data Privacy Statement

We, the company vliepa GmbH GmbH (hereinafter "vliepa", "we", "us", "our") are particularly concerned to protect your personal data. Hereinafter, we would like to inform you about the processing of your personal data when you visit our website In addition, we would like to inform you of your rights.

Please note that this data protection declaration applies exclusively to the vliepa website, including any subpages and subdomains. If you are able to switch to other websites on the vliepa website that do not start with the vliepa website, this data protection declaration does not apply, but separate data protection declarations, which can be accessed on the respective pages, are applied.

I. Name and address of the controller

The controller in the sense of the EU General Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the Member States as well as other provisions of data protection law is:

vliepa GmbH

Vlies-, Papier& Kunststoffveredelung

Heidenhausen 81

41379 Brüggen

Phone: +49 (0) 21 57 8 79 77 -0

Fax: +49 (0) 21 57-8 79 77-99


II. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the controller can be contacted under: 

III. General information on data processing

1. Extent of the processing of personal data

We only collect and use personal data of our users insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website as well as our contents and services.

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 lit. a) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data.

In the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Article 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.

Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para 1 lit. c GDPR serves as the legal basis.

If processing is necessary to maintain a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest, Art. 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

3. Data erasure and saving time

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the controller is subject. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a saving period prescribed by the aforementioned norms expires, unless there is a need for further saving of the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract.

IV. Provision of the website and creation of log files

Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

The following data is collected:

- Browser type and browser version

- operating system used

- referrer URL

- Host name of the accessing computer

- Time of the server request

- IP address

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user. The legal basis for the storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user's computer. For this the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session.

The data is stored in log files to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data serves us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. In these purposes also lies our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. Further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the user.

V. Use of Cookies

In order to make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your mobile device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called transient cookies). Other cookies remain on the end device and enable us or our partner companies to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies).

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include in particular the so-called session cookies. Session cookies store a session ID with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which varies depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in providing our website and improving the quality of our website and its content.

Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transmitted to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all functions of the website in full.

VI. Contact Form and E-mail Contact

When you contact us via e-mail or via our contact form provided at (, we will store your e-mail address and salutation and surname, so that we can answer your enquiry. As an option, in addition to your e-mail address, last name and title, you can also enter your first name, your company, your address and your telephone number so that we can also address you personally and answer your enquiry even more specifically. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected, or we restrict processing if there are legal obligations to retain data. The legal basis for the processing of the data that you transmit to us when contacting us is Art. 6 Para. 1 letter b GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of data in the case of consent is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You have the possibility to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, all personal data stored in the course of making contact through the contact form or through e-mail contact will be deleted. You can revoke your consent and object to the storage by e-mail to or to the contact details given in the imprint.

VII. Internal Section

On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal data. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. The following data is collected during the registration process on our website:

(1) First name

(2) Last name

(3) E-mail address

(4) Password

At the time of registration, the following data is also stored:

(1) IP address

(2) Date and time of registration

A registration of the user is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with the user or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

The data will be stored for the duration of the registration.

As a user you have the possibility to cancel the registration at any time. You can change the data stored about you at any time.

Even after conclusion of the contract, it may still be necessary to store personal data of the contractual partner in order to fulfil contractual or legal obligations.

As a user you have the possibility to cancel the registration at any time. You can change the data stored about you at any time.

Please contact us at the address given in the imprint or send an e-mail to

If the data is required to fulfil a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, premature deletion of the data is only possible insofar as contractual or statutory obligations do not conflict with a deletion obligation. 

VIII. Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files, which are stored on your computer and which allow the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website and Internet use.

The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with any other Google data.

You can block the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and to improve it on a regular basis. By means of the statistics obtained, we are able to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data are transferred to the US, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence (f) GDPR.

Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Service:, Overview of data privacy:, as well as the privacy policy:

IX. Your Rights

If your personal data are processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR. Therefore, you, as the data subject, have the following rights against us as the controller:

You have the right to request information as to whether and which personal data we process with regard to your person.

You have the right to request rectification and erasure of such data.

You have the right to a restriction of the processing of your personal data.

You are also entitled to object to the processing or the use of your personal data for purposes of advertising or market and opinion research as well as business-like data processing.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation. This does not apply if we are obliged or entitled by law to collect, process or use this data.

Furthermore, as a matter of principle, you have the right to withdraw your prior consent to the processing of your personal data at any time with future effect. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the withdrawal.

Besides, you also have a right to data portability.

To exercise your rights, you can send an e-mail to or a letter to vliepa GmbH, FOA Datenschutzbeauftragter, Heidenhausen 81, 41379 Brüggen

Furthermore, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

X. Changes to the Data Privacy Statement

Future changes to our privacy policy will be posted on this website and, as the case may be, you may be notified by email. Therefore, please check regularly for updates or changes to our privacy policy.


Version: May 2018

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