Privacy Statement

Thank you for your interest in the etalon international GmbH website (referred to briefly as “etalon” in this statement). The issue of data protection and confidentiality is a topic we take very seriously and we follow the applicable national and European data protection regulations. With this statement on data protection measures, we therefore want to provide you with information on the types of data that we may collect and how we use that data.

Storage and use of data
As a visitor to our website, you will remain anonymous. The data we store and analyze is used for statistical purposes only, for instance to ensure the continuous improvement of our services. The data we store on our servers comprises the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you visited us, the etalon web pages you have looked up, your IP address and the date and duration of your visit.

Collection, processing and use of personal data
We only collect and process personal data if you make use of specific services and we therefore require your data or if you have voluntarily given us your express consent. You may do so, for instance, as part of a registration procedure, by completing a form or by sending an e-mail, ordering products or services, sending us a query or requesting materials. Unless we are subject to other legal commitments, we only use your personal data for the purposes for which you have given your consent.
Your personal data will only be shared by us with third parties if that is required in order to provide a service you have requested or if you have given your consent. If data has been released for use by the etalon network and if such permission involves data transfer to other countries, etalon will ensure that the data importer is placed under a suitable level of data protection commitment.

Data retention
We store data as required by legal obligation or for the period of time that is required to provide a service you have requested or as agreed in applicable consent.

Right to review, correct and object
You are entitled to review and correct any of your personal data we have stored, and you may withdraw your consent to the use of your data at any time, affecting all future use. All you need to do is to send an e-mail to: [email protected]

Data protection and security
Our employees involved in data processing are obliged to confidentiality in the use of personal data. Our data protection measures are continually updated, reflecting technical developments.

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 will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated 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. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: „“.

If you have questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us:
etalon international GmbH
Phone: +49 173 3140560
E-mail:[email protected]

General information for all customers, business partners and friends of etalon international GmbH in compliance with the data protection standards according to article 13, 14 GDPR and 32, 33 BDSG

On the 25th of May 2018 the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into direct force as well as the new form of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). The following information concerns the processing of your personal data through etalon international GmbH.

Personal data is all data that can be assigned to an individual. Data processing includes all procedures in which data is collected, saved, used, shared, offered on demand or deleted.

The safety of your privacy when processing your personal data is important to us. Consequently we would like to inform you of how we use your data. Additionally, we are sharing your rights with you and who to contact in regards to this issue.

This information concerns customers, business partners and friends of etalon international GmbH.

I. Who is responsible for data processes? Who is your contact?

Responsible is

etalon international GmbH
St.-Peter-Strasse 4
69126 Heidelberg
Tel. 06221 3923982 (Office)
E-Mail: [email protected]; Online:

Further information on etalon international GmbH, especially on authorized representatives can be found in our imprint.

II. How is your data used?

Your data is used to send you information, especially in regards to the preparation and handling of contracts. We mainly use your address and email address.

III. What legal basis do we have for processing your personal data?

Data processing is legal when it is permitted by law or if the person whose data will be processed has given their consent.

  1. Law:

  • In order to fulfill a contract you are a party of (Article 6, Paragraph 1 lit b, Paragraph 2 GDPR).

  • Based on balanced interests (Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f, Paragraph 2 GDPR)

2) Consent (Article 6, Paragraph 1 lit. a and Article 9, Paragraph 2 lit. a GDPR). In this case you have the right to refuse (see IX).

IV. What information do we collect?

Relevant personal data are:

  • Information to your person (company, name, first name, address, email address)

V. Who has access to your data?

Our work processes are organized so that our employees only access your data if necessary for the fulfillment of their tasks. We only share data outside of etalon international GmbH if we have a legal obligation or your consent.

VI. How long do we keep your personal data for?

Your data will be saved as long it is necessary for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations, including our retention obligations. Furthermore we use data to keep you up to date about current developments.

VII. Your rights in relation to personal data

According to GDPR and BDSG you have a range of rights.

You have the right to access your personal data as we process it.

Should your data be incorrect, you have the right to correct it. You also have the right to complete possibly incomplete data.

Moreover, you have the right to demand us to delete your data. However, this depends on if we have completed our contractual obligations for which we require your data.

Should it be impossible to delete your data due to the way it is saved, you have the right to demand restricted use of said data.

You also have the right to refuse the use of your data (Article 21 GDPR), if data processing is done based on balanced interests (Article 1, Paragraph 1, let. f GDPR). In this case we stop processing your personal data except if compelling legal grounds are found in which your interests, rights and freedom prevail or the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

General information to your rights: In some case we can or are not permitted to follow your request. In these cases we will inform you of the reason for our refusal to comply with your request.

IIX. Your right to refuse  

As long as any data is processed with your consent, you have the constant right to refuse us. Please be aware that this right has no retroactive effect, which means the processing of your data until then is done rightfully so. Please send your refusal to [email protected].