Privacy statement in accordance with Art. 13 German Telemedia Act for web presentation

Privacy statement

If you visit our website, which we are very pleased about, we take your personal data privacy very seriously. 

The data processing controller is:

folian gmbh
Feldstraße 30
18442 Groß Lüdershagen
Phone: +49 3831 4828-0
Fax: +49 3831 4828-48

The EU General Data Protection Regulation, which is valid as of 25 May 2018, is primarily relevant for us.


Our data protection representative

If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you may also contact our data protection representative directly; available to you for information requests, applications or complaints:

Kathrin Berndt
Chairwoman of the advisory board
folian gmbh
Feldstraße 30
18442 Groß Lüdershagen
Phone: +49 3831 4828-0
Fax: +49 3831 4828-48

Collection and processing of your personal data

We collect and process your company-related data and the personal data that can be associated with it, which we receive from you for the sole purpose of our cooperation. Furthermore - insofar as it is necessary to perform our service for you - we process personal data, which we have admissibly obtained from public and generally accessible sources (for example, a commercial register).

 If we acquire your contact information as a result of your inquiry, we will use your personal data exclusively for its intended purpose, in order to show you the appropriate solution or product.  You may contact us in person or use the communication channels listed below. You also have the opportunity to contact us using the contact form on our website. In the contact form, we request that you provide details about your company and yourself. We process data in order to facilitate communication for the designated purpose specified in your enquiry.

For communication by e-mail, we are unable to guarantee full data security and always recommend that you send sensitive or confidential information using alternative contact methods (by post, encrypted communication systems).

If you use the logged-in user area, in accordance with the access details we have provided, the information exchanged therein is subject to the respective up-to-date protective mechanisms. The processing of personal data occurs as described in this privacy policy.

The authorisation granted by you to gather and store data about you may be revoked at any time with effect for the future. In all cases, the storage of the data only occurs for as long as is required by statutory retention duties and periods, and the purpose for the storage of this information continues to exist. After this, we delete the data.

Cookies and analysis tools

Any access to our website will be recorded in the commonly-used webserver logfiles. Inter alia, the name of the retrieved file, data and time of the retrieval, volume of transferred data, notification regarding successful retrieval, browser type/version and the IP addresses of the requesting computers are recorded. In the logged-in user area, the customer name, date and time of login and log-out are recorded. Such data cannot be linked to the identity of a specific individual.

All of these details are exclusively evaluated by us for statistical purposes. We disclose none of this data to third parties, nor do we link it with additional data. The recorded data is deleted after 3 months. No cookies are used.

Despite careful checking, we cannot assume any liability for the content of external links to third-party websites. We have no knowledge of how these external links handle or guarantee the protection of your personal data. For this, please read the corresponding privacy policies on the external websites.

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC ("Google") is used on this website. The use includes the "Universal Analytics" operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user's activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users interact with the site. 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 reduce 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. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include IP anonymisation in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit or

Purposes of the Processing
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 other services related to website and Internet use.

Legal Basis
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients or Categories of Recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Google.

Transfer to Third Countries
Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission's adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here.

Duration of Data Storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.

Rights of the Persons affected
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking 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 functionalities of this website to their full extent.

You can also 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 Google by downloading and installing the Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics

Sending of data

Sending of your personal data to third parties only occurs during very specific circumstances. These purposes are based on the existence of possible statutory provisions, the fulfilment of our contractual agreements, and your consent. The disclosure, sale, rental of your data, or similar activities to uninvolved third parties does not occur under any circumstances.

Your right to information and objection

You are entitled to be provided with information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients, and the purpose for which the data is processed, and have a right to have such data updated, blocked or deleted, at any time. The deletion of your data occurs in consideration of the legal or contractual duties for data collection and data retention. If data has been collected on the basis of a legitimate interest, you have the opportunity to object to the processing. You may also contact us, or our data protection representative, in this respect at any time. You also have the right to complain to the responsible data protection supervisory authority.

These regulations particularly apply to necessary personal data collected by us within the scope of a cooperation with commercially active customers.

Your security

We protect your data from unauthorised access, loss or destruction using technical or organisational measures. Our security measures are continuously updated in accordance with technological developments.

If you send us personal data through our website, the communication with our webserver is encrypted. This prevents third parties from attaining knowledge of the data you have sent.