Privacy Policy Statement

Who is the data controller under Article 13(1a) of the EU GDPR?

The data controller is SHG Sigma Handelsgesellschaft mbH, Paul-Friedländer-Straße 8, 65203 Wiesbaden, Germany, represented by its managing director, Paul Soukup.

What is the purpose and legal basis of the data processing pursuant to Article 13(1c) of the GDPR?

The purpose and legal basis of the processing of personal data is establishing and performing a business relationship. The legal basis is Article 6(1)(1)(f) of the GDPR. Data that is not necessary for establishing and performing the business relationship will not be collected and, therefore, not processed.

The data shall be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for which it was stored no longer exists. The data may also be stored if the European or national legislator provides EU regulations, laws, or other EU rules applicable to the controller. The data will also be blocked or deleted at the end of the storage period prescribed by the above standards unless the data must be kept for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

Collection and processing of data when you visit our website

When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary to display our website to you and to ensure its stability and security. It is also used to record the number of visitors to our website anonymously and the extent and nature of the use of our website (legal basis is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR):

Anonymised IP address, date and time of access, name of file accessed, notification of successful access, volume of data transferred, web browser, operating system and referring website.

The log file shall be deleted after nine (9) weeks.

Contact form on our website and e-mail contact

There is a contact form on our website that you can use to contact us electronically. If you use this option, your contact information from the contact form, including your contact details, will be sent to us and stored for processing your enquiry. You may also contact us using the e-mail address provided. In this case, the user’s data transmitted with the e-mail will be stored. No data will be passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to process the conversation. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

The data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for which it was stored no longer exists.

How and where can you get more information?

You may exercise your right of access under Article 15 of the GDPR at any time. You can contact our Company at the following e-mail (or by post to SHG Sigma Handelsgesellschaft mbH, Paul-Friedländer-Straße 8, 65203 Wiesbaden). We will contact you as soon as possible to answer your questions.

What are your rights?

If you object to our using your data or believe that it is being misused, you can exercise your right to rectification (Article 16 of the EU GDPR), erasure (Article 17 of the EU GDPR) and restriction of processing (Article 18 of the EU GDPR) at any time. You also have the right to data portability (Article 20 of the EU GDPR). In these cases, please get in touch with us by e-mail at (or by post at SHG Sigma Handelsgesellschaft mbH, Paul-Friedländer-Straße 8, 65203 Wiesbaden).

You can also obtain information from the relevant supervisory authority or complain there. The competent Hessian supervisory authority is the Hessian Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, PO Box 3163, 65021 Wiesbaden.

As of September 26th, 2018