Privacy Policy


Data protection declaration for this online offer and further information on the information obligation according to Art. 13 GDPR when collecting personal data from the data subject

This data protection declaration (version: GDPR 1.0 dated September 27, 2019) was created by:

German Data Protection Office Munich Data Protection Office -


We, the MCU GmbH & Co. KG, are responsible for this online offer and, as a provider of a teleservice, have you at the beginning of your visit to our online offer about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data in a precise, transparent, understandable and easily accessible manner Teach form in clear and simple language. The content of the instruction must be available to you at any time. We are therefore obliged to inform you which personal data is collected or used. All information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person is referred to as personal data.

We attach great importance to the security of your data and compliance with data protection regulations. The collection, processing and use of personal data is subject to the provisions of the currently applicable European and national laws.

With the following data protection declaration, we would like to show you how we handle your personal data and how you can contact us:

MCU GmbH & Co. KG
Am Gehrenbach 8
88167 Maierhöfen


Managing Director: Martin Dowe

Phone: +49 8383 92233-10


Our data protection officer

Martin Dowe
Am Gehrenbach 8
88167 Maierhöfen


If you have any questions about data protection or other data protection concerns, please send an email to the following email address:


For better understanding, no gender-specific differentiation is made in our data protection declaration. In terms of equal treatment, the corresponding terms apply to both genders.

What the terms used such as B. mean "personal data" or their "processing" can be found in Article 4 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The personal data of users processed in the context of this online offer includes inventory data (e.g. names and addresses of customers), contract data (e.g. services used, names of clerks, payment information), usage data (e.g. visited Websites of our online offer, interest in our products) and content data (e.g. entries in the contact form).

"User" includes all categories of persons affected by data processing. This includes, for example, our business partners, customers, interested parties and other visitors to our online offer.


Data protection

We guarantee that we collect, process, save and use your data only in connection with the processing of your inquiries and for internal purposes as well as to provide the services you have requested or to provide content.

Basics of data processing

We only process personal user data in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations. The data of the users will only be processed if the following legal permissions exist:

  • processing is required by law
  • with your consent
  • on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in analysis, in particular when creating profiles for advertising and marketing purposes and collecting access data)

We would like to show you where the above legal bases are regulated in the GDPR:

Consent                                                                             Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. and Art. 7 GDPR
Processing to fulfill our legal obligations               Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c. GDPR
Processing to protect our legitimate interests    Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR


Data transfer to third parties

Data is only passed on to third parties within the framework of the legal requirements. We only pass on user data to third parties if B. is necessary for contractual purposes or on the basis of legitimate interests in the economic and effective operation of our business operations. If we use subcontractors to provide our services, we take appropriate legal precautions as well as appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data in accordance with the

Data transfer to a third country or an international organization

Third countries are countries in which the GDPR is not directly applicable. This basically includes all countries outside the EU or the European Economic Area. Data is transferred to a third country or an international organization. It is taken into account that suitable / appropriate guarantees are in place and that enforceable rights and effective legal remedies are available to you. A copy of the suitable guarantees can be obtained from the following links:

Privacy Shield:

Standard contractual clauses :

Storage duration of your personal data

We adhere to the principles of data economy and data avoidance. This means that we only store your data provided to us for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the aforementioned purposes or as stipulated by the various storage periods provided by law. If the respective purpose no longer applies or after the relevant deadlines have expired, your data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions. We have created an internal company concept for this purpose to ensure this procedure.

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone, fax, contact form, etc., you agree to electronic communication. Personal data is collected when you contact us. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. Your data will be transmitted with SSL encryption. The information you provide will only be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions. We would like to provide you with the legal basis for this: Processing to fulfill our services and carry out contractual measures 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR processing to safeguard our legitimate interests Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO We would like to point out that e-mails can be read or changed without authorization and unnoticed during transmission. We would also like to draw your attention to the fact that we use software to filter unwanted e-mails (spam filter). The spam filter can reject e-mails if they are incorrectly identified as spam due to certain characteristics.

What rights do you have?

Right to information

You have the right to obtain information about your stored data free of charge. Upon request, we will inform you in writing in accordance with applicable law which personal data we have stored about you. This also includes the origin and recipients of your data as well as the purpose of the data processing.

Right to correction

You have the right to have your data stored by us corrected if it is incorrect. Here you can restrict the processing, e.g. B. if the accuracy of your personal data is disputed.

Right to block

You can also have your data blocked. So that your data can be blocked at any time, this data must be kept in a lock file for control purposes.

Right to erasure

You can also request the erasure of your personal data, provided that there are no statutory retention requirements. If there is such an obligation, we will block your data on request. If the corresponding legal requirements are met, we will delete your personal data even without a corresponding request on your part.

Right to data portability

You are entitled to request that we provide the personal data transmitted to us in a format that allows it to be transmitted to another location.


Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
You have the option of filing a complaint with one of the data protection supervisory authorities. Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision (BayLDA) Promenade 27, 91522 Ansbach, Germany Telephone: +49 981 53-1300 Fax: +49 981 53-981300 The complaint form of the Bavarian State Office For data protection supervision you can open it via the following link:

Right of objection

You have the option at any time to revoke the use of your data for internal purposes with effect for the future. To do this, it is sufficient to send a corresponding email to However, such a revocation does not affect the legality of the processing operations that we have carried out up to then. This does not affect data processing and all other legal bases, such as the initiation of a contract (see above).

Protection of your personal data

We take contractual, organizational and technical security measures in accordance with the state of the art in order to ensure that the provisions of data protection laws are complied with and thus protect the data processed by us against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorized access The security measures include, in particular, the encrypted transmission of data between your browser and our server. A 256-bit SSL (AES 256) encryption technology is used for this.

Your personal data will be protected in the context of the following points (excerpt): Maintaining the confidentiality of your personal data In order to protect the confidentiality of your personal data stored by us, we have taken various measures to control access, access and access. Preserving the integrity of your personal data In order to preserve the integrity of your personal data stored by us, we have taken various measures for transfer and input control. Preservation of the availability of your personal data In order to preserve the availability of your personal data stored with us, we have taken various measures for order and availability control The security measures in use are continuously improved in line with technological developments. Despite these precautions, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmission to our online offer due to the insecure nature of the Internet. Because of this, any data transfer from you to our online offer takes place at your own risk.

Protection of minors
Personal information may only be made available to us by persons who have not yet reached the age of 16 if they have the express consent of their legal guardians. These data are processed in accordance with this data protection declaration.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us.

These are:  browser type and browser version, operating system used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of the server request, IP address, this data will not be merged with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. f. GDPR, which allows data processing to safeguard our legitimate interests.


We use cookies.

Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache of your internet browser. The cookies enable e.g. the recognition of the internet browser. The files are used to help the browser to navigate through the online offer and to be able to use all functions to the full extent.

Our online offer uses: Browser cookies

Control of cookies by the user

You can set all browsers so that cookies are only accepted on request. Also, by setting, only cookies can be accepted whose pages are currently being visited. All browsers offer functions that enable the selective deletion of cookies. The acceptance of cookies can also be switched off in general, however, restrictions in the user-friendliness of this online offer must then be accepted.

Use of first-party cookies

First-party cookies are set in order to save all necessary settings and entries during the visit. When you visit the website again, this cookie is read out in order to save settings and other information such as B. Call up language settings again. This improves user-friendliness.

Log first-party cookies:

  • Unique users - First-party cookies collect and group your data. All activities during a visit are summarized. By setting first-party cookies, a distinction is made between users and unique users.
  • User activities - First-party cookies also store data about the start and end time of a visit to the online offer and how many pages you have viewed. When the browser is closed or the user is inactive for a longer period of time (standard 30 minutes), the user session is ended and the cookie records the visit as ended. The date and time of the first visit are also recorded. The total number of visits per unique user is also logged.


Use of third-party cookies

In our online offer, third-party providers set additional cookies (third-party cookies) by importing editorial texts or advertising. Third-party providers are also subject to strict data protection requirements regarding the availability of personal data.

Lifetime of the cookies used

Cookies are managed by the web server of our online offer. This online offer uses: Transient cookies / session cookies (one-time use) Lifetime: Until this online offer is closed Persistent cookie (permanent browser identification) Lifetime: 2 years Deactivate or remove cookies (opt-out) Every web browser offers options for restricting and deleting cookies.

Further information is available on the following websites:

  • Internet Explorer:

  • Firefox:

  • Google Chrome:

  • Safari:


 If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. Personal data is collected for this purpose. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. The provision of any further data is voluntary and is used in order to be able to address you personally. This data will be used by us for our own advertising purposes in the form of your e-mail newsletter, provided you have expressly consented to it as follows: "Yes, I would like to subscribe to the newsletter! I accept the data protection declaration" Use for sending the newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have expressly confirmed to us that you consent to the sending of the newsletter. We will then send you a confirmation email asking you to click on a link to confirm that you want to receive newsletters in the future. By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later point in time Unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided in the newsletter or by sending a corresponding message to us at newsletter(at)


Newsletter dispatch via CleverReach

Our e-mail newsletters are sent via the technical service provider CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstraße 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany (“CleverReach”), to whom we pass on the data you provided when you registered for the newsletter. This transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data you enter to subscribe to the newsletter (e.g. e-mail address) are stored on CleverReach's servers in Germany or Ireland.

CleverReach uses this information for the dispatch and statistical evaluation (openings and clicks) of the newsletter on our behalf. For the evaluation, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files that are stored on our website. In this way it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked.

With the help of so-called conversion tracking, it can also be analyzed whether a previously defined action has taken place after clicking the link in the newsletter. Technical information is also recorded (e.g. time of access, IP address, browser type and operating system).

The data is collected exclusively in pseudonymised form and is not linked to your other personal data; direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients.

If you would like to object to the data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.

We have concluded an order processing contract with CleverReach in which we oblige CleverReach to protect our customers' data and not to pass them on to third parties.

You can read more information about data analysis by CleverReach here:

You can view the CleverReach data protection declaration here:

We reserve the right to change our data protection declaration from time to time so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration. This could, for example, concern the introduction of new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.

Trademark protection

Each company or trademark mentioned here is the property of the respective company. Brands and names are mentioned for purely informative purposes.

Russia-specific provisions

For users resident in the Russian Federation, the following applies: The above services of our online offer are not intended for citizens of the Russian Federation who are resident in Russia You hereby expressly inform you that any personal data that you make available to us via this online offer is solely subject to your own risk and responsibility. You further agree that you will not hold us responsible for any non-compliance with the laws of the Russian Federation.