Privacy Policy of the ECKA Granules Germany GmbH

We are pleased about your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our services. Protecting your privacy is our utmost concern. We want you to know your personal information is in safe hands. We assure that the collection, processing and use of your personal data is effected in accordance with current German data protection legislation. We restrict access to personal information to those of our employees, whose duties intended purpose provides access to your personal data, in addition, all of our employees are required to maintain confidentiality. The obligation to maintain confidentiality shall survive the termination of employment of the employee.

Information of the ECKA Granules Germany GmbH regarding data protection

The ECKA Granules Germany GmbH operates the Internet services under This privacy policy applies only to websites under the Url.: Our privacy policy does not apply to other websites which are linked to our website. Information regarding the respective privacy policies of the other party may be available on the relevant websites.

By using our Website you agree to the use of your personal data as described herein and supplemented by our Terms and Conditions (General Terms and Conditions of Sale and Delivery & Terms and Conditions of Purchase) and disclaimer (Disclaimer)

The ECKA Granules Germany GmbH and its objectives in the field of data protection

We take the protection of personal data very seriously. We would now like to briefly outline how we regard data protection, how we protect your data and what it means for you if you use our personalized services. Basically, our approach to the protection of your privacy is paramount. It is therefore natural for us that the legislation on the protection is complied and the organizational and technical prerequisites for this are created by us. Moreover it is important for us that you always know, when we store data and how we use it.

What are personal data?

Personal data are any information about personal and factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable person. Including information and data such as your (real) name, address or other mailing address or phone number. Also, your e-mail address belongs to it, if it has such a reference to your name, that you can be identified. Information that enables your identity not be determined, does not belong to it. Such information is, for example: all the information without any reference to your name, i.e. only the height, just an indication of gender or age or education or income. So this information is personal data that identifies a person or at least makes it identifiable. All such data are subject to compliance with the data protection regulations and to special protection, which we provide through technical and organizational measures.

When and where are your personal data collected and stored?

For visiting our websites, in public area, we generally require no information from you. You will remain anonymous.
We always ask for name, address and other necessary information when it is required to provide certain services, such as the execution of a service or your active participation in our marketplace. Your personal data are collected and stored when you avail one of our personalized interactive services or register to appoint our newsletter or fill out a contact-form. In this case, such personal data are queried, which are mandatory for the service and its personalization.

Use tracking, cookies and other analysis tools

For web analysis purposes we use "Piwik". In case you would like to receive more information from and about "Piwik", you can obtain information at By accessing our website various information about the used search engine, the search term, the language, the country - origin of visit, browser and plugins, refferer, length of stay, entry and exit pages, drop-out rate and the IP address are collected and stored via HTTP cookies. The IP address is shortened by activation of AnonymizeIP. Piwik is an in-house solution, point of data storage will be exclusively on our own servers and solely for the purpose of data security and for statistical analysis and audience measurement, or for on-demand design of our website. A transfer of data is not provided within or through this solution. Processing or analysis of the data, except for statistical purposes and then under a pseudonym or anonymously is excluded. Any user visiting our website grants its consent to the use of web analytics „Piwik“ aid and has therefore the right to oppose this agreement at any time in the future.

Transfer of personal data

The ECKA Granules Germany GmbH uses your personal information only as described in this statement and will pass it on only either when it is necessary to provide one of our offers and services chosen by you or in case you have given your consent to disclose this, or we are legally obliged, for example, by a court or administrative order.
Therefore a transfer of data is done solely e.g. as part of our offer for direct contact with prospects and suppliers. A transfer of your data to third parties for the purpose of economic exploitation is excluded.

Information and right of objection

At any time you have the right to demand information about the possibly stored data regarding your person free of charge and immediately. We are entitled to provide this information electronically or in written form. Furthermore you have always the right to object the further use of your personal data for the future. Your personal data, that is stored by us will then be deleted with immediate effect. In that case, certain services that require personal data, may be provided and utilued not or only to a limited extent.

Subject to Change

We reserve the right to change these conditions at any time for the purpose of regulatory compliance and data protection in accordance with the legal requirements.

Questions and suggestions

If you have further questions about our Privacy Policy? Then please get in touch with us:

Responsible entity for the purposes of the (German) Data Protection Act:
ECKA Granules Germany GmbH,
Eckastr. 1,
D-91235 Velden.
Fax: (+49) (9152) 9211-809
Data Protection Officer: Dr. Beate Schlieker, attorney at law

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