Privacy statement and Iformation acc. to Art. 13 DS-GVO

General information

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our services. We take the protection of personal data very seriously. We comply strictly with the data protection regulations when collecting, processing and using data. This applies in particular to the processing of your personal data.

Data protection officer:

Oliver Bladner

Tel.: +49 5251 6889480

E-Mail: [email protected]

Responsible acc. to DS-GVO

Wöhler Technische Bürsten GmbH

Managing director:
Dipl.-Ing. Thorsten Schumacher

Wöhler-Platz 2
33181 Bad Wünnenberg

tel.: +49 2953 73500
fax: +49 2953 7396500
e-mail: [email protected]

The purposes for which the personal data are processed and the legal basis of the processing:

puppose of processing
legal basis
Implementation of evaluations of user behaviour with Google Analytics
Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO (legitimate interest of the person responsible)
Processing of technical information in order to be able to provide the service and optimise the presentation of the information retrieved by the visitor on the respective end device of the visitor to the website.
Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO (legitimate interest of the person responsible)
Integration of external fonts from Google
Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO (legitimate interest of the person responsible)
Use of maps from the “Google Maps” service
Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO (legitimate interest of the person responsible)
Execution of external code of the JavaScript framework “jQuery
Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVO (legitimate interest of the person responsible)

Insofar as your personal data is processed to maintain the legitimate interests of the person responsible in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO, the legitimate interests consist in permanently analysing and improving the website and optimising user-friendliness. If range measurement techniques are used, you will be informed separately in this data protection declaration and you will be given the opportunity to object. Our legitimate interest in range measurement serves the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our Internet presence.

Categories of personal data processed:

When using our website, the following data is processed for organisational and technical reasons:

•    IP-Adress of the visitor
•    Name of the downloaded files
•    Name of the pages called up 
•    Date and time of access
•   Name of the operating system
•   Name of the used browser

If you send us data via our online forms, the personal data you provide will be processed to fulfil the respective purpose.
If you have not objected to tracking by Google Analytics and the use of cookies, we will evaluate the use of our website. This includes:

•   accessed pages
•   Jump-off rate
•   Dwell time on the respective page

The identity of the users is not known to us and we do not take any measures to obtain corresponding information elsewhere. We evaluate these technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes in order to constantly optimise our Internet presence and make our Internet offers even more attractive. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal information on secure systems. Your personal data and your privacy are therefore protected at all times.

Recipient of your personal data

Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties on the basis of your approval or on the basis of a legal authorisation. Transmission of your personal data to state institutions and authorities entitled to receive information will only take place within the framework of the relevant laws or if we are obliged to do so by a court decision. Our employees are bound to secrecy and to comply with the provisions of the laws on data protection. For the technical implementation of the services provided, we have commissioned appropriate companies to process your personal data on our behalf. These are:

service provided
Leonex Internet GmbH
Hosting of the Website
Datacenter located in Germany
Leasing and operation of virtual servers within the context of order processing in accordance with Art. 28 DS-GVO
Google Ireland Ltd.
Webtracking with Google


This website uses the CloudFlare service. The provider is Cloudflare, Inc, 701 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (USA) (website:

CloudFlare is a worldwide network for secure, confidential, fast and reliable internet connections with any device (in English: Content Delivery Network / CDN).
CloudFlare distributes the content of our website to

CloudFlare servers worldwide so that our website is delivered in an accelerated manner. In addition, CloudFlare provides our site with DDOS protection and a firewall.
The legal basis for the use of CloudFlare is our overriding legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f) DS-GVO, which is that we want to deliver our website quickly and securely as part of our business activities.

For more information about CloudFlare and the data processed, please refer to CloudFlare’s privacy notices at the following link:
We have concluded a contract on commissioned processing pursuant to Art. 28 DS-GVO with CloudFlare. For more information, see the following link:
The data transfer to the third country USA takes place on the basis of the standard contractual clauses, which can be viewed under the following link:


When you visit one of our websites, we may store information on your computer in the form of a cookie. Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

No personal data of the user is stored, only the internet protocol address. This information is used to automatically recognize you the next time you visit our websites and to make navigation easier for you. Cookies allow us, for example, to adapt a website to your interests or to store your password so that you do not have to enter it again each time.

Of course you can also view our websites without cookies. If you do not want us to recognize your computer, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by selecting “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. Please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer for details of how this works. If you do not accept cookies, however, this can lead to functional restrictions of our offers.

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Borlabs cookie

This website uses Borlabs cookie that sets a technically necessary cookie (borlabs cookie) to store your cookie consent.
Borlabs Cookie does not process any personal data.
The borlabs cookie stores the consent you gave when you entered the website. If you wish to revoke these consents, simply delete the cookie in your browser. When you enter/reload the website, you will be asked again for your cookie consent.Use of external services

Our website uses content from third parties. This can be videos, fonts or scripts. We have explained the respective purposes and the legal basis on which we use this content in detail in the section “The purposes for which personal data are processed and the legal basis of the processing”. For technical reasons, it is necessary to transmit your IP address to the respective provider in order to display the content of the third-party offers used. We have no influence on how the respective third-party provider uses your personal data. However, in the following we provide you with an overview of all third-party services used by this website. If available, we will also provide you with the respective link to the data protection declaration of the third party provider so that you can call up the information on the processing of your personal data there and, if available, we will point out to you the possibility of objecting to this.

third partie
privacy statement/withdrawl
External fonts from Google, Inc. (“Google Fonts”). The integration of Google Fonts is done by a server call at Google (usually in the USA).
Maps provided by the “Google Maps” service of the third-party provider Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of 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 this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated for this website. For this purpose your IP address is shortened and stored without the last octet. This means that we know from which network an inquiry comes, but not from which computer. Your IP address is usually shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

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 prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link

Links to other Internet sites

Our website contains links to other websites. We have no influence on whether their operators comply with the data protection regulations. Despite careful control of the contents, we do not assume any liability for the contents of the external links. The operators of the linked sites are solely responsible for the content of their sites.

Your safety

We protect your data against unauthorized access, loss, manipulation or destruction by technical and organizational measures. Our security measures are constantly updated in line with technological developments. All communication between your terminal device and our servers is exclusively encrypted. This applies both to the download of documents or information that we offer you via our website and to information that you provide to us via the contact form or the application form.

Duration of storage

The personal data that you have made available to us will be automatically deleted if the purpose of the processing has ceased. Technical data and protocols to ensure the operation of the website are deleted after 6 months. In the case of webtracking data, your IP address is already anonymised at the time of webtracking by deleting the last octet. In the further course of the analysis, therefore, no personal data is processed.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to information about the personal data stored about you at any time. You also have the right, in accordance with Articles 16 to 20 of the DS-GVO, to correct inaccurate data, to delete your personal data, to restrict the processing of your personal data and to transfer data.

Right to withdraw consent
You have the right to revoke a given consent at any time. The revocation applies with immediate effect for the future. The lawfulness of the processing that has taken place on the basis of consent up to the point of revocation is not affected by the revocation.

Right of appeal

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the DS-GVO, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority.

Provision of your personal data

Personal data is information about your identity. This includes information such as name, address, telephone number or even the e-mail address. It is not necessary to disclose personal data in order to use this website. In certain cases, however, we need your name and address as well as other information so that we can provide the requested services.
This applies, for example, to the use of our contact form, the sending of information, the answering of individual questions or the use of our form for online applications. Where this is necessary, we will point this out to you accordingly. Furthermore, we only store and process data that you provide voluntarily or automatically. If you make use of consulting services, we generally only collect data that is required to provide the services. If we ask you for further data, this information is voluntary. The personal data provided by you will be processed exclusively for the purposes communicated and explained to you.

Amendment of the privacy policy

We reserve the right to change the security and data protection measures at any time, especially if this becomes necessary due to technical developments. In these cases we will also adapt these data protection notes accordingly, if necessary. Therefore, please note the current version of this data protection declaration.

Questions, suggestions, complaints

If you have any further questions about the information on data protection and the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer directly using the contact details given above.