Data Protection

Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG ask you to use our website and the Hyperlinks with care. Kindly be advised that following any Hyperlinks may lead to content which users could consider inappropriate or offensive.

Please note that Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG rates linked content only once at the time of establishing the links. Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG does not assume any liability for correctness, lawfulness, content, copyright infringement, layout or any other characteristics of linked content irrespective of its nature.

Further, to the extent permitted by law, Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG waives liability for any damages in connection with the use of our website or linked content.

You will learn from this declaration how we treat data referring to persons which are made known to us, if you use the Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG internet page / Blog. This declaration includes also the use of data referring to persons by Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG which we have received from our business- and sales partners.
The use of data by enterprises or persons independent of Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG, which are neither employees nor representatives of Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG, are not concerned by this declaration.

Information collection and use
Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG also receives and records personally identifiable information in case of a project-, service- or information inquiry and if you receive a password for using protected areas.

Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG, furthermore, collects and records automatically information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, information which Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG has set on cookies with your consent and the page you requested.
Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG uses the information for three general purposes: to customize our contents – with your consent – to your personal interests, to deal with offers or services or to inform you about new products.

Contacting Us
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our Website.


On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.


Our website offers you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. The newsletter provides you periodically with information about our services. To receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address. We will review the email address you provide for the purpose of determining whether you are in fact the owner of the email address provided or whether the actual owner of said address is authorized to receive the newsletter. When subscribing to our newsletter, we will store your IP address as well as the date and time you subscribed. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your email address to subscribe to our newsletter. We will not collect any other data. The data thereby collected is used solely for the purpose of our own marketing. No data is transferred to third parties.

The Newsletter subscription is completed by filling in your name and E-mail and clicking the Newsletter Button.

You may cancel your consent for the use of your data and the subscription to the newsletter at any time. You will find additional details in the email confirming your subscription as well as in each newsletter.

This Website uses Services of Newsletter2Go GmbH ( The Providers Terms and conditions on data protection - can be found on

Information transmission to third parties
Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG will never sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties.

Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG transmits your personally identifiable information to third parties exclusively when:
We have to send the information to our sales partners or agencies in order to establish quotations or offer our services; a sub-contractor or an executing assistant - which we have to appoint for establishing quotations or rendering services - needs these information (such executing assistants are – as far as you have not been informed otherwise – only entitled to use the information in so far as it is necessary for establishing offers or offering services; we respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process or we want to prevent an improper using of our offers or services in legally way, especially usage under violation of the Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG general business conditions.

The use of Google Remarketing
On our website, we promote the service Google Remarketing belonging to the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google". Advertisements may appear for users who have already visited our website in the past with Google Remarketing. Within the Google network, advertisements adapted to your interests can hereby be displayed on our site. Google Remarketing uses cookies for this evaluation. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer which allow the use of the website to be analyzed. This makes it possible to recognize our visitors if these sites are accessed within the advertising network of Google. In this way, advertisements can be presented within the advertising network of Google based on content which has previously been accessed on websites within the Google advertising network by visitors who are also using the Google Remarketing feature. Google does not itself collect any personal data. You can disable this feature by making the appropriate settings under
Alternatively, you may disable the use of Hyperlinks for interest related advertising by following the instructions on

Cookies are files which we set on your hard disk, not on our server. The information contained in the cookies serve for making the navigation easier and avoid that you have to re-input your total registering data each time in case of use. Furthermore, cookies can be used for – in case of your consent – treating orders and offers or services and for – in case of your consent – informing you about special offers or new products. You can prevent to memorize the cookies on your hard disk in such a way that you select in your browser-adjustment „do not accept cookies“. The functioning of such a procedure can be taken from the manual of the browser-manufacturer. If you do not accept cookies, this can lead to functional restrictions of our quotations.
Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG sets with your consent the information which we collect from you in cookies on your hard disk and polls them again in case of later use.

Use of Google-Adwords
For purposes of promotion, our website also employs the Google ad tool "Google-Adwords". As part of this, our website employs the analysis service "Conversion-Tracking" from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. If you access our site by way of a Google ad, a cookie is placed on your computer. These so-called "conversion cookies" cease to be active after 30 days and are not used to identify you personally. If you visit certain pages of our website while the cookie is still active, we and Google know that you, as user, have clicked on ads placed on Google and were redirected to our site. Google uses the information obtained through "conversion cookies" to compile statistics for our website. These statistics tell us the total number of users who have clicked on our ad as well as which pages of our site were then accessed by each user. However, neither we nor other advertisers who use "Google-Adwords" receive any kind of information that can be used to personally identify users. You can prevent the installation of "conversion cookies" by making the appropriate change to your browser settings, for example by setting your browser so that the automatic placement of cookies is deactivated or by blocking cookies from the domain "“.
You can obtain the relevant data privacy policy from Google at the following link:

Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)
Our website uses so called Social Plugins („Plugins) of the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA (“Facebook”).The plugins are identifiable by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue background or a “thump-up” sign) or are identified by the phrase “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of Facebook Social Plugins can be found here:
Purpose and detail of the data assessment and the further use and analysis of the Data through Facebook and your thus related personal rights and control functions to protect your private data can be found in the data disclaimer of Facebook:
If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect your data via our website and stores it in relationship to your Facebook member account, you will need to log out of Facebook prior to the visit of our website and you may also have to delete any related cookies stored locally by Facebook.

Use of Twitter recommendation buttons
Our site uses buttons from the provider Twitter. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Each time you call up our website, which is equipped with such a button, the button causes your browser to download a corresponding image of the Twitter button. This process informs Twitter which specific page of our website you are currently visiting. We do not have any control over the data that Twitter collects in this manner, nor over the scope of the data that Twitter collects. To our knowledge, Twitter records the URL of the respective website being called up, as well as the user’s IP address, but not for any purpose other than displaying the Twitter button. More information about this can be found in Twitter’s data privacy notice, at You can change your data privacy settings under account settings at

Use of Xing recommendation buttons
Our site uses buttons from the network These buttons are a service of XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you call up our website, which is equipped with such a button, the button causes your browser to download a corresponding image of the button from XING. To our knowledge, XING does not save any personal data about the user when the user calls up our website. XING also does not save any IP addresses. In addition, it does not analyze usage behavior through cookies associated with the “XING Share” button. More information about this can be found in the data privacy notice for the “XING Share” button at

Shariff social media buttons for more data privacy
Shariff ensures that social networks can only request data from users once these click on the appropriate button. Shariff replaces social networks’ customary “Share” buttons and protects your surfing behavior. A single click on the button is enough to share information with others. A Shariff button, on the other hand, only establishes direct contact between a social network and a visitor when the latter actively clicks on the share button. For further information, please see

If you leave a comment, we will store the Comment, the time of posting the comment, your E-Mail Address and a user name (if applicable).

Storage of IP addresses
Whenever you post a comment, the information our servers store includes the IP address of your internet service provider and the date and duration of your visit. This information is used to compile visitor statistics and to prevent infringements like insults, propaganda etc.

Right of access to personal data
At your request, the Chief Privacy Officer will inform you whether and what personal data we have stored about you. If, despite our best efforts with regard to data privacy and validity, any of the stored information turns out to be incorrect, we will correct, delete or block it at your request.

Changes to this privacy policy
Piepenbrock Service GmbH + Co. KG reserves the right to amend the privacy policy in the future. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

Implementation and observation of these data privacy declarations
We will observe data privacy regarding the above items as described.
Should you have any questions regarding the handling of your personal information, please contact our Group Data Protection Manager. Together with data protection staff, this manager is also your point of contact for requests for information, suggestions or complaints.

Stefan Riepenhoff

Telefon: +49 541 5841-424
Telefax: +49 541 5841-920