Data Privacy Statement ACTEGA Terra GmbH

1 General information on data processing

This Data Privacy Statement explains type, scope and purposes of processing personal data by us as the controller ACTEGA AG (hereinafter referred to as “ACTEGA” or “we”) via this website.

Our contact details:

Industriestraße 12
31275 Lehrte

The contact details of our data protection officer are as follows:

Mr Hans-Jürgen Windhorst
- Data Protection Officer -
Industriestraße 12
31275 Lehrte


1.1 Scope of processing personal data

We process your personal data in principle only if you contact us via this website, if this is necessary for the provision of an operational website or for the presentation and use of our contents, offers and services.

1.2 Legal basis for the processing of personal data

As far as you have given your consent to process personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis for the processing.

For the processing of personal data which serves the execution of a contract to which you are a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing. This also applies to processing operations, which are necessary to implement pre-contractual measures.

As far as processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

In case processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

If processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, and such interests are not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

1.3 Transfer of data to third parties

All personal data collected in connection with the provision of this website will only be transferred by us to our affiliates as well as to technical service providers which are employed as processors according to the GDPR.

In individual cases, a transfer to a third country outside the EU and the EFTA may occur. However, we transfer personal data only to third countries where the EU Commission has determined an adequate level of data protection by decision according to Art. 45 GDPR or if we and the recipient of the data have agreed upon standard data protection clauses adopted by the Commission according to Art. 46 para. 2 lit. c GDPR.

1.4 Data erasure and storage duration

As far as you did not give consent to a specific storage duration, we will store your personal data only as long as this is necessary to pursue the respective processing purpose and if there are no conflicting legal retention or storage periods.

2 Provision of the website

If you visit our website, we log the IP address (i.e. the Internet address) of the computer accessing the site and other general usage data, such as date and time (“user-related data”), in order to evaluate which parts of our website are of particular interest. If the data is stored in our log files, it will be deleted after seven days at the latest.

The processing of these data serves the internal evaluation of our website’s frequency of use. We pursue our legitimate interest to verify the efficiency of our offer. Legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3 Use of cookies and Google Analytics

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files, which are saved in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. A cookie normally contains the name of the domain the cookie data were sent from as well as information about the cookie’s age and an alphanumeric identifier. Cookies help us to improve our website and to offer a service which is better and more tailored to your specific needs. You enable us to recognize your computer if you return to our website.

We use a consent management tool (CMT) to manage our cookies. You can use this CMT to consent to our cookies being placed or block them. If you block our cookies, you might only be able to make limited use of our website and offering. You can withdraw your consent at any given moment by selecting this link:

Our website uses Google Analytics to collect visitor behavior data. The software implements a cookie on your computer (see “cookies” above). If single pages of our website are called, the following data is stored:

The Software Google Analytics is an offer of the Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). All data is transferred to Google servers in the USA for processing and storage purposes (as a general rule).

In order to guarantee compliance with European Data Protection Law, Google has signed the Privacy Shield Framework (

We have adjusted Google Analytics in such a way that IP addresses are not stored completely, but only the last Byte of the IP address is masked. This makes the IP address anonymous and there is no possibility to identify you by means of the IP address.

The data collection stated above enables us and other customers of Google advertising services to display those adverts that may correspond to your interest.

Among others, Google uses the stored data for the evaluation of user behavior on our website and to create corresponding reports.

It is possible for us to use these services by direct integration on one hand and by use of the „Google Tag Manager“ on the other hand.

We have adjusted Google services in such a way that data will be deleted after 26 months, as soon as we do not need it anymore for analysis and processing purposes.

Cookies are used for purposes of improving the quality of our website and its contents. These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in the processing of these personal data. Legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Using our website, cookies are stored on your computer and transferred to our site. Thus, as a user, you have full control about the use of cookies. By changing your browser settings, you are able to deactivate or limit the transfer of cookies. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also happen in an automated way. If you deactivate cookies for our website, it is possible that not all website functionalities can be used fully any more.

You can limit or prevent the processing of data mentioned above. For this purpose, Google provides a browser plugin:

Google provides you further information on data usage as well as possibilities for settings and objection:

“How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services“ –,

„How Google uses cookies in advertising“ – and

"Manage information that Google uses to display advertising“ –

4 Contact

You are able to contact us by e-mail or phone at any time. In this context, we process your personal data in our customer management systems.

Generally and in this context, there is no transfer of data to a third party. Data is generally used for the processing of your request. Here, the legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Handling of contacting constitutes our legitimate interest for the processing of data.

We store your request and your data in our customer management system. This system will be checked on a regular basis in order to see if we still need your data as a customer or prospect. Data is deleted as soon as it is not needed any more for achieving the collection purpose or for our interest and if there is no legal period of retention (in general 10 years).

5 Use of third party’s contents and services

Within our website, we employ different third party’s technologies and services. Thus, calling our website means the transfer of data to these third parties. This also includes your IP address. We always try to choose providers that use your data only for the corresponding call. Used are:

Services of the provider Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, United States. Using these services, data is transferred from and to Google servers mostly within the USA. You can find the data privacy statement of Google here:

You may adjust the use of your data in your Google account:

In detail, we use the following Google services:

Apart from those providers particularly mentioned above, also other providers may be used that are necessary for the provision of our website or single contents. Thus, it may happen that personal data is transferred to these providers, too. Generally, we take care that only carefully evaluated providers are used who are able to guarantee an appropriate data protection level.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

We process this data for the purpose of an economic operation of this website. We pursue our legitimate interest in this purpose for data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

6 Your rights

In general, i.e. subject to any legal restrictions, you have the rights listed below. In order to facilitate the exercise of these rights, we inform you that any corresponding request does not require a certain form, you may send such request electronically (notably per email).

You may request information about your personal data from the controller,

You may request the rectification of your personal data by the controller if the data is inaccurate,

You may request the erasure of your personal data by the controller,

You may request the restriction of further processing of your personal data by the controller,

You have the right to object against further processing of your personal data by the controller, provided that you set out the respective grounds relating to your particular situation,

You may request to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit those data to another person without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided.

Furthermore you have the right to file a complaint about the handling of your personal data by a controller with a supervisory authority competent for data protection. In order to facilitate the exercise of this right, we inform you that the supervisory authority competent for our place of business may be contacted under the following address:

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen,
Kavalleriestr. 2–4, 40213 Düsseldorf

7 Data security

We apply the technical and organizational measures necessary to protect your data from manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorized access, and to safeguard their integrity and availability. Our safety precautions are improved constantly corresponding to technical developments.

8 Amendment of this data privacy statement

This data privacy statement has the status of 25/05/2018. We reserve the right to carry out appropriate amendments at any given time.