Privacy Policy

1. About this privacy policy

The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we would like to urge you to read the following summary about how our website works.
The data protection statement listed here complies with the guidelines of the DSGVO (GDPR) and the BDSG (FDPA). It should inform about the kind, purpose and use of personal data by the website operator August Overhoff Drahtwerk GmbH, Am Heßufer 4-14, D-58675 Hemer, tel. +49 2372 9485-0, Fax +49 2372 9485-55.
Although our site is equipped with various security measures, a complete protection of your data can not be guaranteed, because security gaps on the Internet can not be ruled out. If you have concerns regarding the collection of your data, you will find the corresponding contact details of our contact persons at the end of the text.

2. Personal data

The function and communication of our service depend on the data of our users. Personal data is particularly sensitive. This includes all information traceable to a specific, natural person. According to the DSGVO (GDPR), we have the obligation to list the entire scope of all such data.
By using our site, the following personal data is collected according to the DSGVO (GDPR):

  • first and last Name
  • address
  • e-mail address
  • IP address
  • phone numbers
  • fax numbers

This data is generated when you use the following function:

  • contact form

We assure that these data are only for the functioning, the statistical evaluation and the improvement of our offer. Under current regulations, these informations are collected only for the time you use our service. The statutory extinguishing regulations are complied with.

3. How we collect data

3.1. Log Files

A log file is created as part of an automatic log of the processing computer system. This means that the informations of your used computer system are recorded as logfiles on a server.
We also do a log file analysis. Our site provider records:

  • access to the page: date, time, frequency
  • amount of sent data
  • which browser you are using and which version is used
  • your IP address

Again, the data collected only serves to improve our offer. The operator may only store, issue or retrieve server log files for longer, if permitted by law (for example, in the case of suspected illegal activity).

3.2. cookies

This website uses cookies. These are small text files that will be placed in your browsing history and used to reconstruct settings you made during your next visit and any other changes you have made. Cookies allow us to personalize our service and make it more user-friendly.
You have the option to block the setting of cookies and delete already set cookies. In such a case, we must inform you that certain features on the site do no longer work or only work partially.

4. Data processing when opening a customer account and for the execution of the contract

According to Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO (GDPR), personal data is collected and processed when you inform us about the execution of a contract or the opening of a customer account. The personal data of the customer necessary for the order processing is stored. The customer hereby agrees expressly. All personal information will be treated confidentially.

5. Data transfer to third parties

The website operator collects, uses and transfers your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.
Personal information means all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you – such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

6. Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to display interactive maps and create driving directions. Google Maps is a map service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. By using Google Maps, information about the use of this website, including your IP address and the (start) address entered as part of the route planning function, can be transferred to Google in the USA. If you visit a website on our website that contains Google Maps, your browser connects directly to Google’s servers. The map contents are transmitted by Google directly to your browser and integrated by this into the website. Therefore, we have no control over the extent of the data collected by Google in this manner. According to our knowledge these are at least the following data:

  • Date and time of your visit at the website in question,
  • Internet address or URL of the website accessed,
  • IP address, (start) address as part of route planning.

We have no influence on the further processing and use of the data by Google and therefore cannot accept any responsibility for this.
If you do not want Google to collect, process or use information about you through our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. However, you will not be able to use the map viewer in this case.
For information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please gather from the Google privacy policy (
By using our website, you consent to the processing of the data collected from you by Google Maps route planner in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above.

7. Your rights

Of course you have rights in relation to the collection of your data. Under current law, we are required to clarify them to you. The usage and implementation of these rights is free of charge for you.

Right of withdrawal
You have the right to revoke your consent to the collection of data at any time. This right applies with effect for the future; the data collected up to the legal force of the revocation remains unaffected.
Send a message to if you want to exercise your right of withdrawal.

Right to data portability
You have the right to request a transfer of your data from us to another location.

Right to rectification, cancellation or blocking
You have the right to have your data corrected, deleted or blocked. The latter applies if the legal situation does not permit deletion.

Right to appeal
You have the right to complain to a regulator or a competent body if you have a cause for complaint. To exercise this right and the two previously mentioned, please contact the contact persons listed at the end of this privacy policy.

8. Responsible for the data collection

For questions, requests for information, applications, complaints or criticism regarding our privacy policy, you can contact the following:
Mr. Dag Boie-Wegener, August Overhoff Drahtwerk GmbH, Am Heßufer 4-14, D-58675 Hemer

9. Change of privacy policy

We, the persons responsible, reserve the right to change the privacy policy at any time with regard to applicable data protection regulations. The current status is May 2018.