Privacy Policy

When processing information with which you can be personally identified ("personal data"), the protection of data and your privacy is an important concern for us. In the following we inform you as a data subject about the processing of these data when using our website:


The Controller for the processing of personal data on this website is:

Trierer Str. 23-25
52078 Aachen (Germany)
Telefon: +49 (0) 241 97690

Data Protection Officer

Our data protection officer may be contacted as follows:

Adlex GmbH
Huestraße 23
D - 44791 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (234) 9136120

Legal Bases

We collect and process your personal data exclusively on a legal basis, in particular on the basis of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR). 

If we obtain your consent for processing operations for specific processing purposes, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. 

If we need your personal data in order to fulfil a contract concluded with you (e.g. delivery of goods, provision of services), the processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. This also applies to processes directly connected therewith, e.g. the processing of inquiries about our products, services or prices. 

If we process your personal data based on statutory obligations, this is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR. 

In the event that we need your personal data in order to protect your vital interests or those of another natural person, the processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d) GDPR. 

Regardless of the afore-mentioned legal bases, we process your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR if the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest on our part or that of a third party, provided that your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms do not prevail.

Collection of General Data

When you use our website, data transmitted to us by your browser will be processed and stored on our server. These data are necessary to provide the content and services of our website and are used to correctly display the website and to ensure security and stability. Usually, the data concerned are the following:

  • IP address 
  • Date and time of the request 
  • Content of the request / page selection
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 
  • Access status / Http status code
  • Referrer URL / initial website
  • Transferred data volume 
  • Type, language and version of the web browser used 
  • Operating system 

These data are not used by us to establish a connection to you.

Personal data are usually deleted automatically after 14 days unless there is any other legal reason that would require a longer storage.

In addition, we process all other personal data that you provide to us in the context of using our website limited by the purpose of the processing (e.g. contact requests, login information, uploads).

Service Providers

If we wish to use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or use your data for any other purposes, we will inform you below or through the Provider about the respective processes. If necessary, a legally required processing contract exists with providers who process data on our behalf within the purpose of the processing.


On our website, we use so-called "cookies". Cookies are text files that are transferred from a server to the hard disk of your computer and remain there for the duration of the session or until deletion, depending on the type of cookie and the settings of your Internet browser, and through which certain individualization information are transmitted to us. 

Cookies are used to store your system and usage information relating to the use of our website. They may also contain a unique identifier that allows us and other website providers to distinguish your system from other systems and to recognize it the next time you visit. 

With these functions we intend to guarantee and increase the user friendliness and functionality of our website.

For this purpose we use the following for our website:

Necessary Cookies
We use “necessary cookies" to enable the comprehensive use of this website. This concerns in particular the correct display of content.

Performance Cookies
These are cookies that are needed to optimize the performance of our website. Information about the way our website is used are evaluated in order to improve the user experience. The evaluation is carried out anonymously.

Functional Cookies
Functional cookies are necessary to ensure the operation of technical modules. Here, the user is offered improved, personal functions, as far as desired.

Marketing, Targeting or Analysis Cookies
The use of marketing or targeting cookies is also possible. These are used to target users according to their interests and thus to make the display of advertising more specific. Such information and visits to the advertising offers can be evaluated and shared with third parties in order to improve the targeting and advertising of third parties but also each site functionality. For this processing, we separately obtain your consent, unless the data is processed anonymously.

Insofar as analysis services are used on our website, this is usually associated with the setting of one or more cookies that record and track your user behavior. Among other things, data is collected about you and your system, your visit to our website (e.g. content accessed, interests, purchases, clicks and visit duration), the visit of preceding or subsequent websites and the use of advertisements. The processing of the information is anonymized unless you have given your consent to the processing of the real data. From this consent form, you will also receive more information about the data collected.

The legal basis for cookies that are absolutely necessary for providing you with the expressly requested service is § 25 para. 2 no. 2 TTDSG (= German Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act). Any use of cookies that is not absolutely technically necessary for this purpose constitutes data processing that is only permitted with your express consent. This applies in particular to the use of advertising, targeting or analysis cookies.

You can prevent or switch off the use of cookies at any time by choosing the appropriate settings for the Internet browser used. You can at any time delete cookies that have already been stored. Without cookies, however, various functions of our website may be limited or not usable at all.

In addition, you should occasionally delete the browser history manually to remove existing cookies.

Details can also be found in the cookie banner of this website.

Information about cookies on this website

E-Mail / Contact Form

If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, we will process the data you provided in order to answer your questions. Insofar as the storage is no longer necessary, we delete the transmitted data or limit the processing. This is dependent on legal storage obligations.

Google Analytics 

For our website we use Google Analytics, a tracking tool of Google, LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" (see above under "cookies"), which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The thus generated information about your use of our website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted 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 website activity and to provide further services associated with the website use and Internet use to the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted by your Internet browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. 

The data sent and linked with cookies, user recognition (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs will automatically be deleted after 14 months.  Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month. Further information on data protection can be found at

Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Google AdWords

Our website uses Google AdWords with Google Conversion Tracking, a service of Google, LLC, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"), see If you have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google AdWords will place a cookie on your computer. 

This enables us and Google to recognise that the user has clicked on the ad and was directed to that page. Cookies cannot be tracked through AdWords customer websites. After 30 days, these cookies lose their validity and are not used for personal identification. Conversion statistics tell customers the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were directed to a page tagged with a conversion tracking tag. The setting of a cookie can be rejected through browser settings. This can lead to functional limitations of the website.


We use embedded YouTube videos on our website. YouTube is a service of YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA ("YouTube"). When you visit a page with an embedded YouTube video, a connection to YouTube servers is established. 

This tells YouTube which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can also personally associate this information with you. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand. When a video is started, YouTube uses cookies (see "Cookies" above) to collect data about your user behavior. You can prevent this by blocking the storage of cookies in your Internet browser. Further information and data protection information can be found at:

Duration of Processing and Deletion 

Your data will only be processed for as long as it is necessary for achieving the above-mentioned processing purposes; for this purpose, the legal bases indicated in the context of the processing purposes apply accordingly.

We delete or block personal data in accordance with the legal requirements after the expiry of one of the periods described above, if no period is specified, as soon as they are no longer required for the purposes mentioned herein or a legally prescribed storage period expires.

Data Transmission

We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR,
  • this is legally permissible and, in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, is necessary for the fulfilment of a contractual relationship with you or the implementation of pre-contractual measures,
  • under Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR there is a legal obligation to pass on the data, 
  • we are required by law to transmit data to state authorities, e.g. tax authorities, social insurance agencies, health insurance companies, supervisory authorities and law enforcement agencies, 
  • the transmission is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR in order to safeguard legitimate company interests and to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, and if there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding protectable interest in the non-disclosure of your data, 
  • in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR, we use external service providers, so-called contract processors, who are obliged to handle your data with due care.

When transmitting data to external bodies in third countries, i.e. outside the EU, we ensure that these bodies will treat your personal data with the same care as they would within the EU.

The data will only be transferred to countries with respect to which the EU Commission has confirmed an adequate level of protection, or if we ensure the careful handling of personal data by means of contractual agreements and suitable guarantees. 

Rights of the Data Subject

If we process your personal data, you are a data subject within the meaning of GDPR and have the following rights against us as the Controller: 

  • a right to information about the purpose, type, scope and duration of the processing (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • a right to correction of the stored data (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • a right to deletion of stored data (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • a right to restriction of the processing of data (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • a right of the data recipients being informed by us as the Controller with regard to the execution of the rights of correction, deletion and restriction of the processing (Art. 19 GDPR)
  • a right to data transferability in machine-readable form (Art. 20 GDPR)
  • a right to object to data processing (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • a right to revoke the declaration of consent under data privacy law (Art. 7 par. 3 GDPR)
  • a right not to participate in an automated decision (Art. 22 GDPR)
  • a right to appeal to a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)

For this purpose, please contact our data protection officer listed above.