Privacy Statement

Responsible body in the sense of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General data Protection Regulation (GDPR / DSGVO), is:

E.D.S.F. European Door and Shutter Federation e. V., Neumarktstr. 2 b, D-58095 Hagen, Phone: +49 2331 2008-0, Fax: +49 2331 2008-40,

Your rights

You can always exercise the following rights under the contact details of our data protection officer:

      •       Information about your stored data and their processing,
correction of incorrect personal data,
deletion of your stored data,
Restriction of data processing, if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
Objection to the processing of your data with us and
Data portability, if you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

You can also complain with us about a violation according to Art. 77 DSGVO at a data protection supervisory authority.

If you have given us your consent, you can withdraw it at any time with effect for the future.

Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties

We process your personal data only for the purposes stated in this privacy policy. A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned does not take place. We only share your personal information with third parties if:

       •      you have given your express consent
•      processing is required to complete a contract with you,
•      the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation,
        processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your information.

Collecting general information when visiting our website

When you access our website, a cookie automatically records information of a general nature. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is only information that does not allow conclusions about your person.

This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

 •       ensuring a hassle-free connection of the website,
ensuring a smooth use of our website,
Evaluation of system security and stability as well
for further administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest for the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We do not use your information to draw conclusions about you. The recipient of the data is only the responsible body and possibly the processor.

Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us to optimize our website and the underlying technology.


Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies can not be used to launch programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and enable the correct display of our websites.

In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be established without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can disable the use of cookies at any time through the settings of your browser. Please use the help features of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

E-mail contact
If you contact us via the e-mail addresses provided by us, we will store the personal data you provide to answer your inquiries. The data will be deleted if the request has been finalized, if we are not legally required to keep it or if we need the data to fulfill the contract. In addition, you can object to the processing at any time, if the processing is based on a legitimate interest.

Use of Matomo

This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open-source software for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Matomo uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is stored on a server in Germany.
The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and prior to its storage. You have the option to prevent the installation of cookies by changing the settings of your browser software. We point out that with appropriate attitude not all functions of this website may be available.
You can decide whether a unique web analytics cookie may be stored in your browser in order to allow the operator of the website to collect and analyze various statistical data.

Change of our privacy policy
We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy to always comply with the latest legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. Your new visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.

Questions to the data protection officer
Please note that the data transmitted by you are forwarded to WIB Service und Verwaltungs GmbH, Neumarktstr. 2 b, D-58095 Hagen, (service provider of the association) and processed there.
If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection at WIB Service- und Verwaltungs GmbH.