Privacy policy

We appreciate your interest in our company and our services and would like you to feel secure when visiting our Internet pages, also with regard to the protection of your personal data.

We take the protection of personal data very seriously. Therefore, compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and other relevant data protection laws is a matter of course for us. We want you to know when we collect what data and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations on data protection are observed both by us and by external service providers.

Person responsible according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation: projekt w – Systeme aus Stahl GmbH, Geseker Str. 36, D-33154 Salzkotten.

Data protection officer (external service provider):

Stephan Rheinwald
Telemannstrasse 22, 53113 Bonn
mobile: 0228 – 35036291

Data protection coordinator project w – Systeme aus Stahl GmbH:

Niklas Schütte
Tel.: 05258 – 9828 423

What anonymous data do we collect and for what purpose?

When you visit our Internet pages, our web servers automatically store the data that your browser transmits in order to enable you to visit the Internet pages and thus refer you to our range of services and our company. These are:

  • the name of your Internet Service Provider,
  • the website from which you visit us, as well as the date and time of your visit,
  • the amount of data transferred in each case,
  • Your browser, the language and version of the browser software, and your operating system and its interface.

We evaluate this technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes in order to optimize our Internet presence and make our Internet offerings even more attractive. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal information on secure systems and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about an individual person.

What personal data do we collect and for what purpose?

In the following, we show you for which different purposes we collect which data within the scope of this website:

Data processing through the use of cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer in order to track visitor preferences and to be able to optimize our Internet offering accordingly.

On the one hand, we use transient cookies. These are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include, in particular, session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to the website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or you close the browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

To prevent cookies from being stored, “do not accept cookies” must be selected in the browser settings. If cookies are not accepted by the browser, the functionality of the website may be limited.

This stored information is stored separately from any further data provided to us. In particular, the data of the cookies are not linked with your other data.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-DSGVO.

Data processing when using our general contact form

If you contact us through our website, we will process the following information in order to respond appropriately to your request:

  • Date and time of the request,
  • Your first and last name and title, if applicable,
  • Your e-mail address,
  • Your postal address,
  • Inquiry text.

We cannot process your request without providing this data.

You can voluntarily provide the following additional data:

  • Your phone number

If this data is missing, we cannot contact you via the corresponding channel, but only via your e-mail address.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f EU-DSGVO, insofar as the processing of your inquiry is carried out to explain our services and our company. If your request is made in preparation for the conclusion of a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b EU GDPR.


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter.

We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to ensure that the newsletter is sent out in a consensual manner. In the course of this, the potential recipient can be added to a distribution list. Subsequently, the user receives a confirmation e-mail to confirm the registration in a legally secure manner. Only if the confirmation is received, the address will be actively added to the distribution list.

We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and offers.

Newsletter2Go is used as the newsletter software. Your data will be transmitted to Newsletter2Go GmbH. Newsletter2Go is prohibited from selling your data and using it for purposes other than sending newsletters. Newsletter2Go is a German, certified provider, which was selected according to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Federal Data Protection Act.

For more information, click here:

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

The data protection measures are always subject to technical updates, for this reason we ask you to inform yourself about our data protection measures at regular intervals by consulting our data protection declaration.

WordPress Plugins
We use the following WordPress plugins on our website:

  • Yoast SEO
  • WP Staging
  • WP Fastest Cache
  • WP Accordion with Categories
  • The7 WPBakery Page Builder
  • The7 Ultimate Addons for WPBakery Page Builder
  • The7 Slider Revolution
  • The7 Elements
  • Simple 301 Redirects
  • SEO Optimized Images
  • Really Simple SSL pro
  • Really Simple SSL
  • Polylang
  • Newsletter2Go
  • MetaSlider
  • Media File Renamer (Auto Rename)
  • Loco Translate
  • iThemes Security
  • Insert Headers and Footers
  • Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights
  • Favicon by RealFaviconGenerator
  • EWWW Image Optimizer
  • Duplicate Post
  • Ditty News Ticker
  • Cookie Notice
  • Contact Form 7
  • code-x . WordPress Power-Up
  • Classic Editor
  • BackUpWordPress
  • AJAX Thumbnail Rebuild

How do we secure your data?

We have implemented technical and organizational security measures to protect your data processed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Our employees and, if applicable, data-processing third parties are obligated by us to maintain confidentiality.

Right of information and revocation

In accordance with the EU Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to request information from us at any time about whether personal data about you is stored by us. Furthermore, you have the following rights with regard to this stored data:

  • the right to information about stored data (Art. 15 EU-DSGVO),
  • the right to rectify inaccurate data (Art. 16 EU GDPR),
  • the right to have data deleted (Art. 17 EU-DSGVO),
  • the right to restrict the processing of data (Art. 18 EU GDPR),
  • the right to object to unreasonable data processing (Art. 21 EU GDPR) and
  • the right to data portability (Art. 20 EU-DSGVO).

If you have given your consent to the use of data, you can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.

All requests for information or objections to data processing should be sent by e-mail to or to the postal address given in the imprint.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, workplace or the place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the EU GDPR (Art. 77 EU GDPR).

Children and teenagers

Persons under the age of 18 may not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not request personal data from children and young people, do not collect them and do not pass them on to third parties.

More information

Contact details of our data protection officer:

Information according to Art. 13 para. 2 lit. e EU-DSGVO: The provision of personal data is neither legally nor contractually required or necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. Please refer to the paragraph “What personal data do we collect and for what purpose?” for any consequences of not providing it for the respective data processing operation.

Change of our privacy policy

We reserve the right to change our data protection measures as far as this becomes necessary due to technical development or due to changed legislation or jurisdiction. In these cases, we will also adjust our privacy policy accordingly. Therefore, please note the current version of our privacy policy.

Google Analytics:

If you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The use includes the operation mode “Universal Analytics”. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. This privacy notice is provided by

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by IP anonymization to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. For more information on terms of use and data privacy, please visit or

Processing purposes
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

Legal basis
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 S.1 lit. f GDPR.

Recipients / categories of recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Google.

Transfer to third countries
Personal data is transferred to the US under the EU-US Privacy Shield based on the European Commission’s adequacy decision. You can retrieve the certificate here.

Duration of data storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached takes place automatically once a month.

Data subject rights
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by preventing the storage of cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on. Opt-out cookies prevent future collection of your data when visiting this website. To prevent collection by Universal Analytics across devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set:
Disable Google Analytics

Google Maps:

This website uses the Google Maps product from Google Inc. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of automatically collected data by Google Inc, its agents and third parties.
The terms of use of Google Maps can be found under “Terms of use of Google Maps”.

Use of social plugin Facebook:

This website uses the social plugin from Facebook. The plugin is marked with the corresponding logos. When you call up this plugin by clicking on the respective button, a connection is established, e.g. to the Facebook servers. This means that data is transferred to a non-European third country. This transmits to the Facebook server which of our web pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a Facebook member, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When you click the “Recommend” button, this information is assigned to your Facebook account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plugin. For more information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy. If you do not want Facebook to associate the visit to our pages with your Facebook user account
please log out of your Facebook user account.
With regard to the Facebook plugin, the “2 clicks for more data protection” concept1 is applied on the provider’s website.

Use of social plugin youtube:

Our website uses plugins from the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

For more information on the handling of user data, please see YouTube’s privacy policy at:

Data protection information for applicants (f/m/d)

We are pleased that you are interested in us and that you are applying or have applied for a position in our company. We would like to provide you below with information on the processing of your personal data in connection with the application.

Who is responsible for data processing?

The responsible party within the meaning of data protection law is the

project w Systems made of steel GmbH
Geseker Street 36

33154 Salzkotten

You will find further information about our company, details of the persons authorized to represent us and also further contact options in our imprint on our website:

What data from you do we process? And for what purposes?

We process the data you have sent us in connection with your application in order to assess your suitability for the position (or other open positions in our companies, if applicable) and to carry out the application process.

What is the legal basis for this?

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in this application procedure is primarily Section 26 BDSG in the version applicable as of 25.05.2018. Accordingly, the processing of data required in connection with the decision on the establishment of an employment relationship is permissible.

Should the data be required for legal prosecution after completion of the application process, data processing may be carried out on the basis of the requirements of Art. 6 DSGVO, in particular to safeguard legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO take place. Our interest then consists in asserting or defending claims.

How long will the data be stored?

Data of applicants will be deleted after 6 months in case of rejection.

In the event that you have agreed to further storage of your personal data, we will transfer your data to our applicant pool. There, the data is deleted after two years.

If you are awarded a position during the application process, the data from the applicant data system will be transferred to our HR information system.

To which recipients is the data passed on?

Your applicant data will be viewed by the HR department after receipt of your application. Suitable applications are then forwarded internally to the department managers for the respective open position. Then the further procedure is coordinated. In principle, only those persons in the company have access to your data who require this for the proper conduct of our application process.

Where is the data processed?

The data is processed exclusively on dedicated IT systems in our server room. In addition to administrators, only members of the HR department and management have access to these IT systems.

Your rights as a “data subject

You have the right to obtain information about the personal data we process about you.

In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may then require proof from you that you are the person you claim to be.

Furthermore, you have a right to rectification or deletion or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are entitled to this by law.

Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing within the framework of the legal requirements. The same applies to a right to data portability.

Our data protection officer

We have appointed data protection officers in our company. You can reach them at the following contact options:

Data protection officer (external service provider):

Stephan Rheinwald
Telemannstrasse 22, 53113 Bonn
mobile: 0228 – 35036291

Data protection coordinator project w – Systeme aus Stahl GmbH:

Niklas Schütte
Tel.: 05258 – 9828 423

Right of appeal

You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us to a data protection supervisory authority.