Data privacy statement.

With this data privacy statement CARL BECHEM GMBH would like to inform you which data will be collected when visiting and using this website and for which purpose these data will be used.

BECHEM data privacy statement

What does this data privacy statement refer to?

This statement exclusively applies to the collection and use of your data acquired during the use of the CARL BECHEM GMBH homepage. In case of any other contact with CARL BECHEM GMBH, possibly other conditions shall apply.

Who is responsible?

Responsible in terms of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetzes (BDSG) - Federal Data Protection Act - is CARL BECHEM GMBH, Weststraße 120, 58089 Hagen, Germany, represented by the Managing Directors Dipl. Ing. Betriebswirt VWA Dr. Martin Walter and Dipl.-Kfm. Christoph Hundertmark.

Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer of the entity responsible for the processing is:

VIA Consult GmbH
Mr. Kunde
Martinstraße 25
57462 Olpe
49 (2761) 8375 – 0

Each data subject can at any time contact our data protection officer directly with any questions or suggestions regarding data protection.

Which data are collected?

We exclusively collect the following data:


1. Data of use
Within the use of our website as well as the offered services (e.g. contact form) we only collect those data which you are actively providing. These are contents of messages which you are providing by e-mail or via contact form, but also data which you provide on a voluntary basis through surveys. When carrying out surveys, we will collect data on an anonymous basis only as far as possible.

In the event we should be legally obliged to obtain your consent to data collection, data processing and data sharing (e.g. to receive newsletters), we will store date, time and IP-address of this consent in order to provide the legally required evidence.


2. Purpose of data collection and, if applicable, transmission of the data
We only collect personal data if you provide it to us voluntarily, for example in connection with an enquiry. Data is entered in the areas described below:


Contact forms
The contact form offers interested parties the possibility to send inquiries directly to BECHEM. Due to legal regulations, the website also contains information (e.g. in the imprint) that enables rapid electronic contact with our company (e.g. via e-mail address). If a person contacts us via e-mail or a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the person will be stored automatically. Data transmitted during this contact will be stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the person concerned. In most cases, the e-mails sent are delivered to general mailboxes of the departments or representatives or assistants of senior employees. Unless required for the purpose of processing, this personal data is not passed on to third parties outside the Group companies.


The data entered will only be collected and processed for the purpose of the application if you have given your consent.

Please note that the data you provide will not be stored anonymously, but will be made available to the respective HR managers and the relevant positions within the company as part of the application process.

If you apply for a job with one of our group of companies, your data will be transferred to this company for this purpose. If you apply for a position outside Germany, your data may also be transmitted to the respective country for this purpose. 

If your application is followed by the conclusion of a contract, your data may be stored and used for the purpose of the usual organisational and administrative process, in compliance with the relevant legal regulations.


Use of YouTube components with enhanced data protection mode
On our website we use components (videos) from YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company of Google Inc, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Here we use the option" - extended data protection mode -" provided by YouTube. When you access a page that has an embedded video, it connects to the YouTube servers and displays the content on the website by notifying your browser. According to YouTube, in " - extended privacy mode -" only data is transmitted to the YouTube server, especially which of our websites you visited when you watch the video. If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, this information will be associated with your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out of your member account before visiting our website. For more information about YouTube's privacy, visit the following link:


Portal for sales partners
In order to log in to our portal for sales partners, you need a user name and a password. You can create it when you register on our site. The data you provide during registration will only be used to contact you and will not be passed on to third parties outside our group of companies. Your data will be stored until further notice. 


3. Cookies
For the user friendly design of our website we use so-called cookies. These are small files which are normally stored on your computer and are used to save page views and settings as long as you visit our homepage. These cookies will be automatically deleted as soon as you leave our website.

The user can prevent cookies by selecting the corresponding option in the web browser. Please bear in mind that the mentioned cookies are technically necessary to fully use the services offered on our website. By deactivating cookies the use of essential parts of our website will no longer be possible.


4. Analysis of usage data
Within the use of our website we collect data regarding your visit on our website for statistical reasons (in the following "statistical data").


This website uses etracker technology ( to collect visitor behavior data. This data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes.  All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be aggregated to a usage profile. Cookies may be used to collect and save this data, but the data remains strictly anonymous. The data will not be used to identify a visitor personally and are not aggregated with any personal data. The collection and storage of data may be refused at any time with respect to subsequent services.


Google Analytics and Google Remarketing 
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 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 the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

This website uses Google-Analytics reports with regard to demographic features, where data from interest-based advertising by Google as well as visitor data of third-party providers (i.e. age, gender and interests) are used. Such data are not reduced to a certain person and can anytime be deactivated using the display settings. 

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

The anonymized data is stored for 26 months. 


Google AdWords with conversion tracking
In our website we use the advertising component Google AdWords and the so-called conversion tracking. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter only called "Google". By certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Google guarantees that the data protection regulations of the EU are also observed when processing data in the USA.

We use the conversion tracking for the targeted advertising of our offer. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our Internet presence.

If you click on an ad placed by Google, the conversion tracking we use stores a cookie on your device. These so-called conversion cookies expire after 30 days and do not serve your personal identification.

If the cookie is still valid and you visit a specific page of our website, both we and Google can evaluate that you clicked on one of our ads placed on Google and that you were then forwarded to our website.

Google uses the information collected in this way to compile statistics for us about visits to our website. In addition, we receive information about the number of users who clicked on our advertisement(s) as well as about the pages of our Internet presence that are subsequently called up. Neither we nor third parties who also use Google AdWords will be able to identify you in this way.

You can also prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your Internet browser. At the same time, you can delete cookies that have already been saved at any time. However, the steps and measures required depend on the Internet browser you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or documentation of your Internet browser or contact its manufacturer or support.

Furthermore, Google also offers:

provides further information on this topic and in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data.


We work with Aumago GmbH, a provider for web analysis and target group marketing. Aumago uses cookies, a text file that is saved in the browser of the computer and which in turn stores anonymous usage data. This data can be used to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. However, no personal data is stored. If IP addresses are collected, deletion of the last number pad ensures that they are anonymized and are not stored together with the cookies. These cookies are either Aumago cookies or cookies of service providers that Aumago utilizes, such as krux digital Inc., Google Inc. etc. The user can delete the cookies in their browser at any time. Aumago uses this data to evaluate the usage of the website by visitors and for online behavioral advertising (OBA).


This website uses Piwik, an open source software for statistical analysis of user access. Piwik uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in a user's browser. These are used to evaluate the use of this website. Data is collected, processed and stored on servers in Germany in order to create anonymous user profiles. The data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, transferred data volume, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider. The personal IP address is anonymized (masking) immediately after processing (IP-based company identification) by deleting the last number block and is also not merged with the cookies or other data. Users can prevent tracking through cookies by setting their browser software accordingly or by clicking on the following link (opt-out). 


Google DoubleClick cookies
This website uses Google DoubleClick cookies (floodlights). Doubleclick is a service of Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Cookies are small text files that are stored in a user's browser. These are used to evaluate the use of this website. The data collected will only be evaluated for statistical purposes and in anonymous form. Your browser is assigned a pseudonymous identification number (ID). DoubleClick cookies do not contain any personal data. You can prevent the use of cookies by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link under DoubleClick deactivation extension. Alternatively, you can disable the Doubleclick cookies on the Digital Advertising page by clicking on the following link.


5. Technical protocol data
Our servers store technical protocol data, so-called log files. These files contain details about visits on our website. Besides the IP address the technical frame conditions of the page view are recorded. These data are exclusively used to eliminate technical problems and possible hacking attempts or similar incidents. After a duration of max. 7 days these data are deleted automatically. We only have access to these data to prevent such incidents. Any other use of these data is technically and organisationally excluded.


How do we process the entered data?
Contact data are stored on German servers. These data are protected by means of adequate technical backups. Data files are stored in encrypted form.


To whom are these data forwarded? Will data be transmitted to third countries?
Data will not be forwarded to third parties. Data will only be transmitted to third countries when you come from a third country and in case transmission of data shall be deemed necessary to provide the homepage or to reply to your inquiries.


How will the data be used?
Statistic data are immediately rendered anonymous. They are used to further improve our services and for proper marketing of our products. In no case these data will be related to your identity.


Can I revoke my permission, how can I delete data?
Of course, your consent can at any time be revoked. Please get in contact with us as follows:


After getting contact with us we will immediately delete all data which have been stored based on your consent and not based on any legal requirements.

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