Data privacy

Data Protection Statement

1. Data Privacy at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data that can be used to identify you personally. For detailed information about the subject of data protection, refer to our Data Privacy Statement which is provided below.
Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the recording of data on this website?
The data on this website are processed by the website operator. You will find this party's contact details in the Publication Details provided on this website.

How do we record your data?

On the one hand, your data are collected as a result of your communicating such to us. This may, for example, be data you enter in our contact form.

Other data are automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. Primarily, these are technical data (e.g. web browser, operating system or the time at which the site was accessed). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to guarantee the error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have in relation to your data?

You have the right at any time to receive information from us free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of the data stored about your person. You also have to right to demand that these data be rectified, made unavailable or erased. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the Publication Details if you have questions about the above or any other aspect of data privacy. Furthermore, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

Analyse tools and tools of third-party providers

When you visit our website your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily with cookies and so-called analysis programs. Analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually done anonymously; surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to such analysis or prevent such by not using specific tools. You will find detailed information about these in the following data privacy statement.

You may object to such analysis. We will inform you about ways of objecting in this data privacy statement.

2. General and Mandatory Information

Data privacy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection provisions as well as in compliance with this data privacy statement.

When you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal data are data that can be used to identify you personally. This data privacy statement explains which data we collect and what we use them for. It also explains how, and for which purpose this is done.

We wish to point out that data communicated on the Internet (e.g. in communication by email) may be vulnerable to security loopholes. Data cannot be fully protected from access by third parties.

Information on the controller

The controller responsible for processing data on this website is:

Brechmann Handels GmbH & Co. KG
Sunderweg 10
D-33649 Bielefeld

Telephone +49 (0)5 21/9 72 42-0
Fax +49 (0)5 21/9 72 42-48

Managing Director: Andreas Jedaschko

Registered office: Amtsgericht Bielefeld [Bielefeld District Court]
Business registration number: HRA 13680

VAT number: DE 154139628
Tax number: 349/5706/2908

Controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses etc.).

Withdrawal of your consent to the processing of data

Many data-processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can at any time withdraw any consent you have already given. This can be done by sending us an informal e-mail message. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection having taken place prior to withdrawal.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority

In the event of any violation of data protection legislation the date subject is entitled to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority in data protection issues is the land data protection officer of the federal state in which the headquarters of our company is located. A list of data protection officers and their contact details may be found at the following links:

Right to data portability

You have the right to demand that we hand over to you or any third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent in order to fulfil a contract. If you demand any direct transfer of data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, e.g. orders or requests, that you send to us as a site operator, this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection in the browser's address lines when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and also by the lock symbol in your browser bar.

When SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you communicate to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, Blocking, Deletion

You have the right at any time to request at no charge information on your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to these data being rectified, made unavailable or erased. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the Publication Details if you have questions about the above or any other aspect of personal data.
Rejection of advertising emails

The use of contact data published within the scope of the obligation to provide Publication Details for sending advertising and information material that has not been expressly requested is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as by spam mails.

3. Data Protection Officer

Data protection officer as mandated by law

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

Alfred Leingang
Sunderweg 8
33649 Bielefeld

Phone +49 (0)5 21/9 72 42-95

4. Data collection on our website


Some of the Internet pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help to make our website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies which we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you erase them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser such that you are informed of the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The disabling of cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are required for performing the electronic communication process or for providing specific functions you wish to use (e.g. shopping basket function) will be stored on the basis of DGPR Article 6 (1) (f). The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies to provide its services in a technically sound and optimised manner. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, such are treated separately in this data privacy statement.

Server Log Files

The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. These are:

Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of server request
IP address

This data will not be merged with other data sources.

These data will be processed on the basis of point b of Art. 6(1) of the GDPR which permits the processing of data for fulfilling a contract or implementing pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

If you submit requests to us via the contact form, your details from the request form, including the contact details you provide in it, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and for asking any further questions we may have. We will not pass on these data without your consent.

Consequently, the data entered in the contact form shall only be processed on the basis of your consent (GDPR Article 6 (1) (f)). You may revoke this consent at any time. This can be done by sending us an informal e-mail message. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out up to the time of revocation remains unaffected by said revocation.

The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until such time as you ask us to erase them, withdraw your consent to store them or the purpose for which they are stored ceases to exist (e.g. after we have finished dealing with your request). This shall not affect any mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods.

5. Plugins and tools


Our website uses plug-ins from the YouTube site operated by Google. These pages are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our sites that is provided with a YouTube plug-in, a connection will be made to YouTube's servers. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

When you are logged in to your YouTube account, you make it possible for YouTube to link your browsing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used in the interest of presenting our online offerings in an appealing manner. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of point f of Art. 6(1) of the GDRP.

You will find further information on the handling of user data in YouTube's data privacy statement at:


6. Our social media appearances

This privacy policy applies to the following social media presence


Data processing through social networks

We maintain publicly available profiles in social networks. The individual social networks we use can be found below.

Social networks such as Facebook, X etc. can generally analyze your user behavior comprehensively if you visit their website or a website with integrated social media content (e.g., like buttons or banner ads). When you visit our social media pages, numerous data protection-relevant processing operations are triggered. In detail:

If you are logged in to your social media account and visit our social media page, the operator of the social media portal can assign this visit to your user account. Under certain circumstances, your personal data may also be recorded if you are not logged in or do not have an account with the respective social media portal. In this case, this data is collected, for example, via cookies stored on your device or by recording your IP address.

Using the data collected in this way, the operators of the social media portals can create user profiles in which their preferences and interests are stored. This way you can see interest-based advertising inside and outside of your social media presence. If you have an account with the social network, interest-based advertising can be displayed on any device you are logged in to or have logged in to.

Please also note that we cannot retrace all processing operations on the social media portals. Depending on the provider, additional processing operations may therefore be carried out by the operators of the social media portals. Details can be found in the terms of use and privacy policy of the respective social media portals.


Legal basis

Our social media appearances should ensure the widest possible presence on the Internet. This is a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The analysis processes initiated by the social networks may be based on divergent legal bases to be specified by the operators of the social networks (e.g., consent within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR).


Responsibility and assertion of rights

If you visit one of our social media sites (e.g., Facebook), we, together with the operator of the social media platform, are responsible for the data processing operations triggered during this visit. You can in principle protect your rights (information, correction, deletion, limitation of processing, data portability and complaint) vis-à-vis us as well as vis-à-vis the operator of the respective social media portal (e.g., Facebook).

Please note that despite the shared responsibility with the social media portal operators, we do not have full influence on the data processing operations of the social media portals. Our options are determined by the company policy of the respective provider.


Storage time

The data collected directly from us via the social media presence will be deleted from our systems as soon as you ask us to delete it, you revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses. Stored cookies remain on your device until you delete them. Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular, retention periods - remain unaffected.

We have no control over the storage duration of your data that are stored by the social network operators for their own purposes. For details, please contact the social network operators directly (e.g., in their privacy policy, see below).


Your rights

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to object, the right to data portability and the right to file a complaint with the responsible regulatory agency. Furthermore, you can request the correction, blocking, deletion and, under certain circumstances, the restriction of the processing of your personal data.


Individual social networks


We have a profile on Instagram. The provider of this service is Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:, and

For details on how they handle your personal information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy:

The company is certified in accordance with the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the US, which is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards for data processing in the US. Every company certified under the DPF is obliged to comply with these data protection standards. For more information, please contact the provider under the following link:



We have a profile on XING. The provider is New Work SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Details on their handling of your personal data can be found in the XING Privacy Policy:



We have a LinkedIn profile. The provider is the LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. LinkedIn uses advertising cookies.

If you want to disable LinkedIn advertising cookies, please use the following link:

Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here: and

For details on how they handle your personal information, please refer to LinkedIn's privacy policy: