Data Protection Policy

We, the company Schomburg & Graf GmbH & Co.KG, appreciate your interest in our website.

The protection of your personal data being collected, processed and used on the occasion of your visit on our website is important to us. Your data are protected in accordance with legal regulations.

We kindly ask you to take a moment to read the following information carefully. You are informed how we, Schomburg & Graf GmbH & Co.KG, handle your personal data, how and for which purposes these data are used, to whom we forward these data and how we protect your personal data.

Your personal rights are our top priority, so that we endeavor to protect and also guarantee these rights to the best of our knowledge and belief.


Collection and processing of data:

Every access to our homepage and every retrieval of a stored file on the homepage is recorded. The storage of these data is used internally for system-related and statistic purposes. Logged items: name of the retrieved data, date and time of the retrieval, transferred data volumes, Web browser, visited pages and requested domain, information about successful retrievals.

Additionally, the IP-addresses of the requesting computers are logged. However, as this website uses an IP anonymization, your IP address is saved shortened, so that a person assignment is then no longer possible.

So far as on this website personal data, for example name, address, Email-address e.g. for our newsletter, are collected, this is done by voluntary agreement with you and with your knowledge.

Personal data you possibly specified when contacting us are collected, used and saved by us under the regulations of the Telemedia Act and the Federal Data Protection Act. A revocation is possible at any time.

Use and transfer of personal data:
So far as you provide personal data, for example by using contact forms, the Newsletter sign-up, access data for the online catalogue, we only use these data according to the German Privacy Policy to answer your questions, to justify, transact and complete the contracts with you and for the technical administration.

Your personal data will only be forwarded to third parties if it is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling a contract, if these data are necessary for billing purposes or if you have agreed before. You have the right to revoke your given consent with effect for the future at any time.

You have the right, upon request, to obtain information about the personal data stored about you free of charge. Additionally, you have the right to correction, blocking and deletion of these personal data in accordance with legal regulations.

All your personal data and further information you give us by using the contact form on our homepage and/or the newsletter will only be collected, processed and used for the processing and answering of your request. Your data are forwarded to us via our provider by email and will be cleared or locked at once after answering as far as there are no legal storage periods. There is no use for a different purpose and there is no data transfer to third parties.

Protection of stored data:
We use technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data provided to us from manipulation, loss, destruction or the access of unauthorized persons. Our security measures are always improved and adjusted according to the prior art. It cannot be excluded that unencrypted disclosed data can be viewed by third parties. It must be pointed out that a secure transmission cannot be guaranteed concerning the data transmission via Internet (e.g. communication by email). Therefore, sensitive data should not be transferred at all or only by a safe connection (SSL).

Protection of minors:
The consent to the processing of personal data can only be given by an adult person. However, in general personal data of minors are not collected.

Storage of anonymous data/cookies:
On this website usage data are collected and stored in anonymous form. For this purpose, so called “cookies” can be used. These are text files which are saved on your computer and therefore enable an analysis of your use of the website. Indeed, these files exclusively collect and save the data in pseudonymous form. They are not used to identify you personally and they are not combined with data about the bearer of the pseudonym. We use this information to determine the attractiveness of our website and to improve its contents continuously.

It is also possible to use the website without cookies. Most browsers have a preference that accepts cookies automatically. However, you can deactivate the storage of cookies or set your browser to notify you before storing cookies.

Our website uses Google-Maps API (Application Programming Interface) for the visual representation of geographical information (maps). Google-Maps is operated with Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using this service, you consent to the collection, processing and use of data by Google of any of its agents or third parties (data you enter and data automatically collected while you use Google-Maps).

By using Google-Maps information about the use of our website including your IP-address are transferred to a server of Google in the USA and are stored there.  The transmission of data to the USA is associated with risks concerning data protection law. It is possible to deactivate the service of Google-Maps and to prevent the transmission of date to Google if you deactivate the JavaScript in your browser. However, we point out that in this case you cannot use the map display and the automatic creation of your route.

More information about the collection, processing and use of your data by Google and about your related rights you will find in the data protection of Google at, and in the additional terms of use for Google-Maps at

Data protection for Facebook:
Our website uses functions of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When calling our pages with Facebook-Plug-Ins a connection between your browser and the servers of Facebook is made. In the course of these data are already transferred to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, these data can be linked with it. If you do not want an assignment to these data to your Facebook account, please log out on Facebook before using the website. Interactions, especially the use of a comment function or clicking on a like or share button, are also forwarded to Facebook. For more information please see

Data protection for Google Analytics:
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For deactivating Google Analytics Google provides a Browser-Plug-In at Google Analytics uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store user-specific information on the user’s device. They allow an analysis of the use of our website offer by Google. The information about the use of our website (including your IP-address) collected by the cookie is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. We point out that on this website Google Analytics was extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so called IP-Masking). When the anonymization is active, Google shortens IP addresses within the member states of the European Union or within other contracting states to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Therefore, conclusions on their identity are not possible. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google complies with the Privacy Policy of the “US-Safe-Harbor” agreement and is registered at the “Safe Harbor” program of the US Department of Commerce. Google uses the collected information to evaluate the use of our website, to write corresponding reports for us and to provide further corresponding services for us. Learn more at

Data protection for Google AdSense:
Our website uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google AdSense uses so called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the utilization of the website. Google AdSense also uses so called web beacons (invisible graphics). By these web beacons information can be evaluated, e.g. the visitor traffic on these sites. The information about the use of this website (including your IP-address) and about the delivery of advertising formats generated by cookies and web beacons is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be disclosed by Google to a contracting party of Google. However, Google will not combine your IP-address with other data you stored. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case it could be possible that not all functions of this website can be used in its entirety.

By using this website, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above.

Data protection for Google +1
Our website uses social media functions of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When calling our sites with Google-Plug-Ins a connection between your browser and the Google servers is built. At this moment data are already transferred to Google. If you have a Google account, these data can be linked with it. If you do not want an association of these data to your Google account, we kindly ask you to log out at Google before visiting our website. Interactions, especially the use of a comment function or the clicking of a “+1” or “share” button, are also forwarded to Google. For more information please see:

Data protection Officer
Please feel free to contact our data protection officer, Mrs. Svenja Zech (,  or +49 202 26652-21)  for questions about data protection.