Privacy policy

Data protection is very important to us!

The protection of your personal data is taken very seriously when using these websites. In the following you will be informed about the collection, processing and use of your personal data when you visit these websites and use the services offered there.

1. information on personal data

(1) Personal data is such individual information that relates to a person or is suitable to establish a relationship with a person, such as the name, postal address, a telephone number, an e-mail address, bank details, etc.. Personal data can thus be used to infer the identity of a person under certain circumstances.
(2) Service provider according to 13 Telemedia Act (TMG) and responsible body according to the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is TM Recycling GmbH, Böternhöfen 13, 24594 Hohenwestedt, see our imprint.

2. data subject rights

In connection with our processing of your data, you have the following rights:
(1) Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO on the processing of your personal data by us on the purpose of processing, categories of data processed, recipients or categories of recipients, duration of storage or criteria for determining the duration, right to rectification, deletion, restriction of processing or objection to processing, right of complaint to the supervisory authority, if applicable. Information über the origin of the data and the existence of automated decision-making and, where applicable, information über guarantees in accordance with äß Art. 46 DSGVO in Übmittlung to a third country or international organizations;

(2) Right to rectify inaccurate or complete incomplete personal data pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO;

(3) Right to delete stored personal data pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO if the data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed, if consent has been revoked and there is no other legal basis, if objection to processing has been raised and the data has been deleted pursuant to Art. 21 (1) or (2) DSGVO may no longer be processed, if the data was processed unlawfully, if the data processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation or if the data was collected in relation to services offered by an information society pursuant to Art. 8 (1) DSGVO. This does not apply if the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of opinion and information, the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
(4) Right to restrict processing pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, if you dispute the accuracy of the data (for the period of time necessary to verify the accuracy), if the processing is unlawful, but you object to the deletion and request the restriction of the use instead, if we do not need the data for the purposes of the processing, or if we do not need the data for the purposes of the processing; You can request the restriction of use if we no longer need the data for the purposes of processing, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or if you object to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO, as long as it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate reasons outweigh your legitimate reasons;

(5) Right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO (if the data are processed for the purpose of direct marketing) or pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO (if the processing is carried out pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 e) or f) DSGVO, for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we have compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims). For more information on the right to object, please also refer to Section 23. below;

(6) Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, i.e. to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, valid and machine-readable format or to transfer it to another responsible party;

(7) Right to revoke consent granted at any time pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO. The revocation has the consequence that we may no longer carry out the data processing for the future from the time of the revocation. Cf. also point 24. below;

(8) Right to complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. The competent supervisory authority for us can be found under point 4. above. The right of appeal is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
(9) All requests for information or objections to data processing should be sent by e-mail to or to the address given in section 1, paragraph 2 above.

3. automated decision making

Automated decision making is not used here.

4. supervisory authority

The address of the supervisory authority responsible for us is:

Independent State Center for Data Protection Schleswig-Holstein, Holstenstraße 98, 24103 Kiel,

Tel.: +49 431 988-1200, Fax: +49 431 988-1223



5. storage of access data

(1) Each time you access our website, access data is stored in a log file on the server of our provider.

(2) This data record consists, for example, of your IP address, the date and time of the request, the name of the requested file, the amount of files transferred and the access status, a description of the web browser and operating system used and the name of your Internet service provider. The encryption is done by SSL/ TSL, a Let’s Encrypt certificate is provided.

(3) This data is collected for technical reasons. An evaluation takes place exclusively for statistical purposes (visitor numbers and page popularity). Your IP is stored in the logs and can be deleted on request at any time.

6. collection of personal data for informational use

(1) In the case of mere informational use of the website, i.e. if you do not log in or register to use the website or otherwise provide us with information, we do not collect any personal data, with the exception of the data mentioned under 5.2, which your browser provides to make it technically possible for you to visit the website.
(2) When using the website, so-called cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which the body that sets the cookie (in this case, we), certain information. Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve here only to make the Internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

We use cookies, for example, to identify you for subsequent visits, if you have an account with us. Otherwise, you would have to log in again for each visit.
a) This website uses cookies to the following extent:
– Transient cookies (temporary use)

– Persistent cookies (temporally limited use)

– Third-party cookies (from third parties)

– Flash cookies (persistent use)

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This means that your computer can be recognized when you return to the website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or when you close the browser. c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time. d) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website. e) The Flash cookies used are not collected by your browser, but by your Flash plug-in. These store the necessary data regardless of the browser you are using and have no automatic expiration date. If you do not want Flash cookies to be processed, you must install an appropriate add-on, e.g. „Better Privacy” for Mozilla Firefox ( or Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome.
The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is that through the data processing we can make statistical evaluations regarding the use of our website and optimize our Internet offerings for users.

7. use of functions of our website

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this purpose, you must usually provide further personal data, which we use to provide the respective service. If additional voluntary information is possible, this is marked accordingly.
(2) When you contact the service provider by e-mail or üvia the contact form, your e-mail address and, if you so indicate, your name and telephone number will be stored by us in order to answer your questions.

8. contact form

You have on our website the possibility to send us üvia the form “Contact” encrypted an e-mail with your request. Here you can, for example, ask questions about our company, our products or our services.

In order to process your request, we ask you to enter personal data in our input mask. This includes your name and e-mail address and other information such as the subject of your request and your message text. In addition to the mandatory fields, you can also enter additional information. Optionally, address and/or telephone number can be specified.

This information enables us to respond to your request comprehensively. The communication of the data provided by you in this context is expressly voluntary.

The personal data from your above-mentioned information as well as the time of contacting us will be used exclusively for the purpose for which you provide them to us when contacting us – in particular the processing of your request. The information you provide will only be used to process your request. The data will not be used for other purposes or passed on to third parties without your express consent. Exceptions are – if it is necessary to fulfill your request – partner companies of TM Recycling GmbH. These can be for example: Our suppliers, transport and logistics partners and our trading partners. Unless there is a legal obligation to retain data, your personal data will be deleted once the request has been processed.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is that we need your data to be able to process or respond to your communication.

9. liability for content

The contents of our pages were created with great care. For the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of content, we can not take any responsibility. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with general legislation, pursuant to §7 para.1 TMG. According to § § 8 to 10 TMG, however, we are not obligated as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws remain unaffected. However, any liability in this regard is only possible from the point in time at which a concrete infringement of the law becomes known. If we become aware of such violations, we will remove the content immediately.

10. liability for links

Our pages may contain links to external websites of third parties, on whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we can for these foreign contents also no responsibility übernehmen. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such links immediately.

11. data security

We secure our website and other systems through appropriate technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, alteration or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. However, despite regular checks, complete protection against all risks is not possible.
Our website uses the industry standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) for encryption. This ensures the confidentiality of your personal information over the Internet. You can tell whether encrypted transmission is taking place by the closed key or lock symbol in your browser display.

12. disclosure of data

A passing on of your personal data to third parties takes place only,
– if you have given your express consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 a) DSGOV;

– if the transfer is necessary for the fulfillment of contractual obligations pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 b) DSGVO;

– if we are legally obligated to pass on the data in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 c) DSGVO;

– if the disclosure of the data is in the public interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 e) DSGVO or;

– if the transfer of data is necessary for the protection of our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 f) DSGVO, unless your interests in the protection of your data üoverride.

13. categories of data

We process the following categories of data: master data (such as company, contact person, address, if applicable), communication data, contract data, receivables data, payment and default information, if applicable. Please see the information above.

14. third party recipients

In order to satisfactorily process your requests, we may need to share your personal information with third-party recipients. Third party recipients may include our suppliers, transport and logistics partners and our trading partners.

15. duration of storage of personal data

Your data will be stored by us for as long as it is needed for the respective purposes underlying the processing. In addition, we store data only insofar as we are legally obligated to do so, e.g. due to statutory retention obligations.

16. information on the right of objection

An objection to the processing of personal data concerning you, on the basis of Article 6 (1) (e) (data processing for public interest) or (f) (data processing for the protection of legitimate interests on the basis of a balance of interests) is possible at any time in accordance with Article 21 DSGVO. In the event of an objection, the personal data will no longer be processed unless compelling legitimate grounds for the processing are demonstrated which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, implementing or defending legal claims.
Please address your objection to the e-mail address

17. information on the right of withdrawal

If you have given us consent to the processing of personal data, you can revoke this at any time. Of course, this also applies to declarations of consent given to us before May 25, 2018 (before the application of the GDPR). The revocation of consent can only be valid for the future. The lawfulness of the processing is not eliminated with retroactive effect by a revocation.

Please address your revocation by e-mail to

18. timeliness

This privacy statement is as of 02.05.2018. It is the current and valid version of our privacy statement.

However, we point out that from time to time due to actual or legal changes a revision of this privacy statement may be necessary.