Privacy policy

Thank you for your interest in our online presence. We want to give you information about our services and fields of work on our website. This includes, above all, the processing of zinc and sulphur. We take the protection of your private data seriously and we want you to feel comfortable when visiting our internet pages. Our employees are bound to data secrecy and are regularly trained in the areas of data protection and data security. In the following, we would like to briefly explain how we protect your data and what it means for you when you use our online services. It goes without saying that we comply with the legal provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other data protection regulations.

Below we inform you about the details of privacy policy in our company.

The authority responsible with regard to the GDPR and the BDSG is:

Grillo-Werke AG
Weseler Straße 1
47169 Duisburg
Tel.: +49 203 5557-0
Fax: +49 203 5557-440

Authorised Executive Board of Directors:
Ulrich Grillo (Chairman), Matthias Oehmicke

Data Protection Officer:

ASB Informationstechnik GmbH
Data Protection officer
Buschstr. 76
47166 Duisburg

1. The reasons for data collection

We collect and process your data to provide our website and to give you the best possible service through convenient access to our services.

2. What data is collected, processed or used?

Visit our website
When you access our websites, our servers automatically collect information of a general nature, in particular for the purpose of establishing the connection, functionality and system security. This includes the type of browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of the Internet service provider, the connection data of the computer used (IP address), the website from which you visit us (referrer URL), the pages you visit on our site, the search term if you come to our site via a search engine, files you have downloaded from our site (e.g. PDF or Word documents) as well as the date, time and duration of the visit. It is not possible for us to draw conclusions about specific persons from this data due to pseudonymisation. We do not combine this data with other data sources. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Contact form
If you contact us via the contact form, you must provide your first and last name, your e-mail address and your message to us. The data will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

3. Deletion

Personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies or you request the deletion. The data will also be deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standard expires, unless there is a need to continue storing the data for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract or you have given your consent in this regard.

4. Cookies

Cookies are used so that the use of the websites and preferences of the website visitors can be made attractive. For example, your details for the selection of a country or a language are stored in this way. Cookies are text files that are placed on your hard drive to enable identification of the browser when you return to the website.

You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by making the appropriate browser settings. Cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time. Please refer to the respective browser instructions on how to delete cookies or prevent their storage. If you do not accept cookies, this may impair your use of our website.
The legal basis for the processing of cookies is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest in the use of cookies lies in the provision of an attractive website and in the evaluation of user behaviour to improve our offer. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is also necessary that the browser is recognised after a page change.

5. Data security

We secure our website and other systems through technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons. Despite regular checks and constant improvement of our security measures, complete protection against all dangers is not possible.

6. Automated decision making

Automated decision-making including profiling based on your data provided to us does not take place. You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. If you do not wish to do so, we will not be able to provide some of the services mentioned under purposes of processing.

7. Use of Google Analytics for web analysis

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the event that IP anonymisation 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 will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. 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. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. 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. The data will be deleted after 12 months.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can use this link set an opt-out cookie to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. This will place an opt-out cookie on your terminal device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again. The terms of use and information on data protection can be found at or at

Furthermore, we use the Google Analytics reports on demographic characteristics, in which data from interest-based advertising from Google and visitor data from third-party providers (e.g. age, gender and interests) are used. This data is not traceable to a specific person and can be deactivated at any time via the ad settings.

8. Google Tag Manager

Nature and scope of processing
We utilize Google Tag Manager, provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Tag Manager is used to manage website tags through an interface, enabling us to precisely control the integration of services on our website.

This allows us to flexibly integrate additional services to evaluate user access to our website.

Purpose and legal basis
The use of Google Tag Manager is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR and § 25(1) of the TTDSG.

Retention period
The specific retention period of the processed data is not under our control but is determined by Google Ireland Limited. For further information, please refer to the Privacy Policy for Google Tag Manager:

9. Application and use of Leadinfo

We use the lead generation service provided by Leadinfo B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands, which recognizes visits of companies to our website based on IP addresses and shows us related publicly available information, such as company names or addresses. In addition, Leadinfo places two first-party cookies for providing transparency on how our visitors use our website and the tool processes domains from provided form inputs (e.g. “”) to correlate IP addresses with companies and to enhance its services.

For additional information, please visit On this page: you have an opt-out option. In the event of an opt-out, your data will no longer be used by Leadinfo.

10. Rights of data subjects

Information, blocking, correction, restriction and deletion
If your personal data is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the right to request information about your data stored by us. In addition, you have the right to correction, blocking, restriction of processing and/or deletion of your data.

If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing, we are obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data relating to you has been disclosed of this rectification or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.

Right to data portability.
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format.

Right of objection.
You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Art. 6(1)(e) or (f) DSGVO. We will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims..

Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law
You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. The revocation of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the DSGVO.

The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 DSGVO.


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