Privacy Policy

Responsible according to the Data Protection Acts, especially the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

Start›Ing GmbH 
Neue Reihe 20
D-57290 Neunkirchen

Telephone: 0049 27356575380
Telefax: 0049 27356575381

General Manager:
Kathrin Krämer
Toni Lehmann


Rights of the persons affected

You can exercise the following rights anytime under the a.m. contact data:

  • Information about your data stored by us and their processing (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Correction of false personal data (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Restriction of processing, in so far as we are not allowed to erase the data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Right to object to processing data (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • Data portability in so far as you have agreed to the processing or have signed a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR)

In so far as you have given consent to processing, you may revoke the consent anytime with future effect.

You have the right to file a complaint anytime with the regulatory authorities, f.ex. the supervisory authority of the federal state of your place of residence or with the regulatory authorities responsible for us. A list of data protection authorities with addresses (for the non-public sector) can be found here:


Data collection on our website

Method and purpose of collection

When you visit our website, i.e. if you do not register or submit information in another form, information of a general nature will be collected. This information (server log files) may contain the type of browser, the type of operating system, the domain name of your internet provider, your IP address and similar data. This information cannot be used to draw conclusions concerning your person.

The information will mainly be used to

  • Safeguard a trouble-free connection to the website
  • Guarantee a smooth usage of our website
  • Evaluation of the system security and stability as well as
  • Further administrative purposes

We do not use data to draw conclusions regarding your person. The information gathered will be evaluated statistically where applicable to optimize our internet performance and the associated technology.

Legal basis

The processing is carried out acc. to Art. 6, section 1 (f) GDPR and based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.


The recipient of the data may be technical service providers who are responsible for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period

Data will be deleted as soon as they are not longer relevant to the purpose of their collection. This is applicable for all data which are used to provide the website, when the session is closed.

Data provision mandatory or required

The provision of the a.m. personal related data is neither legally nor contractually mandatory. Without the IP address the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. Furthermore, individual services may not be available or can be restricted. Therefore an objection is excluded.


Method and purpose of collection

As many other websites cookies are used. They are small text files which will be transferred from a website server to your hard drive. We receive automatically certain data as for example IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the internet. Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses. Cookies contain information which can facilitate the navigation and improve the correct visualisation of the website. In no case the collected data will be distributed to a third party or a connection made with personal related data without your consent.

Certainly, our website can be used without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly being configured to accept cookies. Normally cookies can be de-activated anytime by the configuration of your browser. Please use the help function of your browser to learn how to alter the setting. Please observe that single functions of our website may not work anymore once cookies have been disabled.

Time of storage and cookies used

If you allow the usage of cookies by the setting of your browser or your consent, the following cookies may be used in our website:

Session cookies will be deleted after the end of the session and are only useful for the technical realisation of the website. In as much as cookies may also affect personal data, we will inform you about this in the following sections. The browser setting allows you to delete single cookies or all of them. Furthermore, you will receive information and instructions how to delete cookies or block them in advance. Depending on your browser supplier you can find the necessary information at the following links:


Contact form

Method and purpose of collection

The data entered will be stored to be used in the individual communication with you. To this end the disclosure of a valid email address and your name are necessary in order to assign and answer you request. The disclosure of more data from your side is optional.

Legal basis

The processing is of the data entered in the contact form is carried out acc. to Art. 6, section 1 (b). GDPR and based on a legitimate interest.

By providing a contact form we wish to provide you with a simple way to get in touch. Data entered will be collected in order to answer your inquiry and possible follow-up. If you get in touch with us concerning an offer, the data entered into the form will be processed subject prior entering into a contract acc. to Art. 6, section 1 (b) GDPR.


Recipients of the data can be processors.

Duration of storage

Data will be deleted latest 6 months after the processing of the inquiry. If a contract should arise, we will be subject to the legal retention period acc. to HGB and delete the data after the expiry of these periods.

Data provision mandatory or required

Provisions of these data is voluntary. We can only process your inquiry, if you provide us with your name, email address and reason for request.

Usage of Google Maps

Method and purpose of collection

On our homepage we use the offer of Google Maps. Google Maps is being operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (subsequently called „ Google “). With this tool we can depict interactive maps directly on our website and enable you to comfortably use the map function. More information about the data processing by Google can be found in Google’s privacy notice. In Google’s data protection centre you can change your personal settings for privacy.

Detailed instructions to manage your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.

Legal basis

The legal basis for the implementation of Google maps and the resulting data transfer to Google is your consent. (Art. 6, section 1 (a) GDPR)


By visiting our website Google receives information that you accessed the corresponding webpage of the website. This is carried out irrelevantly if Google provided a user’s account into which you have logged into or not. If you have logged into Google, the data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not wish to be assigned, you have to log out at Google before activating the button. Google processes your data as a user profile and will use it for marketing and marketing research and/or tailored design of their website. Their analysis mainly aims at tailor-made marketing (even if you are not logged in) and at informing other users of the social network about your activities on our homepage. You have a right to object to the formation of such user profiles to be exercised against Google.

Duration of storage

We do not collect personal data by involving Google maps.

Third country transfer

Google processes your data in the US and has submitted to the EU_US privacy shield.

Revocation of consent

If you do not want Google to process or use data about you during using our website, you can de-activate the JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case you can only use our website on a limited basis or not at all. 

Data provision mandatory or required

The provision of your personal data is voluntary on the basis of your consent. Should you not authorise this access, functional limitations on the website may occur.

SSL encryption

To guarantee the safe transfer of data, we use only state-of- the-art encryption technologies (f.ex. SSL) via HTTPS.

Amendments to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adjust our privacy policy in order to always comply to the current legal requirements or the implement changes in our service into our privacy policy, f.ex. when introducing new services. For your repeat visit the new privacy policy becomes valid.


Questions regarding privacy policy

If you have questions regarding our privacy policy, please write us an email or contact directly the persons mentioned below.

Start›Ing GmbH 
Neue Reihe 20 
D – 57290 Neunkirchen 
Telefon: 0049 273565753-80 
Telefax: 0049 273565753-81 

General manager: 
Kathrin Krämer 
Toni Lehmann

This privacy policy was created by the privacy policy generator of activeMind AG (version 2018-06-22)