Data protection

I.Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified.
The person responsible for data processing on this website is:

PSE Stahlhandel GmbH
Geschäftsführer: Daniel Sibila
Schnabelstrasse 6

45134 Essen

Tel.:    0201/846000
Fax:   0201/8465346

II. Rights of those affected

The applicable data protection law (GDPR) grants you comprehensive data protection rights (information and intervention rights) to the person responsible in relation to the processing of your personal data. These are listed below.

a) Right to information according to Art. 15 GDPR

You have a right to information about your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of processed personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period or the criteria for the determination the duration of storage, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if we did not collect it from you, the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, . Meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope that affects you and the intended effects of such processing, as well as your right to be informed about the guarantees under Art. 46 GDPR if your data is forwarded to third countries.

b) Right to correction in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR

You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and / or completion of your incomplete data stored by us.

c) Right to deletion in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR

You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR are met. However, according to this provision, this right does not exist in particular if processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

d) Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR

You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted as long as the correctness of your data, which you disputed, is checked, if you refuse to have your data deleted due to inadmissible data processing, and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data if you request your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved or if you have objected to reasons of your particular situation, as long as it is not yet certain whether our legitimate reasons prevail

e) Right to information according to Art. 19 GDPR

If you assert your right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing, the latter is obliged to inform all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this is the case proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

You have the right to be informed about these recipients.

f) Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR

You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible, subject to technical feasibility.

g) Right to withdraw consent given in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of data at any time with future effect. In the event of such a revocation, the data concerned will be deleted immediately, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. Withdrawing consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

h) Right to lodge a complaint according to Art. 77 GDPR

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you have the right – without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy – to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, your place of work or place of the alleged violation.

The regional supervisory authority is the following due to the company’s headquarters in Essen:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
North Rhine-Westphalia
Kavalleriestraße 2-4

40213 Dusseldorf

Tel.:    0211/38424-0
Fax:   0211/38424-10

The state representative can be reached via the following link:

i) Right of objection />

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, at any time against the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes place to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The person responsible will no longer process the personal data relating to you, unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If the personal data concerning you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, you have the option of exercising your right to object in connection with the use of information society services using automated procedures that use technical specifications.

III. Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law). After the deadline has expired, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, provided that it is no longer required to fulfil the contract or initiate a contract and / or that we have no legitimate interest in further storage.

IV. SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. This prevents third parties from reading the data. You can recognize the encrypted connection by the indication “https: //” in the address line of your browser and possibly by the lock symbol in the browser line.

V. Server log files

Server log files are files in which the provider automatically collects and stores relevant information.These are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. This is the following data:

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

However, this data is not merged with other data sources. The legality of this processing results from Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.

VI. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device. Cookies help us to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

Some of these are so-called “session cookies.” These cookies delete themselves after the browser session has ended.

Other cookies, however, remain on your device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognize you when you return to our website.

However, with a current web browser you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. The common web browsers can be configured so that cookies are automatically deleted when the program is closed. However, deactivating cookies can restrict the functionality of our website.

The setting of cookies, which are necessary for the exercise of electronic communication processes or the provision of certain functions desired by you, finds its legality in Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. As the operator of this website, the legitimate interest in the storage of cookies results from the technically error-free and smooth provision of our services.

Cookies for analysis purposes are not used.

VII. Up-to-dateness and change of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid and was last updated in May 2018.

Due to the further development of our website and offers about it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration.

The current data protection declaration can be viewed on the website at any time

be called by you and printed out.