This data protection guideline describes the processing of personal data when using the websites of Lederfabrik Josef Heinen GmbH und Co KG (further refered to as Heinen) including the mobile applications (our “Apps”). It also explains the choices you have regarding your personal data (“Your Rights”) and how you can contact us.

I. Accountability and Accessibility

The person responsible within the meaning of the DSGVO is

Lederfabrik Josef Heinen GmbH and Co KG
Fussbachstrasse 13-17
D-41844 Wegberg
Phone: +49 (0) 2434 99200
Managing Director: Thomas Heinen
HRB 8321

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data by us or about data protection in general, please use the contact details given above.

II. Your rights as a data subject

Every data subject has the following rights:

– Right to information (Art. 15 DSGVO)

– Right to rectify inaccurate data (Art. 16 DPA)

– Right to deletion or a right to be “forgotten” (Art. 17 DSGVO)

– Right to restrict the processing of personal data (Art. 18 DSGVO)

– Right to data transferability (Art. 20 DSGVO)

You can object to the processing of personal data for advertising purposes, including an analysis of customer data for advertising purposes, at any time without giving reasons.

In addition, the person concerned also has a general right of objection (cf. Art. 21 para. 1 DSGVO). In this case the objection to data processing must be justified. If the data processing is based on consent, your consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your rights as a data subject, the easiest way is to contact the address given in the imprint or the data protection officer below at You also have the right to complain to the data protection supervisory authority responsible for you.

III. The processing of personal data by Heinen

In the following, we would like to give you an overview of how we ensure the protection of your personal data when you access our website and which types of personal data we process for which purposes and to what extent.

1. Processing of data when accessing our website – log files

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and similar. In addition, the IP address is transmitted and used to use the service you requested. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the contents of websites requested by you and is mandatory when using the Internet. This log file data is anonymised or deleted by us immediately after the end of the usage process. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) DSGVO.

According to our IT security concept, the logfile data is stored for a period of two weeks in order to detect and analyse any attacks against our website. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) DSGVO]. The log file data will be stored under a pseudonym for a period of two years in order to optimise our website for marketing purposes and to suggest other products to the website visitors in which other customers have also shown interest. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) DSGVO].

2. processing of data when using the website – your requests

If you send us an enquiry by e-mail or via the contact form, we will collect the data you provide for processing and answering your request. We store this information for verification purposes for a period of up to two years. Legal basis for data processing Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 letter f DSGVO.

3. instructions for ensuring data security

We take technical and operational security precautions on our website to protect the personal data stored with us from access by third parties, loss or misuse and to enable secure data transfer.

We must point out that due to the structure of the Internet, unwanted data access by third parties may occur. It is therefore also your responsibility to protect your data against misuse by encrypting it or in any other way. Without appropriate protective measures, in particular data transmitted without encryption, even if sent by e-mail, can be read by third parties.

4. use of Google Maps

By using this website you agree to the collection, processing and use of automatically collected data by Google Inc, its representatives and third parties. The terms of use of Google Maps can be found here.

VI. Our Cookie Policy

1. General information on the use of cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device and saved by your browser. They serve to make our offers more user-friendly, effective and secure. We use persistent (permanent) cookies, which are automatically deleted after 30 days.

You have the choice whether you want to allow the setting of cookies. You can make changes in your browser settings. You basically have the choice of accepting all cookies, being informed when cookies are set, or rejecting all cookies. If you choose the last option, it is possible that you will not be able to use our services to their full extent.

When using cookies, a distinction must be made between those that are absolutely necessary and those for more extensive purposes (measuring access numbers, advertising purposes).

2. Mandatory cookies when using the website

We use session cookies on our websites, which are absolutely necessary for the use of our websites. These include cookies that enable us to recognize you while you are visiting the site in a single session. These session cookies contribute to the safe use of our offer by enabling the secure processing of the shopping cart function and the payment process.

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

You can also find more information on this at (general information and data protection).