We, Schrauben und Draht Union GmbH & Co. KG, take the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and the following privacy policy.


Furthermore, we will inform you about how we process your data and which claims and rights you are entitled to under the data protection regulations.


We expressly point out that the transmission of data on the Internet can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible. This privacy policy only applies to content on our servers and does not include the websites linked on our site.




    1.1 Below we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data which refers to you personally (eg. Name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour). 

    1.2 Responsible acc. Art. 4 (7) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the Schrauben und Draht Union GmbH & Co. KG, Wallbaumweg 45-49, 44894 Bochum, info[at]sdu-bo[dot]de (see our imprint). 
    You can contact our data protection officer under datenschutz[at]sdu-bo[dot]de or by our postal address with the addition "data protection". 

    1.3 When you contact us by e-mail, the information provided by you (your name, your e-mail address and, if applicable, further contact details resulting from your e-mail signature)) will be stored by us to answer your questions. The disclosure of further information is voluntary and facilitates us only to contact you to answer your request. We delete the data that arises in this context if the storage is no longer required, or limit the processing if there are statutory retention requirements. The legal basis for processing is Article 6 (1) 1 b) GDPR.

    1.4 If we rely on commissioned service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective transactions. In doing so, we also name the specified criteria for the storage duration.




    2.1 You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:

    • right to information;
    • right to rectification or erasure;
    • right to restriction of processing;
    • right to object to the processing;
    • right to data portability.


    2.2 You also have the right to complain to us about the processing of your personal data by a data protection supervisory authority.




    3.1 In the case of merely informative use of the website, ie if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we will only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to inform you of our website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) 1 GDPR): 

    • IP address
    • date and time of the request
    • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
    • content of the requirement (concrete page)
    • access Status / HTTP status code
    • each transmitted amount of data
    • website from which the request comes
    • browser
    • operating system and its interface
    • language and version of the browser software.

    3.2 In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and by which the body that sets the cookie (here through us), certain information submit. Cookies can not run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall. 

    3.3 Use of cookies: This website uses different types of cookies, provided that these are absolutely necessary for the provision of the service. These include: 

    • Transient Cookies: Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser. 

    • Persistent Cookies: Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.


    Our cookies are stored for different periods of time. In principle, these are only kept for as long as is necessary to provide our services.

    You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes, eg. decline the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all features of this site. 

    In addition to the cookies, which we need for the operation of the site and to provide our services, we would like to collect further data in order to improve the range of use of our site and to show you content that meets your needs. Your consent - which you can of course revoke at any time - is required for this.

    Which procedures these are and how they work are defined in the relevant sections of this declaration.




    4.1 In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. To do this, you will generally need to provide other personal information that we use to provide the service and for which the aforementioned data processing principles apply. 

    4.2 In part, we use to process your data from external service providers. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and are regularly inspected. 

    4.3 Furthermore, we may disclose your personal data to third parties, if action participations, competitions, contracts or similar services are offered by us together with partners. For more information, please refer to your personal data or below in the description of the offer. 

    4.4 Insofar as our service providers or partners are based in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer. 

    4.5 Data collection by XING: 

    The "XING Share Button" is used on our website. When you access this website, a short-term connection is established via your browser to XING servers, with which the "XING Share Button" functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not save any of your personal data when you access this website. In particular, XING does not save any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share Button". The current data protection information on the "XING Share Button" and additional information can be found on this website:





    We point out that your data could be processed in the USA. Google has outsourced a large number of its services (analytics, web fonts, maps) to European servers. However, it cannot be ruled out that US authorities may be able to access your data on the basis of local legislation without sufficient legal protection options being available to them. For this reason, we ask for your consent before these services are activated or the corresponding cookies are stored. If you do not want this, you can refuse your consent in this regard. Only technically necessary cookies are then stored; the services in question are not activated.




    6.1 This website uses Google Analytics with your consent, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this site, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to the website operator. 

    6.2 The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google. 

    6.3 You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. in download and install: gaoptout?hl=en

    6.4 This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a person-relatedness can be excluded. Insofar as the data collected about you is assigned a personal reference, it will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately. 

    6.5 We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) 1 f) GDPR. 

    6.6 Third Party Information:





    This website uses Google Fonts from Google Inc. Google Fonts is used to display text and fonts provided by Google. So that these fonts can be provided for a large number of pages, they are provided by Google on their servers when the page is called up. When using Google Fonts, the user's IP address is sent to the Google server when the page is called up and the information about the fonts used is transmitted. This can lead to a data transfer to the Google servers in the USA. The information about the fonts is stored in the browser's cache.
    We incorporate Google Fonts to make our website more appealing and visually more uniform. The legal basis for data collection is Art 6 (1) 1 f) GDPR. You can find more information on Google's data processing in the Google Privacy Policy and in the FAQ on Google Web Fonts




    8.1 We process the information you have provided to us in connection with your application in order to assess your suitability for the position (or, if applicable, other open positions in our company) and to carry out the application process. 

    8.2 The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in this application process is primarily § 26 BDSG in the version valid from 25.05.2018. Thereafter, the processing of the data required in connection with the decision to establish an employment relationship is permitted. 

    8.3 If the data may be required for legal prosecution after completing the application process, data processing based on the requirements of Art. 6 GDPR, in particular for the exercise of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) 1 f) GDPR. Our interest then lies in the assertion or defense against claims. 

    8.4 Data of applicants will be deleted in case of cancellation after 6 months. 

    8.5 In the event that you have consented to the further storage of your personal data, we will transfer your data to our applicant pool. There, the data will be deleted after two years. 

    8.6 If you have been awarded the contract for a job as part of the application process, the data from the applicant data system will be transferred to our personnel information system. 

    8.7 Your application data will be viewed by the Human Resources department upon receipt of your application. Suitable applications are then forwarded internally to the department heads for the respective open position. Then the further procedure is tuned. In principle, only those persons in the company have access to your data, who need this for the proper execution of our application process. 

    8.8 The data are processed exclusively in data centers of the Federal Republic of Germany. 

    8.9 With regard to your data, you are, of course, also entitled to the rights named under 2 and 7. 




    9.1 If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke them at any time. Such revocation will affect the admissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have given it to us. 

    9.2 Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if, in particular, the processing is not required to fulfill a contract with you, which we describe in the following description of the functions. In the event of such a disagreement, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the case of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out to you our compelling legitimate reasons on which we continue the processing. 

    9.3 Of course, you may object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can inform us about your objection using the following contact details:

    • Post: Schrauben und Draht Union GmbH & Co. KG, Wallbaumweg 45-49, 44894 Bochum, Germany
    • Telephone: +49 234 / 269 – 0
    • Fax: +49 234 / 269 – 10
    • E-Mail: info[at]sdu-bo[dot]de



    In the case of discrepancies or for clarification of questions of interpretation, only the German version of the Privacy Policy shall prevail.






    1.1 Responsible as defined by the data protection regulations:

    Schrauben und Draht Union GmbH & Co. KG

    Wallbaumweg 45-49

    44894 Bochum


    Phone: +49 234 / 269 – 0 

    Fax: +49 234 / 269 – 10 

    E-Mail: info[at]sdu-bo[dot]de

    1.2 You can contact our data protection officer under datenschutz[at]sdu-bo[dot]de or by our postal address with the addition "data protection". 




    2.1 We process personal data in accordance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other applicable data protection regulations. Which data is processed in detail and how it is used depends on the respective agreed service.

    2.2 Purposes for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 (1b) GDPR):

    The processing of personal data takes place in order to carry out our contracts with you and to carry out your orders and to carry out measures and activities in the context of pre-contractual relations. In particular, the processing is thus the preparation of invoicing according to your orders and includes the necessary services, measures and activities.

    2.3 Purposes in the context of a legitimate interest of us or third parties (Art. 6 (1f) GDPR):

    In addition to the actual fulfillment of the contract or preliminary contract, we process your data if necessary, in order to protect the legitimate interests of us or third parties, in particular for purposes:

    • advertising or market and opinion research, provided that you have not objected to the use of your data;
    • the collection of information and data exchange with credit bureaus, as far as this is covered by our legitimate interest;
    • the enrichment of our data, i. a. by using or researching publicly available data;
    • limited storage of data, if a deletion is not possible or only with disproportionate effort because of the special nature of the storage.

    2.4 Purposes for the fulfillment of legal requirements (Art. 6 (1c) GDPR) or in the public interest (Art. 6 (1e) GDPR):

    We are subject to a large number of legal requirements (eg commercial and tax laws), but also to regulatory or other regulatory requirements. Processing purposes may include: identity and age checks, prevention of fraud and money laundering, prevention, combating and resolution of terrorist financing and offenses involving assets, alignment with European and international anti-terrorist lists, compliance with fiscal control and reporting obligations and the archiving of data for privacy and data security purposes as well as audits by tax and other authorities. In addition, the disclosure of personal data in the context of administrative / judicial action may be required for purposes of gathering evidence, prosecuting or enforcing civil claims.



    3.1 To the extent that this is necessary for the provision of our services, we process personal data legitimately received from other companies or other third parties (eg credit reference agencies). In addition, we process personal data that we have legitimately extracted, obtained or acquired from publicly available sources (such as telephone directories, trade and association registers, etc.) and that we may process.

    3.2 Recipients or categories of recipients of your data:

    Within our company, those internal departments or organizational units receive your data that they need to fulfill our contractual and legal obligations or in the processing and implementation of our legitimate interests. A transfer of your data to external agencies takes place exclusively

    • in connection with the execution of the contract;
    • for the purpose of fulfilling legal requirements;
    • on the basis of our legitimate interest or the legitimate interest of the third party, in the context of the purposes set out in point 2.2 (eg to authorities, credit reference agencies, debt collection agencies, lawyers, courts, appraisers, affiliated companies and bodies and supervisory bodies);
    • if you have given us consent for transmission to third parties.

    In addition, we will not share your data with third parties.



    4.1 We process and store your data for the duration of our business relationship. This also includes the initiation of a contract (pre-contractual legal relationship) and the execution of a contract. In addition, we store data that must be tracked under commercial and tax regulations for 10 years. Other data, for which no tax retention periods come into consideration, are tracked until the end of the regular statute of limitations (§§ 195, 199 German Civil Code - BGB), but in certain circumstances periods of up to 30 years may apply. 

    4.2 If the data are no longer required for the fulfillment of contractual or legal obligations and rights, these are regularly deleted, unless their - temporary - further processing is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes listed in point 2.2 for a predominantly legitimate interest. 


    5.1 A transfer of data to offices in countries outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) - so-called third countries - takes place if it is necessary for the execution of an order / contract of you, it is required by law (eg tax reporting obligation), it is within the legitimate interest of us or a third party, or you have given us consent. 

    5.2  The processing of your data in a third country may also occur in connection with the involvement of service providers in the context of order processing. Insofar as the relevant country does not have an EU Commission's decision on an adequate level of data protection, we ensure according to the EU data protection regulations through corresponding contracts that its rights and freedoms are adequately protected and guaranteed. 



    6.1 You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:

    • right to information;
    • right to rectification or erasure;
    • right to restriction of processing;
    • right to object to the processing;
    • right to data portability.

    6.2 You also have the right to complain to us about the processing of your personal data by a data protection supervisory authority.




    Our company regularly checks the creditworthiness of our clients, for example if there is a legitimate interest, e.g. if our company could face a financial default risk. We cooperate with Creditreform Bochum Böhme KG, Lisa-Meitner-Allee 26, 44801 Bochum,  Germany (Creditreform), from whom we receive the necessary data. For this purpose, we will transfer your personal data from this contractual relationship and the information necessary for obtaining the credit rating to Creditreform. The legal basis for the transfer of data is Art. 6 (1f), Art. 6 (1b) GDPR. The information according to Art. 14 GDPR on the data processing taking place at Creditreform can be viewed at bochum/datenschutz.





    8.1 You have the right to object at any time against the processing of your data, which takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1f) GDPR (data processing based on a balance of interests) or Art. 6 (1e) GDPR (data processing in the public interest) if there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation.

    If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.


    8.2 If necessary, we also process your personal data in order to operate postal advertising, mailings and possibly e-mail direct advertising. If you do not want to receive advertising, you have the right to object to this at any time. We will consider this objection for the future and no longer process its data for direct marketing purposes.

    The objection does not require a certain form and should be directed to:

    Schrauben und Draht Union GmbH & Co. KG
    Wallbaumweg 45-49
    44894 Bochum

    Phone: +49 234 / 269 – 0 
    Fax: +49 234 / 269 – 10 
    E-Mail: info[at]sdu-bo[dot]de



    In the case of discrepancies or for clarification of questions of interpretation, only the German version of this information shall prevail.