Privacy statement

The responsible entity for data processing on this website in accordance with data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Epple Druckfarben AG, Gutenbergstr. 5, 86356 Neusäß, Germany
For further details, please refer to our imprint.

Your rights as affected person

The personal data you have supplied is treated with diligence, confidentiality and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations. Measures are taken in order to optimally protect your data from unauthorised access.

Under the stated contact data of our data protection officer, you can at any time exercise the following rights:

  • Information regarding the data we have saved about you and its processing (art. 15 GDPR),
  • correction of false personal data (art. 16 GDPR),
  • deletion of the data we have saved about you (art. 17 GDPR),
  • restriction of data processing in case we are prohibited from deleting your data due to statutory obligations (art. 18 GDPR),
  • objection to our processing of your data (art. 21 GDPR) and
  • data portability if you have agreed to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (art. 20 GDPR).

If you have issued consent, you can at any time revoke it with future effect.

You can at any time address a complaint to the supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority of the federal state of your place of residence or the competent authority for us as the responsible entity.

A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with addresses can be found under:

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Nature and purpose of processing

If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or submit information in any other way, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server-logfiles) includes for instance the type of web browser, the used operating system, the domain name of your internet service provider, your IP-address and similar information. This is exclusively information which cannot be associated with your person.

It is processed for the following purposes in particular:

  • ensuring trouble-free connection establishment of the website,
  • ensuring seamless usability of our website,
  • evaluating the system security and stability, as well as
  • other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this type might be statistically analysed in order to optimise our website and the technology behind it.

Legal basis

Processing is carried out in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest to improve the stability and functionality of our website.


Technical service providers which are employed for the operation and maintenance of the website might be recipients of the data.

Storage period

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of collection. For data which serves the purpose of providing the website, this is always the case when the respective session has ended.

Required or necessary provision

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP-address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. Furthermore, certain services could be unavailable or impaired. For this reason, objection is impossible.


Nature and purpose of processing

Like many other websites, we also use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files, which are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This means that we automatically receive certain data like for instance IP-address, used browser, operating system and your connection to the internet.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transmit viruses to your computer. With the information contained in the cookies, we can simplify navigation and guarantee the correct display of our website.

In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or connections made to personal data without your consent.

You can, in principle, also view our website without cookies, of course. Internet browsers are commonly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help function of your internet browser in order to find out how to change these settings. Please note that individual functions of the website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Storage period and employed cookies

In case you have permitted cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies could be employed:

  • Google Analytics (_ga, _gat, _gid)
  • Cookie Consent (cookieconsent_status)

To what extent these cookies can (also) affect personal data will be explained in the following paragraphs.

Via the browser settings, individual cookies or the complete cookie inventory can be deleted. Furthermore, you will receive information and instructions about how to delete these cookies or block their storage from the beginning. Depending on the provider of your browser, you will find the necessary information under the following links:

Contact form

Nature and purpose of processing

The data submitted by you is stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. This requires submitting a valid email address as well as your name. For certain processing operations (e.g. applications) the collection of additional data might be necessary. The data is necessary for allocating the request and then responding to it. Submitting further data is optional, as far as no separate regulation exists in special cases. This applies especially to managing applications, for which we collect, process and store necessary applicant data for the sole purpose of the application process.

Legal basis

Processing of the data submitted in the contact form is carried out on the basis of a legitimate interest (art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

By providing the contact form, we want to enable you to contact us in an uncomplicated way. Your details are saved for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

In case you contact us to inquire about an offer, processing of the data submitted in the contact form is carried out to implement pre-contractual measures (art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).


Recipients of the data may be data processors.

Storage period

Data will generally be deleted at the latest 6 months after processing the request, unless in certain cases individual declarations of consent by the affected person for a continued storage exist or we as a company are obliged by other legal norms to a continued storage.

In case a contractual relationship is established, we are subject to the statutory retention periods according to the German Commercial Code (HGB) or other legal norms and will delete your data after the expiry of these periods.

Required or necessary provision

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. We can, however, only process your request if you disclose your name, email address and the reason for your request.

Use of Google Analytics

Nature and purpose of processing

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (in the following: “Google“). Google Analytics employs so-called cookies, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information created by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a server in the USA and stored there. Due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will, however, be truncated beforehand by Google within member countries of the European Union or in other signatory countries of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compose reports about the website activity, and to offer other services in connection with the use of the website and internet to the website provider. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

The purposes of data processing lie in the evaluation of the use of the website and the compilation of reports concerning website activities. Further connected services will then be offered on the basis of the usage of the website and the internet.

Legal basis

Processing of data is carried out on the basis of the user’s consent (art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).


As the processor, Google is the recipient of the data. For this purpose, we have concluded the pertinent data processing agreement with Google.

Storage period

Deletion of data occurs as soon as it is no longer required for our storage purposes.

Third country transfer

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted itself to the EU_US Privacy Shield Furthermore, we have concluded standard data protection clauses for the use of Google Analytics with Google.

Required or necessary provision

The provision of your personal data takes place voluntarily and exclusively on the basis of your consent. Should you deny the access, this could result in restricted functionality of the website.

Revocation of consent

You can prevent the storage of cookies with the according setting of your browser software; please note, however, that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website to full extent. You can furthermore prevent the collection of data created by the cookie regarding your website usage (including your IP address) for Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: browser add on for deactivating Google Analytics.

Additionally, or as an alternative to the browser add on, you can stop tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking on this link. An opt out cookie will then be installed on your device. This will prevent collection for this website and this browser by Google Analytics in future, as long as the cookie is installed on your browser.


With the help of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the behaviour of the visitors of the website can be evaluated and their interests analysed. For this purpose, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of Google Maps

Nature and purpose of processing

On this website, we use the services of Google Maps. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (in the following “Google“). This lets us display you interactive maps directly on the website and enables comfortable use of the maps function.

Further information regarding data processing by Google can be found in the Google data protection notice. There, you can also change your personal data protection settings in the data protection centre.

Detailed instructions regarding the administration of personal data in connection with Google products can be found here.

Legal basis

The legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the related data transfer to Google is your consent (art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).


By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have opened the respective page on our site. This occurs irrespective of whether Google provides a user account in which you are logged in or whether no account exists. If you are logged in with Google, your data is directly allocated to your account.

If you do not agree with the allocation to your Google account, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses it for purposes of advertising, market research and/or needs-based design of its website. Such evaluations are carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) for delivering needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles but must address yourself to Google in order to exert it.

Storage period

We do not collect personal data through the integration of Google Maps.

Third country transfer

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted itself to the EU_US Privacy Shield

Revocation of consent

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you via our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will not or not fully be able to use our website.

Required or necessary provision

The provision of your personal data takes place voluntarily and exclusively on the basis of your consent. Should you deny the access, this could result in restricted functionality of the website.

SSL encryption

In order to protect your data during transmission, we use encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS in line with the latest technological standards.

Employed data processors

The following organisations, companies or persons have been commissioned by the provider to process data:

skala druckagentur mailservice gmbh, Hauptstrasse 16, 86698 Oberndorf
POPP MEDIEN, Herrenbachstrasse 17, 86161 Augsburg
Mittwald Medien (hosting)
Mailchimp (newsletter mailing)
Lisardo EDV Beratung
arsmedia, Gutleutstrasse 12, 63667 Nidda

Changes to our privacy statement

We reserve the right to adjust this privacy statement at any time to ensure that it always meets the current legal requirements or to incorporate changes in our services into the privacy statement, e.g. following the launch of new services. The new privacy statement will then apply for your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please send us an email or directly contact the person in charge of data protection in our organisation:


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