Privacy Policy

1. Name and contact details of the person in charge of data collection

The present privacy policy applies to data collection by STW business experts GmbH („STW GmbH“), Weserstraße 77 B, 28757 Bremen, Deutschland, email: , phone: +49 421 69085900, fax: +49 421 66087195.

2. Collection and storage of personal information; modality and use during website access.

When you visit our website www.stw-gmbh.com, the browser installed on your terminal automatically sends information to our website server. This information is temporarily stored in a logfile until it is automatically deleted. The following data is concerned:

  • IP-address and hostname of the requesting terminal,
  • Date and time of request,
  • Name and URL of requested data,
  • Website from which the request is launched (Referrer-URL),
  • Information on your terminal’s browser and possibly operating system, incl. the name of your access provider.

We collect the above-mentioned data for the following purposes:

  • to ensure a problem-free connection to the website,
  • to ensure a comfortable experience on our website
  • to evaluate our system‘s security and its stability
  • for further administrative purposes.

The legal framework for data collection is provided by Art 6 § 1 s. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest stems from the above-listed purposes of data collection. Under no circumstances do we use the collected data to draw conclusions as to your identity.
We use cookies and apply analytical services during visits to our website. You will find details on these topics under section 4. and 5. of this privacy policy.

3. Information sharing

We will not share your personal data with third parties for other purposes than those listed below. We only share personal data with third parties provided:

  • You have consented to this explicitly pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO
  • Sharing pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO is necessary to protect your personal interest and provided there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest in non-transmission,
  • There is a legal obligation for sharing pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. c DSGVO
  • Doing so is legal and necessary pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the processing of contracts with you.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site.

Cookies are small files that are created automatically by your browser when you visit our website and stored on your terminal device. Cookies don’t cause damage to your terminal, contain no viruses, trojans or other maleficient sofware.
Cookies contain information in relation with the terminal being used; this, however, doesn’t mean that we gain immediate information on your identity. Cookies enable us to make the use of our content more comfortable. We thus apply session-cookies, which allow us to recognize that you have already visited specific pages of our website; they are automatically deleted when you leave our site.

Moreover, we also use temporary cookies to increase the user-friendliness; these are stored on your terminal for a set period of time. Whenever you then return to your website, you are recognized as a returning user; your settings and entries are remembered.

Using cookies also allows us to gather statistical data on how our website is used – and thus optimize our offer. The cookies allow us to recognize you as a returning user; they are automatically deleted after a set period of time.
The information collected via the cookies is necessary to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may however configure your browser in such a way that cookies aren’t saved on your terminal or that a notice is shown before a new cookie is stored. A full deactivation of cookies can however cause you to lose access to some of the functions on our website.

5. Rights of the persons affected

You have the following rights:

  • Pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO you have the right to request information as to the personal data we store. Specifically, you may request information about the objectives of collection and storage, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to which your information has been or will be transmitted, the planned duration of storage, the existence of a right to correct, to delete, to limit the collection of data and to contest, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of personal data in cases where it hasn’t been collected by us, as well as about the existence of an automated decision-making including profiling and, as the case may be, you may request relevant information on specific details of the latter.
  • Pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO, you have the right the request the immediate correction or completion of the personal data we store;
  • Pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO, you may request the deletion of personal data we store, as long as the collection isn’t necessary to support the right to free speech and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons pertaining to public interest or to claim, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • Pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, you have the right to limit the processing of your personal data in cases where you contest the truthfulness of the information, where the processing is illegal but you are opposed to deleting and we no longer need the data but you need them to claim, exercise or protect legal rights or if you have lodged an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • Pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO, you have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to ask that it be transferred to other responsible persons;
  • Pursuant to Art. 7 § 3 DSGVO, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. This means that we are under obligation to cease all data processing in relation to this consent and
  • Pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO you have the right of complaint with a supervisory authority. You may normally turn either to the supervisory authority of your place of residence or work or to the authority in charge of the headquarters of STW GmbH.

6. Right of appeal

Provided your personal data was processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO, you have the right to appeal the processing of your personal data pursuant Art. 6 § 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO insofar that reasons pertaining to your personal situation are present or the appeal is directed against direct advertising. In this case, you enjoy a general right of appeal that will be implemented by us without your having to cite a specific situation.
In case you wish to withdraw your consent or exercise you right of appeal, please send an E-Mail to .

7. Data security

Visit to our website are secured via SSL (Secure Socket Layer), in connection with the highest encryption level supported by your browser. This is most commonly a 256 bit encryption. You can recognize whether single pages of our website use encryption by the locked key symbol in your browser’s bottom status bar
We implement relevant technical and organizational safety procedures to protect your data against random or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security procedures are continually improved to keep up with technical progress.

8. Actuality and modifications of our privacy policy

The above privacy policy is currently valid; it was updated in May 2018.
We may have to make changes to our privacy policy due to future developments of our website and offers or due to changes in the legal framework or regulation. You will find a current and printable version at www.stw-gmbh.com/en/data-protection.html.