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Privacy Policy

General information

Below you will find information on how to handle your personal data when visiting our website.Personal data is one that allows you to be personally identified directly or indirectly. The PrivacyPolicy enlighten users about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personaldata. The operator of this website will treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance withthe statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

Data collection

The processing of data on this website is carried out by the website operator whose data could bereviewed in the imprint of the website. The collection of your data could be carried out by uploadingdata that you enter in a contact form.

The acquisition of additional data (so-called server log files) by our IT systems takes placeautomatically when visiting the website. These are data such as date and time of retrieval, amount ofdata transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operatingsystem, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

There is no merge of this data with other data sources. However, the provider reserves the right tocheck the log data retrospectively, if there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use due to concreteevidence.

Use of the data

When contacting the operator of the website (for example by contact form or e-mail) your detailswill be stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as in case of follow-up questions.

The technical data is collected to ensure the error-free provision of the website and to analyze youruser behavior for statistical purposes. This is done primarily through the use of cookies and analysisprograms. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by disagreeing with the use. Furtherinformation on the contradictory possibilities can be found below.

Please note that data transmission via the Internet (for example, when communicating by e-mail)may have security vulnerabilities. Access to your data by third parties could not be avoidedcompletely.

Rights with regard to your data

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your storedpersonal data free of charge at any time. In addition, you have the right to correct incorrect data,blockage and deletion of your personal data, as far as no legal duty of storage is in conflict. For information purposes or requests for rectification, blocking and / or deletion, please contact thecontroller indicated below.

ANCOFER Stahlhandel GmbH
Rheinstraße 163
45478 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Phone: +49 208 5802-0

Controller is any person or entity that collects, processes or uses personally identifiable data forthemselves or has others do so on behalf of them.

Right to object data processing

The processing of your data is only possible with your explicit consent or in the context of contractualand / or pre-contractual measures. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An informalmessage by e-mail to the controller is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out untilthe revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In case of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right to appeal to thecompetent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in data protection matters isthe state data protection officer of the federal state in which the responsible authority is located. Alist of the data protection officers and their contact details can be viewed at the following link:

Contradiction against advertising mails

The operator of the website hereby expressly objects to the use of contact data published as part ofthe imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials.The operator of the website expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event ofunsolicited promotional information, e.g. through spam emails.

Data Protection Officer

ANCOFER Stahlhandel GmbH
c/o Dr. Nadine Wolf
Rheinstraße 163
45478 Mülheim an der Ruhr

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests ororders that you send to us, this website uses an SSL/TLS encryption. An encrypted connection isindicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar. If SSL/TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by thirdparties.


Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific device-related information on users’access devices (PCs, smartphones, etc.). Cookies serve for the user friendliness of web pages ( of login data). On the other hand, they could serve to collect statistical data on the websiteusage to analyze it for the purpose of improving the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies.Most browsers have an option to restrict or completely prevent cookies from being stored. However,it is pointed out that the use and in particular the ease of use can be restricted without cookies.

The basis for data processing is Article 6 paragraph 1 letter b GDPR, which allows the processing ofdata to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

The data entered in our contact form will be stored to process the request and in case of follow-upquestions. These data will not be shared without your consent. The processing of data entered intothe contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Article 6 paragraph 1 letter aGDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient.The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected bythe revocation.

The data provided by the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke yourconsent to storage, or delete the purpose for data storage (e.g. after your request has beenprocessed). Mandatory statutory provisions – especially retention periods – remain unaffected.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (Google LLC 1600Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses”cookies”, text files that are stored on users’ computers allowing them to analyze the use of thewebsite. This information generated by cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in theUnited States and stored there.

However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, the IP address of Google users within themember states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European EconomicArea will be truncated. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server inthe United States and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of theoperator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate users’ use of the website, tocompile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity andinternet usage to the website operator.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged withother Google information. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser softwareaccordingly. However, this offer notifies users that in this case you may not be able to use all featuresof this website in full. In addition, users may prevent the collection of data (including their IP address) generated by the cookie according to their use of the website to Google and may prevent theprocessing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available underthe following link:

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link toprevent Google Analytics from entering this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored onyour device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.

Google Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google LLC (Google LLC 1600 Amphitheater ParkwayMountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). for the uniform representation of fonts.When you call up a website, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache tocorrectly display texts and fonts. To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers.As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of GoogleWeb Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. If yourbrowser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer. More informationabout Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’sPrivacy Policy:

Google Maps

This site uses the map service Google Maps. Provider is the Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway,Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). To use the features of Google Maps, it isnecessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored by Google onservers in the United States. Google will know your IP address, even if there is no user account youare logged in to. With a logged in user account, Google can assign your surfing behavior directly toyour personal profile. This can be prevented by previous logout. The provider of this page has noinfluence on this data transfer. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealingpresentation of our online offers and an easy retrievability of the places indicated by us on thewebsite. For more information about how to handle user data, please refer to Google’s PrivacyPolicy: