Data protection

We, the  Joachim Uhing GmbH & Co. KG, are pleased to see that you are interested in our company and our services. We are very much committed to protecting your personal data we collect, process and use when you pay a visit to our web site. We use the data collected from you in compliance with the applicable General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), the revised German Data Protection Act (BDSG), and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

Data controller and provider

Responsible for the collection and processing of your personal data on this website is

Joachim Uhing GmbH & Co. KG
Konrad-Zuse-Ring 20
D - 24220 Flintbek

Data protection officer

Gabriele Paulsen – glp consulting


Personal data

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, profession, bank details, etc. On our website, we do not collect any personal data except that you provide such data voluntarily (e. g. in the Contact Form or when ordering brochures) or have given your explicit consent or if the corresponding legal regulations regarding the protection of your data do allow the use of such data.
Below please find an overview of the data we collect while you are on our web site, and how we use this data:
Collecting and purpose of processing your data

We store data in a log file whenever a user visits our web site and whenever he/she downloads a file. This is done for system-related and statistical purposes only.
For each download, we store the following data:

•    enquiring IP address
•    exact date and time of retrieval
•    name of the downloaded file
•    message whether or not the download was successful
•    transferred data volume
•    calling page
•    used operating system and version number
•    description of the used web browser type

We will not collect any other personal data such as your name, address, phone number or email address unless you specify this data deliberately. This can be the case, for example, during a registration requested by you, or when a contract or an information and media request is executed.

Uhing will also use the collected data for information and customer acquisition purposes if you have agreed to this. We greatly value the trust you place in us, and we exercise diligent care in protecting your personal data.
Contact form, catalogue orders, and collection of other data

We collect other personal data only if you provide this data on a voluntary basis, for example in a request or in our Contact Form, when ordering a catalogue or for technical administration of our website. We use this data only for answering your requests, for processing contracts we conclude with you, and for technical administration. We will not pass on your data without your consent unless this is expressly required for contract processing.

Statutory source

As a rule, we process data on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 P. 1 lit. f DSGVO  (legitimate interest).

Transfer of your data

Upon your consent, we are going to use data you provide on a voluntary basis for sales activities, (in line with Art. 6 Para. 1 P. 1 lit. f DSGVO), for example by transferring to our sales partners.

Data transfer to third countries

For sales activities, we transfer your data you provide on a voluntary basis to our agencies located in countries outside the EU.

Consent, revocation and deletion

The data will be stored only until the purpose for which the data was entrusted to us has been fulfilled.
You are always entitled to revoke such consent for future cases. Personal data will then be deleted immediately

  • when you revoke your consent to the storage of data or
  • storage of data otherwise represents a breach of law.

For this purpose, please contact Datenschutz(at)

Right of information, amendment, deletion

You have the right of free-of-charge information regarding the type of personal data we have stored, and the purpose of storing such data. You are also entitled to demand the rectification of faulty information and the amendment and deletion of such data.
For this purpose, please contact Datenschutz(at)


When you visit our web site, data originated by us can be stored on your PC as a cookie. Cookies are small text files your web browser will store on your PC.
We mostly use session cookies. They will be deleted automatically when you leave our website. Our company uses this data to continuously improve, update and thus make our web site more user-friendly.
If you object to such a policy, you can set your web browser so that it deletes cookies from your hard disk, blocks all cookies or prompts whether or not to save a cookie. In this case, however, the functions of our online content may be restricted.
When you leave our web site with a link or the like and enter a third-party web site, the respective target site could also store cookies on your PC. We are not legally responsible for these cookies. For usage of such cookies and resulting storage of data, please refer to the data protection statement of the respective web site operator.

Data security / encryption

We employ technical and organizational means to protect your data from wilful or accidental manipulation, loss or destruction or access by unauthorised persons. For this reason, our website is encrypted. We are using the following encryption: TLS 1.2, AES with 256-bit encryption (high); ECDH with 256-bit key exchange.


Although the present website was compiled with the greatest possible care, we cannot warrant that it is free of errors and that the information contained therein is accurate. Liability for any damage arising directly or indirectly from the use of the present website is excluded unless they are attributable to intent or gross negligence.
Uhing shall not be liable for the content of websites operated by third parties if the present website refers to such websites.

Right to complain

DSGVO entitles you to bring an action or a complaint before a regulatory body if it is your opinion that processing of your personal data constitutes a breach of data protection regulations. You can assert your right of complaint with any supervisory authority for data protection.

Tracking tools

The present website uses the etracker tracking tool:


The provider of this website uses the services of etracker GmbH, Hamburg, Germany ( to analyse usage data. Here, cookies are used which enable the statistical analysis of the use of this website by its visitors as well as the display of usage-relevant content or advertising. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the Internet browser on the user's device. etracker cookies do not contain any information that could identify a user.

The data generated with etracker is processed and stored by etracker solely in Germany by commission of the provider of this website and is thus subject to strict German and European data protection laws and standards.In this regard, etracker was checked, certified and awarded with the ePrivacyseal data protection seal of approval.

The data is processed on the legal basis of Art. 6 Section 1 lit f (legitimate interest) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Our legitimate interest is the optimization of our online offer and our website. As the privacy of our visitors is very important to us, etracker anonymizes the IP address as early as possible and converts login or device IDs into a unique key with which, however,no connection to any specific person can be made with. etracker does not use it for any other purpose, combine it with other data or pass it on to third parties.

You can object to the outlined data processing at any time provided it is related to your person. Your objection has no detrimental consequences for you.

Further information on data protection with etracker can be found here.

Social Media

Use of embedded YouTube videos

On this website, we use embedded YouTube videos in the advanced data protection mode offered by YouTube wherever possible. This mode prevents YouTube from saving cookies for a user opening a website with an embedded YouTube video player featuring advanced data protection if he/she does not click the video to start it. Although YouTube may save cookies on the user's computer after he/she clicked the YouTube video player, no personal cookie information is saved for playing embedded videos featuring advanced data protection. To view the YouTube (Google) privacy policy, click here.

Questions and comments

If you have any questions or comments regarding the present Privacy Policy (e.g. regarding perusal, update or deletion of your personal data), please contact:


Joachim Uhing GmbH & Co. KG
Konrad-Zuse-Ring 20
24220 Flintbek, Germany

Tel. / Phone +49 (0) 4347 906-0
Fax Vertrieb +49 (0) 4347 906-40
Fax Einkauf +49 (0) 4347 906-31

E-mail: sales(at)