Privacy policy

Kettnaker GmbH & Co. KG
Manufaktur für Möbel
Bussenstraße 30
88525 Dürmentingen

Tel. +49 (0)7371 9593-0
Fax +49 (0)7371 9593-20

CEO: Wolfgang Kettnaker

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company, our products and our website. The protection of your privacy when processing personal data and the security of all business data is important to us. We process personal data collected during your visit to our website confidentially and only in accordance with legal regulations.

  • Collection, use and dissemination
    When you access our Internet pages, our web servers automatically collect general information. This includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of the Internet service provider, the website from which you are visiting us, the pages you visit on our site and the date and duration of your visit. This is exclusively information which does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. We evaluate this data only for statistical purposes and only in anonymous form.

    The personal data collected within the framework of our websites will be used without your consent only for order processing or processing your enquiries. Only with your consent will your data be used in a centrally managed customer and prospective customer database, under the responsibility of Kettnaker GmbH & Co. KG. The use of this data for remains limited for the purposes of advertising and market and opinion research and is exclusively the responsibility of Kettnaker GmbH & Co. KG within the Federal Republic of Germany. You can revoke your consent for future use at any time.

    Your data will not be sold, rented or otherwise made available to third parties. Personal data will only be passed on to state institutions and authorities within the framework of mandatory legal provisions. Our employees are bound by us to the strictest confidentiality.

  • Online applications
    Your application documents will be stored for a maximum of 3 months so that they can also be used for other potential positions. If you do not agree to this, you can send us a message at any time so that we can block or delete the data accordingly by sending an email to the address stated under Contact.

  • Cookies
    So-called cookies are used in some areas of our pages. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard drive by a website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. The cookies on our Internet pages do not collect any personal data. We use the information contained in cookies to make it easier for you to use our pages and to tailor them to your needs. Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you can deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of your browser. You can delete saved cookies at any time in the system settings of your browser. If you do not accept cookies, however, this can lead to functional restrictions on our website.

  • Right to information
    Upon request, we will inform you in writing whether and which personal data about you is stored by us. Should incorrect information be stored despite our efforts to ensure that the data is correct and up-to-date, we will correct this at your request. You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data at any time by sending us a short message.

    In addition, if you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, suggestions or complaints, you can always contact us via our data protection officer at

  • External Data Protection Officer
    Sergej Goldguber (ecoprotec GmbH)

  • Types of data processed:
    Personal data (for example, names, addresses). - Contact details (for example, email, telephone numbers). - Content data (for example, text input, photographs, videos). - Usage data (for example, visited websites, interest in content, access times). - Meta/communication data (for example, device information, IP addresses).

  • Categories of persons concerned
    Visitors and users of the online offer (hereinafter referred to as "users").

  • Purpose of processing
    - Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
    - Response to contact requests and communication with users.
    - Security measures.
    - Range measurement/marketing

  • Terms used
    "Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by assignment to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or to one or more special features that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

    "Processing" means any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated procedures in connection with personal data. The term applies broadly and covers practically every kind of handling of data.

    "Pseudonymisation" means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

    "Profiling" means any automated processing of personal data consisting in the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to the work performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or relocation of that natural person.

    The term "Responsible” refers to the natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

    The term "Processor" refers to a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body processing personal data on behalf of the controller.

  • Applicable legal bases
    In accordance with Art. 13 DSGVO (German GDPR law), we inform you of the legal basis of our data processing. If the legal basis is not mentioned in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consents is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 DSGVO, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and performance of contractual measures, as well as for answering inquiries, is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, the legal basis for processing to fulfil our legal obligations is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6(1)(d) DSGVO serves as the legal basis.

  • Safety measures
    We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk, taking into account the state of the art, implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing, as well as the different probability of occurrence and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, in accordance with Art. 32 DSGVO.

    Such measures shall, in particular, include ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, transmission, security of availability and its separation. Furthermore, we have established procedures to ensure the exercise of rights of data subjects, deletion of data and reaction to endangerment of data. In addition, we already consider the protection of personal data during the development or selection of hardware, software and procedures, in accordance with the principle of data protection through technology design and data protection-friendly presettings (Art. 25 DSGVO).

  • Cooperation with contract processors and third parties
    If we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties) within the scope of our processing, transmit it to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this shall only take place on the basis of a legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of the data to third parties, such as payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO for contract fulfilment is necessary), if you have consented, if a legal obligation provides for this or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).

    If we commission third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called "order processing contract", this is done on the basis of Art. 28 DSGVO.

  • Transfers to third countries
    If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this occurs in the context of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transfer of data to third parties, this only takes place if it occurs for the fulfilment of our (pre)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or leave the data in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. DSGVO are met. This means, for example, processing is carried out on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognised determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g. for the USA by the "Privacy Shield") or compliance with officially recognised special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").

  • Rights of data subjects
    You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data concerned is being processed and to request information about this data, as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO.

    You have correspondingly. In accordance with Article 16 of the DSGVO, you have the right to request the completion of data concerning you or the correction of inaccurate data concerning you.

    In accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, you have the right to demand that relevant data be deleted immediately or, alternatively, to demand a restriction on the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO.

    You have the right to request that the data concerning you that you have provided to us be received in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO and to request its transmission to other responsible persons.

    In accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO, you also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
  • Right of revocation
    You have the right to revoke consents granted pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO with effect for the future.
  • Right of objection
    You can object to the future processing of the data concerning you in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO at any time. The objection may be lodged in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.
  • Cookies and right of objection in direct advertising
    "Cookies" are small files that are stored on the user's computer. Various different data can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his or her visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or "session cookies" or "transient cookies", are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes their browser. In such a cookie, for example, the content of a shopping basket in an online shop or a login status can be stored. Cookies are referred to as “permanent" or “persistent" and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved when users visit it after several days. Likewise, the interests of users used for range measurement or marketing purposes may be stored in such a cookie. Third-party cookies" are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only its cookies, they are referred to as “first-party cookies").

    We may use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this within the framework of our data protection declaration.

    If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

    A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes may be raised for a large number of services, in particular in the case of tracking, via the US site or the EU page Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by deactivating them in the browser settings. Please note that in this event not all functions of this online offer can be used.
  • Deletion of data
    The data processed by us will be deleted or its processing restricted in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 of the DSGVO. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage obligations. If the data is not deleted because they are necessary for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing is restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for commercial or tax reasons.

    According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage is carried out, in particular, for 10 years, in accordance with §§ 147 para. 1 AO, 257 para. 1 no. 1 and 4, para. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, documents relevant for taxation, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with § 257 para. 1 no. 2 and 3, para. 4 HGB (commercial letters).

    In accordance with legal requirements in Austria, storage is carried out in particular for 7 years in accordance with § 132 (1) BAO (accounting documents, receipts/invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with real estate and for 10 years for documents in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunications, radio and television services which are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.                          
  • Business-related processing
    Additionally we process - Contract data (e.g., subject matter of the contract, duration, customer category). - Payment data (e.g., bank details, payment history)
    from our customers, prospects and business partners for the purpose of providing contractual services, service and customer care, marketing, advertising and market research.
  • Administration, financial accounting, office organisation, contact management
    We process data within the framework of administrative tasks, as well as the organisation of our company, financial accounting and compliance with legal obligations, e.g. archiving. For this, we process the same data that we process in the course of providing our contractual services. The processing bases are Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c. DSGVO, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. Customers, prospects, business partners and website visitors are affected by the processing. The purpose and our interest in the processing lies in the administration, financial accounting, office organization, archiving of data, thus tasks which serve the maintenance of our business activities, perception of our tasks and provision of our services. The deletion of the data with regard to contractual services and contractual communication corresponds to the information provided in these processing activities.

    We disclose or transmit data to the tax authorities, consultants, such as tax consultants or auditors, as well as other fee offices and payment service providers.

    Furthermore, we store information on suppliers, event organisers and other business partners on the basis of our business interests, for example, for the purpose of making contact at a later date. We store this data, which is mainly company-related, permanently.
  • Contacting
    When contacting us (for example, via the contact form, email, telephone or social media), the user's details are processed for processing the contact enquiry and its further processing in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. User information can be stored in a customer relationship management system ("CRM system") or comparable enquiry organisation.

    We delete the requests if they are no longer necessary. We review this requirement every two years; the statutory archiving obligations also apply.
  • Hosting and sending of emails
    The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, email delivery, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer.

    We or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta- and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors of this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in conjunction with. Art. 28 DSGVO (conclusion of order processing contract).                
  • Collection of access data and log files
    We, or our hosting provider, collect the following data on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO data on each access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). Access data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, transferred data volume, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

    Log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days for security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud) and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidential purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.
  • Google Analytics
    On the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC ("Google"). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the online offer by users is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
  • Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thus offers a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (

    Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services associated with the use of this online offer and the use of the Internet. Pseudonymous user profiles can be created from the processed data.

    We use Google Analytics only with IP anonymisation enabled. This means that Google will shorten the IP address of users within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

    The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other Google data. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser software; users may also prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

    Further information on data use by Google, setting and objection option, can be found in Google's data protection declaration ( as well as in the settings for the display of advertisements by Google (

    Users' personal data will be deleted or made anonymous after 14 month

  • Online presence in social media
    We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with active customers, interested parties and users and to inform them about our services. When accessing the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines of their respective operators apply.

    Unless otherwise stated in our privacy policy, we process the data of users who communicate with us within social networks and platforms, e.g. write articles on our websites or send us messages.

  • Integration of third-party services and content
    Within our online offer, based on our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) we use content or service offerings of third parties to incorporate their content and services, such as videos or fonts (hereinafter uniformly referred to as "content").

    This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, since without the IP address they could not send the content to their browser. The IP address is therefore required for the display of this content. We make every effort to use only those contents whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the contents. Third-party providers may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as "web beacons") for statistical or marketing purposes. "Pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user's device and may include technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, visiting time and other information about the use of our online offer, as well as be linked to such information from other sources.

  • Vimeo
    We can embed videos from the platform "Vimeo" of the provider Vimeo Inc, Attention: Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA. Data protection declaration: Please note that Vimeo may use Google Analytics and we hereby refer to the privacy policy ( and opt-out options for Google Analytics ( or Google's settings for data use for marketing purposes (

  • Google Maps
    We integrate the maps of the service "Google Maps" of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The processed data may include in particular IP addresses and location data of the users, which, however, are not collected without their consent (as a rule within the framework of the settings of their mobile devices). The data can be processed in the USA.

    Data protection declaration:, Opt-Out:
  • Web fonts is a font visualization service provided by Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. that allows this application to include appropriate content on its pages. Collected personal data: Usage data and various types of data, such as described in the Data protection declaration of the service.