Privacy policy

We are pleased that you visit our website and thank you for your interest in our products and services. The protection of your personal data when using our websites is very important to us. Therefore, please note the following information:

The legal basis of data protection can be found in the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), the Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (EU-DSGVO) and the Telemediengesetz (TMG).

Responsible Authority within the meaning of Data Protection Laws and EU GDPR (EU-DSGVO):

Hunold + Knoop Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Corveyer Strasse 5, 59590 Geseke
Tel. 02942-9798-0

By using the offer of Hunold + Knoop Kunststofftechnik GmbH you agree to this privacy policy. Hunold + Knoop Kunststofftechnik GmbH may change the privacy policy later on and will announce any changes on its website.
When accessing our website, we automatically collect information of a general nature (web browser, operating system, etc.) in the server log files of our service provider, which makes it impossible to draw any conclusions about yourself. However, this information is necessary in order to deliver the contents of our website correctly. We evaluate this information anonymously in order to improve our website. Our website is stored by a hosting provider and made available for retrieval. The web server uses and stores the aforementioned server log files.

  1. Purpose of processing: hosting the website
  2. Legal basis and legitimate interests: The processing takes place on the basis of our predominant legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f DSGVO) in the security and stability of our website by commissioning a service provider to provide infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services.
  3. Data recipients: HubSpot Cloud Infrastructure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) USA, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Frankfurt
  4. Storage period: The access logs are stored for up to 7 days.


Like many other websites, we also use small text files called cookies. These are transferred from a web server to your hard drive. This automatically gives us certain data, such as IP address, browser used, operating system from your computer and your connection to the Internet. Cookies can not be used to launch programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate navigation and enable the correct display of our websites. The data collected will not be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be created without your consent.
Of course you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are generally set up to accept cookies – you can disable this setting through your browser settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.


If you contact us by e-mail or our contact form via our website, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

Erasing of data

We respect the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We only store your personal data for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by law. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions blocked or deleted.


When you sign up to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be notified by email about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (such as changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions). For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the “Double opt-in” procedure. For this purpose, we record the order of the newsletter, the dispatch of a confirmation mail and the receipt of the requested answer. Further data is not collected. The data will be used exclusively for the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
The consent to the storage of your personal data and their use for the newsletter can be revoked at any time. Each newsletter has a link to it. In addition, you can unsubscribe at any time directly by email or communicate your request of our data protection officer.

Facebook Plugins (Like Button)

On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:
When you visit our site, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button” while you are logged in with your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we – as the provider of the pages – are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Facebook at

In addition, we operate a fanpage in Facebook, where we for example get statistical data such as total page views, likes, page activity, postings, video views, comments etc. We can use this data to make contributions more attractive, to find the right time for publications or to reach a better target audience.

For us as a site operator there is a joint responsibility according to § 26 DSGVO with Facebook. This is regulated in a corresponding addendum, which you can see here:

Within our website, due to our legitimate interests in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our site, the so-called “Facebook Pixel” of Facebook’s social network by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA or if your origin is based in the EU are used by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. With the help of the Facebook pixel, Facebook is able to designate the visitors of our offer as a target group for the presentation of advertisements (so-called Facebook Ads).

If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

GOOGLE Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (following: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you can prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser-plugin on
The collected user and event data will be deleted after 14 months; the option to reset on new activity is activated. A data collection for advertising function does not take place.


This website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of map features by visitors. For more information about Google’s data processing, please refer to the Google Privacy Notice. There you can also change your privacy settings.


On some of our websites we embed Youtube videos. The corresponding plug-ins are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, it will connect to Youtube’s servers. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. This can be prevented by logging out of your Youtube account beforehand. If a Youtube video starts, the provider uses cookies, which collect hints about the user behaviour.

GOOGLE Adwords

Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you have reached our website via an advertisement sent by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on your computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can not be tracked through AdWords advertisers’ websites. Conversion cookie information is used to generate conversion statistics for advertisers. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users.
If you do not want to participate in the tracking, you can refuse the required setting of a cookie – for example via a browser setting that generally disables the automatic setting of cookies or sets your browser to block cookies from the domain “”.


Our website uses the services of HubSpot, a software-based marketing service provided by HubSpot Ireland Ltd. HubSpot aims to generate initial contacts. These are visitors to the Hunold + Knoop websites, blogs or landing pages. Via Calls-to-action personalized data are collected in HubSpot CRM, which is then used for marketing purposes.

  1. Data recipient: HubSpot Ireland Ltd., 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, parent company: HubSpot, Inc., 25 First Street, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141 USA,
  2. HubSpot’s privacy policy:
  3. Legal basis and legitimate interests: The data is passed on on the basis of our predominant legitimate interest (Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR) in the security and stability of a professional customer administration system.
  4. Third country transfer: If data that has not been anonymized is processed in the USA, we point out that HubSpot Inc. is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and thereby guarantees to comply with European data protection law ( / participant? id = a2zt0000000TN8pAAG & status = Active).
  5. Storage period: with regard to the storage period at HubSpot, we refer to their privacy policy.


To secure your data, we use SSL (HTTPS) as the encryption technology for the transmission of data.

Right of Information, Correction, Lock, Deletion and Opposition

You have the right to receive information about your personal data stored by us at any time. In addition, you have the right to correction, blocking or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business transactions, deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer or your direct contact at Hunold + Knoop. The contact details can be found below.
For a data lock to be taken into account at all times, these data must be stored in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as long as there is no legal archiving obligation. As far as such an obligation exists, we lock your data on request. You can make changes or revoke your consent by notifying us with effect for the future

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We will periodically update this privacy policy to reflect current legal requirements or to implement changes to our privacy policy, such as: For example, when introducing new services. Your new visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.

Data Protection Supervisor

If you have questions about the handling of personal data at Hunold + Knoop, please don’t hesitate to contact us or contact our data protection officer directly:
Mr. Frank Morgens (Tel. +49 (0) 2942-9798-53)