The content provider of this site takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without the requirements of personal data. If and when personal data (such as name, address or e-mail) are levied this will, as far as possible, happen on a voluntary basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.


Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are the so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server Log Files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. These data will not be combined with data from other sources. We do however reserve the right to investigate these data in case of concrete indication of unlawful behavior.

Contact Form

Should you send us questions via the contact form, your details from the inquiry, including the contact details you provided, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. The storage of the data takes place until the completion of your request. We will not share this information without your consent.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are 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.

Facebook Plugins (Like-Button)

On our pages are plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, US integrated. The Facebook plugin, you agree to the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" ("Like") our page.

An overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server produced. Facebook gets this information that you have with your IP address visited our page. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can use the contents of our Pages link to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use obtained by Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy policy of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php code.

If you do not wish that Facebook visiting our pages to your Facebook can assign user account, please log in please from your Facebook account from.

IP Anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:


Objecting to the Collection of Data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

SSL Encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, Cancellation and Blocking

At any time, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right to submit an appeal to a data protection supervisory authority.

Opposition to Promotional Emails

The use of published in the context of the imprint obligation contact information for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example through spam e-mails.

Data Protection Information for Business Partners

Dear Business Partners,

hereby we want to inform you about the purpose and the handling of your personalized data by DB Sediments GmbH. This information sheet should also point to your rights as affected persons.

Responsible for the data handling is:

DB Sediments GmbH

Bismarckstr. 142

47057 Duisburg

The Data Protection Coordinator at DB Sediments GmbH can be reached at +49 (203) 306-3621, r.bundesmann@db-sediments.com.

We process personal data which we receive from you and third parties in connection with our business relationship. These are contact details (name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) and - if required in the course of the transaction - bank and payment data as well as other data that you voluntarily submit to us in the course of processing the contractual relationship. We process personal data only when there is a statutory legal basis for doing so, in compliance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We process your personal data based on the following legal bases and purposes:

  • the initiation, execution and termination of contractual relationships (Art. 6 para. (1) (b) GDPR) as well as general communication with business partners.
  • due to legal requirements (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR), e.g. for the fulfillment of commercial or tax retention obligations, for the fulfillment of reporting or disclosure obligations to the authorities.

Since we also use the contact details of the persons you have designated as contact persons, we ask you to pass this information on to the employees concerned within your company as well.

We transfer your personal data to authorities / public authorities, if required by priority legislation.

If necessary, we will transmit your personal data to companies of our company association if this is necessary to fulfill the above-mentioned purposes.

We use external service providers for the various business transactions as processors under Art. 28 GDPR. With these service order contracts for processing customer data were signed to ensure the protection of your personal data safe.

Your personal data will not be transferred to third countries. As a rule, personal data is deleted after expiration of the legal retention periods. Unless the personal data are affected by the legal retention periods, they will be deleted if they are no longer required for the purposes stated above.

You have the right to receive information about your personal data stored by us, to have incorrect data corrected or to change or revoke your consent to data processing at any time with effect for the future, even without stating reasons, to restrict the processing of your personal data with effect for the future, to object to the processing with effect for the future or to demand the deletion. You are entitled, under the conditions defined in Art. 20 GDPR, to receive the personal data that you have stored in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to transmit this data to another person responsible without interference from us.

In addition, you can contact the Privacy Coordinator mentioned by us. In order to avoid possible cases of abuse, we can request that inquiries be signed by hand or that the requester legitimize otherwise.

You have the right to issue a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority can be found at: