Privacy policy of Keimfarben

In the following we are informing you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that allows you to be identified personally identifiable to.



KEIMFARBEN GMBH, Keimstraße 16, 86420 Diedorf (see imprint) is responsible according to Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can reach our data protection officer by e-mail to [email protected] or by post addressed to "the data protection officer".



Whenever you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form, the data provided by you (name, e-mail address, postcode and city as well as telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us for the purpose of answering your personal message to us. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or limit the processing if statutory retention obligations exist.



In order to process your online application it is necessary to collect, store and use your personal data We use your personal data exclusively to carry out and process your application. If you consent, we will also use your application for future selection procedures.

Legal bases
In context with your online application, we process personal data to carry out pre-contractual measures based on Art. 6 (1), b) in conjunction with. Art. 88 (1)  GDPR in conjunction with. § 26 (1) p. 1  GDPR. In the event of your consent to longer storage for use in context with future selection procedures, the legal basis is Art. 6 (1), a)  GDPR.
In the event of processing of application data in context with legal disputes, the legal basis for us is Art. 6 (1), f)  GDPR.

Your personal data will only be forwarded to the departments responsible for the specific application procedure (HR department and specialist department). If necessary, your application documents will also be forwarded to other specialist departments if we consider your applicant profile to be suitable for another internal position. Under no circumstances will your application documents be passed on to other companies or third parties.

Data transfer to non-EU countries
There is no transfer of your personal data to third countries.

Duration of the storage
The data in your online application will be stored by us for the duration of the application procedure. After completion of the application process, we delete the data in your online application after 6 months if your application was unsuccessful. This does not apply if statutory provisions prevent the deletion. If your application is successful, we will transfer your application data into the personnel file, taking into account what we are allowed to retain by law.

Obligation to provide the data
There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide us with personal data. Please note that application data that is not informative cannot be considered for the application process.

To send us your online application documents by e-mail, we recommend that you encrypt your e-mail address. The PGP key for the application email address [email protected] is available for download below:
Download PGP key here



Webserver user data
When using the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for data collection):

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • The amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes
  • Browser software
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of the browser software
  • Directory protection user

The IP addresses are stored anonymized. For this purpose, the last three digits are removed, i.e. becomes 127.0.0.*. IPv6 addresses are also anonymized. The anonymized IP addresses are kept for 60 days. Information about the directory protection user being used is anonymized after one day. Web server usage data about incorrect page views is deleted after seven days.

Technical necessary cookies
To enable you to use our website comfortably and securely, we use technically necessary cookies. These cookies are deleted again after the end of the session or have longer storage periods. In the case of the objection cookie, the storage period is 50 years. The technically necessary cookies do not store any personal data. Our legal basis for using these technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 (1), f)  GDPR. Our legitimate interests as a website operator result from the above-mentioned purposes. 

Website analyzing tool etracker
The provider of this website uses the services of etracker GmbH, Hamburg, Germany ( to analyse usage data. The usage data allow us to generate statistics about this website and our online-marketing-measures.  We do not use cookies for this web analysis.
The data generated by etracker on behalf of the provider of this website is processed and stored by etracker solely in Germany by commission of the provider of this website and is thus subject to the strict German and European data protection laws and standards. In this regard, etracker was independently checked, certified and awarded with the ePrivacyseal data protection seal of approval.

The data processing is based on Art. 6 Section 1 lit f (legitimate interest) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legitimate interest is the optimisation of our online offer and our website. As the privacy of our visitors is very important to us, the data that may possibly allow a reference to an individual person, such as IP address, registration or device IDs, will be anonymised or pseudonymised as soon as possible. etracker does not use the data 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. Your objection has no disadvantageous consequences.

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

Disable eTracker tracking here

This website uses the Content Delivery Network of Cloudflare, Inc., 701 Townsend St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, or its EU representative Cloudflare Portugal, Unipessoal Lda. Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro 29, 1200-369 Lisboa (Cloudflare). Cloudflare's Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a geographically distributed group of servers for fast delivery of Internet content such as HTML pages, JavaScript files, stylesheets, and images. It is used by us to improve your user experience by reducing load times, to relieve the load on our web servers during traffic peaks, and to protect our web servers from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in order to provide our web services without interruption.
In order to provide the service, Cloudflare uses various technically necessary cookies to maximize network resources, manage traffic and protect websites from malicious traffic.
Cloudflare processes the personal data for a specific purpose on our behalf. The data are deleted at the latest after completion of the order.
Further information on data processing by Cloudflare is available at and Data processing in the USA is performed on the basis of standard contractual clauses, also available at
The legal basis for the use of Cloudflare is Art. 6 (1), f) General Data Protection Regulation. Our legitimate interest lies in our responsibility as website operator and results from the above-mentioned purposes.

Social Media Channels
In our online offer you will find links to social networks such as Facebook, Google+, the two career networks Xing (DACH region – Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and LinkedIN (worldwide) as well as the video portal YouTube. You can recognize the links by the respective provider's logo.
By clicking on the links, the corresponding social media pages are opened to which this data protection declaration does not apply. Please refer to the data protection declarations of the individual providers for details of the provisions applicable there; you will find these under:


Google+ / YouTube:  




Youtube Videos
On our website we integrate videos provided by YouTube in the "extended data protection mode". When you view such a video, YouTube uses cookies to collect information about your visit to the website. In addition, while watching the video, contact is made with "Google's DoubleClick", which could trigger further data transmissions and processing. You can avoid both by not starting the videos. Further information on data protection at YouTube and Google can be found under  



You have the following rights towards us with regard to personal data about you:

  • You have the right to receive free information about the personal data about you we have stored at any time.
  • You have the right to request the correction of incorrect personal data about you. You also have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, taking into account the purposes of the processing.
  • You have the right to demand immediate deletion of any personal data about you, unless there is a legal obligation to store such data or there are other legitimate reasons to the contrary.
  • You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data under certain conditions.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of this data.
  • You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. This does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until this consent is revoked. Please send your instruction to revoke consent to [email protected]   

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data. The supervisory authority responsible for our company is the Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision in Ansbach ( ).