Data Protection

General Information


Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company, Lindenstone AG. We strive to offer you the best possible service; this also includes continuous optimizing of our Internet presence and, especially the protection of your personal data. 

Please find below information about how we handle your personal data in accordance with Art. 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Data Controller


Responsible for the data collection and processing described below is

Lindenstone AG
Koreastraße 7
20457 Hamburg, Germany



Usage Data


Whenever you visit our websites, for statistical purposes our web server will temporarily store in a log so-called „usage data” to allow us to improve the quality of our websites.

This data set comprises:

- the page from which the file was requested,
- the name of the file,
- the date and time of the request,
- the amount of data transferred,
- the access status (file transferred, file not found),
- the description of the type of web browser used,
- the IP address of the requesting computer, which is shortened so that a personal reference can no longer be established.

The mentioned log data is only stored anonymously. We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser strictly for the purpose of detecting, limiting and eliminating attacks on our websites for a period of seven days. After this period, we delete the collected data. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.




Data Transfer to Third Parties


We transfer your data to service providers who support us in the operation of our websites and related processes as part of order processing pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR. Our service providers are strictly bound by instructions to us and are contractually obligated accordingly. We use the following service providers: Hosting service providers, web analytics service providers, website programming and maintenance service providers.



Data transfer to Third Countries


We do not transfer personal data to a third country outside the EU, unless explicitly stated.



Use of Cookies


We occasionally use cookies on our websites to provide you with an optimal and user-friendly visit. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device and can be read. A distinction is made between session cookies, which are deleted as soon as you close your browser, and permanent cookies, which are stored beyond the individual session. Cookies can contain data that make it possible to recognize the device used. In some cases, however, cookies also contain information about certain settings that cannot be related to a specific person.

We use both session cookies and permanent cookies on our website.

These cookies do not contain personal data, nor do we combine them with other data to identify you personally. Furthermore, we use an analysis tool that also works with cookies.

The processing is carried out for technically necessary cookies on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 p.1 lit. f GDPR , in order to be able to present the website to you. Cookies for the purpose of storing your preferences, for statistical analysis and for marketing are based on your consent, Art. 6 para. 1 S.1 lit. a GDPR. Your consent also refers to § 25 para. 1 Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Law (Telekommunikation-Telemedien-Datenschutz-Gesetz). You can revoke your consent by clicking on the consent icon in the right corner at any time with effect for the future.

We use the following cookies: Google Analytics

You can set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you. You can also delete cookies at any time via the appropriate browser setting and prevent the setting of new cookies. Please note that our websites may then not be displayed optimally and some functions may no longer be technically available.



Google Analytics


In order to tailor our website to your needs, we create usage data with the help of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. The responsible service provider in the EU is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland . ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your terminal device and can be read by us. In this way, we are able to recognize returning visitors and count them as such. The data processing is based on your consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

The following data is collected:

  • The type of visitors
  • The origin of traffic
  • The behavior of users on the website (bounce rate, Duration of stay, etc.)

On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website and compiling reports on website activity. The reports provided by Google Analytics are used to analyze the performance of our website.

The data we collect is automatically deleted after 14 months at the latest. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is automatic.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, 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 will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In addition, we have concluded an order processing agreement with Google in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the strict purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. More information on how Google uses data when websites and apps of its partners are used can be found at und

You can revoke your consent by clicking on the consent icon in the right corner at any time with effect for the future.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

You can additionally prevent a collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which permanently prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Click here to object to the processing of your data by Google Analytics.



Browser Add-On to Disable Google Analytics


The browser add-on to disable Google Analytics gives the website visitor more control over what data about visited websites is collected by Google Analytics. The add-on instructs the Google Analytics JavaScript code not to send website visit information to Google Analytics. If you want to use the add-on, download and install it for your current web browser. The browser add-on to disable Google Analytics is available for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera.

Google Analytics Browser-Add-On

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out only works in the browser and only for this domain). This will place an opt-out cookie on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again to reactivate this function.

Opt-out link to prevent collection by Google Analytics: Opt-out



Social Media Presence


We operate official social media pages on the basis of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR in the interest of public relations and communication. We do not register, store or process personal data of our users on these pages at any time. We will only communicate with you via the social media platform by responding to comments, messages or the like, sharing your published content on one of our social media pages and allowing you to participate in contests and/or sweepstakes. We neither perform nor initiate any further data processing. The data you submit on our social media pages (e.g. comments, videos or images) will not be used or processed by us at any time for other, undisclosed purposes.

Insofar as the platform provider allows us to influence the processing of your data or to set parameters, we will design our social media sites to be as data-saving as possible. Therefore, we do not use demographic, interest-related, behavioral or location-based target group classifications for advertising purposes, even if these services can be provided for us (by default) by social media platform providers.

If you wish to object to certain data processing, please contact us using the contact details in our imprint. After reviewing your request, we will determine whether we can respond to your request. If we are unable to fulfill your request with our own resources, we will forward it to the appropriate service provider. If you send us a request via the social media platform, we may also refer you to other secure communication channels as needed to ensure confidentiality. You always have the option to send us confidential requests to the address given in the imprint.

The social media platforms use so-called "web tracking methods" on their websites. Please note the following: It cannot be ruled out that the social media platforms use your profile data, e.g., to evaluate your habits, personal relationships, preferences and similar Together with the platform provider, we have agreed on a so-called joint responsibility. This means that we and the respective social media platform are jointly responsible for the processing of personal data. We have no influence on the processing of your data by the social media platforms LinkedIn and XING.

You are not obligated to disclose your data, but otherwise you will not be able to use our social media services or not be able to use them comprehensively.



Data Security


In order to protect your data from unwanted access as comprehensively as possible, we take technical and organizational measures. We use an encryption procedure on our pages. Your data is transferred from your computer to our server and vice versa via the Internet using TLS encryption. You can recognize this by the fact that the lock symbol is closed in the status bar of your browser and the address line begins with https://.



Online Applications


We process the data that you disclose to us as part of your online application solely for the purpose of selecting applicants.



Your Rights as a User


You, as the data subject, have the right to information under Article 15 of the GDPR, the right to rectification under Article 16 of the GDPR, the right to erasure under Article 17 of the GDPR, the right to restriction of processing under Article 18 of the GDPR, the right to object under Article 21 of the GDPR (see below) and the right to data portability under Article 20 of the GDPR. With regard to the right to information and the right to erasure, the restrictions pursuant to Sections 34 and 35 BDSG apply. In addition, there is a right of appeal to a competent data protection supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 German Data Protection Law).



Right to Object (Art. 21 GDPR)


If data is collected on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) (data processing for the protection of legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation. We will then no longer process the personal data, unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.



Right to Lodge a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority


According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of data concerning you violates data protection regulations. The right of complaint can be asserted in particular before a supervisory authority in the Member State of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.



Data Protection Officer’s Contact Details


Our Data Protection Officer will be pleased to provide you with further information or respond to any feedback concerning data protection:

Peter Suhren
Data Protection Officer
Konsul-Smidt-Straße 88
28217 Bremen



Status: March 2024



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