Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Privacy policy for the website

Steuler Fliesengruppe undertakes to comply with the statutory legislation on the protection of personal data and the security of this data. In the following, the company provides information regarding under what circumstances information is held, how it is managed and to whom it may be made available.

Consent to use of data
This website does not access any personal data (e.g. name, address or email address), unless you provide this voluntarily (e.g. in the form of an enquiry), or the applicable laws regarding the protection of such data allow this.

Intended use
The personal data provided online by you will be collected, processed and used by Steuler Fliesengruppe exclusively for the purposes disclosed to you, unless this is carried out:

  • on judicial or official instructions, or as part of legal obligations
  • for a reason that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data were collected
  • to protect or to justify legal claims
  • to prevent unlawful activities.

The personal data provided will not be sold or marketed by Steuler Fliesengruppe, but may be used anonymously with the consent of the user by other companies within the corporate group.

Visits to this site will be recorded and logged. A record will be made of the assigned IP address, the date, time, browser type and internet sites selected, as well as the operating system used. This information is held solely for the purposes of data security and will not be used for any other purposes.

Storage of data
The data provided by you is stored only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which the data was transmitted or as is prescribed to us by law.

Steuler Fliesengruppe strives, using organisational and technical measures, to prevent the unlawful or accidental use, deletion, forwarding, modification, or accessing of data and to protect it against loss. The employees commit themselves to secrecy and data protection to achieve these objectives.

For the purpose of connection management during a visit to our website and for statistical analysis, so-called cookies (information sent by a web server to a browser) are stored on your computer. In your browser settings you have several options for managing cookies. You can thus decide that either no cookies will be received or that the receipt of cookies will be reported. To enable the full functionality of our website, we recommend that you allow the receipt of cookies on the site.

In the event of a transfer of your email address, Steuler Fliesengruppe will communicate with you in this way. Your email address will not be forwarded to third parties, i.e. those outside the company group. It is possible to revoke the use of your email at any time.

Links to other sites
As regards links to other websites outside the company group or belonging to third parties, Steuler Fliesengruppe is not responsible for the data protection requirements or the content of these websites.

Google Analytics
Steuler Fliesengruppe uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookies about use of the online content by the users is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is then stored.

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online content, to prepare reports about the activities within this online content and to provide additional services to us linked to the use of this online content and the use of the internet. In this process, pseudonymous user profiles may be generated from the processed data.

Norddeutsche Steingut AG uses Google Analytics only with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the user will be shortened within the 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 transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

The IP address transferred by the browser of the user will not be merged with other data of Google. Users may prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of their browser software. Users may also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the online content as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading the browser plugin here:

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click the following link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you will have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies: Opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics.

Changes to the privacy policy
Due to constant technical advancement in the field of IT technology and the internet, Steuler Fliesengruppe, reserves the right to make additions or modifications to this privacy statement.

The date of the current version of this declaration is 12th June 2017.