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THE natural product - elemental, sustainable and with an ancient cultural history. One of the most versatile materials and the source of our passion.


1. Name and contact details of the controller

This data protection information shall apply to data processing by:

Heinrich Abresch Holzgroßhandlung GmbH, represented by managing directors Heike Abresch and Joachim Klemm, Max-Planck-Strasse 28, D-68519 Viernheim; Telephone +49 6204 96210, Fax +49 6204 962115, e-mail: info@holz-abresch.de,

as controller as defined in Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

2. Collecting and storing personal data as well as type and purpose of use

a) When visiting our website

When visiting our website www.holz-abresch.de the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to our website's server. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called logfile. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

IP address of the calling computer;

Date and time of access,

Date and URL of the file retrieved;

Website from which the access was made (referrer URL);

Browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

The above mentioned data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

Ensuring a smooth connection to the website;

Ensuring a comfortable use of our website;

Evaluation of system security and stability as well as other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest with respect to data processing results from the purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis tools when you visit our website. Details in this respect are provided below in section 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

b) When using the contact form

In the event of questions of any kind, you have the option of contacting us via a contact form provided on our website. A valid e-mail address is required so that we know who sent the request and can respond to it. Any further information can be provided voluntarily.

Data processing for the purpose of establishing contact is performed under Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (a) GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent.

The personal data collected by us for use of the contact form will be deleted automatically when your inquiry has been dealt with.

3. Disclosure of data

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for any other than the purposes set forth below.

We only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

You have given your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (a) GDPR, the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,

disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (c) GDPR, and

it is legally permitted and necessary under Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (b) GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small files that your browser creates automatically and that are stored on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do no damage to your terminal device, they contain no viruses, Trojans or any other malware.

Information in connection with the specific terminal device used will be stored in the cookie. However, this does not mean that we obtain immediate knowledge of your identity.

Cookies are used, firstly, to make the use of our website more pleasant for you.

For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These session cookies will be deleted automatically after you leave our website.

Moreover, we also use temporary cookies for optimization of user friendliness, which are stored on your terminal device for a certain specified period of time. If you visit our website again to use our services, we detect automatically that you have visited us before and what entries and settings you made, so that you do not have to make them again.

Secondly, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate these statistics for the purpose of optimization of our offer (refer to section 5). These cookies allow us to detect automatically when you visit our website that you have visited it before. These cookies are deleted automatically after a defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies are required for the aforementioned purposes in order to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or an information appears every time a new cookie is created. If you disable cookies completely, however, you may not be able to use all functions of our website.

5. Analysis tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. With the tracking measures used by us, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs and is continually optimized. Secondly, we use tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate these statistics for the purpose of optimization of our offer for you. These interests shall be deemed to be legitimate as defined in the aforementioned provision.

The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

a) Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter referred to as "Google"), for the purpose of tailoring our website to meet your needs and continually optimizing it. In this context, pseudonymized user profiles are created and cookies (see section 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site such as

browser type / version,

operating system used,

referrer URL (the previously visited page),

host name of the accessing computer (IP address),

time of the server request,

will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet for purposes of market research and demand-oriented design of these Internet pages. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of third parties. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an allocation is not possible (IP masking).

You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case not all functions of this website can be used to the full extent.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from capturing data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie applies only in this browser and only to our website and is placed on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

For more information about privacy in connection with Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help


b) Google Adwords Conversion Tracking

We also use Google Conversion Tracking to record the use of our website statistically and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our website for you. Google Adwords places a cookie (refer to section 4) on your computer if you have reached our website via a Google advertisement.

These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on the Adwords customer's website and the cookie has not expired, Google and the customer will be able to tell that the user clicked on the ad and was directed to that page.

Each Adwords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked via the websites of Adwords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for Adwords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Adwords customers see the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that personally identifies users.

If you do not wish to participate in the tracking procedure, you can also refuse to set a cookie as required for this purpose - for example by setting your browser to deactivate the automatic setting of cookies in general. You can also disable cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain "www.googleadservices.com. Google's Privacy Policy for conversion tracking can be found here (https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html).

c) Matomo

We use the open source software Matomo for the analysis and statistical evaluation of the use of the website. Cookies are used for this purpose (refer to section 4). The information generated by the cookie about website usage is transmitted to our servers and summarized in usage profiles using pseudonyms. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website and to enable us to tailor our website to meet your needs. The information will not be disclosed to third parties.

Under no circumstances will the IP address be associated with other data relating to the user. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an allocation is not possible (IP masking).

Your visit to this website is currently recorded by Matomo Web Analytics. Click here (https://matamo.org/docs/privacy/) so that your visit is no longer recorded.

If you do not want Facebook to associate the information collected through our website with your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in the privacy policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/) of Facebook.

7. Rights of data subjects

You have the right:

to demand information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. You may, in particular, demand information about the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, the envisaged period of storage, the existence of the right to rectification or erasure or restriction of processing or to object to such processing, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint, where the personal data are not collected from us, any available information as to their source, the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and meaningful information about details;

to demand, in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, rectification of inaccurate personal data or completion of your personal data stored with us without undue delay;

to demand, in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, the erasure of your personal data stored with us, unless processing such data is necessary, for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;

to demand, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, the restriction of processing of your personal data, as far as you contest the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and we no longer need the data but you require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you lodged objection against the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

to demand, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive the personal data, which you provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to transmit those data to another controller;

at any time to withdraw the consent given to us, in accordance with Art. 7 (3) GDPR. The consequence of this is that we are not permitted to continue the data processing based on this consent, and

to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your habitual residence or place of work or our company domicile.

8. Right to object

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests under Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR you have right according to Art. 21 GDPR to object against the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the event of the latter, you have a general right to object, which will be implemented by us without indication of a particular situation.

If you wish to make use of your right revoke or object, an e-mail to info@holz-abresch.de shall be sufficient.

9. Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser for the visit to our website. As a rule, it is a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We use adequate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or the unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with the technological development.

10. Topicality and amendment of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is up to date and its status is March 2019.

Due to the development of our website and offers made on our website or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to amend this privacy policy.

The respective current privacy policy is available to you and can be printed out any time on the website at

Legal notice

Information provided pursuant to § 5 of the Data Protection Act:

Heinrich Abresch Holzgroßhandlung GmbH

Max-Planck-Strasse 28 68519 Viernheim

Represented by:

Mrs. Heike Abresch Contact:

Tel.: 0 62 04/96 21 0 Fax: 0 62 04/96 24 15 e-mail: info@holz-abresch.de

VAT ID number:

VAT identification number according to § 27 a VAT Act: DE

Registration Court: Lampertheim HRB No. 6577

Photographic realization:

Portraits and report pictures: https://www.petraarnold.com/de/

Remaining pictures: Stock photos and Abresch

Technical implementation:


Liability for content

The contents of our pages are created with the greatest care. However, we do not assume any liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 Abs. 1 Telemedia Act (TMG) for our own contents on these pages according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the point in time of becoming aware of a specific breach of law. As soon as we become aware of such breaches, we will remove these contents immediately.

Liability for links

Our website contains links to external third-party websites the contents of which are beyond our control. For this reason, no liability can be assumed for such external contents. The providers or operators of the linked sites are fully responsible for the contents of their representations. The linked sites were reviewed for possible illegal aspects at the time the link was posted. No illegal contents were identified when the link was established. However, we cannot be expected to regularly check the contents of the linked sites if we have no concrete grounds for suspecting illegal representations. We will immediately remove any such links as soon as we become aware of breaches of law.


The contents and works on these pages created by the site operators are subject to German copyright law. Duplication, processing, distribution or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of these pages are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the contents on this site were not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are complied with. In particular, contents of third parties are marked as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. We will immediately remove any such contents as soon as we become aware of breaches of law.