Privacy Statement

1.        Responsible authority, bases, purpose

We store and process personal data in compliance in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). Controller within the meaning of the data protection laws and service provider in the sense of the Telemedia Act is:

Hermann Wein GmbH & Co.KG
Dornstetter Str. 29
72250 Freudenstadt-Musbach

Telephone: +49 (0) 74 43 / 245 – 0

On the one hand, your personal data will be collected when you communicate them to us; e.g. if you order a newsletter or write to us via the contact form. – As far as certain input fields are marked as “mandatory”, we collect these fields only the data that is necessary for the fulfillment of the contract or the execution of the desired action. Of course, you can provide us with additional information. On the other hand, our IT systems automatically collect data when you are visiting the website (for more information, please see clause 5 onwards).

Your personal data will only be processed for the fulfillment of the contract with you or the execution of the requested measures, e.g. preparing a quote, answering a contact request (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR) and for advertising purposes (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR; please read clause 2 for more information). As soon as the personal data are no longer required to fulfill these purposes, they will be deleted. If statutory retention requirements exist, the data will be restricted until the expiration of the retention obligations and then deleted.

2.        Promotional activities; e-mail newsletters in particular

You may object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes or withdraw your consent which you gave us in this respect at any time in each case with effect for the future in writing, by fax, by E-Mail or by telephone, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

This applies in particular in regard to E-Mail newsletters, for example with information about our products and our services. We only send you E-Mail newsletters if you gave us therefore your consent or if we have legitimate interests (in particular for direct marketing purposes) pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. In the event you do no longer wish to receive such information, you can unsubscribe from our E-Ma-Newsletter at any time with effect for the future either by pressing the link provided in each E-Mail-Newsletter or by contacting us via the provided contact details.

3.        Transfer of data to third parties

Your personal data will basically only be disclosed to those persons who are involved with the processing of your request, the processing of your order and the transmission of newsletters. Your personal data will only be transferred to third parties to the extent that this is necessary for the purpose of contractual performance, if you have expressly agreed to the transfer or the data protection law permits such transfer. However, only the data necessary will be transferred.

4.        Rights of those concerned

Under certain circumstances you are entitled to request information free of charge about your personal data stored by us, to have incorrect data rectified, or to request the erasure, restriction of processing and portability of your personal data.

You may object to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes at any time with effect for the future; you may also object to the use of the data based on Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. e or f GDPR for reasons relating to your particular situation at any time with effect for the future, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

In some cases, however, we are not permitted to completely erasure user data, due to legal retention requirements.

We would also like to draw your attention to the possibility to file a complaint with a responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for us is the Baden-Württemberg State Commissioner for the Protection of Data and Freedom of Information, Königstraße 10a, 70173 Stuttgart.

For questions regarding the processing of personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Hermann Wein GmbH & Co. KG
Dornstetter Str. 29
72250 Freudenstadt-Musbach

Telephone: +49 (0) 74 43 / 245 – 0

5.        Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive at the end of your browser session (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to identify your computer on your next visit (permanent cookies). Of course, you also have the opportunity to view our website without cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically.

We use cookies on various pages of our website to enable you to navigate through the website and to use its functions, for example when accessing password protected areas. Without these cookies we cannot provide you with certain services that you have requested (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR).

According to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR we also use cookies to improve the functionality and the service of the website, to compile statistics on how our website is used and to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. In addition, cookies make it possible to remember previous details of a visit (e.g. user name, language) to offer services tailored to the user’s needs. Cookies are also used to enable a demand-oriented design of our website; for this purpose, pseudonymous user profiles may be created which enable an analysis of your use of the website.

We also use the following third-party cookies:

  • Google Maps (please read clause 7 for more information),

You can configure your browser so that you are informed about cookies being placed. By doing so, full transparency will be ensured on the use of cookies.

You can object to the data processing at any time. The easiest way to do this is to prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by selecting “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. In this case, however, you may not be able to use all functions of our website to their full extent.

6.        Logs

By visiting our site our server stores your access data. These data include e.g. the type and version of your browser, the kind of your used operating system, the website you visited previously, date and time of the server request as well as the client’s file request (file name and URL). We use these data anonymously for statistical evaluations, whereby no attribution is made to the respective user.

Purpose of this data processing is to enable the availability and the correct presentation of our website on your device and to optimize our website. In that regard, we have legitimate interests. Legal basis for the processing of the personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR as well as § 15 TMG.

7.        Use of Google Maps

On this website we use Google Maps to visualize geographical information and to create journey descriptions. Google Maps is a service provided by Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Irland (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files saved on your computer to help the website analyze how visitors use the site.

By using Google Maps, Google collects data about the use of the map functions by visitors of our website, including your IP-address. It cannot be ruled out that the information collected may also be transmitted to a Google server in a third country, in particular to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, USA. Google LLC is certified under the “EU US Privacy Shield” (can be found at under the search term “Google”). Privacy Shield is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the US to ensure compliance with European privacy standards in the United States.

If you are also logged into your Google Account, Google may add the processed information to your account and treat it as personally identifiable information, depending on your account settings; please also have a look at (Privacy & Terms)

You have the opportunity to deactivate the service of Google Maps to prevent the data transfer to Google by deactivating JavaScript in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you are not able use the map screen.

Enabling the visual representation constitutes legitimate interests within the meaning of the relevant legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.

Further information on terms of use of Google Maps and the data processing of Google can be found at the websites of Google, e.g. (Google Maps Terms of Service) (Google Privacy Statement)