General and mandatory information

Identification of the data controller

The data controller for data processing on this website is

GRAFE Advanced Polymers GmbH
Waldecker Straße 21
99444 Blankenhain, Germany

Phone +49 (0) 36459 4 50
Fax +49 (0) 36459 4 51 45


The controller decides alone or jointly with others on the purposes and means of processing of personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).

Server logfiles

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in server logfiles that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Name of the website accessed
  • File, date and time of access
  • Data volume transferred
  • Notification of successful access
  • Browser type and browser version
  • The operating system of the user
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited site)
  • IP address

This data are not combined with other data sources and are processed in accordance with Art. 6(1) section (b) GDPR, which permits processing of data for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses SSL or TLS encryption. This means that data that you transmit via this website cannot be read by third parties. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the “https://” address line of your browser and the lock symbol in the browser line.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. The data will be provided in a machine-readable format. If you request direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only take place as far as it is technically feasible.

Contact form

Data transmitted via the contact form, including your contact data, will be stored in order to process your inquiry or for follow-up questions. These data will not be passed on without your consent.


The processing of the data entered on the contact form is based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6(1) section (a) GDPR). You may revoke the consent that you have already given at any time. An informal notification by e-mail to is sufficient for revocation. The legality of the data processing procedures carried out up to the point of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.


Data transmitted via the contact form will remain with us until you request us to erase it, revoke your consent to its storage or until there is no longer any need to store the data. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

Newsletter data

In order to distribute our newsletter, we require an e-mail address from you. Additional data are not collected or are provided voluntarily. The data are used exclusively for sending the newsletter.

The data provided when registering for the newsletter are processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6(1) section (a) GDPR). You may revoke the consent that you have already given at any time. An informal notification by e-mail to is sufficient for revocation. The legality of the data processing already carried out up to the point of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Data entered to set up the subscription will be deleted in the event of cancellation. If these data has been transferred to us for other purposes and to other points, it will remain with us.


Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your end device. Cookies help us to make our service more user-friendly, effective and secure.


Some cookies are “session cookies”. Such cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your browser session. On the other hand, other cookies remain on your end device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognize you when you return to our website.


With a modern web browser you can monitor, restrict or prevent acceptance of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured so that cookies are deleted automatically when you close the program. Deactivating cookies can result in limited functionality of our website.


Acceptance of cookies, which are necessary for the execution of electronic communication processes or the provision of certain functions requested by you (e.g. login), is based on Art. 6(1) section (f) GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for technically error-free and smooth provision of our services. If other cookies are set (e.g. for analytical functions), they are covered separately in this Privacy Policy (see Google Analytics, YouTube)

Overview of the cookies used:

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Use of YouTube

For integration and display of video content, our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.


When a page with an integrated YouTube plugin is accessed, a connection to YouTube’s servers is established, which tells YouTube which of our pages you have accessed. YouTube can directly link your surfing behavior to your personal profile if you are logged in to your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out beforehand.


The use of YouTube is in the interest of providing an attractive presentation of our website, which constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1) section (f) GDPR.


Details on handling of user data can be found in the YouTube privacy policy at:

Questions to the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about privacy, please e-mail us at or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly.


As of: 13.11.2019


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