Thank you for your interest in ELCO. We would like to reassure you that your personal data will be protected when visiting our website. This data privacy statement will tell you what data we record, process and save and for what purposes. Our data privacy policy complies with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Responsible body (controller)

The responsible body (controller) within the meaning of the GDPR is
Dreieichstraße 10
64546 Mörfelden-Walldorf,

Telephone: +49 (0) 7471/187-0,
Fax: +49 (0)7471/187-111

Data protection officer

Please email our data protection officer if you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you wish to request access to or the rectification, blockage or erasure of your data:

Data processing on our website

Every time you visit our website, our web server temporarily stores information in a log file. The following data are captured and stored until they are automatically erased:
  • the IP address of the computer making the request;
  • the date and time of access;
  • the name and URL of the retrieved file;
  • the data quantity transmitted;
  • indication as to whether retrieval was successful;
  • the identification data of the browser and operating system used.
These data are processed in order to enable the use of the website (establishing a connection) and to facilitate system security, the technical administration of the network infrastructure and the optimisation of our online service. It is not possible for us to attribute these data to specific people. These data will not be associated with data from other sources and will be erased after statistical analysis.
The legal basis for data processing is point (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

Collection, processing and use of personal data

We use the personal data you provide to answer your enquiries (for which you can use our contact form), to enter into and process contracts with you, to give you access to specific information or offers. Your legitimate interests are always taken into account during data processing in accordance with the legal provisions. When you visit our website, we will collect and process the personal data which you voluntarily disclose (such as your name, email address or postal address) without your separate consent for the sole purpose of processing your purchase order.
The legal basis for data processing is point (b) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

Forwarding of personal data

Your data will be forwarded to the shipping company charged with delivery to the extent that this is required for delivery of the goods. For the processing of payments, we will forward your payment data to the bank instructed with payment.
The legal basis for data processing is point (b) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

Use of cookies

To make a visit to our website more enjoyable and facilitate the use of certain functions, we use what are known as cookies. Cookies are small text files which are used as identification characters. We send these to the hard drive of your computer via your web browser and can read them during your visit (known as session cookies). Please note that some of these cookies are already set as soon as you go on our website. We also use persistent cookies which are stored on your hard drive for a maximum of one year, thus enabling us to recognise your browser on your next visit. Persistent cookies will never be set without your agreement. You also have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your computer by making the relevant settings in your browser. You may find that this restricts the range of functions on our web pages, however.

The legal basis for data processing in respect of session cookies is point (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR and in respect of persistent cookies point (a) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

Please note that this website initializes Google Analytics with the setting "anonymizeIp". This guarantees anonymized data collection by masking the last part of your IP address.

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

If you do not agree to the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, then you can object to the subsequent storage and use at any time by mouse click. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Google Analytics does not collect any session data. Attention: If you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and you may have to activate it again.

Click here to store the opt-out cookie

Rights of data subjects

You have the following rights as a data subject under the provisions of the GDPR if the relevant criteria are met:
  • Right to withdraw consent at any time pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR if it was given to us pursuant to point (a) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR; this means that we will no longer be allowed to process the data based on this consent in future.
  • Right to access the data we store relating to you pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR.
  • Right to rectification of inaccurate data pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR.
  • Right to erasure of the data we store pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR.
  • Right to restriction of processing of the data we store pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR.
  • Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR.
  • Right to object pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR if you consider that the processing of the personal data relating to you infringes the provisions of the GDPR.

Right to object

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interest pursuant to point (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR, you have the right under Art. 21 GDPR to lodge an objection, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data.
If you would like to exercise your right to object, please send an email to
If you lodge an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we are able to demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms.


We value your trust in us and we take the utmost care to protect your personal data against unauthorised access. However, we cannot guarantee complete data security in email communications. We therefore recommend that you send any confidential information by post.

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