Data protection



Thank you for your interest in our company and our website. The protection of personal data is a very important concern for us. At this point we would like to inform you about the Privacy Policy within our company. Naturally we respect the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the new Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Tele-Media Act and other data protection regulations. 

Subject Matter of Data Protection

The subject matter of data protection is personal data. According to Article 4 section 1 of the EU Federal Data Protection Act, these are all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. A natural person is considered as being identifiable, directly or indirectly, in particular by means of an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more specific characteristics expressing the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person. 

Data Processing on this Website

Information given by your browser during your visit to this website will automatically be collected and stored in our providers Server Log Files. However, this data is discarded promptly.

We will neither retrieve any of the mentioned information for statistical reasons nor will we – Schwarzwälder Textil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH – match any data to an individual. A consolidation with other data sources will not be carried out. 

Security of your Personal Data

With regards to the operation of our website, we will only collect personal data (for example; names, addresses, telephone numbers or email addresses) if you voluntarily provide us with your data (for example with registration, use of the contact form, etc.) or due to your acceptance or due to other statutory provisions through which we are entitled to collect and use this data. Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the valid Federal Data Protection Act.

Sharing and Deletion of your Data

There will be no unauthorized sharing of your data. However, passing them on to third parties may be possible under the following circumstances:

  • The data is necessary to fulfil existing contracts. For example - in the course of completing our obligation regarding your purchase orders it might be necessary to share your address with suppliers/forwarding agents or similar.
  • It is necessary for invoicing purposes.
  • You gave us your consent.
  • We are legally obligated or have to carry out a court order.

The deletion of your personal data happens if

  • you revoke your consent to store such data.
  • the knowledge to fulfil the purpose intended with their storage is no longer necessary.
  • the storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.
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 analyze how users 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. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider 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 to the website provider. 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

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Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). (Indication of source:

Right of Access to Personal Data

You have the right to access stored data concerning you personally, the origin of the data and recipients of said data at any time, as well as to receive information about the purpose for processing the data. You can, at any time; lock, correct or delete any data we have collected provided there are no legal obligations to retain it. You can request any information about your personal data with us at Datenschutzbeauftragter(at)

Youth Protection

Children in general may not transfer any personal data to our website without the permission or consent of their parents or legal guardian. We recommend that all parents and legal guardians instruct their children to handle personal information on the internet in a safe and responsible way. By no means will we knowingly collect any personal data from children, or use such data in any way or share such data to unauthorized third parties.

User Declaration of Consent

Upon using our website you agree that we may store the personal data voluntarily provided by you, process and use said data with regards to the foregoing.

Limitation of Liability

The information on this website is for general purposes only. The information is provided by SchwarzwälderTextil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH and while we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, product, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purposes. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage without limitation, including indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of SchwarzwälderTextil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH. We have no control over the nature, content, availability and data protection concepts of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Please inform us about any illegal contents of these linked websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy if it becomes necessary due to technical developments. In these cases, we will update our Privacy Policy accordingly. Please pay regular attention to our most recent version of this Privacy Policy.

Use of SalesViewer® technology

This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.

In order to do this, a javascript based code, which serves to capture company-related data and according website usage. The data captured using this technology are encrypted in a non-retrievable one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and is not used to identify website visitors personally.

The data stored by SalesViewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.

With SalesViewer® technology, neither personal data nor cookies are used in tracking.

Cookie Declaration

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse traffic to our website. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Our partners may combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected as part of your use of the Services. 

Cookies are small text files used by websites to make the user experience more efficient. 

By law, we may store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other cookie types, we need your permission. 

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third parties that appear on our pages. 

You can change or withdraw your consent at any time from the cookie statement on our site.

Learn more about who we are, how to contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

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