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Data Protection Policy

We take the protection of your personal data seriously. We keep your personal data confidential and always handle it in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and with the country-specific data protection provisions applicable to us and with the contents of this data privacy policy.


General instructions

The following information provides you an overview of what happens with your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data includes all data with which you can be personally identified. You can find more detailed information about data protection in the data privacy statement below this text.


Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

The website operator processes the data on this website. You can find their contact information on this website’s imprint.


How do we collect data?

You data are collected, on the one hand, when you provide it to us. For example, this can include data that you enter into a contact form.

Other data are automatically collected by our IT systems when the website is visited. These include, in particular, technical data (e.g., web browser, operating system or time of the page call). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.


What do we use your data for?

Data are collected to ensure the website is provided without faults.


What rights do you have with regard to your data?

You have the right to obtain information, free of charge and at any time, about the origin, recipient and purpose for which your personal data were collected. You also have the right to demand these data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at the address provided on the imprint page if you have questions about data protection. You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.


General and Mandatory Information

Information about the competent body

The competent body for data processing on this website is:

Ingenieurbüro GRASSL GmbH

Beratende Ingenieure Bauwesen

Anckelmannsplatz 1

20537 Hamburg


Tel.: +49 (0)40 37093–0


The competent body decides, alone or in cooperation with others, regarding the purpose of and manner in which personal data are processed (e.g., name, contact information, etc.).


Revocation of your consent to data processing

Several data processing processes can only be performed with your express consent. You can revoke your consent, once issued, at any time. An informal email is adequate to revoke your consent. The legality of the data processing executed up to the date of revocation remains unaffected.


Right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

As an affected party, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in the event of a data privacy breach. The competent supervisory authority for matters pertaining to data protection is the state data protection officer of the state in which our company is incorporated. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact information:


Right to data transferability

You have the right to have data we automatically process based on your consent or to fulfil a contract surrendered to you or a third party. The data are provided in a machine-readable format. If you demand a direct transfer of the data to another competent party, this shall only be executed to the extent it is technically feasible.


Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

In the framework of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to obtain information, free of charge and at any time, about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, their recipients and the purpose for which the data are processed and, if applicable, a right to correct, block or delete these data. You can contact us at the address provided on the imprint page if you have questions about this or other matters pertaining to personal data.


SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content you send us as a site operator, our website uses SSL or TLS encryption. This renders data you transmit via this website unreadable for third parties. You can identify an encrypted connection by the “https://” address line in your browser and the lock symbol on the browser bar.


Data protection officer

Please contact the following contact regarding data protection:

Data protection officer

Tel.: +49 40 37093–222



Data collection on our website

Server log files

In server log files, the website provider automatically collects and stores information which your browser automatically transmits to us. This information includes:

  • Visited pages on our domain
  • Date and time of the server query
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system in use
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • IP address

These data are not combined with other data sources. The basis of the data processing is Art. 6 (1) b of the GDPR which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or execute pre-contractual measures.



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Several cookies are “session cookies”. Such cookies auto-delete after your browser session ends. In contrast, other cookies remain on your end device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us recognise you when you return to our website.

With a modern web browser, you can monitor, limit or disable cookies. Many web browsers can be configured so cookies auto-delete when the program is closed. Deactivating cookies can result in the limitation of the functionality of our website.

Cookies required to execute electronic communication processes or provide certain features you want to use (e.g., shopping cart) are set on the basis of Art. 6 (1) f of the GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in saving cookies for the technically flawless and smooth provision of our services. If cookies are set (e.g., for analysis purposes), they will be discussed separately in this data privacy policy.