Privacy Policy

We would like to inform you in the following about the processing of personal data in the context of the use of our Internet pages.


Responsible for these Internet pages is the

CS Additive GmbH
Shamrockring 1
44623 Herne

represented by the Management
Dr. Manfred Kühn, Dr. Jan-Chr. Schrag

Further information about our company and the persons authorized to represent it can be found in our imprint.

What data is processed?

Legal bases of data processing

In order to be able to offer you our website and the associated services, we process personal data on the basis of the following legal grounds:

Consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR)
– for the fulfillment of contracts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR
– on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
– for the fulfillment of a legal obligation (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR)

We will refer to the relevant terminology in connection with the respective processing so that you can classify on what basis we process personal data.

If personal data is processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

If we process data on the basis of a balance of interests, you as the data subject have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the requirements of Art. 21 DSGVO.

Access data

When you visit our website, personal data is processed in order to display the content of the website on your terminal device.

In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the terminal device you are using must be processed. In addition, there is further information about the browser of your terminal device.

We are required by data protection law to also ensure the confidentiality and integrity of personal data processed with our IT systems.
For this purpose and for this interest, the following data is logged on the basis of a balancing of interests:
– IP address of the calling computer (for a maximum of 7 days)
– Operating system of the calling computer
– Browser version of the calling computer
– Name of the retrieved file
– Date and time of retrieval
– Data volume transferred
– Referring URL

The IP address is deleted after 7 days at the latest from all systems used in connection with the operation of these Internet pages. We can then no longer establish a personal reference from the remaining data.

The data is also used to identify and correct errors on the Internet pages.

Contact / Inquiries by email

We offer a sales contact on our website where you can request information about our products or services or make general contact. We have marked the data that you must provide in order to respond to an inquiry as mandatory fields. Information on other data fields is voluntary.

We need this information to process your request, to address you correctly and to send you a reply. Data processing takes place in the case of specific inquiries for the fulfillment of a contract or the initiation of a contract. In the case of general inquiries, processing is carried out on the basis of a balancing of interests.

Inquiries received via the form on our website are processed electronically by us in order to respond to your inquiry. In this context, other persons or departments and possibly third parties may also become aware of the form contents that you have sent.


We offer you the opportunity to apply for open positions on our website. The personnel department is at your disposal for this purpose. You are welcome to send your application documents to this department by mail. We will review your documents and inform you of the result of our review. If we do not decide to hire you as a new employee, we will block your personal data and delete it after a maximum of six months.


Cookies are used on our Internet pages. Cookies are small pieces of text information that are stored in your terminal device via your browser. The Coo-kies are necessary to enable certain functions of our Internet pages.

We use both session cookies, which are automatically deleted by your browser immediately after you have finished visiting the website.

We use the following cookies on our site, which are used, among other things, during administration:
– wordpress_logged
– wp_settings
– wp_settings_time

All of the aforementioned cookies are absolutely necessary for the operation of our website. A use of non-mandatory cookies only takes place by consent. In these cases, a corresponding consent form will be displayed on the website.

You have the option of preventing cookies from being set by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that the use of our Internet pages may then only be possible to a limited extent. Cookies do not install or start any programs or other applications on your computer.
The use of cookies is based on a consideration of interests. Our interest is the user-friendly visit of our Internet pages.

External links

We link websites of other providers not affiliated with us (third parties). If you click on these links, we no longer have any influence on what data is collected and used by these providers. More detailed information on data collection and use can be found in the privacy policy of the respective provider. We assume no responsibility for the data collection and processing by third parties. However, to the extent technically possible, we clearly indicate that you are accessing a third-party provider. If this is not already clear from the text, we provide the link to the page of a third-party provider with the note “external link”.
Purposes of the processing of personal data

We process the aforementioned data for the operation of our website and for the fulfillment of contractual obligations to our customers or the protection of our legitimate interests.

In the case of inquiries from you outside of an active customer relationship, we process the data for the purposes of sales and advertising. You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.

Voluntary data

Insofar as you voluntarily provide data to us, e.g. in forms, and this data is not required for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations, we process this data on the legitimate assumption that the processing and use of this data is in your interest.

Recipient / passing on of data

Data that you provide to us will not be passed on to third parties. In particular, your data will not be disclosed to third parties for their advertising purposes.
However, we may use service providers for the operation of this website or for other products or services of ours. Here it may happen that a service provider obtains knowledge of personal data We select our service providers carefully – especially with regard to data protection and data security – and take all measures required by data protection law for permissible data processing.

Data processing outside the European Union

Insofar as personal data is processed outside the European Union, you can see this in the previous explanations.

Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a data protection officer.

You can reach it as follows:

Compass Data Protection GmbH
– Data Protection Officer Jan Besold –
Fischenicherstr. 10
50354 Hürth

E-Mail: besold (at)

Your rights as a data subject

You have the right to obtain information about the personal data concerning you. You can contact us for information at any time.
In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may require proof from you that you are the person you claim to be.
Furthermore, you have a right to rectification or deletion or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are entitled to this by law.
Finally, you have the right to object to processing within the scope of the law.
A right to data portability also exists within the framework of data protection law.

Data deletion

We generally delete personal data when there is no need for further storage. A requirement may exist in particular if the data is still needed in order to fulfill contractual services, to check and grant or ward off warranty and, if applicable, guarantee claims. In the case of statutory retention obligations, deletion is only considered after the expiry of the respective retention obligation.

Right of complaint to a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us to a data protection supervisory authority.

Amendment of this privacy notice

We will revise this privacy notice if changes are made to this website or if other occasions arise that make this necessary. You can always find the current version on this website

Status: 25.01.2023