Declaración de Privacidad

Protecting your personal data is particularly important to us. For this reason, we process your data strictly in accordance with the statutory regulations (GDPR). This data protection declaration will inform you about the most important aspects of data processing with regards to our website.


You can contact us using the following information

Textilchemie Dr. Petry GmbH
Ferdinand-Lassalle-Strasse 57
72770 Reutlingen  

+49 7121 9589-0
+49 7121 9589-33

Our data protection officer can be contacted using the above mentioned address or at: datenschutz[at]


Collection and storage of personal data, and nature and purpose of its use

Consent (Article 6, paragraph 1a, GDPR)
Processing personal data for specific purposes (e.g. sending our newsletter via e-mail after clicking on the confirmation link that you will receive, disclosure to third parties, analysis of data for marketing purposes) takes place if you have granted us your consent.

Contractual or pre-contractual obligations (Article 6, paragraph 1b, GDPR)
We process personal data that must be provided in order to fulfill a contract to which you are a contracting party, or to perform pre-contractual measures upon your request, e.g. via our website contact form. The purposes of the data processing are based on the specific contract (e.g. purchase, delivery, or employment contract) and may include evaluations, consultation, and the performance of other actions, among other things. As part of your application, the data you provide (e.g. cover letter, résumé, references) that we require in order to be able to make a decision on hiring in our company shall be processed by the departments that supervise the application process at our company (e.g. personnel department, specialist department management). We process personal data of employees for the purposes of the employment relationship, where this is required for the decision to establish an employment relationship or, after the establishment of the employment relationship, for its performance or termination, or for exercising or fulfilling the rights and obligations arising from a law.

Legal obligations (Article 6, paragraph 1c, GDPR)
Data is processed based on legal obligations, e.g. for the purposes of fulfilling inspection and reporting obligations, and disclosing data to authorities.

Balancing of interests (Article 6, paragraph 1f, GDPR)
To protect our legitimate interests or those of third parties, data is also processed for specific purposes after prior consideration of interests, e.g. to ensure domiciliary rights, protect legal claims, investigate criminal offences, determine default risks, optimize product development, optimize customer contact for marketing purposes, such as contacting other companies by telephone, send marketing information (e.g. invitations to events and functions, presentation of new products and services), optimize demand planning, or ensure data security.


Data processing when visiting the website

When accessing our website, your browser automatically sends information to our website's server. This information is temporarily stored in a log file. The following information is collected without any action on your part and is stored until it is automatically deleted:


  • IP address of the querying computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the file accessed
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL)
  • Browser used and, if applicable, your computer operating system and the name of your access provider.


The specified data are used by us for the following purposes:


  • Ensuring a smooth connection to the website
  • Ensuring the user-friendliness of our website
  • Evaluating system security and stability
  • For other administrative purposes. 


The legal basis for data processing is Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (f) of the GDPR. Our legitimate interest is based on the uses listed above for data collection. Under no circumstances will the collected data be used to draw conclusions about you personally.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. Further explanations can be found in the below sections of this data protection declaration. 

Data processing when registering for our newsletter

If you have expressly agreed according to Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (a) of the GDPR, we will use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter on a regular basis. To receive the newsletter, only an e-mail address needs to be provided.

You may at any time revoke your consent to the use of your data to send newsletters by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of each e-mail newsletter.


Data processing when using our contact forms

If you have any questions, we offer you the opportunity to contact us using the forms provided on our website. A valid e-mail address must be entered so that we know from whom the query came and can respond accordingly. Providing further information is voluntary.

The data are processed for the purposes of contacting us in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (a) of the GDPR, based on your voluntary consent. The personal data we have collected for using the contact forms will be automatically deleted after resolution of your query.



Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device via the browser. They do not cause any harm. We use cookies to ensure we offer a user-friendly website. Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These enable us to recognize your browser when you next visit the website. If you do not wish for this to happen, you can set your browser so that it informs you when cookies are stored and you can allow this on a case-by-case basis. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of the website.


Web analysis

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (hereafter: Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer, to analyze your website use. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within the Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator,of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with other services regarding website and internet use. Google assures that the IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate browser software settings; however, please note that in this case it is possible that not all functions of the website will be available. You may also prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and processing of this data by Google. To do so, download and install the browser add-on available at the following link (


Further information can be found at: (general information about Google Analytics and data protection).


Please note that the code gat._anonymizeIp(); has been added to Google Analytics on this website to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (IP masking).


You can block Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking this link. This sets an opt-out cookie, which blocks all further collection of your data when visiting this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.


External content / Processing data from outside the EU

Our website uses active JavaScript content from external providers, such as Google Maps. Accessing our website means these external providers may receive personal information about your visit to our website. You can prevent this by installing a JavaScript blocker, such as the NoScript browser plug-in ( or by deactivating JavaScript in your browser. This can, however, limit the functions of the websites that you visit.

Disclosure of data

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We will only transmit your personal data to third parties in the following cases: 


  • You have expressly consented to this in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (a) of the GDPR
  • The disclosure in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (f) of the GDPR is necessary to establish, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data
  • When a legal obligation exists to disclose the data according to Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (c) of the GDPR, and
  • This is legally permissible and is necessary for processing contractual relationships with you in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 1, sentence 1, point (b) of the GDPR.


Duration of data storage

We store your personal data for the duration of the contractual relationship; in addition, statutory limitation periods are generally three years. After completion of an application selection process, we generally delete your data within three months, unless you are employed by our company. Various retention and documentation obligations apply, e.g. according to the German Commercial Code (HGB) or the German Fiscal Code (AO), which can be up to ten years.

Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability

You have the right to information according to Article 15 of the GDPR, the right to correction according to Article 16 of the GDPR, the right to deletion according to Article 17 of the GDPR, the right to restriction of processing according to Article 18 of the GDPR, and the right to data portability according to Article 20 of the GDPR. To exercise these rights, please use the abovementioned contact details.

Revocation of consent

You may revoke your consent at any time. You can also cancel your subscription to our newsletter by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter. Please note that the revocation shall only take effect in the future.

Existence of right to lodge complaint

Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77, GDPR).

Obligation to provide data

You must only provide the personal data that is necessary for the establishment, performance, and termination of a contract, or the data that we are legally obliged to collect. If you do not provide us with the necessary information and documentation, we are not permitted to establish or continue the business relationship you have requested.