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 for example by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of each e-mail newsletter or by e-mail to office[at]


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.



Different subpages of our website use cookies in order to ensure we offer a user-friendly website and to enable the utilization of certain functions. The so called “cookies” are small text files that are stored on your device via the browser. Some cookies are necessary for the operation of the website (category: necessary), further cookies are only used with your prior consent (categories: statistics, marketing). The process of storing a cookie file is also called „setting a cookie”. You can set your browser so that it informs you when cookies are stored, you can allow the setting of not necessary cookies on a case-by-case basis or generally accept or decline the setting of not necessary cookies.

Individual settings of the cookies this website uses can be made in the following:

a) Necessary cookies

We use necessary cookies to carry out or facilitate the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network. In addition, we use necessary cookies to provide an information society service explicitly requested by you.

Necessary cookies in detail:

be_lastLoginProvider / 90 days
This cookie is only required for the TYPO3 backend and the authentication of the internal users.

PHPSESSID / session
This cookie enables you to move from page to page and stores the technical information which has already been entered with regard to the user.

b) Statistic cookies

Google Analytics
_ga / 2 years
_gid / 2 years
These cookies are used to collect statistics which distinguish between individual users of the website. The IP addresses of the users are anonymized here.

_gat / session
This cookie is used to limit the number of statistical surveys on the website. The IP addresses of the users are anonymized here.

c) Marketing cookies

Plug-ins of Google, XING, LinkedIn, Facebook
This website uses plug-ins of suppliers of map services and social networks. In order to increase the protection of your data during your visit to our website, the plug-ins are only integrated with limitation by means of a placeholder. This integration guarantees that when calling up a page of our web presence containing such plug-ins, a connection to the servers of the respective supplier is not yet established. Clicking on one of the plug-ins, the page of the respective supplier opens in a new window of your server opens where you can e. g. view the card or use the like or share button (after entering your login data).

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the ongoing processing and use of the data by the suppliers on their pages as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy are shown in the data protection information of the suppliers:


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.