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1. Privacy overview

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data that can be used to identify you personally. For detailed information on the topic of data protection, please refer to our privacy policy listed below this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details on the imprint on this website.

How do we collect your data?

Firstly, your data is collected when you provide it to us. This could be data you enter into a contact form, for example.

Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of page access). This data is collected automatically, as soon as you visit our website.

How do we use your data?

Some of the data is collected to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have over your data?

You have the right to request information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint with regard to this and any other questions on the topic of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data that can be used to identify you personally. This privacy policy explains which data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and why we do this.

Please be aware that there can be security loopholes when transmitting data over the Internet (e.g. when sending e-mails). Complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.

Responsible entity

The entity responsible for data processing on this website is:

Ernst Rickermann Landhandel GmbH
Boschstrasse 11
49770 Herzlake

Phone: +49 (0)5962 9355-0

The responsible entity is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing actions are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent you have already given at any time. An informal e-mail notice requesting this shall suffice. The legality of the data processing performed until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority. The relevant supervisory body in matters of data protection law is the State Data Protection Officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers and their contact details can be found using this link:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in the fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.

Information, blocking, erasure

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint with regard to this and any other questions on the topic of personal data.

Objection to advertising emails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending advertising and information material that has not been expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam emails.

3. Data Protection Officer

Data protection officer required by law

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

Data protection officer: Bernd Freese

Phone: +49 (0)5962935517

4. Data collection on our website


Web pages sometimes use what are known as cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. We use cookies to make our service more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are known as session cookies. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude them for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of the cookies when closing your browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions you have requested (e.g. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for optimum provision of its services without technical errors. Insofar as other cookies are stored (e.g. cookies to analyse your browsing behaviour), these are treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The page provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files which your browser automatically sends us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP adress

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is not merged with other data sources.

5. Plug-Ins and Tools

Google Maps

This site uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The supplier is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

In order to use the Google Maps functions, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.

Google Maps is used in the interest of making our on-line offerings visually appealing and to make it easy to find the places mentioned on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined by Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google’s privacy policy: