Privacy Statement of SCHWARZ Consulting
March 10th 2020

SCHWARZ Consulting is the party responsible for all data processing. In this privacy statement, we will explain which personal data we collect and for which purposes. We recommend that you read it carefully.

We respect your privacy and endeavor to comply exactly with the legal requirements for the processing of your personal data (EU Regulation No. 679/2016 (GDPR), DSG 2000, DSG 2018 and TKG 2003). All your personal data will be processed on this basis.

The person responsible for data processing is SCHWARZ Consulting / André Schwarz, Meiersberger Str. 51, 40882 Ratingen, Germany

By using our services and granting consent in the sense of this declaration, you confirm that you have reached the age of 14 and are in a position to give a permissible consent, or that an effective consent of your legal guardian or your guardian already exists.

Entries referred to Art 13 DSGVO.

We process your personal data in the following categories: 

  • your master data (company name, last name, first name, address, e-mail address, telephone and fax number, customer number) as well as language,
  • the data of your production, (printing systems, finishing systems, materials, etc.)
  • the data about goods purchased from us
  • information of the ICC profiles, software settings generated by SCHWARZ Consulting

These data are needed for our services. These data are therefore stored, processed and used by us for these purposes. We do not use profiling and automated decisions.

The legal basis for these data processing operations are the fulfilment of our pre-contractual and contractual obligations to you, legal, contractual or other legal obligations on our part (for example, documentation rights and obligations under accounting, tax and customs law, contracts, reporting, legal disputes) as well as § 96 TKG and our legitimate interests (for example, improving our customer service, including in the field of direct mail or the exercise of our own legal interests).

We will use your personal data when handling your order. We may share your data with the delivery service to have your order delivered. We may also obtain information on your payment from your bank.

For this purpose, we use your phone number, invoice address, email address and name and address details. We need this data in order to do business with you. 

The duration of the storage depends on the duration of our business relationship, the consent given by you, and the statutory retention obligations and legal obligations applicable to us. We emphasize that in the case of a regular cooperation for our best possible customer service, we endeavor to know our customer wishes that have already been conveyed to us so well that we can inform you constantly and permanently.

During the processing we conform to the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation. This means we:

  • clearly specify our purposes before we process personal data, by using this Privacy Statement
  • limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data needed for legitimate purposes;
  • first ask for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your permission is required;
  • take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and we demand the same from parties who process personal data on our behalf;
  • respect your right to inspect, correct or delete your personal data held by us.

Inspection and Modification of your Data

You have the following rights with regard to personal data concerning you:

  • Right of access (art. 15 GDPR)
  • Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Right to cancellation (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Right to limitation of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Right to data transferability (Art. 20 GDPR)
  • Right to object to the processing (Art. 21 GDPR)

Please note that you must always identify yourself, so that we can ensure that we do not modify or remove the wrong data.

If you think that we are not helping you in the right way, you have the right to lodge a complaint at a data protection supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR.

Contact Form

You can use our contact form to ask questions or make any request.
For this purpose, we use your email address and name. We need this data in order to help you. We store this information until we are sure that you are satisfied with our response.


Some of these pages of this website use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. These are automatically deleted when you leave our site. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until they are deleted. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on subsequent visits to our site.
You can set your browser to notify you whenever cookies are stored and only to allow cookies in individual cases, to decline cookies in certain cases or as a general rule and to automatically delete cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the function of the website could be restricted.


The site provider automatically gathers and saves information which your browser automatically sends to us in so-called server log files. These are:
• Browser type/version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of accessing computer
• Time of server request
These data cannot be assigned to any specific person. These data are not merged with data from any other source. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine these data if we have any specific indication of unlawful use.

Privacy policy relating to the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google’s privacy policy, terms of use and information about technologies used by Google can be found here: The information generated by the use of Google Analytics may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield:
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse how the website is used. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about how you use this website is transmitted to a Google server in den USA where it is stored.
However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website and you are located within the European Union or in any other state that is party to the European Economic Area Agreement, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the owner of this website to analyse how the website is used, to prepare reports about website activities and to provide other services for the website owner associated with website and internet usage. Google will not merge the IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics with any other data.
You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by making the relevant setting in your browser software. However, we must stress that if you do this, you may not be able to use all functions on this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) form being transmitted to Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin at the following link:

Privacy policy relating to the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. These are provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time one of our pages is called up which contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our internet site with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and you are logged on to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to assign your visit to our website to your user account. Please be aware that as the owner of this site, we do not have any information about the content of the data transmitted or about how such data are used by LinkedIn.
For further information about this, please refer to the LinkedIn privacy policy at:
The information generated by the use of LinkedIn may be transmitted to and stored by LinkedId on servers in the United States. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, LinkedIn has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield:

Privacy policy relating to the use of Xing

Our website uses functions of the XING network. This is provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time one of our pages is called up which contains Xing functions, a connection to Xing servers is established. As far as we are aware, no personal data is stored. In particular, no information about your IP address or how you use the site is stored.
Further information about data protection and the Xing Share button can be found in the Xing privacy policy at

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at all times to demand information free of charge about your stored personal data, where it came from, its recipients and the purpose of data processing, and the right to have such data corrected, blocked or deleted. Should you have any questions about this or anything else to do with personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at the address given under “Imprint”.

Objection to promotional e-mails

We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data published under the imprint obligation for the transmission of promotional and information materials not expressly requested. The website operators expressly reserve the right to lake legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of promotional information, for example spam mails.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this statement. We recommend that you consult this statement on a regular basis, so that you remain informed of any changes.

Contact details:
SCHWARZ Consulting
André Schwarz
Meiersberger Str. 51
40882 Ratingen
+49 172 277 811 9