Data Protection

1. Data Protection at a Glance

General Information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens with your personal data, when you visit our website. Personal data are all data that can identify you personally. For in-depth information about data protection, please refer to the data protection declaration below.

Data Collection on our Website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is done by the website operator, whose contact details can be found in the imprint section of this website.

How do we collect your data?

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

There are other data that are collected automatically by our IT-systems when someone visits our website. These are mainly technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system or the time of the visit). These data are collected automatically, as soon as you visit our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data are collected to ensure the accurate operation of the website. Other data may be collected to analyze your user behavior.

What are your rights with respect to your data?

You always have the right to request information regarding the origin, the recipient and the purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction, blockage or deletion of such data. You may contact us under the address indicated in the imprint section for more information on this topic and data protection in general. Additionally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible regulatory body.

Analysis Tools and Tools provided by Third Parties

When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This mainly happens through the use of cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually done anonymously, meaning that the surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you personally. You may object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. For more detailed information about this, please refer to the following data protection declaration.

You may object to this analysis. We will provide you with information on how to do that in this data protection declaration.


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 work in accordance with the legal data protection requirements as well as this data protection declaration. When you use this website, various types of personal data are being collected.

Personal data are data that can identify you personally. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how this is done and for what purpose.

We advise you that the transmission of data on the internet (e.g., when communicating through e-mail) may be subject to security issues. Protecting of your data completely from third party access is not possible.

Information about the responsible Party

The party responsible for data processing on this website is:

Display Messebau GmbH
Hafenstrasse 231 – 235
45356 Essen

Phone: +49 201 83350-0

The responsible party is the natural or legal person that decides on the purpose and the means of processing personal data (e.g., names, e-mail addresses, etc.) on her own or in collaboration with others.

Revoking your Consent to Data Processing

Many data processing procedures are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal e-mail message to us is sufficient. The legality of data processing up until the time of revocation shall remain unaffected.

Right of appeal to the responsible regulatory body

In case of data protection violations, the party affected has the right to appeal to the respective regulatory body. The responsible regulatory body for data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is located. A list of data protection officers as well as their contact details can be found under the following link:

Right to Data Portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically, based on your consent or to fulfill a contract, delivered to you or a third party in machine-readable format. If you demand a direct transfer of such data to another responsible party, we will only do so within the framework of technical feasibility.

SSL or TLS Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection is indicated by showing  “https://” instead of “http://” in the address bar of the browser, as well as the lock symbol in the browser line.

If an SSL or TLS encryption is active, data you send to us cannot be monitored by third parties.

Information, Blockage, Deletion

Within the given legal framework, you always have the right to receive information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient, as well as the reason for their processing and their possible correction, blockage or deletion, free of charge. For more information on personal data, please feel free to contact us at the address indicated in the imprint section.


3. Data Collection on our Website


Some of the internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically when you finish your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can set up your browser in such way that it will inform you about the use of cookies, allowing you to consent to the use of cookies only in individual cases. You can also exclude cookies in specific cases or generally, and you can have your browser delete cookies automatically when you shut it down. Deactivating cookies may affect the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are required for electronic communication or for the provision of certain functions desired by you (e.g., shopping basket), are stored based on article 6, section 1 of DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically accurate and optimal rendering of his services. If other cookies are stored (e.g., for the analysis of your surfing behavior), such cookies will be treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Server Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically creates and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser sends to us automatically. These are:

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

These data are not consolidated with other data sources. The processing of this data is based on article 6, section 1 of DSGVO, which allows the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual measures.


4. Analysis Tools and Advertising

  1. Analysis Tools and Advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service, Google Analytics, provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies – text files that are stored on your computer, allowing the analysis of your use of this website. The website usage information created by the cookie is usually sent to a server at Google in the USA and stored there.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on article 6, section 1 lit. f of DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the analysis of user behavior to optimize his web offering and advertising.


IP Anonymization

We have activated the IP-anonymization function for this website. This way, Google shortens your IP-address inside the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the treaty regarding the European economic zones, before sending it to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP-address be sent 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 this website, to compile reports about your website activities and to render other services connected to website or internet usage vis-à-vis the website operator. The IP-address sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be consolidated with other Google data.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by making adjustments to your browser software. However, we advise you that you may not be able to use the full range of functions offered by this website. In addition, you may also prevent the information collected by the cookie regarding your usage of this website, including your IP-address, to be sent and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

Objecting the Collection of Data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. This will create an opt-out cookie, which prevents the collection of your data during future visits of this website: deactivate Google Analytics.

For more information regarding the treatment of user data by Google Analytics, please refer to Google’s data protection declaration:

Processing of Contract Data

We have entered into a contract with Google regarding the processing of contract data, and fully implement the strict requirements stipulated by the German data protection authorities with regard to using Google Analytics.


5. Plugins und Tools

Google Web Fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts to ensure the uniform display of text fonts. These web fonts are provided by Google. When loading a page, your browser loads the necessary web fonts into your browser cache, in order to display text and text fonts correctly.

For this purpose, your browser must establish a connection to Google’s servers. In this way, Google learns that our website was accessed through your IP-address. The usage of Google web fonts serves the uniform and attractive presentation of our online offering. This constitutes a justified interest according to article 6, section 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used instead.

For more information on Google web fonts, please go to or Google’s data protection declaration:

Google Maps

This site uses a map service called Google Maps, through an API. This service is offered by

Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP-address. As a rule, this information is sent to a server at Google in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence over this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps serves the attractive presentation of our online offering and easy navigation to the locations mentioned on our website. This constitutes a justified interest according to article 6, section 1 lit. f DSGVO.

For more information regarding the treatment of user data, please refer to Google’s data protection declaration: