Designation of the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is::

Freudenberg Stiftung GmbH
Freudenbergstraße 2
69469 Weinheim a. d. Bergstraße

The responsible body shall alone or together with others decide on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact data, or similar).

Revoking your consent to data processing

Only with your explicit consent will some operations involving data processing be possible. A consent already given can be revoked at any time. For revocation, an informal notification by email shall suffice. The lawfulness of the data processing performed up to such revocation shall not be affected by the revocation.

Right to complain to the regulatory government agency responsible

AAs a person affected, you have, in the event of a violation of data protection law, a right to lodge a complaint with the regulatory government agency responsible. The regulatory government agency responsible in regard to questions of data protection law is the State Representative for Data Protection of the German state in which our company has its registered domicile. The following link provides a list of the State Representatives for Data Protection, together with their contact data:

Right to data transferability

You have a right to have handed over to yourself or third parties data that we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in compliance with a contract. They will be provided in a machine-readable format. If you demand direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

You have at any time, within the framework of the currently valid statutory provisions, a right to free-of-charge information on your stored personal data, the origins of the data, their recipients and the purpose of data processing, plus where applicable a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data. In this regard, and also in regard to other questions involving personal data, you can contact us at any time using the options listed in the masthead.


For security reasons and in order to protect the transfer of confidential contents that you send to us as the website operator, our website uses SSL or TLS encryption. This means that data which you communicate through this website cannot also be read by third parties. You will recognize an encrypted link by the “https://” address line of your browser and the padlock symbol in the browser line.


In server log files, the provider of the website automatically acquires and stores information, which your browser automatically communicates to us. This is:

Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
IP address
These data will not be merged with other data sources. Data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (the EU’s Basic Data Protection Regulation), which permits the processing of data for complying with a contract or for precontractual measures.


For integrating and displaying video contents, our website uses plugins from YouTube. The provider of the video portal is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you call up a page with an integrated YouTube plugin, a link is established to the servers of YouTube. YouTube thus learns which of our pages you have called up.
YouTube is able to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile if you are logged into your YouTube account. You have an option for preventing this by logging off beforehand.
YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive depiction of our online capabilities. This constitutes a justified interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para 1 lit. f DSGVO.
You will find details on dealing with user data in the data protection declaration of YouTube under:


For integrating and displaying video contents, our website uses plugins from Vimeo. The provider of the video portal is Vimeo LCC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
When accessing a page with an integrated Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. This tells Vimeo which of our pages you have visited. Vimeo will know your IP address even if you are not logged into the video portal or do not have an account there. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the video portal's servers in the USA.
Vimeo can assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out beforehand.
Details on the handling of user data can be found in Vimeo's data protection declaration at: under:


Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that your web browser stores on your terminal device. Cookies help us to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.
Some cookies are "session cookies." Such cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your browser session. On the other hand, other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognise you when you return to our website.
With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured so that cookies are deleted automatically when the program is closed. Disabling cookies may result in limited functionality of our website.
The setting of cookies that are necessary to carry out electronic communication processes or the provision of certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping cart) is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically error-free and smooth provision of our services. If other cookies are set (e.g. for analysis functions), these are dealt with separately in this data protection declaration.
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Google Analytics

This website utilizes the "Google Analytics" service offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) for analyzing website utilization by visitors. The service uses cookies – text files that are stored on your terminal. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
This website is subject to IP anonymization. The users’ IP addresses are abbreviated within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This abbreviation procedure eliminates the reference to your person in your IP address. Under the agreement on order data processing that the website operators have concluded with Google Inc., the latter, with the aid of the information collected, draws up its analysis of website utilization and website activity and provides services relating to internet utilization.
You have an option for preventing the cookies from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. It is not assured that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restriction if your browser does not permit cookies.
In addition, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the relevant plug-in:
Here you will find further information on data utilization by Google Inc.:

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