Data Protection

Data Protection

We take data protection seriously

The protection of your privacy during the processing of personal data is an important concern for us. When you visit our website, our web servers store the IP address of your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, the web pages you visit on our site and the date and duration of your visit as standard. This information is essential for the technical transmission of the web pages and secure server operation. A personalised evaluation of this data will not be carried out.

In the event that you send us data using the contact form, this data will be stored on our servers in the context of data backup. Your data will be used by us exclusively for processing your enquiry. Your data will be treated strictly confidential. Your data will not be passed on to third parties.

Responsible authority:


Neue Rothofstr. 13-19 60313


Personal data

Personal data is any personal information about you. This includes your name, your address and your e-mail address. You do not have to disclose any personal data to visit our website. In some cases, we need your name and address and other information in order to provide you with the requested service.

The same applies if we supply you with information material on request or if we answer your inquiries. In such cases we will always point this out to you. Furthermore, we only store the data that you have automatically or voluntarily transmitted to us.

If you use one of our services, we usually only collect the data that is necessary to provide you with our service. We may ask you for further information, but this is voluntary. Whenever we process personal data, we do so in order to provide you with our service or to meet our commercial objectives.

Rights of the individual concerned

The applicable data protection law entitles you comprehensive data protection rights (rights of information and intervention) concerning to the processing of your personal data, of which we will inform you in the following:

– Right of information in accordance with article 15 DSGVO: In particular, you have a right of information about your personal data processed by us, the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period or the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, opposition to processing, appeal to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if it has not been collected by us from you, the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, where applicable, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing concerning you, as well as your right to be informed of the guarantees that apply in accordance with article 46 DSGVO when your data is transferred to third countries;

– Right to rectification in accordance with article 16 DSGVO: You have a right to immediate rectification of incorrect data concerning you and/or completion of your incomplete data registered by us;

– Right to deletion in accordance with article 17 DSGVO: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of article 17 paragraph 1 DSGVO are met. However, this right is not valid in particular if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to enforce, exercise or defend legal claims;

– Right to restrict processing in accordance with article 18 DSGVO: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data subject to verification of the accuracy of your data which you dispute, if you refuse to delete your data on the basis of unlawful data processing and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data, if you need your data for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, after we no longer need these data once the purpose has been achieved, or if you have appealed on the merits of your particular situation, as long as it has not yet been established that our legitimate reasons outweigh the legitimate reasons;

– Right to be information in accordance with article 19 DSGVO: If you have asserted the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the responsible party, the latter is obliged to notify all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification, erasure or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed of these recipients.

– Right to data transferability in accordance with article 20 DSGVO: You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another responsible entity as long as this is technically feasible;

– Right to revocation of any consent granted in accordance with article 7 paragraph 3 DSGVO: You have the right to revoke any consent you have granted to the processing of data at any time in the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the concerned data immediately, unless further processing cannot be justified on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of consent will not affect the rightfulness of the handling of data which has been carried out until the revocation on the basis of the consent;

– Right of appeal in accordance with article 77 DSGVO: If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the DSGVO, you have the right – without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy – to appeal to a supervisory authority, particularly in the member state where you are domiciled, your place of work or the place where the possible violation occurred. You have the right to appeal to your respective supervisory authority.

Automatically stored non-personal data

When you visit our Internet pages, we may store certain information for administrative and technical reasons. This can be: type and version of the browser used, date and time of access, and the IP address.

However, this data is then made anonymous and used solely for statistical purposes or to improve our Internet and online services.

This anonymous data is stored – separately from personal data – on secure systems and cannot be assigned to any individual person. This means that your personal data remains protected at all times.


When you visit our website, we may store information on your computer in the form of cookies. Cookies are small files that are transferred from an Internet server to your browser and stored on its hard disk. In this process, only the Internet protocol address is stored – not any personal data. This information, which is stored in the cookies, makes it possible to automatically recognize you the next time you visit our website, which makes it easier for you to use.

You can also of course visit our website without accepting cookies. If you do not want your computer to be recognized on your next visit, you can also refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings in your browser to ” Refuse Cookies”. You will find the relevant instructions in the user manual of your browser. However, if you reject the use of cookies, this may result in restrictions in the use of certain areas of our website.

Google Maps

To help you find our location we use Google Maps, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Please find out more how Google complies with data protection regulations also with regard to transmission to USA here:

We deploy Google Maps in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1. p. 1 f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is to improve the offer on our website and to provide you with better customer service.

As soon as this service is called up on our site, a connection to Google is established, which transmits your IP address to Google. If you are already logged in at Google, information about the search can be assigned to your user account. Please log out of Google before doing so to prevent such information from being transmitted.

Google Fonts

Google Fonts are used on our website to achieve a better visualization of the fonts. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Please find out more how Google complies with data protection regulations also with regard to transmission to USA here:

We use Google Fonts in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1. p. 1 f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is to optimize the visual presentation of our website and thus to make it more attractive for customers.

As soon as this service is called up on our site, a connection to Google is established, through which Google transmits your IP address.

Google Tag Manager

This website uses Google Tag Manager. The Tag Manager does not collect any personal information. The tool will trigger other tags that may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If disabled at the domain or cookie level, it will remain disabled for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager. Google’s privacy policy regarding this tool can be found here:

LinkedIN Insight Tag

The LinkedIn Insight tag creates a unique LinkedIn browser cookie in a visitor’s browser and enables the collection of the following information: Metadata such as IP address, timestamp and page events (e.g. page views). For more information about the LinkedIN Insight tag, please visit:

Use of Google Analytics for web analysis (tracking)

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, referred to hereafter as “Google”. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website can be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

We use Google Analytics in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1. p. 1 f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest is to operate our website economically.

Google has accepted and certified itself under the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the USA. As a result, Google is obligated to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. You can find more information in the following link:

We have activated IP anonymization on this website (anonymizeIp). However, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory countries of the agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases only, the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated thereafter. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide us with further services related to website and internet use.

The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the transmission of the data generated by the cookie and concerning to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link

Alternatively to the browser plugin or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click on the following link to set an Opt-Out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data within this website in the future (this Opt-Out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in your browser, you will have to click this link again):

Use of Social Media Buttons

In order to prevent data being transferred to service providers such as Facebook, Google, Pinterest or YouTube without your knowledge, we use the social media “Share” buttons via the integrated heise-tool “Shariff”. This guarantees that personal data is not passed on to the providers of the individual social plugins as soon as you access the site, but exclusively and only when you click on one of the social media plugins. Only then it is possible that data will be transmitted to the corresponding service provider and stored there. Further information on the Shariff Solution can be found on the website of Heise Medien Gmbh & Co. KG at:

Contact form

Congstruction stores the information you enter in the contact form (in particular name, company, address, telephone and e-mail) solely for the purpose of processing the inquiry and communication with the user. An encoded transmission of the data is not guaranteed and we would like to point out that no confidential information should be sent via the contact form.

We will not disclose the data from the contact form without your consent further to any third party.


We have taken technical and administrative security measures to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All our employees as well as service providers working for us are obliged to comply with the applicable data protection laws.

Whenever we collect and process any personal data, it will be encrypted before transmission. This means that your data cannot be misused by third parties. Our security precautions are subject to a continuous improvement process and our data protection declarations are constantly revised. Please make sure that you have the latest version.

Registration for our e-mail newsletter

If you register for our e-mail newsletter, we will send you regular information about our offers. Your e-mail address is the only mandatory information required for receiving the newsletter. The disclosure of further details is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for sending the newsletter. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter if you have explicitly acknowledged to us that you agree to receive the newsletters. Subsequently we will send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive newsletters in the future by clicking on a corresponding link.

By clicking on the confirmation link, you grant us your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a of DSGVO. When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later time. The data collected by us during registration for the newsletter will be used exclusively for the purpose of promotional communication by means of the newsletter. You can change the preferences or cancel the subscription of the newsletter at any time by clicking on the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter. After you have unsubscribed, your e-mail address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly authorized further use of your data or we reserve the right to use your data for other purposes which are legally permitted and about which we inform you here in this policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to change our privacy policy if new technologies make such changes necessary. Please make sure that you have the latest version. If any fundamental changes are made to this privacy policy, we will inform about any of these changes on our website.

Right to information / objection

Please contact us at any time if you would like to have more information about which personal data we collect. Furthermore, you can withdraw at any time your consent for allowing us to collect and process your personal data. In both cases please contact us directly.

All interested parties and visitors of our website can contact us regarding data protection issues at:

[email protected]

About Us

Congstruction is an upcoming startup based in Frankfurt, Germany, passionate about enabling small and medium sized enterprises in the construction and dry bulk cargo industry to achieve the transition to industry 4.0.