Online privacy statement

The operator of this website is Robert Thoma Metall- und Elektrowerke GmbH & Co. KG, Hellerstraße 6, 57290 Neunkirchen. Further information about the operator can be found in our legal notice.

Generally speaking it is possible to use our website without submitting any personal data. If personal data is collected on our pages (e.g. contact forms), this is always done on a voluntary basis.

All personal data collected on the Robert Thomas, Metall- und Elektrowerke GmbH & Co. KG website are stored, processed and used exclusively for the stated purpose. Robert Thomas, Metall- und Elektrowerke GmbH & Co. KG ensures that all personal data collected will be handled confidentially, in accordance with currently-valid legal data protection regulations. Specifically, your personal data will not be used for commercial purposes. 

Use of cookies
We use cookies on our pages in order to make your visit to our website more attractive and enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted again after the end of your browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies).

Other cookies stay on your device and allow us to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser to inform you of the setting of cookies and decide on whether to accept cookies individually, or to exclude the acceptance of cookies in specific cases, or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us.

This information is:
– Browser type and browser information
– Referrer URL
– Host name of the accessing computer
– Information on operating system
– Time of server request

These data alone cannot be connected to specific persons. None of these data will be merged with other data sources that would make it possible for us to identify you.
However, we reserve the right to check these data retroactively if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use of the website.

Embedded contents

On our website you will find so-called plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you click on and visit the YouTube videos (incorporated into our website), data will automatically be submitted to YouTube.
If you require further information on the handling of user data by Google and its affiliated companies, you can find it under the following link:

Social Media
You will find links to social networks such as Facebook, for example, on our website, for advertising and marketing purposes. We expressly indicate to you that by clicking on the plugins you change to the operator’s website and that on it, said operator’s data protection regulations are valid. During this process data are transferred to third countries (e.g. USA). You can find further information on this under the links to the privacy policies of the individual providers.



Contact form
We use the data you submit to us exclusively for the stated purpose, in this case primarily to enter into contact with you. We store these data and promptly delete or block them if there is no further need to store them. By using the contact form you agree that we may store your data for a longer period of time, provided there is a demonstrable reason for this. This could be to fulfil services for you, for example.
The data are not passed on to third parties, unless this is absolutely necessary to fulfil the order.
Data are not transferred to third countries.
Consent is given of your own free will and may be withdrawn at any time in writing for the future.

Right to information, erasure and blocking
In accordance with article 15 of the GDPR you have the right to information as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed at any time. If applicable, you are entitled to access to data on the information according to article 15 paragraph 1 point a) to h) and article15 paragraph.2 GDPR.
For information on this, you can write to the address given in the legal notice or to

In accordance with article16 GDPR you have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate data concerning your person.
Similarly, according to article 17 paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 GDPR, you have the right to be forgotten and as such to the erasure of your data, unless reasons for processing exist in accordance with article 17 paragraph 3 GDPR.

Objection to advertising mails
We hereby object to the sending of advertising mails to the contact addresses given in the legal notice, unless they have been expressly requested. The contact details are designed to fulfil the website operator’s obligation of information according to the German Teleservices Act (TMG).
In the event of unsolicited advertising, e.g. spam mails, we reserve the right to take legal action.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved to your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website to be made. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services connected to use of the website and the internet for the website operator. If applicable, Google may also transfer this information to third parties, if required to do so by law or if such third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address to other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we inform you that if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all of the functions of this website. By using this website, you declare that you agree to the processing of the data gathered on you by Google in the aforementioned manner and for the stated purpose.

Google reCAPTCHA
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter referred to as “reCAPTCHA”) on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to determine whether data entered on this website (e.g., information entered into a contact form) is being provided by a human user or by an automated program. To determine this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitors based on a variety of parameters. This analysis is triggered automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the site. For this analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates a variety of data (e.g., IP address, time the website visitor spent on the site or cursor movements initiated by the user). The data tracked during such analyses are forwarded to Google.

reCAPTCHA analyses run entirely in the background. Website visitors are not alerted that an analysis is underway.

Data are stored and analyzed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the protection of the operator’s websites against abusive automated spying and against SPAM. If a respective declaration of consent has been obtained, the data will be processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a DGDPR. Any such consent may be revoked at any time.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA please refer to the Google Data Privacy Declaration and Terms Of Use under the following links: and

Contact / responsible body
If you have questions about data protection, contact our data protection officer at the e-mail address:

The responsible body is the company Robert Thomas Metall- und Elektrowerke GmbH & Co. KG. You can find further information on the company and contact details in the legal notice.