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Your privacy is important to us. You should feel safe with us. For this reason, we and our data protection officer ensure compliance with data protection regulations, in particular the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Below we would like to inform you about the purposes for which your data is processed and how you can exercise your rights. You can access the privacy notice at any time by clicking on the "Privacy Notice" tab at the bottom of our webpage.

Name and Contact of the Controller is a service provided by BAUHAUS. Customer service is provided by BAUHAUS companies together ( on the basis of an agreement on joint controllership within the meaning of Art. 26 (1) s. 1 GDPR. The central contact address for data protection queries from customers or data subjects is:

Subsidiary Mannheim
Gutenbergstraße 21
68167 Mannheim
Telephone: 0800 3905 000

The BAUHAUS AG is responsible for fulfilling the rights of the data subject in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR (see below on data subject rights).

BAUHAUS will forward any queries from customers or third persons concerning data protection topics to the BAUHAUS AG. Direct requests to the data protection officer remain unaffected. The main content of the agreement of the joint controllership responsible parties within the meaning of Art. 26 (1) s. 1 GDPR can be found at

Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer

If you, as a data subject, have questions about the handling of your personal data, there are two ways of asking your questions or submitting your request:

  • For general enquiries regarding data protection and exercising data subject rights, such as a request for access to data, please contact the BAUHAUS data protection team under and
  • For special enquiries you can also contact the appointed data protection officer directly at any time at or + 49 (0)621 / 3905-9801.

Purpose and Legal Basis of the Data Processing


When visiting the page the web server automatically records this in so-called server log files. These data include browser type and version, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address of the requesting computer, access date and time of the server request and the file request of the client (file name and URL). This data is used for statistical analysis and for security reasons (e.g. to clarify misuse or fraud) and to operate the website. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the operation and presentation as well as the improvement of the stability and functionality of our website.

The provision of the above-mentioned personal data by you is not required by law or contract. Without the processing of the server log files, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or may be restricted.

Use of Web Analysis Tools

When you visit this website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk, assigned to the browser you are using, and through which certain information flows to the site that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective. Cookies are used on this website, for example, in order to be able to evaluate the visitor behavior of the website. You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Alternatively, you contact the BAUHAUS data protection team under regarding the use of cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager

On this website we use the tag management system “Dynamic Tag Manager” from Adobe. This tag management system is designed to control the use of analytics and online marketing software (in this specific case the use of MATOMO, see further details below) and to provide BAUHAUS information about the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. Cookies are used for the functionality of the system.

The data processing takes place on the basis of legitimate interest accordance with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our concrete legitimate interest here is to technically enable the use of the Matomo software.

If you do not want the cookie to be saved on your device, you can also change your settings regarding the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings.

In addition, you may also use the options listed under to stop the collection of data through the tools played out by the tag management system.

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required by law or contract.


For the analysis of our website we use the web analysis software MATOMO. MATOMO uses cookies to enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by a server. We use this information only to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage.

You can change your settings regarding the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

The data processing takes place on the basis of legitimate interest accordance with Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our concrete legitimate interest here is the statistical analysis of website user data.

In order to record and analyze the use of our website, usage information is transferred to our server at our hosting service provider and stored for analysis purposes. Your IP address is only processed in abbreviated form during this process and is thus rendered anonymous. If you wish to prevent the processing for analysis purposes, you can object to this at any time by clicking on the mouse. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie without usage data is stored in your browser, which has the consequence that MATOMO does not collect any session data.

An opt-out cookie is placed on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will have to click this link again.

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required by law or contract.

Recipients of Personal Data

To the extent permitted by law, your personal data will be disclosed to the following companies within the EU:

  • Other BAUHAUS companies ( and their processors, if necessary, for further consultation, to conclude requested contracts or to provide other services and
  • Processors of the BAUHAUS AG for IT-services and to administer the backend of the website.

Retention Periods

We save your data for as long as the respective purpose requires and for the following tools we retain data for the following time periods:

  • Server-Logfiles: 7 days
  • MATOMO: 28 days

Data Subject Rights

Your rights as a data subject are fully guaranteed by the BAUHAUS companies.

Right to Object to Processing Activities based on Art. 6 (1) s. 1 lit. f) GDPR

Following Art. 21 (1) s. 1 GDPR you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you which is based on point (e) or (f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing that are worthy of protection and outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Further Rights

You are entitled to the following additional rights with regard to your processed personal data if the respective specific requirements are met:

  • Right of access to data, Art. 15 GDPR;
  • Right to rectification, Art. 16 GDPR;
  • Right to erasure, Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing, Art. 18 GDPR und
  • Right to data portability, Art. 20 GDPR.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the GDPR.

Updates and Modifications

From time to time, the privacy policy must be adapted to the actual conditions and the legal situation. Please check the privacy policy before you use our offer to be up to date with possible changes or updates.

Status: 11.03.2020