privacy policy

Data Privacy


The company responsible for the operation of this website is


Hedelfinger Str. 103
70327 Stuttgart



1. Miscellaneous


At SPOON GmbH, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously and we ensure strict conformity with data protection regulations. We therefore protect the data which you entrust to us when visiting our website in accordance with statutory provisions. We only collect personal data which you make available to us on this website to meet technical requirements. Under no circumstances do we sell the collected data or make it available to third parties for other reasons.

The following information provides you with an overview of how we ensure the protection of your personal data, the types of data which we collect and why we collect them, and the security precautions that we take to prevent misuse of your personal data.


2. Scope of validity


This Privacy Policy is valid for our entire website but not for third-party websites which can be accessed via links on our website.

We cannot accept any liability for such websites because we have no influence over them. For this reason, we also assume no liability for the content of third-party websites. The owners or operators of linked websites are always responsible for the content of their websites. At the time when the links were programmed, we inspected the websites to ascertain whether any statutory violations exist. We did not identify any illegal content at the time when the links were programmed. Without specific points of reference, however, we cannot implement regular content checks on linked websites. We will remove such links without delay if we become aware of any violations of law.


3. Security precautions


All employees of our company have been trained in accordance with Section 5 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and have made an undertaking to maintain the confidentiality of personal data. Our data centre and our internal IT department regularly adapt technical security precautions to current circumstances and requirements. Both are subject to regular audits by our internal auditing department and our data protection officers.


4. Logging


Each time a user accesses one of the pages on our website and each time a file is downloaded, access data pertaining to this process and information from your browser are stored in a log file on our server. These are:

  • IP address
  • The Web page on which the file was accessed
  • Date, time
  • Browser type and browser settings
  • Operating system
  • The Web page you have visited
  • The volume of data transmitted
  • Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)

Statistics are generated from this data which help us to adapt our Internet portal to your requirements. This data is anonymous and it is not passed on in whole or part to third parties.


5. Right to information


You have the right to know what information is being stored about you, how it was obtained and for what purpose. Information about stored data can be obtained from our data protection officer. You also have the right under statutory provisions to request the correction, blocking and/or deletion of your personal data.

In this case, please contact our data protection officer directly:

Johannes Rauwolf

Phone: +49 711 217 20 30-80



6. Cookies


Websites use cookies on some of their pages. These help us to offer you a more user-friendly, efficient and secure service. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and stored in your browser. Most of the cookies we use are ‘session cookies’, which are not stored permanently. These session cookies offer you the advantage that you do not need to repeatedly enter your personal data when you fill in various forms on our website. The cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Cookies do no harm to your computer and do not contain viruses.


7. Processing personal data


On some of our Web pages, we offer you the opportunity to contact us or subscribe to certain services (e.g. newsletter subscription). The personal data that is provided to us in this connection is only used for the purpose for which it is provided. It is not passed on to third parties.


8. Security of personal data


We use SSL encryption to ensure the security of communications with you. According to current knowledge, the highest level of encryption available at the present time of 128 bit can be considered to be secure. This level of security is provided by all recent-generation browsers. It may be necessary for you to update your PC’s browser.


9. Google Analytics


This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, which are text files stored on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored.

If the IP address has been anonymised on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within the member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to analyse how you use the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide further services for the website operator associated with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser for the purposes of Google Analytics will not be collated with other data by Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that, should you do so, you may not be able to use the full extent of the features available on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from acquiring the data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and also prevent Google from processing this data by using the following link to download and install the available browser plug-in.



10. Amendments to this Privacy Policy and further information


If circumstances change, such as an amendment to the German Federal Data Protection Act, we will, if necessary, update this Privacy Policy.

Your trust is important to us. That’s why we are committed to answering all of your queries relating to the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions which are not addressed in this Privacy Policy or require further information, please contact our data protection officer.