Privacy Statement

Information about the data controller:

The MEYER WERFT GmbH & Co. KG places great value on the protection of your personal data. Your personal data will be stored and used in accordance with data protection provisions, in particular the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Data Protection Act (BDSG).

The following information provides an overview of the type, scope and purpose of collection, processing and transferral of personal data, as well as the utilized methods to keep this data secure.

Personal data is details about personal or professional relationships of specific or unspecific natural persons, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, email addresses and IP-addresses.

Usage, Transfer and Deletion of Personal Data
Server Logs

When you visit our website or use our services, the device with which you access our site, automatically logs with our server (Connection Data). The information consists of the name of the website, the data, the actual date, the amount of data, the browser used and its version, the operating system used, the domain name of your ISP and the referral URL if you came to our site from another and the IP address. This data is saved anonymously according to the German Telemedia Act (TMA). The creation of personal user profiles is prevented in this way.

The data is only used for the statistical evaluation for the purpose of the operation, security and the optimization of our offerings. We reserve the right to inspect the protocol data for illegal use when we have sufficient grounds to suspect this.


In several areas of the website we use cookies to record the preferences of the users and thus to optimally arrange the website. This makes an easier navigation of the website possible and allows a high degree of user-friendliness.

Cookies are small files which are stored on the hard disk drive of the visitor. Most cookies used are the so-called “session-cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies stay on your devices, until you delete them. The cookies make it possible for your browser to be recognized the next time you visit.

You can change the properties of your browser so that it informs you of the placement of cookies. In this way, the use of cookies is made transparent. When you want to completely prevent the use of cookies, you may not be able to use all functions of this website. The use of cookies presents a legitimate interest in the context of the GDPR.

Contact Form

When you send us an enquiry using the contact form, your personal details are saved for the processing of the enquiry and the eventual follow-up questions. This data is not passed on to third parties without your consent.

The processing of the data entered into the contact form occurs exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. a GDPR).

The data entered into the contact form remains with us until you request it to be deleted, you withdraw your consent to the storage of your data or the purpose of the data storage is no longer given (i.e. after successful completing of your request).

Security of Your Data

We use technical and organizational security measures to protect the data made available by you from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. For this reason, we use SSL encryption for the transmission of confidential information, such as enquiries that you send to us as website operators. An encrypted connection can be recognized when the web-address changes from "http://" to "https://" and a padlock symbol is shown in your browser bar. When SSL encryption is activated, the data which you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. Our security measures are kept up-to-date.

Guest Book

In the interest of the company, you have the possibility to leave comments in our Guest book. In this context you are asked to provide your name, location, email address and your text. Your comment will be published on our website and remains indefinitely as viewable content. When you provide your name and location (a pseudonym may also be provided), this data is published next to your comment. On your personal request, guest book comments can be deleted at any time. Data collected as a consequence of the entry or deletion of a comment is deleted immediately, as long as no legal retention requirements exist. For security reasons, your IP address is saved in case the comment and contributions contain illegal content for which we as provider can be prosecuted. Deletion of the IP address takes place as soon as the comment has been checked by us.

Applicant Management

By registering on our Job Portal, you announce your interest in accepting a position in the MEYER Group. The data provided will only be used for the purpose of the application. The collected data can be seen from the input fields during registration. These include: last name, user data and e-mail address.

You personal data is used within the companies of the MEYER Group to search for appropriate positions. Only authorized staff members from the personnel department have access to your data. All involved parties are explicitly obliged to handle your data confidential. Your personal data is treated confidentially and is not provided to third parties without your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent for the collection and usage of your personal data at any time. To do this, please send us a message via email to . Furthermore, you have the possibility to block your profile or to completely delete it from the E-Recruiting system at any time.

Furthermore, by registering on our Job Portal, you declare your consent that your data may be used to search for appropriate positions in the other European companies of the MEYER Group. If an appropriate position is found, your personal data will be passed on to the respective personnel department. You can review and update your personal data anytime on our Job Portal. Please note, you are responsible for the accuracy of your personal data.

Your profile data is saved for a period of 180 days. If the profile has not been updated in this time, we will request an update of your data. If no update takes place (and as long as there are no regulations which stipulate a specific retention period), we will delete your personal data according to the data protection regulations. The retention period is 180 days after the completion of the application procedure as stipulated by the German general equal treatment law (AGG). The processing is based on Art. 6 Sec. 1 lit. a GDPR, Art. 88 GDPR and § 26 BDSG.

Content and Services from Third Parties

On the basis of legitimate interest of the operator, it is possible other services within this online offer content, services and performances from third parties are included. Examples of this are maps from Google-Maps, embedded YouTube-videos and links to external websites. With the use of these services, it is possible for their operators to recognise and save the user’s IP address. We make every effort to only include such third parties that use the IP addresses solely to deliver the content. We have no control over whether third parties save IP addresses for statistical purposes. In the context of opening websites that are accessed through this website, this Privacy Statement does not regulate the collection, the transfer or the use of personal data by third parties. Take into consideration the specific privacy statements of individual third parties whose services / links we utilize on our website.

Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This has the effect that the servers of Google are informed about the usage of our website. For details, see the Privacy Centre at Transparency and Choice and the Privacy Statement

YouTube is a service of YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. As with most websites, YouTube uses Cookies to gather information about visitors to its internet-site. YouTube uses these to collect video statistics, to prevent fraud and to improve user friendliness. This also leads to a connection with the Google DoubleClick Network. Further information regarding privacy on YouTube can be found at:

Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of Google Analytics. These functions are provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer that make it possible to analyze your use of the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The storage of Google-Analytics-Cookies takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Sec. 1 GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of the user behaviour, to both optimize his web-offers and also to optimise advertising. Deletion of the user data and results data takes place after 14 months.


We have activated IP anonymization on this website. Through this, your IP address is shortened so that it only shows the IP address of the member state of the European Union or in other contracting states to this agreement. Only in exceptional circumstances is the full IP address transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and shorted there. Google uses this data on behalf of the website operator to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide other website services related to website and internet usage. Your IP address, collected in the context of Google Analytics, is not provided to Google.

Browser Plug-in / Denial of Data Collection

You can prevent the storage of cookies with a setting on your browser. However, if you do this, not all features of the website will be available to you. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from gaining access to your usage data and IP address by downloading the following plug-in for your browser:

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out-cookie is placed, which prevents the collection of your data by future visits to this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

More information regarding the handling of user data by Google Analytics is available at Google under the following link: Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection law (

Contract Data Processing

We have entered into a data processing contract with Google and we strictly apply the regulations of the supervisory authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographics in Google Analytics

This website uses the demographics function from Google Analytics. This allows reports to be compiled with information regarding the age, gender, and interests of the website visitors. This data stems from the targeted advertising from Google, as well as user data from third parties. This data cannot be assigned to any specific person. You are able at any time to deactivate this feature in the display settings of your Google account or forbid the collection of your data via Google Analytics as in point “Denial of Data Collection”.

Google Tag Manager

In several areas of the website, Google Tag Manager is used. The Google Tag Manager is a solution from Google Inc., with which the company can administer website tags via an interface. The tool (that implements the Tags) is a cookie-less domain, that collects no personal data. The Google Tag Manager triggers other tags, which may collect data. The Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If on the domain level or cookie level a deactivation is configured by the user, this remains for all tracking tags that were implemented with Google Tag Manager. More information:

Google reCAPTCHA

In several areas of the website we use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA. It is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.

reCAPTCHA is intended to check to see if the data entered on the website (e.g. in a contact form) is entered by a human or by an automated program. reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitors on the basic of various criteria. The analysis starts automatically, as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information collected from the user (e.g. IP address, waiting time of the user and mouse movements). During the analysis, the collected data is forwarded on to Google.

The reCAPTCHA-analysis runs completely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that the analysis is taking place.

According to GDPR, the website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting his online offering from misuse, espionage and spam.

Further information regarding Google reCAPTCHA, as well as the Data Protection Statement of Google, can be found under the following links. and

Social Media – Plug-ins

We use so-called “Social Plug-ins”. Currently, there are Plug-ins from the services of Facebook, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Blogger, Google Bookmarks, MySpace and StumbleUpon. In some situations, these plug-ins can be used to transfer information to these service providers. This includes personal data. Which data is collected and how it is used can be found in the relevant privacy statements of the social networks. We collect no personal data using social media plug-ins or about their use.

If you are logged in to the platform, it is possible for the service provider to assign your visit to our website to a specific account. To prevent this, log out of the respective service before visiting our website.

The use of the following service providers takes place as a basis of legitimate interest of the website operator to provide online-services:

Facebook: Services from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Information regarding privacy, the purpose and the scope of data collection and processing as well as the configuration possibilities to protect your privacy on Facebook: Using Add-ons for your browser, it is furthermore possible to block the plug-ins (e.g. “Facebook Blocker”).

WhatsApp: Services from WhatsApp Inc, 650 Castro Street, Suite 120-219, Mountain View, California, 94041; USA. Privacy Statement:

Blogger and Google Bookmarks: Services from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Statement: or Settings to protect your privacy:

LinkedIn: Services from LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy Statement:

MySpace: MySpace LLC., 407 North Maple Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 USA. Privacy Statement:

StumbleUpon: Services from StumbleUpon Inc, 660 4th Street, #558, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Privacy Statement:

Your Rights

When requested in writing, we are legally obliged (Art. 12 GDPR) to inform you of any personal data which is stored by us. Additionally, you have the right to the rectification of incorrect data, restriction and erasure of your personal data, as well as to the extent that no legal data retention requirements exist, the right to object and complain to the authorities according to Art. 13 Sec. 2 (d) GDPR.

The possibility exists at any time to withdraw your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data by us in the future. To do this, please refer to the contact address below.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer, who is ready to assist with any enquiries you may have.

Data Protection Officer

Industriegebiet Süd
26871 Papenburg

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to make changes to our privacy statement when we see fit to ensure that our privacy statement is always up-to-date with current laws and regulations. This applies also when the privacy statement needs to be adjusted due to new or redesigned services. The new privacy statement will then take effect the next time you use our services.