Processing of your personal data by SCHOTT

Thank you for your interest in SCHOTT. We take the protection of your data seriously and would therefore like to inform you in the following about our use of your personal data. 
I. Name and address of the responsible party

SCHOTT AG is responsible for the careful handling of your personal data.
Hattenbergstraße 10
55122 Mainz


II. Name and address of the Data Protection Officer

Our Data Protection Officer is happy to answer your questions about your personal data.
Christoph Dahl
Hattenbergstraße 10
55122 Mainz


III. Scope of processing of personal data 
1. Purpose of data processing

Your personal data is stored by SCHOTT to fulfill legal requirements and our contractual obligations pertaining to our joint projects in accordance with the valid data protection regulations. 


2. Legal basis for data processing

The legality of the processing results from Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, as this is necessary for the fulfillment or initiation of a contract.


IV. Recipients or categories of personal data

The recipients for the storage of your personal data may be the following parties:

  • Project members
  • External service providers we may engage for project work


V. Transfer of personal data to a third country or international organization

Your personal data will only be transmitted if this is necessary for the general contact inquiry (Article 49 (1) lit. b GDPR). SCHOTT will not transfer your personal data to an international organization.


VI. More information on SCHOTT’s processing of your personal data

SCHOTT will provide you with the following additional information in order to ensure fair and transparent processing: 


1. Duration of storage

Your data will be stored for at least 10 years in accordance with the statutory retention periods for business documents. In addition, we reserve the right to retain the project documentation and, if necessary, your data, in order to ensure a secure database for future calculations and quotations. Without your consent, we will not use this data for personal analyses or personal contacts.


2. Your rights regarding the protection of your personal data

If your personal data is processed, you have the following rights vis-à-vis SCHOTT according to the GDPR:


2.1. Right to information

You can always make use of your right under Article 15 GDPR and request confirmation from SCHOTT in writing, proving your identity, as to whether and what of your personal data we process.


2.2. Right to correction 

You have the right to review and correct all your personal data stored in our project documentation.


2.3. Right to deletion

You can request the deletion of your personal data from us at any time, as long as we are not legally obliged to store the data.


2.4. Right to limitation of processing

You also have the right, under the conditions of Article 18 GDPR, to apply for a restriction on the processing of your personal data.


2.5. Right of appeal

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you as the data subject shall have the right of appeal to a supervisory authority, particularly in the Member State where you reside, work or suspect an infringement of this regulation, should you consider the processing of your personal data contrary to the law.


3. Automated decision making including profiling

No automated decision making including profiling takes place in our CRM.


You can find the handling of your personal data on our website here.