Privacy Policy


This privacy policy applies to personal Information collected on and any other websites owned by SOMAG AG Jena (“we”, “us”, “our”, “the website operator”. The user of the above mentioned website will be referred to as “you” or “individuals”. By using or accessing the website of SOMAG AG Jena you agree to the use of cookies by SOMAG AG Jena as explained below.
Responsible within the meaning of §3 Abs. 7 Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) is the SOMAG AG Jena, Am Zementwerk 8, 07745 Jena.

Scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy shall inform the user of this website according to the federal data protection act and telemedia act about type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data through this website operator (SOMAG AG Jena, Am Zementwerk 8, 07745 Jena). The website operator takes your privacy seriously and treats your personal data confidential and according to legal regulations. Consider, that the data transfer can on the internet in principle can be considered with security gaps. A full protection against the access of strangers is not feasible.

General Data Protection Regulation

SOMAG AG Jena is convinced that protecting the privacy of its customers and visitors to its websites is essential to its activities. Therefore, personal data of our customers and visitors is treated and secured with the utmost care and SOMAG AG Jena will observe the requirements set by the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short. The GDPR will be enforced on 25 May 2018. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.  The key articles of the GDPR can be found on The party responsible for the database is SOMAG AG Jena, located at Am Zementwerk 8, 07745 Jena, Germany

Collecting Information

What kind of information do we collect?

You do not have to give us any personal information in order to use most of this website. However, if you wish to register on this website, subscribe to a service, request further information or provide content for inclusion on this website, we may collect the following personal information from you: First name, last name, email, phone number, company name.

Access Data

The website operator, respectively site provider, collects data about traffic to the site and saves them as “server- log- files”. In so-called server log files we store only access data such. For example, the name of the requested file, the date and time of the retrieval, the amount of data transferred, and the requesting provider. These data are evaluated solely to ensure trouble-free operation of the site and to improve our offer and do not allow us to infer your identity.

The following data is collected in this way:

  • visited website
  • visited pages of this website
  • time at the time of the access (access time)
  • amount of the data sent in byte
  • source/ link, from which you came to the page
  • used browser
  • used operating system
  • used IP-adress

The collected data are only for statistical purposes and to improve the (usability of this) website. The website operator reserves the right, however, to check the server log files later, if specific indications point to illegal use.

How will the information be used and shared?

The personal information we collect allows us to:

  • provide the products and services you have ordered from us,
  • verify your identity,
  • administer our website and provide customer services,
  • meet legal, regulatory and compliance requirements,
  • monitor and analyse the use of any account to prevent, investigate and/ or report fraud, terrorism, misrepresentation, security incidents or crime,
  • gather management information to conduct statistical and trend analysis,
  • personalize your experience of this website, and
  • contact you about any of our products and services which we think might be of interest to you (where we have the appropriate permissions to do so).

Handling of personal data

The website operator collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is allowed within the legal framework or you agree to the data collection.

As personal data apply all information that is used to determine your person and which can be traced back to you – therefore for example your name, your e-mail address and your phone number.

Handling of contact data

By using our contact form, your information will be saved in order to use it for processing and answering your request./ If you contact the website operator through the offered contact options, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request.

Without your agreement the data will not be forwarded to third parties.

Handling of comments and postings

If you leave a comment or posting on this website, your IP-adress will be saved. This for the security of the website operator: If your text violates the law, he may want to track your identity.


In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files stored on your device. Your browser uses it. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. Through the use of cookies, the usability and security of this website can be increased. Common Browser offers the possibility to not allow cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will have full access to all features of this website if you make the appropriate settings.

Google Analytics

This website is using the service “Google Analytics”, which is offered by the Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyse of the use of the website through the users. The service uses “cookies”, text files that are saved on your device to help the website analyze how users interact with the website. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices.

The data collected by the cookies are usually sent to a server in the USA and stored there.

The IP-adress is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. Through this shortening, the personal reference does not apply. On this website accesses the IP-anonymization to ensure a anonymous collection of IP addresses 8so-called IP masking). As part of the contract data agreement, which the website operator concluded with the Google Inc., an evaluation of the website use and website activity will be created with the help of the collected data and provides internet-related services. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.  The recipient of the collected data is Google.

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

You have the opportunity to prevent the saving of your data on your device by making appropriate settings on your browser. It is not ensured, that you will have access to all functions of this website without limitations if your browser does not allow cookies.

Furthermore you can prevent through a browser-plugin, that  the through cookies collected data (including your IP-adress) will be sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding link:

Here you find further information concerning the data usage through the Google Inc.:

Google Plus Plugins

Furthermore, this website is using the “+1” button of Google Plus. This is operated by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). If you visit a website, which contains the “+1” button, a direct connection between your browser and the Google-servers arises. That’s why the website operator has no influence to the nature and the score of the data, which the plugin transfers to the servers of the Google Inc.  If you click the “+1”button, while logged in to your Google + account, you will share the content of the website in your public profile. Personal data according to Google Inc will be collected. only then if you click the button. Even with logged in Google-users, among other things, the IP-adress is stored. If you want to prevent, that Google Inc. this data stores and links to your account, please log out to your Google + account before your visit this website. Information about the “+1” button you’ll find here:

Twitter Plugins

Furthermore, this website is using Twitter-buttons. These are operated by Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA) If you visit a website, which contains such a button, a direct connection between your browser and the Twitter-servers arises. That’s why the website operator has no influence to the nature and the score of the data, which the plugin transfers to the servers of the Twitter Inc. According to Twitter Inc. herby only the IP-adress is collected and stored. Information about the handling of personal data by Twitter Inc. you’ll find here:

Newsletter Subscription

The website operator offers you a newsletter in which he informs you about current events and offers. If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter, you must provide a valid e-mail address. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the information required or separately provided by you to send you regular e-mail newsletters. However, the amount of data transmitted is limited to the minimum required.

The registration for the newsletter is carried out by the so-called “Double-Opt-In-Procedure”. After signing up for the newsletter, you will receive a confirmation e-mail asking you to subscribe to the newsletter by clicking one of the confirmation e-mails contained link. You will not receive the newsletter until you have confirmed the corresponding confirmation by clicking on the link provided.

If you no longer wish to receive a newsletter, you can unsubscribe from the subscription to the newsletter at any time by using different communication options (eg clicking on a link to unsubscribe, e-mail, fax, letter included in the respective newsletter), without incurring any other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic rates.

Data collection and use for contract execution

We collect personal information if you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order or when contacting us (for example, by contact form or e-mail). Which data are collected, can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you to fulfill the contract and process your inquiries. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked for further use and deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial retention periods, unless you have expressly consented to a further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data is legally permitted and about which we inform you below. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by a message to our customer service.

Data transfer for fulfillment of the contract
As part of the fulfillment of the contract, we will pass on your data to the shipping company responsible for the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of your ordered goods.

Use of your data for advertising purposes
In addition to processing your data to process your purchase at SOMAG AG Jena, we also use your information to communicate with you about your orders, specific products or marketing promotions, and to recommend products or services that may interest you.

You may object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at all times or for individual measures without incurring other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. Simply use one of the available communication channels (eg click on a link to unsubscribe, e-mail, fax, letter included in the respective product recommendation).

Controlling your personal information

Processing of Personal Data

Within the context of our services (if you subscribe to or order a publication, use our [interactive] services or otherwise contact SOMAG AG Jena), SOMAG AG Jena will record data. SOMAG AG Jena will use such data for the fulfillment of the relevant agreement, for its other services and to keep customers informed about (new) products and services from us. If you do not wish to receive any information about (new) products and services, please notify SOMAG AG Jena in writing to the following address: Am Zementwerk 8, 07745 Jena, or by e-mail ( so that we can block your data for the above-mentioned purposes.

Rights of the user: Information, correction and deletion

You as user receive upon request free information about which of your personal data will be stored. As long as your wish not collides with a legal obligation to retain data (data retention), you have the right to correct false data and block or delete your personal data.

Right to information and contact

You have the right to free information on the data stored about us as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of any given consent or objection to a particular use of data, please contact

Change your information
Individuals are entitled to have personal data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete. The data subject can do this in multiple ways:

  • Send an email at
  • Send a letter to Am Zementwerk 8, 07745 Jena with the subject “Rectification”.
  • Use our contact file on our Website

Right to reassure

This is also is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. The broad principle underpinning this right is to enable an individual to request the deletion or removal of personal data when there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.

SOMAG AG Jena can reject your request if there are reasons why the data subject cannot be forgotten. Valid reasons could include: SOMAG AG Jena is awaiting a payment. If SOMAG AG Jena cannot comply with your request, you will be informed accordingly by either email, telephone or letter.

Right to restrict processing
Individuals have a right to block or suppress processing of personal data. When processing is restricted, SOMAG AG Jena will be permitted to store the personal data, but not further process it.

Purpose of the processing

The main purpose of processing the data is to segment our database, which is used for different objectives:

Better communication with you: If we can target our communication based on specific interests, we do not need to send all emails to the whole database. Better targeting means less unwanted or irrelevant emails for our subscribers.Provide the products and services you have ordered from us.

Categories of personal data concerned
We store the personal data of all registered customers of the SOMAG AG Jena websites. We do not store financial information (credit-card numbers, etc). Personal information could consist of: first name, last name, location, address, postcode, city, country, interests, job title, company name.

Data storage duration
If you have not visited any of the SOMAG AG Jena websites in the last three years, we will delete your information from our database.

User Navigation
SOMAG AG Jena websites keep records, without identifying the visitors, of general visit-related data (such as the most frequently visited pages) for the purpose of optimizing the website layout. Furthermore, this data may be used to post more specific information on the website, so as to enable SOMAG AG Jena to further optimize the services it provide.

This privacy statement was last updated May 22, 2018

Legal Notice:

1. Disclaimer:
We assume no liability for the content of external links, even if we examine them carefully. The content of the linked pages are the sole responsibility of their operators.

2. Protection of intellectual property
Texts, pictures and drawings on this website are generally protected by copyright. The content of this website may not be copied, distributed, modified or made accessible to third parties for commercial purposes without our express written consent. This website does not grant a license to use the intellectual property of us or third parties. In particular, no rights of use are granted. This also applies to non-commercial use.

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