Privacy Statement for the Users of our Website

This website is operated by Secontrade GmbH, Mariahilfer Strasse 37-39, 1060 Vienna ("in the following referred to as "we"). The present Privacy Statement describes the method used by us (as the person responsible for data protection) to process your personal data in connection with this website and the purposes for which we process it. This statement also aims to inform you of your rights in connection with your personal data and on how you can contact us for exerting these rights.

1. Which of your personal data is processed by us?

When you visit our website, we collect the following personal data from you:

  • date and time of your access to any page of our website;
  • Uniform Resource Locator (URL) used to access our website;
  • your IP address;
  • name and version of your web browser;
  • Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the referring website from which you visit this website (if applicable);
  • certain cookies (item 3 further down refers).

In addition, we process any information that you provide on our website (e.g. by typing your e-mail address and password). There is no obligation to actually provide the data for which we ask you on our website. However, if you do not provide us with this data, you will not be able to use the full functionality of the website, and in particular we will not be able to handle your inquiries.

2. Purpose of Data Processing

We will process the personal data for the following purposes:

  • to make this website accessible by you including all services offered in connection with it (including our online platform for secondary raw materials);
  • to further improve and advance this website;
  • to prepare user statistics;
  • to detect, prevent and investigate any attacks made against our website;
  • in response to your inquiries or for the provision of information.

3. Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small-sized files which may be placed on your computer when you visit a website. Basically, cookies are used to provide users with additional functions on a website. For example, they may be used to help you navigate a website, to allow you to continue using a website where you left it and/or to save your preferences and settings when you return to the website. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

Most cookies on this website are session cookies.They will be deleted automatically when you leave our website.Permanent cookies will remain on your hard disc until deleted manually from your browser. We use such permanent cookies in order to know who you are next time you visit our website.

Should you wish to check the cookies on your computer you can set the browser such as to be sent a message when a website is about to save cookies. You may also block or delete cookies that have already been saved on your computer. Please use the Help function in your browser to learn more about the steps you must take to achieve this purpose. Further information on cookies is also provided at

Please note that blocking or deleting your cookies will affect your online experience and may prevent the full use of this website.

4. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (in the following referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including a user ID based on stochastic criteria, your IP address and the URLs of the webpages you have accessed) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We do not save data that is collected in connection with Google Analytics.

This website makes use of the IP anonymisation that is possible with Google Analytics. Thus, your IP address is shortened/anonymised by Google once Google receives your IP address. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to the use of the website and the internet. Your IP address or user ID will not be merged by Google with other data that Google processes.

You may prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting your data in connection with Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

You can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data on this website by clicking on the following link. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be placed to prevent the collection of your data when you visit this website.

deactivate Google Analytics

For more information on Google's Terms of Use and Google's Privacy Policy, please visit and at

5. Legal basis of data processing

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6, para. 1, letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which consists of achieving the goals mentioned in item 2. In some cases we will process your data after you have given your consent (Article 6, para. 1, letter a of the GDPR refers), if this consent is given in a separate procedure.

6. Transmission of your personal data

To the extent that this is necessary for the above-mentioned purposes we will transmit your personal data to the following recipients:

  • IT service providers employed by us; and
  • other companies forming part of the UFH Group, e.g. if this is required to reply to your inquiry, with the exception of UFH RE-cycling GmbH.

7. Duration of storage

On principle, we will retain your data which were automatically collected on this website for three months. Any longer retention will not be made unless it is necessary to investigate any detected attacks against our website. In addition, we will store your personal data for the limitation period stipulated by statutory storage obligations or until expiry of the limitation periods of any potential legal claims.

8. Your rights in connection with your personal data

Your rights include but are not limited to (under the provisions of applicable laws) (i) to check whether we have stored any of your personal data, and if so, which data, and to obtain copies of the data; (ii) to request that any incorrect personal data or illegally processed data be rectified, supplemented or deleted; (iii) to request that we limit the processing of your personal data; (iv) to veto the processing of your personal data and to withdraw any consent previously given; (v) to request portability of the data; (vi) to know the identity of third parties to whom your personal data is transferred and (vii) to lodge a complaint with the competent authority. Any withdrawal of your consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing previously made on the basis of the consent.

9. Our contact data

Please contact us at the following address if you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data:

Secontrade GmbH
Mariahilfer Straße 37-39
1060 Wien
[email protected]

Latest update made on May 25, 2018.