Data protection

Insofar as we collect and use personal data, we do so only within the framework of the provisions of the data protection regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following sections, we will inform you regarding the type, scope, and purpose of our recording and use of personal data.

Responsible office

The responsible office for the collection, processing, and use of your personal data in the sense of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) is:
KG Ludwig Melosch GmbH & Co.
Waidmannstraße 16
22769 Hamburg
Phone (040) 8547-0

Personal data

Personal data is relevant under data privacy considerations. In accordance with Sec. 3 para. 1 of the Federal Data Protection Act, such data includes individual information regarding the personal or factual circumstances of a specific or definable natural person. This includes, in particular, information such as your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number, as well as usage data such as your P address, according to some case law decisions.

Collection, processing, and use of your data

Each time you access our websites, and each time you call up a file stored on our website, the site automatically logs when which websites were visited. The quantity of data transferred, the web browser and operating system that were used, the requested domain, and the IP number that is assigned to your computer are also collected. This collected data is saved automatically in so-called log files and is used only for statistical purposes. Your IP number is anonymized before all evaluations.

In addition, we only collect, process, and use personal data if you provide us with this data voluntarily – in particular through the contact form on the website or via e-mail – and if this is legally allowed, or if you have consented to such measures. In particular, we process your personal data in order to answer your inquiries, to get in contact with you, and to initiate, establish grounds for, and design or change the content of any contractual relationships you have with us.

Transmission of personal data

We never sell your personal data or transmit it to third parties for marketing purposes. In addition, we only provide data to third parties insofar as required by statutory regulations or if this is necessary for the purposes of handling your contract, or if the affected party consents to the transmission in advance. Transmitted data may only be used by the recipient for the fulfillment of statutory obligations or contractual duties.

Information, revocation

You have the right to receive information free of charge and upon request regarding the personal data we save on you. In addition, you have the right to report incorrect data, to block, and to delete your personal data, insofar as no statutory retention obligations require otherwise.

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to present maps and provide directions. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Through your use of this website, you declare your approval of the recording, processing, and use of data gathered automatically and data you enter by Google, one of its representatives, or a third party supplier.

The Terms of Use for Google Maps are available under the Google maps Terms of Use. Full details are available in the data privacy center

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on the user’s computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the user’s use of this website is transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there as a rule.

In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, the user’s IP address from Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information to evaluate the user’s use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and Internet-related services to the website operator.

The IP address that your browser sends as part of Google Analytics cannot be merged with other Google data. The user may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; but we point out that the user might possibly be unable to use all the features of this website to their full extent in this case. The user can also prevent the processing and transmission of data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website by Google, by visiting the following link (including your IP address.) and installing the available browser plugin:

As an alternative to the browser add-on, or in browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from recording information within this website in the future. An opt out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete the cookies, you must click this link once again.