Data protection information

Some information about the careful protection of your data and absolute confidentiality when handling your data:

What is personal data?
Personal data is information that can be assigned to you. For instance, your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

When does engelbert strauss use and process your personal data?
We know how important it is for you that we handle your personal data carefully. As data protection is one of our top priorities, we strictly observe the statutory regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act and Teleservices Act. In principle, you can visit our website with leaving behind any personal data.

engelbert strauss uses the personal data and information you give us to process orders, deliver goods and settle payments.

What does engelbert strauss do with your personal data?
The personal data (e.g. address, other information that we receive from you) is saved in our computer system, first and foremost to process your orders and for customer management purposes.

The contract and delivery data required for this may be forwarded to service providers (e.g. call centre, computer centre, lettershop, print shop, freight haulers). The service providers do not save the data for their own business purposes.

To check and monitor creditworthiness, we exchange data with other credit service companies such as Schufa and/or infoscore Consumer Data GmbH, Rheinstr. 99, 76532 Baden-Baden, Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG, Postfach 500 166, 22701 Hamburg. This is based on mathematical and statistical procedures using your address data. Credit checks are all carried out to rule out problems during the payment process.

We reserve the right to use the data to send information material for our own advertising purposes. If you do not want this, please send us an informal e-mail to the following address:

engelbert strauss newsletter
The engelbert strauss newsletter will be sent to the email address you give us. Our newsletter will keep you informed about news, special offers or other promotions.

We will only use the information we receive in connection with the newsletter subscription for newsletter services. We will only forward this data to service providers who help us to provide our newsletter services (software service providers & service agencies for distribution of the newsletter).

If you have agreed, we will also send you information matched to your personal interests based on the data you have already provided.

Of course, you can unsubscribe for the newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter or via our newsletter unsubscribe function (Link:

To ensure the design of our newsletter meets your needs, we use usage profiles solely in combination with pseudonyms. The usage profiles are not combined with your personal data. To this end we use existing information, such as confirmations of received or read e-mails, clicked links in newsletters, the date and time of your visit to our website, your order history or products that you have looked at or searched for. By analysing this information we are able to improve our product range and send you personalised advertising, i.e. newsletters that recommend products that you might actually be interested in or correspond to your interests.

You can revoke this use of your usage data. Simply unsubscribe from the newsletter using any of the available options, or send an email to

engelbert strauss and social networks
We use social plugins ("plugins") for the social network that is operated by the company Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook") in our newsletter. The plugins can be recognised by one of the Facebook logos (white "f" on blue tile or a "thumb's up" sign) or are marked by the suffix "Facebook social plugin". The list and appearance of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here:
For the objective and scope of the data collated and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, and your rights and options to protect your privacy, please see the data protection information by Facebook:
If you are on Facebook but do not want Facebook to collate data about you via our website or link this to your member data saved in Facebook, you will need to log out of Facebook before visiting our website. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins with add-ons for your browser.

Does engelbert strauss use cookies?
If you visit the pages on our website, we save information about the last website you visited prior to your visited to us, as well as the pages on our website that you visit and the date and duration of the visit.

engelbert strauss uses cookies to track visitor preferences and improve the design of the websites. Our web servers also save the IP address of your Internet service provider when you place an order.

Also, personal data is only saved if you provide this information during registration or through the conclusion of a contract.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service provider Google Analytics. The provider is the company Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called ‘Cookies’. These are text files which are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analysed. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of this website's owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website's operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link:

This website uses, a web analysis tool by the company >>overheat UG (limited liability)<< at the following address Haus Alsbach 2, 51766 Engelskirchen, Germany. This anonymously records the interactions of randomly selected individual visitors to the website. This creates a report, e.g. including mouse movements and clicks, that aims to highlight the improvement potential of the respective website. Also, information about the operating system, browser, incoming and outgoing links, geographical origin, and the resolution and type of equipment used is analysed for statistical purposes. This information is not personalised and will not forward this information to third parties. If you do not want your visit to be recorded, you can deactivate this function on all websites that use overheat by setting the DoNotTrack header in your browser. For more information, please visit the website:

Use of Remarketing
This website uses the remarketing function of the company Google Inc. ("Google"). This function serves to present users of the website with interest-related advertising as part of the Google advertising network. The website user's browser uses so-called "cookies", text files, which are stored on your computer and enable recognition of users when they return to web pages that belong to the Google advertising network. These pages show advertising that relates to websites, previously visited by the user, which use the Google remarketing function. According to Google, this process does not use any personal data. If you still do not want to use the Google remarketing function, you can deactivate it by making the appropriate settings at Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies for interest-related advertising via the advertising network initiative by following the instructions provided at

External links on our websites
In order to provide the best information possible, our website contains links to websites by third parties. If these links are not obvious, we will inform you that this is an external link. engelbert strauss has no influence over the content and design of the websites of other parties. Our data protection declaration does not apply there.

Data protection contact
If you have any more questions concerning data protection, or if you want to request information, lodge objections, send correction or deletion requests or make any suggestions, please send an e-mail to: or a letter to: engelbert strauss GmbH & Co. KG, Frankfurter Straße 98 - 108, 63599 Biebergemünd