1. General information and information obligation

Our company takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens and what rights you have as data subject. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

 Processing of data

2.1 Location of the Server

The web server hosting this website is in Strasbourg at DataDock.

2.2 Server log files

The hosting provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called “server log files” on the web servers, which your browser automatically transmits to the web server. These are e.g.

- browser type / browser version
- used operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. We do not merge this data with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for the illegal use of the web pages.

2.3 Cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Instructions for deleting cookies in the most common browsers can be found here:

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Mozilla Firefox:

Google Chrome:

Apple Safari:


2.4 Google Maps

This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy:

2.5 Contact by e-mail / storage of contact data

If you send us an e-mail, the transmission of this e-mail is initially open via the Internet to our mail server. On the mail server, the mail is initially stored automatically.
However, since the transmission is open on the Internet, it is in principle possible that unauthorized third parties have access to this mail. But that does not affect us. This is a fundamental risk in communication on the Internet.
Within the communication and the business relationship with us, we may also save your contact information for the purposes of communication with you in our systems.
These systems are accordingly protected against unauthorized access by third parties. You may at any time receive information about the personal data you have stored (in detail see. Your rights as a data subject) or object to further data processing, unless other legitimate interests or legal requirements conflict with this request.

 3. Note to the responsible body

The responsible body for the data processing described above on this website

Hofer Textilveredelungs GmbH

Leon-Gonczarowski-Straße 1

95032 Hof / Saale

Managing Director: Dr. Jakob Gonczarowski, Sascha Rothe

Fon: +49 / 9281 / 750-333

Fax: +49 / 9281 / 750-237

Responsible entity is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with
others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as
names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

 4. Data Protection Officer

Our company has appointed a data protection officer. The data protection
officer regularly checks the data protection compliant handling If you have
questions about data protection, please contact

 5. Your rights as data subject

Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your consent. You can revoke an existing consent at any time. For this purpose, send an informal message by e-mail to The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Information, blocking, deletion
You have the right to free information on your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, please contact our data protection officer at

 6. Data Protection for Applicants

The controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application process. The processing can also be done electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant submits corresponding application documents to the controller by electronic  means, for example by e-mail or via a web form available on the website. If the Controller concludes a contract of employment with an applicant, the data transmitted will be stored for the purposes of the employment relationship in accordance with the law. If no employment contract is concluded with the candidate by the controller, the application documents will be automatically deleted three months after the announcement of the rejection decision, unless deletion precludes other legitimate interests of the controller. Other legitimate interest in this sense, for example, a burden of proof in a procedure under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).

 7. Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

In the case of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers as well as their contact data can be taken from the following link:


  • Privacy