Data Privacy

As a global operating company we bear responsibilities worldwide for our employees, customers, business partners, shareholders and the public. Part of this responsibility is that we all follow legally binding rules always and everywhere.” (SGL Code of Conduct)

The new General Data Protection Regulation means a tightened guideline in the handling of personal data for each and every one of us. We as a company also take data protection very seriously. Confidentiality and integrity of your personal data are of utmost importance to us. We need your personal data for a mutual business relationship, but will not process it further than necessary or transmit it to a third party.

Responsible for the processing of your personal data is the respective SGL legal entity you are in a contractual relationship with or you get in contact with.

We always comply with the applicable law of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as with the national implementing and supplementary law when processing personal data.

We process your data for example for

  • the reason, performance and termination of a contractual relationship
  • data exchange with credit agencies and authorities
  • measures for building and plant safety and for the preservation of domiciliary rights
  • risk management within the company
  • the assertation of legal claims
  • the fullfilment of legal and statutory obligations

In our privacy notices we inform you in detail about the data sources, the purpose as well as the legal basis of processing, who receives your data, whether your data will be transferred to a country outside the EU and how long your data will be stored. In addition, we inform you about your rights under the data protection.

You can find all compiled information here:

Privacy Notices for Applicants and Employees
Privacy Notices for Clients and Other Data Subjects
Privacy Notices for Suppliers

Questions on data protection or the assertation of your rights may be addressed to the respective data protection officer of the responsible SGL legal entity at any time. Please get in contact at one of the following e-mail addresses.

Responsible per Legal Entity + Data Protection Officer
Data Protection Organisation