Data Protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this declaration.

Name and address

This data protection information applies to data processing by:

Ropelius. Marke und Design GmbH
Gasstraße 2c
D-22761 Hamburg
T. +49 (0) 40 - 41 11 63 - 0
F. +49 (0) 40 - 41 11 63 - 164

The operational data protection officer of Ropelius. Marke und Design GmbH, Ms. Miriam Leistenschneider, can be contacted under the above Address or at

Purpose of data collection, data processing or data use

We process personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, in Germany: DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act.

Your personal data is only collected, processed and stored for the purposes expressly stated here. Insofar as we have been given consent to the processing of personal data for specific, aforementioned purposes, the lawfulness of this processing is based on the consent. A given consent can be revoked at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the data processed until the revocation.

When visiting the website

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We expressly point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) has security gaps and cannot be completely protected from access by third parties.

In addition, when you visit our website, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server on our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is recorded without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

• IP address of the requesting computer
• Date and time of access
• Name and URL of the file accessed
• website from which access is made (referrer URL)
• the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider

The date mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
• Ensuring a smooth connection to the website
• Ensuring comfortable use of our website
• Evaluation of system security and stability as well
• As for other administrative purposes

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you personally.

We also use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. Further explanations will be given in the further course of this data protection declaration.

In a contractual relationship

If a contractual relationship is established between you and us, the content is to be modified or changed, of if you send us an inquiry, we collect and use personal data from you insofar as this is necessary for these purposes (inventory data), in order to provide you with e. g. to enable the use of information or the transmission of offers (usage data) and to carry out the contractual relationship. This data can be deleted at any time.

Data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO for the stated purposes for the appropriate processing of the underlying contract and for the mutual fulfillment of obligations

On the order of the competent authorities, we may provide information on inventory data in individual cases (criminal prosecution, danger prevention, fulfillment of the legal tasks of authorities and institutions, enforcement of intellectual property rights).

Contact form / newsletter

If you contact us via the online form or by e-mail, we will save the information you have provided so that we can answer your query and ask possible follow-up questions. If you register for our newsletter, we will use the data you have entered exclusively for this purpose or to inform you about the circumstances relevant to this service or the registration. We do not pass this data on to third parties. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO based on your voluntarily given consent.


If you contact us by e-mail, CD-Rom, USB stick, etc. or by post as an applicant for a permanent or freelance position, you will normally send us a cover letter, including your CV, certificates, personal data such as Name, address, date of birth, place of birth, nationality, application photo, marital status, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, training descriptions, certificates, professional experience, portfolio, etc. These data are only for job vacancies at Ropelius. Brand and Design GmbH used. Deletion is possible at any time

Social bookmark plugins (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, Xing, Vimeo etc.)

Plugins from social networks operated by the respective provider may be used on this website. If you call up websites with such a plugin (e.g. the Facebook page of Ropelius. Marke und Design GmbH), a connection to the servers of these providers is established and the plugin is displayed on the website by transmission to your browser. This will tell the provider which of our websites you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of the
respective service, this will assign the information to your personal user account. When using the plugin functions (e.g. clicking the "Like" button on Facebook or commenting on a post), this information is also assigned to your user account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plugin. You can find more information on the collection and use of data from social media services, their rights and options to protect your privacy in this regard in the data protection notices of the respective providers.

Google Maps

This website uses the Google Maps product from Google Inc. By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of the automatically collected data by Google Inc., its representatives and third parties. The terms of use can be found in the data protection information of Google Maps.


We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are saved on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.
Information is stored in the cookie, which results in connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity

The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site. In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize user-friendliness, which are stored on your device for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, it is automatically recognized that you have already been with us and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other hand, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer. These cookies enable us to automatically recognize when you visit our site again that you have already been with us. The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned to protect our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO required.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies can mean that you cannot use all functions of our website. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time in the software you are using.

App HelpYourSelf

HelpYourShelf is an app that allows you to visualize and evaluate your designs and design concepts at an early stage of the process. Whether usage data, personal data or photos - no information of this type is required for use and is therefore neither stored nor collected. Our service is to offer you this platform and to support you with our expertise.
Duration of storage

The personal data collected will be deleted insofar as it is no longer necessary for the execution of the underlying contract or for the assertion of claims, unless we have decided in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO are obliged to store them for longer due to statutory retention and documentation requirements, justify other justification reasons for longer storage or you are stored for more than that in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

Existing data protection rights of data subjects

Every data subject has the following data protection rights under the DSGVO.
• Right to information according to Art 15 DSGVO.
• Right to correct incorrect data according to Art 16 DSGVO .
• Right to cancellation according to Art 17 DSGVO.
• Right to restriction of processing according to Art 18 DSGVO.
• Right to data portability according to Art 20 DSGVO.
• Right to object according to Art 21 DSGVO.
• Right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection supervisory authority according to Art. 77 DSGVO i.V. m. § 19 BDSG.

Right to object

If your personal data is based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO and is processed, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO. In the latter case, you have a general right to object, which we will implement without specifying a particular situation. If you would like to exercise your right of withdrawal or objection, an email to is sufficient

Data transmission to third parties

The personal data may also be passed on to third parties for the purpose of performing the contractually owed activity. In addition, the data can be passed on to our IT service providers to ensure proper administration and security of the data. In addition, data can be passed on to tax advisors and legal advisers. Furthermore, the data may be passed on to banks for payment processing. Ropelius. Marke und Design GmbH also uses service providers such as transport companies, freelancers and printers to process and fulfill contracts. The data passed on may only be used by the third party for the stated purposes


We would like to point out that no secure transmission is guaranteed with regard to data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email). Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL)

Contradiction of advertising and information material

We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The provider and all persons named on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of their data. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails

Up-to-dateness and change of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid as of February 2020.


Ropelius. Marke und Design GmbH
Gasstraße 2c
22761 Hamburg

T. +49 (0) 40 - 41 11 63 - 0

© 2023 Ropelius. Marke und Design GmbH