Data Protection

1. General

The protection of the privacy of our clients and employees is very important to us. We collect and use your personal data, such as salutation, name, address, email address, telephone number and bank account details, solely in accordance with German data protection legislation, in particular the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

This data protection declaration informs you about the type, extent and purpose of the collection, processing and use of your data when you visit our website It applies only to content on our servers and not to external websites to which we refer by means of external links.

2. HTTP Protocol Data

If you visit our website, protocol information on these processes will be stored for technical reasons every time a file is called up by our webserver. The following data are involved:

  • browser type, browser version and browser settings;
  • the operating system used;
  • the website called up;
  • the IP address (internet protocol address) of the computer making the enquiry;
  • the date and time of the enquiry.

We are not able to attribute this automatically recorded http protocol information to any given person. Neither will these data be combined with other data. In particular, they will neither be linked with any personal data made available to us voluntarily nor will they be passed on to third parties. The http protocol data will be analysed by us solely for statistical purposes; it will then be deleted.

3. Personal Data

Your personal data provided to us as part of any application process will be used by us solely in order to process your application, employment and for job scheduling to the extent that this is necessary to establish, draft or amend the contractual relationship or user relationship with us.

In particular, your data will be passed on to third parties only if and when this is necessary for employment, job scheduling and invoicing purposes. Your data will not be passed on to any third parties not involved in the execution of the contract without your consent or unless there is a statutory basis for this.

Your personal data will be used for purposes of advertising / market research and for designing our internet presence only if you have expressly given your consent. You can revoke any consent given on this point at any time.

If you have not consented expressly to any further use of your data, they will be blocked for all further use after the contractual relationship has been fully completed and will be deleted after the statutory storage period has expired.

4. Right to Information

You are entitled at any time and free of charge to obtain information on the data stored concerning your person, including the origin and recipient of your data and the purpose for which they were processed. Equally, we may – if requested – be obliged to report on, block or delete your personal data if other statutory provisions, such as storage obligations, do not prevent this. Please send your enquiry by post or email to our address below.

5. About Us

This is the data protection declaration of

Melles & Stein Messe-Service AG
Bahnstraße 1
40699 Erkrath, Germany

Phone: 0211 / 24 08 77-0
Fax: 0211 / 24 08 77-77

Should you have any questions concerning this data protection declaration, you are welcome to contact us by post or email.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymisation, Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.

On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate the IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing.

You will find more information at:
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We wish to point out that Google Analytics on these internet sites have been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to ensure that IP addresses are recorded in such a way that they are anonymised and conform with data protection regulations.