We welcome you to our website and thank you for your interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal date very serious and process your data only in accordance with applicable law on personal data protection, in particular the EU-General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and specific local laws, if any. This privacy policy provides you with all the information about how Spedition Pohl GmbH & Co. KG processes your personal data when you visit our website and about your rights as a data subject.

A few words in regards to some terminology used: “Personal data” is information that allows to identify a natural personal. This e.g. includes – amongst others– name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address or your IP address. “Anonymous data” is data that has no reference to a user. 

Controller and Data Protection Contact

Postal address: Sandäcker 11, 91301 Forchheim

contact: www.spedition-pohl.de,
Telephone: 09191 – 618-0,
E-Mail: info@spedition-pohl.de
Fax: 09191 – 618-30,

Privacy contact: datenschutz@spedition-pohl.de 

Your rights as data subject

We want to inform you about your rights as a data subject. These rights are set out in Articles 15 – 22 GDPR and include the rights of:

  • Access (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Erasure / the right to be forgotten (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
  • Restriction of data processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Objection against a data processing (Art. 21 GDPR).


To exercise these rights, please (preferably) contact datenschutz@spedition-pohl.de. The same applies if you have any questions on how we process your data. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.

Right to object

Please note the following in regards to your right to object:

When we process your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object to this data processing at any time without providing the reasons for such objection. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with direct marketing.

If you object to the processing for direct marketing, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes, where objection leaves any previous corresponding activity unaffected. The objection is free of charge and can be made informally by contacting us, preferably through: datenschutz@spedition-pohl.de.

Should we process your data to protect legitimate interests, you may object to such processing at any time for reasons that arise from your specific situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

We will then cease processing your personal data unless we can provide compelling legitimate grounds for processing such information that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing is intended to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. 

Purposes and legal bases of data processing

The processing of your personal data complies with the provisions of the GDPR and all other applicable data protection regulations. Legal bases for data processing arise in particular from Article 6 GDPR.

We use your data basing on Art. 6 I 1 b, c GDPR to initiate business, to fulfil contractual and legal obligations, to conduct the contractual relationship, to offer products and services and to consolidate customer relationships, which may include marketing and direct marketing, Art. 6 I 1 f GDPR.

Your consent, Art. 6 I 1 a GDPR, also may constitute a legal basis for data processing. We will inform you of the purposes of data processing and the right to withdraw your consent, whenever we ask for your consent. If the consent also relates to the processing of special categories of personal data, we will explicitly notify you during consent process.

Processing of special categories of personal data within the meaning of Article 9 I GDPR may only take place where necessary on the grounds of legal regulations and there is no reason to assume that your legitimate interests should prevail to the exclusion of processing such data.


Data Transfers / Disclosure to third parties

We will only transfer your data to third parties within the scope of given statutory provisions or based on your consent. In all other cases, information will not be transferred to third parties unless we are obliged to do so due to mandatory legal regulations (disclosure to external bodies, including the supervisory authorities or law enforcement authorities).

Data recipients / Categories of recipients

Within our organization, we ensure that only individuals who are required to process personal data to fulfil their contractual and legal obligations are authorized to handle personal data. In certain cases, external service providers may support our corporate departments upon executing their tasks. Any such service provider is contracted in accordance with data protection requirements. 

Transfers of personal data to third countries

Your personal data is basically not transferred to third countries outside the EU/ EEA.

Period of data storage

The personal data processed when you use our website or it´s services are processed in accordance with the principles of data minimization and storage limitation, which means that your data is deleted as soon as we are may longer lawfully processing it for a defined purpose (e.g. tax code, code of duties, etc.) or are required to keep it for legal reasons.

Additionally, we may retain personal data in case you have declared your consent or I cases of legal dispute for which we may be entitled to use respective data as evidence within the limits of statutory limitation periods which may last for up thirty years; The general statutory limitation period is three years.

Safe transfer of your data

In order to protect the data stored by us as best as possible against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures. The security levels are continuously checked in cooperation with security experts and adapted to new security standards.

The data exchange from and to our website is encrypted. We offer HTTPS as the transfer protocol for our website, using the latest encryption protocols. We also offer our users content encryption for the contact forms and for applications. The decryption of this data is only possible for us. There is also the option of using alternative communication channels (e.g. surface post).

Obligation to provide data

A range of personal data is required to initiate, execute and terminate a contractual relationship or may be required for legal obligations. The same applies to the use of our website and the various functions we provide.

Please note that providing certain personal data may be required for legal reasons. If you should not or not completely provide the data required in the respective context, you may not or not fully be able to use our website or single functions or services.

Data categories, sources and origin of data

The data we process is obtained from you as the data subject and is determined by the respectively underlying context: If you just browse our website, we may process the following data:

  • Your Internet Service Provider
  • Information on the website from which you access our site (Referrer-URL)
  • Your devices´ browser and operating system (Type and version)
  • Your IP-address
  • Data requested, amount of data transferred (the content you are browsing on our website)
  • For reasons of technical security (especially as a counter-measure against attempts to attack our webserver) that data is stored as per Art. 6 I 1 f GDPR. After 7 days latest, the data is anonymized by shortening the IP-addresses which does no longer allow to identify the user personally.


In case of contact requests, we may process the following data:

  • Your name, surname and title
  • Contact data
  • Any further data which you voluntarily provide


Contact Form / Contact via e-mail, Art. 6 I 1 a,b GDPR)


On our website we offer a contact form, which you may use to contact us electronically. If you send us a message by use of our contact form we will process your data for purposes of answering your request only. The principle of data minimization is complied with as you are required to provide only the data we objectively need to contact you. That data composes of you e-mail-address and the message you send. For compelling technical reasons, and for legal grounds we are processing you IP-address in addition. All further data may be provided on voluntary basis (e.g. to enable us to answer your request more individually). 


If you contact us by e-Mail, the personal data you send is processed to answer your request only. Should you not make use of our contact form, no processing of personal data is executed in excess.


Online Job Applications (Art. 6 I 1 a, b GDPR)

We appreciate your interest in working with Spedition Pohl GmbH & Co. KG. We are aware of the meaning the protection of your personal data has and are processing the personal data you provide when applying with us only to correctly and effectively handling your job application, which may include contacting you. Your data is not transferred to third parties without separate consent.

For the best possible protection of your data we have implemented according security measures. Please contact us in case you should be interested in transferring your job application encrypted.

Your personal data is stored until the application process has terminated and respective retention periods have expired – which is six months after you received our decision at the latest.

Automated Decisions

We are not using fully automated processes to file a decision.


Cookies (art. 6 I 1 f GDPR)

Our website uses so-called cookies in several places. They serve to make our offer technically functional and operate it securely. Cookies are small text files that are placed and stored on your device. The cookies help, for example, that the website can be displayed on mobile devices as well as on stationary computers. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in technically functional and safe website operation, Art. 6 I 1 f GDPR.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Of course, you can also deactivate, restrict or delete cookies on your device manually via the settings of your browser or with the help of software.

Please note: If you deactivate the setting of cookies, our website may not be usable or only usable to a limited extent.


This site uses the open source mapping tool “OpenStreetMap”, a service of the Openstreetmap Foundation, St John’s Innovation Center, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS, United Kingdom. The provider is the OpenStreetMap Foundation. To use the OpenStreetMap functions, it is necessary to process your IP address and the pages of our website that you have visited. This information is usually transferred to an OpenStreetMap server and stored there. OpenStreetMap is used in the interest of making it easy to find the places we have specified on the website, in which we have a legitimate interest, Article 6 I 1 f GDPR. Information on the processing of your data by OpenSteetMap can be obtained directly from OpenStreetMap at https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy.



To watch videos that we embed on our website, we use an offer from Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA, “Vimeo”. As long as you do not play such a video, no data about you as a user will be transferred to Vimeo. Your data will only be transferred if you have given your consent (Art. 6 I 1 a GDPR). When you call up a page from our offer on which a Vimeo video is embedded, information about the data processing taking place when the video is played is displayed on the video display area.

You can only start the video after you have consented to data processing by clicking on it. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future via our consent management. If you consent to the processing, Vimeo will receive the information that you have accessed the corresponding content on our website. If you have a Vimeo account and are logged in to it while playing the video, this can be assigned directly to your account. If you do not want this, you have to log out before opening the video sequence. Vimeo can save your data and process it for its own purposes, such as market research or advertising. Such an evaluation can also take place if you have a Vimeo account but are not currently logged in.

If you play the Vimeo videos integrated on our website, Vimeo uses cookies from Google Analytics in order to be able to carry out statistical surveys. The integration of Google Analytics is done by Vimeo, so that we can neither influence nor describe it in full. Please note that your data can also be processed by Google outside of the EU or the European Economic Area in this context. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy at https://google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Opportunities to object to the use of Google Analytics and the associated data processing (opt-out) can be found at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de and http://youronlinechoices.com.

You can also prevent this analysis by setting your browser to suppress third-party cookies. You will then not receive any advertisements from third-party providers, but this setting is regularly deleted when you delete the cookies on your device. Alternatively, you can delete the cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block Google cookies. You can set this at https://google.de/settings/ads, but this setting will also be deleted if you delete the cookies on your device. However, you can also delete cookies from all providers who are part of the “About Ads” self-regulation campaign via http://www.aboutads.info/choices. However, this setting will also be effective if you delete the cookies on your device. In addition, depending on which browser you are using, you can permanently deactivate cookies using a browser add-on. You can find these add-ons at http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin for all common internet browsers.

You can find more information about how your data is processed by Vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/privacy//your-privacy-choices.

Google Web Fonts

Google Webfonts (http://www.google.com/webfonts/) are used to visually improve the presentation of various information on this website. For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts takes place in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 I 1 f GDPR.

The web fonts are transferred to the browser’s cache when the page is called up so that they can be used for the display. If the browser does not support Google Web Fonts or prevents access, the text will be displayed in a standard font.

When visiting the site, no cookies are used by the website visitor. Data that is transmitted in connection with the page view is sent to resource-specific domains such as fonts.googleapis.com or fonts.gstatic.com. They are not associated with data that may be collected or used in connection with the parallel use of authenticated Google services such as Gmail.

You can set your browser so that the fonts are not loaded from the Google servers (e.g. by installing add-ons such as NoScript or Ghostery for Firefox.) If your browser does not support Google Fonts or you want to access the If you disable Google servers, the text will be displayed in the system’s standard font.

Information on the data protection conditions of Google Webfonts can be found at: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq#Privacy

General information on data protection is available in the Google Privacy Center at: http://www.google.com/intl/de-DE/privacy/


In addition, our website does not use any analysis / tracking cookies.


User profiles / web tracking process

Analysis programs and other techniques for evaluating your usage behavior are not used on our website.