KARL SCHMIDT SPEDITION GmbH & Co. KG, Rötelstrasse 1 in 74076 Heilbronn – subsequently called „Karl Schmidt Spedition“ – welcomes your visit to our website as well as your interest in our company and our services. Data protection is more than lip service for us, so we take the protection of your personal data very seriously and handle your data very carefully and confidentially. The current data protection provisions, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), are of the highest priority for Karl Schmidt Spedition.



Pursuant to the GDPR, Karl Schmidt Spedition is responsible for processing personal data.


Visiting our Website

When visiting our website, your access discloses your full IP address. By means of this IP address only, we can transfer the data from our website, so that the website is displayed on your device (Art. 6 (1) b) and f) DSPR). It is necessary for the system to temporarily store the IP address to enable delivery of the website to your computer. For this purpose, your IP address may be stored for the duration of the session. Since you have visited/requested the website, this is in our joint legitimate interest.


The web servers used by us store your IP address together with referrer, date, time of the request, access method/function desired by the requesting computer, input values (file name) transmitted by the requesting computer, access status of the web server (file transfer, file not found, command not executed, etc.), name of the requested file, and your browser and operating system version for a maximum of 14 days. This serves to detect and ward off attacks on IT security. The data will not be used for other purposes. Legal basis is Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is maintenance of our service and tracing attacks.

An option for objection is not possible, since these operations are mandatory for operating the website. Please do not visit our site, if you wish to object.


Our web server is operated on our behalf by dsb it services GmbH, Konrad-Zuse-Strasse 3, 74172 Neckarsulm / GERMANY / i.e. recipient of your data requests.


Using Cookies

In order to make the visit to our websites attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. The cookies we use are deleted when the browser session is ended, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies).


Using Google Services

Our website uses programs (“plug-ins”) from Google, so-called Google services. These services are operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.


If you visit a page of our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser connects directly to the Google server. The contents of the plug-in are transmitted directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating the plug-ins, Google receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have an account with Google or are currently not logged in. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted by your browser directly to the Google server, which may also be located in the USA, and it must be assumed that the data will also be stored there. These data processing operations are performed in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR to maintain, improve and redevelop Google services, to provide personalized services, including content and advertisements by Google, to detect, prevent and combat fraud, misuse, security risks and technical issues at Google’s. Google describes the use of data for legitimate interests as follows: The data are processed

· to provide, maintain and improve our services to meet the needs of Google users,
to develop new products and features that will be helpful to Google users,
· to provide insights into how the users use Google services to ensure and improve the
performance of our services,
· to personalize Google services to provide you with an improved user experience,
· for marketing purposes to inform users about Google services,
· for advertising purposes to provide users with free access to many Google services,
· to uncover, prevent or otherwise combat fraud, security or technical problems,
· to protect the rights, property or security of Google, Google users or the public from harm
to the extent permitted or required by law,
· for doing research that may improve Google services for Google users and that
benefits the public,
· to keep commitments to Google partners such as developers and rights owners,
· to enforce legal claims, including investigating possible violations of applicable terms of use.

Google shares the information with affiliated companies of Google and, for legal reasons, with third parties.

Google has complied with the EU’s Privacy Shield Agreement with the US, so that the EC’s decision on adequacy is the legal basis for data processing in the US and should ensure compliance with the level of data protection within the EU.


For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of such data by Google, as well as your rights in this regard and the setting of options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Google:


If you do not want Google to directly associate the data collected through our website with your Google Account, you have to log out of Google before visiting our website.


Google Maps

We use the Google Maps service on our website to display an interactive map (Art. 6 (1) b), f) GDPR). This is useful if you want to find out about us or visit us, so that you can orient yourself using a single map, both locally and inter-/nationally. Our legitimate interest lies in the provision of a corresponding interactive map, as otherwise it would be technically highly complicated to implement such a map. We are not notified, when Google maps are being displayed for you or you are so interacting.


Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts on our website. These are fonts that can be displayed by your browser even if these special fonts are not present on your system (Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR). Our legitimate interest is standardizing the presentation of our website on all types of devices and browsers.

We are not notified, whether your browser has downloaded Google Fonts.



The service on is provided by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The Company is represented by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

We use the platform to post video information about our company and to represent various aspects of our business.

We are not notified, when you are watching YouTube videos.



Contact Form and Request for Transport

When using the contact form or the transport request, the information listed there will be transmitted to us and stored. We also save the date and time.


We use the data exclusively to answer your inquiry and, should the request relate to a contractual relationship or a contractual relationship arise therefrom, for the initiation and execution of the contractual relationship (Art. 6 (1) a), b), f) GDPR). Our legitimate interest is answering your request. If you already are or will become a customer in the future, we may collect, save, modify and transmit the data for establishing, implementing or terminating the contractual relationship without your consent (Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR) and for as long as the law allows us to do so. In other cases, including as long as the contractual relationship has not yet come to fruition, we store your data only as long as we assume that this may still be necessary for communicating with you. For non-contractual inquiries, we delete the data after a few months, if it was a one-time contact and no further communication in the matter is to be expected as well as no legal retention requirements exist. With future effect, you have the right to object to the data transmitted via the contact form with your consent. You exercise your right of revocation by notifying us (Data Protection Officer) at:


Application Forms

When using the application forms, the information listed therein will be transmitted to us and stored. We also save date and time.


The data are used exclusively for processing your application documents. Our legitimate interest is the recruitment of employees for our company. We only store the data as long as we believe that this may still be required to communicate with you. For applications that do not result in an employment relationship, we delete your application documents after a few months, if the contact was one-time and no further communication in the matter is to be expected and there are no statutory retention requirements. With future effect, you have the right to object to the data transmitted via the contact form with your consent. You exercise your right of revocation by notifying us (Data Protection Officer) at: aus.



If you wish to contact us by e-mail, we point out that the content of unencrypted e-mails can be viewed by third parties. We therefore recommend that you send encrypted confidential information via our website or by mail.


You have the following rights:

You are entitled to information about your personal data processed by Karl Schmidt Spedition and, if respective legal prerequisites exist, to correction, deletion and objection as well as to restricted processing. You also have the right to receive such personal information you have provided in a structured, common and machine-readable format. This includes the right to transfer these data to another person in charge. If technically possible, you may also request that Karl Schmidt Spedition transmits the personal data directly to the other person in charge.


To exercise the aforementioned rights and for questions and complaints about the use of your personal data, you can contact the data protection officer of Karl Schmidt Spedition.


Contact Data Data Protection Officer:



Rötelstrasse 1 · 74076 Heilbronn · Germany ·


Furthermore, you are entitled to contact the supervisory authorities for Data Protection and Freedom of Information responsible for KARL SCHMIDT SPEDITION.


As at: May 25, 2018