Privacy Policy

The protection of your privacy is important to us.

In order to provide the functions and services of our website, it is necessary for us to collect personal data about you. All personal data collected on this website will be treated confidentially in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

The following statement provides you with an overview of the type and scope of the respective data processing, the purpose and the corresponding legal basis and the respective storage period.

1. Responsible for data processing and data privacy contact

Responsible according to Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is SETEX Schermuly textile computer GmbH, Hauptstraße 23 in 35794 Mengerskirchen, represented by the managing directors Christoph Schermuly and Oliver Schermuly (see imprint).

Phone: +49.6476.9147-0

If you have any questions regarding data protection, you can directly contact our data protection officer at any time. He can be reached at:

Jürgen Jerzembeck
Data Protection Officer
c/o SETEX Schermuly textile computer GmbH
Hauptstraße 23
35794 Mengerskirchen

Phone: +49.6476.9147-0

2. Processing of personal data

According to Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR, personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes in particular the first and last name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and gender.

We collect, process and use your personal data (including IP addresses) only if you consent to the data collection, processing and use or if there is another legal basis in accordance with the GDPR.

The data concerned in detail, processing purposes, legal bases, recipients and transfers to third parties are listed below.

a) Log file

When you visit our websites, we log your visit temporarily in a log file. The following data is processed:

Name and URL of the website accessed, date and time of access, the amount of data transferred, the browser type and version, the operating system you are using, the referrer URL (the website previously visited), your IP address and the requesting provider. This is necessary to ensure the security of the website.

We process the data accordingly on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 art.1 f GDPR. The log file will be deleted after seven days, unless it is needed to clarify or prove specific violations of the law that have become known within the retention period.

b) Hosting

All data to be processed in connection with the operation of this website is stored as part of the hosting to log the functionality. We process the data accordingly on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR. To provide our online presence, we use services from web hosting providers to whom we transmit the above data.

c) Subscribing for the newsletter

In order to provide you with up-to-date information on our company and our services by email, you can register to receive our newsletter. By registering for the newsletter, you agree that we process the data entered by you (e-mail address and other voluntary information) according to par. 6 art. 1 (a) GDPR.

You can unsubscribe at any time, for example via a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you can send your unsubscribe request at any time to by email.

d) Using the contact form

If you contact us with questions of any kind via our website contact form, you voluntarily consent that we contact you back. For this purpose, we need a valid email address from you. The email address will be used to assign the request and then reply to it. Provision of further data is optional.

This data, collected for the purpose of enabling contact with us, is voluntarily provided and processed in accordance with par. 6 art. 1 p. 1  cit. GDPR.

The information you submit will be stored for the purpose of processing your request and for possible follow-up questions. After your request has been completed, your personal data will be automatically erased.

e) Use of our member area MySETEX

We provide a personal, direct access to detailed information and software downloads. In addition, we offer the possibility to connect production machines via the My SETEX web portal for online analysis. Access to this personal area and services of our website is controlled via a personal account.

When you subscribe to register for a personal account you will receive an email in which you will be asked to confirm your account registration (double opt-in process). Your registration is only concluded after you confirm the link in our verification email and set a logon password. In this case, the data entered such as your email, name, address and phone number are collected by SETEX.

Consequently, your registration to the MySETEX account will not become active if you do not click on the link and your data will be automatically deleted after 30 days.

By registering on the website of SETEX, the IP address – assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by the data subject – date and time of the registration are also stored. The storage of this data takes place against the background that this is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services, and, if necessary, to make it possible to investigate committed offenses. Insofar, the storage of this data is necessary to secure SETEX. This data is not passed on to third parties unless there is a statutory obligation to pass on the data, or if the transfer serves the aim of criminal prosecution.

To cancel an account including the data collected with this registration, sending an E-Mail at privacy(at) is sufficient.

User agreement of MYSETEX services

With the registration and use of the MySETEX services you agree to comply with the restrictions laid down in this Regulation.

In particular, you are obliged to observe confidentiality for all documents, software and information gathered directly, indirectly or in any other way from the download center on our website, which are not public knowledge and which refer to the business practice of SETEX Schermuly textile computer GmbH.

Such information shall not to be passed on, used or used to third parties without the prior written consent of SETEX Schermuly textile computer GmbH. You also undertake to take all appropriate precautions to ensure confidentiality. This also applies after the expiry of the registration and usage rights to the download center of SETEX Schermuly textile computer GmbH.

Confidential information from this will only be passed on to employees or other third parties who have to receive it due to their work, whereby it is ensured that such persons also maintain the confidentiality agreed here.

This obligation remains in effect even after the termination of the business relationship. The documents including all copies are to be returned at our request or deleted in a non-recoverable manner respectively.

The obligation to maintain confidentiality does not apply if there is an obligation to disclose the confidential information by order of a court, an order from an authority or a law.

In the event of violations of this confidentiality agreement, you are fully liable to SETEX Schermuly textile computer GmbH for all damage caused by the violation of these contractual obligations. This agreement is subject to German law. The place of jurisdiction is Limburg an der Lahn.

3. Disclosure of Data

SETEX will not use and communicate your personal data to third parties unless for the purposes provided under this section.

We shall forward your personal data to third parties only in case of:

  • If the data subject has given his or her explicit consent to the processing in accordance with par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR.
  • The processing of sensitive data is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims (see par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR) and there is no reason to believe that there is an overriding and legitimate public or private interest in preventing the disclosure of data to third parties.
  • In the event, that for the transfer of personal data (according par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR) is a legal or constructive obligation.
  • Where permitted by law in accordance with par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR and where it is necessary for the settlement of the contract.

4. Data storage duration

As a matter of principle, we store your data for as long as is necessary for the provision of our online offer and the associated services as well as the legal obligations and for the defense against liability claims, or we have a legitimate interest in the continued storage.

We will only store personal data that you have provided to us for the purpose of receiving our newsletter, information and advertising material or for invitations to our events until you revoke your consent for this use of your data.

If the purpose of storage no longer applies or a legally prescribed storage period expires, the personal data is deleted.

5. Integration of 3rd party content

We use external dynamic content to optimize the presentation and services of our website. A connection to the servers of the respective third-party provider is only established when you click on the corresponding buttons. In doing so, a request is made to the server of the respective content provider, during which certain log data (e.g. the IP address of the user) is transmitted, while the dynamic content is transmitted and displayed to our website.

In this case, the legal basis for the processing of your data is the consent you have given for the collection of data into our cookie dialog in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR.

If you do not give your consent, map services are integrated on our web pages using placeholders. The services are only reloaded when you click on the button "Allow cookies and show map” in the respective placeholder. In this case, a connection to the servers of the respective third-party provider is established and the information that you are visiting our websites is transmitted.

Prior to this, you will receive further information on the details of the possible data transfer to the third-party providers through a displayed text field, referring to this part of our privacy policy.

We use external content in connection with the following functionalities:

a) Google Maps

We use the map service "Google Maps" of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland "Google" on our website to provide you with an interactive map. When displaying the map, data including your IP address and your location are transmitted to Google servers in the USA and may be stored there. We have no knowledge of the exact content of the transmitted data nor of their use by Google.

By activating the plugin, you consent to the described collection and processing of information by Google.  You can find more information on data protection at

b) Google Analytics

To collect and process certain analytics data to meet requirements and ongoing optimization of our web presence, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"

Google Analytics uses cookies, meaning text files that are stored on your computer and are used to analyze your use of the website, as described in the section on cookies (section 7).

Legal basis for the processing of your data in this case is the consent given by you by clicking the corresponding Cookie button according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. As part of this process, pseudonymized usage profiles are created (see section 7).

The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet for the purposes of market research and to design these Internet pages according to requirements. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on our behalf.

For more information on how Google Analytics works and on the relevant terms of use and privacy policy for this service, please visit, and

Revocation of consent

You can revoke the processing of your data at any time for the future with the cookie dialog plugin integrated services. Your consent to the transmission of data is documented in a cookie stored on your device. The processing of data by the services will be terminated as soon as you remove the corresponding cookies. For further information on how you can revoke the processing of data by cookies, please refer to section 7 "Cookie Policy".

6. Social Media Plug-ins

A social network is a place for social meetings on the Internet, an online community, which usually allows users to communicate with each other and interact in a virtual space. A social network may serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences, or enable the Internet community to provide personal or business-related information.
On this website, we are using social network plug-ins of Facebook, LinkedIn, Xing and Youtube on the bases of par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR to extend awareness of the SETEX brand. The promotional purpose has a legitimate interest within the meaning of the GDPR regulation. The responsible handling of data and compliance lies exclusively with the providers.

a) Facebook

To make the information more personalized, our website contains Facebook plug-ins. These programs are exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (Facebook). The plug-ins are clearly visible on our website through the use of the Facebook logo. When visiting our website or profile containing such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct link with the servers operated by Facebook; as a result, the content of the plug-in will be transferred to your browser and embedded in the website being shown.

If you visit our website whilst signed into your Facebook user account, information concerning your visit will be transferred to Facebook. Facebook can assign your visit to our website to your user account. Information arising from interaction with the Facebook plug-ins (such as by clicking the Facebook “like” button or by leaving a comment) will be directly transferred to and stored by Facebook. To prevent this you must log out of your Facebook account before visiting our website.

The data protection guideline published by Facebook, which is available at, provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. In addition, it is explained there what setting options Facebook offers to protect your privacy. In addition, different configuration options are made available to allow the elimination of data transmission to Facebook. You may use these applications to eliminate a data transmission to Facebook.

b) YouTube

Our website contains plug-ins of YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, owned by Google.

When visiting our website containing such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct link with the servers operated by YouTube. With the connection established, the plug-in will disclosure which of our sites you have visited.

If you visit our website whilst signed into your YouTube user account, information concerning your visit to our website may be assigned to your personal user profile. To prevent this, you must log out of your YouTube account before visiting our website.

Integration of videos
SETEX uses videos on its websites as a way to transport content in an understandable way. This represents a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 f GDPR. The YouTube platform is used to integrate videos. Due to the integration of the videos, YouTube's servers are accessed for technical reasons.

We are using YouTube for an appealing presentation of the SETEX brand and our products. The promotional purpose has a legitimate interest within par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR. Please refer to YouTube’s privacy policy ( for more information on scope of data collection and data analysis undertaken by YouTube.

c) LinkedIn

We have integrated components of the LinkedIn Corporation on this website. The operating company of LinkedIn is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court Mountain View, CA 94043, UNITED STATES. For privacy matters outside of the UNITED STATES LinkedIn Ireland, Privacy Policy Issues, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, is responsible.

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, on which a LinkedIn component (LinkedIn plug-in) is integrated, your browser will establish a connection to a server operated by LinkedIn and transmit which of our websites have been visited with your IP.

If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend-Button” whilst signed into your LinkedIn user account, information concerning your visit to our website may be assigned to your personal user profile. To prevent this, you must log out of your LinkedIn account before visiting our website.

We would like to point out that we do not have knowledge of the content of the data transferred to LinkedIn when using our websites. LinkedIn provides under information on their privacy policy.

d) Xing

On this website we have integrated components of XING. XING is an Internet-based social network that enables users to connect with existing business contacts and to create new business contacts. The operating company of XING is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, on which a XING component is integrated, your browser will establish a connection to a server operated by XING SE („XING“) and share information of the „XING Share-Button“, especially the number of shares counted. Xing does not store any personal data with this connection. In particular, no IP addresses are stored. Xing does not perform an evaluation of your usage patterns in connection with the „XING Share-Button“.

The data protection provisions published by XING, which is available under, provide information on the collection, processing and use of personal data by XING. In addition, XING has published privacy notices for the XING share button under


7. Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. A cookie is a small text file that is automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

Cookies are used by our website to recognize you as a user when a connection is established between our web server and your browser. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our web pages.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device for a defined period of time and used to recognize your browser on your next visit. With the help of the marketing cookies, we use technologies to increase the functionality of our website and to better display content. Through the statistics cookies, we learn how the website is used and can thus constantly optimize our services.

a) Legal basis for data processing

The data processed by cookies for any of these purposes is ensuring the protection of our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with par.6 art.1 p.1 cit. GDPR.

Other than technically function processing’s of our websites based on cookies or other identifiers; we will only carry out on your device with your consent, which you can give via our cookie banner when you visit our websites for the first time.

The legal basis for this cookie-based processing is Art. 6 art. 1 GDPR in conjunction with § 12 para. 1 TMG, art. 5 para. 3 ePrivacy Directive. Until you have given your consent, such cookies that are not necessary for the function of our websites will not be set.

b) Revocation and objection

If data processing is based on your consent, you can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. In the case of data processing based on our legitimate interest, you can object to further data processing with future effect.

Revocation and objection can be made via the opt-out options in our Cookie Dialog settings (Fingerprint Cookie Consent plugin at the bottom of each page).

Already stored cookies can be deleted in the browser settings. You can prevent or restrict future data processing by cookies by setting your browser accordingly and deactivating the use of cookies.

When cookies are disabled, the functionality of the websites is limited.

The right to object is excluded for technically necessary cookies, as these are absolutely necessary to be able to display our website and its contents to you and to provide you with the functionalities of the website. The user data collected through technically essential cookies are not used to create user profiles.

c) Cookie categories

Cookies can be assigned to three categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies and marketing cookies. Cookies that we set directly are so-called essential cookies. Marketing cookies are third-party cookies and are set by other websites, for example when displaying content (videos, Google Maps, etc.).

i) Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies for legally secure surfing and storing your login information cannot be deactivated:

Cookie Name: cookieconsent_status
Provider:        Website owner
Function: Saves whether the visitor allows all cookies or whether individual settings have been selected in the SETEX cookie box.
Lifespan:        1 year

Cookie Name: dp_cookieconsent_status
Provider: Website owner
Function: Saves the individual cookie box settings.
Lifespan: 1 year

Cookie Name: fe_typo_user
Provider: Standard-Session-Cookie of TYPO3
Function: Allows a secure login and storage of the login data
Lifespan: Session

ii) Statistics Cookies

The analysis / statistics cookies collect information about how this website is used. SETEX uses these cookies to improve the attractiveness, content and functionality of the website (see article 5). However, this does not mean that this Cookies contain any information that personally identifies a user to us.

The deactivation of functional and statistical cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this website. If you still do not want to pass on information or set these cookies, you can deactivate this in the cookie selection.

Cookie Name: ga,_gat,_gid
Provider: Google LLC
Function: Google cookie for website analysis. Generates anonymous statistical data about how the visitor uses the website.
Privacy policy:
Lifespan: 2 years

iii) Marketing Cookies

Marketing-Cookies are stored by 3rd party. Deactivating these cookies can lead to a slower page load. Some content - e.g. videos and interactive google maps – cannot be displayed.

Cookie Name: NID
Provider: Google
Function: Used to unlock Google Maps content and the uniform presentation of the contact pages.
Privacy policy:
Lifespan: 6 months

We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Service. Please review your web browser “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings.

Session cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Websites and Subscription Service.  For example, SETEX keeps track of the Websites and pages you visit within SETEX, in order to determine what portion of the SETEX Website or Subscription Service is the most popular or most used.

Furthermore, we use persistent cookies who work for a certain established period of time to provide and improve performance and functionality of our website. For example, these cookies and similar technologies could pre-fill your user ID when you logging in.

8. Data subject rights

You have the right to:

  • referred to Article 15 GDPR, request information to personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed by us. In particular, you are entitled to receive information on the purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom this personal data have been disclosed or will be, the time-limit on retention, to correction, deletion or blocking of this data, the objection, the right to judicial review to pass disclosure the origin of personal data (provided such data were not submitted to us), the existence and functions of an automated decision-making including profiling and providing meaningful information to the details.

  • referred to Article 16 GDPR, request rectification on incorrect or incomplete personal data we have stored.

  • referred to Article 17 GDPR, request to erasure ('right to be forgotten') of personal data we have stored, insofar as they do not govern the processing of regulatory obligations or belong to freedom of speech and freedom to information, or for reasons of public interest, or prepare the ground to legal claims.

  • referred to Article 18 GDPR, request the restriction of processing of personal data as far as you dispute on the accuracy and our request to deletion is rejected, as you may be obligated to hand out this data to defend legal claims or to protect vital interests or you have used your right to object referred to Article 21 GDPR.

  • referred to Article 20 GDPR, request the data portability of the personal data submitted to us by you, in a structured format which can be fully interpreted by an automated computer system without human interpretation, or to transmit information to another responsible person.

  • referred to Article 7 chapter 3 GDPR, to revoke your given consent for the processing and use of your personal data. As a consequence, the data processing based on this consent shall not be accepted by us any longer.

  • referred to Article 77 GDPR, to complain at regulatory authorities. In principle you may turn with this to the supervisory authority of your residence or place of employment of our company.

11. Actuality and change of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and has the status September 2022. Because of the further development of our website and our services or the modifications of the legal provisions, we reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time. The currently valid privacy policy can at any time be accessed on our website at and printed out.

Last modified: September 16th 2022


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Schermuly textile computer GmbH
Hauptstraße 23
35794 Mengerskirchen
Tel. +49.6476.9147-0
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