Worthington Cylinders: Privacy Policy


Name and contact details of the controller and the data protection officer

This privacy policy is applicable for the data processing by:


Worthington Cylinders GmbH
Beim Flaschenwerk 1
3291 Kienberg bei Gaming

Tel: +43 (0) 7485 606 – 0



In case of questions about data protection do not hesitate to contact our data protection officer

Datenschutzagentur (Data Protection Agency)
Kirchberggasse 7/8
1070 Vienna

Tel: +43 (0)1 480 50 25
Fax: +43 (0)1 480 50 25 – 99


Log files

At the visit of our website www.worthingtonindustries.eu information of your device will be sent to our website automatically. Following information is stored temporarily in a log file:

  • IP-address of your device
  • date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file
  • Website, from which access is made
  • used browser and, if so, the operating system of your device

This data is kept until the automatic deletion after 30 days.

This data gives important indication to optimize the website. Errors and failure can be better retraced and the user friendliness improved.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the above described purpose.

Cookies and web analysis

We use cookies on our website. These are small text files that are automatically stored on your device when you visit our website. The use of cookies on the one hand serves to make the visit to our website as pleasant as possible, on the other hand to optimize the user friendliness of our website.

The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interests lie in the stated purposes.

The following cookies, which do not require consent, are set by our website:

NameHostPurposeStorage life
ccco_selectionwww.worthingtonindustries.euThis cookie stores your desired settings for the use of cookies.Session Cookie

If you give us your consent via Cookie Banner we will store your cookie selection for 30 days.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics. This is a web analysis service by Google Inc. (https://www.google.at/intl/de_at/about) (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) in the following Google).

By the use of Google Analytics of the following information is generated and processed by Google:

  • Browser type / version
  • Used operating system
  • Previously visited website
  • IP address
  • Time of the server request

Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission’s adequacy decision. They serve to evaluate the use of the website.

The following cookies are set:

NameHostPurposeStorage life
__utma.worthingtonindustries.euUsed to distinguish different users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library is run and there are no __utma cookies. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 years
__utmz.worthingtonindustries.euStores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user has reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library is run, and is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.6 months
__utmt.worthingtonindustries.euUsed to reduce the request rate.10 minutes
__utmc.worthingtonindustries.euThis cookie works in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine if the user was in a new session / visit.Until you close your web browser
__utmb.worthingtonindustries.euUsed to discover new sessions / visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library is run and there are no __utmb cookies. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.30 minutes

The legal basis for data processing and data transfer is your consent under Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. This is obtained before the cookies are set and your IP address is transmitted. The processing serves to improve our website constantly, to increase the success of our website and to optimize our offer. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time. You can delete these cookies at any time via the settings in your browser. The lawfulness of the processing up to the time of your revocation will not be affected.

In terms of data minimization, the IP addresses are anonymized when using Google Analytics.


We also send a regular newsletter to existing customers and suppliers. We process the name and e-mail address of the recipient. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the promotion of our products and sales promotion. Recipients can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter. The newsletter will be sent up to 2 years after the last business contact. Subsequently, the data for sending the newsletter will be deleted.

Furthermore, a newsletter will be sent to the employees of the sister companies. Legal basis for this is a consent acc. Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Mailchimp (https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/), a product of a US company, is used to send the newsletter. Mailchimp is Privacy Shield certified, which means that according to this company. Art 45 DSGVO attests an adequate level of data protection.

We do not use in the newsletter to our employees neither directly nor indirectly personal evaluation or statistics programs.

Rights of the data subject

Data subjects are entitled in principle to the right of information, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, and right to object and right to withdraw consent. These rights may be exercised by e-mailing dsba-worthington@datenschutzagentur.com or by mail to the above address. There is also the right to complain to the Data Protection Authority, Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Vienna, dsb@dsb.gv.at.


This privacy policy is valid as of June 2020.
Due to the further development of our website and offers, legal changes or requirements by authorities, it may be necessary to adapt this privacy policy. It can be accessed and printed at www.worthingtonindustries.eu/privacy-notice