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This homepage and its directly subordinate pages represent a range of information provided by

PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V.

Mainzer Landstraße 55
60329 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: 069 / 2556-1303
Editor: Sven Weihe

PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V. is based in Frankfurt am Main,
registered at the Register of Associations of the Local Court of Frankfurt/Main
Director General: Ingemar Bühler



Legal Note

Terms of use of the website These terms may be subject to changes at any time.

Information Included
The material contained on this website is exclusively for general information and use. It does not have any advisory nature and should not be used for decision making (or refraining from making decisions). We do not accept any liability for the content. PlasticsEurope endeavours to update the information on a regular basis. The information contained does not claim to be exhaustive, topical, and/ or accurate. PlasticsEurope compiled the pages of this website very thoroughly, and the information placed on this website is provided to the best of our knowledge and belief. However, PlasticsEurope does not provide any assurances or guarantees with regard to the completeness, topicality, and accuracy of this information in any of its parts. Neither PlasticsEurope nor any other contributor can be held liable for losses or damages of any type whatsoever resulting from the fact that information has been used, or relying upon such information contained on this website.

This website and its contents, including – where appropriate – also its illustrations, are subject to the copyright of PlasticsEurope. Its reproduction is allowed, except for commercial purposes, provided that the source is stated and acknowledged, if not otherwise provided. Where permission needs to be obtained for sharing or using text and multimedia information (images, sound, and software), this permission replaces the general permission stated above and provides clear information about potential restrictions of use. Any potential copyright of third-party material to be found on this website needs to be observed.

The PlasticsEurope and “plastics” logos are registered trademarks of PlasticsEurope in Europe. Therefore, these logos and trademarks are subject to the property rights of PlasticsEurope. No rights are granted, except for member companies and national plastics associations. The advertising slogan (including the key characteristics) is available in 14 languages and can be used in all 27 EU member states plus Great Britain, Norway, Switzerland, and Turkey.

Links to other websites are for your convenience only. Hence, these links do not mean that PlasticsEurope assumes any type of responsibility, nor do they express any approval of the information included in such websites.



Privacy policy

Within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, the responsible entity is

PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V. (PED)
Mainzer Landstraße 55
60329 Frankfurt am Main
phone: 069 / 2556-1303
fax: 069 / 2556-1317
represented by its Director General Ingemar Bühler.

The use of our public pages generally takes place on an anonymous basis.

Please note that the transmission of data over the Internet currently takes place on an unsecured basis for the most part. It can therefore not be excluded that transmitted data is accessed by unauthorised individuals.


By contacting us, you agree to the electronic processing and storage of the contact data shared by you. This is done for the purpose of answering your questions and responding to your messages. Your data will be stored for a period not exceeding six months, if not a longer time is required for answering your questions.

Data receipt/ contacting outside the website
Where you send us your personal data via a channel other than the transmission via this website (handover of business cards, contacting via e-mail etc.), or if your data is collected by us from publicly available sources, we will process and store your data electronically. This will be done for the purpose of individual communication with you on association- relevant topics. Your data will no longer be stored, as soon as there is no information interest.

Legal basis
The legislative basis for the processing of data is article 6 (1) (a) as well as – for the receipt of data/ contacting outside this website – article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. Within the meaning of article 6 (1) (f) (legitimate interest) of the General Data Protection Regulation, our aim is communicating with you on association-relevant topics and transmitting relevant information.

Your rights
You may revoke your consent to the processing and storage of data at any time, with effect for the future. The revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing performed on the basis of the consent up to the revocation. You are entitled to receive cost-free information about your personal data stored and, where appropriate, have it corrected or deleted, or to request a limitation of processing. Moreover, you have the right to receive the data in a structured, common, and machine-readable format and transmit it to a third party. In such cases, please refer to

PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V.
Mainzer Landstraße 55
60329 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 (0)69 2556 1303
Fax: +49 (0)69 2556 1317

Furthermore, you also have the right to send a complaint in the context of the processing of your data, to the responsible data protection authority.

The contact details of the Data Protection Officer of PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V. (PED) are: Mr Stefan Schindler (lawyer), Renettenstr. 6, 60435 Frankfurt am Main, phone: +49 (0) 69 9494 5074, fax: +49 (0) 69 9494 5075, e-mail:

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores data in so-called server log files, which are automatically transmitted by your browser. This data includes:

  • IP address,
  • user agent,
  • referrer, and
  • date and time as well as type of request.

The legal basis here is provided by the provision laid down in article 6 (1) (f) (legitimate interest) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Within the meaning of der GDPR (legitimate interests), our aim is to enable an error analysis and auditing safety as well as optimising our online offering and our website. This data will be deleted automatically after 30 days.

This data will not be merged with other data sources.

Videos via VIMEO or YouTube
The website embeds videos via the providers or If you activate videos with Vimeo or YouTube, a connection to the servers of Vimeo or YouTube is established. This connection will also be used to transmit specific information to Vimeo or YouTube. It is possible that Vimeo or YouTube will place cookies on your end device. Moreover, Vimeo or YouTube enable the use of certain additional functions, such as rating or sharing videos. This may require you to log in with your user account to Vimeo, YouTube, or certain third-party providers (such as Facebook or Twitter), enabling these providers to allocate the information transmitted by you to your corresponding user account. These functions are offered exclusively by Vimeo or YouTube and the relevant third-party providers, and you should carefully check their data protection provisions before using the functions in question. We do not receive any information about the content of the data collected by Vimeo, YouTube, or any third-party provider. You will find further information on the collection and use of your data by Vimeo or YouTube as well as your corresponding rights in the data protection statement of Vimeo or YouTube under www or www.


As at: January 2021