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Privacy Policy

BORGERS welcomes your visit to our website and your interest in our company.


BORGERS takes the protection of personal data very seriously. For this reason we would like to inform you about which data and information we store and how we use them. The processing of the data is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the law of that state in which the authority responsible for the data processing is registered.


Data collection

Information is automatically stored when our website is visited. By default, the web servers in operation store:

  • date and time,
  • the name of your internet service provider,
  • the website, from which you are visiting us,
  • the websites you are visiting here,
  • your IP address (in anonymized form, if applicable),
  • the operating system used and
  • the browser used.


There is no person-related utilization of the date, even if they allow identification under certain circumstances. If we analyse the data, this will happen in an anonymous format for the purpose of improving the appeal, contents and functionality of our website. As far as data are passed on to external service providers (web hosts), we will ensure by technical and organizational measures that the data protection provisions are observed. The data are processed in compliance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit (f) DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interests in the improvement of our online presence, like the safety, functionality and stability of our website. Data are not passed on or used otherwise. In case of concrete evidence of illegal utilization of our website we reserve the right to check the server log files retrospectively.


Collection and processing of personal information

Personal data are only collected if you make them available to us on your own accord, e.g. in the context of a registration, by filling in forms, sending emails or for the initiation or implementation of a contract. It is evident from the respective contact form, which data are being collected. If you register as a user on the data exchange or supplier portal of our website, the necessary user ID is also stored. The data are processed in compliance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit (b) DSGVO for the initiation or implementation of a contract or in our legitimate interest in compliance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit (f) DSGVO for responding to your request.


Purpose limitation of use and transfer of personal data

The data and their contents remain with our company, our associated companies and our provider. Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you provided them to us. Furthermore, no personal data will be submitted to third parties. A transfer to government institutions, authorities or third parties will solely be carried out within the framework of national or European laws and provisions. Our employees are sworn to secrecy and bound to protect shared personal information.


Rights of the persons affected

In accordance with the DSGVO, you have comprehensive rights with regard to the processing of your personal data. On request, Borgers will inform you in writing, whether and which personal data we have stored about you. For this purpose an email to the data protection officer containing your complete contact details is sufficient (see below for contact details). If incorrect information has been stored despite our efforts to achieve data correctness and up-to-dateness, we will correct this after corresponding notification in writing. You are entitled

  • to demand disclosure of your personal data processed by us, in compliance with Art. 15 DSGVO. In particular, you can demand disclosure of the purposes of processing, the category of the personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data were or are disclosed, the planned storage period, the origin of your data, provided they were not collected by us, as well as of the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, if necessary, significant information regarding their details;
  • to demand the immediate rectification of incorrect or the completion of your personal data stored by us in compliance with Art. 16 DSGVO;
  • to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us in compliance with Art. 17 DSGVO. A deletion of your personal data cannot take place if there is a statutory duty to retain the data due to national or European laws and provisions;
  • to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in compliance with Art. 18 DSGVO, insofar as the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is illegal but you decline the deletion, and we no longer need the data but you require them for assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims, or you have filed an objection against the processing in compliance with Art. 21 DSGVO;
  • to receive your personal data, which you have made available to us, in a structured, current and machine-readable format or demand the forwarding to another person responsible, in compliance with Art. 20 DSGVO;
  • to retract at any time consent given to us in compliance with Art. 7 Paragraph 3 DSGVO. This means that we are no longer permitted to continue with the data processing which was based on this consent, and 
  • to make a complaint to a regulatory authority in compliance with Art. 77 DSGVO. As a general rule, you can contact the regulatory authority at your usual residence or workplace or our head office.


Right of appeal

Insofar as your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in compliance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit (f) DSGVO, you have the right to appeal against the processing of your personal data in compliance with Art. 21 DSGVO, as far as there are reasons resulting from your particular situation or the appeal is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of appeal, which will be implemented by us without stating a particular situation. 


Data retention

We store personal data for that amount of time which is necessary to process your request or carry out a service requested by you or to which you have given your consent, provided that there are no contrary legal obligations, as in case of ongoing court proceedings, for example.


Use of Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small text files, which allow for the storage of specific and user-related information on the user’s terminal device while they are using the website. Cookies make it possible to determine in particular the user frequency and number of users of the pages and to analyse the behaviour patterns of the website activity but also to make our offer more customer-friendly. Cookies remain stored after the end of the browser session and can be reactivated during a new website visit. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not agree with this, you can adjust your internet browser in such a way, that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a cookie is created. The complete deactivation of cookies may result in your inability to use all functions of our website. 


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and allow recognition as well as the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by these cookies about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case of an activation of the IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within member countries of the European Union or in other states that are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information for analyzing your use of the website, to create reports about the website activities and to provide further services connected with the use of the website and the internet to the website operator. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by a respective adjustment of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may consequently not be able to fully use all functions of this website. Apart from that you can prevent the collection of the data generated by these cookies and referring to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plugin using the following link: (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).


An opt-out cookie will be created preventing the future collection of your data when visiting this website.


For further information on terms of use and data protection, click on www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and/or on www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.


Please be advised that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to guarantee an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).


Google Maps

On our website we use Google Maps (API) by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Maps is a web service for the displaying of interactive maps to present geographical information visually. By using this service our location is displayed, thus making a possible journey easier.


Information about your use of our website (e.g. your IP address) is already sent to Google’s server in the United States and stored there, when calling up those subpages containing the map of Google Maps. This takes place regardless of whether Google provides a user account, via which you are logged in, or whether there is no user account. When you are logged in at Google, your data are allocated directly to your account. If you do not want the allocation to your profile at Google, you have to log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles, if necessary, and analyses them. The collection, storage and analysis are carried out in compliance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 DSGVO on the basis of legitimate interest of Google for the insertion of customized advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of Google websites. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you have to contact Google for the exercise of this right.


Google LLC with their headquarters in the USA is certified for the US-European data protection Convention “Privacy Shield”, which guaranteed the compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.


If you do not agree with the prospective transfer of your data to Google in line with the use of Google maps, you have the option of deactivating the web service of Google Maps completely by turning off the application JavaScript in your browser. Google Maps and therefore also the display of maps on this web page can not be used then.


You can access Google’s terms of use under http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html and the additional terms of use for Google Maps under https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/terms_maps.html.


Detailed information about data protection in connection with the use of Google Maps can be found on Google’s website (“Google Privacy Policy”): http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/


Links and Social Media PlugIns

Links to other websites

Our websites may contain links to websites of affiliated companies, for example, as well as social networks like Facebook, XING or LinkedIn to raise the profile of BORGERS. These are certainly not integrated as an active plugin but only as an outward link to the relevant services. This means that you will only be passed on to the corresponding service after clicking on the integrated button/link, by which further user information like IP address, browser version etc. are transferred to the respective provider. Please take care to read the terms of use and the data protection notice carefully before providing personal data on a website of other organizations as we do not assume responsibility or liability for websites of other organizations.



Furthermore, plugins of the video portal Vimeo of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York 10011, USA, are integrated on our website. The underlying promotional purpose is to be considered as legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Paragraph 1lit. (f) DSGVO. Every time you call up a page on our website which offers one or more Vimeo video clips, a direct connection is established between your browser and a server of Vimeo in the USA. In the process, information about your visit and your IP address are stored there. Through interaction with the Vimeo plugins (e.g. clicking the start button) this information is also transmitted to Vimeo and stored there. You can find the data protection declaration for Vimeo with further information about the collection and utilization of your data by Vimeo in the privacy statement of Vimeo (https://vimeo.com/privacy).


If you have a Vimeo user account and do not want that Vimeo collects data about you via this website and links them to your membership data stored at Vimeo, you have to log out at Vimeo before visiting this website. 



We operate our website in order to communicate there with users and point to interesting articles and activities concerning the Borgers Group.


Use of Facebook insights

When operating this Facebook page, Facebook provides us with so-called page insights. You can find information on these page insights under de-de.facebook.com/help/pages/insights. The processing of insights data is carried out on the basis of an agreement about the common processing of personal data, which we have made with Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook” hereafter).


The processing of personal data created by insights is supposed to enable us to obtain statistics, which Facebook creates on the basis of the visits on our Facebook page. This it will be possible for us to gain knowledge of the profiles of those visitors who appreciate our Facebook page or use our applications in order to be able to provide them with relevant contents or develop functions which could be of even greater interest to them.


In particular, we are able to obtain demographic and geographic data about our target group, which will tell us, for instance, where special advertising campaigns need to be carried out or events to be organized and which will broadly enable us to design our range of information as focused as possible.


The visitor statistics prepared by Facebook will be transferred to us exclusively in an anonymous format. 


We also use the Facebook site to communicate with Facebook users or prospective customers and provide information about services, supply and activities. If we obtain personal data in this context, their processing exclusively takes place for the purpose of the respective communication and interaction.


Legal basis of the processing

At the same time our legitimate interest in a data processing on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1lit. (f) DSGVO also comes within the area of the above mentioned purposes.


Processing of data outside the EU

There is the possibility that the data of users can also be processed outside the area of the European Union by Facebook Inc. with its registered office in the USA. However, Facebook Inc. have submitted themselves to the terms of the EU-US-Privacy-Shield and thus commit themselves to comply with the European data protection regulations.


Possibility to appeal

Among the settings for advertising preferences (https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences) users of Facebook can influence to what extent their user behaviour may be recorded when visiting our Facebook page. Further options are provided by the Facebook settings (https://www.facebook.com/settings) or the form for the right of appeal (https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/367438723733209).


In the case of information enquiries and the assertion of user rights, we would like to point out that the most effective way to assert those is to Facebook directly. Should you require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.



BORGERS uses technical and organizational security measures to protect the information provided by you from accidental or premeditated manipulation, loss, destruction or access from unauthorized people. In the case of collecting and processing of personal data, the information is transmitted in encoded form to prevent fraudulent use of the data by third parties. Our security measures are continuously revised according to technological development.



In case of problems, queries or suggestions, please contact our data protection officer:
Data Protection Officer
Borgersstraße 2–10
46397 Bocholt
email: datenschutzbeauftragter(at)borgers-group.com



From time to time the continuous development of the internet requires adaptations of our data privacy statement. We therefore reserve the right to make the relevant modifications at any time.





Terms of use and Disclaimer


The website is operated by Borgers SE & Co. KGaA, Bocholt. All rights on or from the website are owned by Borgers SE & Co. KGaA.


Terms of use

The access to this website and its use are subject to the following regulations. Please do not use this website if you do not agree with them. We reserve the right to amend our website including the terms of use, in whole or in part, or withdraw it at any time without notification.


Liability for contents

The contents of this website contain links or references to the websites of third parties. BORGERS has no influence over these websites. These links or references also do not constitute any approval of their contents. Therefore BORGERS does not assume any responsibility.


Links to websites of other providers

The contents on this website contain links or references to the websites of third parties. BORGERS has no influence on these websites. These links or references also do not constitute any approval of their contents. Therefore BORGERS does not assume any responsibility and liability for these external contents. The respective supplier or operator is exclusively responsible for the contents of the linked pages, which were checked for potential statutory violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not noticeable at the time of linking; however, permanent control of the linked pages with regard to contents is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a statutory violation. BORGERS will remove such links as soon as statutory violations emerge. Furthermore, BORGERS is not responsible for the availability of these pages or their contents.



The contents and works prepared by BORGERS on these pages are subject to copyright. The duplication, editing, distribution and any kind of utilization outside the limits of the copyright require the written consent from BORGERS.


Industrial Property Rights

Borgers®, be.active®, duroptex®, ibo®, iboAir®, iboComb®, iboFelt®, iboFoam®, ibolours®, iboPUR®, iboTex®, iboTherm®, ISOFELT®, LOWMASS®, Microlours®, OptiTex®, Pentalaminat®, Propylat®, PropylatTRIM®, ProSpace®, triflex®, triflexadvanced® are registered trademarks of Johann Borgers GmbH, Bocholt. Our Microlours and underfloor inventions are protected by the US patents US10,486,336B2 and US6,729,668B2, owned by Johann Borgers GmbH.  

Image rights

Borgers SE & Co. KGaA, Bocholt

"The Kite and a couple of young Fishermen", David Gámiz

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Amendments and updating

BORGERS may amend this website in whole or in part or withdraw it at any time without notification at its discretion and without assuming any liability and is not obligated to update the website.


Applicable law

All rights and claims arising in connection with the website or its use are subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany to the exclusion of the regulations of private international law and CISG.





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Concept & design

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Borgers SE & Co. KGaA, Bocholt
Borgersstraße 2-10
46397 Bocholt, Deutschland
Telefon: +49 2871 345-0
Telefax: +49 2871 345-291
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