Data Protection Statement

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 25 May 2018.

We would like to take this opportunity to inform You about how We process Your Personal Data.


Processing Managers

The Processing Manager (that is to say the entity that determines why and how the Personal Data is processed in the context of Your business relationship with our clients, subcontractors, suppliers and other business partners) is the Klüber Group company (“Us” or “Klüber”) with which you have a business relationship. A full list of said companies can be found at the end of this Privacy Policy with their full addresses.


Purposes of the Processing and Data Processed

We only process your personal data in the context of our business relationship and do not use it for other purposes.


Legal Basis

Management of orders made with suppliers and services requested from subcontractors

Execution of agreements with suppliers and subcontractors

Management of client orders and delivery of products

Execution of the contract entered into with the clients and execution of the contract with the subcontractors in charge of storage, delivery and the customs declaration

Invoicing Management

Execution of the contract entered into with clients and other business partners, legal obligations and legitimate interest of Klüber to have an efficient financial management

Improve the functioning of the Klüber website and the services it offers

Legitimate interest of Klüber to improve the functioning of the website and the services it offers

Internal reporting at Group level

Legitimate interest of Klüber and the Freudenberg Group in guaranteeing quality reporting within the Group about Klüber’s commercial activities and business relationships

Exceptionally, management of possible disputes that could arise in line with Our business relations.

Legal obligations and execution of the contract between the business partner and Klüber

Sending promotional content to business partners

Explicit and prior consent or legitimate interest in promoting Our products


We typically hold the following Personal Data about You:

  • Surname and Name;
  • Contact Details
  • Content of Our correspondence with You;
  • The website’s browsing data of unidentified users;
  • Any personal information that You provide Us.


We do not carry out profiling or make automatic decisions on this basis. The data that we process on your Subject is, in the majority of cases, obtained from You or from another Freudenberg Group company. This data may likewise be collected when You browse Our website. For more information on this subject, please consult the Cookies Policy.

For data processed based on Your consent, You can withdraw Your consent at any time by sending Us and e-mail or, if appropriate, by following the instructions provided for this purpose in the relevant communications.


Conservation of Your Personal Data

Generally speaking, Your Personal Data will be conserved for as long as is needed for the purposes set out above. In practice, this means that the majority of Your data with be held for a period of 10 years. 

Insofar as the times periods for conserving data relating to the use of cookies, please consult our Cookies Policy.


Transfer of Your Personal Data

To guarantee high quality or effectiveness in the processing of your Personal Data, We may enter into contracts with third parties for them to perform this processing on our behalf and exclusively according to our instructions. Insofar as clients’ data is concerned for example, this can typically involve transport service providers or customs declarations of the persons in charged of ensuring the delivery of products. When data is transferred to such service providers, the latter are bound by special agreements and are required to process Your Personal Data securely.

Similarly, disputes or other incidents may require Us, exceptionally, to transfer Personal Data about You to legal advisors, the police or other legal authorities.

In the context of internal reporting within the Freudenberg Group, of which Klüber is part, Your Personal Data may also be shared with other Group companies established in the European Economic Area and specifically in Germany.

Finally, if and insofar as Klüber is the subject of an acquisition, Your Personal Data may also be shared with potential buyers in the context of the standard due diligence process during the acquisition.


Cross-Border Transfer of Your Personal Data

The technical processing and transfer of Your Personal Data (either within Klüber or via third parties) may involve the transfer of Your data via various networks, including the transfer of Your Personal Data to another country. Your Personal Data will not however be transferred to recipients outside the European Economic Area who do not offer a level of protection comparable to that offered by European Union law on Personal Data.

Insofar as the transfer of data which may result from the use of cookies, please consult our Cookies Policy.


How We Protect Your Personal Data

Klüber undertakes to implement reasonable measures to ensure that Your Personal Data is appropriately protected. Klüber uses various technologies and security procedures to assist in the protection of Your data from any unauthorised access, use or disclosure.



The Klüber website uses cookies. For more information on this use of cookies, please consult the Cookies Policy.


Links to other Websites

Our website ( may contain links to other websites of Freudenberg Group companies or third parties, for the service of Our Users. This Policy does not apply to these sites. Should you consult these sites, You accept that Klüber is not responsible for the accessibility thereof. Klüber does not review or endorse, and therefore is not responsible, directly or indirectly, for (i) the manner in which these sites process Your Personal Data, (ii) the content of these websites, including (without limitation), any advertisements, products, goods or other means or services available via these websites and, (iii) the use that other persons may make of these websites.

Please consult the legal notices and the privacy policy of each of these sites before providing personal data via these sites.



So long as the the requirements of the GDPR are met, You can make the following requests about Your Personal Data that We process:

  • Access Your Personal Data;
  • Request an update or rectification of Your Personal Data;
  • Exercise your right to the portability of your data;
  • Request that Your data is deleted;
  • Request that the processing of Your data is limited;
  • Withdraw Your consent at any time, when the processing of Your Personal Data is based on Your consent.


In addition, You have the right to oppose the processing of Your Personal Data at any time, for reasons pertaining to Your personal situation concerning You based on the legitimate interest of Klüber. In this case, Klüber no longer processes Personal Data unless it demonstrates that there are legitimate and compelling reasons for the processing that prevail over Your interests, rights and freedoms, or for the ascertainment thereof, the exercise or defence of Your legal rights. Where Personal Data is processed for direct marketing purposes, You have the right to object at any time to the processing of Your Personal Data for such purposes. When You oppose processing for direct marketing purposes, Personal Data is no longer processed for these purposes.          


These rights can be exercised by contacting us via the Contact Details listed at the end of this Policy and by providing proof of identity.


Contact Details

For any questions or comments concerning this policy, any questions about the processing of Your Personal Data as described above, or if You want to exercise the rights described above, please contact Us by sending an email to as the sole point of contact.


Data Protection Authority

Finally, please note that You have the right make a complaint about the processing of Your Personal Data with the Belgian Data Protection Authority with the following contact details:


Data Protection Authority

Rue de la Presse, 35

1000 Brussels


List of Klüber Group companies concerned by this Policy



Klüber Lubrication Benelux SA

rue Cardinal Mercier 100, 7711 Dottignies



Klüber Lubrication Belgium Netherlands SA