1. Data Protection at a glance

General notes

The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data refers to all data by which you can be personally identified. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our privacy statement below this text.

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator.
Its contact details can be found in the site notice of this website.

How do we collect your data?

On the one hand, your data is collected when you provide us with this information. This can be data that you enter into a contact form, for example.

Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you visit our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website displays without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the site notice. Or you can send us an email to clear@grenzebach.com. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority.

You also have the right, under certain circumstances, to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. For details, please refer to the privacy statement under Right to restrict processing.

2. General notes and compulsory information

Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this privacy statement.

When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data by which you can be personally identified. This privacy statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and why this is done.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g., communication by email) can have security gaps. Full protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator.
Its contact details can be found in the Legal Notice of this website.

Note on the responsible party

The party responsible for data processing on this website is:

Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH
Albanusstraße 1
86663 Asbach-Bäumenheim/Hamlar

Phone: +49 906 982-2000
Fax: +49 906 982-2108
E-mail: info@grenzebach.com

Headquarters: Asbach-Bäumenheim/Hamlar
Registration Court: Augsburg, HRB 387
VAT No.: DE811153488

Executive Leadership: Dr. Steven Althaus, CEO Grenzebach Group
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Sonja Grenzebach-Proeller


Responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides why and how personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, etc.) is processed.

Mandatory data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

Data protection officer
Albanusstraße 1
86663 Asbach-Bäumenheim/Hamlar

Phone: +49 906 982-2000
Email: dataprivacy@grenzebach.com

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke consent you have previously given at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification by email to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the time of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to data collection in particular cases and to direct marketing (Art. 21 GDPR)

If the data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph e or f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation, including profiling based on these provisions. You will find the legal basis on which processing is based in this privacy statement. If you object, we will no longer process the personal data concerned unless we can demonstrate compelling reasons for processing, which are worthy of protection and which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or unless the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims (objection under Art. 21, paragraph 1 GDPR).

If your personal data is processed for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such marketing, including profiling, insofar as it is linked to such direct marketing. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for the purpose of direct marketing (objection under Art. 21, paragraph 2 GDPR).

Right of appeal to the relevant supervisory authority

In the event of infringements of the GDPR, those concerned have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their usual place of residence, their place of work or the place of the suspected infringement. This right of appeal is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.

Right to data transferability

You have the right to have data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this will only take place to the extent that it is technically feasible.

Information, blocking, deletion and correction

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information, free of charge, at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients, and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the site notice.

Right to restrict processing

You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. To do so, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the site notice. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • If the processing of your personal data was/is unlawful, you may request a restriction of processing instead of deletion.
  • If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data instead of deleting it.
  • If you have filed an objection under Art. 21, paragraph 1 GDPR, a balance must be struck between your interests and ours. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data may be processed, apart from its storage, only with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

3. Data collection on our website

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type
  • Browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address
  • HTTP status code (200)
  • Size of the transmission (9728)
  • Access method (GET)

The log data is stored on the web server for a period of 7 days (§ 113b (3) No. 1 TKG).

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free display and optimization of its website – this requires the server log files to be collected.

4. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (Google), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the use of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activities and provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

Browser plugin

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that, if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: browser plugin: Browser-Plugin.

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the collection of your information on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics

More information on the handling of user data at Google Analytics can be found in Google’s privacy statement: User Data at Google Analytics.

Storage period

User and event-level data stored at Google that is linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g., DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) is anonymized or deleted after 14 months. Please see the following link for details: Google Policies

LinkedIn Insight Tag

The LinkedIn Insight Tag is a piece of lightweight JavaScript code that we have added to our websites to enable in-depth campaign reporting and to help us unlock valuable insights about our website visitors. We use the LinkedIn Insight Tag to track conversions, retarget website visitors, and unlock additional insights about members interacting with our LinkedIn adverts. The LinkedIn Insight Tag enables the collection of metadata such as IP address information, timestamp, and events such as page views. All data is encrypted. The LinkedIn browser cookie is stored in a visitor's browser until they delete the cookie or the cookie expires (there’s a rolling six-month expiration from the last time the visitor’s browser loaded the Insight Tag). You can opt out of cookies from LinkedIn on your LinkedIn settings page and recommend you read their Cookie Policy for more information.

5. Integration of third-party services

It can happen that within our online offer contents or services of third-party providers, such as city maps or fonts, are integrated from other websites. The integration of content from third-party providers always requires that the third-party providers be aware of the users’ IP addresses, since without the IP addresses they would not be able to send the content to the users’ browsers. The IP address is therefore necessary to display this content. Furthermore, the providers of the third-party content may set their own cookies and process the users’ data for their own purposes. In doing so, user profiles can be created from the processed data. We will use this content such that the data economy and data avoidance criteria are respected as much as possible and will select reliable third-party providers with regard to data security.

The following presentation offers an overview of third-party providers and their contents as well as links to their privacy statements, which contain further information on data processing and, as already mentioned here to some extent, the possibility of objecting (so-called opt-out):

External fonts from Google, Inc. www.google.com/fonts (Google Fonts ). Google Fonts are integrated by means of a server call at Google (usually in the USA). Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

6. Processing of business partner data

Grenzebach concludes various contracts (e.g. contracts with customers, suppliers, system partners, service agencies, repair processing and other business partners), in order to meet their economic purposes. The data collection as well as the data processing are used for the establishment, execution and termination of the contractual relationship. If necessary, the data are processed within the scope of fullfilment of the legal obligations of the state import and export control. The priority legal basis for this are Article 6, par. 1b and c) GDPR. As far as required we process your data based on Art. 6 par. 1 f) GDPR, in order to respect the interest of Grenzebach or third parties (e.g. authorities). This particularly applies in the company for the purpose of Inter-company control, the internal communication and other management purposes, but also for the respect of internal and world-wide compliance standards. Besides, the processing of personal data can be based on your consent as per Article 6, par. 1a) GDPR.

Which data categories are used by Grenzebach?

The categories of personal data processed include especially your contact data (name of the company, address, first and last name of a contact person, mobile number, e-mail address of the corresponding partner, function and department of the contact partners), as well as the bank details depending on the purpose as well as the required VAT ID number. Should you request the shipping of spare parts to another location, you can inform us about the additional contact data, which we will then also collect and process for this purpose.

We should like to inform you that within the scope of the respective contractual relationship you will have to provide those personal and company data, which are needed for the establishment, the execution and the termination of the contractual relationship or the performance promise and their respective fulfilment or the collection of which we are legally obliged.

How long will your data be retained?

We will erase your personal data as soon as they are no longer needed for the above-mentioned purposes or when you have made use of your right of objection. At the end of the contractual relationship, your personal data will be retained, as long as we are legally obliged to retain them. This is regularly the result of legal proof and obligations to retention, which are regulated, among other things, in the German Commercial Code (HGB) and the German Fiscal Code (AO). The retention periods after this time amount to up to ten years. Besides, it can happen, that personal data are stored for the future, in which demands can be asserted to us.

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