Please also read our data protection information.

 

Privacy Policy

For us, the protection of your data is of the utmost importance. We'd therefore like to inform you about how we protect your privacy when you provide us with your data. In principle, our website can be used without you providing your personal data. However, certain applications of our website may require you to provide us with your data. Therefore, there may be limitations on the use of our website without providing your data.

Responsibility

The HOFFMANN Maschinen- und Apparatebau GmbH (Hauerstraße 2–4, 38268 Lengede, Germany, phone: +49 5344-9009-0, fax: +49 5344-5773) is the operator of this website and is responsible for compliance with the applicable data protection regulations as the controller within the meaning of Art. 4 para. 7 GDPR.

The personal data of our users is stored and processed in accordance with the relevant regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG) in their current versions. All personal data will only be collected for specified, clear and legitimate purposes and will not be stored longer than necessary.

 

Personal Data

Personal data are details of personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person (e.g. name, date of birth, and contact details).

 

Website

The personal data of our users are stored and processed by us in compliance with the relevant regulations, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG-new) and the Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). All personal data is collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and stored in a personally identifiable format no longer than necessary.

As soon as you visit our website, our web servers temporarily store each access in a log file. The following data may be recorded and stored up to automatic deletion: IP address, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, reports on the success of the access of the website, identification data of the browser and operating system used, the website from which the access takes place, and the IP address of your Internet access provider, among others. The processing of this data takes place for the purpose of enabling the use of the website, for system security, for technical administration of the network infrastructure, and the optimization of the internet offer.

 

Other Data Collection

We collect, store and process your personal data (e.g. first name, name, address, email address, telephone number) where a business relationship exists or is to be established e.g. as part of an order, as well as in course of the content design and modification of the business relationship. We furthermore use your personal data where you have submitted it to us for the registration on our website and have consented to the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, we collect, store and process your personal data if you approach us via applicant or contact forms as well as by sending an email, to the extent this is necessary for the processing of your inquiries and correspondence. The personal data collected by us will be immediately deleted once they are no longer required for this purpose, unless legal retention periods exist. The provision of your personal data is voluntary.

 

Transfer of Data

We use your personal data within the GmbH and our affiliated companies. These companies as well as our external service providers which perform data processing on our behalf are contractually obliged to treat the personal data according to the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in the sense of § 11 BDSG. To the extent these companies come into contact with your personal data, we have taken legal, technical and organizational measures and perform regular checks to ensure that they comply with the regulations of the data protection laws.

A transfer of your personal data to other third parties does not take place as a matter of principle. If you find partner offers on our website, you will use these directly with the respective partners. This also includes the offers of third-party providers managed by these providers so that our data protection regulations do not apply to these offers. We reserve the right to transfer your personal data to authorized bodies if we are obliged to do so by law or by court order.

 

Cookies

On our website, various information is stored in so-called cookies which serve as a user-friendly handling of the application and make the Internet offer more effective overall. In addition, the data stored in a cookie saves repeatedly filling out forms. The cookies we use are temporary and will be deleted regularly. You can independently manage the acceptance of cookies of our pages in your browser and, if necessary, block them. You can also find out about the possibility of disabling cookies in the settings of the browser you selected.

 

Website Analysis

In order to optimize the content and offers of our website as well as to collect statistical evaluations, various technical programs are used which record data on the behaviour of the user of the website in an anonymous format. For this purpose, e.g. data on click behaviour, visit duration, system settings and user origin are collected by means of analysis software cookies in the form of text files. Cookies are stored on your computer for these evaluations. This collected data may be stored on the servers of the operators of the analysis tools. The data collected will not be used to personally identify the user and not be merged with other personal data of the user.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent in this case. In the following section, we will present the analysis tools we use in Detail.

The following analysis tools are used on our website for this purpose:

 

Matomo 

We use Matomo, an open-source software for the statistical analysis of visitor accesses, on our website. Matomo uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on our own server. You may prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website in this case. To permanently disable Matomo tracking on this page, please click on the text box below:

 

Social Plug-ins

Our website is using the social plug-ins of various providers of social networks. As soon as you visit one of our web pages that contains such a plug-in, the content of the plug-in is delivered directly to your browser. Through the use of social plug-ins, we offer you the possibility to directly interact with our articles via the comment function. The following social plug-ins are offered on our website:

Facebook

The Facebook plug-ins on our website are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plug-ins are identified by the Facebook logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, a direct contact to Facebook is made by your browser, so that your information is transmitted directly to a Facebook server. If you are logged into Facebook at the same time as your visit to our website, Facebook can directly assign your visit to your account. When sending a comment or pressing the Like button, this information is also sent to a Facebook server and stored in the US by it. In addition, your Facebook interactions will be published directly at Facebook and will be visible to your Facebook friends. If you do not want such an interaction, it is up to you to log out of Facebook before you visit our website and to prevent the loading of the Facebook plug-in on our website by using a Facebook blocker. For the purpose and scope of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of the data, please refer to the Facebook data policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

Twitter

The Twitter plug-ins on our website are operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The Twitter plug-ins are identified by the Twitter logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, a direct contact to Twitter is made by your browser, so that your information is transmitted directly to a Twitter server. If you are logged into Twitter at the same time as your visit to our website, Twitter can directly assign your visit to your account. When sending a comment or pressing the Twitter button, this information is also sent to a Twitter server and stored in the US by it. In addition, your Twitter interactions will be published directly at Twitter and may be visible to your Twitter contacts. If you do not want such an interaction, it is up to you to log out of Twitter before you visit our website and also prevent the loading of the Twitter plug-in on our website by using a script blocker. For the purpose and scope of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of the data, please refer to the Twitter data policy: https://twitter.com/privacy.

LinkedIn

The LinkedIn plug-ins on our website are operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The LinkedIn plug-ins are identified by the LinkedIn logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, a direct contact to LinkedIn is made by your browser, so that your information is transmitted directly to a LinkedIn server. If you are logged into LinkedIn at the same time as your visit to our website, LinkedIn can directly assign your visit to your account. By clicking the LinkedIn share button while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of these website to your LinkedIn profile. We point out that, as the provider of this website, we do not gain any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data nor of their use by LinkedIn. For the purpose and scope of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of the data, please refer to the LinkedIn data policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Google+1

The Google+1 plug-ins on our website are operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The Google+1 plug-ins are recognizable by the "+1" sign. When you visit one of our web pages that contains such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct link to Google's servers. The content of the Google+1 plug-ins is transmitted from Google directly to your browser and integrated there. If you are a Google+1 member, Google may store the information via the contents you marked with Google+1 plug-ins, as well as information about your visit to the respective website. We would like to point out that, as the provider of this website, we do not gain any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data nor of their use by Google. If you are a Google+ member and you do not want Google to collect data about you through our website and link it to your data stored on Google, it is up to you to log out of Google before you visit our website. For the purpose and scope of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of the data, please refer to the Google privacy policies: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/?hl=de.

Xing

The Xing plug-ins on our website are operated by the XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. The Xing plug-ins are identified by the Xing logo. When you visit our website, your browser establishes a short-term connection to XING AG servers ("XING") through which the XING share button functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not collect any personally identifiable information about you through the use of this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behaviour via the use of cookies in connection with the XING share button. The current respective privacy policy on the XING share button and additional information can be found on the following website: https://dev.xing.com/plugins/share_button/privacy_policy.

YouTube

The YouTube plug-ins on our website are operated by YouTube, LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. The YouTube plug-ins are identified by the YouTube logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, a direct contact to YouTube is made by your browser, so that your information is transmitted directly to a YouTube server. If you are logged into YouTube at the same time as your visit to our website, YouTube can directly assign your visit to your account. When sending a comment or pressing the YouTube button, this information is also sent to a YouTube server and stored in the US by it. In addition, your YouTube interactions will be published directly at YouTube and may therefore be visible to other people. If you do not want such an interaction, it is up to you to log out of YouTube before you visit our website and also prevent the loading of the YouTube plug-in on our website by using a script blocker. For the purpose and scope of the data collection as well as the further processing and use of the data, please refer to the YouTube privacy policies: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

 

Data Security

In order to protect your data from unauthorized access and misuse by third parties, we have implemented extensive technical and organizational operational safety measures. These measures meet the stringent legal requirements of the national regulations and are always adapted to the latest state of the art.

 

Information & Revocation

You have the right to free information, correction, blocking or deletion of stored data at any time. Please contact datenschutzbeauftragter@hoffmann-filter.de by email for this. If you have given us your consent to the use of personal data, you can revoke it at any time. Alternatively, please send us your request by mail or fax.

 

Inclusion, Timeliness and Change of the Privacy Policy

By using our website you indicate that you agree to the above-described data use. The privacy policy is dated 12 September 2017 and is currently valid. Due to the continuous further development of our website or the implementation of new technologies, it may become necessary to adapt this privacy policy to the respective current situation. The HOFFMANN Maschinen- und Apparatebau GmbH therefore reserves the right to change the data protection policy at any time with effect for the future. You should therefore regularly visit this website to learn about the current version of our privacy policy.

 

Contact:

Please send questions and suggestions regarding our data protection regulations to:

Tobias Lau

Data Protection Officer

Hauerstr. 2–4

38268 Lengede, Germany

Or by email to: datenschutzbeauftragter@hoffmann-filter.de

 

Effective: 25.05.2018