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Privacy Policy

Data protection at a glance


General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all the information that can be used to identify you personally. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our privacy policy below this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
On this website, the data processing is carried out by the website operator. For contact details of the operator please refer to the legal notice on this website.

How do we collect your data?
For one thing, your data could be acquired if you disclose them to us. In this connection, this could be information that has been input by you into a contact form, for example.
Other data are automatically collected by our IT system when you visit the website. These are, in particular, technical data (e.g. web browser, operating system or time when the page was viewed). Such data are collected automatically when you access our website.

How do we use your data?
Some of the data are collected in order to ensure error-free website availability. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What are your rights in relation to your data?
You have the right to obtain information free of charge and at all times about the origin, recipients and purpose of the data about you that is stored. Moreover, you have the right to request the rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. To this end, as well as for any other questions on the subject of data protection you can contact us at any time at the address specified in the legal notice. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and tools from third-party providers

When visiting our website, your surfing behaviour may be statistically evaluated. For this the website uses primarily cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You may object to this analysis or prevent it by not using specific tools. Detailed information concerning this can be found in the following privacy policy.

You may object to this analysis. In this privacy policy we will provide information about the opportunities to raise objections.

General Information and Mandatory Information

Data protection
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.
When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal information is data that can be used to identify you personally. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and how we use them. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that there could be security vulnerabilities when data is transmitted on the internet (e.g. via email communication). Complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.

Information regarding the Data Controller
The Data Controller for this website is:

STICHWEH Maschinen & Service GmbH
Ms Anja Gröhlich, Mr Rolf Sürig
Am Schmiedebrink 4
31020 Salzhemmendorf/Thüste

Telephone: + 49 (0)5186 94140
E-mail: office@smt-stichweh.com

Data Controller means the natural or legal person that, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, or similar).

Withdrawal of your consent for the processing of data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You may withdraw previously granted consent at any time. Informal notification via an e-mail sent to us is all that is needed. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out prior to the withdrawal of consent shall remain unaffected by the revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of data protection law, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the Data Protection Commissioner for the federal state where our company is based. For a list of Data Protection Commissioners together with their contact details please refer to the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability
You have the right for data that we automatically process based on your consent, or for the performance of a contract, to be provided in a commonly used and machine-readable format to you or to a third party. If you ask for the data to be transmitted directly to another data controller than this will happen only insofar as it is technically feasible.

Encryption based on SSL or TLS
This website uses encryption based on SSL or TLS for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential information such as, for example, orders or requests that you send to us as the operators of this website. You can recognise an encrypted connection when the address line of your browser switches from “http://” to https:// and a lock symbol appears in the browser line.
Once encryption based on SSL or TLS has been enabled the information that you transmit to us cannot be read by any third party.

Access, blocking, erasure
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge and at all times about stored personal data that relates to you, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. To this end, as well as for any other questions on the subject of personal data you can contact us at any time at the address specified in the legal notice.

Objection to promotional e-mails
We hereby object to the use of contact details published in accordance with the legal notice requirement for the purpose of sending advertising and information materials that have not been expressly requested. The website operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action if unsolicited information of a promotional nature is sent, for example, in the form of spam e-mails.

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter that we offer on our website then we will need your e-mail address as well as information that will allow us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Other data will not be collected, or only if you volunteer them. We will use these data solely for the purpose of sending the information requested and we will not share them with third parties.
The processing of the data entered into the newsletter signup form is carried out solely on the basis of your consent (Art. 6(1) a) GDPR). You may withdraw the consent granted to store the data, the e-mail address as well as their use for the purpose of sending the newsletter at any time via the “unsubscribe“ link in the newsletter. The lawfulness of the data processing operations already carried out shall remain unaffected by the revocation.
The data from you that we store for the purpose of the newsletter subscription will be retained by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and they will be erased when the newsletter subscription has been cancelled. Data that we have stored for other purposes shall remain unaffected by this.

Data Protection Officer

Legally required Data Protection Officer

The company Senttitec GmbH
Matthias Senne
Göttinger Str. 8

31061 Alfeld
Tel: + 49 (0)175/ 8419939

Data collection on our website

The web pages sometimes use so-called cookies. They cannot cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are intended to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. These are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you erase them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser during a subsequent visit.
You can set your browser so that you are notified about the placement of cookies and only allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, refuse cookies in certain cases or generally, as well as enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. Disabling cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.
Cookies that are required for the execution of an electronic communication process or for the provision of certain functions requested by you are stored on the basis of Art. 6(1) f). The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the technically flawless and optimised provision of its services. If other cookies are stored (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) then these will be addressed separately in this privacy policy.

WPML Cookies:
_icl_current_admin_language: Retention time: 24 h | Function: Contains the current language of the administrator.
_icl_current_language: Retention time: 24 h | Function: Contains the current language of the visitor.
_icl_visitor_lang_js: Retention time: session | Function: Stores the redirected language.
wpml_browser_redirect_test: Retention time: session | Function: Checks cookies are enabled.

Cookie Consent Cookie:
cookie_notice_accepted: Retention time: 1 year | Function: This cookie stores whether or not the visitor has read the cookie notice in the cookie banner.

WordPress Cookie:
wordpress_test_cookie: Retention time: session | Function: Checks whether or not the browser accepts cookies.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically sends to us. These are:

  • browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the computer accessing the website
  • time of the server request
  • IP address | This data is not merged with other data sources.

The basis for the data processing is Art. 6(1) f) OR b) GDPR under which the processing of data necessary for the performance of a contract or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract is allowed.

Distribution of data within the group of companies

To process your request, where appropriate, the collected data that are needed will be distributed to companies within the SMT-Stichweh Group.
If, within the scope of your request, you have given the relevant consent then, to provide further support and within the legal limits, the data will also be distributed to companies within the SMT-Stichweh Group (e.g. to sales partners).
There are agreements with all the companies in the SMT-Stichweh Group that ensure an adequate level of data protection.