Privacy Policy

Kühne+Vogel GmbH thanks you for your interest in the company and for visiting this website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and would therefore like to inform you in the following about how we collect and process personal data on our website.

1. Responsible body
The responsible body within the meaning of data protection legislation, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is: Rainer Schmidt

Prozessautomatisierung Antriebstechnik GmbH
Zunftstraße 6
91154 Roth

Tel.: +49 (0) 91 71 / 96 56-0
Fax: +49 (0) 91 71 / 62 76 7 

2. Rights of visitors to the website 
You can contact our data protection officer at any time using the details provided to assert the following rights

  • Information regarding the personal data we store and process
  • Rectification of incorrect personal data
  • Deletion of your personal data stored by us
  • Restriction of data processing, insofar as we are not authorised to delete your data owing to legal obligations
  • Data portability, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

3. Right of withdrawal 
If you have granted your consent, you may withdraw it at any time with effect for the future.

4. Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties 
We process your personal data exclusively for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy. We do not disclose your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those indicated. We only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • You have provided your express consent
  • Processing is required to conclude a contract with you
  • Processing is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation, processing is required to protect legitimate interests and you do not have an overriding legitimate interest in declining to disclose your information.

5. Deletion or blocking of data We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or for the periods or storage as stipulated by the relevant legislation. Upon termination of the respective purpose or expiration of these statutory periods, the corresponding data will be routinely blocked and deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

6. Anonymous data collection 
Every time a user visits and a file is accessed, information regarding this process is temporarily stored in a log file. The stored data will be evaluated anonymously solely for internal statistical purposes to continuously improve the content of our website. The data is not analysed in a way that could be attributed to a specific individual. Specifically, a data record is stored for each access containing:

  •  IP address of the requesting computer
  • Time of access
  • Browser identification
  • Websites you visit on our site
  • Website from which you visit us (if it can be communicated)

7. Cookies 
We may use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored for a limited period on the hard disk of a computer. They serve as an identifier to enable our Internet server to recognise your computer for the duration of your visit. The use of cookies can enable you to partially adapt and “customise” our Internet offer to match your personal interests. If you would like to benefit from the use of cookies, please adjust your computer settings to allow the use of cookies. Some computer programs permit the use of cookies by default. If you do not wish to use cookies by default, you can change this setting in the relevant computer software. For details on how to do this, please consult the manufacturer's instructions for the software you are using. If you decline the use of cookies, it is assumed that you will not be able to use all the functions of our website to their full extent.

8. SSL encryption 
We use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (i.e. SSL) over HTTPS to protect the security of your data during transmission.

9. Contact form 
If you have any queries, please contact us by email or use our contact form and grant your permission to contact you. For this purpose, you must specify a valid email address to enable us to assign your request and respond to it. The submission of additional data is optional. The information you provide will be stored to process your request and for potential follow-up questions. Personal data will automatically be deleted once the request has been completed.

10. Use of Google Analytics 
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, IP anonymisation is activated on these websites such that your IP address will be truncated by Google prior to transfer within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to your website activity and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The purpose of the data processing is to evaluate the use of the website and compile reports on activities on the website. Additional related services will be provided based on the use of the website and the Internet. Data processing by us is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the relevant settings in your browser software; however, please note that, in this case, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to their fullest extent. You can also download the browser plugin available under the following link and install the: Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on to prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can click this link to prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our website. An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device to block the collection of data by Google Analytics for this website and this browser in the future, for as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser. 

11. Changes to our Privacy Policy 
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy to comply with the latest legal requirements at all times or to implement changes to our services in the Privacy Policy, e.g. when we introduce new services. Your next visit will then be subject to the new Privacy Policy.

12. Questions to the data protection officer
Please contact us via email if you have any questions on privacy and data protection.


This Privacy Policy was generated by ActivMind AG for data protection and data security and adapted to the appropriate requirements.


© Kühne+Vogel Prozessautomatisierung Antriebstechnik GmbH | May 2020

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