Privacy Policy

Privacy and data protection

For Wölfel, the security of your personal data is our prime concern.

We save the data that is necessary for handling the transaction, treating it with utmost confidentiality. Your personal data is only used for those purposes for which you transmitted it to us.

We will not disclose your data, in particular your email addresses, to third parties.

You can use our website without disclosing any personal data. Possibly, divergent regulations may apply for using individual services of our website; if so, these regulations are explained in the following. As a rule, we only process your personal data (for instance your name, address, email address, phone number, etc.) pursuant to the regulations of the German data privacy laws. Data is considered personal data if it can be unambiguously assigned to a certain natural person. For the legal basis of data protection, please refer to the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). The regulations specified in the following inform you about the type, scope, and purpose of the capture, use, and processing of personal data by the service provider Wölfel Engineering GmbH + Co.KG, Max-Planck-Str. 15, 97204 Höchberg, +49 (0)931-49708-0, info@woelfel.

Cookies

On our website, we use so-called cookies which allow us to recognize a user/owner of an Internet connection who has visited our website before. Cookies are small text files which your Internet browser saves on your computer. We use them to optimize our Internet presence and the services offered by us. Most cookies are so-called "session cookies" which are deleted once you leave our website; however, some of the cookies store information which help our website to remember you when you visit it again in the future. This automatic recognition is achieved by means of your IP address stored in the cookies; personal data such as your name is not saved.  We gain this information to optimize the services we are offering, and to give you better access to our website. You can prevent the installation of cookies in the settings of your browser (usually to be found in the browser menu under "Option" or "Settings"); however, please note that in this case you will probably not be able to fully use all functions of our website.

Server data

For technical reasons, amongst other the following data transmitted by your Internet browser to us or to our webspace provider Fusic is captured (so-called server logfiles): browser type and version, operating system used, website that linked you to our website (referrer URL), website you are visiting, date and time of your access, and your Internet Protocol (IP) address. This anonymous data is saved separately from any personal data you entered on our website; accordingly, no conclusion on a certain person can be drawn from it. We evaluate this data for statistical purposes so that we can optimize our Internet presence and the services we are offering.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files saved on your computer which allow us to analyze how you are using our website. The information on how you are using the website generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area, however, if the IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google sets the last bits of your IP address to zero before sending it to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will Google transmit the full IP address to its server in the USA and set the last bits to zero there. Acting on our instructions, Google will use this information to analyze your use of our website, to generate reports on the website activities, and to provide other services to the website operator related to the utilization of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not by combined with other Google data. You can prevent saving of the cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of our website. Furthermore, you can prevent the transmission of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

As an alternative to the installation of the browser plug-in, click the following link to prevent capture of data by Google Analytics primarily in the Internet browsers of mobile end devices:

Log-in function

Our website offers a log-in option. The data entered in the input mask of the log-in form in the course of the log-in process is captured and saved exclusively for the purpose of your use of the services offered by us.  When you log in to our website, we will furthermore save your IP address and the date and time of your log-in. This serves as our safeguard should a third party abuse your data to log in to our website without your knowledge. We will not disclose this data to third parties.

Newsletter

Our website offers the option to subscribe to our Newsletter. This Newsletter informs you about our service portfolio at regular intervals. To receive our Newsletter, you must have a valid email address. We will check the email address entered by you to see whether you are really the owner of the email address given, or if is owner authorized the receipt of the Newsletter. When you subscribe to our Newsletter, we will save your IP address and the date and time of your subscription. This serves as our safeguard should a third party abuse your email address to subscribe to our Newsletter without your knowledge. We will not capture any other data. The data captured as above is used exclusively for the delivery of the Newsletter. We will not disclose this data to third parties. You can unsubscribe from the Newsletter at any time. For details on how to do this, see the confirmation email and every issue of the Newsletter.

Which safety measures did we take to protect your data?

We took a multitude of safety measures for the reasonable and adequate protection of your personal data.

Our databases are protected by physical and technical measures and procedures restricting the access to the information to specifically authorized persons in compliance with this Privacy Statement. Our information system is protected by a software firewall to prevent the access from other networks connected with the Internet. Access to personal data is restricted to those employees who need the data to perform a specific task. Our employees have been trained in data security and data protection measures.

Never disclose your password for access to our web pages to third parties, and change the password regularly. Furthermore, do not use the same password for access to our web pages as for access to other password-protected  websites (email account, online banking, etc.).  When leaving our site, please use the logout function and close your browser to avoid giving unauthorized users access to your user account.

We cannot guarantee full data security in communication via email.

Contact option

On our website, we offer you the possibility to contact us via email and/or a contact form. If you make use of this possibility, we will save the data you entered so that we can handle your contact request. We will not disclose this data to third parties.

Information/revocation/deletion

In compliance with the German Data Protection Act, you can contact us free of charge if you have any questions on capture, processing or use of your personal data and its correction, blocking, deletion, or a revocation of a consent previously given. Furthermore, provided the legal preconditions are met, you may have the right to have your personal data corrected, deleted or blocked (§ 35 BDSG).  If you have any questions about data protection, feel free to contact us at any time (info@woelfel.de).

Modifications of this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement without previous announcement in reaction to circumstances prevailing. For this reason, please visit this website regularly to see if this Privacy Statement has been modified.