GEWATEC Privacy Information

Privacy information

The operator of this website and responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is Fimra GEWATEC GmbH&CoKG. You can reach our data protection officer at Datenschutz(at)

1. data collection when visiting our website
When visiting our website, we regularly collect the data automatically transmitted by your browser to our web server, such as your IP address, the URLs of the websites from which you have accessed our websites, the browser used, the operating system used, the access device with which the services are used, the date and time of access, the pages of our websites accessed and the time you spend on our websites. IP addresses are not used by us to identify users.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1f) DSGVO, which follows from the purposes listed below.

This information is used for the following purposes:

  • smooth use of our Internet offer
  • to optimize system security
  • for the optimization of our Internet offer
  • for statistical evaluations

The data is stored for a period of 6 months and then automatically deleted.

2. cookies
We use cookies, web beacons or similar methods when you visit our websites or use our offers. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computer or mobile device, and which allow your computer or device to be recognized, possibly even across different websites. The cookies do not contain any personal data. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device and enable us or our service providers to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies).

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, it is possible that certain areas of the websites or offers will then not function as intended.

Web beacons are small graphic files ("pixels") that may be embedded in our website and can be used to record user behavior. Similar methods are e.g. Flash cookies, HTML5 cookies or other local (browser or device) storage methods, where - comparable to cookies - data can be stored in your browser or end device in order to recognize your browser or device on your next visit or during a session.

We use cookies and similar techniques within the framework of Google Analytics (see below, item 3) for the purposes described above under item 2 and in accordance with the legal basis stated there.

We use the lead generation service of Leadinfo B.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands. This recognizes visits by companies to our website based on IP addresses and shows us publicly available information for this purpose, such as company names or addresses. In addition, Leadinfo sets two first-party cookies to evaluate user behavior on our website and processes domains from form entries (e.g., "") to correlate IP addresses with companies and improve the services. For more information, please visit To opt-out:

3. Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. 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 under the following link (

For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit or We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

We also use Google Analytics to analyze data from AdWords and the Double Click cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not wish to do this, you can deactivate this via the Ads Preferences Manager (

4. analysis by wiredminds
Our website uses the counting pixel technology of wiredminds GmbH ( to analyze visitor behavior. In the process, data may be collected, processed and stored, from which usage profiles are created under a pseudonym. Where possible and reasonable, these usage profiles are completely anonymized. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's Internet browser and are used to recognize the Internet browser. The data collected, which may also include personal data, is transmitted to wiredminds or collected directly by wiredminds. wiredminds may use information left behind by visits to the websites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data obtained in this way will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website without the separately granted consent of the person concerned, and it will not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Insofar as IP addresses are collected, they are immediately anonymized by deleting the last number block.

5. newsletter and marketing emails
If you have registered for our newsletter, we will use the contact details you have provided to send you information by email about products and services and events of GEWATEC GmbH&CoKG, in particular in the form of marketing emails and a regular newsletter.
You can revoke your consent to the sending of emails at any time free of charge by using the unsubscribe link in our emails.
In this respect, the data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1a) DSGVO on the basis of your consent. Upon revocation or unsubscription of the newsletter, your contact data will be deleted.

6. data subject rights, right of complaint, right of objection
In addition to the right to revoke the consent you have given to us, you have the right to information according to Art. 15 DSGVO, the right to correction according to Art. 16 DSGVO, the right to deletion according to Art. 17 DSGVO, the right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 DSGVO, the right of objection according to Art. 21 DSGVO and the right to data portability according to Art. 20 DSGVO, provided that the respective legal requirements are met. In addition, there is a right of appeal to the competent data protection supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO.
The general right to object according to Art. 21 (1) DSGVO applies to all processing described in this data protection information that is based on Art. 6 (1f) DSGVO. Unlike the right to object to data processing for direct marketing pursuant to Art. 21 (2) of the GDPR, we are only obliged to implement such a general objection under the GDPR if you provide us with reasons of overriding importance for doing so (e.g. a possible risk to life or health).

External links
We assume no responsibility for the content of external links. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and especially for damages resulting from the use or non-use of such information, only the provider of the linked pages is liable. In no event shall we be liable for any damages or consequential damages of any kind arising from the use of these pages. This also applies if we are made aware of the possibility of such damages.

The copyright for documents of GEWATEC GmbH&CoKG remains solely with GEWATEC. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without our agreement. Further information and notes in the imprint.

All trademarks mentioned on our website and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere mention of a trademark does not imply that it is not protected by the rights of third parties.

Your application and the personal data contained therein will be processed by us exclusively for the purposes of the personnel selection procedure and within the framework of the applicable data protection regulations.

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.

Wehingen, May 2018




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