Privacy Policy

I.    Data protection policy for the website

§ 1 Information concerning the collection of personal data

1. The following section provides information about the collection of personal data when using our website. The term “personal data” refers to all data that relates to you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.

2. The responsible party according to Art. 4 No. 7 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) is

DATRON AG
In den Gänsäckern 5
64367 Mühltal, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 61 51 – 14 19 – 0
Email: datenschutz(at)datron.de

Responsible Data Protection Supervisory Authority:

The Hessian Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Gustav-Stresemann-Ring
65189 Wiesbaden, Germany

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at

CTM-COM GmbH
In den Leppsteinswiesen 14
64380 Roßdorf, Germany
Telephone: +49 6154 57605-111
Email: datenschutz(at)ctm-com.de

3. When you make contact with us by email or via a contact form, the data you share with us (your email address and, where applicable, your name and telephone number) is saved so that we can answer your questions. We will delete any data associated with your approach once it is no longer necessary to keep the data on file or restrict the processing of said data if the data is subject to statutory obligations.

4. Should we need to make use of appointed service providers for certain functions of our website or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will provide you with detailed information about the respective procedures below. This will also include the prescribed storage period criteria.

§ 2 Your rights

  1. With regard to personal data relating to your person, your rights are as follows:
    • The right to information,
    • the right to correction or erasure,
    • the right to limitation of processing,
    • the right to object to processing,
    • the right to data portability.
  2. You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the way in which we process your personal data.
    If you wish to exercise your rights with regard to personal data relating to your person, please send an email to: datenschutz(at)datron.de

    DATRON AG

    In den Gänsäckern 5
    64367 Mühltal, Germany
    Telephone: +49 (0) 61 51 – 14 19 – 0
    Email: datenschutz(at)datron.de

§ 3 The collection of personal data while visiting our website

  1. When our website is used purely for the purposes of gathering information, i.e. if you do not register with our website or send us information in any other way, then we only collect the personal data sent to our server by your browser. If you would like to view our website, we collect the data we require from a technical point of view to grant you access to our website and to guarantee stability and security (the legal basis here is Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 item f of EU-GDPR). This data consists of:
    • IP address
    • Date and time of the request
    • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
    • Content of the request (specific page)
    • Access status/HTTP status code
    • Respective transferred data volume
    • Website from which the request originated
    • Browser
    • Operating system and its interface
    • Language and version of the browser software.
  2. In addition to the data mentioned above, cookies are saved on your computer while you are using our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk by the browser you use and through which certain information flows to the site that sets the cookies (in this case, by us). Cookies are not able to run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They enable us to make our website as a whole more user-friendly and more effective.
  3. Use of cookies:(1)    This website uses the following types of cookies, whose scope and functionality are explained below:
    • Transient cookies (see point 2)
    • Persistent cookies (see point 3).

    (2)    Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include, in particular, session cookies. These cookies save what is known as a session ID, which makes it possible to assign the different requests made by your browser to a single session. This allows us to recognise your computer if you return to our website at a later time. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.

    (3)    Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

    (4)    You can configure your browser settings to suit your requirements and, for example, reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

    (5)    We make use of cookies to allow us to identify you in the event of subsequent visits, should you have an account with us. Otherwise, you would have to log in afresh each time you visit our website.

§ 4 Other functions and services on our website

  1. In addition to using our website for the purposes of gathering information, we also offers various services that could be of interest to you. If you would like to use these services, you typically have to enter the additional personal data we require to provide the respective service and to which the aforementioned data processing principles apply.
  2. To a certain extent, we employ external service providers for the purposes of processing your data. These external service providers have been carefully selected and commissioned, are bound by our instructions and are assessed on a regular basis.
  3. Furthermore, we may also send your personal data to third parties if we are offering campaign participation, competitions, completion of contracts or similar services in conjunction with partners. You will receive further information about this when you submit your personal data or you can view it at the bottom of the description of the service.
  4. Should our service providers or partners have their headquarters in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the ramifications of these circumstances in the description of the service.

§ 5 Objecting to or revoking your consent to the processing of your data

  1. If you have given us consent to process your data, you can revoke this at any time. Such a revocation has an impact on the admissibility of the processing of your personal data as soon as you have issued us with the revocation.
  2. To the extent that we justify the processing of your personal data based on the balancing of interests, you can object to the processing of said data. This is particularly the case when the processing of your data is not necessary to meet the requirements of a contract concluded with you, which we will illustrate in each of the following descriptions of the functions. When exercising your right to objection, we kindly ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data in the manner we have chosen to. Once you have provided reasons for your objection, we will assess the circumstances and either cease or amend the processing of your personal data or explain the compelling legitimate grounds we have for continuing to process your personal data.As a matter of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. Please use the following contact details to make us aware of your objection to advertising:DATRON AG
    In den Gänsäckern 5
    64367 Mühltal, Germany
    Telephone: +49 (0) 61 51 – 14 19 – 0
    Email: datenschutz(at)datron.de

§ 6 Processing of personal data sent to us as part of an application

  1. Data sent to us as part of an application process will only be used for the purposes of the applicant selection procedure. The application data is intended for a specific purpose and will be deleted 6 months after the official application deadline at the latest.

II.    Data protection policies for analysis tools

§ 1 Use of Google Analytics

  1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses what are known as “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable us to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymity is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. 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 to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website and internet use.
  2. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
  3. 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. In addition, you can prevent the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being recorded and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
  4. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. As a result, IP addresses are further processed in abbreviated form, so that a personal relationship can be ruled out. As far as the data collected about you is personal, it will be excluded immediately and the personal data will be deleted immediately.
  5. We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics we collect allow us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 item f of EU-GDPR.
  6. Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User terms: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, Data protection overview: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html,  and the data protection policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

III.    Data protection policy for social media

§ 1 Embedding of YouTube videos

  1. We have embedded YouTube videos on our website. These videos are stored on http://www.YouTube.com and can be played on our website directly. These are all embedded in “advanced data protection mode”, i.e. none of your user data is transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. The data listed in Section 2 is only transmitted if you decide to play the videos. We have no control over this transmission of data.
  2. By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have opened the respective subpage of our website. Furthermore, the data listed in § 3 of this policy is transmitted. This happens irrespective of whether or not you have a YouTube user account that you are logged into. If you are logged into Google, your data will be associated with your account directly. If you do not want the data to be associated with your YouTube profile, you must log out before clicking on the button. YouTube saves your data as user profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. Most notably, such evaluations are carried out (even for users who are not logged in) in order to generate needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the generation of such user profiles. If you wish to exercise this right you must direct your request to YouTube.
  3. Please refer to the data protection policy for further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube. The data protection policy also includes information on your rights and the settings available to protect your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also process your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

IV. Other tools

§ 1 Google Fonts

  1. This website uses external fonts from Google Fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font from your computer will be used.
  2. These web fonts are integrated by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This tells the server which of our websites you have visited. In doing so, the user’s browser transmits various information for the uniform presentation of the website. This information includes various browser and device data and also the IP address of the user himself
  3. The processing is carried out on the basis of our legitimate interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in the form of search engine optimisation, improved loading times, lower administrative costs and uniform presentation across devices.
  4. You can find further information from Google at: https://fonts.google.com/about.