Data Privacy Statement

Data protection at a glance

General notes

The following notes provide you with a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are any data with which you can be personally identified. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our privacy policy, which is shown below this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data are collected on this website by the website operator, whose contact details you can find in the Legal Notice of this website.

How do we collect your data?
Your data are collected on the one hand by your informing us of these data. These can be, for example, data that you enter in a contact form

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit our website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of visiting the page). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
A part of the data is used to guarantee error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right at all times and at no cost to you to obtain information regarding the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand that these data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time about this and any other questions concerning data protection via the address given in the Legal Notice. Furthermore you have the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

Your surfing behaviour may be statistically evaluated when you visit our website. This mainly takes place by means of cookies and so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour generally takes place anonymously; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information about this can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibility to raise an objection in this privacy policy.

General notes and mandatory information

Data protection

The operator of these pages takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data privacy provisions and this privacy policy.

Various items of personal data are collected when you use this website. Personal data are any data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this takes place.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. in communication by email) may have security vulnerabilities. Absolute protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note on the data controller

Haag+Zeissler Maschinenelemente GmbH
Am Steinheimer Tor 18
63450 Hanau
Phone: 06181 92387-0

The data controller is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purpose and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. name, e-mail addresses and the like).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

Many data processing procedures are possible only with your express consent. You can revoke any consent already given at any time. It is sufficient to send us an informal note by e-mail for this. The legality of the data processing that takes place until revocation is not affected by the revocation.

Right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority

In the case of breaches of data protection laws, the data subject has the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for questions of data protection legislation is the State Data Protection Officer of the Federal State in which our company has its headquarters. You can find a list of Data Protection Officers and their contact details here.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilling an order, handed out to you or to a third party in a common machine-readable format. If you request that the data be transmitted to another data controller, this takes place only if it is technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

For reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, for example purchase orders or enquiries that you send to us as the page operator, this page employs SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection can be recognised by the address line in the browser changing from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, Blocking, Deletion

Within the scope of the applicable legal regulations you have the right at all times to obtain – at no expense to yourself – information on your personal data saved, its origin and recipient, on the purpose behind the data processing and also to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time about this and on any further personal data matters under the address in the Legal Notice.

Rejection of advertising mails

The usage of contact data published under the legal notice obligation for sending publicity and informative material not expressly requested is herewith vetoed. The website operators explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unrequested advertising material is sent, such as by the use of spam e-mails.

Data collection on our website


So-called cookies are used on some of the web pages. Cookies do not damage your computer and they contain no viruses. Cookies are for making our platform more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files deposited on your computer which your browser saves.

Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Others remain saved on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to again detect your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser such that you are informed about cookies being set, that you only permit cookies in individual instances, that you exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or universally and that you activate automatic deletion of the cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this Website.

Cookies, which are necessary for the execution of the electronic communication procedure or for the provision of certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping cart function), are saved on the basis of Art. 6 Section 1 f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the saving of cookies for the technically flawless and optimised provision of its services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behaviour) are saved, they are dealt with separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The provider of the pages collects and automatically saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. That is:
Browser type and browser version
operating system used
referrer URL
host name of the accessing computer
time of the server inquiry
IP address

This data is not combined with other data sources. The basis for the processing of data is Article 6, Section 1 f) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact Form

Inquiries which we receive from you on the contact form will be saved together with the contact data you have indicated in order for us to process the inquiry and be in a position to respond to any subsequent questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

The processing of the data entered in the contact form thus takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Article 6 Section 1 a) of the GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. It is sufficient to send us an informal note by e-mail for this. The legality of the data processing procedures that take place until revocation is not affected by the revocation.

We retain the data that you enter in the contact form until such time as you request us to delete the data or revoke your consent to its storage, or until the purpose of the data storage no longer exists (e.g. after completion of the processing of your enquiry). Mandatory legal requirements – in particular archiving periods – are not affected.

Analysis tools and advertising

Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This Website makes use of the Matomo open source web analysis service. Matomo uses so-called "cookies". They are text files saved on your computer enabling your use of the Website to be analysed. To this end, the information generated by the cookie on the use of this Website is saved on our server. The IP address is anonymised before saving the information.

Matomo cookies remain on your end device until you delete them.

The saving of cookies takes place on the basis of Article 6 Section 1 f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both his website and his advertising..

The information generated by the cookie on the use of this Website is not passed onto any third parties. You can stop the cookie being saved by means of an appropriate setting undertaken on your browser software. However, in doing so, we wish to point out that you might then not be able to make use of all the functions of this Website.

If you do not concur with your data being saved and utilised you can deactivate it here. In this case an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser to stop Matomo saving usage data. Deleting your cookies will also result in the Matomo opt-out cookie being deleted. The opt-out needs to be re-activated when you again visit our site.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (referred to in the following as "reCAPTCHA") on our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether the entry of data on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) is done by a human being or by an automated program. To do this reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor on the basis of various features. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various items of information (e.g. IP address, duration of the visitor's stay on the website or the mouse movements made by the user). The data recorded during the analysis are forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses take place entirely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.

The processing of the data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Section 1 f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting his websites against abusive automated spying and spam.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy can be found here.

Plugins and tools

Adobe Typekit

For the uniform display of fonts, this page uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Adobe Typekit. On calling a page your browser loads the necessary web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose the browser you are using must establish a connection to the Adobe Typekit servers (in the USA). As a result of this Adobe Typekit becomes aware that our website was called via your IP address. Adobe Typekit web fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing display of our websites. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 Section 1 f) of the GDPR.

A standard font from your computer will be used if your browser does not support web fonts.

Further information can be found in the Adobe Typekit data protection notes.