Data Privacy Statement

Data protection notice

The ElringKlinger Group is thoroughly committed to the protection of data. We act in accordance with applicable statutory data protection regulations for the purpose of protecting any personal data of yours that may be collected when visiting our website or that you transmit to us.

Compliance with data protection regulations on this website is the responsibility of

ElringKlinger AG
Max-Eyth-Straße 2
72581 Dettingen/Erms

within the ElringKlinger Group.


Collection, processing and use of personal data

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"). This includes details such as your name, address, postal address, or telephone number.

It does not include information that cannot be connected to your identity (such as the time spent on the website or the number of users of the website).
Any personal data relating to you will only be processed within the context of the technical provision of this website or in order to analyze usage patterns.

Processing is based on the following statutory provisions: Article 6 1 a), f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Additionally, your data will be proceed for the following purposes:

  • For the provision of the videos

The legal basis of this is Article 6 (1) f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In using the http/s protocol, the following data are collected at a server level:

Date Duration of storage
Browser type/version 14 days
Operating system used 14 days
Referrer URL 14 days
IP address 14 days
Point of retrieval 14 days

If these or other personal data are processed through the use of other services on this website, such as the use of the contact form, you will be additionally informed prior to using the service.


Transfer of personal data

Data relating to you and processed by us is transmitted to the following recipients so that operation of website is ensured:

Category Purpose Transfer to third country
Advertising agency Support and development of this website No
Hosting Operation of website No
Vendor of analytical tools Usage analysis No
Video platform Provide videos Yes
Advertising agency Development and Design No
Company group Operation of the Website No

If a transfer to a third country takes place, your personal data will be protected by contractual agreements with the recipient in accordance with Art. 44 DSGVO.

To obtain a copy of the contractual agreements reached, please contact the contact address listed below.

Should you make use of the possibility of using our plug-ins for social networks, ElringKlinger AG will not transfer these data. When using these plug-ins, you will be forwarded directly to the corresponding page of the social network.

If your personal data are transferred to recipients other than those specified through the use of external services, we will inform you accordingly prior to processing.


Your rights

You, as the so-called data subject whose data are processed, have the following rights according to GDPR:

  • Right of access
  • Right to rectification
  • Right to erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to object, particularly with regard to processing under Article 6 1 a) and f) GDPR.

Should you wish to exercise one of these rights, please write to the contact address (no form required) specified.

If you would like to exercise your right to object, any data processing conducted to date shall remain unaffected.

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.



When deleting your data, we comply with the data protection principles of the GDPR. In accordance with this regulation, data will be deleted immediately after your request has been processed.

In the tables specified in the data protection notice, you can see detailed information on configured deletion and storage durations.



Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small data set that may be stored on your hard drive. This data set is generated by the web server with which you made a connection to our site via your web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox); this data set is then sent to your computer.

The following table contains all relevant information about the cookies used by us:

Technical necessary cookies:

Cookie Purpose Storage period
mq-cookieconsent Indication whether the user has seen and accepted the cookie window 365 days
mq-cookieconsent-default Indication whether the user allows technically necessary cookies 365 days
mq-cookieconsent-statistic Indication whether the user allows statistics cookies 365 days

Statistics cookies:

Cookie Purpose Storage period
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website 14 months
_gat Used by Google Analytics to limit the request rate 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data about how the visitor uses the website 1 day
_gat_UA-[…] Google Analytics ID 1 minute

The default setting of the majority of browsers is to automatically accept cookies. However, you have the option of setting your browser in such a way so as to reject cookies or notify you before a cookie is generated. Please note, however, that by disabling cookies you will not be able to use all areas of the website, as some sections will produce error notices. Cookies can be deleted manually at any time.


Tracking - Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent 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 activities and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser in connection with Google Analytics  will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent collection by Google of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as processing of this data by Google by using the link below ( to download and install the available browser plugin.

Furthermore, you can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out. An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website: deactivate Google Analytics

For further and more detailed information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit or Please note that Google Analytics has been enhanced with the anonymization function on this website in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses.


Data Protection Officer

ElringKlinger AG has fulfilled its obligations in respect of designating a Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted as follows:

ElringKlinger AG
attn.: Data Protection Officer
Max-Eyth-Straße 2
72581 Dettingen/Erms