Status: May 3rd, 2018
The responsible body, i.e. the data controller, within the meaning of the
data protection laws is:
IKA®-Werke GmbH & CO. KG
Janke & Kunkel-Str. 10
Tel.: + 49 7633 831-0
Fax: + 49 7633 831-98
Legal Form: Limited partnership
Court of registration: Freiburg, Commercial Register HRA 310100
Personally liable partner: IKA Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Company headquarters: Staufen
Janke & Kunkel-Str. 10
Court of registration: Freiburg, Commercial Register HRB 310258
Managing Director: René Stiegelmann
VAT No: DE142205182
When you access our website, information of a general nature is
automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes for
example the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name
of your internet service provider and the like. This solely involves
information that cannot be attributed to you personally. This information
is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content of web
pages that you have requested and is unavoidably necessary when using the
internet. We statistically evaluate anonymous information of this kind to
optimise our website and the technology that supports it.
Like many other websites, we also use "cookies". Cookies are small text
files that are transferred to your hard drive by a website server. We
thereby automatically receive certain data, such as your IP address,
browser used, operating system via your computer and your connection to the
Cookies cannot be used to launch programmes or to transfer viruses to a
computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate
navigation and enable our web pages to be displayed correctly.
Under no circumstances will the data that we collect be passed on to third
parties or any link to your personal data be established without your
You can, of course, always view our website without cookies. The settings
on internet browsers are routinely adjusted so as to accept cookies. You
can disable cookies at any time by changing your browser settings. Please
use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how to change
of the functions of our website may not work or may only work to a limited
When you register to use our personalised services, some personal data such
as your name, address, contact and communication data, e.g. your telephone
number and e-mail address, will be collected. If you are registered with
us, you can access the content and services that we offer only to
registered users. If necessary, registered users also have the option of at
any time changing or erasing the data provided when registering. Of course,
we are also always ready to provide you with information about the personal
data concerning you that we have stored. We are happy to rectify or erase
that data at your request, as long as there are no statutory storage
obligations to the contrary. Please use the contact details given at the
end of this Data Protection Policy to contact us in this regard.
In order to provide our paid services, we will request additional data,
such as your payment details.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use
state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS for subsections of
the web pages. Web pages that are assigned to the "process technology"
business area are currently not yet transmitted in an encrypted form.
When registering to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be
used solely for that purpose. Subscribers may also be informed by e-mail of
circumstances relevant to the service or registration (e.g. changes to the
newsletter offer or technical conditions).
For an effective registration, we need a valid e-mail address. To verify
that the registration is actually carried out by the owner of a specific
e-mail address, we use the "double opt-in" procedure. For this purpose, we
record the placement of an order for the newsletter, the sending of a
confirmation e-mail and the receipt of the requested response. No further
data is collected. The data is only used for sending out newsletters and is
not passed on to third parties.
You can at any time revoke your consent to the storage of your personal
data and to its use for the purpose of sending out newsletters. Each
newsletter contains a link for unsubscribing. In addition, you can at any
time unsubscribe on this website or inform us of your wish using the
contact option specified at the end of this Data Protection Policy.
If you contact us by e-mail or the contact form, the information you
provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your request as well
as for possible follow-up questions.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by
Google Inc. (hereinafter called Google). Google Analytics uses "cookies",
i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of
your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie on your
use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google Server in the USA
and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on
these web pages, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member
states of the European Union or in other states party 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 that data to
evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity
and to provide other services connected to website and internet usage to
the website operator. Google will not combine the IP address that is
transmitted by your browser within the context of Google Analytics with
You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings of your
browser software accordingly; however, we must point out that if you do,
you may not be able to make full use of all the features of this website.
You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your
use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and
processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin
available at the following link: Browser add-on for disabling Google
In addition, or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent
tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking on this link. An
opt-out cookie will thereby be installed on your device. This will prevent
Google Analytics from collecting data on this website and this browser in
the future, for as long as the cookie remains installed on your browser.
We embed YouTube videos on some of our web pages. The operator of the
corresponding plugin is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066,
USA. When you visit a page equipped with the YouTube plugin, a connection
to YouTube servers is established. YouTube is thereby informed of which
pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can
assign your browsing habits to you personally. You can prevent this by
logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.
Whenever a YouTube video is started, the provider deploys cookies to
collect information on user habits.
If you disable the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, such
cookies will not be stored even when you are watching YouTube videos.
However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other
cookies. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies
on the browser.
For further information about data protection on YouTube, see Google’s
Our website uses Google conversion tracking. If you have reached our
website via an ad placed by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on
your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on
a Google-enabled ad. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and
cannot be used to identify you personally. If the user visits certain pages
of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can see
that the user has clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each
Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be
tracked through AdWords customer websites. The information collected using
the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords
customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Adwords customers can see
the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and were forwarded
to a page that carries a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not
receive any information that personally identifies users.
If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can reject the
setting of a cookie necessary for tracking – for example, by setting
your browser to disable the automatic setting of cookies or by setting
your browser so as to block cookies from the domain
Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies if you do not wish
measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all your cookies in
your browser, you must set the relevant opt-out cookie again.
This website uses Google Inc.’s remarketing function. The purpose of
remarketing is to present interest-related ads to visitors to the website
within the Google advertising network. In the website visitor’s browser, a
cookie is stored which allows us to recognise the visitor when they access
web pages that belongs to Google’s advertising network. On these pages, the
visitor can be presented with advertisements that relate to content which
the visitor has previously visited on websites that use Google’s
remarketing function. According to information from Google, Google does not
collect personal data during this process. If you nevertheless do not want
Google's remarketing function, you can always disable it by selecting the
appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively,
the ad network initiative by following the instructions given here:
You have the right to at any time access information on your personal data
that we have stored. You also have the right to the rectification, locking
or (except in the case of mandatory data storage for business processing)
the erasure of your personal data. To exercise these rights, please contact
our Data Protection Officer, whose contact details can be found at the end
of this Data Protection Policy.
To allow for data locking at any time, this data must be kept in a lock
file for control purposes. You can also request the erasure of the data,
unless we are under a legal obligation to archive it. Insofar as such an
obligation exists, we will lock your data on request.
You may make changes or revoke your consent with effect for the future by
notifying us accordingly.
We reserve the right to amend this Data Protection Policy from time to
time, to ensure that it always fulfils current legal requirements, or in
order to make changes to our services in the Data Protection Policy, e.g.
when introducing new services. The new Data Protection Policy will
accordingly apply when you visit us again.
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail
or contact our Data Protection Officer directly:
Data Protection Officer of IKA-Werke Staufen GmbH&Co.KG
(+49) 7633-831 188
You also have the right to contact the responsible supervisory authority at