1. Data protection at a glance
Here is a simple explanation of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. You can obtain comprehensive information about the subject of data protection from the privacy statement given below.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is conducted by the website operator. You can obtain contact information from the masthead of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Your data is collected firstly because you provided it to us. This can be e.g. data which you enter into a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically via our IT system when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page call up). This data is collected automatically as soon as you visit our website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to guarantee trouble-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your use of the website.
What rights do you have over your data?
You have the right at any time to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. For this and other questions about the subject of data protection you may contact us at the address given in the masthead. Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the responsible supervisory authority.
Analysis tools and tools from third party suppliers
When you visit our website your surfing behaviour may be statistically analysed. This is done primarily with cookies and analytics programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is anonymous as a rule. The surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You may oppose this analysis or you can prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed
information about this in the following privacy statement.
You can oppose this analysis. We will inform you of your right to oppose in this privacy statement.
2. General instructions and mandatory information
The operator of this site takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in full confidentiality and corresponding to the legal data protection regulations and this privacy statement.
When you use this website we collect personal data from you. Personal data is any data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy statement explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and to what end this takes place.
We point out that data transfer via the Internet (e.g. communication per email) may not be totally secure. It is not possible to guarantee protection of data against third party access.
Reference to the responsible party
The responsible party for data processing on this website is:
Lehmann Präzision GmbH
Phone: +49 7422 9580-140
The responsible party is the individual or legal entity who decides solely or jointly with others about the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. name, email address etc.).
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can withdraw a consent you have previously given at any time. All it takes is simply sending us notification by email. The legality of the data processing which has taken place until the withdrawal is not affected.
Right to complain to the relevant supervisory authority
In the event of data protection law violations, the affected party has the right to complain to the relevant supervisory authority. The relevant supervisory authority in data protection law cases is the Officer for Data Protection in the German State in which our company has its registered office. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found by clicking on the link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have the data which we process on the basis of your consent or automatically for the fulfilment of a contract, sent to you or to a third party in a standard machine-readable format. If you ask for the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this can take place only if technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, for example orders or enquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. An encrypted connection can be recognised by the address line of the browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and the appearance of a padlock icon in the browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you send to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
Under prevailing law you have the right at any time to obtain information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients, the purpose of data processing and, if required, the right to insist on correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this and other questions about the subject of personal data you may contact us at any time at the address given in the masthead.
Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Phone: 07121 4869986
GWS GmbH, registered office: Reutlingen
District court AG Stuttgart, commercial register B 760730
Managing director: Tabea Knabe
Tax number: 78116/08108
UST ID: DE290933657
3. Data collection on our website
Most of the cookies we use are so called “Session Cookies”. These are deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.
Deactivating cookies can limit the features of this website. Cookies which are needed to carry out electronic communication or to provide certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping cart function) will be saved on the basis of art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in saving cookies for the technically trouble-free and optimised provision of its services. Inasmuch as other cookies are saved (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behaviour) these are dealt with separately in this privacy statement.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in server log files, which your browser sends to us automatically. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
The basis for the data processing is ART. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for fulfilment of a contract or precontractual measures.
When you send us enquiries via our contact form, we will save your details from the query form, including the contact data given by you, for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for further questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
Thus the data you enter in the contact form is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (art. 6, para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may withdraw this consent at any time. All it takes is simply sending us notification by email. The legality of the data processing operations which have taken place until the withdrawal is not affected.
The data provided by you in the contact form remains with us until you ask for it to be deleted, withdraw your consent for it to be saved or until the purpose of saving the data no longer exists (e.g. after we have dealt with your inquiry). Mandatory legal provisions – particularly archiving terms – remain unaffected.
Registration on this website
You can register on our website in order to use additional website functions. We use the data that you enter only for the purposes of the use of the respective offering or service for which you have registered. The obligatory details requested when registering must be given in full. Otherwise we will reject the registration.
For important changes, for instance in the scope of the offering or in the case of technically necessary changes, we will use the email address that you supplied when registering to inform you.
The data that you entered when registering is processed on the basis of your consent (Section 6, Paragraph 1 a) GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time. All it takes is simply sending us notification by email. The legality of any data processing that has already taken place is not affected by the revocation.
The data collected when you register are stored by us as long as you are registered on our website, after which they are deleted. Legal retention periods are not affected.
Comment function on this website
For the comment function on this website, the time of posting the comment, your email address and, unless you are posting anonymously, your chosen user name will be stored in addition to your comment.
Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who post comments. Since we do not check comments on our website before publishing, we need these data in order to take action against the author in case of violations of the law such as insults or propaganda.
Subscription to comments
As user of the website, you can subscribe to comments after registering. You will receive a confirmation email in order to check whether you are the owner of the email address entered. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails. The data entered in the course of subscribing to comments will be deleted in this case; however, if you have transmitted these data to us for other purposes and in another place (e.g. newsletter subscription), they will be retained by us.
Comment storage period
The comments and the associated data (e.g. IP address) are stored and remain on our website until the content that was commented on is fully deleted or the comments have to be deleted for legal reasons (e.g. insulting comments).
The comments are stored on the basis of your consent (Section 6 Paragraph 1 a) GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time. All it takes is simply sending us notification by email. The legality of the data processing operations which have taken place until the withdrawal is not affected.
4. Social media
Facebook plugins (Like & Share buttons)
Plugins of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated in our website. The Facebook plugins are recognisable by the Facebook logo or “Like” button on our webpage. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our webpages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to associate your visit to our website with your user account. We wish to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no
If you do not wish Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings at https: https://twitter.com/account/settings.
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated in our website. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our website with your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This enables Instagram to associate your visit to our website with your user account. We wish to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of what data is transmitted or how it is used by Instagram.
Our website uses buttons of the Tumblr service. The provider is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA.
These buttons enable you to share an article or webpage on Tumblr or to follow the provider on Tumblr. When you visit one of our websites with a Tumblr button, the browser establishes a direct connection with the Tumblr servers. We have no influence on the scope of the data that Tumblr collects and transmits with the help of this plugin. According to the latest information, the user’s IP address and the URL of the respective website are transmitted.
Our website uses function of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
When you visit one of our webpages that contains functions from LinkedIn, a connection is established with the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you visited our webpages with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and you are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We wish to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of what data is transmitted or how it is used by LinkedIn.
Our website uses function of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.
Each time one of our webpages containing the XING functions is visited, a connection is established with the XING servers. According to our information, personal data is not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored and the user behaviour is not evaluated.
On our website we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest”).
If you visit a webpage containing such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits log data to the Pinterest servers in the USA. These log data may contain your IP address, the address of the website visited that also contain Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, the date and time of the visit, information about the way you use Pinterest, and cookies.
5. Analytics tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. 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.
Google Analytics cookies are saved on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both its web service and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymising function on this website. This will result in your IP address being abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to being sent to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide other services to the website operator related to the website activities and internet usage. The IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.
You can prevent the saving of cookies by adjusting your browser software settings correspondingly; However please note that in this case you may be able to use all the features of this website. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and prevent the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. This sets an opt-out cookie which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website. [google_analytics_optout]Deactivate Google Analytics[/google_analytics_optout].
You can obtain more information about the handling of user data in the case of Google Analytics in Google’s privacy statement: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (“reCAPTCHA” in the following) on our websites. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the input of data to our websites (e.g. in a contact form) is done by a person or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyses the website visitor’s behaviour on the basis of various features. This analysis begins as soon as the visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various items of information (e.g. IP address, length of the visitor’s stay on the website or the mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to
The reCAPTCHA analyses run entirely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.
The data is processed on the basis of Section 6 Paragraph 1 f) GDPR. The website operator has a justified interest in protecting his website against misuse by automated espionage and SPAM.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website we need an email address from you plus information which will enable us to verify that you are the owner of the email address given, and that you agree to receiving the newsletter. No further data will collected or, if it is collected, this will be on a voluntary basis. We will use this data exclusively for the dispatch of the requested information and will not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of data entered in the newsletter subscription form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (art. 6, para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can withdraw your consent to the saving of your data, your email address and its use for the dispatch of the newsletter at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations which have taken place is not affected by the withdrawal .
The data supplied by you and saved by us for the purposes of sending you the newsletter will be saved until you unsubscribe from the newsletter, after which it will be deleted. Data which has been saved by us for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the membership area) are unaffected by the above.
This website uses the services of MailChimp for sending newsletters. The provider is the Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
MailChimp is a service with which, among other things, the sending of newsletters can be organised and analysed. If you enter data for the purposes of subscribing to the newsletter (e.g. email address), these data are stored on the MailChimp servers in the USA.
MailChimp is certified according to the “EU-US Privacy Shield”. The “Privacy Shield” is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the USA intended to ensure that European data protection standards are complied with in the USA.
With the help of MailChimp we can analyse our newsletter campaigns. If you open an email sent with MailChimp, a file contained in the email (so-called web-beacon) connects with the MailChimp servers in the USA. In this way it can be determined whether a newsletter was opened and, if applicable, which links were clicked. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). This information cannot be associated with the respective newsletter recipient. It is exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to adapt future newsletters to better suit the recipient’s interests.
If you do not wish to have an analysis by MailChimp, you have to unsubscribe from the newsletter. We provide a corresponding link for this purpose in every newsletter. Furthermore, you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter directly on the website.
The data is processed on the basis of your consent (Section 6 Paragraph 1 a) GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations which have taken place is not affected by the withdrawal .
The data provided by you and stored by us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. After you unsubscribe, the data will be deleted both from our servers and those of MailChimp. Data which has been saved by us for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the membership area) are unaffected by the above.
7. Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from the Google operated YouTube page. The site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
Visits to our pages which run a YouTube plugin will create a connection to YouTube’s servers. In this case the YouTube server is notified about which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
We use YouTube to visually appealing represent our online offers . This represents a justified interest in terms of art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Our website uses plugins of the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit one of our webpages that is equipped with a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. The Vimeo server is informed which of our webpages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo is informed of your IP address. This applies even if you are not logged in to Vimeo or have no account with Vimeo. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the USA.
If you are logged into your Vimeo account, you enable Vimeo to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. This tells Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. We use Google web fonts for the uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a justified interest in terms of art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font from your computer will be used.
This page uses the Google Maps service via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
It is necessary to save your IP address to use the functions of Google Maps. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. The provider of this page has no influence on the data transfer.
We use Google Maps to enhance the representation of our online offers and to make it easy to find us at the locations given on the website. This represents a justified interest in terms of art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
You can obtain more information about the handling of user data in Google’s privacy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.