Data Protection Notice

Version 08.04.2019

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 Kunststofftechnik GmbH
Etzelstraße 10
74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen

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:

  • tracking - The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) a) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • for the provision of videos - The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • to route planning  - The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Website forms (contact, technical inquiries) - The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) a) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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

DateDuration of storage
Browsertyp/-versionno storing
Operating system usedno storing
Referrer URLno storing
IP-Adressno storing
Point of retrievalno storing

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:

CategoryPurposeTransfer to third country
Lorenz & CompanyDevelopment and designno
Media ArtsOperation of the websiteno

If a transfer is made to a third country, your personal data will be protected in accordance with Art. 44 DSGVO by contractual agreements with the recipient.
To obtain a copy of the contractual agreements made, please contact the 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 (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:

    CookieFunctionDuration of storage
    be_typo_userTypo3 Backend User LoginEnd of browser session
    fe_typo_userTypo3 Frontend User LoginEnd of browser session

    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 – Matomo Analytics

    This website uses the web analysis service software Matomo (, a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Matomo") to collect and store data based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. From this data, pseudonymised user profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose.

    The evaluation is carried out exclusively without the use of cookies.

    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