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Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our products. The protection of your privacy, which we always take into account in our business processes, is very important to us, which is why we refer to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation / GDPR, which will come into force on May 25, 2018, which uniformly protects personal data in all EU countries regulates.

The following data protection declaration applies to the use of the website

We attach great importance to data protection. The collection and processing of your personal data takes place in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect and process your personal data in order to be able to offer you the above-mentioned portal. This declaration describes how and for what purpose your data is collected and used and what options you have in connection with personal data. By using this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your data in accordance with this data protection declaration.

Responsible body
The responsible body for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the GDPR is:

MSF-Vathauer Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Am Hessentuch 6-10
32758 Detmold, Germany

Tel .: 05231 63030
Fax: 05231 66 856

If you want to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with these data protection provisions in whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the above-mentioned responsible body.

General use of the website

Personal data
We do not collect any personal data via our website. Unless you voluntarily provide them to us by registering or through surveys or agree to the relevant legal provisions.

Data provided voluntarily
We generally use the personal data you provide voluntarily to answer your inquiries, process your orders or give you access to certain information or offers. In order to maintain customer relationships, it may still be necessary for us to save and process your personal data. In order to better respond to your wishes or to improve our products or services, we can commission third parties to inform you about our offers, innovations and company information. All of this serves to better meet the tasks and requirements of our customers.
We will only collect, process and use the personal data you have made available to us for the purposes communicated to you or the agreed purposes. Unless the collection, processing or use takes place for a further purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected. In the event that it is necessary to prepare, negotiate and fulfill a contract with you, your data will be processed accordingly on the basis of a legal obligation or an official or court order.
We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision of services. We delete the IP addresses when they are no longer required for security purposes. We also save IP addresses if we have a specific suspicion of a criminal offense in connection with the use of our website.

e-mail contact
If you contact us (e.g. using the contact form or email), we will save your details (business card information) to process the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise. We only store and use other personal data if you consent to this or if this is legally permissible without special consent.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the site visitors is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. IP anonymization is active on this website. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

Legal basis and duration of storage

The legal basis for data processing in accordance with the preceding paragraphs is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our interests in data processing are, in particular, ensuring the operation and security of the website, investigating the way visitors use the website, and simplifying the use of the website. Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes pursued.

Your rights as a data subject
According to the applicable laws, you have various rights with regard to your personal data. If you would like to assert these rights, please send your request by email or post, clearly identifying yourself

MSF-Vathauer Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Am Hessentuch 6-10
32758 Detmold, Germany

Confirmation and information
You have the right at any time to receive confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed.

You have the right to request us to correct any incorrect personal data concerning you without delay. Taking into account the purposes of, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data - including by means of a supplementary declaration.

Deletion ("to be forgotten")
You have the right to ask us to provide you with personal data
will be deleted immediately, and we are obliged to delete personal data without delay.

Restriction of processing
You have the right to request that we restrict processing under reserve if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data.

Data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format with reservation.

Right to object
You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you, which is based on Article 6 (1) (e) or (f) GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process the personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If we process personal data in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data relating to you that is carried out for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89 (1) GDPR, unless , the processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest.

Revocation of a data protection consent
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

Complaint to a supervisory authority
If you have a reason to complain to our marketing communications department, please contact us. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is unlawful.

Data security
We are concerned with the security of your data within the framework of the applicable data protection laws and
technical possibilities tried to the maximum. Your personal data will be transmitted encrypted with us. However, we would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible. To secure your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures, which we continually adapt to the state of the art. We also do not guarantee that our offer will be available at certain times; Faults, interruptions or failures cannot be ruled out. The servers we use are carefully backed up on a regular basis.

Automated decision making
There is no automated decision-making based on the personal data collected.

Transfer of data to third parties
In principle, we only use your personal data within our company. If and to the extent that we involve third parties in the performance of contracts (such as logistics service providers), this personal data is only received to the extent that the transmission is necessary for the corresponding service.

External links
Our e-mails may contain links that lead to other websites (e.g. information from trade fair organizers). Despite careful content control, we assume no liability for the content of external links. The operators of the linked pages are solely responsible for their content.

Our data protection regulations are regularly checked and updated. You can find out about the current protection of your personal data by reviewing our data protection regulations.

Last updated: May 17, 2018.

Data protection officer
If you have any questions or concerns about data protection, please contact our data protection officer:

Dr. Marc Vathauer
MSF-Vathauer Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Am Hessentuch 6-10
32758 Detmold, Germany

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