Data Privacy

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Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

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1. Data Privacy at a glance
General Information
The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data which can be used to identify you personally. Detailed information on data privacy can be found in the Data Privacy Policy below.

Data collected on our website
Who is the responsible controller for the data collected on this website?

The website operator processes data on this website. The website operator‘s contact data can be found in the legal section on this website.

How do we collect your personal data?
We collect the personal data that you communicate to us. These data could, for example, be information which you enter in a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system or time at which a page is called up). These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
We collect some of your data to ensure that we can provide the website without any errors. Other data may be used to analyze the way you use the website.

What are your rights concerning your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to obtain rectification or erasure of these data or to have them made unavailable. You may contact us at any time at the address provided in the Legal section if you have any other questions about data privacy. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party provider tools
Your surfing behavior may be statistically analyzed when you visit our website. This is primarily done using cookies and analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is usually analyzed anonymously; surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You may object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information is available in the following Data Privacy Policy.

You can withdraw your consent to such analysis. You are informed about your rights to object in this Data Privacy Policy.

2. General notes and mandatory information
Data privacy
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data with confidentiality and in compliance with legal data protection regulations as well as this Data Privacy Policy.

Various personal data are collected whenever you use this website. Personal data are all data which can be used to identify you personally. This Data Privacy Policy explains which data we collect and what we use them for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done.

We draw your attention to the fact that security gaps may affect the transmission of data on the internet (e.g., when communicating by email). It is not possible to guarantee absolute protection of data against access by third parties.

Information about the controller
The controller responsible for data processing on this website is:

BE Technologie GmbH & Co. KG
Am Schlossfeld 4A
DE-97828 Marktheidenfeld

Phone: +49 9391 609902-10

The controller is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others decides on the purposes for and means by which personal data (e.g., names, e-mail addresses and similar) are processed.

Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You may revoke any consent you have already given at any time. All you need to do is send an informal message to us by e-mail. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of any processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority
The data subject is entitled to lodge a complaint about violations of data protection law with the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection officer for the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact information is available at the following link:

SSL or TLS encryption (currently under construction)
This website uses an SSL or TLS encryption procedure for security purposes and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, such as purchase orders or inquiries which you have sent to us (website operator). You will recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of your browser from „http://“ to „https://“ and the lock symbol in your browser bar.

Any data sent to us cannot be read by third parties if SSL or TLS encryption are enabled.

Information, making unavailable, erasure
You are entitled by law to obtain information at any time and at no charge about the personal data we have stored on you as well as about where the data have been obtained, by whom they have been received and the purpose for which they are processed; you also have the right to have these data corrected, made unavailable or erased at any time. You may contact us at any time at the address provided in the Legal section if you have any other questions about personal data.

Objection to advertising e-mails
Objection is hereby made to the use of contact data published in accordance with legal requirements for the purpose of sending advertising and information material which has not been explicitly requested. The operators of this website explicitly retain the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited marketing information, such as spam mail, is sent.

3. Data collected on our website
The internet web pages use “cookies” in several places. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help us to make our website more user friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and stored in your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies” which are automatically deleted as soon as you leave the website. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can change the settings of your browser so that you are informed every time a cookie is set. This will enable you to permit cookies in specific cases, to exclude them completely, or to have them deleted automatically every time you close your browser. However, if you disable cookies, this may affect the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are needed for the performance of the electronic communication procedures or to provide certain functions (e.g., shopping cart function) requested by you are stored on the basis of Article 6(1) f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies in order to provide technically faultless and optimized services. Any other cookies (e.g., cookies used to analyze your surfing behavior) which are stored are treated separately in this Data Privacy Policy.

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files which your browser then sends to us automatically. This information concerns:

Browser type and version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
IP address
These data are not consolidated with other data sources.

The collection of these data is lawful under Article 6(1) f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically faultless presentation and optimization of its website – this entails the recording of server log files.

4. Analysis tools and advertising
Google Analytics
This website uses the functions provided by the web analysis service Google Analytics from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses „Cookies“. These are text files which are stored on your computer to analyze the way you use the website. The information about the way you use this website created by the cookie is usually sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies is lawful under Article 6(1) f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior for the purpose of optimizing its web services and its marketing.

IP anonymization
We have enabled the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that Google truncates your IP address in Member States of the European Union or in other state parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is sent to the USA. The full IP address is only sent to and truncated on a Google server in the USA in exceptional circumstances. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate the way you use the website, to collate reports on website activities and in order to provide the website operator other services related to website and internet use. The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google.

Browser plug-in
You can change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being stored; however, this may mean that you are then unable to make full use of functions on the website. You can also prevent the data (including your IP address) which are captured by the cookie and which relate to your use of the website being sent to or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link:

Objection to data collection
You can prevent your data being collected by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt out cookie is then set which prevents your data being collected the next time you visit this website: Disable Google Analytics.

More information about the way Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google‘s data privacy statement:

Processing of data on behalf of the customer
We have entered a contract with Google for the processing of data on our behalf; we implement the stringent requirements of the German data protection authorities in full when we use Google Analytics.

Demographics in Google Analytics
This website uses the Google Analytics „Demographics“ function. This enables reports to be produced with information about the age, gender and interests of website users. These data originate from interest-related advertising from Google and traffic data from third-party providers. These data cannot be assigned to particular people. You can disable this function at any time by changing your display settings in your Google account or prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics entirely as explained under “Objection to data collection“.