Data protection declaration

As the operator of the website, OBTEC GmbH, Hüingser Ring 52, 58710 Menden, Germany (hereinafter referred to as: "We") is responsible for the personal data of the users (hereinafter referred to as: "You") of the website in the sense of the German Data Protection Act ("BDSG").

We protect your privacy and your private data. We collect, process and use your personal data in agreement with the contents of these data protection regulations as well as the applicable German data protection laws, in particular the BDSG and the Telemedia Act ("TMG"). These data protection regulations specify which personal data about you we collect, process and use. We would therefore ask you to read the following information carefully.

1. Collection of personal data

1.1 In the sense of these data protection regulations, personal data is individual items of information on your personal or material relationships. In particular, this includes your name, your e-mail address and your address and telephone number.

1.2 Personal data also includes information on your use of our website, which we collect in accordance with this data protection declaration. In the case of website visits purely for information purposes, this usually occurs in the form of log files and cookies.

2. Purposes

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

2.1 To process information you require or enquiries you make to us, for example, via our contact form.

2.2 To send you the newsletter you order.

2.3 To ensure that our website is presented to you in the most effective and interesting manner possible.

2.4 To allow your participation in interactive offers, such as competitions, should you desire it.

2.5 To prevent possible abuse, such as intentional attacks on the OBO systems and to guarantee their safety.

3. Data security

All the information you send to us is saved on servers within the European Union. Sadly, transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, meaning that we cannot guarantee the security of the data transmitted to our website via the Internet. However, we secure our website and other systems with technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, changes or propagation of your data by unauthorised people. In particular, we transmit your personal data in encrypted form. We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) encoding systems.

4. Forwarding of your personal data

(1) We do not forward your personal data to third parties unless you have agreed to the data forwarding or we are authorised or obliged by the law and/or authorities or courts to forward data. In particular, this could be the provision of information for purposes of punishment, countering risks or implementing intellectual property rights.

(2) For the dispatch of required information material, it may occur that we will forward your data to a processor of order data. We choose these processors of order data carefully and contractually oblige them to compliance with the required technical and organisational measures stipulated in § 9 of the German Data Protection Law.

5. Data protection and third-party websites, as well as social media

(1) The website can contain hyperlinks to and from websites of third parties. If you follow a hyperlink to one of these websites, please note that we cannot accept any responsibility or guarantee for third-party content or data protection conditions. Please make yourself aware of the appropriately valid data protection conditions before you transfer personal data to these websites.

(2) Our website contains links and no plugins to the following social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Xing and LinkedIn, Google Plus. When these social networks are used, their data protection regulations apply.

6. Changes to these data protection regulations

We reserve the right to change these data protection regulations at any time with effect to the future. A current version is available on the website. Please visit the website regularly and inform yourself about the valid data protection regulations.

7. Your rights and contact

You can view your personal data at any time and free of charge and, if required, demand its correction and/or deletion and/or blocking. To this end, and/or to obtain more detailed information on this, please contact us at Should you have questions, comments or queries about the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us, you should also contact us at the stated e-mail address. In addition, we can also be contacted via the following contact data:

Hüingser Ring 52
D-58710 Menden

Telephone: +49 (0)2373-89-1166
Telefax: +49 (0)2373-89-1238

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