Privacy policy

1. General data protection information

Responsible entity

The entity responsible for the data processing carried out within the context of this website is:

VisiCon Automatisierungstechnik GmbH
Gartestraße 2b
37130 Gleichen-Rittmarshausen
Telephone: +49 5508 9862-0

We have appointed a data protection officer. You can reach him under the following contact details:

deDATA GmbH & Co. KG
Habichtswalder Str. 18
34119 Kassel
Telephone: +49 (0) 561 316 85 89

Storage duration

Unless a more specific storage period has been specified in this privacy policy, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for which it was collected no longer applies. If you assert a justified request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted, unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e. g. tax or commercial law retention periods); in the latter case, the deletion will take place after these reasons cease to apply.

Analysis tools and third-party plugins

When visiting this website, your browsing behavior may be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily with so-called analysis programs. Detailed information on these analysis programs can be found in the further course of the data protection declaration.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the trans­mission of confi­dential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Your rights in the context of data processing carried out by us

You have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority. You can find more information on this and on exercising your rights at the end of this privacy policy.

2. Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)


Our websites is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website are stored on the servers of the host. This data mainly includes IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, and other data generated through our website.

The data processing through the use of the hoster is based on art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in providing you with our online offer securely, quickly and efficiently with the help of a professional provider.

Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its service obligations and will follow our instructions in terms of such data. The provider has his

The provider is based in the EU/EEA. A transfer of personal data to third countries outside the European area does not take place.

We are using the following host:

Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG
Königsberger Straße 4–6
32339 Espelkamp

In order to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an order processing contract with our host.

3. Recording of data on this website


Our websites us sol called „Cookies“. Cookies are small text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device until you actively delete them or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.

In some cases, it is possible that third-party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third-party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the third party (e. g. cookies for the processing of payment services).

Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are techni­cally essential since certain website functions would not work in the absence of the cookies (e. g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages.

Cookies, which are required for the perfor­mance of electronic communication trans­actions (required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e. g. for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e. g. cookies that provide measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless a different legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to the storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the consent obtained (art. 6 sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.

You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies are placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.

In the event that third-party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Privacy Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.

Server log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. The information comprises:

  • Type and version of the browser
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server inquiry
  • IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.

Requests by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass these data on without your consent.

These data are processed on the basis of art. 6 sect. 1 lit. b GDPR if your inquiry is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required for the performance of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the data are processed on the basis of our legiti­mate interest in the effective handling of inquiries submitted to us (art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (art. 6 sect. 1 lit. a GDPR) if it has been obtained.

The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete them, revoke your consent to store them or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e. g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions — in particular statutory retention periods — remain unaffected.

4. Analysis and tracking services


Our website uses the map service OpenStreetMap (hereinafter referred to as „OSM“). Provider ist he Open Street Map Foundation (OSMF), 132 Maney Hill Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1JU, United Kingdom.

In order to load the map content, OSM establishes a connection with an OpenStreetMaps tile server hosted in Germany. In the process, OSM collects your IP address, information about the browser used, device type, operating system, which website you visited previously (referrer URL) and the time of your website visit and transmits this to the OSM servers. If your device settings allow it, your location is also recorded and transmitted. By default, OSM is deactivated on our website and your data is only processed after you have given your consent.

You can find more information about the data process by OSM at the following link:

Your data is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time by deleting the cookies set by our website.

5. Custom services


You can sumbit job application to us via E-Mail or post.

When you send us your application, we process the data and information contained therein solely for the purpose of deciding whether to establish an employment relationship with you. The legal basis for this is § 26 sect. 1 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) in conjunction with. Art. 6 sect. 1 lit. b GDPR.

If your application is successful, we will transfer your applicant data to your personnel file for the purpose of implementing the employment relationship in accordance with §26 sect. 1 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) in conjunction with art. 6 sec. 1 lit. b.

If you withdraw your application, or if we are unable to make you a job offer or if you decline one, we will retain your application data for three months from the end of the application process. After that, the data will be deleted or the application documents destroyed. The storage is based on our legitimate interest in retaining the application data and documents for evidence purposes in the event of a legal dispute pursuant to Art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. If it becomes apparent that the data and documents are still required due to an impending or pending legal dispute, they will also be stored beyond the six months.

Your application documents will only be passed on in our company to persons who are involved in the processing of applications.

6. Your rights in the context of data processing

If we process personal data relating to you, you have a number of different rights as the affected person. You can assert these by sending us an e-mail to the e-mail address given in the imprint, stating the right asserted. Under certain circumstances, we will contact you with queries regarding the identification of your person in order to exclude fraud beyond doubt.

Rights of disclosure, rectification and deletion

According to Art. 15 of the GDPR, you have a comprehensive right to disclosure of the processing of your personal data at any time. Furthermore, under certain conditions you have the right to rectification according to Art. 16 GDPR as well as to deletion of your data according to Art. 17 GDPR.

Right to object to the collection of data as well as to direct advertising

According to Art. 21 sect. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to data processing that we carry out on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 sect. 1 lit f GDPR. If you object to such processing, we will suspend the data processing unless compelling legitimate grounds for the continuation of the processing exist that override your interests or the processing serves the exercise, defense or assertion of legal claims.

According to Art. 21 sect. 2 GDPR, you also have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for direct advertising purposes. In this case, we will stop the processing of this data for direct advertising purposes with immediate effect.

Right to restriction of processing

According to Art. 18 GDPR, you may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data by us, provided that one of the following conditions is met:

  • You have doubted the accuracy of the data we have stored and therefore wish to restrict processing during the time we are verifying the accuracy of the data,
  • the processing of the data is/was unlawful and instead of erasing it, you only wish to restrict the processing,
  • if we no longer need the data, you may choose to restrict processing instead of deleting the data if you still need the data to exercise, defend or enforce legal claims; or
  • You have filed an objection against the processing according to Art. 21 GDPR and for the duration of the review of the objection you would like to restrict the processing.

If processing has been restricted, apart from mere storage, we may only process your data with your explicit consent, for the defense, assertion or exercise of legal claims, for the protection of natural or legal persons or for reasons of important public interest.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.

Revocation of consent

Some of the data processing carried out by us is only permitted with your express consent. The granting of consent is always voluntary. You can revoke an already granted consent at any time in whole or in part with effect for the future. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. How you can exercise your revocation is described in more detail in this privacy policy in the privacy notices for the respective service.

Right of complaint to the supervisory authority

You have the right to file a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority at any time if you believe that we are violating legal provisions when processing your personal data. 

Which data protection supervisory authority is responsible depends on the location of your habitual residence, your place of work, the location of the alleged infringement or the location of the controller. The responsible supervisory authority at our registered office is:

The State Commissioner for Data Protection of Lower Saxony

Prinzenstraße 5
30159 Hannover
Telephone: 0511-120 4500
Fax: 0511-120 4599

A list of all supervisory authorities and their contact details can be found in the following link:


VisiCon Automatisierungstechnik GmbH
Gartestrasse 2b
37130 Gleichen-Rittmarshausen, Germany


phone: +49 5508 9862-0
telefax: +49 5508 9862-90

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