As of August 30, 2023
Data protection officer:
Kalt Maschinenbau AG
Lukas Staedler, managing director
9604 Lütisburg, Switzerland
+ 41 71 932 53 53
General / introduction
Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the federal data protection regulations ( Data Protection Act, DSG ), every person is entitled to protection of their privacy and protection against misuse of their personal data. The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
In cooperation with our hosting providers, we strive to protect the databases as well as possible against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or falsification.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet ( e.g. may have security gaps when communicating by email ). Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
By using this website, you consent to the collection, processing and use of data as described below. This website can generally be visited without registration. Data such as pages or names of called files, date and time are stored on the server for statistical purposes without this data being directly related to you. Insofar as personal data ( are collected on our website, for example name, address or email addresses ), this is always done on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
Processing of personal data
Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. A data subject is a person through whom personal data is processed. The processing includes all handling of personal data, regardless of the means and procedures used, in particular the storage, transfer, procurement, deletion, storage, modification, destruction and use of personal data.
We process personal data in accordance with Swiss data protection law. If and insofar as the EU-DSGVO is applicable, we also process personal data on the following legal bases in conjunction with Art. 6 ( 1 ) GDPR:
lit. a ) Processing of personal data with the consent of the data subject.
lit. b ) Processing of personal data to fulfill a contract with the data subject and to carry out corresponding pre-contractual measures.
lit. c ) Processing of personal data to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are subject to applicable EU law or the applicable law of a country in which the GDPR is fully or partially applicable, subject.
lit. d ) Processing of personal data to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person.
lit. f ) Processing of personal data to protect the legitimate interests of us or third parties, unless the fundamental freedoms and rights and interests of the data subject outweigh. The legitimate interests include, in particular, our business interest in being able to provide our website, information security, the enforcement of our own legal claims and compliance with Swiss law.
We process personal data for the duration that is necessary for the respective purpose or purposes. In the case of long-term retention requirements due to legal and other obligations to which we are subject, we restrict processing accordingly.
With SSL / TLS encryption
This website uses for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, e.g. Inquiries that you send to us as a site operator, SSL / TLS encryption. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Server log files
The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of server request
This data cannot be assigned to specific people. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.
Third party services
This website can use Google Maps to embed maps, Google Invisible reCAPTCHA to protect against bots and spam and YouTube to embed videos.
These services of the American Google LLC use, among other things. Cookies, which means that data is transferred to Google in the USA, whereby we assume that in this context, the use of our website alone does not result in personal tracking.
Google is committed to ensuring adequate data protection in accordance with the US-European and US-Swiss Privacy Shield.
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the request form, including the contact details you provided there, will be saved by us for the purpose of processing the request and in the event of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an email address from you as well as information that allows us to check, that you are the owner of the specified email address and agree to receive the newsletter. No further data is collected. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
After you have given your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and its use for sending the newsletter, you can revoke it at any time, for example via the „ unsubscribe link “ in the newsletter.
Rights of the data subject:
Right to confirmation:
Every data subject has the right to request confirmation from the website operator as to whether personal data relating to them are being processed. If you would like to exercise this confirmation right, you can contact us at any time.
Right to information
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to receive information about the data stored about them at any time and a copy of this information from the operator of this website free of charge. In addition, information about the following can be given:
Categories of processed personal data
Recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be passed on
if possible, the planned duration of storage of personal data or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration
the existence of a right to have the personal data concerning you corrected or deleted, or to have processing restricted by the controller or a right to object to such processing
the existence of a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
if the personal data is not collected from the data subject: All available information about the origin of the data.
In addition, the data subject has the right to be informed whether personal data has been transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. If this is the case, the data subject also has the right to receive information about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transmission.
If you would like to exercise this right to information, you can contact us at any time.
Right to correction
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to request the immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning them. In addition, taking into account the purposes of processing, the data subject has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data – by means of a supplementary declaration –.
If you would like to exercise this right to rectification, you can contact us at any time.
Right to delete ( Right to be forgotten )
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to request that the data controller of this website immediately delete the personal data concerning them, if one of the following reasons applies and processing is no longer necessary:
The personal data was collected for purposes or processed in any other way for which they are no longer required.
The data subject revokes the consent on which the processing was based and there is no other legal basis for processing
The data subject objects to the processing for reasons arising from their particular situation, and there are no primary legitimate reasons for processing, or the data subject objects to the processing in the case of direct advertising and associated profiling
The personal data were processed illegally
The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject
The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered that are aimed directly at a child
If one of the reasons mentioned above applies and you would like to have personal data stored by the operator of this website deleted, you can contact us at any time. We will then arrange for the request for cancellation to be met immediately.
Right to restriction of processing
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to request that the controller of this website restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
The data subject disputes the accuracy of the personal data for a period of time that enables the controller to check the accuracy of the personal data
The processing is unlawful, the data subject objects to the deletion of personal data and instead requests the restriction of the use of personal data
The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject needs it for the assertion. The data subject has reasons, which result from their particular situation, object to the processing, and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate interests of the person responsible outweigh those of the person concerned
If one of the above requirements is met, you can contact us at any time to request that the processing of personal data be restricted.
Right to data portability
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to receive the personal data concerning them in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, the data subject has the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another controller, if this is technically feasible and unless this affects the rights and freedoms of other people.
You can contact us at any time to assert the right to data transferability.
Right to object
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning them at any time for reasons arising from their particular situation.
The operator of this website will no longer process the personal data in the event of an objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for processing that protect the interests, Rights and freedoms of the data subject prevail, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
To exercise your right to object, you can contact us directly.
Right to revoke data protection consent
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right to revoke consent given to the processing of personal data at any time.
If you would like to exercise your right to withdraw your consent, you can contact us at any time.
This website uses the offer from Google Maps. This enables us to display interactive maps directly on the website and to enable you to use the card function comfortably. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This happens regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not want your profile to be assigned to Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses it for advertising, market research and / or needs-based design of its website.Such an evaluation is carried out in particular ( also for users who are not logged in ) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about their activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to exercise this right. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google as well as further information on your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found at: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google as well as further information on your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found at: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Google as well as further information on your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found at: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
This website uses Google Conversion Tracking. If you came to our website via an ad placed by Google, Google Ads will set a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-switched ad. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Every Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot therefore be tracked across the websites of Ads customers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie is used,to create conversion statistics for ads customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, you will not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users.
If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can refuse to set a required cookie –, for example, by setting a browser that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies, or by setting your browser so that cookies are blocked by the domain „ googleleadservices.com “.
Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies unless you want measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all of your cookies in the browser, you must reset the respective opt-out cookie.
This website uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. The function is used to present website visitors within the Google advertising network with interest-related advertising. A so-called „ cookie “ is stored in the website visitor’s browser, which makes it possible to recognize the visitor when he visits websites that belong to the Google advertising network. These websites may display advertisements that relate to content that the visitor previously accessed on websites that use Google’s remarketing function.
This website uses the reCAPTCHA service from Google Ireland Limited ( Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland „ Google “ ). The query serves to distinguish whether the input is made by a person or by automated, machine processing. The query includes the transmission of the IP address and, if applicable, other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input will be sent to Google and used there. However, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of reCAPTCHA is not merged with other Google data. Your data can also be transferred to the USA. For data transfers to the USA, there is an adequacy decision by the European Commission, the „ Privacy Shield “. Google participates in the „ Privacy Shield “ and has submitted to the requirements. By pressing the query, you consent to the processing of your data. Processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 ( 1 ) lit. a DSGVO with your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of consent until revocation.
Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection regulations can be found at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited. If the person responsible for data processing on this website is outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, the data processing is carried out by Google Analytics from Google LLC. Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited are hereinafter referred to as „ Google “.
The statistics obtained enable us to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. If you have a Google user account, you can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your use in the settings there under „ My data “, „ Personal data “.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 P. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. We would like to point out that the code „ _anonymizeIp ( ); “ has been expanded on this Google Analytics website to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses. This means that IP addresses are processed in abbreviated form so that they cannot be associated with a specific person. If the data collected about you can be assigned to a person, this will be excluded immediately and the personal data will be deleted immediately.
ur in exceptional cases, the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website activity and internet usage. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
You can also prevent the use of Google Analytics by clicking on this link: Deactivate Google Analytics. This saves a so-called opt-out cookie on your data carrier, which prevents the processing of personal data by Google Analytics. Please note that when all cookies are deleted on your device, these opt-out cookies are also deleted, i.e. You must reset the opt-out cookies if you want to continue to prevent this form of data collection. The opt-out cookies are set per browser and computer / device and must therefore be activated separately for each browser, computer or other device.
This website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
Google Tag Manager
The Google Tag Manager is a solution with which we manage so-called website tags via an interface and e.g. Google Analytics and other Google marketing services can integrate into our online offering. The Tag Manager itself, which implements the tags, does not process any personal data of the users. With regard to the processing of users’ personal data, we refer to the following information about Google services. Usage guidelines: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html.
Functions of the „ YouTube “ service are integrated on this website. „ YouTube “ is owned by Google Ireland Limited, an Irish law company based in Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, that operates the services in the European Economic Area and Switzerland.
Your legal agreement with „ YouTube “ consists of the conditions that you can find under the following link: https://www.youtube.com/static?gl=de&template=terms&hl=de. These conditions constitute a legally binding agreement between you and „ YouTube “ regarding your use of the services. Google’s data protection regulations explain how „ YouTube “ treats and protects your personal data, if you use the service.
Social media in general
Nowadays, social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc. are indispensable in areas such as marketing & analysis, customer acquisition, customer care and customer service. We therefore also rely on the offers of various social networks.
When interacting with social networks, the data protection regulations of the respective operators are to be applied, hereinafter the most important:
Facebook: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php and https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/, Profile settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads
Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy, opt out: https://twitter.com/personalization
There you will also find information on data protection settings in the respective user accounts.
Social media networks record a wide variety of information as long as you are logged in as a user, e.g. which websites are called. You can find details on this in the individual data protection and usage regulations of the respective social network. If you want to prevent this, please check the data protection settings in your respective user account. You can also log out of the network and delete their cookies in your browser.
Social media on our website
On our website you will find various places where you can interact with our social media channels and share content.
If you use the part functions and especially if you are logged into your user account of the respective social network, various information is sent to the operator of the network or. tapped by them and linked to your user account. Social media networks can also set cookies.
Please note the respective data protection regulations and settings. Please note that the social networks e.g. Can track your browse behavior as long as you are logged in.
Communication on social media networks
As part of marketing measures, customer loyalty and customer service, communication and, if necessary, data exchange take place on various social networks.
The data protection regulations of the respective networks also apply here. In the spirit of your data protection, we ask you not to provide us with sensitive data within these channels, since we have no influence on how the individual social networks handle this data. We would be happy to contact you instead by email or phone.
Share information about you and your concerns within the social networks ( e.g. Names, contact details etc. ), with which are relevant for us and our business activities ( e.g. to contact and initiate a customer relationship, support requests etc. ), we process them as described in point „ Processing of personal data “.
Data transmission to the USA
Our website includes. Tools from companies based in the USA. If these tools are active, your personal data can be transferred to the US servers of the respective companies. We would like to point out that the USA is not a safe third country within the meaning of EU data protection law. US companies are required to disclose personal information to security agencies without you as a data subject being able to take legal action. It cannot therefore be ruled out that US authorities ( e.g. Secret services ) Process, evaluate and permanently save your data on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have no influence on these processing operations.
Disclaimer of liability
The author assumes no liability for the accuracy, accuracy, timeliness, reliability and completeness of the information.
Liability claims against the author for material or immaterial damage resulting from access or use or. Non-use of the published information, through misuse of the connection or through technical malfunctions are excluded.
All offers are subject to change. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages or the entire offer without separate announcement or to temporarily or permanently cease publication.