Data protection

Merz Aufbereitungstechnik GmbH

Industriestraße 29
79787 Lauchringen

Tel: +49 (0) 77 41/ 68 26-0
Fax: +49 (0) 77 41/ 68 26-99

Managing Directors: Falko Neubert

Court of Registration: AG Freiburg HRB 620431
VAT-number: DE142833045

Data protection

1. General

Responsible for the website is the company Merz Aufbereitungstechnik GmbH, represented by Falko Neubert, Industriestraße 29, D-79787 Lauchringen, Phone +49 7741 68 26 0, E-Mail: (hereinafter: MAT).

Insofar as MAT collects personal data, ie data with which the user could be personally identified, this is done in compliance with the relevant provisions of the relevant data protection laws.

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the nature and purpose of their use

When the website is called up, the browser used on the user's website automatically sends information to the server of the MAT website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without user intervention and stored until automated deletion:

IP-Adresse des anfragenden Rechners

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Transmitted amount of data
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file
  • Website from which access takes place (referer URL
  • the browser used (language and version of the browser) and, if applicable, the operating system of the user's computer and the name of the user's access provider

The mentioned data are processed by the MAT for the following purposes:

  • Ensure a smooth connection of the website
  • Ensure a comfortable website usage
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well
  • for further administrative purposes

When calling the website a session cookie with a random value is stored on your device (PHPSESSID). This cookie guarantees that all functions of the website can be used. It automatically ends with the end of the session

The data processing takes place on the legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. MAT's legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. The collected data are not collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about the person of the user. In addition, the MAT points out that no cookies or analysis services are used in the context of

3. Contact the MAT

If the user contacts the MAT by e-mail or contact form, the information and personal data provided by him will be processed solely for the purpose of processing the respective request, ie for correspondence and for initiating and establishing a contractual relationship.

4. Using Google Maps

The MAT uses the Google Inc. map embedding feature of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, "Google"). The feature allows visual presentation of geographic information. In doing so Google collects, processes and uses data from the visitors of the pages when visiting the pages in which Google Maps maps are integrated. For more information about Google's collection and use of this data, see Google's Privacy Policy at In the privacy center settings can be changed so that the user can manage and protect the data processed by Google. If necessary, the user data will also be transmitted to the USA. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the US. Der Nutzer hat das Recht aus Gründen, die sich aus seiner besonderen Situation ergeben, jederzeit gegen diese auf Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO beruhende Verarbeitung ihn betreffender personenbezogener Daten zu widersprechen. Dazu muss «JavaScript» in seinem Browser ausgeschaltet werden.

4.a Verwendung von Google ReCaptcha

The MAT observes the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Personal data will only be stored for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated herein or as provided by the various periods of storage provided for by the legislator. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be routinely and in accordance with the statutory provisions blocked or deleted. The IP addresses of users of the website are anonymized in the log files 7 days after the call with an "x". The access logs are automatically deleted after 9 weeks.

5. Storage duration of data

Die MAT beachtet die Grundsätze der Datenvermeidung und Datensparsamkeit. Personenbezogene Daten werden nur so lange, wie dies zur Erreichung der hierin genannten Zwecke erforderlich ist oder wie es die vom Gesetzgeber vorgesehenen vielfältigen Speicherfristen vorsehen, gespeichert. Nach Fortfall des jeweiligen Zweckes bzw. Ablauf dieser Fristen werden die entsprechenden Daten routinemäßig und entsprechend den gesetzlichen Vorschriften gesperrt oder gelöscht. Die IP-Adressen der Nutzer der Website werden in den Log-Dateien 7 Tage nach Aufruf mit einem „x“ anonymisiert. Die Access-Logs werden nach 9 Wochen automatisch gelöscht.

6. Information about the rights of the user

The following rights are available to the user under applicable data protection laws:

a) Right to information about the data stored by MAT on the person of the user

b) Right to correct, delete or restrict the processing of personal data

c) Right to object to processing that serves the legitimate interest of MAT, a public interest or profiling, unless MAT can establish compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the user; or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims

d) Data transferability

e) the right to complain to a supervisory authority

if the user wishes to make use of his rights, he can make contact with the MAT using the contact details provided under 1.

7. Right to object

If personal data based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, the user has the right to object to the processing of his personal data, as far as there are reasons for this arising from his particular situation. To exercise the right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to

8. Adaptation of the privacy policy

MAT reserves the right to update this privacy policy from time to time. Updates to this privacy policy will be published on Changes are valid from their publication on

May 2018

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