Privacy Statement

Data Protection Statement

Data protection

The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially as well as in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and this Data Protection Statement. The use of our website in generally possible without providing any personal data. Where personal data is collected on our website (for example your name, address or email address) this occurs whenever possible on a purely voluntary basis. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent. However, please note, that the transfer of data on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may be subject to security risks. A full protection of your personal data against access by third parties is not possible.

Use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our webpages. You can recognise the Facebook plugins on our website by the Facebook logo or the Like button. A list of Facebook plugins is available at: When visiting our website, the plugin will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This provides Facebook with the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When clicking on the Facebook Like button while you are signed into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to attribute your visit to our website to your user account at Facebook. Please note, that we as the operator of the webpages have no further knowledge on the contents of the transferred data as well as on how the data is used by Facebook. Further information on this is available in the privacy statement of Facebook at If you do not want Facebook to attribute your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please signed out of your Facebook user account before visiting our website.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics works with so-called "cookies", these are text files which are saved on your computer, enabling the analysis of your visit to the website. The information generated by the cookie on your use of the website is in general transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. 
When activating the IP anonymisation function on this website, your IP address will however be previously truncated within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the Eurpean Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will a complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, prepare reports on website activities and provide further services related to the users of the website and the Internet to the operator. 
The IP address transmitted by our browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not amalgamated with any other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being put on your computer by making the corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please note, that in this case you will not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

As an alternative to the browser plugin or when using browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie which prevents the collection of data by Google Analytics on this website (this opt-out cookie will however only work in this browser and for this domain; if you delete the cookies in this browser, you must click on this link again): Disable Google Analytics.

Further information on the terms of use and data privady is available at or Please note, that this website uses Google Analytics with the "anonymizeIp" extension which means that only truncated IP addresses will processed further in order to exclude a direct identification of the user.

Use of Google +1

Our website uses functions of Google +1. Google +1 is operated by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collection and transfer of information: With the Google +1 interface you can publish information around the word and you and other users receive personalised contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information provided by you for a +1 content as well as information on the website visited by you when you click on +1. Your +1 can be displayed in the form of messages together with your profile name and your photo within the scope of various Google services such as for example in search results, on your Google profile or on website and advertisements on the Internet. Google records information on your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and other users. To be able to use the Google +1 interface, you require a globally visible, public Google profile which must at least include the name selected for the profile. This name is used by all Google services. In same cases, this name can be replaced by a different name used by you for sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be disclosed to other users who know your email address or who have other information identifying you. Use of the collected information: In addition to the applications set out above, the information provided by you is used in accordance with the applicable data privacy rules of Google. Google may publish summarised statistics on the +1 activities of users or pass these on to users and partners, e.g. publishers, advertisers or related websites.

Data protection statement on the use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter social networking service are provided on our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the webpages visited by you are linked to your Twitter Account and disclosed to other users. Within the process, data is transferred to Twitter. Please note, that we as the operator of the website have no knowledge on the contents of the transferred data or on how the data is used by Twitter. Further information is available in the privacy statement of Twitter at Your data protection settings at Twitter can be changed under your account settings at .


Some webpages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain viruses. Cookies are designed to make our services more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text-files which are put on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies used by us are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted when you end your visit. Other cookies will remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit us. You can adjust your browser settings so that you are notified when cookies are put on your computer and permit cookies only on a case-by-case basis, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may limit the functions provided by the website.

Server log files

The provider of the website automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which are automatically provided to us by your browser i.e.:

  • Browser type/version
  • Browser system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be attributed to a certain person. An amalgamation of the data with other data sources is not performed. We reserve the right to monitor the data at a later point in case concrete indications suggesting an unlawful use become known to us.

Contact form

Where personal data is collected on our website (e.g. via a contact form) this will - wherever possible - occur on a voluntary basis.

When do we collect personal data? Within the scope of contact enquiries.

What personal data is collected? Name, email address.

What is the purpose of the data processing? We use the data entered by you for the processing of your contact enquiries.

Your data is transferred to us by the provider by email in an encrypted form via the public network and then saved and used by us.

Please note, that the transfer of data on the Internet may be subject to security risks. A full protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we will require your email address as well as information enabling us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and agree to the receipt of the newsletter. No additional data is collected. We use this data solely for forwarding the information requested by you and will not pass the data on to third parties. You can withdraw your consent on the storage of the data, your email address as well as the use of the email address for the forwarding of the newsletter, at any time - for instance by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Rights of the data subject in acc. with Art. 13/14 GDPR 

As the data subject, you have the following rights with regard to the storage and processing of your personal data:

Right to object

You can withdraw your consent - to the extent granted by you - at any time and without a specification of grounds and object to the processing of the data.

Right of access by the data subject

You have the right to obtain information from us about the personal data on you stored and processed by us at any time. In the event that your data is not or no longer accurate or complete, you can request the data to be amended and/or completed at any time.

Right to erasure

You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data processed by us. Should you request us to erase your personal data, we will prudently check your request and erase your personal data - provided that no statutory retention requirements oppose your request.

Right to restriction of processing

In the event that your request for erasure is opposed by statutory retention requirements, we will restrict the processing of your personal data.

Right to data portability

You have the right to obtain your personal data from us at any time in a transferable and machine-readable format in order to forward the data to another controller.

Right to object

In case you have any reason for complaints relating to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to contact our Data Protection Officer at In addition, you have the right to file a complaint to the competent supervisory authority. Bavarian Data Protection Officer, P.O. Box 22 12 19, 80538 Munich,

This Data Protection Statement applies solely for the above specified website and not for any webpages linked to the website.

Contact details

In case of any further questions or concerns or if you want to assert your right to object, you can contact us at any time at: 
Data Processing Controller:
BRANOfilter GmbH
Industriestr. 23
90599 Dietenhofen
T: +49 (0) 9824 955-0
F: +49 (0) 9824 955-89