You can use our websites without submitting personal data. Every time our website is accessed, user data is transferred to us or our web hosts/IT service providers by your internet browser and stored in server log files. This stored data includes for example the name of the site called up, date and time of the request, the IP address, amount of data transferred and the provider making the request. The processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1) f) GDPR due to our legitimate interests in ensuring the smooth operation of our website as well as improving our services.
Contact us at any time. The person responsible for data processing is:
ARTA Armaturen- und Tankgerätebau GmbH & Co. KG
Andreas von Keitz
65582 Diez an der Lahn
Telefon: +49(0)6432/91 47-0
Fax: +49(0)6432/91 47-12
Proactive contact of the customer by e-mail
If you make contact with us proactively via email, we shall collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) only to the extent provided by you. The purpose of the data processing is to handle and respond to your contact request.
If the initial contact serves to implement pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in the case of purchase interest, order creation) or concerns an agreement already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(b) GDPR.
If the initial contact occurs for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR for the purposes of our overriding, legitimate interest in handling and responding to your request. In this case, on grounds relating to your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data concerning you and carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
We will only use your email address to process your request. Your data will subsequently be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) in the scope provided by you. The data processing is for the purpose of making contact.
If the initial contact serves to implement pre-contractual measures (e.g. consultation in the case of purchase interest, order creation) or concerns an agreement already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(b) GDPR. If the initial contact occurs for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR for the purposes of our overriding, legitimate interest in handling and responding to your request. In this case, on grounds relating to your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of personal data concerning you and carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR. We will only use your email address to process your request. Finally your data will be deleted, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
Using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or deactivate them, among other things) in major browsers:
– Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
– Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
– Safari: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
– Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Technically necessary cookies
You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
Use of Google Analytics 4
We use the Google Analytics web analytics service provided by Google Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “Google”) on our website.
The data processing serves the purpose of analyzing this website and its visitors as well as for marketing and advertising purposes. To this end, Google will use the information obtained on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
In this context, the following information may be collected, among others: IP address, date and time of page view, click path, information about the browser you are using and the device you are using (device), pages visited, referrer URL (website from which you accessed our website), location data, purchase activity. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google.
Google uses technologies such as cookies, web storage in the browser and tracking pixels that enable an analysis of your use of the website.
The information generated by this about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. For the USA, there is an adequacy decision of the EU Commission, the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework (TADPF). Google is not certified under the TAPF. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data which can be viewed at: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks and https://business.safety.google/adsprocessorterms/. Both Google and US government agencies have access to your data. Your data may be linked by Google to other data, such as your search history, your personal accounts, your usage data from other devices, and any other data Google may have about you.
When using Google Analytics 4, the IP address transmitted by your website is automatically collected and processed in anonymized form. The IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Use of Google reCAPTCHA
Our website uses the reCAPTCHA service by Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; “Google”). The request serves to distinguish whether the input was made by a human or automatic machine processing. For this purpose your input will be transmitted to Google and used by them further. In addition, the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service will be transferred to Google. This data will be processed by Google within the EU and potentially also in the USA.
For the USA, there is an adequacy decision of the EU Commission, the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework (TADPF). Google is not certified under the TADPF. The data transfer will be based, inter alia, on standard contractual clauses as appropriate guarantees for the protection of personal data, available at https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks.
You can find more detailed information on Google reCAPTCHA and the associated data protection declaration at: https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html and
Duration of storage
After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.
Rights of the affected person
If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the following rights according to art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability. You also have a right of objection against processing based on art. 6 (1) GDPR, and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, according to art. 21 (1) GDPR.
Right to complain to the regulatory authority
You have the right to complain to the regulatory authority according to art. 77 GDPR if you believe that your data is not being processed legally.
You can lodge a complaint with, among others, the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you may reach at the following contact details:
Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Baden-Württemberg
Tel.: +49 711 6155410
Fax: +49 711 61554115
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
Tel.: +49 981 1800930
Fax: +49 981 180093800
Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Besuchereingang: Puttkamerstraße 16–18 (5. Etage)
Tel.: +49 30 138890
Fax: +49 30 2155050
Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und für das Recht auf Akteneinsicht
Stahnsdorfer Damm 77
Tel.: +49 33203 3560
Fax: +49 33203 35649
Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Bremen
Tel.: +49 421 3612010 oder +49 471 5962010
Hamburgischer Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Ludwig-Erhard-Straße 22, 7. OG
Tel.: +49 40 428544040
Fax: +49 40 428544000
Hessischer Beauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Tel.: +49 611 14080
Fax: +49 611 1408900 oder +49 611 1408901
Landesbeauftragter für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Tel.: +49 385 594940
Fax: +49 385 5949458
Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Tel.: +49 511 1204500
Fax: +49 511 1204599
Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen
Postfach 20 04 44
Tel.: +49 211 384240
Fax: +49 211 38424999
Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Rheinland-Pfalz
Postfach 30 40
Tel.: +49 6131 89200
Fax: +49 6131 8920299
Unabhängiges Datenschutzzentrum Saarland
Tel.: +49 681 947810
Fax: +49 681 9478129
Tel.: +49 351 85471101
Fax: +49 351 85471109
Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz Sachsen-Anhalt
Tel.: +49 391 818030
Fax: +49 391 8180333
Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein
Postfach 71 16
Tel.: +49 431 9881200
Fax: +49 431 9881223
Thüringer Landesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit
Postfach 90 04 55
Tel.: +49 361 573112900
Fax: +49 361 573112904
Right to object
If the data processing outlined here is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6(1)f) GDPR, you have the right for reasons arising from your particular situation to object at any time to the processing of your data with future effect.
If the objection is successful, we will no longer process the personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests or rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.
last update: 13.07.2023