Data Privacy Policy

I. General information

Data Protection

GTA Maschinensysteme GmbH takes your privacy seriously. For this reason, we have generally structured our homepage in such a way that as few personal data as possible is collected and stored only for a short period of time. It is our obligation to carefully deal with your personal data.

This Privacy Policy clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal information within our online offering and related web pages, features and content, including the Contact Form (collectively referred to as "Website").

Concept of personal data

Personal data is individual information that draws conclusions about the identity or the factual circumstances of a person. These include, e.g. the correct name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. Personal data does not include information which does not directly imply the identity or the factual circumstances of an individual person.

Collection and use of personal data

Our website may be used without entering personal information. We only store data without reference to individuals such as the name of your Internet service provider, the page from which you are visiting us, and the name of any requested files. This data is used exclusively to improve our offer and does not allow any conclusion on your person.

As part of our offer, we process the following personal inventory and content data of our website visitors:

Inventory data:

  • First and Last Name
  • E-Mail address
  • IP address

Content data:

  • Your information in our contact form

We process personal data of our visitors only in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations. Those data are processed only if there is a legal permit. This means, especially if the processing of the data is required or required by law for the provision of our contractual services (eg processing of orders) as well as online services, the consent of the user exists, as well as our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation and security of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO, in particular in the range measurement, creation of profiles for advertising and marketing purposes as well as collection of access data and use of third-party services).

Please note that the legal basis for consent is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for the processing for the performance of our services and the performance of contractual measures Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. DSGVO, the legal basis for processing for the fulfillment of legal obligations Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c. DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our legitimate interests Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO is.

Safety measures

We take organizational, contractual and technical security measures, in accordance with the state of the art, to ensure that the provisions of the Data Protection Act are adhered to and to protect the data processed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons.

Data sharing

GTA Maschinensysteme GmbH will treat your personal data strictly confidential and will not disclose it to third parties. Exceptions to this are by law required disclosures. We only disclose the data of our users to third parties on the basis of a given consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO or if for contractual purposes on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO or due to legitimate interests in the economic and effective operation of our business pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If we use subcontractors to provide our services, we will take appropriate legal precautions and appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data in accordance with applicable law.

If the contents, tools or other means by other providers (hereinafter collectively referred to as "third party providers"), whose registered office is located in a third country, are used in the context of this privacy policy, it is to be assumed that data will be transferred to the states of residence of the third party providers.

Third countries are countries in which the DSGVO is not a directly applicable law, i.E. basically countries outside the EU or the European Economic Area. The transfer of data to third countries occurs either when there is a user consent or an adequate level of data protection or other legal authorization.

Provision of contractual services

We process inventory data (e.g., names and addresses, as well as user contact information) and content data (contact form information) for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations and services in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 lit b. DSGVO.

As part of the use of our website, we store the IP address and the time of the respective user actions. The storage is based on our legitimate interests, as well as the user's protection against misuse and other unauthorized use. A passing on of this data to third parties takes place if there is a legal obligation according to Art. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO or based on legitimate interests in the economic and effective operation of our business operations acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.

Contact form

When contacting us (via contact form), the information provided by the user to handle the contact request is processed acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO.

User information can be stored in our Customer Relationship Management System ("CRM System") or similar request system.


We use cookies on some of the pages or our website in order to make visiting it as attractive as possible and to enable certain features to be used. Cookies are small text files stored on your terminal device.

We use so called session cookies which are deleted at the end of your browser session, which is when you close your browser. Session cookies provide a randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID. In addition, the cookie also contains information about its origin and the retention period. These cookies can not save any other data.

If users do not want cookies stored on their computer, they will be asked to disable the option in their browser's system settings. Saved cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional limitations of this website.


GTA Maschinensysteme GmbH will never send unsolicited files in the appendix ending in ".exe" or ".com". If you receive such an e-mail from us, do not open these attachments and please inform us!

Please forward the complete e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we can take appropriate action against the source.

II. Social Media

Google Analytics

This website has integrated the component of Google Analytics.
The operator of this component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.

Google Analytics places a cookie on the system of the data subject. With the setting of the cookie, Google is enabled to analyze the use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, the Internet browser will automatically submit data through the Google Analytics component to a Google server in the USA.

If IP anonymisation is activated, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. However, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:


This website uses plugins operated by Google site YouTube. The operating company is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled websites, it will connect to YouTube's servers. The Youtube server will be informed which of our web pages you visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the YouTube Privacy Policy:

Use of Webfonts

This website uses external fonts, Google fonts. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"). The integration of these web fonts is done by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. This will tell the server which website you have visited. Also, the IP address of the browser of the terminal of the visitor of this website is stored by Google. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy, which you can access here:

III. Legal Notice

All information on our website is without guarantee. We can not guarantee that this data is up-to-date at all times and to the full extent. Please note that our website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. We reserve the right to change or update our website at any time without prior notice. In no event will GTA Maschinensysteme GmbH be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damages resulting from the use of our website. Also excluded is any liability for lost profits, business interruptions, loss of programs or other data in your information systems. This also applies if we have expressly pointed out the possibility of such damages.

User rights

Users have the right to request obtaining information about personal data that we have stored about them free of charge.

In addition, users have the right to correct inaccurate data, limit the processing and deletion of their personal data, and, if applicable, to assert their rights to data portability and, in the event of unlawful processing, to file a complaint with the appropriate regulatory authority.

Furthermore, users can revoke consent, generally with implications for the future.

Deletion of data

The stored data is deleted as soon as there is no longer necessity for its purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements. If the user data will not be deleted because it is required for other and legally permitted purposes, the processing of the data will be restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for any other purposes. This applies, for example for data of users who must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.

According to legal requirements, storage takes place for 6 years in accordance with §257 (1) HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual accounts, trade letters, accounting documents, etc.) and for 10 years pursuant to §147 (1) AO (books, records, management reports, Accounting documents, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).


Users may object to the future processing of their personal data at any time in accordance with legal requirements. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.

IV. Contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our data privacy policy, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of the given consent or objection to a particular use of data, please send us an e-mail to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact us using the address and telephone number below. 

Data Protection Officer:
René Eßing – GTA – Maschinensysteme GmbH, Hamminkeln
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GTA – Maschinensysteme GmbH
Loikumer Rott 23
46499 Hamminkeln
+492852 710 0
Document data from: 24.05.2018

In case of any doubt, please refer to the german version of this document

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