Data Protection Declaration
We are pleased by your visit to our website and your interest in our company. The protection of your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. With the following information about data protection, we would like to inform you about the purposes for which and to what extent we collect or process your personal data for the use of our websites and how we protect your privacy if you choose to give us your data.
KSM Klingner und Siegmund Maschinenbau GmbH (Broitzemer Str. 25-28, 38118 Braunschweig, Germany, phone: 0531809060, Fax: 05318090627) operates this website and, as a responsible body within the meaning of art. 4 Para. 7 of the GDPR is responsible for compliance with the applicable data protection provisions.
The personal data of our users will be stored and processed by us in compliance with the relevant provisions, particularly the Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TTDSG) in their current versions. All personal data will be used only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not kept longer than necessary.
Personal data is individual details about personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person (e.g. name, date of birth and contact data).
You can visit our websites without disclosing your personal data as a matter of principle. However, it may be necessary for certain applications of our websites that you send us your data. Therefore, there may be restrictions on the use of our websites.
When you visit our websites, our web server makes a temporary record of each access in a log file. In doing so, the following data is collected and stored until an automatic deletion date, including IP address, date and time of access, transferred amount of data, messages about the success of the retrieval of the websites, identification data of the browser and operating system, the website from which access is provided, and the IP address of your internet access provider. The purpose of recording this data is to allow the use of the websites, the system security, for technical administration of the network infrastructure, as well as the optimisation of the internet website. This is a legitimate interest in accordance with art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Other data collection
We collect, store and process your personal data (e.g. first name, last name, address, e-mail address, telephone number) if there is a business relationship, for example in the context of a subscription or a job, or if one should be justified as well as on the content design and amendment of the business relationship. In addition to this, we use your personal data, insofar as you have sent us it, to register on our website and in the processing of your personal data. We also collect, store and process your personal data when you address us via customer portal or by sending an e-mail to us, insofar as this is necessary for the processing of your inquiries and correspondence. The personal data collected by us will be promptly deleted when it is no longer required for this purpose unless there is a statutory retention period. The provision of your personal data is voluntary.
Transfer of data
We use your personal data within KSM Klingner und Siegmund Maschinenbau GmbH, as well as Otto Niemsch GmbH and our affiliated companies. These companies as well as our external service providers, on our behalf, for the purpose of a data processing in the sense of art. 28 GDPR are contractually obliged to handle personal data according to the applicable regulations. As far as these companies come into contact with your personal data, we must adhere to legal, technical and organizational measures as well as through regular checks to ensure that they comply with the provisions of the data protection laws.
A transfer of your personal data to other third parties will generally not take place.
Analysis of websites
You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website. In the following section, we will show you the detailed analysis tools used by us.
The following analysis tools are used for this purpose on our website:
We use Google Analytics for the analysis of our websites the analytical procedure, a procedure of Google Inc. The information generated by the Google Analytics cookie is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP address transferred in the context of Google Analytics by your browser will not be merged with other data from Google. In addition, the IP addresses are processed only in abbreviated form. A direct reference to people can therefore be ruled out. Our websites use Google Analytics with the extension „_anonymizelp“. Hereby, IP addresses will be reduced, meaning further processing can be ruled out.
You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google Analytics Cookie, by installing the following browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Company: GOOGLE INC.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Our websites use the social plug-ins of different providers of social networks. When you view one of our websites containing such a plug-in, the content of the plug-in is directly transmitted to your browser. We offer you the possibility through the use of social plug-ins to interact directly with our contributions via the comment function.
By clicking on the respective social media plug-in, you are immediately forwarded to our website in the corresponding social network and your data will be forwarded to the server of the provider of the social network. These are, among other things. IP address, date and time of access, identification data of the browser and operating system, and the website from which access is provided.
Please note that the server of the provider of the social networks in large parts may be located in countries outside the European Union. Companies that process data in countries outside the European Union Data Protection Laws, are subject to the protection of personal data laws that do not regularly guarantee the protection of personal data to the same degree that is the case in accordance with the data protection laws of the European Union.
The following social plug-ins are available on our website:
The Facebook plug-ins on our websites are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. The Facebook plug-ins are marked by the Facebook logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, your browser establishes direct access to Facebook, so your information is transmitted directly to a server of Facebook. If you are also logged in to Facebook during your visit to our website, a direct allocation can be carried out by Facebook to your account. When submitting a comment or by pressing the „Like“ button, this information is also sent to a Facebook server and stored in the USA. In addition, your Facebook interactions are published directly from Facebook and can thus be visible if necessary for your Facebook friends. If you do not want this interaction to take place, it is up to you to log out of Facebook before visiting our websites and also through the use of a „Facebook blocker” to prevent the loading of the Facebook plug-ins on our websites. For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data, please refer to Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
The Twitter plug-ins on our websites are operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The Twitter plug-ins are marked by the Twitter logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, your browser establishes direct access to Twitter, so your information is transmitted directly to a server of Twitter. If you are also logged in to Twitter during your visit to our website, a direct allocation can be carried out by Twitter to your account. When submitting a comment or by pressing the „Twitter button“, this information is also sent to a Twitter server and stored in the USA. In addition, your Twitter interactions are published directly from Twitter and can thus be visible if necessary for your Twitter contacts. If you do not want this interaction to take place, it is up to you to log out of Twitter before visiting our websites and also through the use of a „Script blocker” to prevent the loading of the Twitter plug-ins on our pages. For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data, please refer to Twitter’s Data Policy: https://twitter.com/privacy.
The YouTube plug-ins on our websites are operated by YouTube, LLC., 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066 USA. The YouTube plug-ins are marked by the YouTube logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, your browser establishes direct access to YouTube , so your information is transmitted directly to a server of YouTube. If you are also logged in to YouTube while visiting our website, a direct allocation can be carried out by YouTube to your account. When submitting a comment or by pressing the „YouTube button“, this information is also sent to a YouTube server and stored in the USA. In addition, your YouTube interactions are published directly from YouTube and can thus be visible if necessary for third parties. If you do not want this interaction to take place, it is up to you to log out of YouTube before visiting our websites and also through the use of a „Script blocker” to prevent the loading of the YouTube plug-ins on our pages. For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data, please refer to YouTube’s Data Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
The Instagram plug-ins on our websites are operated by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. The Instagram plug-ins are marked by the Instagram logo. As soon as you use such a plug-in, your browser establishes direct access to Instagram, so your information is transmitted directly to a server of Instagram. If you are also logged in to Instagram while visiting our website, a direct allocation can be carried out by Instagram to your account. When submitting a comment or by pressing the „Instagram button“, this information is also sent to an Instagram server and stored in the USA. In addition, your Instagram interactions are published directly from Instagram and can thus be visible if necessary for third parties. If you do not want this interaction to take place, it is up to you to log out of Instagram before visiting our websites and also through the use of an „Script blocker” to prevent the loading of the Instagram plug-ins on our pages. For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data, please refer to Instagram’s Data Policy: https://www.instagram.com/legal/privacy/.
On our website, you have the opportunity to sign up for our free newsletter. Only your e-mail address must be given in order to send the newsletter. In addition, you can tell us your customer data. If you provide us with your name and customer information, this information will be used to personalise the newsletter. Your data will not be passed on to third parties.
For registration for our newsletter, we use a “double opt-in” procedure. This means that we can, after your registration is received, send a confirmation e-mail to the specified e-mail address, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not respond within 24 hours to the link contained in the confirmation e-mail, your registration will be deleted automatically.
If you confirm your desire to receive the newsletter, we store your data until you unsubscribe from the newsletter or withdraw your consent. The storage is used solely for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. In addition, we store at your IP addresses and the time points of both registration and confirmation, in order to prevent a misuse of your personal data.
The consent you have provided has the following wording: “I agree that I will receive advertising from KSM Klingner und Siegmund Maschinenbau GmbH in the form of the weekly newsletter via e-mail”
Your consent to the sending of the newsletter can be revoked at any time. You can declare revocation by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter (see footer), sending an e-mail to (email@example.com) or by sending a message to the specified contact data in the Imprint.
In the case of your revocation or cancellation of the newsletter, your data will be removed from the newsletter mailing list and then completely deleted. As far as we have recorded your contact details and e-mail address in the context of further business relations from you in this regard, the respective retention periods shall apply.
To protect your data against unauthorised access and misuse by third parties we have taken comprehensive technical and organisational security measures. These measures meet the stringent legal requirements of the national regulations and are continually adapted to the current state of technology.
Rights of affected persons
As a person affected by art. 15 to 22 GDPR, you have the following rights vis-à-vis us:
- Right to information,
- Right to correction or deletion,
- Right to restrict processing,
- Right to object to processing,
- Right to data transferability.
If you consent to the use of personal data, you can revoke this at any time. Please send an e-mail to
KSMfirstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please send us your request by post or by fax.
In addition, it is possible to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our data processing of the personal data. For us, the competent data protection supervisory authority is „The State Commissioner for Data Protection Lower Saxony, Prinzenstrasse 5, 30159 Hanover, Germany“.
Inclusion, updating and modification of the data protection declaration
When using our website you agree with the aforementioned data use. The data protection declaration is valid from 24/05/2018 and up-to-date. Through the continuous development of our websites or the implementation of new technologies, it may be necessary to update this data protection declaration. KSM Klingner und Siegmund Maschinenbau GmbH therefore reserves the right to change the Data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. Therefore, you should regularly visit this website to find out about the current status of our data protection declaration.