Data protection

I. Definitions

This Privacy Policy uses the terminology used in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The terms are defined in Article 4 GDPR, inter alia. The following terms, inter alia, are used in the Privacy Policy:

Personal data:
any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “data subject”); a natural person is regarded as identifiable if they can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special features that are the expression of the physical , physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person;

any process or series of operations related to personal data performed with or without the aid of automated procedures, such as collection, gathering, organisation, sorting, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, matching or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction;

Restriction of processing:
the marking of stored personal data in order to limit their future processing;

the processing of personal data in such a way that personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the need for additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person;

the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body that, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by European law or the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria of his nomination may be designated by European law or the law of the Member States;

a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller;

a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to which personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, 2public authorities that receive personal data under European law or the law of the Member States in connection with a specific investigation shall not be considered as recipients; the processing of such data by the said authorities shall be in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations pursuant to the purposes of the processing;

Third party:
a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons authorised under the direct responsibility of the controller or processor to process the personal data;

the voluntary, informed and unequivocal consent of the data subject for a specific case in the form of a statement or other unambiguous affirmative act by which the data subject indicates that he/she agrees to the processing of his/her personal data;

II. Name and contact details

This Privacy Policy applies to data processing by:

Quantenelektronische Systeme GmbH
A DRÄXLMAIER Group company
Max-Eyth-Str. 38
Geopark II, entrance B, ground floor
71088 Holzgerlingen

Tel.: +49 7031 20495-100
Fax: +49 7031 20495-169

The Corporate Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following address:

Fritz Dräxlmaier GmbH & Co. KG
Landshuter Str. 100
84137 Vilsbiburg

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III. Collection and processing of personal data

Accessing the website

When you visit our website, the following information is collected by our web server by default:

  • the name of your Internet service provider
  • the website from which you visit us 
  • the pages of our website that you visit 
  • the amount of data transferred
  • Internet Protocol Address (IP address)
  • date and duration of the visit 

These data are collected, stored and evaluated for statistical purposes and to ensure system security. These data are collected anonymously and stored separately from all personal data. They are not merged. 

Using our contact form

You can get in touch with us quickly and easily through our contact form. This requires a valid email address so that we can respond to your request. You may also provide further voluntary information. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is in accordance with Article 6, para. 1, sentence 1 (a) GDPR based on your voluntary consent.

The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of your request.

IV. Cookies

The DRÄXLMAIER Group uses cookies on individual websites to make the services available to you more personalised. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device via the browser you use. 

Cookies do not harm your device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software. Information is stored in the cookie in connection with the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

We use cookies to make the use of our service more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages on our website.

These are automatically deleted after leaving our page. In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to take advantage of our services, it will automatically recognise that you have visited us before and the inputs and settings you made so you do not have to re-enter them.

We also use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our service. These cookies allow us to automatically recognise that you have visited us before when you visit our site again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies are required for the purposes mentioned in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties according to Article 6, para 1, sentence 1 (f) GDPR. Most browsers accept cookies automatically.

However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a hint appears before a new cookie is created. However, disabling cookies completely may mean that you cannot use all features of our website.

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V. Use and disclosure of personal data and earmarking

All personal data arising from direct internet services are collected, processed and used in accordance with the applicable regulations for the protection of personal data, only for the purpose of executing contracts and safeguarding legitimate own business interests with regard to the advice and support of our customers and a needs-based product design. The DRÄXLMAIER Group will neither sell nor otherwise market your personal data to third parties.

VI. Links to other websites

The website of the DRÄXLMAIER Group contains links to other websites. Their providers are exclusively responsible for the data protection principles or the content of the linked pages.

VII. External tools

Social Media Plug-Ins

We do not use plug-ins from social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram on our website.


We use Matomo open-source software for analysis and statistical evaluation of website usage. Cookies are used for this purpose. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the website is transmitted to our servers and summarised in pseudonymous usage profiles. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website and to enable a needs-based design of our website. The information will not be passed on to third parties.

In no case will the IP address be associated with any other data concerning the user. The IP addresses are anonymised, meaning that no assignment is possible (IP masking). Information about your visit to this website is currently collected by Matomo web analytics. Click here to stop information being collected about your visit.

VIII. Security

The DRÄXLMAIER Group uses technical and organisational security measures to protect the data that you make available to the DRÄXLMAIER Group from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are being continuously improved in line with technological developments.

IX. Rights of the data subjects

According to Article 12 et seq. of the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU (GDPR), each data subject has the right to 

  • Confirmation
  • Information
  • Correction
  • Deletion
  • Restriction
  • Data portability
  • Objection
  • Withdrawal of consent in line with data protection regulations

To exercise these rights, the data subject can contact the Data Protection Officer of the DRÄXLMAIER Group at any time.

X. Legal basis of data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Article 6 I (a) GDPR for processing with consent, Article 6 I (b) GDPR for processing for the performance of contracts, and Article 6 I (c) GDPR for processing to fulfil legal requirements. In exceptional cases, processing can also take place on the basis of Article 6 I (d) of the GDPR for the protection of vital interests, as well as according to Article 6 I (e) GDPR for the performance of a task which is in the public interest and has been entrusted to the controller.

XI. Validity and changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is up-to-date and is valid as of May 2018.


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