Data protection

Data protection declaration of the website In this data protection declaration we inform you which personal data we process when you visit our website and which rights you have. We therefore ask you to read the following explanations carefully.

1. Who is responsible for data processing and who can I contact?

AMS – Gesellschaft für Automatisierungs- und Meß-Systemtechnik GmbH

In den Kuhwiesen 10
76149 Karlsruhe
Tel: +49 (0) 721 | 7 83 92 – 0
Fax: +49 (0) 721 | 7 83 92 – 28

You can find further information in the imprint.

2. Data protection officer

You can reach our data protection officer at the email address or via our postal address with the addition “To the data protection officer”.

3. Processing of personal data

3.1. Visit of our website

3.1.1. Extent of data processing
When you visit our website, your browser transfers certain data to our web server for technical reasons. This involves the following data (so-called server log files):

• IP address • Date and time of the request
• Time zone difference to
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) • Content of the request (specific page)
• Operating system and its access status / HTTP status code
• Amount of data transferred
• Website from which the request comes (“referrer URL”)
• Browser, language and version of the browser software

3.1.2. Purpose of data processing
The storage of this data in log files is necessary to ensure the functionality of the website. They serve us to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

3.1.3. Legal basis for processing
We collect this data on the basis of our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR in order to be able to display our website and to ensure its security.

3.1.4. Duration of storage
For security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud), information in the log files is stored for a maximum of seven days and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidence purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.

3.1.5. Opposition and removal options
The collection of the data for the provision of the website and its storage in log files is mandatory for operation for technical reasons. There is consequently no possibility for the user to object.

3.2. Contact form and email contact

3.2.1. Extent of data processing
If you use the contact form on our website, we will process the following data: title, first name, last name, company, function, street, house number, postcode, city, country, telephone number, fax number, email address, subject of your request and your sent Message. Alternatively, you can contact us via e-mail addresses provided by us, depending on your concerns. In these cases, the sender’s personal data transmitted with the email will be processed. In this context, the data is not passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to process the conversation and to process the request.

3.2.2. Use of data processing
The processing of personal data from the input mask serves us to process the establishment of contact. If you contact us by email, this is also the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data. The other personal data processed during the sending process (e.g. IP address, date, time) serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

3.2.3. Legal basis for processing
When contacting us (via contact form or email), the information provided by the user for processing the contact request and processing it in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR processed.

3.2.4. Duration of storage
We delete your personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those that were sent by email if they are no longer required for the purpose of data collection and there are no statutory retention periods to prevent this.

3.2.5. Opposition and removal options
You have the option to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If you contact us via email, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, of course, our conversation can no longer be continued. Please send such a revocation to All personal data that was saved in the course of contacting us will then be deleted.

3.3. Cookies

3.3.1. Extent of data processing
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies do no harm to your computer and do not contain any malware such as Viruses. Cookies contain a characteristic string that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is called up again. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change. This is not done by assigning you personally, but by assigning an identification number to the cookie (“cookie ID”). The cookie ID is not merged with your name, IP address or similar data that would allow the cookie to be assigned to you. This website uses transient and persistent cookies.

a) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular so-called session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session. When you return to our website, your computer can be recognized. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

3.3.2. Purpose of data processing
We use cookies to make our website attractive and user-friendly, to improve it and to speed up inquiries. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change. For this it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

3.3.3. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using the technically necessary cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3.3.4. Duration of storage
Session cookies are deleted as soon as the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period.

3.3.5. Opposition and removal options
As a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can set it so that cookies are not saved at all or are automatically deleted at the end of your Internet session. To do this, select “do not accept cookies” in the settings of your browser. In Microsoft Internet Explorer, select “Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings”; In Firefox choose “Tools> Settings> Privacy> Cookies”); If you use a different internet browser, please refer to the help function of the browser for instructions on preventing and deleting cookies. Please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.

4. Data security

We take technical, contractual and organizational measures to secure data processing in accordance with the state of the art. This is how we ensure that the provisions of data protection laws, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation, are complied with and that the data processed by us is protected against destruction, loss, change and unauthorized access. These security measures also include the encrypted transmission of data between your browser and our servers. Please note that SSL encryption is only activated for transmissions carried out over the Internet if the key symbol appears in the lower menu bar of your browser window and the address begins with https: //. SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protects data transmission with encryption technology from illegal data access by third parties. If this option is not available, you can also choose not to send certain data over the Internet.

All information that you transmit to us is stored and processed on our servers in the Federal Republic of Germany.

5. Disclosure of data to third parties and third parties

Data will only be passed on to third parties within the framework of the legal requirements. We only pass on the data of the users to third parties if this e.g. on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR is required for contractual purposes or based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR for the economic and effective operation of our business.

As part of order processing, we use Art. 28 GDPR subcontractor for the provision of our services, in particular for the operation, maintenance and hosting of the website. We have taken appropriate legal precautions and appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the protection of personal data in accordance with the relevant legal regulations.

6. External services and content on our website

External services and content on our website We integrate external services or content on our website. This takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. When using such a service or displaying third-party content, communication data such as e.g. Date, time and IP address exchanged between you and the respective provider. This is in particular your IP address, which is required for the display of content in your browser. It may be that the provider of the respective services or content processes your data for other, own purposes. However, since we have no influence on the data collected by third parties and their processing by them, we cannot make any binding statements regarding the purpose and extent of the processing of your data. For more information on the purpose and extent of the collection and processing of your data, please refer to the data protection information of the providers of the services or content we are responsible for under data protection law. The following list provides an overview of third-party providers as well as their content and links to their data protection declarations, which contain further information on the processing of data and options for objection. Maps from the “Google Maps” service for route planning are provided by the third-party provider Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data protection declaration:; Opt-Out:

7. Your rights

If we process your personal data, you are the concerned person in the sense of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and you have the following rights against us regarding your personal data:

• Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)

• Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)

• Right to deletion (Art. 17 GDPR)

• Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

• Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

• Right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR)

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

8. Changes to the privacy policy

We reserve the right to change the data protection declaration in order to adapt it to changes in the legal situation or in the event of changes to the service and data processing. However, this only applies to explanations of data processing. If user consent is required or parts of the data protection declaration contain provisions of the contractual relationship with the users, the changes will only be made with the consent of the user. Please inform yourself regularly about the content of the data protection declaration.