Privacy Policy

Thank you for your interest in the online presence of DELTAFILTER. The protection of your personal data is close to our hearts. Therefore, we want to inform you about data protection in our company at this point. You will especially get some information about how DELTAFILTER collects, processes and uses your personal data.

1. General Information

1.1 Personal Data (Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR

Data privacy law protects personal data (hereinafter referred to as data). Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Therefore, personal data can be names, addresses, profession, e-mail addresses, state of health, income, marital status, genetic traits, phone numbers and even user data as IP-addresses

1.2 Controller (Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR)

The Controller of the data processing in regard to the website www.deltafilter.com (hereinafter referred to as the website) is the DELTAFILTER Filtrationssysteme GmbH (hereinafter the controller or operator). The contact details are:

DELTAFILTER Filtrationssysteme GmbH
Im Neudeck 10
67346 Speyer
Executive director: Franz Knibernig

Telephone: 06232-315131
Telefax: 06232-3151-35
E-Mail: info@deltafilter.com

1.3 Opportunity to object

If you wish to object to the processing of your data by the operator in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy in general or for individual measures, you may do so using the contact information provided in the imprint. Please note that in the event of such an objection, the use of this website and the request for services offered by it may in some circumstances be limited or even completely restricted.

2. Scope and purpose of the data processin,g legal basis and provision of data

2.1 Accessing and use of the website

Each time the website is accessed; user data is transmitted via your web browser and stored in log files (server log files). The processing is performed anonymised. Anonymisation means the IP address is altered so that it cannot or can only with a disproportionate investment of time, cost and labour be attributed to a particular or identified or identifiable natural person. The access data contains the following information:

  • Date and time of access
  • Name of the accessed website
  • IP address
  • Referrer URL (URL of origin, from which you arrived at the website)
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Information about your browser


The log files are analysed by the operator in anonymised form in order to continuing to improve the website and make it more user-friendly, to detect and rectify errors more quickly and to control server capacities. For example, the operator is able to determine the preferred times of access to the website and therefor provide appropriate amounts of data volume.

The legal admissibility of this data processings is based on Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party, so long as these interests are not overridden by the fundamental rights or freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data. The legitimate interest of the controller involves the provision of a website to convey information and offer services as well as the improvement of the websites performance.

The data is deleted upon termination of purpose, usually not later than 30 days after collection.

The provision of data is neither required by law nor required for the performance of a contract. Failure to provide the data will result in you being unable to enter the operator’s website.

2.2 Contact forms and single-click e-mailing

This website contains a contact form if you wish to contact the operator. This form requires that you provide the following information:

  • Company
  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail-address


In addition, you may voluntarily choose to provide the following information:

  • Department
  • Address
  • Postal code and city
  • Telephone
  • Fax


Furthermore, you can provide technical information regarding your request. The operator might as well ask you to provide more detailed information regarding your request. Those information is needed to execute your request faster.

If you wish to contact the operator by e-mail, you can do so by contacting the e-mail-address provided on the website. In that case, the personal data provided in the respective e-mail are stored. Please consider, that unencripted e-mails are not are not adequately protected against unauthorized access by third parties.

The legal admissibility of this data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

Provision of data is conducted on your request. Personal data processed during communication are deleted upon expiry of the statutory retention periods if the controller has no legitimate interest in further retention.

In any event, data are continued to be stored only if they are truly necessary for the corresponding purpose. Personal data are anonymised as far as possible.

The provision of data is neither required by law nor required for the performance of a contract. Failure to provide can result in restriction of possibilities to contact the operator.

2.3 Use of cookies

The operator uses cookies to collect and store data. Cookies are small data packets that typically consist of letters and numbers and that are stored on a browser when you visit certain websites. Cookies allow the website to recognise your browser as you re-enter the operator`s website, to track your surfing through various sections of a website and to identify on a re-entry. Cookies contain no data that identify you personally. However, the information about you stored by the operator may be attributed to the data obtained by and stored in the cookies.

Information that the operator obtains through the use of cookies may be used for the following purposes:

  • Recognition of the user's computer when they visit the website
  • Tracking the user's browsing activity on the website
  • Improving the user experience of the website
  • Analysis of the website use by the operator
  • Operating this website
  • Preventing fraud and improving the security of the website
  • Customising this website taking into consideration the needs of the user


Cookies do not damage your computer in any way. They do not contain viruses and also do not allow the operator to spy on you. There are two types of cookies.

  • Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when closing your browser (session cookies).
  • Permanent cookies have a longer durability. This type of cookie allows your computer to be recognised when you visit the website on a re-entry. The data is deleted upon termination of purpose, usually not later than 30 days after collection.


The cookies allow the operator to track your use behaviour for the purposes listed above and to an appropriate extent. Cookies also allow you to optimally surf the operator's website.

The legal admissibility of this data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party, so long as these interests are not overridden by the fundamental rights or freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data. The legitimate interests of the controller involve the provision of a website that contains no errors and the opportunity to offer visitors the best user experience.

Provision of your data is not prescribed by law, nor by a contract. Failure to provide may result in restrictions in the use of the website.

If you do not want the operator to recognise your computer, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drives by selecting the option "do not accept cookies" on your browser settings. To find out specifically how to do this, please read the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer. If you choose to accept no cookies, this may limit the functionality of the website.

2.4 Google Analytics

The operator uses the web analysis service Google Analytics. This service uses cookies as described above to collect information about your operating system, browser, IP address, the previously accessed website and the date and time of your visit to the operator's website.

The data about the use of the website are generally transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. IP- anonymisation is activated on this website. Your IP address will be abbreviated within Member States of the European Union or other Signatory States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted.

Google uses this information to analyse the use of the website, compile reports about website activity for the operator and offer additional serves relating to the use of the website and the internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. This use takes place in anonymous or pseudonymous form.

Google will not associate your IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can prevent data processing by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout7hl-de.

Google Analytics uses the Double Click DART cookie. You can deactivate the DART cookies by downloading and installing the plug-in available at https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=en.

You can find out more about Google Analytics and data processing by Google on the Google website at

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

The legal admissibility of this data processing is based on Art. (1) a) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when the data subject has provided consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more purposes.

The data is deleted upon termination of purpose, usually not later than 14 months after collection.

Provision of your data is not prescribed by law, nor by a contract. Failure to provide may result in restrictions in the use of the website.

2.5 Google Web Fonts

The operator uses external fonts on the website via the Google Fonts service. This is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using it, information about the use of the website (such as the date and time of the call, IP address, etc.) is transmitted to Google servers in the US and stored. Google's terms of use and privacy policy apply.

The operator uses Google Fonts to enable you to use external fonts to better display the website. The admissibility of this processing is based on Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful if it is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party and if not the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject. The use of data for the purpose of improving the presentation of the website constitutes a legitimate interest of the operator within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR.

The provision the data is neither required by law nor required for the performance of a contract. Failure to provide the data will result in the font being displayed in a different form.

The operator does not store personal data about the embedding of Google Fonts. The data is stored by Google according to its respective privacy policy. For more information, see the Google privacy policy and terms of use.

2.6 Google Maps

The operator uses the map service Google Maps. This service is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using it, information about the use of the website (such as the date and time of the call, IP address, etc.) is transmitted and stored to Google servers in the United States. The data is used by Google for the purposes of advertising market research and / or customisation of its website. This can also be a link to your user account, provided that you are logged in there. If you do not want this, you must log out before use. Google's terms of use and privacy policy apply. If you disable or block Java script in your browser settings, you can prevent Google Maps from running.

The operator uses Google Maps to enable you to use the interactive route finding maps. The admissibility of this processing is governed by Article 6 (1) f) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful if it is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party and if not the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the persons concerned Persons who require the protection of personal data. The use of data for the purpose of providing maps for route creation constitutes a legitimate interest of the operator within the meaning of Article 6 (1) f) GDPR. This facilitates access to the operator's place of business.

The provision of the data is neither required by law nor required for a contract. Failure to provide the data will result in you being unable to use the feature.

The data is stored by Google. For more information, see the Google privacy policy and terms of use.

3. Right of Access, Rectification, Erasure, Restriction, Objection and Data Portability

3.1 Right of Access (Art. 15 GDPR)

Upon request, the operator shall provide information as to whether your data is being processes. The operator endeavours to respond to requests without undue delay.

3.2 Right to Rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)

You have the right to request from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you.

3.3 Right to Erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)

You have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay and the controller has the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the grounds listed in Art. 17 (1) a)-f) applies.

3.4 Right to Restriction of Processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

You have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the conditions listed in Art. 18 (1) a)-d) applies.

3.5 Right of Objection (Art. 21 GDPR)

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data concerning that is based on Art. 6 (1) e) or f), including profiling based on those provisions. The controller shall no longer process your personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms or if processing is used for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Where your personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.

Where personal data is processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 (1) GDPR, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

Please use the contact address provided in the site notice for your message.

3.6 Right to Data Portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

You have the right to receive information about your personal data that you have provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit these data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, so long as the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR, Art. 9 (2) a) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR and if the processing is carried out by automated means.

4. Revocation of your Consent

If you have provided consent to the processing of your personal data and revoke this consent, processing that has taken place until the time of revocation remains unaffected.

5. Right to appeal

You have the right to lodge an appeal with the competent supervisory authority at any time.

6. Recipients

Data obtained as a result of the access and use of this website and information you provide when you make contact are transmitted to the operator's server and stored there. Otherwise, your data may be forwarded to the following categories of recipients:

  • Internal departments involved in the processing of your personal data (e.g. personnel department, marketing department, customer service)
  • processors (e.g. computer centre, IT service provider, provider of tracking tools)
  • Contractual partner of the Controller (e.g. shipping service provider)
  • Group companies commissioned to provide services
  • Public authorities


In those cases, transmission is governed by a legal basis or a consent. It can also be processed on behalf of the controller.

7. Links to Third Party Websites

By accessing this website, you may see content which is linked to third party websites. The Controller has no access to cookies or functions of other websites and cannot control them. Such third party websites are not subject of this privacy policy.

Last date of amendment: 21.09.2018

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