Distec GmbH
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Privacy Policy

We, the Distec GmbH, take the protection of your personal data very seriously and do strictly adhere to the rules of the German data protection acts. The following data security explanation gives you an overview of how we ensure this protection in connection with our website and which data are raised for which purpose. However it does not apply to websites of companies to which we refer by hyperlink.

Inquiry, processing and use of personal data

Personal data is raised on this website only on voluntary basis (see "newsletter/product inquiry/press distribution list“). We do not identify individual visitors of our website, unless they disclose their contact data or further information voluntarily in one of the web forms or by other contact (e.g. by E-Mail). We use your voluntarily communicated data only for the purposes, for which you sent them. By no means the communicated data will be sold or passed on to third parties for any reason, unless we are legally
obligated or you gave us your agreement.

Data processing on this website
With each access of a user to the Distec GmbH web pages our server log files automatically raise and store the information conveyed by your browser. They are:

  • Browsertype/
  • version
  • used operating system
  • Referrer URL (the site visited before)
  • hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • date and time of the server inquiry

If you use our Download service, there will additionally be stored:

  • quantity of downloaded data
  • information if the download was successful

Distec GmbH may not assign this data to certain persons. A combination of this data with other data sources, in particular the cookies described below, newsletter data, press service or product inquiries will not be made and the data will be deleted after statistic evaluation.


In several places our web pages use so called cookies, e.g. in the context of the above mentioned statistic evaluation. They help making our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files, which are filed on your computer and stored by your Browser. Most of the Cookies we use are so called "session Cookies",which means that they are deleted automatically after you left our website. As far as Cookies are not deleted, we can recognize whether our web pages were already accessed from your computer. Cookies do not cause damage on your computer and do not contain viruses. Should Cookies be used, e.g. in the context of the above mentioned statistic
evaluation, the data is raised, used and stored exclusively pseudonymously. This data will not be used to identify the user of our web pages personally (e.g. by combination or comparison with other data conveyed to us).
You can influence the handling of cookies by appropriate settings of your browser, eg. by accepting Cookies generally, or just from case to case or by rejecting them generally. Newsletter / product inquiry/ press distribution list. When using our services "Newsletter“, "product inquiry“ and "press distribution list“ you are asked to indicate your e-mail address and some further contact data and/or
information about yourself or your organization. This data is voluntary. We always indicate the purpose for which we ask you to transmit the data and we also indicate which of the desired information is necessary for the relevant purpose and which is optional. Necessary information is marked by a star.
If you register yourselves to our press distribution list, we ask you in addition to allow your data to be circulated to our marketing agency Hightech marketing. The data will be circulated only for the purpose of distributing our press releases to you. Hightech Marketing will not use your data for other purposes or pass them on to third parties. If you should make use of your right of withdrawal (see following paragraph), we will of course also pass it on to Hightech Marketing.


When you subscribe to our newsletter, we use the data you provided to send you our e-mail newsletter according to your consent on a regular basis. After submitting the registration form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from us. The subscription for the newsletter will not take effect until you click on the link in the confirmation e-mail ("Double Opt-In"). You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by e-mail or via a link provided in the newsletter.

For newsletter distribution, we use Newsletter2Go, an offer by Newsletter2Go GmbH, Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Str. 1, D-10625 Berlin. The provider is based in Germany and is subject to the German data protection regulations. Newsletter2Go does not disclose this data to third parties. Newsletter2Go provides analytical tools that enable us to make statements about the success of the newsletters. Newsletter2Go uses for this purpose e.g. Google Analytics. We are only interested in statistical results, such as how many subscribers do read our newsletters and which links are followed.

You can find further information on the help pages ( and in the data protection regulations ( of Newsletter2Go.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https:

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

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To embed videos on our website, we use YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, a company of Google Inc., Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
YouTube uses cookies to collect information about visitors to its website: to capture video statistics, prevent fraud, and improve usability. It will also connect to the Google DoubleClick network.

We've embedded the videos in advanced privacy mode. According to YouTube, thus no data on the visitors of our website are stored, as long as they do not click the videos. As soon as you click on a video, the Youtube server will be told which particular page of our website you visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to match your browsing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this if you log out of your account beforehand. For more information about how YouTube collects and uses your data, see its privacy policy at:

Lead Forensics

For marketing and optimization purposes we use, Lead Forensics products and services ( Headquarters of Lead Forensics is located in Communication House 26 York Street, London, W1U 6PZ United Kingdom. Lead Forensics determines details of your organization including telephone number, web address, SIC code, a description of the company. Leadforensics will show the actual history of your visit to this website, including all pages you visited and looked at and how much time you spent on this site. Under no circumstances will the data be used for the personal identification of an individual visitor. If IP addresses are collected, they will be anonymised immediately after collection. On behalf of the operator of this website, Lead Forensics will use the collected information to evaluate your visit to the website, to compile reports on the website activity, and to provide other services related to website use and internet usage for the website operator. If you do not agree, you may object to the data collection, processing and storage at any time with effect for the future by clicking on the following link: Exclude from site tracking

Right of withdrawal

You can cancel your agreement for storing, processing and using your above mentioned personel data at any time with effect for the future. You can either send an e-mail to or reach us via the contact address specified in the imprint.

Right of access to personal data

At any time you have the right of information on your stored personal data, its origin and recipient as well as the purpose of the data processing. Information on the stored data provides the data security engineer (privacypolicy(at)    

Further information

Your confidence is very important to us. Therefore we will gladly answer your questions concerning the processing of your peronal data. If you have questions which this data security explanation could not answer, or if you need more information to a certain paragraph, please do not hesitate to contact our data security engineer (privacypolicy(at)