Declaration of data protection

The protection of your personal data is a special priority for us. We therefore process your data solely on the basis of legal regulations (GDPR, TKG 2003). We inform you of the most important aspects of data processing on our web site in this notice of data protection.

This privacy policy is intended to inform users of this website about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator (Almatec AG).

The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law. Reflecting new technologies and the ongoing development of this website it may be necessary to make changes to this privacy policy and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policy at regular intervals.

Definitions of terms used (e.g. “personal data” and “processing”) can be found in article 4 of the GDPR.

Handling contact data
If you get in contact with us by form on our web site or by e-Mail, the data you state will be stored by us for six months for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not forward these data without your consent.

Our web site uses cookies. Cookies are small text files deposited on your end device with the help of your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage.

We use cookies to design our web site in a way friendly to users. Some cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. They enable us to recognise your browser upon your next visit.

If this goes against your wishes, you can configure your browser in such a way that it informs you about the setting of cookies and you can allow this only in a stand-alone case. By deactivating cookies, the proper functioning of our web site can be impaired.

Web analysis
Our web site uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics [Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA – data are transmitted to servers in the USA]. Cookies are used to enable an analysis of how users use a web site. The data thus created are transmitted to the provider’s server and stored there.

You can prevent this by setting your browser up to not store cookies.

We have concluded an appropriate contract with the provider on order data processing. Your IP address is recorded, but is pseudonymised immediately by deleting the last 8 Bit. This solely enables a rough localisation.

The relationship to the web analysis provider based on the “Privacy Shield”,a reasonability resolution passed by the European Comission. Data are processed on the basis of the legal provisions of § 96 Para. 3 TKG and of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter a (Consent) and/or f (Legitimate interest) of GDPR.

Our interest in the sense of the GDPR (Legitimate interest) is to improve our services and our web presence. As the private sphere of our users is important to us, user data are pseudonymised.

User data are retained for the period of 26 months.

Your rights
In principle, you have rights to information, correction, erasure, a restriction of processing, data portability, revocation and objection. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection laws or your claims under data protection laws are infringed in some other way, you can object to the supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Data Protection Authority.

Deletion of data
Provided your request is compliant with the legal obligation to store data (e.g. data retention) you are entitled to delete your data. Data stored by us will be deleted if no longer necessary for the intended purpose and there are no legal retention periods applicable. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for legal purposes, data processing is restricted. In this case the data is blocked and is not available for processing for other purposes.

You can reach us at the following contact data:
Almatec AG, Industriestrasse 12, 6170 Schüpfheim, +41 41 485 77 77,
As at: January 2018

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