The protection of your personal data is a matter of special concern for us. Therefore, we will process your personal data exclusively based on the legal regulations. In the following, we will inform you about the collection of personal data in accordance with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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

Responsible in the sense of the legal regulation for the data protection is:

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG
Walldürner Straße 50
74736 Hardheim
Phone: 06283/510

If you have any questions or comments about the data protection of our company, you are welcome to contact our data protection officer:

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG
Data Protection Officer
Walldürner Straße 50
74736 Hardheim

2. Which of my data will be processed?

We process personal data that we receive from you when you use the website.

For technical reasons, our provider collects the following data transmitted by your Internet browser, among others:

  • browser type and version
  • operating system used
  • website from where you are visiting (referrer URL)
  • website you are visiting
  • date and time of your visit
  • your internet protocol (IP) address

This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal data you may have disclosed and thus cannot be traced back to any particular person.

In the contact forms on this website it is possible to enter personal data such as name, company name, address and e-mail address In any case, the personal data provided will only be processed for the purpose of sending the desired publications or information or for any other purposes explicitly stated in the individual form.

On the career portal we process personal data that we receive from you as part of the application process. Relevant personal data for the execution of the application procedure are:

  • Personal data (e.g. name, date of birth)
  • Contact data (e.g. address, e-mail, telephone number)
  • Data on training and employment relationships (e.g. curriculum vitae)
  • Proof of training and qualifications (e.g. certificates)

3. For what purposes, and on what legal basis do we process your data?

We process your personal data to fulfil contractual or pre-contractual obligations in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1b GDPR as part of the selection process for initiating an employment relationship. If you have given us permission to process your personal data for certain purposes, this permission is also the legal basis for data processing in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1a GDPR.

4. Who will receive my data (recipient)?

Within our company, access to your data is granted to those who need it to fulfil the above-mentioned purpose (e.g. personnel department). This also applies to other companies of the corporate group, and to service providers and vicarious agents employed by us. Personal data will only be transmitted by us to third parties if this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes, if we are legally obliged to do so, or if you have given your prior consent.

If external service providers come into contact with your personal data, we have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are complied with.

5. Will data be transferred to a third country or an international organization?

A transfer of your personal data to or in third countries or to international organizations is not intended. A transmission in individual cases will only occur with your consent.

6. How long will my data be stored?

We will store your personal data as long as it is necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes or of legal, contractual or legal obligations (e.g. proof and storage obligations according to the respectively governing legislation, for example, HGB or AO). Afterwards, your data will be deleted, restricted or anonymised.

As part of the application process, your personal data will be stored as long as it is necessary for the processing of the application procedure. Once this is completed, your data will be deleted within three months and there will be no other legal storage obligations or legal justifications for the storage. A longer storage will only occur with your consent.

7. What rights do I have with regard to the processing of my personal data?

If you have any questions or complaints regarding data protection, please feel free to contact our company. In particular, you have the following rights with regard to your personal data:

  • Right to information about your stored personal data (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Right to rectification if the data is inaccurate, out of date or incorrect (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Right to deletion if the storage is inadmissible, fulfils the purpose of the processing and the storage is therefore no longer necessary, or you have withdrawn your consent to the processing of certain personal data (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Right to restriction of processing if one of the conditions set out in Art. 18 Para. 1 lit. a) to d) GDPR is met (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Right to transfer the data concerning you that you have provided (Art. 20 GDPR),
  • Right to revoke a consent given, whereby the revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out up to that point on the basis of the consent (Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR) and
  • Right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR), the Baden-Württemberg State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (

If you wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact our data protection officer.

Information about your right of withdrawal (Art. 21 GDPR)

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation. The prerequisite for this is that the data processing is carried out in the public interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 e GDPR) or on the basis of a balancing of interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 GDPR). In the event of an objection, we will no longer process your personal data. Unless we can provide compelling reasons worthy of protection regarding the processing of this data that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

The opposition can be made informally, and should be addressed to:

Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG
Data Protection Officer
Walldürner Straße 50
74736 Hardheim

8. Is there an obligation to provide personal data?

A use of the website is basically possible without any indication of personal data. However, if a data subject wishes to make use of special services (contact form, career portal) of our company via our website, it may be necessary to process personal data.

If you do not provide us with the usual and permissible information, the respective service can not be utilized.

9. To what extent is there automated decision making?

Pursuant to Art. 22 GDPR, no automated decision-making including the profiling will be performed.

10. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files saved on your computer to help analyze how visitors use the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will however be truncated by Google beforehand within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating how you use the website, compiling reports on website activities and providing further services related to website and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transferred by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your browser software. However, we would like to point out that if you do so, it may not be possible for you to make use of the full scope of all this website's functions.

You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of this website (including your IP address) from being conveyed to and processed by Google by downloading and installing a browser plug-in available through the following link download and install.

You can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected in the future when you visit this website: Disabling Google Analytics

Information and Google's applicable privacy policy can be found at and

Google Analytics is explained in more detail under this link

11. Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other, external websites. As a provider, Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG is responsible for its own content in accordance with the generally applicable laws and has no influence on whether the operators of other websites comply with the data protection regulations. Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG shall not be liable for external content made available for use through especially marked links and does not adopt their content as its own. Providers of these external websites shall remain solely liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and damages caused by using or not using the information provided on the linked websites. This also applies to the social bookmarks connected to our website, i.e. the links provided on our website to Facebook and YouTube, for instance.

12. Current status of the data protection declaration

We reserve the right to amend this data protection declaration at any time in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. Current status is May 2019.