Privacy Policy Statement

Privacy Policy Statement

The privacy policy statement of the AFT Automatisierungs- und Fördertechnik GmbH & Co. KG (in short AFT) shows how AFT uses and protects any information given by use of this website. AFT is seriously committed to the protection of your privacy and strictly follows the rules of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

This website collects data only to the technically necessary extent to provide information and services as requested. This particularly applies to processing of any personal data.

The current AFT privacy policy is effective from 2017.06.01

AFT may have to update this policy to cover actual requirements without further notice. Please reread this statement frequently to see if you can further agree with any changes.

Connection data

If you visit our site, your browser automatically transmits data to handle your connection. AFT collects and stores this information within server log files. This may encompass:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer-URL (previous page)
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

This data is handled anonymous and cannot be attributed by AFT to any person in particular. It will not be combined with other data sources, but automatically deleted after statistical evaluation.

E-Mail, contact form

To provide information and services as requested, we need to collect, store and transfer your submitted information. This may include:

  • Name, company and job title
  • Contact information as phone number, email and postal address or URL
  • Information included within your request
  • Submitted data files like text files, pictures or else

Any such information submitted is assumed to be voluntarily given for a particular purpose and will be handled confidentially. Besides malware protection and data security measures, submitted data will not be analyzed, traced or used out of purpose.


If you visit one of our websites, you may be prompted to accept our cookie. If you agree, a small file containing information will be stored on your computer’s hard drive.

In doing so, no personal data will be collected, but information about web traffic while visiting our site. This will help us to automatically recognize you on your next visit and to make navigation easier for you. Cookies may, for example, tailor website behavior to your preferences allow individual response of applications or secure access data, to avoid re-entering critical information at every visit. To improve our website and optimize our services, the information is used for statistical analysis only and completely removed from the system afterwards

Of course, you are free to visit our websites without accepting cookies. Often web browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. If you not want us to recognize your computer, you can modify your browser’s settings to decline cookies. See support pages of your browser for information about settings. However, declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytic service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information about your usage of this website (including your IP address), generated by the cookie, is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on the website activity for the website operators, and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, provided that this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out, that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.Source: No. 8.1. Of the Terms and Conditions of Google Analytics (to the website)

Google Adwords

Furthermore, statistical data on website use are determined by a third-party (Google-Website statistics) for optimization purposes of our website. For this purpose, Google will store a tracking cookie in your browser, but you can also refuse it on request. Google warrants that no personal information about you will be used or stored in any form whatsoever.


External websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest for your convenience. However, please note that data security provided on our sites does not extend to other, external websites. If we provide links to external sites, we try to confirm that privacy and security standards are respected. But, we do not have any control over external websites and therefore cannot be responsible for protection and privacy of any information given externally. Please exercise caution and check the privacy statements of respective sites you wish to visit.

Data security

We are committed to keep your information safe.
We have physical, electronic and managerial measures in place to safeguard and secure any information submitted or collected.

Transmitting information

If you fill in a form on this website, information will only be transmitted if you accept the terms of this privacy policy statement by checking the respective box.

Transfer to third parties

We do not release, trade or sell any personal data to third parties. We only submit necessary personal data:

  • if you request it or give your explicit permission
  • if required to carry out offers and services requested
  • if there is an enforceable governmental or judicial order

If you wish to prevent any transfer of personal information to third parties, we accept and respect your objection in written form at any time.

Deletion of personal data

We will delete any personal data provided to us on written request at any time, except necessary data for billing or accounting.

We appreciate your trust – therefore we will answer any of your questions about our privacy policy and handling of your personal data. If there is any point not sufficiently covered within this statement or if you wish particular information, feel free to contact our Data Security Office at your convenience:

  • AFT Automatisierungs- und Fördertechnik GmbH & Co. KG
    Data Security Office
    An der Wiese 14
    79650 Schopfheim Germany
    Phone:+49 7622 3998 0
    Fax:    +49 7622 3998 999