Privacy policy of AUMA Drives GmbH

Thank you for your interest in cooperation with AUMA Drives GmbH. With the present privacy policy, we would like to inform you which kind of personal data will be gathered within the framework our services, and for what purpose and how this data will be used to optimise our services for you.

  1. Controller

AUMA Drives GmbH

Grenzstr. 5 01640 Coswig near Dresden, Germany

  1. What information will AUMA collect about me?

AUMA commits itself to the principles of data economy. Personal data are only collected and stored by us if you grant your active and voluntary consent for example within the framework of signing in for the AUMA service or the sending of documents like applications, requests or other correspondence. All personal data gathered within the framework of your visit to our web pages will be processed in accordance with the respective regulations on the processing of personal data and only for the purpose of the services requests by you and for processing your inquiries.
2.1 Real Cookie Banner
Our website uses Real Cookie Banner’s consent technology to obtain your consent for the storage of certain cookies on your device or for the use of specific technologies and to document the former in a data protection compliant manner. The provider of this technology is GmbH, Tannet 12, 94539 Grafling, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “Real Cookie Banner”).
Real Cookie Banner is installed locally on our servers, which ensures that a connection with Real Cookie Banner provider’s servers is not established. Real Cookie Banner stores a cookie in your browser to be able to allocate the consent you have granted or revoked. The data recorded in this manner will be stored until you ask us to delete them, revoke your consent to the archiving of your data or until the purpose of archiving the data no longer exists (e.g., upon completion of the processing of your inquiry). This does not affect mandatory statutory provisions – in particular those governing retention periods.
We use Real Cookie Banner to obtain the consent required by law for the use of cookies from site visitors. The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR.

  1. For what purpose does AUMA use my personal data?

Basically, AUMA processes your personal data only for the purpose the data was received or collected for. Processing or use of this data for other purposes shall only be made provided you grant your explicit consent for such use.

  1. On which legal ground is the processing based?

The legal basis for processing personal data is basically governed – unless there are other specific legal prescriptions – by article 6 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In particular the following options may apply:

  • Consent
  • Data processing for fulfilling contracts
  • Data processing on the basis of consideration of interests
  • Data processing for meeting legal obligations

If your personal data is processed on the basis of consent, you have the right to withdraw the consent for processing at any time. If the data is processed on the basis of a consideration of interests, you have the right to object to processing at any time.

  1. How long will the data be stored?

AUMA will only store your personal data for the time required for the respective purpose. Should legal storage deadlines exist, the data shall be stored for the period of storage obligation. Once this period has expired, it will be checked whether further requirements for processing exist. If there is no requirement, the data shall be erased.

  1. To which recipients will the data be disclosed?

AUMA will not disclose your personal data to third parties without your consent, except where disclosure is required by law. Should personal data be processed by third-parties on order by AUMA, for example by providers of external storage solutions or Cloud services, we shall ensure that this kind of order processing is made in compliance with the data protection provisions stipulated in national laws and EU regulations. Order processing service providers are selected with utmost care by us and compliance with technical and organisational measures taken by the contractor will be checked and recorded by AUMA. When transferring personal data to a member of the AUMA Group outside of the EU or the EEA (so called third countries), we shall provide an adequate level of data protection by means of contractual agreements.

  1. Data protection and data security

AUMA deploys technical and organisational security measures to protect the data gathered from you against manipulation, loss, destruction as well as against unauthorised access. All information is transmitted in encrypted form. Users may only access order related data for disclosure of which the user is entitled. Our security measures are continuously improved in compliance with the latest technical developments. Our employees are obliged to treat all data as confidential and to maintain data secrecy. The obligation to observe data secrecy shall persist after termination of their employment at AUMA.

  1. Tools

8.1 YouTube
Our website uses plug-ins of the YouTube website operated by Google. The pages are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When using one of our pages equipped with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server will be receive information on which of our pages you have visited. If you has logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour to your personal profile. To avoid this, log out from your YouTube account. We are using YouTube in order to provide an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1) point f GDPR. For further information on this topic, please refer to Data Policy by YouTube at:
8.2 Google Maps
This website uses the Google Maps service via an API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the Google Maps functions, your IP address must be stored. Generally, this information is transferred to and stored with the Google server in the US. The provider of this website has no impact on the transfer of data. We are using Google Maps in order to provide an attractive presentation of our online offers and to ensure the places indicated by us on the website can easily be located. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6(1) point f GDPR. For further information on this topic, please refer to Data Policy by Google at:

  1. Social Media

9.1 LinkedIn
This website uses elements of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Any time you access a page of this website that contains elements of LinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is established. LinkedIn is notified that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account at the time, LinkedIn will be in a position to allocate your visit to this website to your user account. We have to point out that we as the provider of the websites do not have any knowledge of the content of the transferred data and its use by LinkedIn.
If your approval (consent) has been obtained the use of the abovementioned service shall occur on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR and § 25 TTDSG (German Telecommunications Act). Such consent may be revoked at any time. If your consent was not obtained, the use of the service will occur on the basis of our legitimate interest in making our information as comprehensively visible as possible on social media.
Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:
For further information on this subject, please consult LinkedIn’s Data Privacy Declaration at:

  1. Analytics tools

10.1 Matomo
This website uses Matomo, an open source web analytics tool (, whereby data is collected and saved for marketing and optimisation purposes. This data can be used to create user profiles using a pseudonym. For this purpose, Matomo uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data locally buffered within the user’s web browser when visiting a website allowing analytics of the user behaviour. IP addresses are anonymised prior to recording. Without prior informed consent, data collected via Matomo shall not be used to personally identify the user of this website and shall further not be assigned to the personal data of the carrier of the pseudonym. The collected data is saved on the provider’s server in Germany. Users can prevent the installation of cookies by means of a corresponding setting in your browser software. However, this could be the reason why you may not be able to use all of this website’s functions to their full extent. For more information on terms of use and data privacy, please refer to:

  1. Right of access, to rectification, erasure and restriction of processing

You are entitled to obtained information free of charge and at any time on personal data stored with us, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as the legal grounds for its rectification, restriction of processing or erasure of data, should legal requirements exist. For further questions on this topic and on personal data, you can contact us at any time under the address listed in the imprint.

  1. Data protection officer

We have designated a data protection officer for our company. For any further questions, please feel free to contact the following address: Phone: +49 7631 809 1161 E-mail:

  1. Right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority for data protection with regard to processing of personal data by us.