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Privacy policy of AUMA Drives GmbH

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

  1. Controller

AUMA Drives GmbH

Grenzstraße 5, 01640 Coswig, 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 available personal data collected during the visit of our websites are only processed within the framework of the respectively valid regulations for protecting personal data and only for the purpose of the services requested by you and for processing your requests.

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

Basically, AUMA processes your personal data only for the purpose of reception or collection.

Processing or use of this data for other purposes shall only be made following your explicit consent for such use.

  1. Which is the legal basis for the processing?

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. The following options apply in particular:

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

If your personal data is processed on the basis of consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

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

  1. What is the storage period for the data?

AUMA shall store your personal data only for the period required for the respective purpose.

Should legal storage deadlines exist, the data shall be stored for the period of storage obligation. After expiry of this period, the further requirement for processing shall be examined. 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 AUMA order third parties to process personal data, for example providers of external storage solutions or Cloud service providers, we assure that such an order processing will be performed in compliance with data protection based on the applicable national laws and regulations adopted at European level. 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 plugins of YouTube operated by Google. The operator of these pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When using our pages equipped with the YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server will be informed which of our pages you visited. If you are logged in your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour to your personal profile. To avoid this, logout from your YouTube account. We use YouTube for a more attractive presentation of our online services. This complies with the purposes of the legitimate interests according to article 6 para. 1 alinea f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For further information on this topic, please refer to Data Policy by YouTube at:

8.2 Google Maps

This page uses the cartographic services of Google Maps via API. The service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For using functions of Google Maps, your IP address must be stored. Generally, this information is disclosed to and stored with the Google server in the US. The service provider of this page has no influence on data disclosure. Google Maps is used for the purpose of a more attractive presentation of our online services and easier geolocalisation of the locations indicated on our website. This complies with the purposes of the legitimate interests according to article 6 para. 1 alinea f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For further information on this topic, please refer to Data Policy by Google at:

  1. Analytics tools

9.1 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 information, rectification, erasure and restriction of processing

You are entitled to obtain 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 right for its rectification, restriction of processing or erasure of this data should legal grounds 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 nominated a data protection officer for our company. Please address further questions to the following address:

Phone: +49 7631 809 1161


  1. Right to lodge a complaint

You shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority for data protection relating to our processing of personal data.