Data protection notice

Data protection notice

Data protection notice

Data security and the sensitive handling of data are firmly embedded in our overall strategy and enshrined in our data privacy policy. Our data protection officers ensure that the policy guidelines are adhered to. This notice outlines how and why we collect and process data in connection with the use of our websites.

WESSLING has put technical safeguards and organisational measures in place to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and from access by unauthorised parties. Our safeguards are continually improved and updated in line with developments in technology. 

Anonymous data collection

You can essentially visit our websites without revealing your identity. Data may be automatically collected at these times which might include the name of your internet service provider, the type of your browser and the pages which you access while visiting our websites. This information is processed for statistical purposes only and then deleted. Your identity as an individual user is not disclosed and you remain anonymous.

Personal data

We will only process personal data (e.g. your name, email address, etc.) if you explicitly and knowingly provide us with such information so that we can contact you or for the purposes of contract negotiations or usage of our customer portal. They will only be processed, saved and forwarded as and to the extent required for the purpose in any given case. 

Data will not be collected, processed or used for any other purpose unless you have given express consent in this regard.  This consent may be revoked at any time with future effect.

Your data will not be forwarded to third parties unless you make an express request to this end or unless it is a legal requirement.

Links to other websites

Our web pages may contain links to other websites. Websites to which links are published are not subject to this data protection notice but only to their own data protection terms.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to enable you to analyse the use of your website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of your website will generally be transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. If you enable the IP address anonymity function on this website, however, then your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union and in other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address will transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website traffic, and to provide other services for the website operator relating to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use the full range of functions on this website. You may also prevent Google from tracking and processing the data generated by the cookie relating to the use of the website (including your IP address) by clicking on the following link and downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided.

For further information please visit information on Google Analytics and data privacy).

We would like to point out that the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” has been added to the Google Analytics configuration on this website in order to guarantee anonymous logging of IP addresses (IP masking).

Note from WESSLING: We have enabled the IP address anonymity function on our website.

Information, revocation and deletion

We will respond to requests for information about your personal data which are stored on our systems. We do not charge for this service. If you would like this information, please send your request to or to our postal address. We will also correct, delete or - if this is not technically possible - block your data on request. Please contact our data protection officer if you have any questions:


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Data privacy statement last updated: 2012

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