Privacy policy

Dear visitor of our web site,

to ensure that you feel safe and secure while visiting our web pages, we would like to inform you about how this web site processes your personal data.

Usage data/Log files

In order to improve the quality of our website, we store data concerning each access on our website for statistical analysis. This data record contains:

  • referring web site,
  • name of file,
  • date and time of access,
  • transmitted volume of data,
  • the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
  • type of web browser used,
  • IP address of your computer (truncated by 3 digits). 

These data are stored in an anonymized form in accordance with the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). Hence, it is not possible to create personal usage profiles.

Data transfer to third parties

We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard drive of a visitor’s device. With the help of cookies you can store information for a certain period of time and identify the user’s device. So-called “permanent cookies” help us to make our website more user-friendly and effective. Furthermore, we also use so-called “session cookies” which will automatically be deleted once you’ve closed your browser. You can set your browser to inform you of the potential downloading of cookies to render the usage of cookies transparent to you.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. 

As IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google 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 whole IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA first and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to create relevant reports on website activities and to provide other services concerning the website and internet usage to us.

You may refuse the creation and usage of this pseudonymous user profile at any time according to the following options:

  1. You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (this opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain) by storing an opt-out cookie on your device, which means that you'll have to click the following link again, if you delete your cookies. If you would like to place an opt-out-Cookie, please click here.
  2. You may stop the usage of (tracking) cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.
  3. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser by clicking here.

Usage of Siteimprove Analytics

This website uses Siteimprove Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Siteimprove. Siteimprove Analytics uses „cookies“, which are text files placed on your computer, to help Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookies about the visitors’ use of the website will be stored and processed by Siteimprove on servers in Denmark.
IP addresses are anonymized irreversibly before data is made available in the Siteimprove Analytics or Intelligence Suite for Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH.

Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH will use this information for evaluating the visitors’ use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and ultimately for improving the website experience for its visitors. Siteimprove will not transmit this information to third parties or use it for any marketing or advertising purposes.

These are the cookies used by Siteimprove on this website:

Cookie name: nmstat
Type: Persistent - expires after 1000 days
About: This cookie is used to help record visitors' use of the website. It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site. The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.

Cookie name: siteimproveses
Type: Session cookie
About: This cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site.

By using this website, the visitor consents to the processing of data about him/her by Siteimprove in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can prevent the collection of your data by Siteimprove Analytics by clicking the following link. An Opt-Out-Cookie will be set that will prevent future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Personal Information

Information which you communicate to us will only be used to process your request. We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.

Your rights as a user

As a user you have the right to request information on the data we store concerning you as well as the purpose of this storage. In addition, you have the right to demand that incorrect data are being corrected and data which we are not allowed to process or no longer needed are being deleted. For further information, requests and suggestions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us.


On our website we provide the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. You may unsubscribe from this newsletter at any time, e.g. via email to or by clicking the relevant link inserted in every newsletter.

Protected area “CustomerNet”

In case you want to participate in our special customer service CustomerNet, you have to register beforehand. Data transmitted to us in the context of registration will be used exclusively to the extend necessary to provide the service. You can change or delete your account at any time. Data will then be deleted from the system automatically.

Contact form

In order to use our contact form we require your name, your address and your email-address. You may send us further information, but you are not obliged to do so. We use your data only for providing the requested information. 

Data protection officer

Please contact our data protection officer if you have any further questions, suggestions or wishes regarding data protection:

Dr. Uwe Schläger
datenschutz nord GmbH
Konsul-Smidt-Str. 88
28217 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 421 6966 32 0
Fax: +49 421 6966 32 11

Liability for Links

Our offer includes links to external web sites of third parties, on the contents of which we have no influence. We therefore cannot assume any guarantee for these foreign contents. For the contents of the linked pages each the corresponding provider or operator of the pages is responsible. The linked pages were checked for possible violations of law at the time of the link. Illegal contents could not be identified at the time of the link. A permanent check of the contents of the linked pages is however not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of law. If we become aware of violations of law we will remove such links immediately.


The contents and creation prepared by the operators of the pages are subject to German copyright. Articles prepared by third parties are marked accordingly. Copying, editing, distributing and any kind of use beyond the limits of the copyright require the written approval of each the corresponding author. Downloads and copies of this page are allowed only for private, not for the commercial use.

The operators of the pages aim, to observe the copyright of others or to revert to creations prepared by themselves or to licence-free creations.


This website uses Hotjar, an analysis software produced by Hotjar Ltd.(„Hotjar“) (, 3 Lyons Range, 20 Bisazza Street, Sliema SLM 1640, Malta, Europe). Hotjar enables us to measure and evaluate usage behaviour (clicks, mouse movements, scrolling height, etc.) on our website. The information generated by the tracking code and cookie about your visit to our website is then submitted to and stored on the Hotjar server in Ireland. The following information is collected by the tracking code:

Device-dependent data 

The following information can be recorded by your device and your browser:

  • The IP address of your device (collected and stored in an anonymous format)
  • Your email including your first and last name, insofar as you have made this available to us through our website
  • The screen size of your device
  • Device type and Browser information
  • Geographical location (country only)
  • Your preferred language for viewing our website

Log data 

The following data is automatically generated by our server when Hotjar is used:

  • Related domain
  • Pages visited
  • Geographical location (country only)
  • Your preferred language for viewing our website
  • Data and time that the website was accessed

Hotjar uses this information to evaluate your usage of our website, to generate reports about this usage as well as about other services related to this usage and for internet analysis. To provide these services, Hotjar also uses third-party services such as Google Analytics and Optimizely. These third-parties can store data that your browser transmits as part of your website visit such as cookies and IP requests. For more information on how Google Analytics and Optimizely store and use data, please review their respective data protection policies.

If you continue to use this website, you agree to the processing of data by Hotjar and its third-party providers (including their respective data protection policies) as outlined above.

The cookies that Hotjar uses have different periods of validity: some remain valid for 365 days, others just for the duration of your current visit to our site. You can prevent Hotjar from collecting data by clicking on the following link and following the instructions detailed there: