Privacy policy


  1. Controller

The controller responsible for processing your personal data is PIEPER GmbH, Binnerheide 33, 58239 Schwerte, Phone:+49 (0)2304 – 4701 0, Fax:+49 (0)2304 – 4701 77, Email:

Please contact our data protection officer if you have any questions concerning or require any information about data protection: ADUG – Occupational Safety and Data, Environmental and Health Protection, Data Protection Officer, Platz der Impulse 1, 58093 Hagen, Email:


  1. Nature, Extent and Origin of Collected Data

When you visit this website for information purposes, we collect the following data which is automatically transmitted by your browser and which is technically necessary for our website to be operated stably and securely:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • The time zone set on your system
  • Content of the request (web page specifically requested)
  • Referrer page (web page which referred to this page)
  • Browser, incl. language and version information
  • Operating system

We also collect personal data in our contact forms; such data is required to carry out your service request or to make contact with you and is information entered by you. If you do not provide us with this personal data, we may not be able to fulfill your service request or make contact with you. Any additional information is provided on a voluntary basis.


  1. Purposes of Personal Data Processing, Authentication

The data collected during an informative visit to this website is used exclusively to operate this website in a secure and reliable way and conduct anonymous statistical evaluations of visitor numbers. This is done to protect our legitimate interest in operating this website securely and effectively.

The data collected when using the contact form is only used for fulfilling your service request or making contact with you.


  1. Nature of Data Processing

We ensure that your personal data is processed in a way that guarantees your data is protected. Data is processed electronically, and during such operations we comply with security standards to protect your privacy and safeguard against unauthorized access to this data. We have taken extensive technical and organizational precautions to protect the data you have provided us with from loss, tampering, destruction and unauthorized access. Our security measures are subject to continuous improvement in line with technological developments and legal requirements.


  1. Data Recipient(s)

We use IT service providers to make this website available.

We examine the data protection standards of all service companies we engage before awarding them contracts and obligate them to comply with the legal data protection regulations. Data will not be disseminated to third parties beyond this, unless we are required to divulge such information by law or you have given us your prior consent to this effect.


  1. Data Storage Period

The data we collect during an informative visit to our website will be deleted within 14 days.

Data provided using the contact form will be saved until your service request has been processed and deleted within 18 months following completion. Should a business relationship develop from such contact, the data will be stored regularly for at least 10 years, for example if statutory retention periods apply.


  1. Your Rights as a Data Subject

We safeguard and protect your rights according to the GDPR. In particular, you have a right of Access to find out whether we process personal data concerning you.

of Access to find out whether we process personal data concerning you. If this is the case, you may obtain information about this personal data as well as all processing and use purposes presented in this information.

rectification, deletion or restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as this is not contradicted by legal requirements.

on the release of your data, especially in a structured, common and machine-readable format.

Individual objection, on grounds relating to your particular personal situation, against the use of your data which we are processing in our legitimate interest (as per Art. 6 I f of the GDPR).

Please contact the controller to assert your rights.

If you believe that your personal data is being processed in violation of the GDPR, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, particularly in the member state of your place of residence, your workplace or the place of the suspected violation.


  1. Cookies

Cookies are used to operate the website. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the site visitor’s Internet browser. While the cookies used enable the Internet browser to be recognized, they do not identify you personally. You can prevent the use of cookies or delete them at any time in your browser settings. Cookies are sometimes deleted as soon as you close your browser, and other times they are stored for up to 14 months.

You will find further information about data protection here:
Pieper GDPR Information_v1.2