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Data privacy policy for

We take protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to statutory data protecting regulations as well as this data protection declaration. 

The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified (e.g. name, adress, email adress)

Responsible for the processing of your data is:
PFAFF Werkzeug- und Formenbau GmbH und Co. KG
Am Eisenberg 1
D-88167 Röthenbach/Allgäu

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The party responsible for processing data for PFAFF Werkzeug- und Formenbau GmbH & Co KG is

Kathrin Kresser (Am Eisenberg 1, 88167 Röthenbach im Allgäu) 

If you have any questions regarding your personal data, please contact Kathrin Kresser (, Tel. +49 8384 8200-256). 

Collection of personal data when you visit our website 

If you visit our website simply to find out information, we only collect the personal data your browser sends to our server. If you wish to view our website, we will collect the following data, which are necessary from a technical perspective to display our website to you and to ensure its stability and security (IP address, date and time of request, time zone difference compared with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), content of request (specific page), access status/HTTP status code, volume of data transmitted in each case, website from which the request originates, browser, operating system and user interface, language and version of browser software). 

Use of Cookies

In addition to collecting the above data, cookies are also saved on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and associated with the browser you use. They provide certain information to the body which places the cookie on your hard drive (in this case our company).

Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. Their purpose is to make websites more user-friendly and effective overall.

You can configure your browser settings in accordance with your preferences and e.g. reject the storage of third-party cookies or all cookies. Third-party cookies are cookies set by a third party, which means that they are not set by the actual website you are currently visiting. Please note that if you disable cookies you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.

SSL encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content – this site uses SSL encryption. You can tell that a connection is encrypted if the browser address bar changes from “http://” to “https://”, and if there is a padlock symbol in the bar of your browser.  

Routine erasure or restriction of processing of personal data

We process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to.

If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses what are known as “cookies”, which are text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will, however, be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide the website operator with other services associated with use of the website and the internet.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website so we can regularly improve it. The statistics gained in this way allow us to improve our offering and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases where personal data are transferred to the USA, Google has committed itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield

You can prevent cookies from being saved by making the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, please note that doing so may result in restricted use of the website’s functions. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available via the following link:

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on . An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics

Information about the third party: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User terms and conditions:, overview of data protection:, and data privacy policy:  

Integration of Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed YouTube videos on some pages of our website. The operator of the relevant plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you play a YouTube clip, a connection is established to YouTube servers. This informs YouTube which pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can link your surfing behaviour directly to you as an individual. To prevent this, log out of your YouTube account first.

When a YouTube video is started, the provider places cookies on the user’s computer to collect information about their behaviour.

If you have already disabled cookies for the Google ad program, you do not have to worry about any such cookies being placed on your computer when you watch YouTube videos either. However, YouTube also uses other cookies to store usage information of a non-personal nature. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in your browser.

Further information on data privacy at YouTube can be found in the provider’s data privacy policy at:

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address above mentioned.

Changes to our data privacy terms

We reserve the right to adjust this data privacy policy occasionally so that it remains constantly in line with the latest legal requirements or so that we can incorporate changes to our services, such as the introduction of new services. If you revisit our website subsequently, the new data privacy policy will apply.

Please write to Kathrin Kresser (, Tel. +49 8384 8200-256) if you have any questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data.