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Privacy policy

Thank you for your interest in our company and for visiting our website at For us, the protection of your personal data goes without saying. That is why we would like to take this opportunity to let you know how we process your personal data. The website is a service offered by Negele Messtechnik GmbH (hereinafter referred to as Negele).

Personal data (sometimes also referred to as person-related data) are data that basically enable a person to be identified. In this case it is irrelevant if the identity can be determined on the basis of a single piece of information, which is seldom the case. However, the more information and data that can be merged, the easier it is to identify the person. Personal data include a person’s name, address, age, e-mail address and phone number.

1 Responsible for data collection

Please contact the following person if you have any questions, requests for information, proposals, complaints or critique with regard to our privacy policy:

Negele Messtechnik GmbH
Raiffeisenweg 7
87743 Egg an der Guenz, Germany

An external data privacy officer ensures the correct implementation of data privacy within our company. If you have any queries regarding the processing of your personal data, you may also contact him/her directly.


2 Collection, processing and storage of personal data by Negele

Negele collects, processes and stores your personal data only if this is permitted on grounds of statutory regulations or you have given your consent for this.
We obtain these data through two different channels: You have either provided us with your data or we collect them when you use our services.

2.1 Data you provide to us

You can generally use our website without having to immediately provide us with any personal information. We require personal details for some services so that we can perform the respective service quickly and in a user-friendly manner or to be able to offer you the service at all. Detailed information on all services that are offered by clients on this website can be found under the ‘Individual services’ section of this privacy policy.

2.2 Data we obtain when you use our services

Some data are generated automatically and for technical reasons as soon as you access our website. These data are stored temporarily in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without any action on your part and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • The operating system of the user’s terminal device
  • The Internet service provider of the user
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file

The aforementioned data are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • to ensure that a connection can be established smoothly to our website,
  • to ensure that our website is easy to use,
  • to evaluate the security and stability of the system, and
  • for other administrative purposes.

Art. 6 (1) sent. 1 (f) GDPR provides the legal basis for data processing. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes for collecting data listed above. Under no circumstances will we use the collected data to draw any conclusions about your identity. The above data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. In addition, we use cookies when you visit our website. You can find more detailed explanations on this under point 3 of this data protection declaration.

2.3 Sharing data

As a matter of principle, we do not transmit personal data to third parties. If, in individual cases, data is transferred to third parties, you will find the relevant information in this data protection declaration. We take appropriate measures and carry out regular checks to ensure that the data we collect cannot be viewed or accessed by unauthorised third parties.
We only pass on personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR,
  • the disclosure is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data,
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to disclose your data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, as well as
  • this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR.

2.4 Transmitting data to a third country or to an international organization

The transmission of data to recipients in countries outside the European Union (so-called third countries) is permissible where appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure an adequate level of data protection.

3 Use of cookies

3.1 Definitions

“Cookies” are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.). Information is stored in cookies that is related to the specific end device used. This does not mean that we gain direct knowledge of your identity. The use of cookies serves to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. The following types of cookies can be distinguished.

3.2 Types of Cookies

Essential cookies are required for the operation of a website and are essential to navigate it and use its features.

Preference cookies allow a website to remember information that affects the way a website behaves or looks, such as the region you are in.

Statistical cookies allow the number of visitors and traffic sources to be recorded and counted in order to measure and improve website performance. They are also used to find out if certain pages are experiencing problems or errors, which pages are most popular and how visitors navigate the site.

Marketing cookies are used to track visits and individual activities on websites. They are used to serve targeted advertisements and ads.

You can use your browser to display the cookies on your computer, delete the existing cookies or set the configuration so that not all or no cookies are stored. Please note that some functions do not work or do not work properly if you deactivate the setting of cookies.

3.3 Use of cookies on our website

The data processed by the cookies necessary for the operation of a website are required to protect our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) p. 1 lit. f GDPR. In addition, we process personal data in connection with cookies with your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR.

When you visit our website for the first time, an information banner for cookies is displayed. Here you can see which cookies are set by us or our third-party providers in which category, for which purpose they are used and how long they are retained. You can also use this banner to decide individually whether all categories, only certain categories or only the absolutely necessary cookies may be used. You can change or revoke your consent to the use of cookies at any time on our website.

Under “Cookie Policy” you can see which consent you have currently given and which cookies are set by us or our third-party providers in which category.

4 Individual services

4.1 Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses marketing cookies that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have activated IP anonymisation on this website so that your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states 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 shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Google Analytics cookies are only stored if you have selected the “Allow cookies” option in the notice banner. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: .

4.2 Google Tag Manager

The Google Tag Manager is used on this website. With the Google Tag Manager, it is possible to manage website tags via an interface. The Tag Manager tool itself (which implements the tags) is a cookie-less domain and does not collect any personal data. The tool triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a deactivation has been made at the domain or marketing cookie level, this remains in place for all tracking tags implemented with Google Tag Manager.

4.3 DoubleClick

We use DoubleClick for marketing and optimisation purposes. This is also our legitimate interest in processing the above data. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

The use of DoubleClick cookies enables Google and its partner websites to display ads solely on the basis of previous visits to our website or other websites. The information generated by the cookies is sent by Google to a Google server in the US for analysis and stored there. These data shall only be transmitted by Google to third parties on grounds of statutory regulations or within the scope of commissioned processing. Under no circumstances will Google merge your data with other data collected by Google.

By using our website, you hereby consent to the processing of the personal data collected by Google relating to you in the manner described above and for the specified purpose. You can prevent cookie storage by setting your browser software accordingly; please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website to their full extent. You may also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website for Google, as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under ‘DoubleClick opt-out extension’ at the following link: (

4.4 Youtube

This website uses YouTube, an internet video portal of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). YouTube allows video publishers to post video clips free of charge and other users to view, rate and comment on these video clips free of charge. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos, which is why complete film and television programmes, but also music videos, trailers or videos made by users themselves can be accessed via the Internet portal.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website operated by the data controller is called up and on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) has been integrated, the internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically caused by the respective YouTube component to download a representation of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. Further information on YouTube can be found at Within the scope of this technical procedure, YouTube and Google receive information about which specific sub-page of our website is visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged into YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognises which specific sub-page of our website the data subject is visiting when a sub-page containing a YouTube video is called up. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the respective YouTube account of the data subject.

YouTube and Google always receive information via the YouTube component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged into YouTube at the same time as calling up our website; this takes place regardless of whether the data subject clicks on a YouTube video or not. If the data subject does not want this information to be transmitted to YouTube and Google, he or she can prevent the transmission by logging out of his or her YouTube account before accessing our website.

The data protection provisions published by YouTube, which can be accessed at, provide information on the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.

4.5 Newsletter

To register for our newsletter, we collect your email address. After your registration, you will receive a registration notification by e-mail, which you must confirm in order to receive the newsletter (so-called double opt-in). This serves as proof for us that the registration was actually initiated by you. We send the newsletter with your consent on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent at any time via a link at the end of each newsletter. The newsletter is transmitted by means of the newsletter service provider Rapidmail GmbH, Augustinerplatz 2, 79098 Freiburg i.Br., Germany.

4.6 Contact form

We offer comprehensive personal support. If you contact us using the contact form, we collect your title, surname and e-mail address to enable us to reply to your request quickly and individually. If you want us to contact you by phone, please provide your phone number as well. We use the data solely for the purpose of replying to your request; we do not use them for sales pitches or in any other manner for advertising purposes.

4.7 Application by e-mail
You can submit your application by e-mail. When you send us your application, we process the information we receive from you during the application process, e.g. by letters of application, curriculum vitae, certificates, correspondence, telephone or oral information.
Your data will initially be processed exclusively for the purpose of the application procedure. If your application is successful, it will be used as part of your personnel file, for the execution and termination of the employment relationship and deleted in accordance with the regulations applicable to personnel files. If we cannot currently offer you any employment, we will continue to process your data for up to six months after the notice of rejection has been sent out in order to defend ourselves against any legal claims, in particular due to alleged discrimination in the application procedure.
The legal basis for data processing in the application procedure and for data processing in the employment relationship is Article 88 GDPR in conjunction with § 26 para. 1, para. 8 sentence 2 BDSG (German Data Protection Act).
Your data will not be used by us for automated decision-making or profiling nor will it be passed on to third parties. Your data will be processed by us or on our behalf exclusively in Germany.

We will be happy to tell you which data relating to you are stored by us. More detailed information is available in the “Right of access” and “Contact” sections of this privacy policy.

4.8 Social Media pages
We also offer you extensive personal support and the opportunity to stay in contact with us via our social media pages (LinkedIn, YouTube) on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. These social media services may collect personal data themselves, e.g. via your profile created there.
It cannot be ruled out that every visitor to these sites is recorded by the companies listed above. For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by these companies, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the data protection information of:

  • LinkedIn:
  • YouTube:

4.9 External links
To be able to offer you a comprehensive service, we refer to other websites or their offers on our site. We expressly emphasise that our employees or other persons involved in this website have no influence whatsoever on the design and content of the linked pages.

We do not accept any responsibility for external content made available for use via links and do not adopt their content as our own. The provider of the linked website is solely liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content as well as for damages resulting from the use or non-use of the information.

Our data protection notice only applies to Negele websites. Please observe the data protection provisions and notes of the linked pages.

5 Your rights

You naturally have full control over all the personal data that you provide to us when you visit our website and use our services. You have the following rights and there will be no charge for exercising these.

5.1 Right of access

You have the right, at any time, to receive information about the personal data relating to you that are stored by us.

5.2 Right to withdraw previously granted consent

You have the right, at any time and with effect for the future, to withdraw any previously granted consent for the processing of your personal data. If you withdraw your consent, we will immediately erase the data concerned insofar as there is no legal basis for continuing to process the data. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of any processing for which consent was given and which was carried out prior to the withdrawal thereof.

5.3 Right to object

If, after weighing up the interests on both sides, we process your data on the strength of our overriding legitimate interest, you have the right to object to this processing at any time with effect for the future on grounds relating to your particular situation.

If you exercise your right to object, we will cease processing the data concerned. We shall, however, reserve the right to continue processing your data if we can provide evidence of compelling legitimate interests in the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the purpose of the processing is for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal rights.

Where we process your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to processing of the personal data relating to you for such marketing.

5.4 Right to data portability

You have the right to request that we transmit your data to another location.

5.5 Right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing

You have the right to have your personal data rectified, erased or the processing of such restricted.

5.6 Right to lodge a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or our company, where you have reason to do so. To claim your rights against our company, please contact the persons listed at the bottom of this privacy policy.

6 Storage period

The criterion for the period of storage for personal data is the respective statutory retention period. When this period has expired, the data are routinely erased insofar as they are no longer needed to achieve the necessary purposes.

7 Automated decision-making

We do not make any automated decisions on the basis of the personal data collected.

8 Data security

We use the popular SSL (Secure Socket Layer) procedure in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. You can see if certain pages of our website are transmitted in encrypted form by the closed padlock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously optimized in line with technological developments.

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