Privacy protection

The ebm-papst group thanks you for visiting our web pages and for your interest in our organization and its products.
We are very serious about protecting your private data and handle them with extreme care and confidentiality. In doing so, we use your information only as permitted by applicable data protection regulations.

Whenever you visit our web site, for the purpose of gathering statistical data, we store the name of your Internet Service Provider, the website from which you came to us, the pages you visit on our site and the date and length of your visit.

In some situations, such as a submitting an online application or contacting us, we need personal data from you in order to process your inquiry correctly. Filling out these forms is completely voluntary. We will use your data only to the extent necessary in each case. If necessary, your data may be forwarded within the ebm-papst group.

Newsletter Privacy Policy

Upon registering for the ebm-papst Newsletter, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your newsletter registration.This helps ensure that your personal data is not misused by third parties. You can opt to stop receiving the newsletter at any time.
In order to provide you a customer-oriented newsletter filled with the most fitting content, we are dependent on being allowed to collect, process and use an assortment of your personal data (e-mail, title, first name and surname, company). By registering for an ebm-papst Newsletter, you are agreeing that the personal data you have entered may be used for sending an individualised ebm-papst Newsletter.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies to capture and save data that increase the user friendliness, effectiveness and safety of our website. Cookies also enable us to measure page impression frequency and the website's general navigation. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. Please note that our server exports some of these cookies to your computer system. Most of them are "session cookies". Session cookies are automatically deleted from your hard drive as soon as you close your browser. Other cookies will remain in your computer system and enable us to recognize your computer system the next time you visit our website. These are called persistent cookies.
You can adjust your Internet browser's settings to refuse our cookies or delete the cookies that are already stored in your system.

Privacy policy for Google Analytics

It is important to us that our internet performance is as good as it can be and as attractive as possible to our visitors. It is therefore necessary that we understand which parts of our website are appreciated. This website uses Google Analytics, an analytical web service provided by Google, Inc. (in the following, "Google"). Google Analytics also uses cookies, i.e. text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable the analysis of your website behaviour. The information captured by the cookie about your usage of our website is generally stored on a Google server in the USA.
In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, before the transfer to a Google server, before transfer to a Google server. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address first be transferred to a Google server in the USA and then shortened. On our instructions, Google will assess the information captured to analyse and evaluate how our website is used, to create reports regarding web page activities to provide other services to us as website owners. The IP address that is passed on to Google Analytics from your browser is not combined with any other data belonging to Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that this may affect the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google capturing, storing and analysing your web usage data created by the cookies (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. Or by clicking on the link below: Click here to be excluded from the tracking on Google Tag Manager.

Use of Google Remarketing

This website uses the Google Inc. ("Google") Remarketing function. The function enables us to present advertisements within the scope of the Google advertising network that relate to the interests of the website's visitors. Website visitors' browsers save so-called cookies: text files that are saved on their computers and enable visitors to be recognized when they open websites that belong to the Google advertising network. The advertisements that refer to the content that the visitors have already retrieved on other websites that use the Google Remarketing function can be presented to the visitors on these pages. Google states that it does not capture any personal data during this action. If, however, you do not want the Google Remarketing function, you can deactivate it by making the relevant settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies for interest-based advertising via the Network Advertising Initiative by following the instructions on http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You can read additional information on Google Remarketing and the Google privacy policy at: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses Social Plugins from the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereinafter referred to as "Facebook"). These Social Plugins are identified by a Facebook logo.
As soon as you call up this website, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the Social Plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and integrated into the website by the browser.
Through the integration of the plugins, Facebook is notified that you have called up this website. If you are simultaneously logged into Facebook, Facebook can allocate the visit to your Facebook account. Note that this information is exchanged when you visit this website, regardless of whether you interact with the plugins. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the "Like" button, the corresponding information is transmitted by your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. For information about the purpose and scope of the data collection, further processing and use of the data by Facebook and your rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy, refer to the Facebook data protection policy ( http://www.facebook.com/policy.php).
If you do not want Facebook to collect information about you via this website, you have to log out of Facebook before visiting this website.

Use of Google Plus "+1" social plugin

On this website a social plugin of the Google Plus social network is used which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to briefly as "Google"). This social plugin is designated with a "+1" logo.
As soon as you call up this website, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Google servers. The content of the social plugin is transmitted by Google directly to your browser and integrated into the website by the browser.
Through the integration of the plugin, Google is notified that you have called up this website. Exactly what information is collected in this case by Google is not known – your IP address could be included.
For information about the purpose and scope of the data collection, further processing and use of the data by Google and your rights and configuration options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the Google data protection policy ( http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html).
If you do not want Google to collect information about you via this website and to interlink them with your Google account, you have to log out of Google before visiting this website.

Automatically gathered information

We use products of wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and wiredminds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to wiredminds or wiredminds gathers this data directly. wiredminds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our websites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this website without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.
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Use of Cookies - Aumago GmbH

We cooperate with the Aumago GmbH, a provider of web analytics and audiences marketing. Aumago uses cookies, a text file that is stored in the browser of the computer and generate anonymous information about the usage of the browser. From these data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. It will not collect personal information. As far as IP addresses are collected, they are anonymously stored by deleting the last number block. IP addresses won’t be merged with the cookies. The cookies are Aumago cookies or cookies from service providers, which Aumago uses. The user can always delete cookies directly in their browser. Aumago uses this information to evaluate the use of the website and for online advertising (OBA).