Data protection and technical aids

Data Privacy Statement

Personal data (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address) are collected, processed and stored by us exclusively in accordance with applicable laws, in particular the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

We provide supplementary information on data protection as well as on the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data carried out on our part as part of our data protection declaration on

Data protection and the security of your personal data are a very important matter to us and we use suitable measures and implement appropriate organisational measures in order to ensure that personal data to which we have access is protected.

We would like to inform you about the manner and scope of the processing of personal data by this website.

Responsible Party and Service Provider

The responsible party as defined by the German Federal Data Protection Act and service provider as defined by the German Broadcast Media Act is:

GHM Messtechnik GmbH
Tenter Weg 2-8
42897 Remscheid

Phone +49 2191 9672-0
Email: info(@)ghm-group(.)de

Personal Data

Personal Data refers to individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or determinable natural person. This includes, name, address, contact information, such as telephone number or email address, etc.

Automatic Logging of Data

Your visit to our web pages is logged. Initially, this entails collection of data that your browser communicates to us:

  • the current IP address used by your PC or router
  • date and time
  • browser type and version
  • operating system of your PC
  • the pages visited by you
  • name and size of the requested file(s)
  • and URL of the referring web page, if applicable.

This data is collected for purposes of data security, improvement of our web offering and for troubleshooting. Any other evaluation of the data takes place exclusively for statistical purpose, e.g. when which contents were view and which pages were visited most frequently. The evaluation basically takes place in anonymised form and cannot be traced to a specific person.

Technologies of Lead Inspector GmbH are used to collect, process and store data for marketing purposes and recognition of web visitors for statistical evaluation of visitor access. The Lead Inspector GmbH technology determines a the address on the basis of this data, but only in cases in which it can be ensured that it involves a company and not an individual person as a visitor. Cookies are used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The company data collected by Lead Inspector GmbH may also include personal data. Lead Inspector GmbH may use information gathered from visits to the web pages in order to create anonymised usage profiles. Insofar as IP addresses are collected, they are anonymised immediately after collection by deleting the last block of numbers. Data collection and storage by Lead Inspector GmbH for this internet site can be rejected at any time with future effect under .

Data Processing by this Website

In general, you can visit our website without providing information about your person.

Personal data (e.g. your name, address data or contact data) which you communicate to us, e.g. in the scope of a query by email to the contact person specified on our home page, will be stored by us and processed strictly for correspondence with you and for the purpose for which you have provided said data. Your rights to information, deletion and blocking of data are indicated below.

By using our contact form in the scope of a query, you expressly consent to the collection, storage and use of your personal data by us. Your data is used strictly for the purpose that you have communicated to us. You can revoke your consent at any time with future applicability by notifying us.


We offer you the possibility of ordering a newsletter via our home page. Specification of your email address in the scope of the order is required at a minimum. In order to ensure that the newsletter was actually ordered by you and your email address, you will receive a confirmation mail first. Then, by clicking on the activation link in the mail, you will be added to our email distributor and receive the newsletter. The order of the newsletter is logged for verification purposes (IP address, date and time).

You have the option of unsubscribing from the newsletter by notifying us at any time; for this purpose, you can also use the link provided at the end of each newsletter to unsubscribe.

Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties

We only transfer personal data to third parties if the transfer is necessary because the third party is involved in the conclusion of a contract and provides services. Please observe our special notifications, if applicable.

Moreover, we do not transfer your personal data to third parties as a fundamental rule, unless we would be obligated to do so by law or instructed to by public authorities or judicial decree or you had given us your prior consent.

Insofar as we commission service providers for order data processing for implementation and processing purposes, the contractual relationships are regulated in accordance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act and, in this case, a contract is concluded with the service providers in accordance with Article 11 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, which includes the statutorily mandated points for data protection and data security.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are used in our internet offering. Cookies are small text files that are saved by your browser and stored on your computer. Cookies are used to make the internet offering more user-friendly. For example, it is possible for the user to be recognised for the duration of the session without the need to repeatedly re-enter the user name and password. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and are deleted after the end of your session.

If you do not wish to allow the use of cookies, you can change your browser settings so that the storage of cookies is not accepted. You can withdraw your consent at any time or change your cookie settings by clicking on the link “Change cookie settings”.

Data Collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses 'cookies', which are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is truncated beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in Treaty States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only sent to a server of Google in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases. Please note that the 'anonymizeIp' code extension was added to Google Analytics on this website in order to guarantee anonymised collection of the IP address.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website to compile reports about website activities and to provide the website operator additional services associated with website use and internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies with an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, bear in mind that you may not be able to fully utilise all functions of this website in this case. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie related your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Use of Social Media

Our internet appearance uses plug-ins of various social networks ('facebook', LinkedIn', XING' and 'YouTube'). The buttons are marked with the logo of the relevant social network.

When you visit our website, the corresponding buttons are deactivated and/or only linked so that no data is transmitted to the social networks if you do not click on the buttons.

After activation, a direct link to the relevant social network is established. If you are logged into a social network, this provider can assign the visit to your account. If you do not want this to take place, we recommend logging out of your account beforehand. If you are not a member of a social network, it is still possible that the provider learns and saves your IP address. If you do not want this to take place, you should not click on the button.

The GHM GROUP has no influence on the purpose and scope of the data collection or the further processing and use of said data by the social networks. Refer to the relevant data privacy statements of the social networks to learn more about regulations for data protection and your rights in this respect.

Right to Information, Deletion and Blocking of Data

On request, you receive information, free of charge, about all personal data relating to you which we have stored. You can also demand correction of incorrect stored data and have a claim to deletion of your data insofar as we do not have any legitimate reasons to object, such as the implementation of a contractual relationship or compliance with legal, statutory or contractual retention periods. A right to blocking of the data may exist instead of deletion. If you have given your express consent to data processing, you have a right to revoke said consent.

Please contact our external authorised representative for corporate data protection for any questions concerning data privacy:

Mr Arndt Halbach of GINDAT GmbH, Wetterauer Str. 6, 42897 Remscheid, Germany


Amendments to this Data Privacy Statement

The GHM GROUP reserves to right to adapt and change this Data Privacy Statement from time to time. We recommend that you review this Data Privacy Statement Regularly to remain up-to-date.

Data protection information according to Art. 13 and 14 DSGVO
Valid for customers, interested parties,  applicants, suppliers as well as sales and cooperation partners of GHM Messtechnik GmbH