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1. Person in charge 
Responsible according to Art. 4 para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is akustik plus Behringen GmbH & Co. KG, represented by  Dr. Peter M. Hamberger, Michael Paringer

Rohrdorfer Straße 133
83071 Stephanskirchen

Tel+49 (0) 8031 700-0
Fax +49 (0) 8031 700-0

You can reach our data protection officer at or our postal address with the addition "attn. Data protection officer ".

2.  Information about the collection of personal data
In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website as well as further data processing. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. B. Name, address, mailaddress or user behavior.

If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective processes. We also state the specified criteria for the storage period. Only insofar as this is required by Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b GDPR is necessary for the processing of individual usage relationships with you, we have a so-called legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR or you can give your consent to this Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR, your personal data will be passed on to third parties. Otherwise, your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties.

Unless otherwise stated in our data protection declaration regarding the respective processing of personal data, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and there are no legal retention obligations to prevent deletion. If the data of the data subject are not deleted because they are required for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing will be restricted. I.e. the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies e.g. for data of the data subject that must be kept for commercial or tax law reasons (six years in accordance with section 257 (1) HGB and ten years in accordance with section 147 (1) AO).

3. Collection of persona data when visiting our website 
3.1. Informational use of the website
When using the website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not provide us with any other information, we and our host provider only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server / the server of our host. If you would like to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR):

  • IP-Adress
  • date and time of request
  • time tone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • content of the request (specific page)
  • access status / HTTP status code
  • amount of data transferred in each case
  • website from which the request comes
  • operating system and its surface
  • language and version of the browser software

The data is stored for a period of fourteen days and then deleted.

3.2. Cookies
In addition to the data mentioned before, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and assigned to the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the location that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall. A cookie can be used to optimize the information and offers on our website in the interests of the user. Cookies enable us to recognize the users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website. The legal basis for the use of cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless we separately request your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR.

  • transient cookies
  • persistent cookies.

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies in particular. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This enables your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

General information on revocation / rejection of cookie usage („Opt-Out“)
You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and e.g. B. refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. The procedure for managing and deleting cookies can be found in the help function of your browser. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website. You can also object to the use of cookies from various providers on the websites and In addition, we will inform you separately about the possibilities for objection by individual providers used here.

3.3. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called
"Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage to us as the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link. Download and install in: gaoptout? hl = de.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension '_anonymizeIp ()'. As a result, IP addresses are further processed in abbreviated form, so that they cannot be linked to a person. As far as the data collected about you is personal, it is immediately excluded and the personal data is deleted immediately, at the latest by Google after 14 months.

We use Google Analytics to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,, AI & status = Active.
Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353
(1) 436 1001. Terms of use:, overview of data protection: arn / privacy.html, as well as the data protection declaration:

3.4. Integration of Google Maps
We use Google Maps on this website. This enables us to show you interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.
When visiting our website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the under. 3 (1) of this declaration. This takes place regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not want your profile to be assigned to Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and / or the needs-based design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, although you must contact Google to exercise them.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the provider's data protection declaration. There you will also find further information on your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, The legal basis for the use of Google Maps is Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

3.5. Use of Lead Forensics
On this website we are using software from the service provider Lead Forensics, UK Headquarters, 4 Old Park Lane Mayfair, London W1K 1QW, Great Britain ( Here, data is collected, processed and stored, from which user profiles are created under a pseudonym. These serve the personalization of our website and the evaluation of activities on it and thus correspond to our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Lead Forensics uses its own information to determine details about your organization, business contact details such as telephone number, web address, SIC code and a description of your company. No cookies are used, but Lead Forensics shows the actual history of your visit to this website, including all visited pages and the duration of the stay on the page viewed. This data is not used to personally identify an individual visitor and is not combined with personal data under the pseudonym. Therefore, IP addresses collected are anonymized immediately after collection.

If you do not agree to this, you can determine the data processing and storage at any time with future effect by setting the appropriate setting in the "Privacy settings" dialog of your browser.

Further information on data protection can be found at / and

3.6. Use of Web Fonts
We use external fonts from our website from URW TYPE FOUNDRY GMBH, Essener Strasse 105 22419 Hamburg, Germany;

When you visit our website, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to the URW servers (possibly also in the USA). This gives URW knowledge that our website was accessed via your IP address. URW's use of the IP address is required to display these fonts. The use of these fonts serves to optimize our website and improve its usability for the user. The legal basis is therefore Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR. If your browser does not support URW web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer. Further information on URW's web fonts can be found in the data protection information on the website mentioned above.

4. Newsletter registration and consent
You can register for our newsletter directly on our website. We send our newsletter with promotional information monthly by email only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permission. The content of the newsletter will be given to you when you register. In addition, our newsletters contain information about new products, trade fair announcements, reference presentations and company information from akustik plus. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described. The legal basis is therefore Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is Section 7 (3) UWG.

The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure, i.e. H. Your registration is only completed if you have previously confirmed your registration via a confirmation email sent to you for this purpose by clicking on the link contained therein. If your confirmation is not given, your registration will be automatically deactivated in our database and deleted after the legal retention periods at the latest. The registrations for the newsletter are logged in order to be able to demonstrate the registration process in accordance with the legal requirements. This includes storing the time of registration and confirmation, as well as the IP address. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. The collection of your email address serves to deliver the newsletter. This data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. Your email address will therefore be stored for as long as your subscription to the newsletter is active.

We send our newsletter with the help of the service provider Newsletter2Go in order to guarantee an optimized delivery and presentation of our newsletter. This is an email marketing service provided by the operator Newsletter2Go GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, FRG. Information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by Newsletter2Go can be found in the privacy policy of the service provider: newsletter -empfaenger /.
The legal basis for using Newsletter2Go is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Opposition and removal options
You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. For this purpose there is a corresponding unsubscribe link in every newsletter. This is also possible by email or in writing to the contact details given above.

5. Establishing contact 
When contacting us by e-mail or via our contact form, the data you provide (your name, your e-mail address, possibly your address, your telephone number) will be saved by us to answer your inquiries. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR. We delete the data arising in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or restrict the processing if there are statutory retention requirements.

6. Data processing in the context of customer relationships
Rarer, we process various data of our existing and future customers as well as involved service providers, suppliers and third parties (in particular given contact details, bank details and order-related data) in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b. GDPR, in order to provide you with our contractual or pre-contractual services, unless we specifically point out further uses. The required scope, type and duration of processing depend on the underlying purpose of the respective contractual relationship. Data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary to fulfil our contractual obligations and the execution of the contract or if we are legally obliged to do so, e.g. by authorities.

Unless otherwise agreed with our customers, we delete the data in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, usually after expiry of contractual or legal claims by us or our customers or limit the processing if there are statutory retention requirements.

To prevent unauthorized access by third parties to your personal data, we encrypt our website using TLS technology.

7. Data processing in the context of application
When sending your application documents, you provide us with a number of personal data that are particularly legally protected.

We process personal data about you for the purpose of your application for an employment relationship, insofar as this is necessary for the decision on establishing an employment relationship with us. The legal basis for this is Section 26 (1) in conjunction with 8 p. 2 BDSG (new). As part of the review of your application, we will call you, write to you, or contact you by email if there are any questions and you have given your contact details. Furthermore, we can process personal data about you insofar as this should be necessary to defend against legal claims asserted against us from the application process. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Insofar as there is an employment relationship between you and us, we can process the personal data you have already received for purposes of the employment relationship in accordance with Section 26 Paragraph 1 BDSG (new), if this is for the execution or termination of the employment relationship or for exercise or the fulfillment of the rights and obligations of employee representation interests arising from a law is required.

You are neither legally nor contractually obliged to provide personal data. However, the provision of personal data is required to conclude a contract for an employment relationship with us.
We process data related to your application. This can be general data about you (such as name, address and contact details), information about your professional qualification and school education or information about further vocational training or other information that you provide to us in connection with your application. In addition, we can process job-related information that you have made publicly available, such as a profile on professional social media networks. The employees commissioned with this are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to maintain data secrecy in accordance with Art. 5 Para. 1 GDPR. We will not share your information with third parties.

The data that you transmit to us will initially only be processed and saved during the processing of the evaluation and will be deleted after the evaluation, provided that it is no longer required. The latter is the case, for example, if, based on your applicant profile, we come to the conclusion that your application could be interesting at a later point in time; In this case, we initially save your information for 6 months so that we can contact you again at a later date. Insofar as an employment relationship between you and us does not materialize, we can also continue to store data insofar as this is necessary to defend against possible legal claims.

Right to information and deletion of application data
On request, we can provide you with information about what data we have stored about you. If you do not want us to save your data further, you can let us know before the specified storage and deletion periods have expired; we will then delete your data immediately. You can contact us using the contact details above.

8. Your rights
With regard to your personal data, you have the right to us:

  • revoke any consent you may have given us at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. As a result, we can no longer continue the data processing based on this consent in the future;
  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or opposition, the existence of a Right to file a complaint, request the origin of your data, unless it was collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about its details;
  • to request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us without delay in accordance with Art. 16  GDPR;
  • to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing for exercising the right to freedom of expression and information, for fulfilling a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for asserting, exercising or defending Legal claims is required;
  • to demand restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, provided that the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need this to assert, You need to exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR and
  • according to Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transmission to another responsible person.

In addition to the objection options already described, you can contact us at the above contact options if you would like to exercise your rights as a data subject, in particular your right to object.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority (Hessen) about the processing of your personal data by us.

9. Up-to-dateness and change of this data protection declaration
This data protection declaration is currently valid and was last updated in March 2020.
Due to the further development of our website and offers about it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. You can call up and print out the current data protection declaration at any time on our website under the menu item "Data protection".

Here you can find the privacy notice as a pdf. document for download.