Data Protection Declaration
We take the protection of your data very seriously. Any data that you make available via the website https://www.rechner-sensors.com will be gathered and used in compliance with applicable data protection regulations. This data protection declaration only refers to our website(s). If you navigate to other websites via links from our website(s), please inform yourself about the respective handling of data on those website(s).
Person-related data comprise all data in relation to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail-address, user behaviour. The following regulations will inform you about the type, extent and purpose of the gathering, processing and utilisation of your person-related data. The responsible party according to Article 4 Para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:
Rechner Industrie-Elektronik GmbH
represented by managing directors Dr. Armin Kohler, Achim Rechner and Jochen Rechner
Tel.: +49 (0)6206 50070
You can contact our data protection officer, Mr. Extern, at or our street address with the addition of “To the Data Protection Officer” or the previously indicated street address of our data protection officer.
- Automatic data acquisition
When using our website for purely informational purposes, i.e. if you don’t register or transmit information to us in any other way, we will only gather the person-related data that your browser transmits to our server. If you want to view our website, we gather the following data that are technically required for us to present our website to you and ensure stability and security (the legal basis for this is Art. 6 I S. 1 f GDPR): Your IP address, date and time of your visit to the website, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), content of request (concrete page), access status/HTTP status code, the respectively transmitted data volume, the website from which the request was made, the browser you are using, the operating system and its interface as well as the name of your Internet access provider, the language and version of your browser software.
We process the named data for the following purposes:
- Ensuring that a smooth connection to the website is established,
- Ensuring a comfortable utilisation of our website,
- Analysis of system security and stability as well as other administrative purposes.
This information is stored temporarily in a so-called log file. The previously named information is recorded without you doing anything and stored until it is deleted automatically. We do not use the gathered data to draw conclusions about you as a person under any circumstances.
- Information about cookies
The cookie is used to store information that is produced in connection with the specific end device used. However, this does not mean that we obtain direct knowledge of your identity.
On the one hand, the use of cookie serves to make your utilisation of our website more pleasant. We use so-called session cookies to detect that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are deleted automatically after you leave our website.
In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness that are stored on your end device for a specified period. When you visit our website again to make use of our services, we can automatically detect that you have already visited our website and which entries and settings you have made, so that you don’t have to enter these again.
The data processed using cookies are required for the named purposes to protect our justified interests as well as those of third parties according to Art. 6 I p. 1 f GDPR. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by selecting the “Do not accept cookies” option in your browser settings. However, this can result in the functionality of our website being impaired on your browser.
- Utilisation of our contact form/Contacting us
If you have any kind of question, we offer you the option to contact us using a form provided on the website or our e-mail addresses. This requires you to enter your name and a valid e-mail address so that we know who is posing the queries in order to be able to answer them. Additional information can be provided voluntarily.
Data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntary approval.
The person-related data gathered on the basis of you contacting us are deleted automatically after completing or processing of your request.
- Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your utilisation of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your utilisation of this website is generally transmitted to a server operated by Google in the US and stored there. In case of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, Google will abbreviate your IP address within EU member states or in other contracting member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to server operated by Google in the US and abbreviated there. As commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your utilisation of our website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide additional services connected to the website utilisation and Internet utilisation to the operator of this website.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other data owned by Google.
You can prevent the cookie from being stored on your computer by setting the respective option in your browser software; we note, however, that this may prevent you from using all functions on this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the recording of the data that is generated by the cookie and related to your utilisation of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
We use Google Analytics to analyse the utilisation of our website and optimise the website on an ongoing basis. Using the statistics obtained, we can improve our website and make it more interesting for you as a user. For exceptional cases in which person-related data is transmitted to the US, Google has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the utilisation of Google Analytics is Art. 6 I p. 1 f GDPR.
Information about the third-party provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, data protection overview: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, as well as the data protection declaration: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
- Integration of Google Maps
We use a service provided by Google Maps on our website. This allows us to present interactive maps directly on our website and allow the comfortable utilisation of the map function.
When you visit the website, Google obtains the information that you have called up the corresponding subpage on our website. In addition, the data named under 2. of this declaration will also be transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether Google is providing a user account that you used to log in or whether there is no user account at all. If you are logged in at Google, your data is directly allocated to your account. If you do not wish for this to be allocated to your profile at Google, you have to log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as a usage profile and uses it for purposes of advertising, market research and/or needs-oriented design of its website. Such analysis takes place in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right of objection against the formation of this user profile. To exercise this right, you must address Google directly.
Additional information about the purpose and extent of the data acquisition and processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the data protection declarations of the provider. You can also find additional information about your respective rights and setting options to protect your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your person-related data in the US and has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
- Rights of affected persons
You have the right:
- to demand information about your person-related data processed by us, according to Art. 15 GDPR. In particular you can demand information about the processing purposes, the category of the person-related data, the categories of recipients to whom your data were or are revealed, the planned storage duration, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if they were not gathered by us, as well as the existence of an automated decision-making including profiling and possibly meaningful information about its details;
- to demand the immediate correction of false or completion of incomplete person-related data stored on our servers, according to Art. 16 GDPR;
- to demand the deletion of your person-related data stored on our servers according to Article. 17 GDPR, as long as the processing is not needed to exercise the right to a free expression of opinion and the information is not needed to carry out a legal obligation for reasons of the public interest or to enforce, exercise or defend legal claims;
- to demand the restriction of the processing of your person-related data according to Art. 18 GDPR, to the extent that the correctness of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject their deletion and we no longer require the data, but you still need the data for the enforcement, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have contested the processing according to Art. 21 GDPR;
- to demand that you receive your person-related data that you provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or that this be transmitted to another responsible party, according to Art. 20 GDPR;
- to retract your previously granted approval to us at any time, according to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR. This will result in us no longer being allowed to continue the data processing that was based on this approval in future, and
- to lodge a complaint with supervisory authorities according to Art. 77 GDPR. Generally, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual residence, workplace or our registered office address for this purpose.
- Right of objection
To the extent that your person-related data are processed on the basis of justified interests according to Art. 6 I S. 1 GDPR, you have the right, according to Art. 21 GDPR, to file an objection to the processing of your person-related data as long as there are reasons arising from your own particular situation or the objection is in relation to direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which we will implement without indicating a special situation.
If you would like to make use of your right of withdrawal or objection, all you need to do is send an e-mail to .
- Data security
During the website visit, we make use of the popular SSL procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in connection with the respectively highest encryption level supported by your browser. Generally, this will be 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we will use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page on our website has been transmitted using encryption by seeing a key or closed padlock icon in the lower status bar of your browser. The information that you transmit to us is categorically stored on servers within Germany or at least the European Union. For a few of the functions on our website, such as the “SparkPost” service for our newsletter, we use servers outside Europe; we only use services that participate in the EU-US Privacy Shield. Additional information about the EU-US Privacy Shield can be found here. In addition, we secure our web pages and other systems using technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, alteration or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons.
We also use suitable technical and organisational safety measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulations, partial or complete loss, destruction or unauthorised access by third parties. We continually optimise our safety measures to keep up with technological developments.
- Updates and changes to this data protection declaration
This data protection declaration is currently valid, as of May 2018.
It may be necessary to make changes to this data protection declaration due to the continued development of our website and functions or due to changes in legislation and regulations. The respectively current data protection can be downloaded and printed from the website at https://www.rechner-sensors.com/datenschutz at any time.
By sending us an application, the applicant declares that they agree to the processing of their data for purposes of the application procedure with regard to the processing of their person-related data according to this declaration. We process the applicants’ data only for the purpose and in the context of the application procedure. The processing of the applicants’ data takes place to carry out our (pre-)contractual obligations in the context of the application procedure in the context of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR as far as the data processing becomes necessary, for example in the context of legal procedures (in Germany § 26 BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act) also applies).
To the extent that we are voluntarily provided with or ask for special categories of person-related data in the context of Art. 9 para. 1 GDPR (e.g. severe disability, religious denomination or ethnic origin) in the context of the application procedure, these will also be processed according to Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a or b GDPR.
In case of applications via e-mail, however, please note that e-mails can fundamentally not be sent in encrypted form. That is why we cannot assume any responsibility for the transmission path of the application via e-mail and recommend sending the application by regular mail.
If the application for a job is not successful or the applicant retracts the application, the data of the applicants will be deleted within the intended period of 6 months.
- Google Fonts
We use fonts (“Google Fonts”) provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/,
- Integration of YouTube videos
We have integrated YouTube videos in our online presentation that are stored on http://www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website. These are all integrated in the “expanded data protection mode”, i.e. that no data regarding you as a user are transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. The data named in paragraph 2 are only transmitted once you play the videos. We have no influence on this data transfer.
By visiting the website, YouTube obtains the information that you have called up the corresponding subpage on our website. In addition, the data named under § 3 of this declaration are transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether YouTube is providing a user account that you used to log in or whether there is no user account at all. If you are logged in at Google, your data is directly allocated to your account. If you do not wish for this to be allocated to your profile at YouTube, you have to log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as a usage profile and uses it for purposes of advertising, market research and/or needs-oriented design of its website. Such analysis takes place in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right of objection against the formation of this user profile. To exercise this right, you must address YouTube directly.
Additional information about the purpose and extent of the data acquisition and processing by YouTube can be found in the data protection declaration. You can also find additional information about your rights and settings options to protect your privacy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your person-related data in the US and has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
- DoubleClick by Google
Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection with the Google server. We have no influence on the extent and additional use of the data gathered through the use of this tool by Google, and that is why we inform you according to the extent of our knowledge: By integrating DoubleClick, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding part of our website or clicked one of our ads. If you are registered for a service provided by Google, Google can allocate the visit to your account. Even if you are not registered at Google or are not logged in, it is possible that the provider finds out and stores your IP address.
You can avoid participating in this tracking procedure in different ways: a) through a corresponding setting in your browser software; the suppression of third-party cookies in particular leads to you not receiving any ads by third-party providers; b) by deactivating the cookies for conversion tracking, by setting your browser in such a way that cookies from the domain “www.googleadservices.com” are blocked, https://www.google.de/settings/ads, with this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies; c) by deactivating the interest-related ads of providers who are part of the self-regulation campaign “About Ads”, via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, with this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies; d) through permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome under the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin. We note that you may not be able to use all functions on our website to their full extent in this case.
The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 I p. 1 f GDPR. Additional information about DoubleClick by Google can be found at https://www.google.de/doubleclick and http://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090, as well as about data protection at Google in general: https://www.google. de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Alternatively, you can visit the website of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) at http://www.networkadvertising.org. Google has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
With your approval, you can subscribe to our newsletter, in which we inform you about our current interesting offers. The advertised goods and services are named in the declaration of consent.
To register for our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after you register an e-mail address, we send a message to this address and ask for confirmation that you wish to subscribe to our newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and deleted automatically after one month. In addition, we store the IP address you used, as well as the time of the registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to be able to prove your registration and possibly clear up any potential abuse of your personal data.
The only mandatory information to subscribe to our newsletter is your e-mail address. Any additional data is provided voluntarily and is used to be able to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will store your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 I p. 1 a GDPR.
You can retract your approval to subscribe to the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can declare your retraction by clicking the link that is provided in every newsletter e-mail, by sending an e-mail to or by sending a message to the contact data indicated on the website.
We use the “Mailchimp” service to send out our newsletter. “Mailchimp” is a newsletter transmission service provided by US-provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. The legal basis for making use of this service is our justified interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. “Mailchimp” has subjected itself to the EU-US-Privacy-Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG&status=Active). “Mailchimp” uses the recipients’ data in a pseudonymized way, i.e. without being able to allocate these data to individual users, for the optimisation of its own services (e.g. sending newsletters, presentation or statistical purposes). “Mailchimp” does not use the recipients’ data to contact them itself or to pass them on to third parties under any circumstances.