Privacy statement

Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “Company”) thanks you for your visit. The protection of personal data is of utmost importance to us. The provision of personal data is voluntary. The Company processes this data in compliance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation, the German Act on Telemedia and the German Data Protection Act.

In the following, we would like to inform you about what data is processed when visiting the Company’s website.

  1. Controller

    The controller responsible for the processing of your data is the Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH. Exceptions in this connection are explained in this privacy policy. 

    Our contact details are:
    Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH
    Kalteiche-Ring 21-25
    35708 Haiger

    The contact details of the Data Security Officer can be found below in Section 21.

  2. Personal data

    Personal data is any detailed information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as an IP address, your real name, your address, your telephone number and your date of birth. Information, which is not directly connected to your true identity - such as favoured websites or number of users of a site for instance - is not deemed personal data.

  3. Processing of personal data

    When you visit the Company’s website, we process and store various types of temporary data. This includes the connection data of the requesting computer, the web pages you access on our site as well as the date and duration of the visit. Furthermore, we ascertain the identification data of the web browser being used and the type of operating system as well as the website from which you are visiting us. Personal data such as your name, your address, telephone number or email address is only collected if you submit this information voluntarily in line with a registration, a survey or a request for information.

  4. Purpose-related usage and transfer of personal data

    The Company solely uses the personal data you provide for purposes relating to the technical administration of the website, services, customer management, for product-related surveys and for marketing to the extent required for this.

  5. Legal basis for data processing

    The legal basis for the processing of your personal data depends on the underlying purpose for the data processing.

    Technical administration of the website
    Legal basis for the processing of personal data for the aforementioned purpose is art. 6 sec. 1 lit. b of the GDPR, insofar as we have a contractual relationship with you. If you do not have a contractual relationship with the Company, the legal basis for data processing is art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f of the GDPR. The transmission of personal data (e.g. the IP address) is required to establish the connection as well as to display the content on the web page.

    Legal basis for the processing of personal data for the aforementioned purpose is art. 6 sec. 1 lit. b of the GDPR. We render our services in line with the fulfilment of contractual obligations. We cannot fulfil or implement the contract with you without processing personal data.

    Google Analytics
    Legal basis for the processing of personal data in line with the use of Google Analytics is art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f of the GDPR. We require statistical information on the use of our online services, to be able to design them in a more user-friendly manner, to measure reach and do market research.

  6. Transfer of data

    There is no transfer of your personal data to third parties, unless this is necessary for contract processing or you have given your explicit consent. For instance, it may be necessary to transfer your address and order information to your wholesale partner for orders. Insofar as we engage external service providers, these are diligently selected and pursuant to art. 28 of the GDPR, obligated to comply with all data protection regulations.

  7. Use of cookies

    Cookies are used on some our web pages. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer, when you visit our website. These allow us to design our website in a more customised manner for the users. The data a cookie uses, such as an access password for instance, is stored on your computer. If you object to the use of cookies, please change the settings for cookie management in your web browser.

  8. Integration of plugins for social networks

    Our website uses respective buttons for social networks
    - Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    - YouTube, LLC. 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno CA 94066, USA

    The buttons are marked with the logo of the respective social network. However, these are not the customary social plugins but buttons with embedded links. You must activate the buttons separately by clicking on them. As long as these buttons are not clicked on, no data is transmitted to the social networks. Not until you click on the buttons and in doing so, consent to the communication with the servers of the social network, do the buttons become active and the connection is established.

    By activating the button, the social networks then also receive, inter alia, the information that and when you accessed the respective page on our website; furthermore, e.g. your IP address, information regarding the browser used and the language settings. If you click on the button, your click is transmitted to the social network and used in accordance with its policy on data use.

    Please refer to the following information regarding purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the respective social network as well as your rights and setting options in this regard, to protect your privacy
    - At Facebook: - At youtube:
    If you do not want the social network to receive your personal data, do not click on the button.

  9. Newsletter

    If a newsletter is offered on the website and you would like to subscribe to it, we require your email address as well as information, which allows us to check whether you are the owner of the indicated email address and agree to receiving the newsletter (double opt-in procedure). We store personal data, to personalise the newsletter: first name, last name and email address ( We solely us this data to send the requested information and to document your consent. You can revoke your consent given to store the data, the email address as well as to use it to send the newsletter at any time and with effect for the future, e.g. using the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.

  10. Google Analytics (statistical analysis/tracking)

    We require statistical information on the use of our online services, to be able to design them in a more user-friendly manner, to measure reach and do market research. We use the web analysis tools described in this section for this purpose. Google Analytics is provided by the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). This analysis software is configured in compliance with data protection laws. In particular, we use Google Analytics with the additional function offered by Google for the anonymisation of IP addresses. In this connection, the IP address is usually already truncated by Google within the EU and only first in the USA in exceptional cases and at any rate, only stored in this truncated form. You can object to the collection and analysis of your data by means of this tool by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Retention of user and event data: The retention period for data you send and data linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs is 14 months. This period is not reset in the event of new activity.

    You can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is placed, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

    Disable Google Analytics for this site

    More detailed information regarding the terms of use and data privacy can be found at or at We would like to point out that the “anonymizeIp();” function from Google Analytics was added to this website, to ensure an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

  11. Data security

    Our employees and the service providers we engage are obligated to confidentiality and compliance with the provisions of the applicable data protection laws. The Company takes appropriate technical as well as organisational security measures, to protect your personal data against data loss, alteration, destruction and against access by unauthorised persons or unauthorised disclosure. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technological developments.

  12. Duration of data storage

    We basically store your data as long as this is required to provide our online offers and the services associated with this or we have a legitimate interest in the further storage (e.g. we can still have a legitimate interest in postal marketing after fulfilling a contract). The data is erased after the legal or contractual retention periods (e.g. retention periods in accordance with tax and commercial laws) have lapsed. Data, which is not subject to retention obligations, is erased after the described purpose limitation no longer applies.

  13. User’s rights

    As a user of our website, you are entitled to various rights. Please use the information in the Contact section, to exercise your rights. When doing so, please make sure that it is possible for us to identify you personally.

  14. Right to information, correction or erasure of data

    According to the General Data Protection Regulation, you can, upon request and free of charge, receive written information at any time about what personal data is stored in regard to your identity (e.g. name, address). Furthermore, you have the right to the correction or erasure of this data, provided that the legal requirements are met. Excluded from this right to erasure is for example data on business processes, which is subject to a legal retention obligation.

  15. Right to restriction of data processing

    You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data.

  16. Right to object

    Moreover, you have the right to object to our processing your data at any time. We will then stop processing your data, unless we can verify compelling, legitimate grounds for further processing - in compliance with legal provisions - which override your rights.

  17. Revoking consent

    You have the right to revoke your consent for the processing of your personal data at any time with effect for the future, which you have given us for one or more specific purposes. The legality of the processing of your data remains unaffected by this until revocation.

  18. Automatic processing of personal data

    An exclusive automatic processing of your personal data only takes place if this is required for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract and this does not lead to any legal or similar effect for you.

  19. Server log files

    The web hoster of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These includes:

    • browser type, browser version and if applicable, operating system
    • referrer URL
    • IP adress
    • time and status codes of the request
    This data is not consolidated with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use. The legal basis for this is art. 6 sec. 1 of the EU GDPR. The data is held available for 30 days.


  20. Complaint with supervisory authorities

    In the event of complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you have the right to contact the responsible supervisory authorities. For this purpose, you can contact the data protection authority responsible for your place of residence or your federal state or the data protection authority responsible for us. This is:
    Der Hessische Datenschutzbeauftragte
    PO box 3163
    65021 Wiesbaden
    Tel.: +49 (0) 611 1408-0

  21. Contact

    Please feel free to contact our Data Security Officer if you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, suggestions or complaints. We recommend only sending confidential information by regular mail.
    Data Security Officer Stefan Pfordt
    Kalteiche-Ring 21-25
    D-35708 Haiger
    Tel.: +49 (0) 2773-742-121

  22. Establishing contact

    When contacting us (via email, telephone or via social media): No phone calls are recorded. Emails are kept in the inbox „“ for 30 days and then erased. If contact is established via social media, the enquiries are also erased there after 30 days.

  23. Integration of third-party services and content

    We use Google Maps and Youtube. Our embedded videos do not place any cookies. However, information is automatically transmitted to Youtube. The privacy policy: As well as the opt-out:

  24. Online presence in social media

    Facebook page of the Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH: You are solely transferred. Upon access, the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policy of this platform apply.

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