Data protection

The responsible body as regards data protection legislation, particularly as laid down by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is as follows:

WIAG Antriebstechnik GmbH
Geschäftsführer Michael Hüsten
Im Weizenfeld 4
59556 Lippstadt/Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 29 45 - 8 09-0
Fax:  +49 (0) 29 45 - 8 09-10
Email: info(at)

Rights For The Individual

By contacting our Data Protection Officer via the details given, you can exercise the following rights at all times:

  • Receiving information about your personal details stored in our system and the processing thereof,
  • Rectifying of incorrect personal details,
  • Deleting of your data stored in our systems,
  • Restricting of data processing if we are not yet permitted to delete your data on account of legal obligations,
  • Objecting to the processing of your data in our systems and
  • Transferability of data if you have consented to data processing or if you have entered into a contract with us.

If you have granted us consent, you are able to revoke this at all times with effect in the future.
You can also always lodge a complaint with your relevant regulatory authority. The regulatory authority responsible for you is determined according to the federal state in which you are resident, complies with your work or is governed by the type of suspected violation. A list of regulatory authorities (for the private sector) including their addresses can be found at:

Purposes Of Data Processing By The Responsible Authority And By Third Parties

We process your personal details only for the purposes listed in this Data Protection Statement. Transmission of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned here does not take place. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent for us to do so,
  • Such processing is necessary for the handling of a contract with you,
  • Such processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation,
  • This processing is necessary for the safeguarding of legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest in the non-disclosure of your data, an interest which is worthy of protection.

Collection Of General Information During Visits To Our Website

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of cookies. Such information (server log files) is made up out of the type of web browser in question, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and other similar material. This is exclusively information which allows no conclusions to be drawn about your person.

It is, however, information which is technically required in order to display correctly the subject matter of websites requested by you and is obligatory whenever the internet is used. Such information is processed especially for the following purposes:

  • To guarantee the quick and easy setup of a connection to a website,
  • To guarantee trouble-free use of our website,
  • To evaluate the system's security and stability and also
  • For additional administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest in the collecting of data for all the aforementioned reasons. We do not use your data in order to draw conclusions about your person. Recipients of your data are only the responsible authority and, if required, the data processor.

Anonymous information of this kind is, wherever necessary, statistically assessed with a view to optimising the online presence of our website and also the technology behind it.

Contact Form

Should you enter into contact with us regarding all manner of queries by email or by using the contact form, you are automatically granting us your voluntary consent that we may contact you. In such a case the stating of a valid email address is required. This serves to classify both the query and the subsequent answer to the matter in question. The disclosing of further data is optional. Details furnished by you are saved for the purpose of processing the inquiry and also for the handling of any potential follow-up questions. After completion of your query or inquiry, your personal data will be automatically deleted.

SSL Encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption programs (such as SSL) via a HTTPS connection.


As is the case with many other websites, we, too, use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files, which are downloaded from a website server onto your hard drive. The result is that we automatically receive certain data such as your IP address, the browser used, the operating system and your connection to the internet.

Cookies cannot be used in order to start programs or to transmit viruses to a computer system. But with the information contained in cookies, we can aid your navigation of our website and enable you to view the correct display of our pages.

Under no circumstances will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or any link established with your personal data without first receiving your consent.

It is, of course, also possible to view our website without the use of cookies. As a default, internet browsers are set to accept cookies. But, as a general rule, you can always deactivate the use of cookies by configuring your browser settings accordingly. Please consult the help functions of your internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please also be aware that some individual functions of our website could become disabled if the use of cookies has been deactivated.

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps API to present geographical information in visual format. When Google Maps are accessed, data regarding the use of map functions by visitors is collected, processed and used by Google. More detailed information on data processing carried out by Google can be obtained from information on Google data protection. In the Data Protection Centre there, it is also possible for you to change your personal data protection settings.

Detailed instructions on the management of your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.

Use Of Matomo

This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source software designed for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Matomo uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files which are saved on your PC and which enable an analysis of your use of a website.

Information generated by the cookie regarding the way in which you use the internet is stored in a server in Germany.

The IP address will be immediately anonymised following processing and prior to its storage. You have the possibility of preventing the installation of cookies by changing the setting on your browser software. However, we wish to point out that the use of certain settings could mean that you would not be able to use all the functions offered by the website.
You can decide whether you wish to allow a definite web analysis cookie to be saved in your browser in order to enable the website operator to collect and analyse different statistical data.


Changes To Our Data Protection Regulations

We reserve the right to modify this Data Protection Statement so that it always complies with current legal requirements or in order that we may incorporate and implement changes in our services into the said Data Protection Statement, e.g. when new services are launched. When you revisit our website following such a modification, the new Data Protection Statement will then apply.

Questions For Our Data Protection Officer

If you have any queries regarding data protection, please send us an email or contact the person in our company responsible for data protection directly.

Mr. Sven Ostermann
Tel.: 02945 / 809-861

This data protection statement was drawn up with the data protection statement generator of the activeMind AG.