Data privacy statement

Protection of your personal data, and thus also of your privacy, is something we take very seriously. We would like to take the opportunity to outline what it means for you when you use our personalized services and how we protect your data. We of course comply with all legal provisions concerning data protection to ensure the greatest possible protection of your privacy.

Personal data
Personal data is information about your identity. This includes, for example, information such as your name, address, phone number and e-mail address. You do not have to disclose personal data to use our website. In certain cases, however, we need your name and address as well as additional information to provide requested services.

This is also true, for example, in order to send informational material and ordered goods or answer individual questions. We inform you accordingly when this information is required. Furthermore, we only store and process data that you provide to us voluntarily or automatically. If we ask you for more data, this is considered voluntary information. Personal data is processed only for the purpose of fulfilling the requested offer and of preserving our own legitimate business interests.

Intended use of personal data
We use the personal data that you provide to answer your inquiries, process your orders or provide you with access to certain information or offers. We will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it in any other way.

Use for specific purposes
We will collect, process and use the personal data you have provided online only for the purposes indicated to you. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties without your required consent. Personal data is be collected and transmitted to government institutions and authorities entitled to receive such information only within the scope of applicable legislation or insofar as we are obligated to do so by a court decision. Our employees and the service companies we have commissioned are obligated by us to maintain confidentiality and comply with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act.

Non-personal data that is collected automatically
When you use our websites, the following data is stored for organizational and technical reasons: the names of the pages that are called up, the names of the browser and operating system, the date and time of access, search engines used, the names of downloaded files and your IP address. We evaluate this technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes, in order to continuously further optimize our website and present our Internet content even more attractively. This anonymous data is stored on secure systems separately from personal information and does not allow for association with any individual person. This means that your personal data and privacy are protected at all times.

Persons under the age of 16 shall not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not ask for any personal data from children or minors, neither do we collect it or pass it on to third parties.

If you use external links provided as part of our websites, this data privacy statement does not extend to these links. When we offer links, we strive to ensure that these will also adhere to our data privacy and security standards. However, we have no influence on adherence to data privacy and security provisions by other providers. For that reason, please review the data privacy statements of other providers available on their websites.

Name and address of the entity responsible for processing
STÖBER Antriebstechnik GmbH + Co. KG
Kieselbronner Strasse 12
75177 Pforzheim, Germany
Phone: +49 7231 582-0
Fax: +49 7231 582-1000

Name and address of the data protection officer
Axel Randow
You can directly contact our data protection officer at any time with questions about data protection.

Using special services of our website
Certain services (newsletter, online shop, etc.) require the collection of personal data. In these cases, only the data required for the respective purpose is collected and the legal retention periods are taken into account.

Newsletter subscribers
We offer you a newsletter at no cost. We use this newsletter to tell you about current offers, new products, voucher campaigns, events or others news stories from our company. This requires sharing your e-mail address with us. Additional data required for sending the newsletter appears on the registration and/or confirmation screen. You will receive the newsletter only if you have registered for it on our website. After registering, you will receive an e-mail from us in which you are prompted to confirm your registration (double opt-in process). The newsletter will be sent to you only after this confirmation is completed. If you have registered for the newsletter only, we will only use your e-mail address for sending the newsletter. You can cancel this free service with effect in the future at any time by clicking the "Unregister" link at the end of the newsletter or disabling the "Order newsletter" option in the "My account" area.

Customer account
Personal data is required to maintain a customer account. The required data is indicated in the registration form by an asterisk "*". By registering, you consent to the use of this data for the purpose of managing the account.

Online application portal
We use an online application portal to organize applications. Within the scope of using this online portal, the following personal data is processed: form of address, title, first name, last name, street and house number, zip code and city, e-mail address, phone/mobile number, empty space for letters of application, attachment upload for letters of application and application documents. The data is transmitted in encrypted form. This data is used exclusively for the application process. For this purpose, the data is forwarded internally to the responsible person of the relevant department. Data is always deleted 3 months after completion of the application process. If your application leads to the conclusion of a contract, then the data is taken into your personnel file.

Delivery of goods
Insofar as required for delivery of goods, your data shall be forwarded to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery.

General information about the use of cookies
By using cookies, we are able to provide user-friendly services to the users of our websites. This is not possible without the use of cookies. We optimize our information and offers based on data collected by cookies. We use the cookies to fill the shopping cart and so that the goods in the shopping cart continue to be displayed there during later use of the website. It is possible to log in to the shop automatically using cookies. It is possible to prevent the use of cookies in general for our site by configuring your browser. Likewise, you can delete already used cookies with the corresponding browser function.

When cookies are not used, parts of the website may sometimes be unusable or usable only to a limited extent.

Information about special cookies
We use various cookies on our website to analyze use of the website and to engage in targeted advertising of our products. To do so, we use technologies from various providers (such as Google, Yahoo, Trusted Shops, Pulse Point, SPOTX, VE Interactive).

Google cookies
Various cookies are used within the scope of using Google Analytics. These may change over time. Therefore, we provide a summary here of how Google Analytics is used.

This website uses Google Analytics from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)

Google Analytics enables data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to be assigned to a pseudonymous user ID. This enables user activities to be analyzed across multiple devices.

With the help of these cookies, which are text files that are saved on your computer, an analysis of the use of this website is created. We use the "IP anonymization" function. Therefore, the data is processed in a member state of the EU or another contracting member state of the agreement within the EEA. In exceptional cases, the full IP address may be transmitted to a server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address that your browser transmits within the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. On our behalf, Google evaluates the transmitted data and provides us with reports about website activity and usage. Furthermore, Google provides additional services associated with website and Internet use. We also have a legitimate interest in processing the data for this purpose. The legal basis here is provided by §15 Par. 3 of the German Law on Electronic Media (TMG) and Art. 6 Par. 1 letter F of the GDPR. The data collected in this manner by cookies is automatically deleted after 14 months, once per month.

Management of cookies can be configured through a setting in the browser software.

You can prevent Google from processing your data by using the opt-out cookie ( . To do so, you need to download and install the browser add-on. If you would like to opt out for multiple devices, you have to install the add-on on all of the devices.

Our pages include plugins from YouTube, which belongs to Google Inc., headquartered in San Bruno, California, USA. The YouTube button can be identified by the logo of the same name. When you visit a page of our website containing this kind of plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of YouTube. When this happens, the YouTube server is informed of the particular page of our website that you visited. If you are logged in to your personal user account at YouTube while visiting our website, you enable YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal account. If you would like to prevent such a transmission of data, please log out of YouTube before visiting our website.

For details on the purpose and extent of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by YouTube as well as your associated rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the data privacy statement of YouTube at

Our pages have plugins integrated from the social network Xing, which is operated by Xing AG, Gänsemarkt 43, D-20354 Hamburg, Germany. The Xing button can be identified by the letter X on a light background.

When you click this button while logged in to your Xing account, you can recommend content of our website on Xing. Doing so enables Xing to associate your visit to our website with your user account. We have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Xing. To prevent Xing from collecting the data specified above, log out of Xing.

For details on the purpose and extent of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Xing as well as your associated rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the data privacy statement of Xing at

Deleting and managing cookies
Depending on the browser you are using, you can manage the use of cookies. The following provides assistance regarding common browsers.
Microsoft Explorer
Google Chrome

Rights as a data subject
You have the right at all times to restrict the use of your personal data. To request that your rights be implemented, please directly contact our data protection officer, whose contact data is found at the beginning of this document. You can make use of the following rights as a data subject.

Right to information
Each data subject has the right to receive a summary of his or her personal data that has been processed.

Right of rectification
Each data subject has the right to have his or her personal data that has been processed rectified.

Deletion rights
Each data subject has the right to have his or her personal data that has been processed deleted, insofar as this is not prevented by any legal obligations.

Restriction rights
Each data subject has the right to restrict further use of his or her personal data that has been processed.

Right to object
Each data subject has the right to object to further use of his or her personal data that has been processed.

Right to data portability
Each data subject has the right to have his or her personal data that has been processed transferred to a third party in a machine-readable format.

Grievance procedure
Each data subject has the right to lodge complaint with the data protection oversight authority if the promised scope of data processing has not been complied with. This oversight authority can be reached at .

Updates to the data privacy statement
This data privacy statement is continuously adapted to the current functions, technologies and applicable law. This takes place at irregular intervals. The data privacy statement provided on the website is the applicable data privacy statement.

Status: April 2018