Privacy policy

General information
Below you will find information on how we handle your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are those with which you can be personally identified. The privacy policy informs users about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. The operator of this website treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

Data collection
The processing of data on this website is carried out by the website operator, which can be recognized in the imprint. Your data is collected when you notify us, i.e. through data which you e.g. enter in a contact form.
Additional data (so-called server log files) is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is data such as date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
This data is not merged with other data sources. However, the provider reserves the right to check the log data retrospectively if there are reasonable grounds to suspect illegal use.

Use of the data
When you contact the operator of the website (for example via the contact form or email), your details will be saved for the purpose of processing the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
The technical data are collected to ensure that the website is provided correctly and to analyse your user behaviour for statistical purposes. This is done primarily through the use of cookies and analysis programs. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not agreeing to its use. You can find more information on the options for objection below.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data from third-party access.

Rights with regard to your data
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time free of charge. In addition, you have the right to correct inaccurate data, block and delete your personal data, provided that there is no legal retention requirement. For information or application for correction, blocking and/or deletion, please contact the responsible body specified below.

Responsible body
Below you will find the information on the responsible body for data processing on this website.
SVS Schweißtechnik GmbH
Fritz-Thyssen-Straße 5
45475 Mülheim an der Ruhr
Tel: 0208/99328-0
Fax: 0208/430704
The responsible body is any person or body that collects, processes or uses personal data for itself or has it carried out by others on behalf.

Revocation of your consent to data processing
The processing of your data is only possible with your express consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal notification by email to the responsible body is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority. The responsible supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which the responsible body is located. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be viewed at the following link: node.html

Objection to advertising emails
The operator of the website hereby expressly objects to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operator of the website expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. through spam emails.

Data protection commissioner
Below you will find the contact details of our data protection officer.
SVS Schweißtechnik GmbH
Ms Nadine Wolf
Fritz-Thyssen-Straße 5
45475 Mülheim an der Ruhr

Data protection declaration for applicants
If personal data is sent to us by email or online in the course of an application, it will be stored and processed within SVS Schweißtechnik GmbH. This data is stored for the duration of the application process or until you request its deletion or correction, unless there is a legal obligation to keep it. In addition, it will only be passed on to third parties if you have expressly consented to them beforehand. The following data can be collected as part of the application process:
Personal data (first and last name, date of birth, address, graduation, etc.), communication data (telephone number, mobile phone number, fax number, email address), information (from third parties, e.g. credit agencies or from public directories), data about the assessment and evaluation in the application process, data on training (school, vocational training, civilian/military service, studies, doctorate, etc.), data on previous professional career, training and employment references, information on other qualifications (e.g. language skills, PC knowledge, voluntary work), application photos, salary requirements, application history.

Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific, device-related information on the user's access device (PC, smartphone or similar). On the one hand, they serve the user-friendliness of websites and thus the users (e.g. storage of login data). On the other hand, they are used to collect statistical data on website use and to be able to analyse them in order to improve the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option that restricts or completely prevents the storage of cookies. However, it is pointed out that the use and in particular the convenience of use can be restricted without cookies.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form
The data you enter in our contact form will be saved by us for processing the request and in the event of follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your consent. The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time. An informal notification by email to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request deletion, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Google Maps
This site uses the map service Google Maps. The provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google finds out your IP address, even if there is no user account that you are logged in to. When a user account is logged in, Google can assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. This can be prevented by logging out beforehand. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transmission. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and to make it easier to find the places we have indicated on the website. You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration:

Google Analytics
The website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (Google LLC 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on the user's computer and that enable an analysis of their use of the website. The information generated by cookies about the use of this website by users is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymization is activated on this website, the IP address of Google users will be shortened beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of 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. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by users, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent cookies from being saved by making the appropriate settings in their browser software; however, this offer warns the user that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their 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:
As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is placed on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.

Use of SalesViewer® technology
This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.
In order to do this, a javascript based code, which serves to capture company-related data and according website usage. The data captured using this technology are encrypted in a non-retrievable one-way function (so-called hashing). The data is immediately pseudonymised and is not used to identify website visitors personally.
The data stored by Salesviewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.
The data recording and storage can be repealed at any time with immediate effect for the future, by clicking on in order to prevent SalesViewer® from recording your data. In this case, an opt-out cookie for this website is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you will need to click on this link again.