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Privacy Policy

Data Protection Notice

Protection of any information relating to you, such as name, address, telephone number, email address or IP address (so-called “personal data”), which you entrust to us, is an important issue for us. As a result, we operate this website in compliance with the laws governing data protection and data security.

The transfer of personal data during use of this website is always made via encrypted SSL connections. These connections meet the specifications of the Security Guideline TR-02102 of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

A.          General information

I.            Party responsible for handling data on this website

   mimatic GmbH
   Westendstraße 3
   D-87488 Betzigau (Germany)

   Fax : +49 (831) 57444-90
   Email: info@mimatic.de

II.           Contact information of the data protection officer

   Data protection officer
   Fax : +49 (831) 57444-90
   Email: datenschutzbeauftragter@mimatic.de

III.          Processing purposes and respective legal basis

1.           Provision of the website; communication with mimatic GmbH

The offering of web pages at www.mimatic.de requires handling personal data, for example, the IP address for retrieving content presented on the website, for any enquiries that you have made or in our online service areas.

1.1         You also have the option of communicating with us via our contact form. With this form, we collect your name, email address and telephone number.

1.2         We use cookies for the provision of our website. You can find more detailed information about this under “B. Special information”.

1.3         Handling your personal data for the provision of this website and for communication with mimatic GmbH is carried out based on our legitimate interest. It is technically necessary for the provision of this website that we process certain personal data (e.g., the IP address). It is necessary for your communication with mimatic GmbH and the fulfilment of contracts that we deal with the personal data mentioned above.

1.4         Within the scope of the necessary weighing of interests, we have balanced your interest in the privacy of your personal data and our interest in the provision of this website and in establishing contacts. In both cases (provision of the website and establishing contacts), your interest in maintaining privacy comes second. Otherwise, we would not be able to provide this website for you or to respond to your contact enquiry.

2.           “User account” online service

You can register for our user account at www.mimatic.de and subsequently use this account. With this form, we collect your name, email address and telephone number.

Handling your personal data within the scope of the “User account” online service is made to initiate, implement, and process the corresponding user contract.

3.           Online Shop    

You can purchase products within the scope of our online shop. For this purpose, we collect your name, company, address, country and email address.

Handling your personal data is made to initiate, implement, and process the corresponding purchase agreement.

IV.         Recipient of the personal data

mimatic GmbH does not give out personal data to third parties.

V.          Criteria for the storage period of personal data

The personal data that you have sent to us will be deleted when the respective purpose of the storage ceases to be relevant and no legal provisions require retention of the data. Statistical evaluation will only be made in anonymised form.

VI.         Your rights as an affected individual

You absolutely have the right of information about the personal data pertaining to you as well as the right of correction or deletion or of limitation of the processing of the data. In addition, you absolutely have a right to object to further processing of the data as well as the right of data portability. For this purpose, please contact the data protection officer.

You have a right of appeal with the data protection supervisory authority that is responsible for us:

Der Bayerische Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz
Wagmüllerstraße 18
80538 Munich, Germany

VII.        Newsletter and revocation of consent

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with future effect.

VIII.       Children

Children should not transmit any personal data to mimatic GmbH without the consent of their parents or guardian. We recommend to all parents and guardians that they instruct their children in how to handle personal data on the internet securely and responsibly.

mimatic GmbH will not knowingly collect, process or use any personal data from children.

B.          Special information

I.            Security

mimatic GmbH uses reasonable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data that is administered by us against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access of unauthorised persons. We are continuously improving the security measures that we use in line with technological developments.

II.           Information that is automatically collected by analysis software

Use of Piwik

This website uses Piwik, an open source software for the statistical evaluation of visitor accesses. Piwik uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of our website. The information created by the cookie about your use of this internet offering is stored on a server in Germany.

The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before storing the data. When using Piwik, we utilise the “AnonymizeIP” setting, whereby the IP address of the website visitor is anonymised. We cannot associate this information with individuals and will not transfer it to third parties.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we would point out that that you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their full extent.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

4. Data collection on our website


Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Contact form

Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

6. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

7. Plugins and tools

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter "reCAPTCHA") on our websites. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses take place completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that such an analysis is taking place.

Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its site from abusive automated crawling and spam.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy, please visit the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.


Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.