The data protection declaration informs the user, to which extent and for which purpose the personal data are collected and processed.

The legal regulations on data protection are based on the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). Your personal data are protected within the framework of these legal regulations.


  1. Name and contact data of the responsible body for processing as well as of the company data protection officer

This data protection information applies to data processing by:

Responsible body:

HYDROPA Hydraulische Erzeugnisse GmbH & Cie. KG (hereinafter referred to as: HYDROPA),
Därmannsbusch 4, D-58456 Witten, Germany 

Director: Axel Binner

E-mail: info@hydropa.deTelephone: +49 (2302) – 0 Fax: +49 (2302) – 47


Data protection officer

Mark Scheerbarth


  1. Collection and retention of personal data as well as the type and purpose of their use 

    (a) When visiting the website

When visiting our website your browser used by your terminal unit automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is saved temporarily in a so-called log file. In the process the following information will be recorded and saved without any action on your side until automatic deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the file accessed
  • Website, from which access was carried out (referrer URL)
  • Browser used, and when applicable the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Message on successful retrieval.

We process the data mentioned for the following purposes:

  • Safeguard of a trouble-free connection establishment of the website,
  • Safeguard of comfortable use of our website,
  • Analysis of system safety and stability as well as
  • Administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Section 6, Para. 1, P  1, lit. f of German GDPR. Our legitimate interest is derived from the purposes of data collection listed hereinbefore. In this case we use the acquired data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

In addition, we place cookies when you visit our website. For more explanations, please refer to chapter 4 of this data protection declaration.


  1. Transfer of data

Transfer of your personal data to third parties is not carried out for purposes other than those mentioned hereinafter.

We will pass on your personal data to third parties only, if:

  • In keeping with Section 6, Para. 1, lit. a of the German GDPR you have given your explicit consent;
  • in keeping with Section 6, Para. 1, P. 1, lit. f of the German GDPR transfer is required to assert, execute or defend legal claims, and if there is no reason to assume that you have no predominant legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data;
  • in keeping with Section 6, Para. 1, P. 1, lit. c of the German GDPR we are legally obligated to transfer data, provided this is legally permissible; and
  • in keeping with Section 6, Para. 1, P. 1, lit. b of the German GDPR this is necessary to handle the contractual relationship with you.


  1. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files which your browser creates automatically, and which are saved on your terminal equipment (laptop computer, tablet, smart phone, or similar) when you access our website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your terminal equipment and do not contain any viruses, any Trojan horses or other malware.

The cookie contains information which is derived in conjunction with the specifically used terminal equipment. This, however, does not mean that we receive knowledge of your identity directly.

The use of cookies only serves to design the use of our offer more pleasant for you. Thus, we use so-called session cookies in order to recognise that you have already visited individual pages of our website. When you leave our website, they are erased automatically.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies in order to optimise the user-friendliness, which are saved on your terminal equipment for a certain period of time. If you visit our website again in order to avail yourself of our services, the system recognises automatically that you have already visited us, and which input and settings you have already made so that you do not have to enter them again.

Moreover, we use cookies in order to record the use of our website statistically, and for the purpose of extending our offer for you (cf. chapter 5). In case of a renewed visit to our website, these cookies permit us to recognise that you have already visited us. These cookies are deleted automatically after a specified period of time.

The data processed by cookies are required for the purpose of ensuring our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties in keeping with Section 6, Para. 1, P. 1, lit. f of German GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are saved on your computer or a message appears each time before a new cookie is placed. However, the complete deactivation of cookies may lead to the fact that not all functions of our website can be used.





  1. Rights of persons affected


  • In keeping with Section 15 of the German GDPR, you have the right to request information on the personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information on the purpose of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to which your data have been disclosed or will be disclosed, the planned period of retention, the existence of a right to correction, deletion and limitation of processing or contradiction, the existence of the right of appeal, the origin of your data provided they are not collected by us as well as on the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, where applicable, meaningful information on their details.
  • In keeping with Section 16 of the German GDPR, you have the right to request immediate correction of incorrect personal data of completion of the said saved by us.
  • In keeping with Section 17 of the German GDPR you have the right to request the deletion of the personal data saved by us, provided this processing is not required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the enforcement, execution or defence of legal claims.
  • In keeping with Section 18 of the German GDPR you have the right to request the limitation of processing of your personal data, provided the correctness of the data is denied by you, the processing is illegal but you reject their deletion and we no longer need the data, but you require these to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have filed an objection to processing in conformity with Section 21 of the German GDPR.
  • In keeping with Section 20 of the German GDPR you have the right to receive your personal data you have given to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or to demand transmission to another responsible party.
  • In conformity with Section 7, Para. 3 of the German GDPR you have the right to revoke your consent given to us at any time. This results in the fact that in future we will no longer be permitted to process the data, for which you have given this consent.
  • And, in conformity with Section 77 of the German GDPR you have the right to complain with a supervisory authority. As a rule you can address for this purpose the supervisory authority of your usual residence or workplace or the seat of our law firm.


  1. Right of objection

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in keeping with Section 6, Para. 1, P. 1, lit. f of the German GDPR you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your data in keeping with Section 21 of the German GDPR, provided there are reasons which are based on your special situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection which we will implement also without indication of reasons.

If you want to make use of your right of revocation and your right of objection, an E-mail to is sufficient.


  1. Data security

During the website visit we use the wide-spread SSL process (Secure Socket Layer) in combination of the respectively highest encoding level which is supported by your browser. As a rule this is a 256 bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256 bit encryption, we fall back to 128 bit v3 technology. You will recognise whether an individual page of our website is transferred encrypted by the closed display of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

Moreover, we use suitable technical and organisational safety measures in order to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our safety measures are continuously improved according to technical development.


  1. Safety note

By ensuring all technical and organisational options, we endeavour to save your personal data in such a way that they are not accessible by third parties. In case of communication by unencrypted E-mail, we cannot ensure complete data safety so that we recommend the mailing route in case of confidential information.


  1. Topicality and modification of this data protection declaration.

This data protection declaration is currently valid and has the status of May 2018.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to modified legal or official regulations, it may become necessary to modify this data protection declaration. The current data protection declaration can be retrieved and printed from our website at