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Data protection
We attach great importance to the protection of your data and the preservation of your privacy. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy. “Personal data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Below we will inform you about what type of data is collected during your visit, for what purpose it is collected and how long it will be stored.

Name and address of the person responsible
The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Behner Oberflächentechnik
represented by CEO Stefan Behner
Finsterbachstraße 12
86504 Merching
Phone: +49 (0) 82 33 – 7 95 78 00
Fax: +49 (0) 162 – 6 27 13 75
Internet: https://behner-oberflä

Server log files
You can use our websites without submitting personal data. Every time you access our website, user data is transmitted by your internet browser and stored in protocol files (server log files). This stored data includes e.g. name of the site called up, date and time of the request, amount of data transferred and the provider making the request. This data serves exclusively to ensure smooth operation of our website and to improve our offering. It is not possible to assign this data to a particular person.

Collection, processing and use of personal data for contract management
We collect personal data (details about personal or factual circumstances of a particular or identifiable natural person) only in the scope provided by you. The processing and use of your personal data takes place for the fulfillment and processing of the contractually agreed services as well as for the processing of your inquiries. Processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR and is required to fulfill a contract with you. Your data will not be transfered to third parties without your explicit consent. Excluded from this are only our service partners, which we need to process the contractual relationship or service providers of which we serve in the context of a processing order. After completion of the contract, the data is first stored under consideration of tax and commercial retention periods and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have agreed to the further processing and use. In all cases, we strictly adhere to the legal requirements. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Legal basis of the processing
As far as we seek a data subject’s consent to processing operations of personal data is Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. a EU privacy regulation (GDPR) as the legal basis.
In the processing of personal data that is used to perform a contract, the contracting party is the person, are required Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR as legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are required to perform pre-contractual measures.
As far as the processing of personal data to fulfill a legal obligation is required, which is subject to our company, is Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. c GDPR as legal basis.
In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or of another individual may require the processing of personal data is Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. d GDPR as legal basis.
Is the processing to protect a legitimate interest of our company or of another and do not outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, the former interest, is Article 6, paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR as legal basis for processing. The qualifying interest of our company is to conduct our business.

Collection and processing when using the contact form
When you use the contact form we will only collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) in the scope provided by you. The data processing is for the purpose of making contact as well as for the processing of your inquiries. By submitting your message you agree to the processing of your transmitted data. Processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent.
You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. We will only use your email address to process your request. Finally your data will be deleted, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.

Use of your email address for mailing of newsletters
We use your email address outside of contractual processing exclusively to send you a newsletter for our own marketing purposes, if you have explicitly agreed to this. The processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR with your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out with your consent up to the withdrawal. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the relevant link in the newsletter or by contacting us. Your email address will then be removed from the distributor.

Privacy policy for Google Analytics
Our website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). The processing of data serves to analyse this website and its visitors. 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 to the website operator relating to website and internet use. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google.
Google Analytics uses cookies, which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Google uses this to shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transmitted to the USA. Transmission of data to the USA is covered by an adequacy decision by the European Commission. Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in needs-based and targeted design of the website. You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing corresponding technical settings in your internet browser; we would, however, like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookies and related to your use of the website by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link
You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent collection by Google Analytics across devices. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. You need to opt-out on all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively.
You can find more detailed information on the terms and conditions of use and data protection at or under

Privacy policy for YouTube
Our website uses YouTube LLC’s function for the embedding of YouTube videos. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”). YouTube is an affiliated company of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;“Google”).This feature shows YouTube videos in an iFrame on the website. The option “advanced privacy mode” is enabled here. This prevents YouTube from storing information on visitors to the website. It is only if you watch a video that information is transmitted to and stored by YouTube.Further information on the data collected and used by YouTube and Google, your rights and privacy can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy (

Social Media Integration
Our website contains links to the following social networks. In addition to this website, we also maintain websites there so that we can also inform our active customers about our offers and services:

• from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
• YouTube represented by Google Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The links are recognizable by the respective logo of the social network operators. By clicking on the link you will get to our local websites. Their own terms and conditions and data processing guidelines apply there.
If you have an account on Twitter and you are logged in, the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and may be shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
If you maintain a user account with Xing, Xing can assign the visit to your user account, if you are logged in there.
Likewise, LinkedIn will associate your visit to this site with your account, if you have one.
We are not informed about the content of the transmitted data or the data usage by the operating companies. Whether and to what extent these social media companies may collect further information is beyond our knowledge. More information can be found here:

Facebook Privacy Policy
Youtube Privacy Statement

As a member of one of these social networks you prevent the transmission of your membership data and their linking by logging out of the social networks; ideally before you operate the appropriate link.

We would like to point out that this privacy policy does not apply to other websites that you reach via links displayed on our website. We have no influence on the compliance of other providers with privacy and security regulations. Therefore, please inform yourself on the websites of the other providers also about the privacy statements provided there.

Duration of storage
After contractual processing has been completed, the data is initially stored for the duration of the warranty period, then in accordance with the retention periods prescribed by law, especially tax and commercial law, and then deleted after the period has elapsed, unless you have agreed to further processing and use.

Rights of the affected person
If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the following rights according to art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability.
You also have a right of objection against processing based on art. 6 (1) GDPR, and to processing for the purposes of direct marketing, according to art. 21 (1) GDPR.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as the revocation of granted consent. The contact details can be found in our imprint.

Right to complain to the regulatory authority
You have the right to complain to the regulatory authority according to art. 77 GDPR if you believe that your data is not being processed legally.