Privacy Policy

For us it is very important that all visitors of our website feel comfortable and safe, which is why we regard the protection of your data to be a top priority. Below, we will provide detailed information about how your data is processed when you use our website.

By “your data”, we mean personal data. Personal data refers to information that we can use to identify you, either directly or in combination with other data. This includes, for example: your name, your address, your email address, your telephone number, your customer number or your order number, your user behaviour, your IP address.

Statistical data that we collect when you visit our website, for example, and that cannot be linked to you personally does not fall within the definition of personal data.

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1) Name and contact details of the data controller

This data protection information applies to data processing by:

Ditoma GmbH, Mauserstraße 6/2, D-71640 Ludwigsburg, Germany

2) Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of its use

a) when visiting the website

When you visit our website information is automatically sent to our website’s server by the browser used on your end device. This information is temporarily stored in a log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • date and time of access,
  • name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.

We will process this data for the following purposes:

  • to ensure smooth connection of the website,
  • to ensure a comfortable use of our website,
  • to evaluate system safety and stability and
  • for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above for the collection of data. Under no circumstances will we use the data collected under 2.a) for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services for visitors to our website. You will find more detailed explanations under sections 4. and 5. of this privacy policy.

b) when using our contact form

If you have any questions, we give you the option to contact us via a form provided on the website. In order for us to know who sent the request and to be able to answer it, we require your name, a valid email address and your comments. We process data for the purpose of establishing contact in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (1) (a) GDPR on the basis of your consent that you have provided voluntarily.

The personal data we collect for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after the completion of your request.

3. Forwarding of data

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for any purposes other than those listed below.

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

  • you have provided your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (1) (a) GDPR,
  • such passing on is necessary pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • if there is a legal obligation for the data to be passed on pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (1) (c) GDPR, and

this is legally permissible and is necessary for the execution of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (1) (b) GDPR.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage to your end device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

The cookie stores information that is generated in connection with the specific end device used. This does not mean, however, that we gain immediate knowledge of your identity.

Cookies are used on the one hand to make the use of our website more pleasant for you. For example, we use what are known as session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These are deleted automatically on leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness. These are stored on your end device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, the fact that you have already visited us is automatically recognised, along with the information you have provided and the settings you have made, so that you do not have to enter these again.

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our services for you (see section 5). These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already visited our site when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined period of time.

The data processed by cookies is used for the specified purposes to protect our legitimate interests as well as those of third parties pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. At the same time, if you disable cookies completely, you may not be able to use all the features of our website.

5. Analysis-Tools

a) Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., for the purpose of tailoring our pages to meet your needs and continuously optimising them ( (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see section 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site such as

  • browser type/version,
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • time of the server request,

is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website and Internet use for market research purposes and to design these Internet pages in line with users’ requirements. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of third parties. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other Google data. The IP addresses are anonymised so that they cannot be allocated to a specific person (IP masking).

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on (

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from capturing data by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected in the future when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie only applies in this browser and only to our website and is placed on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you need to set the opt-out cookie again.

For more information about privacy in connection with Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Help (

6. Integration of Google Maps

Type and purpose of data processing:

On our website, we use Google Maps. Google Maps is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“). With Google Maps, we have integrated interactive maps on our website and can supply you with the comfortable service of map functions.

For further information regarding data processing by Google, please see their privacy policy and GDPR. By visiting the Google privacy centre at, you can also adjust your personal settings for data protection.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for website integration of Google Maps to Google – and data transfer related – is your consent (Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR).

While visiting our website, Google receives feedback that you have visited the corresponding subpage of our website. This applies regardless of whether you are logged in on your Google account or if you do not possess a Google account.  In case you are logged in on your personal Google account, data provided are directly allocated to your account. Should you not consent to allocation of data to your Google profile, you have to log out from your Google account before activating the Google button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for commercial purposes, market research, evaluations and/or for demand-focused adaption of its website. Those evaluations (even of users not logged in on accounts) are specifically used to create demand-focused advertising and in order to inform other users of social media networks about your activities on our website. You do have the right to object to the creation of those user profiles which must be addressed to Google though. Data storage:

We do not collect and store personal data by embedding Google Maps on our website.

Third country transfers:

Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected to EU_US Privacy Shield

Revocation of consent:

If you do not agree that Google processes, stores or uses data via our website, you can deactivate Java Script in your browser settings. In this case, you

might not be able to use certain functionality of our website or functionality will be limited.

Provision of data:

Provision of your personal data in exclusively based on your consent and voluntary. In case you prevent data access by deactivations, our website´s functionality might be limited.

7. Embedded YouTube videos

Type and purpose of data processing: We have integrated videos on some of our website that are stored on YouTube and can be played directly from our websites. YouTube is a multimedia service of YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (“YouTube”). When you visit our website, YouTube and Google receive the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This occurs regardless of whether you are logged in to YouTube or Google or not. YouTube and Google use this data for purposes of advertising, market research and needs-oriented design of their websites. If you visit YouTube on our website while logged into your YouTube or Google profile, YouTube and Google may also link this event to their respective profiles. If you do not wish your profile to be allocated in this manner, you need to log out of YouTube before accessing our website.

If you start a YouTube video, YouTube and Google use Cookies that collect information regarding user behaviour.

For further information regarding data processing by YouTube, please see their privacy policy and GDPR. You can also find additional details there regarding your privacy protection and corresponding personal settings ( Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected to EU_US Privacy Shield

Legal basis:

The legal basis for embedding YouTube on our website and data transfer related to the embedding to Google is your consent (Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR).


Clicking YouTube videos automatically evokes a connection to Google.

Data storage and revocation of consent:

If you have deactivated Cookies for Google Ads, there will be no Cookies set by watching YouTube videos. If you want to prevent YouTube from setting Cookies in general or if you are concerned about the use of Cookies, you can refer to the help information in your browser software for information on how to disable cookies.

For further information regarding data protection YouTube please see:

Third country transfers:

Google processes your data in the USA and has subjected to EU_US Privacy Shield

Provision of data:

Provision of your personal data in exclusively based on your consent and voluntary. In case you prevent data access by deactivations, our website´s functionality might be limited.

8. Social Media PlugIns

Type and purpose of data processing:

On our website, we offer the opportunity to use „social media buttons“. In order to protect your data, we have implemented the „Shariff“ solution. By using the “Shariff” version, the social media buttons are only imbedded as graphics; those graphics contain the link to the relevant website of the social media provider. By clicking the button graphic, you will be diverted to the services of the provider, only then your data will be sent to the provider. In case you do not click the graphic, no data interaction will occur between you and the provider of the social media button. Additional information about the processing and use of your data in the social networks can be found in the corresponding terms of use of the social media provider.

On our website, we have imbedded the social media buttons of following companies:

a) Facebook

On our website, we have integrated online services of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Facebook like-button”. Please see an overview over Facebook plugins here:

b) Instagram

On our website, we can integrate functions and contents of Instagram, featured by company Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. Please see here how Instagram uses your personal data:

9. Rights of data subjects

You have the right:

  • under Art. 15 GDPR to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from us, as well as the existence of an automated decision making process including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on such details;
  • 16 GDPR to demand the immediate rectification of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • 17 GDPR to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • 18 GDPR to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data insofar as the correctness of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse its erasure and we no longer need the data, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
  • 20 GDPR to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to demand the transmission to another data controller;
  • 7 (3) GDPR to revoke your consent once given to us at any time. The consequence of this is that we may not continue to process the data in future based on this consent, and

77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority at your usual place of residence or workplace or at our company headquarters.

10. Right of objection

Insofar as your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR, you have the right, pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data if there are reasons for doing so arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which will be implemented by us without a particular situation being specified.

If you wish to make use of your right of revocation or objection, simply send an email to

11. Data security

We use the most common SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in connection with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. As a rule, this is 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether an individual page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or from unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are being continuously improved in line with technological developments.

12. Actuality and amendment of this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and was last revised in May 2020.

Due to the further development of our website and offers provided via it or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to amend this privacy policy. You can retrieve and print the privacy policy as amended from time to time on the website at

13. Questions to the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact our data protection officer directly:

attorney Mario Forst,

This privacy policy has been prepared with the partial support of the activemind AG generator.