Privacy Policy

General information

The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data which allows you to be personally identified. You can find detailed information on the subject of data protection in our privacy policy below this text.


Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator, whose contact details can be found in the Legal Notice of this website.

How do we collect your data?

On the one hand, your data is collected by you providing it to us. This can be data that you enter into a contact form, for example.

Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time the page was viewed). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure smooth running and availability of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to obtain information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have the right to demand rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. If you wish to contact us regarding this or any other data privacy matters, you can do so at any time using the address stated on the Legal Notice. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Analytics tools and third-party tools

Your surfing habits can be statistically evaluated when you visit our website. This is mainly done using cookies and so-called analytical programs. The analysis of your surfing habits is usually anonymous; surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this in the privacy policy to follow.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you on how to object in this privacy policy.


General and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of these webpages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with applicable data privacy legislation and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data which allows you to be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how this is done and for what purpose.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that there may be security risks when transferring data on the internet (e.g. when communicating by email). It is not possible to protect such data completely from access by third parties.

Details on the responsible body

Responsible for the data processing on this website is:

Hugo Beck Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Mr. Curt-Jürgen Raiser and Mr. Timo Kollmann
Daimlerstr. 26 - 32
72581 Dettingen/Erms

Telephone: +49 7123 72080
E-Mail: info[at]

The responsible body is the natural or legal person deciding, alone or jointly with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Withdrawal of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can withdraw consent you have given previously at any time. You can do so by sending us an informal notification by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the time of withdrawal shall remain unaffected by the withdrawal.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in data protection matters is the data protection commissioner of the state in which our company is based. A list of the commissioners and their contact details can be found at the following link:

Right to data portability

You have the right to demand that data we process automatically based on your consent or in fulfilment of a contract be provided to you or a third party in a common and machine-readable format. If you request direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done where technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to ensure secure transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator, this website uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

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

Access, blocking, erasure

Within the framework of the applicable legislation, you have the right to consult, free of charge, your personal information recorded by us at any time, including the origin of this data, its recipients and the reason for having it recorded, as well as a possible right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. If you wish to contact us regarding this or any other personal data matters, you can do so at any time using the address stated on the Legal Notice.

Objection to advertising emails

We hereby oppose any use of the contact details, provided as part of the obligation to publish a legal notice, for the purpose of sending advertising and information material that has not been expressly requested. The operators of the webpages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. in the form of spam e-mails


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information allowing us to verify that you are the holder of the e-mail account provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data will be collected or will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data solely for the purpose of sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

The data entered on the newsletter registration form will solely be processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the GDPR). You can withdraw your consent to the data and e-mail address being stored and to these being used for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. by following the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out shall not be affected by such a withdrawal of consent.

The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you remove your name from the newsletter list and will be erased after you have unsubscribed. Data that has been stored by us for other purposes shall remain unaffected by this.

Competent supervisory authority

If you have any complaints, you can also contact the competent supervisory authority at any time:

State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Postfach 10 29 32
70025 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 711/615541-0
Fax: +49 711/615541-15

E-Mail: poststelle[at]


Data protection officer

Data protection officer required by law

Company Sentitec GmbH
Mr. Matthias Senne
Göttinger Str. 8
31061 Alfeld
Tel: +49 175/ 8419939

Digital whistleblower system

Potential violations of laws and guidelines can be reported anonymously via the digital whistleblower system.

The whistleblower system is available at

Data collection on our website


So-called "cookies" are used in some parts of the webpages. Cookies cause no damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help us to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called "session cookies", which are automatically deleted after your visit. Besides these cookies, there are other cookies that remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser to always inform you about the placement of cookies and to let you allow them one by one, to accept cookies in certain cases or to generally not accept cookies. You can also set it to automatically delete cookies when the browser session is closed. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Cookies, which are necessary for the electronic communication process or for the provision of certain functions requested by you, are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically sound and optimised provision of their services. Where other cookies are stored (e.g. cookies to analyse your surfing habits), these are looked at separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The provider of the webpages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

This data is not merged with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries using our contact form, the information you enter, including contact details, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and dealing with follow-up enquiries.

The data entered on the contact form is thus solely processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the GDPR). You can withdraw this consent at any time. You can do so by sending us an informal notification by e-mail. The legality of the data processing operations carried out up to the time of withdrawal shall remain unaffected by the withdrawal.

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, withdraw your consent to storage or the purpose for which the data was stored no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions (in particular retention periods) shall remain unaffected

Sharing of data within the company group

In order to process your request, the required data collected may be passed on to companies within the Hugo Beck Group.

If you give your consent within the scope of your request, the data will also be passed on to companies within the Hugo Beck Group (e.g. sales partners) within the legal limits for purposes of further support.

Contracts exist with all companies of the Hugo Beck Group ensuring an adequate level of data protection.


Analytics tools and advertising

Google Analytics

For the purpose of designing our pages to meet our customers’ needs and continuously optimising them, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter "Google"). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see 3.6) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as

is transferred to a Google server in the USA and may be stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services connected with the use of the website and the internet for the purposes of market research and the tailoring of these internet pages to requirements. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other data from Google. The IP addresses are anonymised in such a way that they cannot be assigned to a person (IP masking, "anonymizeIp").

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.

Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of information generated by cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing a browser plugin 

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially in the case of browsers on mobile devices, you can, additionally, prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on this link:

Deactivate Google Analytics

An opt-out cookie will be set preventing future collection of your data when visiting this website. This opt-out cookie will be valid only in this browser and only for our website and will be deposited on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again.

Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics help:


Google Tag Manager

The Google Tag Manager does not evaluate any data itself, nor does it collect any personal data. It is a supplement to Google Analytics and can pass on information about user interactions to Google Analytics while at the same time reducing administrative maintenance on the pages.

Plugins and Tools


Hugo Beck use the technical platform and services of Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103 U.S.A. for the short message service offered here. Responsible for the processing of data of persons living outside the United States is: Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2 D02 AX07, Ireland.

Please note that if you choose to use the Twitter short message service offered here and its functions, you do so on your own responsibility. This applies in particular to the use of the interactive functions (e.g. sharing, rating).

For information on what data is processed by Twitter and for what purposes it is used, please refer to the Twitter privacy policy:

Twitter Inc. is committed to the principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield. You can find more details on this at:

Hugo Beck have no influence on the type and scope of the data processed by Twitter, the type of processing and use or the transfer of this data to third parties, nor do they have any effective means of control in this respect.

When you use Twitter, your personal information is collected, transferred, stored, disclosed and used by Twitter Inc. and, regardless of your residence, is transferred, stored and used in the United States, Ireland and any other country where Twitter Inc. does business

Twitter processes your voluntarily entered data such as name and user name, e-mail address, telephone number or the contacts in your address book if you upload or synchronize it.

Twitter also evaluates the content you share to determine what topics you are interested in, stores and processes confidential messages you send directly to other users, and can determine your location using GPS data, wireless network information or your IP address to send you advertisements or other content.

For evaluation purposes, Twitter Inc. may use analytics tools such as Twitter Analytics or Google Analytics. Hugo Beck have no influence on the use of such tools by Twitter Inc. and have not been informed about such potential use. Should tools of this kind be used by Twitter Inc. for the account of Hugo Beck, Hugo Beck have neither commissioned nor approved or otherwise supported this in any way. Nor is the data obtained from the analytics made available to Hugo Beck. Only certain non-personal information about the tweet activity, such as the number of profile or link clicks through a particular tweet, can be viewed by Hugo Beck via their account. Moreover, Hugo Beck have no way to prevent or disable the use of such tools on their Twitter account

Finally, Twitter also receives information when you view content, for example, even if you have not created an account. This so-called "log data" may include the IP address, browser type, operating system, information about the website previously viewed and pages you visited, your location, your mobile phone provider, the terminal device you use (including device ID and application ID), the search terms you use and cookie information.

Via Twitter buttons or widgets integrated into websites and the use of cookies, Twitter is able to record your visits to these websites and assign them to your Twitter profile. This data can be used to offer content or advertising tailored to your preferences.

You can restrict the processing of your data in the general settings of your Twitter account and under the point "Privacy and safety". In addition, you can restrict Twitter’s access to contact and calendar data, photos, location data, etc. in the settings of your mobile devices (smartphones, tablet computers). This depends on the operating system used, however.

More information on these points is available on the following Twitter support pages

You can find out more on how to view your own data on Twitter here:

Information on the conclusions drawn by Twitter about you can be found here:

Information on the available personalisation and privacy settings can be found here (with further references):

You also have the option of requesting information via the Twitter privacy form or archive requests:


XING Plugin

Our website uses functions of the network XING, provided by XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Whenever you access one of our pages containing XING functions, a connection to XING servers will be established. As far as we are aware, no storage of personal data takes place here. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or user behaviour evaluated.

You will find further information on data privacy and the XING "Share" button in the XING privacy policy at:


LinkedIn Plugin

Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn, provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Whenever you access a page of this website containing LinkedIn functions, a connection to LinkedIn servers will be established. LinkedIn will be notified that you have visited this website using your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn's "Recommend Button" and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to associate your visit to this site with you and your user account. Please note that we as providers of the webpages do not receive any information regarding the content of the data transferred or its use by LinkedIn.

The LinkedIn plugin is used on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in achieving the highest possible visibility in social media. You will find further information on this in LinkedIn's privacy policy at:


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Space is used to split words, "" can be used to search for a whole string (not indexed search then)
AND, OR and NOT are prefix words, overruling the default operator
+/|/- equals AND, OR and NOT as operators.
All search words are converted to lowercase.


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