Privacy statement

The data controller within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Heinrich Betz International Werkzeugfabrik GmbH
Markus Betz
Vor der Mark 1
42477 Radevormwald
Fon +49 (0) 2195 7833


Your rights as data subject

You can exercise the following rights at all times under the stated contact data:

  • To request information about your data stored in our company and their processing,
  • rectification of incorrect personal data,
  • erasure of your data stored in our company,
  • restriction of the data processing, if we may not erase your data yet owing to statutory obligations,
  • right to object to the processing of your data in our company and
  • data portability, if you have agreed to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have granted us a consent, you can revoke this at all times with effect for the future.

You can contact the supervisory authority that is responsible for you and lodge a complaint at all times. Your responsible supervisory authority is oriented to the federal state of your place of residence, your work or the alleged breach. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses under:


Purposes of the data processing by the data controller and third parties

We only process your personal data for the purposes stated in this privacy statement. Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for other purposes than those stated. We will only forward your personal data to third parties, if:

  • You have granted your explicit consent hereto,
  • the processing is necessary in order to process a contract with you,
  • the processing is necessary in order to fulfil a legal obligation,

the processing is necessary in order to safeguard legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest in the non-forwarding of your data that is worthy of protection.


Erasure or blocking of the data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data as long as this is necessary to achieve the purposes stated herein or as envisaged by the manifold storage deadlines envisaged by the legislator. After the respective purpose ceases to exist respectively after expiry of these deadlines the corresponding data will be routinely blocked or erased in compliance with the statutory regulations.


Entry of general information when visiting our website

When you access our website information of a general nature are entered automatically by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes for example the type of web browser, the used operating system, the domain name of your internet service provider and similar details. This exclusively concerns information, which do not permit any conclusions to be drawn about your person.

This information is technically necessary in order to supply contents of websites requested by you correctly and is produced mandatory when using the internet. It is in particular processed for the following purposes:

  • To ensure a problem-free set-up connection of the website,
  • to ensure a smooth use of our website,
  • to evaluate the system security and stability as well as
  • for further administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest from the aforementioned purposes for the data collection. We do not use your data in order to draw conclusions about your person. The recipients of the data are only the data controller and, if applicable, contract data processors.

Anonymous information of this kind is, if applicable, evaluated by us statistically in order to optimise our internet presence and the technology behind this.


SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Contact form

If you contact us with regard to questions of all kinds by email or by using the contact form you shall grant us your voluntary consent for the purpose of contacting you. It is necessary to provide a valid email address for this purpose. This serves to allocate the enquiry and the subsequent reply to this. The entry of further data is optional. The details provided by you will be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry as well as for possible follow-up questions. After settlement of the enquiry made by you, personal data will be erased automatically.

Use of Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps API in order to present geographical information visually. When using Google Maps data are also collected, processed and used by Google regarding the use of the map functions by visitors. For more detailed information about the data processing by Google please refer to the Google data protection notices. You can also change your personal data protection settings there in the data protection center.

You can find detailed instructions relating to the management of the own data in connection with Google products here.


Change to our data protection provisions

We reserve the right to adjust this privacy statement so that it always meets the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the privacy statement, e.g. with the introduction of new services. The new privacy statement will then apply for your renewed visit.