Data protection

Data protection

With this data protection declaration we inform you about how we process your personal data in connection with your visit to our website.


We process the personal data provided by you exclusively for the purposes communicated to you. The data processing, in particular the collection of personal data and their transmission to state institutions and authorities entitled to receive information, only take place within the framework of the applicable laws or if we are obligated to do so by a court ruling. The person responsible for data processing within the meaning of Art. 4 Para. 7 GDPR is:

FGM Fritz Gradert Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Schmiedekamp 12-18
25560 Schenefeld, Germany

Telephone: +49 4892 80 82 0

Data Protection Officer:
Stephan Raspe
Telephone: +49 4892 80 82 0



We will inform you below about how we process your personal data. Personal data is all data that can be used to personally identify you. This is information about your identity such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. It is not necessary to transmit personal data to us in order to use our website. However, if you want to use the services we offer, you may need to provide personal data. We process this data exclusively for a specific purpose. We will inform you about our data processing in the following provisions.


Web server log files

When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which your browser transmits to our web server, in so-called log files.

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Content of the request (URL of the page)
  • Access status / HTTP status code
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Referring website (referrer)
  • Browser with version and language
  • Operating system used

This data is processed in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in being able to fully display our website to you by processing this data and in guaranteeing the stability and security of the website. In addition, this data is used to optimise our content and advertising and to be able to provide the law enforcement authorities with the necessary information in the event of an attack on our systems. We do not draw any conclusions about your person based on this data. We also store the data in the log files separately from other personal data.



We have taken technical and administrative security measures to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorised access. All of our employees and all third parties involved in data processing are obligated to handle personal data confidentially. Our security measures are continuously revised in line with technological developments.




You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time as to whether and which personal data we are processing from you. In this case, we must provide information about the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period or the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a Right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, the right to complain to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if we have not collected it, the existence of automated decision-making as well as your right to be informed about the guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR when your data is forwarded to third countries.


If you exercise your right to correction, we must immediately correct or complete the incorrect data concerning your person.


You can request that we delete your personal data. However, we are not obligated to delete if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. To ensure that data can be blocked at any time, this data must be kept in a block file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of this data, provided that there is no statutory archiving obligation. We will block your data on request if there is a corresponding obligation.


You have the right to demand that we restrict data processing if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data and for as long as we need time to check this. We must also restrict processing if it is unlawful and you reject the deletion, if we no longer need the data for the stated purpose, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or if you have lodged an objection and it has not yet been determined whether we are entitled to continue processing for overriding legitimate reasons.

Data portability

You can request that we provide you with the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You can also request that we transfer this data to another person responsible without hindrance from us, provided that you have given us your consent for the processing, the data processing is based on a contract or the processing is carried out using automated procedures.


If you have given us your consent to process your data in accordance with Art. 6(1) lit. a or Art. 9(2) lit. a GDPR, you can revoke this at any time. You do not have to provides us with any reasons for the revocation. The revocation does not have to be made in writing. If you revoke your consent, this only applies to the future. If we have processed data on the basis of consent prior to receiving the revocation, the revocation has no effect on this processing.


You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.


Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests according to Art. 6(1) lit. f GDPR, you can object to the processing. This is the case if, in particular, the processing is not necessary to fulfil a contract with you, which we will present in connection with the respective data processing. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust the data processing or demonstrate to you our compelling legitimate reasons on the basis of which we will continue processing. You can object to the processing of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.



You have the option of contacting us by e-mail or using the appropriate forms on our website. We need at least your e-mail address in order to be able to respond to your request, which is why it is marked as mandatory. The processing of the data provided by you takes place on the basis of your consent in accordance with Art. 6(1) lit. a GDPR. In addition, the processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6(1) lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the fact that we can offer you this form of communication in order to answer your inquiries. If you do not provide us with the data marked as mandatory, it will not be possible to process your request.



We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, for example when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration then applies to your next visit.