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We take data your protection seriously

The protection of your privacy when processing personal data is an important concern for us. When you visit our website, our web servers will automatically store the IP of your Internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, the web pages you visit and the date and duration of your visit. This information is essential for the technical transmission of the websites and a secure server operation. A personalized evaluation of this data is not carried out. If you send us data via the contact form, this data will be stored on our servers as part of the data backup. We will only use your data to process your request and your data will be treated confidentially. There is no transfer to third parties.

Responsible body:

W+A Wälzlager- und Antriebstechnik GmbH
Bildstock 34 88085 Langenargen
Tel.: +49 (0)7543 / 9629-0

Contacting us 

When you contact us (e.g. by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), we will process the data of the person making the enquiry to the extent necessary to respond to the enquiry and any action requested. Contact requests are answered in the context of contractual or pre-contractual relationships, in order to fulfil our contractual obligations or to respond to (pre)contractual requests, and otherwise on the basis of legitimate interests in responding to the requests. 

Types of data processed: 

  • Inventory data (e.g. names, addresses), contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone numbers), content data (e.g. entries in online forms). 
  • Data subjects: Communication partners. 
  • Purposes of processing: Contact requests and communication. 
  • Legal basis: Performance of contract and pre-contractual enquiries (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR), legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR). 

Non-personal data stored automatically 

Server log files 

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

  • Date and time of the request
  • Name of the requested file
  • Page from which the file was requested -Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • Full IP address of the requesting computer 
  • Amount of data transferred 

This data will not be merged with other data sources. Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. For technical security reasons, in particular to defend against attempted attacks on our web server, this data is stored by us for a short period of time. It is not possible for us to identify individuals from this data. After seven days at the latest, the data is anonymised by shortening the IP address at domain level so that it is no longer possible to make a link to the individual user. The data is also processed in anonymous form for statistical purposes; it is not compared with other databases or passed on to third parties, not even in extracts. Only in the context of our server statistics, which we publish every two years in our activity report, does a presentation of the number of page views take place.

About cookies

When you visit our website, we may store information on your computer in the form of cookies. Many cookies contain a cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier for the cookie. It is a string of characters that allows web sites and servers to associate the cookie with the particular web browser in which it was stored. This allows the websites and servers visited to distinguish the individual's browser from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognised and identified by the unique cookie ID. The use of session cookies enables the Controller to provide users of this website with a user-friendly service that would not be possible without the setting of cookies. Without consent, we only use technically necessary cookies on the legal basis of legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We only use personal cookies to improve our website or for marketing/advertising purposes with your consent. On your first visit, you can voluntarily consent to tracking or analysis via the cookie banner that appears. Your information may be shared with partners or third parties. These cookies will only be stored if you have given your express consent; the legal basis is then your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can change your settings for the use of cookies here at any time: here

 Registering on this website

You can register on our website to use additional features of the site. We will only use the information you provide for the purpose of using the particular offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration. In the event of material changes, such as changes to the scope of the service or technical changes, we will use the email address provided during registration to notify you. The data entered during registration is processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may withdraw your consent at any time. All you need to do is send us an informal e-mail. The lawfulness of any data processing already carried out shall not be affected by the revocation. The data collected during registration will be stored by us for as long as you are registered on our website and will then be deleted. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Data processing (customer and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only to the extent necessary for the establishment, content or modification of the legal relationship (inventory data). This is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or for pre-contractual measures. We collect, process and use personal data about the use of our website (usage data) only to the extent necessary to enable the user to use the service or to invoice the user. The customer data collected will be deleted after the order has been completed or the business relationship has ended. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transfer at the time of contract conclusion for online shops, retailers and goods dispatch

We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling the contract, e.g. to the company responsible for delivering the goods or to the credit institution responsible for processing payments. Any other transfer of data will not take place or will only take place if you have expressly consented to the transfer. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent, for example for advertising purposes. The data processing is based on Art. 6 par. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or for pre-contractual measures.

Matomo (local)

This website uses Matomo, an open source web analytics service. Matomo uses technologies that enable cross-page recognition of users to analyse user behaviour (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Matomo about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymised prior to storage. With the help of Matomo, we are able to collect and analyse information about the use of our website by visitors. visitors to our website. This enables us to find out, for example, which pages were accessed when and from which region. We also record various log files (e.g. IP address, referrer, browser and operating system used) and may measure whether our website visitors take certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.). The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 par. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymous analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and 25 para. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user's terminal equipment (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent may be revoked at any time. We use IP anonymisation for analysis with Matomo. Your IP address is truncated before analysis. so that it can no longer be clearly assigned to you. We host Matomo exclusively on our own servers so that all analysis data remains with us and is not passed on. All analysis data remains with us and is not shared. 

Subscribe Newsletter 

Newsletter details 

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No other information is collected, or is collected on a voluntary basis. We use the following newsletter service providers to process the newsletter. 


This website uses Brevo to send out newsletters. The service provider is Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Strasse 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany. Brevo is a service that can be used, among other things, to organise and analyse the sending of newsletters. The data you provide to subscribe to the newsletter is stored on the servers of Sendinblue GmbH in Germany. 

Data analysis by Brevo 

Brevo allows us to analyse our newsletter campaigns. For example, we can see whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked. Among other things, we can see which links have been clicked on the most. We can also see whether certain pre-defined actions were taken after opening/clicking (conversion rate). For example, we can see if you made a purchase after clicking on the newsletter. Brevo also allows us to cluster newsletter recipients into different categories. For example, newsletter recipients may be clustered by age, gender or location. This allows us to tailor our newsletters more closely to our target audiences. If you do not wish to be analysed by Brevo, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. We provide a link to do this in each newsletter message. Detailed information about Brevo's features can be found at the following link:

Legal basis 

Data processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke this consent at any time. Revocation does not affect the lawfulness of data processing that has already taken place. 

Retention period 

The data you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us or the newsletter service provider until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This does not affect any data we may hold for other purposes. After you unsubscribe from the newsletter, your email address may be added to a blacklist by us or the newsletter service provider if this is necessary to prevent future mailings. The data from the black list will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest as defined by Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR). Storage in the blacklist is not limited in time. You may object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest. For more information, please see Brevo's privacy policy at: and

Order Processing 

We have entered into a Data Processing Agreement (DPA) for the use of the above mentioned service. This is a contract required by the Data Protection Act, which ensures that the personal data of visitors to our website will only be processed in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR. 

Security measures 

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 service providers who work for us are required to comply with applicable data protection laws. Whenever we collect and process personal information, it is encrypted before it is transmitted. This means that your information cannot be misused by third parties. Our security measures are subject to continuous improvement and our privacy policy is updated on an ongoing basis. Please ensure that you have the latest version. 

Data subject rights 

You have the right to access, rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your personal data, to object to the processing and the right of data portability and to lodge a complaint at any time in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. 

Right of access: 

You may request information from us as to whether and to what extent we are processing your data. 

Right to rectification: 

If we are processing your data that is incomplete or inaccurate, you can ask us to correct or complete it at any time. 

Right to erasure: 

You may request that we erase your data if we are processing it unlawfully or if the processing is disproportionate to your legitimate interests. Please note that there may be reasons that prevent immediate deletion, such as legal retention obligations. Notwithstanding the exercise of your right of erasure, we will immediately and completely delete your data, unless there are legal or statutory retention obligations to the contrary. 

Right to Restrict Processing: 

You may request that we restrict the processing of your data if 

  • you dispute the accuracy of the data, for a period of time sufficient to allow us to verify the accuracy of the data 
  • the processing of the data is unlawful, but you object to the deletion of the data and ask for the restriction of its use instead 
  • we no longer need the data for the purpose for which it was collected, but you still need the data for the establishment or defence of legal claims, or 
  • you have objected to the processing of the data. 

Right to data portability: 

You may request that we provide you with the data you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and that you transmit that data to another controller without hindrance from us, provided that 

  • we process that data on the basis of your revocable consent or for the performance of a contract between us, and 
  • the processing is carried out by automated means. 

Where technically feasible, you may request that we transfer your data directly to another controller. 

Right to object: 

If we process your data on the basis of legitimate interest, you may object to this processing at any time, including profiling on the basis of these provisions. We will then no longer process your data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. You may object to the processing of your data for direct marketing purposes at any time without giving reasons. 

Right to lodge a complaint: 

If you are of the opinion that we are violating German or European data protection law when processing your data, please contact us so that we can clarify any questions you may have. Of course, you also have the right to contact the supervisory authority responsible for you, the respective state office for data protection supervision. If you wish to assert one of these rights against us, please contact our data protection officer. In case of doubt, we may request additional information to confirm your identity. 

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend our privacy policy should this be necessary due to new technologies. Please ensure that you have the latest version. If fundamental changes are made to this privacy policy, we will announce these on our website. 

All interested parties and visitors to our website can contact us regarding data protection issues at:

Gerald Lill
Projekt 29 GmbH & Co. KG
Ostengasse 14
93047 Regensburg
 Tel.:  0941 29 86 93 0
Fax:  0941 29 86 93 16

Information obligations acc. Art. 13 DSGVO (GDPR)
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 Last update: 02.01.2024