Privacy Declaration

Thank you for your visit on of Kiefer Klimatechnik GmbH. We are aware that data privacy provisions are usually not particularly exciting to read. However, in your own interest you should read the following provisions carefully - after all, it is important to explain to you which data we collect from you, store and are permitted to use.

Subject Matter of Data Privacy
The subject-matter of data privacy is personal data. According to Art. 4 GDPR of the General Data Protection Regulation, personal data means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes, for example, information such as your name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number, as well as usage data such as your IP address or the written notices, you have send us by the contact form.

Scope and Purpose of Data Collection and Storage
We would now like to explain to you the scope of data collection and storage as well as the use of such data and the purpose of an individual collection of data.

Personal Data
In principle this website can be used without providing personal data. Unless you take the view that an IP address always constitutes personal data. In this respect we have to inform you that we collect and store IP addresses within the confines of Art. 6 (1)b GDPR,  in order to enable you technically to use the website. Otherwise we are unable you make the web services available to you. However, if you contact us by e-mail, use a contact form, or order information materials, you also have to provide personal data so that we can offer the relevant services to you.

Establishing Contact by e-Mail
If you wish to contact us by e-mail, then you at least have to provide the following personal data:
    your e-mail address
    your first name and surname
    your telephone number should you require us to call back.
    We use this data  in order to process your query and to consult you subsequently regarding it.

Ordering Printed Information
You have to provide the following personal data to us during the ordering process of brochures and catalogues:
    your e-mail address
    your first name and surname
    your telephone number should you require us to call back.
    your postal address for dispatch of the samples ordered
We use this data in order to process your query and consult you subsequently regarding i

Product dimensioning
If you would like to use the product dimensioning service on our website, you have the option of registering and enjoy the advantage of being able to call up and edit your project data at any time.
Alternatively, you can register as a guest and design a project and send us your data for further processing, after which your project and user data will be deleted again. 
In both cases, you must leave or send us the following personal data:
    - Your e-mail address
    - Your first and last name    
We use this data in accordance with Art. 6 (1)b GDPR in order to process your request and to subsequently be able to contact you about this request. In all other cases, the processing is based on our justified interest in the effective processing of the enquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR) if this has been requested; consent can be revoked at any time. revocable at any time. The data entered by you in the registration form for product dimensioning will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it or until the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. if the data is no longer needed). data storage ceases to apply (e.g. after we have completed processing your enquiry for guest registration). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Other Collection of Data
Please read the information we provide on external services.

Purpose-Bound Use of Data, Communication of Data
We observe the principle of the purpose-bound, propororationally use of data and data minimization. We collect, store and use the above-mentioned data solely for the purposes mentioned above and for the purposes mentioned below. This means that we collect, store and use the data in order to offer optimize our performance and services for you. Our Website is hosted by an external hosting provider without this service we weren't unable to offer you the website services. Of course, our service providers are bound by order processing contracts according to Art. 28 GDPR and by a non-disclosure agreement for IT service providers.
Your personal data will not be communicated to third parties outside the framework described herein without your express consent. We will provide the data to official institutions and the authorities entitled to require information solely within the bounds of the statutory obligations to provide information or if a court decision imposes a corresponding obligation on us.

In order to fulfil our data protection obligations, we use a cookie banner of the provider Cookiebot. Cookiebot is a self-service cloud service provided by the company Cybot, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark. When you visit our website, your cookie preferences are requested via a banner. Cookiebot then sets a cookie in which data on consents given or revoked are stored, runtimes and versions, domain and path of the website accessed a randomly generated ID. The data processing is carried out on the basis of our overwhelmingly justified interest in data processing on our website in conformity with data protection regulations in accordance with Art. Abs. 1 f) GDPR.



External Services

This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. With the help of Matomo, we are able to collect and analyse data about the use of our website by website visitors. This enables us to find out, among other things, when which page views were made and from which region they came. We also collect various log files (e.g. IP address, referrer, browsers and operating systems used) and can measure whether our website visitors perform certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.).
The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the
has been requested, the processing is carried out 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 device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
IP anonymisation
We use IP anonymisation for the analysis with Matomo. This means that your IP address is shortened before analysis so that it can no longer be clearly assigned to you. 
Cookieless analysis
We have configured Matomo in such a way that it does not save any cookies in your browser.
We host Matomo exclusively on our own servers so that all analysis data remains with us and is not passed on.

Our website uses plugins from Google's YouTube site.  This website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
For more information on how we treat user data, please see YouTube's privacy policy

Google Fonts (local hosting)
This site uses Google Fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts provided by Google. The Google Fonts are installed locally. A connection to Google servers does not take place.
Further information on Google Fonts can be found at and in Google's privacy policy:

Rights to Information, Revocation and Deletion
You may obtain information about the data stored via our website at any time, free of charge, without stating any reasons. You may object to the use of your data according Art. 21 GDPR at any time and may revoke the consent granted at the time of registration to the use of your data. You may also cause the data collected and stored by us to be corrected, blocked or deleted at any time. We point out explicitly that we may be under a legal obligation to continue to store data, in which case it can only be blocked. Please do not hesitate to contact the following e-mail address subject "data privacy" in order to exercise the above rights:

Person in charge
The person responsible for the data processing is Kiefer Klimatechnik GmbH, all contact data can be found in the imprint.


Kiefer Klimatechnik GmbH

Kiefer Klimatechnik GmbH is a leading company in the field of ventilation, air handling and air conditioning technology. Our range of services includes consulting, planning and execution of systems for thermal comfort and industrial air conditioning, as well as the associated installation and maintenance. For more than three decades, Kiefer has also been selling high grade ventilation components worldwide, such as linear diffusers, wall passages, displacement outlets, light and acoustic sails, chilled ceiling panels and concrete core cooling systems, developed in the company's own laboratories.

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