Privacy policy

Data protection notice regarding the obligation to provide information

Thank you for visiting our Internet pages and for your interest in our company. We take the protection of your private data very seriously and want you to feel at ease when visiting our website. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection notice. The use of our website is generally possible without the need to provide personal data. When you visit our Internet pages, we store the date, time, duration, and IP address, as well as the pages you view. This is done exclusively for statistical purposes. This data will not be passed on to third parties. No user-related surfer profiles or the like will be created or processed. Please note that sending data over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may not be fully secure. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Protecting your personal data is very important to us. We therefore process your data strictly in compliance with legal requirements (GDPR). This notice informs you about the way your personal data is processed by KRIWAN Industrie-Elektronik GmbH. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulates the information obligations of the data controller towards the data subject, depending on whether personal data is collected from the data subject (direct collection, Art. 13 GDPR) or from third parties (third party collection, Art. 14 GDPR). We process your personal data exclusively within the framework of legal regulations. This includes the following categories of personal data: Master data (e.g. last name, first name, address), contract data (e.g. customer number, insurance number), billing data and bank data, and other similar data.

The following general Data Privacy Policy applies for the KRIWAN INTspector App.

1. Controller of the processed data

KRIWAN Industrie-Elektronik GmbH 
Allmand 11 
74670 Forchtenberg 
Phone and hotline: +49 (0) 79 47 - 8 22 – 0 
Fax: +49 (0) 79 47 - 71 22 

1.1 Name of the external data protection officer

Firma Priolan 
Ulrich Jahnke 
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 9 
74076 Heilbronn

2. Purposes and legal bases of data processing

2.1 Data processing for the purpose of initiating and executing contracts (Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR)

Data processing is necessary for the initiation, execution, and settlement of your contract.

2.2 Data processing with your consent (Art. 6 Para.1 a GDPR)

In so much as we have obtained your consent to process your personal data for specific purposes, processing on this basis is legal. A given consent can be withdrawn at any time. This also applies to the withdrawal of declarations of consent that you gave us prior to the validity of the GDPR on May 25, 2018. The withdrawal of consent affects the future and does not affect the legality of the data processed up to the withdrawal.

2.3 Data processing for legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR)

We process your data in a permissible manner to protect our legitimate interests. This also includes the use of your personal data to Take steps to improve and develop services and products to be able to offer you a customized approach with customized offers and products. Do market and opinion research or to have it carried out by market and opinion research institutes. This gives us an overview of the transparency and quality or our products, services, and communication, and enables us to align and design these in the interests of our customers. 
Defend our legal claims in the case of legal disputes
Anonymize your data for analysis
Should we wish to process your personal data for a purpose not previously mentioned, we will inform you in advance within the framework of the statutory provisions.

2.4 Data processing based on legal requirements (Art. 6 Para. 1 c GDPR) or in the public interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 e GDPR)

As a company, we are subject to various legal obligations (e.g. tax laws, commercial code), which require the processing of your data to comply with the law.

3. Categories of recipients of personal data

Within our company, your data is accessed by those who require it for the purposes mentioned above (see Purposes and legal bases of data processing). This also applies to service providers and agents appointed by us. We will only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes or if you have given your prior consent. Recipients of personal data can be, for example: Print service providers, dealers, analysis specialists, processing companies Data transmission, in particular by way of administrative access to organizations or states outside the European Union (third country transmission), is not possible on the basis of the aforementioned purposes and legal bases. In these cases, data is only accessed if either a Commission decision on adequacy exists for the respective country, we have agreed with the service providers on the standard contractual clauses provided by the EU Commission for these cases, or the respective company has established its own internal binding data protection regulations, which have been recognized by the data protection supervisory authorities. (

4. Duration of data storage

We store your personal data for the purposes mentioned above. Your data is only processed from the time of collection insofar as you or a third party share it with us. We delete your personal data when the contractual relationship with you ends, all mutual claims have been fulfilled and there are no other legal storage obligations or legal justifications for storage. These include storage obligations under the German Commercial Code (HGB) and Tax Code (AO). This means that we delete your personal data at the latest after the expiry of the legal storage obligations, usually 10 years after the end of the contract.

5. Rights of the data subject

You can request information, Art. 15 GDPR, about the personal data stored about you from the address above. Subject to the provisions of the GDPR, you may also request the rectification, Art. 16 GDPR, erasure, Art. 17 GDPR and restriction of processing, Art. 18 GDPR, of your data. You have the right to receive the data you provided in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. Rights may be subject to restrictions of legal and business interests – in this case, you will be provided with appropriate information based on your rights to information.

5.1 Right of objection

If we process data to protect our legitimate interests (see 2.3 Data processing for legitimate interests), you have the right to object to such processing at any time for reasons arising from your situation. This also includes the right to object to processing for advertising purposes.

5.2 Right of withdrawal of consent

A given consent can be withdrawn at any time (see 2.2 Data processing with your consent).

6. Provision of personal data

Within the framework of our business relationship, you must provide the personal data that is required to establish and implement the business relationship, and to fulfill the associated contractual obligations, or that we are legally obligated to collect. Without this data, we cannot conclude the contract.

7. Automated decision-making

No automated decision-making including profiling takes place to justify or implement this contract.

8. Data sources

We process personal data that we receive from our customers during our business relationship. We also process personal data that we legitimately obtain from publicly accessible sources such as debtor registers, land registers, commercial and association registers, the press, and the Internet. In addition, we use personal data that we receive legitimately from companies within our Group or from third parties, e.g. credit agencies.

9. Amendment clause

Since our data processing is subject to changes, we will also adapt our data protection information from time to time. We will inform you of any amendments in good time.

10. Security

We use technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction, or unauthorized access. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technical developments.

11. Children

Personal data should not be transmitted to the KRIWAN website by children under 18 years of age without the consent of their parents or guardian. KRIWAN encourages all parents and guardians to instruct their children in the safe and responsible handling of personal data on the Internet. KRIWAN will not knowingly collect, process, or use the personal data of children.

12. Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files sent from the web server to your PC and usually stored on your hard drive. They are not programs that can cause damage to the user's PC. Cookies allow us to determine whether you are visiting our website again. Personal data is not stored. The information cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable the storage of cookies via your browser settings. More detailed information on this can be found via your Internet browser's help function. In this case, visiting the website may only be possible to a limited extent.
You can also disable cookies. More detailed information on this can be found via your Internet browser's user manual. In this case, visiting the website may only be possible to a limited extent.

13. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies using the corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we wish to point out that in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all the features of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of data relating to you collected by Google as described above and for the previously specified purpose.

13.1 Google Tag Manager

We use the Google Tag Manager. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland

The Google Tag Manager is a tool that allows us to integrate tracking or statistical tools and other technologies on our website. The Google Tag Manager itself does not create any user profiles, does not store cookies, and does not carry out any independent analyses. It only manages and runs the tools integrated via it. However, the Google Tag Manager does collect your IP address, which may also be transferred to Google’s parent company in the United States.

The Google Tag Manager is used on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the quick and uncomplicated integration and administration of various tools on his website. If appropriate consent has been obtained, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TTDSG, insofar the consent includes the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s end device (e.g., device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. This consent can be revoked at any time.

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14. Matomo

For statistical analysis, KRIWAN uses "Matomo" ( previously "PIWIK") on this website. This is an open source tool for web analysis. With Matomo, no data is transmitted to servers that are beyond KRIWAN's control. Matomo uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable KRIWAN to analyse the use of its website. For this purpose, the information about the use gained from the cookie is transferred to the KRIWAN server and stored so that the user behaviour can be evaluated. Your IP address will be anonymised immediately; this means that you as a user remain anonymous. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is not passed on to third parties.

KRIWAN regards this analysis as part of its internet service. Its aim is to further improve the website and adapt it even more to the needs of the users. You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. However, it is possible that in this case you will not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.  You can decide here whether a web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser to enable KRWIAN to collect and analyse statistical data. If you would like to decide against this, click the following link to place the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser.

15. Right to information

If you have any questions or comments regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer:


Upon request, we will inform you in writing as soon as possible in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations whether and which personal data about you is stored by us. If outdated or incorrect information is stored, we will correct this at your request. You are also entitled to block or delete data in compliance with legal obligations.