Maschinenfabrik Berthold Hermle AGMaschinenfabrik Berthold Hermle AG

Statement on data protection

A. Data collection
We collect data upon initiation of orders and when using our website. This data is collected, stored and processed by us.
Your visit to our website is logged. The basic data recorded is the IP address currently used by your device, the date and time, browser type and operating system of your device, as well as the pages you view. It is not generally possible for us to identify individuals and this is not our intention either.

B. Use and disclosure of information
The personal data you provide to us, for example when making a contact inquiry or shared by email (e.g. your name and address or your email address), will only be processed for correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which you provided us with the data. We ensure that we do not otherwise pass on your personal data to third parties unless we are legally obligated to do so or you have given us your prior consent. If data is disclosed to service providers for the purposes of commissioned data processing, it will be treated in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other legal requirements.

C. Consent and revocation
If you have provided us with your personal data, you may delete it at any time. Data for billing and accounting purposes is not affected by a request to cease using or to delete personal data.

D. Storage period
Personal data which has been communicated to us via our website is only stored until the purpose for which it has been entrusted to us is fulfilled. Insofar as there are retention periods under trade and tax law to be observed, the storage period can be up to 10 years.

E. Newsletter
When registering for our newsletter, your first name, your last name and your email address will be used for our own advertising with your consent. You provide your consent as follows:
“[ ] I hereby agree to subscribe to the Hermle AG newsletter. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.”

We are exclusively responsible for distribution of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by email. Each newsletter contains a link that enables you to unsubscribe.

F. Use of cookies
a) General
To make visiting our website attractive and allow the use of certain functions, we use cookies on several sites. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies we use will be deleted from your hard disk (so-called session cookies) after the end of the browser session. Other cookies will remain on your computer and allow us to recognise your computer on your next visit (so-called persistent cookies). We use cookies to personalise content and adverts and to analyse access to our website. We also provide information of your use of our website to our partners for social media, advertising and analysis. Further details can be found at:

b) Consent
By clicking the consent button on the homepage, you agree to the use of cookies. Your consent for the use of cookies, which are not essential for the operation of the website, can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. To do this, use the revocation button [] “Refuse cookies”. However, please note that by refusing the use of cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.


c) Control after consent
In addition, you may control and/or delete cookies at your discretion if you have consented to their use. Discover how, e.g., at: You can delete all the cookies stored on your computer and set most browsers to prevent the storage of cookies. However, you may then have to manually change some settings each time you visit a page, and you will have to accept that some features may be impaired. Please also consider the following letter

d) Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ('Google').

Google Analytics uses text files which are stored on your computer ('cookies') to enable analysis of your website use. The information about your use of this website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use the stored information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activity for the website operators, and to provide further services connected with the use of the website and the Internet.

Google may also pass on this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, please note that some functions of this website may not be available to their full extent in this case. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You may object to data collection at any time with effect for the future by using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on at

You can also prevent Google Universal Analytics from collecting data by clicking the following
> Link

Deactivate Google Analytics

We would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the “_anonymizeIp()” extension. This means that IP addresses are only stored in an anonymous form, so a direct personal reference in the context of the stored data is ruled out.

G. TLS encryption
We protect the transmission of your data with a secure (AES 256-bit) TLS connection. TLS (Transport Layer Security) is a security technology that ensures that your personal data is transferred securely over the Internet and cannot be accessed by third parties.

Encrypted data

The following data is encrypted: Personal details (name, address, etc.).

H. Your rights, information
Should you no longer agree with the storage of your personal data or if the data is no longer correct, we will at your request ensure the data is deleted, blocked or make the necessary corrections (as far as this is possible according to applicable law). On request, we will send you, free of charge, information about all the personal data we have stored about you.

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or for information and the correction, blocking or deletion of your data, please email:

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