Please read this Legal Notice carefully before using this web site (“Site”).
Material contained on the Site is provided by the WTO Werkzeug-Einrichtungen GmbH (“WTO”) as a service to its customers and may be used for informational purposes only.
By accessing the Site you agree to the following terms. If you do not agree to them, you may not use the Site.
Unless otherwise indicated, all trademarks, brand names, corporate logos, and emblems displayed on the Site are the property of WTO, its affiliates, its licensors, or joint venture partners.
WTO's trademarks, brand names, corporate logos, and emblems may not be used in any way without prior written permission from WTO.
No Warranties or Representations
INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. IN NO EVENT SHALL WTO BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THE SITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPER-LINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE INFORMATION, EVEN IF WTO ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
WTO makes no warranties or representations whatsoever about any other web site that you may access through the Site. Such are provided only as a convenience and do not mean that WTO endorses or accepts any responsibilities for the contents or the use of such web sites. In addition, it is up to you to take precautions and to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature.
Further, WTO does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, or other items that may be contained on the Site. The information contained on the Site may be changed at any time without prior notification. However, WTO makes no commitment to update the information or other material contained on the Site.
Any material, information, or other communications you transmit or post to the Site (“Submissions”) shall be considered non-confidential, non-exclusive, royalty free, irrevocable, fully sub licensable, and non-proprietary. WTO shall have no obligations concerning Submissions.
WTO shall be free to disclose, copy, distribute, incorporate, modify, and otherwise use Submissions, together with all data, images, audio clips, text, and other things embodied therein, for any and all commercial and non-commercial purposes.
If you submit personal data to the Site or otherwise to WTO, you hereby consent to WTO's use of such data for the purposes of evaluating your information and market WTO's products and services, including a right to transfer the data to third countries and post information on the Internet. WTO shall be responsible under German law for such processing of personal data and you can contact WTO in case of incorrect data or other issues related to personal data.
General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
WTO Werkzeug-Einrichtungen GmbH
Dr. Wolfgang Zimmermann
Neuer Hohdammweg 1
Telephone: +49 7803 9392-0
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your expressive consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
You have the right to know what data WTO holds about you, have access to that information and have it corrected if inaccurate or out of date. You can also object to our use of data about you and/or that our use of your data be limited. In some cases, you may require us to completely erase your data from all our files. Additionally, you also have the right, in some cases, to receive your data in a machine-readable format and have the data transferred to another company. To exercise any of these rights, please the party responsible for this website.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, third parties cannot read the data you transfer to us.
Encrypted payments on this website
If you enter into a contract which requires you to send us your payment information (e.g. account number for direct debits), we will require this data to process your payment.
Payment transactions using common means of payment (Visa/MasterCard, direct debit) are only made via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon in your browser line is visible.
In the case of encrypted communication, third parties cannot read any payment details you submit to us.
Information, modification and deletion of your data
Under current law, you can always ask us in writing whether and which personal data we have stored about you. A similar notification on this is available immediately.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
Data protection officer
Statutory data protection officer
If you want to get in contact with our Privacy Officer, you can do so by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WTO may at any time revise the terms of this Legal Notice by updating it. Further, WTO reserves in its sole discretion, the right to monitor and discontinue the Site availability at any time without prior notification. If any term, condition, or provision of this Legal Notice is determined to be unlawful, invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms, conditions, and provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
Registration on this website
You can register on our website in order to access additional functions offered here. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the respective site or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.
To inform you about important changes such as those within the scope of our site or technical changes, we will use the email address specified during registration.
We will process the data provided during registration only based on your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will continue to store the data collected during registration for as long as you remain registered on our website. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.
Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process, and use personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, or modify legal relationships with us (master data). This is done based on Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract. We collect, process and use your personal data when accessing our website (usage data) only to the extent required to enable you to access our service or to bill you for the same.
Collected customer data shall be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
Data transmitted when entering into a contract with online shops, retailers, and mail order
We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDRP, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Data transferred when signing up for services and digital content
We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract with us, for example, to banks entrusted to process your payments.
Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Analytics and advertising
This website uses the web analysis service "Plausible Analytics" to continuously optimize our offer, both technically and in terms of content. Plausible is a trademark of Plausible Insights OÜ, Västriku tn 2, 50403, Tartu, Estonia, registration number 14709274, hereinafter referred to as "Plausible". Plausible Insights OÜ is fully GDPR compliant.
Plausible pursues a particular data protection-friendly approach to analyze your visit. While not all-inclusive, for this purpose, Plausible collects the date and time of your visit, title and URL of the pages visited, incoming links, the country you are in, and the user agent of your browser software. Plausible does not use or store "cookies" on your end device. All personal data (e.g. your IP address) is stored completely anonymized in the form of a so-called hash. A hash is an encryption of data that cannot be reversed, i.e., cannot be "decrypted". In this way, we can analyze your visit without storing personal data in a form that could be read by us; Plausible or third parties.
Further information on the technical implementation can be found here
Further information on data protection at Plausible can be found here
The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
DoubleClick by Google
If you do not agree with Google using cookies, you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. However, declining cookies means that certain functional aspects of our webpage may no longer be available to you. Moreover, you can object to data being collected, transferred and processed by Google by downloading a browser plug-in that deactivates DoubleClick. Alternatively, go to the Digital Advertising Alliance webpage and disable DoubleClick, http://optout.aboutads.info.
Google AdWords Conversion Tracking
Conversion cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
Custom Audience Pixel
We use Marketo for our newsletters, if you do not want your usage of the newsletter to be analyzed by Marketo, you will have to unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a link in every newsletter we send.
The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription.
Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.
We offer location-enabled services within our website via Bing resp. Google Maps. If you use those functions, they may receive information about your actual location (such as GPS signals sent by a mobile device) or information that can be used to approximate a location. You can generally enable or disable your location services in your device or browser settings.
We use “AddThis”, a bookmarking plugin from AddThis, 1595 Spring Hill Road, Suite 300, Vienna, VA, 22182, USA (“AddThis”). AddThis allows you to bookmark pages and share content from our website on social networks. Cookies are used when AddThis is used. The data generated in this process (e.g. time of use or browser language) is transmitted to AddThis in the United States and processed there. Further information on the data collected and how AddThis uses it is available at www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy. You can find information on the nature of the data processed and the intended use thereof on this page. We do not process the data in question. When you use AddThis, you also agree to the processing of data by AddThis. You can refuse the use of your data at any time by opting out directly with AddThis athttp://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out.