Privacy Policy

  1. Entity Responsible (Controller)
  2. Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data
  3. Contact
  4. Your Rights
  5. Disclosure to Third Parties
  6. Newsletter
  7. Server Log Files
  8. Use of Google Analytics
  9. Integration of Google Maps
  10. Google Web-Fonts
  11. Links to Other Websites

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in data protection. Please read the following information to learn when we collect which personal data and how we use such data.

1. Entity Responsible (Controller)

The entity responsible (controller) according to Art. 4 Abs. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

PHT Partner für Hygiene und Technologie GmbH
Förchenholzstr. 19
83646 Bad Tölz

(see our legal notice)

Our data protection officer can be reached by e-mail , adding “data protection officer”, or by phone: +49 89 – 211 11 890 (FX Data UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Ottobrunner Str. 28, 82008 Unterhaching, Germany).

2. Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data

The legal bases of the collection, storage and processing of personal data can be found in particular in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Personal data is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (Art. 4 no. 1 GDPR). This includes in particular names, address data, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses. However, information on preferences, memberships or e.g. previously visited websites may also constitute personal data.

3. Contact

If you contact us (e.g. via e-mail or our contact form), the data transmitted by you will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry as well as for possible processing of subsequent questions. Legal basis for the processing is the necessity to perform pre-contractual measures according to Art. 6 para. 1 b) GDPR. We will delete the data accruing in this connection after storage is no longer necessary or we restrict the processing if there are statutory retention obligations.

4. Your Rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis us with regard to the personal data that concerns you:

  • right of access,
  • right to rectification or erasure,
  • right to restriction of processing,
  • right of objection against processing,
  • right to data portability

Moreover, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

5. Disclosure to Third Parties

We disclose your personal data to third parties insofar as this is required to fulfil contracts or to process payments. Legal basis for the disclosure is the necessity to fulfil a contract according to Art. 6 para. 1 b) GDPR. A disclosure of personal data to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes will not be made without your express consent.

6. Newsletter

Our newsletter regularly informs you about us and the latest news in the area of hygiene technology.

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we need a valid e-mail address. After entering your e-mail address and confirming the consent wording, you will receive an automated e-mail in which you once again confirm your consent by clicking a link (double opt-in). As proof of your consent, we store your e-mail address, the consent wording, the confirmation e-mail as well as the respective IP addresses, time and date of the registration and confirmation.

Legal basis for the processing is your consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 a) GDPR.

We use the CleverReach service to send out newsletters. The provider is CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede. CleverReach is a service with which the newsletter dispatch can be organized and analyzed. The data you enter for newsletter subscription (e.g. e-mail address) is stored on CleverReach’s servers in Germany and Ireland.

Our newsletters sent with CleverReach enable us to analyse the behaviour of newsletter recipients. Among other things, it can be analyzed how many recipients have opened the newsletter message and how often which link was clicked in the newsletter. With the help of so-called conversion tracking, it can also be analysed whether a predefined action (e.g. purchase of a product on our website) has taken place after clicking on the link in the newsletter. Further information on data analysis through the CleverReach newsletter can be found at:

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any e-mail or by using the contact details provided above. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

If you do not want an analysis by CleverReach, you must also unsubscribe from the newsletter.

The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and deleted both from our servers and from CleverReach’s servers after you cancel the newsletter. This does not affect data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses of our customers in the customer database).

For further details, please refer to the CleverReach Privacy Policy at:

7. Server Log Files

Each time when our website is opened by a user, our hosting provider, Hetzner Online GmbH, Industriestr. 25, 91710 Gunzenhausen, Germany, will store information in a log file. These log files contain information about retrieved data, status codes, time stamps and system information. The data is non-personal, it allows no conclusions to the specific person.

Apart from that, log files also store IP addresses. We cannot readily attribute these to a certain person.

If you would like to view our website, we collect the aforementioned data which is technically required for us in order to show you our website and to guarantee stability and safety. Legal basis for the processing is the necessity to safeguard our justified interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR.

8. Web Analysis with Google (Universal) Analytics

Our website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ( Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods which enable an analysis of how you use the website, such as so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer. The information generated about your use of this website will as a rule be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. By activating the IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address will be shortened prior to the transmission within the Member States of the European Union or within other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. The anonymised IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined by Google with other data.

We use Google Analytics in order to analyse and be able to regularly improve the use of our website. Through the statistics gained we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as the user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data will be transferred to the USA, Google subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield:

You can prevent the capture of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of such data by Google if you download and install the browser plug-in available from the following link:

As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click this link in order to prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data on this website in the future. When you do this, an opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you need to click the link again.

Legal basis for the processing is the necessity to safeguard our justified interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR, namely our interest in statistical analysis of the user behaviour of our website users as well as, if applicable, their consent according to Art. 6 para. 1 a) GDPR in connection with recital 32 sentence 2 (selection of technical settings).

9. Integration of Google Maps

On this website we are using the offer of Google Maps. This means that we can show you interactive maps directly on the website and enable you to comfortably use the map function. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR.

When you visit the website, Google receives the information that you opened the corresponding page of our website. Moreover, additional data, such as your IP address, will be transmitted to Google. This is made independently of whether Google provides a user account where you are logged in or whether you do not have a user account. If you are logged in with Google, your data will be directly attributed to your account. If you do not wish to have your data attributed to your Google profile, you have to log out prior to activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses it for purposes of advertising, market research and/or needs-based design of its website. Such an analysis is made in particular (even for users not logged in) to render needs-based advertising and in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object against the creation of such user profiles. To exercise this right, you have to contact Google.

Additional information about purpose and extent of the data collection and its processing by Google can be found in the privacy policies of Google. There you can also receive additional information about your rights in this respect and configuration options to protect your privacy:

Google processes your personal data also in the USA and subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield:

10. Google Web-Fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that your IP address has been used to access our website. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy: “”

11. Links to Other Websites

Our online offer may contain links to other websites. We have no influence on the operators of those websites adhering to the data protection regulations.

as of: 20.03.2018