Data privacy statement for the website

In this privacy statement, we inform you which personal data we process during your visit to our website and what rights you have. We therefore ask that you read the following explanations carefully.

1. Who is responsible for processing the data and who can I contact?

KORIS Force & Safety Components GmbH
Im Grund 4
71397 Leutenbach
T +49 (0) 71 95 | 90 67 08 – 0
F +49 (0) 71 95 | 90 67 08 – 90
Additional information can be found in the legal notice (Imprint).

2. Data protection officer

Our data protection officer can be contacted at the e-mail address or through our postal address with the amendment “ATTN: Data Protection Officer”.

3. Processing of personal data

3.1. Visiting our website

3.1.1. Scope of data processing
When you visit our website, your browser will transfer certain data to our web server for technical reasons. This data is as follows (contained in so-called server log files):

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the query
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (concrete page)
  • Operating system and its access status / HTTP status code
  • Amount of transferred data
  • Website from which the request comes (referrer URL)
  • Browser, language and version of the browser software

3.1.2. Purpose of the data processing
This data must be stored in log files to guarantee the functionality of the website. We use this data to optimize the website and guarantee the security of our IT systems.

3.1.3. Legal basis of processing
We collect this data on the basis of our legitimate interest within the scope of Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter f) GDPR to display our website and guarantee your security.

3.1.4. Duration of storage
Information in the log files is saved for a maximum of seven days for security reasons (for example, to clarify cases of misuse or fraud) and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidential purposes is excepted from deletion until the final clarification of the respective matter.

3.1.5. Possibility of objection and elimination
The collection of data for the provision of the website and its storage in log files is required for operation for technical reasons. The user consequently has no possibility of objection in this case.

3.2. Contact form and e-mail contact

3.2.1. Scope of data processing
If you use the contact form on our website, we process the following data: form of address, first name, last name, company, function, street, house number, zip code, city, country, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, subject of your query and your sent message.
Alternatively, we may establish contact to the provided e-mail addresses, depending on the respective matter. In such cases, the personal data of the sender transmitted with the e-mail is processed.
In this case, no data is passed on to third parties. The data is used solely to process the conversation and the respective matter.

3.2.2. Purpose of the data processing
The processing of the personal data from the entry mask serves the establishment of contact. In case contact is established by e-mail, a necessary legitimate processing of the data also exists. The other personal data processed during the transmission procedure (such as the IP address, date and time) are used to prevent a misuse of the contact form and guarantee the security of our IT systems.

3.2.3. Legal basis of processing
In case we are contacted (by contact form or e-mail), the user’s data is processed to deal with and settle the contact inquiry according to Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter b) GDPR.

3.2.4. Duration of storage
We delete your personal data from the entry screen of the contact form and the data sent by e-mail if this data is no longer required for the purpose of data collection and no legal storage safe-keeping periods conflict with this deletion.

3.2.5. Possibility of objection and elimination
You always have the possibility to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data.
If you contact us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, our conversation can naturally no longer continue. Please send such revocations to All personal data stored within the course of the establishment of contact is then deleted.

3.3. Cookies

3.3.1. Scope of data processing
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when our website is opened. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain malware, such as viruses. Cookies contain a characteristic sequence of characters that enables a clear identification of the browser the next time the website is called. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser remains identifiable even after a page change. This occurs not through a direct allocation to you personally, but rather through the assignment of an identification number to the cookie (cookie ID). The cookie ID is not linked to your name, IP address or similar data that enables an allocation of the cookie to you.
This website uses transient and persistent cookies.
a) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser. This particularly includes so-called session cookies. Session cookies save a so-called session ID, by means of which the various queries of your browser can be allocated to the common session. When you return to our website, your computer can be recognized. The session cookies are deleted when you log out and/or close your browser.
b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a set period of time, which can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

3.3.2. Purpose of the data processing
We use cookies to lend our website an attractive and user-friendly design, to improve it and to accelerate queries. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser remains identifiable even after a page change. For these functions, the browser must be able to be recognized even after a page change.

3.3.3. Legal basis of processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically required cookies is Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter f) GDPR.

3.3.4. Duration of storage
Session cookies are deleted as soon as the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a set period of time.

3.3.5. Possibility of objection and elimination
As a user, you have complete control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can therefore set that cookies are not stored at all or that they are deleted automatically at the end of your Internet session. To do so, you must select “Do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. In Microsoft Internet Explorer, select “Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings”; in Firefox, select “Tools > Options > Privacy & Security > Cookies”. If you use another Internet browser, consult the help function of the browser for instructions regarding the prevention and deletion of cookies. In the process, however, please note that you will not be able to use all functions of our website in this case.

4. Data security

We take technical, contractual and organizational measures for securing data processing according to the state of the art. In this way, we guarantee that the regulations of data protection laws, especially the General Data Protection Regulation are observed and that the data we process is protected against destruction, loss, modifications and unauthorized access. These security measures also include the encoded transmission of data between your browser and our servers. Please note that the SSL encoding of Internet transmissions is activated only when the key symbol appears in the lower menu bar of your browser window and the address starts with . Through SSL (Secure Socket Layer), the data transmission is protected against illegal access at-tempts of third parties using an encoding technology. If this option is not available, you can also decide not to send certain data via the Internet. All information that you send to us is stored and processed on our servers in the Federal Republic of Germany.

5. Passing on data to third parties and third-party service providers

Data is passed on to third parties only within the scope of legal regulations. We pass on user data to third parties only if required for contractual purposes on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter b) GDPR or for the economical and effective operation of our business on the basis of a legitimate interested according to Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter f) GDPR. Within the scope of order processing according to Art. 28 GDPR, we use subcontractors for the rendering of our services, especially for the operation, maintenance and hosting of the website. We have taken suitable legal precautions and corresponding legal and organizational measures to guarantee the protection of personal data according to the pertinent legal regulations.

6. External services and content on our website

We integrate external services or content into our website. Such integration takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests in analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offering within the scope of Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter f) GDPR. Communication data, such as the date, time and IP address, between you and the respective ser-vice provider is exchanged for technical reasons during the use of such a service or during the display of third-party content. In particular, this data includes your IP address, which is required for displaying content in your browser. It is possible that the provider of the respective services or content will process your data for additional purposes of its own. Since we have no influence on the data collected by third parties or the processing thereof by these third parties, we cannot provide binding information on the purpose and scope of the processing of your data. Additional information on the purpose and scope of the collection and processing of your data can therefore be found in the privacy statements of the respective service provider responsible for data protection and who has provided the services or content we have integrated. The following list contains an overview of third-party service providers, as well as their content and links to their privacy statements, which contain further information on the processing of data and objection possibilities.

7. Your rights

If we process your personal data, you are an affected person within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and have the following rights in regard to your personal data:

  • Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Right to deletion (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Right to the limitation of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
  • Right to data transferability (Art. 20 GDPR)
  • Right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR)

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory body about our processing of your personal data.

8. Changes to the privacy statement

We reserve the right to modify the privacy statement in order to adapt it to changed legal situations or to changes in the service and data processing. This applies only to declarations regarding data processing, however. If user consent is required or if parts of the privacy statement contain provisions regarding the contractual relationship with the users, the changes will be carried out only with the consent of the users. Please inform yourself regularly regarding the contents of the privacy statement.