Data Privacy Statement

WATERcontrol takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

Generally, the use of our website is possible without providing personal data. Through our online presence, we do not engage in commerce, accept orders, or enter into any contracts. To the extent that personal data (such as name, address, or email addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis, to the extent possible. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g., when communicating via email) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.


Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) When you visit our website for informational purposes only, i.e., if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website and ensure its stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6(1)(f) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation):

• IP-address
• date and time of request
• Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
• Content of the request (specific page)
• Access status/HTTP status code
• Amount of data transferred each time
• Website from which the request is coming
• Browser
• Operating system and its interface
• Language and version of browser software


The websites partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies, allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.


The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. That is:

  • Browser type and browser version, operating system used / Referrer URL / Hostname of the accessing computer / Time of the server request.

These data cannot be attributed to specific individuals. The merging of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine this data if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.

Information about the collection of personal data by Google Analytics.

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. This data is assigned to the respective end device of the user. An assignment to a user-ID does not take place.

Furthermore, Google Analytics allows us to record your mouse and scroll movements and clicks, among other things. Google Analytics uses various modeling approaches to augment the collected data sets and uses machine learning technologies in data analysis.

Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The use of these services occurs on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and Art. 25(1) TTDSG. (1) (e) a GDPR and Art. 25 1 TTDSG. You may revoke your consent at any time.

Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:

You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at:

The data processing is carried out based on the legal provisions of Art. 6(1)(f) (legitimate interest) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). Our legitimate interest, in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR), is to optimize our online offerings and our website presence. As the privacy of our visitors is important to us, data that may allow for the identification of an individual, such as IP addresses, login or device identifiers, will be anonymized or pseudonymized at the earliest possible stage. Another use, merging with other data from Google Analytics, or disclosure to third parties does not take place.

You can object to the aforementioned data processing at any time, to the extent that it is personal data processing.

Right to information, correction, deletion, and blocking.

You have the right to free information about your stored personal data at any time, including the origin and recipients of the data, the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block, or delete this data. For this purpose and for any further questions regarding personal data, you can always contact us at the address provided in the imprint.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your data.
If you have given us consent, you also have the right to revoke your consent at any time. All data processing carried out until your revocation remains lawful in this case. We will inform you at the point where we obtain your consent about the possibility of revoking your consent and provide you with specific steps to exercise your right of revocation.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority regarding the processing of your personal data by us. If you wish to exercise your rights, you can contact us in writing at any time. We have set up a separate email address for data protection concerns, which you are welcome to use:

Opt-out of promotional emails.

The use of contact information published as part of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and informational materials is hereby objected to. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam emails.

Right to object to data collection in specific cases and to direct advertising.

If data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (e) or (f) of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time, for reasons arising from your particular situation, including profiling based on these provisions. You can find the respective legal basis on which processing is based in this privacy policy. If you object, we will no longer process your relevant personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims (objection pursuant to Art. 21(1) of the GDPR). If your personal data is processed for the purpose of direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising, including profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for the purposes of direct advertising (objection pursuant to Art. 21(2) of the GDPR).

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work, or the place of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint exists without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: