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Privacy Policy Information

We know that careful handling of your personal information is very important to you. We at Marquardt GmbH take the protection of your personal data very seriously and adhere to the German Privacy Regulations and Tele-Media regulations with regards to retrieval of, processing of, and usage of personal data on


Method, Extent and Purpose of Access and Use of Personal Data

Normally one can visit the website without having to provide personal information. In order to process inquiries or notifications, we require your personal information. The handling and use of this information is carefully guarded and is only used to process your request. We capture this in necessary circumstances and in adherence to the German regulations for Privacy Protection and Security.

The personal data retrieved from our website is not forwarded. Notwithstanding the sharing of data required by government institutions and authorities of certain information or only when information is to be shared which has been court ordered.

The mail function on this website runs over an unprotected internet data structure and therefore Marquardt GmbH cannot assume responsibility or liability of data transfer. Please use caution before using the mail function and note what type of information is fit for transfer.


Usage Data

We collect data of usage mainly for statistical purposes, in order to further optimize the website, as well as to make it more attractive. Usage data consists mainly of general information, such as browser, number of visits, duration of visit and pages hit.

The collection of usage data is anonymous, as the user profile and usage is placed under a pseudonym. As long as you do not contradict the usage profile for the collection and saving of data, there is no recognition of you as an actual person.


Marketing and Advertising Purpose

The personal information we receive from you via our website will only be used for marketing or advertising purposes, and only when you have given us permission, or only insofar as the regulations allow.

Also note that you are able to retract your personal information used for marketing and advertising purposes at anytime with a notification to Marquardt GmbH, Schloss Str. 16, D-78604 Rietheim-Weilheim or via email at


Right to Information and Public Policies Record

It is required of us to give you a written record of the the law which allows us to gather and save your personal information. In our Public Policies Record it is summarized under number § 4e BDSG.


Security of Your Personally Related Data

Marquardt GmbH implements technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data which you have conveniently provided to us from accidental or premeditated manipulations, loss or disruption, or from the retrieval from unauthorized persons. Our security measures improve correspondingly to the technological developments.


Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can
click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain).

You can find further information on the following pages:
- Google Analytics terms of service

- Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics with an extension of the code "gat._anonymizelp ();", whereby an anonymous collection of IP addresses is reached ("IP masking”).



Change to the Privacy Policy, Contact

Marquardt GmbH reserves the right to carry out these explanations as required, as well as to make any changes to the website content or to the website, in general.

When you have further questions regarding your personal data, you can contact us directly:


Public Policy Notice

The BDSG writes in §4g that the contractor is obligated to inform the following of the information included in the privacy policy and is available to them for questions regarding the privacy policy in the collection of as relates to §4e:

1. Name und Title of the Responsible Position:

Marquardt GmbH
Schloss-Straße 16
D-78604 Rietheim-Weilheim

2. Management

Dr. Harald Marquardt (CEO) • Jochen Becker • Karl Mueller • Dr. Gregor Schmeken

Chairman of the Board
Rainer Hundsdoerfer

3. Contracted Director of Data Processing

Daniel Schick (CIO)

4. Collective Agreement of the Retrieval, Processing and Use of Data:

Marquardt produces and develops electromechanical, mechatronical and electric switches and switch systems for international premium manufactures of automotive, household and consumer industries. The retrieval, processing and use of the data is according to the above named purposes.

5. Description of the Affected Users and their respective data and data categories:

Customer data, employee data, as well as data from suppliers, as relates to the fullfillment of goals under 4.

6. Receivers or Categories of Receivers With Whom the Data Can Be Shared:

Public positions during publication of laws, external contractors corresponding to § 11 BDSG, as well as external positions and internal departments of the Marquardt group in fulfillment of the goals under 4.

7. Regulated Periods for Deletion of Data:

The lawmaker issued various regulations regarding dates and duties of overseeing the data. Once these periods expire, the data is routinely deleted. The untouched data up until this point will be deleted, if it no longer complies with goals under 4.

8. Planned Data Transmission to Third Parties:

A transmission to a third party is not planned at this time, instead a completion of the discussed requirements is forseen.

Marquardt GmbH
Data Security Contractor


Date of the last actualization, 03.01.2017