Privacy policy

updated: 31.07.2020


Witzel VACUPRESS e.K. protects your privacy. This data protection declaration informs you about how we process your personal data as a business partner and when using our website

"Personal data" means information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Categories of personal data processed when communicating with Witzel VACUPRESS e.K:

If you communicate with us by e-mail, telephone, online or in person, we collect personal data, such as your name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address and contact preferences, as well as information about the Witzel VACUPRESS products you own. This may include serial numbers and the date of production or purchase.


Inquiry by Contact form:

Data that you send us with an inquiry via our contact form will be stored by us for processing and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your express consent.

Thus, the processing of your data entered in the contact form is based exclusively on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). This consent can be revoked by you at any time. For this purpose, an informal communication by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out up to revocation remains unaffected by revocation.

The data entered by you in the contact form will be stored by us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent for storage or the purpose for which the data is stored ceases to apply (e.g. after your enquiry has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Inquiry by telephone, fax or e-mail:

If you contact us by telephone, fax or e-mail, your inquiry including all personal data (name, inquiry) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing. 

Your data will be processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, if your inquiry is related to the fulfilment of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO), as we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us.

The data sent by you to us in the context of contact requests will be stored by us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent for storage or the purpose for which the data is stored ceases to apply (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.


Purpose and legal basis of the processing of personal data:

We use this information in order to be able to process your enquiries and provide customer and product support and to check the quality and nature of customer and product support. The legal basis for the processing of this information for these purposes is the fulfilment of the contract and the legitimate interest of Witzel VACUPRESS e.K. in providing quality customer service.

Disclosure of information, transfer to third parties:

Witzel VACUPRESS e.K. may store or otherwise disclose your personal information to our affiliated companies or other trustworthy business partners who provide services on our behalf, such as technical support, to evaluate the usefulness of this website for marketing purposes or for other types of service provision. We have contracts with these parties to ensure that personal information is processed based on our instructions and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

We will only disclose your personal information to these parties and other third parties as necessary to provide services that you have requested or authorized, to protect your and our rights, property or safety, or when we are required to do so by applicable law, court or other governmental regulation, or when such disclosure is otherwise necessary to assist in any legal or criminal investigation or proceeding.

Please note that the company Witzel VACUPRESS e.K. and authorities, customers and suppliers to whom we may pass on your personal data may be located outside your home country, possibly in countries whose data protection laws may differ from those in the country in which you are located. In such cases, we will ensure that appropriate measures are taken to protect your personal data by introducing appropriate legal mechanisms, such as standard EU contractual clauses. 


Cookies and similar technologies on our website:

This information explains what cookies are and what types of cookies Witzel VACUPRESS uses on its websites.

What are "cookies"?

A "cookie" is a text file that a website sends to a visitor's computer or Internet-connected device to uniquely identify a visitor's browser or to store information or settings in the browser.


Does Witzel VACUPRESS use cookies on its websites?

Yes, Witzel VACUPRESS uses on its website ( technical cookies that are necessary for execution. It is also possible to set a cookie that stores the current status of your privacy settings (selection cookie). We do NOT use other cookies, in particular for advertising purposes or for creating user profiles. Personal data is NOT collected by using cookies or comparable technologies.

If you do not want information collected through the use of these technologies, most browsers give you the option to automatically reject many of these technologies or to choose to reject or accept them.

If you reside in the European Union or a jurisdiction where we require your consent to use cookies on our websites, you have the ability to manage your cookie preferences on the websites, except for certain cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website (technical cookies), which you cannot disable.

Updates to the Privacy Policy:

We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy as we add new products and apps, improve our current offerings, or as technologies and laws change. You can find the date of the last revision of this Privacy Policy in the "Last Updated" legend at the top of the page. Changes will be effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy.

If there are material changes, we will notify you and, where required by applicable law, we will seek your consent. We will inform you by e-mail or by publishing a notice of the changes on the Witzel VACUPRESS website, which will link to the Privacy Policy.

Storage of personal data:

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for which it was stored no longer applies. In addition, data may be stored if this has been provided for by European or national legislators in Union regulations, laws or other rules to which the person responsible is subject. Data will also be blocked or deleted when a storage period prescribed by the above-mentioned standards expires, unless there is a need to continue storing the data for the purpose of concluding or fulfilling a contract. Furthermore, you will find below under "Your rights" a description of your right to delete the data.

Responsible person and data protection officer:

The responsibility for the personal data collected is attached:

Inh. Hendrik Witzel
Max-Keith-Str. 66
45136 Essen, Germany

According to the directives and laws, we are currently NOT subject to the requirement to appoint an EU Data Protection Officer.

If you have any questions about your personal data stored with us and about data protection, you can contact us in writing at the above address or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Your rights:

If you are a resident of the European Union, you are entitled, in accordance with the basic data protection regulation, to request Witzel VACUPRESS e.K. to access, correct or delete your personal data. You also have the right to data transferability, the right to restrict the processing of your personal data, the right to object to the processing of your personal data and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. If you are located outside the European Union, you may have a right of access to your personal data under local law.

Contact us via the above address or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if:

You wish to request access to or correction, transferability or deletion of personal data.
you wish to exercise your right to limit or object to the processing of your data.
you are not a resident of the European Union, but you believe that you are entitled under local law to restrict or object to the processing of the data.

Competent data protection supervisory authority:

State Commissioner for Data Protection
and freedom of information NRW
PO Box 20 04 44
D-40102 Düsseldorf