Privacy statement

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our company.

Since personal data enjoy special legal protection, we only collect them as far as this is necessary for the provision of our website and the rendering of our services. In the following, we will outline which personal data we collect during your visit to our website and how we use them.

Our data protection practices are in accordance with legal regulations, those of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, “BDSG”) and the EU Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). We will only collect, process, and store your personal data to the extent necessary for the functioning of this website and our contents and services. Your data will only be used for further purposes, as specified by your consent, if you have given your consent separately. The following data protection statement fulfils the information to be provided bases on Art. 13 and Art. 14 ff. GDPR.


The controller within the meaning of Art. 4 No.7 GDPR is the party which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Regarding this website, the responsible controller is:

Ammonit Measurement GmbH
Wrangelstrasse 100
DE-10997 Berlin
T: +49 30 6003188-0
F: +49 30 6003188-10

Contact details of the Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a data protection officer in accordance with Art. 37 GDPR. You can reach our data protection officer using the following contact details:

Nicole Rosenfeld, c/o Ammonit Measurement GmbH, Datenschutz
Wrangelstrasse 100
DE-10997 Berlin

Provision of the website – log files

Each time this website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the device that is used to access it (e.g. computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.).

Type of data processed

  1. Information about the type of browser and the version used;
  2. The operating system of the retrieval device;
  3. The host name of the accessing computer;
  4. The IP address of the retrieval device;
  5. The date and time of access;
  6. Websites and resources (images, files, other page contents) that were accessed on our website;
  7. Websites from where the user's system reached our website (referrer tracking);
  8. Notification whether the retrieval was successful;
  9. Transferred amount of data

This data is stored in the log files of the system. This data is not stored together with the personal data of a specific user, so that individual visitors to the site are not identified.

Purpose of the data processing

Temporary (automated) storage of data is necessary for the course of a website visit to enable delivery of the website. Personal data is also stored and processed to maintain the compatibility of our website for as many visitors as possible and to combat abuse and enable troubleshooting. For this purpose, it is necessary to log the technical data of the retrieving computer to be able to react as soon as possible to display errors, attacks on our IT systems and/or errors in the functionality of our website. In addition, the data helps us optimise the website and generally ensure the security of our information technology systems.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR (legitimated interests). Our legitimate interest is to ensure that the purpose described above is achieved.

Storage period

The aforementioned technical data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to ensure the compatibility of the website for all visitors, but no later than 3 months after the website has been accessed.

Option of objection and erasure

You can object to the processing at any time in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR and request the erasure of data in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR. You will find the rights you have, and how to exercise them, at the bottom of this privacy policy.

Special functions of the website

Our site offers you various functions, during whose use personal data is collected, processed, and stored by us. In the following we explain what happens to this data:

  • News
  • Login and Registration for AmmonitOR
  • Statistical analysis of visits to this website - web tracker

Information on the use of cookies

Scope of the processing of personal data

We integrate and use cookies on various pages to enable certain functions of our website and to integrate external web services. These so-called “cookies” are small text files that your browser can store on your access device. These text files contain a characteristic string that uniquely identifies the browser when you return to our website. The process of saving a cookie file is also known as “setting a cookie”. Cookies can be set both by the website itself and by external web services.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR or Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) lit. a) GDPR (consent).
Which legal basis is relevant can be determined from the cookie table listed below in this section.

In general, in the case of cookies that are collected based on a legitimate interest, our legitimate interest is to ensure the functionality of our website and the services integrated into it (technically necessary cookies). It is also possible that the cookies increase user-friendliness and enable a more individual approach. Here we have balanced your interests with ours.

Cookie technology enables us to identify, analyse and track individual website visitors only if the website visitor has consented to the use of the cookie in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR.

Purpose of the data processing

Cookies are set by our website or external web services to maintain the full functionality of our website, to improve user-friendliness or to pursue the purpose specified with your consent. Cookie technology also allows us to recognize individual visitors using pseudonyms, such as an individual or random ID, which allows us to provide more personalized services. Details are listed in the table below.

Storage period

The cookies listed below are stored in your browser until they are erased or, in the case of a session cookie, until the session has expired. Details are listed below:

Cookie name Server Provider Purpose Legal Basis Storage period Type
_pk_id.*     This cookie stores data about when the website visitor accessed the website in order to compile statistical data. In addition, further data is collected for statistical purposes on the basis of the page visit. based on consent Approx. 12 months Analysis

    This cookie is used to implement our cookie banner. compliance with a legal obligation Approx. 12 months Cookie banner
_pk_ses.*     With this cookie, we can save individual comfort settings you have chosen and keep them available for your current and future visits to the website. based on consent Session Fundamental functionality

This cookie stores your information with regard to our cookie banner.

compliance with a legal obligation Approx. 12 months Cookie banner
django_language     We use this cookie to ensure the functionality of the website with regard to your language selection. legitimated interests Approx. 12 months Fundamental functionality


Option to object, withdrawal of consent and erasure

You can configure your browser according to your wishes to prevent the setting of cookies in general. You can then decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept cookies or to accept cookies in general. Cookies can be used for various purposes, e.g., to recognize that your access device is already connected to our website (permanent cookies) or to save recently viewed offers (session cookies). If you have expressly given us permission to process your personal data, you can withdraw this consent at any time. Please note that the lawfulness of the processing performed based on the consent until withdrawal, is not affected.

Data security and data protection, communication via e-mail

Your personal data is protected by technical and organizational measures during collection, storage, and processing, and is not accessible to third parties. In the case of unencrypted communication via e-mail, we cannot guarantee complete data security during the transmission path to our IT systems, and we therefore recommend using encrypted communication or the postal service for information that requires a high level of confidentiality.

Rights of data subjects

Right of access

You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether we process personal data concerning you. If this is the case, you have the right to access to the personal data referred to in Art. 15 (1) GDPR, as far as this shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others (see Art. 15 (4) GDPR). We will happily provide you with a copy of the data.

Right to rectification

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurately stored personal data concerning you (such as address, name, etc.) without undue delay. You also have the right to have personal data we have stored incompletely, completed at any time. A corresponding adjustment will be made immediately.

Right of erasure

In accordance with Art. 17 (1) GDPR, you have the right to obtain the erasure of personal data concerning you from us, when:

  • the personal data are no longer necessary;
  • consent is withdrawn on which the processing is based, and where there is no substitute;
  • you have objected to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing;
  • the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
  • it is required to fulfil a legal obligation or the personal data have been collected in relation to Art. 8 (1) GDPR.

According to Art. 17 (3) GDPR, this right does not exist if

  • the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;
  • your data have been collected on the basis of a legal obligation;
  • the processing is necessary for reasons of public interest;
  • the data is required for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims.

Right to restriction of processing

In accordance with Art. 18 (1) GDPR, you have the right in individual cases to obtain the restriction of the processing of your personal data. This is the case, when:

  • the accuracy of the personal data is contested;
  • the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure;
  • the data or no longer needed for the purpose of the processing, but the collected data are required for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • an objection has been filed against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR pending, which interests prevail.

Right of withdrawal

If you have given us your express consent to process your personal data (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) lit. a) GDPR), you can withdraw this consent at any time. Please note that the lawfulness of the processing performed based on the consent until withdrawal is not affected.

Right to object

Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you which has been carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR (legitimated interests). You are only entitled to this right if there are special circumstances that speak against storage and processing.

How can you exercise your rights?

You can exercise your rights at any time by using the contact details below:

Ammonit Measurement GmbH
Wrangelstrasse 100
DE-10997 Berlin
T: +49 30 6003188-0
F: +49 30 6003188-10

Right to data portability

In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, you have a right to receive the personal data concerning you. We will provide the data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. The data can be transmitted either to yourself or to another controller designated by you.

Upon request, we will provide you with the following data in accordance with Art. 20 (1) GDPR:

  • Data collected on the basis of express consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) lit. a) GDPR;
  • Data that we have received from you in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b) GDPR within the framework of existing contracts;
  • Data that have been processed by automated means.

We will transmit the personal data directly to a controller requested by you as far as this is technically feasible. Please note that we are not permitted to transfer data that adversely affects the freedoms and rights of other persons in accordance with Art. 20 (4) GDPR.

Right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 (1) GDPR

If you suspect that your data is being processed unlawfully on our site, of course you can obtain judicial clarification of the issue at any time. In addition, every other legal option is open to you. Irrespective of this, you have the option of contacting a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 (1) GDPR. You have the right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR in the EU member state of your habitual place of residence, your place of work and/or the place of the alleged infringement, i.e., you can choose the supervisory authority to turn to from the above-mentioned places. The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted will then inform you of the status and results of your submission, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Art. 78 GDPR.