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Data protection

AKO Armaturen & Separationstechnik GmbH takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

Our website can generally be used without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data are collected on our site (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), this is as far as possible done on a voluntary basis. Your personal data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that data transfer via internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) always comes with a security risk. It is not possible to protect data completely against access by third parties.

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) will usually be passed on to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

When activating IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will, however, be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other countries parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On the request of the website operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities, and to provide other services to the website operator related to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be associated with 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 refuse the collection of your data by Google (incl. your IP address) created by the cookie concerning your use of the website and refuse the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can refuse the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the future collection of data when visiting this website:
Deactivate Google Analytics

Further information regarding the conditions of use and data protection can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/. Please note that our website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP” in order to ensure the anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to request at any time and free of charge information about the personal data of yours that has been stored and its origin, the recipients and the purpose of its processing, as well as the right for correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Should you have any further questions regarding personal data, feel free to contact us at any time at the address stated in the imprint.


The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These contain:

  • Browser type / browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot attributable to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later time if we have concrete evidence of any illegal use.


The websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your website visit. Other cookies remain on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the storage of cookies and allow cookies only in particular cases, can refuse the acceptance of cookies under certain circumstances or generally refuse cookies, as well as have cookies automatically deleted when you close your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of the website can be restricted.

Contact form

When sending us request via our contact form, the data in the request form including the contact data you provided will be stored for the purpose of processing your request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not forward such data without your consent.

Refusal of promotional e-mails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to publish an imprint for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. Should the operator receive unsolicited promotional material, such as spam, the operator expressively reserves the right to take legal action.

Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need you to provide a valid email address including information allowing us to check that you are the owner of the email address provided and in agreement with receiving the newsletter. We will not collect any further data. This data will only be used for sending the requested information and will not be forwarded to third parties.

Your consent for the storage of your data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, e. g. via the registration form for the Newsletter of AKO Armaturen, by clicking on “Unsubscribe”, entering your e-mail address and sending the information.