Privacy policy

Welcome you to our website. We appreciate your interest in our company. Protection of your personal data is important to us. We want you to feel safe when visiting our website. In the following, we explain which data are collected when you visit our website and how they are used.

Our contact details

Our contact details can be found under Legal notices.

To contact our data protection officer, please write an e-mail to

Your rights

According to legal regulations, you have the right to request access to, rectification or erasure of personal data as well as object to further processing. We also provide your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. If we use your personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time and request erasure of your data. From the moment you withdraw your consent, we shall no longer use your data for that purpose. If processing is based on legitimate interests we pursue, you may contact us (contact details) to object to further processing. Notwithstanding the above, you may always contact the competent supervisory authorities.

Right to object

If processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6 paragraph (1) sentence (1) point (f) of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation. We shall no longer process the personal data in case of a justified objection.

Erasure of data

If the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or if storage is prohibited for other legal reasons, we shall erase them. This only excludes lawfully collected data that must be stored for legal reasons. Please note that each time data shall be erased they are only blocked in the first place and then finally erased after a certain time delay to prevent accidental erasure or any wilful damages. For technical reasons, data are duplicated in backup files and mirroring of services, if applicable. If any, such copies are only erased after a certain time delay due to technical reasons.

Provision of our website

You may visit our website without disclosing your personal data. Each time you visit our website, the webserver automatically saves IP address, date and time of your visit, time zone difference with regard to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), contents of the request (specific page), access status/HTTP status code, transferred data volume, website from which the request comes, browser, operating system and its user interface as well as language and version of the browser software. These data are never directly linked to your person. These access data are only analysed to ensure trouble-free operation of the website and to improve our offer. To the extent your IP address can be considered personal data, it is erased at the latest after 90 days unless there are other compelling reasons not to do so.

Google Fonts

External fonts, i.e. Google Fonts, are used on our website. Google Fonts is a service provided by Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). These fonts are embedded by means of a server call, normally a Google server in the US. Which of our internet pages you have visited is also transferred to the server in this context. Google also saves the IP address of the browser of the end device the visitor of this website used. This might be, for example, device-related information, protocol data of servers, including IP address or data from the browser webspace. Google writes: "We may combine personal information from one service with information, including personal information, from other Google services". Further information and details can be found in the Privacy Policy for Google services .

Transferring data

We only transfer information to third parties to the extent described in this Privacy Policy. For a more effective administration, data are used in the company or processors are contracted. We reserve the right to adapt and modify this Privacy Policy at any time with effect for the future. The current version is always available on our website.

Information to be provided pursuant to Article 13 of the GDPR where personal data are collected with regard to job applications

Protection of your personal data is important to us. We process the data you sent us in connection with your job application to check whether your are suitable for a job (or open position in our company, if any) and to complete the application procedure. This concerns data such as contact details, communication details, personal data, application documents and availability.

More information can be found under Information for job applicants.


Last update: January 2019




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Maschinenfabrik NIEHOFF GmbH & Co. KG
Walter-Niehoff-Str. 2
91126 Schwabach 
+49 9122 977-0
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