Privacy Statement

The ElringKlinger Group takes privacy very seriously. To protect your personal data, which may be collected when you visit our websites or which you may provide to us, we act in accordance with the applicable statutory provisions governing data protection.

Collection, Processing, and Use of Personal Data

To protect your privacy, we have designed our websites in such a way that they can be visited anonymously. Your computer’s IP address is collected in anonymized form only so that your full IP address cannot be obtained. We store and use information that we have obtained during your visit to our websites exclusively for statistical purposes and to improve the design of the websites. Data pertaining to persons or their individual behavior is not archived. 

The access protocols contain the following information:

  • Anonymized IP address of requesting computer
  • Date and time of the request
  • Access method/function intended by requesting computer
  • Input values transmitted by requesting computer
  • Access status of web server (file transferred, file not found, command not executed, etc.)
  • Name of file/URL requested
  • Browser type and version

If you provide us with your personal data, you do so voluntarily.
All personal data collected on our websites is processed and used exclusively to provide you with an individual service, to send you product information or service offers, or to process online applications. The logged data is stored for the statutory period or for as long as the data is required in order to fulfill your request.


Cookies are used on our websites to detect visitors’ preferences, optimize the websites, and ensure their functionality. Cookies make navigation easier and make the websites more user-friendly.


We take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to protect the data you make available to us from access by unauthorized third parties.

Links to Other Websites

Our websites may contain links to other websites or refer to websites hosted by third parties. We have no influence whatsoever on other websites and are not responsible for their content.

Right to Information

You are entitled to obtain information about the personal data stored in relation to yourself, free of charge, on making a written request (letter or fax). You also have the right to block access to, delete, and rectify your data. The public directory of procedures for our companies may be requested from our Group Data Protection Officer.

Contacting the Group Data Protection Officer

In case of any questions or suggestions, please contact our Group Data Protection Officer, who will be happy to assist you:

Mr. Markus Kreder
TMD Secure GmbH
Lannerstraße 22
D-41189 Mönchengladbach
Phone: +49 (0)2166 135 98 97
Fax +49 (0)2166 55 10 93
E-mail: M.Kreder(at)

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 visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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 doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of having the data stored and collected by using a plugin for your browser, which is available here. Please also note that this website uses an extension (_anonymizeIp()) for Google Analytics and therefore IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form, preventing them from being directly linked to a particular individual.

You can find more information on this in the Google Analytics Terms of Service: Please also take into account Google’s Privacy Policy at: