Privacy Policy

We are pleased to welcome you to our website. The protection of your personal data is important to us and we want you to feel safe when visiting our website. We protect your privacy and your personal data. We process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy as well as the country-specific data protection regulations and the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (“Öffnet externen Link in neuem FensterGDPR“).

In this privacy policy, we provide you with an overview of the types of data we collect during your visit on our website and how they are used:

1. Name and address of the responsible body

Maschinen- und Stahlbau Dresden, Branch of Herrenknecht AG, Hofmühlenstraße 5-15 , D-01167 Dresden (hereinafter “we”) as operator of the website Öffnet externen Link in neuem (hereinafter “website”) is the responsible body within the meaning of GDPR and other country-specific data protection regulations.

2. Data Protection Officer

You may contact our Data Protection Officer with any data protection concerns at any time by writing to Öffnet ein Fenster zum Versenden der E-Maildatenschutz(at)

3. Personal data

Personal data refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Personal data also include information on your use of our website. This is usually done by the use of log files or cookies. See below for more information on the log files and cookies.

4. Purpose and personal data of the data subject

The extent and nature of the collection, processing and use of your data depends on whether you visit our website only to retrieve generally available information or make use of additional services.

a) Informational use

It is not generally required to enter personal data for the purely informational use of our website.
Instead, we collect only those data that your internet browser automatically sends when accessing our webpages, such as:

Referrer (previously visited website)
Requested webpage or file
Browser type and version
Operating system
Device type
Time of retrieval
The IP address in anonymized form (used only for determining the location of access)

Your computer’s IP address is stored in so-called log files only the time you use the website and deleted immediately thereafter or anonymized by deleting the last digits. The remaining data are stored for a limited period of time. We use this information to operate our website, in particular, to determine and eliminate errors on the website and to determine the use of the website and make adjustments or improvements.

b) Use with other services

Insofar as you make use of additional services from our company on our website, you may be required to enter personal data for this purpose. Your data is processed only for the purpose of achieving the performance you have requested.

5. Usage of cookies

We use cookies to track the preferences of visitors and to optimize our webpages. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer whenever you use our website. If you do not want cookies to be used, you can delete them at any time. As a result, however, certain features of the website may no longer be available. To delete cookies, see the Help menu of your internet browser.

6. WiredMinds Services

We use the services of WiredMinds AG (Öffnet externen Link in neuem to collect data for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and WiredMinds employ cookies and/or web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We do not use the data to identify visitors to the website (insofar as this would be technically possible) nor are they associated with the data of an anonymized user profile. If you do not agree to this, click on the following link to object to the use of your data and to completely to the website tracking: Öffnet externen Link in neuem FensterDeactivate website tracking

7. Personal data are not shared with third parties

We do not disclose your personal data to third parties, unless you have consented to the disclosure of the data or we are required or authorized to transfer the data due to legal regulations or governmental or judicial obligations. Such obligations to disclose information can be, in particular, for purposes of law enforcement, security, or the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

8. Data security

All data that you provide to us will be stored on servers within the European Union. We secure our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification, or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

9. Your rights

You have the following rights:

to gain access free of charge to the personal data concerning you that are stored by us (right to access)
to obtain confirmation whether we are processing personal data concerning you (right to confirmation)
to request us to immediately delete the personal data concerning you if the processing is no longer required and the other requirements for the erasure pursuant to GDPR have been fulfilled (right to erasure)
to the immediate rectification and completion of inaccurate personal data concerning (right to rectification)
to request restriction of processing of your personal data (right to restriction of processing)
to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format (right to data portability)
to object to the processing of your personal data (right to object)
You have the right not to be subject to a decision that is based solely on an automated processing of data, including profiling, and that may have a legal effect on you or any similarly significant restrictive effect (right to individual decision-making).
to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data with effect for the future at any time.
to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data is in violation of GDPR (right to lodge a complaint).

For more information on your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer.

10. Deletion and blocking of personal data after the fulfilment of the intended purpose

We process and store personal data only for as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the intended purpose, however no longer than until the expiration of the statutory retention periods. In the event of fulfilment of the intended purpose and expiration of the statutory retention periods, the personal data are deleted or blocked in accordance with the data protection regulations.

11. Information for customers and suppliers pursuant to Articles 13 / 14 GDPR

You will find this information at

12. Information about processing of employee data

You will find this information here.