Data Protection Policy

The data controller within the meaning of the data protection laws, specifically, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Mr. Jörg Rohde, Dipl.-Ing. (Engineering Graduate) and managing director of ATD.

Your rights as a data subject

Using the contact details provided for our data protection officer, you can exercise the following rights at any time:

  • Information on the data stored by us and its processing  (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Erasure of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of processing, where we are not yet able to delete your data due to statutory obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Object to processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability, where you have given your consent to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).

Where you have given us your consent, you can withdraw this at any time with future effect.

You can lodge a complaint to a supervisory authority at any time, e.g. to the competent supervisory authority for the state where you live or to the competent authority for us as data controller.

A list of supervisory authorities (for the private sector) with addresses is available at:


Collection of general information when you visit our website

Type and purpose of processing:

If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information, information of a general nature is collected automatically. Such information (server logfiles) contain, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain names of your internet service provider, your IP address and similar.  

It is, in particular, processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring problem-free connection to the website,
  • Ensuring trouble-free use of our website,
  • Evaluating system security and stability and
  • other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you as an individual. Information of this type is, where appropriate, statistically evaluated, to optimise our online presence and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.


Recipients of the data are, where applicable, technical service providers, who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website  

Storage period:

Data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected. For data used for provision of the website, this is categorically the case when the respective session has ended.

Provision prescribed or required:

Provision of the above-referenced personal data is prescribed neither by law nor contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or may be restricted. For these reasons, objections are excluded.  



Type and purpose of processing:

Like many other websites, we use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your terminal (laptop, tablet, smartphone etc.), when you visit our website.  

Using these, we obtain specific data such as, for example, the IP address, browser used and operating system.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. By means of the information contained in the cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable correct presentation of our web pages.

Under no circumstances is the data collected by us forwarded to third parties or any link made to your personal data without your consent.

In principle, you can, of course, view our website without cookies too. Internet browsers are generally set up to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate use of cookies at any time using the settings in your browser. Please use the help function of your internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated use of cookies.


Storage period and cookies used:

Where you allow the use of cookies by means of your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our web pages:

Name: c4a_beng_sid
Contents: 2ed7404f0aba47425f91b8f44b7f3f4f
Path: /
Sent to: Any connection type
Script accessible: No (only HTTP)
Expiry date: At the end of the browser session

To the extent that these cookies may (also) concern personal data, we will inform you of this in the following paragraphs.

You can delete individual cookies or all cookies using your browser settings. In addition, you can obtain information and instructions on how these cookies can be deleted or their storage blocked in advance. Depending on your browser provider, you can find useful information at the following links:



Type and purpose of processing:

Your data is exclusively used to email you the newsletter you are subscribed to. Your name is entered so that you can be addressed personally in the newsletter and, where applicable, for identification purposes, in case you want to assert your rights as data subject.

For receipt of the newsletter, entry of your email address is sufficient. If you subscribe to our newsletter, the data provided by you will be used exclusively for these purposes. Subscribers may also be informed by email of facts of relevance to the service or registration (for example, changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).

For effective registration, we require a valid email address. To check that registration is actually carried out by the owner of the email address, we use a “double opt-in” process. Additionally, we record order of the newsletter, dispatch of the confirmation email and receipt of the reply requested in that email. No further data is collected. Data is used exclusively to dispatch the newsletter and is not forwarded to third parties.

Legal basis:

On the basis of the consent you have expressly given (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR), on a regular basis, we send you our newsletter or comparable information to the email address you provided.  

You can withdraw your consent to storage of your personal data and its use for dispatch of the newsletter at any time with future effect. Each newsletter provides the relevant link for this purpose. Besides this, you can cancel directly on this website at any time or you can inform us of your cancellation using the contact details provided at the end of this Data Protection Policy.


The recipients of the data are, where applicable, processors.

Storage period:

Data is only processed in this context, where corresponding consent has been provided. After this, it is deleted.

Provision prescribed or required:

Provision of your personal data is on a voluntary basis, solely on the basis of your consent. Without consent being provided, unfortunately, we are unable to send our newsletter to you.



Contact Form


Type and purpose of processing:

The data you provide is stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. For this, entry of a valid email address and your name and telephone number is required. These serve to assign your enquiry and the subsequent response. Entry of further data is optional.  

Legal basis:

Processing of the data provided in the contact form is carried out on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

By providing this contact form, we want to enable you to make contact easily. The information you provide is stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for follow-up questions.

Where you make contact with us to request a quotation, processing of the data entered in the contact form is used to implement pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).


The recipients of the data are, where applicable, processors.

Storage period:

Data is deleted, at the latest, 6 months after processing of the enquiry.

Where no contractual relationship is established, we are subject to the statutory data storage periods according to the German Commercial Code (“HGB”) and delete your data upon expiry of these periods.  

Provision prescribed or required:

Provision of your personal data is on a voluntary basis. We can, however, only process your enquiry where you provide your name, your email address and the reason for your enquiry.


Use of Bing Maps


Type and purpose of processing:

This website further uses offers from Bing Maps to display maps and to create route maps. Bing Maps is operated by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA, Universal Business Identifier: 600 413 485, Authorised representative: Benjamin O. Orndorff. By using this website, you declare your agreement to the collection, processing and use of automatically-collected data and data that you provide by Bing, any of its representatives or third-party providers. 

The terms of use for Bing Maps are available from Microsoft at
Further details are available at the data protection centre provided by Bing at



Embedded YouTube videos


Type and purpose of processing:

We embed YouTube videos on some of our web pages. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter, “YouTube”). If you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection will be established with the YouTube server. This includes notifying YouTube of which pages you visit. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behaviour to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account in advance.

If a YouTube video is launched, the provider uses cookies, which collect indications of user behaviour.

You can obtain further information on the purpose and extent of data collection and its processing by YouTube in the provider’s data protection policies. Here, you can also find further information about your rights in this regard and settings to protect your privacy: ( Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).


Viewing YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google.

Storage period and withdrawal of consent:

If the user has deactivated storage of cookies for the Google Ads program, the user will not have to contend with such cookies when viewing YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal user information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you need to block storage of cookies in the browser.

You can find further information on “YouTube” data protection in the provider’s data protection policy at:

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield,

Provision prescribed or required:

Provision of your personal data is on a voluntary basis, solely on the basis of your consent. Where you prevent access, this can lead to functional restrictions on the website.


SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data, we use encryption processes employing state-of-the-art technology (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Images of country flags
The country flags used to facilitate an overview of the country affiliation of the partners on the page with the same name come from

Icon used to display the address

Used "Location" symbol in the main pages of the website to facilitate the visual representation of the address, color changed to white. This photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-NC.

Changes to our data protection provisions

We reserve the right to amend this Data Protection Policy, so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to reflect changes to our services in the Data Protection Policy, e.g. where new services are introduced. For your new visit, the new Data Protection Policy will then apply.

Questions for the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection within our organisation:

Andreas Butterweck
Graf-Dietrich-Strasse 5
58339 Breckerfeld, Germany
Telephone: +49 2338 488418