Thank you for your visit to and interest in the Synatec GmbH website!
This website is operated by Synatec GmbH – Part of the Atlas Copco Group (here in after also referred to as 'Atlas Copco', 'we' or 'us'), which is also the data controller solely responsible for any data processing procedures associated with the visit unless otherwise specified below.
You can reach us by using the following contact information:
Tel.: +49 711 / 75 85 95 6-0
Fax: +49 711 / 75 85 95 6-66
Contact information of the Data Protection Officer
Our company Data Protection Officer can be reached at
When you visit our website, we can log your IP address. We can also log the type of web browser you are using, the operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you reached our website. The data is collected for demographic purposes, e.g. in order to determine the geographic location of visitors and the time they spend on our website. We do not draw any conclusions about you with the use of this information. The logging of this type of data enables us to manage our website, diagnose server problems, analyse trends and statistics and thereby offer you better customer service. The data is also required in order to provide prosecuting authorities with the information necessary for prosecution in the event of a cyberattack.
Our authorisation to the aforementioned data processing results for one from our legitimate interest in operating a website and a web server (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). With regard to the use of data for the provision of data to prosecuting authorities, the authorisation is based on the fact that in the event of a cyberattack we are obligated to provide data to prosecuting authorities (Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
The data will not be disclosed to third parties, with the exception of our hosting service provider which hosts the website on our behalf.
We plan to store the personal data specified above for a period of 20 days and then to erase it afterwards.
We do not intend to transmit data to third countries outside of the European Economic Area.
When you visit our website, we can send 'cookies' to your computer. A cookie is a small text file or a data fragment which the website you are visiting can store on your computer. Cookies themselves do not contain any data that can be used to personally identify the user. However, if you provide us with personal data (e.g. by registering for one of our Internet services or a password provided by us), this information can be linked with the data stored in the cookie. There are two types of cookies. The first type stores the data for a longer period on your computer and the data are also preserved after the computer is switched off. Such cookies are used in order to inform the user which data on the website have been updated since the user last visited, for example. The second type of cookies are what are known as 'session cookies'. These session cookies are temporarily stored on your computer during your visit to the website. A language selection can thereby be maintained, for example. Session cookies are not store on your computer for a longer period of time but rather are deleted when you close your web browser. We can also contract third parties to log or process cookies data.
Our authorisation to the aforementioned data processing results for one from our legitimate interest in operating and optimising a website and a web server, analysing the data and performing market research for the user-friendly design of our site (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
How to prevent cookies:
Most web browsers can be configured so that cookies are automatically blocked or deleted from the hard drive or that you will be notified that a website contains cookies before a cookie is installed. Further information about these functions can be found in the directions or help menu of your browser. Please note that some of our websites may potentially not function correctly without cookies.
We have embedded the component of Google Analytics (with anonymisation function) on this website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behaviour of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects data about the website from which a person has come (known as the 'referrer'), which sub-pages were visited or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed, among other things. Web analytics are regularly used for the optimisation of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA (hereinafter referred to as 'Google').
For the web analytics through Google Analytics we use the application '_gat._anonymizeIp'. By means of this extension the IP address of your Internet connection is abridged and anonymised by Google when our web pages are accessed from the European Economic Area.
The purpose of the Google Analytics components is our legitimate interest in analysing traffic on our website (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). Google uses the collected data and information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our website and to provide online reports, which show the activities on our websites, and to provide other services concerning the use of our website for us, among other activities.
Google Analytics installs a cookie on your computer. We explain what cookies are again in detail in section Cookies. The installation of the cookie enables an analysis of the use of our website. With each visit to one of the individual pages of this website, the web browser on your computer is automatically triggered by the respective Google Analytics component to transmit data to Google for the purpose of web analytics. During the course of this technical procedure, on our behalf Google gains knowledge of personal information, such as your IP address, which serves Google to understand the origin of visitors and clicks, among other activities.
The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the access time, the location from which the access was made, and the frequency of visits to our website by you. With each visit to our website, such personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by you, will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data will be stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may disclose the collected personal data through this technical procedure to third parties.
If you disable the use of Google Analytics as described, this will have no affect on the usability of our website.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google can be accessed at
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB and at
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html. Google Analytics is further explained at
https://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/.We do not store any personal data within the context of Google Analytics because the data are always immediately anonymised by Google.
External fonts from Google Fonts are used on these web pages. Google Fonts is a service of Google. The embedding of these fonts is carried out through a server call, normally to a Google server in the USA. In doing so, information about which of our web pages you have visited is transmitted to the server. The IP address of the browser of the terminal device of the visitor to these web pages is also stored by Google.
The purpose of Google Fonts is the legitimate interest in the presentation of our website in the desired layout (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
You can also prevent the establishment of an automatic connection at any time by adjusting the settings of the web browser you are using accordingly; our website will then still be able to be used, albeit without the Google Fonts.
We do not store any personal data within the context of Google Fonts. Personal data is not transmitted to other recipients.
According to the provisions of Articles 15-20 of the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to obtain information about the personal data being stored about you. You also have the right to obtain the correction, erasure or restriction of processing of the personal data stored about you.
Regarding the processing of your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons resulting from your particular situation (Article 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation).
In addition, you have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates applicable data privacy laws.