Data protection declaration

Data protection

General information
As a user of our website you will receive in this privacy policy all necessary information on how, to what extent and for what purpose we or third parties collect and use data from you. The collection and use of your data takes place exclusively according to the specifications of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
The collection of personal data is voluntary. A disclosure of this data is only with your express consent. For confidential data (for example, when transferring payment data), SSL encryption is used.
However, we point out that internet usage and e-mail traffic involve risks we have no control over. We therefore recommend that personal data be disclosed only to the extent necessary.
In the following we describe in detail what happens to your data and what rights you have in connection with the transmission of data to us:
Rights of the person concerned
You have full rights to the processing of your personal information, which we will inform you about below:

Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR:
At any time you will receive free information about the personal data we have stored about you as well as the origin, the recipient and the purpose of data collection and data processing.

Right to correction according to Art. 16 GDPR:
You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and / or completion of your incomplete data stored by us.

Right to cancellation according to Art. 17 GDPR:
You have the right to demand the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 para. 1 DSGVO are met. This right, however, exists especially if the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal rights.  

Right to restriction of processing according to Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request that your personal data be restricted as long as the accuracy of your information is disputed, if you refuse to delete your data for improper processing and instead request that your data be restricted when processing your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer require such data for purpose or if you have filed an objection based on your particular situation, as yet as we know that our legitimate reasons prevail.  

Right to information pursuant to Art. 19 GDPR: If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.   Right to data portability according to Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive your personal information provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible, as far as technically feasible.  

Right to revoke granted consent according to Art. 7 (3) DSGVO: You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of data at any time with future effect. In the case of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned immediately, as far as further processing can not be based on a legal basis for consentless processing. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation

Right on appeal pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO:
If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, employment or place, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy the alleged infringement.
For any concerns or questions about your personal data, please contact the address mentioned in the imprint or the following contact details.

The contact details of our company are:
Gebr. Maser GmbH
Castellstrasse 41
90451 Nuremberg

Telephone: (+49) 0 911 649 32 55
Fax: (+49) 0 911 649 13 00

Right of objection according to Art. 21 GDPR:
If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.
If you would like to make use of this right of objection, please also contact the address stated in the imprint or the contact data mentioned above.

Use of cookies

This website uses so-called “cookies”, which serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure – eg. to speed up the navigation on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system.
Visit to learn more about how cookies work.
Cookies are categorized as follows:
Type 1 Essential cookies
These cookies are mandatory for websites and their functions to work properly.
Type 2 functional cookies
These cookies improve the comfort and performance of websites and provide various functions.
Type 3 performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how you use websites.
If you use our website, you agree to the use and storage of cookies on your device. You can also view our website without cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically.
The ‘Help’ menu in the menu bar of your browser tells you how to prevent the acceptance of new cookies in your browser, where they set their browser to notify them when they receive a new cookie and how they can completely disable cookies ,
Since users may opt out of hiding all cookies, they may also hide a lot of content on them, so we recommend leaving cookies turned on. Otherwise it could be that user-relevant and individual offers are not displayed if they do not accept cookies.
The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as third parties according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO required.

Collection of access data
The presentation of content via our website requires the collection of certain data. With your access to our website so-called server log files are recorded by us or our provider.

The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:
IP address of the requesting computer,
• date and time of access,
• name and URL of the retrieved file,
• Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
• the browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer as well as the name of your access provider.
The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:
• ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
• ensuring comfortable use of our website,
• Evaluation of system security and stability as well
• for further administrative purposes.
From this it is not possible to draw any conclusions about you.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above.

Provision of paid services
Insofar as paid services and services offered on our website are used, additional data may have to be collected for billing purposes and for the orderly performance of the service.
This is your name, a valid e-mail address, your address and telephone number and, if required, further information. This ensures that you want to commission the services offered and that we can properly bill the service.

Personal data
Personal data is collected only to the extent and in accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy as long as it is necessary for the use of our website or required by law. If the purpose of the data collection falls away or the end of the legal storage period is reached, the collected data will be blocked or deleted.
Basically, our website can be used without the disclosure of personal data. When we collect personal information, this data collection is always voluntary.

Transfer of data to third parties
A transfer of personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed in this declaration will not take place.
We only pass on your data to third parties if:
• They are required under Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DSGVO have given your express consent to this
• disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
• in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c DSGVO is a legal obligation, as well
• this is legally permissible and according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.

SSL encryption
Our website uses so-called SSL encryption when it comes to the transmission of confidential or personal content. This concerns, for example, the processing of payment transactions.
Please make sure that the SSL encryption is also activated for you during activities. The encryption is indicated by the fact that the ad in your browser line changes from “http: //” to https: //.
Data encrypted via SSL can not be viewed by third parties. Please always transmit your confidential information only with appropriate encryption or by conventional means outside the Internet.

Use of our contact form
We offer you the opportunity to contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address so that we know who the request came from and to answer it. Further information can be provided voluntarily.
The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a DSGVO based on your voluntarily granted consent.

The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted after completion of the request made by you.
You can also sign up for our newsletter. The legal basis for sending the newsletter is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR.

We need your e-mail address for this. In addition, we must verify that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and wish to receive the newsletter, in compliance with the relevant legal regulations. This is done by the so-called double-opt-in method.
The data collected in this context are solely for sending and receiving the newsletter.

You can revoke your consent to the collection and storage of your data for the purpose of sending a newsletter or sending a newsletter at any time without giving reasons. Please use the corresponding link in our newsletter or contact us / our data protection officer via the provided contact details.

Third-party content and services
The offer on our website may also include content and services from other providers. Calling these services requires the transmission of your IP address. This makes it possible for third-party providers to use your user IP address and to save it if necessary. In this respect, we have no influence on which third-party provider stores your IP address. This storage can serve for statistical purposes, for example. As far as we learn about this, we point out this fact.
Please note, however, the respective privacy statements of the third party, to which we refer in the following.
The legal basis for data processing in this context is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Using the Google+ plugin
We use Google+ features on our website. The social network is offered through Google Inc., which is based in the US, CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View. Google+ allows you to globally publish Content via its button. You’ll also be offered personalized content from Google and partner providers. Google stores your rating (+1) about content and information from websites you’ve clicked on +1. Your +1 rating can be viewed with your profile name and photo in other Google services. Google collects all your 1+ activities. This collection is designed to optimize and personalize the Google offering for you. To use the Google+ platform, create a globally visible profile under a name you choose. The chosen name also applies to the other Google services. If you know your e-mail address, you will be able to access your Google+ profile. Google uses the data collected in its privacy policy, among other things to compile statistics that are summarized or shared with partner companies. Data usage and privacy policy details are available at Under the link you will also find instructions for personal privacy settings on Google+.

Using the Twitter plugin
We also use functions of the Internet service Twitter on our website. The operator of Twitter is Twitter Inc. The US company is based in the United States, San Francisco, CA 94103, 1355 Market St, Suite 900. The main function of Twitter is the “Tweet function”. If you use these via our website, you will be linked to your Twitter account. It can come to data exchange with other users and to transfer data to Twitter. We are not aware of the content of the data sent to Twitter, nor are we informed about its use. Find out about these questions at There you will find the detailed privacy policy of Twitter. Furthermore, you can design your privacy settings yourself at

Using AddThis plugins
Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the AddThis bookmarking service operated by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 West Park Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA (“AddThis”). The plugins are usually marked with an AddThis logo, for example in the form of a white plus sign on an orange background. An overview of the AddThis plugins and their appearance can be found here:
When you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the AddThis servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by AddThis directly to your browser and integrated into the page. By integrating AddThis receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website and stores a cookie on your device to identify your browser. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to an AddThis server in the USA and stored there. AddThis uses the data to create anonymous user profiles, which serve as the basis for a personalized and interest-based advertising of visitors to websites with AddThis plug-ins.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by AddThis can be found in the AddThis privacy policy:
If you wish to oppose the collection of data by AddThis for the future, you can set a so-called opt-out cookie, which you can download at the following link:

Integration of the Trusted Shops Trustbadge
To display our Trusted Shops seal of approval and any collected reviews as well as to offer the Trusted Shops products for buyers after placing an order, the Trusted Shops Trust Badge is included on this website.
This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in the optimal marketing of our offer. The Trustbadge and the services advertised are an offer of Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15C, 50823 Cologne.
When the Trustbadge is called, the Web server automatically stores a so-called server log file, which can be used, for example. Your IP address, date and time of the retrieval, transferred amount of data and the requesting provider (access data) contains and documented the call. These access data will not be evaluated and automatically overwritten within seven days after the end of your page visit.
Further personal data are only transferred to Trusted Shops, as far as you decide after the conclusion of an order for the use of Trusted Shops products or have already registered for the use. In this case, the contractual agreement between you and Trusted Shops applies.

Privacy Statement as of May 2018