All contents of this website are the property of the ACD Group and are protected by copyright. The use of text and file content from this website (e.g. press releases, data collections and the like) is only permitted if:
1. The documents remain unchanged, and
2. The respective content is exclusively used for informational, non-commercial and personal purposes, and the documents are neither posted on, nor copied onto, network computers or third-party websites, or distributed via other media, and
Any other type of use that deviates from the terms of this licence is expressly prohibited. Infringements will be prosecuted under civil and criminal law.
This licence does not include the right to use the design and layout of this or any other website owned and/or operated by any of the companies of the ACD Group. The individual elements of this website are also protected by copyright or trademark law and may not be copied, in whole or in part, beyond the scope of points 1–3 above. This applies in particular to brands, logos, graphics, audio and image components used on this website.
The information published via this website has been checked for accuracy. However, ACD Elektronik GmbH accepts no responsibility for ensuring that the information provided is appropriate for the users’ intended purpose. The documents posted on this website are provided without any warranty. This also applies to software provided on this website. Users access the website and use the documents posted there at their own risk.
The documents and related graphics published on this website may contain technical or typographical errors. ACD Elektronik GmbH assumes no liability in this respect and reserves the right to make changes at any time.
Identifying marks: brands, titles, logos
All product names mentioned on this website are trademarks of the ACD Group or its licensors, regardless of whether or not they are specifically labelled as such or marked with the ® symbol. Third parties are not permitted to use these identifying marks and/or the company keywords ACD, ACD Antriebstechnik (drive technology), ACD Automation (automation), ACD Computertechnik (computer technology), ACD Datentechnik (data technology), ACD Elektronik (electronics), ACD Systemtechnik (system technology), ACD Gruppe (ACD group) and the company logo.
Questions and answers
Questions and answers regarding this website may be addressed to ACD Elektronik GmbH and are always welcome. In the event that users of this website respond by providing information, questions, comments or suggestions, this information cannot be treated as confidential. ACD Elektronik GmbH expressly reserves the right to make further use of, and share, such information, if necessary in anonymised form.
We would like to point out that the transfer of data via the internet (e.g. in the case of communication by email) may not be completely secure. It is not possible to completely protect data transmitted in this manner from access by third parties.
Some of our web pages use so-called “cookies”. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your internet browser.
The majority of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted at the end of your session. Other cookies will remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can configure your browser so that you are informed each time a cookie is downloaded, to allow cookies in individual cases only, to accept cookies in certain instances or to generally prevent their use, as well as to automatically delete cookies when your browser is closed. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Server log files
The browser type and version
The operating system used
The referrer URL
The host name of the computer establishing access
The time of the server access request
The provider of these web pages collects and automatically saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us.
This data cannot be linked to specific individuals. We do not combine this data with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently review this data should we become aware of specific indications concerning unlawful use of our website.
If you contact us via the contact form, your details, including the contact details provided by you, will be saved by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and any follow-up questions. We will not share this data with third parties without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an email address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No additional data will be collected. We only use this data for the purpose of delivering the requested information and do not share it with third parties.
When you subscribe to our newsletter, your data is forwarded to the CleverReach® newsletter software to facilitate delivery of the newsletter.
You can revoke your previously granted consent to the storage of your data and your email address, as well as their use for the purpose of sending the newsletter, at any time here.
This website utilises features of the Google Analytics web analysis service. This is a web service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is typically communicated to a Google server in the USA and saved there.
You can prevent the saving of cookies by configuring the corresponding settings in your browser software. However, by doing so please note that you may not be able to make full use of all features of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent storage of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as its processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be saved, which prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this website: disable Google Analytics
Contract data processing
We have entered into a contract-data-processing agreement with Google. We fully comply with the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographics in Google Analytics
This website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics. This makes it possible to produce reports containing information about the age, gender and interests of the website’s visitors. This data is obtained via interest-based advertising from Google as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be linked to any specific person. You can disable this feature at any time via the display settings in your Google account, and can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data in general by following the procedure described under “Objecting to data collection”.
This website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of your usage of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on our server. Your IP address is anonymised before it is saved.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is not disclosed to third parties. You can prevent the saving of cookies by configuring your browser settings accordingly; however, please note that by doing you may not be able to use all features of this website.
If you do not consent to the storage and use of your data, you can disable its storage and use here: https://stats.acd-gruppe.de/index.php?module=CoreAdminHome&action=optOut&language=de
In this case, an opt-out cookie that prevents Matomo from saving your usage data will be downloaded by your browser. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will be deleted as well. As a result, the opt-out must be re-enabled the next time you visit our website.
For the purpose of marketing and website optimisation, certain products and services from wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de) are used on this website. In this context, data is collected, processed and stored and subsequently used to create pseudonymous usage profiles. Wherever possible and practical, these usage profiles are completely anonymised. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor’s internet browser and allow it to be recognised during future visits. The collected data, which may also contain personal data, is transmitted to wiredminds or collected directly by wiredminds. wiredminds may use information submitted during visits to the websites to create anonymised usage profiles. Without the separate, explicit consent of the data subject, the data thus obtained will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website, and will not be merged with personal data relating to the subject of the pseudonym. To the extent that IP addresses are collected, these are anonymised immediately after collection by deleting the last number block. You may revoke your consent for your data to be collected and saved at any time with effect for the future.
Exclude from tracking.
Facebook plugins (“Like” button)
Our web pages include plugins from the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be identified via the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins is available here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish Facebook to assign your visit to our web pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
You can change your privacy settings for Twitter in your account settings: https://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our web pages include features of the Google+ web service, which is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collecting and sharing information: you can post information worldwide via the Google+ button. The Google+ button also provides you and other users with personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you provide for a +1 item of content and information about the page you were viewing when you clicked +1. Your +1’s may appear alongside your profile name and photo in Google services; for example in search results or your Google profile, or elsewhere in online websites and ads.
Google records information about your +1 activity to improve Google’s services for you and other users. To use the Google+ button, you must have a globally visible, public Google profile that contains at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used across all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name used by you when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you.
Our website includes some features of the LinkedIn network. These are provided by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you visit one of our web pages that contains LinkedIn features, a connection to the LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website using your IP address. If you click LinkedIn’s “Recommend Button” while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. Please note that, as the provider of the web pages, we do not receive any information regarding the content of the transmitted information or its use by LinkedIn.
Our website includes some features of the XING network. These are provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our web pages that contains XING features, a connection is established to the XING servers. As far as we are aware, your personal data is not stored during this process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored and your usage behaviour is not evaluated.
Our website uses plugins associated with the Google-owned website, YouTube. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you access one of our web pages that contains a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to YouTube’s servers. This informs the YouTube server about which of our web pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, this enables YouTube to directly link your surfing activities to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content – such as enquiries that you send to us in our capacity as the website operator – this website uses SSL encryption. You can tell that a connection is encrypted if the browser address bar changes from “http://” to “https://” and also contains a padlock symbol.
When SSL encryption is enabled, third parties are not able to read the data that you transmit to us.
Right of disclosure, deletion, blocking
You have the right, at any time and free of charge, to request information about your saved personal data, its origin and recipients, and the purpose of the data processing, as well as the right to amend, block or delete the data in question. Any queries you may have in this regard, or on the topic of personal data, can be directed to us at any time by using the address provided in the “Imprint” section.
Objection to promotional emails
We hereby object to the use of the contact data published within the scope of our statutory obligations to provide company information (Impressumspflicht) for the transmission of promotional and informational material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited promotional material is sent to us, for example via spam emails.
Target group for this website
This website of the ACD Group is aimed exclusively at people residing in the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The copyright for this website and its content is held by the ACD Group. All rights reserved.
Last updated: May 2018