Privacy Policy

We are very pleased with your interest in our company. dBEL GmbH + Co. KG is a subsidiary of the Wölfel Group, where ultimately the data is processed. Therefore, in the following, we always refer to Wölfel, Wölfel Engineering, or the Wölfel Group.

Data protection is of particularly high importance to Wölfel. The use of Wölfel's websites is generally possible without providing any personal data. Personal data refers to all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as "data subject"). 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 one or more specific factors expressing the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.

If a data subject wishes to use special services of our company via our website, however, the processing of personal data may be necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain consent from the data subject. The data necessary for the transaction will be stored and treated confidentially. We only use your personal data for the purposes for which they were provided to us. The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, email address, or telephone number of a data subject, is always carried out in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and in compliance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to the Wölfel Group.

Through this privacy policy, Wölfel Engineering GmbH + Co.KG, Max-Planck-Str. 15, 97204 Höchberg, 0931-49708-0,, aims to inform the public about the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data collected, used, and processed by us. As the controller responsible for processing, the Wölfel Group has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures (e.g., SSL encryption) to ensure the most complete protection possible for personal data processed via this website. However, internet-based data transmissions can generally have security gaps, so absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, it is open to any data subject to also transmit personal data to us via alternative means, such as by phone.

Granting and revoking tracking consent

You can generally object to the use of tracking technologies and cookies, either as a whole or only with individual tools and providers.

An overview of all cookies used and the option to grant or revoke tracking can be found in our Consent Manager.

Through the following navigation points, you can quickly jump to individual topics and data processing tools. Here we explain in detail why and on what basis we collect specific data and who processes it:

Access Data

The website operator or page provider collects data about access to the site and stores it as "server log files."

  • The following data is logged:
  • Visited website
  • Date and time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you accessed the site
  • Website from which you visit us (referrer URL)
  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)

The data collected is used solely for statistical analysis and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of unlawful use.

Google Tools

If you have agreed to our cookie banner, this website will use Google Analytics,a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will first reduce your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

However, if you have objected to the use of cookies, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link (

For more information about how Google Analytics works and the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to this service, please visit or would like to point out that the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" has been added to Google Analytics on this website to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).


We use Hotjar to better understand the needs of our users and to optimize the offer and experience on this website. With the help of Hotjar's technology, we gain a better understanding of our users' experiences (such as how much time users spend on which pages, which links they click, what they like and dislike, etc.), which helps us tailor our offering to user feedback. Hotjar works with cookies and other technologies to collect data about the behavior of our users and their devices, including the IP address of the device (which is only collected and stored in anonymized form during your website usage), screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), information about the browser used, location (country only), and preferred language for viewing our website. Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile on our behalf. Hotjar is contractually prohibited from selling the data collected on our behalf.

You can find further information in the "About Hotjar" section on Hotjar's help page.


On this website, we use the HubSpot service for our online marketing activities. HubSpot is a software company from the USA with an office in Ireland. Contact details: HubSpot, 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, Phone: +353 1 5187500.

HubSpot enables us, among other things, to manage existing and potential customer contacts. With the help of HubSpot, we can capture customer interactions, for example, through a filled-out form. The personal data collected in this way may be used for communication with potential customers or for marketing activities (e.g., newsletters or automated mailings). Furthermore, we can create landing pages and contact forms with HubSpot and integrate them into our website.

The use of so-called "tracking pixels" and "cookies" stored on your computer enables us to conduct further analysis of website usage. The collected information (e.g., pages visited) is stored on HubSpot servers and provided to us as reports. We have chosen Europe as the server location. We use all collected information exclusively for our marketing purposes and for desired contact with business contacts. If you do not wish to be tracked by HubSpot, you can prevent the storage of cookies at any time through your browser settings or via the settings in the cookie manager (you can access the cookie manager by clicking on the "Change data settings" link on our data settings page).

HubSpot commits to compliance with EU data protection requirements through its participation in the EU-US Privacy Shield data protection agreement and is certified for compliance ( Additionally, HubSpot is subject to TRUSTe's Privacy Seal ( Further details about the technologies used by HubSpot Inc. can be found in HubSpot's privacy policy at

Social Media

Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Each time you access one of our pages that contains LinkedIn features, a connection to LinkedIn's servers is established. LinkedIn receives information that shows that you have visited one of our sites using your IP address. If you click the "Recommend" button on LinkedIn and are logged into LinkedIn with your user account, LinkedIn is able to track your visit to our site to you and your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of our website, have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted nor of its use by LinkedIn. For further information, please refer to the LinkedIn privacy policy.

Contact via the website

Due to legal regulations, the website of the Wölfel Group contains information that enables quick electronic contact with our company and direct communication with us, which also includes a general address for electronic mail (email address). If you contact us by email or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by you is stored automatically. Such personal data voluntarily provided to us will be stored for the purpose of processing or for contacting you.

Subscription to our newsletter

On the Internet pages of the Wölfel Group, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our company's newsletter. Which personal data is transmitted to us for processing when ordering the newsletter, is determined by the input mask used for this purpose.
The Wölfel Group informs customers and business partners at regular intervals in a newsletter about the company's offers. Our company's newsletter can only be received if (1) the recipient has a valid email address and (2) the newsletter dispatch was agreed to. For legal reasons, a confirmation email in the double opt-in process is sent to the email address which was registered for the newsletter dispatch. This confirmation email serves to check whether the owner of the email address has authorized the receipt of the newsletter.

When registering for the newsletter, we also store the IP address of the computer system you use at the time of registration as well as the date and time of registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to be able to trace the (possible) misuse of the email address of a person at a later point in time and therefore serves for legal protection.

The personal data collected when registering for the newsletter is used exclusively for sending our newsletter. Furthermore, subscribers to the newsletter are informed by email if this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or for registration, as could be the case in the event of changes to the newsletter offer or changes in the technical conditions. The personal data collected in the context of the newsletter service is not passed on to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter can be cancelled at any time. Your consent to the storage of personal data to receive the newsletter can be revoked at any time. To revoke your consent, you can find a corresponding link in every newsletter. It is also possible at any time to unsubscribe directly from the newsletter on our website or by informing us in any other way.


The newsletter of the Wölfel Group contains so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic embedded in emails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and analysis. This allows for statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. The embedded pixel-code enables the Wölfel Group to recognize whether and when an email was opened and which links in the email were accessed.
Such personal data collected via the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by us in order to optimize the dispatch of the newsletter and to adapt the content of future newsletters even better to the visitor's interests. This personal data is not passed on to third parties. You are entitled at any time to revoke the respective separate declaration of consent given via the double opt-in procedure. After revocation, we delete this personal data. The Wölfel Group automatically interprets a cancellation of the newsletter as a revocation.

Legal basis of the processing

Art. 6 I lit. a DS-GMO serves our company as a legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary to carry out a contract, to which you are party, as is the case for example with processing operations necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of other services or reception thereof, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. b DS-GMO. The same applies to such processes that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures, for example in cases of enquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation, which requires the processing of personal data, for example to fulfill tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. c DS-GMO. Ultimately, processing operations may be based on Art. 6 I lit. f DS-GMO if they are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases, if processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms do not outweigh. Such processing procedures are permitted to us in particular because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, the view was taken that a legitimate interest can be assumed if there is a client relationship (recital 47, second sentence, DS-GMO).

Your rights (cancellation, opposition, etc.)

a)    Right to confirmation

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to require the controller to confirm whether the personal data concerned is being processed. If you wish to exercise this right of confirmation, you may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

b)    Right to information

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to obtain, at any time and free of charge, information from the controller concerning their stored personal data and a copy of that information. Furthermore, the European regulator guarantees you the following information:

  • processing purposes
  • categories of personal data being processed
  • recipients or categories of recipients to whom your personal data has been or is still being disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations
  • if possible, planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration
  • right of correction or deletion of personal data or of a restriction on processing by the controller or of a right of opposition to such processing
  • right of appeal to a supervisory authority
  • if the personal data was not collected from the person: all available information about the origin of the data
  • existence of automated decision-making, including profiling in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) DS-GMO and - at least in these cases - meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the person.

Furthermore, you have the right of access to information as to whether personal data has been transferred to a third country or to an international organization. If that is the case, you also has the right to obtain information on the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transfer.
If you wish to exercise the right of access, you may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

c)    Right to correction

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to request the immediate correction of inaccurate personal data concerning them. Furthermore, taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration.
If you wish to exercise this right of rectification, you may contact an employee of the controller at any time.

d)    Right to deletion (right to be forgotten)

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to require the data controller to immediately delete personal data concerning them, provided that one of the following reasons applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:

  • the personal data has been collected or otherwise processed for such purposes for which it is no longer necessary
  • you withdraw your consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) DS-GMO or Article 9(2)(a) DS-GMO, and there is no other legal basis for the processing
  • you oppose processing under Article 21(1) DS-GMO and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for processing or you oppose processing under Article 21(2) DS-GMO
  • the personal data has been processed unlawfully
  • the deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the Wölfel Group is subject
  • the personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Art. 8 para. 1 DS-GMO

If one of the above-mentioned reasons applies and you wish to have personal data stored at the Wölfel Group deleted, you may contact us at any time. The request for deletion will be complied with immediately.
If the personal data has been made public by the Wölfel Group and our company, as the responsible party, is obliged to delete the personal data in accordance with Art. 17 para. 1 DS-GMO, the Wölfel Group will take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform other persons responsible for data processing who process the published personal data, that the person concerned has requested the deletion of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of this personal data from these other persons responsible for data processing, insofar as the processing is not necessary. The employee of the Wölfel Group will take the necessary steps in individual cases.

e)    Right to limitation of processing

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to require the controller to restrict the processing if one of the following conditions applies:

  • you dispute the accuracy of the personal data for a period that enables us to verify it
  • the processing is unlawful, you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data
  • the personal data is no longer needed for the purpose of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims
  • you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DS-GMO and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the company outweigh those of the person concerned.

If one of the above conditions is fulfilled and you wish to request the restriction of personal data stored by the Wölfel Group, you may contact us at any time. We, the Wölfel Group, will arrange for processing to be restricted.

f)     Right to transferability of data

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by European legislation, to receive their personal data, previously provided to a data controller, in a structured, current and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer such data to a different data controller without obstruction by the first. This is, provided that the processing is based on the consent provided for in Article 6(1)(a) DS GMO or Article 9(2)(a) DS GMO or on a contract in accordance with Article 6(1)(b) DS GMO and that the processing is carried out using automated procedures. This is not the case if the processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority conferred on the data controller.
Furthermore, in exercising their right to data transferability pursuant to Article 20(1) DS-GMO, you have the right to have your personal data transferred directly by a data controller to another data controller, provided this is technically feasible and provided that the rights and freedoms of other persons are not affected thereby.
To assert the right to data transferability, you may contact an employee of the Wölfel Group at any time.

g)    Right to object

Anyone subject to the processing of personal data has the right, guaranteed by the European legislator, for reasons arising from their particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of their personal data under Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS-GMO. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
In the event of an objection, the Wölfel Group will no longer process the personal data unless we can demonstrate that we have compelling grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If the Wölfel Group processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising at any time. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If you object to the Wölfel Group processing this information for direct advertising purposes, the Wölfel Group will no longer process the personal data for said purposes.
Furthermore, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is carried out at the Wölfel Group for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 para. 1 DS-GMO, for reasons arising from their particular situation, unless such processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest.
To exercise the right of objection, you may directly contact any employee of the Wölfel Group or any other employee. Irrespective of Directive 2002/58/EC, you are also free to exercise your right to object in relation to the use of information services by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy for any reason and without prior notice. Therefore, please inform yourself regularly on this page about possible changes to this privacy policy.


Name and address of the data protection officer

Jochen Kuhn

Any person concerned can contact our data protection officer directly at any time with any questions or suggestions regarding data protection.