Data protection information

Data privacy statement of SEW-EURODRIVE-Stiftung

SEW-EURODRIVE-Stiftung thanks you for visiting our website and for your interest in our products and our company. The privacy and protection of your personal data is important to us and we take this into account in all our business processes. We therefore process your personal data by taking the applicable data protection regulations into account, in particular the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

On this website, we provide you with information on data processing for all processing steps at SEW-EURODRIVE-Stiftung. Please contact if you have any questions or suggestions. The following information is available:

The "controller," as defined by Article 4, No. 7 of the GDPR is SEW-EURODRIVE-Stiftung, Ernst-Blickle-Str. 42, 76646 Bruchsal, Germany, tel. +49 7251 75-0, fax +49 7251 75-501021, e-mail If you have questions about how we process your personal data or about data protection in general, please contact the aforementioned address or by e-mail at

I. Definition of personal data

Personal data is defined as all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, your name, your (business) contact details, your phone number or e-mail address and relationship to a company, and your interactions/activities with us.

II. Data protection information for the website

In the following, SEW-EURODRIVE-Stiftung, the owner of the website would like to give you an overview of how we ensure the protection of your personal data on our website, and which type of personal data we process for which purposes and to which extent.

1. Data processing – Offers on our website

When you access our website, general information is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and similar. In addition, the IP address is transmitted and used to utilize the service you requested. This information is required from a technical point of view in order to correctly provide you with the requested information of websites and is mandatory when using the internet. The log file data is immediately anonymized or deleted by us. The legal basis for this is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR.

If you send us an inquiry by e-mail, we will collect data you provide for processing your inquiry and will fulfill your requests, if applicable. The legal basis for both cases is Article 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR.

There will be no further processing of your data by us or any other company beyond this purpose, with the exception of the use as described below, unless a statutory authorization applies or you have provided the corresponding consent.

2. Safety notes

We take technical and operational security measures on our website to protect personal data stored by us against access by third parties, loss or misuse, and to enable secure data transfer.

We would like to point out that due to the structure of the internet, unintentional data access by third parties may occur. It is therefore also your responsibility to protect your data by encryption or any other method against misuse. Without the corresponding security measures, especially data that is transmitted without encryption, including by e-mail, may also be read by third parties.

3. Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device and that are saved by your browser. They are used to make our offerings more user-friendly, effective and secure. We use so-called temporary cookies that are automatically deleted once you close your browser ("session cookies"), as well as persistent (permanent) cookies.

The use of cookies serves to display the website.

You have the choice to approve that cookies are set. You can make changes in your browser settings. You always have the choice to select if you accept all cookies, would like to be informed when cookies are set or disallow all cookies. If you choose the latter variant, you may possibly not be able to use our offering to its full extent.

We use session cookies on our websites which are required to use our websites. This includes cookies that enable us to recognize you while you are visiting the site during a single session. These session cookies contribute to safe use of our offering.

4. Use of external links

Our websites contain links to other websites from other providers. SEW-EURODRIVE-Stiftung is not responsible for the data protection policies or the content of other websites.

III. Your rights as a person affected

As a person affected you are entitled to various rights. Please contact the responsible person using the above contact details for exercising the rights to which you are entitled. Every affected person is entitled to the following rights:

• Right of access (Article 15 GDPR)
• Right to rectification of incorrect data (Article 16 GDPR)
• Right to erasure (Article 17 GDPR)
• Right to restriction of processing of personal data (Article 18 GDPR)
• Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)
• Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR)

You can object to the processing of personal data for promotional purposes – including the analysis of customer data – or the dissemination to third-parties for promotional purposes at any time without providing a reason.

Furthermore, every person affected is entitled to a general right to object (see Article 21(1) GDPR). In this case, the objection to data processing must be justified. If the data is processed with your consent, you may revoke this consent at any time with immediate future effect. Revoking your consent does not affect the legality of the data processing that occurred with your consent until the time of revocation.