Data protection

Data protection statement

Data protection and safety
Thank you for visiting our website. We take the protection of your personal data during collection, processing and use very seriously. Your personal data is treated with the highest confidentiality and according to the rules of data protection as well as according to this data protection statement.

Personal data are all information about an identified natural person (see also DS-GVO art4.) Examples are on top of name, address, date of birth and occupation also banking data and tax identification numbers. All these information are protected through technical or organizational measures.

Usually, our website can be used without stating personal data. However, if personal data (such as name address or e-mail) should be asked for, it will always be on a voluntary basis. All collected personal data will be exclusively processed and used for the dedicated purpose stated on the page. These information will never be transmitted to third parties without your consent.

The storage of your personal data is made exclusively on protected servers within our installations. Access to this data is protected by a authorization concept which ensures that only authorized personnel can view them.

Please note that data transmission through the internet (for example while communicating with e-mail) has safety gaps. A complete data safety from third party insight is not possible.



The internet pages are partially using so-called cookies. Cookies are not damaging your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to personalize, secure and optimize our offer. Cookies are small text lines, which are stored on your computer and memorized by your browser.

Most of the cookies we are using are so-called „session-cookies“. These are deleted once you leave our website. Other cookies are stored on your computer until you delete them. These are the cookies enabling us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser to be informed about incoming cookies and allow cookies only in specific cases, refuse cookies for specific cases or completely, as well as activate cookie deleting when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies completely, the functionality of the website could be limited.



The internet website provider catches and stores automatically some information into the so-called server-log-files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of asking computer
  • Time of server demand
  • IP direction and asking internet provider
We use the log data without connection to a given person or other profile settings, only to operate, optimize and secure our offer. (this data cannot be related to specific persons). These log files are only accessible to the webmaster. A merger of these log files with other files is not performed. We reserve the right to check this information later, if we have concrete indications of unlawful use.


Contact form

If we receive your enquiries via the contact form, the stated data including your contact references will be stored on our servers, for response and follow-up purposes. We will not transmit this data to third parties without your consent.


Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we will need an e-mail address and some information to verify that you are the owner of that e-mail and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We will not ask for other data. We will use this information only to send the required information and this data will not be transmitted to third parties.

You can revoke the storage of the authentication data, the e-mail address and the agreement to receive the newsletter anytime, for example by clicking the „unsubscribe“ link on the newsletter.


Data protection statement for using Google Analytics

This website uses some functions of the website analyzing service called Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text archives which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. Usually, the information generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server based in the USA and stored there.

If you activate the IP-address anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened within the members of the European Community or within other countries which signed the agreement of the Economic European Community. We included this function in our website. Your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. On instructions of this website’s provider, Google will use this information to analyze your use of this website, to establish protocols about your website activity and to provide other services in relation with the internet and website use to the website provider. The IP address provided for Google Analytics purposes will not be merged with other Google data.

You can avoid cookie storage by a setting on your browser; in that case, please note that it may be possible that you cannot fully access all the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can avoid the storage, transmission and use of your site activity data (including the IP address) by Google by downloading and installing the browser-plugin available under following link:

You will find more information about the use of user data by Google Analytic on the Google data protection statement, under following link:


Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps over an API. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The use of Google Maps requires a storage of your IP address. That information is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This website provider has no influence on these transmissions.

Google Maps is used to enhance the presentation of our online offers and to facilitate the finding of the locations stated on the website. This constitutes a qualified interest according to Art. 6 par. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You will find more information about the use of user data  on the Google data protection statement, under following link:


Data protection statement for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. The operator of these pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages fitted with a YouTube-plugin, a connection with the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube servers will then be informed about the page you visited.

If you are connected to your YouTube account, you will enable YouTube to directly merge your browser activity with your personal profile. You can avoid this by logging out of your YouTube account.

You will find more information about the use of user data on the YouTube data protection statement, under following link:


SSL encryption

For safety reasons and in order to protect the transmission of confidential data such as enquiries you send us as your web operator, the website uses an SSL encryption. An encrypted connection can be recognized when the address of the page changes from http:// to https:// and with the little lock symbol appearing on your browser.

When the SSL encryption is activated, the data transmitted to us cannot be seen by third parties.


General legal information

Occasionally we mention third party websites. Although we choose these third parties very carefully, we cannot guarantee nor be held responsible for content integrity or completion, or data protection of these third party websites. Therefore, this data protection statement is not applicable for third party websites linked on our pages.

When we release new products or services, or if we modify internet procedures or if internet and computer security evolves, the data protection statement must be updated. Therefore, we reserve ourselves the right to modify or complement the statement if necessary. The changes will be published here. We therefore recommend that you visit this page regularly to be informed about the latest updates of the data protection statement.

In addition to all the technical and organizational measures described above, the confidentiality and protection of your personal data is also ensured by the fact that our data protection manager is responsible to enforce this statement.


Your rights about information, deletion and opposition

At any given time, you have following rights against us concerning your personal data:

  • The right of information about your stored personal data, their origin and destination, and the reason for processing.
  • Right of rectification
  • Right of opposition and deletion
  • Right of objection for processing
  • Right of data transmission

Furthermore, you have the right to file a complaint with any controlling institution about the processing of your personal data by us.

Our personal data protection manager can be reached under:

Data protection manager
Sörensen Hydraulik GmbH
Osterrade 3
D-21031 Hamburg

Telefon: +49 (0)40 / 739 606 0


Opposition to publicity mails

We explicitly oppose the use of data published within the obligatory company credits for sending non solicited publicity or infomercials. The web pages operator reserves itself the right to engage legal steps in case of receiving non solicited publicity, for example by spam e-mails.

Sources: ; Sörensen Hydraulik GmbH

May 2018