Data protection policy

Thank you visiting our website and your interest in our company and our products. We take particular care to safeguard your privacy and guarantee the protection of your personal data by processing your personal data according to the content of this Data Protection Policy and applicable data protection law.

You can visit our websites without telling us who you are. You are merely required to make the data transferred to our server by your browser available (see “Log files”) in order to display our websites. Any further personal data will only be saved if you enter it voluntarily on the website or use the appropriate functions, for example if you enter information into our contact forms or register for our newsletter.


Cookies are very small text files used by websites and saved by your browser on your computer, in order to pass certain information to the body placing the cookie (in this case, by us). Cookies cannot execute any programs or transmit viruses to your computer.

Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. In particular, session cookies are part of these. These save a so-called Session ID, which assigns the various requests of your browser to the collective session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a preset period, which may differ according to the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

This information is used to optimize the services we provide and to make it easier for you to navigate our websites. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) DSGVO.

You can adjust your Internet browser settings in such a way so that you are informed when a web server wishes to send you a cookie. You can then approve or refuse to accept the cookie. You can configure your browser settings as you like and, for example, refuse to accept third party cookies or all cookies. Please note that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website. You can find out more on this in the Help section of your Internet browser.

Log files

Each time you access our website, we collect the following information about your computer: The IP address of your computer, the request made by your browser and the time of this request. In addition, the status and the transmitted data volume in the context of this request are recorded, along with product and version information of the browser used and the operating system of your computer. We also record from which website our website was accessed. The IP address of your computer is only saved for the period of your use of the website and then deleted immediately or truncated to anonymize it. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data to operate our website, in particular to determine and eliminate website errors, to determine the capacity utilization of the website and to make adjustments or improvements (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR).


This website uses the web analytics service Matomo, in order to analyze the use of our website and to improve it on a regular basis. The statistics gained allow us to improve our services and make the site more interesting to you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

For this evaluation, cookies are saved on your computer. The information gathered in this way is only saved by the person responsible on their server. You can stop this evaluation by deleting existing cookies and preventing cookies from being saved. Please note, if you prevent cookies from being saved you may not be able to use the full scope of this website. You can prevent the cookies from being saved via a setting in your browser. You can prevent Matomo from being used by removing the following checkmark and thus activating the opt-out plug-in:

Matomo uses this website with the “AnonymizeIP” extension. This processes IP addresses in truncated form, meaning that they cannot be directly attributed to a person. The IP address determined from your browser using Matomo is not combined with other data we collect. You can find information from Matomo on data protection at

Embedded content of third parties (YouTube etc.)

If third-party content, such as YouTube, is displayed on our web pages, the transmission of your IP address and the content displayed under “Log Files” to the third-party provider is required to make this content available and to display it in your browser. This serves to provide an attractive presentation of our website.The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, (f) of the GDPR. We have no influence on the processing of data by the third party. If you are registered with the third party through a user account, the third party can assign your user behavior to your user account. If necessary, the third party stores your data as a user profile and uses it for the purposes of advertising, conducting market research and/or designing its website in a needs-based way. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles whereby you must contact the third party to exercise this right.

Further information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the third party can be found in its privacy policy. You can also find further information about your rights and potential settings to protect your privacy there:

Withdrawing consent and objecting to data processing

If you have given us your consent, then you may withdraw it at any time for the future.

If the processing of your personal data is not in your interests, then you can object to the processing. If you exercise such an objection, please state the reasons we are no longer permitted to process your personal data. If your reasoning is justified we will investigate the situation and either cease or amend processing your data or give compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue processing your data.

You can object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of publicity and data analysis at any time.

Please send your withdrawal of consent or objection to us using the contact data listed in the “Controller” section below.

Your rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • Right of access
  • Right to rectification or erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.


cab Produkttechnik Gesellschaft für Computer- und Automations- Bausteine mbH & Co KG, Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 14, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, Tel.: +49 721 6626 0, Fax: +49 721 6626 129, Email:

Data Protection Officer: or via our postal address for the attention of „der Datenschutzbeauftragte“ (The Data Protection Officer)