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Pfullinger Straße 58
D-72820 Sonnenbühl
phone: +49 7128 386-0
fax: +49 7128 386-199


Registered office: Sonnenbühl-Genkingen
AG Stuttgart HRA 351783


Personally liable partner:
Sieghard Schiller GmbH
AG Stuttgart HRB 351596

VAT ID no: DE146466558


Managing directors: Hubert Baren, Hans-Peter Hennig, Martin Speidel, Jochen Meinhof.


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Data protection

We welcome you to visit our website and are pleased about your interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We process your data in accordance with the applicable legal regulations for the protection of personal data, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR) and the country-specific implementing laws that apply to us. With the help of this data protection declaration, we inform you comprehensively about the processing of your personal data by SCHILLER AUTOMATION GmbH & Co. KG and the rights to which you are entitled.

Personal data is the information that makes it possible to identify a natural person. This includes in particular your name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address but also your IP address.
Anonymous data exists when no personal connection to the user can be established.

The person responsible within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is:

Pfullinger Straße 58D-72820 SonnenbühlGermany

Tel.: +49 7128 386-0
Fax: +49 7128 386-199

Registered office: Sonnenbühl-Genkingen
AG Stuttgart HRA 351783

Personally liable partner:

Sieghard Schiller GmbH
AG Stuttgart HRB 351596

VAT ID number: DE146466558

Managing Director: Dr. Michael Wenzel, Hans-Peter Hennig, Martin Speidel, Jochen Meinhof

Contact the data protection officer:

Data Protection OfficerGermany



Your rights as a data subject

First of all, we would like to inform you at this point about your rights as a data subject. These rights are standardized in Articles 15 - 22 EU GDPR. This includes:

  • The right to information (Article 15 EU GDPR),
  • The right to deletion (Article 17 EU GDPR),
  • The right to rectification (Article 16 EU GDPR),
  • The right to data portability (Article 20 EU GDPR),
  • The right to restrict data processing (Article 18 EU GDPR),
  • The right to object to data processing (Article 21 EU GDPR).

To assert these rights, please contact: . The same applies if you have questions about data processing in our company or would like to revoke your consent. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.


Rights to object

Please note the following in connection with the right to object:

If we process your personal data for direct advertising purposes, you have the right to object to this data processing at any time without providing reasons
. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to direct advertising.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes. The objection is free of charge and can be made informally, if possible to:

If we process your data to protect legitimate interests, you can object to this processing at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation; This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

We will then no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.


Purposes and legal basis of data processing

When processing your personal data, the provisions of the EU GDPR and all other applicable data protection regulations will be complied with. The legal basis for data processing arises in particular from Article 6 of the EU GDPR.

We use your data to initiate business, to fulfill contractual and legal obligations, to carry out the contractual relationship, to offer products and services and to strengthen customer relationships, which may also include analyzes for marketing purposes and direct advertising.

Your consent to data processing can also constitute a permission requirement under data protection law. Before granting consent, we will inform you about the purpose of data processing and your right of withdrawal.


Transfer to third parties

We will only pass on your data to third parties within the framework of the legal provisions or with the appropriate consent. Otherwise, your data will not be passed on to third parties unless we are obliged to do so due to mandatory legal regulations (transfer to external bodies such as supervisory authorities or law enforcement authorities).


Recipients of the data / categories of recipients

Within our company, we ensure that only those people who need it to fulfill their contractual and legal obligations receive their data.

In certain cases, service providers support our specialist departments in fulfilling their tasks. The necessary data protection contracts have been concluded with all service providers.


Third country transfer / third country transfer intention

Data will only be transferred to third countries (outside the European Union or the European Economic Area) if this is necessary to carry out the contractual relationship, is required by law or you have given us your consent to do so.

We currently do not transfer your personal data to any service providers or group companies outside the European Economic Area.


Data storage period

We store your data as long as it is needed for the respective processing purpose. Please note that numerous retention periods mean that data (must) continue to be stored. This applies in particular to commercial or tax law retention obligations (e.g. Commercial Code, Tax Code, etc.).

Unless there are further retention obligations, the data will be routinely deleted after the purpose has been achieved. In addition, we may retain data if you have given us permission to do so or if legal disputes arise and we use evidence within the statutory limitation periods, which can be up to thirty years; the regular limitation period is three years.


Secure transmission of your data

In order to best protect the data we store against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures. The security levels are continually checked in collaboration with security experts and adapted to new security standards.

The data exchange to and from our website is encrypted. We offer HTTPS as the transmission protocol for our website, each using the current encryption protocols. There is also the option of using alternative communication channels (e.g. postal mail).


Categories, sources and origin of data

The respective context determines which data we process:

When you visit our website, we collect and process the following data:

  • Name of the Internet service provider
  • Information about the website from which you visit us
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • The IP address assigned by your Internet service provider
  • Files requested, amount of data transferred, downloads/file export
  • Information about the websites you access on our website, including date and time
  • For reasons of technical security (in particular to prevent attempts to attack our web server), this data is stored in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the EU GDPR. After 7 days at the latest, anonymization takes place by shortening the IP address so that no connection to the user is established.

For newsletters we collect and process the following data:

  • E-mail address


Cookies (Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a, f EU GDPR, § 25 para. 1, 2 TTDSG)

Our website uses so-called cookies. They serve to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and that your browser saves (locally). Cookies only contain pseudonymous, usually even anonymous data. Some cookies remain for the duration of a browser session (so-called session cookies), others are
stored for a longer period of time (so-called persistent cookies, e.g. consent settings). The latter are automatically deleted after the specified time (usually 6 months). In addition, cookies that are controlled by third parties are also used. They use the information contained in the cookies to give you, for example: B. to display content or record the pages you visit.

Due to our legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f EU GDPR), we set technically necessary cookies that are absolutely necessary for the operation of the website and to ensure its functionality. Furthermore, we use cookies without your consent if their sole purpose is to store or access information stored in the device for the transmission of messages
or if they are absolutely necessary in order to be able to provide the service you have expressly requested. Section 25 Paragraph 2 TTDSG.

Provided you have given your consent, additional cookies are used to help us or third parties, for example. B. an evaluation of how our services are used is possible. This allows us to design the content according to user needs. Cookies also give us the opportunity to measure the effectiveness of a specific ad and, for example, to place it depending on the user's thematic interests. The legal basis for this is your express consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Letter a EU-DS GVO, Section 25 Para. 1 TTDSG).

You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect via our consent banner and change the cookie settings. Please note that changes must be made separately for each device.

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If you maintain accounts with the third-party providers we use and are logged in there, your data may be linked to the respective account. You can avoid such a combination by not granting or revoking your consent to the cookies in question or by logging out of the relevant third-party provider in advance.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can also deactivate, restrict or delete cookies on your device manually via your browser settings or using software. If you deactivate the setting of cookies, full use of our website will not be possible or will only be possible to a limited extent.


Necessary cookies:

Cookiebot (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f EU GDPR, Section 25 Para. 2 TTDSG)

We use functions from the provider Cookiebot on our website. The company behind Cookiebot is Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, DK. Cookiebot offers us, among other things, the opportunity to provide you with a comprehensive cookie notice (also called cookie banner or cookie notice). By using this function, data from you can be sent to Cookiebot or Cybot, stored and processed.

We take data protection very seriously. We want to show you exactly what is going on on our website and what data about you is stored. Cookiebot helps us to get a good overview of all our cookies (first and third party cookies). This allows us to inform you precisely and transparently about the use of cookies on our website. You always receive an up-to-date and data protection-compliant cookie notice and you decide for yourself which cookies you allow and which not. If you allow cookies, the following data will be transferred to Cybot, stored and processed.

  • IP address (in anonymized form, the last 3 digits are set to 0)
  • Date and time of your consent
  • our website URL
  • technical browser data
  • encrypted, anonymous key
  • the cookies you have allowed (as proof of consent)

All data collected is transferred, stored and forwarded exclusively within the European Union. All user data will be deleted by Cookiebot after 12 months from registration (cookie consent) or immediately after termination of the Cookiebot service.
If you would like to find out more about the data protection guidelines of “Cookiebot” or the company Cybot behind it, we recommend that you read the data protection guidelines at


Creation of user profiles (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a EU GDPR)

Use of Google Analytics

Based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a. In accordance with the EU GDPR, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google LLC (Google).
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, since this website has activated IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. You can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website:

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Since personal data is transferred to the USA in exceptional cases, compliance with the level of data protection is guaranteed by: Certification according to the Privacy Shield.


Use of Google Maps

Type and purpose of processing:

On this website we use Google Maps. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). This allows us to show you interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function conveniently.

Further information about data processing by Google can be found in the Google data protection information . There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the data protection center.

Detailed instructions on managing your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.


Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).



By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account.

If you do not want your profile to be assigned to Google, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google saves your data as usage profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and/or needs-based design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide tailored advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; to exercise this you must contact Google.


Storage period:

We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Maps.


Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and is subject to the EU_US Privacy Shield .


Revocation of consent:

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you via our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will not be able to use our website or will only be able to use it to a limited extent.


Provision required or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely based on your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.


Social plugins for social networks


YouTube is a video portal owned by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter “YouTube”). We have integrated at least one YouTube plugin into our online services. Provided you have given your consent, your browser will establish a direct connection to the YouTube server when you access the online service that includes a YouTube plugin. The information is transmitted to YouTube that your browser has visited the corresponding page of our online services, even if you do not have a YouTube account or are not logged into your account. This information is transmitted from your browser directly to a YouTube server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged into your YouTube account at the same time, it is also possible to assign the page view to your YouTube account and you would enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile.

If you would like to prevent YouTube from transmitting and storing your data and your behavior on our online services, you must log out of YouTube before visiting our site and delete any cookies placed by YouTube.

Further information on the collection and use of your data by YouTube can be found in the data protection information there at and in Google's data protection declaration at /policies/privacy/

When collecting data, we rely on your consent for the corresponding data processing in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of the EU GDPR.

You can revoke your consent using the button at the end of the respective page on our website.

Please note that in this context personal data may be processed in a third country, the USA. Appropriate contractual regulations and guarantees ensure compliance with the European data protection level for data transfer and processing in third countries. Data processing or storage in third countries can also take place on the basis of your consent (Art. 49 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR), in which case you will be informed about this as part of obtaining your consent, as well as the possibility of revocation. separately noted.

Please note that we have no influence on the scope, type and purpose of data processing by the provider of the social media service. Further information on the use of your data by the social media services integrated on our website can be found in the privacy policy of the respective social media service.


Social media links

On our website you will find links to the social media services of Meta / Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Xing. You can recognize links to the social media service websites by the respective company logo. If you follow these links, you will reach the corporate presence of SCHILLER AUTOMATION GmbH & Co. KG on the respective social media service. When you click on a link to a social media service, a connection is established to the servers of the social media service. This sends information to the social media service servers that you have visited our website. In addition, further data is transferred to the provider of the social media service. These are, for example:

  • Address of the website where the activated link is located
  • Date and time the website was accessed or the link was activated
  • Information about the browser and operating system used
  • IP address

If you are already logged in to the relevant social media service at the time the link is activated, the provider of the social media service may be able to determine your user name and possibly even your real name from the data transmitted and use this information to personalize you Assign a user account to the social media service. You can exclude this possibility of assignment to your personal user account if you log out of your user account beforehand.

The servers of the social media services are located in the USA and other countries outside the European Union. The data can therefore also be processed by the provider of the social media service in countries outside the European Union. Please note that companies in these countries are subject to data protection laws that generally do not protect personal data to the same extent as those in member states of the European Union.

Please note that we have no influence on the scope, type and purpose of data processing by the provider of the social media service. Further information on the use of your data by the social media services integrated on our website can be found in the privacy policy of the respective social media service.


Automated individual case decisions

We do not use purely automated processing processes to make a decision.


Contacting us by email (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, b EU GDPR)

If you contact us by email, we will process the personal data provided in the email solely for the purpose of processing your request.


Newsletter (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a EU GDPR)

You can subscribe to a free newsletter on our website. The email address provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to send the newsletter.

The principle of data economy and data avoidance is observed here, as the only field to be filled out is the email address. For technical reasons and for legal protection, your IP address will also be processed when you order the newsletter.

We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send newsletters by email. This means that you will only receive advertising by email if you have previously expressly confirmed that we should activate the newsletter service. We do this by sending you a notification email and asking you to confirm that you would like to receive our newsletter at this email address by clicking on a link contained in this email.

You can of course end your subscription at any time using the unsubscribe option provided in the newsletter and thus revoke your consent. It is also possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly via our website.


Advertising purposes for existing customers (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. EU GDPR)

SCHILLER AUTOMATION GmbH & Co. KG is interested in maintaining the customer relationship with you and providing you with information and offers about our products/services. We therefore process your data in order to send you relevant information and offers by email.

If you do not wish this, you can object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time; This also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to direct advertising. If you object, we will no longer process your data for this purpose.

The objection can be made free of charge and in an informal manner without giving reasons and should, if possible, be sent to telephone number +49 7128 386-0 or by email to or by post to SCHILLER AUTOMATION GmbH & Co. KG Data Protection Officer, Pfullinger Straße 58 in 72820 Sonnenbühl.


Links to other providers

Our website also contains - clearly visible - links to the websites of other companies. If there are links to websites of other providers, we have no influence on their content. Therefore, no guarantee or liability can be assumed for this content. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of these pages.

The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations and recognizable legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal content was not apparent at the time of linking. However, permanent control of the content of the linked pages is unreasonable without concrete evidence of a legal violation. Upon notification of rights violations, such links will be removed promptly.