E-Privacy & Imprint



This website is operated by Berndorf Band GmbH, Leobersdorfer Straße 26, 2560 Berndorf, Austria (“we” or “us”). This notice describes how we, as the controller under data protection law, process your personal data when you visit this website.




In the course of your visit to this website, we will automatically collect the following information

– The page accessed on our website (URL);

– The date and time of accessing a page on our website

– Your IP address;

– The name and version of your web browser

– The web page (URL) you visited before accessing this website and

– Certain cookies (see below).


If you use our contact form, we also collect information that you provide yourself by filling out the form. There is no obligation to actually provide the data that we ask you to provide when filling out the contact form. However, if you do not do this, it will not be possible for you to contact us in this way.




So-called cookies are used on this website. Cookies are small files that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are generally used to provide users with additional functions on a website. For example, they can be used to make it easier for you to navigate a website, to enable you to continue using a website where you left it and/or to save your preferences and settings when you visit the website again. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

Most of the cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted when you leave our website. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, remain on your computer until you delete them manually in your browser. We use such persistent cookies to recognize you the next time you visit our website.


If you want to control cookies on your computer, you can select your browser settings so that you receive a notification when a website wants to store cookies. You can also block or delete cookies if they have already been stored on your computer. If you would like to know more about how to take these steps, please use the “Help” function in your browser.

Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect your online experience and prevent you from taking full advantage of this website.




In addition to the cookies that are technically necessary for the functioning of our website, we also use

– Functional cookies, with which we store your preferences when using our website in order to improve your user experience on our website

– Website analytics cookies, which enable us to compile statistics on the use of our website, and

– Marketing cookies, which enable third-party providers to display relevant advertisements for you on our website.


You can find an up-to-date overview of the cookies used on our website in our cookie statement.


Further information on the functional cookies

The cookie “lidc” from LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Dublin, Ireland, (“LinkedIn”) records which server cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in connection with load balancing to optimize user-friendliness.


The cookie “tidio_state_#” from Tidio LLC, San Francisco, USA. And Tidio Poland Sp. Z o.o., Szczecin, Poland, records whether you have minimized or closed chat boxes or pop-up messages on the website.


The cookie “pll_language” is used by us to store your preferred language when using our website.


Further information on the website analysis cookies

Our website uses the following website analysis cookies from Google Ireland Ltd, Dublin, Ireland (“Google”): “_ga”, “_gat”, “_ga_#”, “_gid”, “FPAU”, “FPGSID”, “FPID” and “FPLC”. These cookies are used to recognize website visitors and to compile statistics on their user behavior. Some of the cookies mentioned are used by the Google Analytics analysis service offered by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address and the URLs of the websites accessed) may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We do not store any of your data collected in connection with Google Analytics.

We use the IP anonymization option offered by Google Analytics. Your IP address will therefore be shortened/anonymized by Google as soon as Google receives your IP address. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data by Google.


The “ln_or” and “AnalyticsSyncHistory” cookies from LinkedIn recognize website visitors and are used to compile statistics on the use of the website by individual website visitors.


The cookie “aka_debug” from Akamai Technologies, Inc, Cambridge, USA and Akamai Technologies GmbH, Garching, Germany, is used by Vimeo.com, Inc, New York, USA (“Vimeo”) to record the use of the Vimeo video player on our website.


Further information on marketing cookies

Our website uses the cookies “_fbp ” and “fr” from Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd, Dublin, Ireland, (“Facebook”) and the cookies “bcookie”, “li_sugr” and “UserMatchHistory” from LinkedIn. These enable the targeted display of advertising relevant to you based on your user behavior. This is done by tracking your activities after you have clicked on a Facebook or LinkedIn ad that redirects users to our website. This is used to track the effectiveness of such advertising for statistical and market research purposes and may be used to optimize future advertising for you.


All data collected remains anonymous to us so that we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of a user. However, Facebook or LinkedIn stores and processes data that enables a connection to your user profile and allows Facebook or LinkedIn to use your data for advertising purposes in accordance with Facebook or LinkedIn’s privacy policy. This allows Facebook or LinkedIn and their respective partners to place ads within and outside of Facebook or LinkedIn. Cookies may also be stored on your computer for these purposes.


Our website uses the “ads/ga-audiences” cookie in connection with the Google Ads service offered by Google. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address and the URLs of the web pages accessed) may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We use the information generated by the use of Google Ads to determine whether visitors to our website have come to our website through a Google search. In addition, this cookie is used to retarget visitors who are likely to become customers based on their online behavior on various websites.




We will process your personal data for the following purposes:


– To make this website available to you and to further improve and develop this website

– To process your requests;

– To compile usage statistics;

– To carry out marketing and advertising activities through our website; and

– To detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website.




The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) EU General Data Protection Regulation), which is to achieve the purposes set out in point 4 above, and your consent (pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (a) EU General Data Protection Regulation).


You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time with effect for the future.  The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.


Please note that the functionality of our website may be restricted if you withdraw or restrict your consent.




To the extent necessary for the above-mentioned purposes, we will transfer your personal data to the following recipients

– IT service providers used by us;

– Information service providers used by us;

– Advertising agencies used by us; and

– Companies of the Berndorf Band Group.


The Berndorf Band Group includes the following companies:

– Berndorf Band GmbH

– Berndorf Band Engineering GmbH

– Berndorf Sondermaschinenbau GmbH


– Berndorf Belt Technology, Inc.

– SBS Steel Belt Systems USA, Inc.


– Beijing Berndorf Technology Development China Co. Ltd.

– Berndorf Band Latinoamerica S.A.S.

– Berndorf Steel Belt Systems Ltd, Co.

– Nippon Belting Systems Co., Ltd.


Some of the recipients listed above are located outside your country or process your personal data there. The level of data protection in other countries may not be the same as in your country. However, we only transfer your personal data to countries for which the EU Commission has decided that they have an adequate level of data protection or we take measures to ensure that all recipients have an adequate level of data protection. For example, we conclude standard contractual clauses (2021/914/EC ). These are available on request (see point 9 below).




We will generally store your data collected automatically through the use of the website for a period of three months. Data will only be stored for longer if this is necessary to investigate attacks on our website. The storage duration of the individual cookies used on our website can be found in our cookie statement.

We will store the data that we process in connection with an inquiry for 7 years.




Among other things, you are entitled (under the conditions of applicable law) to (i) check whether and which personal data we have stored about you and to receive copies of this data, (ii) request the correction, completion or deletion of your personal data that is incorrect or is not processed in accordance with the law, (iii) request us to to restrict the processing of your personal data, and (iv) in certain circumstances to object to the processing of your personal data or to withdraw any consent previously given for the processing, (v) to request data portability, (vi) to know the identity of third parties to whom your personal data is transferred, and (vii) to lodge a complaint with the competent authority.




If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us:

Berndorf Band GmbH

Leobersdorfer Street 26

2560 Berndorf, Austria

Company register number 233231 m | Company register court: LG as HG Wiener Neustadt

UID No.: ATU61611205


Last updated 04/2020.

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