Privacy statement

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our company. We would like to inform you briefly about Elma's data protection policies.

Your data is used solely for the following purposes and not for any other purpose, such as advertising, without your consent.  

Data collection by Piwik

When you visit the Elma website, general non-personal information is gathered automatically. This website uses the open-source software Piwik for statistical analysis of visits to the site. Piwik is privacy-compliant and any collected data (such as your IP address and pages visited on our site) are stored anonymously. The last tuple of the IP address, for example, is not stored or submitted anonymously. You can disable data collection through Piwik here. If your browser supports "Do Not Track" and if it is currently enabled, your visit is ignored automatically.  

Collection of personal data

You are not required to communicate personal data in order to use this website. Personal data is information which can be used to directly determine the identity of a natural person. This includes, for example, name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. If we ask you to provide such data, you reveal them on a voluntary basis.  

Use and disclosure of collected data

Personal data is only collected if you voluntarily submit it to us for processing a request, for accessing or sending information, to register for the log-in area and/or to contact us.

Personal data is processed solely in order to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. Your data is never used for advertising or market research purposes unless we have first obtained your express consent.

We do not disclose personal data to third parties. At no time will we sell, rent or make available in any other way personal data to third parties. Such data will only be passed on to government/state institutions and authorities within the framework of mandatory national legal provisions.

Data collected by Piwik will not be transferred to other servers or to third parties, and they are used only to improve your experience of our website.

By using this site, you consent to the use and dissemination of data acquired about you by Piwik as well as voluntarily provided personally identifiable information in the manner described and for the aforementioned purposes.  

Data storage

We store data only as long as it is contractually or legally required.  


Cookies are small files that are stored by your browser on your computer or internet enabled device. They help your browser navigate through this website. A cookie itself cannot acquire any data stored on your computer or in your files.

Elma uses so-called session cookies on this website, which are stored on your computer only temporarily and which are necessary to make the website more user-friendly and safer. After your visit to our website and when you close your web browser, cookies are deleted automatically.

If you block or erase cookies, you may not be able to use some Elma web pages to their full extent or you may not be able to gain access at all.  

Social media

Elma provides the option to share parts of this website through various external social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Xing). By clicking the appropriate button, the Internet address of the page on which the button was clicked is submitted to the provider of the social media website. Under certain circumstances, the operator of the external social media site will collect additional data from you (such as setting cookies or requesting registration). Please consult the privacy statements of those sites for further details.  


To protect your data administered by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons, Elma employs technical and organizational security measures. The security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.  

Right to information and correction

On request, we will inform you in writing whether and which personal data we hold about you. If you are a registered user for Partnerlog-in, you have the option of viewing, modifying and deleting stored data. You may revoke your future consent to the use and storage of your personal data in writing.

For questions, comments or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data please contact our Data Protection Officer (privacy[at]