Privacy Statement

Information pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Thank you for your interest in the companies ifw Manfred Otte GmbH, ifw mould tec GmbH and ifw kunststofftechnik GmbH, along with their products and services!

Protecting your personal data is particularly important for us. We treat the data entrusted to us in the strictest confidence, and thus handle them in a responsible manner. We provide you with information below about how we use your data in our business.

1. Controller

The controller responsible for the processing of your personal data is the corporate group comprised of the following undertakings:

ifw Manfred Otte GmbH
Pyhrnstraße 73
4563 Micheldorf, AUSTRIA

ifw mould tec GmbH
Pyhrnstraße 73
4563 Micheldorf, AUSTRIA

ifw kunststofftechnik GmbH
Am Windfeld 3
4563 Micheldorf, AUSTRIA

Contact for data subject rights:

2. Processing of personal data

We process the following personal data:

Data relating to you as an individual
in particular your first and last names, place of birth, name at birth, gender, CV, etc.

Communication data
in particular address, email address, telephone number, etc.

Bank data
in particular IBAN, BIC, etc.

Contractual data
in particular customer number, contractual term, etc.

Collection/credit check
We also process the following data in relation to your visit to our website:

  • Date and time of access to a page on our website
  • Your IP address, along with the name and version of your web browser
  • The website (URL) that you visited before accessing this website
  • Certain cookies (see below)

3. Purposes of data processing

We process data primarily in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract or for contractual purposes. In particular, your personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • Establishing business relations
  • Carifying needs
  • Drawing up an offer
  • Contractual performance
  • Ongoing aftercare
  • Correspondence
  • Staff recruitment/job applications
  • Direct marketing (direct advertising)

We also process your data for the following purposes in relation to your visit to our website:

  • The provision, improvement and development of the website for you as a visitor
  • Generating usage statistics
  • Identifying, investigating and preventing attacks against our website

4. Legal basis for data processing

Data are processed in a lawful manner in accordance with the following legal basis:

  • Point Point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR (performance of a contract)

The processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract.

  • Point (c) of Article 6(1) GDPR (legal obligations)

Your data are also processed in order to comply with legal obligations. These include statutory duties that are binding upon us, including in particular statutory retention periods (under tax and company law).

  • Point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR (legitimate interests of the controller or a third party)

Data processing occurs in relation to advertising for our products, the exchange of data within the corporate group and in relation to data processing on our website in accordance with our overriding legitimate interests. In this regard, you have the right to object to such data processing due to extenuating circumstances (further information may be found below in this Statement).

  • Point (a) of Article 6(1) GDPR (consent)

If we require consent in order to process your data, this will be expressly obtained from you in advance. Consent may be withdrawn at any time, including in relation to specific individual processing (in the event that consent has been given to different types of processing). In the event that consent is withdrawn, any data processing after the time of withdrawal will become unlawful and we shall not thereafter be allowed to process any more data.

5. Will your personal data be received by any other parties?

Your data will never be transmitted to third parties. If there is a statutory obligation to do so, if any data needs to be disclosed in order to perform your contract or in accordance with our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) or if you have expressly consented to the disclosure of data, your data may be transmitted to other recipients.

Within ifw Manfred otte GmbH, ifw mould tec GmbH and ifw kunststofftechnik GmbH, each department and the related staff have access to any data required in order to comply with contractual and/or statutory duties.

If disclosure is necessary as specified above and lawful under data protection law, data may also be transmitted to the following additional recipients: data processors, IT service providers, cooperation partners, communication services, administrative authorities, collection service providers, credit reference agencies, creditor protection associations, residents’ registration offices, courts, public prosecutors, bailiffs, lawyers, tax advisors, and other public institutions.

Data processors will receive your data where they require the data in order to perform their relevant tasks. The companies engaged are required to comply with applicable data protection law and have concluded data processing agreements with us pursuant to Article 28 GDPR.

If we transmit personal data to service providers situated outside the European Economic Area (EEA), such transmission will only occur if the EU Commission has confirmed that the third country has an adequate level of data protection or if other suitable data protection safeguards (e.g. binding internal company data protection rules or EU standard contractual clauses) have been put in place.

6. Storage of your personal data

Your personal data will in principle be stored for the duration of the contractual relationship until the business relationship is ended. As soon as they are no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, the data will be erased or blocked.

If erasure is precluded by legal requirements (including in particular retention requirements under the Austrian Commercial Code, the Austrian Federal Tax Code, etc.), the data will only be erased upon expiry of this period. The retention periods thereafter last for up to 10 years.

It is also possible that your data may be stored for any period during which claims may be brought by you under private law against our undertaking. The relevant applicable guarantee, warranty, and limitation periods will apply (3 to 30 years). In addition, we will store your data until the termination of any litigation in which we require your data as evidence.

We will store data that you have provided to us exclusively for the purpose of customer support or for information or marketing purposes for up to 3 years after your last contact with us.

Your data are protected against unauthorized access by role permission concepts, data backup concepts, and digital and physical safeguards for servers. The safeguards are continuously reviewed in line with technological development. Technical measures are accompanied by the regular instruction and advanced training of staff concerning data protection issues.

7. Usage of cookies

Our website uses so-called “cookies”. A cookie is a small file that can be stored on your computer whenever you visit a website. Cookies are used in principle in order to offer users additional functions on a website. They may for instance be used in order to facilitate navigation for you on a website, to use a website again after you have left it and/or to store your preferences and settings fur future visits to the website. Cookies cannot access, read, or alter any other data on your computer.

Most cookies on this website are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically erased when you leave our website. Permanent cookies on the other hand remain on your computer until you delete them manually within your browser. We use such permanent cookies in order to recognize you again the next time you visit our website.

If you would like to retain control over the cookies saved on your computer, you can configure you browser settings so that you receive a message whenever a website wishes to save a cookie. You can also disable or erase cookies if they have already been stored on your computer. If you would like to know more about how to take such action, please refer to the help section in your browser.

Please note that if you disable or erase cookies, this may impair your online experience and you may no longer be able to use all functions on this website.

8. Usage of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”; these are text files that are saved on your computer and enable your usage of the website to be analyzed. We process your data on the basis of our overriding legitimate interests pursuant to point (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR in order to be able to generate readily usable website access statistics in a cost-efficient manner.

The information generated by the cookie relating to your usage of this website (including your IP address and the URLs of the websites visited) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored at that location. We do not store any of your data that are collected in relation to Google Analytics.

This website uses the option offered by Google Analytics of IP anonymization. Your IP address is therefore abbreviated/anonymized by Google as soon as Google receives your IP address. Google uses this information on our behalf in order to assess how you use the website, to compile reports concerning website activities and to provide us with further services related to the usage of the website and of the internet. The IP addresses transmitted by your browser in relation to Google Analytics are not cross-referenced by Google with any other data.

You can prevent cookies from being saved through the appropriate settings on your browser software. However, please note that, should you do so, under certain circumstances it may not be possible to use all functions of this website to the full. You can also prevent Google from receiving your data in relation to Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

Further information concerning the Google Terms of Service and the Google Privacy Policy may be found at and at

9. What rights do you have in relation to your personal data?

  • Right to access (Article 15 GDPR): As a data subject, you have the right to obtain information as to whether any personal data concerning you are being processed, and if so which data.
  • Right to rectification and erasure (Articles 16 and 17 GDPR): You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of any inaccurate personal data concerning you, to obtain the completion of any incomplete personal data and to obtain their erasure.
  • Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR): You have the right to obtain the restriction of the processing of all personal data collected. After the request for restriction has been made, these data will only be processed on the basis of individual consent or in order to establish and enforce legal claims.
  • Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR): You can request the unimpeded and unlimited transmission to a third party of any personal data collected.
  • Right to object (Article 14(2) in conjunction with Article 21 GDPR): If data processing occurs on the basis of our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, you have the right to object to the data processing at any time. After the objection, your data will not be processed any longer, unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for further processing.
  • Right to withdraw consent: If your personal data are processed on the basis of your express consent, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time with future effect. After consent has been withdrawn, any data processing by us will be unlawful.

You can exercise the rights mentioned above by contacting us using the details indicated at the start of the Statement.

  • Right to complain to the Data Protection Authority (Article 77 GDPR in conjunction with Sections 24 et seq of the Austrian Data Protection Act): You have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority if you consider that your data have been processed unlawfully. Should you wish to do so, the competent authority is the Austrian Data Protection Authority [Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde], Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna, telephone: +43 1 52 152-0, email:, website: