Data Privacy Statement

BUSE Gastek GmbH & Co. KG . is pleased that you have chosen to visit our Website and your shown interest in our company and our products and services.

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously throughout all business processes and we want you to feel safe when using our Internet pages.

The information below tells you what data BUSE Gastek GmbH & Co. KG collects during your visit to our Web pages and how this data is used.

Personal Data

Personal data comprises personal and factual particulars on a specific or determinable physical person. This includes information such as your name, address, telephone number, and birth date. Information that does not directly relate to your actual identity - such as your preferred Web pages or the number of visitors to a page - does not constitute personal information.

Collection and processing of personal data

When you visit our Web pages, our Web servers usually store temporary information for the purposes of system security: The connection data of your computer, the Web pages you visit on our site, the date and duration of your visit, identification data on the browser used and operating type, and the Web page from which you connect to our site. Personal data such as your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address are not recorded unless you voluntarily provide this information when, for example, registering with us or for the purposes of executing a contract.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer and enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to and stored at a Google server in the USA. If the anonymisation function for IP addresses is activated on this website, Google will, however, abbreviate your IP address before transmitting this information within member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Your full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated on this server in exceptional cases. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website and produce reports on website activity for the operator of this website and to provide the operator of this website with further services connected to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by using the corresponding setting of your browser software. Please note, however, that doing so may prevent you from being able to fully use all functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie with regard to your use of the website (including your IP address) for Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link (

You can find more detailed information on terms of use and data protection at Please note that on this website, the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" has been added to Google Analytics in order to guarantee the anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Use of Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps to display maps and calculate routes.

Google Maps is run by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
By using this website, you agree for Google, one of its representatives, or a third-party provider to record, process and use data collected automatically or entered by you.

The Google Maps conditions of use may be viewed under Conditions of use for Google Maps.

Further details are available at the privacy centre
Privacy policy.

Use of Twitter
Our site includes functions run by the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users, with data also be sent to Twitter.

Please note that, as the website operator, we do not know anything about the content of the data sent or how it is used by Twitter. For more information, please see the Twitter privacy statement at

You can change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings at

Use of Facebook plug-ins
Plug-ins run by the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are integrated into our site. The Facebook plug-ins are identified by the Facebook logo or “Like button” on our website. For an overview of the Facebook plug-ins, visit
When you visit our site, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in, informing Facebook that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while logged into your Facebook account, you can link our site content to your Facebook profile, enabling Facebook to assign our website visit to your user account. Please note that, as the website operator, we are never told anything about the content of the data sent or how it is used by Facebook. For more information, please see the Facebook privacy statement at

If you don’t want Facebook to be able to assign our website visit to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Use of Google +1
We use the "+1" button of the social network Google Plus on our website and its sub-pages. This network is run by Google inc., 16000 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google").

The Google+ button is identifiable by the "+1" symbol. When retrieving a page of our website containing this button, the image and content of the "+1" button is sent directly to your Internet browser by Google and, integrated into our website design, displayed in your browser.

We have no control over the scope and content of data collected by Google through this button. According to Google, no personal data is collected if the button is not clicked. Data is only collected, processed and stored for Google+ members logged into Google.  

We do not know what sort of data this is.

You can read about the purpose, type, scope and further processing of data by Google itself, settings options to protect your privacy, and further information in the Google privacy statement via the link below:

Furthermore, service providers are obliged to uphold the relevant legal privacy policies, treat personal data confidentially, and immediately delete it once it is no longer required. 

Use and transmission of personal data

We only use the personal data you provide for the technical administration of our Web pages and to meet your wishes and requirements - usually when executing a contract you have awarded us or answering your query. 

We only use this data for product-related surveys and marketing purposes if you have given your permission in advance or - if legal regulations permit it - if you have not objected.  

We do not pass on, sell, or otherwise share your personal data with third parties unless this is required in order to fulfil our contract with you or unless you have expressly given your permission. For example, we may need to give your address and order data to our suppliers in the case of product orders.

If we need to pass on your personal data to an external service provider in order to render a service or answer a query, we use technical and organizational measures to make sure that legal regulations pertaining to data privacy are met. In addition, BUSE Gastek GmbH & Co. KG obliges external service providers to comply with valid legal regulations on data privacy, to handle your data in a confidential manner, and to immediately delete it as soon as it is no longer needed.

Personal data of minors

Because the protection of children\'s privacy is even more important, we do not wish to receive, process, or use the personal data of any person under the age of 18. If, as a guardian, you discover that your children have provided us with personal information, you can contact us at the address stated in the imprint to request that this data be deleted.

Use of cookies

As a rule, we do not use cookies on our Web pages. However, in exceptional circumstances we use session cookies that store data in the memory of your browser to enable technical session control. This information is not personal data and is deleted when you close your browser at the latest.

If, in exceptional circumstances, we need to save personal data in a cookie, we will ask for your express permission beforehand. In addition, we would like to point out that browsers generally have functions that enable cookie management.


BUSE Gastek GmbH & Co. KG takes all required technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. Your data is thus saved in a secure operating environment with no public access. If you wish to contact BUSE Gastek GmbH & Co. KG by e-mail, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of transferred information is not guaranteed. Third parties can gain access to e-mail content. We therefore recommend that you send confidential information by post only.

Right of access to personal data

Upon written request, we will tell you what data we have stored about you (for example, name and address).

Contacting us

If you have questions on the handling of your personal data, you can contact the data privacy officer of BUSE Gastek GmbH & Co. KG who will help you with requests for access to personal data, suggestions, and complaints.

Buse Gastek GmbH & Co. KG Data Privacy Statement, as at March 31, 2015