Data protection

Data protection statement by Festo Didactic SE

Festo Didactic SE takes personal data protection very seriously. We want you to feel safe and secure when you visit our websites. The protection of your privacy is an important objective for us when processing your personal data.

By granting consent, you agree to our general data protection policy.

The following also applies if you expressly agree to receive a newsletter via e-mail:

  • the security and protection of the data belonging to the recipient of this newsletter is extremely important to us. We undertake to comply with the statutory provisions for data protection.
  • In the course of sending out the newsletter, personal data such as the e-mail address or password is collected, processed, used and stored on our servers.
  • Furthermore, we also track your use of hyperlinks included in the newsletter. We use this information in order to be able to provide content which is better matched to your interests.
  • By subscribing to this newsletter you are expressly agreeing to our use of your data as described above for the purposes of consultation, advertising and tailoring services to the needs of the users, or forwarding it to our subcontractors for this purpose. We will neither forward your address to any third parties nor send any advertising from third parties.
  • You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in each issue.

Collecting and processing personal data

Our web server routinely stores the IP address allocated by the Internet provider, the URL from which you have accessed our website, the websites visited by yourself and the date and time of your visit. In some cases, Festo utilizes cookies in order to be able to place more individualized services at your disposal. Personal data is only stored if it is entered by yourself, for example when you fill in a registration form or a survey, participate in a competition or enter into a contract.

By registering for an event, you are expressly agreeing to our use of your data strictly for the purposes of registration and processing of the event, and if applicable to the forwarding of such data to our subcontractors. Otherwise we will neither forward your data to any third parties outside the Festo Group nor send any advertising from third parties to you.

Using and forwarding personal data and earmarking for specific purposes

In compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, your personal data will only be collected, processed and used for the performance of the contract and for the protection of our own legitimate business interests with regard to customer support and consultation, and for product development in accordance with market requirements.

Right to obtain information and public procedure register

On request, and in accordance with applicable law, we will provide you with written notification indicating whether or not and which of your personal data we retain. The types of entries maintained are summarized in our public procedure register in accordance with § 4e BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act).


Festo implements technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we use against random or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technological developments.

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer. Our data protection officer will be available to assist you with requests for information, suggestions and complaints.

Data protection officer

Juergen Lang
Festo AG & Co. KG
Ruiter Str. 82
73734 Esslingen

+49 (0)711 347 2796

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