Privacy Policy

1 Name and contact details of the responsible person

Schmid Industrieholding G.m.b.H.
Friedrich Schmid-Strasse 165
2754 Wopfing/Waldegg
Tel: +43 501888 1100

2 General visit to our website

The following data is processed or logged when you visit our website:

  • browser type / version
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL (the previously visited website)
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of server request.

We use this data for our legitimate interests in accordance with Art 6 Para 1 lit f GDPR solely to optimize the presentation and to provide evidence of illegal use of our website. We delete it after seven days if there is no legal basis for a longer storage period.

Your personal data will not be published by us. As part of this data processing, the data is transmitted to an IT processor within the affiliated company. On a case-by-case basis, this service provider commissions sub-processors.

2.1 Cookies

2.1.1 General Identification

Furthermore, we use cookies or similar technologies such as pixels, also called web beacons (hereinafter referred to as “cookies”), to make our website user-friendly. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your end device with the help of the browser. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity. Cookies do no harm. Through the stored and returned information, our website recognizes that you have already accessed and visited it with the browser of your end device. We use this information to be able to optimally design and display the website according to your preferences.

We divide the use of cookies on our website into the following three categories:

Necessary cookies are cookies that are required for the website to function properly (e.g. session cookies). These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and cannot be turned off. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but our website may then cease to work.

Analysis & Statistics Cookies are cookies that are used for statistical purposes. These cookies allow us to measure visitor traffic and record its origin by collecting information in various data sets. These help us understand which products and activities are more popular than others.

Marketing & retargeting cookies are typically set by our marketing and advertising partners. They are used by them to create an interest profile about you in order to then show you the advertising that is relevant to you. If you do not agree to the use of these cookies, you will not benefit from personalised advertising.

2.1.2 Legal Basis for the Processing operation

We use necessary cookies due to our legitimate interest in optimizing our website and making our website more available (Art 6 Para 1 lit f GDPR).

Analysis & statistics as well as marketing & retargeting cookies are subject to the visitor’s obligation to consent and thus require consent according to Art 6 Para. 1 lit a GDPR) as the legal basis. Consent, once given, can be revoked at any time.

Note: Completely disabling cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

2.1.3 Deletion of cookies

Most cookies have a limited lifetime, after which they are deleted from the user’s device. There are also persistent cookies that can only be deleted manually by the user. Such cookies are used by providers on a case-by-case basis.

If the user revokes their consent (by deactivating cookies in the cookie settings), the cookies used up to this point in time will no longer be queried. This means that the cookies are no longer processed with immediate effect and after they have reached their lifetime, these cookies are automatically deleted. For technical reasons, persistent cookies must be deleted by the user personally. This can be done in the cookie settings of the respective browser.

2.1.4 Table of cookies used Necessary cookies

Cookie nameRecipientStorage periodPurpose
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryschmidholding.com1 yearCookie banners
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryschmidholding.com1 yearCookie banners
pll_languageschmidholding.com1 yearLanguage selection Analysis & statistics cookies

Cookie nameRecipientStorage periodPurpose
_gatGoogle1 dayCookie banners
_gidGoogle2 daysCookie banners
_gaGoogle1 yearLanguage selection Marketing & retargeting cookies

Cookies of this category are not used.

3 Further training portal

The further training portal is only available to employees of Schmidholding G.m.b.H. – Available group. Already registered users of the portal must log in with their user ID (e-mail address) and a password. This data is already stored in the portal. A detailed privacy policy for registered users is available in the portal.

4 Data security

We will only treat, store and use your personal information and personal data with the utmost care and discretion. The provisions of the GDPR and local laws are observed and ensured in particular by appropriate organizational and technical precautions.

5 More information and your rights

Unless otherwise stated, the processing operations described above are not required by law or contract. Unless otherwise stated, no profiling (creation of an overall picture of a person for specific purposes) takes place.

No further transmission of the data from the processing described above to third parties takes place, unless the release of the data is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims before a court or other authority.

You have the right to information at any time as to whether and which personal data we have stored about you. You also have the right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data transferability and blocking of incorrectly processed data. You also have the right to revoke your consent without affecting the legality of the previous processing. If processing is based on our legitimate interest or the legitimate interest of third parties, you have the right to object based on your particular situation.

Depending on the type of processing, please send a request to this effect to the e-mail address privacy(at) If you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data by us violates applicable data protection laws or your data protection rights have been violated, you also have the option of complaining to the responsible supervisory authority. In Austria, this is the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Österreichische Datenschutzbehörde, Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Wien, Telefon: +43 1 521 52-25 69, e-mail: dsb(at)