Privacy policy

Privacy policy for RHEINTACHO homepage

In the following, we will first look at the Privacy policy for our homepage.
If you want to go directly to the Privacy notice for apps released by RHEINTACHO, please click here.


Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our products and services. Statements of personal information are voluntary. Your personal data will be stored in accordance with the data protection laws of the country where this website is maintained.

Any personal data obtained from the RHEINTACHO website will only be used for your individual support or stored and processed in order to offer services to you. RHEINTACHO guarantees that your data will be treated in confidentiality in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

This privacy policy does not apply to linked third-party websites.

By using this site, you agree to the data collection and usage methods described below. In the event that you do not agree with the data collection and usage methods described, you must not use our website.


Data collection and usage

When you visit our site, our web servers collect data to maintain system security. In general, we collect your PC's current IP address along with the date and time, browser type, operating system and possibly the pages you viewed. The legal basis is Art. 6, GDPR.

If we receive a request from you via our contact form, we store the personal information you provide for the purpose of communicating with you and processing your request.

This data will be used exclusively for the purposes listed. The transfer of data to third parties only takes place under mandatory provisions of law or where the transfer is required if our network infrastructure has been attacked so that we can take legal action or institute criminal prosecution proceedings. We will not transfer any of your data to any third parties for commercial purposes.

You agree that the personal data you have provided can be stored and used by RHEINTACHO Messtechnik GmbH for processing your request, as well as for statistical purposes, for improving our service and for our own marketing purposes. Personal data that you have provided to us through our website are only stored until they fulfil the purpose for which they were entrusted to us. As far as commercial and tax law retention periods are concerned, storage periods may be up to 10 years for certain data.


We would like to point out that we use "cookies" on our website. Cookies are small text files that are created when calling up websites and are stored on the respective user's computer. Cookies allow the web server to retrieve user information that makes using the website easier and more convenient for visitors, or enables certain features in the first place.

You can set your browser to reject cookies generally or so that you need to accept each time cookies are used. If you generally decide not to accept cookies, it may be that you won't be able to use certain features on the site.

Use of the Usercentrics Consent Management Platform

We use the Usercentrics Consent Management Platform to comply with the statutory provision pursuant to Article 7 section 1 GDPR. The platform is operated by Usercentrics GmbH, Rosental 4, 80331 Munich, Germany. The Usercentrics Consent Management Platform collects Logfile data, user agent (device, browser type, browser language, browser version, resolution) and consent data (consent yes/no, time stamp, data extent, data attributes, ControllerID, ProcessorID, consentID) by means of a Javascript. This JavaScript permits Usercentrics GmbH to inform the user about specific tags and web technologies on our website and to obtain, manage and document the user's consent. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 section 1 letter c. GDPR since we are legally obliged to prove consent (pursuant to Article 7 section. 1 GDPR). Our aim is to know and follow our users' preferences as well as to document these legally in a secure manner. The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our documentation provided there.

For further details on Usercentrics data protection policy go to:

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To that end, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, the utilized operating system and the user’s origin. This data is assigned to the respective end device of the user. An assignment to a user-ID does not take place.

Furthermore, Google Analytics allows us to record your mouse and scroll movements and clicks, among other things. Google Analytics uses various modeling approaches to augment the collected data sets and uses machine learning technologies in data analysis.

Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing the user behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded by Google is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The use of these services occurs on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25(1) TTDSG. You may revoke your consent at any time.

Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:

The company is certified in accordance with the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the US, which is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards for data processing in the US. Every company certified under the DPF is obliged to comply with these data protection standards. For more information, please contact the provider under the following link:

Browser plug-in

You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at:

Google Tag Manager

We use the Google Tag Manager. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

The Google Tag Manager is a tool that allows us to integrate tracking or statistical tools and other technologies on our website. The Google Tag Manager itself does not create any user profiles, does not store cookies, and does not carry out any independent analyses. It only manages and runs the tools integrated via it. However, the Google Tag Manager does collect your IP address, which may also be transferred to Google’s parent company in the United States.

The Google Tag Manager is used on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the quick and uncomplicated integration and administration of various tools on his website.

Google DoubleClick

This website uses features of Google DoubleClick. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, (hereinafter “DoubleClick”).

DoubleClick is used to show you interest-based ads across the Google Network. Advertisements can be tailored to the interests of the viewer using DoubleClick. For example, our ads may appear in Google search results or in banners associated with DoubleClick.

To be able to display interest adequate promotional content to users, DoubleClick must recognize the respective visitor so that it can allocate the websites visited, the clicks and other user pattern information to the user. To do this, DoubleClick deploys cookies or comparable recognition technologies (e.g., device fingerprinting). The recorded information is consolidated into a pseudonym user profile so that the respective user can be shown interest adequate advertising.

The use of these services occurs on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Information on how to object to the advertisements displayed by Google, please see the following links: and


We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device's IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s privacy policy by clicking on this link.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

Data Security

Your privacy is a top priority for us. We operate an active privacy policy to ensure the confidentiality of any personal data. If we use the services of third parties for handling processing, the contractual relationships are governed by the provisions of the Data Protection Act.

Your Rights

You have a right to information concerning the personal data held about you and you have a right to have inaccurate data corrected, or data blocked or deleted. We expressly point out that our employees are required to maintain data confidentiality in accordance with § 53 BDSG (new) (Federal Data Protection Act).

You can always send an email to to receive information regarding the personal data that is stored about you, or you can send an email to the address listed in our publication details. You can always withdraw your consent to your data being stored by writing to the same address.

If you wish to obtain information about your personal data or have them corrected or deleted, or if you have further questions about the use of the personal data provided to us, please contact us in writing at our postal address stated in our publication details.

Applicable law

All information and data, its use and the registration on the RHEINTACHO website as well as any actions, forbearance or omissions connected with the RHEINTACHO website are governed solely by German law. Disputes will be heard before the applicable court in Freiburg im Breisgau.

Policy updates

We reserve the right to modify our privacy policy in the future due to enhancements to our website. Any modifications will be published here. We reserve the right to modify the privacy policy at any time with future effect.


Privacy notice for apps released by RHEINTACHO

RHEINTACHO apps allow you to easily connect a wide range of mobile and plugged-in devices to RHEINTACHO equipment.
This privacy notice covers the following topics:

  • how Rheintacho, its partners and subsidiaries (hereinafter referred to as ‘RHEINTACHO’, ‘we,’ ‘our’, or ‘us’), read, collect, use and/or process data on your app usage.
  • ways you can get in touch.

This privacy notice applies in conjunction with any other privacy notices that cover your interactions with one of our partner companies, subsidiaries, products, software or a service provided by RHEINTACHO.


1. Which apps does this privacy notice cover?

RHEINTACHO is permitted to collect and consolidate various data on you and your interactions with the following app when you use it:
Information on the ‘RT STROBE remote’ app
’RT STROBE remote’ is an app used to evaluate the measurements taken with the corresponding device.

2. Which data relating to you do we collect and how is it used by the app?

We may directly or indirectly automatically collect the following data when you use the app:

  • Device name, settings
  • Browser name, language code, location, timestamp
  • App data (e.g. app ID or version)
  • Information on how you used the app.

Data from other features that require access permission (camera, microphone, etc.) shall not be used under any circumstances. Permission to detect your location is solely required to use Bluetooth Low Energy.

Your data may be collected by third parties through provision of the app
Please refer to the privacy policy issued by the respective third party for more information.


3. Which other purposes does RHEINTACHO use your data for?

To provide certain features and functionalities
RHEINTACHO is permitted to collect and/or analyse the data specified in section 2 to provide the desired app features and functionalities.

To develop future products and services
Rheintacho is permitted to collect and/or analyse the data specified in section 2 and data used by you to improve our existing products and services and develop new ones.

To display targeted content, ads and recommendations
RHEINTACHO is permitted to collect and/or analyse the data specified in section 2 in order to provide you with tailored content e.g. to display relevant ads and recommendations. RHEINTACHO may send you marketing information on our services, products and events if you consent to receive this form of email correspondence. 

4. Which other parties are granted access to your data?

Data disclosed to and stored by RHEINTACHO may be forwarded to other companies in the RHEINTACHO Group or third parties.

RHEINTACHO Group companies
Your data may be forwarded to other companies in the RHEINTACHO Group to pursue the activities stipulated above in sections 2 and 3.

Third parties
In certain cases, we may appoint third parties to collect, process or analyse your data on behalf of RHEINTACHO for the purposes conveyed in this privacy notice.

Business takeover
In the event that we sell or transfer segments of our business, or our entire company, your data may be transferred to the buyer or new owner as part of the transaction.

Compliance and enforcement
We reserve the right to store, use and/or disclose your data to the police or other competent authorities in order to investigate a complaint lodged by or against you, or to protect or defend ourselves or others against unlawful, criminal or disadvantageous activities where required or permitted by law, regulations or official instructions.

5. Storing and handling your data

We shall store the data specified in section 2 for the duration of the time you use our app and an appropriate period thereafter. If you would like us to erase the data you have provided on the app, please contact us at We will respond to you in a suitable manner within a reasonable time frame. Please keep in mind that some, or all, of the data provided by users may be required for the smooth functioning of the app, and that we may be legally required to store certain data.

6. Security

RHEINTACHO has implemented a number of suitable technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data against loss, misuse or tampering and prevent unauthorised or illegal access to your data and the processing thereof.

7. Data subject rights

You are entitled to receive information on your personal data stored by us along with the right to rectify incorrect data, restrict processing and demand erasure. Please note that our employees are subject to data confidentiality as per Art. 53 of the Federal Data Protection Act as last amended by Article 12 of the Act of 20 November 2019 (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz – BDSG).

You can receive information on your personal data stored by us at any time by sending an email to our data protection officer at Please also contact our data protection officer if you would like to withdraw your consent to the storage of your data and assert your rights to rectify and erase your data.

8. Updates

This privacy notice may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will publish any changes to our privacy notice on

We recommend regularly consulting the published privacy notice to check for updates.

9. Contact details

If you have any questions or concerns related to this privacy notice, or if you would like to assert your rights with regard to your personal data, please contact us at the postal address listed in our site notice: