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Information on FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH

This website is operated by FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH, Ostbevern/Westphalia. FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH is legally represented by its managing directors (Martin Schimmelpfennig and Rolf Schwirz) Commerical court 9325 VAT ID No. 811114890.


This website was composed with the greatest care. For this reason, liability or guarantee for up-to-dateness, correctness and completeness of the information and data can not be granted. This applies as well to all other web sites which are referred to by means of a hyperlink. FRIWO retains the right to make changes or additions to the information provided without prior announcement.


The content of the FRIWO website is copyright protected. The content of this website may not be copied, published, changed or made available to third parties for commercial purposes. Please note that the images contained on the website are in some cases subject to copyright by third parties.

Trademarks and usage rights

Unless specified otherwise, all trademarks on this website are protected by trademark laws. (This applies in particular to brands, type designations, logos and emblems. The intellectual property contained in it, such as patents, trademarks and copyrights are protected). This website does not grant a license for use of intellectual property of FRIWO or third parties.

Applicable law

All information or data, their use, as well as all action, toleration or failure in connection with the website are subject solely to German law. The court of jurisdiction is Münster.

Data protection

The security of personal data such as name, address, telephone number or email is an important concern of our company. That is why we carry out our web activities pursuant to the relevant laws on data protection and data security. You will find out below about the information we collect and how we deal with that information.

Personal Data

FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH believes that protection of your personal data is a top priority. As such, we gather no personal data whatsoever on our websites without your permission. It is for you alone to decide whether you wish to make such data available to us or not, for instance under a registration, an opinion survey or for similar purposes.

We will generally use your personal data in order to process your request or your order or to allow you access to specific information or offers. If we are to keep our customer relationships up-to-date, it may also be necessary for us to store and process your personal data, as well as transmit such data for example to our group companies, in order to be in a better position to deal with your issues or to improve our products and services, for us (or a third party commissioned by us) to use these data to inform you about offers which will benefit your business, or in order to carry out online surveys which will better enable us to meet your requirements.

We fully understand that you may not wish us to use your personal details to support our customer relations – particularly for direct marketing or market research. Your personal data will neither be sold to third parties nor marketed in another manner.

Non-personal data

When you access our Website, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect information that is not personally-identifiable (e.g., type of Internet browser and computer operating system used; domain name of the Web site from which you came; number of visits, average time spent, pages viewed). We and our group companies use this data to monitor the attractiveness of our Web site and improve its content.


When you visit one of our websites, it is possible that information in the form of a "cookie" could be stored on your computer at our instigation, so that your computer is automatically recognized during your next visit. Such cookies allow us to adapt a web site to your interests or to save your password, for example, so that you will not have to enter it every time. If you do not want us to recognize your computer, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

Children’s personal data

Children should not transmit any personal data to websites without the consent of their parents or any supervisory person. FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH advises all parents and supervisory person to instruct their children on secure and responsible use of personal data on the Internet. FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH will not knowingly collect personal data from children, or in any way use or disclose such data without authorization, or make available to third parties.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

For more general information about Google's privacy policy, visit In order to ensure anonymisation of the IP addresses, the Google Analytics code of this website was expanded by the line "gat._anonymizeIp ();"


FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH has taken steps to ensure the security of your personal data. Your data shall be carefully protected against loss, destruction, falsification, manipulation, and illegal access or unauthorized disclosure.

Links to other websites

FRIWO websites contain links to other websites. FRIWO Gerätebau GmbH is not responsible for the data protection strategy or the contents of these other websites.

Questions and comments

If you have questions or comments on data protection at FRIWO (for instance if you wish to view or update your personal data), then please contact us, specifying "Data protection" in the heading or subject line. The continuing development of the Internet also affects our data protection strategy. Any changes will be announced at this site in good time.