Data Privacy


Rixen Cableway GmbH respects your right to the protection of personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection laws and regulations. In general, our website can be used without disclosing personal data. To the extent that personal data (such as your name, address, or e-mail address) are collected on our website, this is on a voluntary basis wherever possible. These data are not shared with third parties without your express consent. Rixen Cableway GmbH as the controller has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure the most comprehensive possible protection of personal data processed through this website.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Fully protecting data against third-party access is not possible.

The processing and use of these data by Rixen Cableway GmbH is in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) in its current version, EU Directive 95/46/EC and EU Regulation 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR in the following).

In the following, “data subject” means any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.


The controller in terms of the GDPR, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other data protection provisions is

Rixen Cableway GmbH
Neufeldstr. 9
85232 Bergkirchen

Rixen Cableway GmbH as the controller has implemented the technical and organisational measures that are reasonable and required according to the state of the art in order to ensure a high level of protection for the personal data collected for our service.

If you have questions about data protection, the data about you that are stored, or about using the website, please consult our employees at any time or contact us at („c/o Data Protection Officer“).


The website in part uses what are known as cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on the data subject’s computer and do not contain any viruses. The purpose of cookies is to make our offering more user friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the computer and saved by the data subject’s browser.

Most cookies used by us are known as “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically at the end of the visit. Other cookies remain stored on the data subject’s computer until they are deleted. These cookies allow us to recognise the data subject’s browser at the next visit.
The data subject can configure their browser to inform them about the setting of cookies, and to permit cookies only on a case-by-case basis, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

The author aims to observe the copyright of utilised graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts in all publications, to use own graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts, or to use public domain graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts. All brands and trademarks named within the online content and protected by third parties if applicable are subject without restrictions to the provisions of the respective applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere mention is no cause to draw the conclusion that trademarks are not protected by the rights of third parties! The copyright for published objects created by the author remains solely in the author’s hands. Duplication or use of such graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the express permission of the author.

Collection of general data and information

Each time Rixen Cableway GmbH’s website is called up by a data subject or automated system, the website collects various general data and information. Such general data and information are stored in server logfiles. The following may be recorded: (1) the browser type and version, (2) the operating system of the accessing device, (3) the website from where an accessing system gets to our website (referrer URL), (4) the pages on our website accessed by an accessing system, (5) the date and time of accessing the website, (6) the accessing system’s Internet service provider and (7) other similar data and information for the purpose of defence against hazards in case of attacks on our IT systems.

In using these general data and information, Rixen Cableway GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Combining these data with other data sources is not performed. We reserve the right to subsequently review these data if concrete indications of illegal use become known to us.

How to contact us

In compliance with legal regulations, Rixen Cableway GmbH’s website contains information that makes it possible to electronically contact our company quickly and enable direct communication with us, including a general electronic mail address (e-mail address). When a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or using a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted voluntarily by the data subject to the controller are stored for the purpose of processing or to contact the data subject. These personal data are not disseminated to third parties.

Rixen Cableway GmbH provides information about products, services and events at regular intervals in a newsletter. The newsletter is sent out using the e-mail tool Work4all (work4all GmbH, Max-Planck-Str. 6-8, 50858 Cologne, Germany)

In principle the newsletter can only be received if the data subject has a valid e-mail address and has subscribed to the newsletter using the contact form (double opt-in procedure). Providing an e-mail address is sufficient to receive the newsletter. Additional information about the data subject is used solely to personalise the newsletter, but is not mandatory.

The data subject may cancel the newsletter subscription at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of the newsletter or by sending an e-mail to . The data subject’s contact information is erased within 48 hours after receiving the request to unsubscribe.

Routine erasure and blocking of personal data

The controller processes and stores personal data of the data subject only for the period required to achieve the purpose of storage, or insofar as required by European directives and regulations or laws or regulations of other lawmakers that apply to the controller.

When the purpose of storage ceases to apply or the retention period prescribed by European directives and regulations or another applicable lawmaker ends, the personal data are routinely erased or blocked in accordance with the applicable legal regulations insofar as they are no longer required for contractual performance or contract initiation.

Rights of the data subject

Every data subject has the right to information (Art. 15 GDPR), rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR), data portability (Art. 20 GDPR) and the right to object (Art. 21 GDPR). The restrictions pursuant to Sections 34 and 35 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) apply in case of the right to information and the right to erasure. A data subject also has a right to complain to a data protection supervision authority (Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 BDSG).

Every data subject has the right granted by European directives and regulations to withdraw their consent for the processing of personal data at any time.

´If the data subject wants to assert their right to withdraw consent, they may contact our Data Protection Officer or another employee of the controller at any time.

Data privacy statement for the use of Matomo

This website uses the web analytics software Matomo (, a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, (“Matomo”) to collect and store data on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with point (f) of Art. 6(1) GDPR. Pseudonymised user profiles may be prepared from these data and evaluated for the same purpose. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The data collected using the Matomo technology (including your pseudonymised IP address) are processed on our servers. The information in the pseudonymised user profile generated by the cookie is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website, and is not combined with personal data of the pseudonym holder.
If the data subject does not agree to the storage and evaluation of their data from their visit, the data subject may object to the storage and use at any time below by mouse click. In this case what is called an opt-out cookie is stored in the data subject’s browser, preventing Matomo from collecting any session data. The data subject must note that deleting all cookies means the opt-out cookie is deleted as well, so the data subject has to activate it again if applicable.


Amendment of the privacy policy

We may revise this privacy policy from time to time. The use of a data subject’s data is subject to the respective current version, which is available at Should we make major changes, we will notify data subjects through our services and in other ways so they have the opportunity to review the changes and assert their right to object if applicable.

Last update: May 2018