Data Privacy

KÖTTER Consulting Engineers Verw.-GmbH, Bonifatiusstraße 400, D-48432 Rheine (we) as the provider of this website is the body responsible under data privacy law for the personal data of the users of these pages (you).

Type, scope and purpose of collection and use of personal data.

When you call our pages, you will submit data to our web server via your internet browser. The following information will be recorded and saved automatically:

  • Date and time of the query
  • Name of the called file
  • Page from where the file was called
  • Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • Name of your internet service provider
  • IP address of the calling computer
  • Transferred data volume

These data serve to enable you to use our pages. We save these data for reasons of technical safety, in particular to defend against attacks on our web server. They will be anonymised by shortening of the IP address after a period of seven days, rendering it impossible to connect them to any individual user.

If you send us your personal data, such as specifically your name, email address, phone number and address, we will use them for the following purposes:

  • Contacting you
  • Processing your request/query
  • Signing you up for a course we offer

Your data will not be used for any other purposes unless you have permitted us to or we are authorised or obligated to do so by law.

Statements on the use of cookies, internet analysis services or other modules on our websites can be taken from the following statements in this data privacy policy.

Data Privacy Policy for Using Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and that permit analysis of your use of the website. The information produced by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there.

If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be shortened by Google inside member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the convention on the European Economic Area first. Only in exceptions will the full IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. On the order of this website’s operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to render further services connected to internet use for the website operator. The IP address submitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data of Google.

You can prevent cookies from being saved by making the corresponding settings in your browser software; however, note that you will then be unable to fully use all functions of this website. You may also prevent recording of the data generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:


The website uses cookies in some areas. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, efficient and safe. Cookies are small text files that are filed on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most cookies we use are “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies will remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser again during your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you will be informed when cookies are saved and only permit cookies from case to case, or generally prevent them from being saved at all. You can also activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the function of this website.

Google Analytics Cookies

This website uses cookies only for generating anonymous user statistics via Google Analytics. For precise details, see the “Data Privacy Policy for Using Google Analytics” on this page.

Cookies that are Absolutely Necessary

In order to offer certain functions, a cookie is only set during the current session to anonymously recognise the active session.

Changing the Cookie Settings

Click here to change your settings for cookies.

Your Rights as a User

You as the user have the right to demand information on what data we have saved about you and what purpose they are saved for at any time. You may also have incorrect data corrected or data deleted if their storage is inadmissible or no longer required.

Data Privacy Officer

Our data privacy officer will gladly provide information and suggestions on the subject of data privacy. Please send any requests:

To the data privacy officer

at KÖTTER Consulting Engineers Verw.-GmbH

– Personal / Confidential –

Bonifatiusstraße 400

D-48432 Rheine


Safety of Email Communication

Please observe that it generally cannot be excluded that unencrypted emails may be read by unauthorised persons during transmission. Therefore, we advise against sending unencrypted emails if you want to report any personal or sensitive data. In doubt, use the postal service or call us.