Privacy Policy

You came to this page via a link because you want to find out more about how we handle (your) personal data. In order to fulfill our information obligations according to Art. 12 ff. Of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we would like to present our information on data protection below:

Who is responsible for data processing?

The person responsible within the meaning of data protection law is

ASTRO Motorengesellschaft mbH & Co. KG

Thomas Graudenz
Große Beek 7

D-27607 Geestland

Phone: 0049-(0)4743-27 69 0
Fax: 0049-(0)4743-27 69 29


You can find more information about our company, details of the authorized representatives and also other contact options in the imprint of our website.

Which of your data are processed by us? And for what purposes?

If we have received data from you, we will generally only process it for the purposes for which we received or collected it.

Data processing for other purposes can only be considered if the necessary legal requirements in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 4 GDPR are present. In this case, we will of course comply with any information obligations pursuant to Art. 13 Para. 3 GDPR and Art. 14 Para. 4 GDPR.

What is the legal basis for this?

The legal basis for the processing of personal data is in principle - unless there are specific legal provisions - Art. 6 GDPR. The following options in particular come into consideration here:

  • Consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR)
  • Data processing for the fulfillment of contracts (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR
  • Data processing on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
  • Data processing to fulfill a legal obligation (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c) GDPR

If personal data is processed on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent to us at any time with effect for the future.

If we process data on the basis of a balancing of interests, you as the person concerned have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the requirements of Art. 21 GDPR.

How long will the data be stored?

We process the data as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose.
Insofar as there are statutory retention requirements - e.g. in commercial law or tax law - the relevant personal data will be stored for the duration of the retention requirement. After the retention period has expired, it is checked whether there is any further requirement for processing. If it is no longer necessary, the data will be deleted.

In principle, we check data towards the end of a calendar year with regard to the need for further processing. Due to the amount of data, this check is carried out with regard to specific data types or purposes of processing.

Of course, you can request information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time (see below) and, in the event that this is not necessary, request that the data be deleted or processing restricted.

To which recipients will the data be passed on?

Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the execution of the contract with you, the passing on is permitted on the basis of a balancing of interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f) GDPR, we are legally permitted to pass it on are obliged or you have given your consent.

Where is the data processed?

Your personal data will only be processed by us in data centers in the Federal Republic of Germany.


Your rights as a "data subject"

You have the right to information about the personal data that we process about you.

In the event of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may then require evidence from you that proves that you are the person you claim to be.

Furthermore, you have a right to correction or deletion or to restriction of processing, insofar as you are legally entitled to do so.

Furthermore, within the framework of the legal requirements, you have a right to data portability and a right to object to processing.

In particular, you have the right to object in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraphs 1 and 2 GDPR to the processing of your data in connection with direct mail if this is based on a weighing of interests.

Right of appeal

You have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of personal data by us.


Further explanations on data protection regarding the website

By using this website you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your data in accordance with this data protection declaration.


The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use to operate the website.
We or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, interested parties and visitors to this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para . 1 p. 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR.

Access data

We collect information about you when you use this website. We automatically collect information about your usage behavior and your interaction with us and register data about your computer or mobile device. We collect, save and use data about every access to our online offer (so-called server log files). The access data include:

  • Name and URL of the file accessed
  • Date and time of the request
  • amount of data transferred
  • Notification of successful retrieval (HTTP response code)
  •   Browser type and browser version
  • operating system
  • Referer URL (i.e. the previously visited page)
  • Websites that are accessed by the user's system via our website
  • Internet service provider of the user
  • IP address and the requesting provider

We use this log data without assignment to your person or other profile creation for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of our online offer, but also for anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) as well as the scope and type of Use of our website and services, also for billing purposes, to measure the number of clicks received from cooperation partners. Based on this information, we can provide personalized and location-based content and analyze the data traffic, search for and correct errors and improve our services.
This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR.
We reserve the right to retrospectively check the log data if, based on concrete evidence, there is a legitimate suspicion of illegal use. We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision of services or the billing of a service, e.g. B. if you use one of our offers. After canceling the order process or after receipt of payment, we delete the IP address if it is no longer required for security purposes. We also save IP addresses if we have a specific suspicion of a criminal offense in connection with the use of our website. We also save the date of your last visit as part of your account (e.g. when registering, logging in, clicking links, etc.).


We use so-called session cookies to optimize our online offer. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent by the respective server when you visit a website and is temporarily stored on your hard drive. This file as such contains a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This enables your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. These cookies are deleted after you close your browser. They serve z. B. to the fact that you can use the shopping cart function across several pages.

To a lesser extent, we also use persistent cookies (also small text files that are stored on your device), which remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. These cookies are stored on your hard drive and delete themselves after the specified time. Their lifespan is 1 month to 10 years. In this way, we can present our offer to you in a more user-friendly, effective and secure manner and, for example, show you information on the page that is specifically tailored to your interests.
Our legitimate interest in the use of cookies in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR is to make our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer.

The following data and information are stored in the cookies:

  • Log-in information
  • language settings
  • entered search terms
  • Information about the number of visits to our website and the use of individual functions of our website.

When the cookie is activated, an identification number is assigned to it and your personal data is not assigned to this identification number. Your name, your IP address or similar data that would enable the cookie to be assigned to you are not stored in the cookie. Based on cookie technology, we only receive pseudonymized information, for example about which pages of our shop were visited, which products were viewed, etc.

You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can decide in individual cases whether you want to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, or that cookies are completely prevented. This can limit the functionality of the website.

Social media, analytics tools and third-party tools

When you visit our website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and so-called analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is usually analyzed anonymously; surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You can find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.

Google Tag Manager

Our website uses the Google Tag Manager. With the Google Tag Manager, website tags can be managed via an interface. The Google Tag Manager tool does not collect any personal data and ensures that other tags are triggered, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a deactivation has been made at the domain or cookie level, this remains in effect for all tracking tags that are implemented with Google Tag Manager.

Use of the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of Google Inc.

We use the remarketing or "similar target groups" function of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google") on our website. This function is used to analyze visitor behavior and visitor interests.

Google uses cookies to carry out the analysis of website usage, which forms the basis for creating interest-based advertisements. The cookies are used to record visits to the website and anonymised data on the use of the website. There is no storage of personal data of the visitors to the website. If you subsequently visit another website in the Google Display Network, you will be shown advertisements that are highly likely to take into account previously accessed product and information areas.

Your data may also be transmitted to the USA. There is an adequacy decision by the European Commission for data transfers to the USA.

The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit.f DSGVO out of the legitimate interest in targeting the visitors of the website with advertising by placing personalized, interest-based advertisements for visitors to the website of the provider when they are on other websites visit on the Google Display Network.

For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.

You can permanently deactivate the use of cookies by Google by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in provided there:

Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third-party providers by calling up the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at and implementing the additional information on opt-out mentioned there.

You can find more information about Google Remarketing and the associated data protection declaration at:


Use of Google Ads conversion tracking

We use the online advertising program “Google Ads” on our website and, in this context, conversion tracking (evaluation of visits). Google Conversion Tracking is an analysis service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). If you click on an advertisement placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie will be placed on your computer. These cookies have a limited validity, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can tell that you clicked on the ad and were forwarded to this page. Each Google Ads customer receives a different cookie. This means that there is no way that cookies can be tracked via the websites of Ads customers.

The information that is obtained with the help of the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics. Here we find out the total number of users who clicked on one of our ads and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, we do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit.f GDPR from the legitimate interest in targeted advertising and the analysis of the effect and efficiency of this advertising.

For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right to object to this processing of personal data relating to you based on Art. 6 (1) f GDPR at any time.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate technical settings in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You will then not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.

You can also deactivate personalized advertising for you in the advertising settings on Google. Instructions for this can be found at In addition, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third-party providers by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative at https Go to: // and implement the additional information on opt-out mentioned there.

You can find more information and Google's data protection declaration at:


Use of web analysis service Matomo (formerly PIWIK)

We use the Matomo web analysis service on our website. Matomo uses cookies for this analysis. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed.
The information generated by the cookies, such as the time, place and frequency of your website visit, including your IP address, is transferred to our Matomo server and stored there. Your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process, so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website to their full extent.

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Google Web Fonts

This website uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the Google servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts takes place in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.
You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at and in Google's data protection declaration:

E-mail contact

If you contact us by e-mail, we will save your details to process the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR.
We only store and use other personal data if you consent to this or if this is legally permissible without special consent.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered in the contact form is therefore carried out exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.