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Data Protection Policy

Thank you visiting our website and your interest in our company and our products. We take particular care to safeguard your privacy and guarantee the protection of your personal data by processing your personal data according to the content of this Data Protection Policy and applicable data protection law.

You can visit our websites without telling us who you are. You are merely required to make the data transferred to our server by your browser available (see “Log files”) in order to display our websites. Any further personal data will only be saved if you enter it voluntarily on the website or use the appropriate functions, for example if you enter information into our contact forms or register for our newsletter.

Newsletter and contact

If you subscribe to our electronic newsletter, then you give consent for your name and your e-mail address to be stored for the purpose of sending out the newsletter (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (a) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)). This data is not forwarded to third parties. You may revoke your newsletter consent at any time for the future and terminate the newsletter subscription (see reference in the newsletter).

You may enter your personal data on our website, in order to contact us. Only data marked with an asterisk is mandatory. You always need to state your postal address, your e-mail address and your telephone number because we reserve the right to answer your inquiry by post or electronically/by telephone. Providing further data may be useful for processing your inquiry, but it is not essential (optional details). This data shall be solely used and stored, subject to your consent for the purposes of processing your message (Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (a) GDPR). This data is not used for other purposes or forwarded to third parties without your express consent. Your data may be forwarded to cab branches inside and outside the EU in exceptional cases. This takes place so we can answer your inquiries to your satisfaction and offer the best possible service. We have ensured that the level of protection of the data is adequate pursuant to Article 44 ff GDPR. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.


Cookies are very small text files used by websites and saved by your browser on your computer, in order to pass certain information to the body placing the cookie (in this case, by us). Cookies cannot execute any programs or transmit viruses to your computer.

Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. In particular, session cookies are part of these. These save a so-called Session ID, which assigns the various requests of your browser to the collective session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a preset period, which may differ according to the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

This information is used to optimize the services we provide and to make it easier for you to navigate our websites. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) DSGVO.

You can adjust your Internet browser settings in such a way so that you are informed when a web server wishes to send you a cookie. You can then approve or refuse to accept the cookie. You can configure your browser settings as you like and, for example, refuse to accept third party cookies or all cookies. Please note that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website. You can find out more on this in the Help section of your Internet browser.

Links to social media platforms

Our website refers to our pages on different social media platforms. Please note that, by clicking these links, you will leave our website and also the scope of validity of this Data Protection Policy. The respective Data Protection Policies and Terms of Use of the operator of the social media platform shall only be valid on that social media platform.

Log files

Each time you access our website, we collect the following information about your computer: The IP address of your computer, the request made by your browser and the time of this request. In addition, the status and the transmitted data volume in the context of this request are recorded, along with product and version information of the browser used and the operating system of your computer. We also record from which website our website was accessed. The IP address of your computer is only saved for the period of your use of the website and then deleted immediately or truncated to anonymize it. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data to operate our website, in particular to determine and eliminate website errors, to determine the capacity utilization of the website and to make adjustments or improvements (legal basis: Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR).


This website uses the web analytics service Matomo, in order to analyze the use of our website and to improve it on a regular basis. The statistics gained allow us to improve our services and make the site more interesting to you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.
For this evaluation, cookies are saved on your computer. The information gathered in this way is only saved by the person responsible on their server. You can stop this evaluation by deleting existing cookies and preventing cookies from being saved. Please note, if you prevent cookies from being saved you may not be able to use the full scope of this website. You can prevent the cookies from being saved via a setting in your browser. You can prevent Matomo from being used by removing the following checkmark and thus activating the opt-out plug-in:

Matomo uses this website with the “AnonymizeIP” extension. This processes IP addresses in truncated form, meaning that they cannot be directly attributed to a person. The IP address determined from your browser using Matomo is not combined with other data we collect. You can find information from Matomo on data protection at https://matomo.org/privacy/.

Embedded content of third parties (YouTube etc.)

If content of third parties, such as YouTube, is shown on our websites, then the transmission of your IP address and the content stated in the “Log files” section above to the third party shall be required to make this content available and display it in your browser. We have no influence on data processing by third parties. If you are registered through a user account with the third party, then the third party shall be able to assign your user behavior to your user account. If necessary, the third party provider will save your data as a user profile and use it for the purposes of publicity, market research and/or user-centered design of their website. You must assert any rights of objection against the formation of these user profiles to the third party.

You can obtain further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by the third party in their data protection declaration. You will also find further information on your rights and setting options to protect your privacy.

  • Youtube, LL.C., 901 Cherry Avenue, Second Floor, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. YouTube is certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield. We use embedded YouTube videos in enhanced data protection mode. That means: YouTube does not store cookies for a user who accesses a website with an embedded YouTube video but does not click on the video to start playback.

cab online chat

For online chat cab uses a service provided by Userlike UG. Userlike uses cookies, text files which are saved on your computer and enable you to have a personal conversation in the form of real time chat on the website. When you use the chat function, the chat transcript with page history is recorded, processed, and stored in Germany by Userlike. Further information about Userlike's data protection policy is available at: https://www.userlike.com/privacy_policy. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR.

Use of the search service Site Search 360

This website uses the search function Site Search 360 from SEMKNOX GmbH is used as a central search engine. The integrated search service enables full text searches for content on this website. You can access the search function via an integrated search field. Data is only transmitted on when a query is sent using the search field. Only the search terms entered are transmitted. No personal data or the IP address is transmitted to SEMKNOX GmbH.

Withdrawing consent and objecting to data processing

If you have given us your consent, then you may withdraw it at any time for the future.

If the processing of your personal data is not in your interests, then you can object to the processing. If you exercise such an objection, please state the reasons we are no longer permitted to process your personal data. If your reasoning is justified we will investigate the situation and either cease or amend processing your data or give compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue processing your data.

You can object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of publicity and data analysis at any time.

Please send your withdrawal of consent or objection to us using the contact data listed in the "Controller" section below.

Your rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • Right of access
  • Right to rectification or erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.


cab Produkttechnik Gesellschaft für Computer- und Automations- Bausteine mbH & Co KG, Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 14, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, Tel.: +49 721 6626 0, Fax: +49 721 6626 129, Email: info@cab.de

Data Protection Officer: datenschutzanfragen@xdsb.de or via our postal address for the attention of "der Datenschutzbeauftragte" (The Data Protection Officer)

cab Produkttechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 14
76131 Karlsruhe

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