Data protection
Information on our data protection policy

Privacy Policy

Controller for the processing of your personal data:

We are Nippon Pillar Europe GmbH with our offices located in Feldkirchen:
Nippon Pillar Europe GmbH
Hans-Riedl-Strasse 19
85622 Feldkirchen
Telephone: +49 (0)89 – 90 77 80 370
You can contact us via e-mail to:
You can also contact us via the websites contact form (
Legal grounds of our processing
We will only process your personal data if there is a legal basis to do so. Under GDPR, there are 4 obligations that we rely on.
1. Consent – If you agree to our processing. This will be clear when we ask for it. You are also able to withdraw your consent at any time.
2. Contractual obligation – If we have a contract with you, we will need to store and use some information about you.
3. Legal obligation – If there is a law forcing us to process your personal data, we have to comply.
4. Balance of interests (Legitimate interest) – Legitimate interest allows us to process personal data if it is necessary for our legitimate interests and your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms do not outweigh our interest. We will inform below if we do such processing and what interests we pursue. You can also find information about your rights
We have marked all processing activities described below with these symbols, so that you can easily see and understand what our legal grounds are.
Deletion of your personal data §
We will generally delete your personal information as soon as we no longer require it for the purposes for which we collected it. If any legal obligation stops us from deleting your information for a certain time, we will stop access to this information, store it securely and delete it after our legal obligation is over.
In case of processing based on your consent, we will delete information as soon as you revoke your consent.
This Website
When using our website, certain personal information will be transferred to our servers automatically.

Informational use
If you simply use our website to get information, we will automatically receive and store the following information about you:
Content data: Any text you enter or files you upload
Usage data: Websites visited
, Date and time of your request
Metadata: Your IP-Address
, Your computers time zone
, Your computers date and time
, The website you requested
, Which website you came from
,  Information about your browser (version, language, fonts installed)
,  Information about your operating system (version, language)
, Potentially other information your browser sends via the HTTP protocol.

This information is necessary for us to present you our website and show all our products and services. We have a legitimate interest to present our company with a modern looking website. As we only collect necessary information, there is no technical way for us to limit the kinds of information we receive.
We use an external hosting provider to serve the website. The provider receives and stores the content data, usage data and metadata on our behalf.
We automatically delete all server-logs within 7 days. We store the logs for this time to monitor suspicious activities in our server and protect our infrastructure from outside attacks. In case we suspect abuse or misuse of our website, we might store the respective server-logs for longer to support legal action.

Contact form
If you use our contact form, we will receive and store the information you have entered additional to the information described above.
Some fields in the contact form are mandatory, so you have to fill these in to send your message. Others are optional, and you can decide if you want to provide the information.
We will use the information you have entered to respond to your message and take any actions you may have requested.
Our mandatory fields are:
• E-Mail: We need this to respond to you
• Name: We use this to personalize our message and to see if you had contacted us before
• Your message and the subject

Our basis for this processing is our contractual obligation if your message concerns purchasing or services offered by us.
If you have a general request, our legal basis is legitimate interest, as we want to give you the best service we can.
We will delete your information once we have fully answered your request and there is no further obligation to store your data, such as if we enter into a contract with you.

Cookies on this website
Our Internet pages use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files and do not cause any damage to your terminal device. They are stored either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) on your end device. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them yourself or until they are automatically deleted by your web browser.

In some cases, cookies from third-party companies may also be stored on your terminal device when you enter our site (third-party cookies). These enable us or you to use certain services of the third-party company (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).

Cookies have various functions. Many cookies are technically necessary, as certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behavior or display advertising.

Cookies that are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide certain functions that you have requested (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies to measure the web audience) (necessary cookies) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR, unless another legal basis is specified. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing necessary cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to the storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG); consent can be revoked at any time.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Insofar as cookies are used by third-party companies or for analysis purposes, we will inform you separately about this within the framework of this data protection declaration and, if necessary, request your consent.

Third Parties

On our websites, we may embed tools and contents loaded from the servers of third-party service providers. Whenever you access a website which embeds such contents, your IP-address will be transmitted to these third parties.

We use tools and services provided by Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).
You can find the Google privacy policy here:
Google offers information about your ad settings and choices at:

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform display of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. A connection to Google servers does not take place. Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at and in Google’s privacy policy:

Google Maps
To provide you with directions to our dealers and our company, we use Google Maps. When you access a webpage that embeds Google Maps, Google will collect your IP-Address, date and time of your visit, which website you visited and potentially any interaction you have with Google Maps, including your location if you use the route planner functions. If you use a mobile device, Google may collect your location data if you have consented to this via your device settings.
Our legal ground for embedding maps is our legitimate interest to keep us and our dealerships easily accessible to any customer.

A data transfer to the United States of America cannot be ruled out. Kindly refer to the privacy policy of LinkedIn for information how your personal data are protected during the transfer to the United States of America.
When you visit our site, LinkedIn will collect data about your behaviour and interests and might provide us with an anonymized analysis of our user groups and interactions (Page Insights). We have no influence over the creation and display of these analyses and cannot stop the collection or processing of your data for this matter.

We might receive the following data, separated into categories of users:
• Total number of visits,
• interactions with our posts,
• comments,
• proportion of male and female visitors,
• origin of the visit,
• clicks on certain contents such as maps or contact information,
• reach of our posts

We use this data and our presence on social media to present ourselves in a modern way to a large audience and to communicate with customers, prospects or other interested parties. The usage of this data, as well as the operation of the page is based on our legitimate interest acc. to Art. 6 (1) f) of GDPR.

Furthermore, LinkedIn might use your data for their own purposes for market research or advertisement. When you visit the page cookies might be stored on your computer. Other information on your devices, internet connection and more can be collected and connected to your account. This can be used to show you targeted advertisement on different platforms.

We have concluded a joint controllership-agreement with LinkedIn which you may reference here:
In summary, LinkedIn declare themselves competent for all processing of your personal data on their platform.
You have the right to enforce your rights regarding our social media pages and the Page-Insights at any time against us or the platform. However, we advise you that in any case, the platform will deal with the request. Should you have any questions, you may contact us via the contact details mentioned above.
Your Rights

At any time you have the following rights.
Please be aware that we might ask for verification of identity in order to safeguard other data subjects. These verifications will be made as non-intrusive as possible.
• Right of Access
• Right to rectification / erasure
• Right to restriction of processing
• Right to data portability
• Right to revoke your consent
• Right to lodge a complaint with a supervising authority
Right to object

Pursuent to Art. 21 of GDPR you have the right to object to any processing we do on grounds of our legitimate interest if your particular situation challenges our balance of interests.