Data Protection


Privacy Policy

Data protection is very important to KNDS Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG. Consequently, we use our customers’ data strictly in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

We collect and process personal data if you provide this data to us and if we are authorised to do so in accordance with the consent you have granted to us or in accordance with a legal regulation.

Insofar as we receive personal data relating to you from other companies, you will be informed of this as soon as possible, and no later than at the initial contact. This data is also only stored and processed in accordance with legal regulations.

Personal data

Personal data constitutes all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as the ‘affected person’).

We collect and process the following personal data:

In the contact form, we collect: your surname, first name, company, address, telephone number, fax number, email address, website (homepage).

In the online survey for supplier applications, we collect: your company, address, telephone number, fax number, email address, website (homepage), point of contact, QM contact, as well as non-personal information.

We use the personal data specified above for the following purposes:

  • Communication with you in relation to your message to us
  • Processing of your form data for the supplier application

The processing of personal data is necessary for the purposes specified above, including for conducting the (contractual) business relationship with you. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the legal basis for the processing of data is Article 6 (1) (b) and (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation or the expressly granted consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

If the above data is to be processed for purposes other than the original purpose for which it was collected, you will be informed of this prior to said processing. You will have the opportunity to object to the processing of your data for other purposes.

Disclosure of data

All data that you provide to us is treated in a confidential manner. We will neither sell nor market in any other way your personal data to third parties.

Your data is not shared with third parties for use unless you have granted your consent or we are legally authorised and/or obliged to disclose this data.

To the extent permitted and required by law in order to comply with applicable law or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, we transmit personal data to courts, tax authorities and supervisory authorities. We take every possible action to ensure proper and appropriate guarantees for the protection of your personal data.

We will share your personal data with the relevant internal department of our company for the purposes specified above. In relation to the technical processing of the data, technical service providers have administrative access for the purposes of troubleshooting or implementation of security measures.

Hallenic Defence Vehicle System S.A. 
Road C-6, 1st Industrial area, 
PO Box: 91, 38500 VOLOS / GREECE 
Telephone number:       0030 2421078620 
Fax number:       0030 24210 78645
E-Mail: info (at)

Duration of storage

Insofar as no explicit duration of storage is indicated during the collection, the personal data is deleted, insofar as it is no longer required for the fulfilment of the purpose of the storage, unless legal retention obligations (e.g. obligations under commercial or tax law) prohibit the deletion of the data. Data security We take technical and organisational security measures to protect your data stored and processed in our company against manipulation, loss of confidentiality, destruction and access by unauthorised persons. Our company’s security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Rights of affected parties: right to information, amendment, deletion or restriction of the processing of your personal data, right of objection and right of data portability

On request, we will inform you in writing, in accordance with the applicable law, regarding whether and what personal data we store in our company. If, despite the efforts of our company to ensure data security and accuracy, incorrect information has been stored, we will amend this at your request.

You also have the right to request that our company restrict the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you can request that the data that you have provided to our company be in a structured, standard and machine-readable format.

You can also object to the processing of your personal data by our company. You also have the right to request the deletion of your personal data, provided there are no legal retention periods prohibiting this. We will delete the data if we no longer require it for the purposes for which we collected and processed it, or if you revoke your consent and there is no other legal basis for the further processing of your data. Furthermore, we will delete this data if it was processed in an unlawful manner for reasons unknown to us or if you objected to the processing of the data and there are no overriding legitimate interests to the contrary. Your data will also be deleted if we are legally obliged to do so. Our company has also put technical measures in place to inform all recipients of your data about your request for the deletion or amendment of the data. This only applies in the event that we have disclosed or made this data public. All links, copies and replications relating to your personal data are to be deleted.

If you have given your consent for the processing of your personal data, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time with future effect. By revoking your consent, data processing for the past will not become unlawful.

Transmission of data to our company is voluntary. However, this data is required for the further conclusion of the contract and for handling your enquiries. If you do not wish to disclose your data, it may not be possible for the contract to be concluded or for your enquiries to be addressed. The provision of data is required for conclusion of the contract.

The contact details of our company’s data protection officer are as follows:

Markus Zimmermann
KNDS Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
Krauss-Maffei-Straße 11
80997 Munich
Datenschutzbeauftragter (at)

You also have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority about the processing of your data by our company.

The competent data protection authority for our company is:

Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht Promenade 27 (Schloss) 91522 Ansbach, Germany Web:

Data relating to minors

The personal data of children is not knowingly collected without explicitly indicating that such data may only be transmitted with the consent of parents. The personal data of children is only used or disclosed by our company, insofar as this is permitted by law, to obtain parental consent as required by law or to protect children. The term ‘child/children’ is defined here in accordance with national legal provisions.

Log data

When you access our company’s homepage, your Internet browser automatically transmits the following data (hereinafter referred to as ‘log data’) to our company’s web server for technical reasons, which our company records in log files:

  • Date of access, time of access, URL of referring website, file accessed, data volume transmitted, browser type and version, operating system, IP address (anonymised), screen resolution, domain name of your Internet provider.

This is exclusively information where it is not possible to draw any conclusions about the natural person. This information is required for technical reasons to ensure that the website content you requested is displayed correctly and is mandatory when using Internet services.The log data is evaluated purely for statistical purposes in order to optimise our company’s website and the technology on which it is based.

The log data is stored separately from other data collected by our company in relation to use.


Like many other websites, our website uses technology known as ‘cookies’. Cookies are small text files transmitted from a website server to your hard disk. In this way, we automatically receive certain data such as your IP address, browser used and operating system from your computer and Internet connection.

Our company’s website can also be accessed without cookies. Internet browsers are generally configured to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time in your browser’s settings. If you deactivate cookies, certain functionality on our company’s website may no longer work.

Web analysis by PIWIK

We use PIWIK (renamed to Matomo), an open-source web analytics programme, to analyse the use of our website and to optimise the service we provide. Cookies can be used for this purpose. The data regarding the use of our website is generated using pseudonyms and cannot be used to identify individual users and their behaviour. This data cannot be linked to other personal data via the bearer of the pseudonym without the granting of separate consent.

Data is collected and stored on this website using the web analysis software Matomo (, formerly PIWIK), a service provided by InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, (‘Matomo’) based on our legitimate interest for the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f of the GDPR. Pseudonymised user profiles can be created and evaluated based on this data for the same purpose. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files stored locally in the cache of the web browser of the visitor to the site. One function of cookies is to enable the web browser to be identified. The data collected using the PIWIK/Matomo technology (including your pseudo-analysed IP address) is processed on our servers.

The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile will not be used to personally identify the visitor to the website and will not be combined with personal information about the bearer of the pseudonym.

If you do not agree to the storage and evaluation of this data relating to your visit, you can subsequently object to the storage and use of this data at any time at the click of a mouse. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, with the result that PIWIK/Matomo will not collect any session information. Please note that if you delete all of your cookies, this will also result in the opt-out cookie being deleted, so you may need to activate this again.