The intention of the AutoForm Engineering website is to provide an initial introductory overview of the company, its products and services. In addition, more detailed information is available directly from AutoForm Engineering GmbH (“AutoForm Engineering”). All contents displayed on the website are AutoForm Engineering’s copyrighted, patented or trademarked property.
All products and services are subject to change at any time without notice. AutoForm Engineering also reserves the right to change the content of the website at any time without prior notice.
All contents of the website, in particular texts, photographs and graphics, are protected by copyright, trademarks or patents. Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all rights are owned and reserved by AutoForm Engineering.
Anyone who infringes copyrights, trademarks or patents (e.g., copies images or texts without permission) is liable to prosecution and may also be subject to legal action. Please contact us if you wish to use any content of the website.
The information is compiled with great care. Nevertheless, AutoForm Engineering does not guarantee the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of the information provided.
By providing a link to other websites, AutoForm Engineering does not endorse those websites nor does AutoForm Engineering endorse or accept any responsibility for their content. By clicking on the link, you leave the AutoForm Engineering website.
AutoForm Engineering expressly emphasizes that AutoForm Engineering has no influence on the design and contents of the linked pages. AutoForm Engineering therefore expressly distances itself from all contents of all linked websites. This applies to all links on the website.
– Information pursuant to Art. 13, 14 and 21 of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) –
Responsible for the processing of personal data is: AutoForm Engineering GmbH Unterdorfstrasse 12 8808 Pfäffikon SZ Switzerland
Our representative in the European Union according to Art. 27 GDPR is: AutoForm Engineering Deutschland GmbH Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Straße 13a 44227 Dortmund Germany E-mail: email@example.com
We process personal data provided by you or by means of cookies and automatically assigned access data.
For further information, see Section II. – “Processing of personal data”.
We process your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws for various purposes. The following are generally considered to be the purposes of processing: the processing for the initiation of contractual relationships and for the fulfillment of a contract (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR), for the protection of legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR), based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) and/or based on legal provisions (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR).
We process data only as long as it is necessary for the originally stated, explicit and lawful purpose.
In addition, we are subject to various statutory retention and documentation obligations. The retention and documentation periods can be up to ten years beyond the end of the business relationship or the pre-contractual legal relationship.
With regard to possible legal claims, the processing period is also determined by the statutory limitation periods, which can be up to ten years.
There is no legal or contractual obligation to provide personal data. We only ask you to provide us with the data necessary for our services. Without this personal data we cannot offer you our services.
As part of the processing, your data may be transmitted to:
In some cases, there is a transfer of your personal data to affiliated companies (see Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR). The companies in question are:
In the cases referred to in Section II. – “Processing of personal data” we may transfer your personal data to the following companies in their respective third countries:
In all of the aforementioned cases, we have put in place appropriate safeguards to ensure the security of your personal data (standard contractual clauses under Art. 46 Para. 2 lit. c GDPR). You can request a copy of these safeguards via the contact as per Section 1. – “Who is responsible for the processing of personal data and whom you can contact?”.
The European Commission has issued an adequacy decision (according to Art. 45 GDPR) on data transfers to Switzerland, which certifies that Switzerland has an adequate level of data protection.
We do not use automated decision-making on this website.
Every data subject has the right of information (Art. 15 GDPR), the right of rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), the right of erasure (Art. 17 GDPR), the right to restrict processing (Art. 18 GDPR) and the right of transferability (Art. 20 GDPR). To exercise these rights, you can contact us using the contact details provided in Section 1. – “Who is responsible for the processing of personal data and whom you can contact?”.
Requests submitted electronically are usually answered electronically. The information, notifications and measures to be provided in accordance with GDPR, including “the exercise of data subject rights“, are generally provided free of charge. Only in the case of manifestly unfounded or excessive requests are we entitled to charge an appropriate fee for processing or to refrain from taking action (Art. 12 Para. 5 GDPR). If there are reasonable doubts about your identity, we may request additional information from you for the purpose of identification. If we are unable to identify you, we are entitled to refuse to process your request. We will inform you separately about a missing possibility of identification – as far as possible (see Art. 12 Para. 6 and Art. 11 GDPR). As a rule, requests for information will be processed immediately, within one month of receipt of the request. The deadline may be extended by a further two months if this is necessary, taking into account the complexity and/or number of requests. In the event of an extension of the deadline, we will inform you of these reasons for the delay within one month of receiving your request. If we do not act on a request, we will inform you without undue delay within one month of receipt of the request of the reasons for this and inform you of the possibility to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or to seek judicial remedy (see Art. 12 Para. 3 and Para. 4 GDPR).
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time. The revocation declared by you does not change the lawfulness of the processing of your personal data carried out until the revocation (right of revocation, Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR).
If you believe that the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you have also the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR). This right of complaint is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Cookies are used when you visit our website. Cookies are small files that are stored on your terminal device during your visit to a website. This allows e.g. to recognize whether there has already been a connection between the device and the website. With the help of cookies, your preferred language or other settings are taken into account; you are offered certain functionalities or your interests are identified based on use.
When you visit our websites, the following specific data is stored each time you access:
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are to manage and improve the functionality of our website and to prevent security problems.
We use the open source software Matomo to analyze surfing behavior and anonymized statistical evaluation of the use of the website. The web analysis is performed without cookies and your IP address is anonymized (IP masking with 2 bytes), so that an assignment to individual users is not possible. By anonymizing the IP address, the interest of users in their personal data protection is sufficiently taken into account.
The information obtained through the analysis about the use of the website is transmitted exclusively to our servers and summarized in pseudonymous usage profiles. The data collected is not passed on to third parties.
The processing of personal data by Matomo is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are the analysis of usage of our website as well as the improvement of functionality.
You have the option to prevent actions you take here from being analyzed and linked. This will protect your privacy, but also prevent us from learning from your actions and improving usability for you and other users.
You can object to the Matomo analysis. To do so, you can use the following opt-out. If you change your mind later, you can always return to this page and change your settings.
We have linked social media logos from X (Twitter), Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube (hereinafter referred to as “providers”) on our website, which redirect to our respective profiles stored with the providers and are intended to enable you to follow us there or share our content through the providers. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in effectively informing users and communicating with users pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
For data protection reasons, we have only implemented a link to our respective profiles with the providers. This means that no data about you will be transmitted to the providers unless you click on the respective social media logo. However, as soon as you click on the link to our respective profile set by us or share our content by clicking on the respective share button, you will be redirected to the website of the provider, which leads to data being transferred to the respective provider. We have no influence on this, possibly personal, data transmission and data collection to/from the providers. Likewise, we have no knowledge of the individual purposes of this data processing or its scope and storage period. We also do not know whether the providers delete data, generate or assign profiles or make data anonymous, and this is not within our sphere of influence.
You can use contact forms on our websites to contact us. When you do so, we process the following categories of personal data:
Your personal data will be transferred to the respective local AutoForm office, representative or sales partner who will process your request.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are customer service and the answer to your inquiry. If the contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.
As an AutoForm customer, you can request software certificates via special contact forms. In doing so, we process your basic data (name, address, country, e-mail address, phone number).
Your personal data will be transferred to the respective local AutoForm office who will process your request.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b and f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are customer service as well as contract performance.
We operate various customer support tools (e.g. a video portal with explanatory video clips for our customers). They are accessible after registration. During registration, we process the following categories of personal data: master data (e.g. name, e-mail address, user name / UserID).
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are the customer service and preventing unauthorized use of customer support tools.
You can use our EasyBlank Cloud Service directly from your browser to calculate blanks from 3D geometry data of sheet metal parts. When you use the application, we process your IP address. If you request a report on the results, you can enter your name, e-mail address and/or phone number, which we will process.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b and f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are the improvement of the functionality of the application, customer service and the delivery of the report to the user.
You can use our CarBody Planner Web Service directly from your browser to calculate material cost and feasibility for a group of 3D geometry files. When you use the application, we process your IP- address. Furthermore, to register, you need to provide your name and email address.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b and f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are improved functionality of the application, customer care and delivery of the reports to the user.
In general, we do not process personal data through our software products. However, in the event of unauthorized use or use of computer files generated by an unlicensed version of our products, we may process communication and usage data.
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Purpose and our legitimate interest are to monitor compliance with licensing terms of AutoForm software products and the prevention and prosecution of infringements.
The deletion and restriction (blocking) of your personal data will be carried out after the purpose limitation has ceased to apply, provided that they are no longer required for the fulfillment of the contract or the initiation of the contract, in compliance with retention periods based on laws and/or the fiscal code.
You can access AutoForm’s job offers via our career website at https://careers.autoform.com.
We process your requests for information, correction, deletion, restriction of processing and data transfer in accordance with the GDPR. In doing so, we process the following personal data:
The processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. Purpose is an efficient rights management.
Information about your right to object pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR
You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR (processing of personal data on the basis of a balance of interests); this includes the profiling on the basis of these provisions (Art. 4 No. 4 GDPR).
If you decide to object to the processing, we will stop processing your personal data unless there are compelling reasons for the processing that override your interests and rights, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
You also have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of advertising; this also applies to the creation of profiles, insofar as these are related to advertising.
If you decide to object to the processing for advertising purposes, we will stop processing your personal data for these purposes.
The objection is not subject to any form. The best way to do this is to contact the contacts listed in Section 1. – “Who is responsible for the processing of personal data and whom you can contact?”.
“AutoForm” and other trademarks listed hereinafter or trade names contained in the Software or related documents are trademarks or registered trademarks of AutoForm Engineering GmbH, Switzerland. Third party trademarks, trade names, product names and logos may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. All rights to copies of the Software remain with AutoForm Engineering GmbH. The Software is copyrighted and protected by the laws of Switzerland and other countries and by international treaty provisions. You are not allowed to remove, alter or destroy any proprietary, trademark or copyright markings or notices placed upon or contained with the Software. AutoForm Engineering GmbH may make changes to its Software, or to items referenced therein, at any time and without notice. Except as otherwise expressly provided, AutoForm Engineering GmbH is not obligated to support or update the Software and does not grant any express or implied right under its patents, copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights.
This product may practice one or more of the following patents owned by or available to AutoForm Engineering GmbH, Switzerland: European patents 1623287, 1665103, 1741012, 1903409, 2442194, 2463792, 2463793, 2520992, 3654225, US patents 7542889, 7870792, 7885722, 7894929, 8140306, 8271118, 8280708, 8463583, 8478572, 8560103, 9342070, RE47557 and JP patents 4633625, 4852420, 5188803, 5499126. Other European, other US, other JP, and other CN patents pending.
Trademarks and registered trademarks by AutoForm Engineering GmbH, Switzerland: “AutoForm”, “AutoFormingWorld”, “AutoForm-Explorer”, “BlankWizard”, “CostCalculator”, “DieAdviser”, “DieDesigner”, “DieWizard”, “EasyBlank”, “EasyQuote”, “EasyStamping”, “EasyTooling”, “FormFit”, “Forming Reality”, “FormingWizard”, “FormingWorld”, “Logopress”, “Logopress3”, “ProcessExplorer”, “ProcessDesigner”, “Sigma”, “SolidReporter”, “TriboForm” and “TubeXpert”.
Software piracy is the unauthorized possession, use, copying or distribution of copyrighted software. When you purchase software, you are not purchasing the software itself but rather a license to use it. The license defines how you are allowed to use the software. If you are using, copying, downloading, sharing, selling, or installing multiple copies of software onto personal or work computers, and you are not authorized to do so under the terms and conditions of an existing official license agreement, you are committing software piracy. To report suspected piracy of AutoForm products, please contact AutoForm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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