This privacy policy applies to the central website, operated by Fermit GmbH, Zur Heide 4 - 53560, Germany. We collect only such personal information as is needed to provide the information or assistance that you request.

Information we collect

  1. automatically
    If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information your web browser automatically sends us information such as the type of browser software and operating system you are using, date and time you access our site and internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.
    We will use this information as aggregate data, e.g. to determine the number of visitors to different sections, to ensure the site is working properly or to help us make our site more accessible and useful. We will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.

  2. on request
    If you choose to provide us with personal information when you use our online forms, we will collect any given personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, phone number and any other information you provide. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request.
    We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy. If your communication relates to a law enforcement matter, we may disclose the information to law enforcement agencies that we deem appropriate.

We reserve the right to retain all information provided for as long as the information is needed.

We may use cookies in order to customize this site for return visitors.  These cookies are not required for site functionality.  Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube may install cookies depending on their configuration.  You are not required to accept any cookies to use this site.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).