Privacy Policy

Wera Tools (UK) Limited
UK Mailing List

In accordance with UK data protection law (UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018), we hold and process your personal data obtained from mailing list sign-ups, on the basis of consent.

The personal data held includes:

Your data will be stored on the well-established secure website (Mailchimp) based in the United States of America (US). Further information on the privacy policy of Mailchimp can be found at .

The law in the US does not ensure a level of data protection to the same standard as in Europe and the UK, and the US is not recognised as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data. However, with certain additional safeguards it can still be lawful to share data with the US. As the personal data shared with Mailchimp is limited and low risk (see above), we comply with data transfer requirements by relying on specific contractual clauses in place between ourselves and Mailchimp. These are designed to protect your data in a proportionate, reasonable and lawful way.

We will use your data to inform you of any of the following (dependent upon your selected preferences):

Other than Mailchimp, your data will not be shared with any third parties without your explicit prior consent.

In accordance with our data protection policy, your data will be held for no longer than three years before we ask for your consent again.

As an individual, you have the following rights under the GDPR with regards to your personal data:

You can update your personal information or unsubscribe from the mailing list using the links at the bottom of any e-mail you receive from us.

UK Contact Details

Should you have any questions about our privacy policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, you can contact our Data Privacy Manager using the following details:

E-mail address:
Postal address: Wera Tools (UK) Ltd, Railway View, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, S45 9FR
Telephone: 01246 277756

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, whose contact details can be found at

Customers, Suppliers and Other Business Contacts

In accordance with UK data protection law (UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018) and EU data protection law (EU GDPR), we hold and process the personal data of our customers, suppliers and other business contacts (including queries received) under the legal bases explained below.

We will use the basis of performance of a contract to hold and process personal data where processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

Data is also processed on the basis of compliance with legal and regulatory obligations including processing in order to comply with data protection laws.

In some circumstances we may hold and process your information on the basis of legitimate interests. We will do so only where the following reasons apply:

The personal data held includes, but is not limited to:

Your personal data will be used as expected in one or more of the following ways:

Other than the required sharing of your data with our parent company (Wera Werkzeuge GmbH – which complies with EU data protection law) and any UK or EEA based parties involved in the delivery of goods or services, activities related to our business relationship, or our compliance with legal and regulatory obligations, your data will not be shared with any third parties without your explicit prior consent. All UK or EEA based organisations are bound to comply with stringent data protection requirements under either UK or EU law

Parties with whom your data may be shared, as referenced above are:

Where possible, we will provide a link to those organisations’ privacy policies, should these be required.

We will only retain your data for as long as it is reasonably or legally required. We have a legal obligation to maintain certain records for ten years under the laws in the country of our parent company.

As an individual, you have the following rights under the GDPR with regards to your personal data:

If you would like to update your personal data or would like your data deleted, please let us know.

UK Contact Details

Should you have any questions about our privacy policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, you can contact our Data Privacy Manager using the following details:

E-mail address:
Postal address: Wera Tools (UK) Ltd, Railway View, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, S45 9FR
Telephone: 01246 277756

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, whose contact details can be found at


Wera Werkzeuge GmbH

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore, we treat your personal data always and of course in accordance with the legal data protection obligations. We have appointed a qualified and reliable external Data Protection Officer. The external commissioning of data protection will be conducted from UIMC Dr. Voßbein GmbH & Co KG.
In the following, we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data
You can use our website without to disclose your identity. Should we on our website ask for your personal data, e.g. in a contact form or by registering / login and if personal data are queried (in example name, address or email address), we state that the providence of the data is on a voluntary basis. The provided information are used for our own business purposes (sending the requested information).

In case there are any questions we offer you the opportunity to get in touch with us by using the provided contact form on our website. Therefore the fields which are marked as compulsory have to be filled in in order to categories and answer the requests. Additional information can be provided on voluntary base. The processing of data for the purpose of making contact with us takes place in accordance with Art. 6 par. 1 clause 1 let. a GDPR on the basis of your voluntary consent.

The collected personal data resulting of the use of the contact formula are being deleted after the execution of your request and after the expiration of the retention periods according to tax law and commercial law. 
Once granted consent- e.g. for the purpose of receiving a newsletter or other interesting information of our company – can be withdrawn anytime with effect for the further, without giving any reasons. For this purpose you can use the above mentioned contact form or an other way stated within the newsletter.

This site uses “Cookies”. Cookies are text files that will be stored on your computer and allow analysis of the use of the website as well as recognizes you by your next visit of this website. You can prevent the installation of cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser. However, this could result that you will be unable to use some of the function of this website.

Every time accessing this website, protocols for statistical purposes will be created and processed whereby single users will remain anonymous:
»    Referrer (site from the link you reached this website)
»    Search terms (by search engines as referrer)
»    IP is evaluated to determine the country of origin and the provider
»    Browser, operation system, installed plug-ins and screen resolution
»    Duration of the visit on the website.
The stated data will be processed by us on the basis of our legitimate interests according to art. 6 para. 1 s.1 lit. f GDPR for the following purposes:
»    Ensuring a trouble free connection establishment to the website
»    Ensuring of a comfortable use of the web site
»    Evaluation of the system security and stability as well as
»    For further administrative purposes.
We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if we have concrete indications of an illegal use. The data will be deleted immediately when they are no longer needed for the purpose they were collected but at the latest after six months.
Transfer of Data
A transfer to Third Parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes will not happen without your explicit consent. We will only transfer your personal data to third parties if this is lawful in accordance with the current laws [e.g.: on the basis of article 6 GDPR] and/or it is necessary. To some extent we appoint service provider for the necessary statutory processing of data; the website is hosted and maintained by at computational design. The full responsibility for the data processing remains with us. Further on we use to some extent Plug-ins of other service provider on our website; please find details below.
We inform you that we also transfer personal data with the above-mentioned purpose if necessary to our worldwide group companies (see “About us”). The data transfer takes place on the basis of a legitimate interest, in order to provide to you a holistic offer of your services.
Here by data is also being transferred to affiliates outside of the Union / European Economical Area. For this case we ensure a suitable data protection level by concluding standard contractual clauses/binding corporate rules/ privacy shield. You can find these for free at:

Liability for own Content
The content of these sites has been created with the greatest accuracy. We cannot provide any guarantee for accuracy, completeness and topicality of the content. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these sites according to the general laws. 
Liability for Links (Content of Third Party Providers)
It is important to distinguish between our own content and references (“links”) that lead to other content from other providers. We have no influence on their content of the linked websites. Here, it is always the provider or the operator of these sites that is responsible for the content.

Rights of the data subjects
We hereby inform you that pursuant to Article 15 et seq. GDPR you have the right to obtain information on the personal data concerned, as well as rectification or deletion or limitation of processing or of a right to object to processing as well as of the personal data right to have data portability. Likewise, under Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data violates the regulations stated in the GDPR. If the processing is based on Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR (Consent), you also have the right to revoke the consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

Change of our Data Protection Regulations
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time so that it will always comply with the legal requirements or to change our services in the Privacy Policy, e.g. the introduction of new services. In case of your revisit and the privacy policy has changed the new privacy policy will be valid.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer who is available with his team in the case of any requests of information, general requests or complaints.
Contact to the Data Protection Officer
UIMC external Data Protection Officer, Otto-Hausmann-Ring 113, D-42115 Wuppertal
Tel: 0049-202-946 7726 200

HERE Global B.V. Routenplaner
To find us easily, we offer you the use of where you can see maps and create routes. is operated by HERE Global B.V., Kennedyplein 222 -226, 5611 ZT Eindhoven, The Netherlands. These sites will be made visible accordingly.
By using this service, you declare that you agree with the collection, processing and use of the self-entered data through The Terms of Use of Maps can be found at [external site]. The data protection sheet of can be found at [external site].

Web analysis with Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files that will be stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information about the use of the website produced through Cookies (including your shortened IP address) is transferred and stored on a Google server in the US. Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to prepare reports of website activities for the website provider and to deliver other services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. Additionally, Google may transfer this information to Third Parties if it is legally required or if Third Parties process these data on request of Google. Google will not in any case establish a combination between your IP address and other data from Google.
You can object to the use of your data through Google by installing a so-called add-on in your browser. Therefore, you can follow this link that leads you to the site of Google: [external site].

Web analysis with MATOMO 
This website uses MATOMO (formerly known as PIWIK), a web analysis service from
Like most website operators, collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how’s visitors use its website. does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described.

Facebook (Like Button)
On our website, we partly use so-called plug-ins (“like”-buttons) that are integrated from Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA). By accessing the particular site on our website, Facebook will be notified which of our Internet sites you have visited with your IP address. This will be added to your Facebook user account if you are logged in as a member. A use of plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “like”-buttons, submitting of a comment), will generate information added to your Facebook account. This could be prevented through a logout before this plug-in is used.

On our sites, we have incorporated functions of the services of Twitter. These functions are provided through Twitter Inc. 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function „Re-Tweet“, will the visited websites of you be linked to your Twitter account and other users will be informed about it. In doing so there will be also a transfer of data to Twitter. We point out that we as a provider have no knowledge about the content of the transferred data as well as their use through Twitter. Further information can be found in the Privacy Policy of Twitter at You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at [external site].

Our sites use functions of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. With the help of a Google+ -buttons you can publish information worldwide. The Google+ -buttons helps you and others to get personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both, information that you have given +1 and information about the site that you visited and clicked on +1. Your +1 can be displayed as notes together with your profile name and your photo in Google services such as search results or in your Google profile, or at other places and websites and Internet advertisements. Google records information of your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to use Google+ -buttons you need a worldwide visible public Google profile that uses at least the name for the profile chosen. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be exchanged through another name that you used when sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users that know your email address or have other identifiable information about you. In addition to this above-mentioned purpose of use, Google will use your information that has been made available according to the valid data protection regulations of Google. Google may share summarised statistics of the +1 activities of the user or may pass on this information onto users or partners such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.

This website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. With each retrieval of our sites that uses functions of LinkedIn there will be a connection established to the server of LinkedIn. LinkedIn will be informed that you visited our Internet sites with your IP address. When you clicked on the „Recommend-Button“ of LinkedIn and you are logged in at LinkedIn it is possible for LinkedIn to allocate your visit on our Internet site to yourself as a person and to your user account. We point out that we as a provider of the sites have no knowledge about the content of the transferred data as well as their use by LinkedIn. Further information regarding this can be found in the Privacy Policy at [external site].

Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. With each retrieval of one of our sites that uses functions of XING there will be a connection established to the servers of XING. According to our knowledge, there will be no storage of personal data. Especially, there will be no IP addresses stored or the user behaviour assessed. Further information about the data protection and the XING “Share-Button” can be found in the Privacy Policy of XING at [external site] and [external site].  

Our website uses Google plug-ins for the powered site YouTube. The provider is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you are using one of our websites that have inbuild YouTube plug-ins there will be a connection established to the servers of YouTube. Thereby, the server of YouTube will be informed which of our sites you have visited. When you are logged in to your YouTube account you will allow YouTube to allocate your browsing behaviour to your personal profile. This can be prevented by logging out from your YouTube account. Further information of the handling of user data can be found in the Privacy Policy of YouTube at [external site].

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