Welcome to OWA!

Thank you for your interest in our website and our company. The protection of your data and the protection of your privacy are extremely important to us. As this data is subject to special protection, we only collect this data to the extent required for technical purposes. In the following section we provide an explanation of our duties, the information that we collect during your visit to our website and how this information is used.

1. The responsible party in terms of § 13 para. 1 TMG (German Teleservices Act)

The responsible party in terms of the Data Protection Act is:

Odenwald Faserplattenwerk GmbH
Dr.-F.-A.-Freundt-Straße 3
63916 Amorbach
tel +49 93 73.2 01-0

2. Access data / recording

In principle, you can visit our Internet site without having to provide personal data. Only data that is automatically transmitted to our web server from your Internet browser is stored. This relates to the following data: the browser used, IP address, the website from which the file was accessed, the name of the file, date and time of access, amount of data transmitted and information on the success of the access attempt (so-called web log).

We only use this access data for the purposes of operation and safety and to optimise our offer. No other evaluation takes place. This data cannot be assigned to a specific individual. This data is stored separately from other data that you enter when using our offer.

3. Collection and processing of personal data / data security

Our site offers various functions that collect, process and store personal data when this is used. Below we explain what happens with this data:

Contact form:

We store and use the data that you provide in the contact form, such as your name, company, email and telephone number, to process requests and for individual communication. Please note that the data is not encrypted when it is transmitted so please do not send any confidential information when using the contact form.


You need to provide your email address when registering for our newsletter. We only use this information to send you the newsletter. We store your email address until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided in the newsletter or by communicating this to us. There are no costs associated with this, except for the transmission costs based on the basic tariffs. By unsubscribing, you revoke our authorisation to use your email address. We will then ensure that your email address is immediately deleted.

Data security:

Your personal data is stored in compliance with technical and organisational measures to ensure that this data is not accessible to third parties. We cannot guarantee complete data security when communicating via email and we recommend sending confidential information by post.

4. Earmarking / data transmission:

If you disclose your personal data to us, this data will only be used for the purpose for which you provided your consent prior to entering the data. We will only store your personal data for as long as required for the intended purpose of the data collection or for as long as prescribed by law.

If we forward data to external service providers to execute an order (order data processing), these providers are also bound by the statutory data protection provisions as well as this data protection declaration. Data is not forwarded to any other third parties.

5. Cookies

We use cookies on various pages in order to make the website more attractive for visitors and allow certain functions to be used. So-called 'cookies' are small text files that your browser stores on your computer. The process of storing a cookie file is also termed 'setting a cookie'. You can change the settings on your browser to suit your wishes, so that you are informed when any cookies are set, decide on acceptance on a case-by-case basis or generally accept or reject cookies. Cookies can be used for different purposes, e.g. in order to identify whether your PC has previously been linked to a web offer (permanent cookies) or in order to store the most recently viewed offer (session cookies). We use cookies in order to make the use of our website more convenient. Most of the cookies that we use are deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognise your computer when you next visit our website (permanent cookies). The manner in which we use cookies does not pose any disadvantages or risks for you. In order to use our convenience functions we recommend that you accept the use of cookies for our web offer.

6. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files that are stored on the user's computer, which enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information provided by the cookie on the user's use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored.

This website has activated IP anonymisation, so that the user's IP address is abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted and stored on a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate the use of the website by the user, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services to the website operator related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You may prohibit cookies from being stored by adjusting the settings of your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions provided on this website.

Users can also prohibit the collection of the data created by the cookie related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), its transmission to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin provided under the following link. The current link is:

As an alternative to the browser plug-in or for browsers on mobile devices, please use the following link to set an opt-out cookie, which will prevent the future recording of data by Google Analytics on this website (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, delete the cookies in this browser, click on the link again): Deactivate Google Analytics.

7. Web analysis service Hotjar

The website by Odenwald Faserplattenwerk GmbH uses Hotjar, a web analysis tool from Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta ("Hotjar").

Using Hotjar, interactions of randomly selected individual users with the internet page are recorded on an anonymous basis. This creates a log of, for example, mouse movements and clicks with the aim of showing possible areas for improvement on the respective internet pages. Additionally, information about the operating system, the browser, incoming and outgoing links, geographic origin and resolution and type of device are evaluated for statistical purposes. The information about the user's visit to Odenwald Faserplattenwerk GmbH's website generated by the Tracking Code and Cookie in this capacity are transmitted to the Hotjar server in Ireland and saved there. This information is not personal and Hotjar does not pass it on to any third parties.

If the user does not want this record, the user can deactivate it on all internet pages that use Hotjar by setting the DoNotTrack header in the user's browser. Information about the possibility of opting out can be found on the following site: http://overheat.de/opt-out.html.

Further information about Hotjar can be found at https://www.hotjar.com. Hotjar's data protection declaration can be retrieved from https://www.hotjar.com/privacy.

8. Data information, change requests and revocation of consent

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to request information on your stored data free of charge and the right to correct, block or delete this data. Your data will then be deleted, unless this violates a statutory regulation. This means that you can revoke your consent for us to use your personal data at any time.

If you would like to request information or for your data to be corrected or deleted, please contact our Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer is available to answer any questions you may have about data protection, complaints as well as suggestions.

data protection officer
Thorsten Barino

Dr.-F.-A.-Freundt-Straße 3
63916 Amorbach | Germany
Send an email
phone +49 93 73.2 01-3 75
fax +49 93 73.2 01-5 75