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Privacy Policy

Data protection
Your personal data is your personal property, the protection of which has the highest priority for the PLMportal. Your personal data will be treated confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of the PLMportal as a visitor is possible without providing personal data. The only exception is the registration for the newsletter with the e-mail address. Incidentally, personal data are provided solely on a voluntary basis, for example for the public presentation of your person or company in a profile in the PLMportal. These data will not be downloaded, disclosed to third parties and used for any purpose other than the one you have chosen. You will not receive any advertising from PLMportal.

Responsibility and legal basis according to the information obligation under Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Responsible for ensuring data protection in PLMportal:
Ulrich Sendler
Mauerkircherstr. 30
81679 Munich
E-Mail: ulrich.sendler (at)

The purpose of the collection and use of data on our website is a technically smooth and appealing presentation of the contents of the PLMportal and thus fulfills the legal basis of a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 letter f of the GDPR.

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored until you delete them. These cookies allow our website to recognize your browser the next time you visit it to make the settings that are appropriate for that browser faster. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Not using cookies may result in slower processes, but does not limit the functionality of the PLMportal for the user.

Server log files
The provider of the domain of the PLMportal collects and automatically stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Used operating system
  • URL from which the visitor came to PLMportal
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Date and time of the server request
  • IP address used, anonymized (

These data are not assigned to any persons. A merge of these data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if concrete indications for an illegal use become known.

Use of YouTube links
We occasionally link to videos from the provider YouTube, a Google company. YouTube also uses cookies to collect information about visitors to YouTube’s website. However, it also connects to the Google DoubleClick network. Starting the video could trigger further data processing. We have no influence on that. For more information about privacy at YouTube, please see their privacy policy at:

Use of a provider of video stream hosting
Videos are included in some profiles of software and service solution providers in the community section of the PLMportal. To let users play them the PLMportal currently uses only the video player of the company, Steinmann GbR, hereinafter VSH, in Herford, Germany. When the videos are played, a connection is established between the user’s browser and the VSH server. It temporarily stores the IP address of the user to provide the videos. VSH also uses session cookies whose deactivation may affect the functionality of the video player. Personal data is not collected. For more information, see the privacy policy of VSH:

Web analysis with Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Our website uses the open source web analytics software Matomo (formerly Piwik) and uses cookies to statistically analyze visitor traffic. The IP address is anonymized prior to storage (e.g., The information generated by a cookie about the use of this website cannot be assigned to specific persons and cannot be merged with other data sources. A disclosure to third parties does not occur. You can prevent the storage of these cookies, as mentioned in the section Cookies, by setting your browser accordingly.

Newsletter Subscription and Shipping
With the newsletter, the PLMportal informs about current events and comments on them at irregular intervals. It usually contains a summary of the news and articles published on the PLMportal, with a direct link to that content. If users want to receive the newsletter, an e-mail address is required. This e-mail address is checked to see if the user is also the owner or authorized user of this address. The e-mail address will only be used to send the newsletter. A transfer to third parties does not take place.

When registering to receive the newsletter, the IP address and the date of the registration are also stored. The storage is exclusively for the protection of the case that a third party has misused the address and has carried out the registration for the newsletter without the knowledge of the owner or authorized person. The consent to the storage and use of the data can be withdrawn at any time via a link in the newsletter itself or by sending a message to the PLMportal.

Liability for linked content
Our websites contain links to other offers. We have no control over how the providers of the linked websites handle the information shown on these pages. If the collection, processing or use of personal data is connected with the use of the websites of other providers, please note the privacy policy of the respective provider. If you have any questions, please contact these third parties directly. We are not responsible for compliance with the privacy policy or the content of these web pages.

Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. The Google fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers.

SSL encryption
This website uses for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as the operator of a website, SSL encryption. An encrypted connection can be recognized by the fact that the address bar of the browser changes from »http:« to »https:«. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

The right to access, rectification, blocking or deletion, as well as complaints
At any time you have the right to free access to your personal data, their origin and the purpose of the data processing and the right to correct, block or delete this data. The corrections or deletions requested by the user will be implemented immediately upon receipt of the request. For this purpose as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time directly to the above-mentioned person in charge or via the link offered in the imprint. Each user of the PLMportal has the right to complain to a regulatory authority about detected or suspected violations of the GDPR.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with applicable data protection laws. The changes will be published here.