The protection of personal data is of the highest priority for ELO Digital Office GmbH. For this reason, we would like to inform you at this point that your data will not be passed on to a third party. If you are asked on our pages to provide personal information, such as your name, address or telephone number, it will be subject to additional regulations. We use this data for ELO Digital Office GmbH marketing purposes, to win new prospective customers and to send them questionnaires and information. Your data will not be passed on to any third party. We make use of anonymous usage data in order to lead you as quickly as possible to the information you need. ELO Digital Office GmbH utilizes technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data according to the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Our security measures are continually improved and revised in accordance with the latest technological developments.

Server log files

When you access the ELO Digital Office GmbH web pages some general details will be recorded automatically. These details include for example your type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet Service Provider and similar information. None of the information acquired in this way will allow any conclusions to be drawn about you personally. The same data is also generated if you access other websites on the Internet. It is not a functionality that is specific to the ELO® web pages. Information of this kind will only be recorded in an anonymous form and used by us for statistical evaluation.


The ELO Digital Office GmbH uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.

Personal information

What is personal information? 
"Personal information" is information that can be explicitly used to find out your identity. This includes information such as your real name, address, e-mail address and phone number. Information that cannot be directly connected with your true identity are, for example, preferred websites or number of page users is not considered personal information.  

Where is personal information collected? 
We will ask you for your first name, last name and other personal information such as event registrations, download forms and/or product registration, raffles, newsletters, etc. This information is stored on specially protected servers in Germany where all information on your identity is collected only after explicitly agreeing to saving this data.  

Do we pass on personal data to third parties? 
No. If you give us personal data, we will only use it in the framework of applicable data privacy/competition law. We will inform you about interesting offers and new if you explicitly agree to us using your e-mail, telephone or fax data for advertising purposes

Opt-out option: You can opt out of the particular use of your data at any time if you do not want to receive any advertisement from us. Send an e-mail to info[at] for this. Your opt-out will be immediately stored in our database so that no other ads will be sent to you. We appreciate your trust and will take particular care to protect your personal data.

Cookies policy

The ELO websites use cookies. By using our websites and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies and anonymized data that is stored in accordance with the terms of this policy. This policy explains what cookies are, how cookies are used, and how you can reject them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are designed to improve the website's usability and to enable certain functions.
A cookie is a text file containing a unique identifier that distinguishes you from other users of our website and allows your computer to be recognized when you return to the website. Cookies are either stored on your hard drive or device memory and cannot cause damage to your computer system. The cookies we use do not give us access to any personal information about you.
Enabling cookies means that you do not have to enter the same data twice when you visit the website again. Additionally, cookies allow us to serve you specific content and respond to your individual preferences as well as trace the most popular site elements.

Are cookies stored on my computer permanently?

Our website uses persistent cookies and session cookies.

Session cookies
Session cookies only last the duration of your website visit and are cleared once you end your browser session. These cookies are used to offer you the best possible services and user experience while you are accessing our website.

Permanent cookies
Permanent cookies are stored by your browser indefinitely until you delete them or until they expire. They serve to provide you with the best possible experience on our website and retrieve your information and settings when your next visit.

What type of cookies do we use?

Strictly necessary cookies
These are essential to navigate around a website and use its features. Without them, you would not be able to use services like logging in to your personal account and managing your login status during the Internet session.

Targeting cookies
These cookies store information about your use of the website so that we can deliver adverts and other information relevant to you and your interests on our website.

Functionality cookies
These cookies are used to record information about user settings, such as language preferences.

Third-party cookies
Third-party cookies are cookies set by other organizations and that embed third-party content into our website. These cookies do not contain any personal data. This data is anonymized and is not linked in any way to your personal information. They serve to enable external companies to target advertising to you.

We use the following third-party cookies:

Google Analytics
These websites 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 Google Analytics does not track personally identifiable information and you may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (see below). Additionally, if you do not want the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) to be transmitted to and stored by Google, you can download and install the browser add-on at the link provided further down. The add-on applies only to the specific browser or device from which you opt out. Do not delete or disable the add-on if you still want to opt out from Google Analytics. You can find Google's privacy policy at

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. As IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will first shorten the IP address of the users within the member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Google will use this information to analyze the use of the website by the users, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide the operator of the website with other services related to the use of the website and the use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

In view of the discussion about the use of analytics tools that collect full IP address information, this website uses Google Analytics with the “anonymizeIP()” function, which ensures that your IP address is shortened before it is stored and therefore cannot be linked directly to you.

Visual Website Optimizer
This website uses a testing tool from Visual Website Optimizer ( to determine specific statistical values regarding the use of our services. The tool anonymously collects measured data and uses cookies to recognize computer systems. The lifespan of these cookies is limited to the duration of the test. IP addresses are not saved in the process.

eTracker Analytics
Our websites use the analytics service eTracker. The data collected may be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. It will not be used to personally identify visitors of our website and the data will not be linked with personal data about the person behind the pseudonym, unless prior agreement of the user has been given.

Enabling, rejecting, and deleting cookies

By continuing to use our website, you consent to our use of cookies provided that you have enabled cookies in your current browser settings. Most browsers are set to accept all cookies by default. You can configure your browser to prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive or to be asked every time whether you agree to the placement of cookies. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. Information on how to modify or define your browser settings can be found in the Help section of each browser.
Please note that any changes you make to the settings will only affect that particular browser. If you use a different browser or computer, you will need to make the settings again. Additionally, you can delete cookies from your device memory at any time.

Google Analytics
If you want to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can download and install the opt-out browser add-on. It is available for different browser versions and can be downloaded at

Alternatively, you can click the following link to set an opt-out cookie that prevents your data from being recorded when you next visit this website:

Deactivate Google Analytics

Visual Website Optimizer
If you do want Visual Website Optimizer to collect and store anonymous and non-personally identifiable data, you can opt out at this link ( By copying the URL you want to visit to the field provided, the website generates a new link, which enables you to use the website without your usage data being tracked. Please note that this is not a setting that is saved, meaning that you need to generate the link when you visit the website again or when you visit another website.

eTracker Analytics
You can opt out of this for future sessions by clicking the eTracker Opt Out link. This sets a cookie (called "cntcookie") which remains on your computer indefinitely until you delete it.
As soon as you delete the cookie cache, the opt-out will no longer be active for our websites and will need to be reactivated.

Session cookies are essential for our website to work correctly and must be enabled. These cookies do not collect or store any personal data.


If you have any questions about the use of cookies on our websites, please e-mail info[at]


Our right to changing the guidelines with notice

We reserve the right to change the guidelines at any time while taking the data privacy provisions into account.



Should you have questions, applications or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data you can refer to the data protection officer. Please write with your request to:

ELO Digital Office GmbH
Tübinger Str. 43
70178 Stuttgart

or send an E-mail to: info[at]



1. Name and address of the data controller: 
ELO Digital Office GmbH; Tübinger Str. 43; 70178 Stuttgart, Germany

2. CEO: 
Karl-Heinz Mosbach; Matthias Thiele 

3. Data processing manager:  
Matthias Thiele

4. The purposes of the data collection, processing or use: 
The company is engaged in the development and distribution of the electronic LEITZ organizer ELO© used for digital archiving and document management and for workflow applications.  

5. A description of the groups of people concerned and the associated data and categories of data:  
Customer data, employee data and data from partner companies that are needed to fulfill the purpose.  

6. Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data may be disclosed:  
Public offices in connection with an overriding legal regulation, contractors in connection with a partnership in accordance with section 11 of the BDSG and external offices and internal departments of ELO Digital Office GmbH to fulfill the purpose mentioned in 4.  

7. Time limits for the deletion of data: 
Under statutory provisions, a variety of obligations and periods apply with regard to the keeping of data. Once these retention periods have expired, the corresponding data must be erased as a matter of routine. Any data not affected by this is deleted if the purposes mentioned in 4 are not fulfilled.  

8. Any planned transfer of data to third countries: 
No transfer of data to third countries is planned. Otherwise, the corresponding legal requirements are provided and upheld according to the correct version of the German Federal Data Protection Act [BDSG].

ELO Digital Office GmbH Data Protection Officer as at January 2015