Imprint & Privacy Policy


Badstraße 115
D-71336 Waiblingen
Tel.: +49 7151 26-0

The Approved representative is the Executive Board of STIHL AG:
Dr. Bertram Kandziora, Chairman of the Executive Board
Karl Angler, Head of Finance and Information Technology
Anke Kleinschmit, Head of Development
Norbert Pick, Head of Marketing and Sales
Dr. Michael Prochaska, Head of Human Resources and Legal Affairs
Martin Schwarz, Head of Manufacturing and Materials

Commercial register
Waiblingen local court; HRA 260269

Turnover Tax identification number
DE 147330096

Privacy Policy
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, Badstraße 115, D-71336 Waiblingen (hereinafter "STIHL" or "we") is glad you are visiting our websites and are interested in our company and products. For us, data protection is not mere lip service and for that reason we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your data with the utmost care and confidentiality and use it only within the confines of the applicable data protection provisions and of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") in particular.

Responsibility for processing personal data.
STIHL bears responsibility for lawfully processing your data.

Processing usage data
When you visit our websites we store the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, those of our websites that you visit, the date and duration of your visit and information on the device (brand, model, operating system) and web browser you have used. We also collect your IP address, the last four places of which are however anonymised.

We process this usage data to facilitate your access to our services in technical terms (e.g. to adjust our services to the terminal device you are using), and to recognize and stop any misuse. We also use usage data in anonymised form for statistical purposes and to improve our website. The legal foundation for processing personal usage data is Article 6(1) first subparagraph (f) GDPR.

Use of first party cookies
We use what are known as cookies on various pages to make visiting out websites attractive and to facilitate the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. once the browser is closed (termed session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device, allowing us or our partners to recognise your browser on your next visit (termed long-term cookies). Cookies cannot be used to provide access to other files on your computer or to determine your email address. The legal foundation for processing personal data by using cookies is Article 6(1) first subparagraph (f) GDPR.

Cookies are stored on your terminal device and you have full control over their use. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of the web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time. This may also be done by automated means. Should cookies be deactivated for our websites, you may possibly not be able to use all of the functions on the websites to the full extent.

Google Web Fonts
Google Web Fonts are used to improve the optical appearance of different pieces of information on this website ( & The Web Fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to allow them to be used for the presentation. Should the browser not support Google Web Fonts or prevent access to the same, the text will be shown in standard print.

Google Webfonts "Roboto" and "Roboto Condensed" are licensed under Apache License 2.0: Information on privacy is retrievable at the Google Privacy Center at:

Duration of the processing of usage data
Usage of personal data processed during the visit of our website are stored for a period of 7 days. The data of the data subject specified in this section will otherwise be deleted where knowledge thereof is no longer required for the purposes described, unless statutory provisions stipulate longer storage.

Your rights
You have a right to be informed of personal data processed by STIHL and, where the relevant statutory requirements are met, a right to rectification, erasure and restriction of processing. You also have the right to receive the personal data provided by you in a structured, common and machine-readable format. This includes the right to transfer such data to a different data controller. So far as such is technically possible, you may also request that STIHL transfers the personal data directly to the other data controller.

To exercise the aforementioned rights and in the event of queries and complaints relating to the use of your personal data you may approach the data protection officer of STIHL

Contact Data Protection Officer:

Data Protection Officer
Badstraße 115
D-71336 Waiblingen

You also have the right to approach the responsible data protection commissioner with a complaint.

Data Privacy Statement as at: May 2018