MVTec Software GmbH

Imprint & Privacy Policy

Corporate Information

MVTec Software GmbH

Arnulfstr. 205

80634 Munich


Voice:       +49 89 457 695 0

Fax:          +49 89 457 695 55

E-mail:      infohide this text@hide this


Managing Directors: Dr. Wolfgang Eckstein, Dr. Olaf Munkelt

USt-IdNr. (VAT) DE 184172302

Concept, realization and operation:

Internetagency Munich - Pluswerk AG - Munich

Legal notes

Legal disclaimer regarding hyperlinks:  Some pages of this website provide users with access by hypertext links to external, non-MVTec websites. Any such access is provided with the understanding that the contents of non-MVTec sites are beyond the control of MVTec Software GmbH, that MVTec Software GmbH makes no representations whatsoever about such sites, and that users shall proceed at their own risk. MVTec Software GmbH is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external, non-MVTec websites.


Legal disclaimer regarding the presented information:  Any product and service information presented on this website may be outdated, may contain errors and omissions, and is subject to change without notice. No statement, representation or other information contained in this website should be construed as binding upon MVTec Software GmbH contractually or otherwise the basis for any express or implied warranty. Please contact us for the most up-to-date information regarding our products and services.

MVTec Software GmbH cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the improper operation and/or the availability of this website or for the reliance by any person on the web site content.


Copyright notes:  © Copyright MVTec Software GmbH. All rights reserved. Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and similar rights in the contents of this website, including but not limited to all text, designs and images appearing herein, are copyrighted works owned by MVTec Software GmbH. You are permitted to print or download extracts from the material of this website for your personal use only so long as any copy or other reproduction includes the above copyright notice. None of the material of this website may be used for any commercial or public use. No part of this website or any material appearing on it may be reproduced on, stored in or transmitted to any other website. No material appearing on this website may be disseminated in any form, either electronic or non-electronic, nor included in any retrieval system or service without prior written permission of MVTec Software GmbH.

"MVTec Software GmbH", "HALCON" and "MERLIC" are registered trademarks of MVTec Software GmbH.

"Arm" is a registered trademark of Arm Limited (or its subsidiaries) in the EU and/or elsewhere. All rights reserved.

Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.

All other brand names, designs, service marks and trademarks (whether or not registered) referenced or used herein are the property of their respective owners.


The use of cookies: Our website uses cookies in order to recognize your repeated usage of our website. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services. We have implemented cookies which are deleted once you leave our website (session cookies), as well as cookies which are deleted after a longer period.

To an extent, these cookies also pass along information suitable for drawing conclusions about the respective user and the used device. The information thereby obtained is used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website. Besides that, cookies are used for logging in to the partner and customer area.

You can adjust your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies, or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website (e.g., the login). Cookies do not damage your computer and contain neither viruses nor other malware tools.


Privacy Statement: MVTec Software GmbH respects your privacy and handles all private data confidentially with greatest care. While accessing pages of this website some identification and related data (such as IP address, date, time, or accessed pages) are stored on our provider servers. These data are solely used for internal statistical evaluation after anonymization in order to optimize the presented information of our website to the needs of our customers. The data are not provided to any third party.

The information you provide will be kept confidential and used to support your customer relationship with MVTec Software GmbH. Among other things, we want to help you quickly find information on our websites and alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new products and services from MVTec Software GmbH. Agents or contractors of MVTec Software GmbH who have access to your personal information and prospect information are required to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for MVTec Software GmbH. MVTec Software GmbH may enhance or merge your information collected at its websites with data from third parties for purposes of marketing products or services to you.

In addition, MVTec Software GmbH may be required to disclose personal information in connection with law enforcement, fraud prevention, regulation, and other legal action or if MVTec Software GmbH reasonably believes it is necessary to do so to protect MVTec Software GmbH, its customers, or the public.


Server-log-files: The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as:

  • browser type/version
  • used operating system
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. We do not merge this data with other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if there is any indication of illegal use.


Contact form: If you send enquiries to us via a contact form on our website, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact information, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.


Newsletter: If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We use the newsletter provider CleverReach ( CleverReach is a member of the Certified Senders Alliance. We only pass your e-mail address to CleverReach for the purpose of sending our newsletter. Further information can be found in CleverReach's data security and privacy policy (

Permission given for the storage of the data and the email address, as well as their use for the purpose of sending the newsletter, can be withdrawn at any time via the "Unsubscribe"-link within the newsletter.


Matomo: This website uses Matomo (formerly known as "Piwik"), an open-source software for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Matomo also uses cookies (see above). These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis concerning the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this online product will be stored on our servers. The IP address will be made anonymous immediately before its storage.

The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can adjust your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies, or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

Google Maps: This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps storage of your IP address is required. This information will usually be transferred to, and stored on, a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission. For further information, please see Google's Privacy Policy:


Google+: Our websites integrate services of Google+. The provider of these services is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collection and forwarding of Information: By using the Google+ button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google+ button you and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for content, as well as information about the website that you were visiting when you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices, together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites.

Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which you have used when sharing contents via your Google account. Your Google account ID can be displayed to users who know your email address or possess any other information identifying you.

Use of collected information: Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.


LinkedIn: Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of LinkedIn is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you access one of our websites which contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn is established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn recommend button while logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit to our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the content of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn. For further information, please review the LinkedIn Privacy Policy:


XING: Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider of these functions is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. With each access of one of our websites that contains the XING functions, a connection to XING servers will be established. To our knowlege, no storage of personal data will occur. In particular, XING neither stores IP addresses nor evaluates user behaviour. For further information concerning data protection and the XING share button, please read the XING Privacy Policy under:


SSL Encryption: For security reasons, and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you send to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.

When the SSL encryption is activated, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.


Processing of data (customer data and contract data): We collect, process and use personal data only as far as necessary for the establishment of, content-related arrangement of, or change of, the legal relationship (personal data). We only collect, process and use personal data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar as it is necessary to establish or invoice the use of the service.


Objection to commercial mails: Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Notice/Impress. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures against senders of unsolicited commercial information, e.g., spam emails etc.


Registration with this website: You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website (e.g., download software or send  requests for “Application Evaluations”). The data entered for this purpose will only be used for the respective offer or service for which you have registered.

We also use the email address provided upon registration to inform you about important changes, such as a change in the extent of an offer, or a technical change.


The personal data you give us during the registration will be handled confidentially. We solely provide it to our authorized distributors so that these can best serve you (for example, for providing software support). We will not provide any individual-related data to any third party beside our authorized distributors, except the user has been explicitly informed about this fact in advance, or has explicitly agreed thereto via the electronic services. With entering your personal data for registration you agree that these data are provided to our authorized distributors.

Any personal information (such as name or e-mail address) you provide us when contacting us by e-mail, will solely used by us for correspondence in order to provide you with the needed information. We will not sell, trade or rent the information to any third party. Please note, that with the transmission of data via the internet it may always happen that your data is read or changed by an unauthorized party.


You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. To do so, please write a short note by e-mail to infohide this text@hide this, naming your personal data, or send us a short written note to the postal address listed in the corporate information above.


If you have any further questions regarding our privacy statement, your stored personal data, or the usage of our website, please don't hesitate to contact us at infohide this text@hide this or at the postal address listed in the corporate information above.


German law:  All hints and disclaimers on this page are subject to German law.


Legal validity of information:  The legal information presented on this page shall be regarded as part of the internet publication of MVTec Software GmbH which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this information are invalid, the remaining parts shall continue to be valid.