Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

  1. Responsible body

The following data protection declaration applies to the use of the website. This website is an offer of the ZVEI – Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V. (German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association), Lyoner Strasse 9, 60528 Frankfurt, Germany (hereinafter: “ZVEI”).

  1. Automatic data collection and processing by your browser

Like every website, our server automatically and temporarily collects and saves the following information in the server logfiles, which is transmitted by your browser unless you have deactivated this function:

– IP address of the querying computer,
– file enquiry by the client,
– the http response code,
– the internet site, from which you are visiting us (referrer URL),
– date and time of access,
– browser type and version, and
– operating system used on the querying computer.

A person-specific evaluation of the server logfile is not performed. At no time are we able to attribute this data to specific or identifiable individuals. This data is not merged or combined with other data sources.

The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO.

  1. Collection and processing of voluntarily provided data

All data will only be processed on the basis of and within the scope of your consent.

If you provide us with personal data by e-mail and/or contact form (in particular name, e-mail address or telephone number), this is generally on a purely voluntary basis.

These data are used exclusively for specific purposes, such as the necessary communication, for processing your enquiries, processing the contractual relationship or your orders, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 a,b DSGVO. There will be no further use.

The passive use of our offer is anonymously possible.

Registration for events

If you register via this website or partner sites, we collect and process your data exclusively for the organisation of the event. Further details are specified in the data protection declaration of the event. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 a,b DSGVO.

  1. Recipient of data

Your data will not be passed on to external third parties without separate consent.

If service providers are used in individual cases, we ensure through contracts and controls that the data security and data protection of the service providers are guaranteed.

These include the following categories of contractors: Identification service providers, software developers, server hosters, newsletter senders, customer support, web analytics services.

  1. Cookies

When you use our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk in the browser you use and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 f DSGVO.

You can determine the permissibility of cookies yourself. You can set your browser so that no cookies are stored on the hard disk or cookies that have already been stored are deleted. Please follow the instructions of your browser’s help function regarding the prevention and deletion of cookies.

  1. Social Networks

Embedded YouTube-Videos

On some of our websites we embed YouTube videos. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA is the operator of the corresponding plug-ins. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to Youtube servers is established. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program, you will not have to reckon with such cookies when viewing YouTube videos. Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the saving of cookies in your browser.

Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the provider’s data protection declaration under:

The legal basis for the use of the plugins is Art. 6 para. 1 a and f DSGVO.

  1. No data transmission outside the EU / Secure data transmission

The data we collect is stored exclusively on servers in Germany. No data is transmitted to companies outside the European Union. This also applies to service providers commissioned by us to process data.

Your personal data is transmitted securely by encryption. This applies to the login and use of the portal. We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system. No one can guarantee absolute protection. However, we protect our websites and other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

  1. Duration of data storage / deletion of data

We store your data within the permissible duration of use and with your consent.

You have the possibility at any time to object to the use of the data and to request its deletion.

  1. Rights and complaints

You have the following rights towards us regarding the data concerning you:

– Right to information,
– Right to correction or deletion,
– right to limitation of processing,
– Right to revoke your consent,
– right of opposition to the processing,
– Right to data transferability (from 25 May 2018).

You can assert all these rights by contacting our data protection officer:

data protection officer
ZVEI – Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.,
Lyoner Stra├če 9,
60528 Frankfurt am Main


(2) You also have the right to complain to the competent data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data. (