Privacy Statement of GvA Leistungselektronik GmbH
Protection of your personal data We appreciate your interest in our website and in our service spectrum. The protection of your personal data, when you visit our website, is of high importance to us. We take your privacy very seriously, particularly in relation to the collection, transfer, processing and use of your personal data in connection with your visit to our website.

Responsible institution for data protection
GvA Leistungselektronik GmbH. Datenschutzbeauftragter: Claus Bauer. E-Mail: datenschutzbeauftragter@gva-leistungselektronik.de. If you have any questions about the protection of your personal data or about this privacy statement, just contact the above institution. You will then receive information about personal data that we have stored.

Consent on data use
The mere use of our website or the reading of this privacy statement shall not replace a legally required consent given by you that we are allowed to collect, transfer, process and use your personal data in the form indicated below and for the mentioned purposes. In addition, we would like to emphasize that, after you have given your consent, you have the right to revoke such consent at any time with future effect.

Protection in compliance with the German Telemedia Act
Your data shall be extensively protected by us within the scope of legislation. Such protection regulations are particularly stipulated by the German Federal Data Protection Act as well as the German Telemedia Act.

The privacy statement may be subject to future changes
The privacy statement may be subject to future changes Privacy legislation is usually subject to regular revisions, which may in turn require adjustments of our privacy statement. In the same way, the contents of our product range are continuously changed and further developed. For this reason, we reserve the right to adjust the present privacy statement accordingly and to notify you about such changes, if applicable. Moreover, we kindly ask you to regularly visit our website to receive information about changes of the privacy statement or other conditions of use. We would like to assure you that we will not perform any major changes in our privacy statement, which might lead to an increased use of your data, without obtaining your consent.

Collection and recording of data after a visit to our website
Below you will find information about which personal data are recorded during your visit to our website and how they are used by us. Every visit to our website (including the subsites) is recorded and logged automatically. In particular, the IP address of the inquiring computer is recorded and logged. In the same way, every click, download or other call-up of data files from our website is likewise recorded and logged. The connected data storage only serves for our internal statistical evaluation. The following data are logged: file name, time of call-up (date and time), quantity of data called up or downloaded, browser used, information if the call-up or download has been successful, name of the inquiring domain or e-mail. In addition, delivery and reading confirmations of e-mails and any logins and passwords present on our website will be logged.

Recording of additional personal data if indicated voluntarily
Other personal data than those indicated in the previous section will only be collected and stored by us, if these data have been indicated voluntarily, e.g. within an e-mail inquiry through a contact form or a registration related to a newsletter offered by us. You have the right to revoke your consent for data recording already given to us at any time with future effect.

Use and transfer of personal data
If you have transferred personal data to us, we shall use them only to reply to your inquiry, to execute agreements concluded with you, to process orders placed by you as well as for the technical administration, filing and invoicing. If you have given your consent, we will regularly send you up-to-date information in the form of a free newsletter, if we offer such a service. Your personal data will only be disclosed or transferred otherwise, if this is necessary for contract execution of invoicing, or if you have given your consent before, or if we are entitled or obliged to do so to ensure compliance with legislation (e.g. disclosure to prosecuting authorities). You have the right to revoke a consent already given to us at any time with future effect.

As a rule, no transfer of personal data to foreign countries or supranational or cross-national institutions
As a rule, we will not transfer any data to foreign countries or to supranational or cross-national institutions. Should the transfer of data to a foreign country or to a supranational or cross-national institution become necessary, this shall be performed in compliance with the legitimacy legislation according to §§ 4b and 4c of the German Federal Data Protection Act.

Erasure of personal data
Directly after the revocation of your consent, we shall erase your personal data. The data shall also be erased, if knowledge of the data is not necessary any longer to fulfil the purpose of the data storage or if the storage is or has become illegitimate for other legal reasons.

Right to demand information
Upon your request, we are ready to provide information about your stored personal data as well as about their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data storage (see § 13 Clause 7 of the German Telemedia Act and § 34 of the German Federal Data Protection Act).

Protection against spying out personal data by third persons
We would like to assure you that we will protect your stored personal data against the illegitimate spying out by third persons, as far as this is reasonable and possible with the aid of state-of-the-art technical and organizational means. However, we cannot grant a complete data security, if we contact you or you contact us by e-mail, despite various protection mechanisms employed by us. If you wish to send us confidential information, we ask you to do this by ordinary mail.

Short information about cookies
On our website, we use only so-called session-related cookies. Session cookies are administrated on the server and not saved on the hard disk of your computer. Session cookies facilitate the navigation during your visit to our website, but they immediately lose their validity upon leaving our website. If you visit our website again, a new cookie will be created on the server which will also lose its validity upon leaving the website. Consequently, a session cookie enables no identification of a visitor to our website or personal data of a visitor to our website. If you do not want to accept any cookies at all, even no session cookies, the help function of most browsers (normally represented in the form of a question mark) will explain how you can change your browser setting in such a way that no new cookies are created when you use the web. Many browsers can also be set in such a way that you are automatically informed if you have received a new cookie. Normally, the help function of your browser will also explain how you can erase all cookies from your computer. Some browsers can be set in such a way that cookies are only created by the inquiring address or permitted on your computer if they meet your definitions.