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Privacy Notice

Privacy statement

The protection of your data is important to us
We appreciate your interest in our company and our products and want you to feel secure when you visit our website, also in respect of the protection of your personal data. Because we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Adherence to the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act is a high priority for us.

Data controller
The data controller within the meaning of data protection legislation, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
Hermann-Oberth-Strasse 7
85640 Putzbrunn / Munich, Germany
Tel.: +49 89 460 94 0
Fax: +49 89 460 94 201
VAT ID no.: DE250202095
District Court of Munich, registration number in the commercial register HRA 88474
Directors: Corinna Vizenetz, Thomas Volkwein

General partner: Megatron Elektronik Verwaltungs GmbH
Directors: Corinna Vizenetz, Thomas Volkwein
District Court of Munich, registration number in the commercial register HRB 163136

Intended purpose of the collection of personal data
MEGATRON collects, stores or processes data only for its own business purposes, such as responding to your requests, processing your quotes and orders or gaining access to certain information. Your data will not be transmitted to third parties for any purpose other than those stated above. We will disclose your personal data to third parties only if:

  • You have given us your express consent to do so,
  • The processing is required to execute a contract with you,
  • The processing is required for compliance with a legal obligation,
  • The processing is required for the protection of legitimate interests, and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data.

Erasure or suppression of data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data minimisation. We will store your personal data only for as long as we need them to achieve the purposes listed in this statement or as required by any of the numerous retention periods stipulated by law. Once the purpose in question has been achieved or these retention periods have expired, the data in question will be suppressed or deleted as a matter of routine in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Recording general information concerning visits to our website
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically recorded by a cookie. This information (recorded in server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and suchlike. None of this information will allow you to be identified.
This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the requested content of websites you have requested and must be recorded when you use the Internet. It is processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • To ensure the problem-free establishment of a connection to the website,
  • To ensure the seamless use of our website,
  • For the evaluation of system security and stability, and
  • For other administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest in the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We will not use your data in a way that makes it possible to identify you. The sole recipients of the data are the data controller and any contract data processors who may be hired by us.
Anonymous information of this kind will, if necessary, be statistically evaluated to optimise our website and the underlying technology.

Cookies
Like many other websites, we use cookies. Cookies are small text files transferred from a website server onto your hard drive. We use them to automatically obtain certain data such as your IP address, the browser used, your operating system and your connection to the Internet.
Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or transmit viruses to a computer. The information contained in the cookies allows us to make navigation easier for you and to display our website correctly.
The personal data we record will under no circumstances be disclosed to third parties, nor will a link be established to personal data without your consent.
You can of course in principle also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are as a rule set to accept cookies. In general, you can disable the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please bear in mind that certain functions of our website may not work once you have disabled the use of cookies.

SSL encryption
To protect the security of your information during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (such as SSL) via HTTPS.

Contact form
If you get in touch with us for any reason by e-mail or using the contact form, you will be giving us your voluntary consent for the purpose of establishing contact. To do this, you need to enter a valid e-mail address. This will allow us to assign the request and then to reply to it. Any other information is optional. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for any follow-up questions that may arise. Once your request has been dealt with, the personal data will automatically be deleted.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow the analysis of your use of the website. The information gathered by the cookie about your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. As IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, however, your IP address will be stored by Google in truncated form within Member States of the European Union or in other states that are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide the website operator with other services related to website usage and Internet activity. Google will not link the IP address transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.
The purposes of the data processing are to evaluate the use of the site and to compile reports concerning activities on the site. The intention is to then provide further associated services based on your use of the website and the Internet. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.
You can prevent the storage of these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, please be advised that you may then be unable to use some of the features of this website. You can also prevent the disclosure to and processing by Google of the data generated by cookies concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: Browser add-on to disable Google Analytics.

Use of Google Maps
This website uses the Google Maps API for the visual presentation of geographical information. When Google Maps is used, Google collects, processes and uses data concerning the use by visitors of the map functions. You will find more information about data processing by Google in the Google privacy policy. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the Privacy Centre.

Google AdWords
Our website uses Google conversion tracking. If you have come to our website via an ad placed by Google, Google AdWords sets a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad provided by Google. These cookies expire after 30 days and cannot be used to identify the user. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can detect that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Every Google AdWords advertiser is given a different cookie. This means that cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. The customers receive information on the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and have been redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. They do not, however, receive any information which would allow them to personally identify users.
If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can prevent the setting of the cookie required for that purpose – for instance, by adjusting your browser settings to disable cookies in general or setting your browser to block cookies from the “googleadservices” domain.
Please bear in mind that you must not delete the opt-out cookies if you do not want any measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all the cookies in your browser, you will need to set the relevant opt-out cookie again.

Use of Google Remarketing
This website uses the Remarketing function of Google Inc. This function is used to present interest-based advertisements to website visitors within the Google network. A cookie is installed on the website visitor’s browser which makes it possible to identify the user again when he or she visits sites affiliated to the Google advertising network. Visitors to these sites can be shown advertisements which refer to content that the visitor has previously accessed on websites which use the Google Remarketing function.
Google claims not to collect any personal data during this process. However, if you do not want the Google Remarketing function, you can always disable it by changing the relevant settings under www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising via the advertising network initiative by following the instructions at www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Your right to be informed about the processing of your personal data, to the rectification, suppression and erasure thereof, and to object to the processing thereof
You have the right at any time to obtain information concerning your personal data stored by us. You also have the right to the rectification, suppression and, with the exception of mandatory data storage for business transactions, erasure of your personal data. For this purpose, please contact our data protection officer. You will find the contact details at the bottom of this document.
So that the suppression of data can be taken into account at any time, these data must be kept in a blacklist for control purposes. You can ask for the data to be erased provided that we are not subject to a statutory archiving obligation. If we are subject to such an obligation, we will restrict the processing of your data on request.
You can make changes or revoke your consent with effect for the future by notifying us to that effect.

Changes to our privacy policy
We reserve the right to make occasional changes to this privacy policy so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. if we introduce new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer
If you have any questions about data protection at MEGATRON Electronics GmbH & Co. KG, please send us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly:

Data Protection Officer of
MEGATRON Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG
Hermann-Oberth-Strasse 7
85640 Putzbrunn, Germany
datenschutz@megatron.de
Tel.: +49 89 46094 0
Fax: +49 89 46094 201




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