Welcome to our website and thank you for your interest in our company. We are highly committed to protecting your personal data. We will process your data in accordance with the applicable legal provisions regarding the protection of personal data, especially the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and the country-specific implementing statutes applicable to us. Via this Privacy Statement, we will inform you comprehensively about the processing of your personal data by the company Murrelektronik GmbH and the rights you may have.
Personal data is information that allows a natural person to be identified. This data includes, but is not limited to, name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address, but also your IP address.
Data is anonymous if it cannot be used to personally identify a user.
Controller and data protection officer
Phone: +49 (71 91) 47-0
Fax: +49 (71 91) 47-491000
Contact details of the data protection officer:
Your rights as a data subject
First of all, we would like to inform you about the rights you have as a data subject. These rights are standardized in Articles 15 to 22 of the EU GDPR. They comprise the following:
- The right of access (Art. 15 EU GDPR),
- The right to erasure (Art. 17 EU GDPR),
- The right to rectification (Art. 16 EU GDPR),
- The right to data portability (Art. 20 EU GDPR),
- The right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 EU GDPR),
- The right to object to the data processing (Art. 21 EU GDPR).
In order to exercise such rights, please contact Mr. Martin Sigmund (firstname.lastname@example.org). Mr. Sigmund will also answer any questions on data processing in our company. Further, you have a right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.
Rights to object
Please take account of the following regarding rights to object:
When we process your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you will have the right to object to such data processing without giving any reason. This also includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes. Such objection is free of charge and can be made without any form requirement, preferably to: Mr. Martin Sigmund (email@example.com)
In case we process your data to safeguard legitimate interests, you will have the right to object to such processing at any time for reasons resulting from your personal situation; this also includes profiling based on these provisions.
In such case, we will not process your personal data any longer, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Purposes and legal bases of data processing
When processing your personal data, the provisions of the EU GDPR and all other applicable data protection provisions will be complied with. Legal bases for data processing will result from Art. 6 of the EU GDPR.
We will use your data for initial business contact, for fulfilling contractual and legal duties, for performing the contractual relationship, for offering products and services, and for strengthening the customer relationship which can include analyses for direct marketing purposes and direct advertising.
Your consent does also constitute a permission regulation in terms of data-protection law. Here, we will inform you about the data processing purposes and about your right of withdrawal. Should the consent also refer to the processing of special categories of personal data, we will expressly point that out to you in the consent, Art. 88(1) of the EU GDPR.
Special categories of personal data will only be processed for the purposes of Art. 9(1) of the EU GDPR if such processing is required on the basis of legal requirements and if there is no reason to believe that your legitimate interest in the exclusion of the processing prevails, Art. 88(1) EU GDPR.
Transfer to third parties
We will transfer your data to third parties only in compliance with the legal requirements or if the corresponding consent has been given. Otherwise no data will be transferred to third parties, unless we are obliged to do so on the grounds of compulsory legal provisions (transfer to external bodies such as supervisory authorities or prosecuting authorities).
Recipients of the data / categories of recipients
Within our company, we will ensure that only those individuals will receive your data who need them to fulfill the contractual and legal duties.
Frequently, service providers support our departments in performing their tasks. The required data protection agreements have been concluded with all service providers.
Transfer to a third country / intention to transfer to a third country
Data will only be transferred into a third country (outside the European Union or the European Economic Area, respectively) to the extent this is necessary to perform the contractual relationship, required by law or you have consented thereto.
We will transfer your personal data to a service provider or to group companies outside the European Economic Area: Switzerland, USA, Canada, Brazil, Turkey, India, China, South Korea, Singapore.
In this context, compliance with the level of data protection will be ensured by: AV agreements, EU standard contractual clauses / compulsory, entrepreneurial data protection regulations, signatory company of the EU–US Privacy Shield.
Storage period of the data
We will store your data as longs as such data is required for the respective purpose of the processing. Please note that many retention periods require the data to be stored longer. This applies in particular to retention periods under commercial law or fiscal law (e.g. Handelsgesetzbuch [German Commercial Code], Abgabenordnung [German Fiscal Code], etc.). To the extent no further retention periods exist, the data will be deleted routinely once the purpose has been fulfilled.
Furthermore, we may store data if you have granted us a permission therefore or if there are any legal controversies and we use evidence in the context of statutory periods of limitation, which can be up to thirty years; the regular period of limitation is three years.
Secure transfer of your data
In order to protect the data stored by us against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons, we take appropriate technical and organizational measures. The security levels will be continuously reviewed and adjusted in cooperation with security specialists.
The data exchange from and to our website will be encrypted. HTTPS is the transmission protocol employed for our website, using the current encryption protocol. In addition to that, as far as the contact forms and applications are concerned, we ensure all contents of our users are encrypted. Such data can only be decrypted by us. (Moreover, alternative means of communication can be used (e.g. postal service)).
Obligation to provide data
Various personal data are required for the establishment, performance and termination of the contractual relationship and for fulfilling the contractual and statutory duties in connection therewith. The same is true for the usage of our website and the various functions it provides.
For more details in this regard, please refer to the above-mentioned item. In certain cases, data have by law to be collected and/or provided. Please note that your request cannot be processed or the underlying contractual relationship cannot be performed without such data being provided.
Categories, sources and origin of the data
The data we process depend on the respective context: This depends, for example, on whether you are ordering online or entering a request into our contact form, whether you are submitting an application to us or lodging a complaint with us.
Please note that we may also provide information for special processing scenarios, where appropriate, e.g. when uploading application documents or when submitting a contact request.
When visiting our website, we will collect and process the following data:
- Information about the website used to visit us
- Web browser used and operating system used
- The IP address assigned by your internet service provider
- Requested files, transferred data volume, downloads / file export
- Information about the websites you visit at our end, including date and time
- For technical security reasons (especially for the prevention of attempted attacks on our web server), such data will be stored in accordance with Art 6(1)(F) of the EU GDPR. After a period of no more than 7 days, the IP address will be anonymized by truncation so that no relation to the user can be established.
Within a contact request, we will collect and process the following data:
- Street Address
- Postal code, town
- Your message
- Details about requests and interests
- Electronic system inside the switch cabinet
- I/O systems
- Connection technology
Within the ordering process, we will collect and process the following data:
- Email address
- First name
- Last name
- Department (optional)
- VAT ID
- Shipping address (street address, postal code, town, country)
- Billing address (street address, postal code, town, country)
- Telephone (optional)
- Telefax (optional)
When applying online, we will collect and process the following data:
- First name
- Last name
- Street address
- Postal code
- Telephone number
- Type of attachment and attachments
- In addition to that, we use data which we have permissibly received from publicly accessible lists (e.g. professional networks).
In case of newsletters, we will collect and process the following data:
- First name
- Last name
- Email address
Contact form / contact by email (Art. 6(1)(a)(b) EU GDPR)
On our website, a contract form can be found which can be used for contacting us electronically. When submitting your request via the contact form, we will process your data provided within the contact form to contact you and to reply to your questions and requests.
Here, the principle of data economy and data avoidance will be applied, meaning that you will only need to provide such data as are absolutely necessary to contact you. Such data is your email address and the message field itself. Moreover, for necessary technical reasons and for legal security reasons your IP address will be processed. Any other data is optional fields and can be provided on a voluntary basis (e.g. for a more individual reply to your requests).
To the extent you have contacted us by email, we will process the personal data submitted within such email only for the purpose of processing your request. To the extent you do not use the contact forms provided, there will be no data collection beyond this.
Newsletter (Art. 6(1)(a) EU GDPR)
On our website, you can subscribe to a newsletter free of charge. The email address you provide when subscribing to the newsletter, the name of the company you are working for, and your first and last name and your sex (title) will be used for sending the personalized newsletter.
Here, the principle of data economy and data avoidance will be applied as the email address field (possibly also the name field for a personalized newsletter) is the only mandatory field. For necessary technical reasons and for legal security reasons, also your IP address will be processed when subscribing to the newsletter.
You can, of course, unsubscribe and thus withdraw your consent at any time using the unsubscribe options provided in the newsletter. Further, you may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly via our website.
We use rapidmail to send our newsletter. As a result, your data will be transferred to rapidmail GmbH. rapidmail GmbH must not use your data for purposes other than for sending of the newsletters. rapidmail GmbH is not allowed to share your data with or to sell your data to any third parties. rapidmail GmbH is a German, certified newsletter software provider that has been thoughtfully chosen in accordance with the requirements of the GDPR and the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz [German Federal Data Protection Act].
Webshop (Art. 6(1)(b) EU GDPR)
We will process the data provided by you within the order form only for the purposes of performing and handling of the contractual relationship, unless you have agreed to any further use.
The principle of data economy and data avoidance will be applied as you will only have to provide us with data which is absolutely necessary for us to perform the contract and to fulfill our contractual duties (your name, address, email address and the payment data which is required for the selected payment method) or which we are legally bound to collect.
Moreover, for necessary technical reasons and for legal security reasons your IP address will be processed. Without such data, we will have no other choice but to refuse the contract to be concluded as we would then not be able to perform the same, or to terminate any existing contract. You may, of course, provide any further data voluntarily, if you want.
Registration / customer account (Art. 6(1)(a)(b) EU GDPR)
On your website, the users may register with their personal data. The advantages of such a registration is that you can access your order history and that the data you have provided will be stored for the order form. So, when placing another order in the future, you do not have to enter such data again.
Here, the principle of data economy and data avoidance will be applied as only the data which is necessary for the registration are marked with an asterisk (*) as a required field. Such data includes your email address and your password including the re-entered password.
Moreover, for orders which have been placed via our online shop to be shipped we need information regarding the billing address (title, first name, last name, address). If the shipping address does not correspond to the billing address, the above-mentioned details will also need to be provided for the shipping address.
Moreover, by registering on our website, the user’s IP address, the date and the time of the registration will be stored (technical background data). By clicking the “Register now” button, you give your consent to the processing of your data.
Please note: The password you have chosen will be stored by us in encrypted form. No employees of our company can read such password. Thus, they will be unable to provide you with information on your password in case you cannot remember your password.
In such case, please use the “Reset password” function whereupon an automatically generated new password will be sent to you by email. No employee is entitled to request your password from you by phone or by letter. Therefore, please do never communicate your password should you receive such requests.
By completing the registration process, your data will be stored with us and so you will be able to access the protected customer area. As soon as you have logged into our website with your email address as the user name and your password, such data will be provided for actions performed by you on our website (e.g. for orders in our online shop). Executed online orders can be tracked in the order history. Any changes to the billing or shipping address can be made here.
Registered users can elect to carry out any changes / corrections of the billing or shipping address in the order history themselves. Upon your request, any changes / corrections will also be done by our customer service assistants. You can, of course, annul or delete the registration or your customer account at any time. For this purpose, please just contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment system (Art. 6(1)(a)(b) EU GDPR), credit analysis (Art. 6(1)(f) EU GDPR)
In our online shop you can buy on account. For this purpose, the payment-relevant data will be collected to execute your order and to effect payment. Moreover, for necessary technical reasons and for legal security reasons your IP address will be processed.
The principle of data economy and data avoidance will be applied as you will only have to provide us with data which is absolutely necessary for us to effect the payment and thus to perform the contract or which we are legally bound to collect
Without such data, we will have no other choice but to refuse the contract to be concluded as we would then not be able to perform the same.
Our payment systems use SSL encryption for the secure transfer of your data.
Marketing purposes existing customers (Art. 6(1)(f) EU GDPR)
Murrelektronik GmbH wishes to maintain the customer relationship with you and to provide you with information and offers regarding our products / services / offers. Therefore, we process your data in order to send you such information and offers by email.
If you do not want to receive such information and offers, you can at any time object to such use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes; which also includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If you exercise your right to object, your data will not be processed for this purpose any longer.
You can enter such objection without giving reasons, free of charge, and without any form requirement; such objection should preferably be directed by email to email@example.com or by letter to Murrelektronik GmbH, attn. Datenschutzbeauftragter, Falkenstr. 3, 71570 Oppenweiler.
Applicant portal (Art. 6(1)(a)(b) EU GDPR
Thank you for your interest in working with Murrelektronik GmbH. We are aware of the importance of your data and will process the data provided by you within the application form only for the purpose of effectively and correctly implementing the application procedure and for contacting you as part of the application process. No data will be transferred to any third parties, unless you have given your consent.
Within the application form you will be asked to provide personal data. Here, we will apply the principle of data economy and data avoidance as you will only have to provide us with data which we need to fully examine your application documents such as your first name, last name, sex (title), résumé, reports or which we are legally bound to collect. Such required information is marked with an * (asterisk). Moreover, for necessary technical reasons and for legal security reasons your IP address will be processed.
Without such data, we are unable to examine your application documents; therefore, in such case, no application documents can be uploaded into our application system. You can, of course, provide voluntary information in the application form.
In order to maintain optimally the security and confidentiality of your data, we implement relevant security measures. Your application documents will be transferred in encrypted form to us via our application system.
We will store your data for the above purpose until the application procedure has been completed and any deadlines in this regard have expired—no later than six months of receipt of a ruling. You may instruct us to store your application documents for a longer period of time and to match them with other vacancies which would be suitable for you according to your profile.
For this purpose, we need your consent which you can give us by clicking the checkbox before you upload your application documents. In such case, we will store your data for a period of 6 months. You can withdraw your consent at any time without giving reasons with effect for the future; to do so just contact the respective recruiter by phone, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter to the above address.
Automated case-by-case decisions
We do not deploy any automated processing procedures for making decisions.
Cookies (Art. 6(1)(f) EU GDPR / Art. 6(1)(a) EU GDPR with consent)
Our websites use so-called cookies at several locations. Cookies are used to improve the user friendliness, efficiency and security of our choice of products and services. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser (locally on your hard drive).
Via such cookies, we can analyze how users use our webpages. This way, we can design the website contents as per the users’ requirements. Moreover, cookies allow us to measure the effectiveness of certain advertisements and to have them placed, for example, dependent on the users’ thematic interests.
Most of the cookies that we use are the so-called “session cookies”. When you leave the website, they will be deleted automatically. Permanent cookies will be automatically deleted from your computer when their validity period (usually six months) has expired or if you delete them yourself before the validity period expires.
Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. However, usually you can change the settings of your browser if you do not wish such information to be sent. In such case, you will still be able to use our choice of products and services without any restrictions (exception: Configurators).
can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This can be done in any common internet browser.
Please note: If you disable cookies, it could be that not all the functions of our website will be completely available.
User profiles / web tracking procedures
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis to be made of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies with respect to your use of this website will be generally transmitted to and stored by a Google server in the USA. In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will, however, be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other countries party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a server in the USA where it will then be truncated. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of that website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator in conjunction with the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transferred from your browser by Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly, but we must point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website completely, if you elect to do so. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in on the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en): For further information on the conditions of use and data protection, please go to https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html or https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en. Please be advised that, on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp()” to assure an anonymized recording of IP addresses (known as IP masking).
As an alternative to the browser plug-in you can click this Link to prevent Google Analytics from recording data relating to your future usage of this website. This involves an opt-out cookie being stored on your terminal device. If you delete your cookies, you need to click the link once again.
Online offerings and children
Without the consent of their parents or legal guardians, persons under the age of 16 must not transfer any personal data to us or submit any declaration of consent. We would like to invite parents and legal guardians to participate in the online activities and interests of their children.
Links to other vendors
Our website contains, clearly visible, also links to the websites of other companies. To the extent there are links to websites of other vendors, we have no influence over their contents. Thus, we cannot assume any responsibility or liability for such contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is responsible for the content of these pages and websites.
When the link is created, these linked pages are checked to ensure that they do not violate any statutory provisions. No legally infringing content could be detected at the time the link was created. Permanently monitoring the content of the linked pages is, however, unreasonable without concrete indications of a violation of law. As soon as we become aware of any legislative infringements, we will remove the such links immediately.