Privacy Policy

Private statement

The website under the Internet address (hereinafter as a standard Website) is an offer of Sonepar PIM solutions GmbH.

Sonepar PIM solutions GmbH is pleased that you are visiting our Website and about your interest in our company, our products and services. The protection of your personal data with the collection, processing and use owing to your visit to our homepage is of particular importance to us.

For external links to third party contents we do not assume any liability despite careful control of the contents as we have not initiated the transmission of this information, have not chosen the addressees of the transmitted information and have not chosen or changed transmitted information.

The collection, processing and use of your data is carried out within the framework of the statutory regulations. Below we explain to you which information we enter during your visit to our Website and how this is used:

Collection and processing of data, if applicable personal data
With each access of a user to a page of the Website of Sonepar PIM solutions GmbH and with each call of a file data about this process will be stored in a log file. The storage exclusively serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following data record will be specifically stored concerning each call:

  • name of the called file,
  • date and time when the file was called,
  • transmitted data volume,
  • report, whether the call was successful,
  • description of the type of used web browser,
  • querying domain.

Personal details beyond this such as your name, your address, telephone number or e-mail address will not be entered unless you provide these details voluntarily, e.g. within the framework of a query for information, in particular with:

  • contact by e-mail,
  • use of a contact form,

as well as within the framework of the execution of a contract or a registration requested by you, in particular with:

  • subscription of a newsletter,
  • order of a catalogue.

Use and forwarding of personal data
Insofar as you have made personal data available to us we will exclusively use these for the purpose of the technical administration of our websites and for fulfilling your wishes and requirements, in particular in order to answer your enquiry.

Your personal data will not be forwarded, sold or otherwise transmitted to third parties unless

  • this is necessary for the purpose of processing the contract,
  • this is necessary for settlement purposes,
  • you have previously consented hereto.

Revocation of a consent possible with effect for the future at all times
The deletion of the personal data is carried out,

  • if you revoke your consent for the storage,
  • if their knowledge is no longer necessary for fulfilling
  • the purpose pursued with the storage or
  • their storage is inadmissible for other statutory reasons.

Right to information
Following a written request we will be pleased to inform you which data we have stored concerning your person (e.g. name, address, telephone number, date of birth).

Automatically recorded, non-personal data; generation of cookies; auxiliary programmes, active contents
With the access to our Website automatically (thus not through a registration) generated information, which cannot be allocated to a certain person (e.g. about an Internet browser or an operating system; domain names of websites, from which an access is carried out via a weblink; number of visits; average time spent on the site; called pages). Sonepar PIM solutions GmbH uses this information in order to constantly improve and update the presence of our Website and thus improve its attractiveness.

If you visit our Website it is possible that information initiated by us is filed on your computer in the form of a so-called “cookie”, which allows us to automatically recognise your computer against during the next visit to our homepage. Cookies allow us among others to adjust a website to your wishes or to store your password so that you do not have to enter it again each time. If you do not wish us to recognise information about your computer against then please set your Internet browser so that it deletes cookies from your computer hard drive, blocks all cookies or warns you before a cookie is stored.
Java-Applets, ActiveX-Controls and JavaScript are used with the provision of this Website. If you want to make these auxiliary programmes or active contents not usable for security reasons you should deactivate the corresponding setting of your browser.

Please write even if you have any other questions with regard to the use of your personal data, to the following address:

Christian Lukoschek | Sonepar Deutschland GmbH

Peter-Müller-Straße 3
40468 Düsseldorf
Germany send eMail

Instructions concerning the concrete use of personal data
These special instructions concerning the concrete use of personal data are based upon the general privacy statement. The latter will be supplemented and specified by these instructions in essential points.
Insofar as we collection personal data from you these will exclusively be used within the framework of the laws and for the purposes, which are stated within the framework of the corresponding consent for the respective concrete use.

Use of a contact form
Insofar you do not explicitly request otherwise in your enquiry using the contact form, the personal data entered by you in the contact form will be exclusively used for processing your contact. A storage of your personal data is only carried out in order to be able to understand the status of communication with contacts which are subsequently carried out once again. A further use of your personal data (e.g. for the subscription of a newsletter) is only carried out if this is explicitly approved by you.

Order of a catalogue or other written information
With this service you have the possibility to order actual catalogues or other written information from us, which will be sent to you by post or offered for downloading. In addition, you can agree upon an appointment for personal talk with our employees. A registration is necessary for this purpose, in the framework of which you have to enter personal data.
Your personal data, which you entered with the registration, will be stored by us and used for pro-cessing the corresponding order.

Forwarding of personal data to third parties as well as overseas
Depending on the purpose of the data collection the personal data collected from you can also be forwarded to companies affiliated with us (Section 15 et seqq. AktG [German Companies Act) and/or third parties if and insofar as this should be necessary for the purpose approved by you. This in particular comprises distribution companies authorized by us and our other contractual partners for the maintenance and intensification of our customer relationship (earmarked third parties). In addition, personal data will not be forwarded to other third parties.

Please write even if you have any other questions with regard to the use of your personal data, to the following address:

Name | Sonepar Deutschland GmbH

Peter-Müller-Straße 3
40468 Düsseldorf
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