PULS Vario GmbH welcomes your visit to our website and your interest in our company and our products and services. The protection of your personal data during processing throughout the business process is very important to us and we want you to feel secure when visiting our website. In the following, we explain what information we collect at PULS Vario GmbH during your visit to our websites and how they are used.

Privacy policy

Welcome and thank you for visiting our website; we appreciate your interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We process your data in accordance with the relevant legislation on personal data protection, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the applicable local implementation laws. This privacy policy provides comprehensive information relating to how we process your personal data at PULS GmbH, and the rights you have in relation to this data.
Personal data is the information that permits the identification of a natural person. This includes in particular name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address but also your IP address.
Anonymous data exists where no personal reference to the user can be made.

1. Responsible authority and Data Protection Officer

PULS Vario GmbH
Headquarter / Manufacturing Site
Venusberger Straße 44
09430 Drebach

Phone: +49 37341 4900 10
E-Mail: office@pulsvario.com

Company registration: 23548
Chemnitz Registry Court
VAT ID no.: DE 252102740
Managing Director: Robert Farnbacher and Bernhard Erdl
Managing Director: Ewald Braith

Responsible person in accordance with para. 55 section 2 of the Rundfunkstaatsvertrag (Interstate Broadcasting Agreement):
Robert Farnbacher and Bernhard Erdl
PULS Vario GmbH
Headquarter / Manufacturing Site
Venusberger Straße 44
09430 Drebach

Email our Data Protection Officer: datenschutz@pulsvario.com

2. Your rights as an affected person

Firstly we would like to inform you of your rights as an affected person. These rights are standardised in Articles 15 – 22 EU-GDPR. These cover:

  • The right of access (Art. 15 EU-GDPR),
  • The right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) (Art. 17 EU-GDPR),
  • The right of 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 data processing (Art. 21 EU-GDPR).

To exercise these rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer. The same applies if you have any queries on data processing at our company. You also have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the Data Protection Supervisory Authority.

3. Right to object

Please note the following in connection with your right to object:
If we process your personal data for the purpose of direct mail, you have the right to object to this form of data processing at any time without giving reasons. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with direct mail.
If you object to data processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes. Exercising your right to object is free of charge and can be carried out informally, ideally via email to: DSK@pulspower.com.
In the event that we process your data to protect legitimate interests, you may object to this type of processing at any time for reasons relating to your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
We will then no longer process your personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the data processing is being used to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

4. Purposes and legal bases of data processing

The processing of your personal data complies with the provisions of EU-GDPR and all other applicable data protection regulations. Legal bases for data processing arise in particular from Art. 6 EU-GDPR.
We use your data to initiate a business relationship, fulfil contractual and legal obligations, conduct the contractual relationship, to offer products and services, and to strengthen the customer relationship, which may include marketing and direct mail.
Your consent also represents a permission requirement in terms of data protection law. In this context, we provide you with information on the purposes of data processing and your rights to opt out. If such consent also relates to the processing of special categories of personal data, we will expressly inform you in the consent request, Art. 88 para. 1 EU-GDPR.
The processing of special categories of personal data in the context of Art. 9, para. 1 EU-GDPR is only carried out if required on the basis of legal regulations and if there is no reason to assume that your legitimate interest in exclusion from data processing takes priority, Art. 88 para. 1 EU-GDPR.

5. Forwarding to third parties

We will only pass on your data to third parties within the scope of the statutory provisions or with the appropriate consent. Otherwise, it will not be passed on to third parties unless we are obliged to do so due to mandatory legal regulations (disclosure to external bodies such as supervisory authorities or law enforcement authorities).

6. Recipients of the data

Within our organisation, we ensure that only the individuals receive the data that require that data to fulfil their contractual and legal obligations.
In many cases, our specialist departments are supported by service providers to fulfil their tasks. The necessary data protection agreements have been concluded with all service providers.

7. Data transfer to other countries

A transfer of data to other countries (outside the European Union or the European Economic Area) shall only take place if required by law, or if you have given us your consent to do so.

8. Data retention period

We store your data as long as it is needed for the processing purpose in question. Please note that a number of legally imposed retention periods require data to be stored for extended periods. This relates in particular to commercial or fiscal retention obligations (for example, arising from the German Commercial Code, Tax Ordinance, etc.). Unless there are further retention requirements, the data will be routinely deleted after use.
In addition, we may retain the information if you have given us your permission to do so, or in the event of legal disputes and we use evidence within the statutory limitation period which may be up to thirty years; the regular limitation period is three years.

9. Obligation to provide data

A variety of personal data is necessary for the establishment, implementation and termination of the obligation and the fulfilment of the associated contractual and legal obligations. The same applies to the use of our website and the various functions it provides.
The details on this are summarised for you in the section above. In certain cases, data is also required to be collected or made available due to legal regulations. Please note that it is not possible to process your request or execute the underlying obligation without providing this information.

10. Categories, sources and origin of the data

The data we process is determined by the context in question: For example, it may vary depending on whether you have submitted an enquiry via our contact form, registered for our newsletter, sent us a job application or submitted a complaint.
Please note that we may also make information available separately to a suitable location for specific processing where appropriate, e.g. when uploading job application documents or when submitting a contact request.
When you visit our website, we collect and process the following data:

  • Name of the internet service providers
  • Information on the website you have visited us from
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • The IP address assigned by your internet service provider
  • Requested files, amount of data transferred, downloads/file export
  • Information on the pages of our website(s) that you visit, including date and time
  • For reasons of technical security (in particular to defend against attempted attacks on our web server), these types of data are stored in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. F EU-GDPR. After 7 days at the latest, anonymisation is carried out by shortening the IP address so that no reference is made to the user. To achieve this, the last three digits are removed; in other words, becomes 127.0.0.*. IPv6 addresses are also anonymised. The anonymised IP addresses are kept for 60 days.

As part of a contact request, we collect and process the following data:

  • Salutation, last name, first name
  • Contact data
  • Details on your preferences and interests

11. RMA form (Art. 6, para. 1 lit. a, b EU-GDPR)

A contact form is provided on our website that can be used to make contact with us electronically. If you write to us via the contact form, we will process the data you have provided in the contact form to contact you and answer your questions and requests.
In doing so, we follow the principle of data minimisation and data avoidance by requesting only the information we need to contact you. These are your name, company, customer number, customer reference number, material number, number of devices and your email address.
If you contact us by email, we will process the personal information provided in the email solely for the purpose of processing your request.

12. Automated by-case decisions

We do not use any purely automated processing facilities to make decisions.

13. Cookies

Our websites use what are known as cookies at multiple points. These are used to make our offering more user-friendly, effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser (locally on your hard disk).
These cookies enable us to analyse how users use our websites. This means we can design the website content according to our visitors’ needs. Cookies also allow us to measure the effectiveness of a specific advert and to display that advert according to the users’ areas of interest, for example.
We use both “session cookies” and permanent cookies. The session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies are automatically deleted from your computer when their expiry date is reached or when you delete them yourself before the expiry date.
Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can usually change your browser’s settings if you would prefer not to send the information, however. You can still make use of the offerings on our websites without restrictions.

14. Google Analytics und Hubspot zur Webanalyse

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie on the use of the online offering by the users are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offering by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offering and to provide us with other services related to the use of this online offering and internet usage. In this case, pseudonymous usage profiles of the users may be created from the processed data.
We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymisation. This means that the IP address of the users will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there only in exceptional cases. The IP address sent by the user’s browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
Users can opt out of the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; users may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the online offering and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
If your browser does not support the link to the Browser Add-On from Google (e.g. when using our website from your smartphone), you can also opt out of data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie is then stored that prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website.
Click here to opt out of Google Analytics measurements.

15. Google Tag Manager

This website uses Google Tag Manager. This service allows website tags to be managed via a single interface. Google Tool Manager only implements tags. This means that no cookies are used and no personal information is collected. Google Tool Manager initiates other tags, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this data, however. If deactivated at the domain or cookie level, it will remain in effect for all tracking tags as far as they are implemented with the Google Tag Manager.

16. Online offerings for children

Persons under the age of 16 are not permitted to submit any personal data to us without the consent of the legal guardian or a declaration of consent. We encourage parents and guardians to actively participate in the online activities and interests of their children.

17. Links to other providers

Our website also contains links to the websites of other companies. Where links to websites of other providers are available, we have no influence as to their content. As a result, no guarantee and liability can be assumed for this content. The content of these pages is always the responsibility of the respective provider or operator of the pages.
The linked pages were checked for any legal violations and identifiable infringements at the time the link was created. No illegal content was identified at the time the link was created. However, continuous content checking of linked pages is not feasible without specific evidence of an infringement. Upon notification of infringements, such links will be removed promptly.

18. Integration of Google Maps

(1) On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. This allows us to show you interactive maps directly in the website and allow you to conveniently use the map feature.
(2) By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, the data referred to in § 3 of this declaration will be transmitted. This is done regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to, or if there is no user account. When you’re logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide appropriate advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the formation of these user profiles, and you must comply with this to Google.
(3) Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the provider’s privacy policy. You can also find out more about your rights and privacy settings here: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google also processes your personal information in the US and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Terms and conditions

We do not use company-specific terms and conditions, but adhere to the general terms of delivery of our umbrella organization for electrical engineering and electrical industry e.V., the ZVEI.
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