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    Privacy Policy

    Protection of your privacy when using our Web site is important to us. Therefore, please take note of the following information:

    1. Office responsible

    The office responsible within the terms of the German Federal law concerning data protection (called here "the BDSG") is

    Richardson Electronics GmbH
    Boschstr. 8
    82178 Puchheim
    Tel.: +49 (0)89 - 8189128-0
    Fax: +49 (0)89 - 8189128-10

    Handelsregister: München HRB 87597
    Geschäftsführer: Edward J. Richardson, Wendy S. Diddell, Eric Le Cannu
    VAT-No.: DE 128 240 232 / WEEE-Reg.-No. DE 64678500


    Canvys location in Donaueschingen:

    Canvys – Visual Technology Solutions
    A Division of Richardson Electronics

    Richardson Electronics GmbH
    Raiffeisenstr. 5
    78166 Donaueschingen
    Tel.: +49 (0)771 - 8300-0
    Fax: +49 (0)771 - 8300-80


    You will find further details concerning the office responsible in our imprint. The office responsible is called "Canvys" or "we" for short in the following. Please contact us for questions concerning processing.

    2. Google Analytics

    This Web site uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service from Google Inc. (called here "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", namely, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis to be made of the use of the Web site. The information concerning your use of this Web site created by the cookie (including your IP address) is communicated to a Google server in the USA, and is stored there. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the Web site, to compile reports on Web site activities for the operator of the Web site, and to provide further services connected with Web site use and use of the Internet. Google may also communicate this information to third parties so far as this is prescribed by law, or to the extent that a third party processes this data on behalf of Google. Google will never connect your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent cookies being installed by setting your browser software appropriately, but we should like to point out to you that in this case, it is possible that you will not be able to use all functions of this Web site. By using this Web site, you declare your agreement to processing the data about you collected by Google in the way described above and for the purposes specified above.

    3. Data collection

    Furthermore, you can call and view our Internet sites without communicating personal data to us, and without personal data being collected by us.
    You may be asked to register and/or to supply certain information on using particular services provided on our Web site. The data then collected is in each case described exactly in the particular input mask. It is pointed out there as well, which information is absolutely essential for the use of the service and which information can additionally be supplied by you voluntarily, if appropriate.

    4. Use of the data collected

    • We use collected data where appropriate in order to fulfil contracts entered into and to render services requested by you (e.g. in order to answer questions raised by e-mail, to provide on-line support, or to send newsletters requested by you).
    • In addition, we use the data which you enter on registering or on taking up other services, within the framework of the legal provisions concerning data protection, to foster our customer relations with you and for our own advertising purposes. In compliance with the legal requirements, we shall however in this connection, use your forename and family name, your postal address, your year of birth, your title, your academic degree and/or your professional or business description solely in as far as supplied by you and to the extent that this information is in a list or otherwise summarised with data of a particular group of persons.
    • We also supply your personal data, within the scope of the above-mentioned purposes, to companies associated with us according to section 15 of the German Companies Act (AktG), including our holding company Richardson Electronics Ltd. in the USA, as well as external persons or businesses possibly called in by us to carry out contracts entered into or to render services requested, to the extent that this is permissible under the law.
    • We do not supply personal data for other purposes and/or to other undertakings, unless you have separately approved this previously.
    • In principle, we only send e-mail newsletters if you have previously agreed to this in writing. We do however reserve the right to the extent permissible under the law, also to inform you by e-mail at the e-mail address given in an order placed by you, about our Company’s interesting offers, or offers concerning similar articles or services of companies associated with us pursuant to section 15 of the Companies Act. If you do not wish to receive any information by e-mail, you can at any time cancel this to take effect for the future, by an informal notification to us. No costs additional to the transmission costs according to the basic rates, arise for you by reason of such cancellation.

    5. Consents

    If you give a separate consent to processing personal data for use of our services or a registration, you may withdraw this consent (totally or in relation to individual uses) at any time to take effect for the future.


    6. Technical and organisational measures

    We employ technical and organisational security precautions when processing and using your personal data, in order to protect your personal data managed by us against manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons.
    Our staff entrusted with processing your personal data is bound in writing to maintain data secrecy, in accordance with section 5 BDSG.

    Version: 19.07.2011
    Canvys – Visual Technology Solutions, A Division of Richardson Electronics GmbH

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