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We care much about the protection of your personal data. Therefore, on all steps of data processing (e. g. collection, processing and transmission), we adhere to the statutory provisions. The visit of our website requires the collection, processing and use of personal data. Personal data are any personal or business details of an identified or identifiable natural person. In the following explanation, we give an overview of the data that we collect, in which way we use and transmit such data and how you can get information about the data that we process.

Responsible body in terms of data protection law for the collection, storing and processing of the personal data is:

Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.
German Branch
Mitsubishi-Electric-Platz 1
40882 Ratingen
Tel.: +49 (0)2102 / 486 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)2102 / 486 - 1120
E-Mail: info@mitsubishi-automation.com

Our service is related to Mitsubishi Factory Automation (also referred to as “Mitsubishi Automation” or “FA”) for the regions Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”). The data we process vary depending on whether you merely use our website as a visitor or use special content or services for which specific provisions apply additionally.

I. Data in Case of Visiting Our Website
(without using special services)

1. Collection of Data

Any data that we collect regarding your visit of our website is stored only in a way that makes the allocation to an individual person impossible. Therefore, you have the opportunity to visit our website anonymously.

We collect or store further information only, if you provide us with such information voluntarily. This may occur during the registration on our website. However, that information is not necessary to merely visit our website.

2. Session-Cookies

In order to improve usability of our website as well as to protect the rights of our casual website users we use session cookies. The session cookie does not contain any malicious software. It is called “PHPSESSID” and stores a random, unique string of letters and numbers as a session ID on your computer. This session ID is needed to ensure you are presented with the correct information from our database, e. g. the right language and/or dynamic content that follows your progress through the website. The session ID is generated new every time you visit our website. It is automatically deleted when you leave the website. If you wish to disable these session cookies, you are free to do so from within your browser settings (please use the help function of your browser for further details). Please note that you may find your web-experience on our site is diminished/reduced.

3. Persistent Cookies

The cookie "cookies_accepted" is a cookie to record the fact that you have clicked the "Yes" button in our cookie notification. The cookie stores the anonymous value "true" which is used to remember that you have allowed the cookies and to prevent the cookie notification appearing again.

4. Website-Analysis Tool Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Since we activated IP-anonymization on this website (so-called “IP-masking” by adding the function “_anonymizeIp()” to the Google Analytics program code) your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on under


and installing it for your current web browser.

Alternatively and particularly in case the aforementioned add-on cannot be installed in your browser (especially when using the website on certain mobile devices), you can prevent Google from using your data in the aforementioned way in the future by clicking the following link:

Set Google Analytics Opt-Out-Cookie

By doing this, a so-called Opt-Out-Cookie will be stored on your device, saving your decision to disagree with Google’s aforementioned use of data, however only with regard to this domain and to the specific browser in which you have set the Opt-Out-Cookie.

In case you delete your cookies within this browser, you will need to click this link again in order to uphold your objection.

II. Further Information

Should you have further questions regarding data protection, wish for information regarding the stored data relating to you, have found out that certain data are incorrect and/or be of the opinion that certain data had to be deleted, you may contact our data protection officer at any time. The contact details of our data protection officer are:

Mr. H. Gimm

Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.
German Branch
Mitsubishi-Electric-Platz 1
40882 Ratingen


Telephone  +49 (2102) 486-0
Telefax  +49 (2102) 486-1120
E-Mail  pr@meg.mee.com

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