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Data Protection Regulations of the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association e.V.

The Internet portal of International Photovoltaic Equipment Association e.V. (“IPVEA”) is primarily a communication channel for the members of the Association as well a vehicle to communicate to the broader sense of the Photovoltaic and Solar industry.

IPVEA International Photovoltaic Equipment Association uses its best efforts to ensure that all the information on its website is kept up-to-date. Any warranty to the correctness and actuality cannot be assumed. IPVEA reserves the right to make changes or additions to the information made available at any time without notice.

Although a great deal of information is also available to anonymous visitors, there is sometimes a need for us to obtain data from you which our systems protect your data in accordance with internationally applicable data protection standards, the data protection directive of the European Union and national data protection regulations. Our goal is to make it possible for you to be certain of responsible and confidential treatment of your data.

This IPVEA website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Data protection:

When you access this website, the IP address of your provider and other information are stored on our server for data protection purposes. This information is also processed in anonymous form for statistical purposes. Any reference of the data stored to your identity is excluded. You can therefore use our website without revealing your identity.

Exclusion of liability:

IPVEA has included links to other internet pages in this website. IPVEA has no control over the design or content of any pages to which links are provided and expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of such pages.

Electronic Newsletters

We enable the ordering of electronic newsletters on various subject areas. For this, we record the e-mail addresses of those users who voluntarily register as subscribers. The users can delete themselves from the circulation list by following the instructions including in every dispatch.

Social Media Plug-ins

Facebook

Our Internet presence uses social plug-ins (“plug-ins”) of the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plug-ins are labeled with the Facebook logo or the addition “Facebook social plug-in” and your browser connects directly to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted to your browser by Facebook, which also embeds information in the website.

Through embedding the plug-in, Facebook receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plug-ins, e.g. click the “like” button or add a comment, your browser transmits the corresponding information directly to Facebook, where it is stored.

Please refer to the data protection information issued by Facebook to learn about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook. You will also find information about your rights and your settings options to protect your privacy.
If you do not wish Facebook to collect data about your visit to our website, please log out of your Facebook account before accessing our site.

Twitter

Our Internet presence uses social plug-ins (“plug-ins”) of the social network twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (“Twitter”). The plug-ins are labelled with a Twitter logo and your browser connects directly to the Twitter servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted to your browser by Twitter, which also embeds information in the website.

Through embedding the plug-in, Twitter receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Twitter, Twitter can assign your visit to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plug-ins, e.g. forward a tweet or add your own comment, your browser transmits the corresponding information directly to Twitter, where it is stored.

Please refer to the data protection information issued by Twitter to learn about the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Twitter. You will also find information about your rights and your settings options to protect your privacy.

If you do not wish Twitter to collect data about your visit to our website, please log out of your Twitter account before accessing our site.

Purpose of the collection, processing or use of data

IPVEA promotes the greater use of PV, Solar and energy storage globally by educating and informing as many stakeholders as possible as well as ensuring that solar is kept in the public eye through activities related to the trade fair, exhibition, congress, conferences and its marketing and communications outlets.

The data is collected, processed and used in the performance of the declared purpose of IPVEA the Association. Your person-related data is not forwarded to third parties for promotional purposes.

Copyright:

The content of the IPVEA website and its publications are protected by copyright. No information, data, texts, parts of texts or images may be copied or used in any way without the prior permission of IPVEA .

Should you have any further questions or comments concerning our data protection concept or wish to have your personal data barred for any particular form of use, kindly contact us by e-mail at the following address: ekus@ipvea.com

Public Process Directory:

IPVEA International Photovoltaic Equipment Association
P.O. Box 1610
D-63406 Hanau
Germany
Tel.: +49-6181-9828042
Fax: +49-6181-9828010

US address
Marketing and Communications:
P.O. Box 771507
Orlando, Florida 32877
USA
Tel: +1 747 777 2081
Fax: +1 407 856 9500

Managing Director:
Bryan Ekus

Registration Number:
Court Hanau VR 31714

VAT ID no.:
DE261862941

Tax number:
35 227 26224

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