Data Protection Notice

VGB PowerTech e.V, VGB PowerTech Service GmbH and VGB-Forschungsstiftung thanks you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company, our products and services. We are very serious about the protection of your personal data and we want you to feel secure about what information you leave behind when visiting our website.

We have taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that data protection regulations are observed by us and by any service providers we work together with.

Personal data

To access our website, it is not necessary to disclose any personal data. We only receive some information which includes the name of the browser and operating system being used, the IP address, the website from which you linked from, the amount of data that has been transferred and the date and time you accessed our website. This data remains anonymous and it is used only for statistical purposes and will be deleted afterwards.

In some cases we need your name and address and further information so we can provide you with the service you require, e.g. the signing up for our newsletter service or using the online-shop or for the online registering for VGB-events. However, we only store the data necessary to provide you with the service you require, all information provided by you is completely voluntary.

Purpose of use

The personal data you provide us is used to answer your enquiries, process your orders or to provide you with access to specific information or offers. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties or use it for other purposes.


If you visit our website, we might store information on your computer in the form of cookies. On this occasion, only the IP-address is stored and no personal data is involved. The information stored on cookies means you will be automatically recognised next time you use our website, so you will find our site easier to navigate. For example, cookies enable us to adapt our website to your interests or to store your password, so you do not have to enter it every time.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to alter our data security and protection regulations only if it becomes necessary as a result of new technology. In these cases, we will update the data protection notice. Please make sure that you always read the current version of the data protection notice.

Right of information and objection

If you want to know what kind of personal data we have stored about you, you can contact us at any time. To receive this information, please contact Mr. Waimann, Phone 0049/201/8128-203. For the online-shop please contact Mr. Scharpey, Phone 0049/201/8128-200. Furthermore, you can withdraw your permission for collecting and storing your personal data at any time. In this case, please contact Mrs. Christ/Mr. Waimann or for the onlineshop Mr. Scharpey.

If you have any questions about this data protection notice or about the process of your personal data, you can contact Mr. Grzeca, Phone 0049/201/8128-311.