Your privacy is important to us

We are happy about your interest in PENTACON and its products and services. While browsing our websites, we would like to make you aware that your private data is safe with us and that we take great care in securing these data. We are in full compliance with the German Federal Data Protection Act.

We want you to know which data is collected and how we intend to use it. Please be sure that we met all technical and organizational requirements to fulfil affected regulations on data protection as well are we demanding this efforts from our external service providers.

Personal Data

Personal data are information about your identity. This includes details like name, address, phone number, e-mail address. To use our websites, it is not required to reveal personal data. Under certain conditions, however, we need to collect your name and address, as well as other details, to be able to provide certain services.

If you intend to make use of our services, we will usually only collect data which is needed to provide the service. If we should ask you for additional details these information are meant to be voluntary. The processing of personal data is only carried out in order to fulfil the requested service and to protect our own business interests.

Using your personal data

PENTACON will use the personal data in order to reply to their enquiries, process their orders, or to grant them access to certain information.

We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties

Appropriated use of data

We will impose the person-related data made available online by you only for the purposes informed about you, process and don't use a passing on of your person-related data to third parties carried out without your necessary consent.

Personal data is only shared with public authorities and government institutions when this is stipulated by law, or when we are forced to do so by a court of law. Our employees as well as those of external service companies are obliged not to divulge any personal data and to act according to federal privacy protection legislation.

Non-personal data, which is collected automatically

Using our web page the following data is gathered for organisational and technical reasons: the names of the web pages visited, the browser and the computer operating system used, data and time of access, search engines used, names of sites downloaded, and your IP address.

This data remains anonymous and it is used solely for statistical purposes and to improve our website and online services. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal information on protected internal systems and does not allow identification of an individual. Your confidential data and your privacy are thus being protected at any time.


If you visit our website, we may place information in the form of cookies on your computer which make it possible to automatically identify your computer when you next visit the website. Cookies are small text files which are sent to your browser and saved on the fixed disk of your computer by a web server. No personal information regarding the user is stored, only the internet protocol and address. his information allows us to automatically recognize you at your next visit to our web sites, and to facilitate your navigation of our site. Cookies, for example, allow us to adapt a website to your interests or to save your password so that you do not have to enter it every time your visit the site.

Most of the cookies used are so-called "session cookies". They usually will be deleted automatically once you leave our website. Other cookies remain on your local machine until you actively delete them. These type of cookies allow the recognition of your browser when you return to the website at a later point.

You can, of course, visit our website without using cookies. f you do not wish us to re-identify your PC, please configure your internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to the browser manufacturer's instructions for details of how this works. If, however, you choose not to accept cookies, this can limit the functions available to you on our sites.

Online – job application process

To process your online job application we collect, process and use your personal data. Your online application data will be transmitted per e-mail directly to the human resources department and kept confidential. Through suitable technical and organizational measures we make sure that your personal data are treated as confidential according to the legal requirements. Please pay attention that while filling out an application form or transmitting it via e-mail, the connection might not be encrypted whereas unauthorized persons might take notice and alter its content. You also might want to send us your application via postal mail. If you have applied to a specific position and this position might already been assigned to someone else or if we think you might also fit to another position, we would like to forward your files in-house. Please let us know if you object to this procedure. After the application process is completed, but at least 9 months later, your personal data will be deleted, except you agree to store your information for a longer period.

Usage of the WebProspector Technology

This website uses technology of the WebProspector GmbH ( to collect data for marketing reasons and to recognize commercial visitors. These data is cross-checked with public addresses of commercial companies only but never with individuals. The WebProspector technology may collect additional attributes e.g. motion data or which pages have been visited and for how long. The technology may use cookies. Cookies are small text files, stord locally in the temporary cache of your internet browser. The cookie allows the recognition of returning visitors. You may revoke this tracking method for the future  by clicking on the following link:


The Provider of the website collects and automatically stores information in so-called server-log-files automatically provided and transmitted by your browser. These are:

  • browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing machine
  • time stamp of the server request

These data are not classifiable to individual persons. An aggregation of the data with other data sources will not be carried out. We reserve the right to verify these data afterward in case of concrete indications of illegal use.


We respect the principles of data avoidance and data economy while collecting personal data. By contacting us via a form personal data may only be collected and stored for required purposes (e.g. to process your request).

The collection of personal data will be processed only after prior consent. Your data will only be stored and processed for the establishment, execution or termination of a contractual or future contractual relationship. You may revoke your permission, with future effect, at any time. After your revocation your data will be deleted.

The collection of personal data via forms (name, address, e-mail addresses a.s.o.) will be done only on a voluntary basis. We will never transfer nor sell your data to any third-party without your prior consent.

Your revocation may be sent to the provider of this website stated in the legal notice.

GoogleMaps™-map services

This website uses Google Maps to view maps and routing directions. Google Maps is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

While using this website you agree to let Google automatically collect, process and use your data connected to its services and transfer it to Google, its representatives or third-parties. The terms of services for Google Maps can be retrieved here. Additional information can be accessed at the Google data center at transparency as well as the privacy policy


We embed videos from "YouTube" as part of the Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, into our website. While clicking on this video, personal data might be transmitted to YouTube or Google. For a detailed privacy policy of Google, please click here: If you do not want to transmit personal data, an opt-out mode can be found here:


Persons under 18 years old should not disclose any personal information to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We do not solicit personal data from minors, nor do we collect such data and pass them on to third parties.


We have taken appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction, and access by unauthorised parties. All our employees and all external persons processing data are bound by the federal privacy protection act and will treat your data confidentially. Our security measures are subject to continuous revision in line with technical developments.

Changes in our privacy policy

We are changing our guidelines to secure your personal data from time to time. You occasionally should check these guidelines to be up-to-date on how we secure data and improve our website. If we should make significant changes in collecting, using and/or passing on your personal data, we will make you aware of that with a visible sign on our website. While using this website, you agree with the terms of this privacy policy to protect your personal data. In case of questions, please contact our appointed privacy policy officer at dsb(at)

Verification of economic data

We transmit your data for the use in assessing credit risks (name, address, e-mail address, information on the company and if necessary contract and claim data) for the purpose of the creditworthiness check as well as for checking the address for further debt collection, conducted by the IHD Gesellschaft für Kredit und Forderungsmanagement mbH, Augustinusstr. 11 B, 50226 Frechen or its cooperating credit agencies. The legal basis of this transfer is article 6 I b GDPR and article 6 I f GDPR. Transmission must be done on basis of article 6 I f GDPR only in order to observe legitimate interests and if other interest or fundamental rights of the persons involved might not interfere, violating the safeguarding of the personal data.

For the purpose of deciding upon entering, conducting or ending contractual relationships, we are using automated probability values including (among other things) address data.

For detailed information on our partner, IHD, according to article 14 GDPR - the business purpose, the purpose of data storing, the legal basis, the data receiver of the IHD, the right of appeal and the right of deletion or editing or profiling, please refer to The information on the cooperating credit agencies can be found at


If you use external links which are offered within the framework of the internet operations of PENTACON then this data protection declaration does not extend to these links. If we offer links, we do our best to make sure that these of our data protection and security standards also adhere. We do not have any influence, however, on the commitments other providers make towards data security and internet safety. Therefore, please read the notice(s) displayed on the Web pages operated by other providers, also regarding the data protection statements provided there.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption to secure the transmission of confidential content such as requests send to the operator. You will recognize an encrypted connection that the URL switches from "http://" to "https://" and a lock symbol appears in the browser bar. While using SSL encryption, transmitted data can not be read by any third-party.

Right to obtain information

You may at any time request to be informed about which personal data is being stored and also request its deletion. When necessary, write to Pentacon GmbH, Datenschutzbeauftragter, Enderstraße 92, 01277 Dresden or send an email to dsb(at)

Right of objection

Furthermore you can revoke your consent to the elevation and storage of your person-related data through us any time. In that case please write to

Pentacon GmbH,
Enderstraße 92,
01277 Dresden

or send an email to dsb(at)

Queries, suggestions, complaints

If you have any questions about this data protection declaration or about the processing of your personal details, you can contact our data security inspector Mr. Ralko Nebelung, Enderstraße 92, 01277 Dresden or send him an email at dsb(at) He also is at your disposal in the case of information requests, suggestions or at troubles as contact persons.

Piwik Analytics

This website collects data to analyze how visitors use our site (so-called tracking). We use an open-source web analysis software called Piwik to statistically analyze user access. Piwik uses Cookies, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis what offers on our site you have accessed. The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) are stored on a web server in Germany and processed there (website usage, reporting). Before the IP address is stored, it automatically will be anonymized by shortening the last octet.
To use our website, you hereby agree that we may collect and process your data in the way as described above. You my revoke your permission for the future by clicking on the link at this page. Your revocation will then be stored in a cookie for another 365 days and automatically deleted afterwards if you are not accessing this side in a period of 365 days again. If the cookie is deleted manually a new revocation is necessary.

Google AdWords

We use as an AdWords customer also the Google conversion tracking, an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043; "Google"). It set a cookie on your computer ( "Conversion cookie"), unless you got a Google ad on our website from Google Adwords. These cookies expire within 30 days and are not personally-identifiable. Visit certain sides of us, and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that someone has clicked on the ad and has been forwarded to our site. Each AdWords advertiser gets a different cookie. Cookies can not therefore be tracked via the websites of advertisers. The information obtained using the conversion cookie information is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. The advertisers know the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and proceeded to a tagged with a conversion tracking tag page. However, you will not get any information that can identify a user personally. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking process, you can also what is necessary to reject a cookie - as a browser setting, which generally disables the automatic setting of cookies. You can also disable cookies for conversion tracking by setting your browser to block cookies from the domain "". 

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