Privacy Policy

I. General Information
1. Introduction
Data protection has a high priority for Infineon and its group companies. We comply with the data protection legislation of the countries in which we do business. Internal data protection regulations ensure that consistent and high data protection standards apply at all companies within the Infineon Group. Our employees are obligated to comply with statutory and internal data protection regulations and to treating your data as confidential.

Extensive operational, technical and organizational security measures protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthorized persons. We review our security measures regularly and adapt them to technological advances.

In the following, you will learn more about the handling of personal data that is collected on the website of Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG.

2. Responsibility for data protection at Infineon Technologies Bipolar
The party responsible (“controller”) for implementing the data protection regulations is:

Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG
Max-Planck-Straße 5
59581 Warstein

Represented by the Board of Directors (LINK)

You can contact the Data Protection Officer at:

Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG
Data Protection Officer
Max-Planck-Straße 5
59581 Warstein

By e-mail:

3. Amendments to the data privacy statement
Our data privacy statement may be amended at irregular intervals to ensure that it complies with current legal requirements or to carry out updates arising from changes/expansions to our services and offerings. The new data privacy statement will then apply automatically the next time you visit our website.

II. Your Data
1. Purpose for processing the data
We process your personal data in particular to
• deal with your queries, orders, applications, etc.,
• prepare, conclude and/or implement contracts,
• enable you to use our website, integrated online services and portals,
• send you newsletters and further marketing information,
• ensure the safety of Infineon Technologies Bipolar facilities and our website through appropriate technical and organizational measures,
• protect our products against security risks and criminal activities, and
• enable the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

2. Information on the processing of the personal data of children
To protect children, Infineon Technologies Bipolar has decided not to process data from persons under the age of 13 (children). Visitors under the age of 13 should therefore not make their data available to Infineon Technologies Bipolar, in other words, not use the areas in which personal data such as name and address are required.

3. Legal basis
We process your personal data on the basis of one or more of the following legal grounds:
• To perform a contract with you.
• To comply with legal obligations.
• To safeguard Infineon Technologies Bipolar’s legitimate interests. Infineon Technologies Bipolar has legitimate interests in processing your data for the following purposes:
    o To provide, operate and improve the website, integrated online services and portals.
    o To initiate and conduct business relationships.
    o To comply with industry and other standards that Infineon Technologies Bipolar has voluntarily subjected itself.
    o To establish, exercise or defend legal claims.
To process your personal data for the distribution of newsletters and other marketing information, we ask for your consent, which you may revoke at any time without having to state a reason.

4. Transfer of your data
If you have given your consent, or we are otherwise legally entitled to do so, we may forward your personal data to other entities of the Infineon Group or to third parties, especially to selected service providers, distributors, partners, and sales representatives.
If data is transferred to third countries where there is no adequate level of data protection, we ensure that your data is protected adequately by concluding agreements in compliance with data protection requirements.
Your personal data is transferred to government institutions and authorities only if stipulated by national legislation.

5. Length of time for which your data is stored
Your personal data is retained only for as long as it is required for the specified purposes, unless there are more extensive statutory or contractual retention obligations (such as retention obligations under commercial and tax law).

III. Your Rights
1. Rights of data subjects
You have the right to demand that Infineon Technologies Bipolar provide you with access to and information on the personal data it has stored concerning you. You also have the right to demand rectification and erasure of data or restriction to processing of it, as well as the right to demand that the stored data be transferred to you or a third party named by you in a suitable form.

You may object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of direct advertising. If we process your personal data to protect Infineon Technologies Bipolar’s legitimate interests, you may object to this processing for reasons based on your specific situation. We will then stop processing your data unless it is predominantly used to serve interests worthy of protection on our part.

2. Withdrawal of consent
The declarations of consent you give us are voluntary and you can withdraw them in relation to the respective purposes at any time with future effect. Consent cannot be withdrawn retroactively since, once data has been processed, processing of it cannot be undone.

3. Right to lodge a compliant
You may contact our Data Protection Officer (see above) or the competent data protection supervisory authority.

The data protection supervisory authority responsible for Infineon Technologies Bipolar is:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen
Kavalleriestraße 2-4
40213 Düsseldorf

IV. Newsletter and other e-mail marketing communication
Register for our newsletters and other e-mail marketing communication, and regularly receive up-to-date information on our products, services and events.

Our newsletters and other marketing e-mails are sent via “Eloqua” (a service provided by and “CleverReach”. Both uses tracking technologies.

We use this service primarily to find out which topics are of interest to you by checking whether our e-mails are opened and which links you click. We then use this information to improve the e-mails we send you and the services we provide.

If you do not wish to use the benefits offered by the Eloqua service, click here:

Further information on data analysis by CleverReach newsletter is available at

V. Cookies
1. General Information
Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer. A cookie enables your browser to recognize you and your most recent settings (language, login status, etc.) on the website. Your settings are available immediately and thus ensure that you can use the website as intended.

We also use cookies that remember your preferences for using a website in order to adjust the content displayed to your personal interests and needs.

You can adjust your browser to inform you of cookies being set and permit this on a case-by-case basis only, permit the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally exclude it, as well as automatically delete cookies when you close the browser. Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

2. Google-Analytics
On this website we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google").

Google analyses your use of this website on behalf of Infineon Technologies Bipolar. For this purpose, the following data are collected and transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where the data are stored, analyzed and made available to us in anonymous form: information about your use of this website, the type and version of browser you use, the operating system you use, your language settings, the date and time of your query and the referrer URL (previously visited website). Google places a permanent cookie in your Internet browser for this purpose. With the help of this cookie, it is also possible to recognize your browser when you visit this website again.

We have activated the IP anonymization function offered by Google on this website so that your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or the EEA (European Economic Area) and only transmitted to the USA in anonymized form. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We have contractually agreed appropriate security measures with Google for these cases.

The IP address of your browser, which is collected by Google Analytics, is not merged with other data from Google.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and to improve it regularly. The statistics obtained allow us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user.

You can generally revoke your consent to web analysis by Google at any time by downloading and installing the available Google browser plug-in. This option prevents web analysis only as long as you use a browser on which you have installed the plugin and as long as you do not delete the opt-out cookie.

Further information on data protection and the security of your data at Google Analytics can be found here. Please also read Google's privacy policy.

Third party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of use:

3. Eloqua
We use Eloqua, a service provided by Oracle, to personalize communication with you. When you visit the Infineon Technologies Bipolar website for the first time, a cookie of third-party provider Oracle will be stored in your browser. This cookie is used to record the pages you visit during your session. Although this cookie is set on many other third-party websites, the information about your visit to the Infineon Technologies Bipolar website is visible to Infineon Technologies Bipolar only and not shared with other users of the Eloqua system. Likewise, it is not possible for Infineon Technologies Bipolar to use this cookie to record or view information about your visits to other websites.

Although this cookie does not contain any specific personal information, it may be possible to establish a connection to a person by subsequently linking the data with other information. If you provide Infineon Technologies Bipolar with personal information by filling out a form on our website, this information may be combined with the browser information recorded by the Eloqua cookie. The information thus collected is used to improve the services we offer, including whether and how we communicate with you, and personalization of the content of such communication. We try to tailor this communication to your personal interests, as gleaned from your visits to the Infineon Technologies Bipolar website or from the profile settings you have selected, thus focusing as far as possible only on offerings and promotional campaigns that we believe are of interest to you.

If you want to completely prevent the use of Eloqua cookies and tracking technologies for your device, you can do so on the Eloqua opt-out page:

1. External Content
Our websites may contain links to websites of other providers to which this data privacy statement does not extend. If the use of the websites of other providers is associated with the collection, processing or use of personal data, please observe the respective data privacy statement of these providers. Infineon Technologies Bipolar accepts no responsibility for the content of other providers’ websites.