Advantest Europe GmbH - Privacy Policy

Ver. 03/2020

Advantest Europe GmbH ("Advantest") is committed to respect your privacy. Advantest acknowledges that any information that may be used to identify you as an individual ("Personal Data"), such as your IP address, is your private information and our intention is to collect, use, store, or otherwise process this information appropriately and lawfully.

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Advantest Europe GmbH
Stefan-George-Ring 2,
81929 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49-89-993-12-0

Purposes and Usage of Personal Data

Advantest will process with our best possible care the Personal Data that you have provided us when visiting this website.

We have adopted strict security policies and safeguards to protect Personal Data from unauthorized access, loss, alteration and destruction. We have appointed a Data Privacy Officer who controls the compliance with data protection rules. We also provide training within the company on the importance of protecting Personal Data and are constantly striving to protect Personal Data throughout all facets of the company.

Personal Data you have provided to us, we will not disclose, provide, or transfer to a third party without your permission, unless permitted or required by applicable law. We will store your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill a specific purpose for which they were collected (e.g. website analyzes). Once this purpose is fulfilled, we store the required Personal Data for the duration of the statutory retention periods. Subsequently, we delete or anonymize Personal Data.


Every time you access our website, it is necessary that our website host Timme Hosting GmbH & Co. KG (registered address at Ovelgönner Weg 43, 21335 Lüneburg, Germany,, temporarily stores your IP address, the user agent and your referrer so that the website can be delivered to your computer. Our host stores those information in our website in so-called log files (access.log, error.log.) for up to 30 days and solely use the listed data to ensure the continued functioning and optimization of our website, e.g. through detecting malfunctions, protecting from cyberattacks as well as to secure our IT systems. Furthermore, temporary storage of the log files is used for error detection and error prevention. After the stated time period, the log files will be deleted or anonymized.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of log files is Article 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes listed above.

Use of Cookies, Google Analytics and External Links


"Cookies" are small packets of information that are stored in visitors' or users' internet-enabled equipment such as computers and smart devices when you access this website. There are two types of cookies: "session" and "persistent" cookies. A "session" cookie is stored temporarily while you are browsing the website. A "persistent" cookie is stored in your computer after you have finished browsing the website, until either a specified date or it is manually removed.

Use of Cookies

This website may use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To optimally display the website,
  • To statistically analyze and study page viewership.

Management of Cookies

Most Internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. They can be configured so as to alert you about cookies or to not accept cookies. However, please note that this may prevent you from having access to some site functions or features. You can also delete the stored cookies by modifying your browser settings. Please refer to your browser's online help to learn more about browser operations and settings.

If we use technically necessary cookies, the legal basis for the processing your Personal Data is Article 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR. Without placing these cookies the website could not be fully usable. The user data collected by functional cookies is not used to create user profiles.

The legal basis for the processing of cookies, which are not required for the technical operation of our website, is your consent (Article 6 para 1 lit. a GDPR). Therefore, when you visit our website, you will be informed about the above-mentioned use of cookies and referred to our Privacy Policy by a cookie consent banner. We ask for your consent to the use of cookies, which you declare by clicking on the "Accept all cookies" button. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please click to the Link.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help the website analyze how users use the site (statistics). The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

This website uses the function to anonymize the last octet of the user’s IP Address prior to its use and storage (“IP masking”), and the information that identify specific individuals is not stored.

On behalf of Advantest, 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 to Advantest. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. The user-identifiers linked to cookies (e.g. User-IDs) are automatically deleted after 14 months.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser at any time. Furthermore you may prevent the collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by Google Analytics through downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at,

We are obliged to ask you for your consent in case of using Google Analytics pursuant to the GDPR provisions. Therefore, the legal basis for the storage of Google Analytics cookies and use of this tracking tool is your consent pursuant to Article 6 para 1 lit. a GDPR.

External Links to Social-Media-Platforms

On this website there are links, but no plugins, to profiles or fan pages on social media platforms that Advantest has created. These are identified by small icons of the Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn platforms. If you click on one of these icons, you will be redirected to the relevant Advantest profile/fan page on the respective network. You will then leave the Advantest website and be on the social network’s site, where their privacy policy applies. When entering the respective platform, the provider will receive your Personal Data (e.g. IP address). If you are logged in to your respective account, the visit of our website may be associated to your profile. The privacy statements of the networks can be found under the following links:,,,,

Changes of this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify our security and data protection measures to the extent necessary due to technical developments. In these cases, we will also adapt our Privacy Policy accordingly. Please refer to the current version of our Privacy Policy.

Your rights according to the GDPR:

We would like to inform you about your rights regarding the processing of your Personal Data.

You have the right of access to your Personal Data under Article 15 GDPR, the right of rectification of inaccurate Personal Data under Art. 16 GDPR, the right to be forgotten under Article 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of processing under Article 18 GDPR as well as the right to data portability under Article 20 GDPR.

Revocation of your consent (Art. 7 para 3 GDPR)

If you give your consent regarding the processing of your Personal Data (e.g. subscription to google analytics), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. If you wish to withdraw your given consent, please send your objection to the contact details mentioned above or where mentioned when we inform you before you give your consent.

Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)

You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your Personal Data which is based on Article 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR. We will no longer process the Personal Data unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or grounds for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

We do not make any automated decisions based on your personal data, including profiling.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.

Advantest Europe GmbH is responsible for your complaints in the EU. Therefore the relevant supervisory authority is:

Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA), Promenade 18, 91522 Ansbach, Deutschland (Germany).

If you have any questions about your rights or wish to assert your rights against us, please contact our data protection officer.

Kontaktadresse für den Datenschutzbeauftragten der Advantest Europe GmbH: