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Welcome to the Schneider Electric Website

Welcome to our website.

1. Introduction

Schneider Electric takes privacy and the protection of your personal data seriously. This includes providing transparency about the techniques and technology we use to enhance and personalize your browsing experience. Among these are the placement of cookies on your devices when you visit our websites and the processing activities performed.

This notice explains Schneider Electric’s approach to cookies and similar technologies. When you visit our websites, use our mobile apps, engage with our online ads or emails, we collect information, using technologies such as cookies, pixel tags (also called web beacons), browser analysis tools, and server logs. Each of these technologies is explained below.

2. What are cookies and similar technologies?


A cookie is a small piece of information in the form of an alphanumeric text file. Cookies are generated by a web page server, basically the computer that operates a web site, and placed on an internet user’s hard drive or device.

Information contained with a cookie is generated by the server and can be used by that server whenever a user visits the site which hosts the online services.

Similar technologies

Schneider Electric uses similar technologies such as:

For ease of reference, cookies and similar technologies are all referred in this notice as “cookies”.

3. Cookie Lifespan

Cookies have specific lifespans. A cookie’s lifespan refers to how long they exist on a particular device.

4. Who collects and uses cookie information?

Cookies that are placed and accessed by Schneider Electric are known as “first-party cookies”. When they are placed and accessed by our third-party vendors, they are known as “third-party cookies”.

Any personal data collected through first-party cookies is controlled by the Schneider Electric subsidiary mentioned as publisher of the related website or application or in the related data privacy notice. If you have any questions about this cookie notice or how Schneider Electric protects your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Office at Global-Data-Privacy@schneider-electric.com. For more information on what are your data protection rights and how to exercise them, please refer to our Privacy Policy

Any personal data collected through a third-party cookie is subject to the privacy policy of that third party. Third-party privacy policy links can be accessed through the Change Your Cookie Settings in our cookie banner.

Therefore, we invite you to carefully read our website Cookie Banner and all associated cookie and privacy policies to help you make informed choices on which cookies you may want to accept or reject before continuing your browsing on our websites. Selections of specific cookie categories and third-party vendors can be made using options available through the Change Your Cookie Settings in our cookie banner.

Specific Notice relating to Google Analytics:

Please be aware that Schneider Electric uses cookies provided by Google Analytics to analyze how users interact with our sites and applications. Google Analytics makes use of first-party performance and targeting cookies placed by our websites to provide us with information about website visitors. Google or its affiliate DoubleClick may recognize cookies placed by our websites when you visit other websites and applications. Personal information about you and your usage of our websites may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America.

For more information about how Google collects, uses, and shares your information collected through Google Analytics, please visit the Google Privacy Policy and Google Cookie Policy.

Please be aware that Schneider Electric uses Google Analytics to analyze how users interact with our sites and applications. Schneider Electric employs multiple measures and controls, both technical and legal, to protect your privacy and personal information. Examples of these include usage of EU-based proxy servers, anonymization, and data encryption. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics by installing Google Analytics Add on in your browser. For more information on Google Analytics and privacy click here or consult Statistical cookies under Your Cookie Preferences.

5. What are cookies used for?

Cookies may be used in numerous ways. Among these include allowing us to obtain information about website visits. This information can be used to help us provide users with certain features and to make sites more user-friendly. Cookies may also be used to better understand existing and prospective customers and to enhance relationship information, including associating a user with different devices and browsers that they may use for online targeting and advertising purposes. For detailed information about the categories of cookies used and their purposes, please review Your Cookie Preferences in the Cookies Banner where you will find a list of cookies sorted by category along with a description of their purpose.

6. How can you control cookies?

Our website will place any necessary cookies on your device automatically. You can manage non-necessary cookies placed by and for Schneider Electric using the Change Your Cookie Settings on our Cookie Banner.

Schneider Electric does not sell your personal data; however, if you are located in the United States, as defined by certain regional laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), usage of third-party cookies for marketing purposes may constitute the sharing or “sale” of information. Many modern browsers support a Global Privacy Control (GPC) setting which is recognized by our U.S.-facing websites. When enabled in settings or browser extensions, GPC transmits an opt-out preference to these websites, informing them that you do not wish to have your personal information “sold.” For more details about GPC, including how to activate it on your specific browser, visit https://globalprivacycontrol.org/.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

To provide website visitors the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for websites using the supported version of Google Analytics JavaScript (analytics.js, gtag.js).

If you want to opt-out, download and install the add-on for your web browser. The Google Analytics opt-out add-on is designed to be compatible with Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. To function, the opt-out add-on must be able to load and execute properly on your browser. Learn more about Google’s opt-out feature and how to properly install the browser add-on here.

7. Cookie Categories

8. How long are cookies retained for on my device?

The data retention period applied to each cookie is indicated in the description of cookies available when you click the menu in Your Cookie Preferences.

9. How long are my preferences retained for?

We will remember your preferences for the placement of cookies for up to 6 months. This means that you may be prompted by the Cookies Banner and asked for your preferences again after each 6 month period.

10. Who can receive data collected from cookies?

In addition to Schneider Electric, third-party vendors may receive your personal data through the use of cookies. These vendors are listed under each category of cookies in Your Cookie Preferences.

11. Can data collected through cookies be transferred outside the EU?

To obtain information on the conditions of data transfers resulting from first-party cookies, please read our Privacy Policy, If your personal data is collected through third-party cookies, you must refer to their privacy policy by clicking on the link available in each category of cookies under Your Cookie Preferences.

12. What are your rights?

To obtain information on your rights concerning the data we collect through first-party cookies and how you can exercise them, please read our Privacy Policy. With respect to personal data collected through third-party cookies, you must refer to the third party’s privacy policy by clicking on the link available in Your Cookie Preferences.

This notice was updated on September 1, 2023

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