Privacy policy

Legal statement

1. Principles

Leclanché puts great emphasis on privacy, in particular the protection of your personal data. We handle your personal data with the utmost care and in accordance with the applicable legal provisions.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you, as the users of our website www.leclanché.com (hereafter our site), about the data we collect and the following information in particular:

  1. Who is the data controller
  2. What personal data is collected
  3. How is the collected data used
  4. How is the data stored and retained
  5. Who has access to this data
  6. Where is the data processed
  7. What rights do you have

2.Who is the data controller

Leclanche SA is the controller for Leclanché’s groups as described below under section [3.4.b] processing under this Privacy Notice, unless we tell you otherwise in an individual case.

Leclanché SA
Avenue des Sports 42
1400 Yverdon-les-Bains

3.Personal Data

We process personal data you provide to us or that we receive from third parties. Such data includes different categories of data about you.

3.1 Data collected automatically

We use the service of Google Analytics to collect data. This data is needed in order to better understand your use of our website, make improvements and better meet users’ expectations.

When you visit our site, this service automatically collects the following information:

  1. IP address
  2. Location
  3. Hardware and software details
  4. Page views on our site

You can find Google Analytics’ privacy policy by following this link:

We utilize cookies on our website, as laid out below in section [5], to ensure proper website functionality. We use cookies to enhance browsing experience, serve personalized ads or content, and analyze our traffic. Users can choose to accept, reject or customize cookies.

3.2 Data collected in a non-automatic way

Our website has several contact forms for several products and sevices.

When using our contact forms, we collect, store and process personal data that is communicated to us in order to process your request.

Collected data through the forms includes :

  1. Name and surname
  2. E-mail address
  3. Phone number
  4. Company
  5. Any other information you might share with us when using the contact forms on our site
3.3 How we use your personal data

Personal data collected on our site will be only used for the purposes specified in this Privacy policy.

Data collected through our contact forms may be used for the following purposes :

  1. We might use your data to respond to your request or question, in relation to your exercise of your rights and to enable us to contact you in case of further queries.
  2. Commercial relations We might use your data to respond to your request regarding for example a potential order, in relation to your exercise of your rights and to enable us to contact you in case of further queries.

The automatically collected data is used for the following purposes :

  1. Statistics
3.4 With whom we share personal data

In order to respond to your requests, personal data may be shared with :

  1. Employees
    We may disclose information collected through our contact forms to any member of our organization who needs it to respond to your requests.
  2. Leclanché’s group companies

Leclanché SA, Switzerland

Leclanché E-Mobility, Switzerland

Leclanché GmbH, Germany

Leclanché North America, Inc., USA


Leclanché France SASU, France

Leclanché UK Limited, UK

Leclanché Canada Inc


  1. Third parties

Your data will be disclosed to service providers, including in particular:


Google Analytics



Furthermore, your data might only be disclosed to other third parties if we are legally obliged to do so (e.g. request from an investigating authority) or if you have expressly consented to its passing on to third parties.

3.5 International data transfer

In the course of processing and in order to respond to the requests, personal data may be transferred to Leclanché’s group companies or other third parties outside of Switzerland.

Therefore, data may be collected, accessed and processed in the following countries:

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. United States
  4. United Kindgom
  5. Norway
  6. Canada

If a recipient is located in a country without adequate statutory data protection, we require the recipient to undertake to comply with data protection (for this purpose, we use the revised European Commission’s standard contractual clauses, which can be accessed here:, unless the recipient is subject to a legally accepted set of rules to ensure data protection and unless we cannot rely on an exception. An exception may apply for example in case of legal proceedings abroad, but also in cases of overriding public interest or if the performance of a contract requires disclosure, if you have consented or if data has been made available generally by you and you have not objected against the processing.

3.6 Retention of your data

We process your data for as long as our processing purposes, the legal retention periods and our legitimate interests in documentation and keeping evidence require it or storage is a technical requirement.

3.7 Security of your data

We take the necessary technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized processing, as well as to ensure its confidentiality, availability, integrity and traceability.

We would like to point out that the Internet is not a secure medium and that unauthorized third parties may have access to data transmitted in this environment. This can lead to the publication or modification of such data, or to technical problems.

Despite extensive technical and organizational security measures, the loss of personal data, their interception or manipulation by unauthorized persons cannot be excluded.


4. Your rights

Depending on the applicable data protection law, you have the following rights in connection with our data processing:

  • the right to request information from us as to whether and what data we process from you;
  • the right to have us correct data if it is inaccurate;
  • the right to request erasure of data;
  • the right to request that we provide certain personal data in a commonly used electronic format or transfer it to another controller;
  • the right to withdraw consent, where our processing is based on your consent;
  • the right to receive, upon request, further information that is helpful for the exercise of these rights.

You can exercise these rights by sending a request to or Leclanché SA, Av. des Sports 42, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains.

If you do not agree with the way we handle your rights or with our data protection practices, please let us know.

If you are located in the EEA, the United Kingdom or in Switzerland, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority in your country.

You may at any time object to the receipt of advertisements and to the processing of your data for marketing and advertising purposes by writing to: or Leclanché, Av. des Sports 42, 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains.

5. Cookies

Some pages of this site use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies allow the site to recognize your browser the next time you visit and thus to adapt the content to your preferences and settings.You can set up your browser to be informed about the configuration of cookies. You can, for example, allow cookies only in individual cases, accept cookies in certain cases or exclude them in general and activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of our website may be limited.

We distinguish the following categories of cookies:

-Necessary cookies,

-Performance cookies,

-Marketing cookies

6. Entry into force

This declaration is effective as of September 2023.

7. Review

This Privacy Policy is subject to a regular review process to maintain compliance and to reflect any changes in our data collection process.

We recommend that you check our Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any updates.

This Privacy Policy was last revised on August 23, 2023.