Terms of Service


The use of CAN in Automation’s website and its services is regulated by the terms and conditions, which may be updated from time to time. By using the web site and its services you accept our terms and conditions.CiA may change or update the web site without giving prior notice.These terms and conditions and the use of the web site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Accuracy of data and treatment of information

CiA has taken care to ensure the accuracy of the information on its web site. However, CiA declines liability should any of the contents be incorrect. The use and application of the information on CiA’s web site is the responsibility of the users. In no event is CiA to be held liable for any amounts representing loss of profit, loss of business or indirect, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages.CiA also does not accept liabilty if the web site or the servers that provide the web site contain viruses. All documents are checked diligently at the time of delivery to the server if they are virus-free.

By sending us information or data by which you or your company can be identified you agree that we may process such data in accordance with the applicable law. Please read our privacy policy for details.

External links

CiA provides links for your convenience only. Contents of other web sites are not under the control of CiA and we therefore decline responsiblity for contents, use of trademarks, etc. on web sites to which we provide links to.

Copyright of data

CiA's web site includes intellectual property and copyrights. All information on CiA’s web site, including but not limited to specifications, minutes to meetings, photos and illustrations, definitions, etc., is under copyright. All rights remain with CiA. Usage of such contents must be within your membership agreement and/or by CiA’s written permission. You must not remove any copyright symbols or CiA’s name and logo from such information.

All mentioned product names on this web site are either registered or non-registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Opting out, accessing or changing information

CiA maintains customer information, including order history and site usage data, for a length of time appropriate to our business needs. You may contact us to correct or update any personal identifying information which you have submitted to us, or should you have questions about information maintained by us. You may access your personal information or have it corrected or updated in accordance with applicable law by contacting us. You can opt out of receiving information about CiA's activities, products or services and/or opt out of having your data provided to third parties for marketing purposes by contacting us. Questions or concerns?

Please feel free to contact us at headquarters@can-cia.org if you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy or about CiA's collection of your information.

General conditions

All deliveries and supplies of CAN in Automation are based on the General Conditions for the supply of products and services of the electrical and electronics industry ("GL")* for commercial transactions between businesses

recommended by ZVEI - Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektroindustrie e. V.
– as of January 2018 –
You may order a copy from the CiA office.

*"Grüne Lieferbedingungen" The original German text shall be the governing version.