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The contents of the website are made available by thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH, so that website visitors can read information about the product range of thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH and our company. The handling of personal data of the site visitors follows the strict requirements of the GDPR.
We take the protection of your privacy when using our website very seriously as this important to us. In the following we are pleased to inform you about the collection of personal data.
In general, you can visit the website of thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH on an anonymous basis, i.e. without informing us of who you are. When you visit our website, our web servers in Germany save as standard the IP address (anonymized) of your internet service provider via which you access our website, the site from which you access our website and the files you access from us, as well as the date of your visit and general information about your browser. These data are processed to ensure the security of the web server and to adapt the output of the information retrieved to your output medium (e.g. your phone. laptop or other device). These data are only analyzed in anonymized form for statistical purposes.
Personal data is stored and processed only if you provide us with this information, e.g. when completing a contact form or registering for personalized services. On the respective website you will be informed about the intended use and, if necessary, your consent to the storage and processing requested. Disclosure will only take place at thyssenkrupp companies and service providers affiliated with us, for example to send you the requested written information. Of course, all service providers are committed to data secrecy and confidentiality. A transfer to other third parties does not take place. Your data is always encrypted before transmission and processing to protect this data against unauthorized access
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To respond to your request thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH will process the following personal data if provided in the contact form: form of address, first name, last name, email, street, zip code, town/city, telephone number and content of your request. We will forward your personal data to recipients where this is necessary to meet your request. The legal basis for processing your personal data depends on your request and may take the form of a contract with you (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR), your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR) or our legitimate interests in providing you with a good service based on a balance of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). We are supported in the operation of our contact form by our IT service providers as order processors. We will process your data – where processing is based on your consent – until your consent is withdrawn or – where processing is based on a balance of interests – until you object to this or your request has been completed. Unless you provide the data required to contact you and to understand and process your request, we will not be able to process your request. All other information is optional. This service is only for persons over the age of 18.
If we process your personal data on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR), you can withdraw this consent at any time for the future. If we process your personal data on the basis of a balance of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR), you can object to this at any time for the future.
In addition we process the referrer information in connection with use of the contact form (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR), which is erased after 4 weeks at the latest. It is technically not possible to use the contact form without collecting this information.
You have the right to access about the personal data in question and the right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing and data portability, and in the case of processing in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (e) and (f) GDPR the right to object to processing. Insofar as you have provided us with your consent to process your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR, you can withdraw this consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on your consent prior to its withdrawal. You have the right to complain to the competent data protection supervisory authority (State commissioner for data protection and freedom of information North Rhine-Westphalia) (official name in the German language: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen).
Responsible for the collection and processing of personal data is:
thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH
Richard-Taylor-Straße 89, 28777 Bremen, Germany
Telefon: +49 421 68880
You can reach our data protection officer at
the address mentioned above, Attn. data protection officer of the thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH or or via the e-mail address email@example.com.
This privacy statement applies exclusively to the use of our website. It does not apply to the websites of other service providers to which we provide a link. We accept no responsibility or liability for third-party statements and guidelines with no connection to our website. We reserve the right to amend these data privacy rules from time to time in accordance with future changes relating to the collection and processing of personal data.
Information about the processing of personal data in the context of business relationships with customers, suppliers and other business contacts
1. What information does this paraphraph contain for you?
thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH ("we") is in a business relationship with you or your employer/client, e.g. the initiation or execution of a contractual relationship in the course of our business activities.
In doing so, we ensure that we comply with the requirements of the applicable data protection laws. In the following, we provide you with a detailed overview of our handling of your data and your rights.
2. Who is responsible for the processing and who is the data protection officer?
The person responsible for the processing is
thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH
Richard Taylor Street 89
Phone: +49 421 6888 0
You can reach our data protection officer at the above address (Attn. Data Protection Officer) or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. What categories of data do we process and where do they come from?
We process personal data that you provide to us as part of the business relationship. If our business relationship is with your employer or client, we also collect the personal data from you or from your employer or client. This involves the following data or categories of data:
Master data (e.g. name and salutation, title, function title/position designation)
Contact details (e.g. phone number, fax number, e-mail address, postal address)
Communication data (e.g. contents of personal, telephone or written communication)
In addition, we process the following categories of personal data that we generate independently or receive from third parties (e.g. other group companies of tk AG):
Master data (e.g. customer number)
Contract data (e.g. contract ID, contract history)
Communication data (e.g. consultation protocols)
4. For what purposes and on what legal basis is data processed?
We process your data in compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and all other applicable laws.
We process personal data primarily for the fulfillment of contractual obligations (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR), more specifically for the purpose of initiating, executing or fulfilling a contract. These are, for example, the placement of orders, internal sales work, the shipment and payment of goods or contract negotiations.
If you are not a contractual partner yourself - for example, an employee of a business partner - the processing is carried out for the same purposes as a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. We are in the process of initiating or implementing a contractual relationship with your employer/client as part of our business activities. Due to your activity for your employer/client, we process your personal data for this purpose.
We also process, to the extent necessary, personal data for the fulfillment of legal requirements (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR) for the following purposes:
Compliance with legal storage obligations
Compliance with legal reporting requirements
In addition, we process personal data to protect the following legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR):
Maintaining the business relationship with existing customers (e.g. customer satisfaction survey)
Implementation of events (e.g. admission control)
Assertion of legal claims and defense in legal disputes
Inclusion in our contact database, contact maintenance after business contact (e.g. after handing over your business card)
Direct marketing to customers or employees of customers (e.g. information about products and events, newsletters)
In addition, we may process personal data for the processing of which we have been given consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). We obtain this separately and in the following cases:
Direct marketing to prospective customers/other business contacts (e.g. information about products and events, newsletters)
5. Who receives your data?
Your data will be processed within thyssenkrupp Automation Engineering GmbH by the employees involved in the initiation/execution of the business relationship and the execution of the respective business processes.
Within our group of companies, your data will be transferred to certain companies if they perform data processing tasks for the companies affiliated in the group on a centralized basis (e.g. centralized contact data management, centralized contract management, disposal of files).
In addition, in order to fulfill our contractual and legal obligations, we sometimes use various external service providers who are bound by data protection law through order processing agreements, Art. 4 No. 8 GDPR. These are service providers in the following areas
In addition, we transfer your data to other recipients outside the company who process your data under their own responsibility, Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR. These may be, for example, the following categories of responsible parties:
Public bodies based on statutory regulations (e.g. tax authorities)
Third parties, e.g. credit institutions, credit agencies - insofar as transmission is permissible due to legitimate interest
6. How long will your data be stored?
We process your personal data as long as they are required for the above stated purposes. After termination of the business relationship, your data will be stored as long as we are legally obliged to do so. This regularly results from legal obligations to provide proof and to retain data, which are regulated, among other things, in the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch) and the German Fiscal Code (Abgabenordnung). The storage periods are then up to ten years. In addition, it may be necessary to retain personal data for the period during which claims can be asserted against us (statutory limitation period of up to thirty years).
7. Are you obliged to provide your data?
There is no contractual or legal obligation to provide personal data. However, without processing your personal data, we are not able to carry out the necessary pre-contractual measures or the contractual relationship with you or your employer/client.
8. What data protection rights can you assert as a data subject?
You have the right to request information about the data stored about you, Art. 15 GDPR. In addition, you can request the correction or deletion of your data, Art. 16, 17 GDPR. You may also have the right to restrict the processing of your data and the right to receive the data you have provided in a structured, common and machine-readable format, provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other persons, Art. 18, 20 GDPR.
If you have given us consent to process your personal data, you can revoke this consent at any time. The lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation remains unaffected.
To exercise these rights, please contact the data controller or data protection officer named in section 2.
In addition, you have a right to object, which is explained in more detail at the end of this privacy notice.
You also have the possibility to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, Art. 77 GDPR. The right of appeal is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy. The data protection supervisory authority responsible for us is:
State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia
P.O. Box 20 04 44
Tel.: + 49(0)211/38424-0
Information about your right to object according to Art. 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR (processing of data on the basis of a balance of interests); this also applies to any profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Article 4 (4) of the GDPR.
If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
In individual cases, we process your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing. You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising.
If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
The objection can be made without any formalities and should, if possible, be addressed to the responsible office or data protection officer named in the data protection declaration under section 2.
Status: November 2022
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