Data Privacy Notice

 We (meaning the specific company that has provided or referred you to this privacy notice or that is identified on this page as being the operator of this website) believe that protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important. This Privacy Notice explains how we collect, store, use, disclose and transfer (hereinafter “process”) your personal data. The personal data that we collect about you depends on the context of your interactions with us, the products, services and features that you use, your location, and applicable law.

Categories of personal data processed, and purpose of the processing.

 In the context of the business relationship with us, we may process the following categories of personal data of consumers and contact persons at (prospective) customers, suppliers, vendors and partners (each a “Business Partner”):

  • Contact information, such as full name, work address, work telephone number, work mobile pone number and work email address.
  • Organizational information, including job position and company name.
  • Payment data, such as data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card numbers, security code numbers and other related billing information.
  • Further information necessarily processed in a project or contractual relationship with us or voluntarily provided by the Business Partner, such as personal data relating to orders placed, payments made, requests, and project milestones.
  • Personal data collected from publicly available resources (including business and employment oriented social networks and websites), integrity data bases and credit agencies.
  • Information that are legally required for Business Partner compliance screenings or export control checks, such as date of birth, nationality, place of residence, ID numbers, identity cards and information about relevant and significant litigation or other legal proceedings against Business Partners.


We may process the personal data for the following purposes:

  • Communicating with Business Partners about our products, services and projects, e.g. by responding to inquiries or requests or providing you with information about purchased products.
  • Planning, performing and managing the (contractual) relationship with Business Partners; e.g. by performing transactions and orders of products or services, processing payments, performing accounting, auditing, billing and collection activities, arranging shipments and deliveries, facilitating repairs and providing support services.
  • To create a personal profile containing business-related information on interactions between you and us with the aim of being able to offer you and the company you work for relevant information and suitable offers for our services and products and to improve our personal communication with you.
  • Administrating and performing market analysis, sweepstakes, contests, or other customer activities or events.
  • Contacting you with information and offers concerning our products and services, sending you further marketing messages and conducting customer satisfaction surveys as explained in Section 4.
  • Maintaining and protecting the security of our products, services and websites, preventing and detecting security threats, fraud or other criminal or malicious activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with legal obligations (such as record keeping obligations), export control and customs, Business Partner compliance screening obligations (to prevent white-collar or money laundering crimes), and our policies or industry standards.
  • Solving disputes, enforce our contractual agreements and to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

Where and as permitted under applicable law, we may process your contact information for direct marketing purposes (e.g. trade show invitations, newsletters with further information and offers concerning our products and services) and to carry out customer satisfactions surveys, in each case also by e-mail.

You may object to the processing of your contact data for these purposes at any time by writing to or by using the opt-out mechanism provided in the respective communication you received.

When you apply for a job, we process your personal data as set out in this privacy notice.

Unless indicated otherwise at the time of the collection of your personal data (e.g. within a form completed by you), we erase your personal data if the retention of that personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, or to comply with legal obligations (such as retention obligations under tax or commercial laws).

The data protection laws in the jurisdiction in which you reside may entitle you to specific rights in relationto your personal data.

In particular, and subject to the legal requirements, you may be entitled to:


  • Obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed and where that is the case, access to the personal data.
  • Obtain from us the correction of inaccurate personal data concerning you.
  • Obtain from us the erasure of your personal data.
  • Obtain from us restriction of processing regarding your personal data.
  • Data portability concerning personal data, which you actively rovided.
  • Object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to further processing of personal data concerning you.
  • Withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data.

To protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, use, or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, we use adequate physical, technical and organizational security measures.

Our Data Privacy Organization provides support with any data privacy related questions, comments,con cerns or complaints or in case you wish to exercise any of your data privacy related rights. The Data Privacy Organization may be contacted at:

The Data Privacy Organization will always use reasonable efforts to address and settle any requests or complaints you bring to its attention. Besides contacting the Data Privacy Organization, you always have the right to approach the competent data protection authority with your request or complaint.