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Data Privacy Statement

Data Protection at ROBEL

Our aim at ROBEL is to provide for customers and other visitors to this website an on-line environment which is easy to use and at the same time always respects visitors' rights and security. Careful handling of personal details and their collection, processing and use is safeguarded by the strict guidelines of the German Broadcast Media Act (TMG) and the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). In view of the rapid development in information technology and media, we want to meet the growing personal and corporate need for security with awareness and appropriate security measures. Protecting the personal rights of customers, business partners and employees is our foremost aim. This data privacy policy describes how ROBEL ensures the confidentiality of your personal details and exercises your right to informational privacy.

Security and confidentiality of your details

ROBEL makes provisions for guaranteeing the security of your personal details. Your data is diligently protected against loss, destruction, corruption, manipulation and against unauthorised access, disclosure and dissemination. The technologies used for this are state-of-the-art and are regularly maintained. All our employees, who in the course of their work are using personal details, are bound to confidentiality and are obliged to handle data processing systems correctly in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (BDSG).

Use of your personal details

All personal details collected by us on the ROBEL website (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) are processed for the sole purpose of supporting you individually, transmitting product information or submitting service offers. ROBEL assures that your details are treated as confidential according to the prevailing data protection regulations. You decide whether or not you want to give us this data when registering or making an enquiry. These details are relevant to your enquiry, but are given to us by you on a voluntary basis.
Your enquiry is sent via the contact form on this website to the relevant ROBEL country representation for further processing and a copy forwarded to the ROBEL head office in Germany. We assure that your personal details are not passed on to third parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so.

However, we will neither sell nor otherwise market your personal details to third parties! We do not sell any user names or e-mail addresses to other companies that send you unsolicited advertising material or mail.

We use e-mail for services associated with information about our products. In theses cases, we retain the e-mail address in our documentation.

We store and process your data solely as part of the obligations we have to fulfil. Should we wish to use your details for purposes above and beyond this, for example, to inform you about current offers or exhibition dates, we will only do so if we have obtained express permission from you. You can withdraw from this consent and further use of your data informally at any time.

Your rights

If requested ROBEL will inform you in writing as to whether and what personal details we store about you. Despite our efforts to keep data accurate and up to date, if the wrong information is stored, we shall amend it at your request. Your consent is a pre-condition for the use of your data. If you later find that you no longer agree with this, please let us know informally so that we can arrange to have your data deleted or blocked.

You can withdraw your consent by writing to the following address:

ROBEL Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH
FAO Data Protection Officer
Industriestrasse 31
83395 Freilassing
Germany

or by e-mail to the in-house Data Protection Officer at: datenschutz@robel.info

If you do withdraw consent, we shall discontinue the additionally authorised use of your data immediately. We would ask for your understanding, if processing your withdrawal of consent occasionally takes several working days.

Use of automatically collected, non-personal data

Everyone is welcome to visit and use our web pages free of charge and to view the products offered there. The website uses cookies to make your visit more efficient and to offer greater user friendliness.

Our Cookie Guidelines

When you visit our website, we log your IP address in abbreviated form (i.e. the Internet address of your computer, not your e-mail address) and other general data, for analysing session lengths on individual pages and which parts of our website are visited. This statistical data is combined with the usage data of all visitors to the site and only used for internal purposes. It is not possible to trace the person doing this individually. We use this statistical data to evaluate our products and offers and to improve the use, further optimise and develop our web performance.

This website uses Google Analytics, one of Google Inc.'s web analysis services ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your use of the website.

On this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). Because of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 


On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 


You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 


Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. 


By using this website, you give your consent to the data collected about you being processed by Google in the aforesaid manner and for the aforesaid purpose.

Cookies neither disclose nor contain any personal details whatsoever. Cookies are not able to read out any information from your computer or work with other cookies on your hard disk. Cookies, however, enable us to make sure your visit to our website goes smoothly and that we recognise you on any subsequent visit.

Note on social plug-ins

Facebook

On our website we use "share" plug-ins of the social network facebook.com. This is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. A list of the current plug-ins can be viewed on the page http://developers.facebook.com/plugins. The Facebook "Like" plug-in is not used on our website.

We have integrated the plug-ins in our online presence such that an automatic connection to the Facebook servers will not be established. You will recognise the Facebook button by the white "f" on blue background. If you would like to use the social plug-ins click on the respective button. Only then a connection to Facebook will be activated.

According to information by Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=186325668085084 the following information is sent to Facebook: date and time of your visit to our website, the website (URL), the IP address, the type of web browser and the operating system used.

As soon as you activate the button by clicking on it a connection to the Facebook servers will be established. This tells Facebook that you have visited our website. If you are logged in on Facebook as a member while visiting our website Facebook will assign the information mentioned above to your account.

If you want to prevent Facebook from assigning this information to your account you will have to log out of Facebook before visiting our website. We would like to point out that we as the provider of the web pages do not receive detailed information about the content of the transmitted data and their use by Facebook. For information on the purpose and extent of data collection and onward processing and use of data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and the available settings options for protecting your privacy please visit the Facebook privacy policy information on: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

Twitter

On our website we use plug-ins of the social network twitter.com. This is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.  A list of the current plug-ins can be viewed on the page http://twitter.com/about/resources/logos.

We have integrated the Twitter plug-ins in our online presence such that an automatic connection to the Twitter servers will not be  established. You will recognise the Twitter button by the "blue flying bird" on a light-blue background. If you would like to use the social plug-ins click on the respective button. Only then a connection to Twitter will be activated.

As soon as you activate the button by clicking on it a connection to the Twitter servers will be established. This tells Twitter that you have visited our website. Apart from your IP address Twitter may also collect data about the web browser used. If you are logged in on Twitter as a member while visiting our website Twitter will assign the information mentioned above to your account.

If you want to prevent Twitter from assigning this information to your account you will have to log out of Twitter before visiting our website.  We would like to point out that we as the provider of the web pages do not receive detailed information about the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. For further information please go to Twitter's privacy statement on http://twitter.com/privacy.

Google

On our website we use plug-ins of the social network Google+. This is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

We have integrated the Google+  plug-ins in our online presence such that an automatic connection to the Google+  servers will not be established.You will recognise the Google+ button by the white "+1" on a coloured background. If you would like to use the social plug-ins click on the respective button. Only then .a connection to the Google+ servers will be activated.

As soon as you activate the button by clicking on it a connection to the Google+ servers will be established. This tells Google that you have visited our website. Apart from your IP address Google may also collect data about the web browser used. Detailed information about the extent of data collected by Google can be found in Google's privacy policy.

If you want to prevent Google from assigning this information to your account you will have to log out of Google+ before visiting our website. We would like to point out that we as the provider of the web pages do not receive detailed information about the content of the transmitted data and their use by Google. For further information please go to Google's privacy statement on http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Any further questions?

If you still have questions regarding the processing of your personal details, you can contact our in-house Data Protection Officer, who will also be happy to help you with any requests for information, suggestions or complaints you may have.

ROBEL Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH
FAO the Data Protection Officer
Industriestraße 31
83395 Freilassing
Germany

Tel.: +49(08654)609-0
Fax: +49(08654)609-100
datenschutz@robel.info

Public register of processing operations

1. Name of the responsible office:

ROBEL Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH
Company registration number: Traunstein HRB 181
VAT registration number: DE 131554634

2. Management:

Managing Director: Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang R. Fally
Authorised Head of Data Processing: Peter Ulrich

3. Address of the responsible office:

Industriestraße 31
83395 Freilassing
Germany

4. Specific purpose of data collection, processing or use:

the development, production and global sale as well as leasing of and trade with machinery, equipment and tools in the railway construction sector using internal and external patents, including the construction of machine parts and the assembly of own-brand machinery and machinery of the Plasser & Theurer Austria corporate group, but also of machinery of general manufacturing systems engineering; customer services, repairs, corrective maintenance, periodic inspections, acceptance tests and quality inspections, as well as training and instruction in the use of this machinery and these machine parts; holding a stock of, and trading in spare parts and products for the requirements of railway construction; as well as all associated services and commercial operations which are conducive to the company's objective. Data is collected, processed and used for the purposes indicated.

5. Description of the group of people concerned and data or data categories relating to this:

customer data (name, address, order details, if appropriate), employee details (name, address) and suppliers' details (name, address), if they are required for the purposes referred to under point 4.

6. Recipients, or categories of recipients, to whom the data can be disclosed:

public bodies statutory regulations exist, external contractors in accordance with §11 BDSG (German Data Protection Act) and external bodies, internal departments and dealers of ROBEL Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH for the purposes referred to under point 4.

7. Mandatory period for deleting data:

The legislative authority has issued various obligations to retain data and statutory periods of retention. At the end of these periods, the relevant data is routinely deleted if it is no longer required to fulfil the contract. If data is not affected by this, it is deleted when the purposes referred to under point 4 cease to apply.

Version: May 2014 

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