Collecting and processing personal data
Personal data are collected only if you provide them on your own initiative, for example for carrying out or initiating a contract, for having information sent to you or when supplied in connection with a survey. Data supplied to us via our website are stored, processed and used exclusively for the purpose of initiating or processing a contract or handling your inquiries. Beyond that, your data will be used for consultation, advertising, marketing research or opinion polls only with your consent.
Utilization and forwarding of collected data
If it is necessary to forward your data to other group companies for the above-mentioned purposes, your data can be passed on to them. Beyond that, your data shall not be passed on any further. You may revoke your consent at any time. This revocation shall then apply for the future.
Your data will not be sold, rented out or made available to third parties in any other way. Transfers of personal data to government agencies or authorities shall be made only in the event of mandatory national statutory provisions.
Voith employs technical and organizational security measures, in order to protect any personal data administrated by us against accidental or intentional manipulations, loss, destruction or unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously upgraded in line with technological progress.
Rights of Data Subjects
Upon request we will inform you in writing, whether we are storing any of your personal data and, if so, which ones. Should the information stored by us be incorrect despite our efforts towards data accuracy and up-to-dateness, we shall correct or delete it upon your request. In addition, you may contact our Corporate Data Protection Officer at any time regarding the processing of your personal data, suggestions or complaints.
In order to optimize our website for the needs of our visitors Voith uses the ATInternet, etracker and Google Analytics statistics and evaluation programs. This ensures data anonymity, meaning that it is not possible to associate this data with a particular individual. Stored information is used only to create statistical reports about website use.
In particular Voith is tracking
- website performance
- visitor count
- usage of high-interest pages
- local origin of visitors
In regards to Google Analytics you can prevent the data that the cookies generate about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being compiled and processed by downloading and installing the browser plug-in by clicking on the link below. http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
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/. Please note that on the Voith website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
In the same way, you can object to the storage of cookies by etracker. Please use the following link for this purpose: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb.
Voith offers you the ability to recommend parts of this homepage via various external social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Clicking on the associated button sends the Internet address of the page on which the button was clicked to the operator of the social media website. Additional data are not transmitted by Voith. In certain cases, the operator of the external social media site may collect additional data about you (e.g. set cookies or request that you log in), please read the data protection statement of the respective provider in this regard.
If you have any further queries or suggestions regarding data protection at Voith GmbH, please do not hesitate to send your inquiries or ideas by letter or by email to the Data Protection Officer at Voith GmbH Heidenheim.
Data Protection Officer
Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA St. Pöltener Straße 43 89522 Heidenheim/Germany
Contact Frank Schaible via e-mail