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Data protection declaration

Data protection provisions

The TÜV Rheinland Group is pleased by your interest in our products and your visit to this website. Data protection and security for our customers and users have always been of great significance in the group. Therefore, the protection of your personal data is very important and of special concern to us.

This declaration on data protection explains what information TÜV Rheinland AG collects while you are visiting the website and how this information is used.

If a link redirects you to another website that does not belong to and is not operated by the TÜV Rheinland Group, you can see the link in the changed address line in your browser. This data protection declaration does not apply to these websites.

Personal data

You can visit our website without having to provide any personal information.

Some websites may require you to register. In the case of our websites, you will be asked to send us certain personal information if you would like for us to contact you. Generally, we only collect as required fields the data that we absolutely need to perform the respective task or process the respective inquiry. Additional personal information is voluntary. You certainly have the option not to supply us with the information indicated as required. In this case, we will not be able to make available to you the desired products, services or information.

If you share your personal information with us (e.g. to contact us), your data is handled with the utmost care. The TÜV Rheinland Group strictly maintains the confidentiality of your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the German Teleservices Act, Federal Data Protection Act and other laws on the protection of your privacy and informational self-determination.

In addition, TÜV Rheinland will not disclose your data to third parties unless it is necessary for a particular business transaction and you have given us your consent. Before entering the data, we will inform you of these specific circumstances.

Usage data

If we plan to use usage data from your visit on our website (to improve an individual product range or our services), we will seek your express consent during an Internet dialog regarding this. We will also inform you about the type and scope of the data collected. If you do not want to give your consent, you may continue any dialog without data being collected or stored or cancel or end the dialog.

Personal services: cookies

In connection with providing personal services, TÜV Rheinland uses cookies.

These cookies serve the purpose of making the services offered by TÜV Rheinland more user-friendly, effective and secure. Thanks to these files, you may have information specially tailored to your interests displayed on the website. The sole purpose is to cater our services to the customer's wishes as much as possible and to make surfing as convenient as possible for you.

You can set your web browsers not to allow cookies to be stored on your PC. You can find additional information on these functions in the documentation or in the help file of your browser. Although we try to avoid this, if you do not accept cookies you may only be able to use some websites in a limited capacity or not at all.

Website tracking

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies which are text files stored on your computer to help analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website you consent to the processing by Google of data relating to you in the manner and for the purposes mentioned above.

As a user of this website you hereby acknowledge that the operator of this website, their vicarious agents, their representatives, associated companies, chief executives, managerial staff, employees and their shareholders accept no liability in connection with the obtaining, transmission, processing and analysis of the above-mentioned data for which reason no claims for compensation can be asserted against these natural persons and legal entities.

Your rights

In accordance with the regulations of Federal Data Protection Act, you entitled to free information about your personal data stored, its origin, its recipients and the purpose of storage and have the right to correct, block or delete this data.

You may permanently revoke the consent you granted us at any time.

You may notify us informally to exercise your rights:

TÜV Rheinland Industrial Services GmbH
Business Area Automation – Functional Safety (A-FS)

Am Grauen Stein
51105 Köln / Germany

Tel.: + 49 - 221 - 806-1790
Fax: + 49 - 221 - 806-1539

Register of Companies: HRB 26876
VAT - ID-No. DE811955577

Copyright ©2018 TÜV Rheinland

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