Personal data is only collected on this website to the extent required for technical reasons. Please find below information about the type and extent of personal data that is collected and processed and the purposes for which it is used.
1. Data collection and processing
When this website is accessed we temporarily collect and store general technical information, e.g. the IP address of the requesting computer, the website from which you are visiting us or the time and the duration of your visit. We anonymize and statistically evaluate this information and use it solely to enhance the attractiveness, content and functionalities of our website.
2. Personal data/Newsletter
Further personal data, e.g., your e-mail address, name, and address will be recorded when you register for our newsletter or for receiving a printed financial report. We will use the personal data transmitted in the process solely for the purpose for which you have made it available, e.g., to respond to enquiries and correspondence in connection with press releases. The data will not be used for any other purpose without your express consent. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by using the unsubscribe function on our website. Your data is then immediately removed from our system.
3. Application procedure
If you submit an electronic application to one of our companies, your data will be treated as confidential and it will be used solely to process your application. The transmit of data are encrypted.
4. Transferring data to third parties
Your data will not be transferred to third parties unless we are required to do so by law. If external service providers come into contact with your personal data, our legal, technical and organizational measures as well as regular checks ensure that these third parties comply with the provisions of data protection laws.
6. Analysis tools
On the websites of KION GROUP AG, data is collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes using technology supplied by etracker GmbH. This data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this purpose.
The data collected using etracker technology will not be used to personally identify the visitor of this website without the express consent of the party concerned and the data will not be stored together with personal data of the holder of the pseudonym. The data collection and storage can be revoked at any time but not with retroactive effect.
Our website use services of Twitter. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Each time you use Twitter and the functionality “Re-Tweet” our website receives an access request equipped with a Twitter component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this component from Twitter. Through this process, user of Twitter are informed which page of our website is being visited. The information will be transmitted to Twitter.
8. Secure data transmission
To protect the personal data stored with us from unauthorized access and misuse, we have implemented comprehensive technical and operational safety precautions. Our safety procedures are reviewed on a regular basis and adapted to technological advances.
9. Your rights
Transparency is very important to us. In accordance with our legal obligation we will gladly inform you upon written request whether and, if so, what personal data is stored by us. Under the terms of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) you may ask for this data to be amended, blocked or removed unless statutory retention periods prevent this.
If you wish to see our public Procedures Directory, which contains the information requested in Section 4g (2) in conjunction with Section 4e BDSG, please contact:
If you have any queries relating to the processing of your personal data, you may also contact our Data Protection Officer who is also available to you in the event of enquiries, suggestions or complaints.