Privacy Statement

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.

5. Cookies
We use cookies for statistical evaluation purposes. Cookies are files that are stored on the hard-drive of your computer with the aim of simplifying navigation. By using cookies you can avoid having to re-enter all required data upon every visit. Cookies help us to tailor our website exactly to your requirements, such as your national language or preferred areas of interest. If you do not want this, you can simply disable cookies in your browser. Most browsers automatically accept cookies but also offer the option to reject cookies or to show a warning before storing them. Please see the information from your browser provider for details in this regard.

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.


For the websites of KION GROUP AG, especially the online annual reports and the online interim reports, we use Piwik, web analytics open-source software to help the website analyse how users use the site. We process the anonymize data for statistically evaluation and use these information solely to enhance the attractiveness, content and functionalities of our website. To carry out this analysis, PIWIK uses cookies. Please note our related information regarding cookies 5. Without your consent the data don't be used for identifies your personally.

By using this website you agree that the data Piwik collects about you may be processed in the manner previously described and for the purpose previously stated. More Information can be found at the Privacy Policy of Piwik.

7. Twitter
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.
Please note, that we have no control over the data that Twitter collects in the process, or over the extent of the data that Twitter collects. Additional information may be obtained from the Twitter data privacy policy. You may change your data privacy settings in your account settings.

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.

9. Contact information for the Data Protection Officer

Norbert Moeren
Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21
65189 Wiesbaden