Privacy policy

 

Welcome to dbkommunikationstechnik.de/en,

the following privacy statement provides a summary of how we guarantee the protection of your data and what kind of data is collected for what purpose. Below you will find information about what data is collected during your visit to our website and registration on our home page and how this data is used.

 

1. Collecting and processing data

Visits to our website are logged automatically. The data recorded in this manner is for statistical purposes only and shall not be traced to any persons. We count, for example, the total number of visits to our website as well as the average time spent on our website. If you choose to complete a contact form, only the following mandatory data shall be collected:

Title, last name, first name, e-mail address, and address.

You can also specify a company name, mobile phone number and fax number here (optional). You can formulate your request in free-form text.

 

2. Purpose of data processing

All personal data entered by you in the contact form is collected and stored solely in order to process your request.

 

3. Duration of data retention and disclosure of personal data
All personal data provided by you is saved and used only for the purpose of using the service functions on our internet portal and to fulfill your wishes and requirements. We shall treat your data in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act (i.e. no improper disclosure or any other transmission of your personal data to third parties).

Your personal data shall be deleted if knowledge of the same is no longer necessary to fulfill the above purpose or if storage of the same is inadmissible for other legal reasons.

 

4. Right to information
Upon written request, we shall inform you about all personal data stored about you. Please send your request to dbkommunikationstechnik@deutschebahn.com.

 

5. Security advice

The security of your data is a matter of great concern to us. If you register yourself as an interested party, a channel-encrypted connection shall be established via HTTPS, thus ensuring that no unauthorized third parties gains access to your data. Your transmitted data shall be stored securely with us behind a series of firewalls and therefore protected against external access.

 

6. Cookie

Session cookies are used for visits to our website so that frequently used data is automatically displayed if it needs to be provided on a recurring basis. The cookie is a small text file that is stored locally in the internet browser cache of the site visitor. Read our privacy notice to ensure that you are fully aware of our data collection and processing policy, including the use of cookies on our website, and can therefore make a well-informed decision accordingly.

The use of dbkommunikationstechnik.de/en is generally possible without cookies, which do not serve any technical purpose. Therefore, in your browser, you can prevent traceability via cookies or prohibit the storage of third-party cookies. For information about how you can change the settings in your browser, proceed as follows:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-9
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Firefox extension for handling the use of flash cookies: more information
Google Chrome: more information

Safari: more information
Opera: more information
Adobe (plug-in for flash cookies): more information
Settings manager from Adobe: more information

Do not track: more information

Browser add-on: more information
Tracking protection list: more information

We also recommend regular monitoring and deletion of stored cookies if this is not expressly wished.

 

7. Privacy officer

DB Kommunikationstechnik GmbH undertakes to comply with the above points in relation to data privacy as described here. This shall be monitored by our privacy officer at DB Kommunikationstechnik GmbH, Caroline-Michaelis-Straße 5 - 11, 10115 Berlin, Germany (tel.: +49 (0) 30 297 322 00).

 

8. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" (text files stored on your computer) to help the website analyze how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) shall be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Google shall 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 usage and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Google shall never associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by configuring the relevant browser settings. However, please note that, if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to Google processing data about you in the manner described above and for the purposes outlined above.

You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing cookie-generated data pertaining to your use of our website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking the link provided. An opt-out cookie that prevents any future collection of your data when you visit this website shall be set:

For more information about the terms of use and the privacy policy, see www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html or www.google.de/intl/us/policies/. We wish to point out the following: On this website, Google Analytics has been supplemented with the code "anonymizeIp" to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (known as IP masking).

 

If you have any questions in relation to processing your personal data, of if you have any suggestions and/or criticism, you can contact our privacy officer:

Privacy officer:

DB Kommunikationstechnik GmbH

Caroline-Michaelis-Str. 5 - 11, 10115 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 30 297 322 00

 

 

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