ABB is fully committed to protecting your privacy and respecting your rights to control how your personal data is used. This notice explains why and how ABB collects and uses your personal data and the rights you have in relation to that data.
Your Personal Data
ABB is responsible for your personal data. ABB refers to ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd and its subsidiary companies. Information on all of ABB’s subsidiaries can be found here. For the purposes of applicable data protection law, the controller of your data will be the ABB affiliate which is providing services or communicating to you and each such entity is regarded as an independent data controller of your personal data. This notice applies to all such companies.
What we need
We are collecting and using a number of different types of personal data, including your:
- Personal contact information: name, email address, personal address, data of birth, mobile telephone number.
Why we need it
We use the personal data that we collect to:
- Process your application for eligibility to the Research Award;
- Process your data for invitation to the Research Award event.
We use your personal data for the purposes described in this notice based on our legitimate interests. You may obtain a copy of our assessment of why we may process your personal data for these interests by visiting www.abb.com/privacy.
We only collect the personal data from you that we need for the above purposes. We may also anonymise your personal data so it no longer identifies you and use it for various purposes, including data analysis, improving our services and testing our IT systems.
How we share your personal data
We only share your personal data as described in this notice. We always put safeguards in place to protect your personal data where we share it with a party outside the EU. If this is the case, the safeguard is described below. We share your personal data with the following types of third parties for reasons described below as part of the processing activities: