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Power Grids Privacy Notice


Your Personal Data

ABB is responsible for your personal data. ABB refers to ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd (incorporated in Switzerland under the company number CH-020.3.900.058-8) and its subsidiary companies. Information on all of ABB’s subsidiaries can be found at this page. For the purposes of applicable data protection law, the controller of your data will be the ABB affiliate which is communicating to you. This notice applies to all such companies.

What we need

We are collecting and using the following categories of your personal data: First name, last name, business address, business e-mail address, business telephone number, mobile business number, title, title, academic degree, business fax number.

Why we need it

We use your personal data to understand your interest in our products, develop further business opportunities with you and provide you with marketing communications if you have indicated that you wish so. Further we use your personal data for the performance of a contract with you or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into such contract. We collect only the personal data from you which we need for these purposes.

How we share your personal data

We share your personal data with other ABB companies inside and outside of the European Union, a third party software company inside the EU and a marketing automation provider inside the EU.

We are committed to a high level of data protection within our group of companies. However, due to the large number of different countries in which we operate your data may also be transferred to countries where local legislation provides for a lower level of data protection than in your country.

To view a list of our companies, please visit the ABB website.

How long we keep it

We will keep your personal data only as long as is necessary for the above mentioned purposes. After this time, we will securely delete your personal data. If necessary to meet legal or regulatory requirements and/or resolve disputes, we may keep some of your personal data after this time.

What are your rights?

You have the right to correct any error in your personal data or update it.

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you are located and in which your personal data is processed, you may also have the right to:

  • receive a copy of your personal data that we hold,
  • delete your personal data that we no longer have a lawful ground to use,
  • port your personal data to a new supplier (if applicable),
  • ·object to the processing of your personal data based on the legitimate interests ground (provided our reasons for the processing don’t outweigh any prejudice to your data privacy rights), or
  • restrict how we use your personal data whilst a complaint is being investigated,

you may make such request at www.abb.com/privacy. In certain circumstances, we may need to restrict the above rights to safeguard the public interest (e.g. the prevention or detection of crime) and our interests (e.g. the maintenance of legal privilege).

If you have any questions about how we use your personal data or wish to make a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you may contact our Group Data Protection Officer at privacy@abb.com, or submit your complaint at www.abb.com/privacy.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data against the law, you may also contact the Data Privacy Authority in your country of residence or work or where you believe an infringement of data privacy laws may have taken place. 

Get information by email

With your consent, we would like to use your name and email address to inform you about the ABB products in connection with the CIGRE Fair or to send you any other product, business or marketing information you request to receive. If you do no longer wish to receive such communication by email, you may make such request at www.abb.com/privacy or clicking the unsubscribe link in our emails.

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