Privacy Notice


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.


Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

ABB Inc. 305 Gregson Drive Cary 27511 United States of America will be the "Controller" of your personal data - this company is responsible for the privacy of your data.

We have obtained your personal data either from you or from an external third party data provider.


The types of information we collect and use

We collect the following categories of personal data:


Why we use your personal data?

We use the personal data that we collect for the following purposes:

We only collect the personal data that we need for these purposes.


The legal basis we rely on

We process your personal data for the purposes described in this notice based on your consent.


Parties we share your personal data with


Recipient category Recipient name and locationPurpose
ABB affiliates and subsidiaries See the list of ABB subsidiaries The purposes described in this privacy notice
Processor Linkedln, 1000 W Maude ave, Sunnyvale, 94085, US Linkedln will play a supporting role in allowing us to collect the categories of data mentioned in this notice
Processor Salesforce.Com Inc, The Landmark 1 Market St Ste 300, San Francisco, 94105, US Inc will provide a platform to which your personal data will be transferred

We do not share your personal data with any party outside the EU.


How long we keep your personal data?

Based on mandatory legislation, ABB must keep certain personal data for a minimum period of time. We only keep your personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this privacy notice. 


In general, we will keep your personal data for 1-5 years. After this period your personal data will be deleted.


Your personal data might be kept for longer period only if required by local laws and regulatory requirements. At the same time, applicable data protection laws require that we do not keep personal data in an identifiable form for any longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the personal data is being processed. Through the setting of IT applications and policies we ensure that your personal data is deleted when we no longer need it.


What are your rights?

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

Please note that the rights described above are not absolute, and that your request cannot always be met entirely. For example, sometimes we cannot delete or restrict the processing of your personal data as we may have legal obligations or contractual obligations to keep certain such personal data.

You may request to enforce your data privacy rights at


Contact and further information

If you want to access your personal data, make use of any of your other rights mentioned above or if you have any questions or concerns about how ABB processes your personal data, please contact our Group Data Protection Officer at, or submit your complaint at

Should you not be satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data against the law, you may also have the right to file a complaint with the Data Privacy Authority in your country of residence or work, or seek a remedy through the courts where you believe an infringement of data privacy laws may have taken place.

We will also ask your consent for the activities described in this privacy notice when required by applicable law.

We only share your personal data as described in this notice.


Please check the “date of publication” to see when this Privacy Notice was updated.

Date of publication: August 2, 2022