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Privacy Notice Bühler Group

Your trust is of highest priority to us. As a multinational group with operations in over 140 countries, we consider the protection of your personal data as an important trust building factor and therefore treat your personal data at all time confidential, in compliance with the applicable data protection law.

This Privacy Notice NWD19 covers the processing of information by which you as a particular natural person can be identified or are identifiable (‘Personal Data’) by any Bühler entity in all business areas in connection with the NWD19.

Should you wish to receive further information about how your Personal Data is processed by Bühler please refer to our homepage:

1) Who is processing my Personal Data?

Your Personal Data is processed by:

Bühler AG, Gupfenstrasse 5, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland

In accordance with this Privacy Notice NWD19 we may also transfer your Personal Data to another Bühler entity or to third parties (this may also include public authorities) so that these recipients can process personal data for their own or our purposes. Other Bühler entities or third parties are obliged to process the Personal Data exclusively on our behalf and according to our instructions.

We especially would like to draw your attention to our use of the event management software from Colada (colada AG, Neutalstrasse 60, 8207 Schaffhausen, Switzerland) for your registration to the NWD19 and whereby we provide your Personal Data to Colada. Colada will exclusively use your Personal Data to provide and support your registration process. Further information about how Colada is processing your Personal Data might can be found under:

Additionally we may disclose your Personal Data to other recipients if this is so required by law. We also reserve the right to share your Personal Data in accordance with a court order or to assert or defend legal claims or if we consider it necessary for other legal reasons.

The recipients of your Personal Data may be located abroad including in countries outside of the EU or the European Economic Area. There may not be an adequacy decision by the European Commission for such country. This means that the level of data protection in such country may not be comparable with the level of data protection in Switzerland or the European Union. To safeguard the security of your Personal Data in the context of such transfers we will use the so-called EU Model Clauses issued by the European Commission.

2) What kind of Personal Data and for what purpose does Bühler process my Personal Data?

We process Personal Data such as business contact detail (name, position, business e-mail address, business telephone number and department), your business function, customer relation information (such as interest in our products and services) and your participation at the NWD19. We process this information for the purpose of carrying out trade fairs, for our customer relationship management and business development with you and/or the company you work for.

3) From what sources and for what purpose does Bühler process my Personal Data?

The sources of your Personal Data can be you and/or your Colleagues if we follow-up with you or your employer. The provision of your Personal Data is voluntary. This means that you are not obliged to provide your Personal Data to us. Nevertheless if you do not provide your Personal Data to us we might not be able to communicate with you and may potentially not be able to proceed with our business relationship.

During the NWD19 we will take photographs, audio-visual recordings (“Recordings”) of the event as such, whereby it is possible that you are recognizable on any such Recordings. Any Recording will be used by us or our auxiliary persons in printed or electronic form as well as on the internet for the documentation of the NWD19 as well as to promote further products or services of Bühler. We inform you that we will not modify the Recordings in such a way that from a third party’s perspective they appear factually unfounded or misleading. Should you wish not to be visible on any Recording we ask you to explicitly inform us about your request in writing.

4) How and on what legal grounds is Bühler processing my Personal Data?

Processing describes any operation or set of operation which is performed on Personal Data (such as collecting, storing, restraining, organizing, administering, adapting, retrieving, consulting, using, applying, disclosing, combining, restricting, deleting, destructing or transferring).

While processing your Personal Data we do not make any automated decisions solely on automatic processing, including profiling, which would produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you. We safeguard the security of your Personal Data and protect it against unauthorised or unlawful processing, prevent the risk of loss, unintentional alteration, unintentional disclosure or unauthorised access by appropriate technical and organizational security measures.

The processing of Personal Data is justified as it is either the necessary for the performance of a contract or our legitimate interest in accordance with the acceptable legal ground according the applicable law.

5) For how long will my Personal Data be stored?

We retain your Personal Data no longer than it is necessary for the purposes indicated in the beginning. Moreover we retain Personal Data as long as we have a legitimate interest in the storage, for archiving purposes and for guaranteeing IT security or in the case of running statutes of limitations (often 10 years, in some cases 5 years or 1 year). We also retain your Personal Data as long as it is subject to a legal retention obligation.

6) What are my rights with regard to my Personal Data?

You have especially the right to request:

(a)  access to, rectification of, and/or erasure of your Personal Data;

(b)  restriction or objection to the processing of your Personal Data;

(c)  to no longer receive marketing information; and

(d)  (in some circumstances) that your Personal Data are transferred to you or a third party.

To the extent our processing of your Personal Data is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us as indicated above. You can also lodge a complaint about your processing of your Personal Data with a data protection authority.

7) Personal Data and Bühler Event App

We explicitly inform you, that in case you are using our Bühler Event App, we will share your Personal Data with the other participants and the involved startups of the NWD19 to enhance the exchange and collaboration between the participants.

This Privacy Notice NWD19 was issued on December 21st, 2018.


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