General Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting this website of Linde Material Handling GmbH. Personal data is only collected on this website to the extent that is technically necessary. The following information explains how we collect, process and use your personal data and for what purpose.

1. Data collection and processing

When you access this website, we collect and temporarily save general technical information, such as the IP address of your computer, the website from which you visited our website, and the time and duration of your visit. We anonymise and statistically analyse this information and use it exclusively to improve the appeal, content and functionality of our website.

2. Personal data

Additional personal data, such as your email address, name and address, are only collected if you provide them voluntarily, e.g. when using our contact form to send an enquiry or when registering for our extranet. You provide this data on an explicitly voluntary basis and with your consent. We use your personal data solely for the purpose for which you provided it to us, e.g. for the purpose of corresponding with you about your enquiry or processing a contract. Your enquiries may also be forwarded to our importers and authorised dealers. Your data will not be used for other purposes without your express consent. Of course you may withdraw your consent for the future at any time. To do so, please send a short email to:

World of Material Handling 2022:
We collect and store your personal data, e. g. name, address, travel data, etc. only insofar as it is necessary for the preparation and implementation of the "World of Material Handling 2022 (WoMH)" event. If necessary for the provision of specific services (travels, hotels), we pass part of your data on to external service providers. These service providers were carefully selected by us, commissioned in writing and are bound by instructions. They will delete these data after the contract has been fulfilled.
You have the right to request information from us about the data saved about you at any time. This also applies to the origin of your data, the recipients to whom these data are passed on and the purpose of storage. You can revoke your consent to the use of data at any time. Please send all requests for information or objections to data processing by e-mail to or to our KION Senior Director Group Data Protection (contact details below).

3. Job applications

If you apply for a job at one of our companies electronically, your data will be treated confidentially and used solely to process your application. The transmit of data are encrypted.

4. Forwarding of data

Your data will not be transmitted to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so. Where external service providers have access to your personal data, we have put legal, technical and organisational measures in place and carry out regular checks to ensure that the external service providers comply with the provisions of data protection law.

5. Cookies

We use cookies on our website. All information about our cookies can be found here. You can change your cookie settings here .

6. E-Tracker

This website uses technologies from etracker GmbH ( to collect and store data for marketing and optimisation purposes. Usage profiles may be created from this data under a pseudonym using cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored temporarily in your local browser cache when you visit a website. The cookies enable your browser to be identified next time you visit the website.

The data collected using etracker technologies is not used to identify website visitors personally without their express consent or to associate personal data with the person to whom the pseudonym refers. Consent for the collection and storage of data can be withdrawn for the future at any time.


7. Secure data transfer

We have taken extensive technical and operational security precautions to ensure that the personal data we store is protected against unauthorised access and misuse. Our security precautions are reviewed regularly and adapted in line with the latest technologies.

8. Your rights

Transparency is very important to us. In accordance with our legal obligation, we will be happy to inform you whether we have stored your personal data – and if so, what personal data. If you wish to receive this information, please send us a written request. As stipulated in the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), you can, if applicable, demand that this data be corrected, blocked or deleted, provided this is permitted under the statutory record retention requirements.

We will also be happy to provide you with our public list of procedures, which contains the information required by section 4g (2) in conjunction with section 4e BDSG. If you wish to receive this list, please contact:

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, you can also contact our Group data protection officer, who is available if you require information or have any suggestions or complaints.

9. Contact details for the data protection officer

Private and confidential
Attn.: Mr Norbert Moeren
Thea-Rasche-Strasse 8
60549 Frankfurt am Main

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