Privacy statement

Thank you for visiting our website.

The protection of your personal data is very important to us and we want you to feel safe when visiting our website. In the following we would like to explain to which extent which data are stored during your visit to our website and for what purpose.

1. Who is responsible for processing your data?

The controller for the lawful processing of your personal data is Tractebel Engineering GmbH, Friedberger Straße 173, 61118 Bad Vilbel, Germany.

2. Processing of usage data

Whenever you access our website usage data are stored in a log file on the server of our provider (Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG, Königsberger Straße 4-6, 32339 Espelkamp, Germany). This dataset comprises the IP address, which web pages were accessed, from which website the access was made, date and time the website was accessed, and a description of the web browser and operating system used. These data are collected in order to make our webpages accessible, to identify and remedy possible technical issues and to prevent and, if need be, prosecute any misuse of the website. They are only analysed in anonymised form for statistical purposes. The legal basis for processing personal usage data is Article 6(1) subpara. 1 (f) Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation – in the following "GDPR").

3. Data transferred in the course of making contact

On our website you have the opportunity to voluntarily share personal data with us, for example as part of a query via our contact form or by sending us an e-mail. These data (e. g. name, e-mail address, content of your query) will only be processed and/or used to handle your queries by the company at which you have addressed your query, i. e. one of the following:

Tractebel Engineering GmbH, Friedberger Straße 173, 61118 Bad Vilbel, Germany,

Lahmeyer Deutschland GmbH, Friedberger Straße 173, 61118 Bad Vilbel, Germany,

Tractebel GKW GmbH, Augustaanlage 67, 68165 Mannheim, Germany,

Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH, Rießnerstraße 18, 99427 Weimar, Germany,

Where they are necessary to answer your queries, your data may also be transferred to companies within the Lahmeyer Group in Germany and abroad. Your data is only transferred to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area with your explicit consent.

The legal basis for processing the data outlined above is, depending on the content of the respective contactmaking, Article 6(1) subpara. 1 (b) or, respectively, (f) GDPR.

4. Sharing data with third parties

We rely on support from external service providers for certain technical data analysis, processing or storage processes (e. g. to obtain aggregated, non-personal statistics from data bases or for the storage of backup copies or the provision of requested information materials). These service providers are carefully selected and meet high standards of data protection and security. They are obligated to maintain strict confidentiality and process your personal data only when commissioned to do so by us and according to our instructions. The legal basis for the involvement of such service providers is Article 28 GDPR.

With the exception of the cases outlined in this privacy statement, we will only transfer your personal data to third parties without your explicit consent if we are required to do so by law or by administrative or judicial directive.

5. Use of cookies

When you access individual web pages, temporary cookies are stored to facilitate navigation. These cookies expire once the session has ended. Cookies are small text files that are stored on a user's hard drive and exchange certain settings and data with our system via the browser. A cookie normally contains the name of the domain from which the cookie data were sent and information on the age of the cookie and an alphanumerical identifier. Cookies allow us to improve your website experience and also facilitate usage by, for example, storing certain input such that it does not have to be repeatedly entered. The information stored in the cookies is not used to identify you and is not combined with other personal data of yours that we have stored. The legal basis for processing personal data with the help of cookies is Article 6(1) subpara. 1 (f) GDPR.

You can configure your web browser to block cookies or to warn you when cookies are sent. However, this may mean that you will not be able to access certain pages or features if you opt-out from receiving cookies.

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6. Storage period

The access data described under section 2 above will be stored for a period of 60 days. The data outlined above will otherwise be erased once it is no longer required for the described purposes, provided statutory provisions do not stipulate a longer retention period.

7. Users' rights

Should you require access to or detailed information on the processing of your personal data, you may contact us at any time. You may also ask to receive in structured, commonly used and machine-readable form the data which you have provided to us or for such data to be transferred to a third party. Should you establish that your personal data is incorrect or incomplete, you may at any time require the immediate rectification or completion of such data. Subject to the preconditions set out in Articles 17 and 18 GDPR, you may also require the erasure or restriction of processing of personal data. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

8. Contact information

You may contact us at any time regarding all questions concerning our processing of personal data and the exercise of rights to which you are entitled against such processing. Notification to Tractebel Engineering GmbH, Friedberger Straße 173, 61118 Bad Vilbel, Germany, is sufficient for this purpose.

You can contact our data protection officer at:


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