Data Protection

Here you will find the terms and conditions of the use of the website of Waggonbau Graaff GmbH (A) and the Data policy under Data Protection Act (B)

A. Terms and conditions of the use of the website of Waggonbau Graaff GmbH

The use and calling up of the Graaff website is subject to the following terms and conditions. Graaff does not recognize any conflicting conditions, unless other terms are expressly agreed on in writing. These conditions apply for all elements and contents of the Graaff website.

All rights relating to the design and contents of this website always remain with Graaff and are subject to copyright law and other laws protecting intellectual property. Copying and downloading the website or parts of it is permitted for private use by the user only in so far as Graaff does not request the user to act differently (for example, download specific forms or information). In any case copying or altering the website or other usage for commercial purposes, particularly passing on for payment, is prohibited.

If you visit our web pages, our web servers will invariably save the name of your Internet service provider, the web page from which you visit us, the pages you visit on our website and the date and duration of the visit. Personal data is saved only if you make a point of instructing us to do so, such as for a registration or survey or for performing a contract.

Graaff uses your personal data for purposes of technical management of the web pages, customer administration, product surveys and marketing only to the extent that is necessary. Surveys of personal data or its transmission to state institutions and public authorities are effected only in the context of binding national legal regulations. We oblige our employees to exercise discretion.

It is expressly pointed out that Graaff has no influence whatsoever on the design and contents of third parties' pages to which its homepage is linked. For this reason, Graaff disassociates itself from all contents of all pages to which the Graaff homepage is linked including editorial responsibility. All links are made exclusively for non-binding information and service purposes without Graaff agreeing to their contents.

Even if we assume that the information and contents provided by us are accurate, errors or inaccuracies may still occur. Graaff is not liable for the correctness of the information and contents of the website of Graaff or any consequences arising from the use of the information and contents. Information and contents are provided solely for service purposes. In particular no monitoring obligations or duties that are transferred by contract to business partners of Graaff are changed by services offered by the Graaff website. No warranty, whether express or tacit, is provided.

Graaff is not liable for any technical breakdowns or failures outside the area influenced by it.

Access to and use of pages of this website protected by a password or otherwise protected is permitted only to authorized persons.

Exclusively German law applies for the use of the Graaff website. The venue for all disputes arising out of the use of the website is Hildesheim, Germany.

B. Data policy under Data Protection Act

According to § 4g of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the data protection officer is obliged to make publicly available the following details in suitable form in accordance with § 4e:

Waggonbau Graaff GmbH

Eduard Janßen
Dr. Niko Davids

Heinrich-Nagel-Straße 1
31008 Elze

The object of the company is the manufacturing, conversion, maintenance of wagons, the trading with railway wagons for rail traffic and the respective components as well as services for third parties and licensing.

Data collection, processing and use is effected to carry out the above-mentioned objects.

Customer data, employee data as well as data of suppliers, provided that this is necessary to meet the purposes specified under 4.

Public authorities on provision of overriding legal provisions, external contractors in accordance with § 11 of the BDSG, as well as external parties and internal Graaff departments to meet the purposes specified under 4.

Regulations have been passed on various preservation obligations and periods. After expiry of these periods, the relevant data is routinely deleted. Data not affected by these is deleted if the purposes specified under 4 do not apply.

No transmission to third countries is planned.

As of: May 2007

Waggonbau Graaff GmbH
Data protection officer