Privacy Notice for Charge! magazine


  1. Introduction

This Privacy Notice (“Notice“) applies to the ABB Group of companies, which means ABB Ltd, Switzerland and each entity in which ABB Ltd, Switzerland, directly or indirectly, has a majority holding or owns or controls the majority of voting rights. The ABB company that is identified as Controller (referred to as “ABB” or “we“), is responsible for the processing of your personal data and controls how it is used, in accordance with this Notice.

At ABB, respecting your data protection rights is a top priority. This Notice explains how we use personal data about you, how we process such data, and what rights you have regarding your personal data.

  1. Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

ABB Turbo Systems Ltd, Bruggerstrasse 71a, 5400 Baden, will be the “Controller” of your personal data – this company is responsible for the privacy of your data.

The Controller is located outside of the European Union (EU), but we have appointed a representative for EU data privacy matters. The Controller’s representative in the EU is ABB B.V. George Hintzenweg 81 3068 AX Rotterdam.

  1. The types of information we collect and use?

We collect the following categories of personal data, including:

  • Personal details and identification data : name, title, job title, email address, company, password.
  • Additional information you provide to us, such as: interests in ABB products, marketing preferences
  • Information your browser makes available when you visit our platform: login credentials, IP address, cookies, tracking and analytics data, the source of your site visit, time spent on the website or a particular page, links clicked, browser type, date and time of visit, password recovery information
  1. Why we use your personal data?

We use your personal data as described above for the following purposes:

  • providing you with the “CH-charge! Magazine” and information about ABB Turbocharging businesses according to your preferences
  • managing IT resources including infrastructure management, creation of your personal account and its maintenance
  • developing and improving our services or products through assessment and analysis of the information

We only collect the personal data from you that we need for the above purposes. For statistical purposes, improvement of our services and testing of our IT systems we use anonymized data. This means that these data can no longer (in)directly identify you or single you out as an individual.

  1. The legal basis we rely on

We use your personal data for the purposes described in this notice based your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time by completing the form at This will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

  1. Parties we share your personal data with (in and outside the EU and EEA or outside the country where the ABB company that controls your data is located)

We only share your personal data with other ABB affiliates or third parties as necessary for the purposes described in the table below. Where we share your personal data with an affiliate or third party so that it is transferred to or becomes accessible from outside the European Union (“EU”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or outside the country where the ABB company that controls your data is located, we always put adequate safeguards in place to protect your personal data. Examples of these safeguards are an adequacy decision of the European Commission (read more here), Standard Contractual Clauses (read more here), Privacy Shield certification (read more here), and the Binding Corporate Rules that some of our suppliers have adopted (read more here). If you would like an overview of the safeguards which are in place, please submit a request at

Recipient category Recipient location Purpose
Archetype United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland IT services


  1. How long we keep your personal data

Based on mandatory legislation, ABB must keep certain personal data for a minimum period of time. 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 our keeping of your personal data is deleted when we no longer need it.

Your personal date we only keep for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this privacy notice, or until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive ABB marketing materials and unsubscribe from our magazine. After this time, we will securely delete your personal data, unless we are required to keep it in order to meet legal or regulatory obligations, or to resolve potential disputes.

  1. Your data privacy rights

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you are located and in which your personal data is processed, you may have the following rights:


Data privacy rights What it means
The right to access your data You are entitled to ask ABB for an overview of or to obtain a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
The right to have your data corrected You may request immediate correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data we hold about you.
The right to have your data erased You may request that personal data be erased when it is no longer needed, where applicable law obliges us to delete the data or the processing of it is unlawful.
The right to restrict data processing You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data in specific circumstances.
The right to data portability You have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, machine-readable format for your own purposes, or to request us to transfer it to a third party.
The right to object to data processing You have the right to object to our processing of your personal where we rely on our legitimate interests as the basis for our processing, where your data protection rights outweigh our reasoning for legitimate interests.
The right to withdraw consent Where ABB has asked for your consent to process personal data, you may withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.


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

  1. 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.