Privacy Statement

Wacker Neuson respects your privacy
Wacker Neuson SE ("Wacker Neuson") is committed to protecting your privacy when processing personal data as well as safeguarding all business data. This is an integral part of all our business processes. The protection of all personal data of visitors to this website is especially important to us.

We hope the following statement will help you understand how Wacker Neuson collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you provide to us on this site. Wacker Neuson guarantees that information provided by you will be dealt with confidentially according to the provisions laid down in current German data protection legislation.

Wacker Neuson reserves the right to change this privacy statement. In that case we will publish an updated privacy statement on this website. By using this website, you agree with the current conditions of this privacy statement.

Access Data & Server Log Files
Our webserver automatically collects some information about you when you request pages from our server. We normally store the following in a log file: your IP-address, browser line and domain, the name of the web pages you request, the website you are using to visit us, date and time of your visit, the volume of data transmitted and successful file retrieval. This information does not identify you personally and is only used for internal purposes. These internal purposes of data collection include the technical administration of our websites and anonymous statistical information to evaluate how Wacker Neuson's web pages are accessed. This helps us to optimize our web presence and continually improve the visitor experience. However, we reserve the right to examine the log files at a later date if there is concrete evidence to suspect illegal use of the websites.

Handling of personal data
Under the terms of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) personal data are defined as any personal or business details of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes for instance name, address, date of birth, email address and telephone number. According to the BDSG, all of this data is subject to special protection, which we provide through technical and organisational measures.

We only collect personal data if it is legally permissible or you have given us your permission to do so. In order to access certain online services on our websites it may be necessary to enter personal or business data (email addresses, names, addresses etc.). These online services may include contacting us via email or contact form, email newsletter, online applications, blogs or communities. Your disclosure of your data is entirely voluntary and by entering them you agree that these data may be collected, used or processed in order to contact you, to process customer transactions, or for our legitimate business interests or any other purpose indicated by you. We do not collect, use or process these data for any other purpose. We do not provide third parties outside the Wacker Neuson Group with any of these data. You may withdraw your permission for future use of your data at any time.

Use of cookies
We use cookies to optimize our web presence, for instance to improve navigation. We also use them in order to evaluate accessing of our online services. Please refer to the following notes about the use of Google Analytics and AddThis. A cookie consists of a piece of text sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. Most browsers allow you to reject cookies simply by adjusting the settings of your browser accordingly. Blocking cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of our websites. In addition, you are able to delete any cookies installed on your computer at any time.

Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated by the cookie and relating to our websites is used to create reports about the use of the websites. Google will store this information in the USA. If IP anonymization is activated on the websites, Google will shorten your IP address within the Member States of the EU or States that are party to the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional circumstances. The provider of these websites authorizes Google to use this information to analyse your use of the websites, generate reports about web activities and supply other services in connection with website and internet use to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the websites. In addition, you may block transmission of the information generated by the cookie concerning your use of the websites (including your IP address) to Google and processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the plug-in you can access via the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

For more information go to tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and privacy). Please note that Google Analytics has been enhanced on the websites with the code "gat._anonymizeIp();", which guarantees the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Use of Facebook plug-ins ("Like" button)
Our Internet presence utilizes social plug-ins ("plug-ins") of the facebook.com social network, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. You can recognize Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the "like" button ("Like") on our sites. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins go to: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

#When you visit our sites, the plug-in connects your browser directly with Facebook's server. Thus Facebook receives the information that your IP address visited our site. You can link the contents of our sites to your Facebook profile by clicking the "Like" button when logged in to your Facebook account. That way, Facebook can associate your visit of our sites with your user account. Please note that we, the provider of these pages, do not receive any information regarding the content of the the data transmitted to or their use by Facebook. For further information visit Facebook's privacy policy statement at de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit of our sites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Use of Google +1
Collection and dissemination of information You can publish information worldwide by use of the Google +1. You and other users may receive personalized information from Google and our partners via Google +1. Google stores the information about the content, which you provided to +1, as well as information about the site you visited when you clicked +1. Your +1, together with your profile name and photograph, can be displayed by Google services such as search results or your Google profile, or elsewhere on internet sites and advertisements. Google collects information about your +1 activity in order to improve Google services for you and other users. In order to use the Google +1 platform you need a public, worldwide visible profile, which needs to contain at least the chosen profile name. This name will be used by all Google services. In some case this name may replace another name, which you have used when sharing content on your Google account. Users who know you email address or other identifying information about you are able to see your Google profile identity.

Use of the collected information: In addition to the uses described above the information provided by you will be used in accordance with current Google privacy policy. Google may publish summarized statistics about the activities of +1 users, or pass these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers and connected web sites.

Use of Twitter
Twitter service functions are incorporated on our sites. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.. When you use Twitter and the "retweet" function the websites you visit will be connected to your Twitter account and made available to other users. Data are also transferred to Twitter in this process. Please note that we, the provider of these page, do not receive any information regarding the content of the the data transmitted or their use by Twitter. For further information go to the Twitter's privacy policy statement on twitter.com/privacy. You can adjust your privacy settings on your account settings on twitter.com/account/settings

Use of the "Addthis" bookmarking service
This web site contain "Addthis" plug-ins. They enable you to bookmark or share interesting website content. "Addthis" uses cookies. All data generated by this process (e.g. date and time of use or browser language) are transmitted to and processed by Add This LLC in the USA. For further information about data processing by Add This LLC and the privacy policy of Add This LLC go to www.addthis.com/privacy. In particular, this website contains information about the type of data processed and their intended purpose. We do not process these data. By clicking the "Addthis" button you consent to data processing by Add This LLC to the extent set out on www.addthis.com. You may refuse use of your data at any time by setting an "opt out" cookie. For further information please visit the above mentioned web site of Add This LLC.

(Source material for the five paragraphs above: Facebook privacy policy statement, Google Analytics Terms & Conditions, Google + privacy policy statement, Twitter privacy policy statement, AddThis privacy policy statement)

Security
Wacker Neuson uses technical and organizational security measures to protect the data provided from loss, accidental or deliberate manipulation, destruction or access through unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly updated and upgraded in line with technological developments. However, please note that no data transmission over the internet, especially the use of email, can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. Therefore we recommend the use of conventional postal services for confidential information. Whilst we strive to protect the personal information we hold, we cannot assume final liability for their the security. Therefore, you transfer data to Wacker Neuson at your own risk.

Information & Right of Objection, Data Protection Representative
Under the terms of current legislation, we are happy to comply with any request for information about the nature of your personal data held by us promptly and free of charge. Wacker Neuson reserve the right to supply this information electronically.

In addition, according to the relevant legislation you have the right to demand that we correct, block access to or delete your personal data for the future, unless we are legally obliged to keep this information. If you have any further questions about the processing of your personal data please contact our Data Protection Representative directly. He will also be happy to assist you with any information requests, queries or complaints.

Munich, August 2012

Markus Stemmer
Data Protection Representative of Wacker Neuson SE
Preußenstraße 41
80809 Munich, Germany
Email: datenschutz@wackerneuson.com