Data Privacy

Privacy Notice and Terms European Union (“EU”) Residents

Based on policies and regulations unique to the EU, we have set forth below our EU privacy terms with regard to our Site. These terms are specific to EU customers and Site visitors.

Use of U.S. Web Site and U.S. Data Processing

Any personal data collected about EU visitors via this web site or when you contact Bosch’s sales, customer or technical support will be processed in the United States by Bosch or a party acting on its behalf. When you provide such personal data to Bosch, you consent to the processing of your data in the United States as this Site is operated in the United States. Bosch is the party responsible for the processing of your personal data and we have taken measures and implemented policies for compliance with EU requirements.

Safe Harbor Certification

Bosch complies with the Safe Harbor principles negotiated between the United States and the EU regarding data protection. Bosch has implemented processes to provide adequate protection in the processing of personal data that has been supplied through your Site visits and contact with our sales, customer or technical support personnel.

Site Use and Cookie Policy

Site Use. Bosch or its service providers may gather information regarding your activities, preferences and transactional data relating to your use of this Site. However, Bosch does not identify you or match this information with your other personal information (such as your IP address). We collect and use, and may from time-to-time supply third parties with, this information as anonymous, collected or aggregated user data for the purposes of analysis, quality control and improvements to the Site.

Cookies. IP addresses may be identified by the cookies that we use for EU visitors. As with Site use data, we collect and use, and may from time-to-time supply third parties with, this information as collected or aggregated user data for the purposes of analysis, quality control and improvements to the Site.

Other sites accessed through your use of our Site may use cookies that remain on your browser after you visit the site. Therefore, please consult the privacy policies of any sites that you access through this Site. You may also wish to: (a) set your browser to notify you when such cookies have been placed on your browser; and/or (b) examine your browser to disable or remove such cookies. However, please note that disabling or removing certain cookies can interfere with the functionality or potentially desirable features of certain sites, such as automatic log on capabilities or site visit recommendations based on identification of return visits.

Use of Personal Data – Objections and Changes to Personal Data Use or Collection

Bosch may accept personal data from EU customers who contact our sales, customer and technical support personnel for support, product and service information or product registration. We do not share such information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Also, we will not use such data to market to you directly unless you provide your permission.

If you have supplied personal information to us in connection with your application for employment or to provide products or services, you consent to the retention of such information by Bosch for reasonable periods so that they may be considered for future opportunities.

You may use the following address Bosch Corporation, 13515 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277 at any time to: (a) submit inquiries or other communications regarding Bosch’s privacy policies; (b) object to or restrict Bosch’s use of your information for direct marketing purpose; or (c) request deletion or correction of such information.

Bosch respects individual privacy and values the confidence of its employees, as well as its customers, business partners and others. Bosch is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in its business practices, and has long held this commitment as a fundamental element of the Bosch Leadership Standards. Accordingly, Bosch adheres to strict standards in connection with the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, consistent with the laws of the countries in which Bosch conducts business. Bosch’s Safe Harbor Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) sets forth the privacy principles that Bosch follows with respect to personal information transferred from the European Economic Area (EEA) (which includes the 15 member states of the European Union (EU) plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) to the United States.


The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed on a set of data protection principles and frequently asked questions (the “Safe Harbor Principles”) to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under European Union law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from the EU to the United States. The EEA also has recognized the U.S. Safe Harbor as providing adequate data protection. Consistent with its commitment to protect personal privacy, Bosch adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles.