Terms & Conditions

Legal Note:

© Copyright
All rights reserved. Text, images, graphics, sound, animations and videos as well as the arrangement of the same on Bosch websites are protected by copyright and other commercial protective rights. The content of these websites may not be copied, disseminated, altered or made accessible to third parties for commercial purposes. In addition, some Bosch websites contain images that are subject to third-party copyrights. 

Trademark information
Unless specified otherwise, all trademarks on Bosch websites are protected by trademark law. This applies in particular to Bosch brands, nameplates, company logos and emblems. The brands and design elements used on our pages are the intellectual property of Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany. 

Warranty information
This website was compiled with utmost care. Nonetheless, the accuracy or correctness of the information contained cannot be guaranteed. Any liability for damage resulting directly or indirectly from use of this website is precluded, unless caused intentionally or in gross negligence by Bosch.

Licence information
The intellectual property contained in the Bosch website such as patents, marks and copyrights, is protected. This website does not grant a licence for utilising the intellectual property of companies of the Bosch Group (Bosch) or third parties.

Online dispute resolution (ODR)
Information regarding online dispute resolution (ODR): The European Commission offers a platform for the resolution of online disputes. This platform is dedicated to facilitating the out-of-court settlement of disputes concerning contractual obligations in online sales and service agreements.The platform can be found at ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. We do not engage in out-of-court settlements before consumer arbitration bodies.

Data protection policy of the Bosch Group:
The Bosch Group (Bosch) is pleased to have you visit our Internet sites and welcomes your interest in our company and our products. 

Bosch respects your privacy 
The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. We process personal data collected during your visit to our websites confidentially and solely in compliance with legal provisions. 

Data protection and information security are part of our corporate policy. 

Collection and processing of personal data 
Personal data is only stored when voluntarily given by you for a determined purpose e.g. in context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in performance of a contract. In addition the following information is collected when visiting our website: IP addresses, the website from which you visit us (referrer), pages viewed, files downloaded (downloads), videos viewed/audio tracks listened to, individual links clicked, search words or search phrases (site search), duration of visit, browser used, etc. If the visit is a result of online advertising such as banners, video ads, search engine advertising, etc., we also record which banner, adword, etc. motivated the visit to Bosch websites. The insights gained enable us to further optimize our websites and tailor them even better to our visitors‘ needs.

Use of cookies
1) Bosch cookies Bosch uses cookies and active components (e.g. JavaScript) to track visitors‘ preferences and customise the design of the websites. 
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit our website. If you like, you can delete the cookies at any time. However, this can result in some functions no longer being available. For information on deleting the cookies, please consult your browser‘s help function. 
Bosch makes it possible to control the use of cookies. To do so, click the "cookie settings" link in the footer. This link gives you additional information about the cookies used. In addition, you can configure which cookies you want to use there.
As early as stage 1 (necessary) and stage 2 (convenience), anonymized access measurements are carried out using what are known as session cookies. In stage 3 (statistics), a cookie is stored on your computer for a maximum of 12 months. 

2) Third-party cookies 
Some Bosch websites incorporate content and services from other providers (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Google, Twitter) who, in turn, may use cookies and active components. Bosch has no influence on the processing of personal data by these providers. 
Please note that the option provided by Bosch to configure settings for cookies used has no effect on cookies and active components from other providers (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Google, Twitter). 
Please refer to the respective provider‘s websites for information about how your data is handled.

Use of the WebTrends web analytics tool
Bosch uses the WebTrends web analytics tool to carry out access measurements. 
The access data is collected in anonymized form so that it can no longer be traced back to a user. In particular, this is done by anonymizing the IP address. 
Cookies are used for metrics to enable website use to be analyzed. In particular, Bosch uses them to improve data quality. The information generated about the use of websites is transmitted to the statistics server (wts.bosch.com) operated by Bosch in Germany. 
Only authorised persons have access to this anonymized data. 

Use of external links
Bosch websites may contain links to third-party websites operated by providers that are not associated with us. After you click the link, we no longer have any influence over the collection, storage, or processing of any personal data transmitted by clicking the link (such as the IP address or URL of the page that contains the link), as the behaviour of third parties is, by nature, beyond our control. Therefore, Bosch is not responsible for the processing of personal data by third parties.

Use of personal data and purpose specification 
Bosch or a service provider engaged by Bosch uses your personal data for the purpose of technical administration of websites, customer administration, product surveys, enquiries you submit to Bosch and only in the scope necessary for this purpose or according to the description of processing purposes given at the corresponding locations of our websites. Our employees and the service providers engaged by Bosch are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to comply with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act.
In addition, the compliance to all necessary technical and organizational measures will be ensured.

Security
Bosch takes security precautions to ensure that your data we have under our control is protected against tampering, loss, destruction, access by unauthorised persons, or unauthorised disclosure. Our security measures are being continuously improved in accordance with the state of technological developments.

Advertising
When you provide us with personal data, we use it to inform you about our products and services and, where applicable, to include you in surveys about them, provided you have given us your express consent to use your personal data for advertising purposes. If you have granted your consent for such use, but no longer wish to receive advertising from Bosch, you can revoke your consent at any time. Your data is then deleted, or provided that it is necessary for billing and accounting purposes, blocked accordingly.

Revoking consent
You can also revoke your consent to the collection, processing, and use of your personal data for the future. 
The personal data will be deleted if the consent for the storage will be revoked, if the knowledge of the personal data for the performance of the purpose is no longer necessary or if the storage of the personal data is inadmissible due to other legal reasons.
Data which is necessary for billing and accounting purposes or which is subject to the legal obligation to preserve is not affected. 

Contact
To obtain more information or to submit suggestions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our chief officer corporate data security. 
If incorrect information has been stored despite our efforts to maintain correct and up-to-date data, we will correct this upon your request.

Dirk Lowag
Officer Information and Data Security 
Beissbarth GmbH
Hanauer Straße 101
80993 München
Germany

Technology:

Technical requirements
In order for our Internet sites to display optimally on your computer and for you to be able to use all of their functions, please take into account the following notes: 

Browser
We recommend using the following browser versions: Internet Explorer 8.x or newer, Mozilla Firefox 10.x or newer, Google Chrome 18.0.x or newer and Safari 5.x or newer. When using older browser versions (such as Internet Explorer 6), the functions related to our offers may be limited in some cases. 

Flash® Player 
Some Bosch Internet sites contain animations that are implemented using Flash®. To be able to display the animations you will need Flash® Player Version 10 or newer, which you can download here: www.adobe.com 

Adobe® Reader 
Some Bosch Internet sites contain PDF documents. To be able to view these documents you will need Adobe® Reader, which you can download here: www.adobe.com 

JavaScript
Some functions on the Bosch Internet sites require a browser with JavaScript. Therefore we recommend activating JavaScript in your browser.

Cookies
Some functions on the Bosch Internet sites require cookies to be enabled. Therefore we recommend enabling cookies in your browser. For additional notes on the use of cookies, refer to the section Data Protection Notice of the Bosch Group.
If you would like to learn more about the cookies we use, please click the “Cookie settings” link in the footer. The “Cookie settings” link gives you additional information about the cookies used. In addition, you can configure which cookies you use.