European Privacy Policy

Last Updated 30 April 2020. 

Diebold Nixdorf Incorporated, 5995 Mayfair Road, North Canton, OH 44720, United States, on behalf of itself and subsidiaries and worldwide affiliates, including Wincor Nixdorf International GmbH, Heinz-Nixdorf-Ring 1, 33106 Paderborn, Germany, (collectively, "Diebold Nixdorf") appreciates that privacy is important to you, and is committed to respecting and protecting the Personal Information of all individuals with whom we interact. “Personal Information” is information defined as “Personal Data” under the European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) or “Personally Identifiable Information” or “Personal Information” under applicable privacy law.  As a business, we are committed to being transparent in our handling of Personal Information at all times in accordance with applicable privacy and data protection laws.  This Privacy Notice describes the types of Personal Information that we collect from all sources, including in connection with our website (the “Site”).  The data controller for the processing of Personal Information in the context of the Site is Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated. Diebold Nixdorf has designated Wincor Nixdorf International GmbH as its local representative where collecting Personal Information of individuals located in the European Economic Area visiting the Site.  Where data is collected from other, non-Site sources including, for example, where you are using a service, the data controller will be the Diebold Nixdorf entity identified in the respective communication.  


The type of information we collect will depend on the circumstances and the service you are using.  Generally speaking, we will collect information relating to you and/ your use of our services in the following ways:

Information relating to your use of the Site

Our Site provides you with information about Diebold Nixdorf, its products and services, and in certain circumstances, allows you to purchase Diebold Nixdorf products or services or sign up to receive further information about Diebold Nixdorf. In order to provide you with access to this information about Diebold Nixdorf, and the ability to purchase products and services offered by Diebold Nixdorf, including through the Site, certain Personal Information is collected from the individuals we deal with, including visitors to the Site.

For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, “Site” also includes any other Diebold Nixdorf site that is linked from Personal Information collected through your use of Diebold Nixdorf’s social media web sites and pages, including without limitation, YouTube™, Facebook®, LinkedIn®, Twitter®, Instagram®, and Google+™ is also covered by this Privacy Notice. 

Technical data

We may use third-party service providers, such as Google Analytics™ or other similar providers, to help analyse how you use the Site and to improve our Site and our services.  This includes information about the type of device you are using, as well as your unique mobile device ID, internet protocol (IP) address or online identifiers, which are numbers that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet.  This information is linked to a cookie ID, which we receive and process. We use this data to inform general marketing strategy including at the customer account level.  You may find more information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.  

Contact data

We collect contact details directly from you when you sign up to receive email alerts, attend one of our events, download our content, subscribe to our newsletters, or where you ask us to respond to a query you have.  The Personal Information we may collect may include your name, email address, employer and job title and location.

Marketing and communications preferences

We collect information about your preferences in receiving marketing information from us and your communications preferences.


Except where required by law or court order, we use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • to deliver the specific information, product or services you or your Company have requested;

  • to enable the download of our content;

  • to send you newsletters and advertising messages (these may contain information relating to our brands and services);

  • respond to your requests and feedback;

  • to analyse and/or improve our websites and services; and

  • to protect our websites, customers, employees, and business partners from fraud or other malicious activity.

In the table below we set out further information about the purposes for which we use your Personal Information and the legal basis we rely on for its use. Note that we may process your Personal Information for more than one lawful basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. 

Purpose/Activity Types of Personal Information that may be processed Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest
To send you information about our services;
To send you information which you have requested (e.g., newsletters or publications in accordance with your specified preferences).
(a) Name 
(b) Email address 
(c) Company 
(d)General location 
Where you have requested information from us, such as newsletters, publications or event invitations, we send such communications based on your consent [1].  
You can ask us to stop such communications at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the message.  
To improve and develop our Site:  
We conduct statistical analysis on your usage of the website (e.g. to enable us to improve our Site, offer new features and material).
(a) Technical 
(b) Usage 
It is in our legitimate interests to define types of customers for our services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy [2].
To deliver relevant content to you, and measure or understand the effectiveness of the content we serve to you.
(a) Name 
(b) Email address 
(c) Company 
(d) General location 
(e) Usage 
(f) Marketing and communications 
(g) Technical
It is in our legitimate interests to define types of customers for our services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy [2].
To respond to any enquiries or feedback that you send us.
To update you with any changes to our terms and conditions/other policies.
(a) Name 
(b) Email address 
(c) Company 
(d) General location
It is in our legitimate interests to respond to communications that you send to us, inform you of relevant information in relation to the products and services that we provide and utilize your information to improve our business, including through customer related surveys [2].
To protect our Site, our company, our employees, and our users from malicious attacks, hacking, fraud, or other illegal or unauthorized activity. (a) Name 
(b) Email address 
(c) General location 
(d) Usage 
(e) Technical
It is in our legitimate interests to investigate and take steps to prevent potential fraud or other wrongdoing [2].
To share information with our service providers. (a) Name 
(b) Email address 
(c) Usage 
(d) Marketing and communications 
(e) Technical
It is in our legitimate interests to share your data with trusted third parties who provide us with services relevant to the provision of our Site and our products and services [2].
To share information within the Diebold Nixdorf group for business purposes. (a)name 
(b) Email address 
(c) General location 
(d) Usage
As Diebold Nixdorf operates as a global business, it is in our legitimate interests to share your Personal Information within the Diebold Nixdorf group in order to manage our business effectively and provide our products and services [2].
To share information with other third parties, such as regulators and law enforcement agencies. (a) Name 
(b) Email address 
(c) General location 
(d) Usage 
(e) Technical
We share your Personal Information as necessary for compliance with any legal obligation to which we are subject or in order to satisfy our legitimate interests [2].
To carry out searches and background checks, where entering into an agreement with you. (a) Name 
(b) address 
(c) General location 
Before entering into an agreement with you, to satisfy our legitimate interests, pursuant to contract [2].

[1] Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR
[2] Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR


Information shared within Diebold Nixdorf

Diebold Nixdorf is a globally operating business consisting of multiple companies. Therefore, we may from time to time disclose your Personal Information within our group of companies. 

Information shared with our third-party service providers

We use a number of third parties to perform business functions on our behalf, such as sending our newsletters and hosting our online services and customer relationship management, as well as supporting our products and services. We will disclose Personal Information to these vendors and service providers to enable them to provide their services. 

Information shared due to corporate mergers or restructuring

We may disclose Personal Information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business is sold, we may give our customer list as part of that transaction. 

Information shared with other parties as required by law or to prevent or investigate illegal activities

Where required or permitted by law, Personal Information may be provided to others, such as regulators and law enforcement agencies, for example in response to a court order or a subpoena, or in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities or to protect Diebold Nixdorf, our websites, customers, employees, and business partners from fraud or other malicious activity, and as otherwise required by law. 

We may use and share Personal Information as otherwise disclosed to you from time to time when collecting your Personal Information or as otherwise permitted by law. 


Diebold Nixdorf is a globally operating business consisting of multiple companies.  Therefore, we may from time to time disclose your Personal Information within our group of companies where we have a legitimate business need, as required by law or regulatory requirement or for fulfillment of a customer contract or service provision.  We may process Personal Information on servers, including those of service providers, which are located in countries all over the world and in the Cloud. Therefore Diebold Nixdorf may process your Personal Information outside the country in which you are living (including but not limited to the USA or India).  

We may collect Personal Information in preparation of entering into a formal agreement. Such Information may be used to conduct searches and background checks. Any related data processing may take place outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).  Such providers may use a cloud based tool, which means that data might be processed in countries outside the EEA. 

In each case where Diebold Nixdorf transfers Personal Information outside the EEA and such provider have agreed the necessary terms as required by law, and you may obtain a copy of these by contacting us.  
We implement and maintain policies designed to ensure the security of such disclosures and transfers in accordance with applicable privacy and data protection laws.  


You have certain choices about how we use your information. 

You can control cookies and tracking tools. To learn more about your choices related to cookies and our Do-Not-Track Policy, please see our Cookie Notice. 

You may choose not to receive marketing communications from us. You can ask us to stop such messages at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the message.  Please note that even if you choose not to receive marketing communications from us, you still may receive non-marketing communications, such as responses to your inquiries or notices regarding your account or our relationship with you or your Company.


The GDPR provides EU/EEA data subjects with certain rights regarding their Personal Information. Subject to certain conditions you may have the following rights:

  • Object to our processing. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information where we are relying on legitimate interests (or those of a third-party), and you want to object to processing on this ground, as you feel it impacts your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have a right to object where we are processing your Personal Information for the purposes of direct marketing or profiling. You can object at any time and we shall stop processing the information you have objected to, unless we can show compelling legitimate interests to continue that processing.

  • Access your Personal Information. You have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you. We are required to provide you with information on it, including a description and copy of your Personal Information and why we are processing it. We will require you to prove your identity before granting access to your Personal Information. 

  • Request the transfer of your Personal Information. We will provide to you or a third party you have chosen, your Personal Information in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note, this right applies to the Personal Information you have provided to us and only if we process your Personal Information on the basis of consent or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.

  • Request erasure (deletion) of your Personal Information.  You have the right to ask us to delete or remove your Personal information where you have successfully exercised your right to object (see above), or where we are required to erase your Personal Information to comply with local law. Please note, we may be required to retain certain information by law and/or for our own legitimate business purpose. 

  • Request correction. You have the right to request we correct or update your Personal Information. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected.

  • Request the restriction of our processing. You have the right to restrict our processing  of your Personal Information in some situations. If you request this, we can continue to store your Personal Information but are restricted from processing it while the restriction is in place.

  • Withdraw your consent. Where you have provided your consent to our processing of your Personal Information you can withdraw your consent at any time. If you do withdraw consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of what we have done with your Personal Information before you withdrew consent.

Make a Complaint. You can contact us or our data protection officer at any time and we will do our best to resolve any complaint. However, if you feel we have not resolved your complaint, you have a right to make a complaint to your local data protection authority. You can exercise your rights by submitting a request by email to and we will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. If you exercise the rights above and there is any question about who you are, we may require you to provide information for us to verify your identity


Our Site may contain links to other third-party websites.  If you follow a link to any of those third-party websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or processing of your Personal Information.  Please check those third-party privacy policies before you submit any Personal Information to such third-party websites.

Any information you submit in a public forum or social marketing site that is publicly available (such as a chat room, public posting or blog, whether or not sponsored by Diebold Nixdorf) can be read, collected, or used by us as well as others, and may be used to personalize your experience. You are responsible for the information you choose to submit through these third-party media sites. Use of any Diebold Nixdorf-related social media or marketing site may also be subject to additional policies and terms of use, which you should review before posting any such public information.    


This Privacy Notice may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in law, best practice or a change in our practices regarding the treatment of Personal Information.  The date of the most recent revision will appear at the top of this page. 


We will retain your Personal Information for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose(s) for which it was collected and other permitted purpose(s), including  retention of Personal Information pursuant to any applicable contract, law or regulation.  Our retention periods vary based on business, legal and regulatory needs.


No data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion.  However, we maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Information in accordance with data protection legislative requirements.   


If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us at:  
EMEA    Global Data Privacy Officer: Teresa Disken: 

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