Data privacy statement

The protection of your personal data is of great importance to us. This is why we process your data exclusively on the basis of applicable laws. In these data protection provisions, we would like to inform you about how we process your personal data.


Liability disclaimer

The website operator assumes no liability for the contents of external links for which the respective operators are solely responsible.


Contact with us

If you get in contact with us via a form, email, social media, letter, telephone or in person, the data you provide will be stored by us for six months for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. Your personal data are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures, without which we cannot process your inquiry. Transmission of data to third parties does not take place, with the exception of our cloud providers within the EU.



You have the option to subscribe to our newsletter. For this, we require your email address and your consent to receive the newsletter. In order to provide you with targeted information, we also process voluntarily provided information such as name, gender or your preferred language. You may cancel the newsletter subscription at any time by sending an informal email to or by using the unsubscribe link in the newsletter. Following this, we delete your data in connection with the sending of our newsletter; however, we store your email address for 2 years on the basis of our legitimate interest in being able to prove your original consent. Until the time of unsubscription, our newsletter records the opening and clicking behaviour for the purpose of sending customised, relevant contents (time of delivery and opening, duration and IP address of the opening, email client used and what links were clicked when). Transmission to third parties does not take place, with the exception of our newsletter delivery provider within the EU.


Use of our website

When you visit our website, we store the date and time at which you called up the web pages, the type and version of your web browser and operating system, the previously visited website and your IP address in log files. We process these data on the basis of our overriding legitimate interest in detecting and investigating any unlawful use for the duration of 3 months, and beyond this until the end of the investigation or any legal disputes.



Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device using the browser. We use cookies on the basis of our legitimate interest in creating a user-friendly offer (these cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser) / and in recognising you next time you visit (these cookies remain on your computer until you delete them manually). If you do not want this, you can set up your browser in such a way that it informs you when cookies are placed and so that you only allow this on a case-by-case basis or deactivate cookies completely, whereby, however, the functionality of our website may be restricted.


Web analysis

Our website uses functions of the web analytics services Google Analytics. For this purpose, cookies are used that enable an analysis of the use of the website by its users. Since before this processing takes place, your IP address is transmitted to the server of the provider in an anonymised manner by removing the last digits and then stored there, we and our providers do not process any personal data of yours.


Involvement of external services and contents

Based on our legitimate interests in a better user experience on our website, we involve the services and contents of third-party suppliers. By using these services, your IP address is transmitted to the provider, without which it is not possible to transmit any content to you. Data may be processed in the USA during this process. In such cases, we exclusively commission companies participating in and certified by the US Privacy Shield, whose adequate level of protection is determined by an adequacy decision adopted by the European Commission.


Social media plug-ins

We use social media plug-ins so that you can recommend and share our contents on social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest). Your data are only transmitted when you click on the corresponding icon of the provider. Here, we have neither influence on nor access to cookies that are placed by social media providers. When you are logged in to your social media accounts, your surfing behaviour is directly assigned to your personal profile.You can prevent this by logging out of your social media accounts.Further information on how user data is handled is available in the data privacy statement of the respective providers at:


Google Fonts

Our website uses Google Fonts in order to present you with a uniform typeface when you visit. Further information on how user data is handled is available in Google’s data privacy statement at:



To protect this website, we use the Wordfence plugin. This is provided by Defiant. Inc, 1700 Westlake Ave N Ste 200, Seattle, WA 98109, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Wordfence”). It is used in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on the basis of our legitimate interests.

Wordfence serves to protect this website from viruses, malware, comment spam and unauthorized access (this includes cyber attacks such as brute force and DDoS attacks). To ensure effective protection, IP addresses of visitors to this website are stored by Wordfence on its own servers. IP addresses that are deemed harmless are white-listed, while attackers such as hackers are denied access to this website. Thanks to the increased security that Wordfence provides to this website, its visitors are also better protected from viruses and malware. Wordfence uses cookies to differentiate between human visitors and bots. The protection of this website and its visitors constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

For more information on the collection and use of data by Wordfence, please see Defiant’s privacy policy:

The transfer of data to the USA takes place on the basis of the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission. You can find more details here: 


Your rights

In principle, you have the rights to information, rectification, deletion, restriction, data portability, and with advance approval, revocation. For this, please get in contact using the contact details provided below. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have been violated in some other way, you may lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Austria this is the data protection authority.


You can reach us using the following contact details:

KRUCH Railway Innovations GmbH & Co KG
Pfarrgasse 87
1230 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 616 31 65