Other Covered Entities

ABB Enterprise Software Inc. f/k/a Ventyx, Inc.
ABB Inc.
ABB Treasury Center (USA), Inc.
Baldor Electric Company
Kuhlman Electric Corporation
Power One Renewable Energy LLC
Power One, Inc.
Thomas & Betts Corporation


  • Energy
  • Civil Nuclear Power
  • Energy
  • Electricity Infrastructure
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Renewable Energy Equipment
  • Energy
  • Grid Transmission Distribution
  • Equipment and Machinery
  • Process Controls


Purpose of Data Collection

ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. ABB Inc. and the following subsidiaries (and no others), Ventyx, Inc., Baldor Electric Company, ABB Treasury Center (USA), Inc., Kuhlman Electric Corporation, Power One, Inc., Power One Renewable Energy, LLC, and Thomas & Betts Corporation (collectively referred to hereinafter as ?ABB?), in the U.S. comply with the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and European Economic Area. Personal information collected online and offline in connection with ABB?s business activities, including information concerning current, prospective, and former: customers; suppliers and vendors; partners; and employees. In each case above, the data may include information obtained in connection with merger and acquisition activity, where it may be used for evaluation and integration purposes and for ongoing business management as outline below. ABB receives information from the EU and EEA concerning prospective, current and former employees, consultants, contractors and job applicants for processing and storage. ABB collects, transfers, and uses this data for: Staffing (e.g. headcount planning, recruitment, termination, succession planning); Organizational planning and development and workforce management; Budget planning and administration; Compensation, payroll, and benefit planning and administration (e.g. salary, tax withholding, tax equalization, awards, insurance and pension); Workforce development, education, training and certification; Background checks; Performance management; Problem resolution (e.g., internal reviews, grievances), internal investigations, auditing, compliance, risk management and security purposes; Authorizing, granting, administering, monitoring and terminating access to or use of ABB systems, facilities, records, property and infrastructure; Business travel (e.g., limousines, commercial flights, hotels, rental cars, etc.); Expense management (e.g., corporate credit card, expense and grant of authority administration, procurement); Project management; Conflict of interest reporting; Employee communications; Flexible work arrangements; Administration of employee enrollment and participation in activities and programs offered to eligible employees (e.g., matching donations to non-profit organizations, political action committee contributions, wellness activities); Work-related injury and illness reporting; Monitoring and surveillance for industrial hygiene, public health and safety; Legal proceedings and government investigations, including preservation of relevant data; and, as required or expressly authorized by laws or regulations applicable to ABB?s business or by government agencies that oversee or regulate our business. ABB receives information concerning customers, prospects, partners, vendors and suppliers. ABB collects, transfers and uses this information for a range of business purposes, including marketing and sales, provision of products and services, partner and supply chain management and legal compliance.

Privacy Policy

HR Data

US-EU Privacy Shield & US-Swiss Safe Harbor Privacy Policy

U.S. Data Privacy Policy regarding EU/EEA Privacy Shield and Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks.

Effective Date: 9/30/2016

Non-HR Data


U.S. Data Privacy Policy regarding EU/EEA Privacy Shield and Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks.

Effective Date: 9/30/2016

Verification Method


Dispute Resolution

Questions or Complaints?

If you have a question or complaint regarding the covered data, please contact ABB at:

Andrew Klein
Chief Counsel, Compliance
12040 Regency Parkway, Suite 200
Cary, North Carolina 27518
Fax: 9198562506

Privacy Shield organizations must respond within 45 days of receiving a complaint.

If you have not received a timely or satisfactory response from ABB to your question or complaint, please contact the independent recourse mechanism listed below



Appropriate statutory body with jurisdiction to investigate any claims against ABB regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices and violations of laws or regulations covering privacy Federal Trade Commission