Privacy policy

Article: Privacy policy

We are pleased about your visit to our website and would like to show you transparently whether and when your personal data is collected and processed.

Data protection notice

It is possible to use our website without providing personal data. If you wish to use certain special services that we offer via our website, however, it may be necessary for us to process your personal data. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing (e.g., performance of a contractual agreement), we will ask for your consent.

In this notice, we will inform you about what data we collect on you, how we use it, and how you can raise an objection to the use of the data. We are aware how important it is to you that we handle your personal data with care when you make use of our services.

Who collects and processes my personal data?

DB Bahnbau Gruppe GmbH, Am Studio 1 A, 12489 Berlin is responsible for the collection and processing of your data.

The appointed privacy officer is Ms. Dr. Marein Müller. 

If you have any questions or suggestions in relation to data privacy on, please contact:

DB Bahnbau Gruppe GmbH
Am Studio 1 A
12489 Berlin

Alternatively, you can use e-mail:

What data do we collect and how and why do we process your data?

We collect and process your data for specific purposes only. These may relate to technical necessities, contractual requirements, or explicit user wishes.

For technical reasons, however, we must collect and store specific data when you visit This data includes, for example, the date and duration of your visit, the web pages you used, the identification data of the browser and operating system type in use and the website from which you came to visit us.

We store and analyze user data obtained from online sources so that we can continually improve our offering. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.

Newsletter registration
If you sign up for one of our newsletters, the e-mail address will be collected as mandatory information.

When you register for a newsletter, we store the IP address assigned by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) to your end-user device used at the time of registration, as well as the date and time of registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to trace (possible) subsequent misuse of the e-mail address of the person concerned and it therefore serves our legal protection. We want to be able to provide you with information that is relevant to you, so we analyse your interest in the contents of the newsletter based on clicks and the display of content via customised links.

You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time at or by clicking the relevant link at the bottom of the newsletter.

If you object to your data being used for promotional purposes, your data will only be used anonymously for statistical purposes.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

We use the Matomo analytics platform (formerly Piwik) on our website in order to analyze how people use the website and how we can improve it. The statistics we gain from this allow us to improve our offering and make it more interesting for users. Small text files (cookies) store information about how you use our website, including your IP address. This data is anonymized and stored on our servers.

The legal basis for the use of Matomo is Art. 6 (1) Clause 1 (f) of the GDPR.

Your deactivation options: if you want to opt out of user behavior analysis, you can configure your browser to refuse analysis cookies at any time. You can also decide whether your browser is allowed to store a unique web analysis cookie to enable the website operator to record and analyze various statistical data. If you want to opt out, click the following link to store the Piwik deactivation cookie in your browser:

Please note: if you delete all of your cookies, this also deletes the deactivation cookie. This means that you would have to opt out of user behavior analysis again.

Do we share your data with other parties?

No. A transfer to third parties or to third countries outside the EU/EEA does not take place.

How long do you store my data?

We store your data only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which the data was collected (as part of a contractual relationship, for example) and/or to comply with legal requirements.

What are my rights as a user of
  • You may request information as to what kind of data about you is being stored.
  • You can request the correction, deletion, and restriction of processing (blocking) of your personal data to the extent permitted by law and to the extent that this is possible under existing agreements.
  • If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates data protection law, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority, in particular pursuant to Art. 77 (1) DSGVO. The supervisory authority responsible for the DB Bahnbau Gruppe is:

    Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationssicherheit
    Alt-Moabit 59-61
    10555 Berlin

  • You have the right to portability of the data that you have provided to us based on a declaration of consent or a contract (data portability).
  • If you have given us your consent to process your data, you can withdraw this consent at any time, using the same methods that you used to give your consent. Any processing of your personal data that took place from the time at which you granted your consent to the time at which you withdrew it will still be considered to have been lawful.
  • You, on grounds relating to your particular situation, have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning yourself where data is processed on the grounds of our legitimate interest or necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
  • If we process your data for the purpose of direct marketing, you may object to this promotional approach at any time with future effect.

To exercise your rights, send a letter by post to: 

DB Bahnbau Gruppe GmbH
Am Studio 1 A
12489 Berlin

Alternatively, you can use e-mail:

Updates to our data protection notice

We update our data protection notice whenever functions or legal situations change. For this reason, we recommend that you refer back to our data protection notice at regular intervals. If your consent is required or elements of the privacy statement contain provisions regarding the contractual relationship with you, changes are made only with your consent.

Status: Januar 2023