Privacy Policy


Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, ("RBTC", “we”, “us”) respects the privacy of its users. In this document, we explain how we use information you supply us via this website. Please take a minute to read the following policy so that you can understand how we treat your personal information. As we update and expand our services, this policy might change, so please review it periodically.

Please note that although there may be links from this site to other websites that are not part of the Bosch affiliated entities, this Privacy Policy applies only to this site and not to websites of other unaffiliated companies or organizations to which our site is linked. RBTC is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any websites to which this site may link.

This website is the product of RBTC. This Privacy Policy is subject to the terms and conditions of our Terms of Use Agreement, including without limitation, the limitations on liability, governing law, and dispute resolution provisions of the Terms of Use Agreement.


What personal information do we collect?


Visiting: You are not required to provide personally identifiable information to visit the site.


Product Registration: You will be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, etc. on the RBTC product registration form in order to register the products which you have purchased.


E-Mail Sign Up: The information that you enter in the product registration section is collected by one of our third party service providers. If you complete the "forward to a friend" feature on our email newsletters, we will forward an email to the friend's address that you provide asking whether your friend would like to receive our newsletters. We do not share data with unauthorized third parties.  


Retailer and Service Center Locator: You may provide us with personally identifiable information such as your zip code and phone number if you use the Retailer or Service Center Locator sections of our site. The information which you enter in these sections will be managed for us by one of our third party service providers, who will provide you with retailer and service center locations which correspond to the information which you enter.


Contact Us Section: You may provide us with personally identifiable information in order to allow us to answer a question that you ask us through the site. The information you provide us is used to contact you with an answer to your question. When you contact us, we keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.


Mailing List: You may provide us with personally identifiable information such as your name, address, email address, etc. on the RBTC mailing list registration in order to receive communications from RBTC detailing news, updates, promotions and savings. That information that you enter in the mailing list registration is collected by RBTC and sent to certain authorized third party service providers, where it is viewable only to RBTC employees and employees of such third party service provider.


Searches: We may collect and retain information that is entered into the search engines offered on our site.


Career Page: You may provide us with personally identifiable information if you submit your resume to us in the "Career Page" section of our site. All resumes which are submitted to us through this site are first collected by a third party service provider, and then submitted to us. Our third party service providers are not authorized by us to retain, use for its own purposes, or in any way provide to third parties the information which it collects and compiles for us. Please note that the Career Page section of our site is intended for use and submission by residents of the United States only.


Cookies: Cookies are small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your device's hard drive. We use cookies on this site to recognize whether you are a new or returning visitor to our site. We also may use cookies to collect demographic information about our visitors, in order to serve them better. This site may, however, include links to third parties who may use cookies. See the Collection of Information By Third Parties section below.


IP Addresses: RBTC compiles IP addresses -- the location of your computer on the Internet -- for administrative and analytical purposes, among others. RBTC does not routinely collect any personally identifiable information through the compilation of your IP address or the location of your computer on the Internet. However, in cases of suspected abuse or service problems, we may use an IP address in conjunction with other personally identifiable information to enforce our terms of service and to protect or troubleshoot the service, the site, its users or others who may be affected. No personally identifiable information associated with IP addresses will be shared with third parties for marketing purposes without your permission.


How do we use the information we collect?


Direct Promotion: The information you provide us in the product registration section will be used by us for internal market research. We may send you mail, email, targeted ads, and/or newsletters to provide you with information about us and our products.


With whom do we share the information we collect?


We do not sell your personally identifiable information to any third parties. Although we will not share your personally identifiable information with our affiliates without first obtaining your consent, certain of our third party service providers may collect information from you, and may use your information for its own purposes, which may include selling your information to third parties. (See the Product Registration section of this Privacy Policy, above.) We may also share your personally identifiable information with third parties in order to allow them to perform analytical and other services for us. In some cases, we may also work with third parties that do analysis and development on our behalf. We will share your personally identifiable information with such third parties only on the condition that the third parties maintain the information as confidential and use the information only to perform the services specified by us.


How do we handle changes to your information or to this policy?


Notification of Changes: Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on our web site at this location.


Newsletters and direct promotion: If you would prefer not to receive any direct mailings, emails or newsletters from us, please fill out the "opt-out" reply form.  To do so, please click here.


Security: While we use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain integrity of your personal information, none of the information that you transmit through this site is or will be encrypted, and we cannot guarantee that the personally identifiable information that you submit on the site will be secure.


Childrens' Guidelines: We do not knowingly collect or use any personally identifiable information from online visitors under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly allow visitors under the age of 13 to use this website or participate in any of our promotions or contests.


Collection of Information by Third Parties: We allow a variety of third parties to place links on our site. These third parties may place cookies on your computer when you click on our website or their links. Third-parties who place links on this site have their own privacy policies regarding their collection and use of your personally identifiable information. To understand the privacy practices of these third parties, please review the privacy policies that are posted on these third party web sites.


International Data Transfer: Robert Bosch LLC may transfer your personal data to its parent company in Germany, Robert Bosch GmbH, and to any worldwide affiliates when processing data. We may also transfer your data to a third party outside your country of origin to the extent regulated in this privacy statement.


Contact Details: If at any time you wish to contact us with any question or complaint or to exercise any of the rights set out in this Privacy Policy, you may do so by clicking the link below:


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