Privacy Policy

Welcome to www.cmdgears.com Website,


Expert in high torque, low speed power transmission, CMD provides solutions that advance industrial projects all over the world in many business sectors, particularly in energy, metallurgy, sugar processing and in the mining, cement and rubber industries.


The protection of your personal data is of the utmost importance to our Company. Indeed, we attach great importance to the principles of honesty and transparency and are committed to establishing a solid and lasting relationship with our Clients based on trust and mutual interest. CMD Gears is committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality and security of your personal information and to respecting your privacy in the conduct of our business.


We primarily comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the various national legal provisions on the protection of personal data.


The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to describe in a transparent manner why we collect and use your personal data when you visit and use the website www.cmdgears.com (hereinafter the “Website”).


This Policy is applicable to all Visitors to the Website.

Article 1 – Definitions


In this Privacy Policy, the words or phrases below shall have the following meanings:

Visitor: Any natural person who has access to the CMD Gears website, regardless of where they are located or how they access to the Website.


Personal data : means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;

Processing : means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Article 2 – Contact Information


Data controller. CMD Gears, registered in the Trade and Companies Register of Douai under the number RCS 775 708 225, having its registered office at 539 Avenue du Cateau, 59400 Cambrai – France, represented by Mrs. Marthe Prunier Ferry, in her capacity as Directrice Générale, is the data controller of CMD Gears and determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data in connection with your use of the Site.

Contact. We invite you to contact us with any questions or requests relating to this Privacy Policy by writing to us by:

– by post: CMD Gears, 539 Avenue du Cateau, 59400 Cambrai – France;

– or by email: comiteethique@cifbussy.net.

Article 3 – Processing, collection and use of personal data

We may collect Data from you, or receive Data from you, via our Website or our various forms. You may also provide Personal Information directly to us (for example, when you fill out one of our job’s forms).  We mark the required fields with an asterisk in our forms. Failure to complete the fields marked with an asterisk may affect our ability to respond to your request.

Legal basis of the processing. CMD Gears processes Personal Information only for specified, explicit, and legitimate purposes.

Performance of a Contract. CMD Gears may process Client’s Data in order to fulfil a contract. The purposes of the processing, the categories of data collected, and the length of time the data will be retained are set forth in the Data processing agreement with our Clients.

CMD Gears also processes data for purposes other than the strict performance of contracts. We process your Personal Data only to the extent necessary to fulfil our contractual and legal obligations to you, where you have expressly consented or as we are legally permitted to do so (legitimate interest).

We will use the Data we collect from you only for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or for the purposes we indicate to you at the time we collect your Data. You will find more detailed information about the collection of Personal Data in the table below:

In what situations may your Data be provided or collected? What Data can we obtain directly from you or as a result of your interaction with us? How and why can we use them? What is the legal basis for your Data’s processing?
Applying for a job, internship or block-release training Last name, first name, e-mail address, telephone number, cover letter and/or curriculum vitae.

– Answer to your request sent in the dedicated space in our Website;

– To put you in touch with the appropriate department if necessary.

Your consent (Art. 6.1. a) GDPR).
Sending a contact form Last name, first name, e-mail address, company, country and message content.

– Respond to your request;

– Put you in touch with the appropriate department if necessary.

Your consent (Art. 6.1. a) GDPR).
Collecting Data relating to Products sold by CMD Gears or sold by our historical entities Last name, first name, email address, company, address, country.

– Respond to your request for CMD Products;

– Create a database of CMD gearboxes’ Clients.

Your consent (Art. 6.1. a) GDPR).

Methods of treatment. Data processing is carried out with the help of computer’s tools, following procedures and organisational systems closely related to the purposes indicated.

Recipients of the Data collected. The data collected is intended only for CMD Gears’ internal departments (in particular the employees in charge of processing your request). We will not sell your personal information to third parties or otherwise market it in any way.

The processed data may also be disclosed to relevant authorities, government agencies, at their request, in connection with legal proceedings or investigations, requests for information or to comply with other legal obligations.

Article 4 – Your Rights

List of rights. The General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter the “GDPR”) grants you certain rights regarding the data processed by CMD Gears:

As such, you have a:

– Right of access: You have the right to know whether the Data are processed by CMD Gears, to obtain information on certain aspects of the processing and to obtain a copy of the Data being processed (Art 15 DPR).

– Right to withdraw your consent at any time: You have the right to refuse at any time the processing of your Data for personal reasons (Art 7§3 RGPD).

– Right of rectification: You have the right to verify the accuracy of your Data and to request that they be updated or corrected (Art 16 GDR).

– Right of deletion: You have the right, under certain conditions, to obtain the deletion of your Data from CMD Gears (Art 17 RGPD).

– Right to portability: You have the right to retrieve your Data in a structured, commonly used and readable format and, if technically possible, to transmit them for use by a third-party service (Art 20 RGPD).

– Right to limit the processing of your Data and to object to the processing of your Data: You have the right to ask CMD Gears to stop temporarily or permanently the processing of all or part of your Data (Art 18 RGPD).

– Right to file a complaint: You have the right to file a complaint with the competent national data protection authority in your country to challenge our company’s practices regarding the protection of personal data and privacy. (Art. 77 RGPD).

Exercise of rights. Any request to exercise the rights of the data subject may be addressed to CMD Gears using the contact information provided herein. Such requests can be exercised free of charge and will be considered by CMD Gears as soon as possible and within a reasonable period of one (1) month.

Terms and Conditions. CMD Gears will respond to any request from a Visitor upon verification of identity.

Article 5 – Retention and deletion of data

Conservation. We keep your Data only as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, to meet your needs or to enable us to meet our legal obligations.

Beyond this period, your Data may be subject to interim archiving, with restricted access, in particular for evidentiary purposes, in accordance with legal requirements and applicable archiving rules.

Deletion. Once the retention period has expired, Personal Data will be deleted or made anonymous so that the Visitor can no longer be identified, unless we are permitted or required by law to retain certain Personal Data.

Article 6 – Security of Personal Data

We attach great importance to the protection of your data and take all reasonable precautions to this end. Appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the security, integrity and confidentiality of the Data are implemented, such as limited data access and retention policies, employee awareness of personal data protection issues, etc. We also take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the security, integrity and confidentiality of the Data. Upon receipt of your Data, we apply strict procedures and security measures in order to make every effort to prevent unauthorised access.

Article 7 – Place of processing and transfer of data

Processing’s Place. The Data is processed by the only authorized personnel at CMD Gears headquarters:


CMD Gears

539 Avenue du Cateau

59400 Cambrai – France


If CMD Gears processes your data outside the European Union, transfers will be made in accordance with the Regulation and with the consent of the data subjects.


Transfer of Data. Personal data will not be transferred, rented, or exchanged for the benefit of third parties.

Article 8 – Links

The www.cmdgears.com Website may display third party advertisements and other content redirecting to third party websites. It cannot control or be responsible for the content and privacy practices of third parties. If the Visitor clicks on a third party ad or link, the Visitor will leave CMD Gears’ Website and any personal information provided will not be covered by this Policy. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you read the privacy policy of that third party.

Article 9 – Social Media

CMD Gears’ contents on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube has been created and is managed daily by CMD Gears. For more information on the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for the various social media sites, please visit the following links :



Facebook Ireland Limited

Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay,

Dublin2, Ireland

Link: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php



Google Inc.

1600 Parkway Amphitheater

Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

Link: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=fr-CA



YouTube LLC.

901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, California, USA

Link: https://policies.google.com/privacy



LinkedIn Corporation

Sunnyvale, California, USA.

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy?_l=fr_FR


Article 10 – Changes to the Privacy Policy

Modifications. CMD gears may make changes to this Policy.


Effective date: 25 May 2018.

Last updated: 14 December 2022.