Ball Packaging Europe Disclaimer

Thank you very much for your visit. Ball Packaging Europe appreciates your interest in our company and our products.

Privacy Statement

ball-europe.com (together with ball.com, jointly referred to in the following as ball-europe.com) is the website of Ball Europe GmbH, Leutschenbachstraße 52, CH-8050 Zurich (also referred to in the following as the Company).

The Company takes data protection very seriously and always takes care to ensure that personal data is collected and used in compliance with prevailing data protection law. By using ball-europe.com, you agree to the data protection terms and conditions set out in the following. If you do not agree with these terms or conditions, you must refrain from using the website.

The Company collects personal data for a number of different purposes when you use ball-europe.com and its sub-sites. In this Privacy Statement, ball-europe.com would like to explain what data is needed, and how you can benefit by providing additional data voluntarily.



You do are not required to register or log in order to use ball-europe.com.

When you use the ball-europe.com website, the Company's web server requests general technical information for operation of the website, including information on your hardware and software, the IP address of your computer, the web pages you have requested and the time and length of your visit. This data is not linked to your identity.

Collection and use of data

Personal data requested on this website is used solely for providing personal support, for mailing requested publications, and for the provision of other services by the Company or by any service providers it may make use of for the purpose. There is no further disclosure to third parties except in the event of disclosure by judicial order or statute law to public authorities or state institutions subject to binding national legal requirements. All information is provided voluntarily, although certain information items may be needed in order to provide a requested service. Such items are indicated accordingly. The following are collected for such purposes: User name, title, forename and surname, and email address.

Finally, you may provide the Company with additional data when you complete separate contact forms.

The Company analyzes user behavior on the ball-europe.com website in connection with ball-europe.com's aim of continuously improving the service provided. Such analysis is done anonymously without using personal data in such a way that users cannot be identified.

Use of personal data

ball-europe.com does not transfer, sell or let personal data collected from users to any third party. If you agree to be contacted, you will be actively informed about the Company's products and services. You may also be contacted on behalf of the Company by external trading partners in order to suggest products and services that may interest you. The website is jointly operated by the Company, its subsidiaries, and additional cooperation partners. Joint operation of the website requires that these share the collected data.

Use of cookies

ball-europe.com uses 'cookies' to facilitate the use of the website and provide additional features. A cookie is a text file that a web server copies onto your hard disk. Cookies cannot run programs on your computer or spread computer viruses. A primary purpose of cookies is to help users navigate a website and facilitate user input. In some cases, cookies may be used to retrieve settings saved in past sessions, enabling web pages to be personalized. You can accept cookies or refuse them. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can modify your browser's cookie settings according to your needs. If you refuse cookies, you may not be able to make full use of all interactive features on ball-europe.com. In particular, applications that depend on the use of cookies for technical reasons may not work or may require new cookies to be saved.

Technical security

The Company works to protect the privacy of all users and updates technical and organizational security measures on an ongoing basis to protect the data entrusted to it. These measures help prevent unauthorized access, unlawful deletion and manipulation, and accidental loss of data.

Control of your personal data

You can cancel your permission for ball-europe.com to save your personal data at any time by letter mail or by email. You can also cancel your permission for ball-europe.com to collect and save additional data provided voluntarily. The postal address is as follows:

Company headquarters:

Ball Europe GmbH  Leutschenbachstraße 52  CH-8050 Zurich Tel.: +41 (0) 445 597 100

Internet: http://www.ball-europe.com 
Email: contact@ball.com 

CH- (trade register canton Zurich)
 VAT-Id No.: CHE-457.677.567

The Company may no longer be able to provide certain services if you cancel your permission for ball-europe.com to save and process user data.

Right to information


The Company will be pleased to state free of charge on request what, if any, personal data relating to your own person or your pseudonym are stored. Incorrect data are corrected by the Company once known.

Amendment of this data privacy statement

The provider reserves the right to revise/amend the terms and conditions of use and the data privacy statement from time to time at its own discretion. Regularly checking of the provider's site for updates to the terms and conditions of use including this data privacy statement, which take effect immediately when posted, is the responsibility of the user. By continuing to use the site, you accordingly agree to be bound by the revised/amended terms and conditions of use and/or the revised/amended data privacy statement.



Please send all requests and questions on the collection of user data to:

Ball Europe GmbH 
Leutschenbachstraße 52 
CH-8050 Zurich 
Tel.: +41 (0) 445 597 100 Internet: http://www.ball-europe.com 
 Email: contact@ball.com

CH- (trade register canton Zurich)
 VAT-Id No.: CHE-457.677.567

Managing Directors: Colin Gillis, Frank Weekers

Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Hanno C. Fiedler




© Copyright 2001 Ball Packaging Europe. All rights reserved. Text, images, graphics, sounds, animations and videos and their arrangement on this website are subject to copyright and other laws protecting intellectual property. The content of this website may not be copied, distributed, modified or made available to third parties. This website may contain pictures subject to third-party copyright.

Forward-looking statements


This release contains "forward-looking" statements concerning future events and financial performance. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "estimates" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied.

The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Key risks and uncertainties are summarized in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Exhibit 99 in our Form 10-K, which are available on our website and at www.sec.gov. Factors that might affect: a) our packaging segments include product demand fluctuations; availability/cost of raw materials; competitive packaging, pricing and substitution; changes in climate and weather; crop yields; competitive activity; failure to achieve productivity improvements or cost reductions; mandatory deposit or other restrictive packaging laws; customer and supplier consolidation, power and supply chain influence; changes in major customer or supplier contracts or loss of a major customer or supplier; political instability and sanctions; and changes in foreign exchange or tax rates; b) the company as a whole include those listed plus: changes in senior management; regulatory action or issues including tax, environmental, health and workplace safety, including U.S. FDA and other actions or public concerns affecting products filled in our containers, or chemicals or substances used in raw materials or in the manufacturing process; technological developments and innovations; litigation; strikes; labor cost changes; rates of return on assets of the company’s defined benefit retirement plans; pension changes; uncertainties surrounding the U.S. government budget, sequestration and debt limit; reduced cash flow; ability to achieve cost-out initiatives; interest rates affecting our debt; and successful or unsuccessful acquisitions and divestitures, including, with respect to the proposed Rexam PLC acquisition, the effect of the announcement of the acquisition on our business relationships, operating results and business generally; the occurrence of any event or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of our definitive agreement with Rexam PLC in respect of the acquisition; the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against us related to the definitive agreement with Rexam PLC; and the failure to satisfy conditions to completion of the acquisition of Rexam PLC, including the receipt of all required regulatory approvals.


The website contains brands and trademarks that are protected on behalf of Ball Packaging Europe. This includes Schmalbach-Lubeca, Continental Can Europe, all model names and logos of the Company or product group.


The information on Ball Packaging Europe website has been compiled with the utmost care. We are nonetheless unable to guarantee that the information contained is free of errors or inaccuracies. We give no warranty and accept no liability of any kind, including with regard to accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the information contained.


The Ball Packaging Europe website contains links to other websites. We accept no liability for the content of other websites that you may access by following a hyperlink from our website or that link to our website. Such other sites comprise third-party websites and information whose content is beyond our control. We are not responsible for third-party content.

If you gain knowledge of unlawful content on third-party websites that you are able to access by following a hyperlink from our website, please notify us so that we can remove the link to the site concerned.

Applicable law

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.

Place of jurisdiction

The place of jurisdiction for any legal dispute arising in connection with the use of our website is Zurich, Switzerland.