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Privacy Policy

Continental Automotive GmbH processes your data as part of using this website in accordance with the pertinent legal regulations.

General

The personal data you enter will be collected, processed, and used by Continental Automotive GmbH for the purpose of processing the contract as part of your use of the website. Insofar as is required for processing the contract, the data may be transferred to companies associated with Continental Automotive GmbH within the meaning of Sections 15 et seq. of the German Stock Corporation Act in accordance with Continental’s Binding Corporate Rules.
If permitted or required by law, the data may be analyzed for reporting purposes (e.g. statistics).
Your data will be collected, processed and used based solely on the applicable data protection regulations (e.g. with your consent).
To ensure the availability of the services, we transfer data to our service provider, 
com-a-tec GmbH, Am Krebsgraben 15, 78048 Villingen-Schwenningen. Com-a-tec GmbH records and processes your personal data on our behalf (on the basis of an agreement concerning commissioned data processing; if com-a-tec GmbH is domiciled outside of the EU, then on the basis of the EU standard contractual clauses) as required for processing the contract.

 We will treat all of your data as strictly confidential, in accordance with statutory provisions.

Furthermore, your personal data entered into the contact form will be forwarded to fulfill your contact requests. The company com-a-tec GmbH, Am Krebsgraben 15, 78048 Villingen-Schwenningenrecords and processes your personal data on our behalf as required for fulfilling your request.

Collection and Processing of Data

Continental Automotive GmbH only stores personal data relating to users of its websites/tools/services if consent for this has been given. The only data that is stored relates to the date and time of the visit, the pages visited, cursor use on the website, the page functions used, and the website from which the user accessed Continental's websites. The IP address is transmitted anonymously and is only used to assign a geographical location at the city level. Continental Automotive GmbH uses this data to measure website activities, to generate statistics and to improve the services and information provided by the websites.


Personal user data is solely used to process inquiries within the context of the consent granted or in compliance with respective data protection regulations. Based on legal requirements, Continental has enforced global, uniform, and internal data protection rules (the Binding Corporate Rules), which regulate the protection of personal data.

Continental Automotive GmbH stores and uses the data entered on websites and/or data provided for the process/service, such as name, company, email address, address and telephone number, for the purpose of communicating directly with you. The data is stored and used solely for the purpose of processing your inquiry. Your data is deleted once processing of your inquiry/request has concluded, provided that this deletion does not conflict with any statutory duties to retain records.

The data subject’s rights

Please note that, as the party concerned, you have the following rights with regard to the processing of your personal data in accordance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR):

 Information rights under Article 13 and Article 14 of the EU GDPR

Right of access by the data subject under Article 15 EU GDPR
Right to rectification under Article 16 EU GDPR
Right to erasure under Article 17 EU GDPR
Right to restriction of processing under Article 18 EU GDPR 
Right to data portability under Article 20 EU GDPR

If you have questions about this, please contact our data protection officer via email at: dataprotection@conti.de

In accordance with Article 21 EU GDPR, you can decide at any time to withdraw your consent to the collection, processing, storage and use of your personal data. Permission must be withdrawn by writing to Continental Automotive GmbH, Vahrenwalder Straße 9, 30165 Hannover or via mail to webmaster@vdo.de

If you have any questions or complaints, please contact our data protection officer at any time in writing (including by email): dataprotection@conti.de. You can also contact the competent data protection authority, if available.

Protection of the stored data

 Our company and our service providers use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data that you provided from manipulation, loss, destruction or from being accessed by unauthorized persons. The security measures are continually improved and adapted in accordance with the latest technology. Data provided that is unencrypted could potentially be viewed by third parties. For this reason, we would like to point out that, with regard to data transmission over the Internet (e.g. by email), secure transfer cannot be guaranteed. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or only via a secure connection (SSL). If you access pages and files and are then asked to enter personal data, please note that the transmission of such data via the Internet may not be secure and it may therefore be accessed and manipulated by unauthorized persons.

Cookies (Small Text Files)
When you visit our website / use our tools/services, information in the form of cookies can be stored on your computer. Such cookies are used solely to ensure operation of the websites. Other cookies (e.g. relating to website use) are only created based on your consent (see cookie policy). You can also choose not to accept cookies in your browser settings. If you do so, however, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this/these website/tools/services. 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool from Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics makes use of cookies, i.e., text files that are stored on your computer, enabling your use of this website to be analyzed. The information the cookie generates about your use of these websites are generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the U.S., where it is stored.

However, if IP address anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will first be truncated by Google inside member states of the European Union or in other nations party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. This website uses active IP anonymization. At the request of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on activities on the website and provide the website operator with additional services associated with use of the website and the Internet.

The IP address transmitted by your browser with the aid of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. Cookies on our site are only created based on your consent. In addition, you can permanently prevent cookies from being stored by making the appropriate changes in your browser settings. We wish to point out, however, that if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by the cookie and related to your use of this website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

We do not use social plug-ins or the “two-click solution”. Sharing only takes place using links to social networks on our website:

Sharing on Social Networks:

If you use the share function on our website, no personal data is transferred to the respective social media service. If you use your own profile to share our website content, we do not have any bearing on the content and scope of the data collected by these networks. The terms of use and privacy policies of the respective social network apply in this respect.

Use of iFraming: 

YouTube:

We embed videos via iFraming on our website. External content from third-party websites can be integrated and displayed in defined areas on our websites via iFrames. Videos from the following third-party website are embedded on our website:


YouTube:
This website from which videos are embedded via iFraming is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. By clicking on the external content/video, it will be marked by the YouTube logo. You can find YouTube's Data Protection Notice 
[here].

If you visit one of our websites with embedded videos, Internet Explorer will not automatically establish a link to the server of the aforementioned website. By clicking on the embedded video you give your consent to communication with the aforementioned website and the placing of cookies by this website. By clicking on the embedded video, the information that you visited our website will be automatically be forwarded to the aforementioned website operator and cookies will be placed on your computer by the aforementioned website.

If you are logged into the aforementioned website during your visit to our website, the data transmitted will be associated with your user account. If you wish to prevent a website operator from linking information with your user account in this manner, please log off from the aforementioned website before clicking the respective video.

Even if you have not registered with the aforementioned website or you are not currently logged in, your data may be stored by the operators of the aforementioned website after you click the notice. We have no influence on the placement of third-party cookies and over the content and scope of the data collected by the aforementioned website or on how that data is used. For more information, please read the privacy policies of the aforementioned website.

Note on external links

Our offer contains links to external web pages belonging to third parties, over the contents of which we have no influence. Therefore, we also cannot accept any liability for this other content. The page’s respective provider or operator is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time the links were created. Unlawful content was not detected at the time the links were created. However, ongoing inspection of the content of the linked pages is not appropriate without concrete indication of a legal violation. We will immediately remove the relevant links if they are found to violate any law.