Privacy Policy

Scope: 24.05.2018

Data Protection Notice

Recording and processing data

Continenental Automotive stores personal data relating to users of its website if consent for this has been given or if it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at his request prior to entering into a contract. 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 website. The IP address is transmitted anonymously and is only used to assign a geographical location at the city level]. Continental Automotive uses this information to measure website activity, to produce statistics, to provide and to improve the services and information provided via 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 Automotive has enforced global, uniform, and internal Data Protection Rules regulating the protection of your personal data

Binding Corporate Rules (PDF, 262.5 KB).

Continental Automotive stores data entered into this website such as [name, company, email, address and telephone] only for the purpose of communicating personally with you. The data is stored and used solely for the purpose of processing your inquiry/concern/participation. Your data is deleted once processing of your inquiry/concern/participation 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 a data subject, pursuant to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR), you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your personal data (Information rights under Article 13 and Article 14 EU GDPR):

  • Right of access 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 20 EU GDPR.

If you have questions about this, please contact our data protection supervisor by e-mail at: harmesh.sehmar@continental-corporation.com.

In accordance with Article 21 EU GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection, processing, storage and use of your personal data at any time. Consent must be withdrawn by writing to Continental Automotive, 36 Gravelly Industrial Park, Birmingham, B24 8TA] or by sending an email to uk@vdo.com.

You can always contact our data protection officers in writing (including by email) with questions or complaints. E-mail: harmesh.sehmar@continental-corporation.com you can also contact the appropriate data protection authorities, if available.

Protection of stored data:

Continental Automotive use technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data provided by you 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, Continental Automotive 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 that there is a risk that it may be viewed and manipulated by unauthorized persons.

Cookies

See our Cookie Policy

When you visit this website, information can be stored on your computer in the form of “cookies”. Such cookies are used solely to ensure operation of the websites. Other cookies are only created based on your consent (see cookie policy). You can also choose not to accept cookies in your browser settings. Please note, however, that you may not be able to fully use several functions of this website if you do so.

Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of these websites will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

In case of activation of the IP address anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. This website uses active IP anonymization. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website provider and providing other services associated with website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Cookies on this site are used only on the basis of your consent.

In such case, the Privacy Policy of Google applies and is available on the following link https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.