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Status: 06.03.2015

Right to information

On application, you are entitled to receive information about your personal data which has been stored. You are also entitled to have data corrected, blocked or deleted. If you have a question about this, please contact our Data Protection Office email:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you access sites or files from within our websites and are requested to enter information about yourself, please note that such data is transmitted through the internet in a unsecured form and could therefore be accessed and manipulated by unauthorized third parties.

Recording and processing of data

Continental AG only stores personal data relating to users of its websites if consent for this has been given. The only data which is stored relates to the date and time of the visit, the sites visited, the name of the internet service provider concerned and that of the website from which the user accessed Continental's websites. Continental AG uses this information to measure website activity, to produce statistics and to improve the services and information provided via the websites. Personal data of the user are solely used to process enquiries, on the basis of consent granted by the user for a defined purpose, in compliance with respective data protection regulations. Continental AG implemented global, uniform and internal Data Protection Rules
(Binding Corporate Rules) based on legal requirements, which regulates the protection of your personal data.

Purpose of Use

The personal data which you chose to provide us with we will use generally to:

  • respond to your inquiry;
  • process your order; or
  • provide you access to specific information or offers

To maintain customer relations it may also be necessary to:

  • store and process personal data and share it within the Continental Corporation to better understand your business needs and how we can improve our products and services; or
  • we (or a third party on our behalf) may use personal data to contact you about a Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd offer in support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand our customers needs better.

Naturally we understand if you do not want to allow your personal data to be used for our customer relationship support (particularly for direct marketing or market research). We will therefore not sell or market your data to any third party other than those within the Continental Corporation.

Purpose Limitation

Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the collection, use or disclosure:

  • is a use of the personal data for any additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected;
  • is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you;
  • is required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities;
  • is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense; or
  • is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd information technology systems to damage data safety.

Communications or Utilization Data

Through your use of telecommunications services to access our website, your communications data (e.g. Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g. information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the telecommunications services you accessed) are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. To the extent that there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.

Cookies

“Cookies” are files that a website stores on your hard disk for data-gathering purposes. Cookies allow the website to store important data that give you a more enjoyable experience when using it. Like most websites, with your consent, Continental Aftermarket GmbH uses cookies for a multitude of purposes to improve your online experience. If you do not give your consent, we gather only anonymous data, for example to ascertain the total number of visitors to our website.

If you do give your consent, session cookies are set on this website to give you a more enjoyable experience when using it. The cookies are used to save information for when you view subsequent pages and to adapt the user parameters for sorting links and the language selection to suit you. A cookie session is active only while the browser remains open. Afterwards, it is automatically deleted by the browser.

If you have given your consent, this website uses “Google Analytics”, a web analytics service by Google Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally sent to a Google server in the US, where it is stored.

If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address is first of all shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or states which are a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymization has been activated for this website. The owner of this website has authorized Google to use this data to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further Internet-use-related services to the website owner.

The IP address communicated by your browser by Google Analytics will not be stored with other Google data. If you do not consent to the use of cookies, we should nevertheless advise you that you may not be able to fully enjoy all the functionalities of this website.

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Security

To protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, Continental uses technical and organizational security measures.

Links to Other Web Sites

Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd websites contain links to other websites. Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

In the course of internet developments we will update our privacy policy accordingly. We will post changes to our Data Privacy Protection Policy on this page. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date with any changes to the Privacy Policy that may occur.

Questions and Comments

Continental Automotive Trading UK Ltd will respond to reasonable requests to review your personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If you have any questions or comments about the Privacy Policy (e.g. to review and update your personal data), please click on "Contact Us" in the upper right-hand corner of this window and send us your request.

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