Data Protection Notice

Continental AG processes your data in the context of your use of this website in compliance with the applicable legal regulations.

General

Personal data entered by you is collected, processed and used by Continental AG for the purpose of the event-driven contact with you. Insofar as this is necessary for the execution of the contract, the data may be passed on to the companies affiliated with Continental AG pursuant to sections 15 et seqq. of the German Stock Corporation Act as stipulated in the Binding Corporate Rules (PDF, 262.5 KB)  of Continental.
If permitted and/or prescribed by law, the data may be evaluated for reporting purposes (e.g., statistics).
Your data will be collected, processed and used solely in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations (e.g., your consent).
In ensuring the provision of technical support, we transmit data to our service provider, 1&1 IONOS SE, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur. The service providers collect and process your personal data on our behalf insofar as this is necessary to execute the contract. In accordance with the statutory provisions, all your data is treated as strictly confidential.

Furthermore, your personal data entered into the contact form will be passed on to the company Astendo GmbH for the execution or administration of the registering for Continental press releases. The company Astendo GmbH collects and processes your personal data on our behalf, insofar as this is necessary for the implementation or administration of registration for Continental press release mailings.

Collection 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 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 AG uses this information to measure website activity, to produce statistics, 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 applicable data protection regulations. Based on legal requirements, Continental AG has enforced global, uniform, and internal Data Protection Rules (Binding Corporate Rules (PDF, 262.5 KB) ) regulating the protection of your personal data.

Continental AG stores data entered into the contact form – such as name, company, email, address, and telephone – for the purpose of communicating personally with you. The data is stored and processed solely for the purpose of answering your inquiry or for contacting you. Your data is erased once processing of your inquiry/concern has concluded, provided that this erasure 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: dataprotection@conti.de

In accordance with Article 7 (3) 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 AG, Vahrenwalder Straße 9, 30165 Hannover, Germany, or by sending an e‑mail to mail_service@conti.de.

You can always contact our data protection officers in writing (including by e-mail) with questions or complaints. E-mail: dataprotection@conti.de. You can also contact the appropriate data protection authorities, if available.

Protection of stored data

Our service provider 1&1 IONOS SE 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, we would like to point out that, with regard to data transmission over the Internet (e.g., by e-mail), 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

When you visit our 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 (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. 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 analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will truncate your IP address in advance within Member States of the European Union or other EEA treaties. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. Cookies are placed on our site only with your consent. In addition, you can permanently prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the website’s functions to the full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Google reCAPTCHA

We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google. The reCAPTCHA analyses take place completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that such an analysis is taking place. Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its site from abusive automated crawling and spam. For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please visit the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.

Use of iFraming

We embed content via iFraming on our website. External content from third-party websites can be embedded and displayed in defined areas on our website via iFraming. Content from the following third-party websites 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 videos 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, the Internet Explorer will not automatically establish a link to the server on the appropriate network. 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 by the aforementioned website.

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

Even if you are not registered as a member of the aforementioned website, or you are currently not logged in your data may be stored by the operator of the aforementioned website after you click on the respective video. We have no influence on the placement of third-party cookies and over the scope and content 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.

For any other questions regarding data handling, you can reach us at:

Continental AG
Vahrenwalder Str. 9
30165 Hannover
E-mail: dataprotection@conti.de