The following definitions will be used in this data protection declaration: “Personal data“ is defined as any and all data that reveals any information concerning your identity.
2. Anonymous data collection
You may, as a matter of principle, visit the Autostadt GmbH websites without telling us who you are. We are notified merely of the name of your Internet Service Provider, the website from which you accessed our site, and which of our website pages you visit. This information is evaluated for statistical purposes. Your anonymity as an individual user is preserved.
3. Collection and processing of personal data
Personal details are only collected if you provide them to us, such as to execute an order, in response to a survey, or when registering for personalised services. When you register for Autostadt personalised services, provided you give your consent your registration details will be processed for the purposes of promotion and market research and to provide needs-oriented design of electronic services. Moreover, if you give your consent the information called up by you on your visit to the Autostadt portals will be used to construct a user profile, in order to provide you with specially tailored promotional offers. This data is transmitted in encrypted form in order to prevent misuse by third parties. Your data is processed within the Federal Republic of Germany.
4. Use and distribution of personal data
Without your consent, the personal data collected on the websites of Autostadt GmbH will be used only for contract execution and processing (order and payment processing). Your data is not disclosed to third parties, except within the scope of the transaction processing (e.g. to suppliers). Following settlement of the account, all sensitive data is deleted. Your data is protected by means of the security systems possible at present. All data relating to the method of payment is transmitted encrypted. For this purpose, we use the “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL) transmission generally acknowledged to be secure with a 128-Bit encryption. Outsiders cannot read your encrypted transaction data (name, address, information relating to the method of payment). In addition, your data will only be used for promotional and market research purposes and for the design of needs-oriented electronic services from Autostadt GmbH, if you have given your prior consent for this purpose. Any use of your data for the delivery of tailored promotional offers will also be made only if you have given your consent. No other transfer of data to third parties is undertaken. You can of course withdraw your consent at any time with immediate effect.
5. Data storage
Your personal data transmitted to Autostadt will be kept within the scope of the respectively valid compulsory period for recordkeeping and subsequently deleted.
Your data will be stored in a customer database of Autostadt, in particular, upon opening your customer account. In this way you can log yourself in with your user name and password for future purchases, without having to enter your data again to order goods. A recourse to the data stored within you customer account is only possible to the extent this is necessary for processing your order or for a renewed order.
6. Right of information / revocation
You have the right to obtain information about your data stored by Autostadt free of charge, as well as to have these data corrected, blocked or deleted. You have the right to revoke at any time your consent to collect, use, process and transfer your personal data with effect as of a future date. In the case of such a revocation, your data will be deleted immediately, insofar as these data are not required for the settlement of a current order and insofar as there is no legal obligation to retain such data. You can send your revocation as well as all other requests for information and corrections informally by post to Autostadt GmbH (Autostadt GmbH, Stadtbrücke, 38440 Wolfsburg, Germany), by email to email@example.com.
8. Information of the user pursuant to § 8 I Google Analytics Terms of Service
9. Access to data protection provisions
f you have any further questions concerning “data protection at Autostadt”, you can obtain information on your data, and submit any suggestions you may have, at any time by e-mail or letter to the following address:
Datenschutzbeauftragter der Autostadt GmbH
Dated: November 2015